Works by Ryan Gander and Rehana Zaman showed it was the people of Liverpool who formed a thread through some of the most successful projects

By Tom Emery

the Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK

By Ben Eastham
Peter Sweetman, Fires, Shipwrecks, Catastrophes, 2016, video still. Courtesy: the artist

The Royal Standard, Liverpool, UK

By Eleanor Clayton

the Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK

By Luke Healey

Tate Liverpool, UK

By Sam Thorne

A Foundation, Liverpool, UK

By Jonathan Griffin
Stuart Sutcliffe, Untitled (1961-2)

Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool, UK

By Michael Bracewell