Basquiat: Boom for Real
Just commenced at The Barbican, Basquiat: Boom for Real, represents the first major exhibition of the work of Jean Michel-Basquiat in the UK. It's definitely worth a trip.
Corners of Europe in East Durham
An internationally acclaimed arts project CORNERS of Europe launched in East Durham on 19 September with plenty of free activities open to all in the villages of Blackhall, Ho...
Are you talking to me?
‘Dialogus’ at Vane gallery in October presents work by eleven artists that have been selected from this year’s issue of ‘Lungs’ magazine. Lungs magazine? Read on knowledge hou...
Welcome to Nash-ville
An exhibition spanning the lifetime of one of Britain’s most distinctive artists, Paul Nash, has arrived at the Laing Art Gallery after a string of five star reviews for its L...
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...
New underground art gallery
Auckland Castle has proved a real draw for art lovers over the last few years, staging some stunning exhibitions and site-specific works, and in October they’re burnishing the...
Argh! A triffid! Run!
Mat Collishaw’s strangely alluring image is not, in actual fact, a triffid, but a tulip, and it’s just one of the many extraordinary artworks that have had crowds flocking to ...
Here comes the sun(flowers)
Peter Layton is one of the grand masters of British glass and his sunflowers series is just one part of the Biscuit Factory’s grand autumn exhibition.
Home is where the art is
Newcastle born artist Malcolm Teasdale has won national acclaim for his scenes of 1940s and 50s working class life, and his latest exhibition, ‘Coming Home’ at the Blagdon Gal...
I LOVE this pic!
And it’s just one of the images that makes up ‘Garageland’, an exhibition of rock ‘n’ roll portraits of north-east types connected to the local music scene that have all been ...
Now that’s what I call indie
An exhibition – and some gigs – celebrating the 35th anniversary of the first gig of Sunderland’s Bunker Project has gladdened my very heart.
Revolution! Revolution! Revolution!
It’s the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and a special programme at the Tyneside Cinema – in partnership with Durham University – is marking it the only way that t...
Yep, this is science, actually...
Here’s a pic taken at last year’s Science Uncovered event at Great North Museum: Hancock. It’s happening all over again this September and if you’d like to know more about it ...