Review: As part of the 2021 Edinburgh Art Festival, Ingleby presents the first-ever exhibition of Frank Walter’s ‘spools’ series of artworks and a selection of carved wooden sculptures.
Catch up on all the latest exhibition reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.
Review: Whitechapel Gallery is showing the largest exhibition yet of painter Eileen Agar, articulating the crucial role that she played in the development of European twentieth-century culture.
Review: Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket re-launches with a major new summer exhibition from Karla Black, whose site-specific works take over the entire gallery, now doubled in size after a £4.3million refurbishment and extension.
Review: A superlative showcase of figurative and botanical paintings launches Edinburgh’s new Heriot Gallery in bold and vibrant style.
Review: Closing 4th July, Glasgow’s Kelvingrove hosts the first posthumous display of the work of Edinburgh-born artist Carol Rhodes, showing alongside a newly-commissioned installation by France-Lise McGurn.
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.
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.
Review: The first posthumous exhibition in Scotland devoted to the work of the acclaimed printmaker Willie Rodger is on view in the RSA in Edinburgh.
Review: Talbot Rice Gallery re-opens with a global collective exhibition from contemporary artists – ‘The Normal’ is a real-time curated exhibition and a fitting reflection on life during the pandemic.
Review: The Vikings really did know a thing about bling: a new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland showcases an extraordinary cache of ancient treasure, discovered in 2014.
Review: An inclusive exhibition and events space and coffee house, The Alchemy Experiment is open and hosting art exhibitions, providing a platform for artists and creatives to exhibit their work.
Review: Two of Scotland’s most accomplished landscape artists, Sarah Anderson and Gill Knight, look at land and sea from shared, and contrasting, perspectives at Edinburgh’s Dundas Street Gallery.
An imaginative flight to 1960’s Africa is possible in the exhibition ‘Dar to Dunoon’, currently on show at Dunoon Burgh Hall, Argyll, showing works that have resided in rural Scotland for several decades.
Review: Joan Eardley & Catterline marks the re-opening of Modern One at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. It also celebrates the centenary year of one of Scotland’s favourite 20th Century artists, Joan Eardley
Review: An exhibition at London’s V&A looks at how Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ critiques (and copes) with the Victorians’ changing cultural, political, and industrial context.
Review: A centenary tribute to one of Scotland’s most-loved artists, through photographs, sketches and paintings at the Fine Art Society, Edinburgh.
Review: British-Ghanaian artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s impressive retrospective at Tate Britain represents real shades of identity through fiction.
Review: ‘Views from a Sanctuary’ is the first showcase at Edinburgh’s &Gallery of Joan Doerr’s soulful, serene, meditative artwork.
Review: Postponed last year due to Covid-19 restrictions, and online since February, there’s now an opportunity to see Kevin Harman’s monumental and inspiring large-scale works up close, at Ingleby Gallery Edinburgh.
Review: ‘Upside Down Mimi’ is Scottish artist Rachel Maclean’s first foray into animation and large-scale sculpture, set in the beautiful grounds of Jupiter Artland.
Review: A return to home turf for Glasgow artist Jim Lambie, having mounted major exhibitions of his work across the world in recent years.
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.
Review: In an online discussion hosted by The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, author Dr. Priya Atwal examines the often-overlooked Sikh Empire (1799-1849).