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Antwerp Mansion

Assemble at Antwerp Mansion

I think of Antwerp Mansion and I can’t honestly say that the words ‘contemporary theatre’, ‘performance’ or ‘drama’ are the first that ...

Image: Kay Sage, Flickr: sharon mollerus

Five artists

Kay Sage (1898 –1963) American surrealist artist and poet. Hugh Ferriss (1889 – 1962) American delineator and architect, Ferriss’ drawings were the influence for Gotham City (the setting for Batman). Wenzel Hablik (1881 ...

Image: Flickr, JanetR3

Pop-up Whitworth

Earlier in February, Selfridges played host to a Pop Up Art Gallery as part of the Festival of Imagination looking into the ...

Antwerp Mansion

Assemble at Antwerp Mansion

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Image: Kay Sage, Flickr: sharon mollerus

Five artists

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Image: Flickr, JanetR3

Pop-up Whitworth

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Image: Kay Sage, Flickr: sharon mollerus

Five artists

whose work wouldn’t look out of place in a science-fiction novel…

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.

Antwerp Mansion

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…

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Culture Club

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Alison Goldfrapp is Performer Turned Curator

Arts Editor Matilda Roberts visits the Lowry and finds herself fascinated with fairytale fantasy and folklore.

Image: Flickr, JanetR3

Pop-up Whitworth

Though Whitworth Gallery is currently closed for refurbishment until August 2014, its resurfacing collection previewed in unlikely venues whets our appetite for its reopening. Lotty Adam visits the Pop-Up Whitworth at Selfridges’ Festival of Imagination.

Bobbie' Crochet

Crochet Coral Project

Alongside the ‘Coral: Something Rich and Strange’ exhibition (that I’ve written about here too, I’m a little keen), are a set of crochet workshops that…

skreach the arts

SKREACH THE ARTS.

SKREACH THE ARTS is an online wonderland where I showcase all things fantastical and wonderful in the world of the arts.

Coral
flickr: Jim Bahn

‘Coral: Something Rich and Strange’ at the Manchester Museum

Bobbie Hook gives us a private tour of the Coral exhibition at the Manchester Museum. Most art history students would probably agree that we don’t…

Image: Selfridges

Festival of Imagination

Nancy Barnes hears Jeremy Deller, Mary Anne Hobbs and Dave Haslam examine the dark underbelly of the imagination.

Image: Flickr, Haversack

Upcoming Live Art and performance in Spring 2014

Jasper Llewellyn fills us in on the up and coming live art calandar.

Image: Abbie Roberts

Origami ‘How-to’:

How to make a Waterbomb!