Bill Murray’s face has taken over an entire art gallery

Ever wanted to see the full range of Bill Murray facial expressions, plastered on the side of scaled down architectural models? Look no further. The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is hosting Brian Griffith’s solo exhibition, BILL MURRAY: a story of distance size and sincerity, until February 28, 2016. Brian Griffiths: BILL MURRAY: a story …

In photos: Exhibition features Scotland's greatest female artists

A new major exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art aims to, for the very first time, celebrate the artistic achievements of Scottish women painters and sculptors. Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965 will introduce to visitors many artists who are not – for various reasons – very well-known, whilst shedding new …

Art November 18, 2015

Top 10 things to see at Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival is not short of competition for your attention, but it well and truly hold its own amidst all the other noise, with a strong programme of contemporary UK artists and performers alongside well-chosen international imports. The EAF programme stretches from May to October, but August is where the whole thing comes alive …

The Amazing World of M. C. Escher

The influence of Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972), more commonly known as M.C. Escher, looms large over popular culture. His mind-bending images have appeared on album covers (Mott The Hoople), his concepts in films both classic (Labyrinth) and contemporary (Inception), and countless homages to the artist have surfaced on television (The Simpsons, Family Guy) and in …

Art June 17, 2015