Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

A future king in a dress, a Carmelite monk lighting a cigar for a Spanish resistance fighter and a wintry scene by an artist rejoicing in the nickname of Frozen Mutton Farquharson; these are just three of the paintings featured in a spectacular new exhibition, Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent, at The Queen’s Gallery, More...

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By Reader On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Sculptor seeks Edinburgh war veterans

Louise Giblin MA, Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors, who has made head and body casts of many sports stars and media figures including Kriss Akabusi MBE, Dame Kelly Holmes, Sally Gunnell OBE, Duncan More...

By Adam Wilson On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – Ed Gamble: Lawman

Star of Almost Royal (BBC America/E4) and the chart topping Peacock & Gamble Podcast, Ed Gamble moseys back to the Edinburgh Fringe with Lawman – a brand new stand-up show about why it’s hip to be square. Ed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Today at Edinburgh Art Festival

There will be an artist talk at Stills 23 Cockburn Street from 1-2pm. Booking is essential for the talk to be given by kennardphillipps who will explain their works’ engagement with current social political More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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2015 Edinburgh Art Festival Launch

The 2015 Edinburgh Art Festival launched today with the – metaphorical – unveiling of Charles Avery’s fantastical tree at Waverley Station and two exhibitions  – a Bernat Klein retrospective, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Paul Strand photographs

Nine photographs by Paul Strand (1890-1976), one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century, have been acquired by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, where they will go on public display until More...

By Reader On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Chris Johnson – Illustrator and Sculptor

We never cease to be amazed by what you all get up to in Edinburgh! Morven has sent us this story about her partner Chris Johnson who lives and works in Edinburgh. Here is a short film that has been made by Douglas More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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At the Talbot Rice Gallery – Hits and Misses

Starting at the end of this month there will be a new exhibition drawn from the University of Edinburgh’s Collection. Consisting of a large printed fabric, a dual-screen video and a new series of online More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Mist, Mud and Midges at The Gallery On The Corner

What does Scottish landscape mean to you? The sweeping, solitary beaches of the Hebrides? The high peaks of the Cairngorms? The abundant summer beauty of a garden? Or the brooding sky over a loch at sunset? In The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Abbeyhill mural unveiled

Lothians MSP Sarah Boyack was on hand to unveil the new mural at Abbeyhill railway bridge. The mural was curated and facilitated by LeithLate, funded by the Student Housing Company and given life by Viewpoint’s More...