Andrew Cranston

There stands the glass

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Year 2024
Medium Ink and collage on paper
Dimensions 29.8 x 21 cm

About the work

The window is a useful device for artists. A frame around/onto reality, cropping part of the world. “ Every day I look at the world from my window”. The pane creates a plane, there and not there. It’s a view from my kitchen window in Glasgow. It’s an old flat built in the 1870s and the glass in the windows is old too, with a slight visible wobble when you look through them. I like looking down onto the cricket pitch opposite and the looming mass that is Hyndland primary school. A friend tells me that in an exhibition match in the 1970s West Indian legend Gary Sobers hit a 6 and smashed a classroom window. The first football international was played here in 1872, between Scotland and England. It was a 0-0 draw. The building was being built and since then has seen many deaths, births and no-score draws.

Career Highlights

Selected solo shows

What made you stop here?, The Hepworth Wakefield, 2023-24;
Never a joiner, Ingleby, Edinburgh, 2023;
If you see something that doesn’t look right, Modern Art, London, 2022;
Waiting for the Bell, Karma, New York, USA, 2021
2018 But the dream had no sound, Ingleby, Edinburgh, UK
2017 If I was a Carpenter and other stories, Wilkinson Gallery,
Paintings from a Room, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Awards
The arts foundation fellowship, 2014

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