0 Art is listed by city llrst then by venue, running in alphabetli order. Please send details not laterthan 10 days belore publication date.
O ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 5087/8. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 930—1230. General Exhibition runs continuously.
O 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.
The Calendar Project Until Sun 1 June. An exhibition which combines art. technology and commercial
design. The images. used for an
office furniture company‘s calendar. have been computer processed from photographs by Barry Williams. Delltiield: A Glasgow Pottery Fri 18 Apr—Sun 22 June. An exhibition which traces the history ofScotland‘s first industrial pottery through fine pieces from the museum's own collection and loans. documents and portraits ofleading figures. Sec Rutherglen Museum
Scottish Photography: The First Half Sat 19 Apr—Sat 1 June. A selection of photographs from the Scottish Photography Archive at the Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh illustrating the period 1843—1913. Amongst the pioneers of photography represented are David ()ctavious Hill and Robert Adamson.
O BABBITY BOWSTER 16—18 Blackfriars Street. 552 5055. Daily noon—midnight. A new exhibition venue sited in a restaurant/hoteI/bar. John Neilson Until Mon 28 Apr. Ronnie Forbes Tue 29 Apr—Mon 30 June. New paintings and drawings featuring Robbie McRuse. the castaway.
0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [D]
Lace irom the Burreil Collection Until summer. The delicate art of lacework as collected by Mr Burrell.
. 0 COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street.
552 4400. Mon—Fri lilam—5pm. Sat 12—4pm.
The View From Above —125 Years 01 Aerial Photography Until Tue 29 Apr. The earth from the air is now a common viewpoint for most people. The expansion ofair travel has seen
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to that. This exhibition looks at the photographer‘s interpretation of
that view. whether it be for archeological or geographical purposes or as art. Nadar‘s first
views taken from a balloon are featured alongside artists like the constructivists Alexander
Rodchenko and Laslo Mohon-Nagy..
O COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon-Sat l0.30am—5.30pm.
Neil McPherson Until Thurs 1 May. New figurative paintings by this Glasgow artist.
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0 CORNERS GALLERY Gibson Street. 334 6386. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm.
; Sat 10am—5pm. ; Charles T.l(. MacOueen DA RSW RGI UntilSat26Apr. Recentpaintings
by an artist now living in Dunfermline and lecturer in visual arts at Moray House. Edinburgh.
0 CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West
Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Fri
9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—l2.30pm.
0 FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 3324027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—1pm. Contemporary Scottish Paintings and 19th Century Watercolours Until Wed 30 Apr.
0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am—9pm. Sat and Sun 10—5pm.
Colonel Blimp and Friends: The Cartoons oi Sir David Low 1891-1963 Until Sat 26 Apr. (See panel). Glasgow Council for Voluntary Service Annual Exhibition Until Sat 26 Apr. An exhibition showing the wide range of activities undertaken by the GCVS Arts Project.
0 GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 128 Ingram Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm.
Gurgen Struennk Until Sat 26 Apr.
THE ANGELS OF PEACE OESCEND ON BELGIUM
Sir David Low was one of the leading satirists ol the 20m Century and lew could afford to ignore the wicked precision oi his pen. Born in New Zealand in 1891, Low published over 14,000 drawings in a career spanning 50 years, and some of the most lamous of these are on show in Colonel Blimp and Friends. This is the Glasgow Art Centre's third exhibition devoted to a major British cartoonist and compared to Ralph Steadman and Gerald Scarle, Low's style seems almost innocuous — stomach-turning images are rare in his work. Yet to many, his capacity tor exposing ugliness, lolly and hypocrisy remains unﬂvaﬂed.
An early cartoon for Punch in 1923 amply demonstrates Low’s characteristic low-key vitriol: Awoman is pictured leaning out oi a window and calling to thugs attacking a man in the street below with crow-bars— ‘Would I you mind taking yourvictim lurther 1
along -You'|l wake the baby.‘
Low created a host oi fantasy characters. at which the most lamous was Colonel Blimp who soon became a cult ligure and was even reproduced commercially on bathroom tiles. Blimp’s bloated appearance was in tact inspired by ‘a pink sweating chap of a military bearing’ the cartoonist spotted in a Turkish bath. As an outsider Lowe was acutely conscious oi Britain’s inilated sell-image and ridicules it through Blimp’s xenophobic blather: ‘The League of Nations is a big sham— why it’s nearly all loreigners.‘
Low was a provocative iorce in the British press. He was able to present
the great issues of the day in a remarkany vivid lashion and once
contessed — ‘basicaily I'm an
arguer. . . l have had people knocking
at my studio door to ask whom I’m having a row with and it has just been
' me bawiing at someone as I draw him
in a cartoon.‘ (Lucy Ash)
; work from public and private ! collections.
E Drive. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun
.1 The Natural World at Haggs Until Sun
Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat
University ofGlasgow. Hillhead
o GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon-Thurs 9.30am-9pm. Fri 9.30am—6pm. Sat 10am—noon.
Cyril Gerber's Choice Tue 22 Apr—Tue 8 May. A selection ofpaintings chosen by Cyril Gerber as a tribute to his enduring contribution to visual arts in Glasgow. A broad range of
O HAGG’S CASTLE 100 St Andrew's 2—5pm.
22 June. Children‘s exhibition. See Kids.
Mary Queen at Scots A semi-permanent exhibition designed primarily for children. See Kids.
0 HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
Street. 3305431. Mon—Fri f 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.30—1pm. i The Mackintosh House Gallery: , Open as above but closed for lunch 1.30—2.30pm. A reconstruction of
the architect‘s home fitted with original furniture. Mackintosh Metalwork Until August. A selection of Mackintosh‘s designs for small objects including the full range ofsilverware currently in production by Sabattini Argenteria. 0 HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow. 339 8855.
‘ 9.30am—lpm. Twice named Museum ofthe Year. the Hunterian ‘ , Collection includes objects ranging
: from Captain Cook‘s Pacific
treasures to the Bearsden Shark.
Mr Wood‘s Fossils Wed 30 Apr—end
o IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 531 l. 9 Mixed exhibition ofetchings and
prints. . O J. O. KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas 5 Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri
10.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—12.30pm. Paintings by Gallery 8 Until Sat 19
Apr. Kale Law Sat 26 Apr—Sat 10 May.
; O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. 3 Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri
j 11am—5pm and 7—9pm. Sat and Sun ‘ 2—5pm.
Children's All Exhibition Sat 19
Apr—beginning May. Work by the
Lillie Art Gallery children‘s club. 0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio Gallery,
16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
; Studies oi the Male Nude Until Sat 3 May. Recent paintings by Matthew
McCurdy. 0 METRO GALLERY 713 Great
5 Western Road 3390737. Tues — Sat ‘ 10.30am — 5pm.
' Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 26 Apr.
Paintings. limited edition prints and f objects. Artists include Coyle.
Ewing. Jamieson. Leech. Snyder
? 0 THE MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent Road. 221 7030. Mon—Fri
9.30am—9pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Entrance Hall: Bogles, Birds and Three Blind Mice Until end May. A three-part exhibition with the family papers of the Bogles from the 18th century, rare books ofprints and children‘s books and miniatures. Level 2: