ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
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0 Art is listed by city iirxt then by i venue, running in alphabetical order. 1 Please send details not Iaterthan 10 , day: betore publication date. :
O ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 5087.8. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm Sat 9.30— 12.30. General Exhibition runs continuously.
O ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm. Sun 2—5pm. Restaurant [D] Voluntary guides are available
individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
The Calendar Project Until Sun 1 June. A commercial art project.
result is a calendar for an office furniture company.
Delittieid: A Glasgow Pottery (Mayfest) Until Sun 22 June. The history ofScotland‘s first industrial pottery is traced through fine pieces
of leading figures. See Rutherglen Museum.
Scottish Photography: The First Hall (Mayfest) Until Sat 1 June. The
Mayfest. Well. part of it anyway. The exhibition illustrates the period 1843-1913 and includes the work of Hill and Adamson.
The Family at Coal Miners— Photographs by Milton Rogovin (Mayfest) Sat 3 May—Sun 1 June. The coal miner at home. work and play by documentary photographer Rogovin. Organised for the Stills Gallery in Edinburgh for Mayfest.
0 BABBITY BOWSTER 16— 18 Blackfriars Street. 552 5055. Daily noon—midnight.
Ronnie Forbes (Mayfest) Until Mon 3OJune. New paintings and drawings featuring Robbie McRuse. the castaway. Sited in the restaurant of this new venture.
0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [D]
Lace irom the Burreli Collection Until summer. The delicate art of lacework as collected by Mr Burrell. Cuffs and ruffs. collars and lappets from Belgium. France. Italy and Ireland.
0 COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathciyde. 22 Richmond Street.
552 4400. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat l2—4pm.
Signs of the Times-Art and industry in Scotland 1750—1980 (Mayfest) Wed 7—Sat 31 May (closed 26 May). Sixty paintings. watercolours. engravings. photographs and sculptures have been selected to examine the artists‘ response to the emergence ofheavy industry and to the recent trends in technological development. George Washington Wilson‘s photograph of the Tay Bridge Disaster and Douglas Simpson‘s images of today's North Sea are separated by the years but share this common view.
0 COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
The Barras (Mayfest) Sat 3—Fri 23 May. Thirty artists have been invited by the Compass to paint on the theme of ‘The Barras‘ that well-known Sunday market where street-selling is an art. Ifthe exhibition is halfas colourful as the event itself. it will be a delight. All the artists are currently working in Glasgow.
0 CORNERS GALLERY Gibson Street. 334 6386. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—5pm. Jimmy Cosgrove —A Series oi Paintings (Mayfest) Sun 4—Sat 31 May. Acrylic on canvas and paper. plus some small watercolours by an artist currently head of first year studies at Glasgow School of Art. The sexual psychology of human relations is his theme.
0 CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—l2.30pm. The Innocent Eye (Mayfest) Sat 3 May (after 2.30pm)—Sat 24 May. Naive paintings and carvings from Britain and Poland. Often artists ofthe naive or primitive style began painting late (Szubert did not pick up the brush till his 75th year). or have humble roots — Rzepa used to be a shepherd. Some of the artists in this show you may recognise — Patrick. Reg Pepper and the adorable Beryl Cook.
0 DOLPHIN ARTS CENTRE 7 James Street. Bridgeton. 554 1671/7449. Paintings by lan Stewart (Mayfest) Ceramic Wall Plaques by Christine McLean (Mayiest)
O FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—1pm. Spring 85 (Mayfest) Fri 2—Sat 24 May. The Society‘s annual exhibition of recent acquisitions. Emphasis is on Scottish painting and
decorative arts from the last 100 years with major paintings by the Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists.
0 THE GARRET (Mask and Puppet Centre) 39b Otago Street. 339 6185. 10am—1pm and 2—4pm. The Miles Lee Collection oi Puppets and Marionettes (Mayfest) Mon 12—Mon 19 May. Group visits may be arranged by appointment.
0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am—9pm. Sat and Sun 10—5pm.
George Wyllie’s Americana — A Big Parade oi Scul?tural Brick-A-Bat (Mayfest) Tue 6—Fri 30 May (closed 26 May). Yellow taxis. cowboys and Indians. Liberty Bells and Ronnie — this exhibition‘s got the lot (see paneD.
e GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 128 Ingram Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Bartolomeu Dos Santos Tue (+ch Zt May. This will be the first showing of the Portuguese artist‘s work in Scotland. For several years. Santos has been head ofprintmaking at the Slade School of Fine Art and Design in London. The show will consist principally ofetchings.
O GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon-Thurs 9.30am—9pm. Fri 9.30am—6pm. Sat l0am—noon. Mackintosh Gallery:
Cyril Gerber's Choice Until Thurs 8 May. Cyril Gerber has been invited
by the dlrccmr or GlaSgow SChOOl 0f 29th Annual Exhibition of the (ilasgow
Art to select an exhibition ofwork as a tribute to his contribution to the visual arts in Glasgow. A broad range ofwork from public and private collections.
Tom Eckersly— Poster Artist and Designer (Mayfest) Mon 12—Sat 31 May.
0 HAGG'S CASTLE 100 St Andrew‘s Drive. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
The Natural World at Haggs Until Sun 22 June. Children’s exhibition. See Kids.
0 OPEN CIRCLE (Mayfest) Hillhead library, 348 Byres Road. 332 3371. Mon. Tue. Thurs. Fri 9.30am—8pm. Sat 9.30am—1pm and 2-5pm. Closed Wed.
Scottish Contemporary Artists Sat 3—Sat 24 May. A mixed show in a new West End venue.
O HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University ofGlasgow. Hillhead Street. 3305431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.30—1pm.
Town and Country—The Social Scene
O HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow. 339 8855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.30am—1pm. Twice named Museum ofthe Year. the l-lunterian
Collection includes objects ranging from Captain Cook’s Pacific treasures to the Bearsden Shark. MrWood‘s Fossils (Mayfest) Until Tue 10.Iune. The exhibition ofthe story of Stan Wood's search for and discovery of the world's earliest land amphibians in 340 million year-old
carboniferous rocks of Scotland.
Future Fossils Until iiiJune. An exhibition of watercolours by Stephen Jeffrey.
C IMAGES GALLERY 74 I lyndland
Road. 334 5311.
f Mixedexhibition ofetchings and
prints regularly shown.
O J. D. KELLY GALLERY 1 18 Douglas Street. 2486386. Mon—Fri
Kate Law Until Sat 10 May.
‘ O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. ‘ Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri
1 lam—5pm and 7—9pm. Sat and Sun :2—5pnr
Children’s Art Exhibition Until Sat 3
Reliei Printing Sat Iii—Sat 31 May. A Scottish Arts Council Exhibition which tells the story ofthis ancient
; printing method. Informative and some fine work.
0 McLELLAN GALLERIES 270
Sauchiehall Street. Mon—Sat
3 Civic Art Association. Wed 7—Sat 31
0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio (iailery. 16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Studies otthe Male Nude Lintil Sat 3 May. Recent paintings by Matthew McCurdy.
Sell Portraits ~1986 (Mayfest) Tue 6—Sat 31 May. Everyone has an image ofself. A number of contemporary artists have been asked to provide their image for this
exhibition. Should be a revealing show.
See Third Eye Centre for details of Self Portraits performance. 0 METRO GALLERY 713 (ireat
Western Road 339 0737. Tues — Sat
10.30am — 5pm.
Scottish Landscape Exhibition (Mayfest) 31 May. Three young Scottish artists handle landscape in different ways — Sylvia Allen. Tom
? Coyle and Duncan McLeod RSW.
0 THE MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent ' Road. 221 7030. Mon—Fri
in Scotland 1850-1920 (Mayfest) Fri 2 ;
May—9 Aug. The Collins gives us art and industry. the Hunterian. art and sociology. Both promise to be interesting exhibitions with a good deal to say. Subjects featured at the Hunterian include the Glasgow International Exhibitions of 1888 and 1901 . the changing face of the Clyde and the rebuilding ofcities. 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. A selection of Mackintosh Metalwork will be on display until August.
9.30am—9pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm. Entrance Hall: Bogles, Birds and Three Blind Mice
, Untilend May.Athree-part
exhibition with the family papers of the Bogles from the 18th century. rare books of prints and children‘s books and miniatures.
Scottish Labour History Society Display (Mayfest) Until end May.
Throughout May. A history ofthe rise in radicalism frotn the 18th
century onwards. to coincide with Mayfest.
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