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:
MODERN BRITISH ART FROM BOXTED HOUSE
15 March – 22 June 2008
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.
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