Liverpool's contemporary art biennial begins today

Ten weeks of free art events and exhibitions start today as part of Liverpool's Biennial. Work by 242 artists is on display in 27 locations across the city.

An exhibtion to showcase some of the UK's best contemporary art has opened at the Walker Art Gallery, which has been decorated with two hundred colourful pigeons.

Two hundred colourful pigeons on the roof of the Walker Art Gallery. Credit: Ben Schofield
Artist Patrick Murphy with some of his pigeons. Credit: Ben Schofield

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