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Friday, January 24, 2020

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.

Fifty Shades of Millais: The enduring appeal of the Pre-Raphaelites

  ‘There’s going to be a new show of the Pre-Raphaelites at the Tate Britain this Autumn’.  This is a phrase so completely innocuous that...

Germaine Greer, reintroducing Aboriginal art to the masses

Men’s Health, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, FHM, Tatler, Aesthetica.These are all glossy magazines, full of information and compelling images, and I don’t believe that compelling is...

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.

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...

Baring it all for art’s sake: inside the world of life...

Nicole Slyusareva explores what it means to be the nude model for ArtSoc's life drawing classes.

Art galleries in St Andrews and beyond

Amanda Levinson showcases art galleries worth visiting, both in and outside the Bubble.

Fighting Climate Change Through Fine Art

What do you get when you combine the age-old question of ‘the purpose of art’, and the contemporary issue of the planet falling to...

Basquiat: A look at the first large-scale exhibition in the UK

The most exciting exhibition that I have seen for a very long time. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Today an icon for the rebellious youth. Died from...

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.