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Damien Hirst - Iconoclasm

The highly influential, Turner Prize-winning conceptual artist presents a new work which seeks to question contemporary belief systems.

Rise Gallery, Croydon

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

…and 19 more dates until 22 Nov

International Model Boat Show

Marine modelling with club displays, demonstrations and suppliers.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Fri 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art

An overview of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day, featuring artists from William Allan to Aleksander Zyw.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

…and 22 more dates until 16 Nov

Alasdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

A major retrospective to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. More than 100 works are on display, many loaned from private collections, featuring pieces from Gray's student days to the present.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Fri 24 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

Sat 25 Oct

£5 (£3; under 16s free) / 0141 276 9599

Note: some content may not be suitable for under 16s. Part of The Alasdair Gray Season.

…and 120 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

The House Of Peroni

A stylish celebration of the culturally diverse Italian city of Rome.

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

…and 5 more dates until 31 Oct back to top

Stephen Murray: The Comedown

Glasgow-based sculptor Stephen Murray builds a velodrome as a response to the Commonwealth Games.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 7 more dates until 1 Nov

Matthew Barney: Crown Zinc

New works by the distinctive American artist, who works in sculpture, photography, film and drawing.

Sadie Coles, London W1B

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7493 8611

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7493 8611

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7493 8611

…and 35 more dates until 13 Dec

Alexander Brodsky And Ilya Utkin

An exhibition of works by two artists who became known as The Paper Architects, their elaborate, and impossible designs an oblique form of architectural criticism within the Soviet Union. Curated by Juliet Bingham.

Tate Modern, London SE1

Thu 23 Oct

Level 2: Room 6

Free / 020 7887 8888

Fri 24 Oct

Level 2: Room 6

Free / 020 7887 8888

Sat 25 Oct

Level 2: Room 6

Free / 020 7887 8888

…and 64 more dates until 31 Dec

Beyond Tics: An Art-Neuroscience Exhibition On Tourette's Syndrome

London Brain Project is delighted to announce 'Beyond TICS'. This exhibition and series of events showcase a variety of works that have been produced by a unique collaboration between neuroscientists, artists and people with Tourette's syndrome.

Lumen, London WC1H

Thu 23 Oct

Fri 24 Oct

Mon 27 Oct

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct back to top

The Little Black Gallery, London SW10

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7349 9332

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7349 9332

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

A display of new works including a self-portrait and a tapestry, which tie in with the artist's Channel Four TV series of the same name. The portraits include politician Chris Huhne, a young female-to-male transsexual, Northern Ireland Loyalist marchers and X-Factor contestant Rylan Clark.

National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H

Sat 25 Oct

Room 32

Free / 020 7312 2463

Sun 26 Oct

Room 32

Free / 020 7312 2463

Mon 27 Oct

Room 32

Free / 020 7312 2463

…and 139 more dates until 15 Mar 2015

Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Vaults Of Terror

TV Horror comes to life through drawing, screen printing and sculpture this Halloween. 21 Artists pay homage to small screen terror through screen printing, drawing and sculpture whilst The Vaults are themselves become a ghastly wonderland.

The Vaults, London SE1

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7401 9603

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7401 9603

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 020 7401 9603

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

Walter Waygood

An exhibition in two parts, featuring the work of acclaimed Welsh photographer Walter Waygood. Comprising 'The Merthyr Photographs' and 'Santa Claus: The Photographs', this is an intriguing blend of realism and humour.

Red House, Merthyr Tydfil

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 01685 384 111

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01685 384 111

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01685 384 111

…and 57 more dates until 31 Dec back to top

The Bad Shepherd

An exhibition featuring works by Pieter Brueghel II, Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Peter Doig, Jan Brueghel I, and others, celebrating the significance of works created by the Brueghel family, as well as the importance of works from Christie's post-war and contemporary art divisions.

Christie's Mayfair, London W1S

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

…and 71 more dates until 16 Jan 2015

Barbara Sellars: Imagine an Island

Images of Iona by a photographer who has visited the island regularly over the past 35 years, and who in 2011 began photographing it on monthly visits.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 9 more dates until 7 Nov

Ben Risk: Field Work

Post-industrial landscapes with a narrative element.

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0131 557 1020

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 557 1020

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0131 557 1020

…and 17 more dates until 25 Nov

Black Country Echoes In Pictures

An exhibition of five collections by documenters of the Black Country post war era, including Nick Hedges, Arthur Lockwood, John Bulmer, Peter Donelly and Jubilee Arts Archive. The projected images of the collections will provide a larger than life, immersive experience for the audience.

Light House, Wolverhampton

Thu 23 Oct

Gallery

Free / 01902 716055

Fri 24 Oct

Gallery

Free / 01902 716055

Mon 27 Oct

Gallery

Free / 01902 716055

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

Bursary Awards 2014

A group exhibition of works by this year's Bursary Award-winning sculptors: Samuel Adams, Neil Ayling, Gillian Duffy, Beatrice Haines, Marguerite Humeau, Emma Hunter, Virgile Ittah, Hollie Mackenzie and Ana Catarina.

The Royal British Society Of Sculptors Galleries, London SW7

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7373 8615

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7373 8615

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Celebrating Ceramics

Work by contemporary Scottish potters.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 661 1924

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 661 1924

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 661 1924

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 661 1924

Clay Sinclair: Welcome To Utopia

Paintings inspired by the theme of Utopia.

Woolff Gallery, London W1T

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0207 631 0551

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0207 631 0551

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 0207 631 0551

…and 33 more dates until 18 Dec

Emily Ault: Shotover Edge

Emily Ault observes four seasons in Shotover woods, Oxfordshire. Ault captures wild woodlands, once a royal hunting forest dating back to the Doomsday book. Ancient oaks and wild flowers abound where Dick Turpin once worked the old road to London.

15 Second Art Ltd, Oxford

Thu 23 Oct

Free

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

…and 16 more dates until 16 Nov

Glasgow Society of Women Artists

Works by Scottish women artists are featured in this year's exhibition, in media from oil and watercolour to ceramics, glass and jewellery.

Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 956 5536

…and 9 more dates until 7 Nov

Impossible Project Launch Pop-Up In Store

Impossible makes instant film for Polaroid analogue cameras, refurbishes existing Polaroid cameras and, with their new Instant Lab app and module, have found a way of turning your digital images into instant analogue photographs. They celebrate their latest in-store pop-up with this event at Selfridges.

Selfridges, London W1A

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0800 123 400

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0800 123 400

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0800 123 400

…and 11 more dates until 22 Jan 2015 back to top