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12 January—8 February Mon—Sat 1 Dam—5.30pm

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I Art is listed by city tirst then byvenue. running in alphabetical order. Please send listings details to Art Listings not laterthan 10 days beiore publication date.

no Museums are listed separately in a selective guide at the end 01 the section.


I ANNAN GALLERY Unit 208 Skillion Business Centre, Washington Street. 221 5087/8. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat 10am—12.30pm.

General exhibition of regular artists and photographs dating back to 1864. until the gallery is located in a permanent home.

I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guidesare available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.

Keeping Glasgow in Stitches 10 J tin-9 Dec. City of Culture? Stitch that! A series ofa dozen large fabric wall-hangings will be produced over the coming year. each representing a particular aspect of the city. All would-be stitchers or spectators are welcome.

The Rumbustious World at Thomas Rowlandson Until 14 Jan. An exhibition of the vigorous. though often held to be crude and vulgar. drawings by the English cartoonist and ban viveur. During his life (1756—1827). he associated with Moorland. Gillray and Bunbury. travelled widely in Britain and indulged fully in tavern life. This selection of prints from the British Museum. some of which are on public display for the first time. has been chosen to represent the span of his long

Atghan Arts Until 14 Jan. Craftwork from the country that made Sandy Gall famous. The textiles. jewellery and rugs will all be for sale.

I ART EXPOSURE Unit 2. Victorian Village. 51—53 West Regent Street. 332 0808. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Original paintings. ceramics. sculpture and jewellery by young Scottish artists.

I BARBIZON GALLERY College Lands. High Street. 553 1990. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm. Alexander Guy. Stuart MacKenzie. Tommy Crooks and Derrick Guild Until 27 Jan. Guy and McKenzie are fairly well established Glasgow painters whilst Crooks and Guild are gaining increasing recognition.

I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—lpm.

The gallery are organising an exhibition of Glasgow cityscapes by the late Ernest B. Hood. at the offices of Webster and Co. 45 West Nile Street. 12—26 Jan.

I BLYTRSWOOO GALLERY 161 West George Street. 226 5529. Mon—Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Paintings from gallery stock. Blythswood are looking for new premises for the future.

I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Weds 10am—10pm); Sun 2—6pm. Cafe. ID]

Degas' Images 01 Women 15 Jan—25 Feb. Edgar Degas' obsession with the female form is reflected in this exhibition of drawings, prints. pastels and bronzes of Parisian women which has been collected by the Tate gallery in Liverpool.

I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 12—4pm.

Running the Dog Until 13 Jan. A menagerie of strange animal and human creatures sculpted in bronze and ceramic by Michael Flynn. This is the first Scottish showingof his most recent works. Crossing the Border Until 13 Jan. A

collection of work from the Embroidery and Textile Group of Glasgow School of Art and the ‘62 Group‘.

Makonde 2()Jan— l 7 Feb. Contemporary wood carvings from the people ofthe Makonde Plateau in Mozambique. the exhibition attempts to relate this modern form of African art to our own. rather than merely putting it on show as ‘ethnic' artcfact.

I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon~Sat ll)am—5.30pm. Layers 12 Jan—8 Feb. Wood sculpturcsby Tim Stead who has a healthy obsession with the raw material. his house in the borders having light fittings and even a sink fashioned from wood. This is his first solo show made tip entirely ofsculptures. I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

The Winter Collection. 'I'hroughout Jan. Small paintings and drawings by James Paterson. Annie French. Josef I Ierman. Fergusson and Sickcrt.

I EWAN MUNOY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

Modern Scottish and linglish paintings. including works by Fergusson. Cadet]. I’eploe. MacBey and Gillies. which will continue until the end ofJanuary.

I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—lpm.

Donald Manson: Paintings Until 13Jan. Landscapes and still lifes mainly of Raasay and the Western Isles. those that have not yet been snapped up for Christmas. will hang alongside contemporary Scottish paintings. The Society will thereafterbe showing Scottish Paintings from their permanent collection until Corporate Collections 20 Jan-22 Feb. An opportunity for the public to peruse the collections owned by a variety ofbusinesses. including The Monarch ofthe (:‘Ien which is the property of United Distillers.

I GATEI‘IOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road (gallery at entrance to Butterfly Kingdom). 6200235. Mon—Fri 1.30pm—6pm. Sat & Sun 11.30am—5.30pm; Closed Tue.

Mixed exhibition of work from gallery stock.

I GLASGOW ART CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm.

ls 13—25 Jan. David Williams‘ recent. more abstract work comes fresh from the Portfolio Gallery in Edinburgh. He was the man who bravely ventured into an Edinburgh girl‘s school with his camera and came out with No Man '3 Land.

I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat Illam—5.30pm. Scottish Monotypes Until 28 Jan. Printsof this ilk produced by Studio members. among those involved are Adrian Wiszniewski. Bruce McLean. John Houston. Peter I Iowson. Elspeth Lamb' and Barbara Rae.

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Rentrcw Street. 332 9797. Mon—Thurs 10am—9pm. Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 9am— 12pm.

Work In Progress 13 Jan—3 I-‘eb. The work in question. in the New-berry Gallery. is from the School‘s Printmaking Department.

I GLASGOW GROUP GALLERY l7 Queen's Crescent. 332 4924. Mon-Fri 1 1am—6pm. An exhibition of drawings from the Glasgow Group.

I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road. 339 9999. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Joseph Nevin. Gillian McCormack and Madeline Hand Until 27 Jan. Recent work from an established artist (Hand) and new work from two others.

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

Interact l4Jan—28 Feb. Alan Black. Ken Palmer and Robert Burns (the photographer) are among those involved in this intertwining ofartistic disciplines

52 The List 12- 25 January 1990