NS5964 : Sir Billy Connolly by John Byrne

taken 6 months ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Sir Billy Connolly by John Byrne
Sir Billy Connolly by John Byrne
One of three tributes to the Big Yin for his 75th birthday, this one by John Byrne, by King Street car park. The words around the edge read:- 'BILLY CONNOLLY ● FLING A CHUCKY IN THE WATTER SEE THE BAGGY MINNIES SCATTER'
Sir Billy Connolly's 75th
To celebrate the approaching 75th birthday of Billy Connolly, otherwise know as 'the Big Yin', three portraits by Scottish artists were commissioned, from Jack Vettriano, John Byrne and Rachel Maclean. The originals are in the People's Palace, and they have been recreated as 15m high murals on three buildings near the St Enoch Centre. A television documentary about their production was screened by BBC, and is available on iPlayer for a month LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link is an article about the project.
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Saturday, 17 June, 2017   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 June, 2017
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Lowlands  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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Art 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5933 6486 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.3808N 4:14.9329W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5938 6482
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