4 November 2017

Grayson Perry Unveils An Exhibition Of Frocks At the Walker Liverpool

A collection of frocks belonging to the Turner Prize-winning transvestite artist Grayson Perry has been unveiled at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery

22 October 2017

Alphonse Mucha The Glory Of Art Walker Art Gallery Liverpool

I was very excited to see this exhibition. As a young girl, I was always fascinated by these images of graceful art nouveau women. Mucha’s friendship with the actress Sarah Bernhardt was one of respect, creativity and beauty. In 1895 Mucha lived in Paris.

9 October 2017

Lubaina Himid: Turner Prize Nominee Unveils New Liverpool Exhibition

The Turner Prize-nominated Lubaina Himid presents Meticulous Observations and Naming the Money, a powerful new exhibition at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery.

14 July 2017

Art Beyond London: Unmissable Exhibitions Summer 2017

If you’re planning on leaving the capital this Summer, Artlyst has put together a selection of the best UK shows outside of London.

19 June 2017

Alphonse Mucha And The Art Nouveau Movement Opens At The Walker Liverpool

A major exhibition of works of art by Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) one of the most influential artists of the Art Nouveau movement is on view at the Walker Art Gallery.

13 July 2015

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Bacon, Freud And Hockney New Exhibition Opens At Walker Art Gallery

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting is a new exhibition curated by artist Chris Stevens and organised by the Sainsbury Centre, the exhibition brings together more than 50 works celebrating the strength of British painting, with some of the best and most influential artists of the last 60 years. Major 20th-century artists are represented, such […]

21 September 2014

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Octogenarian Artist Rose Wylie Wins John Moores Painting Prize 2014

The John Moores Painting Prize – one of the UK’s most prestigious painting awards – has been awarded to artist Rose Wylie at the age of 80. Wylie staged an exhibition in 2013, at Tate Britain which was described as “a national treasure” by fellow artist Cornelia Parker. The artist’s paintings have begun to receive […]

21 November 2013

David Hockney Early Reflections: A Voyeuristic Exploration of Every Day Life

I was brought up with his name in my consciousness but there was always a silence after his name that I never quite understood. He was always the mysterious artist. It wasn’t as if people said to me as a child, ‘Ah yes, ‘David Hockney’, he was blah blah blah.” No, he was just David […]

8 October 2013

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Major David Hockney Exhibition Announced For Walker Art Gallery

A new exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery of work by David Hockney brings together a unique selection of paintings and prints, which chart the early development of this iconic British artist. David Hockney: Early reflections goes on display at the Walker Art Gallery from 11 October 2013 to 16 March 2014 under The Arts […]

4 February 2013

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Yoko Ono’s Skyladders In Exhibition At Liverpool’s Walker

Yoko Ono is represented along with other important contemporary artists in a new exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool from 2 February 2013. ‘New Works at the Walker’ consists of more than 50 works from the gallery’s own collection and includes pieces by Anish Kapoor, Paula Rego, Wolfgang Tillmans and winner of the […]

20 January 2013

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Obama Campaign Photos Exhibited At Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery

The story of Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign told in seven iconic silkscreen prints by Nicola Green who followed Obama and his campaign team across America as this historic journey unfolded.With unprecedented access for a British artist, Nicola immersed herself in Obama’s campaign during six trips to the USA. Her visits, as well as the themes […]