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February 9, 2020

First there was the moon. Then the Earth. And now a giant flock of birds are set to appear suspended in mid-air inside Liverpool Cathedral.

Peace Doves, a mass participation art project created in collaboration with renowned sculptor and artist Peter Walker, will take o...

February 3, 2020

FACT has designated its 2020 as the year of The Living Planet with a programme planned to reflect mankind's impact on the natural world and its inhabitants.

The Wood Street venue’s series of exhibitions opens on March 20 with And Say the Animal Responded? which consider...

January 23, 2020

Musician, songwriter, artist and photographer Alison Goldfrapp is among the judges of this year’s John Moores Painting Prize.

She will join painter Hurvin Anderson, performance and moving image artist Michelle Williams Gamaker, frieze magazine editor-at-large Jennifer H...

January 17, 2020

Liverpool’s dot-art gallery is showcasing the work of four North West contemporary artists in a new exhibition which celebrates digital art.

PIXEL runs at the Queen Avenue venue (off Castle Street) from January 31 to March 22.

Digital art explores the crossover of creati...

January 3, 2020

National Museums Liverpool is wheeling out some of its biggest exhibits for a new show which celebrates the city’s transport history.

Liverpool on Wheels: From Horses to Horsepower is on show at the Museum of Liverpool and features more than 20 vehicles from the last 15...

December 24, 2019

Liverpool’s Bluecoat has unveiled its programme of exhibitions for 2020.

The School Lane centre for contemporary arts will be one of the venues for the Liverpool Biennial in the summer.

And surrounding that it will stage a number of solo and joint shows by artists from h...

December 14, 2019

When in 2005 a tropical storm flooded her studio, Guatemala-based Vivan Suter feared her artwork would be ruined.

But instead she became fascinated by the effect the mud and rainwater had on the canvasses. And from then on the 70-year-old Swiss-Argentinian artist starte...

December 12, 2019

Artist Theaster Gates was on the way to a lobster roll snack shack when he spotted a ‘beautiful’ uninhabited island that piqued his curiosity.

And Malaga, that small chunk of land off the coast of Maine, went on to inspire an exhibition that explores ideas of race, terr...

November 6, 2019

Liverpool Biennial has revealed the theme of its first festival ‘edition’ under its new director – as well as the artists taking part.

The 2020 Biennial will be titled The Stomach and the Port and will look at the body and ways of connecting with the world.

More than 50...

October 26, 2019

A fascinating series of works produced in the final years of Henri Matisse’s life have gone on show at the Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Matisse: Drawing with Scissors features 35 posthumous prints of the famous cut-outs the French artist produced in the last four years of hi...

October 22, 2019

Beautiful gowns, coats and accessories owned by one Liverpool woman are on show at the Walker Art Gallery in a sumptuous new exhibition.

An English Lady’s Wardrobe scratches the surface of the collection belonging to the late Emily Tinne.

More than 70 outfits, including...

October 16, 2019

The Bluecoat is hosting the largest UK solo show to date of the work of American-born, London-based artist Alexis Teplin.

It’s My Pleasure to Participate features newly commissioned pieces alongside existing work which will fill the School Lane venue’s galleries.

Large f...

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February 3, 2020

FACT has designated its 2020 as the year of The Living Planet with a programme planned to reflect mankind's impact on the natural world and its inhabitants.

The Wood Street venue’s series of exhibitions opens on March 20 with And Say the Animal Responded? which considers what we could learn if we listened to what the animal kingdom had to say to us.

The show brings together the work of five international artists/artist groups - Ariel Guzik (Mexico), Amalia Pica (Argentina/UK) with Rafael Ortega (Mexico), Kuai Shen (Ecuador), Demelza Kooij (Netherlands/UK - Liverpool) and Alex...

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