Monthly Archives: May 2012

New light through old windows in Maryhill

Too edgy for Maryhill?       RGI Kelly Gallery 29 May – 9 June www.royalglasgowinstitute.org Alec Galloway The Centurion & the Sparrow The Maryhill effect As a glass artist, painter, and lecturer in Architectural Glass at Edinburgh College of Art, … Continue reading

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George Wyllie in the Cairngorms

The work of  George Wyllie who died on 15 May 2012 can be seen in cities, galleries and occasionally on the water, but here he talks about one his last installations sited in the Cairngorms.  His daughter Louise and journalist … Continue reading

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Paisley Power

Textile town turns back time to invest in its future Paisley rising from the ashes of the past Paisley has the highest number of empty shops in the high street of any town in the UK but it is now … Continue reading

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RIP Dietrich Fischer-Disekau

No one did Schubert like DF-D. Love this pic of him with fag in hand – and with that voice!

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Istanbul – from both sides now

There’s so many good art exhibitions on in Glasgow right now and we have lots of demands on our time, but if you have a free 10 minutes (or more) it’s worth stopping by the Kelly Gallery at 118 Douglas … Continue reading

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Artist reflects the changing face of Istanbul

Sule Ceylan Surface to Depth 15 -26 May The RGI Kelly Gallery is delighted to welcome Turkish artist Sule Ceylon, whose solo show, ‘Surface to Depth’ runs from 15 until 26 May. This is the first time that Sule has … Continue reading

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Rory Gallagher’s Battered Strat on Canvas

  Images of Rock Legend’s Guitar Headline Gallery’s New Show One of the greatest moments of my life happened on the corner of Church Street in my hometown of Inverness in 1970. Round the corner came the mighty Rory Gallagher, … Continue reading

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Chinese Silver Darlings?

Chinese Export Silver Spirals Until I met Adrien von Ferscht I’d never even heard of Chinese Export Silver, but thanks to his expertise and enthusiasm, I now know that it was collected by Catherine the Great, was commissioned by Tiffany … Continue reading

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