Journey through one of the most important figures of the pop art movement – Roy Lichenstein. Until 17th of June 2018     Explore over 20 works charting Roy Lichtenstein’s (1923–1997) early interest in the landscape to his iconic pop paintings influenced by comic strips and advertising imagery. The free display also presents Lichtenstein’s three-screen…

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Eiko Ishioka: Revolutionary Art Director & Graphic Designer of Japan

Google honours Japan’s notoriously known art director and graphic designer Eiko Ishioka who won an Oscar and Grammy award. Once considered Japan’s best art director, Eiko Ishioka was trained as a graphic designer, she gained world fame and was recognised for being one of the stars in her field. Eiko Ishioka [] Eiko Ishioka was…

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For Freedoms. Make America Great Again. 2016. Billboard. Photo: Wyatt Gallery

Lecture/Panel Art and Practice with For Freedoms

Art and Practice is a series of discussion-based seminars in which emerging and experienced artists can discuss challenges and possibilities in the field. Following each session, refreshments will be served from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. Artist Eric Gottesman and art historian Michelle Woo, both members of the artist-run initiative For Freedoms, will host an open…

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Kota Yamaji – Digital Art

All the artwork designed by Kota Yamaji, a digital artist from Tokyo, Japan with a Bachelor of graphic design from the Tama Art University,Tokyo (2011-2015) These visuals caught our attention, designed with Maxon Cinema, 4DPixologic and Zbrush. You can enjoy the rest of Kota Yamaji’s portfolio on Behance.  

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South Asian Design

Exploring how South Asian traditional crafts are inspiring exciting contemporary art, design and fashion. The South Asian countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are famous for their vibrant regional costumes, luxurious textiles and intricately detailed ceramic, stone or metal ornaments. Colour and surface pattern are used with intensity and passion in designs inspired…

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Banksy mural – star chiselled off EU flag

A new mural depicting a star being chiselled off the EU Flag is confirmed to be the artwork of Banksy. The image is based near Dover’s ferry terminal and is said to be the latest of his political pieces in relation to the UK preparing to leave the EU. Symbolic in nature, this painting has…

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To be Human

Featuring mid-20th-century portraits from our permanent collection, this exhibition explores what it is to be human. Throughout history, artists have painted portraits to capture a likeness, often idealising the appearance of the sitter – this was particularly the case when the sitter also commissioned the portrait. However, as this collection of paintings demonstrates, capturing the…

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Joseph Mallord William Turner
Norham Castle, Sunrise c.1845
© Tate


Iconic paintings by JMW Turner return home to Tate Britain following a major international tour. Having travelled over 12,000 miles around the world and been seen by over three-quarters of a million people in the UK, USA and Canada as part of The EYExhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free, these masterpieces are now back…

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The Edwardians

Glamour, rural nostalgia, evocative landscape and the city Curated as a complementary display to Vogue 100 and Fashion & Freedom and drawn from Manchester Art Gallery’s own collection, The Edwardians illustrates the glamour, rural nostalgia, evocative landscape and the city of the 1900s. Works that have not been displayed for decade will illustrate the Edwardian…

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