_ Mayfest 1990

An exciting three-week programme of Exhibitions, Theatre, Music, Dance and Readings from Brazil, USA, Holland, Jamaica, the UK and Glasgow.

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The Caitre for New Developments in the Visual and Performing Arts. 346-354 SAUCHIEHALI. 5mm, GLASGOW. TICKETLINK: 041-332 0522

2 Galleries, 2 Theatres, Cafe-Bar, Shop. Open 7 Days Till Late.



PETER HOWSON Paintings and Prints

8 May - 2 June 1990

Mon - Sat 10am - 5.30pm


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known for his urban regeneration. there will be photomontages. drawings and photographs of his previous projects as well as a model he has produced fora playground in the Garnethill area. Exchanging Influences (Mayfest) 12—26 May. Newbery Gallery. Paintings and drawings by Shona Barr. Lorraine Cottrell. Fiona Robertson and Lorraine Turley who all won British (‘ouncil Scholarships in 1987.

Art Work From IBM's UK Locations (Mayfest) 5 May—2 Jun. A selection from the thousands of pieces of art held by the computer company.

I HILLI'IEAD LIBRARY 348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. 2-5pm. Closed Wed.

A Geometry of the Abyss (Mayfest ) 5 May—28 Jun. Painting by Bertrand Bracaval alongside poetry by Kenneth White.

I NUGHSON GALLERY 1 (‘leyeden Gardens. 334 2473. Tue—Sat noon—4pm ck 7—9pm.

Two by Twelve Until 24 May. Exhibition of new work by artists from Glasgow and the west including Ian Hamilton Finlay. Sibylle von llalem. Graeme Moore and Jacki Parry.

I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow, 82 I Iillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—lpm.

The Twentieth Century Scottish Print (Mayfest) 5 May—23 Jun. A large-scale exhibition of prints by 20th century Scottish artists. all researched and catalogued by I lonours students at the University's I Iistory of Art Department. Diagram of an Object Dhruya Mistry'. best known for his work which appeared at the Garden Festival. has been commissioned to provide an 8ft high sculpture which stands atop the steps that lead from llillhead Street to the Hunterian.

I IMAGES GALLERY 74 I lyndland Road. 334 531 l. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm.

19th and 20th century paintings and woodblock prints from Japan.

I INTEROEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Ave. 946 5912. Mon—Fri “lam—5.30pm. Sat 10am—4pm. Chinese Paintings (Mayfest) +26 May. Back by popular demand. come the traditional Chinese paintings of landscapes and birds by Professor (‘hang Bai Li and Li Bai Li.

Stone Carvings (Mayfest) 5—26 May. (‘arvings by South African artists Anthony and (.‘oleridge.

I JOHN GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 221 (>025. Mon-Fri 10am~5pmz Sat 10am—1pm.

l9th and 20th century British and Continental oils and watercolours.

I KELLY GALLERY 1 l8 Douglas Street. 248 (i386. Mon—Sat 10.30am—2pm. 2.30—5.30pm.

The RGI Mayfest show has now been


switched to the Glasgow A rt Club. see above. The next show at the Kelly Gallery will be Paintings by Kaye Lynch and Mary ' Oliver 19 May—2 Jun.

I LANGSIDE GALLERY 26—28 Battlefield Road. (34‘) 8888. Mon—Sat 9am— l2.30pm. 1—5.30pm.

Paintings and Drawings by Joseph Urie (Mayfest) 5 May—Mun. Rich. textural and recent work from this Glasgow artist.

I LlLLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri l lam—5pm and 7-9pm; Sat and Sun 2--5pm. (‘losed Mon.

Henry Moore (Mayfest) l’ntil 23 May. Sculpture and drawings from the famous British artist feature in an exhibition organised to coincide with the showing of his works at Pollok Country Park.

I MAIN FINE ART Michael Main Gallery and The Studio Gallery. 16 and 34 ( iibson Street. Both galleries on 334 8858 and open Mon-Sat Warn-5.30pm.

The Indian Series. Donald Urquhart: New Painlings(.\1ayfest)5— 19 May. Recently returned from India. his work is packed with imagery from the sub-continent.

I MARYHILL ARTS CENTRE 1 l Malloch Street. 945 3995. Mon—Thurs 2—9pm.

A Ditterent Story ( Mayfest) 4-20 May. A large scale comic strip will be displayed around the walls of the Centre. Local

.young artists. comes and professional

artists will all play a part in its construction.

I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (Thurs 10am— l0pm); Sun noon—(rpm. Glasgow's Great British Art Exhibition L'ntil 9 May. Spa/drug's Revenge. the show that the director of Glasgow (‘ity Art Galleries wanted instead of The British Art Show 1990. It concentrates on new work by Britain's finest artistic talents including David Hockney. Gillian Ay'res andlohn Bellany and. as they say in the record industry. many. many more.

I MITCHELL LIBRARY North Street. 221 7030. Mon-Fri 9.30am 9pm: Sat 9.30am—5pm. ' Contemporary Glasgow Ceramics s May—30 Jun.

I NEW GLASGOW SOCIETY 1307 Argyle Street. 204 1582. Wed 1 «9pm;'l‘hurs—-Sat 1—5pm.

Glasgow Cast Iron (May fest ) 9—26 May. Some of the finest cast iron in the world used to come from Glasgow and still props up some of the world's grandest buildings. The gallery will have castings by leading Victorian architects as well as paintings and drawings by Alistair l-‘yfe.

I 908 GALLERY l2 ()tago Street. Kelvinbridge. 339 3158. Mon -Sat 10am—6pm.

Glasgow Belongs (Mayfest ) 5—26 May. Without indulging in the kind ofliquid inspiration required by the song. the gallery will have over 200 paintingsand commissioned photographs of the city by indigenous artists.

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The three judges of the McGrigor Donald Sculpture award (AlisterWarman. Serpentine Gallery; Sarah Kent, Time Out; and Julian Spalding. who needs no introduction). here pictured trying to get it right. By Wednesday they had succeeded. and gave top prize (£5000) to Andrew Burton at Newcastle for his lndustrialElephant. - David Cook (Dundee) was second. and Marcus Taylor from Bellast wasthird.

This is the most valuable sculpture award in the UK.

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