The First Cut

The First CutAndreas Kocks, In the Beginning, detail, 2007

 Claire Brewster, The Harbingers 2, detail

The Judge 2010, Justine SmithRob Ryan, Map Of My Entire Life, detail


Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Also supported by The Japan Foundation, The Henry Moore Foundation, The Granada Foundation, DAC Beachcroft and Roger la Borde. The paper sponsor is GF Smith.

Manchester City Council    Arts Council England    The Henry Moore Foundation

Japan Foundation    The Granada Foundation    GF Smith

DAC Beachcroft    Roger la Borde

Andy Singleton's Ice Structure 2012

Andy Singleton, Ice Structure 2012, detail
Andy Singleton's Ice Structure is a 3.5m high piece made from hand cut, scored and folded paper, on display in our atrium over Christmas and the new year.

The First Cut Editions

Rob Ryan, Map Of My Entire Life, detail
Buy highly desirable limited edition work from our exhibition The First Cut: Editions online.