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Jyll Bradley-Pardes: A Review

As an oil painter almost invariably restricted to the two-dimensional plane, I generally operate on a different frequency from the world of large-scale installation and sculpture. So, when I heard about the opportunity to see and review Jyll Bradley’s commission for the Fruitmarket Gallery’s new warehouse space, I figured it was time to dip my […]

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Top 5 Edinburgh Art Galleries to Visit This Freshers

Even as a history of art student, getting into Edinburgh’s art scene can be overwhelming, with so many galleries dispersed throughout the city. But after doing a grand tour of all the galleries, here is the final five-stop art stroll through the city that you will be able to do this freshers (art is the […]

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Contemporary Art in Edinburgh: Disjointed and Unsupported

In the lead-up to this edition, the art section has been conducting various interviews across Edinburgh, investigating the nuances of Edinburgh’s standing as a place for contemporary art. We have come into contact with a wide spectrum of views and positions on the topic — academic, managerial, curatorial, and artistic — in an attempt to […]

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Senga Nengudi, Fruitmarket Gallery

Senga Nengudi, an African-American visual artist from Chicago, has teamed up with the Henry Moore Institute to have previous exhibitions displayed anew in a singular space here in Edinburgh. Her retrospective work includes peculiar materials such as nylon tights, vinyl, sand and newspaper sheets. Many of these works haven’t been seen since her original exhibitions. […]

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LINK Party, Fruitmarket Gallery

After two weeks of events and creativity, on February 24 The Fruitmarket Gallery hosted a closing party to celebrate and reflect on togetherness through an array of entertaining activities. Besides being over-excited and trying to walk in before the party had even started, the night was pretty amazing. Visitors were welcomed with a Cosmopolitan, and […]

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Emma Hart at the Fruitmarket Gallery

Emma Hart’s exhibition at the Fruitmarket gallery is a thought-provoking series of artworks which are hugely attractive to those appreciative of contemporary art. The exhibition comprises of two exhibitions by Hart; Mamma Mia and BANGER. These two exhibits are based on subjects which contrast hugely, creating an intriguing depth to this exhibition. Mamma Mia can […]

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Lee Lozano: Slip, Slide, Splice

At first glance, Lee Lozano’s Slip, Slide, Splice is crude; phallic imagery abounds in the Fruitmarket Gallery’s latest exhibition. It may appear we’ve seen such suggestive art before, but Lozano’s semantic play of sex and syntax offers the viewer a new perspective on the role of language in art, adopting a sensuously witty and inventive vocabulary […]

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Right Here Among Them – Jacqueline Donachie

Right Here Among Them is Glaswegian artist Jacqueline Donachie’s ambitious mid-career exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery. The exhibition encompasses pieces from across Donachie’s career in several mediums, including sculpture, print, sound and video. It explores the artist’s fascination with objects and spaces and the ways in which we interact with them. Right Here Among Them […]