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‘A People’s Archive of Sinking and Melting’: Making art Out of Climate Change

In conversation with James Clegg, assistant curator of Talbor Rice Gallery Like most Scottish galleries and museums, Talbot Rice Gallery is on the dawn of reopening after a year of closure. Talbot Rice saw the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity for a brand-new exhibition: The Normal, a collaborative exhibition showing how the work of twelve […]

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Exhibition: ‘Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!’

In conversation with curator Kate Greyner. With the revival of Edinburgh’s cultural scene on April 26th, Dovecot Studios are anticipating the opening of their postponed exhibition ‘Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!’. I have interviewed Kate Greyner who, in collaboration with Lisa Mason from the National Museums of Scotland, has been curating this exhibition for over […]

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Family ties:

Artwork of the week: ‘Doris Zinkeisen’ (1929) analysed by her great-granddaughter The image I have in mind when I think about this painting is a recurring one of my mother who, year after year, would drag me and my siblings to the National Portrait Gallery in a desperate attempt to entertain us while making her […]

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Translating Loneliness: the exhibitions borne out of lockdown

‘Make a little nest for your feelings about being alive, nurture them that they may fledge and fly’. An expression of hope in the time of Coronavirus as put by the artist Grayson Perry, who, over the first lockdown launched Grayson’s Art Club. He encouraged the nation to create and submit their art, prompted by […]