Visual Art

7th October 2019

Jasmina​ Cibic | An Atmosphere of Joyful Contemplation – CCA

Jasmina Cibic | An Atmosphere of Joyful Contemplation has to be one of the most powerfully expressive political artists working in Europe today.  How much she owes that to her origins […]
7th October 2019

Only With The Heart – David Pratt’s War Photography

From Derry to Kandahar and from Donetsk to Bogota, we have lived on a dangerous planet.It’s all too easy for us sheltered in our liberal west European oasis to forget […]
16th August 2019

Expulsion by Larry Achiampong – on show at The Gallow Gate, Glasgow

‘NOTHING LIKE BETHNAL GREEN’ The system of economic apartheid in London is often most apparent on public transport. If you take a bus from somewhere in the deep south east […]
7th August 2019

End Of The Line – Photography of John R Hume

John R Hume’s work on Glasgow reminds you of that engraving of a graphic version of Hobbes’s Commonwealth as a human being. Glasgow, it seems, has been suffering the death […]
13th July 2019

A GEM – Ilana Halperin at The Hunterian – Exhibition Review

Beautiful and poetic though geologist/philosopher James Hutton’s orginal conception of deep time through the formation of rocks may have been ‘no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end’ […]
2nd October 2010

LALLY PALAIS BULLY – A Case of Political License? By Johnny Rodger

A typical definition of the concept ‘Artistic License’ would outline the notion that the artist may be perceived as having freedom to distort some aspect of their subject in order to bring attention to, criticise, or satirize it...