Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically by city and venue. Please send details to our offices at least ten days beiore publication. Art Listings compiled by Kathleen Morgan.
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I BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 649 7l5 l. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm'. Sun llam--5pm. Cafe. [D].
lidwardian tycoon William Bui‘rells collection of furniture including paintings. ceramics and glass is housed in an elegant. purpose—built gallery. Recorded descriptions and thermofornis available for the benefit of visually impaired ' visitors.
New Perspectives: The Italian Renaissance Until Sun 25 Sept. A fresh look at Italy's l5th century cultural explosion featuring paintings. glassware. ceramics. armour. illustrated books. textiles and musical instruments.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 llillltead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon -l-'ri 9.30am 5pm; Sat 9.30am—5pin.
Whistler: Harmonies And Nocturnes Until 17 Oct (closed Hi 23 —Mon 26 Sept). Portraits. nude studies. streetscapes and seascapes in pastels. watercolours aiid prints — from the largest single collection ofJaines McNeil! Whistler's work. See preview.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat l()am-(ipni; Sun lpm—5pm until 25 Sept. Cafe. Free. Robert Louis Stevenson — Jekyll Dr Hyde? Until Wed 2S Sept. Marking the centenary of the death of one of Scotland's best- loved writers. this exhibition of Stevenson's personal belongings. manuscripts. photographs and paintings examines the conflicts within his life and his changing world.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat 10am -5pm; Sun 2—-5pni. [D]. Cafe. Scotland‘s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French portrait painter Maurice- Quentin de La Tour is an added attraction. Visions Of The Ottoman Empire Until 6 Nov. Admission £3 (£1.50).
Since the Ottoman Turks took Constantinople in I453. their empire has fascinated the west. This exhibition focuses on the 19th century preoccupation with the era. from paintings inspired by Byron's poems to Delacroix's oil sketch for the Death ()f.S'ut't/(utupu/us.
BIDDER— 3 Glasgow
I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon--Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1 lam-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
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 60s.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 22l 3095. Mott—Sat 9.30am—5.30pnt.
Works In Stock A selection from the
Portrait medal of Cecilia Gonzaga in The Currency of Fame at National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
gallery's collection. including work by lﬁaidley. Cowie. Mc'l‘aggart and Redpath.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon-l‘ri l()am—bpni; Sat 10am--lpni.
Works From Stock Paintings by Anne Retlpath. William Sti'ang. Robert llenderson Blythe and John Quintin Pringle from the gallery‘s collection.
I DEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION ()ld St Mary’s School. 3 York Lane. 557 0707. Mon-Sat l0.30ant«7pm: Stiii ll.30am 5pm.
Joseph Beuys In Scotland Until Dec. l-Iight years after the acclaimed German artist's death. the dialogue he established
between his homeland and Scotland is celebrated with work by 43 artists
influenced by him. including George Wyllie and Will Macl.eait. Also on display are works by Beuys and archival material.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OE SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 S921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Stilt 2-7-5pm.
Home of a fine collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post-lmpressionism. including Velazquez. lil Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
Monet to Matisse Until 23 Oct. Admission £4 (£2). Cezanne. Van Gogh. Rousseau. Gauguin and Picasso also feature in this celebration of landscape artists involved in the early years of the
t modern movement in France. .luxtaposing works in a thought-provoking way. the
viewer is encouraged to look afresh at some of the most famous paintings of the last 100 years.
; The Currency of Fame Thurs 22 Sept-8
Jan. Two hundred portrait medals of the
Renaissance front collections around the world. featuring the profiles of Lorenzo
de’ Medici. Henri IV of lirance and Mary Queen of Scots. Although fashioned in gold and silver. potentially one of the most durable art forms. the medals are rare as many were melted down in times
of financial hardship. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri lOaiti~6pm;
S.J. Peploe (1871-1935) Until Wed 5 Oct.
A collection of 34 previously unexhibited drawings by Peploe. collected by his wife Margaret front the artist‘s sketchbooks. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l.
Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
. lintry to the permanent collection is free.
It features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th century Scottish artists.
William Gillies: Watercolours of Scotland
Until Sat 25 Sept. Free. An exhibition of
70 watercolours depicting the Fife coast. the border counttyside and the west coast's rugged landscape. painted in this
artist's highly-developed. loose.
i expressive style.
' Glasgow I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Parnie
Street. 552 7779. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm. Mixed Show Until Thurs 29 Sept.
Launching the gallery‘s new premises.
this exhibition features work by Peter
llowson’s former studio assistant Donald Mael.eod. Donald Sutherland. Judith Bridgland. Hugh Watt and more. Plus
sculpture of the month by Toni Allan. ceramics by lilspeth Gardner. and jewellery and unframed work.
I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat
10am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals
round the main galleries. Ask at the
Alive And Dancing: 25 Years or Scottish
; Ballet Until 8 Jan 1995. A celebratory
5 exhibition of posters. photographs. props = and costumes. charting the development
of Scotland's national dance company. In ? focus are past perforn‘iances and the work of the educational unit and dance school. A series of lectures. workshops and
5 performances complements the exhibition. i Art Competition Prizewinners Until 23
Oct. A selection of winning work by
Strathclyde and Central school pupils
from the gallery's annual competition.
5 I noose BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134
Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri
i 9.30am~5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
David Martin and Richard Bathos Until
l Tue 27 Sept. Recent landscape paintings
j from Martin and new jewellery by Bathos.
I BURNSIDE GALLERY 190 Dukes Road.
Burnside. 613 3663. Mon. Wed—Sat.
Art In The Family Mixed art by artistic
. I CCA 346-354 Sauchiehall Street. 332
Catch the best Art this fortnight.
‘The Plough and the Narrow by Vincent van Gogh I Monet to Matisse Last chance to see one of the highlights of the festival with loads of real masterpieces. Miss it and you‘ll regret it. National Gallery. Edinburgh. I Peter Nowson Just what did Howson experience in Bosnia? Depictions of war, death and displacement seen here in the artist’s raw. inimitable style. Glasgow Print Studio. I Relative Vision Catriona Grant’s solo show comprises of three series of black and white images which explore the passage of time in _ women’s lives. Portfolio Gallery. Edinburgh. I Margaret Watkins A rediscovered photographic talent who lived in relative obscurity in Glasgow for the last 40 years of her life after leaving Canada in the 1920s. Street Level Gallery, Glasgow.
7521. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm (Thurs/Fri until 7pm). Cafe. [D]. New Art In Scotland Until 26 Nov. A three-section exhibition created as a showcase for innovative art in Scotland. featuring painting. sculpture. tapestry. drawing and photography. Part 1 until Fri 7 includes work by Sara Brennan. Dez Lawrence and Victoria Morton. Part II until 29 Oct. involves seven artists. including Alan Currall and Sandrine Rummelhardt. I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D]. Ian McCulloch Sat 24 Sept-22 Oct (closed Mon 26 Sept). A major solo exhibition of work by the prominent Glasgow artist. twenty years after his first show in the gallery. This selection of new prints and paintings organised by Peacock Printmakers promises to go behind the controversial commission of McColloch’s murals for Glasgow‘s Royal Concert Hall. I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 22] 6370. Mon—Sat mam—5.30pm. Dennis Buchan Sat 1—26 Oct. New paintings by the artist. The Fool Until Wed 28 Sept. Figurative paintings and drawings by Mark l‘Anson in his first solo exhibition. I FRINGE GALLERY Castlemilk Shopping Centre. Castlemilk Drive. 634 2603. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Kromer llat Until Sat 24 Sept. Related to a residency at UEI Clydebank shipbuilders. this touring exhibition by sculptor Sue lane Taylor includes a video of interviews with men in the workplace. The artist will discuss her work at the gallery on 14 Sept at 1.30pm. I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo. l2 Rose Street 332 8128. Mon—Sat 2—llpm; Sun 5-l lpm. Neil Warmington Until Fn‘ 30 Sept. This exhibition of Warmington's paintings gives a different slant to his work as an award-winning theatre set and costume designer.
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