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Does contemporary art have a bad reputation?

During the summer I watched two documentaries, the first was about American artist Georgia O’Keefe, the other focused on British artist Cornelia Parker. ...

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A guide to art over the Christmas break

We all know the feeling; first semester is coming to a close, a serious lack of motivation, and the promise to catch ...

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Preview: The Frost Fair

With only five weeks left to do your last-minute shopping, visit the Manchester Christmas Markets, and get yourselves home for holidays, it is ...

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Does contemporary art have a bad reputation?

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 1
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A guide to art over the Christmas break

Posted on Dec 2, 2016 2
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Preview: The Frost Fair

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 3
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Does contemporary art have a bad reputation?

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

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A guide to art over the Christmas break

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

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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

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The Persistence of Memory

Laura Joyce gives an insight into the relevance of surrealism, and how Salvador Dali’s friendship with Walt Disney saved his beloved animated studios

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Salford Illuminations

Blackpool illuminations to come to Salford Quays in December as part of Lightwaves festival

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Boldly Beautiful: Turning scars into works of art

The beauty of survival is encapsulated through mastectomy tattoos

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Manchester’s Must-See Monuments

Ever the arts-hub, we look at Manchester’s most exciting and interesting sculptures

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ANDY WARHOL at the Whitworth

Warhol comes to the Whitworth this winter

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It’s called street art for a reason

Uproar as yet another Banksy original is removed in Liverpool

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Is art the answer to racism?

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

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The Pilcrow Pub

Craftsmen and volunteers unite to build a pub from scratch

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