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Sketching At The Library

Today the Manchester Urban Sketching Group met up at the recently reopened Central Library in the centre of Manchester. I don’t think I ever visited it before it was renovated, but the new version is very impressive. Here is my … Continue reading

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Sketching At Manchester Art Gallery

Last month I posted about an urban sketchcrawl in Manchester. I wasn’t very complimentary it as I was cold and miserable at the end of it. However, I decided to try another one, and I’m glad I did. Three dozen … Continue reading

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Urban Sketching In Manchester

Today I went on an Urban Sketchcrawl in Manchester city centre. As you may remember I tried to organise a series of walks with a sketchbook eighteen months ago, one of the wettest summers in recent memory. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Off To The Libraries

Yesterday the Management and I went to the libraries. Not to borrow books, though, just to look at the libraries themselves. In the UK every September we have Heritage Open Days which allow people to see inside a lot of … Continue reading

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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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Meanwhile in the North in 2013… Part 1 – Greater Manchester

OK, I mean North of England! Having said that, I have enjoyed a couple of trips to Edinburgh to see exhibitions and was annoyed recently when a discovered a Rembrandt exhibition a week before it finished in Glasgow so didn’t … Continue reading

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Manchester Contemporary

Went to see the Manchester Contemporary at Spinningfields in Manchester this afternoon. It’s running alongside the Buy Art Fair, which the organisers claim to be the biggest art fair in the North of England. It’s only on for this weekend. … Continue reading

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