City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: galleries


Summerhall Launches Festival 2014 Programme

Located by The Meadows, Summerhall is Europe's largest private multi-arts venue.

New Painting To Show in New Home For Scottish Art Collection

Untitled – Firth of Forth Series

The City Art Centre has acquired a "major new painting" through the Art Fund and Barns-Graham Charitable Trust by the late Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1

Richard Demarco Receives Edinburgh Award

Ricky Demarco gets hands printed

Impressario and local ambassador for the arts Professor Richard Demarco was the seventh person to be honoured with the Edinburgh Award at City Chambers tonight.​

Edinburgh Art Festival 2014 Programme Launches With "Common" Theme

Where do I end and you begin

The Edinburgh Art Festival today launched its programme for 2014, the 11th festival to date.

St Andrew Square Transformed Into "Field of Light"

Field of Light

Edinburgh's St Andrew Square has been carpeted in light orbs as part of a new contemporary exhibition entitled Field of Light.

Richard Demarco To Receive Edinburgh Award

Impressario, art advocate, co-founder of Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, entrepreneur, activist. Richard Demarco has been called many things.

Gallery Review: High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Rowlandson Cartoon

This new unique exhibition opened at The Queens Gallery Palace of Holyrood last weekend (runs til 2 March 2014) it is a selection from the Royal Collection curated by Kate Heard.

Art Review: Paul Gell Watercolours at Sutton Gallery

Vases of Freesias in Purple and Yellow - Paul Gell

Last month Sutton Gallery showed an exhibition of exciting paintings by Philip Maltman - a distinctive change from familiar contemporary Scottish artists shown up and down Dundas Street.

Art Review: Reflections on a City - Jamie Primrose. 10th Anniversary exhibition

Snow Clouds over the Meadows, Jamie Primrose

2013 has been a significant year for Jamie Primrose with not just one, but two retrospective exhibitions.

Gallery Review: Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois, A Woman Without Secrets (1911-2010)

Bourgeois’s work has strong autobiographical concerns and many of her works are drawn from memories of her complex recollections of her parents.

Gallery Review: Colm O'Brien, Henderson's Restaurant

The Big Wheel, Edinburgh's Winter Festival - Colm O'Brien

After a career as a singer and musician, a few years ago Colm O’Brien returned to establish his artistic talent as a landscape painter.

Gallery Review: Andy Warhol: Pop, Power and Politics

Official Launch of Warhol exhibition: Presiding Offficer, Rt. Hon Tricia Marwick, MSP and Angus Hogg, Chair, Carnegie UK Trust

"Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art".
Andy Warhol

Gallery Review: Philip Maltman - Abstract Expressionist Approach to Landscape Art

Little Big One - Philip Maltman

The Sutton Gallery is a welcome and distinctive new addition to the row of art galleries up and down Dundas Street in Edinburgh’s New Town: Modern British and European art at affordable price

Gallery Review: Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints Exhibition

kabuki-sample-smw.jpg

Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints is a new exhibition that opened at the National Museum of Scotland this weekend.

Alpha Art Festival Exhibition - Double Vision

Gosia Walton - Scottie Dog

Alpha Art in Stockbridge first opened as a coffee shop with a small back room gallery, but the exhibitions of well selected contemporary art soon became a great

National Museum of Scotland Announces 2013 Fringe and Festival Programme

NMS great hall

The National Museum of Scotland in Chambers Street has a excellent schedule of events and exhibitions happening this August, showing that it will be pa

Edinburgh Art Festival: Coming into Fashion Review

Constantin Joffe, Vogue image 1945

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous." Coco Chanel

Edinburgh Art Festival: Man Ray Portraits Review

Virginia Woolf by Man Ray, front cover Time Magazine 1937.

A major retrospective of Portraits by the legendary American photographer Man Ray has opened at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, running until 22nd September as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, 2013.

Galleries: An Ethereal Journey from South America to Scotland 2003 - 2013.

Tierra de la Luz, Costa Rica. Jamie Primrose.gif

This is a most valuable and inspiring retrospective which illustrates how artist Jamie Primrose has captured a changing sense of place on travels at home and abroad over the past ten years.

Galleries: Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2013 Review

Exorcism of Joseph Beuys, Dennis J. Reinmuller

“It is the addition of strangeness to beauty which constitutes the romantic character in Art. “
- Walter Pater, Estonian exchange student, ECA.

Come under Summerhall’s umbrella for Fringe delights!

Scene from Somnambules

Umbrellas may be ubiquitous (inside and out!) but bright things are ahead at Summerhall this Festival Fringe.

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