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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Sitting alongside the Dean Gallery, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is home to some of the finest modern and contemporary art in the world. Made up of two amazing Edinburgh galleries, it’s well worth a visit for the aspiring artist and inspired traveller alike.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art: Modern One

The first gallery on any art lover’s list has to be Modern One. It includes an impressive collection (as well as a few pieces on special loan) of art from the beginning of the twentieth century, cubist paintings, expressionist pieces and modern British art. From Matisse and Picasso to Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol, if you only have time to visit one Edinburgh gallery, make sure you visit Modern One.