Edinburgh Art Festival

FEATURE – In Search of Vanished Blood, Nalini Malani

In Search of Vanished Blood by Nalini Malani. All photos by Rich Dyson Photography. Information taken from the 1418now website. Edited Tuesday 5th August. Due to last night’s technical issues, the whole commission will run again tonight (Tuesday 6th August) from 10.30pm. We highly recommend you go and see it. ________ Visual artist Nalini Malani has developed […]

In Search of Vanished Blood

EXHIBITION – Reflections on a City, Jamie Primrose

Two years in the planning and celebrating his 10th anniversary of exhibiting, Reflections on a City is something of a landmark for Edinburgh painter Jamie Primrose. Showing in the expansive space of the Dovecot Studios on Infirmary Street, the exhibition allows Primrose to showcase his love for his home city through a series of evocative […]

EXHIBITION – Ingrid Nilsson ‘Work from 2013’ at Bon Papillon, Edinburgh

Ingrid Nilsson’s ‘Work from 2013’ exhibits at Bon Papillon It is now two and a half years since Bon Papillon opened its doors on Howe Street, in Edinburgh’s historic art quarter, where it has established itself as a New Town institution and trailblazer of the multi-tasking business. When not serving tables or knocking out espressos, […]

EDINBURGH ART FESTIVAL – Peter Liversidge, Flags for Edinburgh

As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, Peter Liversidge’s Flags for Edinburgh are flying on top of many famous Edinburgh landmarks. For the last two weeks, we’ve been trying to capture them all, but it’s very much a work in progress depending on the wind conditions in Edinburgh! The flags will remain across Edinburgh until […]

PHOTO – Danny MacAskill in Castle Street

As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, professional street trials rider Danny MacAskill treated thousands of people to a display of his amazing skills. He is also doing another demonstration in Edinburgh on Tuesday 14th August in St Andrew Square at 1pm. It is free to watch. Tweet

Herring Lassies by Davy Macdonald (Dundas St Gallery)

Herring Lassies is the latest – and the most successful – exhibition by Edinburgh painter Davy Macdonald at the Dundas St Gallery. A striking series of medium-sized oils, the paintings pay tribute to Scotland’s working ‘herring lassies’, women who followed the fishing fleets around the coast, helping to prepare the catch for market. The works […]

PREVIEW – Serene Impressions by Jamie Primrose

Light-heartedly referring to Serene Impressions as the third in his ‘Edinburgh trilogy’ this year, Jamie Primrose is once again exhibiting in Dundas St Gallery, with a collection of paintings featuring the city’s waterways. From autumn light filtering through the trees by the Water of Leith; to the icy reflections on a frozen Union Canal: Primrose […]

FEATURE – Inside Out art project, Edinburgh

A public art project has been popping up all over Edinburgh in recent days.  The Inside Out art project seeks to highlight issues around the use of CCTV surveillance and is inspired by anonymous French artist JR. More details are available on the University website. The portraits will remain in place throughout the Edinburgh Festival […]

FEATURE – Evolving Moods by Jamie Primrose

Brooding long shadows and sweeping skies feature heavily in Evolving Moods, the latest exhibition at the Dundas St Gallery from prolific Edinburgh artist Jamie Primrose. Featuring a selction of oils on board, canavas and linen, the pieces depict familar Edinburgh haunts and vistas: the Meadows under a blanket of blue and white textured snow; faint […]

REVIEW – Auld Reekie, Jamie Primrose, Dundas St Gallery

Those who have viewed Jamie Primrose’s work before would be forgiven for expecting to be met by glowing colours and blended oil skies when they descend the steps of the Dundas St Gallery to view Auld Reekie – A Timeless journey through Edinburgh, his latest exhibition. Instead, they will be met with the striking sight […]