Exhibition 27 June – 18 October 2015
Phyllida Barlow: set
A major exhibition of new work made specially for The Fruitmarket Gallery by Phyllida Barlow, one of the international art world’s brightest stars. Born in Newcastle in 1944, and with a career spanning five decades, Barlow is known for monumental sculpture made from simple materials such as plywood, cardboard, fabric, plaster, paint and plastic. Physically impressive and materially insistent, her sculptures are inspired by the outside world, and with the experience of living and looking.
Barlow’s exhibition sets out, in her own words, to ‘turn the Gallery upside down’. A new series of large sculptures engulf The Fruitmarket Gallery in art, spilling from the upper gallery over the staircase and into the ground floor, enticing the visitor from the street and into a new world.
Every Sat, 2–3pm. Free. Drop in
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Welcome Reception for Students
Tues 29 Sept, 6–8pm. Book via Eventbrite
Free – just show us your student card.
A chance for students to meet, have a drink and find out about Phyllida Barlow and The Fruitmarket Gallery out of hours.
Literary Littles: Go Home, Little One! with Cate James
Free Bookclub for 3–8 year olds
Saturday 17 October 10–11am. Book via EventBrite
Literary Littles is our new Saturday morning book club for wee readers. Join us for a morning of drawing with illustrator and writer, Cate James and hear her read from her new book Go Home, Little One!