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Famous Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci Celebrated in a New Series of Stamps

No special occasion is required to celebrate Leonardo da Vinci, but the fact that he died in 1519 makes this year a particularly suitable time to look back at his vast, innovative, and influential body of work. Just last month, "Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing" opened in twelve museums across the United Kingdom. "144 of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest drawings in the Royal Collection are displayed in 12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK," says the exhibition's site, with each venue's dra...
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100 years since suffrage: Open Eye Gallery stages all-women portrait takeover

100 YEARS SINCE SUFFRAGE: OPEN EYE GALLERY STAGES ALL-WOMEN PORTRAIT TAKEOVER To mark 100 years since some women achieved the right to vote, an all-female photography initiative has created new portraits of the UK’s women MPs, shot exclusively by women photographers. These will be displayed in a free public exhibition at Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery, […] The post 100 years since suffrage: Open Eye Gallery stages all-women portrait takeover appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Liverpool, Suffrage, Open Eye Gallery, Helen Pankhurst, 209 Women, Tracy Marshall


New Chair for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) as founding member steps down after 20 years

New Chair for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) as founding member steps down after 20 years LAAF, has appointed a new Chair after founding member, Taher Qassim MBE, announced he is to step down after a 20-year tenure. Former Vice Chair, Mustapha Koriba, takes up the position from the start of the 2019 programme, with […] The post New Chair for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) as founding member steps down after 20 years appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Liverpool, Laaf, Taher Qassim, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, Mustapha Koriba


Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #11: January 2019 Editorial

This time last year, we were starting to phone our first round of advertisers, and costing up printers around the region. Today, we’re going to print with our twelfth issue, having, I hope, made it very clear that Art in Liverpool is here in equal measure, for our readers, and the artists of the city […] The post Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #11: January 2019 Editorial appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Magazine, Liverpool, Newspaper, Editorial, Art In Liverpool, Liverpool Magazine


Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial

The Trustees of Liverpool Biennial announced today that Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial. She will take up her position in May 2019. Fatoş Üstek (b. 1980, Ankara, Turkey), curator and art writer, is regarded as one of the rising stars in the international art scene. Having been associate curator for the […] The post Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Liverpool, Ankara Turkey, Liverpool Biennial, Fatoş Üstek, Trustees of Liverpool Biennial


FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists

FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists What can fairy tales tell us about modern day society? A new exhibition opening at FACT Liverpool on 29 March 2019 will feature artworks by Ericka Beckman and Marianna Simnett – two female artists who both use technology and classic elements of […] The post FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Fact, Ericka Beckman, Marianna Simnett


LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May

LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May Free arts festival opens up city’s arts and heritage venues for a spectacular culture-crawl for all. LightNight Liverpool, the city’s one-night arts festival, returns to Liverpool city centre on Friday 17 May 2019. 50 of the city’s best arts, heritage and community venues will throw open their doors until late […] The post LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, LightNight, Lightnight 2019


Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme

Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme Liverpool announces season of events to celebrate inspirational women and puts call out for organisations to get involved LIVERPOOL is preparing a season of arts and cultural events to celebrate inspirational women. The RISE season will span the worlds of arts, science, business, sport and politics, shining a light on […] The post Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Rise, Tracey Thorn, Culture Liverpool, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool Central Library, 209 Women, Emma Harrison, Punk In The Picton


Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial

Liverpool is set to welcome the family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela when they arrive in the city next week. The former President’s eldest daughter Dr Makaziwe ‘Maki’ Mandela and his granddaughter Tukwini Mandela, will spend three days in Liverpool (Monday to Wednesday). Their first engagement will see them head to Princes Park on the 11 […] The post Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Nelson Mandela, Liverpool, Mandela, Maki, Mandela8, Princes Park, Makaziwe, Tukwini Mandela, Dr Makaziwe Mandela, Maki Mandela


New artistic commission sees Chinese zodiac animals appear around the city centre

Brand new artworks are taking over the city centre as Liverpool gears up to celebrate Chinese New Year. From Friday (1 February) huge images of the 12 animals which make up the Chinese zodiac will appear on walls or in shop windows in the days leading up to the main celebrations on Sunday 10 February. Designed […] The post New artistic commission sees Chinese zodiac animals appear around the city centre appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Chinese New Year, Cherie Grist


Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019

Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 The UK’s most family-friendly arts and cultural organisations will be recognised at the national Fantastic for Families Awards ceremony at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre on 11 th February 2019. 24 arts and cultural organisations have been shortlisted for the Awards, for their outstanding contribution […] The post Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 appeared first on Art...
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Liverpool, Everyman, Family Arts, Liverpool Everyman Theatre


Culture delivers massive boost for city

Culture delivers massive boost for city LIVERPOOL’S programme of events to mark ten years since the city was European Capital of Culture, attracted more than 2.2 million visitors to the city and boosted the local economy by a whopping £85m – QUADRUPLING the 2017 figure. A special End of Year Report into Liverpool’s 2018 cultural activities will […] The post Culture delivers massive boost for city appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Report, Liverpool, European Capital Of Culture, Culture Liverpool, Liverpool 2018


Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia

Groundbreaking Art Partnership Launches at Belong Pioneering care village operator, Belong, has partnered with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in a unique three-year research project to explore how the arts can improve the lives of those with dementia. The collaboration, called ‘Where the Arts Belong’, will see Belong Birkdale, currently under construction on Oxford […] The post Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia appeared first o...
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Dementia, Bluecoat, Belong Birkdale, Belong Care Village, Belong Pioneering


New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline

New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline An iconic new sculpture is to be erected on the world famous Liverpool skyline, Liverpool BID Company has announced today. For the second year running, the BID is collaborating with Liverpool Parish Church, also known as St Nick’s, and city gallery and art organisation, dot-art, to bring an […] The post New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Dot-art, Liverpool Plinth, Liverpool BID Company, Liverpool Parish Church, Liverpool Bid, Gold Lamé, Tony Heaton


ate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time

Tate Liverpool will be the first gallery in the north of England to present the critically acclaimed artwork Love is the Message, The Message is Death 2016. Made by American artist and film-maker Arthur Jafa (b. 1960), the seven-minute video shows a montage of historic and contemporary film footage to trace African American history and experience. Presented […] The post ate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time appeared first on Artinliverp...
Tags: Art, England, News, Top, Liverpool, Tate, Tate Liverpool, Arthur Jafa


European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition

European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition A critically acclaimed free exhibition showcasing the work of leading lights in the contemporary art world is to be hosted in Liverpool. ‘Six Memos’ which celebrates the work of late Italian novelist Italo Calvino will be on display in The Bridge Gallery in St George’s Hall from Friday 11 […] The post European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, St George, Italo Calvino, Creart, Six Memos, The Bridge Gallery


Africa Oyé reveals festival weekend for 2019

The 27th annual Africa Oyé festival will take place in Liverpool on the 22nd and 23rd of June, 2019. Sefton Park will once again be taken over by the music and culture of Africa and the diaspora, for two free days of fantastic live music, DJs and dance, as well as workshops, food stalls and a […] The post Africa Oyé reveals festival weekend for 2019 appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Africa, Liverpool, Africa Oye, Sefton Park


Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year

Celebrations for Chinese New Year are going to be ‘Pig’! A THREE day celebration welcoming Chinese New Year will take place to mark the 20th anniversary of Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai. The city’s Year of the Pig festivities will start on Friday 8 February with a focus on the Chinese arch, which was gifted to the […] The post Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Shanghai, Chinese New Year


Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City

On Thursday 17 January, Jean Luc Courcoult – the man behind the three unforgettable Giant Spectaculars – will receive the highest accolade Liverpool can bestow. The creative director who wowed more than three million people with Sea Odyssey, Memories of August 1914 and, the final act of the trilogy, Liverpool’s Dream, will receive Freedom of the City at St […] The post Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Giants, Jean Luc Courcoult, Sea Odyssey Memories


Africa Oyé’s Chair recognised in New Year’s Honours

Africa Oyé’s Chair of the Board of Trustees, Gad Kuju has been recognised with a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to diversity, multiculturalism and Liverpool’s very own festival in the New Years Honours. Born in London in 1965, Kuju grew up in Hornsea, East Yorkshire before moving to Merseyside in 1988, currently living in New Brighton. “I’m overwhelmed […] The post Africa Oyé’s Chair recognised in New Year’s Honours appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, London, News, Africa, Liverpool, Merseyside, New Brighton, Africa Oye, Kuju, Gad Kuju, Hornsea East Yorkshire, Board of Trustees Gad Kuju


Art interventions appearing on All4 streaming service throughout January

Artist Alan Dunn, in partnership with Metal Liverpool, has produced FOUR WORDS FUTURE; five short animations reflecting on the future of auditory media, the world, technology, football and youth. In 2016 Alan Dunn presented FOUR WORDS: JANUARY as part of the Metal produced Liverpool Provocations, a series of artist interventions in the city, when the […] The post Art interventions appearing on All4 streaming service throughout January appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
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Living Archive installation at Tate Liverpool completes 14-18 NOW Co-commission

LIVING ARCHIVE ART INSTALLATION at TATE LIVERPOOL COMPLETES 14-18 NOW COCOMMISSION “THESE ROOMS”. OPENING 17 JANUARY 2019 Ireland’s multi award-winning partnership of ANU and CoisCéim Dance Theatre are thrilled to announce that the final element of the THESE ROOMS project, the art installation BEYOND THESE ROOMS, will be presented at Tate Liverpool from 17 January […] The post Living Archive installation at Tate Liverpool completes 14-18 NOW Co-commission appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Ireland, Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, ANU Productions, 14-18 Now, Coiscéim Dance Theatre, NOW Co


Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre A Cautionary Tale For Regional Theatre?

 Liverpool’s plight is a reminder of just how close to the edge many regional theatres are operating and how perilously near many are to breaching their NPO agreements. As one leading industry insider put it to me: “There are many canaries in cages coughing, if not yet falling off their perches.” As with Liverpool, it wouldn’t take all that much to knock them off, and when one tumbles – particularly one as big as Liverpool – the fear is that more may follow. – The Stage
Tags: Art, Theatre, Liverpool, 12.10.18


Grab a limited edition football by Turner Prize Winning artist, Mark Wallinger

This Sunday (16 December), a special event in Liverpool will celebrate the unifying power of football and give away limited edition footballs created by a Turner Prize-winning artist.  One World is a special art commission by Mark Wallinger which marks the centenary of the First World War through football. Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and 14-18 NOW: […] The post Grab a limited edition football by Turner Prize Winning artist, Mark Wallinger appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Football, Liverpool, Mark Wallinger, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool Biennial Liverpool One


Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember of all those lost to suicide

Liverpool & St. Helens to host pilot of ambitious interactive public artwork on more than 500 public phones in remembrance of all those lost to suicide At 11am on New Year’s Day, more people die by suicide than at any other time during the year.* This 1 Jan 2019, theatre and digital art company ZU-UK […] The post Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember of all those lost to suicide appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Suicide, Mental Health, Depression, Liverpool, St Helens, Zu-uk, Liverpool St Helens


Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember all those lost to suicide

Liverpool & St. Helens to host pilot of ambitious interactive public artwork on more than 500 public phones in remembrance of all those lost to suicide At 11am on New Year’s Day, more people die by suicide than at any other time during the year.* This 1 Jan 2019, theatre and digital art company ZU-UK […] The post Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember all those lost to suicide appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Suicide, Mental Health, Depression, Liverpool, St Helens, Zu-uk, Liverpool St Helens


Three Years After Reviving It, Theatre Drops Its Once-Famous Rep Company Because It’s Just Too Expensive

BBC”[Liverpool’s] Everyman became famous in the 1970s for its rep company, which launched the careers of actors like Bill Nighy, Julie Walters, Pete Postlethwaite and Sir Anthony Sher.The theatre was rebuilt at a cost of £27m in 2014, and revived its rep company two years later – decades after the system died out in most venues. … But the Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust, which runs the Everyman and [Liverpool] Playhouse, has now been forced to ditch the idea once more.” — BBC
Tags: Art, Theatre, Bbc, Liverpool, 12.06.18, Bill Nighy Julie Walters Pete Postlethwaite, Anthony Sher, Merseyside Theatres Trust


Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #10: December Editorial

It’s been a pretty big year for Art in Liverpool, given that this time last year this newspaper didn’t exist, and we’d just started discussions about hosting the Independents Biennial. Twelve months later we’ve produced a four month festival and ten issues of Liverpool’s only dedicated visual art magazine, hired our first ever staff member(s), […] The post Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #10: December Editorial appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Magazine, Liverpool, 2018, Newspaper, Editorial, Art In Liverpool, Liverpool Magazine


Mandela family to visit Liverpool

THE family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela have announced they will be heading to Liverpool next year when work is set to start on a tribute to the Freeman of the City.  The former President’s eldest daughter Dr Makaziwe ‘Maki’ Mandela and his granddaughter Tukwini Mandela, will visit Princes Park on Monday 11 February 2019 – giving […] The post Mandela family to visit Liverpool appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Nelson Mandela, Liverpool, Mandela, Freeman, Maki, Princes Park, Makaziwe, Tukwini Mandela


Limited edition book charting final Giants journey goes on sale Friday

A LIMITED edition book charting the final ever journey of the much-loved Giants is going on sale on Friday (23 November). In the Hearts of Giants chronicles the Liverpool’s Dream spectacular which took over the city streets and Wirral for four days in October. Thought to be the biggest ever event staged in Liverpool, the stunning 104 page […] The post Limited edition book charting final Giants journey goes on sale Friday appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Giants, Royal de Luxe, Hearts of Giants



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