"art" blog posts

Art everywhere – three ways to get your culture fix in Liverpool

Posted on: 8 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Colourful mural

We are a resilient university in a city full of character. With spring arriving, it’s time to re-discover the streets of Liverpool to find some much-needed colour, joy and wonder.


Outsider Insiders: Francis Alÿs and Melanie Smith at Liverpool Biennial

Posted on: 24 October 2018 | Category: 2018 posts

Series of 3 small landscape paintings

As the Liverpool Biennial draws to a close, Dr Niamh Thornton highlights the work of two artists who moved from Europe to Mexico, and considers Mexico as a place with a long tradition of welcoming outsiders.


‘Beautiful world, where are you?’ - film director, Agnès Varda, at Liverpool Biennial

Posted on: 16 October 2018 | Category: 2018 posts

Three screens showing films

French and English student, Paige Johnson, explores the work of pioneering French New Wave director, Agnès Varda at Liverpool Biennial.


Out of the blue: we dive into the world of French artist, Yves Klein

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

'Blue Sponge Relief (Little Night Music)' 1960 by Yves Klein, on display at Tate Liverpool until 5 March 2017 n© Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinekn

Walking around the Yves Klein exhibition, the over-riding feeling you come away with is that of an artist striving to celebrate life, movement and colour.


Bittersweet - artist Sebastian H-W on his live art show

Posted on: 3 November 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Hands serving hot chocolate

In this guest blog, Sebastian H-W, artist and residence for Iberian and Latin American Week, talks to us about the ideas and creative process behind his work.


"Music needs poetry" - interview with Catalan electro band, Jansky

Posted on: 1 November 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Male and Female duo

This week we spoke to Catalan band Jansky about electro music, troubadours and Catalan culture, as well as finding out more about their improv workshop for Iberian and Latin American Week 2016.