• Jai Redman: Paradise Lost

    29 September 2016–15 October 2017

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Redman combines modern materials with a passion for traditional painting techniques and the works of the old masters, to create provocative images of great beauty.

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  • To be Human

    1 April 2017–3 September 2017

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Featuring mid-20th-century portraits from our permanent collection, this exhibition explores what it is to be human.

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  • True Faith

    30 June 2017–3 September 2017

    Manchester Art Gallery

    True Faith explores the ongoing significance and legacy of New Order and Joy Division through the wealth of visual art their music has inspired.

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  • Shirley Baker: Women and Children; and Loitering Men

    19 May 2017–28 August 2017

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Baker's photography documented the poverty and resilience of communities under siege while conveying her compassionate affection, empathy and indignation for the plight of her subjects.

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  • Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers

    25 November 2016–29 May 2017

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Curated by Martin Parr and celebrating the work of leading photographers, including Henri Cartier Bresson, Bruce Davidson, Rineke Dijkstra, Bruce Gilden and Evelyn Hofer.

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