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Edinburgh’s City Art Centre gets a new painting

The City Art Centre will be showing off a new painting by Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912 – 2004) in  A-Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art, a free exhibition which opens on 26 April 2014 to launch the City Art Centre’s newest permanent gallery space. The major new painting has been acquired through the Art Fund and Barns-Graham More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Chocolate and Moonlight Sonata set to delight at Jupiter Artland

Jupiter Artland opens on 17 May this year and runs till the end of September with a huge programme of installations, daily performances and solo shows by contemporary artists. This will be one of the venues for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Gunn portrait up for auction in Edinburgh today

  CHARMING PORTRAIT BY GLASGOW BORN SCOTTISH SOCIETY PAINTER JAMES GUNN AT BONHAMS SCOTTISH SALE A charming informal portrait by the Glasgow born Scottish society painter, Sir James Gunn (1893-1964), is to More...

By Reader On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Soor Plooms and Sair Knees – revisiting a Scottish childhood

SOOR PLOOMS AND SAIR KNEES – AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK OF BOB DEWAR For anyone who grew up in 1940s small town Scotland, Bob Dewar’s new exhibition at the Doubtfire Gallery will be a real treat. For someone More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Bonhams Scottish Sale 15 & 16 April

The Scottish Sale which used to take place in the autumn has now permanently moved to spring and will take place at the Queen Street auction room next week. It will include a painting of Tantallon Castle by Rev More...

By Reader On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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An afternoon with Adrian Wiszniewski

‘I LIKE PAINTINGS’ – AN AFTERNOON WITH ADRIAN WISZNIEWSKI If you think modern artists are too full of themselves, your opinion might have been changed by the entertaining talk given by Adrian Wiszniewski at More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Hidden Door Festival in photos

We visited the opening of the Hidden Door Festival this evening. Although it was cold there was a steady stream of visitors, and we are sure it would only get busier as more musicians took to the stage. It comes More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Picasso drawing acquired for Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

  The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art has acquired a highly important drawing by Pablo Picasso, which went on display for the first time today. This landmark purchase was made thanks to an enormously More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Ian Rankin now on display at Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Alexander McCall Smith commissioned a portrait of crime writer Ian Rankin and he has presented it to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery where it can be viewed now. The painting is described as meticulous and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Pictures from the Fraser Album to go on sale in London

PICTURES FROM A TREASURE TROVE OF INDIAN PICTURES COMMISSIONED BY SCOTTISH BROTHERS IN THE 18TH CENTURY FOR SALE AT BONHAMS IN LONDON                                  Bonhams will sell three More...

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