Exhibitions at Kelvingrove

Exhibitions at Kelvingrove

Alphonse Mucha - In Quest Of Beauty

8 October - 19 February 2017 | £5/£3 | Under 16s FREE

(Gift Aid Tickets Available)
 

The exhibition, situated on the lower ground floor of the museum, explores the work and legacy of the Czech painter and decorative artist Alphonse Mucha (1860–1939).

 

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Through his stylish and beautiful theatrical and advertising posters, the exhibition examines how ‘le style Mucha’ evolved and became synonymous with the international Art Nouveau style. It also examines the often-hidden, skilled draughtsmanship behind Mucha’s internationally recognisable designs, and explores how his artistic philosophy influenced his later career. 

Alongside works by Mucha feature several key objects from Glasgow’s own collection; artworks that demonstrate the interchange of artistic ideas between Scotland, the rest of the UK, and continental Europe.

 

Other Exhibitions currently at Kelvingrove

 

The Search for Schueler 

Until Dec 2016 | Free

This single painting display is one of many solo and group exhibitions being held in the UK and US in 2016 to mark the centenary of the birth of American artist Jon Schueler (1916–92). The display explores his approach to paint, landscape and emotion.

 

Castle, Battles and Bridges: John Clerk of Edin's Scotland

Until Dec 2016 | Free | Fragile Art Display

John Clerk of Eldin was a Scottish artist and printmaker.  In 1770s he made many etchings decpicting Scotland's scenery, both its natural landscape and manmade structures.  He had diverse interests, ranging from geology, naval tactics and architecture.  He was fascinated with both Scotland's history and its contemporary improvement, and this is evident in his etchings.
 
 
 
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