Traditional Gallery Vs. Post- Modern Gallery
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Traditional Gallery Vs. Post- Modern Gallery

When one thinks of an art-gallery the image that springs to mind is one of a white room, decorated in paintings or sculptures, a space where people can fully immerse themselves in art, shutting out the distractions of everyday life. The post-modern approach towards an art gallery however, such as the one taken by Deveron … Continue reading

Untitled by Fintan Magee
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Untitled by Fintan Magee

  My personal favourite Nuart piece is the untitled graffiti work done by Fintan Magee in 2017, just off Loch street. A world travelling artist with Scottish origins, Fintan Magee has been referred to as Australia’s Banksy by some news reporters due to his dreamy but politically charged graffiti murals. He is unspecific about the meaning … Continue reading

Summer Roundup
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Summer Roundup

It may be summer, and the campus may be (relatively) empty, students far away, lecturers off doing research, but we here at the GWW are hard at work, and there are a lot of exciting things brewing over the summer—some already launched and others to look out for in the coming academic year. SERG Partnership … Continue reading

Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee
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Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee

The reading group Picturing Science is back on Tuesday, October 10th at 1pm in New King’s 15. We shall be discussing Paul Klee “On Modern Art”, an intriguing reading suggested by Marc Higgin (School of Social Science, University of Aberdeen) and Anne Douglas (Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University). Please click on the link … Continue reading

Learning to Touch: Caroline Inckle’s ‘Black Swan White Elephant’ at Seventeen, Belmont Street
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Learning to Touch: Caroline Inckle’s ‘Black Swan White Elephant’ at Seventeen, Belmont Street

On Wednesday 8th March, students in Dr. Amy Bryzgel’s Postmodern Art class took a field trip to visit several of Aberdeen’s visual arts spaces, including Seventeen on Belmont Street. The current exhibition in the upstairs gallery is Black Swan White Elephant, by North East-based artist Caroline Inckle. Inckle’s exhibition takes the form of a giant … Continue reading

Maja Bekan’s Exhibition at the CCA in Warsaw – On whether a gallery security guard who speaks English can become an artist
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Maja Bekan’s Exhibition at the CCA in Warsaw – On whether a gallery security guard who speaks English can become an artist

  Maja Bekan’s exhibition 23 Assemblies at the Zamek Ujazdowski – Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Warsaw curated by Anna Ptak invites its visitors to take part in the process of the gallery guards becoming performance artists. Bekan was an artist in residence at the CCA and the exhibition is the result of her … Continue reading