Departure Lounge, Unity Theatre

Departure Lounge – Previewed

28/01/2012

Laura Brown is put in mind of Club 18-30 in a LIPA led production at the Unity Theatre… An airport waiting lounge is never a particularly happy place. You’ll note they didn’t film...

Richard Simpkin

Richard Simpkin and Simone Lueck: Richard & Famous – Reviewed

27/01/2012

Les Roberts takes in the Open Eye Gallery’s latest exhibition and finds, for some, 15 minutes of fame could never be enough… I’m no fan of the celebrity culture that continually attacks the...

Alan Yentob

The Big Interview: Alan Yentob

26/01/2012

Creative Director of the BBC and John Moores Painting Prize judge, Alan Yentob, takes time out to talk Freud, Liverpool, and a challenging year for the arts… The Double Negative: How did you...

Cherie Grist, WCS studio space

Homeland – Previewed

25/01/2012

Home sweet home? We head down to Wolstenholme Creative Space to find out… A homeland is a birthplace, an environment, a sanctuary. The word can also evoke a feeling of place and belonging;...

Spiel Autumn

Artist of the Month: Michael Cottage

19/01/2012

Erotic illustration, poster art and comic strips – all in a day’s work for our Artist of the Month Michael Cottage… The thing that strikes you about Michael Cottage is just how unassuming...

Museum of Liverpool

Liverpool Reawakened

17/01/2012

Andrew Foulds assesses the state of the Liverpool Art Scene post Capital of Culture. Is it all doom-and-gloom or a mere blip in the continued renaissance of Liverpool as an art city? In...

Ceri Hand Gallery

The Big Interview: Ceri Hand

11/01/2012

On the eve of Ceri Hand’s final show in Liverpool, Andrew Foulds caught up with the gallerist to find out her thoughts on the future of Liverpool, its artist practitioners and the importance...

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The Living and The Dead: Paintings and Sculpture – Previewed

09/01/2012

This Friday, The Walker opens its doors to one of ‘Liverpool’s Sons’… Friday sees the Walker Art Gallery play host to the first major retrospective of the works of Liverpool born artist, John...

Kiki Smith Pool of Tears

Alice in Wonderland at Tate – Reviewed

09/01/2012

Rachael Jones pursues the white rabbit into the gallery and comes up smiling… 2012 marks 150 years since Lewis Carroll (or Charles Dodgson, if you prefer) thought up Alice in Wonderland on a...