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Alison Watt’s A Portrait Without Likeness

Alison Watt’s A Portrait Without Likeness is a new exhibition that feels uniquely contemporary while simultaneously drawing inspiration from Allan Ramsay’s famous eighteenth century portraits of his wives and series of sketches of women’s hands. This fusion of past and present creates a discombobulating yet intriguing experience. Although the exhibition has its weaknesses, the paintings […]

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The Birds and the Bees Talk- Talbot Rice Gallery

The expression ‘the birds and bees’ refers to an explanation of human reproduction to little children, usually in a formal, rather awkward setting and using naturalistic imagery. It is perhaps an obvious reminder of our closeness to the natural environment, and our fundamental reliance on it as a means of explaining basic ideas and images. […]