26 May 2019

Vicky Crowe: 50 Years Of Painting – Clare Henry

Venice, the Pentland Hills, Prince Charles?” They may not have a lot in common, but all have provided Vicky Crowe with significant inspiration. They also encapsulate her three main concerns: still life, landscape and portraiture. That she excels in each is a cause for admiration and astonishment!

21 January 2016


British Art Show 8 Set To Open In Edinburgh

The opening of British Art Show 8 (BAS8) in Edinburgh as part of the Hayward Touring has been announced. The exhibition, which opened in a single venue, Leeds Art Gallery, in October 2015, will now take over three historic galleries: Inverleith House in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; and Talbot Rice Gallery, University of […]

28 August 2015


Edinburgh’s National Museums Continue Industrial Action

Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland and the National War Museum are continuing their industrial action which coincides with the annual Edinburgh Festival. The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) have made clear that  120 members will support strike action after negotiations with National Museums Scotland (NMS) broke down. A spokeswoman for National Museums Scotland confirmed that both the National Museum of Scotland and the […]

4 August 2015


John Chamberlain: First Exhibition In UK Opens In Edinburgh

Inverleith House, Edinburgh presents the first exhibition in a UK public gallery by the great American artist John Chamberlain (1927-2011). One of the pioneers of post-war American art, Chamberlain was a key figure in the vibrant New York art scene of the 1950s and ‘60s; his innovative work in sculpture, painting and film spans six […]

29 July 2015


Eduardo Paolozzi Tube Station Mosaics Find New Home In Edinburgh

The Eduardo Paolozzi Mosaics commissioned for London Underground’s Tottenham Court Rd tube station, which were controversially removed to make way for the newly designed Crossrail friendly station, are to find a new home. The sculptor’s best known work is to be reassembled in Scotland, at the University of Edinburgh, who already hold around 150 other works by the […]

29 November 2011

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Unveils New Face

  SNPG £17.6m restoration project breathes new life into prestigious collection ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, there are very many stories we would like to tell you this morning …’ And so the tour through the newly transformed Scottish National Portrait Gallery began – the first look at the ambitious £17.6m restoration project that has sought to […]