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Review: Position & Attachment

If anyone has been waiting for a sign to make the mini climb up Calton Hill before the winter weather settles in and those dreaded stairs become a little too treacherous, let this be it. If not to experience the beautiful view and monuments, then certainly to visit the exhibition featuring the work of Glasgow […]

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Art Culture

F*CK Tate Britain

CW: representation of slavery “even when given the opportunity and resources to reflect, institutions will use the hope of reform to twist away from accountability and change.”  Zarina Muhammad Surprise, surprise once again a major art institution has come under fire for displaying racist artwork. This time the culprit is Tate Britain. Rex Whistler’s mural […]

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A New Language, Howardena Pindell at Fruitmarket Gallery

“I’ve never had an experience like that… I’m free, white and 21”  Howardena Pindell seeks a new language, a language of abstraction and without ambiguity. Fruitmarket Gallery hosts Pindell’s first solo exhibition in the UK, showcasing Pindell’s abstract works and more visceral, figurative pieces. This retrospective allows reflection of the artist’s personal struggle from the […]

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Art Culture

Online Exhibition Review: About Time

How do you begin to review an online art exhibition? That was the question I asked myself, between the second and the third glass of wine. Sitting in my flat, staring at a computer screen. So many aspects of our lives have now been reduced to this. Isolated, deprived of the world’s sights, sounds and […]

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The vanishing visibility of physical culture and what this means

The technological advancements of the 20th century brought with them an overhaul in the way culture was created, received and distributed, with change being marked in very visible tangible ways. Different decades are immediately synonymous with specific objects of culture: vinyl records, VHS tapes, MP3 players each act as the icons of its era’s cultural […]