In this weeks podcast we talk about Mankey Monkey going forth, a new craze in Art Criticism plus Light Night approaches..
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No More Mankey Monkeys - Finally being sold at auction on Thursday 29th at the Palm House then they're off to their new homes. Its been a fun charity event.
New blog! The Liverpool Art Critic blog has been launched by artinliverpool. Here is the place for more serious debate and critical reviews on all things visual art in the region. Anyone can register and post their own articles, reviews, news etc. Sign up now www.liverpoolartcritic.com and Liverpool Open Studios www.liverpoolopenstudios.com weekend for 12/13 June is looking good, lots of Liverpool studios signed up and running activities, workshops etc.
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Tate Liverpool - Rineke Dijkstra: I See a Woman Crying 26 April – 30 August 2010
Walker - From Sketch to Sculpture by Emma Rodgers. 28 April to 6 July 2010
Eleanor Moreton: Im Wartezimmer 9 April - 22 May 2010
Proof - The Liverpool Illustrators Exhibition: Friday 23 April – Sunday 9 May 2010
An exhibition of new works by the Liverpool Illustrators: Rhonda Davies, Keiron Finnetty, Mary Lundquist, Phillip Marsden, Louise Morgan, Jane Spencer
Liverpool artwork of the week 2010-17. ‘Liverpool to Liverpool: Chronicles of an Aimless Journey’ by Simon Faithfull. permanent public artwork at Lime Street Station.
Commissioned with the support of Liverpool Biennial, the 181 drawings are etched into the york stone paving and the glass panels that form the new frontage to Lime Street station. Most of the pieces were unveiled last week and we attended the launch event at St George’s Hall where the artist gave an entertaining and interesting talk about the project.
VIEWING: Amanda Robertshaw, Solo Exhibition
Wednesday 28 April 2010, 16.00-18.00 at Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust
TALK - Dare to Wear
WEDNESDAY 28 April 2010, 13-13.30 Free at the Walker. Assistant curator of ceramics, Alayna Ellis will be giving a talk about Dare to Wear: Glass Dresses by Diana Dias-Leão. Visitors will find out more about the artist Diana Dias-Leao, hear about her background and what led her into making glass dresses.
VIEWING: Liverpoolgallery.com Art and Photography Exhibition
THURSDAY 29 April 18.30 - 21.00 at Gostins Gallery
A joint exhibition by local artists and Photographers, featuring work by, Lee Kendall, Micheline Robinson, Lee McCarthy, Keith F Smith, Mark Peachey, Michelle Campbell, Dave Ellison, Mary Christie, Anita Smith, Lorna Bruce, Bernard Rose, Michael Carter, Amy Scott-Samuel, Emma Dalton, Norman Gibson, Frank Minghella, Gerard Fleming and Karen Brookman. Exhibition details
AUCTION: Mankey Monkey Grand Charity Auction
THURSDAY 29 April 2010, 18:30 - 23:00 at Sefton Park Palm House
You are cordially invited to attend the Mankey Monkey Grand Charity Auction to raise money for the Alder Hey Imagine Appeal. Your hosts for the evening will be T4 & 4Musics Matt & Darren. Grand Monkey Auctioneer: Andrew Binstock (Sutton Kersh, The Super Lambananas) Read more...
MUSIC: Garston Art Works - Global Pulse
THURSDAY 29 April 2010, 18.00 - 20.00 at Garston Art Works
Kevin Paton will give a performance of his unique blend of music. Two years ago Kevin moved his workshop and recording studio to Garston. Kevin a musician, writer, and performer over 26 years also makes musical instruments from recycled materials in his workshop. Kevin has produced four albums featuring original work with Global Sound influenced by sounds of Africa. Come and talk to Kevin and listen to his music. Read more...
VIEWING: Focus On Recycling
THURSDAY 29 April 2010, 17.00 - 18.30 at LCAD
Liverpool artist Colin Serjent is staging a photography exhibition in the city depicting various and sometimes unusual forms of recycling initiatives taking place in the city. Examples of recycling he has portrayed in his exhibition titled 'Focus On Recycling', include Urban Strawberry Lunch, who make musical instruments from waste materials and found objects and perform them at gigs; and C.U.T.S (Communal Use Textiles Studio) on Slater Street, who stage workshops of sewing and screen-printing using recycled materials. Exhibition details
STARTS: Thought & Surface
THURSDAY 29 April 2010 at The Gallery, Clayton Square
Madelaina Artz presents a small but perfectly formed exhibition of paintings by Anthony Pendlebury. Anthony paints from within, and lets the painting take on a life of it's own. His paintings evolve and explore texture, mark making and surface, and tend to take on landscape as a subject. Exhibition details
VIEWING: The Collection 2010 Stephen Collett
THURSDAY 29 April 2010 at Almiro Gallery
2009 was an exciting year for Stephen Collett with international shows in Berlin, New York and Shanghai achieving outstanding reviews. The Liverpool Artist now begins of a year which promises to be every bit as successful with his annual showcase in Almiro Gallery, Waterloo. 'The Collection 2010' is a sneak preview of a variety of paintings selected to represent the series of exhibitions that he has planned for 2010. Venue details
VIEWING: Shanghai Exposure
FRIDAY 30 April 2010, 17.30 - 19.30 at Bluecoat Display Centre
As part of the artistic exhibition programme this year in Liverpool, Bluecoat Display Centre is celebrating the links that the city is proactively encouraging in 2010 with Shanghai, China. Liverpool is the only city apart from London to have its own pavilion at the large international expo that is taking place there during 2010. Exhibition details
SAVE THE FROGS Weekend
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 1/2 May 2010. 'Save The Frogs' Activities at World Museum Liverpool
If you love frogs then come along to our save the frogs activity day! Look out for posters around the museum to take part in our trail and you could win a prize.
Listen to our museum Aquarist, Phil Lewis, talking about saving frogs from extinction and at the end of his talk you can test your frog knowledge with a fun quiz. Read more...
LAUNCH - Butterfly Park Art Trail
SUNDAY 2 May 2010, 11.00 - 16.00. Grand Opening of New Ferry Butterfly Park for the Summer of 2010 and its first ever Art and Sculpture Trail.Artist in Residence Carol Ramsay has curated an art trail with her own work and also featuring work by artists Karon McGunigall and Hayley Parfitt as well as a joint installation by Emma Kemp and Chris Colville. Read more...
VIEWING: Mick Gill Paintings
TUESDAY 4 May 2010, 17.30 - 19.30 at Unity Theatre
Mick Gill graduated from the prestigious Royal Academy Schools in 1997 where he was mentored by the visionary Norman Adams and Britain’s leading abstract artist Bert Irvin. And so this exhibition showcases an explosive use of colour and paint which documents a search for some kind of spiritual truth. Exhibition details
STARTS - Nicole Renee
TUESDAY 4 May 2010. Pieces by Nicole Renee at Dot Art
Exhibition: 4th May - 11th June 2010
dot-art is delighted to introduce the work of Nicole Renée, an American painter and photographer living in Liverpool. Her highly textured mixed media paintings invite the viewer to appreciate the aesthetic value in the everyday details of the built environment. Full Details
STARTS: Crazy For You
WEDNESDAY 5 May 2010 at Liverpool Academy of Arts
Open exhibition for art work based on the show "Crazy for You" which the Birkenhead Operatic Society are staging at the Liverpool Empire theatre this May. There will be three prizes on offer of £100, £75, and £50, sponsored by Queenie's charity and presented by Herbert of Liverpool at the private view. Exhibition details
LIGHT NIGHT FRIDAY 14 MAY - including...
Light Night - Liverpool Art Prize Preview in Liverpool ONE
Liverpool Art Prize 2010 Preview Event in Liverpool ONE outdoor exhibition previewing this year's Liverpool Art Prize, launching on LIGHT NIGHT - Friday 14 May 2010 18-20.00 (Exhibition continues until 3 June.) FREE, Family-friendly, with Refreshments and Choir. On the Streets: College Lane, Manesty’s Lane, Peter’s Lane - Just turn up