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Anna Forlati Magic realism in illustration

"Among my illustrations, the ones I prefer are mostly those that emerge from inside rather than outside. Sometimes I conceive them when I'm drifting into sleep."

Lisa Maltby March's featured artist

What strikes me first about this month's featured artist, Lisa Maltby, is how pleasantly unpretentious her art is. From the work she does…

Martin Parr: Return to Manchester

Parr's views about places such as hairdressers playing an ever-increasing part in social interaction are delivered with pinpoint accuracy in this photo exhibition.

Ellen Jewett Superrealist sculpture

All the craft associated with hyperrealism is present in Ellen Jewett's art. You could almost mistake each sculpture for a real creature, but up close, a bird's feathers are blades of grass, a deer's antlers are formed of tree branches.

Michael John Ashcroft This Is Manchester

We caught up with Lancashire artist Michael John Ashcroft to learn about what inspires him, his love for the city and what to expect next.

Tishk Barzanji Otherworldly Architecture

Considering his upbringing in Iraq during the years of political unrest, Tishk Barzanji is an artist whose work is perhaps unusually…

Chris Cyprus Painting Under Orange Glow

Gorton-born artist Chris Cyprus may have taken a while to pursue the path of painting, but his talent for capturing the essence of mill…