Art exhibition: BP National Portrait Award Few subjects offer as much variety as the human face which is why portraiture is so compelling to artists. The 2017 BP Portrait Award exhibition, which has opened at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, features 53 stand-out works selected from 2,580 entries, by artists from 87 countries. There are portraits of […]
Art exhibition: Ages of Wonder – Scotland’s Art 1540 to Now Many of the great artistic innovators of Scotland throughout the centuries are showcased at the Royal Scottish Academy in this stunning collection. It includes famed artists who found their creative inspiration in old Caledonia, or have their works permanently on display in Scotland, such as the […]
An unfinished portrait of a woman believed to be Mary Queen of Scots has been found hidden beneath another 16th-century portrait.
Art exhibition: NOW, second instalment Installations, photographs and paintings by young artists are on show in NOW, a controversial new exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh and will once again divide opinion over its ‘artistic’ merits. Work by the Turner Prize-winning Scottish artist Susan Philipsz is the centrepiece of the second instalment of NOW, […]