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R.I.P. 323 - Recoat Gallery & The End Of An Era!

So only a few months after it finally closed its doors I'm getting around to looking at Glasgow's Recoat Gallery and its final show in their current gallery space, 323 which has served them well for the past 6 years. Out of any art institution in Scotland and probably the UK Recoat has set the bench mark for both bringing amazing artists to our humble shores but also for cultivating a new breed of artists who's work goes beyond anything I've seen elsewhere, work which instantly grabs my attention and gives me that art buzz that I got the first time I saw Hokusai's "The Great Wave".

R.I.P. 323 served as a stopping point for Recoat in their current gallery setting but also serves as the beggining of a new chapter for Allie and Amy who started Recoat because of their passion for graff and the arts. The gallery has held strong links to the UK's graffiti scene and have brought some of the worlds top names in spray paint circles and fine art to Glasgow. Walk…