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Visual Art hitlist

Torsten Lauschmann: The Darker Ages
Glasgow-based artist Lauschmann’s new body of work conjures up a cinematic experience that’s vivid and magical.
Mary Mary, Glasgow, until Sat 21 Nov.

David Austen: My love, I have been digging up my own bones in the garden again
Austen’s collection of watercolour figures, bold text and silent film study of artist Enzo Cucchi smoking is extraordinarily bleak but highly compelling.
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sat 14 Nov.

Running Time
Wonderful survey of artists’ films in Scotland since the 1960s, which presents more than 100 single-screen film and video works.
Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sun 22 Nov.

Luke Fowler
The highly regarded Becks Futures shortlisted artist brings new work to the Modern Institute.
Modern Institute, Glasgow, Wed 11 Nov-Sat 30 Jan.

The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing
Major exhibition looking a the importance of line drawing, featuring 11 internationally renowned artists.
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Sat 14 Nov–Sun 10 Jan.

Karla Black
The Glasgow artist, who creates sensual installations using familiar domestic materials such as Vaseline, clothing and flour, unveils new work at Inverleith House.
Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. Sat 14 Nov–Sun 14 Feb.

David Austen: My love, I have been digging up my own bones in the garden again

  • 4 stars

At once fragile and striking, this collection of watercolour figures, bold text paintings and a silent film study of Italian artist Enzo Cucchi smoking, presents a world that hovers at a slight, yet distinct remove from the ordinary.

Torsten Lauschmann: The Darker Ages

  • 4 stars

Featuring mesmerising video projections, Lauschmann's new body of work conjures up a cinematic experience as you enter a darkened room and find yourself somewhere between the thin veneer of reality and a filmic verisimillitude. Here he manipulates cinematic technology to tell stories of its history while building new…

Karla Black: Sculptures

  • 4 stars

Physical, pre-linguistic communication remains central to Black's practice; a conceit made to feel all the more present with these incredible new sculptures. Comprising her now familiar array of nebulous materials - chalk dust, eye shadow, sugar paper - they command a more distinct level of authority than has previously…

Running Time

  • 4 stars

This ambitious exhibition, dedicated to Scottish artist films, features a unique selection of over 100 film and video works by over 60 artists, created in the past 50 years. The theme changes weekly. Highlights include David Hall's influential 'Television Interruptions', which was broadcast unannounced in 1971.

Running Time: Curator's Talk

  • 4 stars

Rosie Lesso, Curator at the Gallery of Modern Art, introduces the Scottish films on show at the Dean Gallery.

The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing

  • 5 stars

Celebrating a contemporary resurgence in drawing, this exhibition of new and recent work by eleven highly acclaimed young international artists explores a diverse range of approaches to drawing. Featured artists include Jan Albers, Michael Borremans, Marc Brandenburg, Fernando Bryce, Kate Davis and David Haines.

Luke Fowler: A Grammar for Listening (Parts 1-3)

  • 4 stars

With this beautifully raw, yet powerful aural and visual feast, Fowler - in collaboration with Eric La Casa, Lee Patterson and Toshiya Tsunoda - creates field recordings that question how to develop new dialogues between looking and listening.

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