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 ART EXPOSURE GALLERY i9 Parnie Street. 552 777‘). Mon—Sat Ham-6pm. The Art Exposure Open Until 25 May. The gallery's second annual open exhibition has accessibility at its heart. Artists are invited to submit small works and gallery visitors are invited to vote for their favourites. Also showing — an installation by Janet Henderson and jewellery by Fiona Gunn. Part of Mayfest.
New Paintings Sat 27 May—2i Jtrn. Following his sell-out exhibition I993. Donald Macleod returns with a powerful and figurative collection subtitled ‘Ballards Ancient and Moderer drawing inspiration from folk songs and tales.
I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVIHGROVE 357 392‘). Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun I lam—5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to condtrct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
Fe — An Exploration Of Iron Through The Senses Until ‘) Jul. An interactive. multi- sensory exhibition ofcontemporary metal work by artist blacksmiths around the world. organised by the British Artist Blacksmiths Association.
Out Of Mind, Out Oi Sight Until 27 Aug. Bringing mental health out of society's shadows. this trrrtlti-media exhibition
examines attitudes to mental health in Scotland I790— 1995. from the days of quack remedies to today's care in the community policies. In the gallery‘s centre hall. an interactive cube highlights the creativity of famous people who have experienced mental illness. including Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. Sylvia Plath and Vincent van Gogh.
I ROGER RILLGLIFFE FINE ART I34 Biythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Mayfest 95 Until 30 May. Focusing on the sea and the images it conjures up are paintings by Gordon K. Mitchell. while Bet Low’s paintings are inspired by Orkney and the Western Isles. Also on show are brooches by one of Scotland‘s leading jewellery designers Jack Cunningham and glass works by Jane Charles. Part of Mayfest.
I THE RLYTHSWOOO GALLERY The Gallery Suite. 44 Washington Street. 204 2779. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
A May Festival Exhibition Until 25 May. Scottish paintings and drawings by 19th and 201h century artists. including John Byrne. F. C. B. Cadell aritl Robert Colquhoun.
I GOA 346—354 Sauchiehaii Street, 332 7521. Mon—Sat [lam—(rpm (Thurs/Fri until 7pm). Cafe. [D].
Evening Echoes Until IO Jun. Gallery I. Taking the sounds of the streets and pumping them into a CCA artspace is this audio-visual exhibition exploring the world — and cries — of newspaper vendors around Britain. included are four Glasgow vendors renowned for their voices. one of which can be heard from one end of Argyle Street to the other. Visitor‘s passing almost life-sized pictures of the vendors activate the corresponding cries. Part of Mayfest.
Le Genius loci (The Spirit Of A Place)
Until 10 Jun. Gallery 2. Two installations
by Stephan Gueneau. a young French artist living in Glasgow and Paris. Exploring urban surroundings. front the neon signs of Budapest to Dennistoun in Glasgow‘s east end. they challenge stereotypical images. Part of Mayfest.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Designers’ Habitats Until 27 May. Exploring the commercial face of design. this exhibition looks at the commissioning of artists and craftspeople and the public venues they design. from pubs and clubs to lingerie boutiques and hairdressers. More than half the exhibition‘s feattrred venues are based in Scotland. including Glasgow‘s Cafe Gantlolli and the Scottish Arts Council foyer in Edinburgh. Part of Mayfest.
I COMPASS GALLERY I78 West Regent Street. 248 I322. Mon—Sat I()am——5..‘~()pm. Peter Thomson Until 2-1 May. Paintings and drawings by Glasgow artist Peter Thomson. exploring the city's divided nature. hidden behind its reputation as a centre for cultural innovation. Part of Mayfest.
Contemporary Scottish Paintings Thur-s- 25 May—l0 Jtrn. An exhibition of paintings. prints and sculptures.
I THE FRINGE GALLERY Ib’ Castiemilk Arcade. 631 2267. Mon-Sat I()anr--5prrr. The Art Of Life Sat 20 May~l() .ltirr. Curated from the archives of The Photographers Gallery in London. and designed to inspire and inform photography projects. this exhibition addresses different aspects of people's lives throtrgh the use of diverse and innovative images.
I THE GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Park north gates. Rotrken Glen Road. Giffnock. 6200235. Mon. Wed-Sun I.3()—5.3()pm.
Sandy Murphy Until 31 May. Landscapes
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I William Crozier The first major retrospective of the Scottish painter, acknowledged to be one of the most original artists of his time. Scottish National Gallery nfModern Art, Edinburgh.
I Trust A major international exhibition that deals with trust between artists and audiences. Work has been chosen by some of Scotland’s most interesting young artists including Christine Borland and Douglas Gordon. Tramway. Glasgow
I The Tea Pot Show A fun look at that most valued of domestic items with creations from George Wyllie, Alasdair Gray. Colin Wilson and others. The NS Gallery, Glasgow:
l Flora of China An exploration of one of the finest collections of Chinese plants and flowers in the world. Go now and see the rhododentlrons in bloom! Royal Botanic Garden. Edinburgh.
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Chambers Street, Edinburgh. Now Open. Admission Free.
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