ART listings GLASGOW GALLERIES continued

by architectural and religious forms experienced dun'ng his visits to India.


Art Lovers‘ cafe. Bellahouston Park. I0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4449. Cafe and design shop. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. William Iohnstone Centenary Exhibition (1897-1981) Until Sun l4 Sep. An exhibition of work presented by Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts. which looks at the work of ‘the father of Scottish Modernism’. The display includes striking canvasses as well as calligraphic works on paper. See Glasgow Museums for permanent Mackintosh exhibition opening times.


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

Beatrice Whistler Sat 6 Sep—Sat t Nov (closed 26—29 Sep). First exhibition ever devoted to the art of this mid 19th century artist featuring paintings. etchings. drawings and pastels from the University of Glasgow Collection. the major holder of her work.

Tools For The Shaman ()n 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

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 IO Apr l998. A large display of ethnographic and artistic objects front 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 aI-Ani, 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 ofcartoons giving a light- hearted look at womens' struggle for equality through the press from the I850s to the present day. Cartoonists include Posy Simmonds. Jacky Fleming. Reg Smythe and Mel Calman.


Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Tue—Fri 10am—1pm; 2—5pni: Sat—Sun 2—5 in.

Colour To Abstraction Until Sun 3! Aug. A summer 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.

Eleanor A. Moore 0r E.A. Robertson - A Question Of Identity Sat 6-Sai 27 Sep. An exhibition examining the identity ofa ‘Glasgow Girl’ artist through Chinese and Scottish scenes.


200 Bath Street. 33I 0722. Tue—Sat I0am—5pm.

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

Skin Deep Sat 6 Sep-Thu 2 Oct. New paintings by Glasgow artist Shona Young. exploring the border between dreams and reality.


270 Sauchiehall Street. 33l I854. Mon—Sat IOam-Spm: Sun Ham-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

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House for an Art Lover: designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. the Glasgow property is open to the public

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.


North Street. 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am-8pm; Fri—Sat 9am-5 tn. Imagining A City: 20th entury Glasgow Writing Until Thu 25 Get. A look at how Glasgow has been portrayed in 20th century literature. exploring the relationship between writers and place iii themes such as work. childlfo‘od. politics andlanguage. .

The Terra Nova Project Until Sat 30 Aug. 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.


l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri lOam-5.30pm.

Sweden Until Fri l2 Sep. Paintings. prints and woven textiles by students studying at the INUTI Centre in Stockholm.


2nd Floor. I4 King Street. 552 7080. Sat & Sun noon—4pm.

A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.


26 King Street. 552 2l5l. Daily mam-5.30pm.

47-49 Nach-ural Struggle Until Sat 30 Aug. Two new interactive ait works on CD-Rom illustrating the evolving potential of multi-media. The work by BICA Project. Asian community arts. Aarvind Mistry and Clive Gillman. present a visionary and hopeful perspective on anti-colonial and anti- i'acist struggles. See Lectures & Events. Advent Until Sat 30 Aug. Clive Gillman‘s CD-Rom is an interactive journey into the 25 days preceding the biith of something messianic. set in and around the shoreline of a mythical river.

Street Level Open Tue 9-Sat 27 Sep. The second annual mixed show of new Scottish-based photography.

On The Buses Mon 8 Sep 7-I0pm. A site-specific exhibition on a bus outside the allery. featuring anists from Belfast and Liverpool.


28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.

Simon Starling Tue 9 Sep—Sat 4 Get. New sculpture.


18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri l0am—5pm.

Beginnings Until Fri l9 Sep. An exhibition of photographs by members of Trongate Studios photographic workshop.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 I51. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tuel: Sun I lam-5pm.

Sir William Burrell‘s world famous collection of beautiful art objects front around the world. housed in a specially designed. award-winning btiildiii V. Europe In India: Moghal Paintings And Their European Prototypes Until Stilt 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. H) Dumbreck Road. 353 4449. Sat & Sun l0am—5pm: Mon—Fri. call for details as times vary. Cafe and design shop open daily. £3.50 (£2.50).

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. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.


Ist Floor. Gilbert Scott Building. University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 422 l. Mon—Sat

9.30am-5 in.

Lost WOI' d Until Sat 20 Sep. Scotland's largest dinosaur exhibition featuring a loft skeletal tnodel of a Stegosaur as well as the Velociraptor carnivore as seen in Jurassic Park.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mott—Sat l0am—5pm; Stiti Ham—5pm. Cafe. [D].

A pertnanent 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.


Kelvin Hall. Dumharton 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 frotn the early part of the century to the present day. including the recently acquired Art Motorcycle.


3 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Fri I0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. btiilt in I471. Period room displays range from I500— I918.


2 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun Ham-5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali's Chris! ()j'Suin! .lultli ()f'l‘ltt' ('rmzr attd the story of religion in Scotland told through words and pictures.

The Veil In Islam Until Jan 98. An exhibition exposing the myths ofthe veil or Iii/"uh iii 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 l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education iii Scotland from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.

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


Atlas Square. 557 1405. Tue-Fri l030am—5pm; Sat 10aiii-I.3()pm'.Sun 2~5pm. ID].

Made In The North Until autumn I997. The rich diversity of industries iii Glasgow past and present is chronicled in this exhibition.