Essays

October 2, 2021

The Angel’s Share

A Partnership with Metacask 18-22 October, 2021 View the artwork at the Metacask auction site. Western painting has been dominated by the pictorial…

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July 20, 2020

Bitcoin Bull

Bill Hare is a lecturer and Honorary Fellow in Scottish Art History at the University of Edinburgh and the author of Scottish Artists in an…

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September 14, 2012

Virtual Enlightenment (2012)

A noise which epitomises youth in the 1990s is the sound which pre-broadband era internet made when dialling up to connect to…

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September 13, 2012

Protest in 140 Characters or Less (2012)

The painting that has just redirected you to this website is an art project constantly in motion. Though the work of art…

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September 12, 2012

Gathering (2012)

She sensed no danger; there was no one to tell her not to. There was no one there. Four arches with four…

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September 11, 2012

Art and Innovation (2012)

“The proper artistic response to digital technology is to embrace it as a new window on everything that’s eternally human, and to…

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