Tuesday, May 26, 2020

In defence of Art History: an open letter to the government

After the announcement of History of Art being axed from the A Level curriculum, one student makes an impassioned plea for its continuation.

Dundee V&A opening: “A living room for the city”

On Wednesday at 9 am I made my way across to Dundee to catch a glimpse of the sun-soaked oak panels of the dramatic...

Bridget Riley at the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art

Francesca White stumbles upon a modern 'Op' artist - famous for her use of geometric form and bright colours.

A neglected art form: the renaissance of drag

Ruairidh Bowen discusses drag's rise from underground to the mainstream

New exhibition in St Andrews Museum: Kate Scardifield’s Ley Lines

Ley Lines is a unique exhibition to Scotland that spotlights the installation art by Australian artist Kate Scardifield. The exhibition is touring through galleries...

A new space for contemporary art in St Andrews

In August, something rather exciting arrived on South Street – a contemporary “white cube” art gallery with a distinctly international outlook. You won’t find...

Marina Abramovic and the legacies of controversial artists

An investigation into Marina Abramovic and whether it's possible to separate the artist from their artwork.

MUSA closed for extensive redevelopment

On Sunday 1 July, the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA), closed its doors to enable the Museum to undergo an extensive...

Abstract Expressionists at the Royal Academy of Arts

Mikhail Menshikov reviews the Abstract Expressionism Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, an exhibition displaying the 'superheroes' of Modern Art.

“Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews”

The University of St Andrews has always prided itself on a close relationship with its local community and alumni. Now, that relationship is being...