Art Culture

The Italian Connection at City Art Centre

Consider visiting Edinburgh’s City Art Centre this week where The Italian Connection is being hosted to celebrate the creative link between Scotland and Italy. The exhibition has an impressive array of artwork ranging all the way from 1736 up to 2009, a panoply of mediums and various artists including Eduardo Paolozzi, Elizabeth Blackadder, Stanley Cursiter […]

Culture Literature

Beard re-inserts women into Roman History

I know nothing about the classical world. Despite being an English Literature student and seeing in the works of Donne, Shakespeare and Pope a whole plethora of classical references, I have never bothered to really find about the Greeks or the Romans. My appreciation of “what the Romans did for us” does not extend beyond […]