around the globe. housed iii a specially designed. award-winning building.
Sir John lavery: The Irish Glasgow Boy Until Sun 25 Jan I998. A long overdue exhibition of work by Sir John Lavery. closely associated witli the group of young artists known as The Glasgow Boys. who revolutionised Scottish painting in the l880s and 90s. Featured iii the show are twenty paintings from the city's collection and 27 on loan from Ulster Museum. as well as his fatnous portrait of Queen Victoria.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dtimbreck 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 designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition in l90l. this unfinished work has been completed by modern-day architects and designers iii true Mackintosh style. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Cafe. [D].
A permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Monet and Van Gogli. 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 l‘lall. Dunibarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun llam—5pm. A museum devoted to the history of transport. crammed with buses. trams. lire engines. ships and other transportation.
Glasgow’s Urban Motorways: A Vision Re-visited Until Sun 1 Mar I998. A look at the planning and engineering of the motorways network iii Glasgow. featuring 3-D constructions. road furniture and traffic sounds to give visitors the sensation of travelling along a motorway.
3 Castle Street. 22l 9600. Mon-Fri l0aiti—5pm (closed Tue); Sun llam-r-5pni. The only surviving medieval house iii Glasgow. built in l-l7l. Period room displays range from l500- l9l8.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM
2 Castle Street. 221 9600. Mon—Sat l0am--5pm (closed Tue); Siiii llaiii~5pni. l‘ree. [D]. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works frotti the world's six major religions. Dali's ('lirixr ()I'Suiiit Juli/r (UT/re Cross and the story of religion in Scotland told through words and pictures.
The Veil In Islam Until Sun I l-‘eb I998. Ari exhibition exposirig the myths of the veil or Iii/'u/i in the West. which demonstrates the diversity and complexity of its use and significance iii the Mtislitii world.
SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat l0ani~5pm; Sun 2—5pui. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on Scottish education from I872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a llavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and l960s school days.
MacMillan Cancer Relief Art Show L'ntil Sat l3 Dec. Over 800 paintings and sculpture on sale. including works by many well known artists.
Atlas Square. 557 I405. Tue—Fri l0.30aiii—5pm; Sat want-4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].
Made In The North Until autumn I997. The rich diversity of industry in Glasgow past and present is chronicled iii this exhibition.
BOURNE FINE ART
6 Dundas Street. 557 4059. Mon ‘l‘Ill l0am—opm; Sat l()atn--lpni.
New Acquisitions Tue t)-—w'etl 24 Dec. Paintings by various Scottish artists including Cadell. Redpath. McCance. Curister and Bough.
38 Home Street. 228 «ll-ll. lixliibitions open fifteen minutes before first screening of the day until llpiii (Sun—Wed); lam (Thu—Sat).
Places Of Exposure Until Hi i: Dec. Photoworks by Torsten I.ausclimann exploring the museum space through the camera lens. His work challenges the German traditions of photography by concentrating on overlooked details and patterns.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm.
Animal Magic L'ntil l0Jan mus. A major children‘s exhibition exploring the way artists have created images arid liow scientists explain animal behaviour. See Kids listings.
Haka Until It) Jan 1998. Contemporary Maori art including carvers. fibre and multi-media artists. landscape artists and sculptors.
India 50 Until l0 Jan I998. In an exhibition commissioned by Christian Aid. celebrating 50 years of India's independence frotn Britain. Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado has documented many aspects of contemporary life in India. l’urr ul Ambient Lie/tr.
22-28 Cockburn Street. 220 I200. Tue—Sat llam -5.30ptn (closes 5pm on Fri).
It's Goodnight From Me, And It's Goodnight From Him, Goodnight. Goodnight l'iitil Wed 24 Dec. A multi- media two-man exhibition by John Beagles and Graham Ramsay. featuring video. photography. sculpture and sound which looks at the lirglis and lows of living. working and passing out iii Britain.
Grindlay Court ('entre. (irindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon 'l‘liu l0am 4pm; Fri l0am--2pm lclosc‘tl 25 Dec 4 Jan). Reflect Until 8 Jati I998. A group of adults with learning disabilities liax e worked with professional sculptors. Susan Anne McCarthy and Polly Thelwall to create an installation.
THE DOME 14 George Street. o2-l 8o2-1. Daily noon-~6pm.
Castles In The Air l7ntil Sun 7 Dec. An exhibition of new paintings by Andrew Brown. fortiier director and founder of the 369 Gallery.
EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL ()utpatieiits corridor arid top of main corridor. Seafield Street. 53o 7259 Mon—~l3ri 9am ppm.
Breaking New Ground hi I: Dec to Jail I998. An exhibition ofcontemporary art by established artists arid recent graduates from art schools iii Coventry. Edinburgh. Dundee and Aberdeen. EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART I.auriston Place. 22l (i000. Mon—-'l’hu l0am—8pm; l-‘ri l0am~5pm; Sat l0am—2pni.
Master or Design Exhibition Thu
1 l—Ttie to Dec. A display of work by students in the departments of Visual Communication. Design and Applied Arts.
EDINBURGH NEW TOWN CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
l3a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon-Pri 9am—lpm. 2—5pm.
Unexecuted Designs Until 3t Dec. A continuing series of small exhibitions
showing plans and draw itigs of projects lor the New Town which. by luck or mistortune. were never executed.
FRUITMARKET GALLERY 4.5 Market Street. 225 2383 Mon~Sat lllaiii—opm; Stiii noon -5pm.
Where The Rivers Flow Until to Jan I998. A coniprehensixe survey of work from the past ten years. by one of the world's leading photographers. Thomas Joshua Cooper. Many of the river atid sea pictures on display have not been exhibited in the UK before and include a new series. Scottish Rivers. See review. I’rlrl of Ant/lien! lie/ll.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of lidinburgli. Department of Architecture. 20 (‘hambers Street. 650 2306.
A Capital Site: Edinburgh’s Calton Hill Until Fri l9 Dec. Ari exhibition looking at the importance of Calton Hill as a site for the Scottish Parliament.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 I. Mon Sat lilttlll-‘Splll; Stiri 2 -5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany. pltis a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
Scottish Colourists From The Ritchie Collection l'nltl l I Jan I998. Works on loan from the collection of Dr James Ritchie who began collecting in the late l920s. l‘eatured artists include (‘adell. Peploe. Itergusson. Melaggart and Hunter.
Correspondences: Scotland/Berlin l'ntil l I-eb I998. An exhibition of new contemporary art. w here six artists from Berlin show work alongside six Scottish- based artists. The show is a collaboration with the Berlinische (ialerie and includes painting. sculpture. drawing. video installations. photography. and video arid light projections. See lectures & liverits.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892 |. Mon Sat
l0am- 5pm; Stiii 2 5pm. “(13.50).
A fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionisiit. including Retribraiidt. Degas and Van (iogli.
Discovering The Italian Baroque: The Denis Mahon Collection l'ntil l5 l‘t‘l) I998. A major collection of l7th and Ib'th century Italian paintings belonging to the eminent art historian. Denis Mahon. The exhibition includes masterpieces by (iuerciuo. Guido Rem. Domenicliino and Annibale (‘arraccr See review. NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 55o 892l Mon -Sat
l0ani 5pm: Stiti 2 5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces front the lotli century to present day. plus the national ihotograpliy collection. Portraits 0i Excellence Hi 5 Dec l l-eb I998. Photographic portraits of distinguished scholars from the l'riixeisity of Edinburgh. by University photographers Tricia Malley and Ross (illlesplt'
; THE NETHERBOW ARTS cent-tie- ' I 1 41-15 High Street. 556 9579. Mott Sat
|0.im 4.30pm. Carmina Gadelica l'nul wed 34 Dec. An exhibition of art inspired by St
(‘oluuiba and (‘eltic spirituality by ,VUtrniJ
people from the Outer Hebrides.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE (i H New Sllc‘c‘l. 550 520i Wed -l;l‘i
| (rpm; Sat ck Still 2- 7pm.
It Can't Happen Here Until 4 Jan I998. A selection ofcoinic art with contributions from Andrew Willsliaw. (‘alluin Mclvor. Jamie Grant. Mary Hutchinson and Chad McCail. PATRIOTHALL GALLERY Patriothall Studios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Mort—Fri noon-5pm; Sat—Sun noon-6pm.
Arts Outreach Until Wed l0 Dec. A mixed media group show.
The best exhibti'ons this fortnight
Correspondences Cultural exchange gets hip with a show of highly exciting, mixed-media work by a band of young Berlin artists and their Scottish counterparts. Edinburgh: National Gallery of Modern Art until 2 Feb. Tower Of Babble Art mags through the ages get an airing in a show that welcomes browsers to flick through the back copies. See review. Glasgow: Street Level until i 7 Jan.
Discovering The Italian Baroque Saints, Virgins and pastoral scenes by the big boys of the Baroque — Guido Reni, Guercmo and Carraco — from the collection of Sir Denis Mahon, Edinburgh: National Gallery until Sun 15 Feb.
Hiroshl Suglmoto Wax works of wear
E idols, murderers and neanderthals coolly
photographed by Stigimoto. See review. E dinburgh: until 24 Ian.
Beck's New Contemporaries Described in some quarters as much too little and much too thin, this long-running annual show of young talent is still wonh a good look, Eighteen artists selected from over 1200 submissions by Gillian Wearing, lecturer Sarat Maharaj and Euro-Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist. Glasgow: CCA 12 Dec—3 7 Ian.
Simon Ward l'i‘i l2 Tue l(i Dec. Recent ceratiiics.
43 (‘andlemaker Row. 220 I91 I. 'I'ue Sal noon 5.30 ml.
Pavel Buc ler lfntil Wed I7 Dec. A series of new photographic works. projections and drawings exploring the language of communication.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
Inverleitli House. Invei‘leitli Row, 552 7l7l.TuerSun l0ain 3.30pm £2.50 t£l.5(ll.
In Visible Light Sat l3 Dec I5 l-eb I998. A touring exhibition from the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford. w liicli looks at the multiple applications of photography from its earliest day s to the present. Artists include Darwin. Mapplethorpe. Jo Spence. Diane Arbus. Cindy Sherman and Gillian Wearing See prevrew. I’tlrl ri/ AIM/lien! lie/ll.
ROYAL OVERsSEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. l00 Princes Street. 225 150l. Mon—Sun l0am--(ipm.
Behind Closed Doors Until 3t Jan I998. A collection of recent work by Lesley Banks. The centrepiece of the exhibition is her painting The Bell which won Banks the Lord Provost ofGlasgow prize.
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