Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Bags of cash for Glasgow gallery

The Turner Prize-nominated Scottish artist Karla Black is demonstrating that, despite her success, she still remembers her roots. The former Glasgow School of Art (SEA) student has donated four signed limited-edition bags from her latest exhibition to a silent auction, the proceeds of which will go to the Glasgow Project Room. The Project Room is a non-profit making gallery, running since 1997, which exhibits the work of both aspiring and established artists outside the constraints of council funding. It thus ensures artists’ work is not overlooked through fear of its being unprofitable. more

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