This post looks at some of the incredible modern and contemporary artworks that have been purchased, supported by grants or gifted to Glasgow Museums this year.
Alasdair Gray’s iconic painting, Cowcaddens Streetscape in the Fifties, has been acquired for Glasgow’s museum’s collection.
Two new works gifted to Glasgow Museums’ collection are now on display in Domestic Bliss.
AfroScots is a new show in the opulent Gallery 1 at GoMA that revisits the work of Black artists in Scotland through recent collecting. In collaboration with Mother Tongue – an independent curating duo – the exhibition focuses on showing older works from Glasgow Museums’ collection as well as new acquisitions through the New Collecting Award from Art Fund.
Letter in January and in the notes section at the end of the book Barby discovered that the poem is placed in Glasgow and dated September 21, 1991. We are now 30 years on from that date and are marking this anniversary and noting that her words continue to resonate today.
Some great news in these unprecedented times! Glasgow Museums and GoMA are excited to announce that we will be collecting works by Rabiya Choudhry after a successful application to The Rapid Response Fund, which has been instigated and managed by the Contemporary Art Society (CAS) in partnership with Frieze London
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