Slogans ot Reversal/Reversal oi Slogans, Festival of Plagiarism, Transmission Gallery.

Plagiarism ls a cultural practice aiming to undermine the hegemony ol the

concepts oi originality and individuality delined as necessary by the social and property relations oi capitalism. Creativity, identity, value, truth - how do these categories lunction in society? By creating the desire of worthy at being bought, words signifying status —the best painter, the most valuable masterpiece —seduce with the power ottered to the creator and the attendant superior position bestowed on the artist as ‘maker ot culture'. The role oi most iorms of cultural practice is to turther alienate those for whom culture is diiticult to get to for reasons of political oppression as well as geographical displacement and the elitism ot the cultural establishment.

How do you plagiarise? Why plagiarise? is it art? Art is a concept used to create the illusion of the possibility oi attainment ot a superior sensibility, but this can be destroyed by appropriating the methods by which these messages reach us-the manipulation oi the media, the replication oi advertising images and the use of technology. Using xerography, video, anonymity and

while the third studied at Middlesborough.

Nostalgia 2—27 Sept. Stuart Duffin presents etchings and drawings evoking the warmth of the Italian peninsula.

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Thurs 10am-9pm, closed Fri. Sat 10am—5pm.

No specific exhibitions are organised until 27 August though there is a display of Mackintosh‘s drawings in the Museum of that name to commemorate the publication of a new collection ofessays on the building of the School ofArt entitled Mackintosh’s Masterwork.

Art and the Built Environment 27 Aug—5 Sept. An exhibition of work from students in the School of Architecture.

I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road, 3399999. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Display of paintings from stock.

I HILLHEAO LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm. 2pm—5pm. Closed Wednesday.


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polemical slogans, new images, worthless in value, high in agit potential, can be created, recreated,

replicated, redistributed, recreated . . .

Anti-art action thereiore becomes tree,

. available to all and most importantly

overcomes the imposition ol passive consumption typical oi most lorms oi engagement with ‘serious' culture.

Slogans oi Reversal/Reversal oi Slogans is an exhibition which goes beyond the space, has no copyright, involves many nameless individuals and lots at photocopied,

Roy Mclnnes Until 31 August. Recent landscapes of Scotland executed in oil by an artist from Glasgow.

I F.W. NOLROYD Corner of George Street and High Street. 552 2024. Mon-Sat 9am—5.30pm; Sun 12.30—4.30pm. Scottish Landscapes A general exhibition in a Gallery that specialises in tapestry framin .

I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street, 3305431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am— 1pm. A Century ot Revolution: Printmaking in France 1800-1900 Until 20 Oct. The summer exhibition pays tribute to the remarkable achievements of 19th century French printmakers who reflected their compatriots‘ leading role in the field of painting. The exhibits are drawn entirely from the Hunterian‘s own collection and feature some of the most innovative artists of the day; Toulouse-Lautrec. Pissaro. Degas and Gaugin.

The Mackintosh House Gallery: Open as above but closed for lunch

12.30pm—l .30pm. 50p admission on

reappropriated signs— ‘We are the proletariat—the people who like to say no'. ‘Real meaning involvesanother's thought’, ‘How are the masses made to desire their own repression Fascination: spectacle seduced by its own promiscuity.’ From style culture to nuclear war rhetoric to TV to the glamorization oi suffering, involvement with the ‘issues of our times' implies critical commitment and accessibility to processes of production— plagiarism implies recreating this. (Lorna J. Waite)

weekday afternoons and Saturdays.

Recording Mackintosh Until further notice. Photographs by T. & R. Annan & Sons who recorded the architecture and interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm.

Summer Exhibition Until 31 Aug. Contemporary and 19th century landscapes by Ian Fleming, A.G. Munro. Macauley-Stevenson and Peter Ilowson are on show alongside the gallery's range ofJapanese woodblock prints.

I THE INN ON THE GREEN RESTAURANT 23 Greenside Street. 554 0165. Mon—Fri 12pm—3pm & 6.30pm—11pm:Sat 6.30pm—11pm. Jim Tweedie and Carol Moore Until 9 September. An exhibition of still life paintings to enjoy whilst you dine. organised by Art IIire Scotland. I INTEROEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall, 24 Gairbraid Ave. 946 5912. Throughout August there will be a display of work by Gallery artists taken from


I JOHN GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 221 6025. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm'. Sat 10am—1pm.

19th & 20th century British and Continental oils and watereolours.

I KELLY GALLERY 1 18 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon—Sat 10.30am—2pm.

2.30pm—5 .30pm.

Dennis llealy Until 9 Sept. A display of paintings by the namesake of the famous Labour politician - highbrow rather than eyebrow.

I LANGSIOE GALLERY 26—28 Battlefield Road. 649 8888. Mon—Sat 9am—5 .30pm. Graduate and Post Graduate Work Until 31 Aug. All the artists are current or erstwhile students of the Glasgow Art School. included amongst those on show are Alison Watt and Stephen Conroy who have recently been showing in London as well as work by Campbell, Paterson, Mactavish and Paterson.

I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351 . Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7pm—9pm; Sat and Sun 2pm—5pm. Closed Mondays.

232 Embroidery Group Until 2 Sept. The group comprises stitchers from all over Scotland and they here present tapestries, wall hangings and articles ofclothing. Exhibition oi Art and Design Until —2 Sept. Display of work including computer graphics by sixth year pupils in Dumbarton Division Schools.

New British Embroidery 9 Sept—1 Oct. The work of recent graduates from those British Art Schools that have an Embroidery Department.

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.

Scottish Contemporary Paintings Until 31 Aug. Paintings from the Gallery‘s stock, mainly new paintings by 1. Lesley Main. I MARYHILL ARTS CENTRE 1 l Malloch Street. 945 3995. Mon—Thurs 2—9pm. Dream Times Until 31 Aug. Abstract paintings as well as some constructions by David Kirkaldy.

I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street. Kelvinbridge. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Peter Graham: Recent Paintings Until 30 Aug. The oils and pastels newly created by this Glasgow trained artist who has recently returned from a trip to the Far East get an extended showing.

Recent Graduates Until 30 August. Sculpture. painting and design from recently graduated students ofScotland’s Art Schools in particular the exhibition focuses on work by ex-pupils ofthe Glasgow School of Art.

isabel Bereslord: New Paintings 2—27 Sept. Oil and watercolour townscapes from the Glasgow artist.

I ONE Princes Square. 226 3032. Mon—Sa' 10am—7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm.

Rowan Mace Recent Work Until 7 Sept. A selection of large scale abstract oil

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