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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

Where Do I End and You Begin

  • 4 stars

A major exhibition of contemporary art from around the world, selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries and investigating the ideas and myths underpinning the notion of 'commonwealth' itself.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 19 Oct

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 7 more dates until 29 Sep

Cat Outram: Catching the Light

Prints by the celebrated Edinburgh printmaker.

Sutton Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 07854 972930

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Blurred

BLURRED is a multi-disciplinary exhibition curated by Qila Gill that hopes to create a platform that engages the audience to further discuss blurred topics with the context of women and their sexual desires that is relevant to the change in society.

Hackney Downs Studios, London E8

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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Gregor Wright: Dinosaur Expert I'm Feeling Lucky

New work from the Glasgow-based artist with an interest in chance processes.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 19 Oct

Punk Rock and Roll Art Show

The Bermondsey Joyriders present Punk Rock and Roll Art Show. Exclusive and never seen before original artwork from various punk rock and roll musicians,

Underdog Art Gallery, London SE1

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7403 7837

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 020 7403 7837

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7403 7837

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Sep

Conor Kelly: Do You Feel Like We Do?

New work by the Glasgow-based artist, embracing the enchanted origins of painting.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 4 Oct

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

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 16 Nov back to top

African Contemporary Art Exhibition

A new solo exhibition from Owusu-Ankomah, opens 18th September at October Gallery. Working in a new palette of colours, the large-scale paintings reflect the artist's fascination with the adinkra symbols of his Ghanaian culture.

October Gallery, London WC1N

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 7242 7367

  • 12:30 – 17:30
…and 23 more dates until 25 Oct

Alasdair Gray

Screenprints from Glasgow's much-loved artist/polymath/greatest-living-Scottish-novelist and so on.

Glasgow Print Studio

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 0704

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 16 Nov

Austin Emery – The Shared: Unveiling a Public Artwork for Bermondsey

The unveiling of a statue by sculptor Austin Emery, The Shared, which marks the opening of the Tyers Estate Rain Garden, a public space which diverts rainwater from the Tyers Estate and uses it to irrigate plants, shrubs and trees.

Tyers Estate Rain Garden, London SE1

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 17:00 – 20:00

Bad Boy! Brit Art Meets Street Art

New Art Projects presents work from a private collection. Gilbert and George, Hirst, Chapmans, Lucas and Quinn, D-Face, Shepard Fairey, Banksy, Dolk, Kaws, K-guy, Faile, Thomas Hirschorn, Seb Patane, Mauro Perucchetti. Fiona Rae, Don Brown.

New Art Projects, London W1W

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Charmaine Turner

An exhibition of Charcoal drawings by Charmaine Turner. To be held at The Malt Bar/ The Met, Bury. From August 1st until October the 5th.

The Met, Bury

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0161 761 2216

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0161 761 2216

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0161 761 2216

  • 12:00 – 22:30
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Common Ground: New Documentary Photography from Scotland and Wales

New photographs from two photography collectives: Document Scotland (Colin McPherson, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Sophie Gerrard and Stephen McLean) and A New Beginning (James O Jenkins, Jack Latham, Abbie Trayler-Smith and Gawain Barnard).

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 552 2151

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 19 Oct

Deptford Stories: Art. Theatre. Music. History.

The 'Deptford Stories' event brings together art, theatre, music and history to celebrate the past and the future of Anthology Deptford Foundry, the former site of Arklow Road Trading Estate, open to the public.

Arklow Trading Estate, London SE14

Fri 31 Oct

Free

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Acme Project Space Gallery, London E2

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 02089 816811

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 02089 816811

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Parallax Art Fair

The biggest Parallax Art Fair yet.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Practice International

Works in various media by artists involved with European and non-European arts organisations.

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), London EC2A

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 020 7729 9616

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 25 more dates until 28 Mar 2015 back to top

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Sharmanka's kinetic sculptures come to life with a magical music and light show to accompany the mechanical wonder. Buy a ticket for a long or short performance, or view the sculptures at rest in the gallery at any other time. Ages 5+.

Trongate 103, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7080

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 62 more dates until 19 Dec

Urban/Suburban

A view of architecture and the built environment in recent Scottish art, featuring work by Nathan Coley, Graham Fagan, Carol Rhodes, Toby Paterson, Christine Borland and others.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 19 Oct

War Photographers

Images by Czech war photographers.

Embassy of the Czech Republic, London W8

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 020 7243 1115

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 020 7243 1115

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 020 7243 1115

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 26 more dates until 30 Oct

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

Sculptural, video and graphic work by Dublin-born artist.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 28 more dates until 1 Nov

Andrew Kerr: The Other Shop

Small-scale acrylic works on paper from the Glasgow-based artist.

The Modern Institute @ Aird's Lane, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 248 3711

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 1 Nov back to top