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Yves Klein at Liverpool Tate: vision of cosmic infinity - or a crock of shit?

In 1961, Piero Manzoni filled ninety tin cans with his own excrement. A label on each can identified the contents as ‘Artist’s Shit’, contents 30gr net freshly preserved, produced and tinned in May 1961.’ Each was numbered on the lid (the Tate owns number 004). 1,137 more words


Exhibition reflections: Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms at Tate Liverpool

18th May – 18th September 2016

I visited this exhibition during last August bank holiday, but feel it’s worth writing about now, because of my reaction to the exhibit. 495 more words


Did cubism inspire engineering analysis?

A few weeks ago we went to the Tate Liverpool with some friends who were visiting from out of town. It was my second visit to the gallery in as many months and I was reminded that on the previous visit I had thought about writing a post on a painting called ‘ 263 more words

Engineering Soapbox

Tate Liverpool

In January i visted the Tate Liverpool which was showing Tracey Emin’s bed.  This is something I’ve always wanted so see. As well as being hugely controversial at the time, winning the 1998 turner prize and so becoming a further catalyst for the Stukist protests in response to the earlier work by Damien Hurst, it is a work that fascinated me.   433 more words


Review: Yves Klein

It takes a very specific type of man to create an art exhibit of eleven identical blue squares, and perhaps an even more specific type to create nearly two hundred of these monochrome paintings. 482 more words


Review: Tate Liverpool

Modern art has always been something of a mystery to me. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy some art immensely—earlier this year, I visited the Scottish National Gallery and spent a good ten minutes staring at… 635 more words

Reading The World

Blue, blue,electric blue: Yves Klein - Exhibition at Tate Liverpool


Cannot get Bowie’s Sound and Vision out of my head following this week’s culture visit.
Having seen one of Klein’s blue canvases at the Pompidou Centre, I was intrigued to see what a whole room would look like and what you find on the top floor of Tate Liverpool is actually mind-blowing. 197 more words