Folder DC 030/1/20 - Articles, reviews and features

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DC 030/1/20


Articles, reviews and features


  • 2000 (Creation)

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Articles written for The Glasgow Herald and The Scotsman unless otherwise stated.

Hand written, typed draft copies and printed copies of around 40 articles of 300-1500 word length, by Clare Henry for The Glasgow Herald and The Scotsman, January-December 2000. During this period Henry worked between the UK and the USA with many of the articles feature British artists exhibiting in New York and California, including Andy Goldsworthy, David Mach, Peter Chang and Richard Long.

Also includes articles written for Sculpture Magazine, Interiors Magazine Craft Council Magazine and Art Newspaper, covering visual art craft, architecture and related news issues in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London. Henry gives more context and opinion on Talbot Rice Edinburgh, James Turrell in France and the Festival International de Sculpture de Monte Carlo Monaco, and obituaries for Robert Hopper and Michael Kenny.

Other paper work includes correspondence regarding Critics Choice exhibition, article proposals and notes for a television piece on Jack Vettriano.

  • 1 Jan (Sculpture Magazine) David Mach, Millennium Dome London
  • 3 Jan (Art Monthly) David Mach, Millennium Dome London
  • 3 Jan Magritte, Dean Centre Edinburgh
  • Jan (Art Newspaper)
  • 17 Jan Turner and Sir Walter Scott, National Gallery of Scotland
  • 18 Jan (Obituary) Robert Hopper
  • 18 Jan (Obituary) Michael Kenny
  • 25 Jan Talbot Rice Travails, Edinburgh
  • 26 Jan Anna Miller, Open Eye, Edinburgh College of Art Jan Neil Macgregor, National Gallery Edinburgh
  • 4 Feb (Art Newspaper) (Book Review) Jon Schueler: The Sound of Sleet edited by Magda Salvesen, Diane C Cousineau
  • 4 Feb Seeing Salvation: The Image of Christ, Sainsbury Wing London
  • 3 Feb Susan Weber Soros and Glasgow
  • 6 Feb (Art Newspaper) Tartan Turmoil, Talbot Rice Edinburgh
  • 7 Feb John Clark, Collins Gallery Glasgow
  • 14 Feb Patricia Macdonald, Billcliffe Glasgow
  • 21 Feb Jack Cunningham, Lighthouse Glasgow
  • 21 Feb Victoria Crowe: A Shepherd’s Life, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • 26 Feb The Draftsman’s Art, Scottish National Gallery, The Frick New York
  • 3 Mar (Connoisseur’s World) Reni Magritte Apr (Art Forum) Paul Moorhouse, Tate Modern London
  • 15 May Richard Long, New York
  • 7 Jun Red Grooms, Ground Sculpture Hamilton New York
  • Jul (Art Newspaper) Peter Chang, American Craft Museum
  • Jul (Interiors) Christine McArthur
  • 12 Jul (Art Newspaper) Andy Goldsworthy, Storm King
  • 12 Jul (Art Newspaper) Broadway Lights Up: Anne Militello and the New 42nd Street Studio Light Installation New York
  • Jul (Art Newspaper) The Lighter Side of Bay Area Figuration, San Jose Museum of Art California
  • 17 Jul (Scotsman) Andy Goldsworthy in America
  • 1 Jul (Sculpture Magazine) Andy Goldsworthy
  • Sep (Sculpture Magazine) American Contemporary Sculpture, Festival International de Sculpture de Monte Carlo Monaco
  • 30 Sep James Turrell, Pont du Gard France
  • 10 Oct (The Scotsman) Peter Chang, Edinburgh Scottish Gallery
  • 10 Oct (The Scotsman) The Wilson Twins, New York
  • 12 Oct (The Scotsman) (Obituary) Donal Dewar
  • 25 Oct (The Scotsman) Tom Eccles, New York Public Art Fund
  • 26 Oct (Craft Council) Steuben Glass: Twenty Seven Contemporary Artists 1940
  • 28 Nov (The Scotsman) R.B Kitaj, How to Reach 67 in Jewish Art: 100 Pictures, New York Marlborough
  • Nov (Craft Council) Corning Gallery, New York
  • 14 Nov Alan Davie at 80, National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh
  • 5 Dec (Craft Council) School of London in New York

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(fl c1980-)

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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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GB 1694 DC 030/1/20

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GB 1694

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