She Made It: Women Artist Exhibitions in 2022

Want to know which are the best exhibitions of work by 20th-century British women artists in 2022? Look no further than this ‘She Made It’ article! I have chosen my favourites, which take us from…

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A Magician of the Brush: Robin Philipson

I am delighted to be chairing the on-line talk A ‘Magician of the Brush’: Robin Philipson, to be given by Elizabeth Cumming for members of the Scottish Society for Art History, at 6.30pm on Tuesday…

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Working from Home

With the furlough leave scheme coming to an end, more people than ever are working from home. Let’s take a look at the ‘new normal’ of work away from the open plan office, via paintings…

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The Studio at 32 York Place

Whilst scrolling through the colour and noise of Instagram, a low-toned Mother and Son portrait slowed my finger to a stop. Taken by the photographer David Eustace it showed Elizabeth and Guy Peploe, daughter-in-law and…

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Opening Doors and Climbing Stairs at Fountainbridge Library

Fountainbridge Library, Dundee Street, Edinburgh is a rare example of modern Scottish architecture. Designed by John A. W. Grant (1886/7–1959) it was built between 1937 and 1940. It opened as a state-of-the-art library during the…

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