"If you see one art show this year, you should make it GENERATION."
The upper galleries of the Academy Building at the Scottish National Gallery featured works made by seven artists between 1990 and 2014. The restaging of Steven Campbell’s On Form and Fiction offered a starting point for the exhibition: this immersive environment of ink and acrylic drawings, with benches and musical soundtrack proved highly influential when it was first shown at the Third Eye Centre in Glasgow in 1990.
Another pivotal exhibition restaged here was Martin Boyce’s Our Love is Like the Flowers, the Rain, the Sea and the Hours, originally created at Tramway in Glasgow in 2002. Also on show were two video projections by Rosalind Nashashibi, a room of Exposed Paintings by Callum Innes, sculptures and woodcuts by David Shrigley and Christine Borland’s sculptural installation, L’Homme Double, while Karla Black created a new sculptural hanging piece in response to the Gallery’s neo-classical Sculpture Hall.