"We have art in order not to die of the truth."
"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."
“Who indeed that has once seen Edinburgh, but must see it again in dreams waking or sleeping?”
"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
"A picture is a poem without words."
"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better."
“Edinburgh isn’t so much a city, more a way of life.... ”
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."
”The most beautiful of all the capitals of Europe.”
"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
"If I'm free, it's because I'm always running."
"Good artists copy, great artists steal."
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."
"Celebrating 10 years of the Edinburgh Art Fair"
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
"Edina! Scotia's darling seat!"
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
“Probably the most beautiful city we have ever seen.”
"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."
"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
The 11th annual EAF will take place at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange from Friday 13th - Sunday 15th November 2015. With 60 galleries showcasing the work of hundreds of artists from all four corners of the globe, there will be literally thousands of artworks for sale including; paintings, sculpture, original prints, photography, ceramics and glass. With all subject matters and mediums covered, and with price tags to suit all pockets, there is sure to be something for everyone to take home!
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For those of you wishing to learn more about art in general or, try your hand at producing an artwork, Artist Leo du Feu, Art in Healthcare, The Edinburgh Art Shop, Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop, The Stick Factory and Stills Centre for Photography will be hosting events, talks, demonstrations and workshops for the entertainment of all our visitors. There will be printmaking and painting workshops and classes, artist talks, still life painting classes, and craft & design art workshops for young and old.
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Our thanks must go to the following sponsors and supporters for all their help in producing this event; Mail Boxes Etc, Edinburgh, Art in Healthcare, Premier Living, Great Art and, The Scotsman.