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Jim Lambie - 2011


BEACH BOY by Jim Lambie, features new work created specifically to respond to the gallery spaces of the Pier Arts Centre. The exhibition displays these alongside a number of recent
large-scale works. 

Jim Lambie transforms interior spaces and familiar objects with enormous wit and vitality. The work is made from readily available materials that are 

altered and redefined by the artist’s energetic imagination.

Embracing his passion for popular culture and music, he collects together everyday things – junkshop finds, LPs, record decks, books and furniture – and working with common materials – concrete, resin, sheet metal, household paint –
he adjusts and reassembles, reinvigorating with

pattern, colour and texture to create vibrant and joyful objects and environments. 

Lambie represented Scotland at Zenomap the first Scottish pavilion  at the Venice Biennale in 2003 and was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2005. He was born in 1964 and studied at Glasgow School of Art. He is based in his native Glasgow and in
New York.