Vincent van Gogh immersive experience comes to Scotland

A spectacular multimedia show celebrating Vincent van Gogh’s life and stunning artworks is coming to Glasgow this summer. Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience has already been seen by more than five million people across North America, and now it’s coming to Scotland. The experience combines more than 300 of the post-Impressionist icon’s paintings with cutting-edge technology and a…

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Highland gallery Resipole Studios celebrates 20th anniversary

Highland art gallery, Resipole Studios, is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary. Since 2004, the rural gallery on the west coast of Scotland has championed the works of both established and emerging artists. To celebrate, Resipole Studios is hosting an ambitious anniversary exhibition from 30 June until 4 August this year. It will include prominent works from…

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Nuart: World famous street art festival under way in Aberdeen

It has been named as one of the top six street-art destinations to see alongside the likes Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and San Francisco. And now world famous Nuart festival is under way in Aberdeen once again. Featuring artists from around the world, the event first came to the Granite City in 2017. Walls across…

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Scottish Colourist S.J. Peploe painting could fetch up to £300,000

A stand-out picture by Scottish Colourist S.J. Peploe could fetch up to £300,000 when it goes under the hammer  The painting, Still Life with Fruit and Flowers, depicts a cast of still life objects set against a vivid purple backdrop. It is on such bold works that Peploe’s leading reputation within twentieth century art history…

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A brush with science: Artist Gregor Harvie to create dramatic paintings to celebrate physicist Lord Kelvin

Scottish artist Gregor Harvie has created two dramatic paintings to celebrate the work of renowned physicist Lord Kelvin. The Quantum Theory Group at the University of Glasgow, where Kelvin was a professor, commissioned the work as part of celebrations for the 200th anniversary of his birth. Kelvin was an eminent mathematical physicist and engineer and…

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The 10 most important Scottish artists you should know about

Ahead of Bonhams Scottish Art auction on 15 May in Edinburgh, Specialist and Head of Sale, May Matthews, introduces ten of the most important Scottish artists from the last 250 years.   Henry Raeburn Perhaps Scotland’s most well-known painter, Henry Raeburn (1756–1823) had a tremendously successful career as a portrait painter in the late 18th…

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Arts & Antiques: Under the spotlight

Our nation is brimming with talented artists and fascinating auction houses. So, we’ve put some top auctioneers and gallery owners under the spotlight and asked them for their ‘most unusual’ and ‘most expensive’ sale items. Here are some of our favourites… David Reid Owner of Ballater Gallery The first part of David’s business life was…

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