Posts tagged with 'john moores painting prize'
Peter Blake is perhaps most famous for designing the cover of The Beatles’ album, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (1967). However, he has been a prolific artist during his career and his status in the art world far exceeds Sgt. Pepper’s.
Sir Peter is a leading figure in the development of British pop art, and became the first Patron of the John Moores Painting Prize – held every two years at the Walker Art Gallery – in 2011. Read more…
20 November 2014 by Laura
Where else can you see 69,104 miniature human figures crammed onto one canvas, a visual depiction of the moves made in a game of chess played by the Dada artist Duchamp, an elderly woman engulfed by a transcendental white light from a chest freezer and the eerie corpse of a young deer languishing on a dining table? Read more…
12 November 2014 by Laura
Juliette Losq has won the John Moores Visitors’ Choice 2014, sponsored by Rathbones. Her epic painting ‘Vinculum’ was a firm favourite with visitors who voted in their thousands! In this guest blog she tells us more about it… Read more…
6 November 2014 by Laura
In a special guest blog John Moores artist Susie Hamilton shares with us a new direction her work has taken since experiencing Liverpool nightlife for the first time!
“My John Moores painting ‘Freezer’ is a grim picture of a solitary woman in a supermarket, but coming to the private view at the Walker Art Gallery in July started me on a new phase of more ebullient work thanks to seeing something of Liverpool nightlife. Read more…
Rose Wylie was announced the 29th winner of the John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker last month, but do the public agree with the jurors’ decision?
Visitors to the exhibition have been voting in their thousands for their favourite work to win the £2,014 visitors’ choice jack pot, sponsored by Rathbones. But with voting open until 2 November there is still plenty to time to make a difference! Read more…
15 September 2014 by Laura
4 September 2014 by Laura
28 August 2014 by Lisa
This week’s John Moores Painting Prize guest blog is from another of our shortlisted artists, Alessandro Raho.