Full house

Some great artworks are to tour Scotland as part of the 2012 Artist Rooms programme

A rt fans have good reason to celebrate following the announcement of a stonking 19 new exhibitions and displays on show at 17 venues across the UK, as part of the Artist Rooms initiative, in 2012. Like the gift that just keeps on giving, an array of smaller Scottish towns will get in on the action, including Linlithgow, Banff and Dunoon.

Works by American photographer and List favourite Robert Mapplethorpe (pictured) will be shown at the Burgh Hall in Dunoon and Linlithgow

Burgh Halls in West Lothian, as well as Perth Museum and Art Gallery, as part of the Mapplethorpe Scottish Tour. Following the impressive exhibition of his works in Edinburgh, images by German portrait and documentary photographer August Sander will also feature at Duff House in Banff, before moving to Leicester's New Walk Museum and Art Gallery. We can’t wait.

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LIST.CO.UK Visit us daily for arts & entertainment news 5 Things. . . ZIMMERMANIA Our favourite Bob Dylans in honour of his upcoming visit

1 Folk Dylan became the poster boy for protest music with album and song The Times They Are a-

Changin’ in 1964. Watch the video at

2 Electric Dylan enraged the folky masses by plugging in for ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ in

1965. Allen Ginsberg pushed a broom in the background:

3 Movie Dylan portrayed by six different actors in I’m Not There and covered by a million different

bands for the soundtrack. Sonic Youth did the title song:

4 Festive Dylan released a

Christmas album for charity in 2009, featuring the

ludicrously jaunty polka ‘Must Be Santa’ as lead single:

5 Pop Dylan Audio prankster Mike

Bauer channelled Dylan in March this year to lend some

profundity to Rebecca Black’s otherwise heinous ‘Friday’: NewsExtra

NEW FESTIVAL FILM DIRECTOR Following a difficult year for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, a new festival director has now been appointed. Writer, editor and film critic Chris Fujiwara (pictured) will replace James Mulligan, following months of speculation. The CEO of the festival's parent company, Gavin Miller, is also stepping down. Fujiwara's previous form includes working as programme consultant, juror and selection advisor on a number of international film festivals. Watch this space.

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