Exhibitions are listed by cit 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.
' GLASGOW GALLERIES
7 Bowmont Gardens. 339 4281. Mon—Thu 9.30am—b.30pm ((ipm Fri); Sat 9.30am—l.30pm.
Bande Dessinee Until Sat 2 May. An exhibition of posters relating to the history of French comic strips.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY
19 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon-Sat 11am—-6pm.
MacRobert Open Fri l—Mon 25 May. Over 200 small. A4-sized paintings by tnore than 200 artists. each priced under £300.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 775 1185. Tue-Sat 10am--5pm.
The Kirky Puffer And Other Wee Pictures Until Sat 2 May. linocttts by W’llllc‘ Rtitlgc‘l‘.
BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART Regent House. 113 West Regent Street. 226 5413. Monlri 10am—5pm. Glasgow Style Until Thu 30 Apr. An exhibition of work by Annie French. Jessie M. Kittg. FA. Taylor. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Talwin Morris and contemporary artists Norman lidgar. Norman Kirkham and WJ. Maskell. BARGO 66 Albion Street. 552 2680.
Country Girls: Sensuality Too Mon I t May—Thu 11 Jun. An exhibition by a Glasgow-based collective of women photographers who explore sensuality and the human form.
10 Mitchell lane. 221 8353. Mon-Sat Wain-midnight: Stilt 1l.30am-midnight.
Exscapes Fri l Sun 31 May. An exhibition of nude technopop landscapes by the indore artists. '
ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART
134 Blythswotxl Street. 332 4027. MOll-‘I'Ti 9.30am 5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Mary Armour: A Tribute Sat 2—Sat 30 May. A retrospective exhibition of work by Mary Armour.
Christine McArthur Sat 2--vSat 30 May. Recent paintings.
Rupert Spira Sat 2—Sat 30 May. Recent
Norman Cherry Sat 2 —Sat 30 May. Metalwork and jewellery.
The Science Sense Until Fri I May. An exhibition featuring the work of three eminent Scottish scientists and their researchers. looking at three scientiﬁc research projects: Gravitational Waves. Conservation and Solar Energy. The work can be seen on the bulkhead of Strathclyde‘s bus ﬂeet.
346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon-Sat 1 lam-6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D].
The House In The Woods Until Sat 16 May. An exhibition of ﬁgurative sculpture from Gertnany. based on childhood fears and fairytales. Artists include Stephan Balkenhol. Martin Honert. Mariele Neudecker. Thomas Schutte and Wiebke Siem. See review.
University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am~5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [1)]. 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. from its use as a source of comfort. to the pleasures derived from its consum tion. Layers Of Meaning: The Rag Rug Sat 9 May—Sat 20 Jun. Following an increased interest in the craft. which was brought to Scotland when the Norsemen first invaded Shetland and Orkney. an exhibition of rugs by eight British artists.
178 West Regent Street. 221 (i370 Mott—Sat l()am—5.30pm.
Ana Maria Pacheco Sat 9 May—Wed 3 Jun. Tales of transformations and other prints. (In association with Pratt Contemporary Art).
31 Chisholm Street (entrance through Free Hairdressing). 552 7100. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Past Events Cast Their Shadows Until Fri 1 May. Cine projections by Sarah Louise Davies and Kirsteen Wright.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Queen Street. 229 1996. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue): Sun
11am—5pm. ()ne ofGlasgow‘s newest galleries. with four thematic floors based on the elements: earth. air. tire and water. Featured artists include How-son. 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. in order that visitors can vote for their favourite. Artists include Peter llowson. Harry More-Gordon. Gordott Mitchell. Fionna Carlisle. Totutny Mason and Dawson Murray.
Original Animation Until Mon 28 Sep. ()riginal artwork by artist lwao Takamoto. who is responsible for some of the world‘s best-known cartoon characters.
t. GARNER GALLERY
4 Pat'nie Street. 552 J585.’1‘ue-—Sat 10am -5pm'. Stttt ttoott---1pttt. Journeys In Clay Sat 2 May—'Iue 2 Jun. Plates and bowls by Ian McWhinnie.
Roukett Glen Road. 620 0235. Daily 1.30 5.30pm tClosed Tue).
Mathew Reade Until Wed o May. Sculptural furniture.
Kirsty Wither lintil Wed (i May. New paintings.
Colin Fraser Still 10 May—Wed 3 Jun. Paintings iit egg tempera by this Scottish artist. who is now living in Sweden. Walter Awlson Still 10 May—~\\"ed 3 Jun. Figurative sculpture.
93 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.
The Bosun's Pipe Until Tue 12 May. Glasgow artist George Wyllie marks the demise of the city's shipbuilding industry with this new installation. inspired by Joseph Conrad's seafaring observations.
EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 221 West George Street. 248 9755. Mon—Fri 1()am—5.30pm; Sat 10am 2pm. Recent Acquisitions Until Mon 11 May. Paintings by John Duncan Fergusson. FCB. Cadell. William Mac’l‘aggart. John Bellatty and D.Y. Catnerott.
David Sinclair Until Mon 1 1 May. New paintings.
322 Duke Street. 554 1125. Wed Fri noon-6pm; Sat 10am~lpm; Sun noon—4pm. Zeyad Dajani Until Still 17 May. Site- speciﬁc new sculpture by [his architectural-based artist. which questions the relationship between two locations. See review.
THE CHANGING ROOM
FBI 8 MAY - SAT 20 JUNE
SUHY BEST COMMON CULTURE MARION GOUTTS BEAT STREULI
The Changing Room, 35 The Arcade. King Street. Stirling FK8 IAX
Tel/Fax. 01786 479361
Gallery supported by The Arcade and Stirling Council
78 rususr 30 Apr—14 May 1998
CYRIL GERBER FINE ART
148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Recent Acquisitions Until Thu 30 Apr. A selection of works by Fardley. Scottie Wilson. (iillies. Knox. Kay and Fergusson.
Paintings From Italy Until Sat to May. New paintings by l.es1ey Banks. GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cale Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Hustlers Fri l~—Sun 31 May. Presented bylulrilt'is photographs by Brad Smith of Cincinnati prostitutes revealing the harsh reality of their street-lite existence. Part of H '.\'( "l' 98..
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Mott-Stilt 11am—4pm. Andy Zahn Sat 2--Sun 17 May. lttstallation.
Glasgow Green. llam—5pm. Maydaze Hotline 287 0-198.
ArtMaze Sat 2—Stm 3 May. A huge installation consisting of a 10.000 square foot ma/e structure. filled with artworks created by community groups throughout Glasgow. Included in the maze. is ‘The Maydaze Pigeon'. which ts a specially commissioned sculpture by George \‘v'yllie. I’urt (if .lltll‘t/tlft'.
GLASGOW INDEPENDENT STUDIO
4th Floor. (i-l ()sbourne Street. 552 1472. Mon—Sun 11am—4pm.
Andy Zahn Sat 2--Sun 17 May. Installation.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
25 King Street. 552 0704. Mon--Sat loam—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 paintings and still lifes.
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Calum Colvin Surrealism meets some Old Masters and a couple of references to the modern-day Madonna, in Colvin's latest work, aptly titled Sacred and Profane. Edinburgh: National Gallery of Modern Art until 28 Jun.
The House In The Woods Childhood fears and fantaSres and grown-up reality come out of the undergrowth in a show of German sculpture by five artists including big names Thomas Schtitte, Stephan Balkenhol and Martin Honert. See review. Glasgow: CC‘A until 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.
Host Billed as Tramway's biggest group show, a veritable board of artists from near and far show videos and their whacky musings on everyday life. Glasgow: Tramway until 23 May. Background A whisker away from delivering virtual car sickness is Edward Fellow's video projection. A 45-minute car journey that leaves you hoping fora stop off at Happy Eater. See review.
E dinburgh: Matthew Architecture Gallery until Fri 29 May.
Yoko Ono Over-inflated ego, second- rate artist or just famed widow of John Lennon? However you cut it, the Ono retrospective is a must to help you firm up your opinion. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery until 30 May.
Life Support Breathe in and breathe out — a series of rubber air sacs dependent on donations of air hang in the gallery in an installation by the 'master of spectacular sculptural lunacies,' Tom Hackett. See review. Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art until 12 May.
The Pitcher Show Until Sat 9 May. Bold etchings of everyday objects by David Palmer.
GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL
2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
Glasgow Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition Until Sat 9 May. Contemporary jewellery by various artists.
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
The Mackintosh Gallery. 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Thu lOam—8.30pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam—noon.
Printmaking Department Until Thu 30 Apr. Work from the printmaking department.
Drawing And Painting Department Mon 4—Fri 15 Ma . Work in progress. Thinking Through Drawing Wed 6-Wed 27 May. The second of the Art Schools series ofexhibitions and publications on the uses of drawing.