When Ellen met Francis
‘Francis Bacon | Ellen Gallagher’ is the first exhibition in an exciting new strand at Hatton Gallery premised on the visual synergies between different artists’ bodies of wor...
Hey! Looks like it’s story Tyne…
‘Tales of the Tyne’ is an exhibition by Marcia Ley and Mark Todman that has been inspired by the River Tyne and surrounding areas (and sometimes a little further afield).
Colour me interested
Artist Dan Holdsworth has dedicated the last five years to realising two major bodies of work to premiere at the North Gallery for Contemporary Art. ‘Spatial Objects’ is the s...
Isn’t that Dame Flora Robson?
Indeed it is, and one of the region’s greatest ever actors is commemorated in ‘Capturing a Star: Dame Flora Robson and other works by Dame Ethel Walker’ at the South Shields M...
I see that horse’s back
While the Brexit vote (remember that?) was underway artist Zoe Childerley spent a good chunk of her time walking the entire length of the Anglo-Scottish border and her finding...
I detect a pattern here…
Charlotte Hodes’ ongoing exploration into the female figure and its relationship to decoration and pattern really comes to the fore in a stunning exhibition, which can current...
World War I. What happened next?
Two new exhibitions on Tyneside are marking 100 years since the Armistice by chronicling the aftermath of the First World War on both sides of the River Tyne.
Discovering the landscape
The Sill? It’s only the UK’s first dedicated National Landscape Discovery Centre, which – hooray! – has a special gallery space. You’ll find it on Hadrian’s Wall in Bardon Mil...
In and out and in and out...
‘Catch Your Breath’ is a very special, and very free, exhibition coming to the Palace Green Library in Durham that takes an informative, and eye-opening, look at a process tha...
Brrr…illiant new exhibition
This Malcolm Teasdale painting has me turning up my collar even as I type. Lovely though, isn’t it? You can see it at The Biscuit Factory’s winter exhibition.
Women from the black stuff
The role women played in the coal mining communities of the region has been largely overlooked but a new temporary exhibition at the Mining Art Gallery is highlighting the imp...
May contain psychogeography
‘The Taste of this History: a Church in my Mouth’ is a solo show at Workplace Gallery of new and existing works by Emily Hesse.
It’s big, it’s Big, oh it’s ENORMOUS
The Great Print Exhibition2018 is the largest exhibition of its kind in the UK and it’s coming to The Rheged Centre in Cumbria in November (and running until next year).