Day: April 28, 2016

Sister Art

Until recently, art history has traditionally been written as the story of one heroic male artist after another.

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Oh, Vienna!

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.

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April 2016 – Polly Collins

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

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April 2016 – Merlin Planterose

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

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April 2016 – Warped Textiles

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

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April 2016 – Andrew Appleby

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

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April 2016 – Lana MacKinnon

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

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Edinburgh | Robertson Fine Art

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.

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Edinburgh | Mudo Art

On the row of the newly refurbished arches on East Market Street, Mudo Art has photography by Paul Cunningham and Don Munro, paintings and photography by John Dickson, paintings by Janet McCrorie and iron sculptures by Ratho Byres Forge.

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Dundee & Angus | Orchar Fine Art

Orchar Fine Art is a family affair, with gallery owner Laura McLean showing work by her artist in residence father Joe McIntyre alongside work by emerging artists and established names such as Deborah Phillips, Marion Drummond and John Stoa.

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The Thrill Of The Grill

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

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