City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: galleries


James Bond Bound For Edinburgh

Casino Royale book cover

An exhibition that charts the development of Bond book artwork and design is coming to Edinburgh later this year. Bond Bound - Ian Fleming and the Art of Cover Design, which will be at the City Art Centre from the 5th July to September 14th, features book covers, film posters, letters and previously unseen archive material. Stretching back more than half a century, the covers provide revealing snapshots of shifting attitudes to sex, feminism and the changing international climate.

Rare 17th Century Edinburgh Clock Found

A rare 17th Century clock made in Edinburgh has been donated to National Museums Scotland by 79-year-old Lanarkshire pensioner Rita Inch - who stumbled upon the piece in a second-hand shop.

From SICKERT TO GERTLER at SNGMA 15 March – 22 June 2008

 

FROM SICKERT TO GERTLER:

MODERN BRITISH ART FROM BOXTED HOUSE

15 March – 22 June 2008

eca's Ten Decades Retrospective at City Arts Centre

A new exhibition at the City Arts Centre is to feature the work of Edinburgh College of Art artists from the last 100 years. The free exhibition, which runs from 27th October to 19th January 2008, will feature more than 80 works spanning three gallery floors.

Artists United For Festival of Art

Whatever happened to the infighting that the art world is famous for and that, perversely, piques media interest in the public debate about art? Today, it seemed nothing, but a torpor in a turpertine cup as the Edinburgh Art Festival was launched at the Stills Gallery on Cockburn Street