221 West George Street, 248 9755. Mon—Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 10am—2pm. Scottish Paintings Until Mon 31 Jan. An exhibition of Scottish paintings from 1880 plus contemporary works.

Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

The Winter Collection Until Mon 31 Jan. A special collection of paintings featuring the work of Eardley, Fergusson, Hunter, Knox, Byrne, Banks and WC. Gillies.


Cafe Cosmo, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. The Wha? Until Mon 31 Jan. Glasgow School of Art graduate Michael Jones examines Glasgow’s ‘undcrground’ club scene in this exhibition of new work.


18 Castlemilk Arcade, 634 2603. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm.

Dubuf‘fet - Les Murs Until Sun 9 Jan. This Hayward Gallery National Touring Exhibition shows fifteen lithographs from French artist Dubuffet’s ‘Les Murs’,

created in 1945 which document the GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO surfaces and textures of decaying walls. 25 King Street, 552 0704. Mon—Sat The fifteen plates are among his most 10am—5.30pm.

Sale Exhibition Sat 15—Sai 22 Jan. A sale of work by members of the studio, featuring prints, jewellery, ceramics, glassware and textiles.

important graphic works.


Queen Street, 229 1996. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Prose And Cons Until Sun 30 Jan. New work by Nicola llicks, in her first solo exhibition in Scotland. Sculpting in plaster and straw, Hicks creates a menacing world inhabited by half- human, half-animal creatures, inspiring the writer Will Self to pen the short story,


Ground Floor, Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 8162. Monéai 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—5pm.

New Artists A varied selection of work by up-and-coming artists featuring sculpture, textile design, paintings and

‘The Straw That Broke The Camel’s jewellery. Back.’ Entwined - Contemporary Miniatures GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

Until Mon 24 Apr. Twin sisters Amrit and Rabindra Kaur Singh explore family life, religion and politics through richly coloured and patterned Indian paintings fused with Western influences.

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 lOam—Spm. Atrium Gallery open

GATEHOUSE GALLERY Mon—Thu lOam—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm. Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Wed—Sun Pop Art Until Mon 31 Jan. (Atrium 1.30—5.30pm. Gallery). An exhibition of collaged audio

Gallery Artists Sat 15 Jan-Thu 3 Feb. An exhibition of paintings by gallery artists.

cassette covers handmade by graphic designer Michael Dancer. Propositions III Mon 17 Jan-Fri 4 Feb. (Mackintosh Gallery). The third in a series of exhibitions focusing on the subject of drawing.

CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street, 221 3095.

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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.

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 1999.

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 seating for children by Craig Whittet. Small Ugly Spaces Until Mon 10 Jan. A project in which secondary school pupils from Oslo, Norway look at ways to improve unsightly areas in the urban environment. The display includes photographs, maps, models and design


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.

Identity Crisis: The 905 Defined Until Sun 13 Feb. David Redhead, former editor of Design magazine, curates Glasgow 1999’s last major exhibition which looks at designed objects and images which are synonymous with the 19905. Tamagotchis, the Dyson vacuum cleaner or virtual girl Lara Croft how will you remember the decade?


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

Mixed Views Tue lquat 29 Jan. Paintings, drawings and printmaking

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Identity Crisis: The 905 Defined Design therapy offered up to tamagotchis buyers and Lara Croft obsessed individuals, in an exhibition that puts the final decade of the 20th century on the couch. Glasgow: The Lighthouse until Sun 73 Feb. Eileen Agar The woman who held her own with the big boys of Surrealism is celebrated in this major show of her work. Agar was also known as a natty dresser and on display are a number of photographs showing her wearing the most fetching of Surrealist hats. See review. Edinburgh: National Gallery Of Modern Art until Sun 27 Feb.

Lapland A host of artists gather under the title Lapland so-called as Lapland has no boundaries and show multiples, light works and T-shirts all of which are for sale. Edinburgh: Stills Gallery until Sat 29 Jan.

Magritte The king of Surrealism who gave us raining bowler-hatted men and giant apples gets a major retrospective show. Edinburgh: Dean Gallery until Sun 26 Mar.

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 century life around the world. Edinburgh: National Portrait Gallery unti/ Sun 30 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. Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts until Sun 23 Jan.

Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon—Fri

10am-5pm. Landscapes Fri 14 Jan—Fri 18 Feb. A

group show by Project Ability artists

featuring paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles and sculpture exploring Scottish landscapes, both real and imaginary.

from Project Ability. ROYAL CONCERT HALL 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon-Sat LLOYD JEROME GALLERY 10am—6pm.

An Eye For Music - Music Images For The Millennium Mon 31 Jan. One of Scotland’s leading photographers, Marc Marnie, presents his first major exhibition for over ten years. The show features 50 new photographs of some of the most influential musicians of the last decade. Famous faces include James Brown, Chuck Berry, Nick Cave and Jarvis Cocker.

200 Bath Street, 331 0722. TueaSat 9am—6pm. Closed Sat 18 Dec—Tue 11 Jan.

Small Screen Five Until Wed 19 Jan. Small-scale screenprints by Glasgow Print Studio members Ashley Cook, Hettie Haxworth, Joy Bain, Will Maw and Norman Mathieson, with all works for sale.

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Old Fisherman Smoking His Pipe by Katsushilta Hokusai on display at the Burrell Collection, Glasgow

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