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Hannah Rarity at the Opening Concert, 20th January. Image Gaelle Beri

Celtic Connections 2022 Takes Centre-Stage

This year’s Celtic Connections programme promises a vibrant mix of lively in-person concerts, intimate-scale filmed sessions, an exciting digital programme and a number of talks and exhibitions, in all involving more than 500 artists.

Lubaina Himid, ‘Jelly Moulds for Liverpool’, acrylic paint on jelly moulds, 2010

Lubaina Himid: a Full House at the Tate

Review: Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid has become a mainstay of British contemporary art, and the subject of a new exhibition at London’s Tate Modern.

Albrecht Durer, 'A Lion', gouache on parchment, 1494

Dürer’s Journeys: a Short Haul of a Long Legacy

Review: A peerless draughtsman, Albrecht Dürer was a widely-travelled documenter of contemporary European subjects in a time of plague; his journeys and legacy are examined at London’s National Gallery.

Shirin Neshat, ‘Turbulent’, film, 1998

Epic Iran: A Panorama of Persians Past 

Review: The artistic, design and cultural achievements of one of the world’s greatest historic civilisations are brought to a modern audience at the V&A London’s ‘Epic Iran’ exhibition.

Ana Mazzei, 'Drama O'Rama - Temple', Cedar wood

Ana Mazzei’s UK Debut is a Double Drama

Review: Two large-scale pieces at The Pipe Factory in Glasgow’s Barras by internationally-exhibited Brazilian artist Ana Mazzei are her first at a UK public institution, and a highlight of Glasgow International Festival.

Garbati, Luciano, 'Medusa with the Head of Perseus' (2018) bronze

VOMA Reclaims the Female Body Online

Review: Reclaiming the Body is currently showing at VOMA, the Virtual Online Museum of Art, which launched last year, claiming to be the first entirely online art museum.

Celtic Connections, Transatlantic Sessions: Glasgow band, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Celtic Connections’ Online Atlantic Crossing

Review: Available to view until 6th February, Celtic Connections’ Transatlantic Sessions are a long-standing high point of Glasgow’s folk and roots music festival – this year online, but the performances nonetheless sparkling.