AC/DC: Scotland’s Family Jewels, Glasgow

by Skye Sherwin & Robert Clark SOURCE The Guardian
Photo Credit: Philip Morris, courtesy of Albert Music Archives

Is the crude power of rock becoming strangely commonplace in posh gallery spaces?

Surely AC/DC are about the sweat and the crush, the absurdity of guitarist Angus Young soloing in schoolboy shorts? Here instead we get a museum display of one of his outfits, Bon Scott's last leather jacket and 300 items of memorabilia (including publicity shots such as We Luv AC/DC from 1975). It could give fans a sense of cultural recognition, but more likely, it's just a load of old nostalgia. At Kelvingrove Art Gallery from September 17 until February 12,  2012.