Art

Claire Barclay’s Skiffing at the ECA

Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) this week hosted acclaimed Scottish artist Claire Barclay and her mixed-media exhibition Skiffing, an event marking the end of her ten-month printmaking residency at the college. Barclay, who is based in Glasgow and...

Spilt Milk’s re : birth at St Margaret’s House

Situated slightly (and welcomingly) outside the environs of the Edinburgh university sphere, St Margaret’s house – a warren of offices, gallery space, and affordable studios – is nothing but an asset to the Meadowbank area, and a space where...

Understanding the Talbot Rice Gallery

Established in 1975, the Talbot Rice Gallery (TRG) is one of Edinburgh’s leading contemporary art galleries and is the public art gallery of the University of Edinburgh. It is constructed out of a 19th Century former history museum, juxtaposed...

Colin Duncan’s Dead Wood Living at the ECA

Having just ended its week-long stint at Evolution House, ECA’s Dead Wood Living exhibition presented an array of Colin Duncan’s works. The exhibition had attendees suspecting sombre themes simply by way of its title: alluding to the phrase...

The Rafiki Gallery at Apothecary Bar

The Rafiki Gallery, a new pop-up exhibition movement that raised its head in the Apothecary Bar last week, is light and welcoming. Leo Sartain, the gallery’s owner, is aware of the unapproachable and exclusive aura of many contemporary galleries,...

Cut and Paste at Modern Art Two

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two presents Cut and Paste: 400 Years of Collage. Spanning across six rooms, the exhibition traces the development of collage across the Western world from the 16th century to the modern day, tracking the...

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