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Desire and Repulsion: Grotesqueries

February 11, 2011

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      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. […]

The Toy Shop exhibition (Free For Arts Festival)

September 29, 2010

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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. […]

The Resistance

June 28, 2010

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RESISTANCE The Museum A history of the contagion years The Ann Frank Museum meets Dawn of the Dead This exhibition both chronicles a fictional narrative and offers an experience of a fantasy of apocalyptic proportions. The audience traverse a gallery space converted in to a group of human survivor’s hideout in the centre of a […]

Birds with guitars

March 18, 2010

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Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has created an installation for the Barbican gallery in London, featuring a walk through avery with zebra finches and musical instruments. The exhibition runs untill the 23rd of May.

Get Naked For Art – 1st and 2nd of May 2010 at The Lowry, Manchester

March 16, 2010

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Spencer Tunick’s new comission will take place on the streets of Salford for a homage to LS Lowry. You will only have to be nude for short periods of time, and in exchange will receive a limited edition print of one of the installations you appear in. Get involved and register. http://www.thelowry.com/events/everyday-people/home/.

“Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.” Norman Mailer

March 16, 2010

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The Dean Gallery in Edinburgh is currently showing a retrospective of her work in their Artist Rooms series.   Arbus’ portraits of people on the margins of society spans over 4 rooms of the Dean Gallery, the 70 prints of her work are an important acquisition to the Artist Rooms collection.

Adrian Searle opens a can of whoop ass on the new Saatchi book

March 16, 2010

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“Its a book to chain yourself to if you want to drown yourself in the Thames” is one of the quotes that stood out from this short video review of the new ‘Opus: The History of the Saatchi Gallery’.  Searle not only remarks on the ridiculous size and format that the history is delivered in, […]