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Blue: Exhibition Of Oil Paintings By Ben Stockwell

Exhibition of the latest works by oil painter and marine biologist, Ben Stockwell at The Lovely Gallery. Beautiful, contemporary paintings of the sea and other abstract-photo realist works in oils.

The Lovely Gallery, London SE26

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 3686 1328

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 3686 1328

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 020 3686 1328

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 28 Sep

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 Sep

Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

As part of the nationwide Generation programme, National Galleries Scotland mounts an epic two-part exhibition showing work by some of the country's most vital contemporary artists. The Scottish National Gallery features re-creations of work by Stephen Campbell, Martin Boyce, Rosaldin Nashashibi and Christine Borland, as…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 311 more dates until 31 Jul 2015

Alasdair Gray at 80

An exhibition to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. Showcasing more than 100 of his works, Gray also hopes to finish three major works he began in the 1960s.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 31 Oct

Heineken's Pop-Up City Lounge At London Design Festival

Heineken has unveiled its latest nightlife experience concept, the Pop-up City Lounge. This urban design lounge will make its debut at the 2014 London Design Festival from 18th - 21st September.

Old Truman Brewery, London E1

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 11:00 – 18:00
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John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A full-scale overview of John Byrne's long career as one of the best-loved and most individual visual artists in the country, focusing on his portrait work and gathering 50 key works from drawings to large-scale paintings, including iconic paintings of Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane and of course Byrne himself.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 27 more dates until 19 Oct

DesignJunction

designjunction 18-21 September 2014, The Sorting Office WC1, showcases the very best in furniture, lighting and product design. A powerful line-up of international brands, cutting-edge labels, pop-up shops, eateries, flash factories and seminars.

The Sorting Office, London WC1A

Sat 20 Sep

£8

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sun 21 Sep

£8

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

  • 4 stars

The work of German sculptor Isa Genzken has been described by the New York Times as 'brash, improvisational, full of searing color and attitude' and this is the first UK exhibition of her work outside London, from the earlier geometric abstractions to the more recent assemblages of consumer goods, shop mannequins and…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 5 more dates until 28 Sep

Jason Bell: Give Up Clothes For Good Exhibition

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Give Up Clothes for Good campaign, TK Maxx and Cancer Research UK are hosting an exclusive exhibition of works by world famous photographer Jason Bell.

La Galleria Pall Mall, London SW1Y

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7228 9954

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & A Search for a Unified Identity)

  • 4 stars

Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge's first British exhibition in 11 years is as avant-garde and shocking as expected, featuring attacks on nuclear families, Big Society and the royals.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 26 Sep back to top

Lindsay Todd: The Living Mountain

In a specially designed record shop in the basement of the Church Gallery, Todd spins his own work and that of other artists. Records also available to buy.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 26 Sep

BayArt Gallery, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 17 more dates until 17 Oct

Andrew Squire

Paintings inspired by landscape.

Stafford Gallery, In Association With Wimbledon Fine Art, London SW19

Sun 21 Sep

Family free / 07939 048436

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Family free / 07939 048436

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Family free / 07939 048436

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 12 more dates until 5 Oct

Brian Cheeswright: 36 Years of Brain Feed

Paintings from the London-born artist.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 11:00 – 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

Edges

Work by eight contemporary photographers who prefer slow processes to digital imaging.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 242 8100

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 242 8100

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 242 8100

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 29 Sep back to top

FCB Cadell and SJ Peploe on Iona

Images of the island by two of the Scottish Colourists.

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 558 1200

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 1 Oct

The House Of Peroni

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

The House Of Peroni, London WC2A

Fri 3 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 22 more dates until 31 Oct

no strangers | ancient wisdom in a modern world

Exhibition looking at the plight of indigenous people around the world and celebrating the 7000 different languages used on the planet.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

John Hope Gateway

Free / 0131 248 2909

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 17:45

Sun 21 Sep

John Hope Gateway

Free / 0131 248 2909

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 17:45

Quilt And Craft Show

About 40 quilts on display. Trade stalls and demonstrations, refreshments and free parking.

Pluckley Village Hall, Pluckley, Ashford

Sat 27 Sep

£4

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

£4

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Save the Bees: Campaign Launch

Save the Bees is a new environmental campaign founded by beekeepers Barnes & Webb to protect the honey bee. The official launch event will be on Thursday 18th September, with an art exhibit is at The Forge&CO in Shoreditch. Everyone is welcome.

Forge & Co, London E1

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7729 0007

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7729 0007

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Alan Kitching And Monotype: Celebrating The Centenary Of Five Pioneers Of The Poster

Exhibition by Alan Kitching (RDI AGI Hon FRCA) and Monotype.

London College Of Communication, SE1

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7514 6500

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 020 7514 6500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7514 6500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 20 more dates until 16 Oct

Alessandro Ludovico & Paolo Cirio: Face To Facebook

Archive material from the artist's controversial 2011 social experiment involving a million Facebook profiles that were filtered using facial recognition software and added to a custom-made dating website.

The Photographers' Gallery, London W1F

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0845 262 1618

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0845 262 1618

  • 11:30 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0845 262 1618

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 2 Oct

American Impressionism – A New Vision

  • 4 stars

An exhibition bringing together some 80 paintings that chart the response of American artists to French Impressionism. Works by Monet, Degas and Berthe Morisot provide context and there are popular works by the likes of Whistler, Sargent and Cassatt, but also less well-known paintings by artists such as Theodore Robinson…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Sun 21 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Mon 22 Sep

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

…and 27 more dates until 19 Oct

The Ark a Project by Bear Cub Gallery

Art on a theme of conservation.

Crypt On The Green, St James', London EC1R

Fri 26 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Oct

Beagles and Ramsay: Ventriloquist Dummies Double Self-portrait

Installation involving ventriloquist dummies, returning after their initial appearance in Beagles and Ramsay's hilarious and unsettling video New Meat at GoMA's Hertie Querty group show in 2011.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Sep back to top