ART & EXHIBITIONS
Contemporary Albanian Art Until 7Sept. The first major showing in Britain of Albanian paintings and graphics.
I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road. 339 9999. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
Works from the gallery‘s collection. including watercolours and ink drawings. are on show. New exhibitions start in September.
I HUNTERIAH ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm: Sun 2-5pm. A Genius tor Design Until 29 Sept. An exploration of Charles Rennie Maekintosh‘s approach to designing interiors. furniture. textiles. graphics etc. Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Architectural Drawings Until 27 Oct. Examples of Mackintosh‘s architectural schemes. including some projects which were never realised.
I IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.
19th and 20th century paintings and woodblock prints from Japan.
I INTERDEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Ave, 946 5912. Mon—Fri 10am-5.30pm. Sat 10am—4pm. Beyond the Barricades Until 20 Aug. A touring exhibition — last stop was the United Nations in New York — featuring photographs from twenty South African photographers who have captured on film their country‘s desperate situation. Bonglwe Dhlorno Until 20 Aug. A series of linocut prints commenting on South African issues. such as the forced resettlement ofblack communities and the invidious position of working black
I JOHH GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 221 6025. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
19th and 20th century British and Continental oils and watercolours.
I KELLY GALLERY 1 18 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon-Fri 10.30am-2pm. 2.30—5.30pm; Sat 10.30am—4.30pm. Allan Black: Paintings 1985-1990 18 Aug-1 Sept. Black‘s bold, unorthodox paintings of which Martin Baillie has said ‘within the full-blooded attack. one can find a contemplative centre‘.
I LAHGSIOE GALLERY 26—28 Battleﬁeld Road. 649 8888. Mon—Sat 9am—12.30pm, l-5.30pm.
Glasgow School oi Art Graduates Until 31 Aug. Works gleaned from the 1990 crop of young artists.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road, Milngavie. 956 2351. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sun 2—5pm. Closed Mon.
Sara Beavers: Paintings Until 1 Sept.
Sue Jane Taylor: Oil Worker- Scotland 18 Aug-8 Sept. In 1984 Taylor was one of twelve artists commissioned by Stirling Shipping Company to spend three weeks depicting their involvement in the North Sea oil industry. This marked the beginning of the Oil Worker project.
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.
Collection of paintings. mostly new. by
l. Lesley Main and others.
I MARYHlLL ARTS CENTRE 11 Malloch Street. 945 3995. Mon—Thurs 2—9pm.
No exhibitions until September.
I MCLELLAH GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1854. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (Thurs 10am—10pm); Sun noon—6pm. The Art Machine Until 26 Aug. The art world sets out to seduce children with this huge exhibition. You can feel free to clamber over some of the exhibits. others can be picked up and handled. Work by children is also on display. Contact the gallery for details of workshops and other special events.
I MITCHELL LIBRARY North Street. 221 7030. Mdn—Fri 9.30am—9pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Tenements and Towers: Glasgow Working Class Housing 1890-1990. Until 9 Sept. Architectural exhibition organised by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street . Kelvinbridge. 339 3158. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
Oulncltles Until 3 Oct. Glasgow‘s four twin cities — Dalian. Rostov. Nurnberg and Turin - are represented by their own and Glasgow‘s artists.
I OPEN CIRCLE GALLERY Hillhead Library. 348 Byres Road. 339 7223. Mon—Fri 9. 30am—8pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. 2—5pm. Closed Wed.
Robert Burns: Photographs Until 6 Sept. Burns‘ artistic raison d’e‘rre is the photographing of painters. musicians and artists. Included here are portraits of some of Scotland‘s ‘notable creative people‘.
I PEARCE INSTITUTE 840 Govan Road. 445 1941. Mon—Sat 9am—9pm.
Daniel Reevesz‘l’he Well oi Patience Until 2 Sept. Wed—Sun noon—9pm. Reeves won an Emmy for ‘Smothering Dreams‘. based on his experiences in the Vietnam war. This latest project is a large . circular screen mounted on a carousel. which overwhelms the viewer with images gathered by Reeves in Asia. Africa. America. Europe and Scotland. The three
: 91 min tapes explore the transience of
both natural and man-made worlds. Pierre Layalle: Paintings 1947-75 Until 31 Aug. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Writer Alasdair Gray finds the literary term ‘Magic Realist‘ to be the most apt in describing Lavalle‘s colourful. fantastic paintings.
I PRINCES SOUARE 221 0324. Mon—Sat loam—midnight; Sun 11am-5pm.
The Future of Church Building in Glasgow
20—26 Aug. Photographs and architectural drawings on an ecclesiastical theme.
I PROVAHO'S LOROSHIP Castle Street. 554 0223. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 2—5pm.
New exhibitions start in September.
I SALTOUH ART PROJECT 62 Saltoun Street. Twenty artists have set up shop in a large Hillhead warehouse. due to be demolished in September. Works range from audio-visual installations to sculpture and painting.
I THE SHELTER GALLERY Re nf rew Court. 3392884.]1am—11pm.
Mixed works will be on display throughout August.
I SPRIHGBURH MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm, Sat 10am—4.30pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Child's Play?: Growing up in Springburn 1940—1990 Until 23 Sept. Researched and to some extent dictated by local 8—12 year-olds. the exhibition traces the changes in a child‘s life over the last 50 years in Springburn through painting. photography. poetry. sculpture and drawings.
See Glasgow! See Cultural Until 25 Aug. Scotland‘s cartoonists‘ response to this 19901ark. organised by Culture City magazine.
I STIRLIHG'S LIBRARY Royal Exchange Square. 331 2668. Mon. Tue 10am—5pm. Thurs 10—8pm. Fri & Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Glasgow City of Architecture Until 31 Oct. Models, artefacts. trail-maps and videos trace the city‘s architectural riches.
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Wed-Sat 11am—6pm; Sun 2—4pm. Thomas Annan: Old Closes and Streets ot Glasgow Until 19 Aug. Nowadays Annan‘s documentary photographs of 19th century Glasgow squalor are art pieces. Many of these pictures were taken in and around
and stir your memories.
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