Glasgow artists John Beagles and Graham Ramsay curate this exhilarating exhibition of over 200 works by upcoming young artists from Scotland.
THE GLASGOW ROOM
Ground Floor, Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 8162. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am-5pm.
New Artists 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
167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mackintosh & Newberry Gallery open Mon-Thu 9.30am-7pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—noon. Podium Gallery open Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am-5pm. Atrium Gallery open Mon-Thu 10am-8pm; Fri 10am—5pm.
lnterspace Until Sat 30 Oct. (Mackintosh Gallery). A study of spatial relationships by New York-based artist and graduate of GSA, Scott Kilgour. See review.
Contemporary Japanese Prints Until Fri 29 Oct. (Newberry Gallery). Recent work by young printmakers from Kyoto, Seika University.
The Colour Theory Package Until Fri 29 Oct. (Atrium Gallery). This interactive exhibition created by staff at GSA, features a series of iMac computers housed in colour co-ordinated workstations. Each computer is installed with ‘The Colour Theory Package’, an educational CD-ROM exploring colour
Research At The Mac Tue 2—Sun 14 Nov. (Podium Gallery). An exhibition of the research studies carried out by students and staff of the Mackintosh School of Architecture.
Textile Diversity Thu 4-Fri 26 Nov. (Mackintosh & Atrium Gallery). Contemporary textiles featuring weave, print, knit and embroidery. Artists include Rebecca Earley, Alan Gallacher, Brian Harris and Jimmy Stephen-Cran.
3 Park Circus, 332 2555. Mon-Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—4pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
Synthetic Vision: J.W. Von Goethe - Poet And Scientist Until Thu 4 Nov. A documentary exhibition looking at Goethe’s life, literary works and his achievements as a scientist.
GREENDYKE STREET 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 100 homes all designed by leading architects from around the world. Both public and private housing has been constructed, created with the aim of combining innovative architecture with issues of urban renewal. Home Until Sun 24 Oct. To complement the Homes For The Future, this exhibition looks at the project in the context of house building in the 20th century and addresses ifrlarious aspects of home design for the ture.
18 King Street, 552 2540. Tueéat llam—Spm.
Building For Glasgow Sun 24 Oct-Sat 6 Nov. Participants have been asked to design a building for Glasgow on the back of a postcard, which in turn will be realised in different media, architectural models and computer graphics, in a project by Suspect Culture in partnership with Tramway.
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. A retrospective of the work of style guru 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. Rebuilding Lives Until Fri 29 Oct. A look at how social attitudes towards people with learning disabilities have been reﬂected in an ‘architecture of exclusion’.
Please Touch Until 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 has been taken to prototype for the Glasgow Collection by SCP. Part of Glasgow 1 999.
First Batch: The Glasgow Collection Until Sun 9 Jan. Set up as part of the Glasgow 1999 celebrations, The Glasgow Collection has funded a range of new design products, taking them to prototype stage and beyond. Over 40 projects by emerging and established designers from Glasgow and beyond feature in the display. Included is ‘Chasm Chair’ designed by Glasgow-based designers One Foot Taller, a digital hand-drum by GSA graduate Ben Smith and plastic seatin for children by Craig Whittet. The Sﬁape 0f Colour: RED Until Sun 16 Jan. The cultural and psychological meanings of the colour red are explored in this collection of objects that includes everything from a Swiss Army knife, a telephone box, Coca Cola, a Butlin’s Red Coat and a Ducati 9OOSS red motorbike. Working City DEGW Until Fri 5 Nov. An exhibition of ideas from leading young architects and designers who were challenged to investigate the future of living and working in Glasgow’s city centre.
International Cafe Challenge Fri 22-Tue 26 Oct. A workshop for international young designers with the brief to design an imaginary cafe in four days. The students will work with professional designers and the results of this session will be displayed in the Lighthouse’s Education Gallery.
HUNT ERIAN ART GALLERY
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 recreation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh ’s Glasgow house which contains ori inal furnishings. Mackintos Sketches Tue 2 Nov-Sat 12 Feb. Architectural sketches, drawings, watercolours and sketchbooks by architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The works were created during his travels to Italy, England, Scotland and Portugal.
LILLIE ART GALLERY
Station Road, Milngavie, 578 8847. Tue-Fri 10am-1pm, 2-5pm; Sat & Sun 2—5 m.
Em roiderers‘ Guild Until Sun 7 Nov. A 21st anniversary exhibition of the Strathendrick branch of the Embroiderers Guild.
Urban Zoo Fri 29 Oct-Sun 21 Nov. Paintings by this year’s artist-in-residence at Edinburgh Zoo, Lesley Banks.
LLOYD JEROME GALLERY
200 Bath Street, 331 0722. Tue-Sat 9am—6 m.
Todd arner Until Thu 28 Oct. New sculpture by Todd Garner.
Penilee Secondary School Exhibition Fri 29 Oct-Thu 4 Nov. Mixed media
works by art students at Penilee scCOndary ._
THE LOFT GALLERY
71 Houldswonh Street, Finnieston, 221 4799. Wed—Sat 2—6pm.
Journeys Fri 22 Oct-Sat 13 Nov. Prints, paintings and an installation by Peter Russell, based around a number of journeys, both mental and physical, realised or unrealised.
270 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1854. Mon—Sat 10am-5 m; Sun 11am—5pm. RGI Annual Exhi ition Until Fri 29 Oct. The annual RGI exhibition featuring the work of the prizewinners who include Gordon K. Mitchell, Alan Stewart, Neil Fyffe, Jock Maclnnes, Lynne McGregor and Helen Glassford.
James Moir Hall, North Street, 305 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri-Sat 9am-5pm. Glasgow Illustrated Until Sat 18 Dec. Featuring over 150 images drawn from the Mitchell Library’s vast collection of visual material relating to Glasgow, this exhibition shows the changing aspects of Glasgow and its people over four centuries. Artists include William Simpson, Thomas Annan, William Graham, George Oliver, Joseph Swan and Thomas Fairbaim. Part of Glasgow 1999.
PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE
New Street, 887 1010.
Generations Of Space Until Sat 30 Oct. Part of the Glasgay! 99 celebrations, this exhibition presents a visual insight into the personal lives of a group of artists, centring on the concept of ‘gay space’.
Centre For Developmental Arts, 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm. New Sites Until Fri 29 Oct. An installation of rooms created by people moving out of institutions.
The Trongate Studios Until Fri 3 Dec. A group show by members of the Trongate Studios.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon-Fri 10.30am—5_pm; Sat 10.30am-1pm.
RGI Exhibitionship - Jason Pyper Davis Until Sat 23 Oct. Oils and mixed media works b Jason Pyper Davis.
Ian Mcllhenny Sat 30 OctASat 20 Nov. Oil, watercolour and acrylic paintings.
ROYAL CONCERT HALL
2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon-Sat 10am—6 m.
Now. Right Now Until Sat 23 Oct. Paintings from recent Glasgow School of Art graduate Steven Anderson, whose work has caught the attention of Chris Evans and Robert Carlyle.
Aalco Photographic Exhibition Until Sun 31 Oct. The results of a competition set by Aalco, the UK’s largest multi-metal distributors, in which students at the Fine Art Photographic Department at Glasgow School of Art were briefed to portray the future in a portfolio of six pictures. The three ﬁnalists are Graham Govan, Ida Lindstrom and Ben Tanner.
Black And White - Ageing In Cultural Diversity Until Sat 30 Oct. Photographs of a culturally diverse selection of older people in Scotland to mark the UN Year of Older Persons.
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm.
Colour For Health Until Sun 31 Oct. Paintings by Margaret Thomson.
SCOTTISH MASK 8t PUPPET THEATRE CENTRE
8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. Mon-Wed lOam-Spm; Sat 1—5pm. Thu & Fri b appointment.
Design An Scenography In Mask And Puppet Theatre Until Fri 31 Dec. Craft and design from the puppet theatre
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Red Lacey red underwear through to Mao’s Little Red Book in a visual guide to red, dubbed the most paradoxical of colours. Glasgow: The Lighthouse until Sun 76 Jan.
Agnes Martin and John McLaughlin Last few days to catch the grande dame of abstract art and the late American artist John McLaughlin. Edinburgh: Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden until Sun 31 Oct.
1' Alexa Wright's eight photographs of people with disabilities are not out to shock but to provoke questions about people's response to disabilities. Using digital manipulation, Wright has 'grafted' her head on to the bodies of people with disabilities. Edinburgh: Portfolio Gallery until Sat 73 Nov.
Museum Magogo Entrepreneurial art duo Graham Ramsey and John Beagles host a show of work by over 200 artists. Glasgow: Glasgow Project Room until Sat 30 Oct. Visions Of The Future Artists Martin Boyce and Ross Sinclair disclose scenes of the world both gone and to come. Strip lighting and cardboard boxes rule supreme. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery until Sat 73 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: McLeI/an Galleries.
including set designs, scale models and drawings to working ﬁgures and masks. Part of Glasgow I 999.
26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue-Sat 10am-5.30pm.
Stephen Partridge Until Sat 27 Nov. Three works by artist and producer Stephen Partridge. The installation for two projectors, . . . for one of your smiles explores the nature of video and projection, Slap Movie is an interactive installation for mini projectors and This is a sentence is an interactive CD-ROM made in collaboration with David Cunningham. See review.
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