Peploe take two

Iconic Peploe painting of Iona has a second painting of his children on the back Auctioneers at Lyon & Turnbull have a painting by Samuel John Peploe of Iona on the front, whilst on the reverse is a painting of his sons William and Denis, the painting  valued at £40,000 – 60,000 is to be auctioned on the 11th December 2014 in Edinburgh. The More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Sir Harry Lauder sketch on sale today in Edinburgh

A sketch of Sir Harry Lauder by the Scottish Colourist Francis Cadell is to be sold at Bonhams Scottish Art sale in Edinburgh later today which is estimated at £15,000-20,000. The sketch, The Star, and Beauty More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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The Scottish National Portrait Gallery gets a new Raeburn

In an important announcement The Scottish National Portrait Gallery announced today that a near life-size portrait is being added to the collection. The new acquisition is Portrait of Lady Montgomery by Sir Henry More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Talbot Rice Gallery : Christopher Orr

If every picture tells a story, each one of Christopher Orr’s paintings tells many. At first they may seem simple – if strange – depictions of people in natural scenes; rivers, mountain ranges, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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New exhibition at Castle Fine Art

The works of critically acclaimed abstract artist, Alex Echo, will be on display at an Edinburgh gallery this weekend. Alex Echo’s latest collection, comprised of original and limited edition pieces, will be More...

By Reader On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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Edinburgh art gallery showing art good enough for a pope?

Edinburgh art gallery showing art good enough for a pope? Urbane Art Gallery on Edinburgh’s Jeffrey Street is exhibiting work by international artist Marta Czok, who was once commissioned to paint a triptych for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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New art exhibition at the palace from today

A new exhibition begins today at Holyrood Palace. This exhibition of Italian art will be shown in the Queen’s Gallery and tickets are from £6.50. A good thing about going to the Palace of Holyroodhouse is More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Stan Douglas at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Suspect 1950 (2010): Stan Douglas, courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner, NY/London and Victoria Miro, London   There’s a hotel with mysterious occupants; a group of run-down clapboard houses dominated More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Art in Healthcare at The Edinburgh Art Fair

  Would you like to take part in a still life drawing workshop, or watch demonstrations in everything from painting to silversmithing and lithography – including a session with George Donald and a skeleton?! More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Animal Art: A New Exhibition at Glass & Thompson

  If you are looking for a special gift this Christmas, a stop for coffee at Glass & Thompson could be the answer. From Thursday the Dundas Street cafe will host a new exhibition of beautiful mosaics, More...