Visual Arts Reviews

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

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.

Henry Tayali, (title unknown), painting 1972

African Modernism in Rural Scotland

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.

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.