From 14-29 July 2018 the former George Henry Lees department store will be transformed into a temporary exhibition space to offer a unique snapshot of modern figurative and abstract painting in Liverpool.
Taking its title from the first and last lines of James Joyce's novel Finnegans Wake in which the first and last lines join the end to the beginning to start again, a long the riverrun joins together artists with different forms of practice but a common sense of endeavour that is both playful and serious.
Featuring Pete Clarke, John Elcock, Clare Flinn, Cherie Grist, Simon Job, Anna Ketskemety, Vincent Lavell, Paul Mellor, Amanda Oliphant, Paul Romano and Tony Smith, the exhibition is co-curated by Paul Mellor and John Elcock.
The Independents Biennial 2018 (IB18) is the fringe event for the 10th Liverpool Biennial, the UK's Biennial of contemporary art. The Independents Biennial is led by Art in Liverpool, the city's leading independent art news website and magazine. The Liverpool Biennial and Independents Biennial will run from 14 July – 28 October 2018.
Press previews: Thursday 12 July 10am-12pm and Friday 13 July 11am-5pm
Invitation event: Thursday 19th July 6pm-8pm
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