Shinty painting on show for the first time in fifty years

REDISCOVERED SHINTY PAINTING EXHIBITED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIFTY YEARS AT THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY The painting A Highland Landscape with a Game of Shinty is the most famous depiction of the world-celebrated Scottish sport and one of the treasures of the game. Last seen in 1962, the painting disappeared from public view for over fifty More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Portrait of Alan Cumming unveiled at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

If you are a fan of The Good Wife then you will know him as Eli Gold who has all the answers for every situation, and on Broadway right now he is starring with Emma Stone in Cabaret. Alan Cumming is a Scottish More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 27th, 2014

BP Portrait Award entries at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Thomas Ganter – Man with a Plaid Blanket All the works submitted for the popular BP Portrait Award are on show in Edinburgh this winter. The works at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery comprise the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Talbot Rice gearing up for 40th birthday year

In 2015 the University of Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery will celebrate its 40th birthday. This landmark will mean a series of celebrations and events take place there throughout the year, accompanying a dynamic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Writing Opportunity with Talbot Rice Gallery

Here is an opportunity for you if you are interested in writing fiction or poetry in response to the current exhibition Until Only the Mountain Remains at Talbot Rice Gallery.  f  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

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 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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

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

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

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...