Jim Loftus, by Keith W Roberts

Picture Perfect

20/03/2012

Meet Keith W Roberts, a photographer honouring the past, whilst remaining firmly rooted in the now… In 1923, alongside Kenneth Burrell, one E Chambre Hardman, returning from active service at the Khyber Pass,...

A film event at arts space The Royal Standard

Sound Affects: the implications of policy on culture

16/03/2012

With the dust barely settling, Gareth Woollam looks at the implications of policy on culture…   Listening to the Noise Debate at Static Gallery I realised the wall behind the invited panel hadn’t...

Karen Newman, Curator, Open Eye Gallery

The Big Interview: Karen Newman

15/03/2012

Sarah Creed caught up with Karen Newman, curator at the newly relocated Open Eye Gallery, to talk about the highly anticipated next exhibition, Infra… The Double Negative: You have been the curator of...

No Vacancy, Room #2, Will Daw

No Vacancy at Wolstenholme Creative Space

14/03/2012

A second exhibition from Young Pines, imagining a natural disaster in Liverpool, proves the Mercy interns are no flash-in-the-pan… Tomorrow sees the second artistic project come to fruition from the arts and literature...

Robots and Avatars

Robots and Avatars – Previewed

13/03/2012

A new exhibition opens at FACT on Friday promising to provide a glimpse into our near futures. Just don’t be disappointed if there are no kitchen droids on display.   If the previous...

Go-between (noaidi) Inari 2002 Marja Helander, Topophobia exhibition

Topophobia at the Bluecoat – Reviewed

06/03/2012

Linda Pittwood gets that anxious feeling, but was it for all the right reasons? A man stands by some trees with blood smeared down his face.  He is looking away from you. You...

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Charline von Heyl: Now or Else

04/03/2012

Come with us as we take a guided tour around Tate Liverpool’s latest exhibition, as seen through the eyes of the artist… It seems to us Tate Liverpool’s current artist in residence is...

Artist of the Month: Hannah Bitowski

Artist of the Month:
Hannah Bitowski

04/03/2012

Hannah Bitowski’s artwork is beautiful. It is deceptively loose and smudgy, almost childlike in its depictions of bearded and tattooed ladies, Mexican wrestlers, pagan icons. Look harder and her drawings, stitch-work and prints...

my5newfriends

My Five New Friends – Reviewed

25/02/2012

Linda Pitwood on an exhibition blurring the lines between Facebook friends, stalkers, and stalkees…. There are, in effect, two exhibitions currently showing in The Royal Standard’s unheated but perfectly formed gallery space. One...