he-paintrist: books0977: The Moulin Rouge (1890). Charles Conder (English-born Australian, 1868-1909). Oil on panel. Manchester Art Gallery. A scene at the Moulin Rouge of two women dancing with their skirts held in the air, showingShow More Summary
Sonia Boyce: "The recent, temporary removal from Manchester Art Gallery of John William Waterhouse's 1896 painting Hylas and the Nymphs, which depicts Hercules's handsome male lover being lured to his death in a pond by seven long-haired, topless nymphs (pubescent girls), was an attempt to involve a much wider group of people than usual in […]
John William Waterhouse's painting, Hylas and the Nymphs (1869), was removed from display at the Manchester Art Gallery in northern England. The museum said it banished the painting to “challenge a Victorian fantasy.” From Art News: On...Show More Summary
The Manchester Art Gallery's short-sighted removal of a treasured work in support of a twitter movement has left art critics angry.
This week in art news: a trucker drove across the Nazca Lines, Lorde wore an excerpt from a Jenny Holzer piece to the Grammys, and the Manchester Art Gallery removed a Pre-Raphaelite painting in order to "prompt conversations" about museum display and interpretation. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Manchester Gallery of Art's curator of contemporary art, Clare Gannaway, has removed "Hylas and the Nymphs" by J.W. Waterhouse from public view. Prompted by the #MeToo movement and concerns over sexual harassment, she says the purpose of the removal is to 'prompt conversation' about the Museum's collection of Victorian nudes. Show More Summary
An excerpt from ”Performance Capture,” originally commissioned and produced by Manchester International Festival and Manchester Art Gallery.
Today Manchester?s cultural institutions - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Museum of Science and Industry and the Whitworth - opened eight exhibitions by leading artists in a celebration of shared heritage and historic connections. Show More Summary
Edmund Charles Tarbell - Mercie Cutting Flowers  by Gandalf’s Gallery Via Flickr: [Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire - Oil on canvas, 85.09 x 69.85 cm] Edmund Charles Tarbell (April 26, 1862 – August 1, 1938) was an American Impressionist painter.
centuriespast: Only a Lock of Hair John Everett Millais (1829–1896) Manchester Art Gallery
centuriespast: A Little Gondelay Frederick Richard Pickersgill (1820–1900) Manchester Art Gallery
centuriespast: Eve Tempted John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829–1908) Manchester Art Gallery
centuriespast: Miss Elizabeth Phelips, Dressed as Diana Thomas Beach (1738–1806) Manchester Art Gallery
"Balshaw has been director of the Whitworth Art Gallery since 2006. She became joint director of the Whitworth and the Manchester Art Gallery in 2011. In 2014, she in effect became Manchester’s cultural attache when she took on the role of strategic lead for culture at the city council. At the Whitworth, Balshaw has led […]
Manchester Art Gallery is presenting Wynford Dewhurst: Manchester?s Monet, the first retrospective of the English impressionist painter and art theorist since his death in 1941, which includes many works that have not been on public display before. Show More Summary
Sometime after 9 pm on April 26, 2003 three works of art estimated to be worth approximately £4 million, were stolen from the Whitworth Art Gallery at The University of Manchester in England. The thief or thieves are reported to have entered the Whitworth by applying force to the rear steel-covered doors. Show More Summary
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 […]
centuriespast: The Bower of Pan Richard Westall (1765–1836) Manchester Art Gallery
centuriespast: Lady with a Dog William Bradley (1801–1857) Manchester Art Gallery