ART & EXHIBITIONS 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 belore publication date.
0 ANNAN GALLERY 13() West Catnpbell Street. 221 5087 8. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm: Sat 9.3(1am—12.3()pm. General selection of mainly Scottish work. 0 ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 1()am—5pm; Sun 1—5pm. Restaurant. [1)] Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk. Modern Scottish Prints tintil Sun 2t) Sept. A good cross-section of work is brought together here . There is contrasting work in The .S‘t‘ottis/t Bestiary. an ttnbound book published last year and illustrated by seven well-known artists including Jttne Redfern. Bruce McLean. Adrian Wiszniewski and Steven Catnpbell. Embroideries and Watercolours tintil Mon 28 Sept. The work of two Glasgow artists. Muriel and Archibald Sandetnan brought together for the first time. William Simpson 1823-1899 Fri 4 Sept—Sun 4 Oct. 0 BLYTHSWOOO GALLERY 161 West George Street. 226 5529. Mon—Fri 1()am—5.3(lpm; Sat 1()am—1pm. 0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 6497151. Mon—Sat 1()am—5pm; Sun l—5pm. Rest. [D] The glittering prizes ofone man‘s wealth shown under one roof. The surrounding park offers a taste of the country. The Age of Oak Throughout 1987. English oak furniture from the seventeenth century. For more about the oak see the Collins Gallery. 0 COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 44(lllext 2682 2416. Mon—Fri 1()am—5pm; Sat 12—4pm. Gallery closed 25-28 Sept inclusive. The Blasted Oak Until Fri 4 Sept. The grand old oak. now in declining numbers. has always had a place in folklore. art and history. In this exhibition a number of artists including Armitage. Beuys. Constable. Nash and Turner explore the oak‘s power and fascination over the ages.
Two‘s Company Fri 11 Sept-Tues 6 ()ct. Mark Murray and Ruth Charity have worked in the Collins as exhibition trainees since Oct last year on an E.E.C. funded sheme. These two exhibitions are a culmination oftheir work. Ruth looks at Ties That Bind-The Family in Contemporary Art. Mark takes an important media figure as his subject in Masterol Persuasion—John Grierson and the Documentary Cinema. More next issue.
0 CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3(195.Mon-—Fri 9.3(lam—5.3()pm: Sat 9.30am—12.3(lpm.
Recent Acquisitions at British Paintings and Drawings Until end Sept
0 COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6371). Mon—Sat Illam—5.3()pm.
New Generation Show L'ntil 1t) Sept. Work selected by Cyril Gerber from the four Scottish art colleges.
John Bellany l2 Sept—3 ()ct. A new series of etchings and watercolours based on Ernest Hemingway‘s ‘()ld Man ofthe Sea”.
0 FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—5.3()pm; Sat lllam—lpm. General exhibition of 19th and 2(lth century Scottish art.
0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 1()am—9pm; Sat Ill—5pm. Knitting —A Common Art Until 19 Sept. This exhibition on one of the most popular crafts moves from Stirling. Workshops Christine Rushton. Mon 7 and Tues 8 Sept. 9.30—4.3(1pm. Machine knitting design workshops. Stte Black. Mon 14 andTue 15 Sept. 9.3(1—4.3()pm. Hand-knitting design workshops. Phone Margo Rutherford to book and for further details. Each two-day event costs £6. 0 GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 128 Ingram Street. 552 (1704. Mon—Sat 1()am-5.3()pm.
Colin Johnstone Sat 4—Sat 26 Sept. An ex-member ofthe Print Studio staff now living in Orkney exhibits paintings and drawings.
0 GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797.
o GLASGOW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY IIillhead. Mon—Fri 9. 15am—9. 15pm; Sat 9. l5am—12. 15pm.
O HAGGS CASTLE 1()() St Andrews Drive. Mon—Sat 1()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow‘s museum for children.
O HILLHEAO LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 3397223. Mon—Fri
9.30am—1pm. 2—8pm; Sat 9.3(lam—lpm and 2—5pm. Closed Wed.
0 HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. Hillhead Street. 33115431. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—5pm: Sat 9.3(L-lpm. Galleries closed 26—31) Sept inclusive.
The Mackintosh House Gallery: Open as above but closed for lunch 1230—] .30pm. 50p admission on weekday afternoons and Saturdays. A reconstruction of the architect's home fitted with original furniture. Printmaking in Britain Until Sat 24 ()et (closed 25—28 Sept). The relatively blunt nature of wood engraving had become unfashionable in the 19th century but the 192lls and 3(ls saw it return to favour especially. as is highlighted here. in the work of Paul and John Nash. Eric Gill and David
Jones. Also work by the young Graham Sutherland. Ilenry Moore. Ben Nicholson and Ivon Ilitchens. Maclntosh Graphics Until Dec. ()riginal designs and printed graphics for posters. invitations. menus. advertising labels etc. and representative examples by Maclntosh’s contemporaries. Margaret and Francis MacDonald and James Ilerbert MacNairn.
O HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University ofGlasgow. 339 8855. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—5pm; Sat 9.3(iam— 1 pm. Twice named Muscttm ofthe Year. the Ilunterian Collection includes objects ranging frotn Captain Cook‘s Pacific treasures to the Bearsden Shark. Museums at Work Until 29 Sept. Explaining all that goes on to log. label. collect. conserve. research and encase an object in a museum.
0 IMAGES GALLERY 74llynd1and Road. 334 531 I. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—5.3()pm. 19th and 2()th century watercolours and etchings.
O J. O. KELLY GALLERY 1 18 Douglas Street.
0 LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri 1 1am—5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Still
Perspectives-A New Look Until 5
Sept. Work by photographers who
have an individual angle on the city
of Glasgow. A Collins Gallery exhibition.
Oil Paintings by Willam Robson Until 5 Sept. Work frotn his Italian period 1890—19111).
0 MAIN FINE ARTThe Studio Gallery. 16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue—Sat 1()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
O METRO GALLERY 713 Great Western Road. 339(1737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue—Sat 1().3()am—5pm.
Summer Show Until mid-Sept. A changing show of paintings by artists like Norman Kirkham. Claire Ilarrigan and Patrick Dorian.
0 908 GALLERY 12 ()tago Street. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 1()am—6pm. Midsummer Exhibition Contemporary Scottish craft design and paintings.
O PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 ()223. Mon—Sat 1()am—5pm. Sun 1—5pm.G1asgow‘s museum of working life.
The Calton Weavers: Glasgow Trade
Unionism1787—1987 Until end 1987. The museum is in political mood for this exhibition. re-telling the unsung story of the first martyrs to trade unionism and the movement's subsequent course. Ken Currie‘s work illustrating this theme is the first major mural commission from Glasgow District Council since the Banqueting Hall. City Chambers. was completed in the 189(ls.
O POLLOK HOUSE 21160 Pollokshaws Road. 632 (1274. Mon—Sat 1()am—5pm. Sun 1—5pm.
Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings. Regular recitals held. See Classical Listings or contact venue for details.
0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 6121. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm.
Regeneration ’87 Until Wed 31) Sept. Projects designed to regenerate urban Scotland. Awards presented jointly by the S.D.A and the R.I.A.S.
O SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 1().3()am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
This railway and community museum publishes its first book in conjunction with Third Eye Centre and Polygon Books. (i/usgott': Locomotive Builder to the World by Mark O'Neill and Murdoch Nicolson follows their successful exhibition of the satne name. Available from bookshops. £4.95.
0 THIRO EYE CENTRE 351) Sattchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Tue—Sat 1()am—5.3()pm. Sun 2—5.3llpm. Cafe. 101
Georges Rousse1983—1987 Sat 12 Sept—Sat 11) Oct. This French artist photographs interiors large and in colour. Ilis drawing of the places pttts him in the satne catagory in which Ron O'Donnell and Calutn Colvin fall — between photography and painting sculpture. Born in Paris in 1947. Rousse has exhibited internationally recently in Amsterdam and New York.
Moira lnnes Sat 12 Sept—Sat 1(l()ct. Work by a Scottish artist who makes sculpture from bits and pieces. ladders and rope and things lying about. Jointly organised with the Arnolfini.
CaterpillarWorkers Sat 12 Sept—Sat 1()()ct. Fighting For A I’uture. A visual record by the Joint ()ccupation Committee Photography Group. Andy McKinnon and the Glasgow I-‘ilm and Video Workshop. For 1113 days the workers ol‘Caterpillar 11K occupied their factory in an attempt to save 12()()jobs. This exhibition documents a community hanging on. Denis Masi L'ntil Sun 6 Sept. Installations like theatre sets incorporate sound. light and smell into their refined image. Born in America in 1942 Masi has lived and worked in London since 1967. This major exhibition comprises two new works Prompt the last of a series of eight constructions begun in 1979 and Shrine. the result of Masi's experience as Artist-in-Residence at
The List 21 Aug— 3 Sept 17