18/08/2017
Suzanne Lacy Super Slow Way Commission 1 October 2016 fusion performance of Sufi chanters and Shape Note singers Briefield Mill photo Chris Payne

“A highly complex mosaic that stretches far beyond a gallery”: Shapes Of Water, Sounds Of Hope

With American artist Suzanne Lacy’s epic new artwork due to premiere in September at the old Lancastrian mill where it was filmed, Jack Welsh takes us back nearly 12 months to recall its complex...

17/08/2017
Abstract Speed - The Car has Passed 1913 by Giacomo Balla 1871-1958

In Profile: Futurism And The Birth Of The Artists’ Manifesto

A thrilling art movement that aimed to shake up early 20th century Italy, Futurism birthed the first artists’ manifesto. But it was doomed to end in violence, death and fascism, finds Laura Robertson…...

14/08/2017
42nd Street (1933), still

Culture Diary w/c 14-08-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday – Jerwood Makers...

08/08/2017
Shin Godzilla (2016)

Culture Diary 07-08-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday — Nail Transphobia...

01/08/2017
Par-Stromberg_slider

“Strong, contemporary martyrs”: Pär Strömberg’s Black Metal Girls

Sara Jaspan talks Instagram selfies, folklore and Romanticism with artist Pär Strömberg, ahead of his new exhibition of watercolours at PAPER gallery… What makes a selfie so fascinating to look at? Among many things, a...

31/07/2017
Still, The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (1962)

Culture Diary 31-07-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Monday — Life Undiluted Tour: Dr Lisa Pine 4—5pm @ Tate Liverpool...

27/07/2017
What's Your Pride Story? 2017

“Nothing will stop me”: International LGBTQ+ Writers Share Their Stories

Andrew Wright speaks to the authors of What’s Your World Pride Story?: an anthology of real-life accounts by writers from across the globe, about love and solidarity, but also extreme violence, rejection, and...

26/07/2017
Frank Benson, Juliana (2014-2015). GOSH! IS IT ALIVE? The human body takes over ARKEN, Denmark, with warts and all. 4 February to 6 August 2017. Images courtesy Pete Goodbody 2017.

Field Trip: Gosh! Is It Alive? ARKEN Museum Of Modern Art, Denmark

Why is it that hyperrealistic depictions of the human form are so unsettling? Pete Goodbody travels to Denmark to experience unnervingly realistic sculpture at ARKEN…  Designed to resemble a beached ship, the ARKEN Museum of Modern Art...

25/07/2017
Richard Hamilton, Adonis in Y-Fronts, 1963, © The estate of Richard Hamilton. Part of Pop Art In Print at The Old Chester Library Building -- FREE

Culture Diary w/c 24-07-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – David Lynch: The Art Life (2016) 5.30pm @ Picturehouse At FACT,...

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