Adrian Vliszniewslti at William Hardie Gallery. Glasgow
I INTERMEDIA 2 91 Candleriggs. 552 5211. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Carol Rhodes and Rowan Mace Sat 14 May—3 Jun. Two painters based in Glasgow show diverse but interesting work. Mace creates huge. captivating abstracts and Rhodes paints Scottish landscapes.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Mon—Fri lOam—Spm; Sat—Sun 2—5pm.
Australian Landscapes: Intimacy and Panorama Sat 7—28 May. An exploration of the coastal landscapes of South East Australia by Kay Faithful.
I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Daily 11.30am. 12.45pm. 2.30pm and 4pm. Shamansita: Russian Street Organ Theatre Until 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 plot Russia’s turbulent past in an imaginative and colourful show by Eduard Bursudsky.
I MUJI 63/67 Queen Street. 248 7455. Fri 6—21 May. Glasgow School of Art students present the results of design briefs for the famous label-less store.
I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm.
Spring Exhibition Fri 13 May—3 Jun. A mixed exhibition with work from Cadell. D.Y. Cameron and John Knox.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 357 3929. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—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.
llnliulldlng Until 15 May. On the themes of construction and decay. Michael Kirkham. Andrew Miller and James Thomhill exhibit paintings. sculpture and photography.
I NS GALLERY 53 Cresswell Street. 334 4240. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Sketchbooks of the famous and talented. with scrawls by luminaries including Eduardo Paolozzi. Nicole Farhi. Peter MacDougall and George Wyllie.
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 PHILLIPS GALLERY 207 Bath Street. 221 8377. Daily 10am—5pm.
The SSA Goes West — Again! Tue 17—27 May. A selection of work from the annual
? exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy.
I PROJECT ABILITY18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Start Until 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
The only surviving medieval house in
Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room
displays range from 1500 to 1918.
I OUEEN’S CROSS CHURCH 870 Garscube Road. Mon—Sat noon—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Gpen Circle Until Fri 13 May. Painting. poetry and interaction by this multi- disciplinary group. featuring Jim Wylie. 1.aini 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 of Jewish 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 STRATHCLYDE ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526.
The Draw Group Throughout Mayfest. Drumchapel Arts Workshop presents a community-based. mixed media show including sculpture. painting and prints by ‘Sunday’ artists. as well as established
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Fractal landscapes from the Real World Until Sat 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 11am—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 Christ ofSaint John of the Cross and the story of religion in Scotland in words and pictures.
I TRANSMISSION 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat 1 1am—5pm.
Artemisia Tue 10—28 May. Six artists from a women‘s artist-run space in Chicago exhibit sculpture. installation. photography. painting and video.
I TRAMVIAY 25 Albert Drive. 422 2023. Wed-Sun 11am-5pm.
Christian Boltanski Until 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 CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.
TV is King Until Sat 7 May. Square eyes? Addicted to Brooksit/c'.’ 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 at the Present Until Sat 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.
I COCKDURNS ART GALLERY 7 Devon Place. 229 8391. Mon—Fri 9am-6pm; Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 1 lam—5pm.
Edinburgh Printmakers Until 18 May. A showing of etchings. silk-screen prints. lithographs and woodcuts by local artists. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat l lam—5pm. Histories Sat 7—28 May. In sharp colour and images on dark backgrounds. painter Paul Rooney explores the difficulty of presenting history. This collection of new paintings combines two approaches; one verging on parody and laced with pathos. the other mute and dark.
Artist for a Week Short-term shows by the brightest of local talent. You can meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3—5pnt
Gallery 111 An ever-changing display of small-scale contemporary artwork at affordable prices.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Main and Outpatients Corridors. Seaﬁeld Street. Daily 9am—8pm.
Figurative works by Six Artists irom Wasps Studios Until 20 May. An impressive line up artists including Moyna Flannigan. Lynn Ahrens and Paula Garcia Stone.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri and Sat 10am-5pm.
Mindlields Until Fri 6 May. Paintings by Chris Nugent.
I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am-5pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
The ligna Verde Fri 6—21 May. Brazil in oil by Hugh McIntyre.
I THE ENGINE SHED St Leonards Street. 229 0524. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm.
Island lives/City lives Until Sat 7 May. Alicia Hendrick has recently moved frotn the tranquility of Mull to Edinburgh. For Edinburgh Fling she has produced a series of portraits of women from both places. I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—l.30pm.
Home From Home Until 21 May. Some head over for 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 Sat 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 Russo: Impressionist Sculptor Until 26 Jun. £2 (£1). This is the first major exhibition of the Italian sculptor's work to be held in Britain and these 48 works in wax. plaster and bronze show why he is regarded as one of the precursors of the modern movement. Capturing a subtle sense of movement or a fleeting impression. his studies ripple with light and shadow and his subjects seem almost to dissolve into their surrounding space.
I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Sunlight and Shadows Until 25 May. Paintings of gardens by Keith Dunkley. I HANOVER FINE ART 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat
1 ()am—4 pm.
Reflections of Venice Until Sat 14 May. A mixed exhibition of works on the same theme by gallery artists.
I HOLYRDOD GALLERY 1 18 Canongate. Royal Mile. Tue—Sat 1().3()am—5.30pm. Capital Visions Until Sat 7 May. Photography by Chris Dorman of Edinburgh. Also at the Pancake Place.
I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street. 557 5454. Tue—Sat 1 lam—4.30pm.
Jenny Ryrie Until Fri 13 May. Solo show of recent paintings inspired by the American countryside.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am-4.3()pm.
The Patitaus: Investigations into the Particular Until Fri 13 May. An exhibition by a young. dynamic Canadian practice.
The Music oi the Kingdom Tue 17—27 May. Colin Wishart‘s photographs tracing the relationship between the people of Fife and their built environment over a thousand years. I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the
The Survival of the Fittest Until 28 May. An exhibition which looks at children‘s health and hygiene at the turn of the century and features a video and handling
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The home of a ﬁne collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionistn. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. Raphael: The Pursuit oi Pertection Until 10 July. An examination of the artist's immense vision and skill with the hanging of three paintings; Bridgett-titer Madonna. Holy Family with a Palm Tree and Madonna (/61 Postseggio plus twenty preparatory drawings. Recent cleaning supplied information about how the paintings were produced and this gives a fascinating insight into his creative process. and work by assistants and followers will also shed light on his huge influence.
62 The List 6—19 May 1994