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20th April - 12 May 2018


The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh presents an exhibition of new and recent works by Scottish RSA artist Will Maclean.

Will Maclean’s art serves as a tangible record and reference to culture, tradition, history and identity. A proponent of box construction art and the examination of found objects, the narratives in his works document the cultural and practical traditions of Scottish Highland and coastal communities.

Alongside his academic career at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Maclean exhibits internationally and has work in public collections worldwide.

The exhibition includes work recently completed and some from the recent past. The constructions and sculpture are responses to narratives that the historian and critic Alan Woods described as ‘Compressions and juxtapositions of memory, poetry, metaphor, the tides' leavings’.
– Will Maclean, Tayport, 12.1.2018

View the online catalogue here
Will Maclean - Fragments No 3Will Maclean - Birth of Uraisg at GaryvardWill Maclean - Navigator's Box StormfinderWill Maclean - Sea TimeWill Maclean - Pure ManilaWill Maclean - Mariner's Museum Taxonomy of TidesWill Maclean - Science of the BivalveWill Maclean - Mariner's Museum Storm PlotterWill Maclean - Impossible AligmentsWill Maclean - Lament for a Clearance VillageWill Maclean - Baleen ZoomorphicWill Maclean - Ebb TideWill Maclean - Black Tide Loch BroomWill Maclean - Longitudinal Section / Towards GairlochWill Maclean - Moon and Night FisherWill Maclean - Artificial Horizon 'Towards Assynt'Will Maclean - Crottle BoxWill Maclean - Death Fish White CollageWill Maclean - 'Mariner's Museum No. 1' Ficticious Sun
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