David Mach: Precious Light

Celebrated Scottish artist David Mach is renowned for his large scale collages, sculptures and installations using mass produced objects such as coat hangers and match heads.

In his new show, Precious Light: a celebration of the King James Bible 1611-2011, he explores the themes and legacy of the King James Bible in the 400th anniversary of its publication. The exhibition will feature over 70 of his sculptures and collages using imagery from popular mass media to explore biblical themes.Celebrated Scottish artist David Mach is renowned for his large scale collages, sculptures and installations using mass produced objects such as coat hangers and match heads. In his new show, Precious Light: a celebration of the King James Bible 1611-2011, he explores the themes and legacy of the King James Bible in the 400th anniversary of its publication. The exhibition will feature over 70 of his sculptures and collages using imagery from popular mass media to explore biblical themes.

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The artist's studio temporarily relocated from London to an entire floor of the City Art Centre where visitors can view the artist and his team create a decoupage depiction of the Last Supper during the exhibition. Also unveiled for the first time will be impressively outsized sculptures made of thousands of coloured match-heads depicting Jesus and the Devil.


Venue details

City Art Centre 2 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 1DE 0131 529 3993 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

Entry details

Reduced price entry with National Art Pass - £3.50 (standard entry is £5)

Daily, 10am –​ 5pm (Sun from 12pm)

Closed 25 & 26 Dec, 1 & 2 Jan