ART listings ART LISTINGS continued
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 I 5 I. Mort-Sat 10am—5pm (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 buildin . Euro e In India: Moghal Paintings And eir European Prototypes Fri 13 Jun~3l Aug. On loan from the British museum is a display of Indian paintings produced under the direct inﬂuence of European prototypes.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. II) Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat 8; Sun IOam—Spm. 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 I90l. this unﬁnished work has been completed by modern day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style.
John Byme Until 27 Jun. New paintings by Scottish pairtter John Byrne with drawings and illustrations from Byrne's new film production of The Slab BUTS. also with the opportunity to view over twenty of the artist‘s other works.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [D].
A wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. plus numerous historical artefacls. anitnal displays. ‘Wee Beasties‘ and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrates. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.
270 Sauchiehall Street. 33] IRS-I. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun I lam~ 5pm. £5 (£2.50).
The Birth Of Impressionism: From Constable To Monet Until 7 Sept. An insight into how Impressionism evolved from the Salon painters. the early pioneers of painting en plain 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. See preview and Lectures & Events.
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT
Kelvin Hall. Durnbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sttn
l 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 datirtg frotn the early part of the century to the present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle.
PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM
Glasgow Green. 22l 9600. Mort-Sat I0am—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. 22l 9600. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun
I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in I-I7 l. Period room displays range from I500—I918.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM
2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon-Sat I0am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun
I Iam--5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Christ ()fSuin! Ju/m OfT/tt' Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words arid pictures.
SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education irt Scotland from I872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.
Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mort—Fri I().30am~5pm; Sat Warn—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.
CYDIL CEDBED FINE ADT
BDITIC‘BH DAINTINCé 19th-ZOth CENTUQY 148 West chcnt ét Glasgow C2 ZDCLécotland
TOM SHANKS RSW
West Highland Landscapes New Watercolours
14 June - 8 July
Mon - Sat 9am - 5.30pm
90 THE LIST 13-26 Jun 1997
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Far east: 3 photograph by John Thomson on show in Captured Shadows at the National Library Of Scotland, Edinburgh until 28 Sept
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat I0am—5pm.
Hans Christian Andersen: Life And Art Until 28 Jun. Art exhibition telling the story of the life and work of this world famous author. who wrote over I50 fairy stories such as The Ugli- Duckling and lltt‘ [flit/)t'l'nr'x New (lUl/lc’t. The SITUW is illustrated with photographs. books. and a wonderful collection of his home-made books. papercuts and drawings. most of which have never been seen before in Britain.
Roots — The African Inheritance In Scotland Until I2 Jul. An exploration of the history and presence ofAfrican. Caribbean arid people of African/Caribbean descent in Scotland from the l6th 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. See Lectures & Iivents.
Broad Bay Wed [8 Jun-I9 Jul. A collaboration between poet Ian Stephen and artist David Cireenall taking as its theme the Hebridean island of Lewis and its maritime traditions. Greenall is exhibiting a group of paintings inspired by Stephen‘s brief poems. Also additional work by both artists including paintings. photographs arid sculptural elements. Gifted Wed I8 Jun—I9 Jul. A selection of works acquired through the Jean F. Watson Bequest Fund featuring a selection of paintings. drawings. photographs. prints and sculpture. Artists include J.I). Ferguson. Sir William McTaggarl and Joan Fardley.
Margaret Mellis Sat 2| Jun—23 Jul. A retrospective exhibition looking at the career of Margaret Mellis who was closely associated with the development of the St Ives school In the 40s. Work on show ranges from early collages and colour structure paintings of the 60s to more recent constructions made from driftwood and found objects.
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat I lam—5.30pm.
Pheremone link Until 21 Jun. The scents of different men and women. sweet or sour. are re-created irt Ursitti‘s smell installation.
8 Voices Until 21 Jun. The call ofeight Edinburgh newspaper vendors are represented as acoustic charts in Calum Stirling's sound installation.
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 22l 0721. Mon—Fri l()am—-~Ipm (2.30pm Fri). Sat I4--Sun l5 Jttn. 2-~4pm. Artistic Metalwork Sat I~I~-2l Jun. Edinburgh‘s Telford College Department of Engineering present a dramatic exhibition of student work which brings
together an original body of work produced by the students of l996—I997.
Craigrnillar Castle Road. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6.30pm; Suit 2—6.30pm. Visions Of Caledonia Until 27 Jun. Photographic exhibition by Chris Dorman with a selection of Scottish landscapes and historical figures enhanced by filtration. Also hand-tinted works.
DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
3 Doune Terrace. 225 7l89. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
After-Image Mon to Jun—l6 Jul. Michael Buchwald's exhibition of computer-graphic adaptations of 25 portraits frortt the Danish National Portrait Gallery. complementing The l’tlt’c‘ ()f‘IJt'Ir/rturk exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART l.auriston Place. 221 6000. Mon-Thurs I0am-8pm; Fri-Sun I0am—5pm.
1997 Degree Show Sat 14—23 Jun. Work by students frorn the Schools of Design & Applied Arts. Visual Communication. Drawing & Painting. Sculpture. Architecture and Landscape Architecture. See feature and Lectures & F.vents.
THE EDINBURGH GALLERY
13a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri I lam—5pm; Sat l0am—Ipm.
Andrew Fitzpatrick Until 17 Jun. Figurative paintings.
Wilma Dunbar Until I7 Jun. Semi- abstract landscapes.
Shelia Arnott Sat 2| Jun— I 2 Jul. Landscape paintings.
Mike Coutts Sat 2I Jun—I2 Jul. Floral paintings.
EDINBURGH NEW TOWN CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
l3a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mort-Fri 9am~lpmz 2—5pm.
Unexecuted Designs Until Dec 97. A continuing series of small exhibitions showing plans and drawings of projects for the New Town. which by luck or misfortune were never executed.
lintrance Gallery. Corstorphine Road. 334 9I7 I. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm; Sun 9.30am—6 m.
Focal Plains Until lt Jul. Tom Craig's photographic portrait of an African
FILMHOUSE CAFE BAR
Lothian Road. Dain I lam—I lpm. Underexposed 97 Until 28 Jun. A photographic exhibition by students at Stevenson College in their first year of art HND course in photography.
FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 2 I96. Tue—Fri l lam—5pm; Sal l lam—2pm.