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Desire and Repulsion: Grotesqueries

February 11, 2011


      The Art Corner is pleased to present “Desire and Repulsion: Grotesqueries” Throughout art history the grotesque has been used to reflect unresolved conflicts within the world, both personal and political. Historically, the encompassing theme of grotesque art is an impression of disharmony – perhaps moral, religious, cultural or within the natural world. […]

Call For Submissions

January 22, 2011


The Art Corner is looking for work that reflects Theories of The Grotesque for an exhibition opening on the 21st of February2011. The Grotesque in art reflects conflicts with the world as defined by our cultural norms, sending our perceptions of our moral, religious, social or natural world askew. Wolfgang Kayser suggest that in order […]

Cuts and Grazes: A Creative View of the Spending Review

December 20, 2010


10th – 30th of January 2011 Cuts and Grazes is an exhibition of ten emerging artists from Manchester, Salford, London and Hove.  The artists were selected from a call for submissions asking artists to respond to the recent spending review.  ‘Cuts and Grazes’ was conceived to highlight the public’s reaction to the recent spending cuts, […]

Invigilation – The Art Corner wants YOU!

October 22, 2010


The Art Corner is looking for volunteers who would be interested in invigilating exhibitions.  Please email with VOLUNTEER in the subject header and leave your contact details and availability. We will be able to give you a reference after the completion of your invigilation. This is a great opportunity to work on a non […]

The Toy Shop exhibition (Free For Arts Festival)

September 29, 2010


The Toy Shop is an exhibition opening October 2nd, as part of Free For Arts Festival in Manchester. Curated by the amazing Laura Gee, The Art Corner’s will be transformed into an amazing toy shop, showing a variety of toys, prints, objects,2d,3d illustrations, props, paper installation, created by some very talented illustrators and image makers. […]

Fluffer Exhibition at The Deaf Institute

September 10, 2010


An exhibition of work from Tommy Eugene Higson and Nikki Marie Jackson Tommy Eugene Higson and Nikki Marie Jackson watch action films, read sci-fi novels and comics, play video games, dissect art house cinema, hear all the music, push objectivity, praise the lowbrow, obsessively worry about death and wasted time, discuss the finer point of […]

TBA magazine – a bloody good read

August 20, 2010

0 This lovingly produced Manchester based ‘zine comes highly recommended.  Featuring all things creative and admirable from  music to comics, fledgling writers and artists to independent record distributors and everything else in between. TBA comes in the form of both a limited edition screen printed magazine and an on line multimedia format. FACT magazine eat […]