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Photo: MARK & MLF

A campaign for change

Manchester based design studio MARK, and the co-ordinators of Manchester Literature Festival (MLF), re-conceptualise the annual event around community, identity, and politics ...

Photo: Dave Nelson

The ultimate icon - Pelé: Art, Life, Football

In this new exhibition, two polar aspects of culture culminate in one exhibition — Pelé: Art, Life, Football. Yet the focus is ...

Cleft (2017), Photo: theWhitworth

Remembering Partition with the New North South: Reena Saini Kallat

In anticipation of the official opening of the main exhibitions of the New North South programme — the drive to bring South ...

Photo: MARK & MLF

A campaign for change

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 1
Photo: Dave Nelson

The ultimate icon - Pelé: Art, Life, Football

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 2
Cleft (2017), Photo: theWhitworth

Remembering Partition with the New North South: Reena

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 3
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 the 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

Photo: toybot studios @ flickr

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

Photo: Aaron Crowe @Flickr

Salford Illuminations

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

Photo: Erena Shimoda

Boldly Beautiful: Turning scars into works of art

The beauty of survival is encapsulated through mastectomy tattoos

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Manchester’s Must-See Monuments

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