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Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AW

Claire Barclay: Bright Bodies

Claire Barclay: Bright Bodies, installation view at Kelvin Hall, 2016

In ‘Bright Bodies’, a new installation for Glasgow International, Barclay’s sensitive and highly physical choreography is engaged in a course of action through the history, archives and social spaces of Kelvin Hall. Review by Alexander Hetherington

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Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Giles Bailey & Jeremiah Day

Jeremiah Day, From La Homicide Liquor Store Gods

Although without the immediate dialogue of shared sight-lines, Bailey and Day’s pairing creates a multi-layered, sometimes contradicting, but always lively discourse, drawing out new meanings, and deciphering in each other’s those that are less clear. Review by Cicely Farrer

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The Common Guild, 21 Woodlands Terrace, Glasgow, G3 6DF

Thomas Demand: Daily Show

Daily Show, Installation view at The Common Guild

Thomas Demand's latest solo exhibition includes new and recent works from his series ‘The Dailies’, presented in an installation devised specially for the particular nature of the spaces at The Common Guild.

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David Dale Gallery & Studios, 161 Broad Street, Glasgow, G40 2QR

Hardeep Pandhal: Plebeian Archive

Plebeian Archive, Installation View

Hardeep Pandhal's multi-media installation at David Dale is punctuated with large scale wall drawings of Bhagat Singh, an activist who disguised himself by cutting his beard and replacing his turban with a trilby to commit violent acts of protest during the Indian independence movement.

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Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Christine Borland & Brody Condon: Circles of Focus

Christine Borland and Brody Condon, Hypostatis Circle - Turf kiln-fired polygons, Orkney Clay

There is a curious feeling of being a permitted observer, a guest who has unwittingly blundered into a study and begun to poke and pry into the collections of obscure information neatly organised in enigmatic order. Review by Alexander Storey Gordon

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Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE

Laura Aldridge: California wow!

Laura Aldridge, California wow! installation view at Tramway (2015)

In ‘California wow!’ Aldridge’s artistic process takes centre stage, and the colossal Tramway 2 gallery gives the artist space to draw from all areas of her practice to fully immerse us into her world. Review by Laura Campbell

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Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland

Lucy Skaer

Lucy Skaer, Leonora, 2006

Caught here are Skaer’s investigations into the essence of things and realities: intuitive, organic thought articulated in exquisite structures and meticulous processes. Review by Valerie Norris

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Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, G40 1BP


House Work Castle Milk Woman House, Books

HOUSE WORK CASTLE MILK WOMAN HOUSE seeks to record the history of the 'Castlemilk Womanhouse' project in a way that resists reducing it to a one-dimensional, mythological ‘participatory’ piece, retaining feminist politics by writing narratives from the ground up. Review by Catherine Spencer

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The Modern Institute, 3 Aird’s Lane Glasgow G1 5HU

Victoria Morton

Installation view, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, 2014

Morton’s exhibition at Aird's Lane focuses entirely on painting. Presenting a cycle of five large-scale oil paintings which specifically respond to the space in terms of their size and installation, offering a site for reflection.

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The Modern Institute, 14-20 Osborne Street, Glasgow G1 5QN, United Kingdom

Jeremy Deller

Justified and Ancient

Stemming from an uninvited walk onto a Scottish grouse moor, Jeremy Deller’s exhibition at The Modern Institute focuses on land.

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Modern Institute, 3 Aird’s Lane, Glasgow G1 5HU

Richard Wright

Richard Wright  No Title 2014 Handmade leaded glass  Installation view The Modern Institute, Glasgow, 2014 Photo: Keith Hunter

Richard Wright continues his work with York Glaziers Trust - Britain’s oldest stained glass conservation studio, who have a special connection to the medieval windows at York Minster. For this project he has made four leaded glass skylights in the ceiling at Aird’s Lane.

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