arts & antiques



Have your automobilia items valued for a good cause

This Sunday is the 50th anniversary on the death of Scottish former Formula One driver Jim Clark. A full weekend of activities is taking place...
 An Order of the Thistle brooch from the 19th century

A variety of gems from Scotland’s past go to auction

Auctioneers Bonhams are preparing to hold their annual Scottish sale later this month. A significant number of articles of note to Scots will be going...
The Pompeo Batoni portrait of Colonel William Gordon

Celebrated Scots artwork is a Dutch of class

One of the National Trust for Scotland’s most-celebrated and well-known paintings is being displayed in Amsterdam. Normally resident at Fyvie Castle, Ellon, the life-size Pompeo...

Exhibition puts the female body at its centre

There's still time to catch the an exhibition of work on the female body and its links to nature, currently showing in Edinburgh. Edinburgh-based Jannica...
Feathered Friends by Jenny Hunter

Jenny’s studio is a haven of beautiful paintings

Buildings hold a fascination for artist Jenny Hunter. From a tumble-down bothy in Aberdeenshire to the golden elegance of a Venetian palace, she is drawn...
Bow Fiddle Rock, Portknockie, by Gordon Mackie

Artist Gordon has enjoyed his brushes with success

During his tenure as principal teacher of the art department at Moray's Buckie High School, Gordon Mackie turned to painting as therapy. ‘I was one...