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Exhibitions are listed alphabetically by city and category, then

a pha etically b venue. Please send details to our 0 ice at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.



l9 Pamie Street. 552 7779. Mon-Sat Ham—6 m. Tom Allan Until 26 Oct. Sculpture. The Birthday Show Until Mon 26 Oct. Mixed media works celebrating nine years of the gallery. plus jewellery by new exhibitors.


287 2699. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Voluntary guides are available free ofcharge to conduct parties or individuals around the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.

Art Competition For Young People Until Sun 25 Oct. A display of winning entries from the museum‘s annual competition. which invites school children to submit art works inspired by the exhibits.

Dialogue In The Dark Until 31 Jan 1999. Sighted visitors gain an insight into the world of the visually impaired. Biodiversity In Glasgow Until 31 Jan 1999. Glasgow‘s local biodiversity action plan is unveiled in this informative. interactive exhibition.

Shamiana - The Mughal Tent Fri 9 Oct—Mon 4 Jan 1999. The results of a project conceived by the V&A Museum. London. in which South Asian women were encouraged to explore their cultural heritage through the museum‘s Nehru Gallery of Indian Art Collection. By exploring designs and forms in textiles. paintings and decorative arts. the women rediscovered traditional skills.


Regent House. 113 West Regent Street. 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm. Jennifer Irvine Mon lZ—Fn‘ 30 Oct. Recent paintings.


134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat

10am— 1 pm.

Collectors' Choice Until Tue 20 Oct. Scottish contetnporary paintings chosen

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by a celebrity panel.

Goal Until Tue 20 Oct. Football paintings by Peter Howson.

Quartet Until Tue 20 Oct. Four exhibitions of contemporary ceramics and jewellery.


Strathclyde Buses. 423 6600 ext 3644. Gift Of The Gab Until Fri 30 Oct. Four stories of fantasy. urban myths and sporting moments retold by Martha Sills. Oscar McLennan. Johnny Martin and Joe Murray, can be seen on the bulkhead of Strathclyde buses.


346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Wed 11am-6pm; Thu & Fri 11am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Slipstream Until Fri 23 Oct. A group show exploring the psychology of perception. Featured artists include Fiona Banner. Sam Durant. James Jarvis and Torbjom Rodland.


University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D]. Changing Pages Sat IO Oct—Sat 14 Nov. An exhibition of three- dimensional books. including hundreds of pop-up and mechanical examples. plus books to be scratched, sniffed. and even heard.


178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30 m.

City Pavements, Village Streets Until Wed 28 Oct. Recent paintings by Anda Paterson.


221 West George Street. 248 9755. Mon-Fri 10am—5.30pm.

The Glasgow Girl Bessie MacNicol And Her Contemporaries Thu 8—Thu 29 Oct. An exhibition of paintings to celebrate the publication of Ailsa Tanner‘s Bessie MacNicol.

Excellent Mon 12 Oct-Sat 7 Nov. A series of twelve original flags by Adrian Wiszniewski are shown alongside eight painted canvasses spelling out the words ‘dead good‘.


Queen Street. 229 1996. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm (closed Tue); Sun 11am-5pm.

Wonderwall Until Sat 7 Nov. A collaborative project celebrating the literary festival Inspiration F mm Word. The show brings together the work of nine Glasgow-based artists in a variety of media including Will Maw. Amanda Munro, Susan Brind and Jim Harrold.


Rouken Glen Road. 620 0235. Daily 1.30-5.30 in (closed Tue).

Jennifer nderson Until Wed 28 Oct. Figurative paintings by this young Dundee graduate.


148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.3()pm.

Works In Stock Until Sat 31 Oct. A display of work by leading British artists including Scottish Colourists. McTaggart. Cowie. Redpath and many more.


Cafe Cosmo. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Positive Steps Until Thu 29 Oct. Artwork by clients of the Gorbal's GSIT project. celebrating Scottish Mental Health Awareness Week (5—1 1 Oct).


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

City Of Towers Until Sat l7 Oct. Photo- etchings of the Glasgow skyline by Harry Magee.

Home Until Sat 17 Oct. Multi-layered monoscreen printing by Norman Mathieson.

John Taylor Until Sat 17 Oct. Recent paintings and prints.


322 Duke Street. 554 1125. Wed—Fri noon—6 m; Sat—Sun 10am-4pm.

Satan scillate My Metallic Sonatas Until Sun 18 Oct. Painting. photography and installation by Glasgow-based artists Ross Birrell. Justin Caner. Torsten Lauschmann and Stuart Purdy. See

FRINGE GALLERY l8 Castlemilk Arcade. 634 2603. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm.

,v 4 It shows his work at Glasgow Print Studio

Spikey Ball: Norman Mathieso

GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART Mackintosh Gallery. 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Thu 9.30am—8.30pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—noon.

Chuck Mitchell Fri 9—Thu 29 Oct. A comprehensive survey of work by this artist who took his inspiration from Art Nouveau. Eastern European decorative forms and Scottish heritage.

Fergus Stewart Until Thu 15 Oct. (The Atrium Gallery: open Mon—Fri IOam—Spm). Ceramics from


Slipstream The ’psychology of perception' and all that follows in its wake, is given a going over in a show that takes on time, space and mystery. Prepare to move into the interior. Glasgow: CCA unti/ Fri 23 Oct.

Mona Hatoum The last few weeks to catch the woman who swallowed a camera to video the internal workings of her body, has woven her own pubic hair in to a garden chair and made a powerful political statement using bars of soap. Hatoum’s work is sensational, seductive and stomach churning. Edinburgh: National Gallery Of Modern Art until 25 Oct. Continental Drift Observations from the home front by photographer Martin Parr and further afield, by a line-up of European artists in a show that examines the Continent in the throes of pre-millennium anxiety. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery unti/ Sat i4 Nov.

Satan Oscillate My Metallic Sonatas An odd title that seems to have strayel from the realms of heavy metal, but Ross Biire 1, Justin Carter, Torsten Lauschmann and Stuart Purdy deliver the goods Without bringing on a bad head. Glasgow: F/y until Sun 78 Oct.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat & Sun 10am-5pm. For details of weekday opening hours. call 353 4449.

Digital Design Exhibition Until Sun 1 Nov. An exhibition of work produced by students from Glasgow School ofArt's Digital Design Studio.

HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY i University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am~5pm. The gallery has received a major new acquisition. a chair designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1904. which goes on display for the first time in Scodand.

Tools For The Shaman On permanent display in the refurbished Sculpture Courtyard. Jake Harvey shows monumental works carved from Irish basalt.


18 King Street. 552 2540. Mon—Fri 1 lam—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. Known Remembered, Forgotten