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ART NEWS
Keeping you in the picture – a round-up of February exhibitions and events across Scotland
CRAFT + DESIGN
Makers and Designers, selected from Craft Scotland
ART + TRAVEL
Dresden’s rebuilt historical centre evokes its Renaissance and Baroque glory
PHOTO-SPREAD
The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2024
ART BOOKS
Our pick of the latest art reads
ANATOMY OF A PAINTING
Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), Wanderer above the Sea of Fog
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Visual Arts
Catch up on all the latest exhibition news and reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.
Karin Chipulina, 'Mirror Image’, eco-printed cotton, rosebay willow herb plant and seeds, oak gall

Growing Together at Dundas Street Gallery Edinburgh

An exhibition at Edinburgh’s Dundas St Gallery brings together six diverse women artists celebrating the growth of developing their own unique artistic voices through art, and a love of the natural environment.

Leena Nammari, ‘Scenes from Sidos House II’, screenprint and artist book

All Lined-Up at Glasgow Print Studio

Keyline at Glasgow Print Studio showcases a wide range of techniques in contemporary screenprinting by invited artists, exploring themes of personal histories, portraits and identity.

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Arts Events

Continually updated calendar of events near you and online, including art fairs, auctions, open studios, museums openings and charity events in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Nev Storer, 'Luskentyre'

Borders Art Fair Returns for 2024

This year’s Borders Art Fair returns to the Borders Event Centre in Kelso, with over seventy artists, galleries and makers from across the UK. 

Performing Arts

Join us as we highlight the news and reviews from the world of music, opera, dance theatre and film.

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Adrian Wiszniewski - Reading French, ink and acrylic on paper/card
Adrian Wiszniewski – Woman on Yellow, Courtesy of Compass Gallery, Glasgow
Gilly Semple - Study in Brown
Gilly Semple - Study in Brown
Nadine Carruthers - All My Favourites
Nadine Carruthers - All My Favourites
Craft & Design
Discover a trove of talented makers and designers from jewellery, textiles, furniture, ceramics, glass, mosaics, and much more -all handmade for you and your home.

Charlott Rodgers

Skilled in traditional making methods and techniques, Charlott Rodgers?investigates the creative applications of glass and ceramics.

Photo by artist

Islay Spalding

Jewellery designer and maker Islay Spalding combines organic complexity with modern simplicity to create kilt pins and contemporary pieces which are distinctive yet practical and pleasing to wear.

Photo by artist

Vicky Shaw

Ceramicist Vicky Shaw uses direct screenprinting and mono-printing techniques to create surface compositions on porcelain for a range of forms and wall pieces.

Photo: Brenda Rosete

Karolina Baines

Jewellery designer Karolina Baines combines vibrant colours with a sense of movement to create elegant yet playful sculptural jewellery.

Artist's photograph

Tom McEwan

Designer bookbinder Tom McEwan combines technical expertise with a background in Fine Art to create fine bindings which are an expressive response to the content of each book.

Photo: Phil Dickson

Pauline Burbidge

Textile artist and quilt-maker Pauline Burbidge creates both decorative wall hangings and practical quilts inspired by rural landscapes and plant forms.

Jen Cunningham

Jeweller Jen Cunningham creates create landscapes in miniature. She encourages clients to share stories when commissioning their pieces and recently completed cufflinks depicting St Lucia

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Art & Travel
Artmag writers travel the world to create handy guides to the best galleries and museums in all the top cities and regions – for art-lovers who love to travel.
The Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Image Einar Aslaksen © Astrup Fearnley Museet

Where Art & Travel Come Together

Love art? Love travel? Then you’ll love ArtandTravelGuide.com, your guide to 600+ galleries in 70+ cities in 20+ countries – and counting!

Francis Bacon’s studio in the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Photo: Perry Ogden Collection © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved, DACS

Works in progress

From the 9th century Book of Kells to a Turner prize-winner*, art in Dublin continues to impress.

Work by the British abstract painter Sandra Blow (1925-2006)

Be an Artful Lodger

After a day of gallery-hopping, you can continue your art experience at some of London’s top residences.

The Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson showed a representation of the sun in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in his 2003-04 exhibition The Weather Project. Photo- Tate Photography © Olafur Eliasson

Bright Future

Exhibitions dedicated to Artemisia Gentileschi, the Impressionists, J.M.W. Turner, Andy Warhol, Bruce Nauman and others put a shine on the London gallery scene.

Art Books
We suggest titles for your very own art library with reviews of the latest releases from the niche to the grand, prestigious coffee table versions, covering all aspects of international art, craft and design.

Ceramic Artists on Creative Processes

Twenty-five of the world’s best ceramic artists explain the creative processes behind their work, what inspires them, how they stay fresh and creative and what distinguishes their work from that of other ceramic artists.

William Blake’s Universe

Sometimes seen as an eccentric figure or lone genius, William Blake (1757-1827) was a poet and artist of boundless imagination, even prompting one 21st century critic to proclaim him ‘far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced’.

Magnum Magnum

Since its founding in 1947 by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and other photographers, the legendary co-operative Magnum Photos has chronicled the people, cultures, events and issues of our time.

100 20th Century Shops

This celebration of architecturally significant shops which shaped Britain’s shopping habits encourages us to appreciate the built heritage of our beloved high streets at a time when the retail landscape is rapidly changing.

Earthly Delights: A History of the Renaissance

Earthly Delights rekindles the Renaissance as a seismic change in European mentalities, with artists from northern and southern Europe featuring in a narrative which sets their lives against a period of convulsive change.

Impressionism: Reimagining Art

This beautifully illustrated examination of one of art’s most recognisable and popular styles traces the movement’s birth, development and global impact.

Spanish Painting From the Golden Age to Modernism

Beautifully packaged, this lavish volume on one of the most significant periods in European art shows how the rise of the Habsburg dynasty and the expansion of the Spanish Empire created a fertile environment for cultural and scientific discovery.

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Velvet Easel Gallery, Artist, Garry Harper

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