Taking at its heart an exploration of the desire to collect, for this show Skaer will select from the collections of the University of Edinburgh, and has invited fellow artists – Fiona Connor, Will Holder, Hanneline Visnes and Nashashibi/Skaer – to inhabit the galleries of Talbot Rice alongside her.
Highlighting the work of contemporary artists within the field of glass, this exhibition shows how their work pushes the boundaries of techniques and challenges the perception of glass as merely a material for creating functional objects, presenting it as an artistic medium in its own right instead.
Three Women is part of the Transfigurations series by internationally acclaimed video artist Bill Viola and his wife and close collaborator, Kira Perov. In this work, a mother and her daughters enact a transfiguration when they choose to pass through the threshold of water and briefly enter an illuminated realm.
Visit Open Eye Gallery for the chance to see work by John Bellany from his most turbulent period in the 1980s.
Featuring many previously unseen paintings, the exhibition includes some of the most fervent examples of the ideas and iconography that preoccupied one of the most significant Scottish painters of the twentieth century.
Playing at Arusha Gallery, Kate McMillan has created a two-channel video work following a young girl’s journey as she rediscovers a powerful, mystical heritage that is partly beyond conscious reach.
Supported by sculptures and sound performances, the installation reinforces the role of art as an active agent in the memory process.
This major exhibition traces Saville’s 25 year career and demonstrates the monumental physicality of her practice. Alongside is work by five artists investigating themes of the body, performance, process and materiality: Sara Barker, Christine Borland, Robin Rhode, Markus Schinwald and Catherine Street.
This exhibition incorporates a display of eight major paintings by Raqib Shaw, alongside two works normally found at the Scottish National Gallery that have inspired two of his most recent paintings: Joseph Noel Paton’s ‘The Quarrel of Oberon and Titania’, 1849 and Lucas Cranach’s ‘An Allegory of Melancholy’, 1528.
This exhibition is built around regular screenings of Tacita Dean’s ‘bewilderingly intricate’, ‘Event for a Stage’, from 2015.
Presented alongside other films, drawings and photogravures, the show will examine the relationship of performance to fiction, the imagination and the collective effort of artist and audience.
The winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Scott Gibson is back with not one but two shows, presenting Tales from the Battlefield, as well. Expect expert storytelling and brutal honesty from the fast-rising Scot. Tipping comics for the top is fraught with egg-on-face risk but this is a banker of a bet.