Freddy Fabris First Worldwide Exhibition

Burgeoning Edinburgh art gallery Urbane will proudly host the first European exhibition of a new suite of work by internationally renowned photographic artist, Freddy Fabris this month. The Renaissance Series by Chicago-based photographer Fabris quite literally portrays the mechanics of art. That is to say the works depict auto repair workers in poses More...

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By John Hislop On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie acquired by Scottish National Portrait Gallery

A hugely significant portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the greatest Scottish portrait painter of the eighteenth century has been acquired by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery thanks to the AIL (Acceptance More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Our Dynamic Earth has ‘Space’ for you this Easter

Lucie Broadfoot, aged 3, from Edinburgh, discovers what it’s like being an astronaut at Our Dynamic Earth along with Dynamic Earth’s Emma Dawson. This Easter, space the final frontier is the theme for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Leith School of Art Easter Exhibition honours ‘silent’ heroes of the air

The Leith School of Art Easter Exhibition highlights the sacrifice and courage of a Norwegian airman who escaped Nazis to fight for freedom during the Second World War. The exhibition to honour the sacrifice of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

David Bowie painting sold in Edinburgh

A self-portrait by the late David Bowie was sold today by Lyon & Turnbull for £22,500, which was seven times the original estimate. The new owner is in films but wished to remain anonymous. He seemed happy More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy Schools Arts Award winners announced

    Katie Corrie from Linlithgow Academy, West Lothian, collected the “Chairmen’s Chalenge” special award at the Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy Schools Arts Awards. Her photograph More...

By John Preece On Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Edinburgh University Design Society – Design Without Borders

A pop-up exhibition presented by Edinburgh University Design Society Exhibiting a body of work inspired by the refugee crisis, and, in the process, showcasing design’s humanitarian power, Edinburgh University‘s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 12th, 2016

British Art Show 8 now in Edinburgh

The British Art Show 8 has just arrived in Edinburgh and will open to the public tomorrow 13 February. It runs until 8 May so you have plenty of time to go and see it – and you may need a little time as it More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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At the Scottish National Gallery – new sculpture now on view

Lorenzo Bartolini’s exceptional, life-sized marble portrait group The Campbell Sisters Dancing a Waltz, is now on show at the Scottish National Gallery, following its acquisition last summer. An exceptionally More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

At the Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Bad Entertainment #TheUNTITLED

A fascinating new exhibition at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has taken a year to create and aims to reveal the creativity unleashed when groups of young people around Scotland are given the chance to More...