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News : John Moores Painting Prize 2018 14 July – 18 November 2018


Pete Clarke has been selected for this year’s John Moores Painting Prize to be exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery as part of the Liverpool Biennial. There were over 2700 artists’ submissions and the judges selected 60 paintings to celebrate the anniversary of sixty years of the prize. The prize winners will be announced at the press call on Thursday July 12th. List of Artists’ selected at following website.

Talk Tuesdays’ at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
Pete Clarke will give a contextual talk related to his painting ‘doubt and distance…of lost content’ which has been selected for the John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition on Tuesday July 24th at 1.00pm.

a long the riverrun’ contemporary painting at IB18, Liverpool Biennial 2018.
July 14 – 29, the former George Henry Lees department store, Liverpool.

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.

The exhibition will occupy the ground floor of the historic store building which first opened in 1897.

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.


On September 1st 2018 two artists from the Bluecoat Studios working at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool - Pete Clarke, John Moores Painting Prize 18 and Leo Fitzmaurice exhibition/intervention will be Opening their studios at 1.00pm to discuss their recent work.