Visual Arts News
Until 2 Nov
Renowned Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry’s set of tapestries comes to Edinburgh, examining the life of every-woman Julie Cope.
26 Jul – 14 Sep
A multi-generational exhibition of 17 artists, each exploring their response to our environment, specially curated by artist Aimée Parrott.
27 Jul – 4 Sep
Now in its 115th year, The Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition, set in the beautiful village of Grasmere, in the heart of the Lake District, will be showing a wide variety of work in various styles and media, reflecting the venerable Society’s consistently high standards.
1 Aug – 1 Sept
The Nomads Tent in Edinburgh has a selling exhibition of West African ceremonial and performance masks and handwoven textiles: ‘Expressions of Africa’. also features a series of ‘Tent Talks’, and a night of African music.
Until 3 Aug
A not-to-miss exhibition marking the 10-year milestone for Edinburgh’s UNIONgallery, featuring a range of top-quality work from an eclectic range of artists, and special events to mark the occasion.
24 July – 5 Oct
Centring on an ambitious collaboration with the University of Edinburgh’s Next Generation Sound Synthesis (NESS) research group, this is Samson Young’s first major UK exhibition, also featuring other newly-commissioned work and an installation of his 2017 Sydney Biennale piece.
27 July – 26 Aug
Journey to the Edge, at The Glasgow Art Club, showcases the work of Glasgow based fine art photographer Gavin Macqueen.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Beyond Borders International Festival is returning this year to Traquair House, with a series of panel discussions and debates alongside a programme of art and music.
Until 10th Aug
The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts’ Kelly Gallery: ’Freed Spirit’ – Paintings by Maria Spadoni
Until 22nd Sept
Dr Stacey Hunter’s exhibition of reinterpreted traditional and contemporary Japanese design objects.
Until 13 Oct
Sketches and watercolours from J M W Turner’s travels to Switzerland, which he visited six times over forty-two years, are on display in Central Switzerland’s leading art institution, by beautiful Lake Lucerne.
Until 21 Jul
Edinburgh’s Torrance Gallery is showing a solo exhibition of works by Scottish artist Lynn Rodgie.
July 24– Sept 28
David Batchelor marks 100 years of the Bauhaus design school with a colourful and personal exhibition as part of Edinburgh Art Festival at the city’s Ingleby Gallery.
Jul 20 – Aug 30
Aberfeldy’s Artisanand Art Gallery has a new mixed exhibition starting later this month featuring new artists, Rachel Davies and Nikki Monaghan.