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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Damien Hirst: Artist or Con Artist?

Cigarette butts, live butterflies and a dead shark. No, we are not in a rubbish bin, a botanical garden or, indeed, an aquarium. This...

Anthony Caro at Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House in Derbyshire is famous for being a beautiful example of English Baroque architecture, and is the current host of a collection of...

The Whitney Biennial

If the Whitney Biennial is meant to be a radar screen for the art world of the past two years – which is exactly...

David Hockney at the National Gallery

Some weeks ago I rather smugly marched past enormous queues of people desperate to get into the National Gallery’s exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci’s...

Rule Britannia?

The Tate Britain recently opened a new show called ‘Migrations’, a title which immediately evokes general images of travelling, and specifically of travelling to...

Leonardo Da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan

‘It’s a bit too busy for super small children,’ worried one father, hanging on to a sticky-palmed toddler among the crowds thronging this year’s...

Good Press Gallery

Good Press gallery is a newly opened venture in Glasgow that’s well worth a look. An independently run gallery and bookshop, it presents visual...

Union gets a facelift, street-art style

Upon entering the Union, the less inebriated students are treated to the sight of two new murals done in the style of “street art”....

A dying artform?

With the Internet as an increasingly dominant forum for the distribution of music, what is to become of the album artwork that graced the...

The End of Museums?

Google’s latest venture, taking Street View to the Gallery, has been the topic of numerous articles, blogs and editorials that can only equal the...