Facsimilization

Facsimilization, at The Lighthouse, is the reworking of a mural by Alasdair Gray commissioned for a private home in Glasgow and completed in 1965, but since unseen by the general public.

Facsimilization

About Facsimilization

The project was conceived by Roger Farnham, an engineer, photographer and printmaker who has known Gray for 30 years and who had known that the artist was keen to modify the original work. Artist Lin Chau, who worked with Gray on the Hillhead Subway mural project worked closely with them in translating photographs of the original work into the new version.

The original plan was to create a facsimile however the project developed into reworking the imagery. Large format photography and computer and modern printing technology has been used to create a full size (4m high) inkjet print. The exhibition also includes wood engravings based on details from the original artwork.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Facsimilization are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

18th August 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

25th August 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

1st September 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

8th September 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

15th September 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

22nd September 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

29th September 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

6th October 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

13th October 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

20th October 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

27th October 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

3rd November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

10th November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

17th November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

24th November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

1st December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

8th December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

15th December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

22nd December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!

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