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November 2018

BOOK LAUNCH: David Hopkins: After Modern Art 1945–2017

Monday 19 November, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Mon 19 Nov, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Hopkins will be in conversation with Fiona Bradley to launch an updated edition of his guide to art since 1945 published by Oxford University Press. About the book Contemporary art can be baffling and beautiful, provocative and disturbing. This pioneering book presents a new look at the controversial period between 1945 and 2015, when art and its traditional forms were called into question. It focuses on the relationship between American…

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How we… Write About Art

Wednesday 28 November, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart Bulletin

Wed 28 Nov, 6–7pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite For the next in our series of informal talks about how we do what we do, Ruth Bretherick, Research and Public Engagement Curator, talks about our various approaches to writing about art. Bring your questions.

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January 2019

Discussion Group: Speed

Wednesday 16 January, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Image: Emma Hart X, 2018 (detail); ceramic, Perspex and steel; approx. 190 x 150 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and The Sunday Painter, London. Photo: Emma Hart

Wed 16 Jan, 5–6pm, Free. Book via Eventbrite Join a discussion of speed in the context of Emma Hart’s new work at The Frutimarket Gallery. There’s a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted…

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Artist’s Talk: Emma Hart

Monday 21 January, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Emma Hart  - portrait  - Thierry Bal-1

Mon 21 Jan, 6–7pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite  Emma Hart will be in conversation with The Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley about her exhibition BANGER. About the exhibition London based artist Emma hart (b.1974, London) makes sculpture, photography, film and installation. Her work is often badly-behaved and messy, challenging assumptions and stereotypes in its quest to be something to which everyone can relate. We are delighted that Hart accepted our invitation to make this, her first exhibition in scotland, and…

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Panel Discussion: Get the insides onto the outside

Thursday 31 January, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Panel Discussion

Thu 31 Jan, 6.30–8pm. Free. Bar open. Book via Eventbrite Writer and researcher Juliette MacDonald (Edinburgh College of Art and Donghua University, Shanghai), curator Daniel F. Herrmann (The National Gallery, London), and artist Monster Chetwynd discuss expressiveness, materiality and the resurgence of craft in the work of Emma Hart. ‘…to get the insides onto the outside… to offer a situation where outward appearances are eaten away by inner doubts.’ EMMA HART This event will be live streamed on Periscope.

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