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  • 23 November 2006


The best exhibitions

Christine Borland A mini retrospective of work by the highly influential environmental and installation artist. Borland’s aesthetic draws on scientific subject matter, emphasizing the fragility of the human state that science serves. The Fruitmaket Gallery, Edinburgh, Sat 2 Dec 2006-Sun 28 Jan 2007. Read preview

Northern City Artists and architects work together to examine the philosophical and architectural legacy of Scotland’s capital city. New work by Dalziel + Scullion, Nathan Colley and Victoria Clare Bernie exhibit films, sculptures and reappropriated prints. The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Fri 1 December 2006-Sun 4 March 2007. Read preview

Douglas Gordon - Superhumanatural The first major retrospective by the Turner-prize winning artist. Glasgow-born Gordon utilizes film, video and text-based installations to question the solidity of our judgments, ethics, perceptions and beliefs. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, until Mon 14 Jan 2007. Read review

Catherine Sullivan A series of film installations by the LA-based artist. Sullivan recreates historic situations, staging and recording the actions of stereotypical characters, questioning our perception and drawing attention to our prejudices. CCA, Glasgow, until Sat 27 Jan 2007. Read preview

3 Three Glasgow-based artists painting on the edges of abstraction, where almost non-objective forms are brought back to the figurative by ruining the flat plane with a gestural line, accidental marks and minimal glyphs. The Pentagon Gallery, Glasgow, until Fri 5 Jan 2007. More details

Planting the Tele Becks Future’s winner Hayley Tompkins curates a show that brings a host of international artists to the space, using their work to explore the way memory expands, contracts and interlaces with art works. Mary Mary, Glasgow, until Sat 13 Jan 2007. Read preview

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