Can the North West support a commerical art gallery? At the opening of Samantha Donnelly’s Countour States exhibition at Cornerhouse, Susie Stubbs spoke with the artist’s agent, gallerist Ceri Hand, about her recent decision to move her highly esteemed Liverpool gallery to London.
Samantha Donnelly: Contour States runs 28 January – 25 March at Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, M1 5NH. Image: courtesy of Cornerhouse.
The very best exhibitions in Manchester and the North include a collaboration with a renowned dance company, the return of Manchester Science Festival (bigger and better than ever), a showcase of exquisite craft at the Old Granada Studios, and much more. All in all, it’s an exciting, boundary transcending time for art in the North.
With Rising Stars and World Literature, nothing says October in the Rainy City like Manchester Literature Festival. As we enter the final furlongs, there are still tickets available for some events, from creative non-fiction to a canalside special commission. And once MLF is over, Manchester Science Festival will be chemically enhancing words with poems about the periodic table.