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Scottish Drawings & Watercolours: 1870 -1970

15 February - 16 April 1992

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Exhibitions are listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our ollices at least ten days betore publication. Art and Exhibitions listings compiled by Miranda France.-


I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 53 West Regent Street. 3320808. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Bryan Evans and Ann Russell Until Sat 29 Feb. New works by two Glasgow-based artists.

Mixed Shows Throughout March.

I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pszhurs 10am—9pm; Sun noon—(1pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk. The New Look: Design in the 19503 Until 5 Apr. This major touring exhibition harks back to the revolutionary 50s. a decade of design innovation sparked off by Christian Dior's ‘New Look' Collection of 1947. The show comprises furniture. lighting. ceramics and textiles from Britain and the rest of Europe.

Derek Jannan: At Your Own Risk Until 12 Apr. The latest exhibition in Kelvingrove‘s New Arts series presents a selection of Jarman's works dealing directly with his HIV status.

Fired Earth: 1000 Years at Ceramic Tiles UntilSun 1 Mar. (‘ompare and contrast European tiles with traditional Glasgow wally tiles: a selection ofcontemporary tile work will also be included. marking the recent resurgence ofinterest in tiles— they are now increasingly used in the refurbishment of housing schemes. English Elchers Until 12 Apr. An exploration of the variety of talent that came to light after the foundation ofthe Royal Society of Painter-Etchers in 1880. including works by Graham Sutherland. Frank Mason and C. R.W. Nevinson.

I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. [1)]

The collection of Edwardian tycoon William Burrell. housed in a purpose-built gaHery.

I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm: Sat noon—4pnr

Needleworks Until 21 Mar. Best known for K coping Glasgow in Stitches. this group of artists will take up residency at the gallery.

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Cabinet Paintings Miniature paintings, drawings and constructions by 70 invited British artists.

29 February - 19 March Mon - Sat 10.00 - 5.30pm 178 West Regent Street, Glasgow G2 4RL Tel: 041221 6370 Fax: 041 248 1322 Subsidised by Glasgow District Council

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3 Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext

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Christian Dior's New Look. KELVINGROVE


leading a variety of workshops and bringing with them a selection ofworks from 1991‘s textile-related projects.

I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3()pm. Cabinet Paintings Sat 29 Feb—l9 Mar. An exhibition of miniatures. by 70 invited British artists. including Lesley Banks. Gwen Hardie. Carol Weight. Terry Frost and David Tindle.

I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

Karl Weschke: A Memory oi Sweetness Until Sat 29 Feb. Drawings from the 1950s. Merlyn Evans. 1910-1973: Paintings and Works on Paper Sat 7—28 Mar.

I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

British and French paintings and engravings.

I FINE ART SOCIETY 13-1 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat 10am—lpm.

Works from stock.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri l0am—7pm: Sat l—4pm.

Owen Edelsten: Low Dogs on the Totem Pole Until 21 Mar. Edelston sees his pictures- mostly taken in Glasgow and Ireland as trying to return to first principles ‘after ten years of commercial photography .'

I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat lllam--5.30pm. Scottish Screenprinls Until Sun 1 Mar. One in a series of exhibitions devoted to different printmaking techniques. this show concentrates on screenprinting. including works by Ashley ('ook. Peter Howson. Alistair Mack. Frances Walker and others.

Jim Pattison Sat 7—29 Mar. ‘()ne ofthe most exciting abstract artists working in Scotland today.‘ Paintings. etchings. monotypes. screenprints and collages

inspired by a recent trip to Vienna.

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Fri lllam—9pszat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Five Years Textiles Sat 7—2] Mar. Works by students from the department of Barbara Santos Shaw.

Work in Progress Mon 2~13 Mar. Fine Art

5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat


Scottish Drawings and Watercolours Until

lo Apr. More than 50 works spanning a u century ofcreative activity in Scotland. including McTaggart. Walton. Mackintosh. Redpath and [iardley ‘Presented by the CAS': ContemporaryArt Society Gitts to the Gallery t'ntil Sat 29 Feb. Works by artists under-represented in British collections. including the Spanish expressionist Antonio Saura. the American abstract painter. Helen Frankenthaler and French Pop Artist Herve Telemaque.

I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University. University Avenue. 3398855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am~ 1 pm. The bequest of William Hunter. a student of Glasgow University in the 1730s. who left his substantial collection ofbooks.

prints. and various other curiosities to the university. Many additions to the collection have since been made.

I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 942 2262 ext 3246. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 6—8pm: Sat and Sun 2-5pm. (‘losed Mon. Gallery closed Thurs 27.

Glasgow Society ol Women Artists: Annual Exhibition until Sat 29 Feb.

Bearsden Art Club Annual Exhibition Sat 7-28 Mar.

I McLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 l854.Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—6pm. ID]

8010: The Alan Davie Hetrospective- 1937 to the Present Until 22 Mar. It is a markof Davie's considerableachievement and popularity that Glasgow and [Edinburgh (Talbot Rice Gallery) are holding retrospectives of the internationally acclaimed Scottish artist‘s works. This show includes oil paintings. works on paper. and items from the artist'sown collection of non-European art forms. An interesting aspect of the exhibition isthe inclusion of music Davie has found influendaL

I MITCHELL LIBRARY North Street. 221 7030. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—9.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.

Human Rights Posters Until 21 Mar. Sixty-six posters created by artists of international stature. in celebration of human rights. Exhibition organised by the French Cultural Delegation in association with the Scottish (‘ouncil for (‘ivil Liberties and the Mitchell Library.

I 908 GALLERY l2 ()tago Street. 3393158. Mon—Sat lllam—bpm.

I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [1)]. Cafe.

Once a museum for the working classes. and now a fantastic repository for all sorts ofephemera connected with Glasgow's history everything from old cigarette packets to suffragettes' campaigning material.

I POLLOKSRAWS LIBRARY Shaw B ridge Street. (132 35-14. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pn‘. (closed Wed )2 Sat 9.30am— 1pm. 2—5pm. Pop into the Nineties Mon 2—28 Mar. Some twenty paintings and collages by Johnny Martin (ex-Primal Scream) and Drew Mulholland who cite their influencesas Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali. and Peter Blake and Max Ernst. respectively. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm: Sat noon—5pm: open until 8pm on all performance evenings. AlaisdairSmilh Mon 2—27 Mar. A colourful portfolio of still life and portraiture work by a young freelance photographer.

I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon- Sat 10am~-5pm: Sun 2—5pm. (‘afe

Designed by (‘harles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Iidwardian. Second World War and 19(10s schooldays.

: Clydebuilt L'ntil Sun 1 Mar. The historyof

(‘lyde shipbuilding from the 18th century to the present day in words. models. drawings and photographs.

I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10,30am—5pm; Sat Want—4.30pm: Sun 2—5pm.

Winner of the 1989 Award for Social and Industrial History and described as the first realcommunitymuseum in Britain. It Basket ol Memories: 50 Years oiShopping in Springburn Until Wed 1 1 Mar.

GTDUD Work Until 2‘) Mar. A show ofwork produced during photographic and creative workshops run by the museum. I STRATI‘ICLYDE UNIVERSITY STAFF CLUB George Street. 552 4-100. Mon-rl-‘ri

l lam—5pm; Sat by appointment.

Moira McLennaghan and Pheona Kerr: RecentWorks Until 37 Mar.

' I STREET LEVEL 279~281 High Street. 552

2151. Wed—Sat 11am—6pm: Sun 24pm.