ART listings

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University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat noon—4pm. Connections 2 Until Sat 28 Aug. An exhibition of work by two groups of fibre artists. California Fibres combine fine and applied art to create tapestry, paper, basketry, twining, quilting and multi- media pieces and the Celtic Felters comprise Scottish and Irish members of the lntemational Feltmakers Association. Specially commissioned for the show is a felt tent or ‘Yurt’.

Animate And Fascinate Sat 4 Sep-Sat 9 Oct. A look at the diversity of animation and the influence of digitalisation on traditional techniques. Featured in the exhibition is a selection of artwork taken from British animations, broadcast on both a national and international scale.


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

New Generation Show Until Tue 31 Aug. The cream of the Scottish art colleges degree shows, selected from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee. Glimpses And Glances From All Our Lives Until Wed 8 Sep. Photographic work by Glasgow School of Art graduate Samuel Murray.

City Zones Until Wed 8 Sep. Photographs exploring the city by Glasgow School of Art graduate Sam Bell.


18 Castlemilk Arcade, 634 2603. Mon—Sat 10am-5 m.

The View From Lrp Here Until Mon 6 Sep. A collaborative project between Castlemilk Writers’ Group and artist Christina McBride which looks at the concept of ‘home’, plus a dance video resulting from a workshop led by dancer and choreographer Maxine Railton and Castlemilk children.


Queen Street, 229 1996. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm.

Alvar Aalto In Seven Buildings Until Sun 10 Oct. A retrospective exhibition looking at seven key projects by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, illustrating his modernist approach to architecture, interiors, furniture and object designs.


Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Wed—Sun 1.30—5.30pm.

Summer Exhibition Until Sun 5 Sep. Gallery artists and new exhibitors show recent work.


148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

First Of The Summer Wine Until Tue 31 Aug. A changing selection of paintings, drawings and other works for the summer months, featuring artists Kay, Fergusson, Eardley, Knox, Little, McNee and Redpath.

Travelling Scotland Fri 3—Fri 24 Sep. Landscape paintings by Tom Shanks.


Cresswell Lane, 342 5822. Tue, Thu & Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am-5.30pm; Sun noon—5 m.

Scottis Art Schools A new gallery from Emerging Artists Partnership which aims to promote the work of students and graduates from the Scottish art schools, with all works for sale ranging in price from £70—£200.


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

19th Century Scottish Art Until Tue 31 Aug. An exhibition of 19th century Scottish art featuring the work of Walton, Bonnar, McCulloch and Bough. Scottish Paintings Wed 1-Thu 30 Sep. Scottish paintings from 1880 to the present day featuring work by the Scottish colourists, William McTaggart, D.Y. Cameron and Gary Anderson.


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

A Formal Agreement Made Casual Until Sun 29 Aug. A collaborative installation from Glasgow-based artists Kim McKinney and Deborah Norton, created in response to a society obsessed with protocol and convention.


730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Dain 11am—4pm.

Davrd Douglas Until Sun 28 Nov. A celebration of the bi-centenary year of the birth of famous Scottish plant collector, David Douglas.


Cafe Cosmo, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. Changing Icons Until Tue 31 Aug. Artist and photographer Robert Hamilton presents a mixed media exhibition in which he examines how architecture shapes people’s lives. Part of Glasgow 1999. Cinema As Architecture Wed I—Thu 30 Sep. A photographic exhibition by the 100 group recording the filming of GFF’s ‘Cinemas As Architecture’ video. Part of Glasgow 1999.


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

Habitat Until Sat 2 Oct. Invited artists respond to the definition of ‘habitat’ whether it be the abode of an animal or plant, the physical environment of any community or the place where a person or things can be found by creating editions of prints.

Modern Dreams Until Sat 2 Oct. Will Maw produces a new series of

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screenprints taking inspiration from seemingly incompatible sources of imagery and text.

Helen Fay - Island Creatures Until Sat 2 Oct. A new body of work from Helen Fay inspired by island creatures.


Ground floor, Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 8162. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am—5pm.

New Artists Until Fri 31 Dec. A new gallery space for Glasgow showcases the work of up-and-coming artists from Glasgow and the rest of Scotland. The work encompasses a variety of media from sculpture and textile design to paintings and jewellery, changing the line-up on a monthly basis.

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

Ettore Sottsass And Associates Until Fri 24 Sep. (Mackintosh Gallery and Studios). A look at the diverse range of work by post-war Italian designer Ettore Sottsass. In the 505 he worked on the first generation of computers for Olivetti and in the 80s he established the Memphis design group. Sottsass, now in his eighties, is still busy with new projects in his studio in MilanJ’arr of Glasgow 1999.

Jessie M. King 1875-1949 Until Fri 3 Sep. (Mackintosh Building). A celebration of the life and work of one of Scotland’s most influential female artists, in this the 50th anniversary of her death. King studied at Glasgow School of Art and later went on to teach book illustration and ceramic decoration at the art school.

Looking For The Perfect House Until Sat 11 Sep. (Mackintosh Building). The results of French architects association ‘Peripheriques’ challenge to 36 European architects to design an individual three- roomed house with a garage and a garden costin under £50,000.

Year 1'99 Degree Shows Highlights Until Tue 31 Aug. (Atrium Gallery). Edited highlights of this year’s Design and Craft 1999 Degree show.

Damask, Painting 1998-1999 Until Thu 2 Sep. (Studio 42). Paintings by Susanne Norregard Nielsen who was awarded the William and Mary Armour Research Scholar award for 1998-1999.


Opposite Glasgow Green, 287 1999. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Home For The Future Expo Until Sun 24 Oct. A tour of the Homes For The Future site, a £10 million housing development comprising one hundred homes all designed by leading architects from around the world. Both public and private housing will be created with the aim of combining innovative architecture with urban renewal. Part of Glasgow 1999.

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. Part of Glasgow I999.


University of Glasgow, University Avenue, 330 5430. 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 16 Oct. To celebrate the gallery’s refurbishment, an exhibition of over 1500 works which have been added to the collections since 1989. Among the acquisitions is a rare 20th century painting by Stanley Spencer, a 16th 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.


24-26 Wilson Street, 552 5902. Mon-Wed & Fri 10am-6pm; Thu lOam—7pm; Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Philippe Starck: For You From Me Until Tue 31 Aug. Over 30 exhibits of furniture and lighting, artefacts,

protot' . es and design studies by one of the most famou .Iesigners in the world, Phi'ipr Starck. Some of Starck’s most -‘.' grated designs are featured in the display including the ‘Juicy Salif’ lemon squeezer and the ‘Lord Yo’ chair.


18 King Street, 552 2540. Tue-Sat Ham-5.30pm.

Light Sculpture Until Fri 3 Sep. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Free. Members of Trongate Studios explore the use of light in 3-dimensional forms and space.


11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am-6pm; Tue 11am—6pm; Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun noon-5pm. Converted from Charles Rennie 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 19 Sep. Nicknamed ‘Greek’ due to his classical style, Alexander Thomson (1817—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. Part of Glasgow I 999.

Vanity Cases By Philippe Starck Until Sun 31 Oct. A retrospective of the work of Philippe Starck, a prodigious designer in the 805 who shows no sign of slowing down. The exhibition features examples of his designs in miniaturised form, displayed in specially made vanity cases. Part 0 Glasgow 1999.

St in e's Safe Environment Project Until Tue 31 Aug. Pupils at St Jude’s Primary School in Easterhouse worked with architects, landscape designers and artists to discover more about design and design process. This exhibition documents the results of their studies with views of design for schools in the future.

One Foot Taller Until Sun 26 Sep. (Review Gallery). Designers Will White and Katarina Barac who formed One Foot Taller design and manufacture company in 1995, present an exhibition of recycled and batch produced houseware.


Station Road, Milngavie, 578 8847. Tue-Fri 10am-1pm, 2—5pm; Sat & Sun 2—5pm.

Engender Until Sat 4 Sep. Ten women artists including Joan Eardley, Jane Fyfe and Hazel Campbell explore common themes of the landscape and environment of Dumfries and Galloway.


200 Bath Street, 331 0722. Tue—Sat 9am-6pm.

lad Fair Until Thu 9 Sep. An exhibition of artwork by Jad Fair who formed the band Half Japanese back in 1974. His work has been used on album covers by The Residents, Teenage Fanclub, The Vaselines, The Pastels and Kramer.