ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
i j 0 Art is listed by city iirst then by venue, running in alphabetical order.
j Please send details not iaterthan 10 ! days belore publication date.
l O ANNAN GALLERY 130 West
1 Campbell Street, 221 5087/8.
i Mon—Fri 9am—5pm Sat 9.30—12.30. ' Sats during Dec 9.30am—4pm. Closed 25.26 Dec and l. 2 Jan. Christmas Exhibition by regular artists Until 31 Dec.
0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151.
Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [D]
Closed 25 Dec and 1 Jan.
The Age ot Oak Until end Nov. Animals from the Burrell Collection Until 30 Jan. Sir William Burrell‘s birds and beasts in jade. bronze, textiles, stone and porcelain. Animals feature strongly in the collection and this exhibition is an opportunity to see them displayed together. (See Kids).
0 COLLINS GALLERY University of
Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street.
; 552 4400. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm, Sat 3 12—4pm.
' Closed 22 Dec-7 Jan.
Benson and Hedges — Photographers and Illustrators Gold Awards 1985 Fri 6 3 Until Sat21 Dec. 100 winning and l commended entries from the annual f Benson and Hedges competition.
3 (See Panel).
1 O COMPASS GALLERY 178 West
t Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat
1 Closed 25.26 Dec and 1, 2 Jan.
9 Christmas Exhibition Until end Jan.
~ Paintings. original prints, ceramics, jewellery at affordable prices and in practical sizes.
I O CORNERS GALLERY Gibson Street,
334 6386. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. ; Sat 10am—5pm. Closed 25 Dec-4 Jan.
; Comers Christmas Crackers Until Tue ’ 24 Dec. Small paintings by artists
; working in Scotland.
0 CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West ; Regent Street, 221 3095. Mon—Sat
The Winter Collection Until end Dec. Recently acquired work which includes paintings by Peploe, Fergusson, Cadell. Gillies and Eardley as well as a number of interesting English artists.
0 FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. Sat 10am-1pm. Closed 25. 26 Dec and l, 2.1an.
36 The List .13 Dec — an
Alexander Goudie Until 7 Jan. For
? more than twenty years Goudie has
f spent his summers in Brittany.
5 capturing the colours and sights of a
part of the world which has made
little concession to modern living.
Peasant women and fishermen
‘ people his paintings. village squares
: the churches provide the backdrops.
0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am-10pm. Sat and Sun 2—5pm. NewWork Until Sat 21 Dec. All eleven of the young artists exhibited
. have strong connections with the Centre’s teaching activities. Most are graduates of Glasgow School of
Art. The exhibition. which fills both galleries. represents the group’s
- most recent work. Due to Strathclyde Region‘s cutbacks there
wil be no further exhibitions or
performances at the Centre from
Jan—March. The teaching
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A' :Q- This exhibition, which caused quite a stir when tirst shown in Stirling this summer, supports the argument that large scale,energetic tlgurative painting now dominates the Scottish
, art scene. The judges were Jacki Parry, E the Glasgow artist, lan McKenzie Smith
oi the Aberdeen gallery and the , Guardian art critic, Waldemar ‘ Januszczak, who said that lower
a exhibits were chosen this year because
ot the vast canvasses and massive sculptures submitted.
One at the artists leatured, Donald Urquhart, ielt there would be low bidders tor his powertul trlptych ‘Sulcide on Straatmanstraat’ (to check), with its harsh colour scheme
programme will be maintained as usual.
0 GLASGOW ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Restaurant. [D] Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
Black Picture Art: The Mezzotint Until 9 Jan. Mezzotint (from the Italian meaning half-tone) was a printing method used in the 18th and early 19th centuries as a reproductive medium particularly in book illustration. Currently enjoying a revival as a creative medium in its own right. the mezzotint is described and illustrated in this exhibition of work drawn from the Kelvingrove and Hunterian Art Gallery collections. Scottish Craltwork Until 12 Jan. Contemporary crafts from the Scottish Craft Centre in Edinburgh. Both traditional and domestic work will be on display as well as non-functional. sculptural
Museum Education Service Until 31
Jan. 0 GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 128
’ Ingram Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat
SIZING UP SMITHS
Closed 25.26.27 Dec and 1,2. 3 Jan. The Annual Christmas Exhibition Mon 9 Dec—8 Jan. Original prints mainly from Glasgow Print Studio artists. Stocking Fillers (small gallery) Dates as above. Small prints including work from the other Scottish print workshops.
Adam and Eva by Ian McCulloch
and vicious looking herons. ‘I painted it in Amsterdam when i couldn’t cope with all the canals, junkies and pornography.’ Lys Hansen's garish ‘Stage Fright’, which was awarded the second prize, makes the proverbial butterﬂies in the stomach seem like huge moths, and Kirsty McGhie’s gigantic sharp teeth and raw gums sculpture, ‘A Touchy Subject’, is hardly more soothing. Some works, however, rellect a light-hearted, gentler approach, such as Adrian Wiszniewskl’s harvesticeiebration, ‘Brtnging in the Com' or Craig Peacock’s study at tish and pink toes, with the none-too-sertous tltie “Don't Go in the Water'. (Stella Duvet)
O HAGG’S CASTLE 100 St Andrew‘s Drive. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Closed 25 Dec and 1 Jan.
in Search ol King Arthur Until 23 Feb. (See KIDS).
O HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University ofGIasgow. Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext. 7431. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 9.30— 1 pm.
Closed 24—26 Dec and 31 Dec—6 Jan. Main Gallery:
From McTaggaltto Eardley Until Fri 25 Jan. Scottish Watercolours and Drawings 1870—1950. The many techniques. styles and subjects of this period which began with the impressionist freedom of McTaggart. continues through to the French-inspired plein-air realism of the Glasgow Boys and rests at the work of Gillies and Eardley.
Printing Techniques A new permanent display illustrating the history and tools of print-making. The Mackintosh House Gallery:
Open as above but closed for lunch 11.30am—12.30pm.
HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University ofGIasgow. 339 8855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.30am—1 pm. Closed 24—26. 31 Dec and Jan 1—4. Geology Serves the Nation Until 25 Jan. This exhibition traces the history of the Geological Survey since 1835 and highlights some ofthe significant advances in geology from the birth of the science to the present day.
O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road.
Milngavie. 956 235. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm & 7—9pm. Sat & Sun 2—5pm.
0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio Gallery.
16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue—Sat
10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Closed Wed 25 Dec and Wed 1 Jan. An Exhibition ior Christmas Time Until 4 Jan. The third Christmas exhibition for this gallery comprises
mainly smaller paintings by younger
contemporary artists working in Scotland. England and Ireland.
0 THE MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent Road. 221 7030. Mon—Fri 9.30am—9pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm. Closed 25.26 Dec and 1.2 Jan. Early closing 12.30pm on 24 Dec and 31 Dec.
The following displays are on throughout Dec.
Mitchell Library Past and Present Main :
Foyer. To celebrate the stone-cleaning ofthe old building completed in November. this photographic exhibition documents the life and times ofthe Mitchell since its founding in 1885.
British Waterways Board Level 2. A graphic exhibition on Scotland‘s canals.
Andersonlan Naturalists' Society Centenary Exhibition Level 3. The history ofthis society founded in the 19th century with vintage cameras. botanical exhibits and photographs. Sandra Pearson Level 4. A small display of pressed ﬂower art.
Music in Glasgow Level 4. A brief history ofclassical music in Glasgow from 1900 to the present.
0. H. Lawrence Centenary Exhibition Level 5. Books. photographs and facsimile manuscripts.
0 NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE 15a Lynedoch Street, 332 0391. Mon-Fri