GLASGOW ART LISTINGS continued
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk. Claws Until 3l 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 ofcompetitions and events.
Atom Until 4 May. A look at how photography has been used in scientiﬁc and cultural research to document and interpret the structure of the atom. atomic power and the destructive effects of the atom bomb. It features work by Shornei Tornatsu. who used photography to question the technology of atomic destruction. after his visit to Nagasaki.
THE KELLY GALLERY
ll8 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat I()am—I2.3()pm. Anne Donald and Brenda Lenaghan Until 29 Mar. Recent paintings from members of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours. including landscapes of Tuscany.
THE LLOYD JEROME GALLERY
200 Bath Street. 331 0722. Tue—Sat 9am—6pm; Thurs 11am—8pm. Suspenders Until 3 Apr. Shipyard paintings by Gareth Reid. emphasising the impact of Kvaerner‘s steel dockside cranes as they operate in their weightless surrounding space.
1999 INFORMATION CENTRE
Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 I999. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun noon—Spnt
Good Buy Girl Until l9 Apr. An exhibition from the Design Museum
which shows this year's Conrad Foundation Collection chosen by local designer Janice Kirkpatrick. Purchases are made from products currently in production. illustrating the changes in design. taste and technology. Kirkpatrick's selection includes a Ducati motorbike and a Wonderbra.
840 Govan Road. 445 I941. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
On The 34 Until 5 Apr. Part two of Nicola Atkinson-Griffith's exploration of the number 34 bus route. See Fringe Gallery.
I8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri l()am—5.30pm.
Self Image Until 2s Mar. Work by Glasgow artists with learning disabilities. created during a twelve-month arts project organised by Project Ability.
Self Image Original Posters can be seen at Glasgow's underground stations throughout March.
SHARMANKA KINETIC GALLERY
2nd Floor. 14 King Street. 552 7080. Sat & Sun noon~4pm.
A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.
26 King Street. 552 2151. Mon—Sat IOam—5.30pm.
Raoul Hausmann - Photographical Works 1927-1957 Until 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 I92()s Berlin. through to his periods of exile in Ibiza. Paris and Limoges. See preview.
25 Albert Drive. 221 8898. Wed—Sat noon—6pm. 287 5699.
Voyage Into The Virtual Sat 29 Mar—l3
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University of Strathclyde 22 Richmond Street Glasgow
An enchanting exhibition for all the family an Ivy Wallace and her two internationally renowned series of books for Children. Including original artwork, models and sets for forthcoming animated films and a woodland installation, complete with 3D characters and pond. Plus - video of BBC documentary and children's writing competition.
* 22 March - 3 May '~ Mon-Fri10-5 Sat12-4 ‘ Tel: 0141-548 2558
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Bleak outlook: a detail of a photograph by Hannah Collins from In The Course of
Apr. The Irwin Group. one of Europe‘s last remaining arts collectives present their vision of the virtual at Tramway. with an installation entitled Interior ()f The Plunit.
28 King Street. 552 48l3. Tue-Sat Ham—5.30pm.
New York Public Access Television At Transmission Gallery Mon 24 Mar—l2 Apr. Installations of video work from Alex Bag and Patterson Beckwith looking at public access. free-for-all programmes on Cable TV.
Non-Stop Body Rock Sat 22 Mar—l2 Apr. A group show by London-based artists. Dave Burrows has created bubblegum sculptures of famous faces and his new piece includes models ofThe Spice Girls. Dave Beech‘s new work is a slide-projection. and Tim Noble and Sue Webster have collaborated to reinvent the cover of limitv l-‘uir. the issue with Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit in bed. superimposing themselves into the picture. See Lectures 8: Events.
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 715]. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am—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. I() Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat & Sun 10am—5pm. Cafe and design shop open daily.
An estimated 35.(X)0 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 l9()l. modern day architects and designers have completed his unfinished work in true Mackintosh style.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat I()am—5pm; Sun
I lam—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 invertebrates. See Glasgow galleries for current temporary exhibitions.
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT
Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat I()am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun
I lam—5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. lire 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.
Time at CCA until 26 Apr.
Sustrans Until 31 Mar. A display chronicling a recent project by Sustrans. an organisation who build traffic-free routes for cyclists. walkers and disabled people.
Bond Bites The Bullet Until 2 Apr. An installation by Project Ability. which has been created by a group of artists who are participating in Self/"rage. In this installation. the group worked together combining their individual skills in sculpture. painting and construction and have created a scenario whereby James Bond has Ieapt frorn his ‘special edition car‘ to save the world from a threatenin ' underworld force. Scottish Footba lAssociation Museum Trust Until 14 Apr. 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
PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM
Glasgow Green. 22l 9600. Mon-Sat 10am-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 1998. The first stage of the work has reached completion. and the new top floor features a I930s single-end house and a celebration of Glasgow‘s great visionaries.
3 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun
I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in l47l. Period room displays range from l5()()-I9l8.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM
2 Castle Street. 22] 9600. Mon—Sat I()am—5pm (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 ()_/'Suint Ju/m ()f'l'lrt' Cross 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 I960s school days.
Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mon—Fri l().30am—5pm; Sat I()am-4.30pm'. Sun 2—5pm. [D].
Made In The North Until summer I997. An exhibition chronicling the rich diversity of industries in Glasgow. past and present.