My review of recent Bluecoat exhibition ‘The Art Schools of North West England’ has been published for the Journal of Visual Art Practice:

About the exhibition (from Bluecoat website):

John Beck and Matthew Cornford: The Art Schools of North West England
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 – Sun, 31 Mar 2019

John Beck and Matthew Cornford are hunting down all of England’s art schools and photographing the sites as they are today. Sometimes the original building remains, sometimes car parks, supermarkets or building sites have taken their place. This exhibition features new images of 30 art school buildings that were once an integral aspect of creative life in the North West.

Image: The Art Schools of North West England, photo by © Rob Battersby

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