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The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

The newest exhibition at the City Art Centre, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer, does not disappoint. The paintings are gorgeous, the curation and layout are carefully considered,…

In conversation with the Edinburgh Collective

The Student recently sat down with Nathaniel Cartier and Fraser Macdonald, the co-founders of the Edinburgh Collective, a network of creatives living in the Edinburgh area. They are attempting to…

The end of the creative genius?

Women artists in Italy, 1960s-1970s lecture by Prof. Giovanna Zapperi – Université de Tours, chaired by Dr Angela Dimitrakaki feminist and Marxist lecturer at Edinburgh Coinciding with international women’s day…

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…

Unique and Inspiring: St Margaret’s House

For this edition I wanted to bring St. Margaret’s House, one of Edinburgh’s most important but lesser-known galleries, into the spotlight. Regularly holding impressive exhibitions as part of an innovative…

The Leith Banksys: street art and gentrification in Edinburgh

This month has seen the mysterious appearance of yet another alleged ‘Banksy’ piece nestled in the heart of Leith. Tucked away as it is from The Shore, Bernard Street is…

Owen Normand’s The Cut at Leith School of Art

The Leith School of Art is currently exhibiting BP Portrait Award winner Owen Normand’s show entitled The Cut. All of Normand’s work tends to explore “the bittersweet awareness of impermanence”,…

Nihad Alturk & Renee Rilexie at St Margaret’s House

Almost every child is familiar with the story of the boy who lost his shadow and had to chase after it until it was sewn back on. My visit to…