Art Culture

Translating Loneliness: the exhibitions borne out of lockdown

‘Make a little nest for your feelings about being alive, nurture them that they may fledge and fly’. An expression of hope in the time of Coronavirus as put by the artist Grayson Perry, who, over the first lockdown launched Grayson’s Art Club. He encouraged the nation to create and submit their art, prompted by […]

Art Fringe

Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry review

This is Grayson Perry’s first major solo exhibition in Scotland. The Julie Cope of the title is a fictional ‘every woman’ from Essex, and the exhibition explores the story of her life through four large tapestries.     The Dovecot is a challenging space for this exhibition. The low ceilings in their downstairs gallery mean the tapestries […]