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, country roads. The figures are frequently in 1950′s clothes and we have no idea why they are where they are – but they’re More...

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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...

By Reader On Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Edinburgh art gallery showing art good enough for a pope?

Edinburgh art gallery showing art good enough for a pope? Urbane Art Gallery on Edinburgh’s Jeffrey Street is exhibiting work by international artist Marta Czok, who was once commissioned to paint a triptych for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 14th, 2014

New art exhibition at the palace from today

A new exhibition begins today at Holyrood Palace. This exhibition of Italian art will be shown in the Queen’s Gallery and tickets are from £6.50. A good thing about going to the Palace of Holyroodhouse is More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Stan Douglas at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Suspect 1950 (2010): Stan Douglas, courtesy of the artist, David Zwirner, NY/London and Victoria Miro, London   There’s a hotel with mysterious occupants; a group of run-down clapboard houses dominated More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Art in Healthcare at The Edinburgh Art Fair

  Would you like to take part in a still life drawing workshop, or watch demonstrations in everything from painting to silversmithing and lithography – including a session with George Donald and a skeleton?! More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Animal Art: A New Exhibition at Glass & Thompson

  If you are looking for a special gift this Christmas, a stop for coffee at Glass & Thompson could be the answer. From Thursday the Dundas Street cafe will host a new exhibition of beautiful mosaics, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Major works from National Galleries of Scotland going to America

  The National Galleries of Scotland is to send a selection of major works from the national collection to the United States over the next year. This touring show will raise the international profile of the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Commonwealth exhibition ending soon

The display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marking The Queen’s role as Head of the Commonwealth through gifts presented to Her Majesty by Commonwealth countries around the world ends on 2 November 2014. The More...

By Reader On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Open Doors event at Edinburgh art centre

The artists, makers and craftspeople of St Margaret’s House are opening their studios to the public for a weekendlong event. The art centre is offering a rare opportunity to meet the many talented residents spearheading More...