ART listings

Horse power: George Stubb's portrait of the racehorse Whistlingjacket on display at the Burrell Collection

BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon-Sat l0am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun I lam—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 age Regained: Si ver From The Gilbert Collection Until Sun 3| May. Over 40 pieces of English goldsmith's work from the collection ofArthur Gilbert. George Stubbs's Whistlejacket Until Sun 31 May. A unique chance to view George Stubbs‘s portrait of the racehorse Whistlejacket. which was recently purchased from a private collection. OUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Durnbreck 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 modem-day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.

KELVINGROVE GALLERY & 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 exhibition featuring a plethora of invertebrates. See Glasgow Galleries for current temporary exhibitions.

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Kelvin Hall. Dumbartori Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun

I lam—5pm. A museum devoted to the history of transport crammed full with

buses. trams. fire engines. ships and other



Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm (closed Tue); Sun Ham—5pm. [1)]. Cafe. Glasgow‘s best- loved institution re-opens after undergoing a major facelift to celebrate its centenary year. The new displays are set out thematically with subjects including The Patter; Visions (If The City and C rimt' Am! Plllll.\'/llllt’lll.

Avril Paton Until Sun 18 Get. Over 25 paintings. new and old. by this Glasgow artist.


3 Castle Street. 553 2557. The museum is temporarily closed due to structural damage and will re-open in April 1999.


2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mort-Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun Ham—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faiths. featuring a Zen garden. priceless art works froin the world‘s six major religions. Dali‘s (‘lirisi ()fSuiIl! Ja/m Oj'Tlie C mss and the story of religion in Scotland told through words and pictures.

The Reformation In Europe Until Sun I Nov. An exhibition looking at the religious turmoil of 16th and l7th century Europe.

The Stupa Project For World Peace Until Fri l5 May. Ari exhibition of internally donated art in aid of the Stupa

Project for World Peace. Among the I30 exhibits are works by Steven Campbell. Craigie Aitchison. Andy Goldsworthy. Lucien Pissaro and Vivien John.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on Scottish education from l872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War II arid l960s school days.

Second International Heritage Photographic Experience Until Sun l7 May. A selection of the prize-winning entries from this international

com etition for school children.

Litt e Hands Until Sun l7 May. ()ver 50 illustrations for a new children‘s bible by Glasgow-based artist Jennifer Stevenson.

I Can't Paint Miss! Thu 28 May—Sun 2t Jun. Students front Glasgow School of Art and school pupils aged between l4—l8. teamed up to create a mixed media exhibition including textiles. sculpture. costume and painting. See Kids listin ys.

Kids' Foo Until Sun 17 May. See Kids listings.

SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 I405. Tue—Fri l().30am—5pm; Sat l0am—4.30pm. [D].

Made In The North The rich diversity of

industries in Glasgow past and present is chronicled in this exhibition. Springburn Park. Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow A look at the

changes over the years to Springburn Park.



4 Bellevue Crescent. 557 I663. Wed—Sun noon-6pm.

Principally Provence Until Sat 23 May. Drawings and paintings of southern Provence by Frank Docherty.

BEYOND WORDS BOOKSHOP 42-44 Cockburri Street. 226 6636. Sun—Mon noon—5pm; Tue-iSat 10am—8 rm. Natural Heartlands Until Tue 30 Jun. Photographs by environmental. landscape and wildlife photographer David Woodfall. based oti his recently published book Natural Heart/(mils.


6 Duridas Street. 557 4050. Mon ~7I5ri l0ani~ 6pm; Sat 10am~lpni

New Acquisitions Until Sun 31 May. New works by various artists including William McCance. Sir Jatnes Guthrie. l).Y. Cameron. Willy Wilson and Sam Bough.


l() Royal Terrace. 556 l0 l0. Mon--l"r‘i l()aiti~6pm; Sat l()ani—lpm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Stiti 31 May. A wide selection of watercolours. paintings and sculpture by Scottish. British and European artists from l750-I950. CAMEO

38 Home Street. 228 4 l4]. Exhibitions open fifteen minutes before first screening of the day until llptii (Sun-Wed); lam (Thu—Sat). Intermission Until Sun l7 May. Over the next few months. three Scottish artists will install site-specific work throughout the cinema. In Part One. Helen McCrorie uses light projections in Cinema One to explore the nature of cinema-going.

The Rules Of The Game Wed 20 Mays—Sun 2| Jtiii. Two installations by Glasgow-based artist Kevin Ilutchesoii: T/It' /l('l (USUUHW ill/l/l ()Ilt’ii ()lt'It vam focuses on the cinema experience and The First Page. .‘lllt/ The Last Page looks at the activity of reading the first and last page oiin of a book.


Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. £4 (£2.50); family ticket f It). Missing Links Alive! Until Sun 12 Jul. An exhibition tracing the first footsteps of our ancestors tisirig 2lst century robotic technology. Central to the show is a series of life-sized. animated dioranias. which portray the principal stages iii human evolution.

The Edge Until Sat 23 May. Contemporary art from the arctic regions of Finland. Norway. Sweden and north- western Russia. See review.

William Gear And COBRA Until Sat 20 Jtiii. Works on paper by the late Scottish artist William Gear. plus works by his European contemporaries from the post- war C()BRA group. See Lectures & Events and review.


22—28 Cockbtirn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm (5pm Fri).

Chad McCail Until Sun 3] May. Chad McCail‘s line drawings of cross- sectioned houses observe human behaviour in all its intimacy.

John Ayscough Until Stiri 3| May. John Ayscough uses photography and painting to deconstruct niale stereotypes. See Lectures 8: Events.

Between States Utilil Sat 16 May. A series of drawings and paintings by Andrew R. MacKen/ie. based on his urban surroundings.

Bad Language & Travel Tue I9—Sun 3| May. A group show of work comprising photography. computer images. poetry. dance and sculpture by artists from Bonnyrigg's ()rchard Centre.

CONTACT GALLERY Griridlay Court Cetttre. Gritidlay Street