ART listings GLASGOW GALLERIES continued

Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius Until Sun 19 Sep. Nicknamed ‘Greek' due to his classical style, Alexander Thomson ( 1817—75) was responsible for making Glasgow :1 great Victorian city. His achievemean however. have been overshadowed by those of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and this retrospective exhibition curated by Murray Grigor and Dr Gavin Stamp seeks to redress the balance. Part of Glasgow l 999.

Vanity Cases By Philippe Starck Fri 23 Jul—Sun 31 Oct. A retrospective of the work of Philippe Starck. a prodigious designer in the 80s who shows no sign of slowing down. The exhibition features examples of his designs in miniaturised form. displayed in specially made vanity cases. Part ufG/asgow I999. See StyleList. page I I2.

Cardonald Design Until Sat 14 Aug. Cardonald College students showcase their work including design and fashion. graphics. industrial design. stitched textiles. jewellery. ceramics and portfolio


El Ultimo Grito Until Sun 15 Aug. Inspired by everyday objects. films and cartoons. El Ultimo Grito designs show their innovative approach to materials and technology.


Station Road. Milngavie, 578 8847. Tue—Fri I0am—lpm. 2—5pm; Sat & Sun 2—5pm.

Remains To Be Seen Until Sun 1 Aug. The history of Milngavie and Bearsden is depicted through paintings by Mary Armour. Willie Rodger and gallery founder Robert Lillie.


7I Houldsworth Street. Finnieston. 22I 4799. Wed—Sat 2—6pm.

Saturday Night Until Sat 24 Jul. Club life is explored through prints, drawings and paintings by Lindsay Nelson and Patsy McArthur.


270 Sauchiehall Street. 331 I854. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun I lam-5pm. The Architecture Of Democracy Until Sun 25 Jul. An exhibition comparing parliamentary buildings in different countries from Westminster to Louis Khan's parliament in Bangladesh. Sir Norman Foster’s remodelling of the Reichstag for the new German parliament in Berlin and Oscar Neimeyer‘s assembly in Brasilia. Part Q/‘Glusguw I999.


James Moir Hall. North Street. 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri—Sat 9am-5pm. Landmarks 0f Literary: Glasgow's Carnegie Libraries Until Tue 31 Aug. This exhibition focuses on the Edwardian architecture of Glasgow's Carnegie libraries and provides an insight into the work of Andrew Ca'rnegie who spent his fortune on 28l l public libraries throughout the world.

Faces from a Flock 1 (Soviet Pioneer) by Michele Lazenby

on show at Fringe Gallery


290 Sauchiehall Street. 353 0l02. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Brian Hartley Fri 23 Jul-Sun 8 Aug. An exhibition of paintings by Irish artist Brian Hartley. Having recently completed a mural at the St Enoch Centre. Hartley is best known for his work which depicts various dance forms.


Centre For Developmental Arts. l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

On Your Plate Fri 23 Jul—Fri 27 Aug. An international exhibition exploring how food - its tastes. looks and rituals help shape our idea ofcultural identity.


3/1. Il0 Garthland Drive. 554 54I7. Richard Wright Sat 24 Jul—Sun 8 Aug. New work by Richard Wright.


ll8 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon-Fri l0.30am—5pm; Sat l0.30am— I pm. Alastair W. Thomson Sat 3| Jul—Sat I4 Aug. Oil paintings.


Come and meet Mary Contini and Pru Irvine

Authors of Em Pam

Who will be showing how kids‘ conkcry is Inn at 11am on

Friday 30th July

at Ottakar’s Bookshop Cameron Toll Centre Tel: 0131 666 1866

82 TIIE LIST 22 Jul—5 Aug 1999


2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55 I l. Mon—Sat l0am—6pm.

Venice Behind The Mask

Until Fri 30 Jul. Photography by Bob Collins capturing the Carnivale Di Venezia.

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums. see Glasgow Life, page 88.


Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun Ham-5pm. Cafe. Free.

Food: Design & Culture

Until Sun 22 Aug. The preparation of food combines social ritual. aesthetics. technology and functionality. This exhibition examines how design effects our attitudes to food as well as providing an insight into the cultural history of Great British cuisine. Pun Q/‘GIus-gmv I999.

Going Out In Style Until Sun 22 Aug. Created at Paa Joe‘s workshop in Accra. Africa. these unique coffins can be made- to-measure in the form of anything from a boat or lion to an onion or Mercedes. Parr ({I'Clusgmv I 999.

Scottish Landscape Until Sun 29 Aug. A look at the Scottish landscape with a selection of works from the gallery's collection by William Daniel. William Leighton Leitch and Sir D.Y. Cameron.


The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue—Sat I0am—Ipm & 2—5pm. Free. Summer Art And Craft Until Sat 21 Aug. Applied arts and crafts by a range of artists including paintings. ceramics and knitwear.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7I5 I. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun Ham-5pm. Free.

Mies Van Der Rohe Until Sun 29 Aug. This exhibition looks at three of Van Der Rohe‘s most significant projects the famous Barcelona Pavilion of I929. the Weibenhof building in Stuttgart of I926 and the Villa Tugendhat in Brno. I928—30 and compares them to his modernistic furniture designs. Part of Glusgmv I999.


8—l0 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6I85. Mon—Wed I0am—5pm; Sat I—5pm. Thu & Fri by appointment.

Design And Scenography In Mask And Puppet Theatre Until Fri 3| Dec. Craft and design from the puppet theatre including set designs. scale models and drawings to working figures and masks. Par! (i/‘Glusgmv I999.


26 King Street. 552 2 IS I. Tue—Sat lOam—5.30pm.

London Photographic Awards

Until Sat I4 Aug. The second annual photography award which brings ‘pure' and ‘applied commercial’ photography together. The entrants brief is a poem. and this year. RB. Shelley‘s Lm'e. Hope. Desire Ami Fear was selected. See review.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. I0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). Cafe.

First Season Until Thu 30 Sep.

The launch of ‘Attpark 99'. a series of public art exhibitions. situated in the grounds of Bellahouston Park. The first show is commissioned sculptures by artists Pete Bevan. Doug Cocker. Paul Cosgrove. Marion Smith and Aeneas Wilder. complemented by an exhibition in the House illustrating the creative process behind the works. See review.


University Avenue. 330 422 I. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free.

The Animal Construction Company Until Fri 20 Aug. An exploration of the animal kingdom‘s building abilities. from weaver birds to termite mounds. Is there anything humans can learn from these incredible feats? Purl ({fG/us'gmv [999.


50-60 King Street. 553 I638.

Flick Until Sun I5 Aug. Visual art from members ol'Chen‘y and Ruth Mills. Rock Not Roll Until Sun l5 Aug. An exhibition of photographs by Tom Gaitens of bands who have played at the


28 King Street. 552 48 l 3. Tue-Sat

I lam—5 tn.

Transmission Open Until Sat 7 Aug A group show of work submitted by members of the gallery.


l8 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri

I 0am—5pm.

Elinor Currie Fri 23 Jul-Fri 27 Aug. Textile and craft work by Elinor Currie.

PEOPLE'S PALACE 8: WINTER GARDEN Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun I lam-5pm.

The Britannia Panopticon

Until Mon 27 Sep. The history of the Britannia Music Hall in Trongate where Stan Laurel tnade his debut is illustrated by artefacts. old posters. costumes and Victorian music hall music. Part of Gluxgmr I999.

SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM Museum Of Education. 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—. m. Free.

Future ystems Until Sun 3| Oct. The cutting-edge London-based architecture practice. Future Systems show models. drawings. plans and photographs of realised and unrealised designs. Part of Clusgmv I 999.