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Marchmont House Revisited

By Neil Cooper, 16.11.2020
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Detail from the music room at Marchmont House. Courtesy Marchmont House.

Neil Cooper interviews Marchmont House director Hugo Burge on the Palladian mansion's ongoing renaissance


My Favourite Scottish Work of Art: Denise Mina

By Denise Mina, 12.11.2020
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Simon Starling, ‘At Twilight’, Exhibition at The Common Guild, Glasgow, 2 July – 4 September 2016. Commissioned by The Common Guild in collaboration with the Japan Society, New York. Courtesy of the artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow. Photographs by Ruth Clark.

The Scottish crime writer Denise Mina highlights the conceptual and ambitious work of GSA-trained, contemporary artist Simon Starling.


New Acquisitions by Beatrice Huntington (1889-1988)

By Annabel Stansfeld, 11.11.2020
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Detail of Beatrice Huntington, The Cellist, c. 1925. The Fleming Collection © The William Syson Foundation.

Two artworks by the Scottish artist Beatrice Huntington (1889-1988) join the Fleming Collection, explored in-depth by independent curator Annabel Stansfeld


Inverleith House reopens in full bloom with 'Florilegium: a Gathering of Flowers'

By Susan Mansfield, 26.10.2020
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'Florilegium: A gathering of flowers' installation shot. Image by Tom Nolan.

The exhibition is the first in a series of exhibitions created in partnership with the Serpentine Gallery, London


Hidden depths: Edwin Morgan’s scrapbooks

By Greg Thomas, 19.10.2020
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Edwin Morgan (1920 - 2010). © Courtesy the Edwin Morgan Trust.

The scrapbooks of former Scots Makar Edwin Morgan (1920-2010), assembled between 1931-32 and 1966, offer an engrossing imprint of his mind. Yet they have never been published or fully exhibited. Greg Thomas celebrates Morgan’s great unknown work in his centenary year.


My Favourite Scottish Work of Art: Caroline Walker

By Caroline Walker, 15.10.2020
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Sir James Guthrie, A Hind’s Daughter, 1883, oil on canvas. National Galleries of Scotland. Bequest of Sir James Lewis Caw 1951.

Contemporary Scottish artist Caroline Walker looks back to the paintings that first drew her to art as a young girl exploring the National Galleries of Scotland