ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I Art is listed by city lirst then by venue. running in alphabetical order. Please send listings details to “Art Listings' not Iaterthan 10 days before publication date.
NB. Museums are now listed separately in a selective guide at the end at the section.
I ANNA" GALLERY 130 West (‘ampbell Street. 221 5087.8. Mon—Fri lilam—Spm; Sat 10am—l2.30pm.
General exhibition of regularartists.
I ART GALLERY 8i MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
Stephen French: New Interiors L'ntil 28 May. Maylest Award winning (‘lydebank painter Stephen French fractured hisarms in a motorcycle accident in 1983. His ability to paint and draw was impaired. so he turned instead to interior design. This exhibition consists of an open-plan flat featuring holographic venetian blinds that change colour in response to light and movement. Using surprise and contradiction. French’s work is stimulating and often funny. lfthe Shangri Las were still around they would have written a song about it.
John Quinton Pringle (1864—1925) limit 26 April. Maylest By day. l’ringle ran an optician‘s business in the Saltrnarket. while in his spare time he created many drawings. watercolours and oil paintings. His work is small in scale. meticulous in detail and often recognisable by his use of tiny dots ofbright colour. Here is a selection of those works taken from the gallery's permanent collection.
Fossil Grove Designs Until 29 May. Student designs and scale models for the visitor centre at Fossil Grove. Whiteinch. Glasgow.
Four Great Scottish Etchers Iitchings from the gallery‘s permanent collection by Bone. Cameron. Strang and MeBey.
I BARBIZUN GALLERY (‘ollege Lands. High Street. 553 1990. Mon—Sal 9.3()am—5.30pm; Sun 1 lam—5.3llpiii. Terry Frost and Adrian Heath 1969—1989 Until 31 May. Maylest. 'I‘wo decadesol abstract paintings by two major British artists.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon~Fri 10am» 5pm ; Sat 10am—1pm.
Twentieth Century Scottish decorative art
and paintings by contemporary ( 'ilasgow artists.
I BELLROCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE7I Skerryvore Road.
Cranhill Mural Brightening up the (‘ranhill area is a new mural painted by the Bellrock Unemployed (iroup (aged 15—30) in collaboration with artist Lesley Burr. It depicts various club activities like pool. weightlifting and badminton as vs ell
as landscapes. cartoons and science fiction
I BLYTRSWOOD GALLERY 161 West George Street. 226 5529. Mon Fri
10am ~ 5.30pm; Sat lilaiii lpiii.
James D. Robertson (RSA. RSW. RGI) 1 mil
3 June. Billed as a .Iluyfesu't'al Exhibition. this is not an official Mayfest event. but isa major display of Scottish work
3 nonetheless. Main attraction isJames Robertson who is one of the most recently
elected Royal Scottish Academicians. lie is joined by an array of keypainters including Elizabeth Blackadder. F.(‘.B. Cadell. Dr David Donaldson. John Knox. Sir William Mc'l‘aggart. David McClure. Alberto Morocco. Sir Robin Philipson and Geoffrey Squire. In addition there are ceramics by Georgina Garland and
sculpture by Jennifer Wendy Ross.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathelyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400ext 2682. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm‘. Sat l2—4pm. Closed 29 May.
lgloolik: Towards the Night the Light L'ntil 3 June. Maytest. The Collins Gallery is lit in shadow and subdued light as strange sounds echo around for Ruth Stirling‘s exhibition ofphoioworks. The Scottish photographer spent the second halfof 1988 living in lgloolik in the Northern Artic and has returned with sounds and images which confront the Western viewer.
The Haunted Sleep Until 3 June. A craft showcase from ceramicist Lorna Graves whose work considers the relationship between people. animals and the four elements.
Slide Talk 17 May. 7pm (until 8pm). Lorna Graves talks about her work and the process of raku pottery.
Workshop 20 May. l—3pm. Book now for this clay moulding session with Lorna Graves for 7— 12 year olds. It costs£1.50 and you can book on 552 4400 ext 2558.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Paul Furnaux Paintings and Drawings Until 27 May. Mayiest. This is the young Aberdeen artist‘s first exhibition in Scotland although he has shown
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The Barbizon Gallery, Glasgow What a striking exhibition. Two important English abstract artists, both now senior representatives of their genre, have been brought together in a celebration oi Seventies' and Elghties’ work.
Terry Frost, pictured above, paints Red and Black, careerlng together in miraculous movement. He swings circles and suns in seas of blues (sometimes inclined to be a bit too maritime) and gracefully leans Pisa ln pictorial jazz. Whlle interned during the war, Frost took up an interest in drawing and painting which he was to develop at Camberwell School oi Art in the late forties. His life has been punctuated by a long-standing relationship with St Ives and Cornwall and it is hard not to ignore the words of
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Armed with a palette kniie, Adrian Heath carves lleshy tones out of darkness. They are landscapes of a very naked sexuality. Rarely varying from this core image, Heath creates in each one a subtly dllierent character or mood. His line drawing lllters through
j even the richest work with the result } that his control never ialters and the . image ls kept tight and muscular.
These painters may be out of fashion (though the student show at the HSA
showed a renewed interest in abstract art) but should not be out at your
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successfully in Paris and London. His paintings use many images of the sea coupled with figurative impressionsof mythological and symbolic figures. I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm: Sat 9.30am— 12.30pm. Paintings of the Forties by Millie Frood and Selected Contemporaries Until 27 May. Maylest. A key Scottish colourist in the 1940s. Frood's expressionist paintings continue to exert their inﬂuence on Scottish artists today. I EWAN MUNOY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Watercolours. Drawings and Prints 5-27 May. Amongst the artists on show are Bevan. Cadell. Fergusson. Gillies. Knox and James Paterson. I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Modem Scottish Painting Until 9 May. While the society prepares their next major exhibition (see below). there isa selection from their stock on display. Ten Years of the Fine Art Society in Glasgow 12 May—l6 June. Celebrating a decade in Glasgow. the Society mounts an exhibition of their best paintings. I GATEROUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road (gallery at entrance to Butterﬂy Kingdom). 620 0235. Daily 11.30—5.30pm; Closed Tue. Jan Nimmo 8—29 May. The main exhibition features new paintings from Andalucia by Jan Nimmo and there are also ceramics by Anne Lightwood on display. I GLASGOW ART CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am-8pm. Sat 10am—3pm. John Heartfield Until 25 May. Maylest. Heartfield was a founder member ofthe Berlin Dada Group and is famous for his anti-Nazi photomontages. This major exhibition comes from the Werkbund Archiv in Berlin and is presented in association wihth the Goethe Institute . Glasgow. I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Neil MacPherson-Paintings and Prints Until 3 June. Maytest. In the decade since graduating from Glasgow School ofArt. MacPherson has spent much time in Caithness painting rural images in a highly charged style. I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—12pm. Mackintosh Gallery 10—26 May. Work by the Fine Art staffat the school. Forging 0n Until 6 May. Mayiest. John Creed presents the wrought iron results of a sabbatical term at the school in the Newbery Gallery. Work in Progress 11—25 May. Work by students in the Department of Enviromental Art on show in the Newbery Gallery. I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road, 3399999. Mon-Sat l0am-5.30pm. Print Selection Until end of May. Prints and wood engravings by Stuart Duffin. Elspeth Roberts and Gwyneth Leach. I HILLI'IEAD LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am—lpm. 2-5pm. Closed Wednesday. Contemporary French Painting Until 30 June. Maytest. An exhibition mounted by Open Circle who invited the French group Terre Bleue to celebrate the Bicentennial of the French Revolution with a displayof their member's work. I F.W. HOLROYD Corner of George Street and High Street. 552 2024. Mon-Sat 9am—5.30pm; Sun 12.30—4.3()pm. Scottish Landscapes A general exhibition in a gallery that specialises in tapestry framing. I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 3305431. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30aiii— 1 pm Hill and Adamson Until 24 June. Msylest. Photographs ofthe 1840s by the pioneer Scottish artists Day id Oct.“ itis Hill and ‘J
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