0 Art is listed by city first then by venue, running In alphabetical order. Please send details not laterthan 10 days before publication date.
0 ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 51187 S.
| Mon—Fri 9am—5pm Sat 930—1231).
General Exhibition runs conunuoudv.
; o ART GALLERY & MUSEUM,
KELVINGROVE 357 392‘). Mon—Sat 1(lam—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 CalendarProject limit Sun 1 June. Barry Williams‘ photographs
have been processed by computer and the result is a calendar for an ofﬁce furniture company.
Dellttield: A Glasgow Pottery
(Mayfest) Until Sun 22 .lune. The A history of Scotland's first industrial
pottery is traced through fine pieces from the museum’s own collection and loans. documents and portraits of leading figures. See Rutherglen Museum.
Scottish Photography: The First Halt (Mayfest) Until Sat 1.1une. 'I‘he archive from the Portrait (iallery in Edinburgh is on the move for Mayfest. Well. part of it anyway. Forty photographs illustrate the skill and artistry ofScottish photrographers like Hill and Adamson and James (‘raig Annan during the seventy years after the technique was first discoy ered.
The Family at Coal Miners— Photographs by Milton Rogovin (Mayfest) Until Sun 1 June. In the truly American tradition of documentary photography. Rogovin. himself from the Sates. tackles the lives of miners and their families at work and at home. The exhibition is part of a world project and has been organised by Stills
Gallery in Edinburgh.
0 BABBITY BOWSTER Its— 18 Blackfriars Street. 552 51155. Daily noon—midnight.
Ronnie Forbes ( Mayfest) 1,7 mil Mon
30 June. New paintings and drawings
featuring Robbie McRuse. the castaway. Sited in the restaurant of this new venture.
0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION
Pollokshaws Road. (14‘) 715 1.
Mon—Sat 1(1am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [1)]
Lace from the Burrell Collection tintit summer. The delicate art of lacework as collected by Mr Burrell.
ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
(‘uffs and ruffs. collars and lappets from Belgium. France. Italy and Ireland.
0 COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 44110. Mon—~13ri 1(1am—5pm.Sat I2—4pm.
Signs of the Times — Art and Industry in Scotland 1750—1980 ( Mayfest) Limit Sat 31 May (closed 26 May). A large exhibition with a social emphasis in keeping with the sentiments of Mayfest. Sixty paintings. watercolours. engravings. photographs and sculptures have been selected to examine the artists‘ response to the emergence of heavy industry and to the recent trends in technological development. (ieorge Washington Wilson‘s photograph of the lay Bridge Disaster and Douglas
2 Simpson’simagesoftoday’s North
Sea are separated by the years but share a common viewpoint.
O COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 (671). Mon-Sat ltl.3llam —5.3llpm.
The Barras ( Mayfest) l'ntil tn :3 May. All the fun of the fair. sorry. the market. in an exhibition
depicting (ilasgow‘s Barrowland.
that well-known Sunday event where
the street-selling is in a class of its own. 'l'hirty artsts were invited by the (‘ompass to immortalise the stalls. sellers and buyers. All currently work in (ilasgow. 0 CORNERS GALLERY (iibson Street. 334 (1386. Mon—Fri ‘).3tlam—5.3llpm. Sat lllam-5pm. Jimmy Cosgrove—A Series at Paintings ( Mayfes't) tintil Sat 31 May. (‘urrently head of first year studies at (ilasgow School of Art. this artist explores the physical psychology of human relations. Acrylic on canvas and paper. plus some small watercolours. O CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 31195. Mon—I’ri ‘).3(1am—5.3tlpm. Sat ‘).3(1am—12.30pm. The Innocent Eye ( Mayfcsl) tintil Sat 24 May. Primitive work has always had a following but interest in it has recently been revived in several exhibitions. It’s simple message has its attractions in a confused world. The fascination for the work lies often not only in the images themselves but in the reason why the artists are driven to the easel. Szubert did not begin till his 75th year and Rzepa traded his job as shepherd for the brush. ()ur own Beryl ('ook appears along with Reg Pepper and Patrick. 0 DOLPHIN ARTS CENTRE 7.1ames Street.Bridgeton.5541671 744‘). Paintings by Ian Stewart ( Maytest) Ceramic Wall Plaques by Christine McLean (Maytest) O FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street.332 41127. Mon~15ri ‘).3(Iam—5.3tlpm. Sat ltlam—lpm. Spring 85 ( Mayfest) L'ntil Sat 24 May. lhe Society‘s annual exhibition of recent acquisitions. limphasis is on Scottish painting and
decorative arts from the last llltl years with major paintings by the (ilasgow Boys and Scottish (‘olouris‘ts
0 THE GARBET (Mask and Puppet Centre) 30b ()tago Street. 33‘) (T 1 S5. ltlam— 1 pm and 2—4pm.
l The Miles Lee Collection at Puppets
budding puppetteer. (iroup visits may be arranged by appointment. 0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4520. Mon—Fri lilam—‘)pm. Sat and Sun 111—5pm.
George Wyllie's Americana — A Big Parade of Scut?tural Brick-A-Bat (Mayfest) Lintil Fri 31) May (closed 26 May). lfyou‘ve ever wondered how the Indians fell under the Liberty Bell of the Americans. this exhibition should not be left out of
your Mayfest diary. (ieorge \Vvllie's
work is irresistible. It gives you a smile bttt has serious side-effects. Watch out for little yellow taxis amongst other daft. wonderful objects. 0 GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO I28 Ingram Street. 552 (17114. Mon—Sat Ilium—5.30pm. Bartolomeo Dos Santos t'ntil \Ved 2s May. A first showing in Scotland for this Portuguese artist now domicile in London and working at the Slade School of Art. Mainly etchings. 'l‘he (ilasgow Print Studio is just one of the galleries in Scotland on the move. 011 23-20 May they will be exhibiting in Bath at the ('ontemporary Art Fair and then pressing on south to ( )Iympia in l.ondon for the 3rd International ('ontemporary Art Fair on 2‘) Mav—-l .lune. -
O GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
Renfrew Street. 332 ‘)7‘)7.
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Forthe third year running, Compass
: Gallery directorCyril Gerberhas chosen a title torhis Maytest exhibition . and then invited a variety ol artists to
submit work based on the theme. This
yearit is ‘The Barras’.
Forthe viewer, a thematic exhibition provides a convenient opportunity to compare approach and technique. For the artist, however, it can sometimes mean working to a brief quite ditlerent trom personal concerns and therefore yielding mediocre work. Luckily, most participants in this varied exhibition overcame such obstacles and make the show well worth a visit. Special mention must goto Helen Wilson, Carol Rhodes, Douglas Thomson and
' Keith McIntyre. PeterThomson, a ' young artist who deserves more
attention, exhibits a disquieting
' imagination in his painting The
Minder. The very talented Steven Campbell disappoints with a small,
rather bland work entitled Salesman
Gambling atan Imaginary Barras. A collection oi small drawings by Bet
,‘Low expandthetheme otthe exhibition sketches otgreatsimplicitywhich capture
more of the teat of urban Glasgow than many a lull-blown painting. (Nicola White)
and Marionettes ( Maytest) limit Mon 1‘) May. Not to be missed if you are a
The List m _ 2t) May-‘3?