New Arrivals | Fred Sandback in Focus
Tue 28 Jun 2022
12:45 - 1:30pm
Presenting a fascinating showcase of the most recent acquisitions at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, this exhibition offers a stunning range of modern and contemporary work, including painting, sculpture, photography, film and more. Spanning 110 years and filling the ground floor of the gallery, thematic displays ranging from evocative landscapes to printmaking and Surrealism offer unexpected juxtapositions that will tease out intriguing stories behind the national collection. At the heart of the show is a major new acquisition by internationally renowned American artist Amie Siegel, and other new additions will be introduced throughout the run of the exhibition. With more than 100 artworks to discover, highlights include works by Salvador Dalí, Damien Hirst, Peter Doig, France-Lise McGurn, Wangechi Mutu, Pablo Picasso, Bridget Riley, Jenny Saville, Alberta Whittle, and many others.
Parking for visitors is available at both Modern One and Modern Two. A donation is requested of £3 for up to 4 hours and £6 for 4-8 hours. Our payment meters have contactless capability. There is free accessible parking for blue badge holders.
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.
A remarkable drawing by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 – 1976), titled A Lancashire Landscape, has entered Scotland’s national collection with thanks to the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) scheme.
In her expansive film installation, Bloodlines, artist Amie Siegel explores ideas of class and labour, and the relationship between private and public realms.
In this podcast, artist Marie Harnett and Curator Stephanie Straine discuss Harnett's astonishing series of works based on stills selected from the trailer for the Brazilian film Heleno.
In this podcast, artist France-Lise McGurn and Curator Lucy Askew discuss McGurn's atmospheric, large-scale work Bachelorette, which was completed in the artist's Glasgow studio during the first COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.
In this podcast, curator Keith Hartley speaks to painter Peter Doig about the work At the Edge of Town.
This rare and stunning painting by Gwen John entered the collection during the depths of the first COVID-19 lockdown, in May 2020.
Bridget Riley’s beautiful and contemplative painting Intervals 2 is welcomed by Curator Lucy Askew.
In this blog, Curator Emma Gillespie explores Hanna Tuulikki’s film and sound installation SING SIGN: a close duet.
Curator Leila Riszko welcomes artist Wangechi Mutu's stunning and important work Histology of the Different Classes of Uterine Tumors to the collection.
Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.
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