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Hardeep Pandhal, 'Konfessions of a Klabautermann', exhibition view, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, September 2017. Photo: Max Slaven; Courtesy: the artistl
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A Q&A with… Hardeep Pandhal, Glasgow International artist

As he prepares for his Glasgow International solo show at Kelvin Hall, Jessica Ramm – who is also exhibiting during GI – talks to the Glasgow-based artist about authority, control and power, and how his work offsets some of the grandeur of the city’s colonial past.

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Richard Parry, director, Glasgow International. Photo:  Jonathan Lynch
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A Q&A with… Richard Parry, Glasgow International director

Richard Parry was appointed director of the biennial Glasgow International festival in May last year, following a move from Blackpool where he was director/curator at the Grundy Gallery. Chris Sharratt talks to him about the artistic rhythm of Glasgow’s rich and vibrant art scene, and his approach to curating the festival, which is now in its eighth edition.

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Thomas Bang, INTERLOPER 3, 2018. Plywood, textiles, leather, paint, iron, 207 x 102 x 74 cm.
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Now Showing #237: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: punctured funerary portraits in London, intimacy and autonomy in Dundee, wildflower seeds in Glasgow, intimate moving image in Powys, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh stories in Northampton.

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Faith Ringgold, Jazz	Stories: Mama Can Sing,Papa Can Blow #8: Don’t Wanna Love You, 2004, acrylic on canvas with pieced border, 205.7 x 162.6 cm, 81 x 64 in, H8935. Courtesy: the artist, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery and ACA Galleries
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NOW SHOWING #235: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: An exploration of folklore and the occult at Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Faith Ringgold’s painting and quilts at Pippy Houldsworth, London, and a group show exploring Gypsy, Roma and Traveller lives at g39, Cardiff.

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Picture shows A visitor looks at Doubling Back, 2003 by Anthony McCall, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield. 
The exhibition Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works opens 16 Feb - 3 June 2018 at The Hepworth WakefIeld. 
Picture taken 14/02/2018
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NOW SHOWING #234: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: light installation at the Hepworth, Wakefield; sound, video and installation at Chapter, Cardiff; and moving image and photographic works at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea.

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Catherine Story, Shadow, 2017. Photo; Steve White.
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NOW SHOWING #225: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an enigmatic nighttime mise-en-scene in London, an installation exploring mental health inequalities across sites in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and large-scale sculptures in Hull.

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Jed Buttress, In Vitro, 2017, electroluminescent wire, acrylic glass, polyurethane doll, dimensions variable
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NOW SHOWING #215: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of exhibition highlights for the week ahead including a Jasper Johns survey at the Royal Academy of Arts, an art/science collaboration in Newcastle and Robyn Denny’s abstract paintings at Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance.

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Willie Sullivan at Free Market symposium, Market Gallery, Glasgow, 17-19 May 2017. Photo: Chris Sharratt
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Free Market thinking: arts, organising and alternatives to neoliberalism

Market Gallery’s recent Free Market symposium – supported by an a-n Artist Led Bursary – brought together thinkers and doers to discuss issues around ‘cultural resources in crisis’ and was in part informed by the Glasgow gallery’s own precarious situation. Chris Sharratt reports on three days of thinking beyond the usual.

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Starting to interview

Started the interview process. Talked to Beverly, Amy and Caitlin. A cynicism in relation to the subject became apparent. Some women found it hard to express themselves on the subject and kept on apologising for it. Despite this, there were […]

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Romancing in Glasgow: a Scottish Perspective on Romantic Love

A blog that documents my artistic progress in producing an experimental animation that deals with the understanding, expectations and experience of some Glaswegians on the subject of romantic love. The project is funded by A-N as part of its professional development funding.

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Jim Lambie,  Sun Visor, 2014, 56x76 cm, pigment print with spray paint addition in a varied edition of 50. Courtesy: Glasgow Print Studio
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Pictures of… five decades of printmaking

An exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio presents over five decades of prints from the organisation’s archive, and includes work by 52 artists spanning screenprinting, lithograph, etching and much more.

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