Michael Cross

Alice In Wonderland exhibition to open at Newcastle’s Laing Gallery

Alice In Wonderland exhibition to open at Newcastle’s Laing Gallery

The Laing Gallery to open an exhibition dedicated to Lewis Carroll's novel

Prepare to go down the rabbit hole once more with The Laing Gallery in Newcastle from May 14 – October 2. Celebrating the 150th year of the children’s novel, Alice In Wonderland, the Laing Gallery has put together an exhibition so crammed it’d make the Mad Hatter’s tea party table look barren. Expect illustrations by […]

 Sophie Dishman

Preview: Sunderland Then And Now display

Preview: Sunderland Then And Now display

Sunderland: Then And Now display begins at the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens on Saturday, December 19.  The exhibition is a display of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints from the city’s collection illustrating how the city has developed over the centuries. It shows views across Sunderland from the 1700s until the present day. Displays include […]

 

Sunderland museum hosts exhibition of North East heroes’ photos

Sunderland museum hosts exhibition of North East heroes’ photos

Portraits from the North East is a new exhibition of photographs by a group of North East photographers, which features portraits of individuals who make a significant contribution to life in the region. The exhibition, which opened yesterday at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, allows the visitor to put a face to some familiar names, […]

 Sophie Dishman

Interview: Crab Walk Curators

Interview: Crab Walk Curators

Crab Walk is a new exhibition that is being held at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland.  Sophie Dishman went to the opening night of the exhibition on Thursday October 29 and spoke to the curators, Ned McConnell and George Vasey. S: Can you tell me more about the Crab Walk Exhibition?  N: Well […]

 Pamela Bilalova

Farewell to the Monty: photographer Nat Wilkins explores last mine in Northumberland

  Words and photos by Pamela Bilalova and Stela Taneva   Solo Arts Exhibition welcomed Nat Wilkins and his latest documentary project in Holmeside coffee last night. The exhibition consists of 20 photographs, exploring one of the last privately owned mines high up in the North Pennies. “I think it’s really interesting, it’s the last […]

 Tamzin Mead

Tony Swain's Undetailed Progress exhibition opens at Gateshead's BALTIC today

Tony Swain's Undetailed Progress exhibition opens at Gateshead's BALTIC today

Contemporary artist Tony Swain brings his new work to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead from today (March 7). Rather than using a canvas, the Northern Irish artist uses sections of newspapers put together as a background for his paintings of fragmented landscapes and abstract patterns. Using acrylic paints, he puts his work […]

 Martin Inglis

"It Doesn’t Have A Vision, It’s Just A Space People Can Test Their Ideas In" – We Visit Newcastle's NewBridge Project

"It Doesn’t Have A Vision, It’s Just A Space People Can Test Their Ideas In" – We Visit Newcastle's NewBridge Project

In 2010, a five-storey former office block located in the heart of Newcastle, was transformed into art studio spaces in what was named the NewBridge Project. The Project was co-founded by Newcastle University Fine Art graduate Will Strong, who acquired the site on New Bridge Street West in the city centre with the help of […]