Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically by city and venue. Please send details to our ottices at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat I lam—6pm. Christmas Show Until 28 Jan. The festive season might be over. but the show goes on. featuring paintings.sculpture. ceramics and jewellery from over 200 artists.
I ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 287 2699. Mott—Sat l()atn-5pm; Sun I lam-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
Claivs Until 3i Mar. From pet tabbies to sabre-toothed-tigers. this exhibition of catarama covers every aspect of our feline friends. including Egyptian mummiﬁed cats. life-size reconstructions. photographs and a series of competitions and events.
Rembrandt Etchings Until 8 Mar. A small display of etchings from the Museum's own collection. many of which have never been shown before.
British Gas World Wildlife Photography Until 2 Feb. The winning entries of this year‘s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. featuring images from around the world.
I ROGER OILLCLIFFE FINE ART I34 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat l()am— lptn. Valentines Sat 25 Jan—22 Feb. Annual exhibition of contemporary jewellery. ceramics. wood and textiles by various artists.
I CCA 350 Sauchiehail Street. 332 752i. Mott—Sat Ham—6pm: Stilt noon—5pm. Cafe.
The lost Ark Fri 24- 2 Mar. The centre- piece ot' the Animal cross-media season is an exhibition in which artists explore the relationship between animals and humans. featuring work front Damien Hirst. Alexis Rockman. Douglas Gordon. See preview. I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri l()am—Spm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Shroud Until 8 Feb. Using carbolic soap. soot. lard. lace. ashes and blankets. artist Patricia MacKinnon Day has created an installation of sculptures and paintings reflecting her Catholic upbringing in inner-city Glasgow.
I COMPASS GALLERY l78 West Register Street. 22l 6370. Mon-Sat I0am—5.30pm. Christmas Show Until 3| Jan. Over 200 contemporary artists display their wares at this. the Compass‘s 28th Christmas Show. with hundreds of paintings. prints. sculptures. ceramics and jewellery. Cabinet Paintings Sat l-26 Feb. Small works by prominent British artists.
I GALLERY OF MOOERN ART Queen Street. 229 I996. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm (closed Tue); 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 attd Byme as well as interactive exhibits and a swish cafe decorated by Adrian Wiszniewski.
Imagined Communities Until 16 Feb. Paintings. photographs. sculpture and video by Gillian Wearing. Christian Boltanski and others examining the changing nature of the term 'community'. in light of shifting geographical and technological boundaries.
I t. GARNER GALLERY 4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm.
Mixed Bag Until 29 Jan. As the name suggests. the gallery starts the New Year with a mixed exhibition featuring contributions front over 75 ceramic artists.
I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART I48 West Regent Street. 22l 3095. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.
The Winter Collection Until 3! Jan. An extensive collection of works by some of Scotland’s best-loved artists. including Fergusson. Cameron. Gillies. Howson. Peploe and many others.
I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo. l2 Rose Street. 332 8 I28. Mon—Sat noon—9.30pm; Sun 5—9.30pm. Illustrative Photographs Sat l—23 Feb. Recent still life and semi-abstract photographs frotn Julie Charles and Jayne Duncan.
I GLASGOW PRINT STUOIO 22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon-Sat l0am-5.30pm. Philip Reeves - 25th Anniversary Exhibition Sat l Feb—8 Mar. A collection of work on display from one of the original founders of the art studio. Annabella Crum-Evrlng Sat 1 Feb—8 Mar. Print work from a member of the studio. I GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT IIALL 2 Sauchiehail Street. 332 6633. Daily l0am-5.30pm (Exhibitions are open until the end of concerts.
Two exhibitions as part of the Celtic Connections festival. Faces On The Edge Until 2 Feb. A photography exhibition by Craig MacKay. which depicts well-known people who live and work in Scotland. including tnusicians. writers. and artists. Plus The Welsh Group. a mixed media exhibition by one of Wales' most prestigious group of artists.
I IlUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5pm.
Archibald l(nox1864-1933 Until I Feb. Drawings. designs and decorative art by this influential Manx artist. a contetnporary of Mackintosh. Also. Sat I Feb sees the reopening of the Main Gallery after redecoration and rehanging of the permanent collection.
I 18 KING STREET King Street. 552 2540. Tue—Sat Ham—5pm.
Florence Jamieson Tue 4 Feb— I 5 Feb. Explorations of sea. shore. plants and landscape in mixed media. by the lively Glasgow paittter. now irt her 7lst year.
I JAVA INTERNET CAFE I52 Park Road. 337 6727. Daily noon—7pm.
In Close Until 9 Feb. Installation work by artists Neil Cadoo. Derek Sawers and Wendy Wiltnurt as a personal response to the outside world.
I MNS PROTOCOLOUR 26a St Vincent Street. 226 4666. Mon—Fri 9atn—5.30pm. Butl Know What I Like Until 3| Jan. Eleven of Scotland‘s top commercial photographers break free from the conﬁnes of business. and present a collection of personal images.
Hunterian Art Gallery
University of Glasgow
until 1 February 1997 Mon-Sat 9.303m-5.00pm
ADMISSION FREE 0141 330 5431
The Main Gallery will be closed for redecoration during January. The Mackintosh House will be open 9.30am-5pm in January.
Extended public access supported with funds from The City of Glasgow Council.
I 1999 INFORMATION CENTRE Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 l999. Mon-Sat l0am—7pm; Sun noon-5pm. Sustainable Architecture Until I Mar. A series of projects by the Richard Rogers Partnership. exploring different aspects of sustainable design.
I PRACTICE GALLERY 200 Bath Street. 331 0722. Tue-Sat 9am—6pm; Thurs
‘Coodbye, Virginia’ Until 23 Jan. Now firme ensconced in their new Bath Street premises. the Practice Gallery stage a retrospective of two years of exhibitions at their previous Virginia Street home.
I PROJECT ABILITY l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri l0am-5.30pm.
Sott Options Until 28 Feb. An exhibition of textiles produced by Trongate Studio artists.
I SRARMANKA KINETIC GALLERY 2nd Floor. l4 King Street. 552 7080. Sat/Sun noon—4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 22 Feb. Photography. drawings and watercolour paintings by three visiting artists from St Petersburg. Also on show. a permanent exhibition of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.
I ST ENOCII CENTRE
Self Image Until Feb 1997. Colourful science fiction and animal paintings created during a twelve-month arts project organised by Project Ability. allowing Glasgow artists with learning disabilities the opportunity to promote their work.
I STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552
2 15 I. Mon-Sat I0am—5.30pm.
Kathleen Little Tue 4—22 Feb. Portrait photography of young homeless people as part of the Homeless Project.
lioar Tue 4-22 Feb. Issue-based poster works by sixth form students resulting from a series of workshops run by Prolific Pamphleteers.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 48 l 3. Tue-Sat Ham-5.30pm. ilong l(ong island Until 8 Feb. A show consisting of ‘proposals for impossible projects‘. featuring the work of ten Transmission artists. plus a selection of international projects. See review.
I ART GALLERY A MUSEUM, NELVINGROVE 287 2699. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun Ham-5pm. Cafe. [D]. A wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. plus numerous historical artefacts. animal displays. ‘Wee Beasties' and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrate animals. See Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.
I RURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 l5 l. Mon-Sat IOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—5pm. Sir William Burrell‘s world famous collection of beautiful art objects from around the world. housed in a specially designed. award-winning building.
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III Turner Watercolour: it is the time of year again for the National Gallery’s Turner collection to be given an airing. Exquisite, Turner sure does know how to meltdown colour to great atmospheric effect. National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh tmril Fri 3 I Jan.
I Northern lights James Turrell‘s light and space installation with lots of optical teases is the hottest spot in this light-based show of work by eight artists. F ruimrarker Gallery. Edinbugh until Sat I Feb.
I Imagined Communities Gillian Wearing triumphs again with her cowboy video-cum-installation. Befriending a gang of south London self-styled Wild West characters. Wearing set up a mock shoot-out in the Hayward Gallery. Other artists in this touring show include Christian Boltanski and Sophie Calle. Gallery OIMadem Arr. Glasgow until Sun [6 Feb.
liussian Cold: Treasures oi the Warrior Tombs Until 3i Mar. On view in the UK for the first time. this stunning collection of Russian jewellery. stoneware and ornaments documents the conﬂicts and cultures of the Black Sea region as far back as SBC.
I HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. l0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat/Sun l0am—5pm. Cafe and design shop open daily.
An estimated 35.000 visitors are expected to file through the door of this new attraction during the coming year. Initially designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition in l90l. modern day architects and designers have completed his unfinished work in true Mackintosh style.
The 117th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours
at the Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh
Saturday 18 lanuary - Thursday 13 February
Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 2pm - 5pm
Entry fee £1.50 for Adults £1 for Children and O.A.P.s
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