Edinburgh is home to many of Scotlandís National Galleries, providing access to many of Scotlandís finest collections.
The National Gallery provides the best in both international and Scottish art, where the likes of Rembrant and Van Gough can be seen side by side with Scotlandís favorite artist's such as Ramsey. The National Portrait Gallery and The Gallery of Modern Art display some of the best work from their respective fields.
Edinburgh is also home to a host of smaller independent galleries with work on display to view as well as to sell. Half a dozen of these smaller galleries can be found a stones through from each other on the cityís Dundas Street.
For a comprehensive list of over two dozen Edinburgh art galleries visit the
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
An outstanding collection of paintings, drawings and prints by an assortment of great artists from the Renaissance Period though to the post-impressionists. Among the artists included are Velazquez, El Greco, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner, Constable, Monet and Van Gough.
Also on show is the National Collection of Scottish Art including Ramsay, Raeburn, Wilkie and McTaggart.
SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Portraits in varying medium of significant people throughout Scottish history. Work from the 16th century to the present is on show. The portrait gallery is also the home of the National Photography Collection, with regular photographic exhibitions.
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Scotlandís finest collection of 20th century painting, sculpture and graphic art. Work included by Bacon, Hockney, Magritte, Moore, Paolozzi, Peploe and Picasso.
Edinburgh's newest gallery specialising in amongst other things Dada and Surrealist works. Artists featured in the gallery include Dali, Ernst, Picasso, Tanguy and Delvaux. Also included is the Paolozzi Gift of sculpture and graphic art.
CITY ARTS CENTRE
|City Arts Centre from Market Street
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