I first met the well known American kinetic sculptor George Rickey in 1982. In celebration of his 75th birthday. The Scottish Sculpture Trust led by Barbara Grigor, organised his first-ever major British exhibition in Glasgow, his childhood home. Over 50 works were installed in the city centre along both sides of the River Clyde – […]
14 October 2019
Glasgow: Love it or loathe it, the Tate Turner prize is here to stay. It’s a huge accolade. And you don’t need to win. Being nominated (4 each year since 1984) is almost as good.
The unassuming Hunterian Gallery in Glasgow, perched next to the University library, houses stunning paintings by the Glasgow Boys (and Girls) and the Scottish Colourists, and very occasionally plays host to international exhibitions that would cause any art connoisseur’s eyes to bulge.
Over a hundred years after it first opened, Mackintosh’s WILLOW TEAROOM – revived, restored, remade, reborn – is again in the limelight. A glorious, memorable, unique temple to Glasgow Art Nouveau.
29 January 2018
When Steven Campbell arrived at Glasgow School of Art in 1978 age 25, he was a man in a hurry, fiercely ambitious and with enormous energy.
26 May 2017
For her latest show entitled ‘ cancelled’ the Dutch artist, Marlie Mul has requested no exhibition to be held at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow. An empty gallery has been unveiled by the artist who pulled out of her exhibition at one of Glasgow’s leading venues. The only thing on show in the gallery are billboards advertising that the exhibition has been cancelled.
The Tramway in Glasgow will host the 2015 Turner Prize. The Tate’s director Nicholas Serota, announced each venue had “put forward compelling cases for hosting the Turner Prize in 2015”, but that Tramway in Glasgow’s south side would host the event in December 2015. He said: “Over the last 20 years, Glasgow and Scotland has […]
Review – ArtLyst’s Emily Sack travels to Glasgow for this exclusive report. Michael Clark pushes boundaries. Highly trained in classical ballet Clark’s vocabulary derives from traditional technique, but the visual experience of the Michael Clark Company is anything but traditional. This past weekend the MCC put on three special performances at the legendary Barrowland Ballroom […]
Banksy strikes Glasgow curry house an unprecedented second time – could this provide a clue to his true identity? Last year, Glasgow’s Nakodar Grill insured a Banksy rat sprayed on their restaurant for an incredible £20,000. Now, the curry house believes it has once again become the site for a new artwork by the world’s […]