Art News Exhibitions: Gallery Heinzel (Aberdeen), Frames Gallery (Perth), Glamis Gallery (Angus), Doorway Gallery (Dublin), Gallery Ten, The Scottish Gallery & Dundas Street Gallery (Edinburgh) Open Studios: Cowal Open Studios (Argyll & Bute) – and much more!
Craft & Design Hand-made for you & your home: Metalwork, stoneware, furniture, jewellery, masks & glass
Art & Travel Discover Düsseldorf: With around twenty museums and a hundred independent galleries, the city on the Rhine is a great cultural destination.
Art Books Read all about it! The Honest Art Dictionary…Joseph Wright of Derby – Painter of Darkness…World of Art
Outdoor Art Get your exercise and art fix at the same time in sculpture parks, gardens and open countryside dotted with artworks.
Quote-Unquote ‘Art is the highest form of hope’ & other quotes by artists
Photo-Spread Selections from the global Bird Photographer of the Year competition
Marketplace Original art & posters for sale!

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Art News Exhibitions: Maisie & Mac (Cupar), Tatha Gallery (Newport-on-Tay), Arusha Gallery (Edinburgh), Aberfeldy Gallery, Scottish Society of Architect Artists (St Andrews), Glasgow Gallery, Resipole Studios (Argyll), Dock Street Studios (Dundee), Granary Gallery (Berwick-upon-Tweed) Reopenings: Stills (Edinburgh), An Talla Solais Gallery (Ullapool) – & much more! Craft & Design Hand-made for you & your home – Furniture, pottery, textiles, glass, jewellery & keepsake boxes Art & Travel London: New exhibitions on Artemisia Gentileschi, the Impressionists, J.M.W. Turner, Andy Warhol, Bruce Nauman & more PLUS Be an artful lodger – London hotels for art-lovers Photo-Spread Featured photographers Richard Davenport & Richard Lakos Marketplace Original art & posters for sale!

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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

March 2015 – Frances Teckkam

Working in natural fibres, including vintage and some upcycled yarns, Frances Teckkam creates hand-made, wearable fabrics and garments with a personal and contemporary twist. Her designs are influenced by the historical use of patterns around the world to decorate everyday objects and surroundings. www.craftscotland.org/profile/2226/frances-teckkam

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March 2015 – Caroline Finlay

These cufflinks by Caroline Finlay are from her range of silver and enamel jewellery inspired by the patterns and textures of the shoreline. Each piece is hand-made using traditional techniques combined with experimental ideas and finishes to give a fresh, spontaneous feel. www.carolinefinlay.co.uk

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March 2015 – Two Skies Design

The Two Skies Design jewellery company sources gems only from mines that its own staff are prepared to go down. Other materials include Scottish green marble, which is collected by free-diving to the seabed and Lewisian, sourced from one of the most ancient rocks in the world in the Outer Hebrides. www.twoskiesdesign.com

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March 2015 – Julia Cunningham

Using simple sewing techniques, Julia Cunningham designs and makes contemporary, quirky products from scrap fabrics such as tartan, tweed and printed linen locally sourced in the Scottish Borders. The results are simple, sculptural and exciting. www.julia-cunningham.co.uk

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March 2015 – Lorna Hewitt

Based in Edinburgh’s Coburg House Studios, jeweller Lorna Hewitt can either work closely with a client to create their dream piece of jewellery or remodel clients’ pieces of old gold or platinum jewellery and incorporate them into something more wearable and still in keeping with the sentiment and nostalgia of the original metal. www.lornahewitt.com

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Barcelona | Best of Barca

In the Raval district a few blocks from the city’s Gothic centre is the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA). Taking up one side of the Plaça dels Àngels (Angels’ Square), the gleaming, white, modern building, with its ground to roof glass facade flooding the interior with light, stands in contrast to the surrounding traditional architecture and narrow streets.

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Ouseburn Open Studios

Ouseburn Open Studios

Returning for the second year, the Spring Ouseburn Open Studios offer a glimpse into the working world of over 200 artists and designer-makers who make the Ouseburn Valley the creative heart of Newcastle. Mar 29, www.ouseburnopenstudios.org

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Open Studios Ayrshire Apr 24-27

Irene Walker (Open Studios Ayrshire)

Over 70 artists and makers are taking part in Open Studios Ayrshire, including many new participants. As well as individual studios and galleries, venues include the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, the Maclaurin Galleries in Ayr and Dumfries House in Cumnock.

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rome

Rome

Once the cultural centre of one of the largest empires in history, Rome has museums dedicated to virtually every artistic movement.

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brussels

Brussels

With a powerhouse national art collection, an entire museum dedicated to its most famous artist, more Art Nouveau buildings than anywhere else and a vibrant design industry, Brussels has much to offer visiting culture vultures.

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malaga

Malaga

Most visitors arriving by air take a right turn outside Malaga Airport and head along the Costa del Sol or inland to Andalucia’s famed white villages.

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nice

Nice

Nice is second only to Paris as the French city with most museums and galleries. Since the latter years of the 19th century the light, climate and lifestyle of the south of France have attracted some of the art world’s most legendary names and inspired them to create some of their best work.

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copenhagen

Copenhagen

Inconveniently for short stay visitors, two of Copenhagen’s ‘big three’ art museums are not in Copenhagen itself. While the Statens Museum for Kunst is quite central the city centre, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and the Arken Museum of Modern Art, both ground-breaking in their architecture and collections, are situated along the coast, north and south of the city respectively.

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munich

Munich

Germany’s third city after Berlin and Hamburg, Munich has been voted the one most Germans would prefer to live in. Munich’s post-war reconstruction has been aesthetically more successful than that of many other damaged European cities. An extensive, Italian-influenced 19th century building programme earned it the moniker of the ‘northernmost Italian city’, and much of that neo-Renaissance atmosphere remains.

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