The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Solo exhibition of the work of Jim Lambie opens at The Fruitmarket Gallery
Jim Lambie, Shaved Ice, 2012/2014. Wooden ladders, mirrors, household fluorescent paint Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and The Modern Institute / Toby Webster Ltd.
EDINBURGH.- The Fruitmarket Gallery presents a solo exhibition of the work of Jim Lambie, one of Scotland’s most internationally significant artists. Known for visually compelling, generous and beguiling work which attracts both popular and critical acclaim, Lambie came to prominence with Zobop (1999), a floor-based sculptural intervention that consists of continuous lines of multi-coloured vinyl tape laid in concentric circuits of a room from its outside edges to its centre. First shown at Transmission, Glasgow, it is now in several major international collections.

Lambie’s work makes its magic from relatively humble materials – tinfoil and coat hangers, jackets, mirrors, records, turntables, potato sacks, plastic bags and household paint. Bringing together early sculptures including The Kid with the Replaceable Head (1996) , Ultra-Low (1998/2007), Stakka (1999), Roadie (1999) and Zobop (1999), with more recent work including a spectacular new version of Shaved Ice (2012/14) that fills the ground floor of the Gallery with a forest of floor to ceiling, brightly coloured mirrored ladders; this exhibition offers the opportunity to trace the development of Lambie’s exuberantly intelligent and visually arresting sculptural language.

Bringing together two decades of sculpture and installation, the exhibition is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2014 and GENERATION, a nationwide series of exhibitions celebrating 25 years of contemporary art in Scotland, with over 100 artists exhibiting in more than 60 venues.

The exhibition is accompanied by a new publication celebrating one of Jim Lambie’s most generous sculptures: The Poetry Club, established by Lambie in Glasgow in 2012. With music and poetry from a range of performers including John Giorno, Richard Hell, Liz Lochhead and Patti Smith, over the last 2 years The Poetry Club has hosted a rich assemblage of people who, in Lambie’s words, ‘give us our dreams’.

Jim Lambie (1964), Glasgow, lives and works in Glasgow as a visual artist, musician and DJ. Lambie studied at Glasgow School of Art (1994). In 2003, he represented Scotland in the 50th Venice Biennale, and was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2005.

Selected shows include: 19th Sydney Biennale (2014); T h e Flo w e r s o f R o m a n c e , Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong (2013); S h a v e d Ic e , The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2012); S pirit u aliz e d , Anton Kern Gallery, New York (2011); Dir e c tio n s – Jim L a m bi e , Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (2006); B y r ds , The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2005); S h o uld e r P a d , Sadie Coles HQ, London (2005); M ale S t rip p e r , Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (2003); S alo n U nis e x , Sadie Coles HQ, London, and The Breeder, Athens (both 2002).

Today's News

June 30, 2014

French archaeologists discover an exceptional Gallic chariot tomb at Warcq in France

Exhibition examines Steichen's aerial war photography and celebrity photographs

Exhibition at Fundacion Mapfre includes over five hundred photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson

'Mind's Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne' opens at the Dallas Museum of Art

Sarajevo marks 100 years since assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that sparked Great War

Metro Pictures exhibits Turner Prize nominee Tris Vonna-Michell's Postscript III (Berlin)

Retrospective survey of work by Albert Paley opens at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design

Exhibition illustrates the many important roles that photography played during the First World War

Celebrate Summer: A group exhibition of gallery artists opens at Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Georges Adéagbo: The Birth of Stockholm..! opens at Moderna Museet in Stockholm

Interactive exhibit at the National Postal Museum showcases the U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Korean Cultural Centre UK to fund Korean curatorial post at British Museum

'Pedro Paricio: Shaman' opens at Halcyon Gallery in London

The Brancusi Effect: Group exhibition opens at the Kunsthalle Wien

Solo exhibition of the work of Jim Lambie opens at The Fruitmarket Gallery

Broken. Slapstick, Comedy, and Black Humor: Goetz Collection at Haus der Kunst

Exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and installations opens at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

The Baltimore Museum of Art presents 21st-century paintings by Seth Adelsberger

Some Thoughts About Marks: Group exhibition opens at Jack Hanley Gallery

Major exhibition of Anne Collier opens at The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College

Raving Disco Dolly on a Rock n' Roll Trolley: Group exhibition opens at Envoy Enterprises

On the Blue Shore Of Silence: Benefit exhibition opens at Tracy Williams Ltd

Knight Webb Gallery presents the forgotten still life paintings by Paul Gildea

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Egypt conservationists to sue over 'botched' Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun mask repair

2.- Scrolls scorched by Vesuvius may be read again thanks to 21st century technology

3.- Italian government seizes more than 5,000 looted antiquities in record 45-million-euro haul

4.- Remains of at least five people found in Alexander the Great-era tomb in Amphipolis

5.- Munich poised to lift ban on Holocaust memorial project known as Stolpersteine

6.- Rare coin records smashed by Heritage Auctions at Florida United Numismatists Convention

7.- Bonhams to offer Alan Turing's hidden manuscript on the foundations of mathematics and computer science

8.- Jane Wilson, painter of luminous landscapes, dies at the age of 90 in New York

9.- First exhibition in the UK to examine Rubens’ influence on art history opens in London

10.- Paul Simonon presents a series of new paintings at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site