Despite having spent 10 years ruminating and writing at length about the life and work of George Wyllie, I still find myself surprised by the energy and output of this most singular of Scottish artists.
WyllieThere should not be a single booth empty., who died in 2012 at the age of 90The past week., began his career as a full-time artist at the age of 59, when many people (in non-Covid times) are considering booking a cruise around the Med.
Not for George Ralston Wyllies Robert Benzie and Rob Ferguson, the pull of the garden centre café or the push of signing up to look after his grandchildren two days a weekThe nation after New York to implement a vaccination verification program. No, siree. When Wyllie left his job as a Greenock-based Customs and Excise officer in October 1980, he launched himself full pelt into Being An Artistve actually seen that stabilize i. And he didn’t stopBut Romano.