ART listings


Norwegian yarn: a tapestry by lngerid Blakstad forming part of Untold Tales at


26 King Street. 552 2 I5 I. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30 m.

Bothered Black Rod) Until 7 Jun. Two new media installations by Andrew Stones. In Bothered he uses a continuous videotape sequence and sound. using wall-mounted black and white CCTV monitors and small mounted speakers. In The Nature Of Their Joy. photographs ofcrowds celebrating the outbreak and the end of the Great War are digitally divided and remixed. l’urr ()fMttv/i'st. See Lectures & Iivents.


25 Albert Drive. 227 55] I. Mon—Sun noon—6pm.

Bruce McLean Until I6 May. The results of a ten-day workshop where McLean worked with students at the Glasgow School ofArt and Slade School of Fine Art to create site and light sensitive

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Collins Gallery, Glasgow until 14 Jun.

works to be projected around the Tramway.

Bruce McLean Film Festival Sat l7-l8 May. The world premiere of Bruce McLean‘s The Complete Contempt. which was shot over three days in Amsterdam in I996. in collaboration with Klaus Hoek and David Proud. To accompany this screening. a chance to see I’ull. a sculptured dance work made for BBC2 by Maclean.


28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue-Sat

l lam—5.30pm.

Four Project Four Talks. The final two artists involved in the one week solo projects. which are accompanied by talks. Liam Gillick's show runs until 20 May and Clara Ursitti will be cxhibiting from Sat 24—3I May. for information about the talks. contact the gallery direct. See preview.

Divas Until 20 May. Two installation works by George Toth and Robin Bagnal.

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2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 I5 I. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun I I am—5 pm.

Sir William Burrell's world famous collection of beautiful art objects frotn around the world. housed in a specially designed. award-winning buildin . Europe In India: Moghal Paintings And Their European Prototypes Until 24 May. On loan from the British museum is a display of Indian paintings produced under the direct influence of European prototypes. Part (i/‘Mutj/esr.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dtttnbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat & Sttn I0am—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 I901. modern day architects and designers have completed his unfinished work in true Mackintosh style.

John Byrne Until 27 Jun. New paintings by Scottish painter John Byrne. with drawings and illustrations frotn Byrne's new film production of The Slab Boys. also with the opportunity to view over twenty of the artist‘s other works. Part Of May/est.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sttn lIam—5pm. Cafe. [D].

A wonderful permanent collection of work by 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.


270 Sauchiehall Street. 33I I854. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. £5 (£2.50).

The Birth Of Impressionism: From Constable To Monet Thurs 22 May—7 Sept. An insight into how itnpressionistn evolved from the Salon painters. the early pioneers of painting m [)ll’fll air. the landscape photographers and the foreign artists whose influence was vital. Over 200 works are featured drawn from Glasgow's own collection with major loans from around the world.


Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat l()am-5pm (closed Tue); Sttn

l 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.


Glasgow Green. 22I 9600. Mott—Sat l()am-—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 of Glasgow's great visionaries.


3 Castle Street. 22I 9600. lylon—Fri I0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in I47 I. Period rootn displays range from l500-I9I8.


2 Castle Street. 22! 9600. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works frotn the world's six major religions. Dali's (‘ltrist 0/1911)” .IU/III ()j'T/it' Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and


Science And Christianity: An Act Of Creation Until May I997. Art 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. Massacre At Wounded Knee Until 18 May. ()riginal artefacts frotn a tragic episode in history. including the Ghost Shirt. replicas and paintings by contemporary North American Indian artists. Parr uj'May/i'st.


Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mott-Fri l0.30am—5pm; Sat Want—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].

Made In The North Until autumn I997. The rich diversity of industries in Glasgow. past and present is chronicled in this exhibition.



It) Royal Terrace. 556 10I0. Mon—Fri I0am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Spring Exhibition Until 31 May. Paintings. sculpture and watercolours by Scottish. British and European artists of the period 175049-10. Artists include Alexander Naysmith. Sir William MacTaggart. James Kay and many others.


Home Street. 228 4H]. Sun—Wed

[-9 I Ipm; Thurs—Sat Ipm— I am.

Daniel Willson Until I Jun. New works on paper exploring the tragi-comic by Edinburgh-based artist. Daniel Willson.


Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sttn noon—5pm (Music 100 only). £3.75 (£3.70).

Music 100 Until 31 May. A unique interactive exhibition which celebrates 100 years of recorded sound and looks at the impact that music has had on ottr lives.

Hans Christian Andersen: Life And Art Until 28 Jun. An exhibition telling the story of the life and work of this world famous author. who wrote over I50 fairy stories. sttch as The Ugly Duckling and The Emperor It New ('lut/tt's. The show is illustrated with photographs. books. papercuts and drawings. and a wonderful

collection of his home-made books. most of which have never been seen before in


Roots The African Inheritance In Scotland Sat 24 May-I2 Jul. An exploration of the history and presence of African. Caribbean and peoples of African/Caribbean descent in Scotland from the I6th century to the I990s. The show draws the attention of Scots to a heritage shared with black people. Themes and topics include early travel. trade. education and family life. Part of the Scotland/Africa 97 Festival.


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

Slight Until 24 May. The work of fifteen artists. including international. national and more established artists exhibiting together. The show is exclusively of drawings. and features work by Rita Ackermann. Iiwan Gibbs. Karen Kilimnik. Jacqueline Mesmaeker. David Shrigley

1 and Thaddeus Strode. See preview.


Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 22I 072I. Mon—Fri l()am—me (2.30pm Fri).

Ideal Homes Tue 20 May-I2 Jun. Prints and woodcuts created by six participants