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Lubaina Himid -Thin Black Line(s)

Lubaina Himid, one of the artists in COTTON:Global Threads, has curated a current exhibition in Tate Britain entitled Thin Black Line(s). The BP Focus room is part of a series of Tate collection displays which highlight key themes, artists and… Continue reading

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Action weaver looms large

All at the Whitworth are looking forward to seeing the results of Travis Meinolf’s specially commissioned Action Weaving sessions coming up soon for COTTON: Global Threads. The artist, hailing from San Francisco and now living in Berlin, has been in… Continue reading

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Opening Night

It has been an busy day at the gallery with many of the artists in the show in attendance putting the finishing touches to their installation works. Meanwhile we’re awaiting the arrival of the press and look forward to hearing… Continue reading

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Installation in Progress

Lots of activity going on at the gallery setting up the exhibition at the moment, have a peek at a few behind-the-scenes shots of the installation…

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Textiles Gallery sneak peek

The vitrines in the Textiles Gallery will be taken over to become part of the COTTON exhibition spanning the entire ground floor of the Whitworth Gallery. These images show panoramic views of the gallery mid-installation – the walls are painted… Continue reading

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COTTON: Global Threads – a major new exhibition in Manchester, UK. 11th Feb – 13th May 2012

Although just about everyone on the planet wears an article of cotton each day, the story of cotton is far from every day. It spans centuries and continents, was the catalyst for some of the most important moments in modern… Continue reading

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