ART & EXHIBITIONS
I ARTS INFO (Strathclyde) is a new directory set up with the intention of helping Strathclyde artists and special needs groups. such as the disabled. to organise their own arts
projects. Apart from information on artists. dancers. musicians. theatre groups etc. the directory will contain a section on regional and national Contacts who can provide resources. advice and expertise. lfyou would like to be included in the directory your involvement with the arts does not need to be extensive — contact Arts Special Info. Network Scotland. 57 Ruthven Lane. Glasgow G12 9J0. 'I‘e1104l 357 1774. For further information contact Josephine Gammell (Project 1 Director) on (141 339 8855 I (ext. 4925).
I Don'ttorgel that the National Galleries of Scotland hold lunchtime lectures on their exhibitions. At the Gallery of Modern Art these are on Mondays. oil \N'ednesdays at the Portrait Gallery and on Fridays at the National Gallery ofSCotland. Admission is free and the lectures last from
12.45— 1 pm. Call 031 556 8921 for further information.
I Marches Past Peter Fuller (The Hogarth Press £7.99) A memoir with a difference from this acclaimed art critic who died in a car accident last year. The journal comprises material taken from Fuller's entries for two days — 28 and 29 Mar— during four successive years in the seventies. In the diaries. Fuller discusses Marxism. psychoanalysis and his relationship with his father. lnevitably. talk of Freud and fathers
becomes a little wearisome but there are lighter moments.
I Art is listed lirst by city then byvenue. running in alphabetical order. Please send
5 details to Art Listings not later than 10days before publication date.
I T G R ANNAN & SONS LTD 164
I Woodlands Road. 3320028. Mon—Fri
: 10am—5pm: Sat main—12.30pm.
, Works by various artists and permanent
collection of Glasgow photographs and reproductions.
E J. D. Henderson: Recent Paintings Sat 6—27 Apr. An impressionist interpretation of
5 the Seottish countryside.
i I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 3573929. Mon-Fri l0am—5pm: Sat
10am—10pm; Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. [D]
Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
Contemporary Art for Kelvingrove Until l4 Apr. In 1990 Glasgow City Council created a new fund for the acquisition of contemporary art. This is an opportunity to see what they have so far managed to acquire — John Bellany. Ken Currie. Ian Hamilton Finlay and some ‘surprises‘.
I ART EXPOSURE 53 West Regent Street. 3320808. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Robin Cameron: New Paintings Fri 5-30 Apr. Facial characteristics of man and beast exploited and exaggerated with colour and humour.
I ART FROM THE BILLIARO ROOM 217 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3711. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Originally designed as a billiard room by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. with his own pancllingand stained glass windows.
Prints in Progress Until 24 Apr. Worksto ‘surprise and delight' by printmakers livingin Scotland.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 2265413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pszat 10am—lpm.
Christine Ironside: Recent Paintings Until Sat 13 Apr. A seriesof paintingsinspired by Ironside‘s stint as Artist in Residence at the Botanic Gardens and by a visit she made to India last year; ﬂowers. eastern carpets and Indian elephantsare portrayed in vivid and exotic colour.
I BASIL'S VEGETARIAN CAFE 184 Dumbarton Road. 337 1416. Mon—Thurs noon—9.30pm; Fri Sat noon-10.30pm. Alison Chisholm: Small Paintings Until 30
Apr. I BAY TREE CAFE 403 Great Western Road. 334 5098. Tue—Sun 10am—9pm. Gila Schuy: Recent Work Until 29 Apr. I BUCHANAN'S RESTAURANT Glasgow Royal Concert Ilall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3163. Daily llam—late. Inside and Out New paintings by Bryan Evans. a recent winner ofthe ll’orshipful Company of Painter-Stainers Award — which should be recommendation enough. I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Wed 10am—10pm; Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. D [Avl'eritable treasure trove ofart collected by Edwardian tycoon William Burrell. I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. Rletveld Furniture and the Schroder House Until 13 Apr. Widely accepted as the first open-plan house. the Rietveld Schroder house was considered shocking when it was built in Holland in 1924. Nevertheless. it anticipated the way in which many people would one day live and has recently been restored to its original form. Models. drawings and photographs
I examine the ethos of the building. and
some outstanding examples of experimental furniture made by Dutch icon Rietveld (whose Red Blue chair was
shown at Edinburgh‘s Royal Museum last year) are also on display.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Joe Fan: Recent Paintings Until 25 Apr. Figurative works by a Hong Kong born artist and recent graduate ofAberdeen Art School.
I CORMUND GALLERY 130 West Regent Street. 204 3708. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm. David M. Martin: New Work Until 30 Apr. Paintings and watercolours.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
The Winter Collection Small British paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. including work by Cadell. Fergusson. Ilowson. Peploe. Donaldson and Redpath.
I DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda. Govan Road. 427 1792. Tue—Sun Ilium—5.30pm. Science and technology interactive exhibition situated in a refurbished domed building on the former Garden Festival site. Features 3D images. a vertical roundabout and an air cannon. I EWAN MUNOY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat9.30am— 5.30pm.
Paintings and Drawings by McTaggart. Crawhall. Redpath. Alison Watt and Philipson on show throughout April.
I EYRE HALL Archdiocese ofGlasgow, 196 Clyde Street. Mon—Fri 9am-7pm (Sun 14 Apr 1-4pm).
Six Artists trom the Carmelite Monastery. Ouiddenham Until 14 Apr. Works by the nuns of the Carmelite Order. from the Demarco Gallery in Edinburgh. in association with the Arts Diocese of Glasgow.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
New Art tor a New Decade Until 9 Apr. In the 1980s. contemporary Scottish artists caught the collective eye ofart critics around the world and painters like William McTaggart. Anne Redpath and Joan Eardley were the subjects ofmajor retrospective exhibitions. In this show the Fine Art Society makes predictions about the 1990s: possible new leadinglights include Bet Low. Alberto Morrocco and Kate Robinson.
Alexander Mann 1853-1908 Sat 13 Apr—14 May. Like other Glasgow Boys based in Paris. Mann was drawn to the plein air painting of the naturalist school. for which he received great acclaim. A wealthy background ensured that there was no pressure on him to sell and the pictures in this exhibition have never before been exhibited.
I GATENOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road (gallery at entrance to Butterﬂy Kingdom). 6200235. Mon—Fri 1.30—6pm; Sat and Sun 12.30pm—5.30pm; closed Tue. Paintings Mon 8 Apr-3 May. Recent work by Anne Mendelow. Alma Wolfson and Stephen Carruthers
Sheena Stephen: Jewellery Mon 8 Apr—3 Mav.
I GLASGOW ART CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri lOam—7pm; Sat 10am—3pm.
Tony Ray-Jones Sat 6—27 Apr. Despite his untimely death. Ray-Jones established himself as one of Britain‘s most acclaimed photographers.
I GLASGOW GROUP GALLERY l7 Queen‘s Crescent. 332 4924. Mon-Fri 11am—6pm. Donald Clark: Recent Work Until 26 Apr. Recently rehoused. the gallery is now embarking on a programme ofexhibitions which will take in promising young artists and Glasgow Group‘s own regulars. The first young artist to be featured. Clark isa recent Edinburgh graduate with a number of exhibitions to his name already.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
John Taylor: New Works Until 27 Apr. Disquieting works. in various media. which still feature the geometric
landscapes of Taylor‘s earlier work. but now people them with slim. delicate figures.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—noon.
Hospital Art Until Sat 13 Apr. In the Newbery Gallery.
Lite Drawing from the Department of Embroidery and Weaving Sat 13-27 Apr. In the Mackintosh Museum.
I GLASGOW ZOO Calder Park. Uddingston. 771 1185. Daily. 10—5pm. Zoo Paintings Until Fri 5 Apr. Paintingsof animals by Gilliam McCormick (£3 admission to zoo).
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm: Sat 9.30am—1pm.
Margaret Mee's Amazon Until 27 Apr. 30 large botanical watercolours painted in the Brazilian Amazonia by one ofthe century‘s most intrepid artist-travellers. A series of illustrated lectures will take place on Saturdays until 27 Apr. 1 lam—noon. Tickets £1 .50 at the door.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University. University Avenue. 3398855. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. Scotland‘s first public museum takes its name from William Hunter. a student of Glasgow University in the 1730s wholeft his substantial collection ofbooks. prints. and various other curiosities to the University. Many other additions tothe collection have since been made.
I INTEROEC GALLERY Maryhill Burgh Hall. 24 Gairbraid Avenue. 9465912. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm: Sat l0am—4pm. Spring Show Sat 13 Apr—3 May. Paintings by Mairi Aitken and Cathy Murray as well as ceramics by Lorna Watt and Paul Tebblc.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351 ext 226. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sun 2-5pm. Closed Mon.
Bearsden Art Club Annual Exhibition Until 6 Apr.
Saturday Morning Children's Art Class Exhibition Sat 13-26 Apr.
I MITCHELL LIBRARY North Street. 221 7030. Mon-Fri 9.30am—9pm; 9.30am—5pm.
Made in Glasgow Until Sat 13 Apr. An exhibition ofpaintings by Judith Bridgland. on the third floor of the library.‘ Sew. it's Fun! Until 20 Apr. Works ofall shapes and sizes — including a tiny pill box cover and a double size quilt — from the Glasgow and District Embroiderer‘s Guild. The Guild‘s members range in age from eight to 80 and are all female.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. 1 Bunhousc Road. 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—6pm.
Abram Games: 60 Years of Design Until 28 Apr. Many of these designs will have resonances for people who thought they had never heard of Games. He is. in fact. one of Britain's most prolific and successful graphic designers and was also the War Office‘s official posterdesigner from 1941—46.
A Brilliant Car: The Jowett Jupiter at 40 Tue 16 Apr-9 Jun. Time was when Jowett was a byword for rugged reliability. Then the Bradford based company acheived a pinnacle of brilliance when they produced the Jupiter. a car ofexceptional quality. designed by von Eberhorst.
I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street, Kelvinbridge. 339 3158. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
Andrew Croce: Recent Paintings Sat Until I May. Solo exhibition of still lifes and landscapes by a Glasgow artist admired for the freshness of colour and form in his work.
I OPEN CIRCLE GALLERY Hillhead Library. 348 Byres Road. 3397223. Mon-Fri 9.30am-8pm; Sat 9.30am-lpm. 2—5pm. Closed Wed. Borrowed References Until 30 Apr. Recent paintings and prints by Lawrence North
56 The List 5 — 18 April 1991