ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I Art is listed by city Iirst then byvenue, running in alphabetical order. Please send listings details to Art Listings not laterthan 10 days belore publication date.
N8 Museums are now listed separately ina selective guide at the end at the section.
I ANNAN GALLERY Unit 208 Skillion Business Centre. Washington Street. 221 50878. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat
General exhibition of regular artists and photographs dating back to 1864. until the gallery is located in a more permanent home.
I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat I0am—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.
Rodchenko Family Workshop 27 Oct—3 Dec. New Beginnings. Aleksandr Rodchenko. Varvara Stepanova and successive generations of their family are featured in a wide-ranging exhibition oftheirwork. testifying to their inﬂuences in the fieldsof painting. sculpture. fashion. stage design and photography. ()f the one hundred and fifty exhibits around two thirds are by Rodchenko and Stepanova including many that have never been seen before in the West.
Glasgow Garden Festival Display 01 Awards Until 23 Nov. The trophies and certificates of merit that last year's outdoor shindig by the Clyde collected from various organisations are displayed in all their glory.
I BARBIZON GALLERY College Lands. High Street. 553 1990. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm. Sergey Shutov 1988/89 31 Oct—3 Dec. New Beginnings. The recent exuberant. eclectic works by this talented young Soviet Artist reflect the heady spirit ofGlasnost. Thisis his first solo exhibition outside the Soviet Union and includes new works completed during his five-week residency in the City of Culture.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm;Sat 10am— 1 pm. 20th Century Scottish decorative art and paintings by contemporary Glasgow artists. Jessie Marion King 1875-1949 2—25 Nov. As an alternative to the all-pervasive Russian influence. currently invading so many Glasgow galleries. Barclay Lennie are holding a major exhibition ofthe paintings. book illustrations. batik work and jewellery by Jessie King. Around half of the two hundred books that she helped illustrate will be on show alongside some sixty original paintin ,s.
I BELLROCK COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE 71 Skerryvore Road.
Cranhill Mural The Centre now boasts Cranhill+s brightest wall thanks to a new mural painted by the Bellrock Unemployed Group (aged 15—30) in collaboration with artist Lesley Burr. It depicts various club activities like pool. weightlifting and badminton as well as landscapes. cartoons and science fiction images.
I BLYTHSWOOD GALLERY 161 West George Street. 226 5529. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
19th and 2(Ith Century Paintings and Contemporary Works. The Gallery will have a mixed showing of 19th and 20th century paintings from stock as well as work by contemporary artists.
I COLLINS GALLERY lfniversity of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400ext 2682. Mon—Fri Illam—-5pm;Sat 12-v4pm.
The Russian Poster From Revolutionto Perestroika 30 ()ct- 25 .‘s'ov. New
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VARIANT is an arts magazine based in Scotland which aims to document new areas at artistic practice as well as provide a lorum tor critical discussion on arts and ideas.
VARIANT VIDEO is an extension at the printed magazine, the first video magazine of its kind to be produced in Britain. Featuring two sections, the tirstVlDED ART; THE MIDNIGHT OF THE DECADE covers the use or the medium in an arts context whilst commenting on the politics at electronic media at a time ot global ease 01 communication and the domination at commercial interests. The second section, WORKERS CITY, is a cultural record of the continuity of Scotland’s militant political history. Interviews with Farquar McLay, John Taylor Caldwell, Hamish Henderson and James D. Young outline ideas and activity hidden from working-class history which emphasise the richness and diversity at oppositional culture. The title
derives Irom the book oi the same name. Work from the Drumchapel based video group DECLASSED ELEMENTS is also featured in this section. ‘Frustration Game‘ is a political documentary which outlines trom a working class perspective the debasement at tile through poverty and appalling housing conditions. ‘Mud and Stars” cuts through the patronising rhetoric at City 01 Culture in a piece at political polemic which understands that the disadvantaged will gain nothing other than more trustration and alienation as the state creates an empty spectacle into which is sublimated popular dissent and class struggle.
Challenging and vital, VARIANT VIDED will have a premiere screening at Transmission Gallery on 26 and 28 October belore continuing to the Brussels International Super 8 Film and Video lestival, AVE in Holland and the ICA in London.(Janet Chalmers)
Beginnings. A panoply of one of the most exciting art forms to have developed in the USSR, selected by Dr Stephen White author of The Bolshevik Poster. The exhibition includes an important groupof works from the Lenin State Library in Moscow. Dr White will also give a lecture on The Development at the Soviet Posteron 2 Nov at 7pm. Also. Claire Hemingsley of lncahoots (the design company responsible for the Mayfest 88 & 89 posters) will deliver a lecture on Posters Glasgow SIer on 7 Nov. both in the Gallery Bar.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. The Gallery will have contemporary Scottish paintings and drawings on show. They are however, organising a major Soviet art exhibition to be held at the Glasgow Arts Centre.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—12.30pm.
A display of Scottish paintings which will include works by Eardley. Cowie. McCanee and Bellany.
I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.
Four Scottish Colourists Until 28 Oct. An ambitious showing of over 40 works features Peploe and Fergusson. with Cadell and G.L. Hunter making upthe foursome.
After this exhibition finishes the Gallery will have its usual selection from stock of modern Scottish and English Artistsfrom 1850—1950. including colourists. Gillies. Patterson. Philipson and Crosbie.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon-Fri
9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Pupil and Teacher Until 31 Oct. Abstract paintings by William Baillie and his protege William Bunting. The former William actually taught the latter one at secondary school in Hamilton.
The Scottish Colourists 4—30 Nov. The featured artists being; Hunter. Fergusson. Cadell and Peploe.
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road (gallery at entrance to Butterﬂy Kingdom). 6200235. Mon—Fri 1.30pm—6pm. Sat & Sun 11.30am—5.30pm; Closed Tue.
The Human Form and Sea Boxes Until 5
Nov. The former are sculptures by David Fallon. whilst the latter group of sculptures are by Dorothy Stirling. There will also be paintings by Simon Greer on display. The next exhibition will be on 19 November.
I GLASGOW ART CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri l0am-8pm. Sat 10am—3pm.
Yankitevsky, Dybsky, Reunov, Tistol: Recent Works on Paper 30 Oct—28 Nov. New Beginnings. The four have been selected by art historian ()Iga Sviblova to represent different generations and tendencies in new Soviet art. The exhibition was organised by the Compass Gallery.
I GLASGOW OPPORTUNITIES GALLERY 7 West George Street. 221 0955. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm.
Ewan MacDonald-Low Until 15 Dec. An exhibition oflandscapes in oils and pastels by this peripatetic artist.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Contemporary Printmaking From the Soviet Union 30 Oct—28 Nov. New Beginnings. Forty eight prints by sixteen artists have
begn selected by the Glasgow Print Studio to represent the work currently being produced in the Soviet Union. Also two Soviet printmakers. Boris Belsky and Alexander Yastrebinitsky have been in Glasgow preparing a limited edition of prints to be hung in the Gallery.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Thurs 10am-9pm. closed Fri. Sat 10am—5pm.
The Academic Tradition 30 Oct—2 Dec. New Beginnings. Student work from the three leading Soviet art schools. the Repin Institute in Leningrad. the Moscow Surikov State Art Institute and the Moscow 1 Iigher Industrial Art College goes on show at the Glasgow School of Art. This exhibition. chosen specially to highlight the process of art education in the USSR. gives a unique opportunity to compare the Soviet teaching methodsto Scottish ones. There will also be a symposium on Revolution and Tradition on 18 Nov at the School of Art. Speakers will include artist and critic Timothy Hyman and Dr Stephen White.
Readers Digest Young Illustrators Exhibition Until 3 Nov. The imaginative illustrations entered for a competition organised by the small but perfectly formed mag go on show.
I GLASGOW SCULPTURE STUDIO 85 Hanson Street. 551 0562.
New Works Open Days 30 8c 31 ()ct. 11am—7pm. New Beginnings. The two young Soviet sculptors Mironov and Olshvang have taken up residence for five weeks at the studios and will participate in the two open days and the open forum discussion. chaired by Olga Sviblova on 31 October (7—9pm).
I NARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road. 339 9999. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3()pm. Selection ofcraftwork by British artists until December.
I HILLHEAD LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pm: Sat 9.30am—1pm. 2pm—5pm. Closed Wednesday.
Carol Moore Until 28 ()ct. Paintings. drawings and pastels from the Glaswegian artist.
Photographs From Rostov on Don 28 Oct—30 Nov. Yet another facet of the Soviet extravaganza: an exhibition of photographs from one of Glasgow‘s twin cities.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 llillhead Street. 3305431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. Russian Drawings From the Ashmolean Museum, Dxtord 28 ()ct—2 Dec. New Beginnings. ()ver sixty works from one of the finest collections of Russian drawings outside the Soviet Union. coveringthe period 1885 to 1935.
The Mackintosh House Gallery ()pen as above but closed for lunch
12.30pm—1 .30pm. 50p admission on weekday afternoons and Saturdays. Recording Mackintosh Until 28 ()ct. Photographs by T. & R. Annan & Sons who recorded the architecture and interiors ofCharles Rennie Mackintosh. I IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 53I I . Mon-«Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm.
There will be a display of work from stock until Paintings by Frank Adcrott and W. Russell 29 Oct—30 Nov. The pair produce Scottish seascapes and studies ofsmall coastal villages.
I THE INN ON THE GREEN RESTAURANT 23 Greenside Street. 554 0165. Mon—Fri 12pm- 3pm & 6.30pm--l 1pm; Sat 6.30pm-11pm.
George Birrell Until 26 Nov. Townscapes and landscapes to enjoy whilst you dine. organised by Art Hire Scotland.
I INTERDEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Ave. 946 5912. Whitemoss Group Exhibition 28 ()et— 18 Nov. Four members of the East Kilbride group. Andy and Ann McClintock.and Jim and Eunice Williamson exhibit their paintings alongside turned wood by Jim
56 The List 27 October — 9 November 1989