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…Find out more »
Sat & Sun 28–29 April, 11am–5pm. Free. 15 places. Inspired by Lozano’s drawings, notebooks and instruction works, this project with artist Catherine Hiley will introduce a range of bookmaking techniques, looking at how form, content, production and structure inform each other. Participants will make books that explore the small, intimate and direct nature of this medium. The books will be displayed in the gallery at the end of the workshop. For more information and to get involved contact Caitlin McKinnon…Find out more »
Sat 12 May, 12–2pm. Free. 12 places. Book via Eventbrite Artist Juliana Capes will take you through detailed descriptions of Lozano’s art and practice, with lunch and refreshments. We particularly welcome people with visual impairments, and hearing loss and disabilities. 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…Find out more »
Sun 13 May, 10–11am. Free. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. To book a place email the bookshop on email@example.com or call 0131 226 8181. Artist Louise Fraser leads this workshop which explores themes, ideas and materials within our Lee Lozano exhibition Slip Slide Splice. You will perform and document everyday scenarios in this workshop exploring language and instruction as art.Find out more »
Thu 17 May, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Ruth Bretherick to discuss refusal in the context of Lozano’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, which will be provided when you book. 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, irreverent and often tiny…Find out more »
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