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David McDiarmid Studio Shop

Online shop straight form the studio of Glasgow-based artist David McDiarmid, where you can browse and purchase a selection of small-scale limited edition studies, prints and maquettes forming the basis of research for his larger works and exhibitions.
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Online shop straight form the studio of Glasgow-based artist David McDiarmid, where you can browse and purchase a selection of small-scale limited edition studies, prints and maquettes forming the basis of research for his larger works and exhibitions.
David McDiarmid is a Glasgow-based artist working predominantly in the fields or painting, model-making and installation. Born in Paisley, he grew up in Ayr and studied at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen where he graduated in Painting. Since then, McDiarmid has relocated to Glasgow with a studio at Crownpoint in the East End.

McDiarmid’s practice seeks to examine the concept of megalomania in architecture; the means by which the built environment is often purposefully designed, constructed and used as a tool for power and propaganda.

Many of McDiarmid’s paintings and models play with ideas of scale and form, taking inspiration from historical examples of power architecture in order to depict ambitious plans and proposals for structures which will never exist in reality.

Scaffolding is a recurring motif in McDiarmid’s work, its significance derived from its paradoxical position as both a fundamentally temporary structure, and its irrevocable status throughout the history of construction, where conceptually it time and again outlasts the permanent structures derived from it.

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Making nice woody bits for @r.r.designs who will have a stand for her jewellery at @countrylivinguk fair next week! 🔨🌳🏡
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#wood #timber #plywood #studio #sawing #sanding
Last day to take advantage of 20% off sale in my studio shop. All artworks less than £36! Check out http://dmcdiarmid90.tictail.com or visit studio shop link in bio

#artforsale #studioshop #studiosale #art #shop #shopping #shoppingforart #scottishart #scottishartist #models #sketches #slides #podels
These lads are now up for sale on my online shop (link in bio) if anyone fancies taking home part of an installation made for @hiddendoorarts last year at @leiththeatre
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I'll also be donating a couple of these to Hidden Door for an Art Sale fundraiser on the 7th and 8th December at Skylight to help Hidden Door continue running their fantastic annual festival and supporting artists like me! .
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#art #artforsale #podels #installation #modelmaking #sculpture #printmaking #drawing #proposals #things #objects #scottishart #smallsculptures #originalart #sustainability #precarity #artists
@davidbyrneofficial killing it at the @thessehydro 👌👌👌
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#gig #glasgow #davidbyrne #music #choreography #dance #genius
More lovely images by @christinamriley of my recent show Amassment at @mountfloridagalleryandstudios 📷 big thanks to all who dropped by to see the show,  to all artists who contributed a painting to be cast and to Catherine (and Ted 🐕) from the gallery for their help! .
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#amassment #exhibition #soloshow #gallery #installation #castpaintings #painting #mouldmaking #casting
Lovely images by @christinamriley of my recent show Amassment at @mountfloridagalleryandstudios 📷 big thanks to all who dropped by to see the show,  to all artists who contributed a painting to be cast and to Catherine (and Ted 🐕) from the gallery for their help! .
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#amassment #exhibition #soloshow #gallery #installation #castpaintings #painting #mouldmaking #casting

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