Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically by city and venue. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Kathleen Morgan.
I BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D].
flew Treasures Fri 28 Oct—23 Jan 1995. An exhibition of recent acquisitions in Glasgow museums.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Colour And line Sat 29 Oct—l7 Dec. Five centuries of colour woodcuts — the artform‘s aesthetic and technical history. The exhibition‘s centrepiece is a set of John Baptist Jackson‘s 1740 Chiaroscuro woodcuts.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [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 1453. 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 Of Sardanapalus.
I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the tnain 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 BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
llkiyo-E Until Sat 29 Oct. The gallery‘s third full exhibition of traditional Japanese woodblock prints. dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Works in Stock A selection from the gallery‘s collection. including work by Eardley. Cowie. McTaggart and Redpath.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Works From Stock Paintings by Anne Redpath. William Strang. Robert Henderson Blythe and John Quintin Pringle from the gallery’s collection. I DE MARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION Old St Mary‘s School. 3 York Lane. 557 0707. Mon—Sat 10.30am-7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm.
Alive and Dancing, a visual celebration of Scottish Ballet is at Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow
Joseph Beuys In Scotland Until Dec. Eight 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 MacLean. Also on display are works by Beuys and archival material.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Home of a fine collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post-lmpressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
The Currency Of Fame Until 8 Jan 1995. Injecting blood into the neglected art form of medals. this glittering exhibition is a who’s who of Renaissance Europe. from Michelangelo to Mary Queen of Scots. From a collection built up by the gallery over a decade.
Monet to Matisse Until Sun 23 Oct. Admission £4 (£2). Cezanne. Van Gogh. Rousseau. Gaugin and Picasso also feature in this celebration of landscape artists involved in the early years of the modem 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.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 19 Pamie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm. V Until Thurs 3 Nov. The gallery celebrates its fifth birthday with work by regular artists and others. For something extra. drop in to Unit 1 at Central Station for Art Exposure‘s temporary exhibition of gallery artists.
I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
Alive And Dancing: 25 Years or Scottish Ballet Until 8 Jan 1995. A celebratory exhibition of posters. photographs. props and costumes. charting the development of Scotland’s national dance company. in focus are past performances and the work of the educational unit and dance school. A series of lectures. workshops and performances complements the exhibition. Annual Art Competition 1994 Until 30 Oct. A selection of winning work by Strathclyde and Central school pupils. chosen from about 3000 entries.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon-Fri
‘ and paintings from Rome and other recent
9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Five Painters Until Tue 25 Oct. Watercolours and oils from George Devlin. Nonnan Edgar. lan Howard. Donald Manson and Ann Oram. Plus mixed media and glassworks.
' I CCA 346-354 Sauchiehall Street. 332
7521. Mon—Sat llam’6pm (Thurs/Fri until 7pm). Cafe. [D].
New Art In Scotland Until 26 Nov. Part of
a three-section exhibition created as a showcase for innovative art in Scotland. featuring painting. sculpture. tapestry. drawing and photography. Part 11 until 29 Oct. involves the use of unconventional materials. from ice to smells. The
exhibition features seven artists. including
Alan Currall and Sandn'ne Rummelhardt. See review.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Public Art? Sat 29 Oct—26 Nov. Public art has not been so up-front in Britain since the Victorians overdosed on it. This exhibition looks at the re-emergence of
public art. examining the decision-making process. the restrictions imposed on artists
and the involvement and response of the public.
Ian McColloch: Relief Prints Until Sat 22 Oct. A major solo exhibition of work by the prominent Glasgow artist. twenty years after his first show in the gallery. This selection ofnew 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. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Ian Howard Sat 29 Oct—23 Nov. Drawings
work by Howard.
A Span Oi Shores Until Thurs 27 Oct. An exhibition of paintings by Dennis Buchan RSA. spanning twenty years.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Lesley Banks Until Wed 26 Oct. The Seven Deadly Sins and other recent work by the artist.
I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 48 West George Street. 331 2406. Mon—Sat 10am~5.30pm.
Kenneth ll. Salins Until Tue 25 Oct. The result ofthree years‘ painting on Kintyre. this exhibition of Salins' landscapes is based on what was William McTaggart‘s summer residence at Catradaie.
I THE GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen
Road. Giffnock. 6200235. Daily 1.30—5.30pm (except Tue). Gordon Wyllie and Walter Awlson Tue
1—20 Nov. New paintings from Wyllie and
clay figurative sculptures from Awlson.
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gallery of stars, as photographed by the famous Harcourt Studios of Paris. includes this 1939 portrait of Jean Gabin (above). Royal Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh.
I FIELD For The British Isles Antony Gonniey's 20,000 small clay ﬁgures switch the roles of the viewer and the viewed. making a fascinating and powerful piece of art. Scottish Gallery of Modern Art. Edinburgh.
I Colour And Line Charting 500 years of colour woodcuts, this exhibition shows the artform in a different and absorbing light. Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow.
I From life Christine Borland’s eerie exploration of the human form focuses on the posthumous reconstruction of a body. Controversial work from a challenging artist. Tramway. Glasgow.
I SSA 100th Annual Exhibition Work by visiting Berlin artists jostles with that of Scottish artists in the Society Of Scottish Artists’ 100th annual exhibition. Royal Scottish Academy,
; Avril Panton Until Wed 27 Oct. Paintings of Glasgow and Arran.
I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street 332 8128. Mon-Sat 2—1lpm; Sun 5—1 1pm.
From Paper Boat To Drunken Boat Fri 21—Sun 30 Oct. Creator ofthe River Clyde’s most famous paper boat. George Wyllie describes this exhibition of ten drawings as a possible 'substitute for the Maastricht Agreement'. He has illustrated the log books of a drunken boat. belonging to fellow navigator Arthur Rimbaud. For sea farers and land lubbers alike.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon-Sat 10am--5.3()pm. John Byrne - La Terre Sauvage Sat 22 Oct—l9 Nov. The author of the Slab Boys Trilogy and Tutti I-‘rutti gets back to his artistic roots at the Glasgow Print Studio. where he fell in love with printmaking. cultivating his own unique style. This exhibition of new work displays his astute awareness of human nature and mastery of wit — bound to make you laugh. See preview.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797. Mon—Thurs 9.3()am-8.30pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—noon.
Meubles d’en France Until 12 Nov. An exhibition ofchairs by 20th century French designers.
I INTERMEDIA GALLERY 65 Virginia Street. 552 8651. Tue-Sat noon—6pm. Bittersweet Until Thurs 28 Oct. Stella Tobia's exploration of how sight and smell trigger the memory focuses on the BBC testcard — unforgettable — and the Pink Panther cartoon theme tune. Linda Neilson‘s photographic and sculptural work pokes fun at the relationship between the teenage fan and the pop idol. I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Mon—Fri
10am—5pm; Sat—Sun 2—5pm. Peacock and Pickard Sat 29 Oct—l9 Nov. Paintings. ceramics and paperworks.
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