Facsimilization, at The Lighthouse, is the reworking of a mural by Alasdair Gray commissioned for a private home in Glasgow and completed in 1965, but since unseen by the general public.
Sorry, but this event has been and gone!
The project was conceived by Roger Farnham, an engineer, photographer and printmaker who has known Gray for 30 years and who had known that the artist was keen to modify the original work. Artist Lin Chau, who worked with Gray on the Hillhead Subway mural project worked closely with them in translating photographs of the original work into the new version.
The original plan was to create a facsimile however the project developed into reworking the imagery. Large format photography and computer and modern printing technology has been used to create a full size (4m high) inkjet print. The exhibition also includes wood engravings based on details from the original artwork.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Facsimilization are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.
Other Events at The Lighthouse
Exhibitions Events you might like...
20th Jul 2018 - 23rd Jul 2018
SEC Centre, Glasgow City Centre
BRICKLIVE – the UK’s biggest LEGO® fan event – will be returning to the SEC this summer with its biggest and best show to date!
28th Jul 2018 - 16th Sep 2018
House for an Art Lover, Glasgow South Side
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present Looking for Signs: ideas and imagined circumstances an exhibition by Scottish artist and designer Jimmy Cosgrove!
Find other events in Glasgow
Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre for a fantastic three week FREE programme of children and family events over the Summer!
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park in July and August and includes performances from Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Pretenders and Jimmy Cliff!
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
GoMA are holding FREE family workshops with a supernatural theme as part of their magical summer programme!
From Monday 2nd July to Tuesday 14th August, the whole family can swim for FREE at Glasgow Club pools across the city!
Advertise With Us
Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!
Click here to find out more »