An inspirational collection of international contemporary art acquired for the nation by National Galleries of Scotland and Tate through the generosity of Anthony dOffay
Highlights from the ARTIST ROOMS collection
ARTIST ROOMS on Tour
- 11 May – 26 October 2014
A three-room display dedicated to American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe including a large group of portraits and self-portraits from the ARTIST ROOMS collection.
- 21 June – 7 September 2014
For its first ARTIST ROOMS project, mac birmingham will present the work of American artist, Robert Therrien including a colossal sculpture of a dining room set enlarged to three times its original size.
- 6 September – 6 December 2014
The Dick Institute in Kilmarnock presents a selection of Gerhard Richter’s work which explores the various possibilities offered by the medium of painting through experimentation with both abstract and representational subject matter.
- 13 June – 20 September 2014
Quay Arts on the Isle of Wight is hosting an exhibition of work by Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed including video, neon, drawings and paintings.
- 16 August – 15 November 2014
The first showing of works by the mimialist artist Dan Flavin at an ARTIST ROOMS Associate gallery, Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries present a collection of important fluorescent lightbult sculptures.
- 18 July – 12 October 2014
mima presents works by the American artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois in an exhibition that reveals how Bourgeois explores the mystery and beauty of human emotions.
- 28 April 2014 – 30 November 2014
ARTIST ROOMS display of paintings covering a span of thirty years by Alex Katz, testifying his extraordinarily fresh and vibrant engagement with the everyday and the personal
- 10 May – 11 October 2014
An exhibition of work by the Turner-Prize winning artist Douglas Gordon takes place at Caithness Horizons in Thurso. The works on show include three video installations and one text piece and are being shown for the first time since their acquisition.
ARTIST ROOMS collection
There are over thirty artists in the ARTIST ROOMS collection including Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, August Sander and Gilbert & George
Explore all the artworks which make up the ARTIST ROOMS collection
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