Art & artists Glasgow West End.

E. Jane / Hardeep Pandhal Opening GI Festival, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

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Opening event for two exhibitions as part of Glasgow International’s Director’s Programme at Kelvin Hall. E.Jane – Lavendra Lavendra is the name given by American artist and sound designer E. Jane to a fantastical brown dwarf star, an imagined planetary cosmos ‘stabilised’ for human presence by the harmonising influence of 1990s black pop divas including […]

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Nnena Kalu, ProjectAbility, Glasgow

Runs until 26 May, 2018 Nnena Kalu is an artist working with ActionSpace, a London based visual arts organisation that supports artists with learning disabilities. To create her work, she binds and layers materials to create large, colourful structures that wrap themselves around the gallery, reacting to the size, shape and environment of each new […]

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Transatlantic connections – Hunterian exhibition brings Harvard’s historic treasures to Glasgow

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The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820 Hunterian Art Gallery 17 April – 15 July 2018 A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, has brought rare items from Harvard University’s extraordinary collections to Scotland for the first time. The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, […]

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Woodlands Arts Survey & Artist Network Lunch Woodlands Workspace

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Friday 27th April, 12-2pm at Woodlands Workspace 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Next week Woodlands Workspace will be launching a month long Woodlands Artists survey to capture information about artists living in Woodlands, the type of work they are doing and their access to studio provision across the city. The survey is linked to a refreshing of […]

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Fresh Work Springs Eternal at Thistle Gallery

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www.thistle-gallery.comThistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Just arrived in the Gallery Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 is a remarkable set of fifteen new exhibits by popular contemporary Scottish artists: Ian Rawnsley from Troon, Gregory Moore and Katy Arthur from Glasgow and Louise Turnbull from the […]

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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  Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373 Beautiful Gifts and Cards Always something new at Janet and John New designers, artists and crafters from across Scotland are always being […]

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‘Spring: the music of open windows’ at Thistle Gallery

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Blowing away the winter cobwebs and welcoming in a new season with a vibrant new Show ‘Rites of Spring’ which Previews on Saturday, March 31st and runs throughout April and May, 2018. From 18 April,2018 – Fresh Work […]

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Dr Yupin Chung: Tea Under A Willow Tree, Glasgow Art Club

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(Image credit: Courtesy of Thomas Jacobi) Thursday, 27 September, 2018 – 6 p.m. Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, G2 4HU Abstract: Chinese symbols are embodied in daily life. Tea signifies harmony, respect, purity, tranquillity, rejuvenation, refreshment and contentment. There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into the world of the […]

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150th Anniversary Talks: Joanne Laird & Norman Walker Scotland Street School

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150th Anniversary Talks: Joanne Laird & Norman Walker: laughs, of course there were Location: Scotland Street School Museum, Scotland Street, Glasgow G6 8QB Wednesday 9 May, 2018 2 p.m. Admission: FREE Drop in, no booking required. Scotland Street School, 225 Scotland St, Glasgow G5 8QB Mackintosh 150 Scotland Street School See also Unbuilt Mackintosh at The […]

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Frostpinni!, The Lighthouse

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20 Apr 2018 – 03 Jun Long Gallery This is an exhibition celebrating play, pattern and form using visual inspiration from the everyday. Glasgow based ceramist, Laura Lightbody has produced a series of slip cast ceramics in which she has taken a motif, found during her recent trip to Iceland, in many directions working in […]

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Ross Birrell The Transit of Hermes, CCA

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  Thursday 19 April — Sun 3 June 2018 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Free Preview: Thu 19 Apr, 6pm-9pm Open Mondays, 11am-6pm, during GI (19 April – 7 May, 2018) 0141 352 4900 CCA presents Scottish artist Ross Birrell’s 2017 documenta 14 projects, Criollo and The Athens-Kassel Ride: The Transit of Hermes, including new film and installation works conceived specifically for […]

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David Mach ‘Against the Tide’ Cass Art, Glasgow

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The Art Space, Cass Art, 63 – 67 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3EN Installation: 3rd – 15th April, 2018 Exhibition continues: 16th – 27th May, 2018 David Mach, In Conversation with Rab Noakes, 11 April, 2018 Artist David Mach will be coming to Glasgow in spring 2018 to make a colossal installation ‘Against the Tide’ within The Art […]

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Ciara Phillips Show Me Your Glow, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow International

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(Ciara Phillips, Installation view of Workshop, (2013). Courtesy of Daniel Brooke.) Friday 20 April – Sunday 3 June, 2018 Glasgow Print Studio (GPS) presents a print installation by longterm studio member and recent Turner Prize nominee Ciara Phillips. Phillips’ practice, which addresses issues around women’s representation and self-actualisation, takes an experimental and process focussed approach […]

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Still Moving: Films and Photographs of Ulrike Ottinger, The Hunterian

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20 April – 29 July 2018 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free This solo exhibition profiles the influential filmmaker and artist Ulrike Ottinger, whose work has rarely been exhibited in the UK. Still Moving features a range of Ottinger’s photographic prints and some short film works. This is the first solo exhibition of Ulrike Ottinger’s films and […]

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Queen Mother Women’s Art Group Exhibition at ProjectAbility

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‘The Queen Mothers’ group show is a result of Mandy McIntosh coming in to Project Ability to work with the first women only art group comprised of regular artists who use the studio. ProjectAbility, 103 Trongate, G1 5HD Until 29 March, 2018 Using an existing feminist aesthetic vocabulary of textile and collage, the women worked […]

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Unbuilt Mackintosh, The Hunterian

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8 March – 3 June 2018 Unbuilt Mackintosh showcases stunning architectural models based on the unbuilt designs of Scottish architect, designer and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Demonstrating Mackintosh’s architectural vision, the models have been crafted by current Scottish model makers, with their precise dimensions meticulously drawn from Mackintosh’s drawings and documentation. The display combines models […]

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Iain’s Brushwork Brings Art to Life at Thistle Gallery

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From 1pm until 3pm on Saturday 17 March, 2018 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com As part of the ‘Outer Shapes, Inner Spaces three week long Exhibition’, popular artist Eaglesham based Iain Gordon, will be in the Thistle Gallery demonstrating his technique, painting and […]

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Wastepaper Opera and Papaloose present (i) The Opera, Glasgow

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For Glasgow International 2018. 25 and 26 Apri, 2018 [Originally performed at Tête-à-Tête: The Opera Festival 2017] Set in an oppressively happy valley ruled by a mad king and his morose daughter, ‘i’ is a twisted love story about an inventor who teaches his invention how to speak… Featuring 3D animation, upcycled costumes, live electronic […]

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Filed under: Glasgow International, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Art for Sale at Project-Abilty

Great selection of original art work and cards at ProjectAbility Project Ability established 1984. Project Ability is a Glasgow-based visual arts organisation. It was estabished in 1984 with the aim of creating opportunities for disabled people experiencing mental ill health.  It works to help participants aged 5 years to 80 plus to express themselves and achieve their […]

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Home Grown In Glasgow – a poem for International Women’s Day by Ruby McCann

Home Grown In Glasgow I am woman  a sister of Glasgow a pale skinned, freckled-faced Scot a she-child fae the sou’ side a native Glaswegian Mither Glasgow shaped me   I am a child of many born into this city I am Pict, I am Celt I am Irish, Scottish, and Glaswegian a city born, […]

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry, stories and poems, Writing

Silence a poem inspired by snow by Leela Soma

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Silence   And still it snows Gently fall the snowflakes Stars of  crystalline perfection Earth yielding to soft abundance Enveloped in a cocooning white silence Leela Soma, March, 2018

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Artists Exploring Outer Shapes…. Inner Spaces, Thistle Gallery

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Artists Exploring Outer Shapes…. Inner Spaces Previews on Saturday, March 3rd and runs until March 25th. Thistle Gallery are delighted to be exhibiting the work of eight leading Scottish Contemporary artists in their new Show entitled ‘Outer Shapes, […]

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Valentine Haiku by Leela Soma

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Haiku The gurgling feadan beside us We watch the landskein paint the sky Last kiss shared, she left. Leela Soma, Glasgow Writer

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Hearts for Art’s Sake, Valentine’s Gifts at Thistle Gallery

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Looking for an unusual and original gift for your loved one this Valentine’s Day …then look no further than Thistle Gallery in Glasgow’s West End. Situated in Park Road…….here you will find unique and exquisite gifts from contemporary paintings by Alison Cowan, Jackie Henderson, Suzanne Forrest, Ross Muir and Stanley Bird, delightful ceramic hearts by […]

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Shopping, Valentines Day Glasgow

Alberto Vazquez Dark Fables: From comics to films, CCA, Glasgow

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Thu 18 January — Sat 27 January 2018 Mon-Sun: 12noon-5pm (closed Mon 22 Jan), Free, Intermedia Film screening: 26 January, 8pm, Cinema 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Cinemaattic presents Psiconautas + Q&A Fri 26 January 2018 This special exhibition gathers Vazquez’s both graphic and audiovisual work together. It presents how the artist adapted his comics and […]

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Sonnet Youth, The Drygate

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Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 Sonnet Youth is a spoken word house party. A literary rave. A real life piss up in a brewery – bringing together poets, authors, rappers, comedians and musicians for a night of no holds barred performances. Curated and hosted by Kevin P. Gilday – Writer & Spoken Word Artist and Cat […]

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Japanese Prints and their influence at the end of the 19th century, Glasgow Art Club

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25 January, 2018 – 6 p.m.– 8 p.m. John Green will explore how Japanese prints influenced Western painters of the late nineteenth century. The art of Japan was a revelation to some of the French Impressionistic artists. One of the most well-known forms of this Japanese art is the ukiyo-e “pictures of the floating world” […]

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‘Turning Over A New Leaf’ Exhibition at Thistle Gallery

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New Year Show 2018 – Now Underway Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com The exhibition will run through January and until 25 February, 2018. ‘Turning over a New Leaf’ is the apt title of Thistle Gallery’s new Exhibition – do visit the Show this […]

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‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition & Gifts at Thistle Gallery Glasgow until 24 Dec, 2017

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Beautiful Gifts for Christmas Make your way to the Thistle Gallery this December for a cornucopia of artistic gifts in a warm & welcoming environment……the Gallery is full to overflowing with the very best of what Scottish contemporary […]

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