Installation & Multimedia

Glasgow 2014: Scots artists take on Commonwealth

WITH Glasgow 2014’s opening just days away, a year of art celebrating and questioning Scotland and its Commonwealth past reaches a crescendo.

Halfway through 512 hours of Marina Abramovi: no one to hear you scream

Our critic revisits Abramović's residency at the Serpentine and finds its stifling silence and exam-style tasks evoke more production-line misery than mindfulness.

Shelagh Wakely, A View from a Window, Camden Arts Centre

I’ve curated nearly 70 exhibitions in my time. The most challenging was Elizabeth Frink’s  retrospective at the Royal Academy.

Gilbert & George: Scapegoating Pictures - White Cube, Bermondsey

For nearly five decades the art of Gilbert & George has created a visceral and epic depiction of modern urban existence. At its centre are always the artists themselves, who have dedicated their adult lives to their calling as ‘Living Sculptures’ –

Gilbert & George review a dirty-mouthed atheist onslaught

This new exhibition of relentless photomontages restates the double act's desire to offend on a colossal scale.

Gilbert & George are back with Scapegoating Pictures for London in pictures

Laughing (gas) boys Gilbert & George return with a gallery full of new nitrous oxide-charged selfies and their trademark critique-by-collage of contemporary hedonism, narcissism and intolerance.


When it comes to current events, everyone nowadays is expected to share their experience or opinion.

Ten art exhibitions to see at the Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

More than 100 artists take to dozens of venues across Edinburgh in the 11th edition of the city's Art Festival this August. Here are ten for starters.

Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK's largest annual celebration of visual art. Uniquely, the festival offers the chance to experience the best contemporary Scottish artists in the context of exhibitions of the most important international a


Great Britain at London's Lyttleton Theatre is written by Richard Bean and directed by Nicholas Hytner (the team that was behind the wildly successful 'One Man Two Guvnors').