1. Op Art in Focus
It seems right to start with Op Art, a form that emerged in the 1960s at the time when Liverpool started it’s pop cultural boom! Come and boggle your retinas for free with this display of works featuring geometric lines and shapes that will fool the eye. This show includes works from the likes of Bridget Riley and Victor Vasarley. You must go! It’s on at the Tate!
2 Life In Motion: Egon Shiele/Francesa Woodman
Show your companion the true art behind the selfie with this exhibition which pairs the works of self portraitists Francesca Woodman and Egon Schiel. Both immensely prolific artists in their short lives. See if you can spot the similarities in their work! Look it up at The Tate
3. Keith Haring
We are fans of Street Art so are delighted to see this pioneer of the movement and social activist get recognition with his first major UK exhibition! It features over 70 of his large paintings, drawings and sculptures which influenced the Hip Hop counterculture of his time. You may be in Liverpool but this exhibition will surely transport you to the pop cultural vibrancy of 1980s New York! Check it!
4. Agnes Varda
The visual artist and film-maker is the oldest ever Oscar nominee and ever playful she hilariously sent a cardboard cut out of herself to the nominees lunch! Pop down, its free! Her instagram is a treat too!
5. Double Fantasy
In this exciting world first showing, Yoko decided to bring it all back to to Liverpool!. This free exhibition of artworks and personal objects from Yoko’s own collection, some of which have never been seen publicly before, celebrates the union of two of the world’s most creative artists and their expression through art, music and activism.
And After You’ve Scintilated Your Senses…
Come down to a Pop Up Painting event and make some art yourselves..with a nice glass of wine! Make today the day where you create!
Creativity is for everyone after all..!