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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Environmental Impact of Art: Part 1

Environmental Impact of Art: Part 1

The environmental impact of the commercial art world has been well documented. From the millions of flights taken by people and artworks, travelling the world for shows and exhibitions, to the mountains of plastic packaging used to wrap works, it is undeniable that the environmental impact is widespread. It would

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2019 Winter Show. Open till 24.12.19.

2019 Winter Show. Open till 24.12.19.

Our annual Winter Show in the West End runs right up to Xmas Eve with an ever evolving collection of works on show. From our latest finds to some fast rising stars. We’ve stacked the booths with limited edition prints, unique photography, unseen drawings and some stunning original paintings. And

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Winter Exhibition at Princes Square

Winter Exhibition at Princes Square

We’re delighted to be residing in the beautiful Princes Square in the run up to Xmas. With a rotational 2019 Winter Exhibition showcasing work from our established Gallery stars alongside our latest finds and breakout talent. More walls, more art, so much more to love! And don’t forget…our annual Winter

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Lee Ellis "Pretty Ugly" October Show.

Lee Ellis “Pretty Ugly” October Show.

Lee Ellis realised he didn’t want to be a Graphic Designer pretty quickly after finishing his degree in Graphic Design (much to our pleasure). Instead he poured all his creative energy into abstracted expressive painting. His unsettling, comical and sometimes disturbing portraits haven’t gone unnoticed here at the gallery. Ellis’

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