Posts Tagged ‘Glasgow’

Hidden things to see and do in Britain two: Indoor murals. Advertisements

I enjoyed seeing Karla Black at GOMA in Glasgow. I love the way her work explores the following: artifice edifice transience decoration femininity reality the unreal theatre drama pretense Karla Black will present major new sculptures in the grand ground-floor exhibition space of the Gallery of Modern Art. Black is an artist who has achieved […]

  Thomas Hopkirk, a distinguished Glasgow botanist, was the founder of the Botanic Gardens and with the support of a number of local dignitaries and the University of Glasgow the Gardens were set up in 1817. The Garden was originally laid out on an 8 acre site at Sandyford at the western end of Sauchiehall […]

  Kibble Palace and the Botanic Gardens History The Botanic Gardens were founded on an 8-acre site at the West End of Sauchiehall Street at Sandyford in 1817. This was through the initiative of Thomas Hopkirk of Dalbeth who gave his own plant collection to form the nucleus of the new garden.       […]

Hill Street Muse | Herald Scotland. An interesting article all about The Glasgow Boys and Girls, the focal point of the Glasgow Art Scene featuring Turner Prize Winners, Becks Futures, academics and curators who all lived on Hill Street, in Garnethill, Glasgow.

Sculpture lecturer wins £45,000 public art commission – eca. I saw this in Spitalfields and loved it. Funnily enough I had seen his fireman in Glasgow the week before and remember seeing a great exhibition of his at the turnpike gallery in Leigh years ago.