ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
John Taylor, Glasgow Print Studio,
. Glasgow. The title at one oi the pictures
here is The Evil That Men Do and it
might stand tor the theme oi this
exhibition. Certainly it has a grim
resonance in a week when the
atrocities oi two world wars were
marked by another with the bomb at
t Enniskillen. Again and again Taylor
shows images oi bodies — or more olten
traces oi bodies - lying in a tomb. In the
distance rows oi identical crosses
suggest an iniinity oi war graves and in pictures like The Heap or Layer upon
1 Layerthe iull horrors oi carnage and
1 mass graves are conironted head on.
Figures have been heaped into a
pyramid, piled into the ground with no
more dignity than a Iorryload oi lish
and they rot and mingle, one with
another in a huge amorphous mass.
O METRO GALLERY 713 Great Western Road, 3390737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm.
Marine and Coastal Paintings and Etchings Until end Nov. Artists include Tom Coyle, Duncan Munro and Ethel Walker.
0 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street, 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Framed Textiles by Clare Marzaroli Until Thurs 19 Nov.
Skye — Lines Sat 21 Nov—Thurs 10 Dec. Etchings by Tom McKenzie.
o PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 1-5pm. Glasgow’s museum of working life.
The Calton Weavers: Glasgow Trade Unionism 1787-1987 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 1890s.
0 POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 632 0274. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 1—5pm.
Neighbour to the Burrell Collection, this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings.
Anonymity is a strong theme. It is the commonality oi suilering that is being stressed and none oi the bodies has individual ieatures. They lie in iamiliar, still-human positions, with bent knees and tilted heads, and more olten than not in couples. Sometimes the iorrn oi the body has become no more than an imprint left on the walls oi the tomb, like a iossil at a lite.
For all that, they are not the most shocking oi pictures. Taylor is dealing with universality rather than reportage and no where is this more apparent than in his use oi colour. Who would, aiterall, think oi painting a coitin sky blue or lemon yellow. They are beautiiul, luminous tones and sometimes the whole picture becomes almost an abstraction oi death. (Sally Kinnes)
0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street, 221 6121. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm, Sat 9am—5pm.
Schools Design ’87 Until Sat 28 Nov. This is the third year that the Design Centre Scotland has had a separate competition from the London head office. This exhibition of winning entries hopes to demonstrate the high standard ofdesign education in schools.
0 SPRINGOURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
A Place To Stay Until end Dec. A local exhibition of Springburn Homes from 1780 to 1987.
O THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. Cafe. [01
New Work/No Dellnltlon Periormances The series of ‘3New Theatre and performance art continues at Third Eye in Glasgow and the Traverse in Edinburgh throughout November. See Theatre Page for details.
Barrie Cook- Spray Paintings 1967-1979 Until Sat 5 Dec. Rarely seen work re—emerges as abstract painting revives after a figurative bout
David Llnley— Paintings Until Sat 5 Dec. This graudate of Glasgow School of Art makes landscape move.
The Mountain, the Tartan, the Glen and
Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow
A DECADE OF ACQUISITIONS 1977 — 1987 31 October 1987—16 January 1988
Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm Sat 9.30am— 1 pm
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‘REVELATIONS’ An Exhibition of Photographs by TREVOR E. R. YERBURY November 1 st — 23rd 1987
31 Oct — 5 Dec CRITICAL REALISM - ASPECTS OF BRITISH LIFE TODAY Paintings, cartoons, caricatures and sculptures depicting the realities of social and political life in Britain today.
5 Nov— 5 Dec JOSEPH MCKENZIE An exhibition of the work of this important photographer. 7 Nov — 5 Dec ' .-.- THE CITY'SCLOCKS Includes 18th and 19th century clocks from Edinburgh and the Canongate as well as interesting examples of English and French manufacture, owned by Edinburgh District Council.
2 Market Street Edinburgh ()pchrm Sat 10am 3pm
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Crawford Centre for the Arts UNIVERSITY or ST ANDREWS
until 23 November A dozen views on paper different uses by contemporary artists and craftworkers New Sichuan prints modern Chinese art
from 27 November Scottish Society of Women Artists 3 special selected exhibition SUDSId/SGd by the Scottish Arts Councn
93 North Street. St Andrews (0334) 7616-1 extension 591
The List 13 — 26 November 1987