VISUAL ART | HIGHLIGHTS VISUAL ART HIGHLIGHTS
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LIGHTWAVES Street Level Photoworks, until Sun 25 Nov, streetlevelphotoworks.org A collaboration with VU Photography Centre in Quebec City, featuring new photographic work by Josée Pedneault, Bertrand Carrière, Mat Hay and Melanie Letoré. BRUSHES WITH WAR Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, until Sun 6 Jan, glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/ venues/kelvingrove-art-gallery- and-museum Drawings and paintings of WWI from soldier- artists who experienced it. Booking essential.
ROSENGARTEN Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, until Sun 20 Jan, gla.ac.uk/ hunterian Installation by Anne Bevan and Janice Galloway, taking obstetrical tools and pairing them with water, light, human hands and garden plants. AMANDA ROSS-HO: HURST WORST Mary Mary, Sat 10 Nov–Sat 19 Jan, marymarygallery.co.uk Work by LA-based artist inspired in part by the Pain Rating Scale, which used cartoon facial ideograms as a way of helping child patients indicate how much pain they were in.
LUCY BEECH: REPRODUCTIVE EXILE Mary Mary, Sat 10 Nov–Sat 19 Jan, marymarygallery.co.uk A documentary fiction on the theme of transnational assisted conception, following the story of a woman whose bodily processes are facilitated by a chain of human and non-human bodies. See preview, page 133.
EDINBURGH ANDREW CRANSTON: BUT THE DREAM HAD NO SOUND Ingleby Gallery, until Fri 21 Dec, inglebygallery.com The largest exhibition of the artist’s work to date, accompanied by a 164pp book.
GRAEME TODD: STREET HERMIT Summerhall, until Sun 23 Dec, summerhall.co.uk Drawings and paintings exploring landscape in its broadest sense.
JESSE JONES: TREMBLE TREMBLE Talbot Rice Gallery, until Sat 26 Jan, ed.ac.uk/talbot-rice Work touching on issues of gender inequality by Dublin-based artist, which featured at the Venice Biennale, and consisting of a film featuring the Irish actress and performer Olwen Fouere performing a script devised by Jones and herself, plus studio pieces. EMBROIDERED STORIES: SCOTTISH SAMPLERS National Museum of Scotland, until Sun 21 Apr, nms.ac.uk/national- museum-of-scotland This exhibition gives a unique and piercing insight into the lives of Scottish children in the 18th and 19th centuries, by displaying samplers: pieces of needlework created mostly by girls and depicting things as diverse as biblical scenes, episodes from history, animals and even a multiplication table.
ANDY WARHOL AND EDUARDO PAOLOZZI: I WANT TO BE A MACHINE Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art Two, Sat 17 Nov–Sun 2 Jun, nationalgalleries.org/visit/scottish- national-gallery-modern-art Pop art works by Warhol and Paolozzi, showing how they used found and captured images. CHARLES II: ART AND POWER The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Fri 23 Nov–Sun 2 Jun, rct.uk/visit/the-queens-gallery- palace-of-holyroodhouse Charles
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II liked a good time, and that included having himself painted. This exhibition shows the extent of his patronage of the arts and the resurgence of state- sponsored art that happened under the Restoration.
ROBERT BLOMFIELD: EDINBURGH STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – AN UNSEEN ARCHIVE City Art Centre, Sat 24 Nov–Sun 17 Mar, edinburghmuseums.org.uk/ venue/city-art-centre Exhibition of work by Robert Blomfield, who worked as a street photographer in Edinburgh from the 50s to the 70s.
ANDRES SERRANO: TORTURE Stills, Fri 30 Nov–Sun 3 Mar, stills.org Images of torture from the photographer, who photographed more than 40 subjects in humiliating and stressful positions based on documented cases of torture. BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2018 Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Sat 15 Dec–Sun 10 Mar, nationalgalleries. org/visit/scottish-national-portrait-
gallery Annual portrait painting competition.
ROBOTS National Museum Of Scotland, Fri 18 Jan–Sun 5 May, nms.ac.uk/national- museum-of-scotland New major exhibition developed by the Science Museum that looks at our 500-year quest to make robots human. OUT OF TOWN
LORNA MACINTYRE: PIECES OF YOU ARE HERE Dundee Contemporary Arts, Sat 8 Dec–Sun 24 Feb, dca.org.uk The artist’s first solo exhibition in a major UK institution, featuring new work specially commissioned for the gallery. BOW GAMELAN ENSEMBLE: GREAT NOISES THAT FILL THE AIR Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, until Sat 15 Dec, dundee. ac.uk/djcad A retrospective of work by the artist collective.
PIN-UPS: TOULOUSE- LAUTREC AND THE ART OF CELEBRITY Scottish National Gallery, until 20 Jan, nationalgalleries.org Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec gets his debut solo show at the National Gallery of Scotland, only 117 years after his untimely death. Toulouse-Lautrec’s prints and posters immortalised
the nightlife of late 19th century Paris, and this show features 75 works by him and his contemporaries. See review, page 131. EMMA HART: BANGER The Fruitmarket Gallery, until Sun 3 Feb, fruitmarket.co.uk New work in ceramics from the London-based artist,
exploring her interest in the car and urban landscape. See preview, page 133 NOW: MONSTER CHETWYND, HENRY COOMBES, MOYNA FLANNIGAN, BETYE SAAR, WAEL SHAWKY Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, until Sun 28 Apr, nationalgalleries.org
The latest in a series of contemporary art exhibitions foregrounds the Turner-nominated Monster Chetwynd, known for her exuberant and theatrical performances. See preview, page 133. ARTIST ROOMS: LAWRENCE WEINER The McManus, Dundee, Sat 3 Nov–Sun 17 Feb,
mcmanus.co.uk Text- based work from the New York artist. MARGARET SALMON: HOLE Dundee Contemporary Arts, Sat 8 Dec–Sun 24 Feb, dca-org.uk New work from the Glasgow- based American artist and filmmaker. See preview, page 133.
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