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Artist Rooms Lawrence Weiner

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Influential conceptual artist, Lawrence Weiner uses language as his medium. His text work takes many forms, but the core principle remains the same - his ideas should not be confined to the gallery but taken up by the viewer. Adopting this principle, The McManus has worked with the artist to present his texts in different forms. One cycle of wall texts will be presented in Scots - translated by distinguished author James Robertson. Texts will also be installed within Museum displays around the building - the text resonating alongside Dundee's rich collections of natural history, archaeology, world cultures, industrial machinery and the spectacular architecture of The McManus itself.

The exhibition at The McManus will bring together a cycle of wall texts from Artist Rooms with a later wall piece and a selection of posters, drawings, artist books and ephemera from the Tate and The University of Dundee.

Artist Rooms is a touring collection of over 1,600 works of modern and contemporary art. The collection is displayed in museums and galleries across the UK, and is jointly owned by the National Galleries of Scotland and Tate.

Admission free. Opening Times: Mon to Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 12.30-4.30pm.

Image Credit: Lawrence Weiner, TAKEN TO AS DEEP AS THE SEA CAN BE 2005, Tate, © Lawrence Weiner 2018.

Information published by Leisure and Culture Dundee.




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Promoted By: Leisure and Culture Dundee
Dates
Thursday 17th January 2019 10:00am
Friday 18th January 2019 10:00am
Saturday 19th January 2019 10:00am
Sunday 20th January 2019 12:30pm
Monday 21st January 2019 10:00am
Tuesday 22nd January 2019 10:00am
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 10:00am
Thursday 24th January 2019 10:00am
Friday 25th January 2019 10:00am
Saturday 26th January 2019 10:00am
Sunday 27th January 2019 12:30pm
Monday 28th January 2019 10:00am
Tuesday 29th January 2019 10:00am
Wednesday 30th January 2019 10:00am
Thursday 31st January 2019 10:00am
Friday 1st February 2019 10:00am
Saturday 2nd February 2019 10:00am
Sunday 3rd February 2019 12:30pm
Monday 4th February 2019 10:00am
Tuesday 5th February 2019 10:00am
Wednesday 6th February 2019 10:00am
Thursday 7th February 2019 10:00am
Friday 8th February 2019 10:00am
Saturday 9th February 2019 10:00am
Sunday 10th February 2019 12:30pm
Monday 11th February 2019 10:00am
Tuesday 12th February 2019 10:00am
Wednesday 13th February 2019 10:00am
Thursday 14th February 2019 10:00am
Friday 15th February 2019 10:00am
Saturday 16th February 2019 10:00am
Sunday 17th February 2019 12:30pm
Contact
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum
01382 307200
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