A blog from Chris Bartter, trade union writer and communications expert in Scotland,
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Tuesday, 5 November 2013
It's Boyling Point in Glasgow!
who woke up yesterday to the frost on the cars and on the ground, and
who heard the weather forecasters say it was the coldest day this
year, will be wondering what this blog is about.
course, if you come from Edinburgh, and are a reader of the Evening
Frank Boyle and his work
suspicion may have already dawned that the reference isn't
to the temperature at which water changes from a liquid to a gas, but
to a well-known cartoonist whose work appears regularly in the pages
of that blatt. And you would be right!
cartoonist of the Edinburgh Evening News (as he styles himself),
Frank Boyle is opening a solo exhibition of his work in Glasgow on
Friday of this week. This will not only display some of his best
known cartoons of the recent past, but in addition, Frank will be
displaying some of his water colours and drawings.
Cuts Hurt - Part one of thePublic Works diptych
has been drawing politicians, celebrities and the topical issues of
the day, for many years. He also has done cartoons for trade unions
and other good causes. - he drew the posters for UNISONScotland's
Public Works campaign - but his watercolours and other work are a
well worth getting along to South Block in the centre of Glasgow
between November 11-29 (closed 16,17 & 21-24) to check out
Frank's work. and if you can't summon up the cash for an original,
his current book Boyling Point 2, is on sale there for a measly
£8.99. (Or you can get it from Frank's website with a pound off at
itself is a new creative venue in Glasgow City Centre. Developed by
the well known WASPS Studio it provides studios and work spaces on
the corner of Osborne Street, and King Street.