ART listings



l52 Park Road. 337 6727. Daily

9am—I lpm.

Urban Tribes Until I8 Aug. A series of 32 large format. black and white prints which document urban tribalism through portraiture.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8t MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon-Sat IOam-Spm; Sun

I lam—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.

Open Sesame Until IOApr I998. A large display of ethnographic and artistic objects from the world of Islam which have never been on show before. Pan of a city-wide series ofexhibitions and entertainment celebrating the art and culture ofthe Muslim world.

Old Master Drawings Until IO Aug. A selection of mainly Italian Renaissance drawings that have been loaned to Glasgow Museums from a private collection.

Pilgrim Of The Pen: Ghani al-Ani. Master Calligrapher Until 5 Sep. Traditional and contemporary work from this famous Islamic artist with over 50 paintings depicting the skill of one of the last masters of the craft.

Cartooning For Equality - Fawcett’s Funny Girls Until 7 Oct. A collection of cartoons giving a light-hearted look at women‘s struggle for equality through the press frotn the I850s to the present

day. C artoonists include Posy Simmonds.

Jacky Fleming. Reg Smythe and Mel Calman.

Landarch: work by the famed architect Massimiliano Fultas. is on show at 1999 Information Centre. Glasgow until 23



l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri l0am—5.30pm.

Snaps Until Thu 3l Jul. An exhibition of photographs to mark the l0th anniversary of Snaps. the photographic wing of Start Studios in Manchester.

Sweden Thu 31 Jul—l2 Sep. Paintings. prints and woven textiles by students studying at the INUTI Centre in Stockholm.


Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Tue—Fri l0am—lpm; 2-5pm. Sat—Sun 2—5 tn.

Colour To Abstraction Until 3t Aug. A sumtner exhibition based on the gallery‘s permanent collection ranging from the

Glasgow Colourists to present day artists.

Artists include Peploe. Cadell. MacTaggart. Redpath. Shanks and Bellany.


200 Bath Street. 33l 0722. Tue—Sat l0am-5pm.

A Sculpture Round-up Until 4 Sep. George Wyllie's sculpture on the theme of Americana and the Wild West.


26a St Vincent Crescent. 226 4666. Mon—Fri 8am-6pm.

Now And Then Until Thu 3| Jul. 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 Apple Aml Eve series. first introduced at the Photokina exhibition ‘Four Masters Of Erotic Photography in l970‘.

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

92 THE LIST 25 Jul—7 Aug I997


2nd Floor. l4 King Street. 552 7080. Sat & Sun noon—4pm.

A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.


26 King Street. 552 2 I 5 I. Tue-Sat l0am-5.30pm.

The Parents Until l6 Aug. Colin Gray‘s photographic project carried out over the last fifteen years which documents the life of his parents from domestic ritual and failing health to the denial of old age. See Lectures & Events.

Homespun Until Sun 27 Jul. A collaborative week-long live art/installation by Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie which is also showing concurrently on the Internet and at Cambridge Darkroom Gallery. Each artist will spend the exhibition week in their home town (rural Cambridgeshire and seaside Ayrshire respectively) creating daily video and sound pieces which will be broadcast in both galleries simultaneously. See preview.


28 King Street. 552 48l3. Tue—Sat

l lam—5.30pm.

European Couples. And Others Until Sat 2 Aug. A mixed show by invited members of the gallery. with work dedicated to someone or something. The participating artists has also been asked to invite a non-member to submit a piece of work. See preview and Lectures & Events.


Govanhill. Daily noon-6pm. PLACEmadeMOBILE Fri 25 Jul—Thu 3| Jul. A collaboration between artists Kaffe Matthews and Mandy Mackintosh where the relocation of digital sound and picture samples from Govanhill and Hackney. are re-housed in an empty urban living space. See preview.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 IS I. Mon-Sat l0am—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 Until 3I 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. l0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4449. Sat & Sun l0am-5pm. Cafe and design shop open daily. £3.50 (£2.50).

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 modem day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.



IO Royal Terrace. 556 IOIO. Mon-Fri I0am—6pm: Sat IOam—Ipm.

Jubilee Until 30 Aug. In celebration of the 50th birthday of the Edinburgh International Festival l947—I997. an exhibition of work by 50 Scottish artists including Margaret Morris. J.D. Fergusson and Sir William MacTaggart.


22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 l260. Tue-Sat Ham—5.30pm.

Jacqueline Donachie Sat 2—30 Aug. New installation based upon the artist’s time spent in America.

Project Room Sat 2—30 Aug. The following artists will be showing for one week slots in the project room: Janice McNab. Simon Lewis. Francesca Fuchs. Mary Redmond. Abigail Simmons and Kate Gray.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun llam-Spm. 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. 33I I854. Mon-Sat l0am-5pm; Sun I lam—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 (:11 plt’ill 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 frotn 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. 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 the present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle.


3 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Fri l0am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam-5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in l47l. Period room displays range from l5()()— 1 9 I 8.


2 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun llam—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 OfSuinr John OfT/te C I'().\‘.\' and the story of religion in Scotland told through words and pictures.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Sc0tland 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 in Scotland from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.

Banners Of Twilight Until 3| Aug. An exhibition of wall hangings by street children from South Africa.


Atlas Square. 557 I405. Tue—Fri l0.30am—5pm: Sat l0am—4.30pm; Stilt 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.


Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Thu l0am—4pm; Fri l0am—2.30pm; Sat noon—4pm. (Sat l6 & 23 Aug only; Mon 18 Aug - closed).

Radi 8 Until Sun 27 Jul. Acollaboration between the work of Kevin O’Donnell and the music of Marcus. who combine to challenge the space of the gallery while re—forging links between the visual arts and music.

And Thanks To . . . Wed 6-28 Aug. An exhibition of work by over 30 Scottish- based artists who provide skills and support for the users of the centre.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thu l0am—8pm; Fri—Sun l0am-5pm. Present Tense: Photoworks From South Africa Until Thu 3l Jul. To coincide with the Scotland/Africa 97 festival. a collection of photographs from twenty artists from Durban and Johannesburg. The exhibition offers the opportunity of seeing a selection of works rich in their exploration of media and ideas. presenting fresh approaches to portraiture. the landscape and new perspectives on the traditional histories of South African art and culture. See preview.


I8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri l lam—5pm; Sat I0am-lpm.

Hugh Dodd Until Sat 2 Aug. Golfing landscapes.


l3a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon-Fri 9am-Ipm; 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.


Internet Cafe. 42-44 Cockburn Street. 226 l505. Mon—Sat l0am-l0pm: Sun noon—8pm. (Festival opening hours: Mon—Sat 9am—midnight: Sun noon—8pm).

Sex, Religion And The Fish Supper Sat 2 Aug—l2 Sep. Ian Thompson‘s paintings range thematically through temptation. bad thoughts. sexual innuendo. denial. Christian symbolism. decadence and Puritanism.


35 William Street. 225 2 I96. Tue-Fri

l lam—5pm; Sat 1 lam—2pm.

Paintings From Southern France Until 9 Aug. Andrew Walker's paintings created during his stay in Languedoc in the Roussillon region of France.


45 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue-Sat l0.30am-—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Bill Viola: Fire, Water, Air Until Sat 26 Jul. Two video/sound installations from one of the leading artists working in this