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Lubaina Himid 'Naming the Money' 2004 Photo: drinksmachine@Flickr

Turner Prize 2017: A historic win

Lubaina Himid’s Turner Prize victory feels is the most tremendous thing to happen for the award in years. As well as being the first ...

Photo: Funraising - Joe Yapp

ArtBox: The Student Run Collective's Silent Charity Auction

We had the chance to talk to Funraising's Sophie Billington about setting up student platforms, utilising creative processes, and their first upcoming art ...

Photo: Liton Ali @ Wikimedia Commons

Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

Quietly confident and surprisingly humble, not the words most expect to describe a pillar of British design or the man behind an ...

Lubaina Himid 'Naming the Money' 2004 Photo: drinksmachine@Flickr

Turner Prize 2017: A historic win

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 1
Photo: Funraising - Joe Yapp

ArtBox: The Student Run Collective's Silent Charity Auction

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 2
Photo: Liton Ali @ Wikimedia Commons

Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 3
Lubaina Himid 'Naming the Money' 2004 Photo: drinksmachine@Flickr

Turner Prize 2017: A historic win

Florrie Badley reflects on the significance of Lubaina Himid’s recent Turner Prize win

Photo: Funraising - Joe Yapp

ArtBox: The Student Run Collective’s Silent Charity Auction

We talk to one of the curators of ArtBox, Sophie Billington about her upcoming project in aid of Manchester Mind charity

Photo: Liton Ali @ Wikimedia Commons

Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

The Whitworth welcomes renowned British designer Paul Smith for an exclusive insight into his early formative career, and now global brand

Althea McNish Photo: The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester

Cultural Commemoration: Remembering Slavery and Abolition in Manchester

Florrie Badley reflects on the role of artists, archives and curators in the act of remembrance

Photo: MARK & MLF

A Campaign for Change

Manchester Literature Festival is re-designed with a new political incentive

Photo: Dave Nelson

The Ultimate Icon – Pelé: Art, Life, Football

The iconic Pelé is re-imagined through the eyes of artists and photographers

Cleft (2017), Photo: theWhitworth

Remembering Partition with New North South: Reena Saini Kallat

Manchester Museum’s new exhibition redefines borders and bonds as Arts Editor Cicely Ryder-Belson previews the show with artist Reena Saini Kallat

Photo: Cicely Ryder-Belson

Remembering Partition with New North South: South Asian Design

Manchester Art Gallery brings together regional traditions with contemporary design

Photo: The Whitworth

Remembering Partition with New North South: Beyond Borders

The Whitworth’s new exhibition responds to the anniversary of partition by reclaiming the tradition of textiles

Photo: clogsilk@flickr

Does contemporary art have a bad reputation?

What does it take to be a contemporary artist? Liv Clarke investigates the modern art scene

Photo: Stéphanie Kilgast @ Flickr

A guide to art over the Christmas break

Laura Joyce gives the breakdown to what’s on nationwide this Christmas

Photo: The Whitworth

Preview: The Frost Fair

Kick off Christmas with the University of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery this year. The Frost Fair is definitely going to be unmissable