Category Archives: Sculpture

Altrincham Arts Festival

Carole Evans was born and brought up in Altrincham before leaving for Uni. Visiting the town to see her parents over the succeeding years allowed her to see the degeneration of her hometown. Being a photographer she started to record … Continue reading

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Istanbul Modern

So we went sailing around on this ship for a couple of weeks. The Management is the one who enjoys cruises. I enjoy the evening meals, especially if I can get dressed up on a formal night. But the main … Continue reading

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Alexander Calder’s Bent Propeller – A Lost Work Of Art

On the Gallery of Lost Art site mentioned yesterday (which now seems to have finally disappeared!) there is an account by Jennifer Mundy about the destruction of Bent Propeller (1970) by Alexander Calder: “The devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade … Continue reading

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Gerry Barry Land Artworks

Originally posted on e MORFES:
Gerry Barry has been making  installations on poetic landscapes across the Irish countryside. Barry’s installations often feature simple shapes, primarily the circle. Water is a key element of his creations and his ephemeral artworks are…

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Android

For this exhibition at 4a Piccadilly Place (over the footbridge from Piccadilly Station in Manchester), according to the blurb I picked up, “artists have been invited to respond to the theme Android, originating from the Greek word ‘andro’ meaning man … Continue reading

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Take A Walk On The Art Side

Last Thursday evening, I went on one of Jennifer Dean’s bimonthly Manchester Art Walks. This is the first one I’ve been on one. I think they’re normally Thursdays when I’m at College with Rachel. Jennifer arranges them to coincide with … Continue reading

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Front Row’s ‘Cultural Exchange’, Mary Beard And Tracey Emin

I’d heard the trailers for Cultural Exchange on BBC Radio 4’s cultural review programme Front Row. This feature gives creative minds the opportunity to talk about the cultural work that inspires them. Unfortunately I rarely catch Front Row but heard … Continue reading

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