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Soft Power

By Greg Thomas, 20.10.2021
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'Gather and Arrange' by Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way at Mount Stuart. Photo by Lynette Garland.

Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way create stylish, abstractly patterned quilts from repurposed garments, modelling principles of sustainability and collectivism while paying homage to classic modernist architecture through their visual designs. Greg Thomas pores over the show at Mount Stuart


Outdoor Shoots

By Greg Thomas, 19.10.2021
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Alex Boyd, Breach loaded skip tank, 2020. © Alex Boyd (2020). Courtesy Stills.

The militarisation of the Scottish landscape has fascinated and unnerved artists and writers for decades. An exhibition of photographs by Alex Boyd at Stills, Edinburgh, uncovers the traces and traumas left on the earth. Greg Thomas reviews


Jimmy Cosgrove: A Series of Dreams

By Susan Mansfield, 18.10.2021
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Jimmy Cosgrove Exhibition Installation.

The prolific, intriguing art of Jimmy Cosgrove is on display at Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow


Erskine Beveridge: Collecting Relics, Ruins & Ways of Life

By Neil Cooper, 15.10.2021
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© Courtesy of HES (Erskine Beveridge Collection).

Neil Cooper explores the historic work of the "not-so-amateur" photographer Erskine Beveridge, in light of a recent exhibition at the Taigh Chearsabhagh


Germany Calling! - How Strategy: Get Arts Enlightened Edinburgh

By Neil Cooper, 06.10.2021
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Gotthard Graubner outside ECA Main Building with debris of the ‘Mist Room’, with Klaus Rinke’s water jet spouting from main entrance (August 1970). Photo © Monika Baumgartl.

How the pioneering 1970 Edinburgh College of Art exhibition Strategy: Get Arts enlightened Edinburgh


Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Art Collection To Be Sold To Help Next Generation Of Artists

By Jan Patience, 28.09.2021
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Wilhelmina Barns-Graham in 1955. Photograph taken Adrian Flowers. Ⓒ Adrian Flowers Archive. Courtesy of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust.

The personal art collection of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, a leading figure of the St Ives School of artists, is to be sold in London and live online by fine art and design auctioneers, Lyon & Turnbull, at the end of October