A Parliament of Lines, Terrain and Art and the Garden are all on display until Sunday 8 July at the City Art Centre on Market Street. Admission is free.
A Parliament of Lines showcases the work of fifteen contemporary Scottish artists, most working at an international level, all of whom use drawing as an important element in their practice. The artists include David Shrigley, Charles Avery, Moyna Flannigan and Paul Chiappe.
IMAGE: Charles Avery Untitled (The Grass is Alive); centrepiece of triptych, 2005.
Terrain is an exhibtion of selected works from a collection of drawings, paintings and prints, including pieces by Elizabeth Blackadder, Barbara Rae and William Littlejohn. The collection was established in 1963 under the direction of artist Jack Firth, aimed at giving school pupils access to original works of art within the school environment.
Art and the Garden focuses
on the motif of the garden in art and features more than 50 works from
the City of Edinburgh's own collection of Scottish art. The display
includes work by Ian Hamilton Finlay, William Gillies and many more.