A wee Scottish Art tour

An exploration of Edinburgh's creative landscape was a stunning and culturally historic experience not to be missed! A recent adventure to Edinburgh was one not to be forgotten. My quest began on the mound at the Scottish National Gallery in the centre of Edinburgh, where Old Masters to Impressionists are shown, and where I caught the Drawing Attention…

Artist of the month – Louise Zhang

Paintings and sculptures that fascinate and repulse, but when you get close, these bizarre organic works are anything but a delight.   At first glance, Louise Zhang's work is drippingly sweet and seductive. Her use of neon-tastic, artificial colours are exciting and alluring to the eye, but as you begin to study the blob-like forms,…

Artist of the month – David Schnell

Burst into summer with an explosion of fantastic colour from a unique visionary German painter I first encountered David Schnell's work during my uni days, whilst totally obsessed with colour, shapes and the landscape. The boldness of colour, use of line and how he frames his compositions really drew me in. Similar to Renaissance landscape paintings…

ART16: Where have all the drawings gone?

I have to admit (very ashamedly) that this was my first ART16 fair and it didn't disappoint! Presenting over a 1000 outstanding artworks from galleries across the globe, there was a real emphasis on showcasing established but also emerging talent. Little brother to the Frieze Art Fair, it had everything from an oversized stuffed camel, elegant Lowery-esque…

Artist of the Month: GEOFF DIEGO LITHERLAND

Nature versus Human influence from super Mex Geoff Diego!! Geoff Diego's running themes in his work are a constant passion and influence in mine. The idea of the natural world and human influence combining to create a fantasy world based on a collective ideal of space. In Litherland's work he draws on traditional representations of…