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Posts Tagged ‘surrealism’

Exhibition Review: Alice in Wonderland at the Tate Liverpool

An ambitious new exhibition at the Tate Liverpool tracks the influence of Alice in Wonderland through the visual arts. From illustrations and fabric designs to Surrealism and contemporary video installations, no stone has been left unturned.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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A few weeks ago I was whisked up to Liverpool to see a preview of the new Tate exhibition Alice in Wonderland, which runs until the 29th January 2011. The Tate Liverpool is located in a warehouse on the edge of the rapidly evolving dockside area, now home to many a museum and art gallery.

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Nyima 445 by Annelies Strba.

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Nyima 438 (detail) by Annelies Strba.

Our tour began with a visit to the ground floor exhibition, which looks at the influence… read more

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Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011: Exhibition Review

More fantastic drawing at this years Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition. Favourites include the work of winners Gary Lawrence and Kristian Fletcher, plus Iain Andrews, Lottie Jackson-Eeles, Louisa Fairclough and Fran Richardson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Homage to Anonymous by Gary Lawrence (detail). This year the Jerwood Drawing Prize grows more influential than ever. During his speech at the opening of the exhibition last night art […]

University of Brighton Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review: the Collagists

Beautiful illustrations that used a variety of collaged and photomontage techniques: from Jerome Caine Miller, Rosanna Webster, Anieszka Banks, Chihiro Kyozuka, Hyerim Lee, Zoe Austin and Jennifer Bailey.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Rosanna Webster. So much to see at the very professionally laid out Brighton Graphic Design and Illustration Graduate Show at the Rochelle School a few weeks ago. There […]

An interview with Lesley Barnes: Creating the animated video for the Belle and Sebastian single I Didn’t See It Coming

The wonderful illustration work of Lesley Barnes gets animated in a video for Belle and Sebastian - it's a match made in heaven. Let's find out more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Concept art for the video. The talented illustrator and animator Lesley Barnes has only gone and done it again: she’s produced the most wonderful video for Belle and Sebastian‘s joyous […]

More Soup and Tart at the Barbican: a review

Featuring the likes of lobster lover Edwina Ashton, furry dancing from Marcia Faquhar, acrobatic clowning from Frauke Requardt, plate slinging from the aptly named Holly Slingsby and Martin Creed, Simon Bookish and Ryan Styles... this was certainly a night to remember (in parts).

Written by Amelia Gregory

More Soup and Tart by Ben Jensen. It was always going to be a tall order to recreate the seminal work of underground performance artists, viagra but the Barbican programmers […]

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Urs Fischer: Molding Objects to Imperfection

The New York art scene is currently all about immersive installations as Brazilian contributor Vanessa Krongold discovered while visiting the Big Apple on a vacation trip. And the Urs Fisher exhibition left her with a taste for the absurd.

Written by Vanesa krongold

All Photographs courtesy of New Museum, viagra buy except where otherwise stated It is now time for the absurd to take center stage. Swiss-born “imperfectionist” Urs Ficher makes the gallery […]

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Angels of Anarchy at Manchester Art Gallery

Contributor Amina Khan investigates female artists' contribution to the Surrealist movement

Written by Amina Khan

Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman and Marian Goodman Gallery, pills New York When I hear the word Surrealism, for sale instantly the likes of Salvador Dali, approved André Breton, […]

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An Interview with Yang Du, Surrealist Fashion Designer.

London Town, that creative chestnut.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

No rest for the wicked or the socially and politically minded, seek this week ends with another action packed weekend with the anarchist bookfair and the 350: International Day of […]

Art Listings: 6th July – 12th July

Listings, London

Written by Alice Watson

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]

Graduate Fashion Week Day 3: Ravensbourne

Earls Court

Written by Jonno Ovans

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]