The Kinetic Man: Paolozzi’s Centenary at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Eduardo Paolozzi, 'Moonstrips Empire News', 1967
Eduardo Paolozzi, 'Moonstrips Empire News', 1967

Title:
Paolozzi at 100 

Times:
Sun - Tue, 10:00 - 17:00, advance booking required

From: 27 Jan 2024

To: 21 Apr 2024

Venue:
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two)
Modern Two
Belford Road
Edinburgh
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH4 3DR

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Celebrating a hundred years since the birth of Scottish Pop artist Eduardo Paolozzi, a vibrant new exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery’s Modern Two in Edinburgh takes you on a tour through his most popular artworks, reflecting his eclectic take on popular culture and the machine age. Highlights include his Mickey tapestry, made with Dovecot Studios, and graphic and gold ceramic plate collaborations designed with Wedgwood. The selection also includes his colourful tile designs for Tottenham Court Road tube station in London and two screenprints bursting with the kinetic energy, Calcium Light Night and Moonstrips Empire News (pictured). There is also a replica of Paolozzi’s studio, complete with multiple plaster casts and collected memorabilia.

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