Urban / Suburban

Urban / Suburban


Based on work acquired through the National Collecting Scheme for Scotland (NCSS), Urban/ Suburban will look at the theme of architecture and the built environment in recent Scottish art.

Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Who is this for? - All
Dates: 1 August 2014 - 19 October 2014
Cost: Free

Through the work on show, the exhibition will examine how we live today in our urban/suburban environment.

Specific works include Villa Savoye by Nathan Coley, Nothank by Graham Fagen, Town, 2005 by Carol Rhodes and Citrus Fruit Market by Toby Paterson. Other artists whose work has been acquired through the NCSS include Charles Avery, Christine Borland, Martin Boyce and Kenny Hunter. Additional works from artists in the collection will be shown, including Kate Gray, Chad McCail and Jonathan Owen, and the exhibition will include a small number of additional loans.

Urban/Suburban is part of GENERATION, a landmark series of exhibitions celebrating 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland.

Image: detail from Town, 2005 by Carol Rhodes

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