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North: Identity, Photography, Fashion exhibition at Open Eye Gallery Liverpool is now open

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The exhibition North: Identity, Photography, Fashion opened on Thursday evening at Open Eye Gallery Liverpool with an exciting and packed launch.

North exhibition launch



The exhibition features a wide range of works including photography, original artworks, historic prints, fashion garments and iconic archive shoes. The works were beautifully displayed throughout, with the first room concentrating on photography. Shirley Baker’s photographs are being shown alongside other photographers work, including John Bulmer. 


The show includes five works by Shirley Baker. They are:

  • Man wearing face mask with boy wearing goggles in back yard – Manchester 1965
  • Glamorous elderly lady in fancy hat, smoking a cigarette – Market Street Manchester 1985
  • Portrait of two young girls – Manchester 1973
  • Bonfire waiting to be lit – Wasteland Salford 1965
  • Five young boys on pavement – Hulme Manchester  1965

We would like to congratulate Open Eye Gallery and the curators Lou Stoppard and Adam Murray. We are sure North: Identity, Photography, Fashion will be enjoyed by everyone who visits. 

For more about the exhibition, read the review on





Open Eye Gallery, 

19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 1BP

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm

From  5 January – 19 March 2017