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György Kepes at Tate Liverpool

György Kepes was a Hungarian-born painter, designer, educator and art theorist. In 1930, he moved to Berlin, and later joined the studio of László Moholy-Nagy… 330 more words


Reflect on Blueprint Festival Volunteering

Blueprint Festival Evaluation

Blueprint festival is a free 3 day festival of art, music and dance for young people organized by Tate Collective Liverpool. The festival runs every year and this year I was fortunate enough to be able to volunteer throughout the festival as an evaluative team member. 1,296 more words

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Leonora Carrington at Tate Liverpool

About 18 months ago I visited an exhibition about the Surrealist artist, Leonora Carrington at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin. I’d never heard of her at the time and was surprised that she’d been born in Clayton-le-Woods, just outside the town where I grew up. 406 more words


Elena Poniatowska to Speak in Liverpool

We are delighted to announce that the Mexican writer, Elena Poniatowska will speak in Liverpool.

Prof Chris Harris and Dr Niamh Thornton have both published on this great writer and activist, and Dr Thornton will moderate the talk in Liverpool Town Hall. 27 more words


Surrealism and food

Grandmother Moorhead’s Aromatic Kitchen, image from the Telegraph article, ‘Leonora Carrington: last of the great Surrealists’.

Today being the anniversary of the birthday of Leonora Carrington, one of my favourite British artists from the 20th century, I thought I might have another look at one of the first paintings of hers that I saw, at a 2010 exhibition entitled ‘Surreal Friends’, at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester. 469 more words


This Gun Shot Andy Warhol

I saw this Andy Warhol creation at Tate Liverpool recently. I liked it even without knowing anything about it but what I didn’t realise was that the gun depicted is very similar to the one used, on June 3 1968, to shoot him.  446 more words


Leonora Carrington, Tate Liverpool, 6 March – 31 May 2015

Leonora Carrington, Tate Liverpool, 6 March – 31 May 2015.
Exhibition put on as part of the 2015 Year of Mexico in Britain celebrations. 104 more words