Highlights | VISUAL ART
Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, Sun 4 Oct–Sat 28 Nov. See preview, page 90.
TURNER PRIZE Tramway, Glasgow,
THE SHOCK OF VICTORY
CCA, Glasgow, Sat 19 Sep–Sun 1 Nov, cca- glasgow.com Exhibition, symposium and film screenings conceived as a response to the Scottish Independence Referendum. See preview, page 90.
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Sun 1 Nov–Wed 30 Dec, tramway.com The biggest award in British art, with £25,000 going to the winner. See feature, page 28.
DOCUMENT SCOTLAND Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Sat 26 Sep 2015–Sun 24 Apr 2016, nationalgalleries.org
Images of Scottish people from the photographic collective founded in 2012. The show is designed to reflect the multiplicity of views and challenges associated with last year’s Referendum. See preview, page 90.
ARTHUR MELVILLE Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,
Sat 10 Oct–Sun 17 Jan, royalscottishacademy. org A comprehensive survey of the work of the Victorian painter (1858–1904), whose work was influenced by his travels in Persia, Egypt and the Ottoman Empire and who went on to be a major influence on the Glasgow Boys. See preview, page 90.
VISUAL ART HIGHLIGHTS
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THE ARTIST AND THE SEA City Art Centre, Sat 26 Sep 2015–Sun 8 May 2016, edinburghmuseums.org.uk/ venues/city-art-centre Images of the sea by generations of Scottish artists, drawn from the Centre’s collection.
PHYLLIDA BARLOW: SET Fruitmarket Gallery, until Sun 18 Oct, fruitmarket.co.uk Major solo exhibition by veteran artist who, after decades of teaching, had her first major public exhibition in 2010. This show features work made specially for the gallery. See review, list.co.uk
JOHN CHAMBERLAIN: SCULPTURES
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Thu 1–Sun 4 Oct, rbge. org.uk Sculpture by the late American artist who’s credited with having made Abstract Expressionism three- dimensional. See review, list.co.uk
BAILEY’S STARDUST Scottish National Gallery, until Sun 6 Sep, nationalgalleries.org If there had been no David Bailey, Austin Powers would have had to invent him. The great British celebrity photographer of his era, Bailey has taken numerous iconic portraits over a 50-year career. This touring exhibition features over 250 portraits, arranged thematically. See review, list.co.uk
HERMANN NITSCH: DAS ORGIEN
MYSTERIEN THEATER Summerhall, until Mon 5 Oct, summerhall.co.uk Work by the Austrian artist fascinated with ritual and extreme experiences, whose performances often contain nudity and animal blood; the title translates as ‘Orgiastic Mystery Theatre’. See
A CENTURY OF STYLE: COSTUME
AND COLOUR 1800–1899 Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Fri 25 Sep–Sun 14 Feb, glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/ kelvingrove A look at the glory and diversity of 19th-century clothing, with examples from leading Glasgow department stores and dressmakers and a beaded couture dress from Paris.
HAYLEY TOMPKINS: ELECTRIC MAGNETIC INSTALLATION
The Modern Institute @ Aird’s Lane, Sat 12 Sep–Sat 7 Nov, themoderninstitute.com Work by artist whose installations often include found elements. See preview, page 89.
MICHAEL WILKINSON: SORRY HAD TO DONE
The Modern Institute, Sat 12 Sep– Sat 24 Oct, themoderninstitute. com New work from the Glasgow- based artist.
SURFACE TENSION Street Level Photoworks, until Sun 8 Nov, streetlevelphotoworks. org Work by artists who use different materials to produce tactile and multi- layered artworks: Lorna Macintyre, Susanne Ramsenthaler, Karen Vaughan and Catherine Cameron.
DUNDEE OLIVER BRAID, ANOUCHKA
Phyllida Barlow feature, list.co.uk
MATTHEW BRANNON, MILANO CHOW, ALAN REID: I HOPE TO
ORTONANDON: THREE GO GOD YOU’RE NOT SO DUMB AS
ADVENTURING AGAIN YOU MAKE OUT
Summerhall, until Mon 5 Oct, summerhall.co.uk Two video installations from three-sister art partnership of Katie, Sophie and Anna Orton: How to Die and Family Patterning. See feature, list.co.uk Mary Mary, Sat 26 Sep–Sat 7 Nov, marymarygallery.co.uk New work from US artists, as well as a collaborative work called Public Intellectuals.
JIM ALLEN ABEL: UNIFORM OLER: THINGNESS
LAURIE FIGGIS The Briggait, Fri 18 Sep–Wed 21 Oct, waspsstudios.org.uk A shop window display made from the artist’s own collages and drawings.
Glue Factory, Thu 10 Sep–Sun 4 Oct, thegluefactory.org Work by Indonesian artist exploring how uniforms reinforce the image of authority. JOMPET KUSWIDANANTO:
Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Fri 18 Sep–Sat 10 Oct, dundee.ac.uk/djcad New work concerning objects and their definitions, made as part of a residency during July 2015.
SYBREN RENEMA: PLEASURES GRAND PARADE
OF A GRAVE DESIRE CCA, Fri 2–Fri 16 Oct, cca- glasgow.com Work looking at the connections between the personae of the addict and the wanderer.
Glue Factory, Thu 10–Thu 17 Sep, thegluefactory.org Installation from the Indonesian artist consisting of humanlike figures with drums and weapons.
USODEHONTOU Dundee Contemporary Arts, Sat 3 Oct–Sun 15 Nov, dca.org.uk Murals, prints and videos in the Japanese artist’s largest solo exhibition to date.
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