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 l9 Pamie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm. The Christmas Show Until 17 Jan. Over 400 small works in a variety of media by more than 150 artists. from recent graduates to established names.
I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; 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.
St Kilda Explored Until 25 Aug. A fascinating look at the island of St Kilda. which was evacuated in 1930. exploring the natural and cultural world of both the land and its inhabitants.
Freedom Until 21 Jan. 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 Intemational‘s four-month Freedom Festival in Glasgow.
Picasso Prints Until 7 Jan. Considered to be one of the artist's most important graphic productions. this exhibition of 31 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.
Mixed Exhibition Until 23 Dec. Colourful oil paintings from Tuscany by Glen Scouller. new and unusual ceramics by Lucy Jessamy Dunce and Lorraine Robson and C hristnras Bares ll. new designs for Christmas by gallery artists. including jewellery. metalwork. wood and glass.
Mixed Exhibition Wed 3—31 Jan. Paintings. jewellery and ceramics by gallery artists.
I THE BLYTHSWOOO GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 204 2779. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat 10am—1 pm.
A Christmas Exhibition Until 21 Dec. Scottish paintings and drawings by a host of 19th and 20th century contemporary artists. including Baillie. Byrne. Crosbie and Philipson.
I THE BORRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1 1am—5pm.
Visions Oi Spain Until 14 Apr. 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 will leave the walls of Pollok House and take up temporary residence at The Burrell Collection while the former Maxwell home undergoes repairs.
I CATHCART GALLERY 11 l Clarkston Road. 633 1344. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—4pm.
Christmas Exhibition Until 20 Jan. The former Burnside Gallery re-opens in new premises with an exhibition by figurative and landscape painter Jacqueline Orr.
I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [1)].
Dalziel and Scullion Sat 16 Dec—28 Jan. Three innovative installations by Matthew Dalziel and Louise Scullion. using moving light and film projections. See preview and Lectures.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri lOam-Spm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Brought to Book Until 21 Dec. An interesting look at current trends and concepts in UK book an production. including books covered in rubber. fur. latex. glass and even chocolate wrappers and condoms!
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Register Street. 221 6370. Mon-Sat mam-5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 31 Jan. Prints. paintings. ceramics. jewellery and sculpture by almost 200 leading contemporary Scottish artists. plus some original work by Picasso. Matisse and Auerbach among others.
I FRINGE GALLERY Castlemilk Shopping Centre. Castlemilk Arcade. 634 2603. Mon—Sat lOatn—Spm.
The Enchanted City Until 13 Jan. A large- scale sculptural installation created by artist Sarah Felton with local school children featuring brightly coloured castles. futuristic tower blocks. bugs and beasties.
I T. GARNER GALLERY 4 Prtrltic Street. 552 4585. Tue—Sat [Ohm—5pm; Sun norm—4pm.
Christmas Exhibition Until 31 Dec. A wide range of ceramics and pottery. from decorative sculpture to more functional items such as teapots. cups and plates. Most are one-offs. and all are reasonably priced. plus ifyou like the look of something they’ll commission an entire
I GATEHOOSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road. Giffnock. 620 0235. Mon—Sun 1.30—5.30pm (closed Tue).
Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. This year‘s show features the work of 50 artists. and includes 200 paintings. 100 pieces of ceramic and sculpture. plus an extensive selection ofjewellery. and
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
The Winter Collection Until 31 Jan. A wonderfully eclectic collection of paintings. drawings and sculpture by some of the 20th century‘s best known British artists including Gillies. Byme and Howson. All the work is for sale. with prices starting from £100.
I GLASGOW ROOOHIST CENTRE 329 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0524.
Circles Until 31 Dec. Large conti drawings based on the circle. by Hugh
I GLASGOW FILM AND VIDEO WORKSHOP 3rd Floor. 34 Albion Street. 553 2620. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm
Mixed Exhibition Until 22 Dec. Brigid Teehan explores the equine fantasy worlds constructed for children in the pony thing. while Leigh French's colourful mobile umbiguuusfish looks at life in the pond.
I GLASGOW PRINT STOOIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Members Christmas Show Until 30 Dec. This exhibition is split between the Print Studio and the Print Shop next door. with both featuring exciting new work by both established and younger artists. including prints. jewellery. ceramics. paintings and metalwork. However. if you can hold out until January. the Studio's Christmas Sale will feature work reduced by up to 50 per cent
I WILLIAM HAROIE GALLERY 141 West Regent Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Christmas Exhibiton Until 20 Dec. New paintings by GSA graduate Laura Harrison and St Martins‘ trained Francis Farmar. both of whom have exhibited widely to great acclaim.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm.
The Christmas Show Until 13 Jan. 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 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 KING’S COURT off King Street. Trongate. Info. 424 3606. Daily l—7prn. White Christmas Until 23 Dec. As the name suggests. everything in this exhibition is white. at least externally. and has been produced by some of the freshest design talent in Edinburgh and Glasgow. I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat/Sun 2—5pm.
James Cumming Memorial Exhibition Until 23 Dec. Over 70 mixed-media abstract paintings by former Edinburgh College of Art lecturer James Cumming (1922-1991). including still lifes. portraits and views of the Outer Hebrides. Ambiguities of Land and Sea Until 23 Dec. Paintings on wood. and drawings by Edna Whyte, portraying the changing patterns of the land and sea.
Mixed Exhibition Sat 6—21 Jan. Annual exhibition by the Scottish Photographic Circle.
I OONCAN MILLER CONTEMPORARY 144 West Regent Street. 204 0708. Tue-Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—1pm.
John Byrne Until 23 Dec. This new exhibition by one of Scotland’s most outstanding contemporary painters features many previously unseen works. including a recently completed portrait of The Beatles.
James Mcllaught Until 23 Dec. Dealing primarily with fantasy worlds. McNaught's paintings have been used to illustrate numerous magazines and novels worldwide. Also on show. paintings by Russian artist Vladimir Gooss influenced by folk tales. myths. nature and early 20th century Russian art.
I 1999 INFORMATION CENTRE Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 1999.
II After Auschwitz Taking as its starting point the artists’ response to the crimes committed against Jews during World War 11, an exhibition of multimedia works by twenty contemporary artists including Christian Boltanski. Mick Rooney and Nancy Spero. City Art Centre. Edinburgh until 20 Jan.
11- The Omega Suites The killing rooms of the US - the gas chamber. the electric chair and the lethal injection chamber - photographed with provocative detachment by Lucinda Devlin, prompting questions about the moral legitimacy of legally condoned capital punishment. Stills Gallery. Edinburgh until 6 Jan.
I Winter Collection An eclectic gathering of works taking in landscape. still life and portraiture by a wide—range of 19th and 20th century artists such as Vanessa Bell, Alison Watt. Roger Hilton. J. D: Fergusson and Alberto Morrocco.
C yril Gerber Fine Art. Glasgow until 31 Jan.
CITY ART CENTRE
2 Market Street Edinburgh Tel: 0131 529 3993
Until 6 January
Until 13 January
OPEN Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm CLOSED 254-26 Dec, 2+3 Jan
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