ART listings

Camera shy: Paintings by James McDonald at Glasgow Print Studio



148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

Recent Acquisitions Until Thu 30 Apr. A selection of works by Eardley. Scottie Wilson. Gillies. Knox. Kay and Fergusson.

Paintings From Italy Tue 28 Apr—Sat 16 May. New paintings by Lesley Banks.


Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Mediterranean Contrasts Until Thu 30 Apr. As part of the Italian Film Festival. an exhibition of photographs by Adatn Butler.


4th Floor. 64 Osbourne Street. 552 1472. Mon-Sun Ham—4 tn.

Getting Over Sti e (Great Buildings Of History) Sat 25—Tue 28 Apr. A sculpture exhibition of bricks and wood by John Barrett. reflecting human aspirations in the last 2000 years.


25 King Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30 m.

Drawing S ow Until 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 Until Sat 9 May. Realist paintin s and still lifes.

The Pitcher S ow Until Sat 9 May. Bold etchings of everyday objects by David Palmer.


2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 I I. Mon—Sat 10am~6pm.

Glasgow Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition Sat 18 Apr-Sat 9 May. Contemporary jewellery by various artists.


The Mackintosh Gallery. 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon-Thu 10am—8.30pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam—noon.

Mark Harrington Until Wed 29 Apr. Recent paintings by this Californian artist.

Printmaking Department Fri 24—Thu 30 Apr. Work from the printmaking department.

84 THEUST 16—30 Apr 1998


3 Park Circus. 332 2555. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10atn—3pm; Sat

10am— I pm.

Bertolt Brecht: His Life And Work Until Thu 30 Apr. A documentary exhibition celebrating the centenary birth of Bertolt Brecht ( 1898-1956).

Brecht And The Berliner Ensemble Until Fri 29 May. A collection of fifteen theatre posters of legendary productions. Designers include Karl von Appen. Peter Voigt. John Heanfield & Wieland Herzfelde and Frans Haacken.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat—Sun 10am—5ptn.

Louise Ritchie Until Sun 3 May. New paintings inspired by her recent travels abroad.


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

Darkness Into Light Until Sat 20 Jun. The first major retrospective exhibition of work by American printtnaker. Craig McPherson. The artist is best known for his mezzotints of modem city subjects. primarily New York.

Tools For The Shaman ()n pertnanent display in the refurbished Sculpture Courtyard. Jake Harvey shows monumental works carved from Irish basalt.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY 8t MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon-Sat IOam—Spm; 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 Sun 19 Apr. An exhibition examining three series of war etchings: Jacques Callot‘s Miseries Of War. Goya‘s The Disasters Of War and Otto Dix's The War.


Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247. Tue—Fri IOam-lpm. 2—5pm; Sat—Sun 2—5 m.

Chi dren's Art Exhibition Until Sat 25 Apr. Mixed media works by children who attend the gallery's art class.


200 Bath Street. 331 0722. Tue-Sat 9am—6pm;Thu Ham—8pm.

Tea's Made Until Thu 30 Apr. New work by Ursula Keller and Gunter Reichenbach.


270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1854. Daily lOam—6pm. £3.95 (£3.20); family ticket £13.

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. props. costumes. film action and memorabilia, plus the Aston Martin DBS featured in the current Bond film and computer~based CD workstations to test your knowledge of 007 tn'via.


North Street. 305 2999. Mon—Thu

9am—8 m; Fri-Sat 9am—5pm.

River lindness Photo Exhibition Tue 2| Apr—Fri 15 May. Sight Savers International have teamed up with Bosnia war photographer Tom Stoddart. to create a photography exhibition which captures the trials of life for people in Africa’s River Blindness zone.


Centre For Developmental Arts, 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Mary Barnes Until Fri 17 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of paintings in memory of Dr RD. Laing for his contribution to the understanding of schizophrenia.

Silent Conversation Fri 24 Apr—Fri 5 Jun. Drawings and paintings by Ian Middleton. See Lectures & Events.

The Wednesday Group Fri 24 Apr-Fri 8 May. Paintings. construction and collage front Project Ability's Wednesday group. See Lectures & Events.


118 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am-5pm; Sat 10.30am-Ipm. Small Paintings Until Sat l8 Apr. An exhibition of work by members of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.


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

A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.


26 King Street. 552 2151. Daily 10am—5.30 m.

Inadmissa le Evidence Until Sat 2 May. Suky Best's large-scale photographic narrative uses found imagery in picture postcards. which are then blown up to a massive scale via digital processes.

See preview.

Arizona Pants Until Sat 2 May. The results of a topological journey around Arizona by Gair Dunlop.


25 Albert Drive. 287 5511. Wed—Sun noon—6pm.

Host Until 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. See review.


28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat Ham—5pm.

Alex Frost Until Sat 18 Apr. Large- scale sculpture work in progress by Alex Frost.

Helen Beckman and Graham Little Tue 28 Apr—Sat 16 May. Two-person show of new work.

Peter Richards and Dan Shipsides Tue 28 Apr-Sat 16 May. Performance-based project.



2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am—5pm.

Sir William Burrell’s world famous collection of beautiful art objects from around the globe. housed in a specially desi ned, award-winnin building.

He ge Regained: Si er From The Gilbert Collection Until Sun 31 May. Over 40 pieces of English goldsmith's “‘JTk from the collection of Arthur

(7 Ibert.

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 designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for 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 8: MUSEUM 287 2699. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun lIam—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 exhibition featuring a plethora of invertebrates. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.


Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun

1 1am—5pm. A museum devoted to the history of transport crammed full with buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other transportation.


Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun Ham—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Glasgow‘s best- Ioved institution re-opens after undergoing a major facelift. to celebrates its centenary year. The new displays are set out thematically with subjects including The Patter. Visions Of The City and Crime And Punishment.


3 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon-Fri IOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun llam—5pm. The museum is temporarily closed due to structural damage and will re-open in April 1999.


2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm (closed Tue); Sun 1 1am-5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works from the world's six major religions. Dali‘s Christ 0f Saint John Of The C mss and the story of religion in Scotland told through words and pictures.

The Reformation In Europe Until Sun 1 Nov. An exhibition looking at the religious turmoil of 16th and 17th century Europe.

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 Scottish education from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II and 19605 school days.

Second International Heritage Photograth Experience Until Sun 17 May. A selection of the prize-winning entries from this international

com tition for school children. LittlIECHands Until Sun 17 May. Over 50 illustrations for a new children’s bible by Glasgow-based artist Jennifer Stevenson. Kids Food Until Sun 17 May. See Kids listings.


Atlas Square. 557 I405. Tue—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat lOam—4.30pm; Sun 2-5pm. [D].