In Munich-based artist Rita iiensen’s huge cibachromes, wooden rabbits dance in circles while a coathanger hovers above; an old doll has a tire extinguisher held to her head and the projected image of a skeleton seems to struggle out of an Elizabethan dress. These are not staged, photographic set-ups like the work or Calum Colvin. llensen’s art uses layered images to create visually dynamic pieces. Witty, weird and

v onderiul, her work reverberates with J sense or tun and a peculiar way of seeing the world.

Using illustrations lound in books, lunk shops, museums and her own library, she superimposes these onto objects. The lace of a man seems to drink from the space between two tin buckets and a pair of hands lifted from an engraving caress a pile of burnt wood chips.

‘My work is based on selection,’ she says. ‘What I like is to put things together until they can’t be divided.

I ROGER BILLGLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30atn—5.30pm; Sat 10am~1pm. David Martin and Richard Bathos Sat 3—27 Sept. Recent landscape paintings

from Martin and new jewellery by Bathos.

Trevor Forrester Until 26 Aug. New work in pewter and brass by the artist whose brooches and earrings have stories to tell. Also on show are Malcolm Appleby. Sarah Fitzalan-Howard and Nicola Becci. I BURNSIOE GALLERY 190 Dukes Road. 613 3663. Daily 10am—5pm (closed Tue and Stilt).

Lin Pattullo Until 3 Sept. Scottish landscapes. still lifes and scenes from Greece.

I BURNELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 715 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm;

5 Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Edwardian tycoon William Burrell's

collection of furniture including paintings.

ceramics and glass is housed in an

Puppets: a Rita llensen cibachrome

This happens, but I’m not a conceptual

f and then react.’

artist in that I have an idea and I illustrate it. It’s always working, seeing, looking and making visual decisions. I have to start with an idea

Stripping the gallery to its bare

: walls, llensen has installed the show

with the same careful eye. Besides the

huge cibachromes, smaller works j hang in unexpected places - beside : the exit sign or in a small group on a T 7 table. Two small sculptures, live 5

squared-oil eyeballs and a pair of

thick soles sit in the gallery’s centre : and the whole effect is increasingly


‘I worked with the whole space,’ she says. “It’s not just the pictures in isolation. It was similar to making a

photograph, this exhibition. The work

mustn’t be explainable, but it should be understandable.’ (Beatrice Colin)

1 Rita llensen’s work is at the Collins

Gallery until 17 Sept.

Exhibitions are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our otlices at least ten days before publication. Art and Exhibition listings compiled by Kathleen Morgan.

I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 38 Bath Street. 331 2617. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6pm. Moving to new premises at 19 Pamie Street on Sat 3 Sept lots more space and some ambitious ideas. Mixed Show Sat 3—29 Sept. To launch the :‘cl'ery's new premises. this exhibition .41 re"; work by Peter Howson‘s former .nu . :ssistant Donald MacLeod. Donald . ~tad. Judith Bridgland. Hugh Watt eel :. "re. Plus sculpture of the month by Tom Ailan. ceramics by Elspeth Gardner. jewel-ivy and unframed work.



2 Voluntary guides are available free of

i charge to conduct parties or individuals

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10am-5pm: Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [D]. g

round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.

The Prince or Wales Watercolours Until 4 Sept. £1.50 (children under eleven free). An exhibition of 50 paintings -— many not seen by the public before - in aid of the Prince's Charities Trust.

The Woodcarver’s Craft Until 25 Sept. Exploring the changing art of woodcarving over three centuries. this exhibition features everything front puppets to pulpits.

Modern Art From The Collection New permanent display. David Hockney. Bridget Riley. Alan Davie. Jasper Johns. Bruce McLean and Eduardo Paolozzi are featured in an exhibition of pop art and work inspired by the heady 60$.

elegant. purpose-built gallery. Recorded descriptions and thermoforms available

for the benefit of visually impaired

visitors. New Perspectives: The Italian

, Renaissance Until 25 Sept. A fresh look f at Italy's 15th century cultural explosion

featuring paintings. glassware. ceramics. armour. illustrated books. textiles and musical instruments.

g I GOA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332

7521. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Cafe. [1)].

, John llinde: Ilindesight Until 27 Aug. A

pioneer of early colour photograhy. John Hinde built a picture postcard empire frotn his base in Ireland. This provocative exhibition of his work includes memorable images of rural Irish idylls and 1950s Butlin‘s holiday camps.

New Art In Scotland: Part I Fri 2 Sept— 1 Oct. The first stage of a three-part

showcase for innovative Scottish art features 30 artist's work. Paintings.

sculpture. tapestry. drawing and

' photography by Sara Brennan. Paul

' Dignon and others.

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on show until 26 September



Open: lOam - 5pm Sunday: I lam - 5pm Admnstrm (I SO'SOp

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

Rita llensen: Photographic Installations Until 17 Sept. The Munich-based artist is in residence at the gallery. preparing photographic installations for her solo exhibition. to incorporate sculpture. collage and drawing. See preview.

I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. The Fool Sat 3—28 Sept. Figurative paintings and drawings by Mark I‘Anson in his first solo exhibition.

New Generation Until 31 Aug. Pick of the Glasgow. Edinburgh. Dundee and Aberdeen art school degree shows.


Street. 552 2540. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Wed): Stilt l—5pm.

Glaswegian Ceramics Until 31 Aug. Celebrating the role of tiles as a backdrop to Glasgow life. the gallery has created a large wally close. It complements a range of works. frotn screen-printed picture tiles to terracotta sculptures.

I GYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am-530pm.

Mixed Work From Stock Until 31 Aug. A selection from the 19th and 20th



31 llecla Square. Drnmchapel 9-14 9022.

f Mon—l'ri 9atn~5pin

Stephen Beddoe Until 3i Aug.

Photographs of two years‘ commissioned works ~- front ironwork to roof tile works - by the Drumchapel public artist in residence.

I FRINGE GALLERY C‘astlennlk Shopping Centre. Castleniilk Drive. 634 2603. Mon—Sat 9.30atn—5pm.

Kromer Iiat Mon 5- 24 Sept. Related to a

. residency at I'iil Clydebank shipbuilders. . this touring exhibition by sculptor Sue Jane Taylor includes a video of interviews