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The Fruitmarket Gallery

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45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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February 2018

VERAMUSEMENT 9-2-5

Sunday 25 February, 2018 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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

Lee Lozano: Curator’s Talk

Friday 9 March, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lee Lozano, No title, c 1962.  © The Estate of Lee Lozano. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Fri 9 Mar, 5–6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Barry Rosen and Jaap van Liere of the Lee Lozano Estate will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley, Fruitmarket Director about the exhibition and the life and work of Lee Lozano. About the exhibition Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice 10 March – 3 June 2018 Lee Lozano was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s, making furiously inventive, irreverent and often tiny paintings and…

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Exhibition Preview: Lee Lozano, Slip, Slide, Splice

Friday 9 March, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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Exhibition: Lee Lozano: Slip, Slide, Splice

Saturday 10 March, 2018 at 11:00 am - Sunday 3 June, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Lee Lozano, c 1962. © The Estate of Lee Lozano. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Lee Lozano was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s, making 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 recipient of a grant. Invest half the money on the stock exchange and hold purchase for a minimum time period of six months’. These works, called ‘language pieces’…

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April 2018

Gen’knit’alia: Crocheting Rude Bits

Thursday 19 April, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thu 19 Apr, 6–9pm. Free. A fun and light-hearted workshop with artist Hannah Imlach, knitting and crocheting rude bits inspired by our Lee Lozano  exhibition. Bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks and we will bring the wool.

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Panel Discussion: Seek the Extremes

Thursday 26 April, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lee Lozano, Piece, 1969 © The Estate of Lee Lozano. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth

Thu 26 Apr, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open beforehand. Book via Eventbrite Art historians Jo Applin (Courtauld Institute, London), Angela Dimitrakaki (University of Edinburgh), and writer Sophie Collins (Durham University) consider the extremes of Lozano’s practice. This event launches Applin’s new book, Lee Lozano: Not Working(Yale University Press).   Lee Lozano Slip Slide Splice Exhibition 10 March – 3 June 2018 Lee Lozano was a major figure in the New York art scene of the 1960s and early 1970s, making furiously inventive,…

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Self-Sabotage: Spark and Lozano

Friday 27 April, 2018 at 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Fri 27 Apr, 6–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Author Andrew O’Hagan and Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery Fiona Bradley explore the parallels between the self-destructive tendencies of Muriel Spark’s protagonist in The Driver’s Seat (1970) and artist Lee Lozano’s rejection of the art world and boycott of women in the early 1970s, which threw her into semi-obscurity. O’Hagan has written the introduction to a new edition of The Driver’s Seat, published by Polygon. This event accompanies The Fruitmarket Gallery’s exhibition…

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