Blog: Publishing

  • Artists Who Do Books

    by Gillian Achurch, Publishing Coordinator, 23 November 2016 1 Comments

    In honour of Scottish Book Week, Gillian Achurch chooses some artworks that feature the printed page.

    Artists Who Do Books

    Gisèle Prassinos Reading her Poems to the Surrealists, Man Ray, 1934 (detail). © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2015

  • A Date with Mr Darcy?

    by Matt Ramagge, PA to the Director of the Scottish National Gallery, 11 February 2016

    Matt Ramagge explores how François-Xavier Fabre's striking 'Portrait of a Man' has become synonymous with one of literature's most famous Romantic heroes.

    A Date with Mr Darcy?

    Francois-Xavier Fabre's 'Portrait of a Man'

  • An Art Adventure

    by Sarah Worrall, Publishing Project Managaer, 12 December 2015

    Sarah Worrall introduces a new colouring book from the National Galleries of Scotland

    An Art Adventure

    An Art Adventure around the National Galleries of Scotland

  • Exhibition Catalogues through the Years

    by Gillian Achurch, Publishing Assistant, 12 October 2015

    Gillian Achurch, Publishing Assistant, takes a look at how the National Galleries of Scotland's exhibition catalogues have evolved over the years.

    Exhibition Catalogues through the Years

    'A Selection of Pictures from the Bridgewater House Collection' catalogue, 1945 (price: threepence) (detail).

  • Desert Island Art: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

    by John Leighton, Director-General, 07 August 2015 1 Comments

    John Leighton, Director-General, chooses his top artworks from across the National Galleries of Scotland's collections

    Desert Island Art: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

    Velázquez's 'An Old Woman Cooking Eggs' (1618) - John Leighton's top pick from the National Gallery of Scotland's collection

  • Hot off the press

    by Kerry Watson, Librarian, 22 May 2015

    Kerry Watson, Librarian at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, introduces a new National Galleries of Scotland publication - 'The Printmaker's Art'

    Hot off the press

    Hot off the press: 'The Printmaker's Art'

  • Publishing art books in the digital age

    by Claire Walsh, Publishing Assistant, 14 April 2015

    Claire Walsh, Publishing Assistant, reflects on the concept of publishing art books in an increasingly digital age.

    Publishing art books in the digital age

    Roy Lichtenstein, In the Car, 1963