ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


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.

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 1999.

First Batch: The Glasgow Collection Until Sun 9 Jan. Set up as pan 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 Of 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 90058 red motorbike. Working City DEGW Until Fri 5 Nov. An exhibition of ideas from leading

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young architects and designers who were challenged to investigate the future of living and working in Glasgow’s city centre.

The Red Space Until Sun 21 Nov. (Viewing Platform). Sam Ainsley creates an environment which draws a relationship between the panorama of the city and the human body.

RSA Student Design Awards Until Tue 30 Nov. The cream of young British designers’ work is showcased in this exhibition featuring award-winning work in fashion, furniture, graphics, engineering design, animation, interior design and design management. Ninety-Four For Ninety-Nine Sat 6 Nov—Sun 5 Dec. Objects, video footage, text and pictures make up this exhibition which looks at the range of schemes which have resulted from the Partnership Fund. Projects include an outdoor play area and a new stained-glass window in Hyndland Parish Church.

Azumi Fri 12 Nov-Fri 10 Dec. New work including furniture, interior accessories and tableware by design team Azumi, founded in 1995 by Shin and Tomoko Azumi.

Drift Sat 13 & Sun 14 Nov. Forming part of the Drift Sound Art Festival (12—14 Nov), installations by Dallas Simpson and Calum Stirling, plus sound creating CD-ROM and internet works.


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

Em roiderers' Guild Until Sun 7 Nov. A 2lst anniversary exhibition of the Strathendrick branch of the Embroiderers Guild.

Urban Zoo Until Sun 21 Nov. Paintings, photographs and sounds by this year’s artist-in-residence at Edinburgh Zoo, Lesley Banks.

Christmas Art And Craft Sat 13 Nov—Sun 19 Dec. A selling exhibition of arts and crafts.



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Snowy White, Snowy And The Bright Shining Star Sat 13 Nov-Sun 19 Dec. Original artwork by Glasgow-based illustrator Susan Scott.


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

Penilee Secondary School Exhibition Until Thu 4 Nov. Mixed media works by art students at Penilee Secondary School. Small Screen Five Fri 5 Nov—Wed 12 Jan. An exhibition of work by Glasgow Print Studio members Ashley Cook, Hettie Haxworth, Joy Bain, Will Maw and Norman Mathieson.


71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston, 221 4799. Wed—Sat 2—6pm.

Journeys Until Sat 13 Nov. Prints, paintings and an installation by Peter Russell, based around a number of journeys, both mental and physical, realised or unrealised.


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 Fairbairn. Part Of Glasgow 1999.


36 Washington Street, 221 2123. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 9am—Ipm. Margaret Hunter Wed 10 Nov—Fri 10 Dec. This exhibition commemorating the 10m anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Margaret Hunter, along with a group of international artists, was invited to make a painting on one of the last remaining pieces of the wall. In this show, Hunter shows paintings and sculptures.

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.

I Belong 2 Until Sat 27 Nov. Following on from the exhibition held at the gallery last year, which involved photography and writing workshops in response to an exhibition of drawings and photographs by Sarajevo orphans, Glasgow school pupils worked with Street Level and playwright Janet Paisley to produce ‘Fortune Tellers’, based on the children’s game of folding paper into the shape of a pyramid which through the movement of fingers reveals different images and text.


28 King Street, 552 4813. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm.

Day Of The Donkey Day Until Sat 13 Nov. A group show featuring new work by Peter Land, Chris Evans, Rebecea Warren, Glenn Brown, Caro Bensca and Futuro. See review.


18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.

Elysian Earth Fri 5 Nov—Fri 3 Dec. Recent ceramics by Judith Patterson.


343 St George’s Road, 332 1808. Mon, Tue & Thu 11am—7pm; Wed, Fri & Sat 9am-5pm.

Landmarks Of Literacy: Glasgow's Carnegie Libraries Mon 15 Nov—Sat 22 Jan. An exhibition illustrating the diversity in architectural form of libraries built in Glasgow and the United States between 1901—1915. Part ofGlasgow 1999.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


Centre For DeveIOpmentaI Arts, 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

The Trongate Studios Fri 5 Nov—Fri 3 Dec. Recent work by members of Trongate Studios.


118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—1pm.

Ian Mcllhenny Until Sat 20 Nov. Oil, watercolour and acrylic paintings.


2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon—Sat lOam—6 m.

Alexanger Pushkin (1799-1837) Mon 8 Nov—Fri 31 Dec. A series of exhibitions dedicated to Russia’s greatest national poet Alexander Pushkin.


100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm.

Janyce Art Exhibition Until Tue 30 Nov. A mixed exhibition of work by Scottish artists presented by Janyce Art Exhibitors including paintings by Mary Batchelor, Lin Pattullo, Jill Finlay and Gyllian Thomson.


8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. Mon-Wed 10am-5pm; Sat l-Spm. Thu & Fri b appointment.

Design An Scenography In Mask And Puppet Theatre Until Fri 31 Dec. Craft and design from the puppet theatre including set designs, scale models and drawings to working figures and masks. Part of Glasgow 1999.


26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Stephen Partridge Until Sat 27 Nov.


Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun llam—Spm. Cafe. Free.

Close Encounters - Discovering Nature In Glasgow Until Sun 28 Nov. Shirley Ann Tipping documents a year in Glasgow through photographs and film, capturing nature, a diversity of habitats and wildlife s ecies.

Young Peop e's Art Exhibition Until Mon 1 Nov. A display of the medal- winning works from the annual art competition open to young people. Design Machine Until Sun 9 Jan. This interactive exhibition specially devised for children looks at the design process through a range of specially commissioned installations.

Glasgow At Our Feet Until Sun 9 Jan. Glasgow school pupils drew sites of specific architectural interest which in turn were used to create the design of a huge marmoleum floor in the gallery. Dunya Glimpses Of Muslim Life Until late 1999. A new display exploring

. aspects of Muslim life with objects

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The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am-1pm & 2-5pm. Free. Stretching The Boundaries Until Sat 6 Nov. Embroidery exhibition from the Brunel Brodierers.

Annual Christmas Art And Craft Exhibition Sat 13 Nov—Sat 18 Dec. Selling exhibition of art and craft work.


2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am-5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

Designs Of Desire Thu 18 Nov—Mon 10 Jan. The first Scottish showing of architectural and ornamental prints and