Author Archives: Art Theory and Practice

About Art Theory and Practice

BA Contemporary Art History Manchester School of Art http://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/2012/9406/
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Recent Graduate: Jon Bottomley

Recent graduate Jon Bottomley pictured centre, along with fellow Contemporary Art History graduates Kellie Craig and Matt Hardy Jon graduated from Contemporary Art History at Manchester School of Art in summer 2015 and recently took part in the Contemporary Visual Arts Network Critical

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Recent Graduate: Jon Bottomley

Recent graduate Jon Bottomley pictured centre, along with fellow Contemporary Art History graduates Kellie Craig and Matt Hardy Jon graduated from Contemporary Art History at Manchester School of Art in summer 2015 and recently took part in the Contemporary Visual Arts Network Critical

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Double Book Launch

Members of Art Theory and Practice Staff, Rosemary Shirley and Simon Faulkner will celebrate the launch of their new books next Monday, 9th November. All Welcome, details below: Double Book Launch, Monday 9th November, 5.15 – 6.30pm, Holden Gallery, Grosvenor Building, Manchester

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Double Book Launch

Members of Art Theory and Practice Staff, Rosemary Shirley and Simon Faulkner will celebrate the launch of their new books next Monday, 9th November. All Welcome, details below: Double Book Launch, Monday 9th November, 5.15 – 6.30pm, Holden Gallery, Grosvenor Building, Manchester

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Art History Lecturer Dani Child in conversation with Artwash author Mel Evans at the Whitworth Gallery This Week.

This Thursday 25th June,  I will be in conversation with Liberate Tate member and author of Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts (Pluto Press, 2015) at the Whitworth Gallery’s Thursday Late event. Evans has spent the last 5 years organising

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Art History Lecturer Dani Child in conversation with Artwash author Mel Evans at the Whitworth Gallery This Week.

This Thursday 25th June,  I will be in conversation with Liberate Tate member and author of Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts (Pluto Press, 2015) at the Whitworth Gallery’s Thursday Late event. Evans has spent the last 5 years organising

Paint for Paint’s Sake: A Dual Review of Real Painting at Castlefield Gallery

Review: Castlefield Gallery exhibition – Real Painting by Rick Copsey and Beccy Kennedy, both Manchester School of Art. Some thoughts by Rick Copsey (a ‘painter’ whose practice involves photographing paint)  Real actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact;

Paint for Paint’s Sake: A Dual Review of Real Painting at Castlefield Gallery

Review: Castlefield Gallery exhibition – Real Painting by Rick Copsey and Beccy Kennedy, both Manchester School of Art. Some thoughts by Rick Copsey (a ‘painter’ whose practice involves photographing paint)  Real actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact;

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Congrats to Rosie Shirley on her latest publication!

I’m pleased to announce our Art History colleague, Rosie Shirley, has a chapter titled ‘Speed and Stillness: Driving in the Countryside’ published in Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life: Memory, Place and the Senses (Ashgate, 2015). Well done!

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Congrats to Rosie Shirley on her latest publication!

I’m pleased to announce our Art History colleague, Rosie Shirley, has a chapter titled ‘Speed and Stillness: Driving in the Countryside’ published in Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life: Memory, Place and the Senses (Ashgate, 2015). Well done!

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BA Contemporary Art History at the Manchester School of Art Degree Show 2015

Just a few images of our third year-curated launch of the Art History publication Art School Illustrated. Well done on all your hard work Kellie, Jon and Matt!    

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BA Contemporary Art History at the Manchester School of Art Degree Show 2015

Just a few images of our third year-curated launch of the Art History publication Art School Illustrated. Well done on all your hard work Kellie, Jon and Matt!    

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Asia Triennial Manchester Exhibition from School of Art – International Collaboration: 4 curators, 4 artists, 4 countries

    Pop-up Republics is an exhibition in four shipping containers by a co-curatorial collective called Dark Border Developments (DbD). The co-curators, Paul Booth, Beccy Kennedy, Ming Turner and Toby Heys formed the faux development company aka curator collective due to

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Asia Triennial Manchester Exhibition from School of Art – International Collaboration: 4 curators, 4 artists, 4 countries

    Pop-up Republics is an exhibition in four shipping containers by a co-curatorial collective called Dark Border Developments (DbD). The co-curators, Paul Booth, Beccy Kennedy, Ming Turner and Toby Heys formed the faux development company aka curator collective due to