In this weeks podcast we discuss the Private View activities for Big Thursday, including Global Studio at the Bluecoat plus much more.
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LIVERPOOL TO LIVERPOOL
3,000 miles, 181 drawings, 1 container ship, Simon Faithfull’s epic journey, reflecting Liverpool’s history as a port, becomes a permanent artwork for the city.
Liverpool to Liverpool is the public art component of the Lime Street Gateway project, the visually-stunning new city centre gateway for Liverpool, which is scheduled to complete in April 2010.
'Colour Collection' - Xitina Ferrés at Staacks, West Kirby 1 - 30 April 2010
'Colour Collection' by Xitina Ferrés. The paintings reflect the strong influence of light and colour from quite diverse landscapes, including Wirral and the Costa Brava in her native Spain.
This series of paintings represent an on going exploration of light, colour and motion. Using water colours and acrylics on paper and canvas, the collection has evolved from a previous body of work and invites the viewer to consider the powerful connections that exist between colour and emotion.
STARTS: Love Yourself Photography Exhibition
6 & 7 April 2010 (St Helens), 8 & 9 April 2010 (Birkenhead)
To celebrate Mental Health Action Week, Raphael Healthcare is launching a touring photography exhibition across Merseyside. Following a unique collaboration with patients and community action groups including Forum Housing Association and Women Supporting Women, Raphael Healthcare will exhibit a series of stimulating images that capture feelings of hope, beauty and happiness. Read more...
STARTS: Outside In
WEDNESDAY 7 April 2010 at Liverpool Academy of Arts
In April we welcome Merseyside artist Maxine Shisselle. Maxine started painting at a very early age, moving on at 13 to Liverpool Art High School and eventually to a Fine Art Degree at Wirral Metropolitan College. For this exhibition she has focused on figurative and impressionistic works, many of them with Merseyside subjects. Exhibition details
VIEWING: Eleanor Moreton: Im Wartezimmer
THURSDAY 8 April 16.00 - 20.00 at Ceri Hand Gallery
The Ceri Hand Gallery is delighted to announce Eleanor Moreton’s first solo show at the gallery, Im Wartezimmer (In the Waiting Room), featuring a series of new paintings that interrogate the past, both the historical - specifically that of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and England in the 19th and early 20th centuries - and the personal past. Exhibition details
VIEWING: Global Studio Exhibition
THURSDAY 8 April 2010, 18.00 - 20.00 at The Bluecoat
From Linz to Liverpool, artists from different parts of the world will be collaborating for the Bluecoat’s new exhibition. Global Studio showcases the work of Liverpool artists who have forged international networks outside the city, alongside their global colleagues. Exhibition details
VIEWING: The Economy of the Gift
THURSDAY 8 April 2010, 18.00 - 21.00 at A Foundation
The Economy of the Gift offers a unique experience for contemporary collectors in search of a boutique scaled art fair. It will present eight artists and eight galleries curated by Ticiana Correa and explore the idea of value in a time of market crisis. Exhibition details
VIEWING: India a collection of photographs
THURSDAY 8 April 2010, 18.00 - 21.00 at View Two Gallery
The exhibition consisits of photos taken by Arthur Gold who was asked to go to Tamil Nadu, India to take photographs for The Maggie Higgins Memorial School this January. It is a charity run school and any proceeds from the sales at this exhibition will go to the funds for this charity. Exhibition details
TALK: The Collectors Salon at A Foundation
FRIDAY 9 April 12.00 - 14.30 at A Foundation
The Collectors Salon is an opportunity to explore issues that seem to define the current markets in contemporary art in the aftermath of the economic crisis but perhaps more significantly in a world still bound to complex ideological spectres and confused about who should collect art. Read more...
ART & CRAFT EVENT: Make Sundays at Leaf Cafe
SUNDAY 11 April 2010, 11.00 - 17.00 at Leaf Cafe
The monthly art & craft event at Leaf Tea Shop & Bar with LOACA.ART
Enjoy workshops, tasters and demos with local makers and artists. Explore the open artist studios at Elevator and Arena. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea whilst viewing, buying or commissioning work from local artists and makers. Read more...
STARTS: The Ballad of Juniper Davy and Sonny Lumiere
TUESDAY 11 May 2010 at Metal at Edge Hill Station
A site-specific promenade performance of poetry and live music written by Rebecca Sharp, with visual creations and curiosities by Elizabeth Willow. A magical tale of invention and industry, hide and seek, love, mischief and dark imaginings. Tickets £7 (£5 Conc) available from News From Nowhere on Bold Street. Event details