Georges de La Tour. For him. ‘Georges de La
I The Union or Scottish Art Workers recently had its ﬁrst meeting. at which members discussed ways ofbetter representing the interests of people working in the visual arts in Scotland. The Union's formation is particularly pertinent in the light of recent art crises in Edinburgh and Glasgow and members are determined to present a united front against cuts in funding. as well as establishing a professional code of practice for people working in the visual arts. See Agenda section.
I A sculpture made by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. the Edinburgh-born artist. is soon to be installed at the top ofLeith Walk. The sculpture consists of three pieces. including a bronze hand and foot. each about 6ft high and 12 ft long. the largest piece weighing 3.000 kilos. They also incorporate stones from the demolished Leith Central Station. See
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I Georges de La Tour a Pascal Duignard (Flohie Editions) The idea behind Flohic's 1 Secret Museums series is ‘ simple but original: prominent writers are asked to meditate upon the works of an artist. to analyse his style. research his life and Contemporaneous literature and history. The resulting dialogue is somewhere between essay and fiction. with writers enjoying the freedom to use analogies they might think twice about ifthey were critics. in the first of the series. French author and essayist Paul Ouignard explores the 17th-century artist
Tour‘s paintings don‘t tell a story; they stay quietand lie in wait for it. They transform life into itsown summary.‘ Future Secret Museums couple contemporary writers with Goya. fil Greeoand Giacometti. (Miranda France)
62 The List 28 June — 11 July 1991
I Exhibitions are listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be
listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Artand
Exhibitions listings compiled by Miranda
I T at R ANNAN 8t SONS LTD 164 Woodlands Road. 332 0028. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—12.30pm.
Works by various artists and permanent collection of Glasgow photographs and reproductions.
I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE
? 357 3929. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm;Thurs
10am—9pm; Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
New Arts Season: Nogg-Couture Fri 28 Jun—4 Aug. Kelvingrove‘s horizon-broadening determination to reach beyond the confines of ‘conventional art forms‘ brings us Pam Hogg‘s new collection for 1991—simple. comfortable separates with a strong. seasonal theme and buckets ofglitz. loosely based on the Hollywood style of Veronica Lake and Jessica Rabbit. Hogg graduated from the Glasgow School ofArt and is now widely regarded as one of Britain‘s most innovative designers. Contemporary Art for Kelvingrove Extended until Sun 30 Jun. John Byrne. Ken Currie. Craigie Aitchison and John Bellany are among the artists whose works have been acquired with the District Council's£3 million fund for contemporary art.
A Look into the Pool Until 11 Aug. A selection of prints. drawings and watercolours from the gallery‘s own collection. as well as some Old Master drawings and Signac watercolours on loan from other collections.
Wildlile Photographer of the Year 1990 Until Sun 7 Jul. Endearing animals and all sorts of ﬂora and fauna in this chance toview 1990's best wildlife shots.
I ART EXPOSURE 53 West Regent Street. 3320808. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.
Women with Attitude Until Fri 28Jun.
I BUCHANAN'S RESTAURANT Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3163. Daily llam—late.
See entry for Art Exposure.
I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Wed 10am—9pm; Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. 191
The collection of Edwardian tycoon William Burrell housed in a purpose-built gallery which is itself a work of art.
Pride of Place Fri 28 Jun— 14 Aug. As part of their Diamond Jubilee celebrations. the National Trust for Scotland has amassed furniture. ceramics and paintings from twenty castles and country houses. presenting an artistic illustration ofthe development of Scotland's social and cultural history from the 16th century to
the present day.
I CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENTAL ARTS Project Ability. 18 Albion Street. Mon—Fri lOam—9pm: Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m
' MA Fine Art, Glasgow. Degree Show 1991
Until Sat 6 Jul. Paintings and sculpture from the most recent generation of Glasgow School of Art graduates.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—Spm;Sat noon-4pm.
University at Strathclyde Department of Architecture Until Thurs 11 Jul. Works by the 1991 graduates.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Contemporary works by gallery artists. including Tweedie and Summerton.
I CRAIGIE HALL 6 Rowan Road. 427 6884. Sat and Sun l0am—5pm.
Mackintosh in the Nineties Until September. Preview exhibition of furniture and decorative fittings for Mackintosh‘s Art Lover‘s House which is under construction just down the road.
I CYRlL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Will Maclean: A Night of islands Until Tue 9 Jul. A new suite ofetchings. with accompanying poetry in Gaelic and English.
I DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda. Govan Road. 417 1792. Tue—Sun and Bank Holidays 10am-5.30pm. Science and technology interactive exhibition. featuring 3D images. a vertical roundabout. an air cannon and Ivan Mocovich's SMART exhibitsfcombining
. science. maths and art — Pythagoras‘ 5 Theorem explained at last.
Paintings. sculpture. jewellery and textiles T
from 25 Scottish women.
I ART FROM THE BILLIARO ROOM 217
‘ Sauchiehall street. 33: 3711. Mon-Sat
1(1am—5pm. Originally designed as a billiard room by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. with his own panelling and stained-glass windows.
Rosemary Beaton: Recent Oils and Drawings
Until Wed 3 Jul. A one-woman show '- which ‘verges towards abstraction’ from a young artist acclaimed for her portraitsof
Sir Robin Day. George Melly and
, Glasgow's Lord Provost Gray. among others. Glasgow bands ‘A Boy Called
Bob‘ and ‘The New Jesse James' feature in many of her larger canvasses.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath ‘ Street.22654l3.Mon—Fri10am—5pszat f ; byappointment.
1 19th and 20th century paintingsfrom stock.
I BAY TREE CAFE 403 Great Western Road. 334 5098. Tue-Sun l0am-9pm. Joan McCoritindale: Recent Works Sat 8 Jul—5 Aug.
I BELLGROVE STATION BILLBOARD PROJECT Bellgrove Station (Queen Street to Springburn line).
Pavel Buchler: Posterwork Installation Throughout Jul. A Cambridge-based artist's contribution to this on-going artistic debate -‘ posterworks installed on a 20x 5 ft billboard.
Events in the Tent Every weekend. Live science shows covering a range oftopics. I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 9.30am— 5.30pm.
3 John Duinton Pringle1864-1925 Until Sat
29Jun. Mackintosh's contemporary at Glasgow School of A rt. Pringle was an
optician and an artist who counted the
Neo-lmpressionists among his inﬂuences.
John Duncan Fergusson 1874-1961 Until
Sat 29 Jun. Fifty works on paper—
. watercolours. pastels and drawings ‘ produced in Scotland and France.
Modern British and Scottish Contemporary Throughout July. Paintings and drawings by the Scottish Colourists. the Glasgow Boys. William Gillies. (.‘rosbie. Donaldson. Gary Anderson and Jack Knox.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—lpm. Images of Orkney Until Sat 29Jun. Sculpture and paintings by Bet Low.
3 Frances Pelly and Frances Walker.
1 Thereafter. works from the gallery's
collection of 19th and 20th century
1 Scottish art.
I GATEHOUSE 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. (‘losed throughout July.
I GLASGOW GROUP GALLERY 17 Queen’s Crescent. George‘s Cross. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm. Closed Sat and Sun. Class at ’90 Until 26 Jul. Featuring five of last year's Drawing and Painting graduates. Barry Fielder. Mary Gillespie. Sharon Goodlet. William Kennedy and Lesley Punton. I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Joseph Davie: A Journal ol the Blackout Until 29 Jun. New works from a young Glasgow artist who peoples his works with ‘modern day apostles and heroes facing spiritual and social deterioration‘. Artist of the Month: Carolyn Boyd Until 29 Jun. A talented artist and Serbo-Croat speaker to boot. Boyd spent a year working at the Zagreb Fine Art Academy in Yugoslavia. Her collages and prints. reminiscent of Orthodox icons. expressa commitment to the country and its people. Terrain Sat 6—27 Jul. New sculptural works by Sibylle Von Halem and Karen Forbes. I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Fri 10am—9pm;Sat lOam-Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Student Works Mon 8 Jul—3 Aug. A combined exhibition from Glasgow and Edinburgh colleges of art. presenting the work of painting students in their second and third year. I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Printmaking in Paris:1900—1940 Until Thurs 11 Jul. Over 80works by artists of twelve nationalities who sought inspiration in Paris in the first halfofthis century. The works— all selected from the University of Glasgow's own collections— include pieces by Picasso. Matisse. Derain. Miro. Ernst and Dali. I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University. University Avenue. 339 8855. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Scotland's first public museum takes its name from William Hunter. a student of Glasgow University in the 1730s. who left his substantial collection of books. prints. and various other curiosities to the university. Many additions to the collection have since been made. 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. Works (mm the Collection Sat 29Jun— 1 1 Aug. Exhibition ol Paintings lrom the Anderson Trust Until 28 Jul. In Galleries one and “NO. I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Mon-Sat lilam—Spm. Sun noon—6pm. Out of Order Until 14 Jul. A triple billfrom three artists with different messages for the industrial culture of the 90s. David Kemp's The Tribe That Held The Sky Up involves relics from the last machine age: Jim Whiting's Unnatural Bodies Redeemed are animated sculptures with minds oftheir own and Edinburgh photographer Ron O'Donnell presents a retrospective of his work which explains why he regards himself as a ‘fantasy archaeologist of recent civilisation'. I 90s GALLERY 12 Otago Street. Kelvinoridge. 339 3158. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. Peter Graham: Recent Painting Sat 29 Jun—31 Jul. A renowned Glasgow artist. and the first UK artist in residence at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Artsin Singapore. Graham‘s paintings are notable for their bright. bold brushwork. I PARKHEAD FORGE SHOPPING MALL Sport Art Until 28 Jul. ‘Art for theordinary punter‘ — for the ordinary footballer. cricketer or bowler. that is. I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards.