Folder DC 030/1/10 - Articles, reviews and features

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Articles, reviews and features


  • 1990 (Creation)

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Articles written for The Glasgow Herald unless otherwise stated.

Hand written and typed draft copies of around 140 articles of 500-1500 word length, by Clare Henry for The Glasgow Herald, January-December 1990, with weekly Monday, Friday and some weekend features. Also includes pieces written for Art Review, Time Out, Art International, Art Line and Galleries Magazine. The articles cover visual art exhibitions in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stornoway, Dumfries and Scottish regions.

During the year Henry also covers art in Venice and France. Some reviews focus on reviews of exhibitions in London at Scottish Gallery London, Marlborough Fine Art London, Royal Academy and Somerset House. A number of the Scottish reviews are for exhibitions at former galleries: Main Fine Arts Studio Gallery Gibson Street, New 57 Gallery, 369 Gallery, Glasgow’s Glasgow, ASH Gallery Edinburgh, JD Kelly Gallery, Barbizon Gallery Glasgow.

The reviews also cover private galleries: The Third Eye Centre, Compass Gallery, Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop, Fruitmarket Edinburgh (also referred to as Scottish Arts Council Gallery), Mercury Gallery, Talbot Rice, Graeme Murray Fine Art and Streetlevel Glasgow, Italian Centre Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, Tramway, Kelvingrove (also known as Glasgow Art Gallery), National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, People’s Palace Glasgow and Hunterian Gallery Glasgow, and artist led galleries: WASPS, Collective Edinburgh and Transmission. During this period Henry gives more context and opinion on the condition of funding, marketing, government policy and Glasgow’s galleries during Glasgow Capital of Culture 1990.

Other feature and perspective pieces include: Scotland first Venice Biennale, John Bellany £100,000 sale, the state of gallery closures and funding in Scotland, Ian McCulloch murals for Glasgow Concert Halls and an obituary for Murray Johnston. The exhibitions covered are solo shows, by artists Keith McIntyre, Degas, Inigo Jones, Christine Borland, Hans Hofmann, Max Ernst, Adrian Wiszniewski, Oscar Marzaroli, Ken Currie, Frances Walker and group shows for Royal Glasgow Institute and British Art Show. Mayfest, the Edinburgh Festival Glasgow 1990 events and TWSA are covered in detail and there is an article by Julian Spalding edited by Clare.

Some correspondence proposing future articles to The Herald and Time Out, and correspondence with Amy Page is included, as well as Venice Biennial correspondence with Peacock Printmakers and an open letter regarding educational work of Marion Love. This year also features several commissioned texts for catalogues, Alison Watt, Compass Gallery Anniversary, The Glasgow School of Art fine Art Photography and Glasgow Group 1958-1990.

  • Jan (for Galleries Magazine) Glasgow 1990 Cultural Capital of Europe
  • Jan (Herald Obituary) Murray Johnston
  • 1 Jan (for Time Out 20/20) Keith McIntyre, Tramway Glasgow
  • 2 Jan Alison Watt Catalogue essay, Scottish Gallery London
  • 2 Jan (Herald feature) Highlights of Glasgow 1990
  • 5 Jan Ilka Gedo, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, William Baumeister, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, Afghan, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow, Who Shot Garbo, Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh, Degas, Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 12 Jan (Herald Friday Feature) Jan Sandy Guy, Derrick Guild, Stuart Mackenzie, Tommy Crooks, Barbizon Gallery Glasgow, Scottish Monotypes, Glasgow Print Studios, Ian McCulloch, concert halls Glasgow mural winner, Roy McInnes, WASPS Gallery Glasgow, Fionna Carlisle, 369 Gallery Edinburgh, Ivor Hitchens, City Art Centre Edinburgh
  • 13 Jan (for Time Out 20/20) Glasgow 1990 Cultural Capital of Europe
  • 13 Jan (Herald Weekender feature) Degas, Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 15 Jan (Arts Review letter from Scotland) Glasgow 1990
  • 19 Jan Tim Stead, Compass Gallery Glasgow, The Other Story, Hayward Gallery London, Fred Bremner, Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh
  • 21 Jan (for STV) Scottish Art Debate
  • 22 Jan (for Art International) Glasgow 1990
  • 26 Jan (for Arts Review) Glasgow 1990, Keith McIntyre
  • 26 Jan Reorienting Looking East, Boltanski, Sugimoto, Morimura, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Bridget Smith, Goldsmiths London
  • 27 Jan (Herald Weekender feature) British Art Show, McLellan Galleries
  • Jan (for Time Out 20/20) Scottish Art Since 1990
  • 2 Feb James Morrison, exhibition essay
  • 2 Feb (Herald Friday Feature) The Shelter Glasgow, Keith McIntyre, Tramway Glasgow, Peter Gilmour, David Allen, Transmission Glasgow, Chris Drury, Street Level Glasgow, Inigo Jones, Royal Academy London, Alison Watt, BBC TV
  • 5 Feb (for Galleries Magazine) Reorientating Looking East, Nicola Jacobs Gallery London
  • 9 Feb (Art Review Letter from Scotland) The Shelter Glasgow, Chris Drury, Street Level Glasgow, Reorientating Looking East, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, British Art Show, McLellan Galleries
  • 9 Feb (Herald Friday Feature) Royal Society of Watercolour Painters, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh, Sylvia von Hartmann, Chris Drury, Street Level Glasgow, Time and Motion, City Art Centre Edinburgh
  • 15 Feb Compass essay commission
  • 16 Feb (Herald Friday Feature) Five Girls, Compass Gallery Glasgow, The Decade Ahead, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Michael Roschlau, Glasgow Print Studios, Rita Smith, Gracefield Dumfries, Colquhoun and MacBryde, Barbizon Gallery Glasgow
  • 17 Feb (for Time Out 20/20) Steven Campbell, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
  • 23 Feb (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Alison Watt, An Lanntair Gallery, Stornoway, Davis Miles, Janey Miles, Steve Dilworth, Edi Thompson
  • 23 Feb (Herald Friday Feature) Scottish Scenes, Interdec Gallery Glasgow, Ali Abubakar, Maryhill Glasgow, New Members, Glasgow Group Gallery, Jim Tweedie, Rosemary Beaton, John R. Taylor, Glasgow Art Centre, Pam Carter, Barbizon Gallery Glasgow, Frans Hals, Royal Academy London, Rainforest Art, Natural History Museum London, UK North launch, Arts Council London, Peter Palumbo ACGB, Interaction at Open Circle, Hillhead Library, Alasdair Gray
  • Mar (for Artline) British Art Show, McLellan Galleries
  • 2 Mar (Herald Friday Feature) Frances Walker, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, Pat Semple, Irene Scott, Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh, Gwen Hardie, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Strathclyde Schools, WASPS Gallery Glasgow, Czech photographers, Transmission Gallery Glasgow, The Glasgow School of Art staff exhibition
  • 3 Mar The Glasgow School of Art Fine Art Photography catalogue essay
  • 7 Mar (Herald Feature) Alison Watt
  • 8 Mar (Herald Friday Feature) The Living Room, Belhaven Glasgow, Gianni Piacentini, Shelia Fell, Maclaurin Gallery Ayr, Inquiry Into, 369 Gallery Edinburgh, Lelia Galloway
  • 9 Mar Kate Whiteford, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow, For A’ That, Lillie Gallery Milngavie, Lesley Main, Main Fine Art Glasgow, Kathryn Kynoch, JD Kelly Gallery Glasgow
  • 9 Mar (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Frances Walker, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, Pat Semple, Irene Scott, Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh, Gwen Hardie, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • 10 Mar (Herald Weekender Feature) Steven Campbell, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
  • 16 Mar (Herald Friday Feature) Scotland first Venice Biennale
  • 18 Mar (for Time Out 20/20) The Art of the Print, Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow, Calum Colvin, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh
  • 23 Mar (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Scotland first Venice Biennale
  • Mar Scotland in Venice, essay for 1990 Biennale catalogue
  • 23 Mar Site/Positions, Christine Borland, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow, The Art of the Print, Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow, Roger Palmer, Street Level Glasgow, Scottish Artists Prints, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow
  • 26 Mar (Art Review Letter from Scotland) British Art Show, McLellan Galleries
  • 26 Mar (Herald news feature) John Bellany £100,000 sale
  • 30 Mar Scottish Society of Artists, Scottish Society of Watercolour Artists, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh, Tracy McKenna, Graeme Murray Gallery Edinburgh, Hoch Aun Teh, Keith Grant, 369 Gallery Edinburgh
  • 31 Mar (Herald Weekender feature) Mayfest Preview, British Art Show, McLellan Galleries
  • 3 Apr David Mach, Tramway Glasgow
  • 8 Apr (for Artline) Glasgow 1990
  • 13 Apr French Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Modern Art, Road to Meikle Seggie, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh, Bernard Faucon, French Institute Edinburgh, Henry Moore, Pollok Park Glasgow, Kanta Walker, Woodlands Teachers Centre, Menagerie, Glasgow Print Studios, Dependants, Transmission Glasgow
  • Apr (Art Review) French Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Modern Art, Road to Meikle Seggie, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh, Bernard Faucon, French Institute Edinburgh
  • 14 Apr (for Time Out 20/20) Andy Goldsworthy, Leeds, Master Prints from Gemini Artists, Glasgow Print Studios
  • 17 Apr Will Maclean, Runkel Hue Williams London
  • 20 Apr (Herald Friday Feature) Francis Bacon, Barbizon Gallery Glasgow, Norman Ackroyd, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Ashley Cook, David Watt, Paul McGuigan, Caffe Qui Italian Centre Glasgow, Ian Slack, Langside Gallery, Kate Downie, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Alison Harper, Lesley Burr, WASPS Gallery Glasgow, Dominic Snyder, The Shelter Glasgow, Leonid Anreyex, Street Level Glasgow, Matthew Harris, ASH Gallery Edinburgh, Silk, Galerie Mirages Edinburgh, Craig Richardson, Christine Borland, Collective Gallery Edinburgh
  • 27 Apr (Herald Friday Feature) Calum Colvin, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Graeme Murray Edinburgh, Helen Flockhard, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, Hogarth Collection, Scottish Puppet Centre, Artists in residence Botanics Glasgow, Robert Callender, Mercury Gallery Edinburgh
  • 27 Apr (Herald Feature) State of gallery closures and funding in Scotland, Glasgow Galleries Group
  • 3 May (Arts Review) Mayfest
  • 5 May (for Time Out 20/20) Frances Walker, Iona Gallery Kingussie
  • 5 May Henry Moore, Pollok Park, Lillie Milngavie, Valerie Pragnell, Victoria Park Fossil Grove Glasgow, Artists in Residence, Botanic Gardens Glasgow
  • May (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Mayfest, Henry Moore, Pollok Park, Lillie Milngavie, Valerie Pragnell, Victoria Park Fossil Grove Glasgow
  • 5 May (Herald Weekender Feature) Pissarro, Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 11 May (Herald Friday Feature) Compass Gallery, 21st Birthday, Tramway Glasgow
  • 18 May Julio Gonzalez, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, McGrigor Donald Prize, Andrew Burton, Joan Hughson, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Sibylle von Halem, Joan Hughson Gallery, John Bellany, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Peter Howson, Glasgow Print Studio Tunga, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
  • 28 May (Herald Friday Feature) Venice Biennale, David Mach, Kate Whiteford, Arthur Watson
  • Jun (for Galleries Magazine) Hans Hofmann, Crane Gallery London
  • 8 Jun Marina Abramovic, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Guthrie Awards, Fine Art Society, Sam Ainsley, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Painting the Forth Bridge, 369 Gallery Edinburgh
  • 9 Jun (for Time Out 20/20) Max Ernst, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh
  • Jun (for Art Review) Scotland at the Venice Biennale
  • Jun (for Artline) Scotland at the Venice Biennale
  • 13 Jun (Herald Friday Feature) Courtauld Institute Gallery, Somerset House London
  • 15 Jun JD Fergusson, Fine Art Society Glasgow, Barclay Lennie Glasgow, Gemini, Glasgow Print Studios, Jim Tweedie, Graeme Mundy Gallery, Claire Scullion, Louise Scullion, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Jeanne Socquet, J D Kelly Gallery Glasgow, Forty Something, Olivia Lloyd, 369 Gallery Edinburgh
  • 22 Jun (catalogue text) The State of Printmaking in Scotland Today, Dumferline District Museum
  • 22 Jun Masters of German Expressionism, William Hardie Gallery, Donald Bain, Cormund Gallery, Margaret Hunter, Inge Husemann, Carla Fioravanti, Glasgow Art Centre, Baajie Pickard, Marj Bond, Gatehouse Gallery, Ann Oram, Earl Haig, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh and London, Douglas Gray, Edinburgh Printmakers, Heather Nevay, One Princes Square Glasgow, Pinhole Observatory, Wasps Gallery Glasgow, Television Interventions, Third Eye Centre, Channel Four
  • 29 Jun Kockoshka, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
  • 16 Jul Robert Combas, Toulouse Lautrec, Albi, France
  • Aug (for Time Out 20/20) Julio Gonzalez, Graves Art Gallery Sheffield
  • 4 Aug (Herald Feature) Edinburgh Festival, Cezanne & Poussin, National Gallery Edinburgh, Andy Goldsworthy, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Max Ernst, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, John Houston, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh, Caroline McNairn, 369 Gallery Edinburgh, James McBey, Fine Art Society Edinburgh, Scotland’s pictures, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
  • 10 Aug (Herald Friday Feature) Edinburgh Festival, Andy Goldsworthy, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
  • Aug Cezanne & Poussin, National Gallery Edinburgh
  • 15 Aug (for Art International) Glasgow 1990
  • 17 Aug (Herald Friday Feature) Elizabeth Frink, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Elspeth Lamb, Glasgow Print Studios, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Well of Patience, Daniel Reeves, Pearce Institute Govan, Art Angel Civic Monument, George Square Glasgow, Thomas Annan, Street Level Glasgow, Donald Urquhart, Glasgow’s Glasgow
  • 19 Aug (for catalogue) Glasgow Group 1958-1990
  • 22 Aug Leila Galloway, Tony Cooper, London Street Edinburgh
  • 24 Aug (Herald Friday Feature) Max Ernst, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, John Houston, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh, Sam Francis, Printmakers Edinburgh, Festival Show, English Speaking Union Edinburgh, Richard Demarco, Jane MacAllister, Ash Gallery Edinburgh, Donald Urquhart, Glasgow’s Glasgow
  • 27 Aug Glasgow Girls, 1880-1920, curated by Jude Burkhauser, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
  • 28 Aug Saltoun Art Project, Glasgow
  • 3 Sep (for Art and Auction USA) Julia Ernst, Ernst Gill Gallery
  • 7 Sep (Herald Friday Feature) Glasgow Women’s Festival, Jennifer Southern, Elsie Mitchell, Kate Russell, Photoworks Dundas Vale Centre, Women’s Own, Assembly Hall, The Glasgow School of Art, Womanhouse, Castlemilk, Of Women, Gatehouse Gallery Glasgow, Doors Open Day, Glasgow, Calum McKay, Street Level Glasgow, Whistler, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh
  • 7 Sep (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Glasgow Girls, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Women’s Own, Assembly Hall, The Glasgow School of Art
  • 13 Sep (for catalogue) Robert Saunders, Duncan Campbell Fine Art London
  • 14 Sep TSWA Glasgow, Bruce McLean, Tramway, Stuart Brisley, Govan, Emery & Rhowbotham, Ionic Colum Caledonia Road, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Central Station
  • 20 Sep (Herald Friday Feature) Peter Palumbo, Arts Council of Great Britain, Jack Knox, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Thom Lawson, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Robert Colquhoun, Robert McBryde, Glasgow Print Studios, Cartier Bresson to Koudelka; The Briggait Glasgow, Pas de Calais FRAC, Spanish Ceramics, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh
  • 21 Sep (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Glasgow 1990, Tessa Jackson
  • 28 Sep (Herald Friday Feature) Frances Law, Pearce Institute Govan Glasgow, Ken Wolverton, Govan Initiative Glasgow, Tom McKendrick, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Keith Piper, Transmission Gallery Glasgow, Clive Jachnick, Lillie Gallery Milngavie, Alan Crumlish, Interdec Gallery, Glasgow Mela, Tramway Glasgow, Tony Neylan, Ethel Walker, Gatehouse Gallery, Ailsa Tanner, Rowan Gallery Drymen, Glasgow Cathedral, Denniston Primary School
  • Oct (Art Review Letter from Scotland) Glasgow 1990
  • 5 Oct (Herald Friday Feature) David Nash, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh, Glasgow Boys, Glasgow Concert Hall, Imogen Cunningham, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Living with Sculpture, Gerber Fine Art Glasgow, Glasgow Croup, Glasgow Art Centre, Queens Crescent Glasgow, D. Y. Cameron, Fine Art Society Edinburgh, Mary Rose O’Neill, Linda Farquarson, Edinburgh Printmakers
  • 12 Oct Bruce Mclean, Glasgow Print Studios, Royal Glasgow Institute, McLellan Galleries Glasgow
  • 19 Oct Temperamenti, Tramway, Turin and Glasgow, Whistler in Europe, Huntarian Gallery Glasgow, Andrew Fitzpatrick, Alan Connell, Compass Gallery Glasgow, East comes West, Cormund Gallery Glasgow
  • 26 Oct Henry Moore, Gracefield Studios, Hugh Bryden, Gracefield Galleries Dumfries, George Braque, Burns Centre Dumfries, Bryden Gallery Dumfries, William McCance, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh, Art from Scottish Prisons, Glasgow School of Art, David Donaldson, Fine Art Society Glasgow
  • 2 Nov (Herald Friday Feature) Zadok Ben-David, Collins Gallery Glasgow, John Bellany, Alan Davie, Bruce McLean, Adrian Wiszniewski, Edinburgh Haymarket Station
  • 5 Nov Is There Life in Museums? by Julian Spalding
  • Nov (Herald Friday Feature) Ana Pacheco, Glasgow Print Studios, Adler and Herman, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Surrealist Tendencies, Hillhead Library Glasgow, White and McKay Portrait Awards, Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 10 Nov Rembrandt, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Adrian Wiszniewski, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, Howard Hodgkin, National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh.
  • 10 Nov (Herald Weekender Feature) Van Gogh, Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 16 Nov (Herald Friday Feature) The Berlin Book, Glasgow Print Studios, Berlin Wall Art, Glasgow Concert Hall, Self Conscious State, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, David Hosie, Peter Kennard, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, John Mooney, Talbot Rice Edinburgh
  • 23 Nov Scotland Creates, McLellan Galleries Glasgow, Vuillard, William Hardie Fine Art, Royal Glasgow Institute, Lillie Gallery Milngavie, Philip Reeves, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, The Scottish Collection, Fine Art Society Glasgow
  • 28 Nov Egon Schiele, Royal Academy London
  • 30 Nov Gwyneth Leech, St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral Glasgow, Leonard Rosoman, Fine Art Society Glasgow, Richard Demarco, Edna Whyte, Richard Demarco Gallery Glasgow, Gerard Taylor, Albany Hotel, George Wylie, Ben Rhodes Gallery London, Dora Holzhandler, RSAMD Glasgow
  • Dec (for Galleries Magazine) Adrian Wiszniewski, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh
  • 2 Dec New North, Stephen Campbell, EIlen Lawrence, Tramway Glasgow
  • 7 Dec (Herald Friday Feature) Glasgow 1990, Street Level Glasgow, Oscar Marzaroli, Ken Currie, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow, Art from the Billiard Room, Henderson’s Edinburgh, Christmas Show, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Robert Heindel, Scottish Ballet, William Hardie Fine Art, The Glasgow School of Art, Pavement Art
  • 11 Dec Ian McCulloch, Glasgow Concert Halls, Glasgow Council Pat Lally
  • 13 Dec Laurel Bank, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
  • 14 Dec (Herald Friday Feature) Jacki Parry, Glasgow Print Studios, Points East Season, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Dieter Pietsch, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, Laurel Bank, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
  • Dec (for Galleries Magazine) Elspeth Lamb, Mercury Gallery London
  • 17 Dec Points East Season, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
  • 21 Dec (Herald Friday Feature) Public Art in Glasgow, Dhruva Mistry, Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow, Kathy Chambers, Buchanan Street Glasgow, Coming to Hand, Botanic Gardens Glasgow, John Clark, Queens Park Synagogue, Michael Sandle, Easter Spalding, Christmas Show, Glasgow Print Studios
  • 28 Dec (Herald Friday Feature) New Scottish Photography, Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh, Dennis Mann, Sarah Sumsion, Peter Chang, Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow

Articles written in this year which are not present in the archive:

  • 16 Mar Philip Reeves, Compass gallery, Robin Phillipson, Fine Art Society, Douglas Thomson, Glasgow Print Studios, Andrew Smith Kingfisher Gallery Edinburgh, 5 Years of Photography in Fine Art at The Glasgow School of Art
  • 7 Jul Joseph Crawhall, The Burrell Collection Glasgow
  • 3 Nov Platform Art, Edinburgh, John Bellany, Alan Davie, Bruce McLean, Adrian Wieszniewski, Edinburgh Haymarket Station
  • 9 Nov (feature) Ana Pacheco, Glasgow Print Studios
  • 8 Dec Glasgow 1990, Rembrandt by Himself, Kelvingrove, Adrian Wiszniewski, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, Howard Hodgkin, Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

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Clare Henry FRSA was art critic for The Herald from 1980-2000. For 20 years she covered the Scottish and UK art scene in depth, writing roughly 200 articles a year. With a particular emphasis on Scottish artists, her writing provides profiles, interviews and art news pieces along with critical reviews. Graduating in 1964 with BA Hons Fine Art from The University of Reading she became a Researcher at the Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art (1968-1970) before taking the position of art reviewer for West End Times (1976-1980). She was also art critic for The Herald (1980-2000) and arts presenter at Scottish TV (1984-1987). She wrote regular features for The Art Newspaper (1986-2003) and contributed to The Guardian, Marxism Today, 20/20 London, Ikebana Ryusei Japan and The Scotsman. She curated exhibitions in the 1980s and 1990s including 'New Scottish Prints' for Britain Salutes New York, in NYC; London's 'Serpentine Summer Show', 1985; 'Artists at Work', Edinburgh Festival, 1986; 'The Vigorous Imagination' at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for the Edinburgh Festival, 1987; Critic's Choice London, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992; Scots in Los Angeles, 1989; Scotland at the Venice Biennale, 1990, Critic's Choice for the RSA Edinburgh, 1994, New Millennium, Chicago and Washington DC, 1999. She is a founding member of the Council of Management and a former chairman of both The Glasgow Print Studio and Salvo (the Scottish arts lobbying organisation). She served on the Scottish Design Council in the 1980s and on the working party for contemporary art of the National Trust. She was also on the board of Stirling's Smith Art Gallery and Museum and a trustee of the Scottish Sculpture Trust, 1984-1990. She is also a former member of the British Council Visiting Arts panel, the National Union of Journalists, the Arts Correspondents Group London, Blackburn Printmaking Workshop NYC, and is a current member of the International Association of Art Critics, (AICA UK) and the American Association of Art Critics. In 2000 she moved to New York where she was art critic for the Financial Times and The New York Sun until 2008. She now writes for various magazines in the UK and the USA and keeps a regular blog.

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