Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

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  • So bad you have to laugh. Everything had a price attached. Kitchen sponge with crab claws stuck to them (£300). Paintings that was just a sheet of orange (£2000). A silver dog toy on a record player. ...  more »
  • The Academy was unpretentious & welcoming , rather than being an exclusive space, this generates a positive and progressive atmosphere. I just loved it here and its free.  more »
  • Located in the Centre of the new town of Edinburgh and the external appearance is an imitation of the great Greek buildings
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  • Superb Caravaggio exhibition. Very supportive and helpful staff. Well laid out and informative. Closed on 24th - highly recommended.
  • For sure a nice exhibition if you like modern art. For me not. Quite little exposed items. Then you pass underground to the building next to it. The Scottish art museum
  • Well laid out and wheelchair accessible. Enjoyable evening visit.
  • I love this place because last time I was there a month ago they have me a £250 check for winning an art award.
  • Very poor. In total contrast to the building behind it which has classical work in it of utter beauty and skill. This building is unfortunately full of modern art which looks like a drunk 5 year old tried to do a painting. I understand however that modern art is 'a work' like professional wrestling, in which the seller is simply making money by tricking a 'mark' to believe in a performance. And in that regards I cannot fault the artists as they have rubbish paintings in here for 3 grand. If I could get away with that I'd do it myself. So if you like modern art I'm sure you will love it. If not simply go to building behind for some true classical paintings.

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