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 THE ARCHES Midland Street.
sister - part one Thurs 24-27 Oct. Tickets £6 (£3) from 227 55l l. Deemed the highlight of the National Review of Live Art 1996. this multi-media
. performance installation exploring relationships and desire features the work of three artists. Scottish sculptor Alex Rigg supplies two huge stone vessels. one containing a nude, shaved body. with live sound courtesy of John L. Cobban. accompanied by ﬁlm from Danish underground artist Beatrice Eggers.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Parnie Street, 552 7779. Mon—Sat l lam—6pm. 7th Birthday Show Until 30 Oct. The Art Exposure Gallery celebrates seven successful years with this diverse collection of work by over 50 invited artists. including Bryan Evans, Lin Pattullo.
I ART GALLERY 8r MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 287 2699. 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.
Prize Winners Art Competition Until 27 Oct. Over 3000 entries from school pupils around Strathclyde and Central. who follow the traditional format of producing a still life painting or drawing after three hours in front of the object.
lntonnation Superhighway Until 15 Dec. Direct from The London Museum of Science, this interactive exhibition takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Internet. with terminals on hand allowing visitors to browse the web themselves.
Claws Until 3i Mar. From pet tabbies to sabre-toothed tigers, this exhibition covers every aspect of our feline friends. including Egyptian mummiﬁed cats. life- size reconstructions. photographs and a series of competitions and events.
(tone fishing: a drawing by .l llennan, a Polish-born artist wh
I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
.lohn llouston Until 29 Oct. Exuberant and colourful landscapes and still lifes by this acclaimed artist. teacher and academic.
Silent Angels Until 29 Oct. Richly imaginative oil paintings by June Carey mixing strong images of female nudes with ancient and modern symbols. Contemporary Tableware Until 29 Oct. A diverse range of tableware by eight artists and craftspeople. ensuring a truly original dinner party.
I CCA 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752i. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon-5pm. Cafe. [D].
Kerry Stewart Until 9 Nov. Stunning life- size sculptural ﬁgures created by Stewart over the past three years. including the eerily identical Twins. See preview. Moyna Flannigan Until 9 Nov. Beautiful traditional paintings exploring contemporary issues including the role of women in modern society, self-image. conformity and middle-class values and expeﬁence.
I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Iron Until 20 Dec. Multi-media work by Clydeside artist Tom McKendrick documenting the history ofGlasgow‘s once mighty shipbuilding industry.
I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Register Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Precious Few Heroes Until 31 Oct. New acrylic paintings by artist Mark lanson. inspired by World War I, and subsequent conﬂicts, both in war and society.
I FRINGE GALLERY Castlemilk Shopping Centre, Castlemilk Arcade, 634 2603. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Treasures Until 2 Nov. Local residents and workers were invited by artist-in- residence Susannah Silver to bring their favourite object into the gallery to be photographed. and tell Silver why the item was so ‘treasured‘. The resulting 54 installations of sound and image build up a fascinating insight into the diversity of human nature. See review.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Queen Street. 229 I996. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun [lam-5pm. Glasgow‘s new gallery, with four thematic floors based on the elements: Earth. Air. Fire and Water. Featured artists include Howson. Hockney. Campbell. Bellany and Byrnc
ose work is on show at Cyrll Gerber Fine Art.
as well as interactive exhibits and a swish cafe decorated by Adrian Wiszniewski. oesigner ilooms Until 25 Nov. As part of the Glasgow lntemational Festival Of Design. GOMA plays host to the work of three designers: Architect John Pawson. furniture designer Ron Arad and the man who is redeﬁning the vacuum cleaner. James Dyson.
CD ROM Gallery Until 19 Oct. GOMA's Fire Gallery plays host to a series of open submission CD ROMS, including Paul Cameron Scot’s documentary on the history of Castlemilk. ‘Looking For Mr Rogers'.
I t. GARNER GALLERY 4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue—Sat l0am-5pm; Sun noon—4pm.
llere 8 low II Until 30 Oct. The gallery celebrates its ﬁrst anniversary with this innovative collection of contemporary ceramics by Scottish artists. ranging from functional ware to sculpture.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street, 22l 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.
West Island Fishermen Until 25 Oct. Drawings and watercolours by Polish- born artist Josef Herman. capturing Skye ﬁsherman at work during the l940s.
I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo, l2 Rose Street. 332 8 I28. Mon—Sat noon-9.30pm; Sun 5—9.30pm.
Mirrorball Until 31 Oct. An exhibition of work connected with the Mirror/mil series at this year's Drambuie- Edinburgh Film Festival. ranging from Mo'Wax album cover designs to grafﬁti art and mixed media paintings.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat [Dam-5.30pm. Julie Roberts Until 26 Oct. Produced during a year long scholarship at The British School at Rome, this new series of still lifes by this increasingly popular artist looks at the interwoven relationship between church, family and state.
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1.30—4.30pm.
Girls High Until 30 Oct. A retrospective of public and community projects undertaken by Environmental Arts graduates over the past ten years.
llans Richter Until 30 Oct. Work by this leading exponent of the Dada movement. documenting 'the unique synthesis of painting and ﬁlm'. See review.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 339 8855 ext 5431. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5pm.
James Mclleill Whistler Until 26 Oct. Drawn from the University’s renowned permanent collection, this survey of the artist’s graphic work features portraits, nudes. streetscapes. marine and river views. from his childhood in Russia to his ﬁnal years in England.
Robert Burns - the Crawford Years Until l8 Jan. No. not that Robert Burns, for once it‘s the Scottish designer and artist who comes under the spotlight in this exhibition of commissions made by Burns for the Crawford family (yes. that Crawford family) in the 1920s and 30s. including the designs for the Tea Room in Edinburgh.
I JAVA INTERNET CAFE l52 Park Road.
; v 337 6727. Daily noon—9pm.
llew Visions Sat 26 Oct—10 Nov. Java’s
contribution to this innovative visual arts
festival comprises Bitter Burial. a video installation exploring physical
: constriction by Pernille Spence; Elements
OfDouht. an installation ﬁlm loop based
-* on the institutional corridor by Sarah
Felton. and Double C mss Click Click, a single screen work by Lynn Hershman, looking at cross dressing on the intemet. I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie, 943 3247. Mon-Fri l0am—5pm; Sat/Sun 2-5pm.
Anne Campbell Until 26 Oct. images of lslay in pastel, watercolour and gouache by artist Anne Campbell, who comes from the island.
Catch best hit this fortnight. "
I Stay nithoiir Own Slightly longer The Swedish art scene is one to watch these days, and four Swedish artists are in Glasgow to show their artworks. Transmission Gallery until 9 Nov.
I Girls High The vast old Fruitmarket is taken over for a brilliant art bonanza. Celebrating ten years of Glasgow’s School Of Art ~ Environmental Art course, over 30 graduates from over the years show new work. Names include Douglas Gordon. [shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize, plus a host of other artists who are operating on the global art scene — Christine Borland. Jonathan Monk and David Shrigley. See preview. Old Fruitmarket. Glasgow until 12 Nov.
I llans Richter Dada hotshot and 20th century art heavyweight with a good line in humour is celebrated in a mini-retro show. See review. Glasgow School Of A rt until 30 Oct. I Julie Roberts Back after a year in Rome, the Glasgow-based artist shows her latest paintings. Opulent pieces of furniture float against canvases of brilliant colour. Glasgow Print Studio until 26 Oct.
I Flint Culture Celebrating the centenary of British ﬁlm, new works by artists Mark Lewis and Pierre Bismuth, which cleverly lease the conventions of ﬁlmmaking Tramway. Glasgow until 20 Oct.
I loner llecesslty Tracing the history of art therapy, a fascinating _ insight into the curative aspects of art practice. Art Extraordinary. Scotland’s equivalent to France's Art Briit also gets a showing, with intriguing waders and vests woven from grass by Angus McPhee. See review. Talbot Rice Gallery. Edinburgh until 2 Nov.
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