A quest for sanctuary in the city
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 @ 00:21
A Manchester-based Lenten art trail was launched this week,
incorporating six venues and 20 artists. Pat
Ashworth took to the streets
THE artist Lesley Sutton had a wish-list of venues for a Holy
Week and Easter art trail across the centre of Manchester, a city
where she has lived and worshipped for 27 years.
It included the prestigious Manchester Art Gallery, and the John
Rylands Library, and when both of these - "to my absolute shock" -
willingly said yes, she realised that something born out of a
modest desire for building bridges between contemporary art and the
Church was actually going to happen.
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