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Edinburgh News: galleries


Summer Exhibition For Scottish Colourist

Pathway Loch Lomond by George Leslie Hunter

The City Art Centre will host the largest survey exhibition of work by the Scottish artist George Leslie Hunter (1877-1931) to be held in Scotland for almost 50 years this summer.

Alison Watt Self-portrait Added To Gallery Collection

Alison Watt self-portrait

The recently refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG) is unveiling a self-portait by leading Scottish contemporary artist Alison Watt. Painted whilst she was ill, it shows Watt with her right hand across her forehead.

Edinburgh Art Festival Brings Out Big Guns

Susan Philipsz

The Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) launched its 2012 programme - its 9th - earlier this week. 

Pupils To Compete For New Art Prize

Paolozzi Art Prize Launch

A new art prize aims to find talented, aspiring artists at Edinburgh schools.

Edinburgh’s Festivals Get Government Funding Boost

Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm

Knits Make Transition From Trees To Knees

Anything Goes Knitting Group

Last year the ‘Anything Goes Knitting Group’ made headlines after they knitted 700 colourful squares to cover the trees at Leith Links for the “cool wool” part of the

National Galleries Buy Titian's Diana and Callisto For £45m

Titian's Callisto and Diana

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) and the National Gallery in London made a surprise announcement today that Titian’s masterpiece Diana and

Video: Hanging the £45million Diana and Callisto

How do you hang a £45 million painting?

Exhibition Explores Vision of Scream Artist Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch's Two Women

Edvard Munch's The Scream is among over 50 works coming to Edinburgh as part of an exhibition of the artist's lithographs and woodcuts at the Modern Art Gallery

Rare Drawings Aired in National Gallery's "Red Chalk: Raphael to Ramsay"

Rape of Europa

Edinburgh will be seeing red next month when the Scottish National Gallery on the Mound opens a new exhibition exploring the versatile and striking drawing medium of red chalk.