Archive for 2009
Last night Maria Balshaw from the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester coaxed Pavel Buchler to share some of his views on his practice, prizes, democracy and opportunities for artists. What on earth possessed you to nominate me?’ As director of the Whitworth, Maria is responsible for the nomination of Pavel for the Northern Art Prize, [...]
Last night a good crowd came along to hear Ian Crowe and Nick Rawlinson talk about their work together. They discussed how they have worked together collaboratively since the early 90′s and shared a studio space in the early years, but until this year had their own individual practices. For them this created a ‘three’ [...]
IMG_0164, originally uploaded by Tom Callingham. Last night was a wonderful event, we had well over 500 people attend the preview night and a good ole chin wag was had by all! City Inn our event supporter laid on a goodly amount of tasty refreshments, and the customary way of letting everyone know the event [...]
They made quick work of that wall!
Hats off to the gallery for putting together a fantastic looking exhibition. When I visited Sunday, I was slightly concerned for the well being of Tanja Pirsig Marshall (curator of exhibitions) and Andrew Cole (head technician) who seemed to have a small mountain to climb. But somehow they seem to have done it. I got [...]