23 04 2014
New Publications – David Batchelor & Ian Hamilton Finlay
On 25 April ECA/ Artists Rooms Research Pertnership will launch Midway; a compilation of letters from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Stephen Bann that charts the development of Finlay’s ideas on poetry and during a formative five-year period in the artist’s career.
A new publication by David Batchelor is also now available; in The Luminous and The Grey the artist draws on a wide range of material and his own personal experience to consider the ambiguities of colour within a cultural context.
More information is available from the publishers’ websites at bitterlemonpress.com and www.reaktionbooks.co.uk
19 04 2014
Little Sparta Bus Trips Booking Now
Little Sparta – the celebrated garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay - is located 25 miles from the centre of Edinburgh in a rural setting in the Pentland Hills.
There will be a minibus service running from Ingleby Gallery to Little Sparta every Friday afternoon in the month of August, during the period of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2014.
Friday 1 August
Friday 8 August
Friday 15 August
Friday 22 August
Friday 29 August
Tickets are priced £30 per person and the charge includes return transport from central Edinburgh and admission to the garden.
To book tickets or for more details, please click here
19 04 2014
Tommy Grace at Dovecot Studios
Leith School of Art Alumni Show
Dovecot Studios South Gallery and North Gallery
2 May – 31 May 2014
To mark the 25th anniverary of Leith School of Art, Dovecot Studios will be holding an exhibition of notable Leith School of Art alumni who have gone on to make their own distinctive marks in the contemporary art world.
Tommy Grace will be exhibiting a new work Amp Ersand alongside works previously shown at Ingleby Gallery.
For more information on the exhibition visit the Dovecot Studios website
19 04 2014
David Batchelor Chromolocomotion Unveiled
David Batchelor’s sculpture Chromolocomotion is unveiled at St Pancras International station, London.
Commuters will be bathed in pools of coloured light cast by the work which will be suspended above the Grand Terrace until 7 September 2014. It is the second artwork to be commissioned as part of the station’s public art programme – Terrace Wires. For more information on the projects, visit the Terrace Wires website
To watch the BBC News interview with David Batchelor on the creation of Chromolocomotion follow the link here
17 03 2014
James Hugonin – Artist Talk
The ACE / ASK series of artists’ talks
James Hugonin – Contrary Rhythm
20 March 2014, 6.30-8.30pm
St John’s Church, Pitfield Street, London N1 6NP
James Hugonin will talk about his window installation Contrary Rhythm for St John’s Church in Healey, Northumberland as a joint winner of the current ACE Awards for Art in a Religious Context.
For further information about the event, please visit ACE (Art & Christianity Enquiry) website.
17 03 2014
Richard Forster in Milan
Year After Year. Opere su carta dalla UBS Art Collection
21 March – 21 June 2014
GAM – Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Milano, Italy
Work by Richard Forster is included in the exhibition Year After Year. Opere su carta dalla UBS Art Collection curated by Francesco Bonami.
This showcase examines the artistic production on paper through 50 works by 33 acclaimed international artists working from the 1960s to today, and is the first in Italy featuring works from the renowned UBS Art Collection, one of the world’s largest corporate contemporary art collections.
For further information about the event, please visit UBS website.
13 03 2014
EAF 2014 programme announced
The 2014 Edinburgh Art Festival programme has just been announced on their website.
• Major exhibitions by Susan Hiller, John Byrne and Leon Morrocco, together with a new commission by Tris Vonna-Michell.
• A wave of new exhibitions opening as part of GENERATION, a landmark event celebrating 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland. This includes shows by Katie Paterson and Mick Peter at Jupiter Artland, Dalziel + Scullion at Dovecot Studios, Jim Lambie at The Fruitmarket Gallery, alongside group presentations of key contemporary Scottish artists at National Galleries of Scotland and Talbot Rice Gallery amongst others.
Ingleby Gallery will present Ideas, a major solo exhibition of Katie Paterson’s most recent works including Fossil Necklace and Second Moon as part of the nationwide GENERATION project.
To view the full programme details for the 2014 Edinburgh Art Festival, please click here.