Comedian Phill Jupitus had agreed with a reporter to take us on a guided tour of the newly refurbished Whitworth Art Gallery. The main reason I was there was to film the tour and interview Phill but as I am a stills man I couldn’t help but fire off a few frames.
A little i bit about the gallery – The Whitworth Art Gallery is an art museum in Manchester, England, containing about 55,000 items in its collection. The museum is located in Whitworth Park south of the Oxford Road campus of the University of Manchester. The gallery was founded in 1889 by Robert Darbishire with a donation from Sir Joseph Whitworth, as The Whitworth Institute and Park. The first building was completed in 1908. In 1958 the gallery became part of the Victoria University of Manchester.
An architectural competition was launched to design an extension in 2008 and a £15…
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