Like something almost being said…
The humble tree is pushed upfront and centre in The Long View, an exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock from husband and wife artists, photographer Rob Fraser and poet...
He's earned his stripes
To say that Sean Scully likes his stripes is akin to suggesting that Vincent van Gogh enjoys slapping on a bit of yellow; and you can see early work from the twice Turner Priz...
Hack in the USSR
Photographer Niels Ackerman and journalist Sébastien Gobert have scoured former soviet states in search of toppled statues to document their often inglorious fate.
Masculinity: out for the count?
The Vagaries and Misconceptions of the Modern Man at Vane brings together recent sculptural works that explore the fallibilities in seemingly certain masculine positions.
William Smith? Wasn’t he…
William Smith (1790-1847) was a carpenter’s son from Seaton Sluice who built a ship in Blyth and then discovered Antarctica. He died in poverty, unrecognised for his achieveme...
A Sex Shop Ceiling in Cannes...?
Indeed this pic is The Sex Shop Ceiling in Cannes: it’s the title of a 2017 watercolour by Susie Green, which can be seen at her new show at the Workplace Gallery in Gateshead...
What have this pair have just won?
There are three new exhibitions launching at Side Gallery in January including The Winners from Rafal Milch.
Trees (twisted), rocks (fractured)
Romey Chaffer and Carolyn Earlam use their studies of the natural world to develop a personal response to the landscape. Find out more at The Gallery in Gateshead Central Libr...
The Biscuit Factory’s Winter Show features an eclectic mix of contemporary art from more that 250 artists (and they’ve got plenty of festive stuff on offer too).
Think that you know your fairies?
Not all fairies look like Tinkerbell as a new exhibition at the Palace Green Library in Durham – Between Worlds: Folklore and Fairy Tales from Northern Britain – points out.
Taking her cue from Martin Luther King’s 1967 speech in Newcastle, Andrea Luka Zimmerman’s new artwork, which is being shown free at the Tyneside Cinema, sees her visiting are...
POP goes Newcastle
New York – with its Andy Warhols and Roy Lichtensteins – was the birthplace of pop art, right? WRONG! London, then, with young go-getters such as David Hockney? NOPE! The birt...
Glass! Make some!
Not only is the National Glass Centre showing the best glassware in the UK, they’re also showing you HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN! Imagine!