Antony Caro


After Henry Moore, Anthony Caro is probably the most widely known and respected British sculptor working today. The quality of his work is currently being brought into focus by a major Arts Council retrospective exhibition, covering the years from 1969 to 1984.

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‘Recent Paintings’ – John Hoyland


The first exhibitor at Castlefield Gallery will be the internationally recognised painter JOHN HOYLAND. Born in Sheffield in 1934, Hoyland has had a strikingly impressive career, his most recent success being at the 1983 John Moores exhibition where he won first prize.

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Castlefield Gallery Launch


The Castlefield Gallery, Manchester’s new contemporary art venue, will open on March 20th 1984. Situated in the heart of the city, less than one mile from Manchester’s two main railway stations, Castlefield Gallery is committed to showing the best of contemporary painting and sculpture.

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PureScreen 6: Phantasmagoria

19/11/2004 / 19:00 - 21:00

Castlefield Gallery presents ‘Phantasmagoria’, a programme of recent artist film and video curated from Open Submissions in 2004/05. Supported by Arts Council England.

Venue: King’s Arms, Salford

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PureScreen 8: ‘Tonight We Are Golden’

18/02/2005 / 19:00 - 21:00

PureScreen presents a ninety minute programme of recent artist film and video selected by S1 Artspace, Sheffield.

Venue: King’s Arms, Salford.

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PureScreen 7: A Beautiful Virus Inside the Machine: Animation works by Lillian Schwartz, 1970–8

21/01/2005 / 19:00 - 21:00

PureScreen presents ‘A Beautiful Virus Inside The Machine’, curated by Lumen in collaboration with Gregory Kurcewicz. Funded by Arts Council England, Yorkshire (2003)

This touring film and video programme highlights the pioneering work of Lillian Schwartz, resident artist and consultant at Bell Laboratories (New Jersey), 1969—2002.

Venue: King’s Arms, Salford.

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Collections: Emma Anderson, Ann Bukantas & Becky Shaw ‘In Discussion’

20/01/2005 / 18:00 - 20:00

Critically reflecting on ‘Transfer’, Emma Anderson, Ann Bukantas and Becky Shaw will discuss contemporary and historic public art collections.

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‘Transfer’ – Becky Shaw


‘Transfer’ is an attempt to move the entire art collection of the Manchester Royal Infirmary Hospital to the Castlefield Gallery.

(Please note: The Gallery will be closed for Christmas & New Year from Sunday 20th December 2004 until Wednesday 5th January 2005.)

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‘Exhibiting In Alternative Spaces’ – Leo Fitzmaurice in Conversation with Kirsten Lavers

06/11/2004 / 14:00 - 16:00

To book please call the gallery on 0161 832 8034 or email events@castlefieldgallery.co.uk

Leo Fitzmaurice and Kirsten Lavers discuss their engagement with extended explorations of alternative exhibiting spaces.

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‘I Love My Yugo’ – Sarah Carne


Artist Sarah Carne will be driving between Castlefield Gallery and Cornerhouse in her letraset-customised Yugo 45A. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to enjoy the experience that is travelling in a Yugo, and to benefit from free transport between shows.

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