A look at Impasto with the electric work of Lee Herring

A look at Impasto with the electric work of Lee Herring

Art jargon can be indescribably irritating: chiaroscuro, cloisonnism, papier collé, frottage, verism – an endless stream of words, that, at base, seem entirely useless – and whose presence can make us feel like we are even further from understanding a piece of art. However, there are a few occasions where

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A look at Photography with 3 superb Scottish Photographers

A look at Photography with 3 superb Scottish Photographers

Is photography a medium of fine art? This question has plagued the arty world for almost two centuries. The world right now, is so over saturated with images, that we can’t blame anyone for being sick of the sight of them. Certainly considering that, with the emergence of the smartphone,

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In the Studio with Claire Kennedy

In the Studio with Claire Kennedy

Today we are rummaging around the Glasgow-based work-space of Claire Kennedy; finding out how and why, she brings together painting and photography, in her beautiful, mixed-media impressions of Glasgow. We want to share with you an insight into her life, her ideas and her arty methods; to find out how

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Xmas Feast (Part 2)

Last time, we gave you a kaleidoscopic feast for the eyes, by introducing Megan Wood, Natasha Todd, and Adam Bartlett; three colourful stars of our winter show. This time, we want to show you three more Art Pistol favourites: a particular three with a golden touch… Andrew Millar Every polaroid

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The Art Pistol Xmas Feast (Part 1)

Last weekend, we decked our walls with a bunch of shiny new art, for the winter season – in case you missed out, here’s an insight into a few of our gallery favourites… Megan Wood We love Megan for her heroic alpine explorers, so when she brought us a big stack

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Live Painting at the Scottish Culture Awards 2017

Very cool to be back at the annual Scottish Culture Awards 2017, representing with some mighty fine artists, who will be painting live on the night as a spot of entertainment for the culture vultures in attendance. In 2016 we previewed our annual Best of Scottish Art School Graduates Show

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James Klinge Exhibition

James Klinge Exhibition

Glasgow artist James Klinge, renowned for some of the city’s finest street art under his old alias Klingatron, launches his first post alias solo show, introducing a new collection of outstanding figurative paintings. Expect nothing less than the man’s usual excellence! The stop-and-stare extreme detail of his stencil work, combined

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Eleanor Carlingford Solo Gallery Show

Distinctively loose and free, aesthetically tight and considered. Allow an alluring explosion of colours to pull you into the intriguing moments Eleanor Carlingford has confidently found with her latest body of work. It’s been a while, but it’s absolutely been worth the wait. Please join us this Saturday (4th March) for

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figurative triptych

Interview with Felix Carr, Glasgow School of Art Graduate

Our Best of Scottish Art Graduates Show is a highlight of our year, no questions asked. The exhibition sits at the very core of what we’re all about as a gallery, and never fails to introduce some serious talent looking to make waves. To help introduce this year’s artists we’re doing a series

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Art of Glasgow, Scotland and celebrated writers at Waterstones

The latest work on our Waterstone’s wall is inspired by Glasgow, Scotland and celebrated writers, in amongst a few remaining favourites. We introduce 3 new Glasgow based artists during the Commonwealth Games – Marcus Raynal Hislop, Jefrus and Kevin Hunter. Here’s a little more on each, just click their name

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Art Pistol’s Grad Show 2015 – Scotland’s Best

We have walked 500 miles (mainly driven though) to visit the hundreds of Scottish Art School Graduates in 2015… and now we’d like to introduce you to just 9 of them. Our best of the best. Their crazy, colourful, beautiful, and emotionally super-charged worlds collide in our stunning annual Graduate

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