Jul
27

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Alive: Rankin in Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Alive: In The Face of Death, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Are you alive, really alive? Do you know what it means to be alive?
Do we have to be ill to know what it means to be alive?
This exhibition is about being alive. It’s also about faces, facing up to and facing down life and death. Read More

Jul
19

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Chagall at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool exhibition

Marc Chagall’s style is known for its unusual figures floating above the ground levitating with sheer emotion or heads spinning. He often turned his work upside down whilst painting surreal images before the word was even applied to art. But he is the most down to earth artist I know of. Here, the exhibition is on the top floor of the Tate in Liverpool, and we hover around the gallery looking down on one of the most down to earth cities I know of. Read More

Jul
10

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Antony Gormley at Crosby Beach

Another Place, Crosby Beach near Liverpool

Sculptor Antony Gormley is perhaps best known for his Angel of the North public sculpture in Gateshead, England. His work often uses the human body (usually his own) in public spaces. His artworks can be seen in many locations around the world. Another Place (1997) has been at Crosby beach since 2005 and is Read More

Scotland

Edinburgh National Gallery

Edinburgh Art Fair

Monday, May 6, 2013

The Edinburgh Art Fair 2013 is in its ninth year. It attracts thousands of art collectors to Scotland’s capital each year.

Edinburgh’s smaller art galleries

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Edinburgh has many galleries of interest to artravelists. Let’s take a look at some of Edinburgh’s smaller contemporary art galleries and what they have to offer.