Charles Avery The Islanders: An Introduction

If you value true escapism in art, grab this final opportunity to catch the highly recommended introduction to the work of Mull-born artist Charles Avery. Inspired by his upbringing on the island, Avery’s ongoing project explores the flora and fauna of an imaginary island through drawing and painting, sculpture and text. This exhibition includes the first glimpse in Scotland of Avery’s installation The Plane of the Gods.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, until Sun 15 Feb.

The Islanders: An Introduction

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An introduction to the inexhaustible imaginary world of Scottish artist Charles Avery, whose ongoing 'Islanders' project uses drawing, painting, sculpture and text to describe the topology, cosmology and inhabitants of an island of his own creation. Inspired by his upbringing on Mull, the exhibition brings together new…

Mapping the Invisible: Charles Avery's The Islanders

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Author and poet Dilys Rose delves into the enigmas and mysteries of Charles Avery's extensive 'Island' project, as can be seen in the exhibition 'The Islanders: An Introduction'.

Charles Avery: Curator's Tour

Philip Long, Senior Curator at the Gallery of Modern Art, gives an introduction and tour of the Charles Avery.

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