Art & artists Glasgow West End.

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 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans   Beautiful Handmade Gifts from Scottish Designers and Crafters Always something new at Janet and John   Cards, […]

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A Gift to Glasgow from New York, The Hunterian

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A Gift to Glasgow from New York: The Phillip A. Bruno Collection 18 October 2019 – 12 January 2020 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free A new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, celebrates the gift of over 70 works from the collection of distinguished gallery director and art collector Phillip A. Bruno. A Gift […]

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Poetry by Jim Doolan

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O to see again Across the fields and meadows, I cast a cautious eye, Perchance to catch a fleeting glimpse Of fairies, O so shy. For many years I’ve watched forlorn, To catch a further view Of what I saw one Summer’s morn Upon the sun-kissed dew.   Their wings were as gossamer, Their form […]

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Sunday, October 6, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry

National Poetry Day 2019 – Glasgow Poets

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Basia Palka I am beginning to doubt the existence of Human beings, for they seem to me Not altogether there, whereas for angels I can safely say that they are either there Or not there Everyday angels Walk Byres Road With Wings Folded up Angels have no need of lips For they kiss with their […]

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Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry

‘Creatures as Natural Hunters’ Damian Henry Glasgow Print Studio

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5- 29 September, 2019 Preview 5th September, 2019 6 – 8 p.m. All welcome. Glasgow Print Studio, 48 King Street, Trongate, Glasgow. “This talented artist’s crossings of style and influences from Leger to Picasso to comic strip characters creates an immediately appealing original vision.” Bob Buck, former director, The Brooklyn Museum www.damianhenry.com www.gpsart.co.uk

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Young Talent, ProjectAbility

Image: ‘Freddie Mercury’ by Grace MacArthur 17 August – 14 September, 2019 Project Ability’s most exciting exhibitions of the year … Young Talent! Young Talent showcases work from young artists attending ProjectAbility’s Create workshops. A mix a brilliant mix of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures. With an age range of 5 – 28, this show covers a fantastic mix […]

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Freed Spirit : The Paintings of Maria Spadoni (1928 – 2014) RGI

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RGI Kelly Gallery, 13th July – 10th August 2019 “In the midst of melancholy and solitude, painting began as a release of my being. An unloading of my spirit. Now an endless road leads me in a landscape of changing companions. Children brought to life by a selfless passion, a burning energy driving me to […]

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Summer Time, Summer Place Thistle Gallery

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Exciting New Exhibition June 1st ~ 29th June, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Our New and Final month-long Exhibition previews on Saturday, June 1st at 10am and features the exceptional artwork of eight of Scotland’s most accomplished and popular artists ~ Alison […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Now in its third year, Thistle Gallery continues to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists. Carol Dunbar – Gallery Owner feature on glasgowwestend.co.uk Summer Time Summer […]

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Fashion Design Students Showcase Degree Show 2019

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Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, G1 1RE Graduating students from Fashion Design will be showcasing their final collections at the Garment Factory on 29 May as part of Degree Show 2019. The event is a celebration of this year’s emerging talent and is an opportunity […]

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Patrick McAlindon at The Glasgow Guild

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Friday, 3 May, 2019 7 p.m. Final year art school student Patrick McAlindon is having his show at The Glasgow Guild showroom in their workshop and it’s a good excuse for a gathering & get together! All welcome, bring a flower, an interesting twig, a cute moss …a bottle… ‘ The bells toll, and time […]

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Rhona Mühlebach Loch Long Solo Exhibition GFT

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Exhibiton Sat 4 May — Sat 18 May 2019 Tue-Sun, 12noon-6pm Preview: Fri 3 May, 6pm-9pm // Free Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival  In this solo exhibition Rhona Mühlebach turns her attention to the role played by ecology in narrative construction. Here, the natural environment functions as a living archive and mnemonic device. The […]

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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 2019

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17 – 19th May, 2019 Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 17-19th May. The Countdown Is On The countdown is now on with less than four weeks to go to the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair which takes place in a purpose built marquee in the grounds of the city’s iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 […]

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Rites of Spring, Thistle Gallery

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6 April – 26 May, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com ‘Rites of Spring’ features the work of 30 contemporary Scottish artists including: Ann Armstrong, Samantha McCubbin, Jackie Henderson, Michael Murison, Alison Dickson, Fiona Millar, James Somerville Lindsay, Ruth Corbett and Pamela Grace. […]

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Lynn Howarth Featured Artist at The Glasgow Gallery

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6 – 27 April, 2019 Glasgow Gallery’s Featured Artist for April! Exhibition opens 6th April and runs through until 27th April! The Glasgow Gallery, 182 Bath Street Glasgow G2 4HG 0141 333 1991 glasgowgallery.co.uk www.lynnhowarth.co.uk  

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Hand Drawn Action Packed The Hunterian

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16 March – 2 June 2019 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free For the next few months, the Hunterian Art Gallery will be home to Hand Drawn Action Packed, a major exhibition curated by Hayward Gallery Touring. Hand Drawn Action Packed features ten international artists whose practice springs from drawing and reveals the medium’s infinite possibilities for […]

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‘I Say Nothing’ Kelvingrove – introduction by Christine Borland

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Tuesday 12 March, 2019 – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Scottish artist Christine Borland will discuss her new artwork, ‘I Say Nothing’, co-commissioned by Glasgow Museums and 14-18 NOW, with Art Fund support. Part of nationwide centenary commemorations, the installation was made in response to Glasgow Museums’ World War I […]

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Earth Echo Affective Reflection ProjectAbility

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7 March – 27 April, 2019 ProjectAbility, 103 Trongate, G1 5HD Project Ability is pleased to present an intriguing body of new collage work by Glasgow based artist Pum. Earth Echo Affective Reflection is a solo exhibition accompanied by a sound piece composed and created by Pum and Gordon Kennedy. “The Earth Echo collaged imagery […]

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Passing Moments Caught in Time…. 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 Saturday 3 March – 31 March, 2019 Eight extraordinary and accomplished Scottish artists will be exhibiting eight new pieces of artwork in Thistle Gallery’s early Spring Show which Previews Saturday, March 2nd and runs until March 31st, 2019. […]

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Poetry at Inn Deep

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Tuesday 19 February, 2019 7.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. Here’s how it’s looking Beth Cochrane Elizabeth McGeown Aidan Rivett Felix Mac Alirio Mccalla Theo Shanko Lotte Sea Calum Roger Theo Shanko FEB 26TH, 2019 SAMUEL GLOVER BOOK LAUNCH Starts at 7:30 ish and we’ll be done at 10:00 ish Free in . Hosted by Poetry […]

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Leonardo 500 Day, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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1 February – 6 May, 2019 Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing opens at Kelvingrove this Friday in partnership with @RCT The display of 12 drawings by Leonardo lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection marks the 500th anniversary of the […]

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Nichol Wheatley’s art depicting the tale of Tam O’Shanter at OranMor

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Yesterday, 14 January, 2019, Nichol Wheatley‘s ten wonderful bespoke canvases depicting the tale of Burns’ Tam O’Shanter were on display at Òran Mór in Glasgow’s West End.   The paintings will hang in the Victorian and Whisky Bar and will migrate back to the Auditorium each year when Burns events are celebrated. Nichol worked closely with […]

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Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

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  (Above is Allan’s painting of The Kibble Palace – commissioned in celebration of the Botanic Gardens Bicentenary, 2017. You can view it in the gallery at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.) Allan Richardson is  much loved and well known local artist, who  can often be seen working on his latest project in the streets of Glasgow. […]

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Poetry: Lahore, I am coming by Rizwan Akhtar

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Rizwan Akhtar works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his PhD in postcolonial literature from the University of Essex. His poetry has been published in the the UK and countries throughout the world including:   Canada, India, New Zealand and U.S.A. Poems from Rizwan Akhtar’s first collection ‘Lahore, […]

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Monday, October 22, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry, stories and poems

Falling Leaves Exhibition at The 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 Falling Leaves Artwork – Marks A New Season Previews on Saturday, October 6th and runs until October 28th, 2018 The latest vibrant seasonal Show ‘Falling Leaves’ brings together 75 pieces of fresh artwork produced by 22 leading Scottish […]

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Brushes With War – WW1 Centenary Celebrations, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1, and to coincide with the exhibition Brushes with War, the Alliance Française and the Goethe-Institut Glasgow, in partnership with the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, are running different events throughout November, 2018 CONFERENCE Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November, 2018 at the Kelingrove Museum “World War One […]

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Talks at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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(Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Photograph by Jim Byrne) André Lhote’s painting ‘Head of a Woman’ Tuesday 2 October, 2018 2 p.m. – 2.15 p.m. Explore one of the recent changes to the French Art Gallery. Curator of European Art Pippa Stephenson will discuss this early French Cubist painting and the controversies that surround it. […]

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William Hunter Tercentenary Exhibition The Hunterian

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(Attributed to George Michael Moser, after Mason Chamberlin, William Hunter, After 1769.) New exhibition marks Hunter Tercentenary (and reveals how he helped shape modern museums) William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum is at the Hunterian Art Gallery from 28 September 2018 – 6 January 2019 A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, […]

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Leela Soma: ‘Vermillion’ a poem for Autumn

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‘Autumn’ in the broadest sense. It is how Indian widows had to undergo a ritual  in olden days to give up all their ornaments, even the red dot on their forehead wear only white. Life stopped if their husbands passed away. Vermillion Leaves fall down, blown away in the autumnal blitz Gold strewn paths crunch and crackle underfoot A […]

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Sunday, August 26, 2018 | Filed under: Poems and Stories for Autumn, Poetry, stories and poems, writers

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