The Scottish Parliament’s Culture Committee report questions the role of Glasgow School of Art as custodians of the Mackintosh Building, but the art school disputes the accuracy of some of its points.
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Location: Glasgow Women’s Library Last night I was looking for a Robert Macfarlane book on my bookshelf (given to me by none other than my partner in crime B Jorgensen) which I knew was about walking. On the very first page, […]
touching the world through walking while seated, moving, in silence or not.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Christine Ay Tjoe’s painting and drawing at White Cube Bermondsey, London; Cécile B. Evans’ Brutalist film installation at Tramway, Glasgow; and Lorenzo Lotto’s portraits, National Gallery, London.
The Glasgow-based artist was nominated for the Jarman Award this year, had solo presentations at Glasgow International and Frieze London, and was featured in the New Museum triennial, ‘Songs for Sabotage’.
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Due to accessibility issues, The Common Guild has decided to close its exhibition programme at its gallery space of 10 years in the city’s west end.
Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam, who has been acting as joint interim director, will initially be appointed for one year with a “full candidate search” planned.
Finally, after a lot of work and a lot of sweat the animation is slowly coming together. Mainly due to the long time it takes to finish, but also to make it a lighter and more digestible piece for the viewer […]
For her show at Glasgow’s Transmission gallery, Scottish artist Rabiya Choudhry presents selected works from a six-year period including paintings, printed fabrics and a neon window sign in tribute to her dad. Jessica Ramm asks where her vibrant but troubled paintings come from and what it means to fly solo at this important artist-run space.
Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, the chair of Glasgow School of Art’s board, Muriel Gray, has said there’s “absolutely no way” that the rebuilt Mackintosh building “wouldn’t be a working art school”.
The venue on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street, which has been closed since the Glasgow School of Art fire in June, was hoping to reopen to the public on 14 September. However, Glasgow City Council has now stated that it is still not safe and there is currently no date for reoccupation.
Tributes have been made for the writer and teacher John Calcutt, who was programme leader of Glasgow School of Art’s influential Master of Fine Art programme from 2007-2017.
Work to stabilise the fire-ravaged building is continuing on schedule as the impact on businesses, residents and arts organisations within the security cordon continues to be felt.
In his first interview since the Mackintosh building fire on 15 June, Glasgow School of Art director Tom Inns has confirmed that the Mack will be rebuilt.
Craft, design and illustration shop Welcome Home and Aye Aye Books book shop are hoping to raise £3,000 each to cover staff wages and other outgoings as the arts venue remains closed in the wake of the Mackintosh Building fire.
The latest updates after Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building is devastated by fire for the second time in four years. Including: British and Scottish governments pledge to support restoration, Glasgow School of Art contractor previously condemned for fire safety failings, plus were lessons learned from 2014 fire?
As numbness turns to anger following Friday night’s fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building, Chris Sharratt hopes that the building can rise again after this second even more devastating blaze.
A fire, which appears to be much worse than the one in 2014, has gutted Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building which was set to reopen next year.
The Glasgow-based arts producer which had previously announced ambitious plans to turn a former modernist seminary into an arts centre, has said it is to close in September after 25 years.
During this year’s Glasgow International, artists Ailie Rutherford and Janie Nicoll presented In Kind, an action research project using the festival as a case study in order to chart the “hidden economies of the visual arts”. Fellow Glasgow-based artist Jessica Ramm finds out what they discovered and ponders where to go next.
Originally from Germany, Glasgow-based painter Cornelius Quabeck first spent time in the city during a two-month artist residency in 2011. He talks to Dan Thompson about living and working in Düsseldorf, London and San Francisco, and the reasons that brought him back to Scotland in 2016.
Trevor H. Smith, one of eight a-n members selected for the a-n Writer Development Programme 2017-18, reviews the GI group show ‘Second Nature’ and Glasgow-based artist Sarah Forrest’s short film, Again, it objects.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.