Art

Introducing: Victor Nizovtsev

My first encounter with Victor Nizovtsev’s work appeared in the most unlikely of places: a small Main Street art gallery, in downtown Annapolis, Maryland. Why is this strange, you ask? One look at the grandiose yet heartwarming vision that is...

Jacob’s Ladder at Ingleby Gallery

A partly uncoiled measuring tape recording the ever-increasing distance between us and our lonely moon. A half-tonne rock rotating counter to Earth’s own axial spin that is the only truly ‘still’ object on the planet. Such are examples of...

Interview with artist and filmmaker Lisa Gornick

Lisa Gornick is a British artist, actress, writer and director. She works with a multitude of platforms, including TV, film, drawing and performance. To coincide with the launch of her third film, The Book of Gabrielle, her live drawing show will be...

David Claerbout at Talbot Rice Gallery

Internationally acclaimed video artist David Claerbout’s new exhibition offers a contemplative alternative to Rachel Maclean’s garish Venice Biennale entry, Spite Your Face, which it is exhibited alongside. On entering the exhibition space, the...

Lee Lozano: Slip, Slide, Splice

At first glance, Lee Lozano’s Slip, Slide, Splice is crude; phallic imagery abounds in the Fruitmarket Gallery’s latest exhibition. It may appear we’ve seen such suggestive art before, but Lozano’s semantic play of sex and syntax offers the...

Odysseys at Summerhall

Trudging through the wind and rain on my way to Summerhall to see Odysseys I myself felt like I was embarking on a kind of epic journey. Of course, my tendency towards the dramatic aside, the Summerhall exhibition – part of the ongoing Syn...

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