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Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester

I’d heard a lot of positive things about the Whitworh Art Gallery in Manchester. making it one of the cornerstones of my tour of galleries in the north of England. It’s probably a good idea to get the bus from the city centre to the Whitworth. I walked from Manchester Victoria, which was rather a […]

Illegal Pro-Abortion Mural Calling for Repeal of 8th Amendment is Removed

A mural painted on an arts centre in Dublin, Ireland has been removed after it was found to be in contravention with the city’s plannings laws. The mural in question read “Repeal the 8th” and was painted in order to promote the campaign by some activists to have the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution […]

Final piano chord for BBC HQ

A former Turner Prize finalist Catherine Yass has marked the demolition of BBC TV Centre at White City by dangling a piano over the site. That pretty much sums up the present state of the conceptual arts. The ES reports: Catherine Yass was one of eight artists-in-residence who were asked to come up with work reflecting […]

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art opens "The Playground Project"

last weekArts : Artdaily

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead is presenting the exhibition The Playground Project. Until the 1980s ? and in rare cases today ? playgrounds were places for social experiments, risky projects, and spectacular sculptures. Show More Summary

Caroline Achaintre's largest and most significant exhibition to date opens at BALTIC

last weekArts : Artdaily

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead announces a major survey exhibition of Caroline Achaintre with new and recent work. It is the artist?s largest and most significant exhibition to date. Achaintre works across a diverse range of media that includes watercolours, linocuts, textiles and ceramics. Show More Summary

Young blood: Maxwell Davies Kommilitonen! in Barry

WNO Youth Opera is performing Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' opera Kommilitonen at the Memo Arts Centre, Barry from 27 to 30 July 2016. Conducted by Alice Farnham, the production will be directed by WNO Genesis Assistant Director, Polly Graham and will be the first time that WNO has performed a full scale opera in Barry. Show More Summary

London’s South Bank goes political with Jeremy Corbyn Show

The Labour leader, abandoned by his parliamentary party, will appear on the stage of the Royal Festival Hall tomorrow. Details here. The South Bank Centre is subsidised with public funds to present arts. There are plenty of other places for politics to be discussed. This comes very close to an abuse of purpose by the […]

Next to Normal gets emotional reviews

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Next to Normal, a rock musical now showing at the ANU Arts Centre, received emotional reviews from the audience at its premiere last Friday night. Next to Normal follows the life of a woman named Diana (played by Janelle McMenamin) who appears to “have it all”. She’s educated, well-off and happily married with two children. But [...]

Yorkdale Station Could Get a Groovy Makeover

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

A motion to fund public art at the station leaves many hopeful for an Arc en Ciel return. These days, Yorkdale subway station is lacklustre compared to its adjacent shopping centre. The mall is currently in the midst of construction on a $331-million upscale expansion. Show More Summary

New York auctioneers take centre stage in specialist market, offering sales with global appeal

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

A series of rare posters by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec will headline the Vintage Posters sale at Swann Auction Galleries in New York on August 3. Dating to the artist?s Fin de Siècle period as the trailblazer of modern commercial art,...Show More Summary

de Appel Arts Centre appoints Niels Van Tomme as new Director

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The new board of de Appel is pleased to announce Niels Van Tomme as the newly appointed director of de Appel arts centre, effective immediately. Van Tomme is the embodiment of the change and innovation de Appel needs right now. In him...Show More Summary

It’s Jane Eyre, the opera (again)

A Charlotte Bronte opera that occupied twenty years of composer John Joubert’s life until its completion in 1997 is to receive its world premiere on 25 October 2016, at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre in Birmingham. Joubert will turn 90 next year. A previous Jane Eyre opera by Michael Berkeley and David Malouf was stolen from […]

Chaka Khan expected to return from rehab in time for Atlanta concert

Chaka Khan is postponing her slate of July concerts to enter rehab and battle her addiction to prescription drugs. The soul singer has an Aug. 5 date scheduled at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, but according...

Top Chinese art collector to hand over museum, sell works

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

One of the world's leading collectors of Chinese art, Belgian billionaire Guy Ullens, is to give up his eponymous Beijing museum -- among the capital's top art centres -- and sell his private collection, the organisation said. Ullens,...Show More Summary

"A History: Contemporary Art from Centre Pompidou" on view in Munich

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Haus der Kunst is presenting A History: Contemporary Art from Centre Pompidou, an exhibition originally curated by Christine Macel at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. With approximately 160 works by more than 100 artists from across the world,...Show More Summary

Exhibitions take centre stage in the galleries of Mayfair and St. James's from 1 to 8 July

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

London Art Week, the world?s most important gallery-based celebration of pre-contemporary art, will take place in Mayfair and St. James?s from 1 to 8 July 2016. Bringing together almost 50 leading specialist dealers and three auction...Show More Summary

A Plain Art: Centre Pompidou opens new exhibition

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

With « Un art pauvre » (« A Plain Art »), a completely new, multidisciplinary event, the Centre Pompidou proposes an analysis of artistic practices linked with the idea of « plainness » in creation from the Sixties onwards: not onlyShow More Summary

All is forgiven

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"Giselle" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada June 15, 2016 By Denise Sum copyright © 2016 by Denise Sum There are few ballets as enduring as "Giselle". This recent inspired performance...Show More Summary

FACT announces technology leader Rachel Higham as new Chair

last monthArts : Artdaily

The UK?s leading media arts centre FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), based in Liverpool, is delighted to announce technology leader Rachel Higham as new Chair of the Board, taking over from Sarah Fisher. As Chair, Rachel...Show More Summary

An exhibition curated by fashion designer and curator Duro Olowu opens at Camden Arts Centre

last monthArts : Artdaily

Camden Arts Centre announces Making & Unmaking, an exhibition curated by celebrated fashion designer and curator Duro Olowu. Featuring over 50 international artists, the show addresses a multitude of themes including portraiture, gender...Show More Summary

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