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

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Beyond the Frame: Creative and Critical Study Day

Beyond the Frame: Creative and Critical Thinking Study Day Friday 14 November 2014, 11 – 3pm At Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University A FREE study day for young people aged 16 – 20: Work with

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Beyond the Frame: Creative and Critical Study Day

Beyond the Frame: Creative and Critical Thinking Study Day Friday 14 November 2014, 11 – 3pm At Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University A FREE study day for young people aged 16 – 20: Work with

Unit X Final Show : What’s On

Unit X Final Show : What’s On. Closing night for Unit X is on Thursday, including various exhibitions by Contemporary Art History students and other collaborations.

Unit X Final Show : What’s On

Unit X Final Show : What’s On. Closing night for Unit X is on Thursday, including various exhibitions by Contemporary Art History students and other collaborations.