ART & EXHIBITIQ-N‘S LIST
0 Art is listed by city first then by venue, running in alphabetical order. Please send details to Alice Bain not laterthan 10 days before publication date.
0 ANNAN GALLERY 130 West (‘ampbell Street. 221 5087 S. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm Sat 950—1230. General lixhibition runs continuously.
0 ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 392‘). Mon-Sat
10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Restaurant.
[1)] Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
English Etchers1880—1940 L'ntil Sun 2 Nov.
Design for Savings lintil Mon 3 Nov. The first ever showing of National Savings posters including the original artwork. The exhibition marks the 125th anniversary ofthe founding ofthe National Savings Bank. the headquarters of which are in (ilasgow. Poster personalities urging the public to save with the hank range from an armour-clad Joan of Arc to a smiling Miss 1986 under an arch ofgiant daffodils. A free commemorative catalogue is available. See panel.
9 2087: A Look Back from the Future
Until 12 Oct.
82nd Annual Art Competition lintil Mon 27 ()ct. ()pen to all children aged 10 years and over. this competition attracted almost 2.000 entires. 'I‘he ~11medallists chosed from this vast number will he shown in this special exhibition.
0 BABBITY BOWSTER lo— 18 Blackfriars Street. 552 5055. Daily noon—midnight.
The Changing City Until end ()ct. Black and white photographs of the (iorbals as it has changed over the years. by well-known local photographer()scar .‘vlazarolli.
0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. (34‘) 7151 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [D]
Lace from the Burrell Collection L' mil end Sept. The delicate art of Iacework as collected by Mr Burrell. 0 COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm. Sat 12—4pm.
Identity/Desire: Representing the Body 'l‘ue 7-Fri 31 ()ct. Nigel Walsh. the Scottish Arts (‘ouncil's first trainee
exhibition organiser. has put
together this show which looks at contemporary artists' views of the human form. Paintings by Amanda Faulkener and (iwen l lardie. photography by Jo Spence and Boyd Webb. mixed media by I lelen ('hadwick and Mary Kelly amongst others. Mona l latoum will be presenting a performance at the (iollins on $8111 081 at 3pm.
The trainecship was established by the S.-\(' in response to the lack of training in Scotland for exhibition organisers. 'l‘he (‘ollins(iallery too has been running a special training programme with funding from the
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Kelvingrove, Glaow ' A ‘After 'im - kill that pest with War Savings', says the poster as the Swastika-bodied ‘Squander Bug alias
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EEC which will resume again in October with two new recruits. More next issue.
Ronald Rae Sat 4—30 ()C1. New drawings and paintings. Inmatesof psychiatric wards are the main subject of Rae's work.
0 CORNERS GALLERY (iibs‘on Street. 33-10386. Mon—Fri ‘).30am—5.30pm. Sat l0am—5pm.
(’orne rs (‘iallery have now closed their exhibition space and will concentrate on the framing side of their business.
0 CYRIL GERBER FINE ART HS West Regent Street. 221 3095.
(ieneral display until 17 ()ct.
Sholto Johnstone Douglas (1871—1959) Sat 18 ( )ct—Sat S Nov.
0 FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 «1027. Mon—Fri 9.30am~5.30pm. Sat 10am— 1 pm. Benno Shotz Until 'I‘ue 21()ct. In 1923 Schotz left John Bmwn's at ('lydebank. where he was an engineer. to take up sculpture full-time. lie is best known for his
heads. twenty of which appear in this
exhibition. including portraits of (iolda Meir and Boyd ()rr. Shotz died in 1984.
0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12
Washington Street. 221 «1526.
t Hitler'Pal' fles fro that
quintessentially English pal, the dog. Originally called the Money Bug and the creation of Philip Boydell, he
Mon—Fri l0am-‘1pm. Sat and Sun Ill-5pm.
The Eye of the Storm - Scottish Artists and the NuclearArms Debate Sat
-1»-.\lon 25 ()ct. Mon—I’ri l0am~—‘)pm;
Sat 10am— 5pm. 'l'wenty-four artists including ( ieorge \Vylie. l’eter Seddon. Alasdair (iray. l’eter llowson and lili/abeth .laeger come together with their \'lL‘\\'s on war and the nuclear arms race. lhe exhibition was organised by the Smith (iallery in Stirling.
0 GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 12S lngrarn Street. 552 070-1. .\lon Sat 10am— 5.30pm.
Nine Photographers Mon 1» Sat 25 ()et. ()scar .\la/arolli and 'l'homas .loshua ( ‘oope r have chosen sev en other photographers to ioin them in this group show.
0 HAGGS CASTLE 100 St .'\ntlrew‘s Drive. .\lon Sat 10am 5pm. Sun 2—-5pm.
(ilasgow's childhood museum.
0 HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY l'niversity of( ilasgow . l lillhead Street. 33054.31. .\lon l‘ri
0.30am —5pm. Sat 0.30 1pm.
The Mackintosh House Gallery:
()pen as abov e but closed for lunch 1230—] .30pm. .-\ reconstruction of the architects home fitted with original furniture.
symbolises the tyranny of wasteful luxury during the Second World War as well asthe more obvious enemy.
to an exhibition which marks 125 years of National Savings, posters from 1916 to the present illustrate not only the highs and lows of graphic design as it developed this century, but also seventy years of social history.
Two photographic examples from the seventies show a domestic grimness unequalled by any other of the 137 on show. In one, a grimacing, greedy brat of a child says, ‘My Dad knows how to make more money than your Dad and he‘s got certificates to prove it’. In another, a couple in bed, eaten up with ennui and frustration are asked, ‘How much longer are you going to go on lighting about money? Save as you earn‘. Can this really be the answerto their marital problems? Compare these pathetic citizens to the heroes of the wartime posters.
“Salute the Soldier‘ (see illustration) surprisingly not chosen to be reproduced as a large scale poster at the time, shows in shaded red, white and blue, 3 chiselled profile, revolutionary-style. In others of the same period (1944) the public smiles as loved ones march to glory, so-called. How unacceptable that unhappy couple in bed would have been then, though it seems hardly possible that they were ever potent advertising.
The art of persuasion has come in many guises over the years, from an actual killing in Frank Braugwyn’s First World War poster ‘Put Strength in the Final Blow' (1916) lo the overgrown daffodils in Gered Mankowitz ‘Go For Growth’ (1986). It‘s a fascinating exhibition which pinpoints the everyday in advertising and gives it a place in history. (Alice Bain)
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