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 19 Parnie Street. 552 777‘). Mon Sat 11am—6pm. Bryan Evans Sat ls Nov—(i Dec. The fourth solo show for this popular gallery artist. featuring over 50 new watercolours. I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 221 9600. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 1 1am«5pin. Cafe. [1)]. 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 19%. A fascinating look at the island of St Kitda. which was evacuated iii 1930. exploring the natural and cultural world of both the land and its inhabitants.
Freedom Until 21 Jan 1996. lixploring the link between the political and the aesthetic. this powerful exhibition of painting. sculpture. photography and video by fifteen contemporary artists will setye as the focal point for :\lilt1c?l_\' Internationals four-month lireedom Festival ill Glasgow.
Picasso Prints Until 7 Jan 1996. Considered to be one of the artist's most important graphic productions. this exhibition of 31 prints of animals. birds. insects and wildlife is U” tour from its usual home at London's South Bank Centre.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. .‘vlon—l-ri 9.30am--5.30pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
James Robertson BSA RSW Until 21 Nov. Vibrant and colourful new paintings and watercolours. Also on show. works on paper by Ken Donald.
Moving Parts Until 2l Nov. A collection of new designs iii wood. metal. clay and glass. all created with movement iti mind. Mixed Exhibition Sat 25 Nov 23 Dec. Paintings from Tuscany by (ilen Scouller. new ceramics by Lucy .lessamy Dance and Lorraine Robson and ('lirl‘xmitiv Itoxt'x ll. new designs for Christmas.
I THE BURRELL COLLECTION 2000 Pollokshaws Road. (i49 7151. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Still 11am-5pm.
Visions Of Spain t.'niit t~t Ani- two. Considered to be one of the finest groups
ofSpanish paintings ill Britain. this
collection ofover 30 works by the likes of
Goya. lil Greco and Velasquez. will leave the walls of Pollok House. and take up temporary residence at The Burrell Collection while the former Maxwell home undergoes repairs.
I CCA 340—354 Satlchiehall Street. 332 i 7521. Mon— Sat llam—opm t'l‘hurs/l'ii
until 7pm); Stlti noon -5pm. ("at-e. [1)]. The Persistence 0f Painting t'ntil 7 Dec. Despite modern technology and the emergence of a multitude of mediums. for most people the word all is still synonymous with painting. l.uckily it's a tnedium which is constantly able to
reinvent itself. and this exhibition is no
exception. featuring the work of seven artists all striving for an alternative way to pailit. See lectures.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. blond-rt 10am-5pm: Sat noon~4pm. [1)].
John Bellany Lintil 1S 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 printmaker. Brought to 800k Sat 25 Nov-~21 1)ec. An interesting look at current trends and
. concepts in UK book an production.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Register Street. 221 (i370. Mon-Sat 10am 5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition The 2S Nov «31 Jan. Prints. paintings. ceramics. jewellery and
. sculpture by over 100 leading
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Cross Charing Cross, watercolour by Bryan Evans at Art Exposure, Glasgow until 6 Dec
contemporary Scottish artists combine to form the Compass Gallery's 27th Christmas show. with works ranging from an affordable £15 to a slightly more wallet-stretching £2000.
I COTTIER THEATRE 93 llyndland Street. 357 3S(iS. Daily llam 9pm.
Guy Elder l‘ri 24 Nov 2 Dec. Figurative wood carvings by Guy liltler. some of which are a lilonulllental (for wood carvings anyvvay14ft in height. Working from tree trunks. the artist will be carving oil the premises during the exhibition so spectators can view the creative process. I T. GARNER GALLERY -/ l’ar/iit' Street. 552 45515. Tue Stir Illa/ll -.5/ml.‘ Slot llUtHl—J/Hll.
Ken Ryan l'ntil 2S Nov. New cet'atnic sculpture inspired by .‘vlinoan and Greek culture. shown at Glasgow‘s only gallery specialising exclusively in contemporary
ceramic art and potte .
I GYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West
Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat
The Winter Collection Sat t8 Nov—31 Jan
1996. Paintings. drawings and sculpture by 20th century British artists including Gillies. Byrne and llovvson.
I GLASGOW BUDDHIST CENTRE 329 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0524.
Circles Until 31 Dec. Large conti
drawings based on the circle by Hugh l.onev.
I GLASGOW CALEDONIAN UNIVERSITY
Cowcaddens Road. lt’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 backdrop and street art for Sly Stone's latest epic .lllt/g’t’ Dret/tl. Walker has now teamed up with soft drink giants Snapple to brighten tip universities across Britain.
I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo.
12 Rose Street. 332 812S.1\lon—Sat noon—9.30pm; Stilt 5-9.30pm.
Amnesty international Until 30 Nov. An exhibition of cartoons from around the world. highlighting the violation of human rights. on show as part of Amnesty International‘s four-month freedom festival iii Glasgow.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King
Street. 5520704. Mon-Sat 10am—530pm. '
Ruth Greer Until 25 Nov. New prints and pastel drawings exploring ancient history and culture.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew
. studios. allowing a unique insight into
Street. 353 4500. Sat 10am—5pm; Still 2-«5pm; Mon—Thurs 10am—9pm; l‘ri 10am—7pm.
Berlin/Glasgow Until 25 Nov. work by seven young artists from Berlin. shown as part of all international exchange programme between l-‘ine Art graduates from the GSA arid the llochscule der Klinste iii Germany.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon ~Sat 9._‘i0am—5pm.
The Christmas Show Until 13.1an 19%. lixamining the true meaning of Christmas. as opposed to the excess food arid drink manifesto which most of us eltlploy. is this exhibition of over 50 prints by some of history's most celebrated printmakers. Dating from the 15th—20th century. this seasonal selection documents the many artistic interpretations of the Nativity.
I THE INN ON THE GREEN 23 Greenhead Street. 554 0165. 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 and wall furniture.
I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECDSSE 7 Bowmont Gardens. 357 3632. Mon—Thurs 9.30am—7.30ptn (closed 12.45—3pm): Fri 12.30—5pm.
Mireille Loup Until 30 Nov. Photographs. text and plastics on the theme of ‘human contacts. attraction and repulsion' by Mireille Loup. graduate ofthe National School of Photography in Arles.
I LlLLlE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat/Sun 2-5pm.
Ambiguities or Land And Sea — Argle Until 25 Nov. Works on paper. wood and gesso by lidna Whyte.
I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am--5pm.
134th Annual Exhibition Until 3 Dec. 1995 sees the 134th 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 Until 3 Dec. This complementary exhibition by Eric Thorburn features photographs of all 45 RG1 artists at work in their homes and
Catch the best Art this fortnight.
...t till . I- I American Photography 1890-1965 With just ten days to go, don't miss your final chance to see not only a fantastic exhibition, but a great insight into the American culture. Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh until 26 Nov. I Fundraising Exhibition Buy a box for £15 and in two weeks take home apiece of original art or £1000 - either way you‘re a winner. Collective Gallery. Edinburgh until 2 Dec. l The Persistence 0f Painting The age old art of painting is still going strong. despite modem technology. Seven young artists try to bring it up to date. C CA. Glasgow until 7 Dec.
their methods and sources of inspiration. I DUNCAN MILLER CONTEMPORARY 144 West Regent Street. 204 0708. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat l().30am-—1pm.
John Byrne Fri 17 Nov—23 Dee. GSA graduate. award-winning artist and writer ofsuch TV hits as 'Iittti Frittti and Your ('lit'tttin' Heart. Byrne is considered to be one of Scotland's most outstanding contemporary painters. This new exhibition features tnatty previously unseen works. including a recently completed portrait of The Beatles.
James McNaught l-‘ri l7 Nov—23 Dec. Another GSA graduate. McNaught's paintings deal primarily with fantasy worlds full ofstrange. idiosyncratic characters. and have been used to illustrate numerous magazines and novels worldwide. Also on show. paintings by Russian artist Vladimir Gooss who was
involved iii the underground art scene of
1970's St Petersburg. influenced by folk tales. myths. nature and early 20th century Russian art.
I EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 211 West George Street. 248 9755. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30ptti.
Gary Anderson Until 25 Nov. An exhibition of new paintings and drawings. I NS GALLERY 5.3 (‘resswell Street. 334 4240. Mon—Sat 10aiii—5.30pm:Still noon—5pm.
The Generation Gap Until 25 Nov. Sea atid landscape paintings of Scotland's West coast by Brian Chambers complemented by sculptures by his son Paul.
I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am—6pm; Thurs 11am-6pm; liri/Sat 9am—6pm.
Amnesty Exhibition Until 1 Dec. Double- bill featuring a video installation by Ben Skea using all animated human head. accompanied by a series of paintings by Jim McChesney. using graphic elements from 20th century painters such as Picasso atid Pollock.
I PROJECT ABILITY 18 Albion Street. 552 2S22. Mon—liri 10am—5piti.
Maxwelton ATC Until 24 Nov. Prints and paintings by people who attend the Maxwelton ATC.
I ST ENDCH SHOPPING CENTRE St linoch Square. Buchanan Street. info 334 4733. Trans Action Public Until 28 Feb two. An exploration ofcity life by Canadian
62 The List 17-30 Nov 1995