GLASGOW MUSEUMS continued
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road.
353 4449. Sat & Sun 10am—5pm; Mon-Fri.
call for details as times vary. Cafe and design shop open daily. £3.50 (£2.50). Initially desi ned by Charles Rennie Mackintosh or a competition in 1901. this unﬁnished work has been completed by modem-day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style. See Glasgow
Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8r MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. [D].
A 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.
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT
Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am—5pm. A museum 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.
10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am—lpm.
Mixed hibition Until 31 Oct. A wide selection of watercolours. paintings and sculpture by Scottish. British and European artists from 1750-1950. including Alexander Naysmith. William MacTaggart and JD. Fergusson.
38 Home Street. 228 414 I. Exhibitions open ﬁfteen minutes before first screening of the day until 11pm (Sun—Wed); lam (Thu—Sat).
One Minute Wonders Until Sun 12 Oct. Sixteen artists and experimental filmmakers show one minute video works on the cinema screen together with a curated exhibition. Each work will be screened before performances of Career Girls until Fri 26 Sep.
Moray House College. between Canongate and Holyrood Road. Chessel Land. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon-5pm.
Sub-Terrain Until Fri 26 Sep. An exhibition of work from two Edinburgh- based artists. Joyce Gunn Cairns and Miriam Vickers. which looks at the human body and the coastal landscape.
3 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am—5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500—1918.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM
2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am—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! OfSuirt! John 0] 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 ht'jab 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 1202. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. 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.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm (until 28 Sep). £3 (£2).
Faster. Higher, Stronger Until Sat 4 Oct. The story of the Olympic Games. from Ancient Greece to Atlanta. is explored in this show.
A Life Of Lorca Until Sun 28 Sep. The ﬁrst showing in Britain of drawings by the Spanish poet. playwright. musician and artist who was murdered during the Spanish Civil War.
A Mad God's Dream Until Sat 4 Oct. An exhibition celebrating Edinburgh‘s great literary tradition.
Pissarro In Venezuela Until Sat 4 Oct. Drawings and watercolours from the young Pissarro‘s visit to Venezuela in 1852—4.
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. The gallery will be closed during October.
Mary. Exe Until Sat 27 Sep. First solo exhibition of paintings and multi-media work by Edinburgh-based artist. Michael Windle. The title piece is a feature-length film of the artist‘s mother.
A Game Of Unchance Until Fri 26 Sep. New work by Stuart Purdy.
Atlas Square. 557 1405. Tue-Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat IOam—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].
Made In The North Until autumn 1997. The rich diversity of industries in Glasgow past and present is chronicled in this exhibition.
An Exhibition of Textile, Sculpture 8c Mixed Media work. By Valerie O' Regan and Jennifer Kelly
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) ST OCKBRIDGE, EDINBURGH.
ENTRANCE THROUGH CLOSE OPPOSITE ST OCKBRJDGE LIBRARY. ALONG FROM THE THEATRE WORKSHOP.
OPEN UNTIL OCTOBER lST lZNOON - 5PM — 6 DAYS.
BB THELIST 26 Step—9 Oct 1997
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Thu 10am—4pm; Fri 10am—2.30pm.
Hand Signals Until Fri 26 Sep. Mixed media show by Amanda Thomas. Fotofeis See separate listings.
DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
Aqua Until Sat 27 Sep. A selection of contemporary Danish craftwork by sixteen members of the ‘Fynske Kunsthandvaerkere‘. The show includes glass. jewellery. ceramics. photography and textiles.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am-2pm.
The Royal Over-seas League 14th Annual Open Competition Mon 6—Mon 27 Oct. Entries from the annual competition which draws artists from the UK and Commonwealth.
THE EDINBURGH GALLERY
18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat IOam—lpm.
Joe McIntyre and Luisa Ramazzotti Mon 29 Sep—Tue 21 Oct. Paintings by two artists new to the gallery.
EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm.
Colin Thomas 1912-1997 Fri 26 Sep—18 Oct. An exhibition commemorating the work of Colin Thomas. a former student of Peploe and Gillies. whoe died earlier this year.
EDINBURGH NEW TOWN CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
13a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am— 1 pm; 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.
19 St Leonard‘s Lane.
Jill Ashforth Until 11 Oct. A collection of paintings. prints and drawings by Jill Ashforth. featuring landscapes. cityscapes and still lifes.
FIFTY TWO DUBLIN STREET
52 Dublin Street. 227 2725. Tue—Fri 11am—5.30pm; Sat 12.30—4pm.
Linda Farquharson Until Tue 30 Sep. Lino cuts by this contemporary Scottish printmaker. on the theme of Aesop's Fables. the Greek Myths and the circus.
35 William Street. 225 2196. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat—Sun 11am—2pm.
Sun Life Until Sat 11 Oct. Paintings and drawings by Stuart Buchanan.
FRUITMARKET GALLERY 45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am—6 m; Sun noon—5pm. Gerhar Richter: Multiples 1965-1997 Until Sat 27 Sep. A display of work by one of Germany's most outstanding contemporary artists. which includes over 100 editions of objects. photographs. oil paintin s. prints and artist's books.
old ( ew Paintings 1996-7) Sat 4 Oct—Sat 15 Nov. The first major solo exhibition by Glasgow artist Alison Watt. with a new body of work created over the past two years. including seven diptychs commissioned by the gallery. See preview and lectures & events.
117 Comiston Road. 452 8580. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm.
Tu Fewn Tu Fas Until Fri 26 Sep. A mixed media exhibition by a group of five artists who live and work in Wales. The show includes sculpture. paintings. Photographs and 3D constructions.
HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm (closed 15
Cats And Other Animals Until Sat 27 Sep. Annual mixed exhibition by gallery artists on the theme of the animal kingdom. Festival Exhibition (Part 11) Until Sat 27 Sep. A new selection of paintings by artists from Scotland and abroad.
Six Women Artists Sat 4—Sat 25 Oct. Recent works in by Karen Chapman. Roberta Merrilees. Sheena Phillips. Fiona Stevenson. Una Strachan and Patti Turquand.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 10am— 1 .30pm. Houseworks Sat 27 Sep—Fri 7 Nov. A series of collaborative installations by artists and architects based in Edinburgh. Fotofeis See separate listings.
28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon-Fri 8.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—4pm. A new gallery for Stockbridge. showing the talents of young Scottish artists.
The End Of The Line Until Thu 20 Nov. New works on paper by Jon Harker.
JUDITH GLUE GALLERY
60 High Street. 558 1866. Mon-Sun 9.30am—6 tn (Sun 10am).
Scottish ccentrics Festival Until Wed l
Oct. A selling exhibition of Scottish arts and crafts ranging from the traditional to the eccentric and quirky.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 9am—4.3 m.
The SEDA Competition hibition Mon 6—Sat 11 Oct. The winning schemes from Scottish schools of architecture. in the annual competition organised by the Scottish Ecological Design Association.
MEADOWBANK SPORTS CENTRE London Road. 661 5351. Mon
9.30am—10 m; Tue—Sun 9am—10pm. Tennents cottish Sports Photography Awards Until Mon 6 Oct. A chance to see the cream of Scottish sports photography, with winning entries from this year‘s awards. The display then moves to the Gyle Shopping Centre from Tue 7—Mon 13 Oct.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany. plus a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
Picasso: Works From The Collection And Works On Loan Until Sun 9 Nov. The gallery‘s permanent collection of work by Picasso is on display together with works on loan including a portrait of Lee Miller created in 1937 and the first British showing of a 1940s portrait of Picasso's mistress. Dora Maar.
Surrealism And After: The Gabrielle Keiller Collection Until Sun 9 Nov. Gabrielle Keiller. who died in December 1995. left her outstanding collection of modern art to the gallery. There are over 136 paintings. sculptures. prints and drawings. including major works by Francis Bacon. Salvador Dali. Max Ernst. Man Ray and Yves Tanguy.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £4 (£2.50).
A ﬁne collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova’s sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until 1999.
The Portrait Of A Lady: Sargent And Lady Agnew Until Sun l9 Oct. An exhibition focusing on John Singer Sargent's painting of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge. 226 453 l. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Captured Shadows Until Sun 28 Sep. A look at the work and life of Scots-bom photographer John Thomson.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Fotofeis See separate listings.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Hazel Nagl RSW Sat 27 Sep—Thu 16 Oct. Paintin s.
Best OI The British Sat 27 Sep—Thu 16 Oct. British printmaking from between the World Wars.
Martin Rees Sat 27 Sep—Thu 16 Oct. Contemporary jewellery.
Martin Rayner Sat 27 Sep—Thu l6 Oct. Sculpture.
Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Fri noon—5pm; Sat-Sun noon-6pm.
Valerie Oregan and Jennifer Kelly Until Wed I Oct. New work.
Graeme Craig-Smith Fri 3—Wed 15 Oct. New paintings.
PORTFOLIO GALLERY Fotofeis See separate listings.
PRINTMAKERS' WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat