Coffee Break Art Tour: Hundertwasser

Today's coffee break art tour starts in Vienna, 1928 with the birth of Friedrich Stowasser, an influential artist, architect and designer known as Hundertwasser.

Coffee Break Art Tour: USA Independence Day

This Sunday is July 4th, a date celebrated across the world by American Citizens in commemoration of their independence from the United Kingdom.  This weeks Art Tour travels to remoter locations, some with a red, white and blue theme.

Coffee Break Art Tour: Global Beatles Day

"Our World" was a TV first. Global events were broadcast live, including rare footage of The Beatles, artist Alexander Calder and more. Global Beatles Day celebrates this unifying moment, and the themes encapsulated by the song "All You Need is Love" as performed on the June 25th 1967 broadcast by George, John, Paul and Ringo.

Coffee Break Art Tour: Fresh Fruit & Light

With the Summer Solstice this Saturday, June 20th we celebrate and study fresh fruit & light across a range of artistic styles, from pieces found within the Buro Art collection.

Coffee Break Art Tour: Oceans

Looking at an ocean, sea or river can bring a sense of calm and connection with nature.  As today marks World Oceans Day, it is important to remember these waters are vital homes and habitats.   We thought we'd share some of our water themed art collection with you and shine a light on some of the environmental issues.

Coffee Break Art Tour: Looking Beyond Lockdown

As the Covid 19 related lockdown begins to ease in Scotland, our thoughts turn to the future.  At Buro Art, the suggestions raised by World Environment Day make for inspirational reading, but first we take a moment to consider our home and work environments have changed since March 23rd.

Coffee Break Art Tour: Tulips

Tulips at this time of year, are in their element and artists world wide have been inspired by their transient beauty.  Please grab your cuppa for the Buro Art Tulip Tour.

Coffee Break Art Tour: International Museum Day

Monday May 18th is International Museum Day (IMD), an event designed to raise awareness of the importance of cultural exchange, diversity of culture. 
Blue and white abstract bird by Braque

Coffee Break Art Tour: Birds

“There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain. ” - Georges Braque

Coffee Break Art Tour: Poppies

Moisan’s colourful paintings often portray poppy fields, the familiar flower embodying hope, remembrance and thanks.  The artist’s vivid colours reflect the shimmering light found in the south of France. 

Coffee Break Art Tour: The Royal Botanic Gardens

The last few days have seen a turn in the weather here in Edinburgh and we are beginning to see changes in our local landscape.  Until very recently, you could see through the tracery of trees and branches,
Blue water, sky and hills with green and purple abstract rocks to fore

Coffee Break Art Tour: Perfect Day, Morar

With the next few days promising sunshine and soaring temperatures, it seems apt to spend time with Bridgeland's bold, vibrant painting "Perfect Day, Morar".
Rainbow painted dune fence

Coffee Break Art Tour: Rainbow Beach

This week, we are looking further afield to the beaches of Florida for some coffee break escapism.  This beautiful, calm painting captures a moment of quiet

Coffee Break Art Tour: Loch Lomond

This colorful, yet calm view captures Loch Lomond on a windless day, with stationary sail boats and a single flying bird.  The reflection of Ben Lomond in the loch is crystal clear and the sense of space in the Highlands around feels vast.

Time for a coffee break? Change your outlook

Please make a quiet moment for yourself and wonder through this peaceful spring landscape by John Cunningham. Colourful and delicately textured, this painting captures "Holy Isle" on Scotland's west coast, with Cunningham's characteristic optimism and warmth.
Four Cats in vibrant Flowers


Cats, flowers and fluorescent colours were central to artist Walasse Ting's practice and, let's be honest, are among the Buro Art team's most favourite of things. Born in Wuxi, China in 1929, Ting's esteemed works are now held in collection by: Tate Modern - London; the Centre Pompidou - Paris; MOMA - New York and the Hong Kong Museum to name a few.