Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabeticall by city and venue. Please sen details to our office at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY
1‘) Parnie Street. 552 777‘). Mon—Sat
The Big Show Fri 4—28 Apr. Six mini shows featuring figurative paintings by John Somerville. recent work from American artist/illustrator Teresa Slavin. small landscapes by Teresa Kane. new etchings of Glasgow buildings by printtnaker Ian McNicol. paintings of remembered Glasgow childhood scenes by John Monaghan and bright. bold figurative paintings by Joe Iivans. Sculpture Fri 4-28 Apr. New sculptures from Tom Allan.
Ceramics Fri 4—28 Apr. Recent ceramic work from Alison McIntyre. Chris Gorman and Dave Budd.
Mitchell Lane. 221 8353. Mon—Sat Ham—midnight; Sun 6pm---midnight. Flat Art Until -1 May. Former three- dimensional everyday objects such as boxes. cans. crisp packets found in bins or other people‘s pockets. have been ﬂattened by the Iixidore artists.
ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat l0am-~l m. Fiona Tliompson Sat 5--29 Apr. A large collection of sculptural ceramic pots decorated with painted slips. inspired by landscapes and scascapes.
350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Sat 11am-6pm; Sun noon-~5pm. Cafe.
In The Course Of Time: A Worldwide Case Of Homesickness Until 26 Apr. A first solo show of recent work by Hannah Collins. featuring immense black and white photographs taken in Poland during the past four years. at a time of great upheaval and change. See preview.
University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [1)].
The Magic World Of Pookie And The Animal Shelf Until 3 May. ()riginal artwork created during the l‘)-1(ls and 1950s by internationally renowned artist and author ol'children's books. Ivy Wallace is on display. The exhibition features puppets produced for television animation. a video documentary and life- size reconstructions of l’tmkit'. the flying rabbit. See Kids.
178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat l()am—5.30pm.
Robert Maclaurin Sat 5—30 Apr. New works on paper frotn Australia.
358 Byres Road. 357 0774. Mon-Fri 9.30am—7.3()pm; Sun I lam 6pm. Altered Images Fri 4- I 8 Apr. Freelance photographer Stephen Messam’s informal portraits of 80s bands such as the Art Of Noise. A Flock ()f Seagulls and the Icicle Works as they are today. together with their hopes. fears and creative output for the future.
Castlemilk Shopping Centre. ('astlemilk Arcadc.63~1 2603. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
On The 34 Until 5 Apr. In collaboration
First solo exhibition in Scotland 15 March - 26 April 1997
‘In The Course of Time:- A Worldwide case of Homesickness'
Immense black and white images depicting urban and rural scenes photographed in Poland during the last four years
Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow 62 310
0141 332 7521
86 THE LIST 4—17Apr 1997
Mon - Sat 11am - 6pm & Sun 12noon - 5pm. admission free
with The Pearce Institute. Nicola Atkinson-Griffith’s portrait paintings of people on the number 34 bus. which travels between Castlemilk and Govan and landmarks on route. It also includes text-based work taken from Nicola‘s conversations with people on the bus. Views From Flat 15/5, Block 9 Wed 16 Apr—10 May. Pinhole panoratnas and other work by Michele Lazenby. resulting frotn a project where the artist took over a derelict council flat at the Mitchellhill tower blocks during wintertime and converted two of the rooms into pinhole cameras. producing two large-scale photographs. The exhibition also features work by local school children.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Queen Street. 22‘) 1996. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun
I 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 Byrne as well as interactive exhibits and a swish cafe decorated by Adrian Wiszniewski. The Lord Provost’s Prize: Shortlist Of Artists Until 3| May. A display of recent work submitted by the shortlisted artists nominated for the Lord Provost Prize. in order that visitors can vote for their favourite. The artists are Lesley Banks. John Cunningham. Norman Iidgar. Bruce McLean. Anda Peterson and Craigie
t. GARNER GALLERY
4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue-—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—4pm. LandlBook/Land Sat 5--30 Apr. A mixed media exhibition of collaborative work by Danish potter and sculptor l.otte Glob and artist/author Marshall Anderson on the theme of books. The sculptural. ceramic ‘book-works' are inspired by the Scottish Highland landscape and combine a range of materials taken from the land.
CYRIL GERBER FINE ART
148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat ‘).30am—5.30pm.
Robert Thompson 1915—1956 Until l2 Apr. Drawings and paintings frotn a pupil ofJames Cowie RSA.
Works currently in stock include Anne Redpath. Tom Shanks. and William McTaggart.
GLASGOW FILM THEATRE
Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Mon—Sat “(Km—9.30m"; Sun 5—‘).30pm. Spirit Of Italy Until 30 Apr. To celebrate the forthcoming Italian Film Festival. an exhibition of paintings by Carlo Rossi. Although born in Scotland. Rossi's parents were Italian. and his home life. food. art. language and culture was Italian. His work has been dominated by a sympathy and feeling for Italy and the display is taken from different periods of his artistic career.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
22 King Street. 552 070-1. Mon—Sat l()am-5.30pm.
Jim Dine Until 19 Apr. Graphic works by the legendary American artist Jim Dine. notorious for his involvement with the Pop Art Movement. He has produced over 600 cditioned prints using every printtnaking technique imaginable. Eveleen Wright Until 1‘) Apr. Beautiful etchings incorporating the gods and goddesses of ancient mythology.
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Thurs f). 30am—-8.30pm; Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat l0am—noon. Calanais Until 26 Apr. An exhibition which evokes both the ‘land issue' in the Highlands as well as celebrating the overlap of Celtic and mainstream culture. 3rd Year Drawing And Painting Tue 15—27 Apr. New work from third year students.
2nd Year Paintings Tue 8 Apr—9 May. Recent work from second year students.
The best exhibitions this fortnight
In The Course Of Time Hannah Collins’s vast photographs, like stills from a black and white movie, have a haunting air. Taken in Poland, after the fall of the Berlin Wall, they have the effect of making you feel you could walk right into the desolate landscapes. See review. C CA, Glasgow until Sat 26 Apr. Grave & Steel Last few days of Catherine Yass’s stunning show of back- lit images — beautiful and questioning exposures of hard-core industry and a death-filled landscape. Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh until Sat 5 Apr.
Changing Perceptions An interactive, touch and feel show devised for sight- impaired visitors along with the fully sighted. Silk-smooth stoneworks from Mary Bourne and a smell installation from Clara Ursitti which emits the aroma of the artist’s scalp. lt’s gets your fingertips excited and your nose sniffing. City Art Centre, Edinburgh until Sat 70 May.
WILLIAM HARDIE GALLERY
15A Blythswood Square. 22l 6780. Chesterfield Dreams Mon 7~l<) Apr. A show of mixed media work. using acrylic and oil on canvas by artist Steven Campbell.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am~5pm.
The Age Of Rembrandt Until 10May. Prints by Dutch and Flemish 17th century artists drawn front the Hunterian's own extensive collection. Central to the exhibition will be 33 etchings by Rembrandt as well as work by Rubens. Van Dyck. Jacob van Ruysdael and Adriaen van ()stade.
JAVA INTERNET CAFE 152 Park Road. 337 6727. Daily noon~7pm.
Space Until l4 Apr. Digitally manipulated photographs exploring the boundaries between photography and new technology by photographer Chris lilse in his debut exhibition.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 269‘). Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct
- parties or individuals round the main
galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
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 Shomei Tomatsu. who used photography to question the technology of atomic destruction. after his visit to Nagasaki.