ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow
FROM BLAKE TO PICASSO A Century of Printmaking Print Gallery: 21 February-25 April (CLOSED 17—20 April inclusive)
Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am-1 pm Admission Free Tel: 041 330 5431
TALBOT RICE QUERY
University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 6671011 ext 4308
1 1th April - 9th May HUMPHREY OCEAN/FERENS GALLERY
PERMANENT COLLECTION Mon-Sat 10am—5pm Admission Free Two Lectures 23rd April ‘Bomberg, Kossoff and Auerbach' by Martin Hammer 30th April ‘Dutch and British Landscapes' by Bill Hare
Subsidised by the Scottisi Arts Counciil
An exhibition depicting the unique CHARACTER of EDINBURGH IN THE EARLY 18005 at JOHN NELSON
22—24 Victoria Street, Edinburgh 20th April—2nd May 10am-5pm.
April 16—May 1 6
1 91 2 - 1 977 PAINTINGS, WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS
Daily 10- 5.30 Telephone: 031 225 3200 Saturday 10—1 213 North Bank Street, The Mound, Edinburgh
radical intrusion into architectural aesthetics in the early nineteenth century, Labrouste’s iron-built Bibliotheque Ste-Geneive was a triumph of graceful construction (built in 1843-50). Joseph Paxron went on to underline Labrouste‘s point with the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park in 1851 , and the place of iron in architecture was guaranteed.
0 GLASGOW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Hillhead. Mon-Fri 9. 15am—9. 15pm; Sat 9. 15am—12. 15pm.
Theatre Royal Indefinite. The Scottish stage before 1900.
O HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive, Mon—Sat 10am—5pm, Sun 2-5pm. Glasgow’s museum for children.
Toys lrom the Attic Until Tue 5 May. 0 HILLHEAO LIBRARY 348 Byres Road, 339 7223. Mon, Tue , Thurs, Fri 9.30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm and 2—5pm. Closed Wed.
Until Mon 27 April. Recent abstract paintings.
0 HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow, Hillhead Street, 3305431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm, Sat 9.30—1pm.
NB Closed 17-20 April inclusive. From Dialte to Picasso: A Century oi Printmaking Until Sat 25 April. Highpoints of 19th century printmaking illustrated with works by Delacroix, Whistler, Degas and Gauguin from the gallery’s own collection.
The Mackintosh House Gallery:
Open as above but closed for lunch 12.30—1.30pm. 50p admission on weekday afternoons and Saturdays. A reconstruction of the architect’s home fitted with original furniture. Graphics oi the Art Nouveau Era Until summer. A style of line par excellence, the art nouveau movement is represented by the work of E. A. Taylor, Aubrey Beardsley, Jan Toorop and others.
0 HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow, 339 8855. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9.30am—1pm. Twice named Museum of the Year, the Hunterian Collection includes objects ranging from Captain Cook‘s Paciﬁc treasures to the Bearsden Shark. Fighting for Lite Until Sat 20 June. Founded in 1937 the Wellcome Trust (who established the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine in the University), commemorates its 50th anniversary with a display of current medical research.
0 IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road, 334 5311. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. Nineteenth and twentieth century watercolours and etchings.
O LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road , Milngavie , 956 2351 . Tue-Fri 11am-5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sun 2—5pm.
Dill Wright- Paintings and Ed Thompson - Ceramics Until Sat 18 Apr. Two artists chosen to complement each other as both share a love of working in remote places, inspired by their environment. Thompson, who is deaf, works on Harris and uses spiral or assymmetrical forms with oxides and varied textures; Wright works at Kintyre taking the sea and its moods
as his subject.
0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio Gallery, 16 Gibson Street, 334 8858. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Peter Howson New Small Works Until 2 May. Well known — and much acclaimed — for his powerful draughtsmanship, Glasgow is Howson‘s adopted city and the source of much of his inspiration.
0 METRO GALLERY 713 Great Western Road, 339 0737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue-Sat 10.30am—5pm. Travellers— New Paintings oi Italy and the Bahamas Until Sat 25 Apr. Work by Gwyneth Leech and Claire Harrigan. Leech, after winning an RSA scholarship, took a bicycle into the Italian countryside and attracted not a little comment as she sketched the Tuscan landscape by the roadside. The oils and watercolours here are based on these drawings. Harrigan’s travels took her further south (funded mainly by the Mary Amour Award, received in 1986) and her subject is the fertile abundance of St Kitts in the Bahamas. 0 PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm, Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow’s museum ofworking life.
0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 632 0274. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm. Sun 2—5pm.
Neighbour to the Burrell Collection, this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings.
O RUTHERGLEN MUSEUM King Street, Rutherglen. 647 0837. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2pm-5pm. (from city centre: any low level east-bound train on the Argyll line to Hamilton and Motherwell stops at Rutherglen).
Rutherglen Amateur Photography 25 April-25May.
0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street, 2216121. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm, Sat 9am—5pm.
Design Review- Design or Decline Until Sat 18 April. The focus of much recent controversy, the Design Council here offer their challenge to British industrial design.
0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm.
The Cowlairs Locomotive Works 1841-1966 A new display describing the history of one of the first large railway works in Britain opened recently. By 1900, 850 locomotives and thousands of carriages and wagons had already been made and dispatched. The display also includes colour photographs of the Cowlairs Incline, where trains were hauled uphill by rope.
O THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521 . Tue-Sat 10am— S.30pm, Sun 2-5.30pm. Cafe. [D] Ian iioward - Paintings, Prints and Related Works Until Sat 25 Apr. Obsessively repeated shapes, many inspired by his children’s toys, are crowded into a shallow space. [an Howard is currently Head of Painting at Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee. Roger Palmer-Precious Metals Until
40 The List 17 — 30 April