THE SCOTTISH ENDARKENMENT: Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Graham Fagen (Artist)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Abstract

THE SCOTTISH ENDARKENMENT: Art and Unreason 1945 to the Present
Exhibition dates:13 May - 29 August 2016
Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

This thematic exhibition, curated by Bill Hare and Andrew Patrizio of The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Dovecot, provides a radically new and fascinating presentation of the shared concerns which have obsessed many of the most important Scottish artists since the end of World War Two. The Scottish Endarkenment explores a wide range of disturbing and provocative topics, from ever-escalating international conflict, social inequality and unrest, gender identity and sexual prejudice – all fired by the dialectical struggles within the Scottish psyche between good and evil, Self and the Other. All these subjects are imaginatively treated within a variety of different interpretations and mediums – from the out-and-out horrific to the darkly satirical.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
PublisherDovecot Studios
Media of outputOther
Publication statusPublished - 13 May 2016

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