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Celebrating 50 years of printmaking innovation

Curated by Sarah Lowndes, and presented as the 50th anniversary exhibition of Edinburgh Printmakers, New Edition is a group exhibition displaying newly-commissioned printed works by Museums Press, Poster Club and Emer Tumilty, which will be presented as the 50th anniversary exhibition of Edinburgh Printmakers, during Edinburgh Art Festival 2017. The title of the exhibition underlines the generational group of all of the exhibiting artists, who were born between the late 1960s and the early 1980s, and represent the current wave of Scotland-based artists working with print. New Edition will showcase the imaginative and enabling possibilities inherent in the medium of print through new works and linked accessible events from some of the most exciting young printmakers active in the vibrant contemporary art scene of Scotland.

Events

New Edition: Panel Discussion

July 27, 6 – 7pm
Curator Sarah Lowndes will discuss the themes, processes and ideas presented in the exhibition New Edition, with exhibiting artists Emer Tumilty, Museums Press (Jessica Higgins and Matthew Walkerdine) and representatives of Poster Club. Please note this discussion is free but ticketed. You can reserve your place here.

New Edition: Preview

July 27, 6 – 7pm
Edinburgh Printmakers welcomes all to celebrate the launch of the festival show, New Edition.

Art Late

July 27, 6 – 7pm
Featuring late gallery openings, artist performances and talks, workshops, tours and live music, Art Late is a chance to experience Edinburgh Art Festival’s varied programme by night. You can participate in events at Collective, Rhubarba Gallery and Studios, Custom Lane, and a tour of Edinburgh Printmakers’ New Edition. Book your tickets here.

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