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Glasgow Print Studio
Print of the Month

Duncan McGillivray

You and your guest are invited to attend a preview of this exhibition on:

Thursday 1st June, 6-8pm (Trongate 103 First Thursday)

Glasgow Print Studio Ground Floor Gallery

Exhibition Runs: 2 June - 2 July 2017

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Duncan McGillivray

 

With this new selection of digital artwork prints, Duncan McGillivray returns to a childhood fascination with all things sci-fi and horror, creating a black microcosmos of neon toy ghosts. Each image has been laser cut so that the series suggests a first issue set of black postage stamps.

“I had been looking at the French stereo card Diableries of the 1860s and also collecting 1940s/50s ‘pulp’ sci-fi and fantasy magazine artwork. A lifelong admiration of printmakers Piranesi and M.C. Escher helped to inspire the work, as did childhood memories of enjoying ‘glow in the dark’ model kits!”

 
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All the images have been created from the artists' own photography and have been printed at Glasgow Print Studio Digital Suite using archive quality pigments and paper.

 

McGillivray has been a member of GPS since 2006, living and working in Glasgow. This is his second Featured Artist show for Glasgow Print Studio.

 
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Images (from top): Protein Pills, digital pigment print with laser cutting. Steppin' Out, digital pigment print with laser cutting. Detail of Protein Pills print with laser cut edge.

 

 
 

Glasgow Print Studio, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD

+44 (0)141 552 0704

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm. Admission free.

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