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Two Glasgow Polymaths: Alasdair Gray & John Byrne

Lyon & Turnbull invite you to celebrate the work of Alasdair Gray and John Byrne between the 15th and 26th July in their Glasgow gallery.

Two Glasgow Polymaths: Alasdair Gray & John Byrne

About Two Glasgow Polymaths: Alasdair Gray & John Byrne

15th Jul 2024 to 26th Jul 2024
Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm (by appointment)
Lyon & Turnbull Glasgow
182 Bath Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 4HG
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Alasdair Gray & John Byrne are inarguably two of the most significant figures in 20th century Scottish culture, their work continuing to inspire and stimulate artists practising today.

With the kind support of our clients, Lyon & Turnbull have gathered a showcase of works by Gray & Byrne from across eras and mediums, including early and never before exhibited pieces.

Though Gray and Byrne's artistic identities were completely unique and distinct, they shared much in common. Both were extraordinarily talented, with work spanning multiple disciplines. They are renowned and beloved as artists, playwrights and authors. Interestingly and importantly, they were both born and raised in the environs of the City of Glasgow and studied at the Glasgow School of Art. This geography was to become an intrinsic part of both of their artistic outputs.

They have both been to the fore of our consciousness this year, with John Byrne’s sad recent passing at the end of 2023, and with the worldwide cinematic release of the film adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s novel ‘Poor Things’.

We invite you to celebrate the work of these two fascinating and important artists with us from the 15 - 26 July in our Glasgow gallery. By appointment only.

Location & Dates
Glasgow
Monday 15 July - Friday 26 July
Mondays to Saturdays, 10:00 - 16.00 (by appointment)

182 Bath Street,
Glasgow
G2 4HG

To book your appointment please contact us as below:

0141 333 1992
glasgow@lyonandturnbull.com

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