Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday
Focusing on a selection of Robert Callender's work, this exhibition at City Art Centre addresses his environmental concerns and ways and means of recycling.
About Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday
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Scottish artist Robert Callender (1932-2011) was driven by his interest in the craft of making and in the environment - particularly the coast, the sea and those who worked on it.
Focusing on a selection of the artist’s work, the exhibition addresses environmental concerns, ways and means of recycling; issues that underline the enduring and absolute relevance of Robert Callender’s ideas, particularly his later work which took a distinctly ecological turn with his significant installation 'Plastic Beach'.
Exhibition in partnership with Lateral Lab and the Estate of Robert Callender.
Robert Callender, 'Plastic Beach' (detail), 2003-2008. Photo: Angus Bremner. Courtesy the Estate of Robert Callender.
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