Edinburgh Art Festival is Scotland’s largest annual visual arts festival, featuring new commissions, major solo exhibitions by leading and emerging artists at museums, galleries and artist-run spaces across the city.
Expect major exhibitions by leading international artists including Dieter Roth at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Hermann Nitsch at Summerhall, Tim Rollins & K.O.S and Donald Judd at Talbot Rice Gallery, Melvin Moti at National Museum of Scotland, Rachel Mayeri at Edinburgh College of Art and Philip Guston at Inverleith House.
Additionally, new commissions by 2010 Turner Prize winner Susan Philipsz (a sound installation responding to Edinburgh’s famous One O’clock Gun), Andrew Miller, Kevin Harman and Anthony Schrag (Parkour workshop & tours) as part of a ‘Promenade Programme’ of publicly-sited works across Edinburgh city. Solo retrospectives of critically acclaimed UK and Scottish artists will include Ian Hamilton Finlay at Ingleby Gallery, Leslie Hunter at City Art Centre and John Bellany at Open Eye Gallery.
Edinburgh Art Festival runs from 2 Aug – 2 Sept 2012.
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