University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5piii. The gallery ltas received a major new acquisition. a chair designed by Cltarles Rennie Mackintosh iii I904. which goes on display for the first time iit Scodand.

Tools For The Shaman ()ii permanent display in the refurbished Sculpture Courtyard. Jake Harvey shows monumental works carved front Irish basalt.


38—42 Woodlands Road. 564 I700. Daily 24 hours.

Ruth Brewer Until Mon 30 Nov. Photography exhibition.


I8 King Street. 552 2540. Mon—Fri

l lam—5pm; Sat iiooii--4piti. Brussels/Bruxelles Until Sat 2t Nov. The second part of a cultural exchange between Glasgow and Brussels. Featured artists include Christoph Fink. Michel Clerbois and l)oitiiiiique Tliii'ioii. and their work will be exhibited at various venues throughout the city. See also CCA. Glasgow Botanic Garden and Glasgow School of Art. See review.


Station Road. Milngavie. 943 3247.

Tue l'l‘l l0aitt-lpiii. 2-~5piii: Sat & Stiii 2—5pui

Glasgow Society Of Women Artists Until Sat l4 Nov. Mixed media works by a selection of female artists.


200 Bath Street. 33l 0722. Tue—Sat 9;iiti-~(tpiii; 'l‘liti I lam -8piii.

Rogue Studio ITiitil Thu 5 Nov. Recent paintings by artists from the Rogue Studio.

Luc lmsand 'l‘hu I2 Nov Thu 3 Dec. Recent paintings including I'igtii‘ative works by this Swiss artist.


7] Houldsworth Street. Finnieston. 221 4799. Wed-Sat 2—6pm.

Takashi Suzuki Until Sat 28 Nov. Minimalist wall sculptures are shown alongside framed lino prints by Japanese artist Takashi Suzuki.


270 Sauchieltall Street. 33] I854. Mon—Sun mam—5.30pm.

Royal National Institute 137th Annual Exhibition Until Sun 29 Nov. Contemporary Scottish paintings and sculptures submitted by professional. student and amateur artists.


I44 West Regent Street. 204 0708. Mon—Fri I lam-6pm; Sat I lam—2pm. John E. Kingsley Until Mon 9 Nov. Recent paintings by John E. Kingsley plus works by contemporary gallery artists.


North Street. 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri—Sat 9am—5pm.

The Seeing Eye Until Thu 3| Dec. An exhibition celebrating the life aitd work of photographer George ()liver.


Centre For Developmental Arts. I8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

New Works Until Fri 20 Nov. Mixed exhibition by members of Trongate Studios.

Body Politics Until Fri 27 Nov. An exhibition of work by women artists in a variety of media covering a range of issues concerning physical and emotional health and well-being.


I I8 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri I0.30am—5piti; Sat I().30aiii-Ipiii. Sylvia Allen Until Sat 2| Nov. Recent oil paintings.

Seeing Eye: the life and times of photographer George Oliver is celebrated at the Mitchell Library


2nd Floor. I4 King Street. 552 7080. Sat _ __

& Sun noon—4pm. A permanent collection of kinetic sculptures by Eduard Bersudsky.


26 King Street. 552 2I5 I. Mon—Sat I0ant—5.30 m.

Streetwor 5 Until Sat 14 Nov. A decade of live art on the streets of Glasgow is documented in this exhibition. See review.


28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat

I lam—5pm.

Euro Central Until Sat 7 Nov. Navigating a passage through the architectural highs and lows of the 20th century. Yvonne Fontijne. Manfred Pernice. Matthew Harrison. Chad McCaiI. Boris Ondreicka and others offer a response to the built environment.

This section contains details of museums current showing temporary exhibitions. for details of other museums, see Glasgow Life, page 96.


287 2699. Mort—Sat I0am—5pin; Sun

I Iain—5pm. Cafe. [D].

The Lakota Ghost Dance Shirt Object Cinema Screenings are continuous throughout the day. every day. Playwright Peter Arnott Itas created a film which sheds ligltt on one of Glasgow Museunts' most controversial exhibits. ‘The I.akota Ghost Dance Shirt‘. Reputed to Itave been taken as a souvenir front the body of art I.akota Indian at the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre iii January I89 I. the Object Cinema uses audio visual technology to tell the story.

BT Dialogue In The Dark Until 3| Jan I999. Sighted visitors gain an insight into the world of the visually impaired. Shamiana - The Mughal Tent Until 4 Jan I999. The results ofa 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 arid forms iii textiles. paintings arid decorative arts. the women rediscovered traditional skills.

Biodiversity In Glasgow Until 3t Jan I999. Glasgow‘s local biodiversity action plan is unveiled in this informative. interactive exhibition.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. It) Dumbreck Road. 353 4770. Sat & Stiii I0ai1i—5pm. For details of weekday opening hours. call 353 4449.

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


Kelvin Hall. Dtimbarton Road. 287 2720. Mon—Sat I()aiii—5pm; Stiii Ham—5pm. Future Foods? Until Sat 3 Dec. Tltis exhibition developed by the Science Museum irt London. explains the science behind genetically modified food.

PEOPLE'S PALACE & WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat l0aiii-5pm; Stiii I lam—5pm.

William Simpson Fri 6 Nov—7 Feb

I999. Best known for his illustrations documenting The Crimean War ( l854—6). a collection of over 50 watercolours by William Simpson.


225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mort—Sat I0am—5piii; Stiii 2—5piti. Cal-e. [D].

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Detlef Henrichs Body and facial disfigurement is documented in Narben, (the German term for 'scarring'), a series of self-portraits by the photographer, Detlef Henrichs. Edinburgh: Portfolio Gallery Sat 74 Nov-Sat 79 Dec.

Streetworks Performance art is an unusual beast. Here it is tamed for a show that documents its history in Glasgow. Performers caught on camera include Ross Birrell and Tara Babel. See review. Glasgow: Street Level until Sat 74 Nov.

Angus Hood 8: Christine Frew Curious about visual driftwood - advertismg slogans through to have- been SOs personalities Edinburgh artists Hood and Frew provide paintings and screenprints that meditate on the cosmopolitan landscape. Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden until Sun 6 Dec.

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 ore-millennium anXiety Edinburgh; Fruitmarket Gallery until Sat 74 Nov.

Taking Snapshots Snapshots taken through the ages of day-trippers, families on outings and every day life collected and catalogued by Joachim Schmid. Edinburgh: Stills Gallery until Sat 91an.

Eurocentral Form-follows-function and can lead to architectural highs and lows. Appropriately, taking its title from the mega-development outside Glasgow and off the M8, Eurocentral tackles the built- envuonment. Glasgow Transmission Gallery until Sat 7 7 Nov

Insights Uittil 3 Jan I999. Ait ' interactive exhibition for children aimed at giving art insight into the I geograplty. history and culture of Germany.

The Clothes Off Our Backs Until l0 Jait I999. A coitimutitty-based project in which lines front the works of poet Robert Burns have been sewn iitto garments of various shapes. sizes and colours.

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