ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
GLASGOW NEW YORK P A R i S
RETURN FROM THE BIG APPLE
APRIL 28 - MAY 30 Tues - Sat 10 - 6pm
Suite 2, Washington House 38 Washington Street Glasgow G3 8AZ Tel: 041-204 1999
I Art is listed lirst by city than byvenue, running in alphabetical order. Please send listings details to Art Listings not Iaterthan 10 days belore publication date.
NB Museums are listed separately in a selective guide at the end at 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 5 MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—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.
See Glasgow, See Culture Until 29 Apr. A quick scan through the portfolios ofsome of Scotland‘s leading cartoonists. including the work of MacCormick. Gall. Turnbull. Rod. Alex Graham. Ross Thomson and the late Ewan Bain.
Julio Gonzalez 21 Apr-3 Jun. One ofthc first sculptors to use large welded pieces of iron in his Work. Gonzales had a profound inﬂuence on many later abstract artists. This major retrospective exhibition contains some forty of his works and a selection of his drawings.
Fernand Leger’s Circus Until 22 Apr. Illustrations and text by Leger which reflect his passion for the spectacle ofthc big top which dominated his work during the last five years ofhis life. The exhibition contains 37 of his lithographs. Alison Watt Until 29 Apr. Part ofthc Contemporary Art Season which will. over the course of the year. feature the work of ten artists who have strong connections with Glasgow. The next in the series will be Alexander Moffat 5—28 May. Also. throughout Mayfest the Art Gallery will have Art From the Frontline see preview. Keeping Glasgow in Stitches Throughout the year. Mon. Thurs. Fri and the last Sat every month. Stitchers and spectators are welcome to peruse or join in the making of the series of a dozen large fabric wall-hangings.
I ART EXPOSURE 53 West Regent Street, 332 0808. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Glasgow ay Five Unti15 May. A quintetof artists. Jurczyk. Alcorn. Michnowicz. Murray and Bridgland exhibit their views of Glasgow.
I BARBIZON GALLERY College Lands. High Street, 553 1990. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe open seven days. Francis Bacon: Lithographs Until 25 Apr. Around two dozen limited edition works by possibly Britain‘s most respected living artist.
Stuart Sutclille (Mayfest) 5-30 May. One ofthc early Beatles the talented bohemian art-student had a great influence on Lennon and the boys. After a short period studying under Eduardo Paolozzi in Hamburg, Sutcliffe died in 1962, aged only 22. The gallery will have around fifty of his works on show.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
19th and 20th century Scottish paintings from gallery stock.
Paintings by Anne Anderson, Anne Gordon, Anne Mackintosh and Connie Simmers 18 May—2 Jun.
I CAFFE GUI and CANTINETTA John Street. 552 6099. Daily 9am—noon and 2.30—6.30pm.
Ashley Cook, David Watt and Paul McGuigan Until 29 Apr. Prints and photographs by three young Glasgow artists. The gallery is devoted to promoting and encouraging new work by young Scottish artists without charging commission.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm.
Urban Circus Until 28 Apr. Paintings. prints. film and collages completed in Paris by Scottish artist Kate Downie. The central feature of the exhibition is a large tryptich (the side panels measure 10ft x 8ft). The central panel consists of ascreen showing a continuous loop film made by Downie and Jakobois, one of France's most experimental film-makers.
Jalan, Jalanl (Mayfest) 5 May—ZJun. Kites. batikwork, ceramics. puppets, metalware. the lot. all from the National Museum and Tourist Development Corporation of Malaysia.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat l()am—5.30pm. Norman Ackroyd: Travels to St Kilda and Other Scottish Islands Until 3 May. Etchings and aquatints of islands offthe west coast. The next show will be a major retrospective of the work ofJohn Bellany which begins on 5 May.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Scottish Paintings. Throughout Apr. Small paintings and drawings by Hunter, Cowie, Eardley. James Paterson, Fergusson, Beilany. Donaldson and others.
I DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda. Govan Road. 427 1792. £2 (childil ). Tue—Sun 10am—5.30pm.
Science and technology interactive exhibition. which includes 3D images, a vertical roundabout and an aircannon.
I EWAN MUNOY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Works on Paper Until 28 Apr. Watercolours. drawings and prints by the Glasgow Boys (includingJames Paterson). as well as work by the Scottish colourists. William McTaggart, Augustus John. Stanley Spencer, and J.M. Whistler. James Abbott McNelll Whistler (1834-1903) (Mayfest) 7—24 May. The works on show will include some ofthc Venetian prints and the Thames etchings.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
James Lawson Wingate Until 24 Apr. Large-scale landscapes in oil by the turn-of-the-century academic.
Winners ol the Guthrie Award (1920-1990) 28 Apr—5 Jun. Seventy years of the most talented artists from the annual RSA Show, over halfof the works on exhibition will be those that the artist first put forward to the RSA.
I GALLERY BINOTTI Washington House, 38 Washington Street, 204 1999. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Ally Thompson: Return lrom the Big Apple 28 Apr—28 May. Recent paintings by the Glasgow surrealist, recently returned from New York.
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road (gallery at entrance to Butterﬂy Kingdom). 620 0235. Mon—Fri1.30—6pm, Sat & Sun 11.30am—5.30pm; Closed Tue. Paintings by Catriona Campbell Until 28 Apr. Recent work from this Fife artist. Alexander Murphy and Jenepher Wendy Ross (Mayfest) 6—26 May. Ayrshire landscapes and still lifes by Murphy and metal sculptures by Ross.
I GLASGOW ART CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am-8pm. Due to renovation work on the building there will be no exhibitions until 9 June.
I GLASGOW ART CLUB 185 Bath Street. 248 5210. Mon—Fri 10am—noon and 2.30—5pm; Sat 11.30—2pm.
RGI Mayfest Exhllbltlon (Mayfest) 3—24 May. Thirty-nine members show offtheir recent work.
I GLASGOW GROUP GALLERY 1? Queen's Crescent, 332 4924. Mon—Fri llam—6pm. 56 Group Wales Until 23 Apr. Prints, drawings and paintings from the Welsh equivalent of the Glasgow Group, well almost, who have previously held shows at
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