ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Soviet printmakers. the effervescent Boris Belskv and Alexander Yastrebinitsky have spent some time in Glasgow preparing a limited edition ofprints. hung in the Gallery.
Members' Christmas Exhibition 2—3() Dec. A wide variety of prints from many ofthe one hundred and fifty members.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Thur510am—9pm. Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 9am—12pm. The Academic Traditon Until 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 Higher Industrial Art College goes on show at the Glasgow School of Art. A unique opportunity to compare Soviet teaching methods to Scottish ones. Benson and Hedges Gold Awards Until 1 Dec. A selection ofwork by student and professional photographers and illustrators which was entered for this national competition on the theme of ‘quality‘.
I GLASGOW SCULPTURE STUDIO 85 Hanson Street. 551 ()562. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
New Works Until 3 Dec. New Beginnings. A small exhibition of sculptures by the two young Soviet artists Mironov and Olshvang who were resident at the studios for five weeks recently.
I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road. 3399999. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Joseph Nevin, Gillian McCormack and Madeline Hand 1—3() Dec. Recent works from an established artist (Hand) and new work from two other artists.
I HILLHEAO LIBRARY 348 Byrcs Road. 339 7223. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am—lpm. 2pm—5pm. Closed Wednesday. 041-887 1894 or 5141. Photographs From Rostov on Don Until 30 Nov. Yet another facet ofthe Soviet extravaganza: an exhibition of photographs front one of Glasgow‘s twin cities. Jim Tweedie1—23 Dec. Still iifes with a surrealist edge from this recently elected member of the Glasgow Group.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 3305431. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—lpm. Russian Drawings From the Ashmolean Museum, Dxiord Until 2 Dec. New Beginnings. Over sixty works from one of the finest collections of Russian drawings outside the Soviet Union. coveringthe period 1885 to 1935. After this tlte Gallery will return to its permanent collection until 1990.
The Mackintosh Room will reopen on 4 Dec.
I IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.3(lam—5pm.
Christmas Exhibition 27 Nov—212m. ()ne of the first off the blocks in the festive exhibition stakes. this one includes Scottish oil paintings and watercolours alongside a collection ofJapanese woodblock prints.
I lNTEROEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Ave. 9465912. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—4pm. The Christmas Exhibition 24 Nov—2 Jan. Quicker off the mark than most. this yuletide show will feature work by artists who have exhibited at the Gallery before. I JOHN GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 221 6025. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
19th & 20th century British and Continental oils and watercolours.
I KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Sat 10.30am—2pm. 2.30pm—5.30pm.
John Nelson: Paintings Until 2 Dec. Recent works from the Livingston artist.
I LANGSIOE GALLERY 26—28 Battlefield Road. 649 8888. Mon—Sat 9am—5.30pm. The Gallery will have an exhibition from stock until the Christmas Exhibition 1—3() Dec. Paintings and limited signed editions
lNSIDE THE FORT
it you iind yourseii prowling the Filmhouse bar/gallerythinking that, ii equipped with a Nikon, a black and white iilm and a reasonable eye tor composition, you could have produced a similar standard oi work, you will be paying this exhibition a respectiul compliment.
Disability can be a harmful social stigma—communication is olten hard and recognition at the real abilities oi the handicapped even harder. Tommy Sutherland and Malcolm MacPhee have such learning difficulties, and both live at the Lochaber Centre in Fort William. After being taught the basics in photography, they visited and photographed working people in and
around their area as a project to break down barriers. The result is quite an achievement, and won them an Arts Award ior endeavour and initiative.
Their casual Polaroids ot a worker in his environment, iind the sitter either set against an imposing space, like the priest engulted within the blessed stonework at his church, or placed within a barred and almost
claustrophobic compound, be it oillce, house, shop orstatlon. Social comment may not abound, but smiles are everywhere. Here we are conironted by a series or photographs of ordinary people doing ordinary lobs, taken by two extraordinary men. (Alison Drown)
from Paterson. Heindel. Flint. Sturgeon and Hutchinson.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue-Fri 11am—5pm and 7pm—9pm; Sat and Sun 2pm—5pm. Closed Mondays.
Take Your Pick Until 26 Nov. An imaginative look at subjective choices in art. Under the Gallery's eye. ex-Celtic and Scotland full-back Danny McGrain. MP George Foulkcs and broadcasters Erie Wallace and Kirsty Wark. were given the opportunity to select up to ten works ofart from various galleries.
Christmas Exhibition 2—22 Dec. Prints by Iona Montgomery. ceramic by Ed Thompson. paintings of mountainous landscapes by Peter Barton and pottery by Barbara Davidson.
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—5.30pm.
Scottish Contemporary Paintings Until 30 Dec. Paintings from the Gallery‘s stock. mainly new paintings by I. Lesley Main. I MARYHILL ARTS CENTRE 11 Malloch Street. 945 3995. Mon—Thurs 2—9pm. Reclaim the City Until 24 Nov. Videos. including Sari Red a harrowing story ofa racist attack on three Asian woman. as well as photographs concerned with the campaign.
Photography 5—22 Dec. Local photographers and others who use the Centre show their work.
I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street. Kelvinbridge. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Campbell Smith 25 Nov—30 Dec. Pastel drawings from a Glasgow artist who is enjoying some considerable success in New York and San Francisco.
I ONE Princes Square. 226 3032. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm.
The next exhibition will be in Janurary.
I PROVANO'S LOROSHIP Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2pm—5pm.
A display of photographs recording life in
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am-5pm. Sat 10am—4.30pm, Sun 2pm—5pm.
Working Lives Until 11 Dec. In what may well be the biggest ever collaborative effort amongst Scottish museums, this exhibition focuses on people at work in Scotland during the 19805
I STREET LEVEL 279L281 High Street, 552 2151. Weds-Sat 11am—6pm; Sun 2-4pm. Days 01 Steel Until 8 Dec. A stunning evocation of the steel industry at its height. including an intriguing insight into the world of former steel producing giants Firth Brown. The photographs in the exhibition were selected from some 15,000 plate glass negatives. made between 1920 and 1960. which were found at the Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield.
I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Tue-Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun 2—5.30pm.
Anaton Zhigalov and Natalia Abalakova: Works 1961-89 Until 3 Dec. New Beginnings. The exhibition charts the development of the work oftwo ofthe central figures in unofficial Soviet art since the early Sixties. and documents their lives as artists without official status.
lka Gedo 9 Dec—13 Jan. A major retrospective exhibition of this Eastern European artist who remained virtually unknown in the West until Hungarian/1m in Glasgow in 1985.
Gordon Muir: Paintings 9 Dec-13Jan. Complex connections ofcultural references. including Celtic, Islamic and South American, are juxtaposed with contemporary references to his native Glasgow in these bold paintings.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Order Dut oi Chaos Until 25 Nov. Agroup of seven artists from the north ofEngland have produced six installations. Dutch Exchange 11—23 Dec. After the northern English artists depart. halfa dozen Dutch ones arrive on a reciprocal visit from the Oceaana Gallery in
Arnhem. They will be preparing work to be seen in Glasgow during the first two weeks oftheir stay. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 3748. A mixed show of Scottish contemporary artists, organised by the Compass Gallery. I WASPS 26 King Street. 552 0564. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; also for the Christmas Show 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. WASPS Christmas Show Until 23 Dec. Joint exhibition and workshops by artists. designers and craftworkers who are tenants of the WASPS studios in Glasgow . and Edinburgh. Workshops will be held on Saturdays in painting, stained glass. wood carving. video production and silver-smithing.
I THE ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Dept ofArchitecture. 20 Chambers Street, 667 101 1 ext 4544. Mon-Fri IOam—8pm; Sat & Sun 10am-3pm.
Alchimia 5 Dec—21 Jan (closed 15 Dec-8 Jan). Drawings from the design group who produce objects reﬂecting a more spiritual abstract outlook than normal that are exhibiting at the Fruitmarket Gallery. By female Finns between the 18905 and the 19505. Also on 4 Dec, 2—7.30pm. there will be a seminar given by]. Thackara of Design Anlysis International and design historian Penny Sparke. Though geared towards professional designers. the seminar will be open to the public too. with a reception at the Fruitmarket Gallery sponsored by Valvona and Corolla.
I ARTIS 26 Gayfield Square, 556 7546. Mon-Fri 2—6pm.
Scottish art, viewing by appointment.
I LA BELLE ANGELE Hasties Close. Cowgate (next to 369 Gallery). 225 2774. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 11am-4pm. Claire Clover Until 25 Nov. Watercolour landscapes and seascapes of the artist’s native Normandy feature in this exhibition organised in conjunction with the French Institute.
Christmas Exhibition 7—24 Dec. A mixed exhibition ofwork from halfa dozen local artists.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
Anne Redpath (1895-1955) Until 1 Dec. An exhibition of forty paintings by Redpath. some well known and others not so well known, has been organised to coincide with the publication of a biography ofthe artist by Patrick Bourne.
The next exhibition will follow in the New Year.
I BYZANTIUM GALLERY Victoria Street. 225 1768. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Robbie eushe and Felipe Saldarriaga Until 24 Dec. Recent paintings and drawings from the highly talented lad fae Torphins (Bushe) and Latin-American style
i 9'. Alison Scott exhibits her hand-made
paper at the WASPS Gallery, Edinburgh. See Listings.
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