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 Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans Calendars 2021 now in Opening Hours Open six days. Tuesday till Sunday, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. One household at a time in shop, up to four […]

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Conal Doherty – Vision and Peace Be Me

Peace be me A minute after midnight, from another world I woke The door slammed hard behind me  And the earth below me shook I saw the little boy… that night, drop a pebble in the molten light The earth below rippled hot and slow lit the world with bitter glow My eyes adjusted to […]

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry

From the Studio of Alasdair Gray – Sale Great Western Auctions

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Friday 18th September, 2020 Included in DAY TWO of Great Western Auctions Autumn Fine Art & Antique auction on Friday 18th September 2020. Lots 326 – 410 Residual artworks, books, furniture and studio elements from the estate of Alasdair Gray. This section commences at approximately 11:15am. Alasdair Gray, writer, painter, muralist and playwright, was a […]

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Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Pat's Home Page Blog, Shopping

Window Works by Sean Ellcombe RGI Glasgow

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Friday  23 October 2020 at 12  RGI Kelly Gallery announces first exhibition since lockdown with Sean Ellcombe Exhibition.  Ellcombe is a Glasgow born and based artist. He specialises in a painting practice, and installation developments around the history and physiologies of the painted surface. Ellcombe’s exhibition ‘Window Works’ will open on the 23rd October, 2020.  […]

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John Byrne at 80 – Glasgow Print Studio

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Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery Exhibition Runs 08 September – 30 October 2020 ALSO SEE: Dear John: Thirty Year Portrait – David Eustace, Photography Exbibition A retrospective exhibition of works in print by the revered Scottish playwright, writer and artist who turned 80 this year. The works have all been produced at Glasgow Print […]

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Kayus Bankole & Kei Miller: Edinburgh Book Festival

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Kayus Bankole & Kei Miller: Outriders Africa from East to West  Mon 31 Aug, 2020 11:30 – 12:30 The New York Times Main Theatre Online  Free, online As part of the Book Festival’s Outriders programme exploring the shifting landscapes of contemporary Africa, hear from award-winning writer Kei Miller, whose barnstorming latest poetry collection, In Nearby Bushes, was tipped […]

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Banner Promenade, The Deep End

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25 Aug, 2020 at 12:00 – 30 Aug, 2020 at 17:00 The Deep End Govanhill Baths 21 Nithsdale Street, Glasgow  G41 2PS Hosted by Govanhill International Festival and Carnival Artist Sarah Leal has created a collective banner out of squares received from across the community. Dozens of squares were made by participants from the Arts, […]

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Reopens

Kelvingrove reopened 17 August, 2020 Some changes have been made to keep you safe and make your journey enjoyable. Pre-book in advance Pre-booking is essential.  Book Tickets You now require a ticket to enter the museum. Tickets are FREE. You need to pre-book online, in advance, for your household for a specific date and time. This will provide […]

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Compass Gallery Glasgow – Anna Molin Exhibition

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Anna Molin – Costume and Illustration Drawings from the 1970s Original artworks created by Anna Molin in the 1960s and 1970s embody Compass Gallery’s established position as a pioneer of contemporary art, introducing previously unseen work to Scottish audiences and tirelessly supporting the careers of working artists in the early and mid phases of their […]

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Ghazal: the phone – poem by Rizwan Akhtar

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Ghazal: the phone –for Tammara Claire Pacing up and down you looked so calm holding the phone Aren’t we connected? So, why this fuss about the phone? Eunuchs inside harems giggle running errands for lovers Now they text and delete; amor changed with the phone my ghazals are messages wrapped in all kinds of rhymes […]

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, stories and poems, writers

In Times of Self-Isolation poem by Rizwan Akhtar

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In Times of self-Isolation   I have just discovered that there is a world outside still a touch away from us we used to be so familiar   coming each  morning the sun bloats carelessly even shadows of all possible sizes remain alone   no one comes out to sue time for being too slow […]

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Friday, June 12, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus stories and poems, Pat's Home Page Blog, Poetry

Corona Virus Stew – poem by Leela Soma

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FiveRings at English Wikipedia / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Recipe May 2020  Ingredients: Shopping list flour, toilet rolls, food, food, Stock pile, no space, greed, look after number 1 Stay home, save lives, save the NHS Watch TV, social distance at 2 metres, daily update Ventilators, nightingale hospital, PPE Care home deaths, scientists graphs, flatten the […]

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Film Friday Art in the Archive National Library of Scotland

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1st May, 2020 until 11.30 p.m. Delve into the art world through this selection of footage from the Moving Image Archive. See the streets of Glasgow from a painter’s eye, discover overlooked artistic movements, and enjoy details of iconic design and architecture. Hosted by National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall Follow the links in […]

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Alasdair Gray – Omnium Gatherum

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Exhibition Runs: 07 February – 12 April 2020 Glasgow Print Studio’s long association with Alasdair Gray goes back to the late seventies and in 1981 in celebration of the publication of the seminal novel, Lanark, we published a series of lithographs that were used as illustrations within the book. More recently GPS has published 30 screenprints going […]

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Art on the Exchange Glasgow

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November and December, 2019 21 – 24 Nov, 28 Nov – 1 Dec, 5 – 8 Dec, 12 – 23 and 26 Dec. Art On the Exchange is Glasgow’s only Art & Design Market run by and for artists. Come along and celebrate Glasgow’s thriving creative community and enjoy a curated selection of goods and […]

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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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