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Photo of amethyst crystals

‘The Light Shines Out of Me’ is the latest art installation at Jupiter Artland by Anya Gallaccio.

To people familiar with the work of Anya it may be no surprise that there is a decaying, dead tree stump within the installation area. However this is not the main feature. Read more

“Red on Green” is an installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland, near Edinburgh. Read more

Photo of installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland

Photos from the ‘preview’ of ‘Red on Green’, an installation by Anya Gallaccio at Jupiter Artland (11 May 2012).

10,000 bright red rose heads arrayed. A beautiful, velvety, organic medium that over the next few weeks will….. decay. Read more

Dundee Contemporary Arts

As a photographer and in that context “an artist”, I respect copyright and would never intend to knowingly copy or replicate the work or original ideas of others. However in the course of photographing in a wide variety of situations there are inevitably works of art in public places. Rather than preventing photography or other artistic representations of these places, public artworks should compliment or enhance the space they occupy and are often fitting subjects within the context of their surroundings for new art. Read more

Helen Denerley Artworks

Helen Denerley lives in a remote part of Aberdeenshire where her art is inspired by wild and domestic animals some of which can be seen locally as well as by the varying moods of the Scottish weather and seasons. Read more

Festival on the Royal Mile 2011

The annual Edinburgh Festival and Fringe is always worth a trip, at the very least to walk through the streets and soak up some of the atmosphere, if not to attend some of the shows.

There are always street entertainers, musicians, performers and show promoters that are bright, colourful and worth a photo if you can isolate them from the crowds or place them in a context. Read more

Celebrating 30 years, Sat 28 July – Sun 5 August 2012
Free entry to all exhibitions, 10am – 5pm daily.

Pittenweem is a coastal village in the East Neuk of Fife.

Characteristic of the area it has an atmosphere and “the light” that appeals to artists. Many have chosen to live there often reflecting the charm in their paintings. Read more