The original painting of Sweet Bird of Youth Study, is one of over 100 paintings by Jack Vettriano, currently on display at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, as part of the Jack Vettriano Retrospective. Sweet Bird of Youth Study has been released as a limited edition print which is now on sale at the Jack Vettriano retrospective at Kelvingrove Art Gallery , Glasgow. The exhibition is shaping up to be the most popular ever at the Kelvingrove art gallery . It closes on the 23rd February . More special offers updates and news on the Photogold Facebook page
Bluebird at Bonneville – Canvas Print by Jack Vettriano
Canvas print: 22 x 38 inches | 55.9 x 96.5 cms
Our canvas prints are giclee prints on premium quality canvas, which is stretched onto a pine stretcher with supporting cross-bars and hanging cord.
The stretcher depth is: 1.25 inches | 3.17cms.
Canvas prints come ready to hang and are designed to be hung without a frame.
£150.00 . Free UK delivery
Bluebird at Bonneville is one of a series of six new canvas prints launched in March 2010.
Our canvas prints are giclee prints on premium quality canvas, which is stretched onto a pine stretcher with supporting cross-bars and hanging cord. The stretcher depth is: 1.25″. The canvas prints come ready to hang and are designed to be hung without a frame. Phone 07723-538941 for more details
The Singing Butler , Vettriano’s iconic painting , has been centre stage at Vettriano’s retrospective at the Kelvingrove Art gallery in Glasgow. Over 100 of his paintings are featured in the exhibition which has filled the gallery with fans from all over the UK.
The Classic Collection is a new set of Limited Edition Prints by Jack Vettriano
A special commemorative set of five of Jack Vettriano’s most famous and iconic works has been published for the first time as signed, limited edition prints.
The Classic Collection comprises –
- The Singing Butler
- Dance me to the end of Love
- Elegy for the Dead Admiral
- Mad Dogs and Englishmen
- The Picnic Party
Vettriano fans have been looking for a signed print of the Singing Butler for a long time , but now it is available in a small and large format .
Dance Me To The End Of Love is one of Vettriano’s most popular and romantic images . It was inspired by Leonard Cohen’s song “Dance Me To The End of Love” from his album “Various Positions.’
Leonard Cohen’s said ‘Dance Me To The End Of Love’ … it’s curious how songs begin because the origin of the song, every song, has a kind of grain or seed that somebody hands you or the world hands you and that’s why the process is so mysterious about writing a song. But that came from just hearing or reading or knowing that in the death camps, beside the crematoria, in certain of the death camps, a string quartet was pressed into performance while this horror was going on, those were the people whose fate was this horror also. And they would be playing classical music while their fellow prisoners were being killed and burnt. So, that music, “Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin,” meaning the beauty there of being the consummation of life, the end of this existence and of the passionate element in that consummation.
Five new Jack Vettriano limited edition prints are published today
Jack Vettriano Limited Edition Giclee Prints from £285.Phone 07723-538941 for more details or contact us online.
The prints are in a range of paper sizes from 25 x 30 inches.
Published in 2013
Paper: 350 gsm Museum Etching paper
Edition Size: 250 + 25 Artist’s Proofs
Signed and numbered by the artist
Each print is available mounted or framed in a 3″ curved black frame with brown highlit edge detail and ivory mount. The frame has both a contemporary and slight Art Deco feel to it and was chosen by the artist.
The Jack Vettriano retrospective is on show in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which already has a Vettriano painting. The paintings in the exhibition date from 1992 to 2013 and include his most famous image The Singing Butler, as well as favourites like Bluebird at Bonneville , Mad Dogs , Dance Me To The End of Love and The Billy Boys. The exhibition runs until Sunday 23 February 2014, with tickets priced at £5 for adults and £3 for concessions. Download our free Jack Vettriano Gallery app for a guide to his work
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The Singing Butler small format print £270
The exhibition is open Monday to Thursday and Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm and Friday and Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm.
“Glasgow has nine galleries but Kelvingrove is the best one for such a major retrospective for someone of this stature,” the source said.
Jack Vettriano has announced five prints – Blue, Blue, Scorched , the Sparrow and the Hawk , Love Story and Marked Heart. Phone Photogold on 07723-538941 for more details.
Vettriano has just finished curating his 20-year retrospective . Over 100 paintings are featured in the exhibition . The Scottish artist revealed the details in an interview with the US magazine Vanity Fair. Vettriano’s exhibition in Kirkcaldy set attendance records.
“The gallery will also help promote edgy, younger artists.Showing landscapes and flowers doesn’t interest me. I’m trying to start a fire,” he said.
Last night, Nathalie Martin, the artist’s director at his Heartbreak gallery in London, said
“The reason it will be in Glasgow is because we got a very positive, very significant approach from the public gallery in question in Glasgow. It was their idea. This will be a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to see the top ten, if not more of Vettriano’s works from the four corners of the globe . We’ve had a an extraordinary response from private collectors who own some of the works and have secured agreement for many of the paintings.”
The frank interview in Vanity Fair was the first time the American public had gained so much personal information about Vettriano.
The interview details the fierce attacks by a number of critics who do not regard Vettriano’s work as “proper” art and his rejection by the Scottish art establishment.
In the interview, Vettriano, who was made an OBE in 2003 for services to the visual arts, gives a robust response when asked about his detractors pointing to him copying poses from the Illustrator’s Figure Reference Manual for The Singing Butler – which became the most expensive painting by a Scottish artist when it sold for £750,000 eight years ago.
“I don’t give a f***!!,” replied Vettriano, a former mining engineer from Methil in Fife. “Picasso said, ‘Other artists borrow – I steal’. And the same book I used was found in Francis Bacon’s studio when he died.”
Asked about accusations that his work was nothing more than “dim erotica”, Vettriano said his fans were “disappointed that the pictures aren’t pornographic enough”.
The Jack Vettriano Exhibition 2013 is now open at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery until January.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a museum and art gallery in Glasgow, Scotland. The building houses one of Europe’s great civic art collections. Wikipedia
Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AGopen since 1901