Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically by city and venue. Please send details to our otiices at least ten days betore publication. Art Listings compiled by Kelly McMenamin.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat 11am-6pm. The Class of ’95 Until 27 Mar. Printmaking. paintings. jewellery and ceramics by newly graduated students front the four Scottish art schools.
I ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 22I 9600. Mon—Sal 10am—5pm; Strn 11am-5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to condtrct parties or individuals round the main galleries. .Ask at the enquiry desk.
St Kilda Explored Until 25 Aug. A fascinating look at [he island of St Kilda. which was evacuated in 1930. exploring the natural and cultural world of both the land and its inhabitants.
I BAR TO 10 Mitchell Lane. 221 8353. Mon ~Sat I Ialrt--midrright; Stilt
Alan Johnson Work by photographer Alan Johnson exploring the consumption and politics til meat.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mort I-ri 9.30am~«5.30pm; Sat 10am lprrr.
Carlo Rossi: Visions of Italy t'nril 20 Mar. Oil and mixed-media views of Venice and 'l'uscany. with still life paintings of the heart of Italian life. the dinner table. Contemporary Textiles tfnril 26 Mar. Iligltly trrrique and innovative hats. scarves. ties. cushions and wallhangings by leading textile artists and designers. Also on show. Pocket Size. a selection of jewellery and silver-smithing small enough to. yes. fit irr your pocket. plus a new collection of silverware by Gordon Mundie.
I THE BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokslraws Road, 649 7 I 5 I. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
Visions Ot Spain Until 14 Apr. Considered to be one of the finest groups of Spanish paintings irl Britain. this collection of over 30 works by the likes of Goya. Iil (ir'eco and Velasquez will leave the walls of Pollok House and take up temporary residence at The Burrell (.‘oIIection while the former Maxwell home undergoes repairs.
I CATHCART GALLERY I i I (.‘larkston Road. 633 I344. .‘ylon—I-ri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am -4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 16 Mar. Romantic
Head piece: Jools Elphiclt’s The Peking Head-Dress from a show of contemporary textiles
work by Lin Cunningham. Fiona Graham. Jitn Wylie. Laura Hunter. Jortathon Robertson. Iilspeth Roberts artd others. Carol Moore Sun 17 Mar—30 Apr. Still life drawings and mixed media paintings on a culinary theme. ranging front the traditional bowl of apples. to rrrore exotic red Irot chillies and garlic.
I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752i. Mort—Sat 11am—6pm; Sttn noon-5pm. Cafe. [D].
Phenomenal Until 10 Mar. A mixed- rnedia art event featuring Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio's All Rountl Arr'esonte. new work by Iiva Rothschild which explores meetings with other worlds. and livirlencef’. a collection of photographs featuring flying saucers. ghosts and stigrnata.
The Handpainted O Sat 16 Mar'—-20 Apr. Work by Dublin artist Maurice ()‘Connell. featuring a staggering 60.000 handpainted letter ()s. created over 32 days working ill the gallery.
Real Life Rocky Mountain Sat 16 Mat- 20 Apr. Artist Ross Sinclair's installation of a Scottish Highland diorama. complete with tree trunks. rockface and cave.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat noon -4pnr. [1)].
La Commedia Until 16 Mar. Sixty large woodcuts and marble sculptures by Japanese artist 'I‘sugumi ()ta. illustrating the complete tale of Dante's l.a ('o/n/nt'tlia.
I COMPASS GALLERY 17S West Register Street. 221 6370. Mon Sat 10am 5.30pm. Mixed Show I'ntil 31 Mar. An eclectic mix of contemporary Scottish paintings and prints.
I 18 KING STREET 18 King Street. Tue-Sat 10.30am- 5pm.
Thomas Crawford Mitchell: Paintings 1991-95 Until 22 Mar. Presented by Art In Hospital. this exhibition follows the artistic development of Crawford Mitchell during his time at Belvitlere Hospital. See lectures.
I FRINGE GALLERY ('astlemilk Shopping Centre. Castlemilk Arcade. 634 2603. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm.
Alan Curral Until 9 Mar. A collection of videos by artist-in-residence Alan Curral. detailing people irt everyday situations. Victoria Morton Fri 15 Mar'-- 6 Apr. New work hour the gallery's second resident artist. who uses traditional oils on canvas. btlt adds household gloss and industrial spray paitrt to create an abstract quality.
I t. GARNER GALLERY 4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon-4pm.
Emilia Carbo Until 31 Mar. Large-scale sculptures by Spanish ceramic artist Iimilia Car'bo. whose vessel-like work apparently takes on an ‘almost human presence]
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Gletr Road. Giffnock. 620 0235. Mon- Sttn 1.30—5.30pm(t;Josetl'1‘tre).
at Roger Billciltte, Glasgow until Tue 26 Mar
Mixed Exhibition Until 28 Mar. Still life and figurative paintings by Laura Harrison. some of which were created during a visit to Arizona. plus‘pottery by Australian artist Tony Neylan. whose work is strongly influenced by liastern art forms.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Recent Acquisitions Until 15 Mar. Newly acquired works by Cameron. Hunter. Gilies. iiardley. Banks and others. Forthcoming exhibition: wood engravings by Agnus Miller Parker.
I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Mon—Sat noon—9.30prrr: Sun 5—9.30pm.
Wim Wenders as a Photographer Until 31
Mar. Panoramic landscape photographs of
the American Southwest and Australia. taken by the director while scouting for locations to film l’artx 'Ietax arld Until The 15nd (Ill/re Il'orltl. Wenders photographs can also be seen at the Goethe Institute. 3 Park Circus. 332 2555.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 22 King
Street. 5520704. Mon—Sat 10am--5.30prrr.
Scottish Print Open 5 Urltil 27 Mar. Following an open submission which allowed any prirltmaker in Scotland to submit one piece of work. three judges have whittled down the entries to 50 prints. on show at the Studio prior to touring the country. See review.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew
Street. 353 4500. Mon—Fri 9.30am~-5pm: Sat l0am--noon.
Philosophy in the Bedroom Until in Mar. Recent paintings by Tony Benn (the young artist. not the politician) atrd (‘laire .on in the Mackintosh Gallery.
Fine Art Photography Hi 8 ~19 Mar. Work by Photography students in the Newbery Gallery.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of
Glasgow. University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon-Sat 9.30am ~5pm. Mackintosh House Having welcomed nearly three quarter of a million visitors. the famous house closed in November 95 for a spot of polishing and re:carpeting. Newly invigorated. the house has reopened in good time for the Rennie Mackintosh celebrations in 96. Also on show. the Old Masters and Whistler collection.
I LILLlE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat/Sun 2—5pm.
Bearsden Art Club Sat 16 Mar—7 Apr. The (‘Iub hold their annual exhibition. with oil and watercolour paintings by over 100 amateur and professional artists.
I DUNCAN MILLER FINE ARTS 144 West Regent Street. 204 0708. 'l‘ue-—l-"ri
Ilam- 6pm; Sat l().30am—-Ipm.
20th Century Scottish Masters Hi s Mar~21 Apr. A broad selection of work by some of this century‘s most inﬂuential Scottish artists. including Peploe. Hunter. C‘adeII. Cameron. Redpath. (‘rosbie and Mc'l‘aggart.
I EWAN MUNOY FINE ART 21 I West George Street. 248 9755. Mon—Sat
Glasgow Boys and Glasgow Girls Until 9 Mar. Paintings by the legendary Glasgow Boys and Girls: Sir Johrt Lavery. James Paterson. I.in Blather'wick and Katharine Cameron. to name but some.
Mixed Exhibition Mon I l Mar—~12 Apr. A selection of work by Scottish and English painters including Peploe. Cadell. Hunter and Iiergusson.
I 1999 INFORMATION CENTRE Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 I999. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm. Contemporary Norwegian Architecture 1990-95 Until 15 Mar. Drawings and models illustrating the different building types evident in a country with a climate not dissimilar to ours.
SET ’96 Sat 16—23 Mar. A complementary exhibition to coincide with National Science. Iingineering and 'l‘echnology
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I John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award A hefty title for a good show of photographs. There are snaps of the known and the unknown from Nick Cave to family groups at home and abroad. Scottish National Portrait Gallery until Sat 30 Mar.
I British Art Show Bad-mouthed and deemed disappointing in some quarters, this taster of what’s happening in contemporary Brit an still deﬁnitely deserves a look and a crawl around its seven venues. See review. City Art Centre. Collective Gallery. Fruitmarket Gallery. Royal Botanic Garden, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Stills Gallery and Talbot Rice Gallery, [Edinburgh until Sun 28 Apr:
I With Love, Filthy Swan The new kids on the art block — six men who are 95 graduates of Glasgow School of Art calling themselves Filthy Swan — make their debut. See preview. Transmission Gallery. Glasgolr' until Wed 13 Mar.
Week. demonstrating how the three disciplines contribute to the process of design.
I NS GALLERY 53 Cresswell Street. 334 4240. Mon—Sat l()am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pnr
Lovers Lane Until 21 Apr. The NS Gallery extend the spirit of Valentine's Day on into April with romantic work by Helen Wilson. George Wyllie and Colin Wilson among others.
I PEARCE INSTITUTE 840 Govan Road. 445 I941. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm.
Prisons Are Silent Until 22 Mar. An exhibition of work by prisoners of H.M.P. Barlitrnie.
I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am-6pm; Thurs
I lam—6pm; Fri/Sat 9am~6pm.
Naoko Pakematsu Fri 8 Mar—4 Apr. A series of sculptures by rising young talent Naoko Pakematsu. described as 'astonishing and highly tactile‘.
I PROJECT ABILITY 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon~liri 10am—-5pm.
To The Point Until 15 Mar. An exhibition of work made during Project Ability's Arts Development Programme 1995/96. I SCOTTISH MASK ANO PUPPET CENTRE 8-10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Phone for opening hours.
Masks Until 20 Mar. A collection of 83 masks by Ninian Kinrrier-Wilson. rnask— maker for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Central TV and York Museum. Created from leather. celastic and papier-maché. each mask is individually crafted. and may be made to order.
I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552 2151. Mon—Sat 10am-5.3()pm.
28 Positions In 34 Years Until 9 Mar. A retrospective arid selection of new work by photographer Clrila Kumari Burman. See lectures.
The Human Motii Tue 19 Mar—l3 Apr.
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