Gerard M Burns: The Glasgow Boy at Alchemy Experiment Glasgow

Gerard M Burns, 'Red Coat'
Gerard M Burns, 'Red Coat'

Title:
Gerard M Burns

Times:
Daily 09:00 - 18:00, Sun 10:00 - 17:00

From: 10 May 2023

To: 22 May 2023

Venue:
The Alchemy Experiment
157 Byres Road
Glasgow
Glasgow & the Clyde Valley
G12 8TS

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The Alchemy Experiment in Glasgow is presenting a rare opportunity to see a collection of Glasgow artist Gerard M Burns‘ original artworks, drawings and watercolours from the Winter, Angel and Mythology collections and a collaboration with Scottish Ballet. There are also some recent hand-crafted sculptures.

Mostly noted for his modern-day translations of traditional themes, Burns has works in the permanent collection of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and his portrait of politician Margo McDonald is permanently installed in the Scottish Parliament. Working with a bold palette on a massive scale, his canvases still manage to convey an almost domestic intimacy, with relatives, friends and neighbours all used as models.

The gallery will also be representing Burns’ work at Reveal (formerly the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair) at the SEC on 19th – 21st May.

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