ART listings



l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri IOam—5.30pm.

Soft Options Until 28 Feb. An exhibition of textiles produced by Trongate Studio artists.

Self Image Thurs 6-28 Mar. Work by Glasgow artists with learning disabilities. created during a twelve month arts project organised by Project Ability.


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.


Ar Ie Street.

Selflmage Until 28 Feb. 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.


26 King Street. 552 2151. Mon—Sat lOam—5.30pm.

Portraits Until 22 Feb. Portrait photography by Kathleen Little and Andrew Whitaker of young homeless people involved in the Homeless Photography Project.

Roar Until 22 Feb. Issue-based poster works by sixth form students resulting frotn a series of workshops run by Prolific Pamphleteers.

Raoul Hausmann - Photographical Works 1927—1957 Tue 4 Mar—l2 Apr. Vintage prints and reproductions of photographic works by one of the leading exponents of Berlin Dada. Raoul

Hausmann. It features work from his days in 19205 Berlin. through to his periods in exile in Ibiza. Paris and Limoges.


25 Albert Drive. 22l 8898. Mon—Sat from 6pm on performance evenings.

Brian Hartley Wed 26 Feb-I9 Mar. An exhibition by the official artist-in- residence for the New Moves Dance Festival. His work is based on the exploration of the physicality and dynamism of the human body. expressed through the medium of dance.

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University ofGIasgow. University Avenue. 330-1209. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.

The Hunting Art Prizes 1997 Fri 2! Feb—Sat 23 Mar. The best 85 of the I800 paintings submitted for these prestigious annual art awards. now in their l7th year. Sponsored by Hunting plc. the award offers £5000 cash as a top prize. in an effort to encourage up-and-coming artists.


28 King Street. 552 48l3. Tue—Sat

l lam—5.30pm.

Joy Joy Until I5 Mar. A group show of work by various artists. which presents 'innocence as the harbinger of deception.’


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7l5 l. Mon—Sat lOam—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. Russian Gold: Treasures Of The Warrior Tombs Until 31 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 5BC.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. l0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat/Sun 10am—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


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KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8t MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun llam—5pm. Cafe. [D].

A wonderful permanent collection of work by as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. pltts numerous historical artefacts. animal displays. 'Wee Beasties‘ and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrate animals. See Gallery listings for current temporary exhibitions.


Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—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. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle. Sustrans Until 3| Mar. A display which chronicles a recent project by Sustrans. an organisation who build traffic-free routes for cyclists. walkers and disabled people. Scottish Football Association Museum Trust Taster exhibitions of text. photographs and football memorabilia. leading up to the planned National Museum of Football at Hampden Park. Taking centre stage for the next few months is Taking Each Game As It Comes. a celebration of the beautiful game in words and pictures. with contributions from players. managers. referees. fans and tnore.


Glasgow Green. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—5pm. [D]. Cafe. This well-loved institution is currently undergoing a facelift and is due to re-open in time for its centenary in I998. The first stage of the work has reached completion. and the new top floor features a I930s single-end house and a celebration ofGlasgow's great visionaries.


3 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in I47 I. Period room displays range frotn 1500—l9l8.


2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world‘s six major religions. Dali's Christ ()fSuitt! .lulm ()j‘T/ic C rays and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.

Science And Christianity: An Act Of Creation Until May I997. An interactive exhibition encouraging people to question ideologies of science and religion.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from I872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.


Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mon-Fri lO.30am-5pm; Sat lOam—4.30pm; Sun 2-5pm. [D].

Made In The North Until summer 1997. An exhibition chronicling the rich diversity of industries in Glasgow. past and present.



Home Street. 228 414 l. Mon—Wed

6—I l.30pm: Thurs 4pm— I am: Sat Ipm—lam; Sun l—I l.30pm.

Printed Destinations Until 9 mar. New works on paper by Jon Harker. based on the language of ephemera.


Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm. £3.75 (£2.50).

Music 100 Until 3| May. A unique interactive exhibition which celebrates l00 years of recorded sound and looks at the impact that music has had on our lives.

Scottish Art 100 Until I2 Mar. Looks at the highlights of Scottish Art over the last century. complementing the Music I00 show and featuring work by John Duncan. William h'lztc'l'aggart. Joan Fardley and John Hellany.

The Bigger The Better Until I: April. Large contemporary works from the City's collection. dating from the l960s to the present day. A starting point for the exhibition is Alan I)avie's .S't'rpt'nt'x BI't’tlI/l. which was recently acquired by the gallery.

COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.

Harthill: Things Happen, Stuff Jumps In Until I Mar. A mixed-media show curated by the gallery from Scottish Art Colleges.

Portraits Icelandic Colours Until 1 Mar. First solo exhibition specifically for the Collective. by Icelandic artist. Birgir Andresson. He has created an installation incorporating screen prints with a portrait painted directly onto the walls of the Project. See preview.


Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 0721. Mon~Fri I0am—4pm (2.30pm Fri).

Connections Until 28 Feb. A rich collection of work in fabric. mosaic and mixed media collages created during a series of workshops at Grindlay Court Centre. featuring work by the live artists who led the workshops.


88 Hanover Street. 220 4403. Daily

I lam—I0pm (7pm Sun).

Score Until 25 Feb. Photographs by young Edinburgh-based artists. (‘in Myths by Lisa Fleming and Kerry Reid combines transcribed anecdotes told by a section of inner-city youths with portraits of the story tellers and 'l'rut't's is part of a long term project by David Mackie in which he looks the contemporary mod and the football casual.

Beautiful Space Fri 28 Feb—25 Mar. An exhibition by freelance fashion photographer Iain Bruce. which sets out to capture the tnost beautiful images possible. He explores two different subjects. fashion photography and scientific documentation. and removes them from their normal environments.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22l 6000. Mort—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri l()am-5pm; Sat IOam—2pm.

School Of Design And Applied Arts Until 26 Feb. A display of work from students at the department. including ceramics. interior design. fashion and theatre costumes.

School Of Visual Communications Until 26 Feb. A presentation of work from graphic design. illustration. animation. photogra hy and film and TV students. D.M. Hall) Centenary Exhibiton Sat l-l 1 Mar. Work from students of the School of Drawing and Painting. celebrating the centenary of D.M. Hall. Chartered Surveyors.

THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri I lam—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.