Art Exhibitions Liverpool

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    Jenkin van Zyl, Surrender (2023). Film still. Courtesy of the artist and Edel Assanti

    FACT Announces Major Solo Shows Byjenkin Van Zyl & Uma Breakdown

    From 20 October 2023 – 28 January 2024, FACT presents two major solo shows by artists Jenkin van Zyl and Uma Breakdown. The artists’ works look to defy the nature of conventional heroic narratives. Through processes of retelling and reenactment they open up possibilities for centering the overlooked, the queer, and the monstrous. Their works offer glimpses into the transitory joy of building new communities, while also reflecting on the cyclical nature of time. The…

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    Tate Liverpool - Photo Credit Practically Photographic

    Toxteth Young People Create Artwork For Late At Tate Liverpool

    A group of young people from the Greenhouse Project on Lodge Lane, L8, have worked with artists, including Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey, to create a newly commissioned audio-visual artwork which will be shown at the Late at Tate event on Friday 15 September. The installation uses original soundscape, video and lighting design, to envision how the impact of the climate crisis might look and sound for future generations. The Greenhouse Project Young Event’s Producers…

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    dot-art Gallery - Degrees of Abstraction Exhibition Poster

    Degrees of Abstraction Exhibition Opens At dot-art Gallery From 15 September

    A new exhibition at dot-art Gallery, Degrees of Abstraction, brings together three abstract artists, Hilary Dron, Jessica Slack and John Sharp; each pushing the boundaries of gestures, geometric and natural forms. Abstract art can trick the human eye, as it searches for form and representation, and unlike figurative art, can evoke emotions through colour and shape. This show of large, vibrant paintings closes the door on reality and centres you in the realms of abstraction.…

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    Dip Into Pride Installation Coming To Liverpool's Lush Store

    Dip Into Pride Installation Coming To Liverpool’s Lush Store

    If you didn’t see the Dip into Pride installation in the Baltic area of Liverpool this July, you’re about to get a second chance and the location couldn’t be more perfect. As curator Laura McCann explains, “The installation is a bath tiled in Pride colours and even before the artist finished it I said how incredible it would look in Lush. So we’re really excited it’s now happening”.  The piece was created by @titsupartistliverpool, who…

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    FACT Liverpool Exhibition - Ellie Towers, Rest Rooms (2023). Image courtesy of the artist

    FACT Supports Emerging Artists To Create New Digital Artworks

    From Friday 8 September, FACT will launch four new digital artworks by Liverpool and Manchester based artists Dongni Liang, Nicole Prior, Charlotte Southall and Ellie Towers. Working across film, alternative reality, performance, games, textiles and sculpture, the FACT Together 2022 artist cohort consider the different ways technology affects our collective existence and respond to experiences of togetherness across physical and digital formats. The display runs from 8 September – 8 October and is a focal…

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    The Kitchen Table Exhibition at dot-art gallery Liverpool

    The Kitchen Table Exhibition Opens At dot-art 21 July – 9 September

    Paying homage to the classic still life genre of art, the artists in this dot-art exhibition, The Kitchen Table, capture the stillness and beauty of this style. The Kitchen Table features quiet still lives of homely, domestic settings and the peaceful moments found in them. As a central focal point of the home, the kitchen table hosts solo dinners, family meals and conversation over cups of tea. A place of exchange and production of meals,…

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    'Dip Into Pride' With Liverpool's Arts Bar Baltic Pride Installation

    ‘Dip Into Pride’ With Liverpool’s Arts Bar Baltic Pride Installation

    The first arts event at Arts Bar Baltic is due to open on Friday and until now they’ve keeping the exact details under wraps. We can now reveal that the Dip into Pride installation is in fact a free-standing roll top Pride bath and we’re all invited to take the plunge. Since opening their flagship venue on Hope street in 2019, the team behind both Arts Bars have worked hard to create welcoming spaces. Their…

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    Liverpool Arts Bars Share Details of Pride Exhibitions

    Liverpool Arts Bars Share Details of Pride Exhibitions

    Arts Bar Hope Street has had multiple exhibitions in 2023, but this month marks the first visual arts events at their newer location, Arts Bar Baltic. We spoke with their Curator, Laura McCann, to understand why they chose this moment to launch events simultaneously at both locations. “Arts Bar has always strived to be inclusive and we always planned to hold an exhibition in the lead up to Pride, but I wanted to make it…

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    Arts Bar Hope Street To Host Krystan-Grace Exhibition Invert

    Arts Bar Hope Street To Host Unique, Interactive Exhibition, ‘Invert’

    Arts Bar Hope Street has held a number of special visual arts events this year. However, their latest exhibition, Invert, is like nothing else they’ve shown or even seen before and they’re sure its, “hidden surprises” are going to leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits.        North West based artist, Krystan-Grace started painting at twenty two, initially as a way to connect to her late father who was also an artist.…

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    Liverpool Art Fair 2023

    Liverpool Art Fair 2023 At The Royal Liver Building

    This summer will see the much-anticipated return of Liverpool Art Fair, with the highly successful event taking place at the iconic Royal Liver Building for the first time. The event, which is free to attend, will be open to the public from 30 June to 20 August, Tuesday – Sunday, 12-6pm. Visitors will be able to view an amazing array of paintings, sculptures and prints by 175 local artists. Art prices start at £20, there…

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    Arts Bar Hope Street To Host World Refugee Day Event

    Arts Bar Hope Street To Host World Refugee Day Event

    Arts Bar Hope Street have always prided themselves on providing a safe space for all and supporting causes they believe. Tuesday 20 June will mark World Refugee Day by hosting an event to raise awareness and prove how visual art can unite us all. The exhibition will feature more creatives than the venue has ever hosted at one event before, including some who have personal experience in re-locating to a new country.    Marzieh, who is…

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    Arts Bar Hope Street Summer - Dave Turner

    Enjoy Art, Sangria, And Sunshine At Arts Bar Hope Street With Their ‘Celebrating Summer’ Event

    Summer is here and people have been flocking to outdoor spots to make the most of the sunshine. So how do indoor venues compete in hot weather? In sunnier climates all kinds of businesses have outdoor spaces, including art galleries some of which boast roof top lounges or courtyard bars. However, creative hubs with terraces are rare in the UK and according to Art Bar Hope Street curator, Laura McCann, that’s another good reason to…

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    Liverpool Businesses To Launch City’s ‘Answer To Edinburgh Fringe’ For Artists With ‘Look Up’ Exhibition

    A new annual art festival will provide emerging local artists with the opportunity to exhibit in some of Liverpool’s most prominent spaces. Artists will be given the keys to display work in otherwise inaccessible buildings across the city region, as well as receiving mentorship and support from the business community. The initiative is being launched by the “Liverpool Radicals” – a new collective of prominent business leaders headed by Ian Seddon – with a mission…

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    Arts Bar Wellness Weekend - Amy Cummings

    Arts Bar Announces Wellness Weekend To Mark The End of Mental Health Awareness Week

    This year Arts Bar Hope Street committed to hosting more visual art exhibitions but as their curator Laura McCann explains, “there’s more to this project than just supporting local artists. The venue prides itself on being inclusive and we want to maximise every opportunity to highlight matters we feel passionately about”. This is certainly the case for their Wellness Weekend, being held on the 20 – 21 May, which marks the end of Mental Health…

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    Reflections Exhibition Opening At dot-art Gallery From 26 May – 15 July - Artist - Jacob Gourley

    Reflections Exhibition Opening At dot-art Gallery From 26 May – 15 July

    A new exhibition at dot-art, ‘Reflections’ is open to the viewer’s interpretation of the word. Some may envision sky reflected in bodies of water, mirror images or perhaps are drawn to a more personal reading of inward-looking moments of reflection. The artists in this exhibition have interpreted the theme through these various lenses and offer up their diverse artistic approaches through portraiture, landscape and photography to support the viewer’s own contemplation of what ‘Reflections’ mean…

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    Arts Bar To Host Solo Exhibition of Former Ukraine-Based Artist Aram Manukyan

    Arts Bar To Host Solo Exhibition of Former Ukraine-Based Artist Aram Manukyan

    Eurovision is everywhere in Liverpool, no matter where you look, somebody is doing something to mark the fact that the city is hosting the event. However, rather than focusing only on the contest itself, Arts Bar Hope Street is hoping to remind us all why Eurovision is here in the first place. When Russia invaded Ukraine in 2022 thousands fled the country as enemy troops advanced. One of the people who had to leave his…

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    Liverpool Art Fair 2023 Call For Artists

    Liverpool Art Fair 2023 – Call for Artist Submissions

    This summer dot-art are partnering with the Royal Liver Building for the long-awaited return of Liverpool Art Fair! dot-art are bringing Liverpool Art Fair to the city’s most iconic landmark, the Royal Liver Building, after a pandemic enforced 3-year break. They want to offer visitors the best possible range of locally sourced, affordable art work, so they need artists from across the region to get involved. They will be open to the public 6 days…

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    Liverpool takes top spot for visitor attractions - NML World Museum (c) Pete Carr

    Liverpool Takes Top Spot For Visitor Attractions

    New figures have revealed attractions in Liverpool as some of the most visited in England – with World Museum taking the top spot in the North West. Nearly 2.5million people visited National Museums Liverpool’s venues during 2022 and there is anticipation of further growth this year, as the region enters the Eurovision spotlight, and a series of new exhibitions and special events get underway. Latest figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) named…

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    Izyum to Liverpool at Liverpool Cathedral

    Ukrainian Artist’s Powerful Installation ‘Izyum to Liverpool’ Coming To Liverpool Cathedral

    Liverpool Cathedral is preparing to welcome a poignant new art installation, which depicts the one-way journey of escape that has been taken by many Ukrainians since the full-scale Russian invasion began. Izyum to Liverpool by Ukrainian artist, Katya Buchatska, opens on 28 April and is free to experience until 19 May. In her first UK exhibition, Buchatska delivers a heart-wrenching reminder of why the Eurovision Song Contest is being held in Liverpool instead of Ukraine. Commissioned as part…

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    Liverpool Arts Bar - Hope Street

    Arts Bar Hope Street To Host Earth Day Exhibition

    This month Arts Bar Hope Street is hosting an event to mark Earth Day and you’re all invited. The exhibition, curated by Laura McCann, is free to attend and will showcase four artists who are all inspired by the world around them. Below we introduce the artists to give you a taste of what you can expect from the exhibition. Lena and the Sea Lena Lena (known on Instagram as “Lena and the Sea”), found that…