City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Lee Miller and Picasso: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Review

Picasso, Hotel Vaste Horizon, Mougins, (Lee Miller, 1937  Lee Miller Archives)

“Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?” Pablo Picasso

Gardner Muirhead: Leitmotif, The Sutton Gallery - Art Exhibition Review

Leitmotif - Gardner Muirhead

Since opening in 2012, Reuben Sutton and Colin Herd at Sutton Gallery have always sought to exhibit an eclectic range of artists offering distinctly different styles of work.

Hidden Door Festival

Each year Hidden Door arts festival pops up in a different venue. In 2015 it opens at the Old Streetlighting Depot on Kings Stables Road, Edinburgh.

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.

Private view: genesis, Anomalies & We(e) Object!

Evening reception to celebrate a triple exhibition opening in St Margaret's House.

Gallery Opening: Rona MacLean & Aileen Grant - No Woman is an Island

No Woman is an Island will feature paintings and handmade prints by artists Rona MacLean and Aileen Grant, both residents of St Margaret’s House and members of Edinburgh Printmakers.

The work will feature Scottish landscapes, fishing huts, allotments and natural forms. This is the third year of this (popular) annual exhibition, and for the first time introduces several new artists to the mix.

Gallery Opening: Gray’s School of Art Pre-Degree Show 2015

St Margaret’s House is pleased to welcome back Gray’s School of Art.

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