Art

Glasgow Museums conserve and curate a large art collection on behalf of the city of Glasgow. With a collection that includes Old Masters and the Impressionists to contemporary sculpture and installations we have a great range of titles about our Art collection. 

To order any of these titles email the Editorial Team - editorial@glasgowlife.org.uk ​

 Jack Vettriano: A Retrospective 

A.L. Kennedy, Rowan Pelling, Tom Rawstorne, W. Gordon Smith
The official exhibition catalogue, this book showcases the paintings featured in Jack Vettriano’s first retrospective exhibition, held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in 2013/14. It includes a new interview, revealing fresh insights and sparking discussion on the artist’s career so far. 
September 2013; paperback; 184 pp; 264 x 244mm; ISBN 978 1 908638 045; £15.99
Co-published with Heartbreak Publishing – www.heartbreakpublishing.com​

Of Heaven & Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums

Peter Humfrey
This catalogue looks at 41 of the key paintings in Glasgow’s Italian art collection, which is one of the finest in Northern Europe. It developed thanks to the generosity of the great industrial and mercantile wealth that Glasgow enjoyed as the Second City of the British Empire.
March 2013; paperback; 192pp; 200 x 220mm; ISBN 978 1 908638 021; £15.99​
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sh[OUT]

Sean McGlashan
This exhibition catalogue accompanied the fourth biennial social justice exhibition – sh[OUT] – at Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art, looking at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex art and culture. It features an introduction from the curator, full-colour images of the works in the exhibition, and text from each artist.
2009; paperback; 210 x 210mm; 52pp; ISBN 978 0 902752 900; £10

 

Histrionics

Internationally renowned artist Roderick Buchanan’s exhibition Histrionics was the centrepiece of the Gallery of Modern Art’s Blind Faith: Contemporary art and human rights programme, which looked at sectarianism and related issues of identity, territorialism, and nation. 
2007; paperback; 210 x 148mm; 32pp; ISBN 978 0 902752 856; £3.50



Barbara Kruger

Ben Harman
An introduction to the influential contemporary artist Barbara Kruger who employs the techniques of mass advertising in her work, the booklet includes images of her 2005 exhibitions at the Gallery of Modern Art and Tramway.
2005; paperback; 228 x 148mm; 16pp; ISBN 978 0 902752 771; £3.50


Art Treasures of Kelvingrove 

Alison Brown, Patricia Collins, Hugh Stevenson, Jean Walsh
Highlights from Glasgow’s British, Italian, Dutch and Flemish and Decorative Art collections.
2004; paperback; 210 x 250mm; 88pp; ISBN 978 1 857593 181; £7.95
Co-published with Scala Publishers – www.scalapublishers.com


Millet to Matisse: 19th- and 20th-century French painting from Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow

Vivien Hamilton
Featuring 64 of the finest Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in Kelvingrove’s world-famous collection, this catalogue includes important works by Corot, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse, with detailed entries on each, as well as four essays setting the collection in context.
2002; paperback; 245 x 285mm; 228pp; ISBN 978 0 902752 658; £20.00
Co-published with Yale University Press – www.yalebooks.co.uk​

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