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From the Studio: Carole Gibbons & Christian Noelle Charles

By Susan Mansfield, 08.12.2021
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Carole Gibbons, Untitled, c. 1969. Gouache on card. Courtesy the Artist and From the Studio.

A new generation of artists are discovering Carole Gibbons' work, leading to a welcome resurgence of interest in the Glasgow-based painter's practice. From the Studio's Winter Show presents her work alongside one of the city's most exciting young artists - and a fellow graduate of GSA - Christian Noelle Charles. Susan Mansfield explores the show and the parallels between practices

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The Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation Presents Award to Emerging Artist Becky Brewis

By Gemma Batchelor, 07.12.2021
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Becky Brewis, One Skin, 200cm x 100cm, mixed media embroidery, 2021. Courtesy the Artist.

The Dundee-based artist, who recently graduated from ECA, has been awarded a bursary to assist her in overcoming the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Margaret Mellis: Modernist Constructs

By Gemma Batchelor, 06.12.2021
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Margaret Mellis: Modernist Constructs, Towner Eastbourne. Installation View. Image courtesy Towner Eastbourne and Rob Harris.

The artist's colourful drfitwood constructions are displayed alongside early still lives

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My Favourite Scottish Work of Art: James Holloway

By James Holloway, 02.12.2021
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Stanley Cursiter, Princes Street on Saturday Morning, 1913. Private Collection. © Estate of Stanley Cursiter.

Previous Director of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and current Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation Trustee looks to a 20th century great for his favourite Scottish work of art.

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The Rise and Fall of the Early 20th Century Scottish 'Monochromists'

By Graham Fitzpatrick, 30.11.2021
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Sir David Young Cameron, Ben Lomond, 1923. Courtesy Campbell Fine Art. (Another version is held by the Fleming Collection).

Work by early 20th century Scottish printmakers once commanded prices equivalent to the then average price of a house, with demand for black and white realism far outstripping that of the artists' peers; the Scottish Colourists. How the tables have turned, writes Graham Fitzpatrick.

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Jumbie Soundscape

By Greg Thomas, 29.11.2021
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Ashanti Harris, An Exercise in Exorcism, Gallery of Modern Art, 20 November 2021. Image courtesy of the Artist.

A new performance by multi-media artist Ashanti Harris with dancers Jessica Paris and KJ Clarke-Davis delves into the animist philosophies of Guyana and Glasgow’s legacies of slavery. Greg Thomas reviews.

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