Category: Visual Arts Reviews

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V&A Dundee: Mary Quant

Until 17 Jan 2021 Review

After a lengthy wait, V&A Dundee has reopened with a major exhibition showcasing Mary Quant – the London-based designer who disrupted the fashion establishment and connected with energetic, youthful buyers of fashion by offering something fresh and fun, truly capturing the spirit of the time and starting a fashion revolution for a whole generation.

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Nature’s detailed splendour in Sue White Oakes’ Dundas Street show

4 – 10 Sep Review

Dancing Light Gallery’s exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery of new work by the internationally-recognised sculptor Sue White Oakes showcases how her life-long love of engineering has given her a keen appreciation of the perfectly-adapted mechanical structures of her wildlife subjects, such as insects and birds.

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Kate Downie, 'New Day Crossing', oil on canvas

Scottish Gallery: Modern Masters Women

Until 29 Aug Review

Modern Masters Women features twenty female artists spanning a hundred years of painterly creativity, embracing floral studies, seascapes, still life sketches, portraiture, prints, drawings and abstract works.

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Unloading Onto Ice Susie Reade

An Talla Solais Ullapool: Susie Reade – JW58

Online exhibition, until gallery re-opens Review

JW58 is the second online exhibition in the Ullapool gallery’s programme for 2020, now open for viewing until lockdown restrictions are lifted. Two narratives on the same journey, 75 years apart, connect in the same exhibition, one written and one painted.

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Laurent Grasso Studies into the past 2013

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh: Pine’s Eye

Until 9 May Review

Pine’s Eye is a response to calls for humanity to think more ecologically. Twelve international artists present an impressive exhibition curated and supported by Talbot Rice Gallery and The University of Edinburgh.

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