The crude politics of Manchester Art Gallery
'I think we can expect more from our curators in 2021'
Dear members — today’s story takes us inside Manchester Art Gallery. The curators there say they are having a “re-think” about their (in fact, our) collection, with blackboards around the galleries reassessing the artworks through the prism of contemporary political themes. Our critic Sophie Atkinson wonders whether they could be doing so in a more nuanced and interesting way…
Catch-up: Our two other members’ stories this week have been eye-opening, and very contrasting. If you haven’t had time to read them yet:
On Tuesday, we published the first homicide and violent crime figures in Greater Manchester since 2019. Read those here.
Dani wrote a great feature about gambling addiction based on the experiences of two local men, that we published yesterday. Read it here.
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