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Lowry Theatre (Copyright: Wikimedia Commons)

Venture Arts: ‘Articulate’

Annabel Herrick previews ‘Articulate’ from the Venture Arts project, at the Lowry

Video Jam at Islington Mill (Copyright: Wall Fly Photography)

Interview: Shereen Perera, Islington Mill

We caught up with Shereen Perera, Visual Arts Co-ordinator at Islington Mill, to talk about her work, the Mill and how she got there

Rembrandt 'The Woman taken in Adultery.' (image: Wikimedia Commons)

Peter Cooke: what is important is ‘an integral curiosity’

Annabel Herrick sat down with UoM lecturer Peter Cooke to discuss his career and the works which inspire him

Raqib Shaw, After George Stubbs' Cheetah and Stag, 2013.

Raqip Shaw at the Manchester Art Gallery

Raqib Shaw conjures up a fantastical world in which the beautiful and the grotesque collide, but somehow misses the mark, says Esmé Clifford Astbury

Stefan Bruggemann's 'This is not supposed to be here' (© the artist)

‘An Exhibition’ at the Holden Gallery

Peter Lane finds ‘An Exhibition’ intelligently and provocatively questions the very nature of ‘art’

A diverse audience at the Young Curators' event (© Paul Greenwood)

Four at Cornerhouse

Three young curators, four emerging artists, and a little help from Cornerhouse

'Subconscious Society' at Cornerhouse. © Rosa Barba

Rosa Barba at Cornerhouse

Rosa Barba’s work is a sensitive reflection on the end of the industrial age, where analogue technology is fading into the distant past and being superseded by digital technology

Still life #1, 2012 
Emulsion on print
(© Fraser Chapman)

Review: Fraser Chapman at the Cornerhouse

Clayton Fuller visits The Cornerhouse to have a look at the latest cafe-bar exhibition by Fraser Chapman

ancient worlds

A Night at the Museum

Grace Williams visits the newly redeveloped Ancient Worlds galleries at the Manchester Museum

I: The Sleep Collection, copyright: Roshana Rubin-Mayhew

Review: ‘I’ – The Sleep Collection

Toby Parker and Lucy Johnson are ‘blissfully roused’ from their slumbers by Rubin-Mayhew’s sleeping beauties


Review: Jane and Louise Wilson

Clayton Fuller vists the Whitworth to check out the latest exhibition from Turner-prize nominated duo Jane and Louise Wilson

Hockney to Hogarth

Hockney to Hogarth: A rake’s progress

The Whitworth exhibits Hogarth’s 1735 series A Rake’s Progress against David Hockney’s 1965 interpretation of the work