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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