Glasgow: The Grit and the Glamour

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Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

imagine... explores the story of a group of artists and curators who stormed the international art world and turned their home city of Glasgow into a global capital for contemporary art. Amongst the artists Alan Yentob encounters are 2011 Turner Prize-winner Martin Boyce, as well as previous winners Douglas Gordon, Simon Starling and Richard Wright, to tell the story of a city now as famed for its contemporary art as it was for its shipbuilding.

Credits

Series Editor
Alan Yentob
Director
Colin Murray
Presenter
Alan Yentob

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