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Turner Prize 2017

Don’t miss the chance to see the Turner Prize 2017 at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, the UK City of Culture. The exhibition of the finalists Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Buttner, Lubaina Himid and Rosalind Nashashibi will be on show… Continue reading

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Edinburgh Art Festival 2017

Edinburgh Art Festival launches on Wednesday 26 July for a weekend of opening events. This year sees new commissions from artists Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich, Bobby Niven, Toby Paterson and Shannon Te Ao. Plus a keynote lecture by artist… Continue reading

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Maria Balshaw new director of Tate

Following much speculation, Tate announced today that Maria Balshaw, currently Director of the Whitworth (University of Manchester) and Manchester City Galleries, and Director of Culture for Manchester City Council, has been appointed the new Director of Tate.

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Save Inverleith House

We were all very saddened to hear about the sudden closure of Inverleith House. Spin had some great discussions and visits here. If you haven’t done so already, sign the petition to save this important contemporary art venue: http://www.saveinverleithhouse.com/

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New Website for the National Galleries of Scotland

Stage one of the redevelopment of the NGS website is now live and gives digital access to Scotland’s national art collection by anyone, from anywhere and via any devise. Go explore! http://art.nationalgalleries.org   

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Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

There is a packed programme of exhibitions and events in Edinburgh over the summer to keep you busy, all advertised as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF), 28 July–28 August 2016. For full listings and to book tickets visit:… Continue reading

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Rachel Maclean to Represent Scotland at the Venice Biennale 2017

Artist Rachel Maclean has been selected to represent Scotland at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. This will be a solo presentation of new work centred on a major new film commission and presented and curated by Alchemy Film and… Continue reading

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Glasgow International

Glasgow International – a biennia festival of contemporary art returns in April 2016. The festival showcases the best of local and international art taking place across the city from the 8-25 April 2016 under the guidance of director, Sarah McCrory.… Continue reading

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British Art Show 8

The British Art Show 8 arrives in Edinburgh on the 13 February where it will be shown across three galleries: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Inverleith House and the Talbot Rice Gallery. Organised by Hayward Touring every five… Continue reading

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The Turner Prize in Glasgow

The Turner Prize 2015, Europe’s most prestigious contemporary visual art award, is on show in Scotland for the first time at Tramway in Glasgow. Every other year, the prize leaves Tate Britain and is presented at a venue outside London. For… Continue reading

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