Start 2014 with a Zhang Liang Bang and win some art!

Start 2014 with a Bang!! A Zhang Liang Bang, and win some exclusive Zhang Liang illustrations. If you Like our Facebook page and share this post or any Zhang Liang Bang post between now and the end of January, you could be one of several winners on the 31st Jan.

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Glasgow Art Gallery Open until Xmas

We’ve been open a week, and what a week. Art galore and plenty of people through the doors checking it all out. We’ve actually been waiting almost a week to get a photo of the gallery front without cars parked there too. Good thing though – busy street, and possibly

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Art Pistol’s (3rd) Christmas Gallery is back in Glasgow!

Nice of the authorities to protect our new gallery and all the amazing art that’s about to grace it’s walls with a little fencing! There’s also a little matter of Glasgow’s George Square Xmas Lights having just been switched on and crowd control. Perhaps our gallery will be just as

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Just swanning around – isn’t it ironic

July has been and gone and the swans have been counted. Swan Upping is the annual census of the swan population on the stretches of the Thames in Middlesex, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The Crown retains the right to ownership of all unmarked swans in open water but The

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Pop Up Show for Creative Scotland

Our latest Pop Up Gallery is on now and only until Friday 27th September. We’ve got 6 very cool and quite different artists on show throughout the month. Eleanor Carlingford, Charlotte Roseberry and Patrizio Belcampo are up until the 19th. Then it’s the turn of Jonathon Cottrell, Jenny Lewis and Richard Martin

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The Carolynne Coulson Interview

A relatively new artist to Art Pistol, Carolynne’s work is a very welcome addition to the gallery. Whether you’re drawn to try interpret the story hidden in her paintings, or to the agreeable abstract technique, or to the fact that she produces very affordable art, or perhaps to all three

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Architectural Artist Ian Stuart Campbell in the interview

Art, architecture and culture this week in our interview with Ian Stuart Campbell. He creates wonderfully detailed and accurate drawings of architectural cityscapes featuring freehand line, tonal shading and hatching. He sketches his way around places we all know and recently across Europe for a new book called “The Architectural

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