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"See Glasgow-See Sculpture": An exhibition of sculptures with a Glasgow connection by Tom Allan
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GLASGOW.- For his fourth exhibition at the Royal Glasgow Institute Kelly Gallery, Tom Allan has chosen to produce a series of sculptures connected to Glasgow.

Tom works mainly in stone and marble, and many of the sculptures are inspired by well-known Glasgow buildings – real or imaginary.

“We all know about the wonderful carved sculpture on many of the Victorian buildings in the city centre. I want to draw attention to that – to remind people what an amazing heritage of stone sculpture we have. Glasgow was and is a great place for sculpture, hence the title of the show –

“See Glasgow? – See Sculpture!”

I also want to show the buildings themselves as sculptures, by taking certain features and exaggerating or simplifying them. They’re not models, but unique interpretations. There will also be some surprises, such as a beautiful building that was destroyed after only a brief life, and another that has yet to be built.

As well as buildings, there is a large carved version of the Tree that Never Grew, a portrait of the mother of St Mungo, and an homage to the late George Wylie.”

The show will also have some of Tom’s other recent work, including some new bronze sculptures.

Tom, a long-time member of Glasgow Sculpture Studios and of the RGI since 1979, works at his studio in Gartcosh, where he teaches classes in stone sculpture. He also spends some weeks each year working in Carrara, Italy. He exhibits in galleries and sculpture parks throughout Britain, as well as the annual RSA, VAS and SSA exhibitions. His work is in public and private collections in Britain, Europe and the Americas. He is an elected Member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. His public work can be seen in the Glasgow Necropolis, in Penilee, Castlemilk, Carfin Pilgrimage Centre, and Paisley Museum.

The exhibition is at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Kelly Gallery,
118 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 4ET
6th - 17th October 2015 Open 10 – 5 Tues - Sat





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