Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

The City Art Centre is proud to present the first major survey devoted to the work of one of the UK’s most distinguished artists, Victoria Crowe.

Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

About Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting

18th May 2019 to 13th Oct 2019
City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1DE
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The City Art Centre is proud to present the first major survey devoted to the work of one of the UK’s most distinguished artists, Victoria Crowe. Embracing every aspect of her practice, the exhibition will feature over 150 paintings, stemming from youthful student works to the assured, timeless landscapes and portraits of recent years. It will trace the rise of this exceptional artist, from early beginnings in which we catch glimpses of riches to come, through the highs and lows of her personal and professional life played out on canvas and paper, to recent years, where the cold light of a winter’s day in the Scottish Borders or the heat of a venetian sunset still echo the works of her German and Italian heroes of times past.

This is a rare opportunity to see so many major paintings assembled from public and private collections from home and abroad.

A major new book and a varied public events programme will accompany the exhibition.

Prices:
Adult £6 single visit / £10 season ticket
Child £3 single visit / £5 season ticket
Concession (Senior Citizen, Disability, Student, Job Seeker) £4.50 single visit / £7 season ticket
Family (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) £14 single visit
M&GE Friends / Museums Association / Art Fund FREE
Under 5s FREE
ASVA / ICOM / Press FREE
Carer (accompanying concession on production of staff card or ID) FREE

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Victoria Crowe, Painting the Poetry

Victoria Crowe, Painting the Poetry

21st August 2019
A talk, looking at the Exhibition Victoria Crowe: 50 Years of Painting, to see afresh, and interpret the poetic method in the work of Victoria Crowe.
Art Late: ’The Moment’: Music and Words inspired by Victoria Crowe

Art Late: ’The Moment’: Music and Words inspired by Victoria Crowe

23rd August 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on 23rd August for a special evening of poetry, stories and performances inspired by Victoria Crowe and her paintings.
To Write Down all I Contain at this Moment: Poetry Workshop

To Write Down all I Contain at this Moment: Poetry Workshop

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In this workshop with writer Katy Hastie we’ll explore the ways psychoanalyst, surgeon and medical missionary Dr Winifred Rushworth inspired Victoria Crowe.
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Come along and create beautiful textural landscapes in this painting and mixed media workshop with artist Erik Petrie, inspired by Victoria Crowe’s paintings.
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Take inspiration from different elements of Victoria Crowe’s stunning paintings and make an individual piece of textile art in these free family sessions at City Art Centre.
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Beyond likeness: Story-making Workshop

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Join writer Katy Hastie at City Art Centre on 14th September to create characters with a real kick of life and a story to tell.
Paper Mosaics

Paper Mosaics

15th September 2019
Join us at City Art Centre on Sunday 15th September for this family session and make your own paper mosaics inspired by nature and Victoria Crowe's use of flowers and animals in her work.
Art and Poetry to delight the Senses

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21st September 2019
Join us for a short promenade event with former Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca. She will share with you poems she has specially written inspired by paintings in the Victoria Crowe exhibition.
A Certain Light: Poetry and Spirituality in the work of Victoria Crowe

A Certain Light: Poetry and Spirituality in the work of Victoria Crowe

5th October 2019
Victoria Crowe’s paintings have been compared to poems. Join Susan Mansfield in this talk at City Art Centre as she explores Crowe's affinity with poets and poetry!
Trees, Treasures and Birds

Trees, Treasures and Birds

5th October 2019
Join us at City Art Centre and create your own beautiful collage full of little birds, spiky trees and golden treasures in this free drop-in workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
Through the Seasons: Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

Through the Seasons: Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

12th October 2019
Come and see a spectacular fashion show by the Fashion and Textile Design students from Edinburgh College in a collaboration with the City Art Centre and the Victoria Crowe exhibition!
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This exhibition features work by nine contemporary artists based in Scotland with the artworks having an economy of gesture in common - a limited tonal palette or a monochrome colour plane.
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Join us at the City Art Centre on 11th January and hear from five of the artists in the Beneath the Surface exhibition as they come together to talk about their work!
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Taking inspiration from the artworks in City Art Centre's 'Beneath the Surface' exhibition you will explore the meditative and mindful potential of stitch in this workshop on 25th January!
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Minimalism in Focus: Subtraction and Extraction

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29th February 2020
Inspired by the exhibition 'Beneath the Surface' at the City Art Centre, join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a printmaking workshop using simple monoprinting and relief methods.

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