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Jim Lambie

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

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 19 Oct

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Open House London & Buenos Aires: Coppola + Zuviría

For the ninth year Argentina takes part in Open House weekend, opening the doors of the Ambassador's Official Residence with a photographic exhibition of the work of Horacio Coppola and Facundo de Zuviría.

The Argentine Ambassador's Residence, London SW1X

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7318 1300

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7318 1300

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Tales From The Autumn House

A sensory exhibition of art, installation and photography in The Belfry.

The Belfry, London E2

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 07981 924196

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 07981 924196

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 07981 924196

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Sep

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 back to top

Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 11 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 16 more dates until 8 Jan 2015

Jonathan Meese: Pump Up the Vampire, Pump Up the Vampire, Pump Up the Vampire, Smell!

The debut show in Scotland by this controversial German artist.

Glue Factory, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 15 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 14 more dates until 2 Nov

Nick Thomas: Who Built the Access Road?

Installation consisting of a filmic portrait of the Uists and the missile testing site there.

The Telfer, Glasgow

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Sep

The Auld Acquaintance

Cartoons on the independence referendum, from members of Scottish Cartoon Studios.

Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0141 204 2372

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0141 204 2372

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0141 204 2372

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 15 more dates until 19 Sep

Craigie Aitchison: Paintings, Etchings and Tapestries

An exhibition – in association with Timothy Taylor Gallery, London – of work from Craigie Aitchison's estate.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 550 3660

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 15 more dates until 26 Sep back to top

Inner City Ooz

Inner City Ooz is the first exhibition of music, visual art and performances by Jack & Archy Marshall aka Mistr Gone and King Krule that highlights their artistic partnership and marks their arrival as a new voice in the world of contemporary art.

Display, London EC1A

Fri 5 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 9 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 26 Sep

International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915–1965

Significant loans from private and public collections, including those of Barbara Hepworth, Mark Rothko and Patrick Heron.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01642 726720

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 11 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Alessandro Di Massimo: I'll Be Your Mirror

Works by Edinburgh-based Italian artist, based on themes of borders, boundaries, citizenship and European identity.

Interviewroom 11, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Buried Memory, Shared Ground

A memory-based art exhibition installed in a disused cellar of a Folkestone Harbour pub. The space has been transformed into a labyrinth of ghostly lit spaces between dim and dark corners. Part of the 2014 Folkestone Triennial Fringe.

The True Briton, Folkestone

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 01303 258907

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 01303 258907

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 01303 258907

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 42 more dates until 2 Nov

Counterpoint

  • 3 stars

Non-thematic group show featuring work by eight artists: Shona Macnaughton, Ross Birrell, Michelle Hannah, Ellie Harrison, Andrew Miller, Keith Farquhar, Alec Finlay and Craig Mulholland.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 18 Oct back to top

James Epps: Just Like That

A solo exhibition by the Norwich-based artist, showcasing a single work featuring a repeated pattern of concentric lines.

Outpost Gallery, Norwich

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 01603 612428

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 01603 612428

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 01603 612428

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 17 more dates until 21 Sep

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

Sladers Yard, Bridport

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 01308 459511

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01308 459511

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 01308 459511

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

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 7 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 19 Oct back to top

100 Cats

A group exhibition of feline themed art and illustration.

A-side B-side Gallery, London E8

Thu 11 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later

Photographs, videos and multimedia installations exploring one of Africa's darkest periods, which saw the murder of 800,000 people and the rape of 500,000, following the assassination of the Rwandan and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira.

The Herbert, Coventry

Sun 7 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 14 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 21 Sep

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 31 more dates until 26 Apr 2015

26 Words

A letter Exchange touring exhibition pairing 26 writers from Group 26 with 26 calligraphers and letter carvers.

Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Hereford

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01873 860529

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 2 Nov

399 Days: Rachel Kneebone

The largest and most ambitious single installation Rachel Kneebone has created to date - '399 Days' is composed of highly detailed porcelain tiles, constructed to form a towering architectural sculpture.

White Cube Bermondsey, London SE1

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 020 7930 5373

  • 12:00 – 18:00

3AM: Wonder, Paranoia And The Restless Night

In this exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston, over 20 UK and international artists explore various themes related to 3 am. It demonstrates how this particular nocturnal hour has captured the imagination of artists

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Sun 21 Sep

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Sun 28 Sep

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30

Sun 5 Oct

Galleries 8 & 9

Free / 01482 613902

  • 13:30 – 16:30
…and 10 more dates until 14 Dec back to top