ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


Opposite Glasgow Green. 287 I999. Tue-Sat I()am—5pm; Sun Ham—5pm. Home For The Future Expo Until Sun 24 Oct. A tour of the Homes For The Future site. a £ IOmilIion housing development comprising one hundred homes all designed by leading architects from arotrnd the world. Both public and private housing will be created with the aim of combining innovative architecture with urban renewal. Par! ()fG/(M'gnw I999.

Home Until Sun 24 Oct. To complement the Homes For The Future development. this exhibition looks at the project in the context of the development of the house in the 20th century and addresses various aspects of home design for the future. l’tlrl (if (i/(lsgmv /999.


University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 330 543i). Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm. Home to the university's collection of art and sculpture and an on-going programme of temporary exhibitions. the Hunterian also features a re-creation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow house which contains original furnishings. Celebration - Ten Years Of Collecting 1989—1999 Until Sat l6 Oct. To celebrate the gallery’s refurbishment. an exhibition of over I500 works which have been added to the collections since I989. Among the acquisitions is a rare 20th century painting by Stanley Spencer. a |()th century chiaroscuro oil by Luca Camiaso plus works by the Scottish colourists. furniture and designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and prints by George Stubbs and Lucian Freud.


3-1—36 Wilson Street. 553 5903. Mon—Wed & Fri l()am—6pm; Thu l()am-7pm; Sat 9.3()am—5.30pm. Philippe Starck: For You From Me Until Tue 3| Aug. Over 30 exhibits of furniture and lighting. ar'tefacts. prototypes and design studies by one of the most fatnous designers in the world. Philippe Starck.


I8 King Street. 553 3540. Tue—Sat

I lam—5.30pm

An Isolated Incident Until Sat l4 Aug. Artists l’aul Carter. Chris Evans. Kate Gray and Janice McNab create new work based on the dialogue between the corporation and the individual.


l I Mitchell Lane. 22l 6362. Mon. Wed. l-‘ri & Sat I().3()am—opm; Tue l lam-6pm; Thtr lt).3()am—-8pm: Strn noon—5pm. Converted from Charles Rennie

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Mackintosh‘s first major public building and former offices of The Herald. this new venue is the home of Scotland‘s centre for Architecture. Design and the City. Providing two main exhibition galleries and smaller display areas. there are facilities for conferences. education and IT suites. a shop and a cafe. On permanent display. the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre documents the life and work of Glasgow's most famous architect-designer.

Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius Until Sun l9 Sep. Nicknamed 'Greek‘ due to his classical style. Alexander Thomson (l8 l7-75) was responsible for making Glasgow a great VictOrian city. His achievements 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. Purl of Glus‘gmv I999.

Vanity Cases By Philippe Starck Until Sun 3I 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 rniniaturised form.

displayed in specially made vanity cases.

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Cardonald Design Until Sat l-l Aug. Cardonald College students showcase their work including design and fashion. graphics. industrial design. stitched

John Cocozza’s work is on show in 'On Your Plate' at Project Ability

textiles. jewellery. ceramics and portfolio presentation.

El Ultimo Grito Until Sttn I5 Attg. Inspired by everyday objects. films and cartoons. El Ultimo Gr'ito designs show their innovative approach to materials and technology.


Station Road. Milngavie. 578 8847. Tue—Fri IOam—lpm. 2—5pm; Sat 6’; Sun 3—5pnr

Engender Sat 7 Aug—Sat 4 Sep. Ten women artists including Joan liardley. Jane Fyfe and Hazel Campbell explore common themes of the landscape and environment of Dumfries and Galloway.


7| Houldsworth Street. l‘iinnieston. 22l 4799. Wed—Sal 3—6pm.

Frozen Moments Sat 7—Sat 28 Attg. Pottery by Alice McFarIane and prints by Margot Sandeman.


James Moir Hall. North Street. 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri-Sat 9am—5pm. Landmarks 0f Literary: Glasgow's Carnegie Libraries Until Ttte 3l Aug. This exhibition focuses on the Edwardian architecture of Glasgow's Carnegie libraries and provides art insight into the work of Andrew Carnegie who spent his fortune on 281 l public libraries throughout the world.

Casa Wolf designed by Ettore Sottsass forms part of a show looking at the designer's life at Glasgows School of Art


Dumbarton Road. 339 I303. Mon. Tue 8; Thu I lam—7pm; Wed. Fri 6’; Sat 9am-5pm.

Close Resemblances 2 Until Sat I-l Aug. An exhibition of paintings by NcNab of tenement closes of Partick and surrounding areas. using pastels. chalks atttl charcoal.


390 Sauchiehall Street. 353 (ll()3. Mon—Sat IOam-Opm; Sun noon—5pm. Brian Hartley Until Stilt 8 Atrg. 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. I8 Albion Street. 553 3833. Mon—Fri I()am—5pm.

On Your Plate Until Fri 27 Aug. An international exhibition exploring how food its tastes. looks and rituals help shape otrr idea ofcultural identity.


Iiast End ofGlasgow. 554 54I7. Viewing by appointtnent only.

Richard Wright Until Strrr 8 Aug. New work by Richard Wright.


I18 Douglas Street. 248 ()386. Mon—Fri I().3()am—5pm; Sat l().3()am—lpm. Alastair W. Thomson Until Sat 14 Aug. Oil paintings.


8—I() Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 (>I85. Mon—Wed I()am—5pm; Sat I—5pm. Thu & Fri b ' appointment.

Design An Scenography In Mask And Puppet Theatre Until Fri 31 Dec. Craft and design frotn the puppet theatre including set designs. scale models and drawings to working figures and masks. Part of Glasgow I999.


26 King Street. 553 215l.Ttre—Sat l()am—5.30pm.

London Photographic Awards Until Sat l4 Aug. The second annual photography award which brings ‘pure' and ‘applied commercial' photography together. The entrants brief is a poem. atrd this year. RB. Shelley's Love, Hope. Desire Am/ l’cur was selected.

13TH NOTE CAFE 50-60 King Street. 553 I638. Rock Not Roll Until Strn 15 Aug. Art