ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I Art is listed by city lirst then byvenue, running in alphabetical order. Please send details to Alice Bain not later than lodays before publication date.
I ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 5087/8. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm: Sat 9.30am—12.30pm.
General exhibition of regular artists.
I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guidesare available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
The Ali 01 SW. Hayter Until 26 Feb. Major retrospective by a big name in 20th century printmaking. Something ofa scientist. Hayter developed new techniques in the colour etchingand engraving fields which revitalised the print medium. Also well-known as a teacher (he had a studio in Paris and after the waritt New York). I Iavter was to introduce his new techniques to artists like Picasso. dc Kooning. Pollock and Rothko. This complete survey is touring the country following I'Iaytcr's death in 1988.
Laing's Painting Competition Until 12 Mar. Award winners of the Scottish section.
I BARBIZON GALLERY College Lands. Iligh Slreet.553199(i.
Just opened. the new Barbizon Gallery isa spectacular addition to the Glasgow gallery scene. Complete with bookshop and cafcfbar. it has the potential tobc quite avenue.
Scottish Artists Until end March. The gallery opens with a mixed exhibition from a number of artists including Steven Campbell. Will McLean. Peter I lowson. Adrian Wizniewski and others.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
I BLYTNSWOOO GALLERY 161 West George Street. 226 5529. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
19th and 20th century Scottish painting.
I OURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [D]
A wealth of treasure collected by Edwardian tycoon William Burrell.
300 Years of Embroidery 27 Feb—28 May. Selection from the collection ofthe Embroiderers Guild.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682/2416. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat 12—4pm.
Ragtime 7 Mar—15 April. Rag rugs and wallhangings. better known by those who are familiar with such functional decoration as hooky and proggy mats. Rag rugs were particularly popular in Scotland and the north of England where they were made by families out of used clothing. Today they are prized heirlooms and museum pieces and the art is being developed by a new breed of ‘rag rug‘ designer. This exhibition shows rugs old and new from Britain and Canada. India
Hag rug making 10 and 11 Mar. Please phone the gallery for details.
Odon Lechner, 1845-1914 7 Mar— l 5 April. An exhibition ofdrawings. plansand photographs which traces the career ofa Hungarian architect who devoted his life to the creation of a uniquely indigenous style during the second halfof the 19th century. Rich. decorative and grandiose. it sounds like they will speak ﬂuently toa Glasgow audience already familiar with the equally original Mackintosh style.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. James Gibson Until 2 Mar. Studyingart history and teaching English for some years Ied Gibson to become an artist in his own right. Self-taught. he has shown regularly since he started his new career in 1978. This is the second time he has shown with the Compass.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am— 12.30pm. Winter Collection A selection of fine art by Redpath. McTaggart . Colquhoun. Spencer.
I EWAN MUNOY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. 20th century British paintings including
liilltllti 1mm!!! tttitul'
Is it a dungeon? Is it a derelict wine cellar? Is it a building awaiting execution? In this state it would be hard to believe this is the Barbizon gallery, due to open Friday 24 February. By then it's new marble floor will be polished, its bookshop stocked, its cale and bar serving under the archways. Matt Cavanagh and Lachie Grant are behind this art initiative in Glasgow’s High Street (next door to the massive Miller Homes development). Once opened with an exhibition of Scottish art, it will be the largest and most ambitious
Glasgow School and Scottish C olourists. Prints and drawings from their London exhibition.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am— 1 pm.
19th and 20th century paintings.
I GATENOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road (gallery at entrance to Butterfly
Kingdom), 6200235. Daily 1 1.30—5.30pm;
New painting selection by Scottish artists. David Toner. Michael Scott. Matt McCurdy. Sandy Murphy. James Harrigan. and others. Until 16 March.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 22 King Street.
5520704. Mon—Sat 1(lam—5.30pm.
Ian McCulloch - Paintings and Prints‘85—‘89 Until 28 February. One ofScotland's leading painters shows in Glasgow for the first time in 15 years. Prints and oils.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Friday 24 Feb 10am—5pm. Sat 25 Feb 10am—noon. Mon.Tues.Thurs 1(lam—8pm. Fri 3 Mar 10am—5pm.
Schlitz Class of '89 Mackintosh Gallery. See above for dates and opening times. Schlitz have funded this competition for students of Glasgow School of Art in the fields ofGraphic Design and Illustration. printed textiles and industrial and interior design. A first prize ofL‘ 1000 and second prize of£500 will be presented for each category and a further £1 .500 will be awarded to the overall winner across all categories. This. and the extra 1.2.000 Schlitz is offering to the college's projects funds. represents a major contribution to the city's development as a centre for design. If successful. the competition will be opened up to other colleges in Britain. I HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow‘s museum for children.
The Desperate Journey Until April. The story ofa Highland family. evicted from their home dttring the Clearances and forced to make the long journey to the New World. Based on the book by Kathleen Fidler.
I NARRINGERS 417 Great Western Road.
privately run gallery in Glasgow, it not Scoﬂand.
As we went to press, workmen still littered the place and there wasn’t a painting in site. But this cell-like space (multiply it at least times live to get an idea at the large space the Barbizon takes up) had quite definitely taken on an elegance and style in keeping with the excellence of the Barbizon name, and the partners assured us with entrepreneurial confidence that in three days time they would be ready for their public. More on the gallery next issue.
339 9999. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Harbingers will not have a special exhibition but will still be open for the sale of good design. Next exhibition opens end March. I NUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow.8211illhead Street. 3305431. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am— 1pm. From McTaggart to Eardley Until 15 April. A winter showing of the gallery’s collection of Scottish waterColours including work by Glasgow Boys and Scottish Colourists. The Mackintosh House Gallery: Open as above but closed for lunch 12.30—1.30pm. 50p admission on weekday afternoons and Saturdays. A reconstruction ofthe architect's home fitted with original furniture. Mackintosh Cabinet Design Until 15 April. From simple stained pieces made in the mid- 1890s to elaborately decorated white cabinets. this exhibition of twenty designs provides a representative sample of Mackintosh‘s work in this field. I NUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow. 3398855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm: Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. Closed 24 Dec—4 Jan. My Lite in Miniature Until 1 April. An exhibition of wood carvings byJustus Akeredolu. a distinguished teacher of carving. I IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. No exhibition at present but general stock includes 18th and 19th century Japanese woodblock prints and 19th and 20th century etchings. watercolours and oils. I INTERDEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Ave. 946 5912. David Roberts Lithoprints and work by contemporary Scottish artists 3—31 Mar. I JOHN GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 2216025. Mon—Fri “lam—5pm: Sat 10am—lpm. 19th & 20th century continental oils and watercolours. I KELLY GALLERY 1 18 Douglas Street. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am—lpm. George Devlin Until 4 Mar. Colourful paintings by the Glasgow artist. I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavic. 956 2351 . Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm: Sat and Sun 2—5pm. Closed Mondays. Pam Carter Until 12 Mar. Paintings. I MAIN FINE ART Michael Main Gallery and The Studio Gallery. 16 and 34 Gibson Street. Both galleries on 334 8858 and open Mon—Sat 9.30—5.30. The new Main concern is nowofficially open with paintings by Lesley Main. sister ofgallery owner Michael Main. and other Scottish contemporaries. This cream- coloured gallery. converted from an old Victorian Chemist's shop. is looking quite beautiful and is a welcome addition to the West End. I MARYI‘IILL CORRIDOR FESTIVAL GROUP 1 l Malloch Street. 945 3995. Mon—Thurs 2—9pm. Made in Maryhill Until 2 Mar. An exhibition featuring work by users ofand tutors at the Centre. Includes sculpture. painting and video. I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Campbell Smith and Invited Artists Last day Fri 24 Feb. About 20 painters show with ceramicists. with a special selection of pastels by Campbell Smith. I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 1—5pm. Glasgow‘s museum of working life. Now in its 90th year. the museum is currently undergoing essential repairs and refurbishment which will last throughout the year. Stained Glass Gallery Permanent gallery of secular and religious stained glass which acknowledges Glasgow‘s impressive history in the field. oustolWillle Gallacher On 31 Jan. 1919 one of the most important events in the history of the Scottish Labour Movement
The List 24 February — 9 March 51