ART listings


KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat lOatn-5pm; Sun IIam—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.


270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 I854. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm: Sun Ham—5pm. £5 (£2.50).

The Birth Of Impressionism: From Constable To Monet Until 7 Sep. An insight into how Impressionism evolved from the Salon painters. the early pioneers of painting en plein 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 l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I 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 dating from the early part of the century to the present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle.


Glasgow Green. 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

Ham—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. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in I47I. Period room displays range from l500—I9l8.


2 Castle Street. 22I 9600. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—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 OfSaint John 0] The C mss and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat l0atn—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on

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The Art of Miles Davis/ JohnLennon

Friday 27 June - Saturday 5 July

For the first time, the art of Miles Davis and John

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Exhibition Hall Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Daily from 10am - £2.50

so THE LIST 27 Jun-IO Jul 1997

Dashing Dane: a portrait of the Danish writer. Peter Hoeg b

education in Scotland from I872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.

Banners 0f Twilight Sat 5 Jul—31 Aug. An exhibition of wall hangings by street children from South Africa. See Lectures & Events.


Atlas Square. 557 I405. Mon-Fri l0.30am—5ptn; Sat mam—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.



Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

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 such as The Ugly Duckling and The Emperor It New Clothes. The show is illustrated with photographs. books and a wonderful collection of his borne-made books. papercuts and drawings. tnost 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 of African. Caribbean and people of African/Caribbean descent in Scotland from the 16th 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 fatnin life. Part of the Scotland/Africa 97 Festival.

Broad Bay Until I9 Jul. A collaboration between poet Ian Stephen and artist David Greenall 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 and sculptural elements. Gifted Until l9 Jul. A selection of works acquired through the Jean F. Watson Bequest Fund featuring a selection of paintings. drawings. photographs. prints

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gren, featuring in The Face Of Denmark at

the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh until 31 Aug

and sculpture. Artists include J.l). Ferguson. Sir William McTaggart and Joan Pardley.

Margaret Mellis Until 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 ()(Js to more recent constructions made frotn driftwood and found objects.


22—28 Cockbut'n Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat l lam—5.30pm.

TR808: Club Culture Sat 28 Jun— I9 Jul. Large-scale photographs taken inside clubs. karaoke videos. club tlyers. vinyl. paperbacks. music and books by Maria Cook. Jeremy [)eller. Wendy House. Satn Oakley. Simon Payne. Graham Ramsay and Ako Sasao. See preview.

Neil Bromwich Until 5 Jul. New work in the Project Rootn by Neil Bromwiclt.


Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 ()72l. Mon—Thu l()am—4pnt; Fri l()ant—2.3()ptn.

CRAIGMILLAR CASTLE Craigtnillar Castle Road. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6.30pm; Sun 2—(130pm. Visions Of Caledonia Until 27 Jun. Photographic exhibition by (‘ltris Dortnan with a selection of Scottish landscapes and historical figures enhanced by filtration. Also hand~tinted works.

DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7 l89. Mon Fri I()am—5pm.

After-Image Until lo Jul. Michael Buchwald's exhibition of computer- graphic adaptations of 25 portraits from the Danish National Portrait Gallery. complementing The Face 0/ Denmark exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22I 6000. Mon—Thu l0am—8pm; Fri—Sun 10am—5pm. Present Tense: Photoworks From South Africa Mon 7—Thu 3| Jul. To coincide with the Scotland/Africa 97 festival. a collection of photographs froin

twenty artists from Durban and Johannesburg. The exhibition offers the opportunity of seeing a selection of works rich in their exploration of mediums and ideas. presenting fresh approaches to portraiture. the landscape and new perspectives on the traditional histories of South African art and culture.


I8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri llatn—5pm; Sat IOatn—lpm.

Shelia Amott Until l2 Jul. Italian landscape paintings.

Mike Coutts Until l2 Jul. Floral paintings.


13a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am—Iptn; 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. 334 917 I. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm: Sun 9.3(Jam—o m.

Focal Plains Until II Jul. Tom Craig‘s photographic portrait of an African


I.othian Road. Daily Ilatn— l lpm. Underexposed 97 Until 28 Jun. A photographic exhibition by students at Stevenson College in their first year of an IlNl) course in photography.


35 William Street. 225 2 I96. Tue—Fri

I lam—5pm; Sat 11am—2pm.

Linda Mallet Until 5 Jul. New work by Linda Mallet. who takes her inspiration frottt the land and cultures derived frotn land. landscape. myth and folklore.


45 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat l().30am 5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Bill Viola: Fire, Water, Air Until 26 Jul. Two video/sound installations frotn one of the leading artists working in this medium. The Messenger is a large-scale projection piece wlticlt shows the figure of a tnan gradually ettterging from the