11 May 2016

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Rachel Maclean To Represent Scotland At 57 Venice Biennale

The British Council Scotland has announced that Rachel Maclean will represent Scotland at the 2017 Venice Biennale. The Scotland + Venice partnership body is in charge of the 57th International Art Exhibition selection process. The Venice Biennale will run from 13 May to 26 November 2017. This will be a solo presentation of new work centred on a major […]

17 August 2015

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Turner Prize Takes A Road Trip Across Scotland In 2015

The Turner Prize 2015, will take a trip across Scotland, as part of the event this year. The Travelling Gallery will take a special show out on the road featuring a roll-call of past Scottish Turner Prize winners and nominees, starting on 22 August 2015, then travelling right across Scotland as far as the Highlands and the Orkney Islands,  visiting schools, […]

13 March 2015

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Fig-2 Week 5 – Rebecca Birch – February 2-9 – Lichen Hunting on the West Coast (2015) (by AJ Dehany)

In the Hebrides, lichen was used for dyeing tweed. Reindeer moss, old man’s beard, grew scarlet-tipped in heathland. Yellow Candles and Coral Crust grew among the heather.  To full the cloth and remove the oil, before ammonia came to be used the tweed was soaked in piss.  To shrink the tweed, men in Nova Scotia, and women in the Hebrides, rhythmically […]

19 January 2015

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Joseph Beuys Lives! 7000 Oaks Project To Go Ahead In Scotland

My idea would be this time to plant seven thousand oaks in Kassel…  And to mark every tree with a little stone, so that everybody after three, two, five or six hundred years can still see that – Joseph Beuys Inspired by Joseph Beuys seminal 7000 Oaks Deveron Arts has commissioned artist Caroline Wendling to […]

3 November 2014

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100 Artists Take Part In Scotland’s Largest Street Art Project

Up to 100 artists will take part in a project culminating in Scotland’s largest street art project. The graffiti artists will team up in the New Waverley construction site in Edinburgh, to produce one of the largest public artworks of its kind in the UK. This permanent display will be the Scottish equivalent of the […]

7 April 2013

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Andy Warhol Politics And Power Exhibition For Scotland’s Holyrood

Fancy a cultural visit to Holyrood? This autumn, forty of Andy Warhol’s paintings and prints will be exhibited at Holyrood, Scotland’s centre of Government. The iconic works of art, will be included as part of a free exhibition starting 4 October and running until 3 November. This is the first time many of the works […]

8 March 2013

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Scotland’s Contribution to the 2013 Venice Biennale Announced

Scotland’s contribution to the 2013 Venice Biennale is curated and organised by The Common Guild, Glasgow. The exhibition will feature new work by Hayley Tompkins, Duncan Campbell and Corin Sworn, three of the most consistently interesting artists working in Scotland today, all of whom studied at The Glasgow School of Art and have earned growing […]