Exhlbltlons are listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days belore publication. Art and Exhibitions listings compiled by Miranda France.
I T G R ANNAN 8r SONS 164 Woodlands Road. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Mixed Show Until 23 May. Recent works by regular exhibitors, including Hamish MacDonald, J. D. Henderson, Jorge Aguilar and others.
I APOLLO Renfrew Court, info: 031 332 2771. Daily noon—midnight.
Migraine Until 23 May. Colin Usher‘s striking photographic series explores the sensory problems caused by migraine headaches.
I ARTBANK First Floor, 205 Bath Street, 248 8400. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Alexandra Gardner Unti123 May. Recent works by an artist who counts Uccello, Vermeer and Morandi among her inﬂuences. Examples of furniture by Ian Frame are also on show.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 53 West Regent Street, 332 0808. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Small Works at Mayfest Until 4 Jun. Over 100 paintings and prints by contemporary Scottish artists.
I ART GALLERY A MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; 11am-5pm. Cafe. [D] Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
Buying for the Future Until 7 Jun. The second selection of recent acquisitions purchased from Glasgow City Council‘s £3 million fund. These works are by Bridget Riley, Joyce Cairns, Fiona Carlisle, John Keane, John Bellany, Otto Dix, Joseph Davie, Ken Kiff, David Hockney and Allen Jones, and will eventually be hung in Glasgow‘s new Gallery of Modern Art, scheduled to open in 1996.
Banners olthe World Until 31 May. An international tribute to banner-making and its social, political and cultural roles. Examples of the last ten years‘ work include a segment from the AIDS quilt and a massive banner made by prisoner of conscience Hong Song-Dam.
tiew Arts: Fellow Travellers Until 7 Jun. Art delves into pop, to examine the latest graphic design techniques being used in the music industry — in this case, Deacon Blue‘s album, Fellow Hoodlums comes in for particular scrutiny.
Andrew Starlt: Portraits of Glasgow Museums Stall Until 7 Jun. Fifty portraits of the staff who turn the cogs and oil the wheels that make Glasgow museums tick. l British Gas Wildlife Photographer ol the Year Fri 8 May—7 Jun. The ninth consecutive year of this prestigious competition.
Jocit McFadyen: Fragments from Berlin Sat 9 May—21 Jun. Paintings, gouaches and sculptures created by the artist as part of his brief from the Imperial War Museum, to work in Berlin shortly afterthe dismantling of the wall.
I BARLINNIE PRISON. SPECIAL UNIT Contact Sam McVeigh for information and tickets on 357 3259.
Recent Works Until 23 May. Works by members of the Gorbals Arts Project and Special Unit inmates, including sculpture, painting, ceramics and a large, interactive sculpture. Entry by ticket only.
I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun llam—Spm. Cafe. [D]
The collection of Edwardian tycoon William Burrell, including furniture, paintings, ceramics and glass, housed in an elegant purpose-built gallery.
I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 346-354 Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. [D].
tiareile Jubeiin and Tracey Mollatt Until 23 May. A ﬁrst opportunity for British audiences to see new works by two of Australia‘s most exciting artists: Jubelin‘s sensual photographs explore Aboriginality and sexuality. Moffatt‘s works, meticulous creations in petit-point embroidery, connect cultural moments in Glasgow’s history with Australian equivalents.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D]
Jim Buckley: Sculpture Until 6 Jun. The first major solo show in Glasgow by a founder member of Glasgow Sculpture Studios and creator of curious. Tardis-like studded boxes.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Comerstone- Works on Paper by Elspeth Lamb Until Thurs 21 May. Lamb‘s new works on hand-made paper evoke the ﬂavour. colour and history of Mexico. a country she spent part of last year visiting and studying.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Benjamin Creme: 50 Years ol Painting Until 23 May. At 70, Creme is holding his first solo show in his native city, selected from his life’s work in modernist painting.
I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART48 West George Street, 331 2406. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.
Gary Anderson: Recent Work Until 23 May. New works by a young Glaswegian artist, inspired by his recent trip to China.
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Wed—Mon 1.30—5.30pm. Tom McKendricit: The Golden Rivet Throughout May. McKendrick‘s personal tribute to the shipbuilders of CIydcside who, during the industry‘s peak, hammered by hand 500 white-hot rivets every day.
I GLASGOW ART CLUB 185 Bath Street. Mon—Fri 10am—2pm and 2.30—5pm; Sat
Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts: Mayfest Exhibition Until Wed 20 May. Mixed Mayfest show by RGI artists.
I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 1—4pm.
Sebastlao Salgado Until 23 May. A major retrospective of the internationally- acclaimed photo- journalist, from the early 705 to the present, including the first showing of his worldwide project to document manual labour.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street, 5520704. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Ken Currie Until 31 May. Prints, drawings and a special showing of Troubled City, one of Currie‘s apocalyptic large-scale canvases, shown at the Talbot Rice Gallery in Edinburgh last year.
Artist ol the Month: Julie Robertson Until 31 May. A graduate of Edinburgh and Glasgow art colleges, Robertson has worked as an illustrator for Harpers and Queen, Woman ’5 Journal and other magazines.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Fri 10am—9pm; Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
BABA In Scotland Until 18 May. The first ever touring exhibition of works by the Scottish Branch of the British Artist Blacksmiths Association. The twelve members of BABA (six men and six women) will be on hand to demonstrate some traditional smithy skills.
Scottish Art Directors Awards Sat 9—22 May. Graphics, Photography and I Ilustration. I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of
Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Avant-Garde British Printmaking. 1914-1960 Until 27 Jun. The only Scottish showing of a British Museum touring exhibition. including surrealists, pop artists. ‘vorticists‘ and sculptors associated with Art Brut . . .
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University, University Avenue, 3398855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm. The bequest of William Hunter, a student of Glasgow University in the 17305, 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 MAIN FINE ART 34 Gibson Street. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Sea Dogs and Ships’ Cats Until 23 May. Realism and a disarming sense of humour characterise the woodcarvings of John Butler.
I McLELLAli GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1854 . Tue—Sat 10am—10pm; Sun and Mon 10am—8pm. [D]
Home of the Brave Sat 16 May—20 Sept. Glasgow‘s big contribution to the quincentenary. Was Columbus right to ‘discover‘ America? Make up your own mind as you ‘journey‘ with Columbus through South America. meeting Mayas, Aztecs and Incas and using the very latest in audio and video techniques. created by the innovative Strasbourg-based Fondation Mecenat Science etA rt. Promises to be exciting.
I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street, 3393158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Richard Acltennan: Painting the Pettormlng Arts Until 27 May. A series of works based on the human figure in the performing arts.
I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun llam—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Once a museum for the working class, now a fantastic repository for all sorts of ephemera connected with Glasgow‘s history — everything from old cigarette packets to suffragettes‘ campaigning material.
I PIERCE INSTITUTE 840 Govan Road (opposite Underground station). 357 4361. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Closed Mon 25.
Camp Fri 8—31 May. ‘Camp is in the eye of the beholder'. Outward Gaze, Scotland‘s only lesbian and gay cultural organisation investigates the perceptions, innovation and cult of campness — with outrageous, subversive and tasteless contributions from various artists.
I PRINCES SOUARE Buchanan Street. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat and Sun Ham—5pm. [D]
Dazzle Until 23 May. The third, and biggest, exhibition and sale of contemporary jewellery from more than 60 designers.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—lpm. Inaugural Exhibition: Gallery Artists Sat 9 May—6 Jun. Trading from the Fine Art Society‘s old Glasgow premises, Mr Billcliffe will continue a policy of promoting 20th century Scottish art, with regular exhibitions of contemporary work. This show features works by Atherton. Ferguson. Goudie. I ronside and others.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat noon—5pm; open until 8pm on performance evenings. Rosann Cherubini: Atheistlc Anecdote ll Until 29 May. Multi-media installations or shrines which use archetypal symbols to lure the visitor into a kind of understanding. Each work can be translated into a combination of meanings.
Baalle Pichard: Raitu Ceramics Until 29 May.
Coilne Usher’s Migraine
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street, 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D] Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a ﬂavour of Victorian, Edwardian, Second World War and 19605 schooldays.
I 64 OSBORNE STREET (off King Street), 337 3206. Mon—Sat 10am—5 .30pm;Thurs 10am—7pm.
The Greatest Show on Earth Sat 9—23 May. A modest claim by six artists— Saxon. Waters. Fijalkowski, Gorrod, Murphy and McLean — four sculptors and two painters working in a wide range of media and scales to create ‘superiative, moving, vivid and sometimes terrifying’ works. Tempted?
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street, 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Winner of the 1989 Award for Social and Industrial History and described as the first real community museum in Britain. The illustrated Worlts ol . . . Susan Scott Until 13 Jul. An exhibition of the artist‘s freelance illustration works for publication.
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street, 552 2151. Wed—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun 2—4pm. ‘Out of the Darkroom. Into the Light' Sat 9 May—7 Jun. A first chance to see the wide range of work being produced by Street Level’s many members. Selected works— including at least one from every member — were chosen by Sam Ainsley, Lorna Bates and Robin Gillanders.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 227 5511. Daily 1 1am—7pm.
David McMillan: Hunger for Gold Until 7 Jun. As part of Tramway’s Discovering Columbus season, two young Scottish artists create large-scale installations reﬂecting their personal responses to the quincentenary. McMillan‘s takes the form of a number of banners. or ‘saiIs’, which address the positive and negative reactions of celebration and protest. A billboard bearing the ambiguous message America for the Americans will be situated on the Pollokshaws Road.
Matthew Dalziel: Blue and White Sat 2 May—7 Jun. In a smaller space, Dalziel creates an atmospheric installation evocative ofthe voyages of sailing ships. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street, 5524813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. [D]
Group Show Throughout May. Photographs taken last November in Zagreb, Croatia by Michael McDonough, and four cibachrome images by Donald Urquhart, as well as a light installation, Gesture no. 4 by Simon Starling and Paul Maguire.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street, 220 4348. Daily 10am—4pm (later during performances). Cafe. [D].
Festival at the Environment Sat 16—24 May. An enormous variety of exhibitions and workshops by organisations like
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