Manchester Weekender: At home with art

Susie Stubbs

Collectable contemporary art and ceramics in a penthouse setting. A selling exhibition (and guided tour) from thefestivalgallery.com.

At home with art presents a rare opportunity to see collectable modern art in a domestic setting. In every room of this beautiful apartment, paintings, prints, drawings and ceramics will be displayed for sale at prices from £75 to around £1000. This selling exhibition includes works by acclaimed contemporary artists Pip Dickens, James Quin, Brian Fell and Elizabeth Stuart Smith and art by national and internationally celebrated artists such as Cornelia Parker, Tracey Emin, Enric Cormenzana and Michael Craig Martin and is a new approach to selling contemporary art at events and online. Meet at The Lock (foyer), Whitworth Street West, M1 5BD, 5.30pm, Friday 11 October; 12.30pm & 2.30pm & 5.30pm, Saturday 12 October; 12.30pm, 2.30pm & 4.30pm & 5.30pm, Sunday 13 October, £3. Book here. Please note amended times for Saturday and Sunday.

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