• White Teeth in the Planetarium reviewed in the Skinny

  • News, April 2013

4/5 stars

James McLardy: White Teeth in the Planetarium @ The Royal Standard, Liverpool

Link to the review in the Skinny

The Royal Standard, Liverpool, specialises in bringing to the city contemporary artists who might be described as ‘emerging’. Currently, this means exhibiting White Teeth in the Planetarium, a new…

  • High Cross House

  • News, January 2013

High Cross House in Dartington, managed by the National Trust is one of the UK’s most important modernist sites for contemporary buildings. Designed by …


  • News, January 2013

Works shown:
W, M and V are now closer. A Product of Circumstance. Surface Anatomy (E621), Wax, mineral oil, pigments
Upright is Now, Ebony veneer, plastic laminate and wax
Photography: Peter White

Private view: Thursday, 10th January 2013 / 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Exhibition continues until 26th January 2013
Thursday – Saturday 1-5…

  • ‘Seven holes’, ‘Gravity. It’s the law’

  • News, December 2012

From ‘Last Chance’ exhibition text, SWG3
LAST CHANCE presented eight artists with the opportunity to show a work for the first time, a piece that has been sitting in the studio or in the artist’s mind for a while.
It’s our Playground ‘Can you…

  • Last Chance

  • News, December 2012

SWG3 Gallery is glad to invite you to:
Rachel Adams, Tom Godfrey, James Hutchinson, Lorna Macintyre,
James McLardy, Michael Stumpf, Hayley Tompkins, Sue Tompkins.
08.12.2012 – 19.01.2013 | weds-sat 12-6pm
Christmas break 22.12.2012 – 09.01.2013
at SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow
Friday 07.12.2012 – 7-9pm
After Party: 9pm-2am
LAST CHANCE will be the opportunity to show a…

  • Pavilion

  • News, October 2012
  • Duchy show 5/5 star review by Andrew Cattanach

  • News, September 2012

James McLardy at the Duchy
5/5 stars

Review by Andrew Cattanach.
Published 10 September 2012

James McLardy’s sculptures at The Duchy Gallery in Glasgow are familiar in shape, if not in scale. They resemble pieces of architecture or monuments. One could easily be taken for the corner…

  • ‘The Swan and Hostage’ review by Talitha Kotzé

  • News, September 2012

Enjoyable exhibition questioning the inherent value and fakeness of sculpted pieces
4/5 Stars

Source: The List
Date: 3 August 2012
Written by: Talitha Kotzé

James McLardy’s solo show ‘The Swan and Hostage’ is the result of his six-week residency at the Duchy gallery in the east end of Glasgow. The title echoes the pub-like…

  • The Duchy, Exhibition Press Release

  • News, July 2012

James McLardy | The Swan and Hostage
28 July – 25 August 2012
The Duchy is pleased to present The Swan and Hostage, a solo show of new work by Glasgow artist James McLardy.
McLardy’s work explores hierarchy within the use of colour, material and effect, collaging the fake and the real…

  • The Duchy, residency

  • News, July 2012

Over the last few weeks I’ve been in residence at The Duchy developing new work for a solo exhibition in the gallery, ‘The Swan and Hostage’.
I’ve been working with key materials and techniques including brightly cast wax and copper leaf together with carved and painted MDF surfaces. Through continuously questioning…


  • News, May 2012

20th April – 7th May 2012
Mitchell Library, Glasgow Room
The Art Lending Library (ALL) is a mobile structure housing a diverse collection of artworks that can be enjoyed in your own home. Conceived and curated by Market Gallery. ALL is a major new artwork by Walker and Bromwich with contributions from over fifty…

  • Petrosphere, Glasgow International

  • News, April 2012

Cities rise and cities fall again; words are spoken and retracted; we meet and talk and things will not be the same again.
PETROSPHERE is part of a series of projects between 5 artists based in Glasgow, and 5 artists based in Athens.
Vibrant, difficult, beautiful, caustic; full of friction and full…


  • News, February 2012

A contribution for ALTELIER PUBLIC at GOMA
In an era of factories and furnaces there was a potter who lived in an industrial town built in the bottom of a steep valley. The potter was a small man with reseeding curly brown hair and a thick moustache. He wore a grey…

  • ‘You, Me, Something Else’

  • News, September 2011

A new sculpture exhibition ‘You, Me, Something Else’, opened at GOMA last week. The show includes work by Claire Barclay, Karla Black, Nick Evans, Alex Frost, Lorna Macintrye, Andrew Miller, Mary Redmond, Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan… and myself.
In a new work for this show entitled…

  • Industrial Aesthetics

  • News, September 2011

Industrial Aesthetics Environmental Influences on Recent Art from Scotland Hunter College / Times Square Gallery September 28 – November 12, 2011 Opening reception: Tuesday, September 27th, 6 – 8pm Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 1 – 6pm Laura Aldridge / Ruth Barker / Neil Clements / Martin Creed / Rory…

  • Remap 3, Athens

  • News, September 2011

Photography: the artist (The works illustrated are described below)
PETROSPHERE is an exchange between 5 artists based in Glasgow: Ruth Barker, Helen de Main, Niall Macdonald, James McLardy and Ciara Phillips; and 5 artists based in Athens: Antonakis Christodoulou,Vassilis H, Margarita Myrogianni, Aliki Panagiotopoulou, and Kostas Sahpazis,…

  • Hurdles, Archways and Earthworks

  • News, June 2011

It was the install day yesterday for the final few elements of the MCH art programme. With the weather being fine and sunny we were able to get everything finished and up in one day. For more info on this project visit public art programme and the beginning of stage…

  • Into the fields

  • News, May 2011

Work commences on the final stage of the MCH public art programme.
With production underway it’s only a matter of weeks before the final artworks are installed in the hospital grounds.
Exciting news! After much petitioning, the hospital grounds around the artworks will now become…

  • Residency at the Danish National Art Workshops

  • News, November 2010

This five week residency at the Danish Art Workshops with it’s spacious studio and access to this institutions amazingly well equipped workshops enabled an involved period of production to develop work for my part in a group exhibition ‘Between here and Somewhere Else’ at Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art.  A special…

  • Cove Park, Esmée Fairbairn Residency

  • News, August 2010

Very excited to be at Cove Park and be surrounded by an fantastic group of artists, writers and designers.
Alan Currall, Ruth Ewan, Maria Fusco, Will Holder, Panel and myself are all here for the next six weeks as part of Cove Park’s Visual arts creative development residency programme.
Further info at…

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