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Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986

Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986


City Art Centre
[Exhibition]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Dates:7 May 2016 - 3 July 2016
Cost: Free

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The late 1970s and 1980s witnessed the emergence of a talented generation of artists working in the UK who began to receive international attention for practices which, although...


Making It is the first exhibition to survey this moment in British sculpture. It shows how approaches to object making were reinvigorated by earlier breakthroughs in conceptual and performance art made by preceding generations and by sculptural inspirations from beyond these shores.

Drawn primarily from the Arts Council Collection and augmented with loans from UK public and private collections, Making It presents works by over 40 artists including Tony Cragg, Richard Deacon, Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker and Alison Wilding amongst others.


 
A Touring Exhibition from the Arts Council Collection

Image:
Richard Deacon, The Eye Has It 1984, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. © the artist 2015. Photo: Anna Arca (detail)



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Spotlight tours


Join one of our excellent guides on a spotlight tour of our exhibitions. There is no need to book the tours for groups under 10 people. Please meet your guide at reception.
A portable loop system is available to amplify the speaker. The fm loop system is compatible with hearing aids with a T-switch and can be used with headphones.

Fridays, 11am and 3pm
Saturdays, 11am and 3pm

Suggested donation of £2.

Stephen Collingbourne: Don’t be afraid of Pink

Stephen Collingbourne: Don’t be afraid of Pink


City Art Centre
[Exhibition]

Stephen Collingbourne, a former lecturer of sculpture for over 20 years at Edinburgh College of Art, now concentrates mainly on painting with oils, both on paper and wood panels...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Dates:7 May 2016 - 3 July 2016
Cost: Free

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