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Peter McIntyre, The breakthrough, Minqar Qa'im, 27-28 June 1942, 
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The Sensory War: 1914 – 2014

After opening last Saturday, Manchester Art Gallery is currently hosting a 5-month exhibition exploring the impact of military conflict on the body, ...

Leonie Dunn

Photo Of The Week

This Photograph is from Leonie Dunn, a second year English Literature student. If you would like to enter Photo Of The Week, email ...

Photo: Man Alive @Flickr

What's On This Month?

The Sensory War 1914 – 2014 @ Manchester Art Gallery Opens Saturday 11th October This major group exhibition marking the Centenary of the ...

Peter McIntyre, The breakthrough, Minqar Qa'im, 27-28 June 1942, 
Archives New Zealand@Flickr

The Sensory War: 1914 – 2014

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Leonie Dunn

Photo Of The Week

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Photo: Man Alive @Flickr

What's On This Month?

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The Sensory War: 1914 – 2014

The Manchester Art Gallery opens its doors to a new exhibition celebrating the centenary of WW1

Photo: Ma Jose O.@ Flickr

To Ban or Not To Ban?

The EU has started considering whether the cadmium pigment is paints is to be banned. But what is cadmium and why is it so bad?

Photo: Man Alive @Flickr

What’s On This Month?

Your guide to what’s happening in the city this month

Leonie Dunn

Photo Of The Week

Do you have a photo that you want to share? Each week we will print a different photograph. No worries if you’re an amateur, we want to see what you can capture.

Pablo Picasso. Photo: marie-ll @Flickr

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pablo Picasso

How much do you actually know about the person behind the canvas?

L'Estampe moderne: La Femme au paon. Photo: MCAD Library @Flickr

Where Are The Women In Art?

Why are all the artists who are so prolific in art history male? Why has society only decided to do something about it now?

Shop in Valencia. Photo: Holly Smith

Photo Of The Week

Do you have a photo that you want to share? Each week we will print a different photograph. No worries if you’re an amateur or professional, we want to see what you can capture.

Photo: Chinese Art @Flickr

Manchester’s Top Art Secrets

Each week we explore a new place in Manchester to find the city’s top art secrets. This week Holly Smith visited the Centre For Chinese Contemporary Art.

Van Gogh: Self Portrait. Photo: freeparking @Flickr

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vincent Van Gogh

When I ask people about Vincent van Gogh, I generally get the reaction “you mean the one who did those sunflowers?” In fact, ask anyone about an artist and they could tell you which paintings they are famous for, but how much do you actually know about the person behind the canvas?

The Lowry, Manchester (right). Photo: stopherjones @Flickr

What’s on

Your guide to all the upcoming art events in the city

Palais Ideal

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Art Brut

Art Brut or Outsider Art is the term used to describe art created by those outside the established art scene.

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Assemble at Antwerp Mansion

‘Assemble’, a performance event that looked unlike anything I had ever heard of happen before at this unique venue at the top of the Curry Mile…