"Good artists copy, great artists steal."
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."
“Edinburgh isn’t so much a city, more a way of life.... ”
"We have art in order not to die of the truth."
"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."
"Celebrating 10 years of the Edinburgh Art Fair"
"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
“Who indeed that has once seen Edinburgh, but must see it again in dreams waking or sleeping?”
"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
"Edina! Scotia's darling seat!"
"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."
"If I'm free, it's because I'm always running."
"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."
"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better."
”The most beautiful of all the capitals of Europe.”
"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
“Probably the most beautiful city we have ever seen.”
"A picture is a poem without words."
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."
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 established and emerging, national and international 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 whether for the home or the office!
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For all the fun of the fair, join artist Leo du Feu who will be running his creative arts and crafts classes for children aged from 4 - 104! Hal from the Edinburgh Art Shop will once more be supervising still life open easel sessions while Art in Healthcare will be organising talks by various professional artists. Printmaking will be taking place with Fife Dunfermline Printmaker Workshops and The Stick Factory will be creating a mural live throughout the event as Edinburgh's Stills and Glasgow's Street Level Photoworks will be discussing all things Photography!
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Our thanks go to the following sponsors and supporters for all their help in producing the EAF; Mail Boxes Etc, Edinburgh | Edinburgh Life Magazine | Art in Healthcare | Premier Living | The Scotsman | Great Art | Scotland on Sunday | Ivanhoe Printing Co.