Exhibitions are listed alphabetically b ci and category, then

ailpha etically b venue. Please send details to our 0 ice at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.



19 Parnie Street, 552 7779. Mon—Sat Ham-6pm.

The Christmas Show Until Mon 31 Jan. Paintings, ceramics and sculpture with prices ranging from £3 to £300.


Regent House, 113 West Regent Street, 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm. Glasgow Style Until Fri 31 Mar. An exhibition of work by Annie French, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 'l‘alwin Morris and contemporary artists Norman Edgar, Norman Kirkman and WJ. Maskell.


134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Winter Landscape Sat 29 Jan—Tue 22 Feb. New paintings by gallery artists. Valentine s Contemporary Jewellery Sat 29 Jan—Tue 22 Feb. Contemporary jewellery.

Lisa ElIul Sat 29 Jan—Tue 22 Feb. New ceramics.


120 Carstairs Street, 550 0888. Tue—Sat Ham—6pm.

The Alcohol 0f Influence Until Sat 29 Jan. Paintings by Garry Richard Gilchrist.


24-Hour Viewing Window, 264 High Street, 572 0161.

Who The n... Do You Think You Are! Until Sat 8 Apr. A series of exhibitions featuring four selected artists. Daisy Richardson’s work is on show until Sat 29 Jan with Jane Topping‘s work showcased front Mon 31 Jan until Sat 26 Feb. See review.

glass. Previous commissions include windows in Cafe Gandolfi, Princes Square, Queen’s Park Synagogue, The Barony at the University of Strathclyde, The Piping Centre and Glasgow Cathedral.


178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm.

Annual Christmas Exhibition Until Mon 31 Jan. The gallery ’5 annual exhibition featuring paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture and jewellery by various artists.

Scottish Contemporary Art Tue I—Tue 29 Feb. A selection of work by contemporary Scottish artists.


Cresswcll Lane, 342 5822. Tue, Thu & Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5 m.

Scottis Art Schools Emerging Artists Partnership promote the work of students and graduates from the Scottish art schools, with all works for sale ranging in price from Nil—£200.


221 West George Street, 248 9755. Mon-Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—2pm. Scottish Paintings Until Mon 21 Feb. An exhibition of Scottish paintings from 1880 plus contemporary works.


Queen Street, 229 1996. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun Ham—5pm. Prose And Cons Until Sun 30 Jan. New work by Nicola Hicks, 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, ‘The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back.’

Entwined - Contemporary Miniatures 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.


Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Wed—Sun 1.30—5.30pm.

Gallery Artists Until Thu 3 Feb. Paintings by gallery artists.


10 King Street, 553 0733. Mon—Sat 10.30ani-1 1pm; Sun 1—1 1pm.

Ukraine Vertep Until Sun 23 Jan. Glaswegian children and young artists create Vertep’s stages and puppets in the traditional Ukraine Christmas crib. Gavin Scott-Weir Tue 25 Jan-Wed 16 Feb. Paintings by Gavin Scott-Weir inspired by street lights.


270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Neal Beggs Glasgow-based artist Neal Beggs creates a new installation for the entrance corridor space at the venue, consisting of two large blocks of text on the corridor walls. One wall lists the 284 Seottish Munros (mountains over 3000ft) while opposite is a list of the 304 multi- storey tower blocks built in Glasgow between the 19505 and the 1970s. Anti-Prophet Until Sat 29 Jan. Screening on Tue, Wed 8; Sun, 2pm & 4pm; Thu—Sat, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm. This documentary film by Sarah Tripp is the result of a series of interviews she made with five people about their beliefs and their lives, whereby each contributor names the next person to be interviewed.


University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am-Spm; Sat noon-4pm.

John K. Clark: Drawings, Designs And Processes Sat 15 Jan—Sat 12 Feb. A comprehensive survey of the work of glasspainter John K. Clark featuring full- scale drawings and studies for stained


148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. 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 W.G. Gillies.

Works From Stock Tue 1--Tue 29 Feb. A selection of work from stock including the Scottish colourists, Cadell, Peploe, Hunter, Fergusson, the Glasgow boys and many others.


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

The Kitchen Sinks On Fire Tue l—Tue 29 Feb. A series of pictures based around the Kelvinbridge/West End area of Glasgow by David Traynor.


25 King Street, 552 0704. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30 m.

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


Ground Floor. Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 8162. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm: Sun llam-5pm.

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


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 IOam—5pm. Atrium Gallery open Mon—Thu IOam—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm. Pop Art Until Mon 31 Jan. (Atrium Gallery). An exhibition of collaged audio cassette covers handmade by graphic designer Michael Dancer.

Propositions Ill Until Thu 3 Feb. (Mackintosh Gallery). The third in a series of exhibitions focusing on the subject of drawing.


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 original furnishings. Mackintosh 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.


11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon. Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue

1 1am—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.

ldentity 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? Building Design Partnership Fri 21 Jan—Fri 3 Mar. This exhibition looks at the diversity of materials used in modern building which ranges from stone and brick to alutninium and titanium. A display of the recent work of Building Design Partnership’s Glasgow Office illustrates this diversity.

Jack Cunningham Fri 28.1an—Sun 12 Mar. New works by Jack Cunningham exploring contemporary narrative jewellery through the visual and emotional content of the pieces.


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

Mixed Views Until Sat 29 .Ian. Paintings, drawings, photography, computer graphics, ceramics and printmaking by 41 artists from Project Ability.

THE GLASGOW PROJECT ROOM (Formerly Glasgow Independent Studio), top floor, 64 Osbourne Street, 552 1472. Tue-Sat noon—5pm.

Crystal Collins Sat 22—Sai 29 Jan. Photographs, floor paintings, video and text by Crystal Collins.


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

Joan Borland and Chris McKenzie Sat 22 Jan—Thu 2 Mar. Large-scale abstract paintings by Joan Borland and Chris McKenzie.

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The best exhibitions this fortnight

Bruce McLean The artist who likes to say no to convention is given an exhibition which includes famed painting Guccr Girls, recent public art pr0jects and yion footage of his performanc pieces. See preView. Edinburgh; Talbot Rice Gallery until Wed 23 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 showmg her wearing the most fetching of Surrealist hats. See review. Edinburgh: National Gallery Of Modern Art until Sun 27 Feb. Anti-Prophet Artist Sarah Tripp says its good to talk in a film in which she asks people about their beliefs and their lives. Glasgow: CCA until Sat 29 Jan. Magritte The king of Surrealism who gave us raining bowler-batted men and giant apples gets a major retrospective show. Edinburgh: Dean Gallery until Sun 26 Mar.

Magna Brava The final weeks of a show of work by Magnum's women photographers - Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath and the late Marilyn Silverstone. A moving survey of late 20th century life ar0und the world. Edinburgh: National Portrait Gallery until Sun 30 Jan. Christine Borland Moon jelly fish, DNA samples and vral 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.


57 West Regent Street, 332 0595. Images From The Tain Until Wed 2 Feb. Paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics by Galway artist Padraic Reaney. Part of Celtic Connections.


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

Landscape Until Fri 18 Feb. A group show by Project Ability artists featuring paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles and sculpture exploring Scottish landscapes, both real and imaginary.

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