Uncontrollable, anarchic, separate and alienated from mainstream England, the Liverpool of popular imagination is a hotbed of radicalism and creativity. But is that reputation really justified? Starting in 1911, a year which saw a warship on the Mersey suppressing near revolution in the Liverpool Transport Strike, the remarkable exhibition of paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne and the European avant-garde alongside works by local artists at the Bluecoat, and the opening of The Liver Building, the first major building ...

Liverpool: City of Radicals 2011, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846316470

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