Steven Campbell Dressing Above Your Station Fashion And Textiles In His Work – Clare Henry

Fashion and Textiles in the Life and Work of the Artist Steven Campbell tells his story using the thread of his dramatic outfits.

Glasgow’s Burrell Nearly 40 Years On Gets A New Look – Clare Henry

Back in 1983, on the day the Queen opened the famous Burrell, I reported enthusiastically for the BBC on its unique qualities.

28 October 2021


Rubens’ Samson and Delilah Masterpiece Is A Fake – Autumn Budget Arts To Receive £850m – Glasgow COP26 Indestructible Language Art Installation

Rubens Samson and Delilah Is A Fake – Autumn Budget Arts Allocated £850m – Glasgow COP26 Indestructible Language Art Installation

5 January 2021


George Rickey: 40 year Saga Of Glasgow’s Lost £1m Sculpture – Clare Henry

I first met the well known American kinetic sculptor George Rickey in 1982. In celebration of his 75th birthday. The Scottish Sculpture Trust led by Barbara Grigor, organised his first-ever major British exhibition in Glasgow, his childhood home. Over 50 works were installed in the city centre along both sides of the River Clyde – […]

14 October 2019

The Turner: An Exhibition of Past Turner Prize Nominees – Clare Henry

Glasgow: Love it or loathe it, the Tate Turner prize is here to stay. It’s a huge accolade. And you don’t need to win. Being nominated (4 each year since 1984) is almost as good.

13 July 2019


Expressionist Prints: From Turmoil To Conflict – Hunterian Glasgow – Leyla Sanai

The unassuming Hunterian Gallery in Glasgow, perched next to the University library, houses stunning paintings by the Glasgow Boys (and Girls) and the Scottish Colourists, and very occasionally plays host to international exhibitions that would cause any art connoisseur’s eyes to bulge.

3 September 2018


C R Mackintosh: Rebirth Of The Willow Tea Rooms Glasgow – Clare Henry 

Over a hundred years after it first opened, Mackintosh’s WILLOW TEAROOM – revived, restored, remade, reborn – is again in the limelight. A glorious, memorable, unique temple to Glasgow Art Nouveau.

29 January 2018

Steven Campbell: Large-Scale Collage Work Rich In Formal Invention – Clare Henry

When Steven Campbell arrived at Glasgow School of Art in 1978 age 25, he was a man in a hurry, fiercely ambitious and with enormous energy.

26 May 2017

Cancelled Marlie Mul Exhibition In Glasgow Is A Conceptual First

For her latest show entitled ‘ cancelled’ the Dutch artist, Marlie Mul has requested no exhibition to be held at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow. An empty gallery has been unveiled by the artist who pulled out of her exhibition at one of Glasgow’s leading venues. The only thing on show in the gallery are billboards advertising that the exhibition has been cancelled.

12 January 2013


Turner Prize 2015 Goes North Of The Border To Glasgow

The Tramway in Glasgow will host the 2015 Turner Prize. The Tate’s director Nicholas Serota, announced each venue had “put forward compelling cases for hosting the Turner Prize in 2015”, but that Tramway in Glasgow’s south side would host the event in December 2015.  He said: “Over the last 20 years, Glasgow and Scotland has […]

12 September 2012


Michael Clark Company Pushes Boundaries At Glasgow’s Barrowland Ball Room

Review – ArtLyst’s Emily Sack travels to Glasgow for this exclusive report. Michael Clark pushes boundaries.  Highly trained in classical ballet Clark’s vocabulary derives from traditional technique, but the visual experience of the Michael Clark Company is anything but traditional.  This past weekend the MCC put on three special performances at the legendary Barrowland Ballroom […]

1 December 2011


Banksy Strikes Twice In Glasgow

Banksy strikes Glasgow curry house an unprecedented second time – could this provide a clue to his true identity? Last year, Glasgow’s Nakodar Grill insured a Banksy rat sprayed on their restaurant for an incredible £20,000. Now, the curry house believes it has once again become the site for a new artwork by the world’s […]