The urge to fly is something deeply routed in the human psyche; the impossible feat that infuriates and perplexes our imaginations as well as stirs creativity in all areas of life whether it be science, design or art. The third Biennial, held in the beautiful surroundings of Tatton Park, takes this idea as its starting point to deliver twenty innovative and evocative new commissions built … Continue reading The Tatton Park Biennial 2012.
Man Ray is one the oddest figures to ever appear in the world of art. His work seems so inconsistent with itself that each piece of his could be by a different artist altogether. His name carries weight though and his role in the direction of art during the 20th century is key to the development of what we now call contemporary art. With the new Marianne … Continue reading Indestructible Object (Man Ray) – Tate Liverpool.
Though the retrospective of Gina Czarnecki’s work at The Bluecoat finished recently after a successful stint in the gallery space of the Metropolis like building for the arts, the work has the effect on the viewer of simply refusing to leave, so it demands a write up. Mixing many different medias and visual ideas, the exhibition looked through a clinical lens at biological issues that … Continue reading Gina Czarnecki Retrospective – The Bluecoat, Liverpool.