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26Aug/21
Miriam Hanid_Engraved Wave Bowl_2021_Britannia silver, lemon gilding_H3.5xW8.5xD8.5cm

Malcolm Appleby and Friends

Malcolm Appleby returns to The Scottish Gallery this summer with an exhibition that celebrates his 75th year. The show brings together precious pieces by various friends of Malcolm’s – silversmiths, artists and creative associates – alongside the master engraver, silversmith and jeweller’s own work. Continue reading

18Jun/21
57 Lisa Traxler photo Tessa Newmark

Full Blast

We’re back on track after a long hiatus – initially we were too busy to post news and reviews and then we were not busy enough, no thanks to C19. We’re now delighted to be back with a real live art show by one of our favourite artists, Lisa Traxler, drawn from a body of work developed during the pandemic lockdowns. Continue reading

14Jan/19
Salvador Dalí and Gala Dalí with Artist Pavel Tchelitchew, photograph by Cecil Beaton, 1936. Courtesy of The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby’s

Cecil Beaton – Thirty From The 30s

A timely publication, given that Sir Cecil Beaton was born on this day, January 14 (1904), which also signals your last chance to go and see a visionary capsule collection of vintage portraits, focused entirely on the 1930s, by one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. Continue reading