City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: galleries


When War Photographer Lee Miller Met Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso and Lee Miller after the Liberation of Paris (1944) - Copyright Lee Miller Archives

Could Lee Miller, model and one of the world’s most famous female war photographers, have been more than just friends with Pablo Picasso?

That is the question posed by her son and archivist, Tony Penrose, who has been working with the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on a major new summer show about the pair that starts later this month.

Impressionists' Impact Traced To Scots Art Dealer

"Haystacks: Snow Effect" (1891) by Claude Monet - Scottish National Gallery

He was dubbed Van Gogh’s twin because of his uncanny resemblance to the Dutch painter.

New Location For Hidden Door Arts Festival This May

Hidden Door Arts Festival, which last year stepped behind the drab frontages of the Market Street Vaults and produced one of the most innovative arts events to occur in Edinburgh outside of August.

Annual Exhibition of Turner Paintings Runs Til End of the Month

J M W Turner Venice from the Laguna, 1840

As has been the custom for more than a century, January marks the annual, free Turner exhibition of 38 watercolours at the Scottish National Gallery in Edi

"Four Reflect" - Local Photographers Capture Urban and Rural

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The Roamin Nose on Eyre Place looks a little different at the moment – inside, at least.

Jamie Primrose: "Light and Shade", Dundas Street Gallery, Review

Twilight Approaching over the City - Jamie Primrose

It was exactly a year ago this week when Jamie Primrose staged his 10th Anniversary exhibition entitled Reflections on a City.

Stan Douglas Exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery

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Edinburgh has been fortunate that Stan Douglas was able to introduce the exhibition of some of his work at The Fruitmarket Gallery (running til 15 February).

Behind the Lines, National Library of Scotland, Review

The exhibition in the National Library of Scotland on George IV Bridge, tells the personal stories of the First World War and it does so extremely well.

Is 24 Hour Psycho Playing Now?

Museum of modern art "landform"

The Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art (aka Modern One) was looking picture perfect today. People lounged on the "landform" in the sun.

Portrait Gallery Brings Home Tragedy of the Great War

Avatar and bust - Scottish National Portrait Gallery

A moving, new exhibition opening today at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery brings home the tragedy of World War One, one hundred years to the day since hostilities broke out with Germany.