' ‘naive' printsofAfrica and Maree I Meahan‘s sheep hung with barbed wire are amongthe best.

I COOPER HAY RARE BOOKS 203 Bath Street. 226 3074.

Floral Engravings Throughout summer. An exhibition of original hand-coloured floral engravings dating from 1787.

I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am— 12.30pm. Festival Exhibition Throughout summer. 20th century artists includingJoan Summer Exhibition l'ntil 3 Sept. Work by Iiardley. Meninsky. Nash. Elizabeth members of ( ilasgow Arts (‘entre classes. Blackaddcr. (iillies. Anne Redpath and Photography. painting and weaving. James (‘owie. ; I GLASGOW GARDEN FESTIVAL Princes

I EXHIBITION CENTRE STATION (formerly b Dock. opposite Scottish Fxhibition Finnieston Station) Finnieston. E (‘entre. 429 8855. I'ntil 26 Sept. 7days Scotrail Mural ()pen now for(iarden ' 10am-9pm (last admission 1 hourbefore Festival'I‘raffic. (ilasgow artist Willie closing). Day tickets £5.1'B40.()APS£4. Rodger tells the story of Finnieston's 4 children 5 16 £2.50. undet' 5s free. changing fortunes in a huge mural Sculpture The ( ilasgow ('rarden Festival consistingof29cnamel panels. I includesplenty of sculpture reclining (‘ommissioned by ScotRail. amongst the flower beds. though the most I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood I difficult part is seeking it out. (iet hold ofa Street. 332 4027. Mon- Fri tree WP} of the National ( ialleries‘ useful 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am-- lpm. little leaflet before you go which husu Victoria Crowe— Corinth to Carlops l2 Aug-6 map. numbered locations and

Sept. Victoria (‘rowe has her first solo descriptions. Available from the National show appropriately in a year when gardens (iallery. the .\'P(‘r. the (iMA and major are to the fore in (ilasgow. IIer careful art centres. The latest and final addition to paintings of flower and hill represent the sculpture in the Festiv al's collection is

daily. 1 Sculpture Exhibition L'ntil end Aug. Three young sculptors have been working on the estate for a month and this exhibition is the result. (iraham Fagen. Steven I lurrcl and David McMillan. all graduatesof (‘rlasgow School of Art. have been inspired by the grounds of Finlaystone in the making of their work.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm;Sat 10 3pm.

graphic art has been brought courtesy of the Danish ('ultural Institute. ()ver twenty living artists represent an artfortn which has widespread popularity in Denmark both commercially and experimentally. I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon»Sat 10am—5.30pm. . New Generation Artists tfntil end Aug. For nineteen years (‘yril (ierber hasbeen showing a post-degree show exhibition. showing work by some of Scotland‘s most

I Art is listed by city first then byvenue. running in alphabetical order. Please send details to Alice Bain not laterthan 10 days before publication date.


I ANNAN GALLERY 130 West (‘ampbell Street. 221 5087 8. Mon -Fri9am 5pm: Sat 9.30am-«12.30pm.

Summer Exhibition I'ntil end Aug. A tour of Scotland in oils. watercolours and pastels. Showing at the same time are new

continental scenes by (ieorge Aguilar.

I ART GALLERY 8i MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon Sat 10am- 5pm; Sun 1—5pm. ('afe. ID] \‘oluntary guidesare available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. (‘ontact the enquiry desk.

Flowers and Gardens 1 'ntil September. Horticultural flowerings time workson paper and oils from the permanent collection. including Mackintosh. Peploe and Mac'I‘aggart.

MrWood‘s Fossils t'ntil 31 August. The story of Stan Wood's indefatigable hunt to ferret out fossils 7 including those of the world's earliest complete land amphibians.

A Right Royal Reception t'nul 26 Sept. The royal reception room for the 1888 Glasgow International Iixhibition is reconstructed as the centrepiece for this centenary celebration display.

Stephen Wiltshire Ifntil 2S Aug. Wiltshire is a young boy who suffers from autism. but who has struggled through that disease to communicate with his accutely observed architectural drawings.

I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 2031311111 Street. 226 5413. Mon Fri 10am 5pm; Sat 10am lpm.

Summer Exhibition Works by Walton. Lavery . Fergusson and others. Also contemporary paintings by Forrest. Scouller. l lood etc.

I BLYTI'ISWOOO GALLERY 161 West (ieorge Street. 226 5529. Mon -Fri ltlam—5.30pm; Sat 10am lpm.

Mixed Exhibition Ifntil end August. Glasgow School. Scottish ('olourists and contemporary artists.


promising students. The 1988 show has an to erall safeness and lack of experimentation and there are but few glimmers of real promise. However. several do stand out. Alison Reid'sglossy Magpie. Simon Alexander's sophisticated

nature with detailed precision. Here. her work splits between studies made at her borne in the hills of Midlothian and the vivid landscapes of (ireece.


Iistate. Langbank (near (ireenock ). ()pcn


Glasgow School ofArt

‘The Glasgow Girls‘ it's an unspeakably coytitle that deserved to be drowned at birth; an opinion that I feel sure would have been shared by more than one of the formidable young

one whole wall between them, and rightly, across the gallery, three of the most accomplished portrait painters, Eleanor Moore, Norah Neilson Gray and Bessie MacNicol, ‘perform' you might say, with style and assurance in theirvery different ways. But, whereas

Richard ( iroom's giant floating sculpture which now rests face tip on the waterof Festival Harbour.

Festival 88 Art Competition t‘ntil entl Sept. Artists were invited to submit work to compete for the i" l .000 worth of prizes to be had in this ( iarden Festival exhibition. Selected works from the submission have been Iiung in Fichtelmann's Restaurant and Harbour Bar in the festival site. The rest have been hung at the WASPS (iallcry in the (‘raft Village and can be seen for the duration of the Festival. Pri/ewinners were. Dorothy Black. laveleen Wright. (‘arolyn Boyd. .Ianet Melrose. Andrew Sneddon and Vicki (‘assidyx

Art in the Garden A beautifully produced volume with photographs of the ( ilasgow (‘iarden Festival sculpture in the making and on site. If you want something more substantial to accompany a sculptural tottr of the site. this is the book to get. Richard Deacon. Michelangelo I’istoletto. Iiduardo Paolo/xi. Shona Kiriloch. (ieorge Wyllie and William 'I‘urnbull et al are set in luxurious black and white and contributions in writing include essays by critic Richard ('ork and French garden specialist Yves Abrioux. The book is edited and produced by ( iraeme Murray for the Glasgow" (iarden Festival anti is sold at the Festival and bookshops at the bargain prices of £5.95 or £6.95. including postage and packing from ( iraeme Murray (iallery. 03l-556 6020.

Artis The commercial arts group Artis has selected 13 Scottish artists to be exhibited in the much-publicised baronial manor by Wimpey I lomes at the (ilasgow ( iarden Festival. .Iohn 'I‘aylor. Dominic Snyder.

Joseph I 'rie. Sandy Moffat and Derek Roberts are among those showing in this upper-yuppie domestic setting. For further information about A RTIS orthe Festival exhibition call 031 556 7546. I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon Sat 10am 5.30pm. Avanf Garden t‘ntil 3 Sept. Print Studio I members and invited artists were asked to make something special to show under this theme. Peter lIowson has four suspicious characters looking through a hedge and Vicki (‘assidyu just newly graduated from college has a more gentle butterfly-and-bee approach. ()ver 40 artists have taken part in this garden show. ; Workshops The studio workshops have reopened in their new premises and are now available for artists' use. Membership application forms are available from the above address. I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Glasgow Girls— Women in the Art School

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women the exhibition is designed to celebrate. The characterful faces in the James Annan photographs speak for themselves.

The idea of mounting an exhibition to document and illustrate the activities 5 of the women students at Glasgow

, School of art during Fra Newbery's

September. .\ot so much gardens as 18111 'egime has been around tor some time and 19th century embroidered bedspreads { B “h bl h b h ° from (‘entral Asia whose beautifullv i u 8 pro em as eel” e exireme intricate floral designs continue the unevenness 0' The work In quesnon a , prevalent horticultural theme for the pmblem that has cenainly "OI been ' (iarden Festival. I solved in the present display in the Concerts 16.26 Aug and 7 Sept. 12.30pm in v Museum of the Mackintosh building at the Lecture Theatre. 16 Aug Free and I GSA where enthusiasm [orthe subject SIhCTIS .Stl CIIL‘II. Phone (T49 7 l Inf

etai s. - 0 - ~ ~ - ICOLLINS GALLERY L'niversitv of d's°"m'"a"°" '" se'em'm' . . . . Strathclvde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 The Macmna'd Sis‘ers' 0' cou'se’ ""sat's'wd' and "'3‘ is a 9'” (Co'del'a

' have been given the startreatment with Oliver)

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far too much space is given over to the frankly pedestrian work of such as De Courcy Lewthwaite Dewar, two of the erstwhile GSA alumni whose work, at best, truly deserves to be seen, are afforded hardly any space at all Annie French is represented by one work only, and Jessie M. King, as versatile and accomplished as any, by some of her least impressive later items, including the worst of the slap-dash painted china with which she helped to ‘boil the pot’ at Kirkcudbright.

‘The Glasgow Girls' will give pleasure to many, especially on the copious documentary side, but it is bound to leave the knowledgeable

Road.6497l51. Mon Sat 10am-5pm;Sun , 2—5pm. Rest. |l)|

FIOWBI’ Pots Until 30 ( )ct. Not for your geraniums. These are very special ('hinese pots decorated with flowers and plants. Items from the 1 1th right up to the 19th century.

Hanging Gardens of Central Asia t‘ntil 2s

Sat 12—4pm. Danish Graphic Art 19 Aug—22 Sept. Danish