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 Kelly McMenamin.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY I9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat Ham—6pm. The Drawing Show Until I5 Nov. An exhibition celebrating the art of — yes. you guessed it — drawing. ranging from life studies and pen and ink sketches to architectural drawings.
I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 22] 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun I 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.
St Kilda Explored Until 25 Aug I996. A fascinating look at the island of St Kilda. which was evacuated in I930. exploring the natural and cultural world of both the land and its inhabitants.
Freedom Until 21 Jan 1996. Exploring the link between the political and the aesthetic. this powerful exhibition of painting. sculpture. photography and video by ﬁfteen contemporary artists will serve as the focal point for Amnesty International‘s four-month Freedom Festival in Glasgow.
Picasso Prints Until 7 Jan I996. Considered to be one of the artist's most important graphic productions. this exhibition of3l prints of animals. birds. insects and wildlife is on tour from its usual home at London‘s South Bank Centre.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
James Robertson BSA BSW Until 2t Nov. Vibrant and colourful new paintings and watercolours. Also on show. works on paper by Ken Donald.
Moving Parts Until 2| Nov. A collection of new designs in wood. metal. clay and glass. all created with movement in mind. I THE BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Strn I lam—5pm.
Visions Of Spain Thurs 9 Nov- I4 Apr 1996. Considered to be one of the ﬁnest groups of Spanish paintings in Britain. this collection of over 30 works by the likes of Goya. El Greco and Velasquez take up temporary residence at The Burrell Collection while POIIOk House undergoes repairs.
I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm (Thurs/Fri until 7pm); Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D]. The Pledge of Fidelity, The Pledge of Sell Discipline Until 4 Nov. Louisa Mclver spent two months wearing a chastity belt and recording her thoughts and feelings on cassette recorder and video camera. The resulting installation confronts the politics of body ownership. sexual power and control. See lectures.
the Persistence 0t Painting Fri 10 Nov—7 Dec. Despite modern technology and the emergence of a multitude of mediums. for most people the word art is still synonymous with painting. Luckily it's a medium which is constantly able to reinvent itself. Sec lectures.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
John Bellany Until l8 Nov. A two-part exhibition showing recent paintings by one of Scotland's most prominent and proliﬁc artists and surveying his
remarkable career as a printrnaker.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Register Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Angels Wear Silver Until 15 Nov. New paintings and drawings from India by GSA graduate Alison Harper who spent the past two years travelling and working in the country.
I CRANHILL ART GALLERY 18 King Street. 552 2540. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm.
A Tale Of Two Cities Until 5 Nov. Photographs from the ‘mean streets‘ of l.os Angeles and San Salvador.
I FRINGE GALLERY l7 Castlemilk Arcade. Castlemilk. 631 2267. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Tribes Until 4 Nov. All exhibition looking at ‘urban tribalism' in and around Glasgow. front 'I'rek/t'r'es to The Blue Angels (Glasgow's Hell's Angels).
I T. GARNER GALLERY 4 I’arnie Street, 353 02/ a. Tue—Sn! /U(llll-5plll.' Sun norm—4pm.
Ken Ryan Sat 4—28 Nov. New ceramic sculpture inspired by Minoan and Greek culture. shown at Glasgow's only gallery specialising exclusively in contemporary ceramic art and pottery.
I GLASGOW BUDDHIST CENTRE 329 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0524.
Circles Until 31 Dec. Large conti drawings based on the circle by Hugh Loney.
I GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY Cowcaddens Road.
It’s Super Natural! Urban artist Nick Walker used over 70 cans of spray paint to create the colourful mural currently decorating the walls of Caledonian
University. Having recently completed the i
backdrop and street art for Sly Stone’s latest epic Judge Dredd. Walker has now learned up with soft drink giants Snapple to brighten up universities across Britain. I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Mon—Sat noon-9.30pm; Sun 5—9.30prn.
Amnesty International Fri 6—30 Nov. An exhibition of cartoons from around the world. highlighting the violation of human rights. on show as part of Amnesty lnternational’s four-month freedom festival in Glasgow.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat [Oath—5.30pm. Ruth Greer Sat 4-25 Nov. New prints and pastel drawings exploring ancient history and culture.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm; Mon—Thurs 10am-9pm; Fri 10am—7pm.
Missing Until 3 Nov. A one-man probe by artist Jordan McKenzie into the disappearance of people on account of their sexuality.
Berlin/Glasgow Mon 6—25 Nov. Work by seven young artists from Berlin. shown as part of an international exchange programme between Fine Art graduates from the GSA and the Hochscule der Konste in Germany.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Mackintosh Flowers Until 4 Nov. An impressive collection of watercolour plant and flower studies by the multi-faceted designer. architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
The Christmas Show Sat I I Nov—l3 .lan I996. Examining the true meaning of Christmas. as opposed to the excess food and drink manifesto which most of us employ. is this exhibition of over 50 prints Dating from the 15th—20th century.
this seasonal selection documents many artistic interpretations of the Nativity.
I THE INN ON THE GREEN 23 Greenhead Street. 554 0l65. Mon—Sun noon—3pm; Thurs—Sat 5.30pm-midnight.
Mixed Exhibition Until 30 Nov. A colourful collection of recent paintings by James Cowan and Kenneth Burns. plus a selection of hand-crafted pottery.
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Bowmont Gardens. 357 3632. Mon—Thurs ; 9.30am—7.30pm (closed 1245- 3pm); Fri 12.30—5pm. f Mireille Loup Until 30 Nov. Photographs. 1 text and plastics on the theme of ‘human contacts. attraction and repulsion' by ; Mireille Loup. graduate of the National [ School of Photography in Arles. I INSOMNIA CAFE AND GALLERY 38—42 ' Woodlands Road. 332 5500. Open 24 hrs. Ektomorphic Until l5 Nov. Decorating the , walls at Glasgow's ﬁrst 24 hour art
gallery. coffee bar and delicatessen is a collection of rnonotypes and relief prints by Glasgow Print Studio artist Karina Young. celebrating Glasgow‘s thriving ' club culture.
I KING’S COURT 99-- IO] King Street. Wed—Fri noon—5pm. Sat/Sun noon—0pm. Spirit and Loss Until 5 Nov. Paintings. installations. and photographs by four American and Canadian artists relating to i the devastation caused by HIV and AIDS. 3 I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. v Milngavic. 943 3247. Mon—-l"ri 10am—5pm; Sat/Sun 2—5pm. Ambiguities Of Land And Sea — Argyll Sat ; 4-—25 Nov. Works on paper. woorl and gesso by lidna Whyte.
I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 l854. Mon -Sat Illarn>5prnl 5 Still [lam—5pm. 134th Annual Exhibition Sun 5 Nov-3
Dec. I995 sees the thh annual
exhibition of the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts. with this year's show promising a vibrant and eclectic mix of paintings. prints and sculpture by artists from throughout the UK.
Artists In Residence Still 5 Nov A Dec. This complementary exhibition by Frre 'l'horburn features photographs of all 45 i RGI artists at work in their homes and studios. allowing a unique insight into their methods and sources of inspiration.
I EWAH MUNDY FINE ART 2 I I West George Street. 248 9755. Mon—Sal l()am-5.30pm. ’
Catch the best Art this fortnight.
'1‘ 13' .— I St Kilda Explored In 1930 the residents of St Kilda left their homes. and never returned. Interest in the remote western islands didn‘t end there however. and this fascinating interactiveexhibition looks at life on the islands before the evacuation. and the major scientiﬁc study which has taken place since. Art Gallery & Museum Kelvingmvt'. Glasgow until Aug /9‘)().
I John Bellany For those who didn't make it to Mr Bellany’s Edinburgh Festival show. don‘t miss this second opportunity to see the work of one of Scotland's ﬁnest artists. Featuring new paintings and a retrospective of his lesser-known printed work. this exhibition spans a sttrnning 25 years. Collins (killer); G/us‘gmv until 18 Nov. I Information and Reality This multi- media show by eleven Korean contemporary artists is the ﬁrst major exhibition of its kind. and gives a unique insight into not only the artistic development of the country. but the political and social issues that have shaped a society which this year celebrates 50 years of liberation. Frurlmtrr/t'et Gallery, Edinburgh until 2 Dec.
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