Inverleith House is celebrating three decades of contemporary art and botanical exhibitions at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh with a presentation of rarely seen posters and invitation cards presented in the John Hope Gateway’s Gateway Gallery. Representing over 150 exhibitions and encompassing many more events, this exhibition demonstrates the significance both internationally and in Scotland of ‘the most ideal gallery in Britain’.
This display preceeds I still believe in miracles an exhibition celebrating 30 years of Inverleith House which opens on Saturday 23 July. The exhibition takes its title from a work by Douglas Gordon from his 2005 solo show at Inverleith House and will feature more than forty artists including Karla Black, Louise Bourgeois, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Dan Colen, Douglas Gordon, William Eggleston, Cerith Wyn Evans, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Luke Fowler, Isa Genzken, Philip Guston, Richard Hamilton, Andy Hope 1930, Roni Horn, Thomas Houseago, Raoul De Keyser, Andrew Kerr, Melissa Kretschmer, Jim Lambie, Mark Leckey, John McCracken, Victoria Morton, Nicolas Party, Ciara Phillips, Ed Ruscha, Robert Ryman, Tony Swain, Corin Sworn, Juergen Teller, Hayley Tompkins, Sue Tompkins, Richard Tuttle, herman de vries, Andy Warhol, Cathy Wilkes and Richard Wright as well as botanical drawings by John Hope (1725-1786) and Hugh Cleghorn (1820-1895) from the Garden’s archives and paintings of Nepalese plants by Francis Buchanan-Hamilton (1762-1829) on loan from the Linnaean Society of London.
Many of these unique posters are available for purchase at a special exhibition price for a limited time only.