From Darkness Comes Light: Michael John Ashcroft Exhibition

ARTZU Gallery Exhibition

Here we bring you information on the latest exhibition at Manchester’s Artzu Gallery. From Darkness Comes Light reflects the work of renowned Northern artist Michael John Ashcroft; a style which was born following his own personal struggle with illness several years ago. Catch the exhibition from Dec 2013 – 1st February 2014. Born in 1969, Michael John Ashcroft … Continue reading

Craft And Design Graduates Make GNCCF Grade

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Fourteen of the UK’s top creative graduates are exhibiting their degree show collections at the north’s leading craft retail event, the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair (GNCCF), which is now in full flow until the 13th October in Manchester. Selected for their outstanding work, by GNCCF’s curator, Grace Whowell, the emerging designer makers, working in … Continue reading

Manchester Street Artist to Produce Work Live at Buy Art Fair

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Buy Art Fair, the largest contemporary art fair outside London, will be playing host to Manchester-based street artist Akse-p19.  The internationally recognised freehand graffiti artist will be producing portraits live on canvas onSaturday 28th and Sunday 29th September. Manchester residents will be familiar with Akse-p19’s work, with many of his popular street art pieces having … Continue reading

Form/ Function Exhibition Preview

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Form/Function is an exhibition of paintings by a group of artists with shared interests in minimalism, expressionism and abstraction. The artists involved are drawn to the process, spontaneity and discipline of abstract painting and the immediacy of paint as a medium. The descriptive interpretation of the adage ‘form follows function’ favors simplicity to complexity. In … Continue reading

Buy Art Fair & The Manchester Contemporary 2013 Preview

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Buy Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary, the north of England’s biggest art buying events, will return to Hardman Boulevard, Spinningfields, Manchester from 26 to 29 September this year. Following its unparalleled success in 2012, Buy Art Fair, the UK’s biggest contemporary art fair outside London, celebrates its sixth year, while its sister show, The Manchester Contemporary, will mark its fifth anniversary showcasing world-class, critically engaged contemporary art.  … Continue reading

Exhibition: STREET TALK – The Mancunian Way

Street Talk Exhibition

STREET TALK – The Mancunian Way, explores two contrasting sides of Manchester’s urban evolution, with two exceptional Manchester artists, in two great Manchester locations. Matt Wilde and Tim Garner manage to capture the heart and soul of Manchester, a city which celebrates difference, welcomes innovation, thrives on change and still manages to offer a warm, relaxed … Continue reading

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