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Wild Commons

By Greg Thomas, 13.04.2021
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Bothy Project, Sweeney's Bothy, Isle of Eigg. Photo courtesy Andrew Ridley.

The Bothy Project has reimagined its network of residency spaces as sentinels for inter-regional communication across the Highlands and Islands, redefining the parameters of rural creativity in Scotland. Greg Thomas takes in the sites of the Neighbourhood Residency scheme.

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My Favourite Scottish Work of Art: Barbara Rae

By Barbara Rae, 08.04.2021
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Sir James Guthrie, To Pastures New, 1883. Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

The Royal Academician Barbara Rae looks to a well loved Glasgow Boy for her favourite Scottish painting

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Adjust/Adapt

By Susan Mansfield, 07.04.2021
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Adjust / Adapt. Composition I Spring. Image courtesy Gabriela Silveira.

The Scottish Furniture Makers Association's new online exhibition showcases new works made in response to these challenging times

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At Home with Robbie Bushe

By Susan Mansfield, 06.04.2021
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Robbie Bushe, Dwell, 2020. Ⓒ The Artist. Courtesy the Open Eye Gallery.

Susan Mansfield discusses 'Dwell' with Robbie Bushe; a new series of architectural paintings created during a year in lockdown that reconstruct rooms from the homes the artist has occupied throughout his life

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In Praise of Shading

By Greg Thomas, 26.03.2021
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Alan Johnston, installation in Japan. Courtesy Bartha Contemporary.

For several decades, the Scottish painter Alan Johnston has been producing minimal, Wabi-Sabi influenced works while travelling through Japan. Greg Thomas surveys his latest solo show online with Bartha Contemporary

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My Favourite Scottish Work of Art: Murdo Macdonald

By Murdo Macdonald, 25.03.2021
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William Johnstone, Celebration of Earth, Air, Fire and Water, 1974. National Galleries Scotland, purchased 1974. Ⓒ The Artist's Estate.

Professor Emeritus at the University of Dundee, Murdo Macdonald, looks to the abstract work of William Johnstone for his favourite

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