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July 2017

Jac Leirner: Add It Up

Saturday 1 July, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 22 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jac Leirner The Reinforcer 2016

Brazilian artist Jac Leirner (born 1961) presents her first solo exhibition in Scotland, combining work from major collections with new work made especially for Fruitmarket audiences. Leirner makes her work from a limited range of everyday materials. Playing with ideas of repetition, obsession and addiction, she uses the same objects over and over again, combining them into astonishingly beautiful sculptures that reveal the material poetry of the mundane. Highlights of this exhibition include Little Light, a work made from a…

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October 2017

Exhibition: Colour Collective

Friday 27 October, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 29 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb Photography

Exhibition: Colour Collective Making Matters: Garcia Family Foundation Schools Programme 27 – 29 October 2017 The Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of work created by pupils from six local primary, secondary and special schools. Working alongside artists Louise Fraser and Jenny Bell Harman, the pupils have explored ideas, objects and materials, creating their own work inspired by Jac Leirner’s exhibition Add It Up. Made by young people from: Drummond Community High School, Pilrig Park School, Prospect Bank School,…

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November 2017

Exhibition: Jacqueline Donachie

Saturday 11 November, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 11 February, 2018 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Jacqueline Donachie, Pose Work for Sisters, 2016

Jacqueline Donachie takes over The Fruitmarket Gallery with a major, mid-career  exhibition of sculpture, installation, photography, film and drawing, rooted in an exploration of individual, family and collective identity. Donachie is interested in the structures, platforms and spaces (both actual and conceptual) in and through which we construct and support ourselves in the world. For this exhibition she has made a series of new sculptures and installations which are shown in the context of two important existing works, each specially…

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February 2018

Exhibition Preview: VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Wednesday 21 February, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Launch Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm. Continues Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition – VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5 –…

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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Thursday 22 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 25 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5  Exhibition Preview Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition…

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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Friday 23 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 25 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5  Exhibition Preview Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition…

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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Saturday 24 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 25 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5  Exhibition Preview Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition…

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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Sunday 25 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday 25 February, 2018
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5  Exhibition Preview Wed 21 Feb, 5–7pm Thu 22 – Sun 25 Feb, 11am–6pm. Joe Coghill is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician and experimental publisher based in Edinburgh. His practice incorporates sound, video, performance, social sculpture, facilitation and media distribution. Over the last six years he has been researching, archiving and creating new work exploring the life, influence and oeuvre of iconoclastic No-Wave outsider artist John Margotti. For this installation, Coghill will be re-imagining Margotti's troublesome 1988 New York exhibition…

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March 2018

Exhibition Preview: Lee Lozano, Slip Slide Splice

Friday 9 March, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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LOZAN30553-lowres

Exhibition Preview Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice Fri 9 Mar, 6.30–8.30pm. All welcome. Be one of the first to see The Fruitmarket Gallery’s Spring exhibition by Lee Lozano, who was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s. Lozano made furiously inventive, irreverent and often tiny paintings and drawings; vast, abstracted paintings that sometimes used tools as their starting point; and conceptual works which took the form of instructions: ‘investment piece: be the…

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