Monthly Archives: October 2013

Travels With Turner

A library in Kirkby seems an incredibly unlikely place to stumble across some rarely seen Turner prints but that’s exactly where my course took me the other day. Thanks to the Manchester Metropolitan Collections the local gallery space with adjoins Kirkby’s library is home to these beautiful prints, so unlike Turner’s usual dramatic paintings, until […]

3am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night

Currently running at The Bluecoat is the exhibition 3am: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night. This shows the work of twenty different contemporary artists who have been inspired by “the witching hour” of 3 in the morning to create art using a variety of different mediums, including video, photography, sculpture and even one piece of […]

Buy Art Fair 2013

This year the annual Buy Art Fair took place in Manchester over the weekend of the 26th-29th of September. This amazing event brings together hundreds of art galleries to form the largest collection of original art in the North of England. This year was their most successful to date, something which does not surprise me in the […]