Art Interviews

Stephen Sutcliffe

Look beyond the surface of Stephen Stucliffe's mixed-media works  Stephen Sutcliffe recommends you watch his video works twice. Like music that insinuates itself on repeated listens, the Glasgow-based artist's...

Jac Leirner

The Fruitmarket Gallery comes alive with Jac Leirner's vibrant reinterpretations of everyday objects and modern life.  Jac Leirner says her art has three characteristics: "Humour, mathematics and paradoxes."...

Barbara Rae

The Open Eye Gallery may be hosting a retrospective exhibition of her work, but artist Barbara Rae has never been one to look back. Next year will be the 50th anniversary of Barbara Rae’s debut solo show. It...

Self-Portraits

In a fascinating study of the self-portrait spanning six centuries, Facing the World finds a surprising connection between renaissance masters and Instagram snaps. This summer’s big exhibition at the Scottis...

Phyllida Barlow

A giant, tumbledown playground for a hyperactive child, or a meditation on destruction? Artist Phyllida Barlow is leaving it up to you to decide with her latest work, set. For Phyllida Barlow, the playful an...

Charles Avery

Oban-born artist Charles Avery always returns to the imaginary island he created over ten years ago Charles Avery is standing in his North London studio showing me his wall. He’s looking very proud. It’s not...

Jim Lambie on Earning his Stripes

Colour is everywhere in a Jim Lambie artwork, whether as lines on the floor or in reflections of rooms full of ladders. You will know him by the stripy tape. Jim Lambie is a modern-day Pop Artist, whose sig...