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Is art the answer to racism?

Although the abolition of slavery in Britain was rendered successful in the early 19th century, minority ethnicities have never quite been able ...

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Welcome to Manchester's Art Scene

Our top 5 galleries and exhibition spaces in Manchester Moving to a brand new city for university (possibly one you’ve not spent a ...

Photo: The Whitworth Gallery

Review: Tibor Reich

A short British Pathe film from 1957 shows footage of a genteel, bow-tied man cutting and arranging square patterns on his work ...

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Is art the answer to racism?

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Photo: Steve Parkinson @Flickr

Welcome to Manchester's Art Scene

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Photo: The Whitworth Gallery

Review: Tibor Reich

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Photo: Rockefeller @ Flickr

Is art the answer to racism?

Racism is everywhere. The question is, how do we solve it?

Photo: Steve Parkinson @Flickr

Welcome to Manchester’s Art Scene

A round up of the finest art hubs Manchester has to offer

Photo: The Whitworth Gallery

Review: Tibor Reich

The Whitworth gives only a slight and unimaginative view of postwar textile pioneer Tibor Reich

Barbara Sykes' Two People. Photo: The Portico Library

Review: MAFA Spring Exhibition 2016

The Manchester Academy of Fine Art’s Spring Exhibition presents a promising group of young artists

Joel Lorand's Mutation (2009). Photo: Castlefield Gallery

Review: Inside Out

Castlefield gallery’s latest exhibtion takes us to the eccentric periphery of the art world, says Ashley McGovern

Nico Vascellari installation. Photo: tmjokl@Flickr

What’s on this month?

Your quick guide to exhibitions around the city for this March and onwards

Detail from Pat Flynn's Healer. Photo: Manchester Art Gallery

Review: Pat Flynn: Half-life of a Miracle

Follow Pat Flynn’s yellow brick road of pop culture, fiction and digital illusion at Manchester Art Gallery

One of Ben Rivers' jungle-like screening rooms at The Whitworth. Photo: Neil Greenhalgh

Review: Ben Rivers – The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers

An inside out exploration of storytelling and film-making at The Whitworth

Photo: The Pilcrow Pub

The Pilcrow Pub

Craftsmen and volunteers unite to build a pub from scratch

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Top 5: Conceptual art

In light of Tate Britain’s upcoming show on British conceptual art, we take a look at some iconic thought-driven pieces

David Coggins at Mancher Victoria station. Photo: Neil Greenhalgh

Review: The Face of Change

David Coggins’ nine paintings about the history of Manchester Victoria are secretly tucked away in the station

Joan Miro' studio in Mallorca. Photo: Alexandra Moss@Flickr

The Factory and The Ghost Ranch

Arts Editor Ashley McGovern explores why we are fascinated by artists’ studios