Interview with emerging artist and fine art student Kyle Noble

The origins of man, Megalithic monuments, ancient civilisations, shamanism, psychedelia, cultural truth, scepticism and spiritualism are all tributaries into Kyle’s work. That’s some eclectic inspiration for an emerging artist and just one of the reasons why we can’t wait to see more. His latest work looks great and has stories

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Badly drawn pictures for some new words!

Wouldn’t it be cool if dictionaries kindly provided a visual representation for their words! A Pictionary perhaps. Not to be confused with the game. Well, after studying the list of ‘new words’ to be included in the latest version of the Collins Online Dictionary, I felt inspired to pick out

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Interview with Nottingham based artist John Lowerson

He makes life sized cardboard Daleks (photo included!) and actual kayaks, amongst other interesting things. John is a forensic occupational therapist and thankfully an artist too. There are some real classic paintings in his recent collection, and even if there’s not something for the most particular enthusiasts amongst you then

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The Art Auction Charts Top 10

Ever wondered what the highest amount of money someone has paid for an artwork at auction is and what it was they bought? Well wonder no more because here is a list of the top 10 most expensive works ever sold. “I was walking along a path with two friends

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Interview with contemporary Scottish Artist Julie Arbuckle

Julie is a contemporary Scottish Artist, primarily inspired by areas in the Scottish Highlands and last seen up Goat Fell on Arran with her camera and paints! Born and bred in Glasgow, Julie has been drawing and painting Scottish scenes since childhood, developing her artistic relationship with the land. “The

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Up to no good with a brush!

Venice – the end of August and the feathers are flying! As part of the Bienniale Art and Architecture expo, Swiss artist Julian Charriere decided to airbrush the old grey inhabitants of St. Marks Square – the world’s most filmed, photographed and conspiciously indulged pidgeons and they’re now preening in

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Interview with Artist Sheena Russell

“If I had the money I’d buy that!” A common sentiment shared by many when it comes to art, and something people always say when Sheena’s work is on exhibit at our pop ups. People seem to connect with the mood, or simply respect the ridiculous level of skill and

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Auchentoshan Distillery Pop Up Gallery

Auchentoshan Distillery Pop Up Gallery

We’re delighted, and very excited, to be putting on a pop up gallery for Auchentoshan at their Whisky Festival on Saturday 16th June. Whisky, fine single malt whisky that is, is the flavour of the day and we’re putting on a show to match! The gallery show is all about the

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Interview with Artist Brian Hodgson

Brian’s images have their beginnings in the familiarity of everyday objects and places. Lighting can transform situations and stimulate a memory and mood and Brian works to capture these constantly changing forces. Art Pistol (AP): What’s the first thing you can remember painting? Brian: An Elephant, at the age of 4 –

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Temporary Contemporary Art Gallery 4-13th May

Temporary Contemporary Art Gallery 4-13th May

That’s the name of our latest pop up show, and a fitting theme, with just 10 days to check out or buy art in Glasgow from this unique and plentiful collection of artists – painting, photography, illustration and more from over 40 brilliant artists. As always there will be something

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Artist Interview with Lee Robertson

Lee Robertson is a Glasgow trained and based artist. Her work invites you to tell the story – but here is her story, or a small part of it anyway, in a short q&a interview. Art Pistol (AP): What’s the first thing you can remember painting? Lee: Al Pacino! AP: When did

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Artist Interview with Coll Hamilton

Coll Hamilton shares some words with us this week. A very talented emerging artist with a distinct style that we love. He’s proven popular on Art Pistol and is one to watch! Bio:  My interest in story-telling and narratives are distilled in my paintings to creating moments that capture a place,

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