Moscow

{Also featured on my 2nd blog, Russia Revisited} I have been converted. Having visited Moscow on several occasions when I lived in nearby Tver, I never felt particularly drawn to the city. I tried to love it, but each time I went I was let down. Face-control snobbery, expensive food, too big to properly get… Read More Moscow

C/O Berlin

Whilst in Berlin this summer, I discovered a really great gallery: C/O Berlin. A charitable arts foundation formed in 2000, the organisation has established a unique cultural space in Amerika Haus in the affluent Charlottenburg quarter. A former post-war education and culture facility, the building nowadays hosts a variety of photographic and visual arts exhibitions each… Read More C/O Berlin

Exhibition Review – Long Game

“Long Game” marks the first exhibition of the CCA’s 2016 gallery programme and features a collection of works by Glasgow-based artist, Merlin James. The works, which span over 30 years of James’ career, incorporate a wide range of techniques and subject matter. From a series of small, wooden model buildings to large-scale mixed-material paintings and… Read More Exhibition Review – Long Game

Female nudity: art or offense?

Danish photographer Mathilde Grafström has filed an official complaint after local police denied permission to display her ‘Female Beauty’ photography exhibition on Copenhagen’s Nytorv Square. The collection features various female models, photographed nude in natural surroundings. Grafström states on her professional site that the aim of the project is to encourage people to question negative… Read More Female nudity: art or offense?