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Galleries and museums: the best gas-lighters in the game of capitalism

The case of Jens Haaning has caught the art and business world in a frenzy. After receiving a commission of £62k by the Kunsten Museum, the Danish artist created two…

Addressing the Legacy of Slavery and Empire at National Trust of Scotland

As the largest conservation charity in Scotland, with around 130 properties under their management, the National Trust Scotland (NTS) has both the resources and responsibility to educate the public about…

Review: Jonathan Owen at Ingleby Gallery

Edinburgh-based Jonathan Owen (b. 1973) exhibits for the third time at Ingleby Gallery this summer, after solo presentations in 2011 and 2014. Offering admission by appointment, the private Barony Street…

‘Art has No Country’ British Museum events

Is a flower political because you drew it? How can an object as simple as a flower become political? That’s the question posed to Iranian artist Adsoon and Iraqi artist…

Looking Back, Looking Forward Decolonising the Museum

The role of the museum in visualising the past and present cultural and national identities has a central place in the ever-resurfacing debate about the decolonialisation of cultural and artistic…