April: 5 to see


Senga Nengudi

Fruitmarket Gallery, Market Street

In Nengudi’s first solo exhibition outside the United States, sculpture, photography and documentation of performance art are brought together to celebrate a career spanning 50 years. In her radical experimentation with material and form, Nengudi explores race, gender, spiritual ritual and the human body in trauma.

16th March – 26th May, Free


Self Evidence / Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street

Compiled from the photography collections of Tate and National Galleries of Scotland, the exhibition celebrates the work of three of the most influential American photographers of the twentieth century. With a focus on self-portraiture, the show explores identity and the personas these photographers enacted before the camera.

6th April – 20th Oct, Free


Sa-lon, suckers

EMBASSY Gallery, Broughton Street Lane


EMBASSY Gallery’s 2019 Members’ show features work from a wide variety of emerging artists in Scotland.


29th March – 8th April, Free


In Focus: Scottish Photography

City Art Centre, Market Street


In Focus maps developments in Scottish photography from the 1840s to the present day, highlighting Scotland’s continued role in the medium’s technological and aesthetic advances.


Until 12th May, Free


NOW / Monster Chetwynd, Henry Coombes, Moyna Flannigan, Betye Saar, Wael Shawky

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)


In the fourth instalment of NOW, the National Galleries of Scotland’s contemporary exhibition series, the work of these five artists are synthesised into a display which questions medium and tradition. At the heart of the exhibition is a major survey of work by Turner nominated artist Monster Chetwynd.

Until 28th April, Free