Art

SSA | VAS OPEN at the RSA

The Royal Scottish Academy is full during my visit; not necessarily with people, but with art of impressive quality and exciting variety. With colourful and expressive content covering every available space, the neoclassical grandeur of these 19th...

The Collective Museum at Collective

Tucked away at the top of Carlton Hill is the old observatory tower, now an art space called Collective. The current exhibition – The Collective Museum – documents L’Atelier de l’Observatoire’s mission to encourage contemporary...

Illustrations by Jonathan Gibbs at the ECA

Jonathan Gibbs is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, and his artistic practice involves illustration, painting and printmaking. He has exhibited his work at The Curwen Gallery, Open Eye Gallery, Society of Wood Engravers and St. Jude’s...

The Collective Museum at Collective

Tucked away at the top of Calton Hill is the old observatory tower, now housing an art space called Collective. The current exhibition – The Collective Museum – documents L’Atelier de l’Observatoire’s mission to encourage...

How curation shapes the way we consume art

Scrolling through the reviews of a museum is more compelling than you might think. Yes, there are the gripes about overpriced gift shops or bad coffee, but something much more interesting is going on. We all have an idea of what separates a...

Looking back at a semester of Art

This semester has seen an outstanding array of exhibitions and arty events around the city; as the days have grown darker and the air cooler, our artists have stood their ground and ceaselessly provided an abundance of content for our art writers to...

The Student Newspaper 2016