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True Faith - Manchester Art Gallery - Fri 30 June – Sun 3 September

Bringing together work by some of the world’s most notable artists, True Faith explores the ongoing significance and legacy of New Order and Joy Division through the wealth of visual art their music has inspired.

Curated by Matthew Higgs and Jon Savage with archivist Johan Kugelberg, True Faith is centred on four decades’ worth of extraordinary contemporary works from artists such as Julian Schnabel, Jeremy Deller, Liam Gillick, Mark Leckey, Glenn Brown and Slater B Bradley, all directly inspired by the two groups.

Also featuring Peter Saville’s seminal cover designs, plus performance films, music videos and posters from the likes of John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger, Lawrence Weiner, Jonathan Demme, Robert Longo, Raf Simons and Kathryn Bigelow, True Faith provides a unique perspective on these two most iconic and influential Manchester bands.

 

Slater B. Bradley Factory Icon, 2000/2017 Courtesy Slater Bradley Studio, Berlin and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo © Slater B.

Manchester Art Gallery website.

"this terrific show is a reminder of how art was at the core of Manchester’s most enigmatic band"

Adrian Searle, The Guardian, Tuesday 4 July

Click the link to view the True Faith Exhibition Photo Gallery

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