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Carol Rhodes

By Gemma Batchelor, 11.05.2021
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Carol Rhodes, Surface Mine, 2009-11. Courtesy: Alison Jacques Gallery, London © Carol Rhodes Estate

London’s Alison Jacques Gallery hosts a poignant and timely exhibition of the work of Carol Rhodes

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Night Fever: Designing Club Culture

By Neil Cooper, 10.05.2021
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V&A's Night Fever installation. Image courtesy V&A Dundee.

Dundee V&A has opened its doors to an extraordinary, super-club size historical overview of club culture from the 1960s onwards. Neil Cooper hits the museum floor.

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My Favourite Scottish Work of Art: David Eustace

By David Eustace, 06.05.2021
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Archibald Skirving, Gavin Hamilton, 1723 - 1798, artist, c. 1788. National Galleries of Scotland. Presented by Mrs Leila Hoskins 1981.

The internationally renowned photographer and director, David Eustace, has selected an enigmatic portrait of the 18th century as his favourite Scottish work of art, for its timeless qualities

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Victoria Crowe: Another Time, Another Place

By Susan Mansfield, 04.05.2021
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Victoria Crowe, Light and Reflection from Within, oil on linen, 100 x 130cm. Ⓒ The Artist.

New work by Victoria Crowe created over the last year is a gentle but definite consolation for a world groping its way back from the edges of uncertainty, writes Susan Mansfield

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Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival 2021

By Neil Cooper, 29.04.2021
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Jason Moyes, Frames Shapes [still]. Courtesy the artist and Alchemy Film and Arts.

As the eleventh edition of Alchemy’s Hawick-based festival of experimental film moves online, Neil Cooper selects some highlights

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Warped Perspectives

By Greg Thomas, 26.04.2021
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Muhammad Ali, Archie Brennan, 1973, tapestry, current location unknown.

Scottish textile artist Archie Brennan (1931-2019) revolutionised tapestry-making, working across a dizzying array of styles to unpick the avant-garde possibilities of a creatively dormant medium. In anticipation of a major retrospective of Brennan’s work at the Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh, Greg Thomas traces the warp and weft of his legacy

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