Exhibitions are listed by category,
then alphabetical by city and
venue. Please sen details to our
ofﬁce at least ten days before ublication. Art listings compiled by elen Monaghan.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY ‘
l9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat
Brian Evans Fri 30 May—24 Jun. Watercolours of tenements. parks. rainy Glasgow street scenes and new etchings by this celebrated Welsh-born. Glasgow- based artist.
Jeweller Of The Month Fri 30 May—24 Jun. Contemporary jewellery by Lisa Govan.
BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART
203 Bath Street. 226 54l3. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm.
Glasgow Style Until Sept. A mixed show featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Tomie M. King and Norman Kirkham.
THE BLYTHSWOOD GALLERY
The Gallery Suite. 44 Washington Street. 204 2779. Mon-—-Fri l0am-~5pm; Sat l0am— l pm.
A May Festival Exhibition Until 3i May. Scottish paintings and drawings from the l9th and 20th century by contemporary Scottish artists.
350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. Mon—Sat l lam—6pm; Stilt noon- 5pm. Cafe.
Roman Signer Until 7 Jun. Swiss artist. Roman Signer uses explosives. air pumps. catapults and the physical forces of nature in his work. This exhibition of photographs and video documents his work during the past twenty years. David Shrigley Until 7 .lun. New work from this Glasgow artist with a commissioned series of new sculptures for the CCA.
No Browsing Until 31 May. A text installation by Glasgow-based artist Ross Birrell. which consists of altering the titles of shelf locations that direct the buyer to the book. By altering these. the installation aims to exploit the gap between the sign and the signiﬁed. Also running concurrently at John Smiths Book Shop. 252 Byres Road.
University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri |0am-5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D].
Untold Tales Until l4 Jttti. limbroidered panels by Norwegian artist lngerid Blakstad. including a set of 78 Tarot Cards inspired by The ('ust/e (2/‘(‘i‘ri.x'.s‘t'tl ,)(’.\'lllll(‘.\‘ by llalt) Czllvitit).
Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow
Altered States: The Etching Revival 1850 - 1929
17 May - 23 August
(Closed 19/7 - 21/7/97)
Mon - Sat 9.30 - 5.00 Admission Free
0141 330 5431
as THE usr 3o May—12 Jun 1997
I78 West Regent Street. 22! 6370. Mon—Sat mam—5.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 30 Jun. Mixed media exhibition by various gallery artists.
THE DARNLEY 2000 CENTRE
Glen Livet Place. Darnley. Daily l0am—4 m.
Two Si es To Darnley Wed 4—! I Jun. An exploration in art. craft and design aimed at challenging perceptions and reconciling Darnley‘s past with its new identity.
18 KING STREET
King Street. 552 2540. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Kith Until | Jun. Paintings. mixed media and performance by sixteen graduates of Glasgow School ofArt. See preview. Source Thurs l—l5 Jun. New sculptural work by Glasgow-based artists Guyan Porter and Simon Cowan.
40 OSBORNE STREET
40 Osborne Street. 552 2330. Mon—Sat nOon—7pm.
Mojo Andaluz Until 3| May. Paintings and etchings by James Jones inspired by the Almijara landscape ofAndalucia. which are the results of working in the region over the past two years.
Castlemilk Shopping Centre. Castlemilk Arcade. 634 2603. Mon—Sat |()am—5pm. Manga Girls! Until 7 Jtiti. A collaboration between Castlemilk Video Workshop and female pupils from King‘s Park Secondary School which focused on representations of females in Japanese Manga comics. notably the portrayal of superheroines. The results are their own versions of superheroine costumes. storyboards. a video projection and super 8mm footage.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Queen Street. 229 l996. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun
I |am——5pm. Glasgow‘s new gallery. with four thematic ﬂoors based on the elements: Farth. Air. Fire and Water. Featured artists include Huwson, Hockney. Campbell. Bellany and Byrne as well as interactive exhibits and a swish cafe decorated by Adrian Wis/.niewski. 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 I.esle_v Banks. John Ctmningham. Norman Edgar. Bruce McLean. Anda Peterson and Craigie Aitcheson.
Self Image Until l5 Jttn. A display of work created during Project Ability's city-wide Self Image project and here. the members of the group worked with Tony Cooper using the Fire Gallery's computer and video equipment to explore issues of identity.
t. GARNER GALLERY
4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm: Sttn noon—4pm.
Zoo 2 Until 3 Jtm. Work of over twenty British-based artists using animals as their source of inspiration. creating a diverse collection of sculpture and pottery.
with colour toner to create vibrant and solartsed images that resemble the results of digital or ﬁlmic processes.
GLASGOW FILM THEATRE
Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Mon—Sat noon—9.30pm: Sun 5—9.30pm. The Changing Face Of Scottish Literature Until 31 May. A collection of caricatures of Scottish writers from the 18th century to present day. by local artist David Gray.
GLASGOW INDEPENDENT STUDIO Top Floor. 64 Osborne Street. 552 1472. Tue—Sat noon—5pm.
Sophie MacPherson Until 31 May. Sophie MacPherson‘s theatrical installation that re-creates the day she cycled up a hill.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
22 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm.
Tim Mara Sat 3| May—28 Jun. Unconventional still life screenprints. the subject matter being anonymous everyday objects such as gloves and lemon squeezers.
Will Maw Sat 3| May-28 Jun. Innovative and unusual screenprints by Will Maw.
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
I67 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Thurs 9.30am—8.30pm; Fri 9.30am--5.30pm; Sat l0am—noon. Interim Until 30 May. An opportunity to see a small sample of work showing the diversity and quality of work produced by students on the first year of the Master of Fine Art course.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
University ofGlasgow. University Avenue. 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5pm.
Altered States: The Etching Revival 1850-1929 Until 23 Aug. British and French l9th century and early 20th century etchings drawn from the Hunterian's collection. selected by students of the University of Glasgow's History of Art Department. The artists include Whistler. Meryon. Millet. Degas. Samuel Palmer. Sickert and Graham Sutherland.
152 Park Roatl. 337 6727. Daily noon—7pm.
Soup Tue |0—l7 Jttti. Installations by four artists from the environmental art department at Glasgow School ofArt.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm‘. Sun Ham—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals rotmd the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.
Open Sesame Until it) Apr 1998. A large display of ethnographic and artistic objects from the world of Islam which have never been on show before. Part of a city-wide series of exhibitions and entertainment celebrating the art and cultttre of the Muslim world.
South China - The Tropical Garden Sat 10—28 Jun. An exhibition of paintings by Chinese artist l.iu Yitao comprising over 40 exquisite Chinese ink paintings. The subject matter is mainly botanical studies such as birds and flowers.
CYRIL GERBER FINE ART
148 West Regent Street. 22| 3095. Mon-Sat 9.3()am—5.3() m.
Familiar And Unfami iar Faces Until l3 Jun. Drawings and paintings from Ronald Rae and other works from the 70s to the present day. plus work iii stock by Gillis. Flardley. Fergusson. Banks and many others.
GLASGOW FILM AND VIDEO WORKSHOP
3rd Floor. 34 Albion Street. 553 2620. Mon—Fri lOatn-5.3()pm.
A Journey Into Colour Until 3| May. Using black and white photographs of Glasgow. John Martin manipulates them
THE LLOYD JEROME GALLERY
200 Bath Street. 33| 0722. Tue—Sat |()am~5pm.
Fabrics And Light Until 5 Jun. Michelle Glasgow. Liberty's award-winning designer displays her elegant fabrics which mix biology and technology. silks and velvets. fibre glass and plastics. Also Susan Bryson's three-dimensional plastic forms of light and liquid.
DUNCAN R MILLAR FINE ARTS
I44 West Regent Street. 204 0708. Tue-Fri l lam—6pm; Sat l lam—2pm. Three Abstract Painters Until 3i May. An exhibition exploring the diversity of abstract painting in Scotland with the
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Roman Signer Exploding waterfilled wellies and other devices from the Swiss master of art terrorism. CCA Glasgow, until Tue 3 Jun.
Bill Viola First seen last year in Durham Cathedral, Viola's mesmerising video, The Messenger of a figure submerged in water. See preview. Fruitmarket Gallery , Edinburgh, Sat 7 Jun—Sat 26 Jul. Andrew Stones The Queen is covered on CCTV survelliance camera and the nature of joy is put under the microscope in two disturbing installations. Street Level, Glasgow, until 7 Jun.
Richard Murphy Architects The architectural dreams and schemes of Murphy which include Edinburgh's Fruitmarket and the soon to be Dundee arts centre. Matthew Architecture Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sat 74 Jun.
work of three generations of abstract painters: Sophie Aston. Neil Dallas Brown and William Johnstone.
26a St Vincent Street. 226 4666. Mon—Fri 8am—6pm.
Now And Then Until 3| .lttl. The first retrospective exhibition of the work of Sam Haskins. with images and hand- crafted props made since the 50s on show. Included are the popular App/c Am/ Iii-e series. first introduced at the Photokina exhibition ‘Fottr Master Of Iirotic Photography in l970‘.
1999 INFORMATION CENTRE
Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 I999. Mon—Sat Illam- 7pm: Sun noon—5pm.
Designed To Be Scene Until 14 Jun. An exhibition of theatre sets that gives an insight into the range of skills and talents which combine to make a theatrical production come to life. The show includes models. costumes by designers and artists such as Jasper Conran. George Wylie and John Byrne.
Ground Floor. Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 22l 0324. Mon-Sat 9am—noon; Sun noon»-5pni. Margaretann Bennett Until 7 Jun. ()riginal artwork combining colourful handmade paper collage and machine embroidery by Margaretann Bennet. a graduate of Glasgow School of Art.
l8 Albion Street. 55?. 2823. Mon—Fri |()am—5.30pm.
Tommy Mason Mon 5 Jun—l8 Jul. Large scale acrylic paintings. drawings and