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In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Bella Jewell examines a mancunian treasure, The Toast Rack: a grade two listed brutalist masterpiece.

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Angus Dickson discusses the reasons for the decline of Modern Art’s popularity by exploring how xenophobia, cultural progression, and artistic theory impact upon our definitions of ‘art’

ART IN MANCUNIA

A brand new Mancunion art project aiming to put students at the centre

Photo: Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019

Bella Jewell reviews the latest show at the Manchester Art Gallery – Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing – one of 12 exhibitions taking place across the UK to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death

Mural of Tony Wilson artist Akse. Photo: David Dixon @ Geograph

In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Theo Bennett explores a tribute to Manchester music mogul Tony Wilson: the latest Akse mural to grace the side of a Northern Quarter substation

Photo: 'The night is darkening around me' @ Maya Sharp

Art in Mancunia: Maya Sharp

Saoirse Akhtar Farren speaks with student artist, Maya Sharp, looking at how her photography reconnects with literary classics and powerful landscapes, in her deeply mysterious photographic series.

Photo: Ryan Gear

Art in Mancunia: Ryan Gear

Photography student, Ryan Gear, discusses how his work challenges the stereotypes surrounding landscape photography, whilst deconstructing the mundane of our everyday existence.

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Saoirse Akhtar-Farren reviews the plentiful Pre-Raphaelite exhibition currently on show at The Lowry, and explores L. S. Lowry’s admiration of the avant-garde Victorian student group.

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