ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I Art is listed by city lirst then byvenue. running in alphabetical order. Please send listings details to ‘Art Listings' not laterthan 10 days belore publication date. lie As oi this issue Museums are being listed separately in a new selective guide atthe end 01 the section. I ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 5087/8. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm: Sat 10am—12.30pm. General exhibition of regular artists. I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGRDVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk. Past and Present Until 16 April. Drawings by contemporary artists after Old Masters. Georges Brague Until 23 April. Illustrations to poems by Apollinaire. I BARBIZON GALLERY 40 High Street. 553 1990. Catherine Carmen and Brian Maguire Until end Apr. A duo from Ireland. Carman creates bronze. wood and stone sculptures while Maguire paints figuarite images. I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 2265413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—lpm. ‘ ‘Scotty' Wilson Until end oprril. Paintings and ceramics by ‘Scotty‘ Wilson displayed alongside contemporary Glasgow artists. I BLYTHSWOOO GALLERY 161 West George Street. 226 5529. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Mixed Exhibition It will be May before the next major exhibition at the Blythswood. but in the meantime you can view the gallery‘s collection of 19th century. 20th century and contemporary Scottish paintin I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400ext 2682. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm'. Sat I2—4pm. Easter closing: 24—27 March. Ragtime Until 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 and America. Ddon Lechner.1845-1914 Until 15 April. An exhibition of drawings. plans and photographs which traces the career of a Hungarian architect who devoted his life to the creation of a uniquely indigenous style during the second half of 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. Michael McVeigh Until 27 April. Paintings. drawings and lithographs based on rural themes from images of folk musicians to the Royal Highland Show. This isthe Dundee born artist's most extensive exhibition to date and includes over thirty works. As well as the main exhibition there isa display of stock prints by Pasmore. Kitaj. Tilson and others. 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 Walton. Cowie. Redpath. McTaggart. Colquhoun and Spencer.
; Road (gallery at entrance to Butterﬂy Kingdom). 620 0235. Daily 11.30—5.30pm;
I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat lOam—5.30pm. Contemporary Scottish painters including Sir Robin Philipson. John Bellany and William Crosby plus other 20th century British paintings including Glasgow School and Scottish Colourists. Prints and drawings from their London exhibition. I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat 10am—lpm.
Scottish Painting 1850-1950 The society is preparing for a major exhibition in May. but until then you can see a selection from their stock.
I GATEHDUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen
The Lighthouse Studio Until 7 April. An exhibition ofetchings and three dimensional paintings from four recent graduates of Glasgow School ofArt: Simon Laurie. Joseph Davie. Brian Cairns i and Caroline Boyd. Also ceramics. clocks and candlesticks by Paul Ewing.
After The Lighthouse Studio exhibition comes down there will be a general display of contemporary paintings and ceramics from the gallery‘s regular exhibitors.
I GLASGOW ART CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm. Sat 10am—3pm.
Photos de Mode Until 22 April. An exhibition recently seen at the French Institute in Edinburgh in which three French photographers take a close look at fashion and the fashion world. including pictures of couture and a special homage to Paco Rabanne.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Tracy MacKenna Until 26 April. A double first here. It is both the first time thatthe Glasgow Print Studio has presented an exhibition of sculpture and that MacKenna. a young Glasgow sculptor. has held a one woman show in Scotland.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm;Sat I0am—l2pm.
Mackintosh Gallery 12—28 April. Work by Fine Art Students at the school.
Newbery Gallery 10—20 April. The best of the work submitted for a Design Council exhibition.
I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road. 339 9999. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Mixed Textiles Until 29 April. Harbingcr’s first show of 1989 features the varied work of ten larger Glasgow based crafts people. There‘s everything from hats. cushions. embroidery and felt to silk ﬂowers.
I HILLHEAD LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. Mon—Fri 9. 30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. 2—5pm. Closed Wednesday.
Claire Helleweil Until 27 April. Young Glasgow ﬁgurative painter.
I NUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 3305431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—lpm. From McTaggart to Eerdley 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 IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm.
John Keppie. George Houston and Japanese Woodblock Prints Until 19 April. A wide ranging exhibition with the highlight being
John Keppie the Glasgow architect who is
known for his partnership with Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his work on the Glasgow Herald building in Mitchell Street. Also featured here are etchings of Ayrshire and surrounding countryside by George Houston as well as 19th and 20th century Japanese woodblock prints from artists including Koson (animal studies) and Chickanobu (beautiful women).
I INTEROEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Ave. 9465912.
Spring Pre-Maytest Exhibition Until 27 April. A mixed display featuring watercolours by Edmund Tetteh From Ghana. fabric art by Fiona MacRitchie and the gallery’s own collection.
I JOHN GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 221 6025. Mon—Fri lOam—Spm; Sat 10am— 1 pm.
19th & 20th century continental oils and watercolours.
I KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—2pm.
Tom McKendrick a Patrick Dorrian Until 15 April.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sun 2—5pm. Closed Mondays.
Group 818—29 April. An exhibition of paintings taking up galleries two and three.
Children's Art Class Exhibition 13-27 April. This display is in gallery one.
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 10am—6pm.
The new Main concern is now officially open with paintings by Lesley 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 MARYHILL ARTS CENTRE 11 Malloch Street. 945 3995. Mon—Thurs 2—9pm. Next exhibition in Mayfest.
I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street. Kelvinbridge. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Wry Commentaries Until 27 April. A father and son double act. Martin & David Baillie. exhibiting paintings from their long artistic careers. Both painters concentrate on people and their situations. although their styles are very different. Martin (who was once art critic for the Glasgow Herald) uses a loose. subtly constructed style with touches of humour. while David goes for a more sombre. tough approach.
I ONE Princes Square. 226 3032. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm.
A Sixteen Manshow Until 20 April. The first solo exhibition of painting by Charles Parker. a recent graduate ofGIasgow School of Art.
I PROVAND'S LORDSHIP Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Louise Annand Until 16 May. An exhibition oforiginal sketches that make up Annand‘s A Glasgow Sketchbook
A view ot .ledburgh by Thomas Girtin which has lust gone on show at the National Gallery.
published by Richard Drew. I CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH SOCIETY Queen’s Cross Church. 870 Garscube Road. 0419466600. The House lor an Art Lover Tues 11 April 12.30pm (for 1pm). Graham Roxburgh talks about his exciting plans to build The Housefor an Art Lover using Mackintosh‘s competition design submission from 1900. Everyone is welcome and a buffet lunch is available. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehail Street. 332 7521 . Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. At Face Value Gallery One. A large exhibition of French artists brought together by the Third Eye Centre in association with Kettles Yard. Cambridge and featuring the work ofMartinc Abellea. Marie Bourget. Sophie Callc. Ange Leccia and a group called1.F.P. Paintings Simon Patterson is a recent graduate of Goldsmiths College and was recently featured on The Late Show on BBC2. Installation Last year‘s group ofgraduates from Goldsmiths College in London has been attracting a lot of attention in the art world and like Simon Patterson. Damien Hirst. who is responsible for this installation. is one of that group. Cate An exhibition of photographs by Iain Robertson who lives on Shetland. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY l3 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Transmission has moved to new premises in 28 King Street. just around the corner. The first exhibition in the new gallery will open in May orJune. I WASPS 26 King Street. 5520564. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm. A shop. exhibition space and resource centre with information on work by all WASPS artists. Slide library and information about how to commission work. Dundee Group Show Until 10 April. A mixed exhibition ofsculpture. painting and drawing produced by artists in the WASPS studios in Dundee. Aberdeen Group Exhibition 10—28 April. This time it‘s the turn of artists workingin the Aberdeen WASPS Studios to show off their sculpture. painting and drawing.
I THE ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Dept of Architecture, 20 Chambers Street. 667 1011 ext 4544. Mon—Fri 9am—8pm; Sat/Sun 10am—3pm. RecenlWork Until 21 April. Architectural drawings by Herman Hertzberger.
Early, Current and Future Projects 19 April. 5.30pm. A free seminar by landscape architect Brian Clouston.
Women in Design 21—22 April. EUSAS members £1 . Non-members £4.50. A symposium and workshop taking place in the Royal Museum of Scotland Lecture Theatre featuring a wide range ofspeakers taking up issues of women working in architecture and design.
I ARTIS 26 Gayfield Square. 5567546. Mon—Fri 2—6pm.
50 The List 7 — 20 April 1989