new work. Part of Glasgow 1999.

From Necropolts To Metropolis Wed 1—Fri 31 Dec. Glasgow-based artist/photographer Patricia Gibson documents the last resting places of the influential and famous in Parisian cemetries in an exhibition of photograpy, complimented by views of Manhattan and New York.


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

Elspeth Lamb - Delta Sat 20 Nov-Fri 24 Dec. Following the success of ther exhibition of 1990 Touchstones, Elspeth Lamb transforms the gallery space with an installation of traditional and digital prints, which explore time, space and ima ination.

Christmas Show Sat 20 Nov—Fri 24 Dec. Glasgow Print Studio artists present small prints for Christmas in mixed media at varying prices featuring prints, paintings, jewellery, ceramics, glassware and sculpture.

Winter Wonderland Sat 20 Nov-Fri 24 Dec. A selling exhibition of contemporary prints, jewellery, ceramics, glassware, textiles and handmade cards, all priced under £100.


(Formerly Glasgow lndependent Studio),

Top Floor, 64 Osbourne Street, 552 1472. Anne-Marie Pinkerton Sat 20—Sat 27 Nov. Watercolour paintings.


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.


167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mackintosh & Newbery Gallery open Mon-Thu 9.30am—6pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat lOam-noon. Podium Gallery open Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—5pm. Atrium Gallery open Mon—Thu 10am-8pm; Fri 10am-5pm. Textile Diversity Until Sat 27 Nov. (Mackintosh & Atrium Gallery). Contemporary textiles featuring weave, print, knit and embroidery. Artists include Rebecca Earley, Alan Gallacher, Brian Harris and Jimmy Stephen-Cran. Environmental Art Department Until Fri 26 Nov. (Newbery Gallery). An exhibition of work by third year environmental art students.

Second Year At The Mac Until Tue 30 Nov. (Podium Gallery). A look at the work of second year students at the Mackintosh School of Architecture.


3 Park Circus, 332 2555. Mon-Thu 10am-8pm; Fri 10am—4pm; Sat

10am—1 pm.

The Witch’s Conundrum - Goethe's Hexen-EinmaI-Eins Until Thu 9 Dec. Thirteen original illustrations by artist Wolf Erlbruch, which present a new interpretation of Goethe’s Hexen-Einmal- Eins a short poem from Faust.


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 ori inal furnishings. Mackintos Sketches Until Sat 12 Feb. Architectural sketches, drawings, watercolours and sketchbooks by architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The works were created during his travels in Italy, England, Scotland and Portugal.


24—26 Wilson Street, 552 5902. Mon-Wed & Fri 10am—6pm; Thu 10am-7pm; Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

Bye Bye 20c Design Until Fri 31 Dec. As we enter the new millennium, an exhibition of 20th century design featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Philippe Starck and Ettore Sottsass.

photographs and sounds by this year’s artist-in-residenoe at Edinburgh Zoo, Lesley Banks.

Christmas Art And Craft Until Sun 19 Dec. A selling exhibition of arts and crafts.

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


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

Dark Lights Commission 1999 Fri 19 Novsat 18 Dec. New work by Glasgow- based artists Maria Doyle, Anne Bjerge

_ Hansen and Dominic Hislop, winners of

.this year’s Tramway Dark Lights

Li- Commissions for the Visual Arts.

THE LIGHTHOUSE 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 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 Shape 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 90083 red motorbike. 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 Until 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 Until Fri 10 Dec. New work including furniture, interior accessories and tableware by design team Azumi, founded in 1995 by Shin and Tomoko Azumi. Identity Crisis: The 905 Defined Fri 26 Nov—Sun 13 Feb. The high profile of design in the 19905 has brought its own problems for designers. This exhibition, designed by artist Thomas Heatherwick, shows how they have risen to the challenges of increased consumer knowledge. Part of Glasgow 1999.


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

Urbanioo Until Sun 21 Nov. Paintings,


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

Small Screen Five Until Wed 22 Dec. Small-scale screenprints 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.

Kirsty Sellars and Lyn Drummond Sat 20 Novaat 4 Dec. Prints, paintings and mixed media works by Kirsty Sellars and Lyn Drummond.


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-1 pm. Margaret Hunter Until Fri 10 Dec. An exhibition commemorating the 10th 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.


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

The Trongate Studios Until Fri 3 Dec. Recent work by members of Trongate Studios.


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

Ian Mcllhenny Until Sat 20 Nov. Oil, watercolour and acrylic paintings. Hamish MacDonald Sat 27 Nov—Thu 23 Dec. Paintings in oil, watercolour, mixed median and gouache by Hamish MacDonald.

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N r r {k Magna Brava Magnum's women photographers - Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath and the late Marilyn Silverstone show work. The result is a moving survey of late 20th life around the world. Edinburgh: National Portrait Gallery until 30 Jan.

Identity Crisis: The 90s Defined Design therapy offered up to Tamgotichi buyers and Lara Croft obsessed individuals, in an exhibition that puts the final decade of the 20th century on the couch. Glasgow: The Lighthouse 26 Nov—1 3 Feb.

Absolut Open A neon car, an indoors conservatory and impersonations of Kenneth Williams all feature in the first art open in Scotland in nearly ten years. Diversity is clearly the name of the game. See art preview. Edinburgh: lnverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden 21 Nov-9 Jan.

Flower Show So you thought that flowers only made an appearance in still-life paintings. Here Anya Gallaccio, Mat Collinshaw, Michael Landy and others show that flower power lives on. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery 20 Nov—1 5 Jan.

Christine Borland Moon jelly fish, DNA samples and vial of the artist's blood. In her first solo show in Scotland since 1994, Borland explores the stuff of life. See feature on page 18. Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts, 20 Nov—23 Jan.

Neal Beggs Begg's text work records Scotland's munros (mountains over 3000ft) and the addresses of high- rises in Glasgow. Urban reality and rural fantasy collide head-on. Glasgow: CCA at McLellan Galleries.


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The Plate Show

Over 300 contemporary artworks on plates by 123 international artists & craftspeople. Accompanied by instructive video

and illustrated catalogue.

20 November 23 December

Mon-Fri 105. Sat 12-4. 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow Tel: 0141 548 2558

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