Lecture or talk Adults

Books in Focus: Aubrey Beardsley

  • Thursday 5 September; repeated Saturday 7 September, 2:30-3:30pm
FREE

Tickets available Monday 5 August 2019

About

Our series of ‘Books in Focus’ sessions focuses on artists’ books and archive material held in the special collections of the National Galleries of Scotland. This session will examine the work of Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898), whose elegant, sinuous and often grotesque illustrations came to embody the Aestheticism movement in Britain in the last years of the 19th century. We will look at his extensive contributions to the important periodical The Yellow Book, in addition to his illustrations Oscar Wilde’s 1891 play Salome.

Limited places.

Frederick Henry Evans Aubrey Beardsley, 1872 - 1898. Illustrator 1894

Gallery facilities

The Changing Places toilet is located in the rear car park of Modern One with accessible parking spaces located nearby. The unit is open 9am-5pm, every day, a key is not required.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Changing places toilet
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • On-site parking (£2)
  • Disabled parking
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is located 15 minutes’ walk from Princes Street. It includes two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two, set in a beautiful sculpture park.

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR

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