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Major show for artist who helped kick-start Glasgow's emergence as a centre for contemporary art

Painter, radical and formative figure of the 60s Glasgow arts scene ? John Taylor is marking 55 years as a professional artist with a major retrospective. Now aged 80 he is showing around 200 paintings and original prints that follow the sweep of his career through changing styles and times from landscapes to abstract works and back to landscapes. Among them are scenes from Glasgow, his adopted home where he came to study at the school of art in the 50s and has remained most of his life, one exception being a period in Cornwall dealing in scrap metal when he rejected National Service on political grounds.
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