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Art Night: The Sound of the Crowd

By Neil Cooper, 06.06.2023
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Emma Hart, Red and Green Should Never Be Seen, 2022. Ceramic, wood and metal. Installed at Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer. Photo by Corey Bartle-Sanderson. Courtesy of Brooke Benington.

The noise of art looks set to be heard all around Dundee this summer, when, for one night only, Art Night comes to town.



Edinburgh New Town Art Month

By Susan Mansfield, 02.06.2023
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exterior of Powderhall Bronze Editions


A new arts festival launches in Edinburgh this summer


Edinburgh’s New Town galleries team up for a 3-week event celebrating the city’s commercial arts scene


Pen Reid: Behind the Curtain

By Susan Mansfield, 30.05.2023
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Pen Reid, A long Marriage, Oil on Canvas, image courtesy of the Artist and the Compass Gallery

The quiet but original voice of Edinburgh-born Pen Reid is revealed at Compass Gallery, in the artist’s biggest solo show yet



Science and Magic: Glen Onwin

By Greg Thomas, 26.05.2023
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The Artist Glen Onwin with his 1987 painting 'Photosynthesis', Photo:Alamo Photographs, courtesy of the artist

Glen Onwin, whose work features in the current Fleming-Wyfold show This Fragile Earth at Coventry Cathedral, has spent a career turning chemical reactions and processes into art. As the Fleming- Wyfold Foundation announces a new acquisition of Onwin’s paintings, Greg Thomas puts his processes under the microscope.


George Wyllie: Day Down A Goldmine

By Neil Cooper, 21.05.2023
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George Wyllie working on print (1988) Photographed by David Atherton

Glasgow Print Studio presents theatrical prints that had lain unseen by the public for more than thirty years by ‘Glasgow’s maestro of absurdist largesse’. Neil Cooper reviews.


Uprooted Visions at Edinburgh Printmakers

By Greg Thomas, 18.05.2023
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'Measuring the Distance', Paria Goodarzi, 2023, Etching, screen printing, embossing, image courtesy of the artist

Ethar Dira, Paria Goodarzi, and Antony Reznick have very different experiences of migration and conflict. But all were supported by In From The Margins, a residency scheme developed by Edinburgh Printmakers providing space and materials to artist-refugees. Greg Thomas spoke to the artists.