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Edinburgh Festival: Biggest arts festival in the world begins

Shona McCarthy, chief executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, said: "After the challenges of the last two years, it feels more important than ever to celebrate the diverse selection of work on display at the Fringe, spanning the genres of theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals, opera, cabaret, variety, children's shows, spoken word, exhibitions and events. Source link

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Kahlo’s corset, dippy the dinosaur and the blasted garments of Hiroshima – Edinburgh Art festival | Art

Edinburgh’s Collective is the most beautifully situated gallery in Britain, perched on top of Calton Hill with glorious views of Arthur’s Seat and the sea beyond Leith. Unfortunately every time I go there, the art is rubbish. Ruth Ewan’s Marxist cartoon The Beast lives down to this gallery’s sloppy standards. Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish-born industrialist who became one of the US’s richest philanthropists, is ...

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Futuristic art show devoted to Van Gogh arrives in Edinburgh

A futuristic exhibition devoted to the work of Vincent Van Gogh, which sees digital recreations of his paintings projected onto 30 giant video screens, has transformed Festival Square, in the heart of the city’s cultural quarter.The site sandwiched between the Usher Hall and the five-star Sheraton Grand Hotel is the only Scottish location for Van Gogh Live, an immersive art show combining animation, cinema-quality ...

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Edinburgh Printmakers: Renowned Edinburgh art gallery supports refugee artists

The Capital’s renowned open access art studio, in Castle Mills, Dundee Street, is now leading a Europe-wide project called ‘In From The Margins’ in collaboration with four other arts organisations on the fringes of Europe, where each organisation provides dedicated residencies for artists from refugee backgrounds.Six dedicated residencies will take place at Edinburgh Printmakers starting in May, with the final residency finishing in December.Developing ...

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Edinburgh Art Festival is back with over 35 stunning exhibitions

The 17th edition of the Edinburgh Art Festival, from July 29th to August 29th, 2021, aims to highlight unique, ambitious and creative creators. Focusing on collaboration, the festival will host a series of festival-led commissions and premieres, devised and presented in close collaboration with major visual arts organizations. “The festival has always provided a place to meet. Above all, we are proud to meet ...

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