Re-frame:Treasuring What Is Left Behind.

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Re-frame:Treasuring What Is Left Behind.
Angelo Madonna
Dates: 4 – 31 March, 2019
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 24/7

Angelo Madonna continues his fascination with found and discarded objects with this re-presentation and re-animation of an abandoned wardrobe. The subtly subversive furniture-sculpture hybrids provide a philosophical assessment of the wardrobe’s original function as a container of secrecy and surprise while also extending its power of suggestion along Duchampian lines.

Back From The Dead

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Dates: 1 August – 31 October, 2018
Location: 57-61 Regent Road, Liverpool, L5 9SY
(on corner with Blackstone Street – don’t rely on satnav!)
Times: 07:00 – 23:00 daily

Art In Windows opens its new location in the historic, north-Liverpool docks area with a show by sculptor Adrian Jeans.

In Back From The Dead, Jeans displays portraits cast in agar jelly (more commonly used to grow bacteria in petri dishes) to explore portraiture’s search for living likeness. Unlike with traditional sculpture materials, the agar heads will be colonised, and then biologically re-animated, by bacteria floating in the air – a process that will physically alter the portraits and bring the normal ambitions of portraiture to a logical, but unexpected, conclusion


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Adrian Jeans
Dates: 15 June – 31 July, 2018
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 24/7

Jeans playfully explores life-sculpting’s practical conflict with expression by comically contrasting the dour head of a man who sat long hours for his portrait with the gesturing hand of the artist full of meaning. Accompanying this are 100 drawings that impressively chart the hand’s boundless expressivity.

The Female Suspension


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Artist: Alison Little
Dates:  6th March – 6th April
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 07:30 to 23:00 daily

The Female suspension is an installation which addresses a world of sexual violence. The lower bodies and limbs of numerous women who have been raped are suspended by chained, hooks penetrating their groins. Meat like, a waste product, violated then disposed of like an animal carcass meat still to be stripped from the bones.







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Sculptures by Adrian Jeans

Date: 20th February – 4th March, 2018 Venue: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN

Viewing: 08:00 – 23:00 daily, from street.

Using a head cast in mould inducing materials and seemingly rude grafitti, Adrian Jeans explores the on-going conundrum of whether a portrait is a replica of a person and a reflection of their character or a physical object with an existence and presence all of its own?

Gesture and Friend/Foe

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Date: 25th August to 8th October, 2017
Property: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Artist: Adrian Jeans
Landlord: Frensons

Gestures (large window) and Friend/Foe (small window) are made using sculptures of the artist’s hand and explore the nature of hand gestures. In Gestures Adrian arranges hands with different positions so that they start interacting with each other and a visual conversation emerges. Gestures was influenced by sign language and by the more elusive hand gestures that we spontaneously and subconsciously perform much of the time.

Friend/Foe looks at how the meaning of a hand gesture can subtly change or invert completely depending on its context: whether that be cultural, psychological or physical. Friend/Foe continually rotates a single hand so that it playfully, but insistently, alternates between declarations of love and hate.

Due to popular demand our current exhibition, Gestures and Friend/Foe by Adrian Jeans, has been extended for a week. It will now end on Sunday 8th October. 

A Nice Head

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Date: 2013
Property: Romer Road, Liverpool, L6 6DJ
Artist: Adrian Jeans
Landlord: Private Home

A Nice Head is a portrait of the artist’s neighbour. Using the neighbour’s  often surprisingly friendly greeting “alright dickhead!” and newspaper  protocol, Adrian riffs upon the idea of portraits as both a portrayal of a person’s character (he’s a ‘dick’ head) and an inanimate art object (that’s a ‘nice’ sculpture of a head).