The Art of the City: Liverpool

Check out my friends blog about his visit to the art galleries of Liverpool.

Summertime #9A by Pollock

Liverpool is a city steeped in history, culture and art. Without stating the obvious, the importance of this famed English port has been well documented since it spawned a wealth of talent in the 1960’s, whose influences are still being absorbed today. I’m not just talking about the musicians. Writers, poets and artists alike, have all played a key role in enriching Liverpool’s reputation and status as one of the most vibrant cities in the U.K.

Last Wednesday I took a train from the Wirral to Lime Street and spent the day visiting a few of Liverpool’s galleries, soaking up the atmosphere and checking out what was on offer for free in terms of spectacle and wonder. My first stop was the Tate gallery located on the Albert Docks.

The first exhibition I saw is by New York Photographer and Film-maker Moyra Davey. Pictured above is a collage from her…

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