Dovecot Studios) and complimented each other beautifully. Both artists concentrated on working with abstract colour and texture. The first four pictures show the work of Kwang Young Chun, a Korean artist. This is his first solo exhibition in Scotland (called Aggregations) and is harking back to ancient traditions with his triangular forms wrapped in Korean mulberry paper and tied with hand-twisted paper string.
Bernat Klein's A Life in Colour show. I love this artist's work and have seen it before, specially his painting. This is a retrospective (he died last year) showing both textiles and paintings. Originally from Yugoslavia as it was called then, he spend most of his life in the Scottish Borders from where he provided luxury textiles to fashion houses all over Europe. All the pictures beneath are from his work.
I love the extremely textural way he applies his paint.
Edinburgh Festival is over. The Dovecot is one of the Festival's many venues. These two shows are still on till the 26th September and are entirely free. However I never escape from their shop without something and today it was a package of sunography squares to do sun printing with. Will there still be a chance to do this before this summer is over, I wonder?