Edinburgh Art Festival launches today

It is the Festival season. Today it’s the time for Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) to announce its 2015 programme which combines ambitious presentations of Scottish and international contemporary art alongside major solo and survey shows of artists from the 20th century and historic movements. As the UK’s largest annual festival of visual arts, More...

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By Reader On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Julia McNairn White presents Scottish Seascapes at The Sutton Gallery

Edinburgh artist presents East Lothian Seascapes Edinburgh artist Julia McNairn White presents a new exhibition of East Lothian coastal scenes A new exhibition of oil paintings and pastels “Scottish Seascapes” More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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New Curator of Engagement takes up post at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is delighted to announce that Mairi Lafferty has been appointed to the role of The Daskalopoulos Curator of Engagement, and took up the post on 4 March 2015, for an initial More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – Roy Lichtenstein

A fascinating new exhibition devoted to the ground-breaking American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein is to open at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh this spring. Part of the pop art collection More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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At the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – Reflections

Opening on Saturday 14 March there is a new exhibition on Belford Road. The work of a diverse range of internationally-renowned contemporary and modern artists is to be showcased throughout 2015 in REFLECTIONS, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Art at Summerhall

From this Friday there will be an exhibition of retrospective of paintings by award winning Edinburgh artist Anna Somerville, including recent works painted at her studio in Summerhall. Somerville’s bold style More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Princes Street mural urges support for Chagos

In the late sixties and early seventies, the native inhabitants of Diego Garcia and the other Chagos Islands were forcibly expelled so the US could build a (still extant) military base on what remains British territory. More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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smART CRAFT from Wester Hailes at The Gallery on the Corner

Whilst all artists would say that they express themselves through their work, for the members of smART CRAFT art is a special way of communicating. smART Craft, which meets at WHALE Arts Agency in Wester Hailes, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – 20th Century: Masterpieces of Scottish and European Art

Following the huge success of GENERATION, the nationwide celebration of 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland which took over the whole of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for much of 2014, the Gallery More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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New public artwork on the canal

If you are walking along the canal at Fountainbridge you may see the new public art which has been unveiled at the student housing complex there. This is a sculpture of a wellington boot fallen on its side to reveal More...