About Liverpool Love
Liverpool Love 2014
Liverpool Love – jointly conceived by Vaughan Davies and Christian Furr (Curator)-
showcases Art and supports charity.
‘Liverpool Love’ is hosted this year at the Liverpool World Museum and is part of the new Liverpool Contemporary at IFB2014. It is a unique Art exhibition reflecting Liverpool’s humour, vivacity and soul depicted through the eyes of our contributing artists in support of Alder Hey Charity.
The inaugural exhibition of Liverpool Love in 2012 (See Events) was at the new Museum of Liverpool on the historic riverfront.
It was a unique Art exhibtion celebrating the city of Liverpool through the artistic interpretatons of some of the worlds leading artists who have a connection with the city. Several of the artists had a musical connection.
It helped to see the biggest increase in footfall to any museum outside of London.
The Preview VIP launch of Liverpool Contemporary Art Fair, on 3rd July at 6pm at the Liverpool World Museum. BBC News Presenter Louise Minchin will be opening the event, along with other VIPs and dignitaries.
The UK’s new Modern Art Fair will be taking place 3-6 July at the World Museum. It will be the biggest Art show in Liverpool with over 50 national galleries and 1,000 pieces of artwork on exhibit to view and buy; visual art, photography, sculpture, ceramics and glass. Highlights include a world exclusive collection of original paintings and drawings by Nelson Mandela – The Long Road to Freedom Exhibition. Visitors can also enjoy a celebrity art exhibition curated by Liverpool Love, with original art from Stuart Sutcliffe, Yoko Ono, and Noel Fielding.
Alder Hey are Liverpool Contemporary’s nominated charity and urgently need to raise £30m to make the hospital a truly world-leading facility, take a look at their inspiring video to find out why. www.alderheycharity.com
On the evening you will have the chance to support Alder Hey by bidding for a portrait gifted to the charity by Christian Furr, the youngest artist to have ever officially painted Queen Elizabeth II and winner of the AoC Gold Award, House of Commons. Christian visited Alder Hey as a child and is keen to offer his support to Alder Hey. Throughout the evening you will be given the opportunity to place a bid through a silent auction to take home this prize.