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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is home to some of the world’s finest modern and contemporary art. It sits alongside the Dean Gallery and consists of two amazing Edinburgh galleries, Modern One and Modern Two. So it’s well worth a visit for the aspiring artist and inspired traveller alike.

Modern One

The first gallery on any art lover’s list has to be Modern One. It includes an impressive collection of art, as well as a few pieces on special loan. 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.