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Stephen Murray: The Comedown

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

The Briggait, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 553 5890

…and 6 more dates until 1 Nov

Parallax Art Fair

The biggest Parallax Art Fair yet.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7254 4054

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

Polly Apfelbaum: Colour Sessions

Frith Street Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of monochrome fabric works by Polly Apfelbaum. The series started out as a constantly changing studio installation with large squares of loosely draped fabric punctuated by hanging beads.

Frith Street Gallery, London W1F

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7494 1550

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 7494 1550

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 020 7494 1550

…and 29 more dates until 20 Dec

Ai Weiwei At Blenheim Palace

A major exhibition featuring over 50 artworks in various media, created by the Chinese artist over the last 30 years.

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Fri 24 Oct

£22.50 Palace, Park & Gardens; £18 advance; £13.50 Park & Gardens Only (£10.20; Children £6.60; £36) / 01993 810530

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50 Palace, Park & Gardens; £18 advance; £13.50 Park & Gardens Only (£10.20; Children £6.60; £36) / 01993 810530

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50 Palace, Park & Gardens; £18 advance; £13.50 Park & Gardens Only (£10.20; Children £6.60; £36) / 01993 810530

…and 36 more dates until 14 Dec back to top

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. Modern One features work by Ross Sinclair, Graham Fagen, Victoria Morton, Alison Watt, Julie Roberts, Lucy McKenzie and others, as well as…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

…and 91 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Material Conjectures: Kwartz Kapital Konstruction Kollider

Installation by artist/curator duo Material Conjectures, featuring work by Sinead Bligh, Mikko Canino and Thomas Yeoman.

Beaconsfield, London SE11

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6465

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6465

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6465

…and 21 more dates until 6 Dec

Out of Sight / Out of Mind

Provocative show exploring perceptions of reality, labeling and discrimination in the context of mental health.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 242 8100

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 242 8100

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 242 8100

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

Richard Hards: One eye is enough

New work from recent RCA graduate.

Beaconsfield, London SE11

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6465

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6465

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6465

…and 23 more dates until 6 Dec

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

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

Part of Generation.

…and 8 more dates until 2 Nov back to top

Jim Campbell

Work by highly-regarded American new media artist, interested in how light becomes material.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01382 909900

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01382 909900

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 01382 909900

…and 62 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

Rie Nakajima: Fall

'Fall' is a solo exhibition of sculpture by Rie Nakajima, using a combination of objects and sound to fill a space in a sculptural act.

noshowspace, London E2

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 020 7613 0089

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 7613 0089

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 7613 0089

…and 7 more dates until 6 Dec

Shezad Dawood: Towards The Possible Film

The artist explores and is inspired by a meeting point between modernism and mysticism, and this exhibition features neon artwork, textile paintings and a film installation, which was shot at a Moroccan beach.

Leeds Art Gallery

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0113 247 8256

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0113 247 8256

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0113 247 8256

…and 68 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Bronwen Sleigh

New work from the artist who is also a highly-trained printmaker.

&Collective, Bridge of Allan

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01786 359864

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01786 359864

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01786 359864

…and 15 more dates until 13 Nov

Derek Eland: Diary Rooms

An installation by the War Artist based on his 2011 trip to Afghanistan, where he issued blank cards to front-line soldiers and asked them to record their thoughts.

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 01642 726720

Wed 12 Nov

Free / 01642 726720

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 01642 726720

…and 90 more dates until 26 Feb 2015 back to top

Metalwork Photography: A Survey / Works by Andrew Levitas

Metalwork Photography: A Survey / Works by Andrew Levitas at London - Phillips.

Phillips, London W1J

Tue 28 Oct

Free

Wed 29 Oct

Free

Thu 30 Oct

Free

…and 17 more dates until 16 Nov

Ryan Gander: The artists have the keys

Multi-media work inspired by the work of celebrated modernist architect and designer Ernö Goldfinger.

National Trust: 2 Willow Road, London NW3

Fri 24 Oct

Included in admission / 020 7435 6166

Part of National Trust London Project.

Sat 25 Oct

Included in admission / 020 7435 6166

Part of National Trust London Project.

Sun 26 Oct

Included in admission / 020 7435 6166

Part of National Trust London Project.

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

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

Fri 24 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sat 25 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

Sun 26 Oct

Peace and Reconciliation Gallery

Free / 024 7683 2386

…and 186 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

2014 Jarman Award Shortlist Touring Programme

The Jarman Award Touring Programme presents a selection of single screen film works by the 10 artists shortlisted for this year's prestigious Jarman Award.

Towner, Eastbourne

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 01323 434670

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01323 434670

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01323 434670

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

Absurd Mode

ECA students work in a variety of media to explore social identity.

Coburg House Studios, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0131 553 2266

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Absurd Mode Coburg House Studios, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 553 2266

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Absurd Mode Coburg House Studios, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 553 2266

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Absurd Mode Coburg House Studios, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 553 2266

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Absurd Mode Coburg House Studios, Edinburgh
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Adeline de Monseignat: Home

Highly-regarded Dutch-Monegasque artist (based in London) who makes memorable objects inspired by surrealism and theories of the Uncanny.

Ronchini Gallery, London W1S

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 020 7629 9188

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 020 7629 9188

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 020 7629 9188

…and 62 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

AES+F

Video installations exploring future worlds, hopes and fears, by the Moscow-based art collective comprised of Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky and Vladimir Fridkes.

Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S

Fri 24 Oct

£8; £7 disabled; £7 Art Fund/NADFAS ( £7; £5; £4; Children £4 ages 12-18) / 020 7300 8000

  • 10:00 – 22:00 AES+F Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London

Sat 25 Oct

£8; £7 disabled; £7 Art Fund/NADFAS ( £7; £5; £4; Children £4 ages 12-18) / 020 7300 8000

  • 10:00 – 18:00 AES+F Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London

Sun 26 Oct

£8; £7 disabled; £7 Art Fund/NADFAS ( £7; £5; £4; Children £4 ages 12-18) / 020 7300 8000

  • 10:00 – 18:00 AES+F Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London

After Ford 151 - Blackwell's Dark Place

An exploration of the idea of Arts & Crafts being a resistance movement, featuring objects in an installation offering a provocative reading of the Arts & Crafts legacy.

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Windermere

Fri 24 Oct

£8 / 01539 446139

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 01539 446139

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 01539 446139

…and 55 more dates until 20 Dec

Ai Weiwei

Sculptures including the six metre high Iron Tree and an installation looking at the freedom of an individual within society, plus readings of works by Ai's father, Ai Qing.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Fri 24 Oct

The Chapel

Free, parking £2.50-£8 / 01924 832631

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Ai Weiwei Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Sat 25 Oct

The Chapel

Free, parking £2.50-£8 / 01924 832631

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Ai Weiwei Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

Sun 26 Oct

The Chapel

Free, parking £2.50-£8 / 01924 832631

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Ai Weiwei Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
…and 7 more dates until 2 Nov

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

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

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 226 2257

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov back to top