I Windfall '91 — a group of Scottish artists with an eye for grand gestures — is about to embark on a project which has now been a year in the planning. For one month 26 artists. from six European countries. will create new works in the Seaman's Mission. at large building in Glasgow‘s Broomielaw. with some 30 exhibition spaces. Subsequently the building will be demolished and the area redeveloped. More details soon.
I Hot on the heelsot Keeping Glasgow in Stitches. comes Textures of the City. an ambitious year-long embroidery project which will illustrate different aspects of Glasgow's past and present. More importantly. the organisers. NeedleWorks. hope that their project will boost the status of embroidery; just as women have been discriminated against. they say. so needlework. which is invariably a female pursuit. has been belittled.
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I Marks olDislinclion Karen Knorr (Thames and Hudson. £20). It is difficult to put a fingeron what it is. exactly. that is so unappealing about Knorr's photography . also currently on show at lidinburgh‘s Portfolio Gallery . The posed images ol the wealthy ‘upperclasses‘ iuxtaposcd \\ tlh texts of the sort ol silly thingsthcy say — about monarchy. gentlemen‘s clubs. and the British limpirc. lot' example ' should provoke at least a \\ ry laugh. may be even challenge assumptions. How cv er. Knorr's captions are not quotes. but suggestions about \s hat her models. pictured sitting on solasor proudly standing to attention in glamorous London homes. might say. assumingthey are as bigotted as she makes them out to be. It she had looked at them askance. caught them revealingly oil-guard. she might be more convincing. But this unsubtle approach is dehumanising. contemptuous even. and a quy . too-academic introduction sheds little [ ligltton her purpose.
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. Attend Exhibitions listings compiled by Miranda France.
IT 8: RANNAN & 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 8t MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pszhurs 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.
From Turner's Studio Fri 19 J ul—l Sept. Twenty-nine oil paintings from the Turner Bequest at the Tate Gallery — a collection of the works found in Turner‘s studio after his death. including unfinished works and preparatory studies. Turner's oil sketches form the core of the exhibition and various paintings and sketches represent different stagesin his life.
New Arts Season: Hogg-Couture Until 4 Aug. Kclvingrove'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 of glitz. loosely based on the Hollywood style of Veronica Lake and Jessica Rabbit. Hogg graduated from the Glasgow School of Art and is now widely regarded asone ofBritain‘s most innovative designers. ALoolt 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.
I ART EXPOSURE 53 West Regent Street. 3320808. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Summer Show Until 31 Jul. Mixed works by gallery artists both established and up-and-coming. Also at Buchanan‘s Restaurant. 2 Sauchieltall Street.
I ART FROM THE BILLIARD ROOM 217 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3711. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Originally designed asa billiard room by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. with his own panellingand stained-glass window.
New Generation Exhibition t‘ntil 31 Jul. A selection of works by recent graduates from four Scottish art schools.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 1(1am—5pszat by appointment.
19th and 20th century paintings from stock.
I DAY TREE CAFE 403 Great Western Road. 334 5098. Tue—Sun 10am—9pm. Joan McCorkindale: Recent Worlts Until 5 Aug.
I BELLGROVE STATION BILLBOARD PROJECT Bellgrove Station (Queen Street to Springburn line).
Pavel Buchlen Posterworlt Installation Throughout Jul. A Cambridge-based artist's contribution to this ongoing artistic debate — posterworks installed on a 20ft x 5ft billboard.
I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road.6497151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Wed 10am—9pm: Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. 101
The collection of Edwardian tycoon William Burrell housed in a purpose-built gallery which is itselfa work ofart.
Pride of Place Until 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 ofthc development of Scotland‘s social and cultural history from the 16th century to the present day.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat noon-4pm.
The Glasgow Story: Woodculs by Ken Currie Sat 20 Jul—4 Aug. A series of90woodcuts. recently purchased by the university's Fine Art department. which trace the rise and fall of Glasgow’s traditional industries and the effects of redundancieson workers.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm. New Generation Artists 1991 Until 31 Aug. Acclaimed annual show of works by the graduates of Glasgow. Edinburgh. Dundee and Aberdeen schools ofart.
I CRAIGIE HALL 6 Rowan Road. 427 6884. Sat and Sun 10am—5pm.
Mackintosh in the Nineties Until September. Preview exhibition of furniture and decorative fittings for Mackintosh's Art Lover's l louse which is under construction just down the road.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Will Maclean: A Night of Islands Throughout 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 exhibits. combining science. maths and art — Pythagoras‘ Theorem explained at last.
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.
Modern British and Scottish Contemporary Throughout July. Paintings and drawings by the Scottish Colourists. the Glasgow Boys. William Gillies. Crosbie. Donaldson. Gary Anderson andJack Knox.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon-Fri 9.30am—530pm2 Sat 10am—1pm.
Works from the gallery's collection of 19th
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Roukcn Glen
Road (gallery at entrance to Butterﬂy Kingdom). 6200235. Mon—l-‘ri 1,30—6pm;
Sat and Sun 12.30pm-5.30pm; closed Tue. Closed throughout July.
I GLASGOW GROUP GALLERY l7 Queen's Crescent. George's Cross. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm. Closed Sat and Sun,
Class 0t '90 Until 26 Jul. Featuring five of last year‘s Drawing and Painting graduates. Barry Fielder. Mary Gillespie. Sharon Goodlet. William Kennedv and Lesley Punton. '
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm. Terrain Until 27 Jul. New sculptural works by Sibylle Von llalem and Karen Forbes. I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon-Fri 10am—9pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Student Works Until 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 llillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm: Sat 9.30am—lpm.
Next exhibition The Nude starts 27Jul.
I RUNTERIAN 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. 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 KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street. info: 0560 83631. Mon—Fri 10.30am—2pm and 2.30-5.30pm; Sat 10am—l2.30pm. Interactive Earth Until 27 Jul. A colourful and thoughtful exhibition which draws its inspiration from the geological formations of the environment. The three artists involved — Louise Turmine. Susan Porteous and Mary Bourne — explore the environment through pastels. stone carvings and large. abstract paintings.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351 ext 226. Tue-Fri 11am—5pm and 7—9pm; Sat and Sttn 2—5pm. Closed Mon.
Works from the Collection L'ntil 1 1 Aug. Exhibition at Paintings from the Anderson Trust Until 28.1ul. ln Galleries oneand two.
I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 27(lSauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Mon—Sat 10am~5pmz Sun noon—6pm.
Out at Order Until Sun 14 Jul. A triple bill
from three artists with different messages for the industrial culture of the 90s. David
Kemp's The Tribe 'I‘ltu! llt'lt/ I'ltt' Sky ( 'p involv es relics front the last machine age: .lim \Vhitillg‘s l .Illlullll’tl/ [fur/It's Redeemed are animated sculptures with minds of their on n and lidinburgh
: photographer Ron O'Donnell pt'csentsa
The band play on at Springburn Museum's Glanclng at Dancing
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56The List 12—25July 1991