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 collection since 1989. Among the acquisitions is a painting by Stanley Spencer, a 16th century Chiaroscuro oil by

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Luca Camiaso plus works by the Scottish

colourists, furniture and designs by Charles

Rennie Mackintosh and prints by George Stubbs and Lucian Freud.

best exhibitions this fortnight



18 King Street, 552 2540. Tue—Sat 11am-5pm.

Say Nothing, Be Silent Until Sun 17 Oct. Canadian-based artists Jo-Anne Balcaen, Naomi Potter and Ana Rewakowicz show work with Glasgow-based artist Nathalie de Briey, exploring issues of intimacy through videos, photographs, latex and ribbons.


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.

Vanity Cases By Philippe Starck Until Sun 31 Oct. See Glasgow Design Festival feature, pages ????????

D 8- AD Awards Until Fri 15 Oct. The best of British and international design and advertising.

Jane Drew Prize Exhibition Until Thu 14 Oct. Set in 1997 as a memorial to one of the country’s leading architects, Jane Drew, this prize exhibition features the work of all the 1998 finalists.

Rebuilding Lives Until Fri 29 Oct. A look at how social attitudes towards people with learning disabilities has been reflected in an ‘architecture of exclusion’.

GIA Annual Design Award Exhibition Thu 7—Mon 18 Oct. A display of the entries for this year’s Glasgow Institute of Architects Design Awards, plus student award-winners from the Mackintosh School of Architecture and Strathclyde University’s Department of Architecture and Building Science.

Please Touch Sat 9 Oct—Sun 9 Jan. Seven contemporary UK artists including Rachel Whiteread, Martin Boyce, Richard Wentworth and Julian Opie design a piece of furniture which in turn have been taken to prototype for the Glasgow Collection by SCP. Part of Glasgow I 999.

First Batch: The Glasgow Collection Sat 9 Oct-Sun 9 Jan. See Glasgow Design Festival feature, page 109. The Shape Of Colour: RED Fri 15 Oct-Sun 16 Jan. See Glasgow Design Festival feature, age 109. Working City DEGW Mon 18 Oct—Fri 5 Nov. See Glasgow Design Festival feature, pages 109.


Agnes Martin and John McLaughlin The grande dame of abstract art is celebrated and the late American artist John McLaughlin is remembered in a show that stirs the mind to contemplation. Edinburgh: Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden until Sun 31 Oct.

Gary Hume All gloss and a lot of surface charm in the latest paintings from the artist who is representing Britain in this year's Venice Biennale. Edinburgh: Dean Gallery until Sun 77 Oct.

Museum Magogo Entrepreneurial art duo Graham Ramsey and John Beagles host a show of work by over 200 artists. See review. Glasgow: Glasgow Project Room until Sat 30 Oct.

Visions Of The Future Artists Martin Boyce and Ross Sinclair disclose scenes of the world both to come and gone. Strip lighting and cardboard boxes rule supreme. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery until Sat 13 Nov.

Fresh Paint Painting is shown to be far from dead in this show of work by some of Britain's most interesting artists: Glenn Brown, Nicky Hoberman and James Rielly. Glasgow: Gallery Of Modern Art until Sun 24 Oct.

Neal Beggs Begg's text work records Scotland's munros (mountains over 3000ft) and the addresses of high- rises in Glasgow. The urban reality and rural fantasy collide head-on. Glasgow: McLe/lan Galleries.

Olafur Eliasson/Tacita Dean Two reasons to travel to Dundee: Eliasson’s light and lantern installation and Dean's chalk drawings of a galleon at sea. Another must is an exquisite show of


a week ofedueational and conversational events in and around Glasgow

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H n o N D A Y 1. 1. T H > > Elizabeth Price: ‘A Boring

[- Lecture’ > > Parish I Iall, 266 George Street, Glasgow> >9am- 5pm



T U E S D A Y 1: E T H > >Ross Birrell, Sarah Duncan and Phillipa Gannon: ‘Intellectual Property’ > > the Trophy

3 Room at the Polo Lounge, 84 Wilson Street, Glasgow> >7.3()pm onwards

WEDNESDAY l3TH>>John McDiarmid and John Gooch: ‘Urban Camping’ > > Mitchell Conference Suite, Floor 5, North Street, Glasgow> >(iptn-7.45ptn



V) THURSDAY lHTH>>Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sulllvnn: ‘The Mirror 8c the Masque at Linlithgow Palace’ > > Linlithgow Palace, Littlithgow> >2pm-4pm; bus leaves for Linlithgow 1pm from outside the City Chambers, Cochrane Street. Glasgow (please book seats")

F R I D A Y 1: 5 T H > >Jacqueline Donachie: ‘Shawfield : Stadium’ > > Shawfield Stadium, I37 Shawfield Drive, Glasgow> > Bus leaves for Shawfield Stadium from the City Chambers, Cochrane Street. Glasgow at 6.30pm (please book seats*)



_] SATURDAY leH>>TheModemlnstitutepresents Alan Kane > > meet 3.00pm outside the Modern Institute, < 73 Robertson Street, Glasgow

4- +Hayley Tompkins and Susan Tompkins: ‘Faces and names’> >the Function Room at the Corinthian, 191 Ingram Street, Glasgow>>9pm [following this event All Horizons Club will launch 'Free Tutorials a Free Publication' ]



SUNDAY l7TH>>SarahTfippz‘SIowDrarna’>>2.30pm- 3.30pm Glasgow Cathedral> >(please bring a walkrnan for this event)

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

Sea Journey Until Sun 10 Oct. Seascape

books by the artist Richard Long. Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts until Sun 7 Nov.

++Nick Norton: ‘Overlooked, looking for the Evil

tapestries by Fiona Hutchison, complemented by the gallery’s collection of paintings on a sea theme. Emroiderers Guild Sat 16 Oct-Sun 7 Nov. A 21$t anniversary exhibition of the Strathendrick branch of the Embroiderers

Inspired by the cityscape, Lucy Vaughan creates textile installations and Lisa Cathro produces multiple plate etchings.


MCLELLAN GALLERIES LLOYD JEROME GALLERY 270 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1854. Mon-Sat 200 Bath Street, 331 0722. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. 9am—6 m. RGl Annual Exhibition Until Fri 29 Oct. Todd amer Until Thu 28 Oct. New The annual RGI exhibition featuring the

sculpture by Todd Garner. work of the prizewinners who include Gordon K. Mitchell, Alan Stewart, Neil THE LOFT GALLERY Fyffe, Jock Maclnnes, Lynne McGregor

71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston, 221 and Helen Glassford. 4799. WeHat 2—6pm.

Absence And Presence Until Sat 9 Oct.

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Eye’> >the Function Room at the Corinthian, 191 Ingram H Street, Glasgow> >8pm

[— .++Su Grierson: ‘Deepend’>>Waterstone’s, 153-157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow> >11-17 October: Mon - Fri 8.00am-10pm; Sat 8.00am-8.00pm; Sun 10.30am-7.00pm

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