Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796-1817) by Samuel Percy, coloured wax relief, 1814 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Reviews: 'Exhibitions & Displays'

‘Fred A. Farrell – Glasgow’s War Artist’ exhibition and catalogue review by Stacey Clapperton, History of Art PhD candidate, University of Glasgow

The WWI Centenary is now underway and over the next four years Britain’s museums and art galleries will be striving to make their contributions known. ‘Fred A. Farrell – Glasgow’s War Artist’ marks Glasgow’s first contribution to the centenary. The aim of the exhibition and its accompanying catalogue is to rediscover and reconsider one of […]

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Allan Ramsay: Portraits of the Enlightenment exhibition, reviewed by Nel Whiting

Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, until 5 January 2014 Organised to mark the tercentenary of Allan Ramsay’s (1713 – 1784) birth, this exhibition takes the opportunity of ‘Redefining Ramsay’s Reputation’, as the heading of the introductory text on the gallery wall makes explicit. The exhibition aims to reclaim Ramsay from the position of sometimes […]

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