'/.ofia Kulik. exploring his country‘s complex and turbulent political history and the paradoxical struggle against. yet attraction to. authoritarian order.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. Mon—Sun noon—6pm.
exploring space anti architecture. featuring French artist Elizabeth Ballet‘s large-scale metal ‘enclosures'. American photographer Sam Samore's pictures and text based on fairytales and Scottish painter Richard Wright's varied work ranging from large abstracts to small designs.
Instant Until 24 Mar. Tramway catches
nine young British contemporary artists.
decides which video short (ranging in time front 30 seconds to three minutes) appears on the screen.
white photographs of the death masks of l7tIi—-l9th century luminaries Isaac
and Samuel 'I‘aylor Coleridge.
Brian Hartley Until 26 Mar. Paintings of dancers in class and a stage. on show to coincide with the New Moves Across Europe dance festival.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813'1‘ue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. With Love Filthy Swan Until 13 Mar.
step into Take That’s soon-to-be vacant shoes). all of whom are recent graduates of GSA. on show alongside a new project by Joanne Tathatu in the cellar. See preview.
Wilkes for Transmission. plus work by Steve l-lollingsworth downstairs.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongatc. 552 4267. Mon—Sun Ham—midnight.
Girls On Film Until 26 Mar. Work by all- female photographic group ‘Girls On Film'. including portraiture. still life and landscapes.
I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, NELVINGROVE 221 9600. Mon—Sat
wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gt‘igh. plus numerous historical artefacts and animal displays. and ‘Wee Beasties’ — an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrate animals. See galleries guide for current temporary exhibitions.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. ﬁre engines. ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport. Also on show. a display of motorcycles dating from the early part of the century to present day.
THOMAS CRAWFORD MITCHELL
PAINTINGS 1991 - 1995
2nd - 22nd March ART IN HOSPITAL
18 King Street, Glasgow Open Tuesday-Saturday 10.30am - 5pm Admision Free
Mural-size photomontages by Polish artist
Sugar Hiccup Until 24 Mar. An exhibition
lottery fever with this video installation by
Touch an icon on the monitor and pot luck
Jim Harold Until 24 Mar. Large black and
Newton. Edmund Burke. Jean-Paul Marat
Work by a self-styled boy art group (set to
A Grapefruit In The World 01 Park Tue 19
Mar—6 Apr. Group show curated by Cathy
lOam-5pm; Sttn 11am—5pm. Cafe. [D]. A
Brutal killings: Cornells Schut’s Massacre or The Innocents, one or a collection or 16th and 17th century Flemish drawings currently on show until Wed 17 Apr at the National Gallery, Edinburgh In From Brueghel to Rubens
including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle.
Scottish Football Association Museum Trust Until 1997. Taster exhibitions of text. photographs and football memorabilia. leading tip to the planned National Museum of Football at Harnpden Park.
I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 221 9600. Mon—Sat lOam—5pnl: Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe. This well- Ioved institution currently undergoing a facelift anti is due to re-open in time for its centenary in 1998. The first stage of the work has reached completion. anti the new top floor features a 1930s single-end house and a celebration ofGlasgow‘s great visionaries.
I PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm‘. Sun
1 lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500— 1918.
I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS lIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free. [1)]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Christ ofSttint John oft/re Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words anti pictures.
Hinduism Until 27 Mar. A celebration of Hindu art and worship. exploring the history of Hinduism in the city of Glasgow.
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now borne to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and I960s school days.
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat [Cam—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].
Food For Thought Until 31 Mar. A collection of postcards designed by Chris Bacon exploring the rich diversity of food. from production to preparation to the best part — consumption.
I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam— 1 pm.
Spring Exhibition Thurs I4 Mar—27 Apr. A wide selection of work by Scottish. British and European artists. including Sam Bough. D. Y. Cameron. F. C. B. Cadell. S. J. Peploe. Sir David Murray and Aleksander Zyw. Also on show. and serving as the centrepiece of this exhibition. is John Maclauchlan Milne‘s Harvest 'Iinre. Soul/l oj'Frant‘t'.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon/Tue.‘Sat l()am—5.30pm; Wed—Fri 10am—8pm; Stilt 11am—5pm. Quest For A Pirate Until 11 May. In 1717. pirate Black Bellamy and his ship sank. along with all their treasure. off the coast of Cape Cod. Over 250 years later. salvor Barry Clifford discovered the lost loot. all 7310 pieces of which are on show at this fascinating exhibition.
The British Art Show Until 28 Apr. Four artists working in photography. video and film make up the City Art Centre‘s contribution to the fourth British Art Show. Georgina Starr's video installation Will to a Small Planet sees the artist dressed as a blue-skinned alien. Jane and Louise Wilson also feature in their own work Hypnotic Suggestion. a video recording of artists under the influence of a hypnotist. while Tacita Dean uses ﬁlm photography to construct the stories Girl .S'toit'un'av and The Martyn/om oj'St
A gut/ta. See lectures.
I LEONE COCKBURN 21 Dean Park Mews. 343 2840. Mon-Fri l—5.30pm; Sat
1 lam— 1.30pm.
New Figurative Art Until 23 Mar. Four artists respond in very different ways. with different media. to the challenge of figurative art; featuring paintings by Damian Callan. James Middleton and Graeme Wilcox. and ceramics by Karen MacDonald.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockbum Street. 220 1260. Tue-Sat l lam—5.30pm. The British Art Show Until 28 Apr. One of seven venues around the city taking part in the fourth British Art Show. Gillian Wearing's work aims to bring out the voyeur in all of us. with photographs and
videos of people sharing their innermost hopes and fantasies. See lectures.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 ()721. Mon—Thurs 10am—4pm; Fri lOam—2.30pm.
Up The Garden Path Mon 18 Mar—l 1 Apr. Vivid and colourful work by eight members of the Grindlay Court Centre. produced during screenprinting and feltmaking workshops with artists Nancy Fuller and Kerry Gick.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Karen Degett Until 15 Mar. Figurative oil paintings and prints by artist Karen Degett. whose striking use of colour and contrast has led to her work being shown in many countries throughout the world. I OEMARCO ART FOUNDATION St Mary‘s School. York Lane. Albany Street. 557 0707. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Dislocation 01 Place Mon 11—30 Mar. An installation by Jan Hogarth influenced by Baroque architecture. using illuminated hay bales to create a feeling of mystery and drama.
SHTWKS Mon 1 1—30 Mar. A cleverly titled (but definitely not reflective of the content) collection of new works by painter Deryck Healey.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Outpatient Corridor. Seafreld Street. 536 7259. Daily 9am—6pm.
Winter Sunshine Until 29 Mar. Four artists have contributed to this charmingly titled exhibition. Tim Cockbum. John Lowrie. Margaret Milne and Margaret Smyth. with all paintings for sale.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pni: Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.
Mixed Exhibition Mon 1 1—15 Mar. Work by students from the College's evening class programme.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat IOam—lpm.
The Villages 01 Edinburgh Mon ll Mar—3 Apr. Paintings by six artists working in oils and watercolours. depicting various aspects of Edinburgh and its surrounds.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
In Print Until 6 Apr. An exhibition of prints by the former Edinburgh Women Artists Group. now known as ‘Underwired'. on show alongside Book at Ours. prints by the Seattle Woman's Caucus for Arts.
I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 9am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm.
The British Art Show Until 28 Apr. Video work from Steve McQueen (scenes of men wrestling) and Sam Taylor-Wood (a man dancing naked) — who should perhaps get together and create some kind of Women In Love pastiche. alongside paintings and videos by Mark Wallinger depicting horses and the dearly departed funny man Tommy Cooper. See lectures. I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Realism And Impressionism From Ukraine Sat 9—30 Mar. Following on from last year's successful exhibition. the gallery now offers a second opportunity to view works by some of the Ukraine's leading artists. Also on show. sculpture. jewellery. prints. wooden boxes and cards.
I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sun 9.30am till late.
la Jeune Fille Dans la Ville Until 14 Mar. Translated as 'A Young Girl In The City‘. this international photographic exhibition depicting women and young girls growing up in an urban environment. includes work by such names as Robert Doisneau and Diane Arbus.
I ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
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