GLASGOW ART listings



University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.

Altered States: The Etching Revival 1850-1929 Until Sat 23 Aug. British and French 19th century and early 20th century etchings drawn from the Hunterian‘s collection. selected by students of the University ofGlasgow‘s History ofArt Department. The artists include Whistler. Meryon. Millet. Degas. Samuel Palmer. Sickert and Graham Sutherland.

Tools For The Shaman On permanent display in the refurbished Sculpture Courtyard. Jake Harvey shows monumental works carved from Irish basalt.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8t MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun llam~5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.

Open Sesame Until 10 Apr I998. 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 culture of the Muslim world.

Pilgrim Of The Pen: Ghani alsAni, Master Calligrapher Until Fri 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 Tue 7 Oct. A collection of cartoons giving a light-hearted look at womens' struggle for equality through the press from the I850s to the present day. Cartoonists include Posy Sitnmonds. Jacky Fleming. Reg Smythe and Mel Calman.


Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Tue—Fri 10am—1pm; 2-5pm: Sat—Sun 2~-5ptn.

Colour To Abstraction Until Sun 31 Aug. A summer exhibition based on the gallery's pemianent collection ranging from the Glasgow Colourists to present day artists. Artists include Peploe. Cadell. MacTaggart. Redpath. Shanks and Bellany.


200 Bath Street. 331 0722. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

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

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Classical interior: Interior (The Rape) by Edgar Degas in The Birth Of Impressionism at the

collection with major loans frotn around the world.


North Street. 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am-8pm; Fri-Sat 9am—5pm.

lmaginin A City: 20th Century Glasgow riting Until Thu 25 Oct. A look at how Glasgow has been portrayed in 20th century literature. exploring the relationship between writers and place in themes such as work. childhood. politics and language. The Terra Nova Project Until Sat 30 Atig. An exhibition of photographs produced during a series of workshops held last year with a support group for women having recently left the Womens’ Aid refuge.


18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri lOam—5.30pm.

Sweden Until Fri 12 Sep. Paintings. prints and woven textiles by students studying at the INUTI Centre in Stockholm.


2nd Floor. 14 King Street. 552 7080. Sat & Sun noon—4pm.

A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.


270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 I854. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. £5 (£2.50). The Birth Of Impressionism: From Constable To Monet Until Sun 7 Sep. An insight into how Impressionism evolved from the Salon painters. 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

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Contemporary Scottish Applied Art & Printmaking Inspired by WORDS

9th to 25th August 1997 10am to 6pm at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Further details: 0131 220 5070

Supported by: Association for Applied Arts. Alastair Salvesen Trust, Gracefield Arts Centre. The Scottish Arts Council, Dumlries & Galloway Arts Festival. Highland Printmakers. Edinburgh Exh. Trust

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26 King Street. 552 2151. Daily [Cam—5.30 m.

47-49 Nac -ural Struggle Sat 23—Sat 30 Aug. Two new interactive art works on CD- Rom illustrating the evolving potential of multi-media. The works by BICA Project. Asian community arts. Aarvind Mistry and Clive Gillman. present a visionary and hopeful perspective on anti-colonial and anti-racist struggles.

Advent Sat 23 Aug—Sat 30 Aug. Clive Gillman‘s CD-Rom is an interactive journey into the 25 days preceding the birth of something messianic. set in and around the shoreline ofa mythical river. See Lectures 8; Events.


18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5 m.

Beginnings Mon 18 Aug—~Fri 19 Sep. An exhibition of photographs by members of Trongate Studios' photographic workshop.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—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 ill a specially designed. award-winning buildin '. Europe In India: Moghal Paintings

And Their European Prototypes Until Sun 31 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. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4449. Sat 8; Sun 10am—5pm; Mon—Fri. call for details as times vary. 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 1901. this unfinished work has been completed by modern-day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.


Ist Floor. Gilbert Scott Building. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat

9.30am~5 m.

Lost WOT d Until Sat 20 Sep. Scotland's largest dinosaur exhibition featuring a 16ft skeletal model of .t Stegosaur as well as the Velocraptor carnivore as seen in Jurassic I ’urk.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8t MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm: Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [1)].

A wonderful permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogh. plus numerous historical artefacts. animal displays. ‘\\’ee Beasties' and an interactive display featuring a plethora of invertebrates. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.


Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am—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.


3 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mons-liri 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun I 1am— 5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500—1918.


2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm (closed 'l'uel; Sun Ilam--5pm. Free. [1)]. A museum of world faiths.

McLellan Galleries until 7 Sep

featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Christ ()j‘Suinr John Of The Cross and the story of religion in Scotland told through words and pictures. The Veil In Islam Until Jan 98. An exhibition exposing the myths of the veil or Iii/uh in the West which demonstrates the diversity and complexity of its use and significance in the Muslim world.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and I960s school days.

Banners Of Twilight Until Sun 31 Aug. An exhibition of wall hangings by street children from South Africa.


Atlas Square. 557 I405. Tue—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat I0am-4.30pm: Sun 2—5pm. [1)].

Made In The North Until autumn 1997. The rich diversity of industries in Glasgow past and present is chronicled in this exhibition.




Main Street. Aberfoyie. Stirling. 01877 383873. Fri—Tue 11am—5pm.

A Summer Medley Until Sun 7 Sep. A

collection of watercolotirs and mixed

media by various artists. including Christine Woodside. Tom Shanks. Mary Davidson and Cliarmain Pollok. Also ceramics by Mary Rose Young.



Campbell Street. 01475 723038. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

The Pursuit Of Happiness Until Sun 31 Aug. A mixed media. three-dimensional exhibition of work by Trongate Studios member David McCracken.



238 Iliin Street. 01506 670268. Absolutely Estonia Until Sat 6 Sep. Contemporary arts and crafts from Estonia.



Clive Gillman Sat 23 Aug. 2pm. Street Level. A talk and presentation by the artist currently exhibiting at the gallery.