Tag Archives: Art

Birmingham Fest 2016

July 14, 2016

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A highlight of the year, Birmingham Fest takes place from 15-31st July. The theatre festial organised by the energetic Darren Haywood promotes new plays, dance, music, comedy, magic amongst it’s performances all with low-price tickets. I headed to the preview and have highlighted a few must-sees [FAVE] Honey [FAVE] Alice in the Wilderness Winners Sentimental […]

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Meet the Artist: Liskbot

February 1, 2016

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From Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh, to Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Banksy. We all have our favourite artists – and we all have our from styles of art. Those who enjoy a Rembrandt may not necessarily like work by Shepard Fairey or other street artists. Me, I do. I’m a big fan of […]

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Frieze Art Fair/Ikon Gallery

October 27, 2015

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  Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, London is the annual extravaganza which provides an opportunity for international fine art galleries to show off the work of selected artists from their stables, make a bit of a splash and often enough court controversy with some outrageous offerings. If the many regulars I met last week […]

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Ikon presents Pigment by Julie Brook

July 22, 2015

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Ikon is pleased to present Pigment (2013) by British artist Julie Brook, from 22 July – 27 September, in the gallery’s Tower Room. Brook’s film, shot in a cave in Namibia in 2013, is the outcome of the artist’s unexpected meeting with three Himba women in Otjize, NW Namibia, who invited Brook to collect red […]

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KINK

June 14, 2015

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Free Event, Multi Arts; Music, Photography, Fashion &  Painting @UNPLUG, Digbeth High St. 14th June 3pm 2DJs 2 floors, Paintings from Mark Howard, Photography from Strongarm and SMOKESHOW, Music from Elmo Sexwhistle, Lisa, and ex-FUZZBOX, Maggie (Now KittenKlub), Fashion: ‘La Nouveau Genterie’ by Burbo K’ture. Celebrating the arts and creativity of the (mostly) over 30s […]

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Culture Faves: The Secret Gallery

February 3, 2015

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Opened in 1939, just six weeks before the outbreak of World War II, and tucked away in a corner of Birmingham University campus is a very special place, known to fewer people than it ought to be. At least (I hope) until now. This is the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. A striking Art Deco […]

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Birmingham Books: Must Haves

December 2, 2014

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Looking for ideas on original book presents? Here are some Birmingham infused book recommendations put together by city tour guide, Ian Braisby in 2013. Birmingham Books and Writers Mainly regarded as a city of commerce and industry rather than culture, there is actually a very good reason why Birmingham’s coat of arms offsets the man […]

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SKINT.

May 7, 2014

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SKINT. 07.05.14 BOXXED || | || | | ||| ————————————————- How do YOU spend your money? SKINT. invites you to an evening of arts and music, showing you the potential of up cycling and how to save your hard earned cash. Recycle. Reuse. Reinvent. ————————————————- +SWAP SHOP Bring along and swap your unwanted threads. Any […]

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Pink Floyd: The 360˚ Experience

January 3, 2014

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Imagine putting your head inside a YouTube video. Imagine the video playing all around you. At Dome Club, you don’t just watch the video, you immerse yourself in it. Dome Club is Birmingham’s answer to Montreal’s SATosphère (pictured). This January enjoy the Pink Floyd albums as never before, immersing yourself in both the music and the visuals.

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At The Flix with @Timmy666

December 6, 2013

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Hello all. Welcome to the weekly flix roundup. So once again the weekly allure of celluloid is a proven elixir and escape from the real world. This week, we have a busy film schedule including the latest big Disney animation, some Beat Generation with the man Radcliffe, a Stallone penned action flick with The Stathe, […]

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