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The Big Interview: Annie Frost Nicholson


“The offering that I give is the work itself.” Mike Pinnington speaks to Annie Frost Nicholson about how, through art, she found a way through indescribable loss…  “There’s constantly this feeling of being...


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Babak Ganjei @ Bluecoat – Reviewed


Art can be challenging, addressing, as it should, the realities of life. But both wry and searingly honest, Bluecoat show Babak Ganjei: Thanks for Having Me is, refreshingly, a laugh out loud hit,...


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...


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...

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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...