I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. David Rosie Sat 23 Apr—l9 May. Figurative paintings. drawings and etchings by local artist whose style has been compared to Otto Dix and Munch. I CONVERSE GALLERY 3 Royal Exchange Square. 85 Queen Street. 221 3677. Sat 10am—5pm.
War, Censorship and Disinionnation Mon 2—26 May. Anti-war propoganda material plus a selection of work by contemporary artists on the theme of war.
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road. Giffnock. 620 0235. Daily 1.30—5.30pm (closed Tuesdays).
Spring Duartet Until Wed 4 May. The work of four painters; Sandy Murphy. Judy Barrow Mann. Catriona Campbell and George Birrell.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
The Other Side oi Rossi Sat 30 Apr—l9 May. Monoprints by Carlo Rossi whose oils and collages have been widely exhibited but whose work in this medium has rarely been shown.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King
Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
David Mach Sat 30 Apr-28 May. Sculptures and prints on the theme of two wrestling Sumos. See preview.
Rachel Meehan Until Sat 23 Apr. Screenprints. paintings and drawings which examine racial intolerance.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Calum lnnes Until Fri 29 Apr. New paintings in the Mackintosh Gallery. Environmental Art Exhibition Wed 27 Apr—10 May. New work in the Newberry Gallery.
Christian Doltansltl Sat 30 Apr—11 Jun. Mackintosh Library. Another part of the show running at CCA and Tramway. Here. Boltanski shows his books.
I WILLIAM HARDIE GALLERY 141 West Regent Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
David Cook Until Fri 29 Apr. Bright expressive landscapes in oils.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Duncan Shanks: The Creative Process Sat 30 Apr—25 Jun. As one of the most highly-acclaimed landscape artists working in contemporary Britain. Shanks’s work has been described as heroic. Here. 30 large drawings given to the University. location photographs and other supporting material are a visual exploration into the artist's working methods.
The Italian Renaissance Print Until Sat 23 Apr. A chance to see the gallery‘s extensive collection of Italian prints.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University. University Avenue. 339 8855. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.
The bequest of 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.
I INTERMEDIA 65 Virginia Street. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Echo Locations Until 6 May. Sculptural works and installation by Judy Spark and Sibylle Von Halem concerning abstracts such as the fatnin structure. aggression. imprisonment and camouﬂage.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat—Sun 2—5pm.
167 Embroidery Group Until Sat 30 Apr. New work.
I KLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Daily 11.30am. 12.45pm. 2.30pm and 4pm.
Shamansita: Russian Street Drgan Theatre Fri 29 Apr-30 May. £4 (£2); £10 (two adults and two children). Machine sculpture puppets.a street barrel organ. Lenin in a pulpit and vast metal sculptures
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English ia-iiy in France as capttled by
itutv Davies in his show. Home Fm Home at the French Itstitute.
plot Russia's turbulent past in an imaginative and colourful show by Eduard Bursudsky.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun I lam—5pm. Devoted to the history of transport. a museum crammed with buses. trams. fire-engines. ships and other transportation.
I 99 HUTCHESON STREET Merchant City. 946 0858.
Dnbuilding Wed 27 Apr—15 May. On the themes of construction and decay. Michael Kirkham. Andrew Miller and James Thomhill exhibit paintings. sculpture and photography.
I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Once a museum for the working class. now a repository for all sorts of ephemera connected with Glasgow‘s history — everything from old cigarette packets to suffragettes‘ campaigning material.
I PROJECT ABILITY 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm.
Start Tue 26 Apr—21 May. Work by members of an art centre in the inner city of Manchester.
I PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sun
1 lam—5 pm.
The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500 to 1918.
Holy Island Until Wed 4 May. A competition was launched last year by the Samye Ling Buddhist Centre in Dumfriesshire to design a building fora new retreat on the Holy Isle off the island of Arran. These are some of the prize— winning entries.
I OUEEN’S CROSS CHURCH 870 Garscube Road. Mon—Sat noon—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Dpen Circle Sat 30 Apr—l3 May. Painting. poetry and interaction by this multidisciplinary group. featuring Jim Wylie. Laini Chrismas and Tim Cloudsley.
I OUEEN’S PARK SYNAGOGUE Falloch Road. Battlefield. 632 1743. Open Sun 2—5pm. Worth visiting to see 22 pictorial stained glass windows by John K. Clark based on the symbolism ofJewish festivals.
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 1960s schooldays.
I STONES AND SAMSON 183 Bath Street. 221 7222. Tue—Sat 1.30—5.30pm. A range of reasonably-priced paintings. ceramics. tables. glassware and small sculptures by artists and craftsmen.
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat llam:5.30pm. Fractal Landscapes irorn the Real World Until 14 May. Large. detailed landscape photographic images by Bill Hirst
exploring natural and man-made fractal patterns - geometric shapes which have a recognisable. repeated irregular pattern — in land formations.
I ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL 300 Great Western Road. 339 6691. Daily 9.30am—5.30pm. This Gothic Revival building has recently been decorated inside with huge murals by local artist. Gwyneth Leech.
I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Free. Glasgow’s own museum of world faith. Exhibits include a zen garden. priceless art works from the world’s six major religions, Dali‘s Chris! ofSaint Jolm of the C ross and the story of religion in Scotland in words and pictures.
The Chinese Way Until Sun 24 Apr. Dragons. demons. mythical creatures and other symbols are part of the Chinese tradition and decorate a range of ancient and modem objects in this exhibition.
I TRANSMISSION 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat llam-5pm.
Installation Until Sat 30 Apr. As part of the Reading Room project an installation of writers‘ work on their notion of a reading room in a visual setting. Janice Galloway. Michael Bracewell and Jackie Kay are featured.
Silencium Until Sat 30 Apr. German artist. Lothar Baumgarten’s installation employs reading tools which mirror the ritualised processes of reading. See also the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 422 2023. Wed-Sun 11am—5pm.
Jacqueline Donachie Until Sat 23 Apr. A sound and text installation using huge speakers playing extracts from conversations recalled by the artists. plus pop music from past years.
Christian Doltansiti Fri 29 Apr—12 Jun. What have you lost recently? Your umbrella. your lover. your mind or all three? This new work uses property found on trains and buses in Scotland. Each item will be catalogued and labelled and a guide will ask viewers to fill in their own lost property form.
I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. Mon-Fri 9am—9.30pm; Sat 9am—10.30pm.
Images Until Fri 29 Apr. Work in mixed media and oil pastel by Trish Edwards.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.
TV is King Until 7 May. Square eyes? Addicted to Brookside? Then this show is for you. An exhibition of televisions from 1930 onwards provides a fascinating insight into the changing role of television in our culture.
The Gate oi tho Present Until 7 May. An exhibition of Lego models by 25 young architects from all over the world who were asked to design a symbolic gate of the present.
Alan Dold’s Illuminated Poems Until Sat 30 Apr. A series of illuminated poems by
this Scottish author and artist. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat I lam—5pm. Shining Wall Until Sat 30 Apr. Paintings by Mary Morrison which depict botanical forms and explore the tension between real and symbolic depiction. Paintings Until Sat 30 Apr. Focusing on the coastline. Donald Clark‘s work looks at the dividing line between the man-made and the natural world. Artist ior a Week Short-term shows by the brightest of local talent. You can meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3-5an Gallery 111 An ever-changing display of small-scale contemporary artwork at affordable prices. I THE DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace (off Moray Place) 225 7189. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm. October 1943 - The Rescue oi Danish Jews irom Annihilation Until Fri 22 Apr. An exhibition of posters. I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Main and Outpatients Corridors. Seafteld Street. Daily 9am-8pm. Figurative Works by Six Artists irom Wasps Studios Until 20 May. An impressive line up of artists including Moyna Flannigan. Lynn Ahrens and Paula Garcia Stone. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Laun'ston Place. 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri and Sat 10am—5pm. Mindiields Until 6 May. Paintings by Chris Nugent. Exhibition oi Head and Figure Drawings Until Fri 29 Apr. With work by Colin Vernall and Catriona White. I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Duntlas Street. 557 5227. Mon-Fri Ham—5pm; Sat lOam—l m. Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 30 Apr. With Rod Munro. Mervyn James. Sheila Arnot and Andrew Fitzpatrick. I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. From the Castle to the Sea Until Sat 30 Apr. Twelve prints by twelve artists on the theme of the sea. Also another opportunity to see the show An Edinburgh Suite. I THE ENINE SHED St Leonards Street. 229 0524. Mon—Sat 9am-5pm. island liveleity lives Thurs 28 Apr—7 May. Alicia Hendrick has recently moved from the tranquility of Mull to Edinburgh. For Edinburgh Fling she has produced a series of portraits of women from both places. I FLYING COLOURS 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri [lam—6pm; Sat 10am—lpm. James iiarrigan and Elspeth Rarrigan Until Wed 4 May. Scottish and Caribbean landscapes and botanical painting. I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat [Dam—1.30pm. Home From Home Fri 22 Apr—21 May. Some head over for the cheap booze in hypermarkets. others pass through on their way to more exciting places and some actually move there. This series of colour photographs of ex-pat Brits in Pas de Calais by Huw Davies looks at the inter- mingling of two cultures and questions the notion of European identity. I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Erro Until 14 May. Subtitled Art History — Politics — Science Fiction this Icelandic artist selects pictorial information relevant to his chosen themes. collages them together and blows it up in scale. The resulting works are huge. colourful. cartoon-style paintings in which the perspective is sometimes distorted by computer generated grids. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Medardo Rosso: Impressionist Sculptor Thurs 5 May—26 Jun. £2 (£1). This is the first major exhibition of this Italian
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