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May 2019

Saturday Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Discussion Group: Ritual

Wednesday 8 May, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Performance with 'Inside_Outside'

Wed 8 May, 5–6pm. Free. 10 places. Book via Eventbrite Join the Fruitmarket’s Curator of Research and Public Engagement, Ruth Bretherick, to discuss ritual in the context of Nengudi’s work. There will be a small amount of reading to do in advance, provided when you book. Image: Senga Nengudi, Performance with ‘Inside/Outside Winter 1977’,1977. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York Photo: Ken Peterson

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 11 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Sunday Makers: Human Objects

Sunday 12 May, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi, Untitled (Water Composition)

Sun 12 May, 10–11am. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Free. In this workshop you will work with artist Louise Fraser to make sculptures with the body in mind, experimenting with water, textures and weight, inspired by Senga Nengudi’s exhibition.   To book for this workshop, please call the bookshop on 0131 226 8181 or email bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk Image: Senga Nengudi, Untitled (Water Composition), 1969-70/2018. Installation view, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben…

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Curator’s Talk

Wednesday 15 May, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’, 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Wed 15 May, 6–7pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Curator of the exhibition Laurence Sillars (Head of Henry Moore Institute Programmes) will be in conversation with the Fruitmarket’s Director Fiona Bradley about Senga Nengudi's exhibition. This event will be live streamed on Periscope and Facebook.   Image:  Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’, 2014. Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 18 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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Saturday Tour

Saturday 25 May, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Saturday 25 May, 2019
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Senga Nengudi R.S.V.P. Reverie ‘D’ (detail), 2014 Courtesy the artist; Sprüth Magers, Berlin; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York

Every Saturday. 2–2.30pm. Free. No booking required. Drop in for an informal tour of the Senga Nengudi exhibition with one of our Gallery Information Assistants. Senga Nengudi 16 March – 26 May 2019 We are delighted to bring to The Fruitmarket Gallery the first solo institutional exhibition of the work of Senga Nengudi outside the United States. It includes work from 1969 to the present, with recreations of work not seen since the 1970s and a major new installation. Born in Chicago…

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June 2019

Moving Gallery Notes

Thursday 13 June, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Iain Morrison

Thu 13 Jun, 6.30–7.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite Iain Morrison gives a live performance of his film poem series MovingGallery Notes. The work charts a year at John Hansard Gallery in Southampton and the experience of communities forming in and around changing gallery spaces.

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Artist’s Talk: Katie Paterson

Saturday 15 June, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bellfield Community Hall,
16B Bellfield Street, Portobello
Edinburgh, EH15 2BP United Kingdom
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Katie Paterson. Photo Giorgia Polizzi

Artist Katie Paterson will be in conversation the evening before she brings her artwork First There is a Mountain to Portobello Beach. Paterson is widely regarded as one of the leading artists of her generation. Collaborating with scientists and researchers across the world, Paterson’s projects consider our place on Earth in the context of geological time and change. Her artworks make use of sophisticated technologies and specialist expertise to stage intimate, poetic and philosophical engagements between people and their natural environment. For First There…

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Katie Paterson: First There is a Mountain

Sunday 16 June, 2019 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portobello Beach,
50 Promenade, Portobello
Edinburgh, EH15 2BH United Kingdom
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Katie Paterson: First There Is a Mountain

Sun 16 Jun, 11am–1pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. Meet at The Cake Stand, 50 Promenade, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 2BH. Join us on Portobello Beach as part of Paterson’s UK-wide project, First There is a Mountain. Paterson has created a set of buckets in the form of world mountains, which we will use to build sand mountain ranges across Portobello Beach. The work will play out the world’s natural geography and geology against the sea’s tidal times, as each mountain is formed and eroded within…

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