Until recently, art history has traditionally been written as the story of one heroic male artist after another.
Few city names in the world are as evocative as Vienna. The birthplace of dynamic artistic and intellectual movements, the city of Haydn, Klimt, Freud, Strauss and a host of others (including Beethoven, who called Vienna home for the last 30-odd years of his life) was for a century or more the centre of European cultural life.
A graduate in Jewellery and Silversmithing from Edinburgh College of Art, Polly Collins works mainly in sheet metal to create functional and ‘speculative’ objects, imagining ‘a world in which
Helen Robertson designs and makes jewellery inspired by traditional patterns of the knitters of Shetland, where she lives, creating modern pieces with a nod to the past.
These stone-hammered bowls with handraised fine silver (pictured) are a trademark of Ullapool-based Merlin Planterose, who also has the Lady Grange Collection of jewellery inspired by St Kilda. www.merlinplanterose.co.uk
Textile designer Chantal Balmer of Warped Textiles creates cushions, blankets and soft furnishings in her signature geometric style often inspired by architecture and structural forms, whether man-made or
The self-proclaimed “original Harray Potter” (it’s a place in Orkney), Andrew Appleby is an expert in the prehistoric pottery of the islands and his vessels are often
The late Scottish designer Lana MacKinnon rose to prominence in the 1940s and ‘50s as part of the Arts and Crafts movement. Her quirky, abstract designs were very advanced
CHARLIE HALL IS A TOUR GUIDE WITH KIRKER HOLIDAYS, A LEADING CULTURAL TOUR OPERATOR “Italy is my specialist subject and I’m there about four months of the
Adding to their branches in Glenrothes and Dollar, Robertson Fine Art is now open for business in Hanover Street, where you can buy fine art by top selling artists such as Alexander Millar, Anna Razumovskaya and Ron Lawson.
May 13 & 14
As part of The Late Shows, Newcastle’s annual arts extravaganza when venues stay open in the evening to welcome all-comers.
Open Studios North Fife, East Neuk Open Studios and Fire Station Creative – Lots of Open Studios this month in Fife.
May 28 – 30
One of the most successful open studios events is Spring Fling, this year in its fourteenth edition and the first under the new organisers, Upland.
Over 70 artists and makers are taking part in Open Studios Ayrshire 2016.
Now in its sixth year, Angus Open Studios features over 50 artists and designers in over 30 locations.
After an hour of Bollywood dancing : hand waving, beckoning and hip swaying at the Little Egypt Dance Studio in Dalry https://www.littleegyptstudio.com we needed
Vegan Burns Supper 2016 Monday 25 January 2016 at This will be the FIRST fully formal and Vegan ROBERT BURNS SUPPER of its kind in