Exhibitions are listed by city and category, then alphabetical y by venue. Please send details to our office at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
7 Bowmont Gardens. 339 428 l. Mon—'l‘hu 9.30anr (i.30piii (6pm Fri); Sat 9.30am— l .30pni.
Bande Dessinee Until Sat 2 May. An exhibition of posters relating to the history of French comic strips.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY l9 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon-Sat llaiii—bprit.
Portfolio Fri .3 Mon 27 Apr. Mixed media works by gallery artists.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM The Cross. Kirkinlilloch. 775 H85. Tue-~Sat l0am—5pm.
The Kirky Puffer And Other Wee Pictures Sat 4 Apr-Sat 2 May. l.iriocuts by Willie Rodger.
BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART Regent House. I 13 West Regent Street. 220 54l3. Mon—l-"i'i l0ani -5pm. Glasgow Style Until Thu 30 Apr. An exhibition of woik by Annie French. Jessie M. King. F..A. Taylor. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Talwin Morris and contemporary artists Norman Edgar. Norman Kirkhaiii and “fl Maskell.
BAR 10 10 Mitchell l.ane. 22l 8353. Mon—Sat l0aiii- midnight: Sun ll.30ain—niidnight. Jockey Slut Thu 2 ~Wed 29 Apr. Photographs from the last five years of Joe/rev Slit! magazine.
ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART
I34 Blythswood Street. 332 4027.
Mon Fri 9.30am5.30pm; Sat l0am—lpm.
On The Beach Sat -l Tue 28 Apr. Recent paintings by Leon Morrocco.
Alison Stewart Sat 4— Tue 28 Apr. Ceramic sculptures.
CCA 34035-1 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. Mon ‘Sai llain (rpm; Stiii noon--5pm. Cafe. [1)].
The House In The Woods Sat 4 Apr—Sat lo May. An exhibition of figurative sculpture from Germany. based oti childhood fears and fairytales. Artists include Stephan Balkenhol. Martin Honert. Mariele Neudeckcr. Thomas Schutte and Wiebke Sieiii. See preview. COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2082. Mon--Fri lUillit-Spllll Sat noon—4pm. [D]. Chocolate Until Sat 2 May. An exhibition focusing on the nation‘s favourite snack. Through multi-media installations. sculpture. photography. paintings and confectionery. artists explore the many issues relating to chocolate. froin its use as a source of Comfort. to the pleasures derived from its consumption. See review.
178 West Regent Street. 22] (i370. Mon—Sat l0am -5.30pm.
David Warrillow Sat ~l~r\Vt‘tl 29 Apr. Figurative and still life oils.
FREE GALLERY 3l Chisholm Street. (entrance through Free Hairdressing). 552 7l00. Mon—Sat Wain—5.30pm.
Dead Nature Sat ~l~Sat l 1 Apr. New work by Harold Melrose anek who transforms still life paintings into contemporary photography.
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Castlemilk Shopping Centre. Castlemilk Arcade. 63-1 2603. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Mindscapes Wed 8—Mon 27 Apr. New paintings by Shona Young.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Queen Street. 229 I996. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (Closed Tue); Stiii
l lam—5pm. ()ne of Glasgow's newest galleries. with four thematic floors based on the elements: earth. air. fire and water. Featured artists include Howson. Hockney. Campbell. Bellany and Byrne. Britannia Lord Provost's Prize Until Sun 17 May. An exhibition of recent work submitted by the shortlisted artists nominated for the Lord Provost Prize. iii order that visitors can vote for their favourite. Artists include Peter Howsotl. Harry ivlore-Gordon. Gordon Mitchell. Fionna Carlisle. Tommy Mason and Dawson Murray.
Original Animation Until Mon 2.x Sep. Original artwork by artist lwao Takamoto. who is responsible for some of the world's best known cartoon characters.
t. GARNER GALLERY
4 Parnie Street. 552 4585. Tue—Sat l0am~5pm; Sun tit)0ti—~lplti.
Forms Follow Function And Vice Versa Sat 4—Tue 28 Apr. A broad range of functional ceramics by various artists.
Rouken Glen Road. 620 0235. Daily l.30—5.30pm (Closed Tue).
Mathew Reade Stiii 5 Apr—Wed (i May. Sculptural furniture.
Kirsty Wither Sun 5 Apr—Wed (i May. New paintings.
CYRIL GERBER FINE ART
148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pni.
Recent Acquisitions Until Thu 30 Apr. A selection of works by liardley. Scottie Wilson. Gillies. Knox. Kay and FergUsson. Also in late Apr. new paintings from Italy by Lesley Banks.
GLASGOW FILM THEATRE
Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Portfolio Until Thu lo Apr. A collection of nudes and nature photographs by Ann- Marie Owen. which combine her interests in all that is feminine. Mediterranean Contrasts l-‘t-i l7—Tliu 30 Apr. As part of the Italian Film Festival. an exhibition of photographs by Adam Butler.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
25 King Street. 552 070-1. Mon—Sat [Oath—5.30 in.
Meeting P aces Until Sat 4 Apr. Three series of multi-plate colour etchings inspired by architectural spaces and the creation of light and space by Jo Ganter. Breaking Symmetry Until Sat 4 Apr. Unusually shaped etchings by Fiona Watson. inspired by her scientific background.
Drawing Show Sat l l Apr—Sat 9 May. A group show of drawing by British artists who continue to recognise the importance of this medium as a means of visual expression.
James McDonald Sat l l Apr—Sat 9 May. Realist paintin 's and still lifes.
The Pitcher S ow Sat l l Apr—Sat 9 May. Bold etchings of everyday objects by David Palmer.
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
The Mackintosh Gallery. 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon -Thu l0am—8.30pm; Fri l0am~5pm; Sat l0aiii—noon.
Colin St John Wilson Until Fri 3 Apr. A look at the career of this multi-talented architect. ceiitring on the completion of the new British Library.
Mark Harrington Wed 8—wetl 29 Apr. Recent paintings by this Californian artist.
3 Park Circus. 332 2555. Mon—Thu lOam—8pm; Fri l0ain-3pm: Sat l()am—lpm.
Bertolt Brecht: His Life And Work L’ntil Thu 30 Apr. A documentary exhibition celebrating the centenary birth of Bertolt Brecht t l898- I956).
Brecht And The Berliner Ensemble Mon l3 Apr—Fri 29 May. A collection of fifteen theatre posters of legendary productions. Designers include Karl von Appen. Peter Voigt. John lleartlield & Wieland Herzfelde and Frans Haacken.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. l0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat—Sun l0am—5pm.
Louise Ritchie Until Sun 3 May. New paintings inspired by her recent travels abroad.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
University of Glasgow, University Avenue. 3305—130. Mon—Sat
Darkness Into Light Sat 4 Apr~Sat 20 Jun. The first major retrospective exhibition of work by American printmaker. Craig McPherson. The artist is best known for his mezzotints of modern city subjects. primarily New York.
Tools For The Shaman ()ri permanent display in the refurbished Sculpture Courtyard. Jake Harvey shows monumental works carved from Irish basalt.
KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm; Sun Ham-5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals around the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk. Disasters Of War: Callot, Goya. Dix Until Stiii l9 Apr. An exhibition examining three series of war etchings: Jacques Callot's .lliserlex‘ ()_l ll'ttr. Goya's 'I‘lie Disasters Of War and Otto Dix‘s The lltll'.
LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247.
Tue -~Fri l0ain-lpm. 2~—5pm; Sat—Sun 2--5 rm.
Bearsden Art Club Until Sun 5 Apr. A large selection of works by both professional and amateur artists. Children's Art Exhibition Fri lO—Sat 25 Apr. Mixed media works by children who atteiid the gallery‘s art class.
THE LLOYD JEROME GALLERY
200 Bath Street. 33l 0722. Tue—Sat 9aiii--opm; Thu Ham—8pm.
Glasgow Society Of Women Artists Annual Exhibition Until Thu 2 Apr. Annual show of applied art and paintings by over I30 contributors.
Tea's Made Sat 4—Thti 30 Apr. New work by L'rsula Keller and Gunter Reichenbach.
270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 l85~l. Daily l0am—(ipiii. £3.95 (£3.20); family ticket £ l 3.
The World Of 007: The Official James Bond Exhibition Until Sun 19 Apr. Cinema's most famous secret agent. James Bond. is the subject of this exciting exhibition from the creators of the recent Star Trek show. Filled with gadgets galore. props. costumes. film action and memorabilia. plus the Aston Martin DB5 featured in the current Bond film and computer-based Cl) workstations to test your knowledge on 007 trivia.
DUNCAN R. MILLER FINE ARTS
144 West Regent Street. 20-10708. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm; Sat l lam—2pm. The Slab Boys Until Fri l0 Apr. An exhibition ofdrawings and paintings by John Byrne. from his recent lilm 'l'lie Slit/i Buys which he wrote. designed and directed.
Centre For Developmental Arts. 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm.
Mary Barnes Until Fri l7 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of paintings in memory of Dr R.D. Laing for his contribution to the understanding of schizophrenia.
.5! i The House In The Woods Childhood fears and fantasies and grown~up reality come out of the undergrowth in a show of German sculpture by five artists including big names Thomas Scht‘itte. Stephan Balkenhol and Martin Honert. Glasgow: CCA, 3 Apr~ 76 May. Dominique Blain Boots that were made for walking and much more paraded in a show that gets real with militarism and gender warfare. Edinburgh: Stills Gallery, until 9 May.
Inbreeder Classy Sassenachs — Hadrian Pigott. Bob and Roberta Smith and Simon Patterson are among the line-up — explore ’some English aristocracies.’ Put on your best RP accent. Edinburgh: Collective Gallery until 25 Apr. lnadmissable Evidence Magazine-style narratives made from found images by artist Suzy Best. Surprising and surreal. Glasgow: Street Level, 7 Apr—2 May Chocolate According to statistics 90% of the UK population down 1709 a week of the stuff. Here 28 artists bump up ’consumption’ with chocolate (both milk and dark) artworks. Glasgow: Collins Gallery until 2 May.
Britta Jaschinski Animals go through their paces in a series of haunting photographs taken at the zoo. Edinburgh: Portfolio Gallery, 11 Apr— 76 May.
Yoko Ono Famed widow of John Lennon and an important artist on the New York 605 art scene has a retrospective. See preview. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery 4 Apr—30 May.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
ll8 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon-Fri l().30am—5pm; Sat l0.30ain—lpiii. Small Paintings Sat 4—Sat l8 Apr. An exhibition of work by members of the Royal Glasgow lnstitute of the Fine Arts.
SHARMANKA KINETIC GALLERY
2nd Floor. l4 King Street. 552 7080. Sat 8; Sun noon—4pm.
A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by quard Bersudsky.
26 King Street. 552 2l5l. Daily l0ani—5.30 m.
Inadmissa Ie Evidence Tue 7 Apr—Sat 2 May. Suky Best's large-scale photographic narrative uses found imagery iii picture postcards. which are then blown tip to a massive scale via digital processes.
Arizona Pants Tue 7 Apr—Sat 2 May. The results of a topological journey around Arizona by Gair Dunlop.
25 Albert Drive. 287 55l l. Wed—Sun noon—(rpm.
Host Thu 9 Apr—Sat 23 May. The largest group exhibition ever held at Tramway. bringing together the work of over 50 Glasgow and London-based artists. artist groups and their collaborative guests.