ART listings



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

Making Space Until Tue 29 Feb. A sample of work produced by primary school pupils studying within the neighbourhoods of the Millennium Spaces.

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

Jack Cunningham Until Sun 12 Mar. New works by Jack Cunningham exploring contemporary narrative jewellery through the visual and emotional content of the pieces. Metacity/Data Town Until Sun 23 Apr. Where is the contemporary city going? Conceived by Winny Maas, researched and produced by MVRDV, one of Holland’s cutting-edge architectural practices. this exhibition attempts to understand this notion. The centre piece

of the show is a small room constructed in gallery 5, in which the four walls pulsate with changing images and information, creating a virtual reality projection of an imaginary city for 241 million inhabitants.


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

Revealed Light: Lost Wax Until Sat 4 Mar. Californian landscape paintings by GIasgow-bom artist Peter Nardini and bronze, figurative sculpture by Dennis Shields.

New Editions Until Fri 3 Mar. An exhibition of the gallery’s recent acquisitions.


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

Joan Borland and Chris McKenzie Until Thu 2 Mar. Large-scale abstract paintings by Joan Borland and Chris McKenzie.


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

RGI Small Paintings Sat 19 Feb—Fri 3

Mar. A display of ROI small paintings.


2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

An Eye For Music Until Tue 29 Feb. An exhibition of 50 new photographs by Marc Marnie of some of the most influential musicians of the last decade. Famous faces include James Brown, Chuck Berry, Nick Cave and Jarvis Cocker.


The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue-Sat lOam—lpm & 2—5pm.

That Holiday By The Sea Until Sat 26 Feb. Seaside postcards from Victorian times.

GLASGOW BOTANIC GARDENS 730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Daily 11am—4 m. Free.

On The Wild ide Wed 1 Mar—Sun 1 Oct. An exhibition presented by the Glasgow Natural History Society. looking at the natural history of the Botanic Gardens.


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

Ralph Cowan Until Tue 29 Feb. Scottish landscape paintings by Ralph Cowan. Janyce Art Exhibition Wed l—Fri 31 Mar. 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.


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.

Overview: Melting ice. Loch Moraig. photographed by Patricia MacDonald on show

74 THE LIST 17 Feb-2 Mar 2000

Roger Billcliffe Fine Art


26 King Street, 552 2151. Tue6at 10am-5.30 m.

Frank Thie Until Sat 26 Feb. New work by German photographic artist Frank Thiel featuring 25 colour and black and white photographs from the series Monuments, East Berlin (1990), Berlin Wall (1990) and Berlin Prison Gates (1991). See review.


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

Luke Fowler - The Social Engineer Until Sat 19 Feb. Luke Fowler creates his own ‘Social Experiment Situation’ where members of the local community can engage in personal, theoretical or sceptical debate over the issue of social control within their lives. The project includes contributions from artists Jakob Kolding, Chad McCail and Scanner. Anyone interested in being involved in the project should contact the gallery.

Knut Asdam Until Sat 19 Feb. (Basement space). Knut Asdam designs and constructs optimal viewing areas for the presentation of his video and sound works.


63 Tron ate, 552 4267.

Cultura Until Sun 5 Mar. Kevin Low exhibits photographs of Scottish cultural icons.


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

A Different View Until Fri 18 Feb. An exhibition of work by users of the Alcohol Day Unit at Parkhead Hospital.

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. Free.

Keeping Glasgow In Stitches Until Tue 29 Feb. An exhibition of banners made during Glasgow’s year as European City of Culture in 1990.

Intimate Views Until Mon 1 May. This photographic exhibition reveals the marine life living in the waters of the Irish Sea and the west coast of Scotland. Proximity Fri 25 Feb—Sun 9 Apr. Scottish artist Stephen Boyd’s exhibition of paintings takes its inspiration from traditional paintings from the past, notably works at Kelvingrove, including The Adulteress Brought Before Christ attributed to Giorgione and Thomas Faed’s Last Of The Clan. His work consists of traditional painters’ materials and modern reproductive technology.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). Sat & Sun 10am—4pm. Cafe and shop open daily 10am—5pm. Initially designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for a competition in 1901, this unfinished work has been completed by modern- day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style.

Contemporary Prints Until Wed 1 Mar. £3.50 (£2.50). Contemporary prints on loan from Glasgow Print Studios.


Kelvin Hall, 1 Burnhouse Road, 287 2720. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

Urban Transportation: The Future Until Mon 31 Jul. A look at urban transportation featuring a day in the life of ‘a family of the future’ which explains how lifestyle choices will be influenced by the changing technology. Part of Glasgow 1999.

PAISLEY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue—Sat

10am— pm; Sun 2—5pm.

People 5 Choice Until Sun 30 Apr. The famous and not-so-famous citizens of Paisley select items from the permanent collection.


Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun

11am—5 m.

Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 Until Sun 30 Apr. Items collected by Boer War historian Gordon McBride go on display to mark the centenary of the Boer War, in which many Glaswegian soldiers fought.

Photos For The Future Until Sun 20 Feb. In March 1999, the History Channel launched a national project to build an archive of life in the 20th century through a collection of personal photographs. This exhibition presents a selection of the Scottish entries.


2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun llam—Spm. Free. Sacred Spaces Until Tue 29 Feb. Photographs of the different architectural styles of religious buildings to be found in Glasgow including Glasgow Cathedral and Glasgow Central Mosque.

The World Of Worship Monuments Of Christian And Non-Christian Scotland Tue 29 Feb-Thu 4 May. The Royal Commission On The Ancient And Historical Monuments Of Scotland presents an exhibition of photographs and drawings selected from the national Monuments Record Of Scotland.


100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Wed 11am—4pm. £3.50 (£2.50—£2.95). Five Thousand Days At Sea Until Sun 30 Apr. Exhibition on board the only Clydebank sailing ship still afloat in the UK, documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 1919. Story In The Stones Until Sun 30 Apr. (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.