Prospect Cottage: Gilbert McCarragher Photographs Derek Jarman’s House

In an exclusive extract from his new book with Thames & Hudson, on Derek Jarman’s famous coastal cottage, top photographer Gilbert McCarragher speaks movingly about what an artist’s home represents to those who are...


Made It! Short Supply’s Top Tips For Budding Artists

About to graduate from art school? Just starting out? Read this! Champions of emerging artists, Short Supply, share their top tips for making it as a creative practitioner – from setting goals NOW, before...

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Culture Diary w/c 25-03-2024

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from across Liverpool and beyond… Monday – Nobody Knows 7.45pm @ FACT Liverpool – £8/£6  With his latest, Monster, currently in cinemas, it’s...


How Soon is Now – The Strange Case of RA Walden’s Ghost Clock

How can we learn to see the artificiality of time for what it is? Mike Pinnington considers the work of RA Walden, an artist bringing new perspectives to the fragility of the body...


Culture Diary w/c 18-03-2024

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from across Liverpool and beyond… Monday – Last Chance To See: Limits and Demonstrations @ Bridewell Studios & Gallery – FREE An exhibition...

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Visions of the Anthropocene: LOOK Climate Lab – Reviewed

In an age of images, how can photography respond to environmental catastrophe – both impending and historical? An exhibition at Open Eye Gallery wrestles with the question… How can we use photography to...

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News: Liverpool Biennial Announces 2025 Curator

Marie-Anne McQuay is to curate the 2025 edition of Liverpool Biennial it was announced yesterday. The appointment breaks with recent tradition, which has tended to see curators living and operating away from the...

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Over the Rainbow: Richard Crooks’ Tokyo Dayz

Artist Richard Crooks translates his phenomenological wanderings into dynamic colourful collage. Here, Stephen Clarke, curator of Crooks’ current show, finds parallels in the making of his work with the odyssey undertaken by Dorothy...


Abstract Thinking: Fanchon Fröhlich & Her Contemporaries – Reviewed

With two exhibitions in quick succession, Liverpool-based artist Fanchon Fröhlich has been subject to much recent recuperation. The latest show, at the Victoria Gallery & Museum, places her in conversation with her peers and...