ART listings GLASGOW: THE LIGHTHOUSE continued
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 S ape 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 9OOSS red motorbike. 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 90s Defined Until Sun 13 Feb. David Redhead, former editor of Design magazine curates Glasgow 1999’s last major exhibition looks at designed objects and images which are synonymous with the 19905. Tamagotchis, the Dyson vaccum cleaner or virtual girl Lara Croft - how will you remember the 905? See review.
Small Ugly Spaces Fri 3 Dec—Mon 10 Jan. A project in which secondary school pupils from Oslo, Norway looked at ways to improve unsightly areas in the urban environment. The display includes photographs, maps, models and design
THE LOFT GALLERY
71 Houldsworth Street, Finnieston, 221 4799. Wed—Sat 2-6pm.
Kirsty Sellars and Carolyn Drummond Until Sat 4 Dec. An installation of prints, paintings and mixed media works by Kirst Sellars and Carolyn Drummond. Goo night Ladies Fri lO—Sat 18 Dee. Mixed media works based on the theme of passage of time by various artists.
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 Arman, William Graham, George Oliver, Joseph Swan and Thomas Fairbairn. Part Of Glasgow 1999.
PENTAGON BUSINESS CENTRE
36 Washington Street, 221 2123. Mon-Fri 9am--6pm; Sat 9am-1pm. 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.
POLAROID INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CENTRE
Fisher House, 80 Bath Street, 333 4000. Noon—6pm. Free.
Multiple Perspectives Mon 29 Nov-Thu 16 Dec. A new photographic approach to documenting architecture by photographer Beppe Bolchi using Polaroid instant film and based on our physical perpception of buildings.
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.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am-1pm. Hamish MacDonald Until Thu 23 Dec. Paintings in oil, watercolour, mixed media and gouache by Hamish MacDonald.
ROYAL CONCERT HALL
2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon—Sat 10am—6 m.
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) Until Fri 31 Dec. A series of exhibitions
TECHNOCRAFT: SUSAN COHN
Susan Cohn — one of Australia’s foremost jewellers and meta/workers.
One of the highlights of I 999 War of Architecture and Design.
4th December to 23th December 1999
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
167 RENFREW STREET, GLASGOW G3 6RQ TELEPHONE: 0141 353 4500
B4 TIIE LIST 2-16 Dec 1999
Sitting Pretty: A photogrph by John Paul Pietrus on show at Strata
dedicated to Russia’s famed poet Alexander Pushkin. Thanks To Pushkin gives an insight into his life, Designs On Pushkin features original designs for animated theatre by John M. Blundall, Aldo Reali and Kim Paterson, illustrating Pushkin’s fairytales, Pushkin Tales Through The Eyes Of The Young is a collection of drawings and paintings by young people from St Petersburg and Glasgow and The Pushkin Prize celebrates the 10th anniversary of this literary prize for children and young
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm.
Stuart Manson Until Wed 22 Dec. Portrait and ﬁgurative pastel drawings.
SCOTTISH MASK & PUPPET THEATRE CENTRE
8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. Mon—Wed 10am—5pm; 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 including set designs, scale models and drawings to working figures and masks. Part of Glasgow 1999.
45 Queen Street, 221 1888.
Get Together Fri 3—Fri 10 Dec. Emporio Armani Fragrances joins forces with arts magazine Creative Review for this photographic exhibition. See also Bargo.
3/L 78 ROSELEA DRIVE
554 9063. Sun noon—6pm or by appointment.
David Thorpe Sun 5—Wed 15 Dec. In this second show in a private home project space, the London artist, David Thorpe shows paper cut-outs. Currently exhibiting in London’s Interim Gallery, this is Thorpe ’s first show in Scotland.
28 King Street, 552 4813. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm.
Enrico David, Clare Stephenson and Rodger Hiorns Until Sat 18 Dec. Large- scale woven pictures by Enrico David, sculpture by Clare Stephenson and kinetic, ceramic sculpture by Rodger Hiorns. See review.
18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
Elysian Earth Until Fri 3 Dec. Recent ceramics by Judith Patterson.
UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Department Of Architecture and Building Science, 131 Rottenrow, 548 3023. Mon-Fri 9am—7pm.
Sverre Fehn - Architect Until Fri 3 Dec. A look at the work of architect Sverrc Fehn, whose projects include the Nordic Pavilion in the Biennial Park in Venice.
343 St George’s Road, 332 1808. Mon, Tue & Thu 11am—7pm; Wed, Fri & Sat 9am—5pm.
Landmarks Of Literacy: Glasgow's Carnegie Libraries Until Sat 22 Jan. An exhibition illustrating the diversity in architectural form of libraries built in Glasgow and the United States between 1901—1915.PartofGIasgow1999.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. Free.
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 drawn from Glasgow Museums’ Muslim Art collections.
British Gas Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 1998 Until Sun 30 Jan. This annual competition attracts entries from photographers world-wide. The winning entry is Boxing Hares by Manfred Danegger of Germany.
2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.
Designs Of Desire Until Mon 10 Jan. The first Scottish showing of architectural and ornamental prints and drawings dating from 1500—1850, featuring over 120 European and'Scottish prints and drawings. Featured artists include Durer, Boucher, William and Robert Adam, William Chambers, Piranesi and Chippendale.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). Sat & Sun 10am—4pm. Ca and shop open daily 10am—5pm. Initially designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a