Media & Contact

Media Coverage

Kate Cowcher, ‘Modern African Art, from Dar es Salaam to Dunoon’, ArtUK, August 4 2021

Meredith Loper, ‘African Modernism in Rural Scotland’, Artmag UK, May 28 2021.

Jak Katarikawe cover and ‘African Modern in Scotland, at Dunoon Burgh Hall’, Artmag UK, May 2021.

‘African Art at Dunoon Burgh Hall’, Dunoon Observer and Argyllshire Observer, May 21 2021, p. 12.

Jamie Wills, ‘African Art in Scotland’, Snack Magazine, May 2021 [p. 70-71]

‘Dar to Dunoon: Argyll sourced African art exhibition to open’, The Argyllshire Advertiser, April 30 2021.

Hannah O’Hanlon, ‘Dar to Dunoon: notable African artwork sourced by Naomi Mitchison to be exhibited’, The Campbeltown Courier, April 30 2021.

Isis Davis-Marks, ‘Trove of African Modernist Masterpieces Spent Decades Hidden in Rural Scotland’, Smithsonian Magazine, April 23 2021.

Kabir Jhala, ‘Researchers discover trove of works by major African Modernists in rural Scotland’, The Art Newspaper, April 22 2021.

Lauren Taylor, ‘Overlooked African art found in Scottish rural schools’, The Press and Journal, April 20 2021.

Gregor Young, ‘Academics make significant African art discovery in Scottish schools’, The National, April 20 2021.

Jody Harrison, ‘African art by some of the continents ‘most notable’ painters uncovered in Argyll’, The Herald, April 20 2021.

Interview with Gary Robertson on ‘Good Morning Scotland’, BBC Radio Scotland, April 19 2021.


Press Release for the exhibition: ‘Dar to Dunoon: Modern African Art from the Argyll Collection’.

For media and other enquiries regarding exhibition or the research project, please contact Kate Cowcher,

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