Visual Arts Reviews

Catch up on all the latest exhibition reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.

Maryam Yahia, 'African Glimpse', draped sculpture, photo Ian Dodds

Understanding the Misunderstood at Summerhall

Review: Edinburgh’s Summerhall’s Out of Sight Out of Mind is an ambitious multimedia exhibition showcasing artworks by more than 100 exhibitors who have lived experience of mental health issues.

Abi Palmer, Crip Casino (2018 - ongoing), installation detail

Observatory Acts at the Collective

Review ArtMag attends the launch of Acts of Observation at the Collective, a group exhibition challenging how disability is represented and discussed. 

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Checking the Weather with Alison Scott at Collective

Review: As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, Collective has commissioned a new installation by artist and writer Alison Scott, who immersed herself in the history of weather prediction as part of an open-ended research-led project.

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.