Hidden Door Secret Courtyard features ‘Sunset Song’ inspired installation

A much loved, leaky old caravan has been transformed into an intriguing art installation for this year’s Hidden Door Festival, thanks to inspiration from the most popular Scottish book of all time – Sunset Song.* The 1932 novel by Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, is widely regarded as one of the most important Scottish novels More...

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By Reader On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Urbane Art Gallery – another first

Another first for Urbane Art Gallery Urbane Art Gallery in Edinburgh is featuring one of the world’s best known light painting artists Janne Parviainen in its new show ’Illumination’ which runs from may 21 More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Exhibition – LOVE: The Souls of Men as Polar Bears

  As  a former long-term colleague of the artist’s partner with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, the author was privileged to attend the private view of Gillian Mather’s exhibition ‘LOVE: More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Street Art Gallery launches this week

A new gallery showcasing famous street artists is opening inside a PUB – so you can buy a Banksy with your beer. The Street bar in Edinburgh is set to sell original works by world-class artists, such as Keith More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 11th, 2015
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Spring Fling Visual Art Festival comes to Edinburgh

Fine Art Society Edinburgh and Scotland’s premier open studio event teams up to showcase Dumfries and Galloway. Edinburgh jewellery artist Jo Garner launched an exhibition by some of the best-established and More...

By Reader On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Earthworks at Patriothall Gallery

MESH artists collective are showing their latest work in “Earthworks” at Patriothall Gallery, Stockbridge, from 25th April to 3rd May 2015. The centrepiece of the exhibition is a large-scale collaborative installation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Open Eye Gallery – Susie Leiper The Living Mountain

Susie Leiper’s new exhibition The Living Mountain opens on 4 April 2015 and runs till the 22nd. We met up with the artist ahead of the opening to talk about the inspiration behind it. In her slim masterpiece The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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Scottish National Gallery – Masterpieces of Landscape Painting

ROCKS AND RIVERS: MASTERPIECES OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING FROM THE LUNDE COLLECTION OPENS TOMORROW 3 APRIL 2015 The Scottish National Gallery is to host an exhibition of masterpieces from one of the world’s finest More...

By Reader On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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New York-based Scots artist brings new works to Edinburgh

New York-based Scottish painter Catriona Herd brings her latest work to the Dundas Street Gallery in Edinburgh with a solo exhibition from 22 – 31 May 2015. The exhibition – ‘European Landscapes’ – More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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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 More...