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I Raphael Three paintings form the core of this examination into the artist’s talent. National Gallery. Edinburgh.

I Shermanlta Russian Street Theatre which automates junk such as sewing machines, lawn mowers and bicycle wheels to create huge mechanical sculptures of men. rats and even a skeleton in a cage. McLellan Galleries. Glasgow.

I Histories Powerful, striking paintings which combine history. humour and pathos. Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.

I David Mach Prints and sculptures which betray a fascination with industrial containers. Glasgow Print Studio.

I III Visions Virtual Living Rooms. seminars and films in one of the most adventurous film festivals in the country. CCA. GFT, GSA and lntermedia, Glasgow.

loom. I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Tue-Sat Ham-5.30pm. Cafe. [D]. Christian Boltanski Until 12 Jun. As part of a city-wide project. the artist will show the Dead Swiss series. an exhibition of photographs. boxes and sculptural lights linked by a list of people who died in one canton in Switzerland in 1991. Closet Perfonnance space one. Until Sat 7 May. lOam—6pm. A double screen video installation by Ewan Morrison which links a public toilet and a prison cell and looks at surveillance and voyeurism.

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

Volumes: Wenyon and Gamble Until 28 May. An exhibition of holographic installations which explore tlte tensions between illusion and reality. Taking props from film and theatre .these shimmering forms take the hologram into the late 20th century.

I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm. David Rosie Until Thurs 19 May. Figurative paintings. drawings and etchings by a 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 Disinformation Until 26 May. Anti-war propoganda material plus a selection of work by contemporary artists on the theme of war.

I FRINGE GALLERY Castlemilk Shopping Arcade (off Castlemilk Drive).

Recorded Passage Until 20 May. Repeat showing of a community exhibition seen previously at the Street Level Gallery.

which seeks to convey a personalised history of emi ration.

I FROITMAR ET Albion Street. 227 5511. 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. £2 (£1).

Kurt nahilte: Enchanted Booms Thurs 12-Mon 16 May. A multi-media

installation by this German composer and sound artist.

I GATEIIOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road. Giffnock. 620 0235. Daily 1.30—5.30pm (closed Tuesdays). Three-Dimensional Work by iiigel Reid- Foster Sun 8 May—l Jun. An exploration of pre-Christian belief systems and their place in Scottish history by a former theatrical designer and production photographer for Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet.

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

The Other Side oi Rossi Until Thurs 19 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 ART CLUB 185 Bath Street, 248 7411. Mon—Fri lOam—noon; 2—5pm. RGI Exhibition Until 21 May. A group show featuring seven young Scottish artists. all of whom are past winners of the ROI Exhibitionship award. See review. I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE 12 Rose Street. 332 6535. Mon—Sat noon—9.30pm; Sun 5—9.30pm.

Eleanor Adair Until 31 May. A Cafe Cosmo exhibition of paintings by a young Glasgow artist inspired by her travels in France and Spain.

I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. David Mach Until 28 May. Sculptures and prints on the theme of two wrestling Sumos. industrial containers. Greek temples and human heads.

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm. Christian Boltanski Until 11 Jun. Mackintosh Library. Another part of the show running at the CCA and Tramway. Here. Boltanski shows his books. Environmental Art Exhibition Until 10 May. New work in the Newberry Gallery. I GOETilE-INSTITDT 3 Park Circus. 332 2555. Mon—Fri 8am—9pm; Sat 8am—5pm. Coping with the Relations Until Sat 7 May. British-German cartoons from the 1950s to the 1990s which aim at the right and the left of the political spectrum.

I WILLIAM RARDIE GALLERY 141 West Regent Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam—lpm.

Adrian Wiszniewsiti: Paintings and Drawings Fri 6—28 May. An exhibition of new work to celebrate the tenth anniversaries of both the artist’s first exhibition in Glasgow and the opening of the aller .

I HUNTERIAII 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 Until 25 Jun. As one of the most highly- acclaimed landscape artists working in contemporary Britain. Shanks's work has been described as heroic. Thirty large drawings given to the University. location photographs and other supporting material are a visual exploration into the artist’s working methods.

I HUITERIAII 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 IIITERMEDIA 65 Virginia Street. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

Echo Locations Until Fri 6 May. Sculptural works and installation by Judy Spark and Sibylle Von Halem concerning abstracts such as the family structure. aggression. imprisonment and camouflage.

Open daily 1.30 - 5.30 pm (closed Tuesday only) or by appointment

Nigel Reid-Foster May 8th - 3lst

The three dimensional work of Nigel Reid-Foster. embodying the‘energy and tension in which fundamental systems of human belief originate.

Introducing a Scottish artist whose craftmanship refines dimension. texture and colour.


Rouken Glen Road. Giffnock. Glasgow G46 7UG Tel: 041-620 0235


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Tramway CCA Glasgow School of Art

25 Albert Drive 350 Sauchiehall Street Mackintosh Library

Glasgow G41 2PE Glasgow CZ 31D I67 Renfrew Street

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