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The Most Amazing Worlds of Rachel Maclean

The Most Amazing Worlds of Rachel Maclean

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Film, Scotland, Shows, Videos

You rarely get to see works as original and mindblowing as the films and prints of Rachel Maclean, who stole our hearts immediately. This lady from Scotland should be on everybody’s watchlist for sure. If you’re near Edinburgh for some reason, go and see “I… Read More

Scotland

ArtHunter – National Galleries of Scotland announce free collaborative art app

ArtHunter – National Galleries of Scotland announce free collaborative art app

Posted April 26th, 2013

Apps, Galleries, Scotland

Ever wondered how art from paintings to sculpture, from modern art to the classics, can knit together? Ever pondered a link between Picasso, Botticelli and Martin Creed? Then get collecting with the new free app for art from the National Galleries of Scotland. ArtHunter is… Read More

Videoprojection

Douglas Gordon at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin

Douglas Gordon at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin

Posted September 17th, 2012

Scotland, Shows, Video Art, Videoprojection

Douglas Gordon received the Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2012 and is exhibiting a selection of works in the Akademie der Künste on Hanseatenweg. With this prize awarded annually to a visual artist, the Akademie der Künste this year recognises the new impulses that Gordon has given… Read More

Women

Women Boycot ‘Only Women Women Only’ Show

Women Boycot ‘Only Women Women Only’ Show

Posted August 22nd, 2012

Scotland, Shows, Women

A frequent debate amongst feminists is whether women should organise sometimes separately from men. In the exhibition Only Women Women Only (OWWO) at this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival only works by women artists will be on display and, in a radical move, ONLY women will… Read More

Videos

The Glasgow Boys

The Glasgow Boys

Posted June 24th, 2012

Documentaries, Impressionism, Scotland, Videos

Muriel Gray tells the story of the Glasgow Boys, the group of late 19th century painters who put Glasgow on the art world map. Focusing mainly on just four of the Boys – John Lavery, James Guthrie, George Henry and EA Hornel – she examines… Read More

Scotland

The rise and rise of the Glasgow art scene

The rise and rise of the Glasgow art scene

Posted April 18th, 2012

Contemporary Art, Festivals, Scotland

A combination of factors including the art school, a network of experienced galleries and a steady flow of public money has put the Scottish city on the art map. Ben Luke reports for The Art Newspaper: “When visitors descend on Glasgow later this month for… Read More