Exhibitions are listed alphabetically by city and venue. Art Listings compiled by Kelly McMenamin.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 19 Pamie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat l 1am—6pm. Summer Show Until 23 Aug. New work by gallery artists based on the theme of summer. featuring Campbell. Borland. Bain. Farrelly and many more. Also an exhibition of ceratnics. jewellery and sculpture. Art Exposure at Central Station Until 26 Aug. Opening times vary. Unit One at the station plays host to a selection of paintings by Bryan Evans and Julia Jeffrey plus Jeff McDonald‘s collection of jazz paintin s. I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 221 9600. 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. Bonnie Prince Charlie: Fact And Fiction Until 27 Aug. Commemorating the 250th anniversary of the Jacobite Rebellion is this display of weapons. costumes. paintings and documents. dispelling some of the myths behind the legends. Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight Until 3 Sept. Bringing mental illness out of society’s shadows. this multi-media exhibition examines attitudes to mental health in Scotland 1790-1995. from the days of quack remedies to today‘s care in the community policies. Orawn From Wild Places Until 27 Aug. Original art work from the TV series by Derek Robertson. Young People’s Art Competition Until 25 Sept. This annual event draws around 3000 entries ofconsidcrably high standard from budding young artists in Strathclyde and Central schools. I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat lOam-lpm. Mixed Exhibition Until 31 Aug. Mixed media exhibition by gallery artists. I BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 221 9600. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 1 lam—5pm.
Jean-Louis Forain: The Impressionist Years Until 3 Sept. A selection of work by the painter and caricaturist Jean-Louis Forain. a colleague of Degas. This exhibition focuses on the Paris high life of the 1870s and 80s with its cafe society. balls. opera and ballet.
I CCA 346-354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Sat l lam—6pm (Thurs/Fri ttntil 7pm). Cafe. [D].
Ansuya Blom Until 16 Sept. Paintings. drawrngs. sculptures and films make up this Amsterdam-based artist‘s exhibition. which covers such wide-ranging ground as suffering. death. dreams. phobias. fantasies. control. obsession and ritual.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm'. Sat noon-4pm. [1)]. Closed 14—17 Jul.
Uisge Beatha Until 12 Aug. Mixed media show by Scottish artists and crafts people. I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 248 1322. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm. New Generation Until 23 Aug. Following a tour of Scotland's art schools. the gallery now plays host to a varied exhibition of the best and most exciting student work around including paintings. prints. drawings. ceramics and sculpture. I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Mon—Sat noon—9.30pm; Sun 5—9.30pm.
John Rankin Until 31 Aug. Photographs capturing everyday life in Moscow. a city undergoing massive social change. taken during Rankin’s titne at the Russian State Film institute.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Christopher Le Brun Until 2 Sept. Although known primarily as a painter. Le Brun has. over the past five years. also established himself as one of Britain's leading printmakers. in this. his first Scottish exhibition since 1985. he explores the interplay of imagery between painting. etching and monotype.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm; Mon-Thurs 10am—9pm; Fri 10am—7pm.
The Continuing Tradition Until 2 Sept. An off-shoot of the 150th anniversary of GSA. celebrating 75 years of painting at the school. this show features work by
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Tucked away in a corner on the second floor of Princes Square is an exhibition that seeks to induce high- blown terms from onlookers such as ‘revitalisation’, ‘post-industrial’ and ‘public sector commitment’. Not the run-ot-the-mill reactions one would expect from visitors to an art expo. However, Bilbao 2000 is not your ubiquitous Glasgow gallery exhibition. Organised in collaboration with the Spanish Embassy’s Cultural Office, Bilbao 2000 celebrates the industrial city’s architectural ambitions as visualised in a series of first class Airfixmodel-type constructions and drawings that focus on forging a way
Bilbao Guggenheim Museum: opning late 1997
ahead for new commercial, communications and cultural infrastructures. These range from The Bilbao Guggenheim Museum, a conference and concert hall, an intermodel station and Bilbao harbour extension.
The Glasgow connection is by way of Sir Norman Foster and Partners who is the architect for the city’s new conference centre and of course in connection with the city’s mantle of City of Architecture and Design 1999. (Ann Donald)
Bilbao 2000 at Princes Square, Buchanan Street, Glasgow until 31 August.
some of the many ex-students who have since become successful artists.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Closed 14—17 Jul.
The bequest of William Hunter. a student ofGlasgow University in the 1730s. who left a substantial collection of books. prints and other curiosities to the university.
Whistler Until 2 Sept. Surveying the career of the retnarkable American-born painter James McNeill Whistler. is this exhibition of his works on paper. including portraits. nudes. streetscapes and sea and river views.
I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm.
Art Machine ’95 Until 22 Sept. £1 (50p). Urging the viewer to reach out and touch is this exhibition highlighting the creative process — a mesh of sound. film. visual and performance art and technology.
I 1999 CENTRE The Terrace. Princes Square. 248 8754. Mon—Sat 10am-—7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm.
Bilbao 2000 Until 31 Aug. Architectural models and drawings from the northern Spanish city of Bilbao which. like Glasgow. is undergoing a major regeneration process. with Bilbao’s progress being seen as a benchmark in setting goals for Glasgow’s run-up to 1999. See preview.
I ORIGINAL PRINT SHOP 25 King Street.
552 1394. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm. Original Prints On A Glasgow Theme Until 2 Sept. An opportunity to buy some original art work at a reasonable price. including beautiful cityscapes. etchings of Glasgow closes and tenements and views of the Clyde.
I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am—6pm; Thurs
1 1am—6pm; Fri/Sat 9am—6pm.
Ruth Addinall Until 31 Aug. An exhibition of figurative paintings. detailing people and landscapes which play an intrinsic part in the rituals of everyday life.
I PROJECT ABILITY 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
From lite Until 18 Aug. A mixed media look at life by Glasgow-based artists. curated by Trongate Studio resident Thomas Rev.
I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552 2151. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Dark Light Until 2 Sept. An exhibition of photography by David Levinthal. drawing heavily on the language of film and Hollywood’s images of mythic America. Photoworks Until 2 Sept. Large-scale monochromatic works by Danish photographer Lisbet Nielsen.
I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of
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