John Moores Painting Prize 2018 winner announced

Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery has announced the winner of the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2018.Artist Jacqui Hallum, who will receive a £25,000 prize, is the 30th winner of the award which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.Jacqui's winning entry 'King and Queen of Wands', is a multi-part work comprising three loose cotton sheets which ... Read More...

Castle-like cardboard structures to be built across the city region

Six castle-like cardboard structures up to 20 metres high will be created in each of the Liverpool City Region's boroughs this summer.Locations have been revealed for the forthcoming ‘Lost Castles’ project by French artist Olivier Grossetȇte, which forms part of the Liverpool 2018 celebrations.Members of the public and community groups ... Read More...

FACT submits plans for Toxteth Reservoir installation

FACT has submitted plans for a new "immersive" art installation inside the disused Toxteth Reservoir.The Liverpool arts centre was awarded £250,000 last November from Arts Council England for ‘Rewire’.The visitor experience aims to explore the “power and effect of individual agency in the connected digital and physical world” with robotic ... Read More...

Independents’ Biennial plans city region takeover

Image credit: Jules Lister Two hundred artists and over 250 new works of art created by Liverpool and UK based artists will flood the Liverpool City Region when the Independents’ Biennial gets underway next month.Special commissions will take place in St Helens, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley and Liverpool during the four-month festival which ... Read More...