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 1‘) Parnie Street. 552 277‘). Mon—Sat llam—opm. The Art Exposure Open [Until 28 May. An award-winning exhibition. now in its third vear. featuring small works by over 200 artists. all of which can be botight for under £300. Also on show. new jewellery by Linzi Russell and The Ceramic 50. 50 pieces of ceramics for under £50. I’arr til Altltjt'xl.
I ART GALLERY 8i MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 221 9(500. Mon—Sat
10am 5pm; Sun llamg5pni. 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 l'ntil 25 Aug. .A fascinating look at the island of St Kilda. which was evacuated in 1930, exploring the natural and cultural world of the land and its inhabitants. Part of .llavrexr.
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 lllytlrsyyood Street. 332 4027. Mon »—l’ri
‘) 30am» 530me Sat 10am-1pm. Mayfest Exhibition l7nti| 28 May. New small scale paintings by Peter Howson entitled '(‘abinet Pictures'. jewellery. srlxersniithing and large scale wall sculptures by Wally Gilbert and wooden
x essels by Hayley Smith. Part of May/est. I THE BLYTHSWOOD GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 204 277‘). Mon-l-ri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am 1pm.
A May Festival Exhibition limit so May. A collection of Scottish paintings and drawings by Blackadder. Byrne. Cadell. Crosbie. (iillies. Mac'l‘aggart and many
I GATHCART GALLERY l l l Clarkston Road. o33 1344. Mon---l~'ri ‘).30ani--5pm; Sat 9.30am-4pni.
Mixed Show Until 13 Jun. A wide selection of work by several artists including Jacqueline ()rr. linid Foote- \\'atts and Joyce Borlarid. plus a selection of ceramics.
I CCA 340 354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon-5pm. (‘ale [1)].
Boxer L'ntil ‘) Jun. Photography. installation and video work by nine artists exploring the world of boxing and the national heroes it creates. Parr (it'Mav/evt. See lectures.
exhibition until 1 june
truths a n d
.. a journey from documentary to digital photography
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Dazzle Until 8 Jun. Now one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary jewellery in Europe. Dazzle features the work of 4b designers. with over 1000 pieces on show and for sale.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. .‘ylon--l-'ri l0ani~5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [1)].
Remarks 0n Colour Until I In“. Photographs. paintings. textual floor pieces and ernbroideries by Glasgow artist Roger Palmer. produced in South Africa during 1985 ()5. Part of .llavfevt.
I COMPASS GALLERY m West Register Street. 221 (i370. Mon-Sat 10am —5.30pm. Seduction Until 22 May. A collection of paintings and drawings by James l.umsden which ‘seduce‘ the viewer with attractive. colourful flowers. juxtaposed against a dark. ominous Ixickground.
I DIVA RECORDS 63‘) (ireat Western Road. Info: 946 3717. Mon rSat llam-bpni.
Graham Ramsay And Simon Payne Hi 24 May—22 Jun. A new range of limited edition l2in virin singles by Ramsay and Payne.
I 18 KING STREET 552 2540. Mon Sat Ham—5.30pm; Sun 11am 4pm
Brave Art Until IS May. Mon Sat
10am A 5pm. Ctilltt‘lliptil'tll'y painting. sculpture. nnxed media and installation by 40 members of the Society of Scottish Arts. Part of .Ilavfext
Seven x 3 Sat 25 May-S Jun. The first of a three-part mixed-media group show by members of the newly formed Glasgow- Independent Studio.
I FRINGE GALLERY (‘astlemilk Shopping Centre. Castlemilk Arcade. 634 2603. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Boxer Until 25 May. ()rganised in conjunction with the (CA. the exhibition features a video installation created by Fanni Nienii-Jurikola with members of Kelvin Boxing Club in (iovanliill. exploring the physical and emotional commitment of a boxer in training. and photographs of aspiring young boxers at a \Valsall gym. Part of Mar/ext. See Lectures.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Queen Street. 331 1854. Mon-Sat 10am -5pnr'. Sun 11am ~5pni. The critics can't find a good word to say about it. but the public absolutely love it — judge for yourself at Glasgow‘s new gallery. with four thematic floors based on the elements: Earth. Air. Fire and Water. lieattired artists include llowson. Hockney. Campbell. liellany and Byrne as well as interactive exhibits and a swish cafe decorated by Adrian \N'iszniewski.
The lord Provost’s Prize t’nitl 1‘) May. Shortlisted works in a variety of media by artists vying for first position in the richest annual art competition in Scotland. with a whopping L‘ 12.000 pri/e. Part of Mavfest.
I GALLOWGATE STUDIOS Top l‘loor. l5 liast Campbell Street. 552 4353. Tue—Sun l--7pm.
Ten Years At The Top t‘niil 2o May. .-\n exhibition of recent work by sixteen WASPS artists based at the Studios. I’art Utility/('31.
I t. GARNER GALLERY 4 Pariiie Street. 552 4585. Tue -Sat 10am 5pm; Sun
Zoo l'ntil 7 Jun. A diverse collection of sculpture and pottery by fifteen artists from across Britain. inspired by the animal kingdom. I’arr o/ .lIav/cvr.
I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken (ilell Road. (.iiffnock. 620 0235. Mon Sun
1.30 ~530th (Closed Tue).
Colin Fraser Until 2S May. Paintings by this Scottish artist. now based in Sweden. who has enjoyed considerable success at galleries in London. Part of .Il(l\'lt'\l.
I curscow cnoss 'lrongate/l not sum. ‘Just In Case’ l'ntil 25 May. (ieorge
\Vy llie's somewhat unusual contribution to May fest comes in the form of a giant safety pin. measuring a monumental .S‘m in height. Part or .llirv/esr.
I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE (‘afe (’osino. 12 Rose Street. 332 Sl2\'. Mon Sat
iroori ‘)..30piri; Sun 5 0.30pm.
100 Years Of Cinema 1 'ntil 31 May. as part of the (‘entenary of (inertia celebrations. Art lixpos'nie (iallei'y commissioned twenty Scottish artists to show their interpretation of the film industry. The resulting paintings feature everything from cinema buildings. to old screen classics to new releases. l’ari or .lIav/cxr.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King Street. 552 070-1. Mon» Sat 10am 5.30pm. Bad Blood l'ntil 1 Jun. ()ne of the jewels in the Mayfest visual arts crown is this exhibition of paintings by Adrian \Vis/riiewski and Alison Wait. The duo were asked to choose seven artists with (ilasgow connections to show alongside them. and came up \"lIIl this impressive line-tip: (‘arol Rhodes. Jenny Saville. Paul McPliail. Richard Walker. Bruce Mclean. Ken (‘urrie and Darren Marshall. Part of .llayfi'st.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 3534500. .‘xlon---'l'hurs 10am—8pm; l‘ri l0arir-«5pm; Sat l0arii—noon.
Interim Show Until 31 May. Mixed media work by final year MA Fine Art students. I GRIFFIN PUB lilmbank Street.
Be Er Monsta Tue 28 May. 7.30pm. A special. cleverly-titled. one-off screening of new video work by artists from (ilasgow. l'idinburgh. London and Melbourne.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of (ilasgow. I'iiiversity Avenue. 33‘) 8855 ext 5431. Mon-«Sat ‘).30am—-5pm. Mackintosh House Having welcomed nearly three quarters of a million
v isitors. the famous house closed in Novcriiber ()5 for a spot of polishing and rc-carpetirig. Newly invigorated. the house has reopened in good time for the Rennie Mackintosh celebrations. Also on show. the Old Masters and Whistler collection.
I LlLLlE ART GALLERY Station Road.
LECTURE TALK LECTURE
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I Jonas Mekas The New York based ﬁlm maker shows his ‘frozen stills'. A collection ofenlarged film frames recording life in NY peopled by sneli icons of the age as Jackie Kennedy. John Lennon and Andy Warhol. Also frozen scenes from Mekas‘s return visit to his native Lithuania. Sir/ls Gallery, [Edinburgh until Sat 8 Jan. I Bad Blood A celebration of Glasgow’s art from the last ten years. Selected by Alison Watt and Adrian Wis/.niewski, artists exhibiting include Jonathan Monk. Carol Rhodes and Jenny Saville. Glasgow Print Star/it) Gallery until Sal / Jan. I Art For People Transiiiission‘s 200 members were invited to submit one artwork for this vast group show. in response to director of (ilasgow‘s Gallery of Modern of Art. Julian Spalding‘s controversial essay. Art For People. The result is a gallery crowded with an eclectic mix of multi-media art.lhriixnrissimr Gallery. Glasgow“ anlil Sat 25 May. I Charles Rennie Mackintosh The biggest retrospective to date of Glasgow's famed architect and designer son. Without doubt a major innovative force in design. there‘s more to the man than just tea-rooms. See Feature. McLellan Galleries. Glasgow Sat 25 May until Mon 30 Sept.
Milngavre. 043 3247 Mon l‘ri
10am -5pm; Sat/Sun 2 5pm.
Hamish Montgomery Hall :5 May. Recent landscapes and seascapes by artist llariiish Montgomery. l’nrr (if.1/rt\'f('\l.
I THE LIVING ROOM 5 liyres Road. 33‘) S51 1. Mon ~Sat 1 lam llpni ilir'i/Sat midnight); Sun noon 1 lprii.
gareth Hamer-Hodges Thurs 23 May 1" Jun. More insect paintings from Mr ll-ll.
by mexican photographer PEDRO MEYER
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72 The List 17-30 May 1996