• Henry David Thoreau

    "This world is but a canvas to our imagination."

  • Pablo Picasso

    "Good artists copy, great artists steal."

  • Vincent Van Gogh

    "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."

  • Sir John Betjeman

    ”The most beautiful of all the capitals of Europe.”

  • Edward Hopper

    "If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."

  • Albert Einstein

    "Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."

  • Ian Rankin

    “Edinburgh isn’t so much a city, more a way of life.... ”

  • Friedrich Nietzsche

    "We have art in order not to die of the truth."

  • Henry Ward Beecher

    "Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."

  • Jimi Hendrix

    "If I'm free, it's because I'm always running."

  • Friedrich Nietzsche

    "The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."

  • Robert Burns, Address to Edinburgh

    "Edina! Scotia's darling seat!"

  • Vincent Van Gogh

    "Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."

  • Pablo Picasso

    "Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."

  • John F. Kennedy

    "If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."

  • Horace

    "A picture is a poem without words."

  • The Black Eyed Peas

    “Probably the most beautiful city we have ever seen.”

  • Charlotte Bronte

    “Who indeed that has once seen Edinburgh, but must see it again in dreams waking or sleeping?”

  • George Bernard Shaw

    "Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."

  • EAF 2014

    "Celebrating 10 years of the Edinburgh Art Fair"

  • Jonathan Swift

    "Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    "All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better."