Hunger-striking suffragettes inspire new work of art for Glasgow

The force-feeding of suffragettes has inspired a major work created for Glasgow's main public art gallery.

Christine Borland has created her new suffragette-inspired work for Kelvingrove art gallery in Glasgow.
Christine Borland has created her new suffragette-inspired work for Kelvingrove art gallery in Glasgow.

The Turner Prize nominee has honoured campaigners who were arrested, tried and imprisoned for taking part in right-to-protests with a large-scale piece for Kelvingrove.

Christine Borland, one of Scotland’s leading visual artists, created silhouette figures of suffragettes being force-fed in the run-up to the First World War.