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John Patrick Byrne - A Big Adventure

John Byrne

This is the first retrospective of Scottish artist and writer John Byrne’s illustrious career for more than 20 years. A polymath and cultural icon, John has continued to work, paint and create plays on into his 80’s.

This exhibition encapsulates the energy and excitement of John’s work and tells a little of the fascinating life he’s led.

A highlight of the show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a room displaying over 40 self-portraits. The is the most ever displayed at one time, spanning Byrne's whole career.

A Big Adventure features works from Glasgow Life Museums’ collection as well as institutions from across Scotland and private lenders.

Fri 27 May - Mon 18 Sep 2022

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Full price entry £7.50 / Concession £5 / Under 16's free

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