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Reduct at the Royal Scottish Academy

Open until 22nd November, but also viewable online, Reduct is the Royal Scottish Academy’s new exhibition highlighting abstraction and geometry in Scottish art. Its mission is to ‘examine the ways in which non-objective expression remains a compelling approach one hundred years after it was first taken up by the early avant-garde’. This exhibition certainly fulfils […]

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The RSA’s 193rd Annual Exhibition

This month, the Royal Scottish Academy presents its 193rd annual exhibition, showcasing the very best works from its academicians across Scotland. Earlier this week I headed over to Prince’s Street to see what the Academy had to offer. I walked through the building’s enormous columns and into the gallery, finding a maze of open-plan rooms […]

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RSA: New Contemporaries

Royal Scottish Academy, Until 31st March Calling a show New Contemporaries might be taken to be a slight contradiction in terms, but the show truly does seem to be an expression of new art. Without any clear theme or unifying element, it would be easy to feel lost in this amalgamation of contemporary art, but […]

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RSA Open

Royal Scottish Academy: Until 14th February The RSA Open is an annual event of small-scale work created by contemporary artists living or working in Scotland, judged by a panelists of RSA Academicians. The exhibition evokes the spirit of the Victorian salons; legions of artwork jostle for attention in the Neo-classical rooms on The Mound. Everything on […]