Coll Hamilton Drawings.

Coll Hamilton Drawings.

We’ve had the honour of representing Coll Hamilton since the beginning, so it feels all the more special to be presenting his latest collection of drawings, exclusive to the gallery. Featuring Glasgow’s iconic Tenements and loved locations. These works not only act as a preview to his upcoming show (think

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Introducing Fine Artist Joanna Craig.

Introducing Fine Artist Joanna Craig.

We’re delighted to welcome Scottish artist Joanna Craig to the gallery this month. With her vibrant, bold and energetic work that celebrates the land around us. Joanna is fascinated by land, its use and its ancestry – and how only time separates us all. She loves how it is riddled

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The Natural World: Symbolism in Flowers.

The Natural World: Symbolism in Flowers.

We like flowers. How edgy of us. But we do! We can’t pretend otherwise to maintain our too-cool mystique (don’t laugh!). This declaration is not only born of the UK’s current obsession with gardening amidst the Stay at Home (and now Stay Alert?) guidance. It is more directly fuelled by

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New Release: Lee Ellis Lino Print.

New Release: Lee Ellis Lino Print.

We’ve 10 exclusive Lino Prints from Lee Ellis in the gallery this month. Each one hand-finished with its own unique colour and styling. Inspired to create works that are a little more positive from his norm and some could argue symbolic of this lock down time (happy birthday hand washing!).  Lee first learned

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Exploring The Imagination: Part 1.

Exploring The Imagination: Part 1.

There’s a massive elephant in the room. Do you see it? No…? Well, luckily we’re here to help, and so in this particular blog post we are going to delve into the infinite stretch of the imagination. And that’s because, despite fashioning ourselves as the harbingers of all the best

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The Art of Staying Indoors.

The Art of Staying Indoors.

We are writing to you from the comfort of the new normal. The big wide universe of the great indoors. Given our profound artistic temperaments (ha!), surely we need to find the artistry of this ‘new’ interior world. Or at least, we need to make the most – and see

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Claire Kennedy March Show.

Claire Kennedy March Show.

VIEW ALL WORKS NOW Claire Kennedy returns to the gallery this month with a new solo show. Featuring over a dozen works, from miniature to medium. All celebrating the iconic skyline of Glasgow in her distinctive style; combining photography and painting in a beautifully rich and unified way. Skyline, Glasgow

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A look at Isobel Cortese's weird & wonderful miniature worlds.

The Depiction of Objects.

Depictions of objects throughout art history are evidence that at times a seemingly mundane subject matter can offer the most intriguing interpretation. The ancient Egyptians decorated the insides of their tombs with paintings of everyday items. Objects have been used by artists to explore various themes, including life, death and

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Lily Macrae February Show.

Lily Macrae February Show.

We’re delighted to open 2020’s show reel with Glasgow based rising talent Lily Macrae. Her work explores the compositional chaos and power struggles like that portrayed in the paintings of old masters, such as Rubens. From here, her interest lies in their ability to deliver a timeless portrayal of humanity.

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In the Studio with Lee Ellis.

In the Studio with Lee Ellis.

In many ways, Lee’s studio is like his work; bright and busy, full of colour and energy. Old, new and unfinished pieces sit side by side, along with tubes of paint, aerosol cans and a gas mask. This suits Lee, who likes to mix up his practice, often moving from

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Art and Memory.

Art and Memory.

Memory is fascinating because there are so many unknowns – why do we remember what we do, and why do we forget? How accurate are our recollections? It’s not just scientists and psychologists exploring these questions, but artists too. For centuries the subject of memory has been interpreted, resulting in

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Incorporating Photography in Art.

Incorporating Photography in Art.

Photography has had a transformative impact on art. Starting with its inception in the 1840s, photography has given artists the means to depict accurate, naturalistic form – a realism that had been actively sought after throughout much of European art history. However, photography was marginalised for many years and refused

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