Artist Martin Creed replaces Edinburgh steps with marble from around world
The Turner Prize winner transforms the Scotsman Steps
This article is from 2011.
Now in its eighth year, the Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) has done wonders in raising the profile of the capital's rich assortment of galleries while showcasing an eye-watering array of works by international artists. No stranger to Edinburgh, Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed unveils his latest piece of permanent public art this summer, a transformation of the Scotsman Steps, which runs from the North Bridge to Market Street, bringing together contrasting marbles from around the world.
Scotsman Steps, connecting North Bridge and Market Street, from 24 Jun, free. 2011, © the artist.