Burrell Collection Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

90 years of Glasgow art

14th October 2022

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of The Glasgow Guardian, Art Editor Jess takes a look at how the art and artists of Glasgow have changed over the last 90 years. 1930s The Glasgow Guardian was founded in 1932. At this time, most of the city’s art remained under the influence of  the ‘Glasgow Boys’ movement, ...

The day trip potential of the Southside’s Burrell Collection

20th September 2022

Is it worth venturing out of the West End bubble for a wee culture trip? Martin Mullaney investigates… I was in my first year of secondary school when the Burrell Collection closed. Now, after six years and many protracted renovations, the famed Southside museum is back in business.  It would be wrong to describe the ...

The Burrell Collection refurbishment

15th October 2020

An outline of the progress so far. The Burrell Collection has been a centrepiece in Glasgow’s art scene for more than 40 years. Home to more than 8,000 pieces, it boasts some of the world’s most extraordinary pieces of Chinese and Islamic art, as well as Europe’s largest collection of work by French Impressionists Degas ...