For whatever reason Edinburgh has never been a natural home for visual art. The city, as the gurning flyposted faces of a thousand comics and cabaret acts can attest, has typically had other cultural concerns. The Edinburgh Art Festival, now in its tenth year, which opened last week concurrently with the Edinburgh Festival and the Fringe, has always been slightly held in the shadows. Not just by its municipal cultural bedfellows, but also the strength of neighbouring Glasgow’s art scene –…
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