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Christos & J P McLaughlin

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Christos Art Gallery. Christos Art Gallery & J P McLaughlin When I first met Louise Burns it was at one of my art shows and Louise mentioned she might be opening a gallery in Glasgow and asked if I would be interested in giving he some of my work for the opening of her gallery once she got the premises etc. Well it was not long before Louise did find her perfect location on Great Western road and as they say location location location. And the rest is almost history I have been working with Louise for a long time and it...

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Vettriano & McLaughlin

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Vettriano & McLaughlin

Vettriano Artquest copyright Posted Wednesday 19th Nov 2014 Jack Vettriano's oil painting, Reach Out and Touch (February/June), 2003, was sold for around £35,000. The Artist by J P McLaughlin It depicts a rear view of the artist, bespectacled and wearing a white collared shirt and black trousers with forked braces, reaching out with his left hand towards the back of the head of a naked female model standing to his left beside a fireplace, with his right hand behind his back holding a paint brush. This work was first exhibited at London's Portland Gallery in Spring 2004. Joe McLaughlin's oil painting,...

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Turner

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Turner Posted 5:00pm Sunday 2nd Nov 2014 Timothy Spall as the painter JMW Turner and Marion Bailey as his landlady Sophia Booth in Mike Leigh's film Mr Turner.  Timothy Spall’s Turner is magnificent being. He growls, mumbles. With te passion tat inspired Turner Tinoth Spall makes it impossible not to be fascinated by him.  With Spall working his way through a 19th-century England recreating the actual JMW Turner, who was born in 1775 and died in 1851? The real Turner was more handsome and elegant, in his own eyes. Spall’s Turner says that “when I look in the mirror, I...

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Hansel Ball

Hansel news for Charity Ball Thursday 13th Nov 2014 Hansel Ball 2014 Dunure Red Coat by J P McLaughlin alongside art from Greame McKean Original Scottish Contemporary art What a great night we had at the Hansel Ball on Saturday Night at Brig O'Doon House Hotel, raising an amazing £29,621! Our guests were treated to a delicious 4 course meal and wonderful entertainment. The Kennedy Cupcakes were superb with their energetic dance routines and Escapade were on form getting everyone on their feet from the word go.There were some fantastic prizes up for grabs in our auction, including an original...

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Hockney on Art

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Hockney on art  Tuesday 30th Sep 2014 David Hockney thinks art has become "less". Hockney blames the art establishment (art schools) for being enamoured with conceptual art: "It gave up on images a bit" . Hockney means that the artworld ignored figurative art: paintings, sculptures, to represent the known world: the sort of art Hockney makes: landscapes, portraits. He feels, museums and galleries have jumped into the unmade bed of conceptual crap art. But Hockney says "the power is with images", and in neglecting them the artworld is diminished. Born 1937 in Yorkshire Early star of British Pop Art scene...

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