Conrad Landin is a journalist based in Glasgow.

Nude (detail; c. 1962), Roger Hilton.

How Roger Hilton played fast and loose with the human form

The St Ives painter best known for his abstract works also created his own kind of figurative art

4 Nov 2022
Kim McAleese

Can Kim McAleese breathe new life into Edinburgh Art Festival?

Few of the 1.4 million visitors who flock to Edinburgh each August are coming for the visual arts festival, but its new director has plans to make that change

11 Aug 2022
Iceberg Collage (1994), James Morrison

James Morrison’s paintings take us on a journey into the unknown

The artist refused to paint people, preferring instead to focus on remote landscapes and natural phenomena

20 Jun 2022
Archie Brennan weaving in Nunavut in 1991.

Weft dreams – the utopian tapestries of Archie Brennan

Archie Brennan was a committed craftsman with a fondness for optical illusions and a strong idealistic streak

12 May 2021
The Storm (1906), Emil Nolde.

Shattered hopes and a descent into hell – German Expressionist prints in Glasgow

A remarkable collection of prints anticipate and address Germany’s turmoil after the First World War

3 Jul 2019