The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Thursday, July 24, 2014


Gareth Hoskins Architects announced as architect for Scottish National Gallery project
Scottish National Gallery. Exterior view, 2012. National Galleries of Scotland. Photo: Chris Watt.
EDINBURGH.- The National Galleries of Scotland announced today, 1 May 2014, that Gareth Hoskins Architects has been appointed to oversee a major transformational project at the Scottish National Gallery over the next 4 years.

Galleries devoted to the national collection of historic Scottish art will be radically overhauled and significantly expanded whilst greatly improving visitor circulation and facilities at the Scottish National Gallery. The iconic building situated at The Mound in the centre of Edinburgh currently welcomes over a million visitors each year. The development aims to almost double the display space for Scottish art within the Scottish National Gallery designed by William Henry Playfair (1790-1857) and which opened in 1859.

Gareth Hoskins Architects is one of Scotland’s leading architectural practices. With studios in Glasgow and Berlin the practice is involved in a wide range of projects across Scotland and internationally. The practice has established a particular reputation for their design of arts and cultural schemes and the Scottish National Gallery project follows on from recent developments such as the Mareel Concert Hall in Shetland and the RIAS Doolan Award winning redevelopment of the National Museum of Scotland.

Michael Clarke, Director of the Scottish National Gallery said: “The outstanding collection of Scottish Art held at the Scottish National Gallery has an international significance and this transformational project will allow for the creation of new and innovative displays to inspire our growing number of visitors from all over the world. We look forward to working with Gareth Hoskins and his experienced team to deliver this exciting project.”

Gareth Hoskins commented: “We and our wider team are incredibly excited at the opportunity of working with the National Galleries to create new spaces for their fantastic collection of Scottish art as part of the ongoing evolution of one of Edinburgh and Playfair’s most significant groupings of cultural buildings.”



Today's News

May 10, 2014

Van Gogh Museum acquires two masterpieces from Félix Vallotton's graphic oeuvre

Exhibition at Pace London explores the influence of the cartoon on contemporary art

Gagosian opens major survey of prints produced over the past forty years by Ed Ruscha

Sotheby's Swiss art sale promises a celebration of colour showcasing the country’s artistic output

Exhibition of new works by Sterling Ruby opens at Hauser and Wirth in New York

Ikea to open museum in its first shop in Sweden hoping to attract around 200,000 visitors per year

Soviet-era space capsule fetches 1 million euros at German auction house Lempertz

Sotheby's announces Auction of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art featuring more than 50 works

Mana Exposition: Mana Contemporary opens an independent contemporary art market in Jersey City

"Image and Matter in Japanese Photography from the 1970" opens at Marianne Boesky Gallery

Major exhibition dedicated to contemporary landscape opens in Rovereto, Italy

Gareth Hoskins Architects announced as architect for Scottish National Gallery project

From the K20 out into the World: Eliasson's new app fosters a reeducation of the senses

1928 Ahrens-Fox fire truck anchors Detroit's Reid Museum Collection Auction at Heritage

The Flux, and I: New works by John Wynne and Yoonjin Jung at Gazelli Art House

2,500 years of Japanese culture: Okimono hawk flies high at Bonhams sale

First major European show by American conceptual artist Clifford Owens opens at Cornerhouse

Exhibition features the work of over 40 Palestinian artists living and working in the Gaza Strip

Revolution House: Reinterpretation plans for Newport's oldest house museum

The Academy Art Museum opens three new diverse exhibitions in time for summer

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Archaeologists discover Roman 'free choice' cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome

2.- Romanians must pay 18 million euros over Kunsthal Museum Rotterdam art heist

3.- Hello Kitty designer Yuko Yamaguchi defends cute character as cat turns 40 years old

4.- eBay and Sotheby's partner to bring world class art and collectibles to a global community

5.- Exhibition on Screen returns with new series of films bringing great art to big screens across the globe

6.- Marina Abramović reaches half way point of her '512 Hours' performance at the Serpentine Gallery

7.- The Phillips Collection in Washington introduces a uCurate app for curating on-the-go

8.- United States comic icon Archie Andrews dies saving openly gay character

9.- New feathered predatory fossil, unearthed in China, sheds light on dinosaur flight

10.- Exhibition at Thyssen Bornemisza Museum presents an analysis of the concept of the 'unfinished'



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Rmz. - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site