City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: galleries

Jamie Primrose - Inspiring Vistas, Dundas Street Gallery, Review

Sunset from Arthur's Seat - Jamie Primrose

“I love this city, and always shall. I write about it. I dream about it.

Photographer Captures Local Scenes in Monochrome


‘’ is the simple title of the current exhibition of photography adorning the walls of ‘The Roamin Nose’ café on Eyre Place.

LeithLate15 Offers Walking Tours in August and September

LeithLate has expanded its format for the LeithLate15 festival with a number of different events taking place over an extended 4 month period.

Art Preview: Stand - Emblems of Imagination

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‘Stand – Emblems of Imagination’ is John Bissett’s third exhibition since retiring from full-time teaching, and promises a further opportunity to app

Fleeting Impressions by Jamie Primrose - Exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery - Review

Sunrise over Portobello Beach - Jamie Primrose

Artists, composers and writers often return time and again to a particular subject, experience or character, their variations on a theme, to create, recreate and develop ideas afresh.

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.

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


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.

Pig Rock Bothy to Be Erected in Gallery Grounds

Pig Rock Bothy rock

This summer, the grounds of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will be home to a traditional Scottish bothy, designed exclusively as pa

Macmillan Annual Art Exhibition at the Fringe

Macmillan Cancer Support’s annual art exhibition has grown over 12 years to become a much anticipated event on Edinburgh’s calendar.

GENERATION Revisits Landmarks in Contemporary Art in Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland launched its largest exhibition to date this summer with the opening of GENERATION (28 June 2014 to 25 January 2015),

Summerhall Launches Festival 2014 Programme

Located by The Meadows, Summerhall is Europe's largest private multi-arts venue.

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