An inspirational collection of international contemporary art acquired for the nation by National Galleries of Scotland and Tate through the generosity of Anthony d’Offay
Highlights from the ARTIST ROOMS collection
ARTIST ROOMS on Tour
- 14 March 2015 – 10 January 2016
This display at Modern One brings together a newly assembled group of works by Lichtenstein including paintings and screenprints by the influential pop artist.
- 16 January – 18 April 2015
This exhibition reveals how Bourgeois, working in a variety of materials and scales, explores the mystery and beauty of human emotions.
- 4 April – 28 June 2015
The National Centre for Craft & Design bring the intricate, monochromatic work of Vija Celmins to the county of Lincolnshire in an exhibition exploring the ocean, the desert, the night sky and spiders’ webs.
- 25 October 2014 – 19 April 2015
Lawrence Weiner’s cycle of wall texts on display within the historic colliery setting of Woodhorn Museum. The contrast between statement and action within Weiner’s work gains added significance in a place once heaving with heavy industry.
- 14 February – 31 May 2015
Kirkcaldy Galleries explores how Diane Arbus’ work reflected the social, political and economic changes taking place throughout the United States from the 1950s-70s. This exhibition features twenty of her most seminal pieces, taken from the ARTIST ROOMS collection.
- 7 February – 7 June 2015
Tulle House presents works spanning the career of Anselm Kiefer, one of the most important post-war European artists whose work encompasses themes of environment, identity and memory.
- 28 February – 23 May 2015
This exhibition at Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery showcases a series of iconic self-portraits as well as a number of beautifully captured portraits of Mapplethorpe’s contemporaries form the wider art world during the 1970s and 1980s including Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Patti Smith.