Painting of Deansgate in Manchester by artist Cathy Read featuring new Tower blocks, cars and railway bridge

Deansgate Painting – Musing on a Dark City

Urban Romance Cities have romantic charm at night. The dark shadows in low light hide the flaws painfully obvious in the harsh light of day. In this Deansgate painting, the coloured lights seem like fairy lights on a Christmas tree. Shadows merge shapes, and the imagination can often offer interesting and unnerving interpretations, of what …

Deansgate Painting – Musing on a Dark City Read More »

Painting of Yellow tram outside Manchester City Art Gallery created by Artist Cathy Read

Manchester Tram Leaving St Peter’s Square

A bright yellow Manchester tram The yellow paintwork is a distinctive feature of the Manchester tram, making them easy to spot as they approach. This one dominates the bottom of the image, declaring Piccadilly as its destination. It reminds me of a previous painting Piccadilly Bound, I wonder if it’s the same one? Mosley Street …

Manchester Tram Leaving St Peter’s Square Read More »

Scroll to Top