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Burrell Collection following the completion of a £68 million revamp. Photograph by Colin Mearns

We can only pray the Burrell's radical £68m makeover pays off, says Clare Henry

DESIGNED in 1971, open in 1983, The Burrell put Glasgow on the map. It was beautiful, modern, full of light, air, space – and art. While the art was remarkable and the architecture exceptional, its political significance cannot be overstated, leading to the city's cultural renaissance. Without the Burrell, no European City of Culture 1990, Commonwealth Games or recent European Commission “UK’s top cultural and creative city."

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