The Whitworth Articles

Is it Art?: Welcome back

Is it Art?: Welcome back

Sam Burt considers what the bittersweet signs of the Whitworth Gallery might mean to us now
Pearl Alcock: The colourful artist you’ve probably never heard of

Pearl Alcock: The colourful artist you’ve probably never heard of

As part of Black History Month Chess Bradley discusses the colourful art of outsider artist Pearl Alcock
Artefact of the Week: The Red Stripe Can

Artefact of the Week: The Red Stripe Can

After visiting the Reno at The Whitworth, Chess Bradley considers the empty red stripe as a symbol of being young in Manchester
The Reno at The Whitworth: In Conversation with Linda Brogan and John Lloyd

The Reno at The Whitworth: In Conversation with Linda Brogan and John Lloyd

Chess Bradley talks to Linda Brogan and John Lloyd about the Reno in The Whitworth, race and nights-out in Manchester.
Art and well-being: mindfully entering the new semester

Art and well-being: mindfully entering the new semester

Ahead of a new term of studying, well-being can often be forgotten about, so Louis Haddad shines a light on the best ways to engage with art to improve your mental health
With One Voice: bringing arts and homelessness together

With One Voice: bringing arts and homelessness together

Liv Clarke spoke with Lora Krasteva about the With One Voice Arts and Homelessness festival which will take place from the 12th until the 18th of November
Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

Louis Haddad meets with Alice Kettle, the artist behind an ongoing project aimed at both highlighting the plight of refugees, whilst empowering them
Review: ‘Thick Time’ by William Kentridge

Review: ‘Thick Time’ by William Kentridge

Frank Radcliffe-Adam considers the impact of Time upon a nation recovering from Apartheid, reviewing William Kentridge’s mixed-media exhibition ‘Thick Time’ at The Whitworth
After Twilight: A Youth take over of the Whitworth

After Twilight: A Youth take over of the Whitworth

Putting young South Asian talent on the agenda, the Whitworth Young Contemporaries launched an evening full to the brim with conceptual art and emerging musicians to bring diversity back into galleries
Review: John Stezaker’s Still Life

Review: John Stezaker’s Still Life

John Stezaker showcases his unique brand of artistry as the Whitworth gallery is taken over by his surreal photographic collages

Wise Words from the Whitworth: Paul Smith

The Whitworth welcomes renowned British designer Paul Smith for an exclusive insight into his early formative career, and now global brand

When pop art met fashion

Following the recent opening of ‘Artist Rooms: Andy Warhol’ at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar ruminates upon Andy Warhol’s influence in fashion since the sixties

The Whitworth strikes gold in VisitEngland Awards

University of Manchester’s art gallery, The Whitworth, is named as VisitEngland’s largest visitor attraction of the year.

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