World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Talbot Rice Gallery

Article Id: WHEBN0008266253
Reproduction Date:

Title: Talbot Rice Gallery  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: University of Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Art in modern Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Talbot Rice Gallery

Talbot Rice Gallery is part of the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland. It was established in 1975 and takes its name from David Talbot Rice, the Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh from 1934–1972. The Gallery focuses on contemporary art exhibitions and has collaborated with some of the world's leading international artists including Rosemarie Trockel, Joseph Kosuth and Tim Rollins and K.O.S.. Being part of a University, Talbot Rice Gallery also creates links between artists and academics, providing access to cutting edge research and historic collections.

The Gallery's website states: "Being part of the University of Edinburgh allows Talbot Rice to collaborate with a range of departments, academics and students to make distinct exhibitions.We believe contemporary art is at its most vital when it creates new connections between different disciplines, engages people with varied specialist understandings and forges new pathways between the present and the past."

Talbot Rice Gallery is based in the University's historic Old College, designed by

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.