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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The End of Museums?

Google’s latest venture, taking Street View to the Gallery, has been the topic of numerous articles, blogs and editorials that can only equal the...

The mystery of Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait

There is much to be said about the Arnolfini Portrait by Dutch painter Jan van Eyck, which depicts the Italian merchant Giovanni di Nicolao...

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...

Heather Phillipson takes us back to nature at the DCA

This autumn at the DCA, we are treated to emerging talent Heather Phillipson’s impressive suite of works, with the perplexing title ‘sub-fusc love-feast’

What on earth is Art School Stole My Virginity?

Is Clayton Pettet's upcoming performance art piece genius, or just bizarre?

Matisse in the Studio: a visit to the Royal Academy of...

Remember the Matisse Cut-Outs at the Tate Modern back in 2014? You don’t? Well I certainly do! The linearity, the simplicity of form, the...

Video installation in the DCA

Stephen Hawking believes we need to colonise Mars. The theory goes that the effects of manmade climate change are irreversible, and can get worse,...

RETENTION: an exhibit to remember

ArtSoc's upcoming Martinmas exhibition deals with the ups and downs of human memory – often cherished, but rarely reliable.

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...

Preview: LGBT’s Queer Arts Festival

The Saint sat down with LGBT Officer Fallon Sheffield who enlightened us on her committee’s ambitious festival, Queer Fest, which celebrates the contribution that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have made to the art world.