I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 38 Bath Street. 353 2361. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm. Inauguration Exhibition Starts Sat 5 Sept.
I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 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.
A Long Night’s Journey into Day: The Art at John Dellany Until Sun 30 Aug. In celebration of the internationally acclaimed artist’s 50th birthday. this show sweeps his whole career, from Edinburgh College of Art to the present. Approximately 60 works on show, including exhibits from Bellany's own collection.
German Expressionist Prints Until 6 Sep. Beckmann, Dix. Grosz, Kollwitz and others.
Friends Picture Show Until Sun 30 Aug. Some 70 British works, from 1760 to the present day. lent by the Friends of Glasgow Museums. Includes the Glasgow Boys, Mackintosh and Colourists. European Cities Until 4 Oct. A tribute to
MICKEY MOUSE MONEY
A few years ago no Volkswagon was sale irom the light lingers oi would-be hip-hop ianatics. Worn around the neck on a huge gold chain, the hapless metal disc symbol soon became the uniikeliest iashion statement of the late 80s.
But jewellery has always amounted to more than body decoration alone. Cruciiixes, ban-the-bomb pendants and wedding rings all display the wearer’s solidarity to a particular institution or power. Diamonds may be a girl’s best iriend, but they also olten serve to ilaunt the wealth at a third party— husband or iamily. In some cultures jewellery and trinkets are supposed to have a magical quality, protecting the wearer irom evil.
There are no precious stones or expensive metals in Kunsii’s collection oi desirable, witty and kitsch jewellery. inspired by popular culture ratherthan art, the German designer’s post-modern pieces include Mickey
Otto Kunsli: Broken Mickey Mouse
hang inside glass cases in an art gallery. Looking too heavy to be worn comlortably, and big enough to dominate any individual, without a body behind them their potency is diminished.
It diamonds are iorever, money talks. Like the Volkswagon symbol, Kunsli’s designs sardonically salute the big wide arms oi capitalism. One
Art by the '62 Group Until Sat 29 Aug.
Vivacious contemporary textile works — a far cry from genteel images of old ladies doing perirpoint.
John Vernon Lord: 30 Year Retrospective Until 29 Aug. Artwork from The Giant Sandwich , Aesop ’s Fables, The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear and other publications illustrated by this popular artist.
Margaret Hunter. Paintings Sat 5 Sept—10 Oct. The first major Scottish solo show for a Glasgow-based artist influenced, and taught by German guru George Baselitz. I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm. New Generation Artists Throughout Aug. The gallery’s annual showcase for new talent — graduates selected from Degree shows at Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen colleges of art.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5 .30pm.
Summer Exhibition Throughout Aug. Blackadder, Bellany, Eardley, Warrillow and others, as well as a selection of marine paintings.
I DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda, 100 Govan Road, 427 1792. Mon—Fri 9.45am—4pm; Sat and Sun 10am—5pm.
the UK‘s entrance into the single market— topographical prints, watercolours and drawings by the likes of Piranesi and Rossini.
New Arts: Otto Kunzli —The Third Eye Until 20 Sept. Works by the Swiss jeweller and conceptual artist which question the historical role of self-ornamentation. Domesticity and Dissent Until 11 Oct. Two female German artists proffer a glimpse of Germany between the wars.
I BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street, 226 5413. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm ; Sat 10am-1pm.
The Jessie M. King Archive Background information on all aspects of this endurineg popular Glasgow artist (1875—1949).
I DURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. [D]
The collection of Edwardian tycoon William Burrell, including furniture. paintings, ceramics and glass, housed in an elegant purpose-built gallery.
Scottish Masterpieces Until 25 Oct.
Photography Gallery & Workshop
necklace, ‘The German Mark’ consists oi 200 coins strung on line wire. The Devil and the supernatural no longer have the power to lrighten that they once bad. But, Kunsii suggests, people may still be seeking protection irom the terrilying prospect oi poverty. (Beatrice Colin).
Mouse pendants lacquered shiny black, huge Swiss gold blocks and oversized monopoly-house brooches. ‘The Big American Neckpiece’ is similarto a large lucky charm bracelet: thirteen talismen, including a hammer and sickle, a Star at David and a swastika, hang spikily irom its length. Kunsli trained as a goldsmlth and these pieces are exquisitely made. Dversized, overstated and probably overpriced, it seems a pity that they
Interactive science centre with a variety of ‘hands-on‘ exhibits.
I GLASGOW GROUP GALLERY 17 Queen's Crescent, St George‘s Cross, 332 4924. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5.30pm.
Ronald Mavor. Sky Clad Until Fri 28 Aug. Prairie Landscapes and Nudes, mostly from the artist‘s trip to Saskatchewan.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street, 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Dominic Snyder. The Art oi Noise PartTwo Until Sat 29 Aug. Dynamic, colourful paintings and prints exploring the relationship between music and art.
Alter Ego/Sell Portrait Sat 5—26 Sept. June Carey, Joseph Davie, Peter Howson and others expose themselves in a variety of ways — all of them artistic, of course.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm;Sat lOam—noon. [D].
ART 92 Until Sat 29 Aug. Exhibitions of contemporary art curated by 903 Gallery, Open Circle and A rt Exposure.
Danish Graphic Art Tue 1—30 Sept. Show organised in conjunction with the Danish
Otto Kunsli: Third Eye is at the Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove until 20 Sept.
Tony Cragg: Sculpture Until Sun 6Sept. The first major exhibition of works by the ever-inventive Liverpudlian artist since his Hayward show in 1987. Jointly hosted by CCA and Tramway.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm;Sat noon—4pm. [D]
’62 in '92: Exhibition of Contemporary Textile
Thirty-five paintings from the National Gallery of Scotland‘s collection, traditionally taken down every summer to make way for temporary exhibitions and this year spending the season on the west coast. Artists include McTaggart, Raeburn, Lavery and Drummond.
I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 346-354 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Tue—Sat Ham-5.30pm. [D].
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22nd August-19th September
TUES - SAT 116.30 279 HIGH ST GLASGOW
SUBSIDISED BY THE SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL & GLASGOW DISTRICT COUNCIL
84 The List 28 August - 10 September 1992