The Why?s Man

"My art is place specific and people specific." George Wyllie

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George Wyllie was born in Shettleston, Glasgow and brought up in Craigton, not far from Bellahouston Park. Craigton Station, was one of several local stations in an area well-served by the railway network and close to the shipyards. His Corkerhill Express, like his Homage to Hornby, is a link with his childhood and his early fascination with trains and engines.

In style, it also links to a series of trains which were part of George Wyllie's Incomplete History of Transportation in America.

George Wyllie Education Initiative

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