Visual

  • 12 July 2014

    When design curators Panel were challenged to devise a way of celebrating Scotland's creative and manufacturing traditions within the Commonwealth Games, they set out to commission six unique souvenirs.

  • 12 July 2014

    You can liken golf in the 21st century to a dog track where technology is the mechanised hare and equipment manufacturers are the greyhounds, sprinting at full pelt for the most infinitesimal benefits - and the gaudiest profits.

  • 12 July 2014

    I say seventies disco queen Gloria Gaynor but my 10-year-old daughter and friend say Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya.

  • 11 July 2014

    Sitting with Lys Hansen in her converted smiddy studio, pouring over images on a laptop of work going back over 30 years, she turns to me and says:

  • 4 July 2014

    IT WAS constructed to his distinctive design and for almost 20 years has been a must-see stop on the Charles Rennine Mackintosh tourist trail.

  • 1 July 2014

    Writers to tell their stories of independence

  • 29 June 2014

    Step back from the hullabaloo surrounding the scale of the National Galleries of Scotland's Generation project - a country-wide survey of 25 years of art, featuring the work of over 100 artists in 60 venues - and it's clear that it's first and foremost a celebration of success.

  • 28 June 2014

    Veteran Scots artist and writer John Byrne has long been critical of the training students receive at art school, and as his own retrospective opened at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery last week, he took the opportunity to let rip to the assembled media.

  • 26 June 2014

    Beauty Queen or Bust

  • 21 June 2014

    At 74 years of age, you could say that John Byrne, Scotland's most prolific portrait painter - not to mention one of its most talented playwrights - is somewhat overdue the retrospective now at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.