Exhibitions are listed alphabetically
b ' and category, then aipmetically b venue. Please send details to our 0 ice at least ten days
before publication. Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY
19 Parnie Street, 552 7779. Mon—Sat noon—5pm.
Peter Nardini Until Tue 2 May. A solo exhibition of paintings by Peter Nardini, featuring landscapes of Glasgow, Tuscany and California, and a new series of ballerina paintings.
Images Of Tuscany Until Tue 2 May. Paintings by David Marshall, Lynn Hunter, Annis Anderson and more. Susan Dalton Until Tue 2 May. New ceramics.
The MacRoberts Open Fri 5—Mon 29 May. MacRoberts solicitors sponsor an exhibition of small paintings by a host of artists, with all works priced under £250 each.
BARCLAY LENNIE FINE ART
Regent House, 113 West Regent Street, 226 5413. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Glasgow Style Until Fri 26 May. An exhibition of work by Annie French, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Talwin Morris and contemporary artists Norman Edgar, Norman Kirkman and WJ. Maskell.
ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART
134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Carlo Rossi - Visions Of Italy Until Tue 2 May. Paintings and watercolours on an Italian theme by Carlo Rossi.
Archie McCall Until Tue 2 May. New ceramics.
Sheila Mclnnes Until Tue 2 May. Landscape and still life paintings.
Julia Parkes Until Tue 2 May. Jewellery. Enquire Within Sat 6—Tue 30 May. New paintings by Christine McArthur. Andrew Squire Sat 6—Tue 30 May. Recent aintings.
Focus n Four Sat 6—Tue 30 May. Contemporary jewellery by Ulla Homfeldt, Louise O’Neill, Pat McAnally and Brett Payne.
The Boat Show Sat 6—Tue 30 May. Contemporary glass by Deborah Fladgate.
24-Hour Viewing Window, 264 High Street, 572 0161.
Mask 33 — Victoria Halford Until Sat 3 Jun. Victoria Halford’s Mask 33 from The Mask Series, a black and white print charcoal, treated with creosote solution, is on display in the 24 hour window. See review.
CAFE COSSACHOK GALLERY
10 King Street, 553 0733. Mon—Sat 10.30am—midni ht; Sun 1pm—11am. Semi-Detache : David Gilliver and Ben Tanner Until Mon 8 May. Photographers David Gilliver and Ben Tanner explore their relationship with imagery and responses to the ‘everyday’ in this exhibition of new work.
Russian Connections Tue 9 May—Fri 9 Jun. An exhibition of puppets, notebooks and illustrated writing by children from St John’s Primary School in Glasgow, inspired by Alexander Puskin’s fairytale ‘The Golden Cockerel’ and the music of Myllarit, a folk group from Karelia.
CCA AT MCLELLAN GALLERIES
270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm.
If I Ruled The World Until Sat 20 May. Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir and Ross Sinclair curate and feature in a group show of work by eight Glasgow-based artists. Along with Claire Barclay, Martin
Boyce, Roderick Buchanan, Simon Starling, Rose Thomas and Clara Ursitti, the artists travelled to Iceland to create CCA commissioned work for The Living Art Museum in Reykjavik. In this show, the artists produce site-speciﬁc works for the gallery space, resulting from their experience of working together in Iceland.
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 Scottish Munros (mountains over 3000ft) while opposite is a list of the 304 multi- storey tower blocks built in Glasgow between the 505 and the 70s.
University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon—4pm. Gallery is closed Mon 1 May.
Donald Bain: A Scottish Colourist Until Sat 6 May. The ﬁrst comprehensive survey of the work of Donald Bain (1904-1979), the Glasgow artist who was prominent in continuing the tradition of the Scottish colourists.
178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Scottish Contemporary Art Until Wed 31 May. A selection of work by contemporary Scottish artists.
Cresswell Lane, 342 5822. The, 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 £70—£200.
EWAN MUNDY FINE ART
221 West George Street, 248 9755. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am-2pm. Messengers Of Summer Thu ll—Wed 31 May. A selection of paintings, watercolours, drawings, etchings and sculpture by 19th and 20th century Scottish artists are shown alongside contemporary works.
18 Castlemilk Arcade, 634 2603. Moanat 10am—5pm.
Gateways And Landmarks Mon l—Sat 27 May. Gateways and Landmarks is ongoing public art project taking place in Castlemilk, co-ordinated by the Castlemilk Environmental Trust. The commissioned artists — Rick Kirby, Doug Cocker, Paul Grime, Michael Dan Archer and Kenny Hunter — worked with community groups to produce pieces that will be incorporated into the PublicArt works.
GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Queen Street, 229 1996. Mon—Thu & Sat lOam—Spm; Fri—Sun llam—Spm. Inspiring Creativity Fri 5 May—Sun 18 Jun. An exhibition exploring the innovative project run by Project Ability, which highlights the contribution that adults with learning disabilities can make to visual art education.
Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Wed—Sun 1.30—5.30pm.
Colin Fraser Until Mon 8 May. New paintings.
James McDonald Sun 7—Wed 31 May. Recent paintings.
CY RlL GERBER FINE ART
148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. MonaSat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Works From Stock Until Wed 31 May. A selection of work from stock including the Scottish colourists, Cadell, Peploe, Hunter, Fergusson, the Glasgow boys and many others.
GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Cafe Cosmo, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128.
Informal Icons Until Sun 30 Apr. New photographs by Glasgow-based artist Holger Mohaupt taken during his travels to Italy.
Prelude - Celia Anne Garcia Mon l—Wed 31 May. Photographic works by Celia Anne Garcia exploring the notion of ﬁlmstill.
Millennium Forest For Scotland Mon l—Wed 31 May. Photographs by the Faifley Action Group capturing their outdoor sculpture project at Mugdock Park.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
25 King Street, 552 0704. Tue—Sat 10am-5.30pm.
Publications 1996-sz Until Sat 6 May. An exhibition of over 100 editions of original prints published by Glasgow Print Studio since 1996. Featured artists include Adrian Wiszniewski, Elizabeth Blackadder and Christine Borland. Sensitive Chaos - Fiona Watson Until Sat 6 May. Etchings, monoprints and screenprints by Fiona Watson.
Scottish Smalls Until Sat 6 May. A range of mini prints by selected printmakers from all Scottish Print Workshops.
Malcolm Dobson - Smoke-Fired Ceramics Until Sat 6 May. Ceramics by Malcolm Dobson.
THE GLASGOW PROJECT ROOM (Formerly Glasgow Independent Studio), Top Floor, 64 Osbourne Street, 552 1472. Tue—Sat noon—5pm.
The Evil Eye Project Tue 9—Sat 27 May. A group show resulting from a collaboration between the Glasgow Project Room and Nick Norton of Inventory, an artist group and magazine.
THE GLASGOW ROOM
Ground Floor, Princes Square, Buchanan Street, 221 8162. Moanat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
New Artists A varied selection of work by up-and-coming artists featuring sculpture, textile design, paintings and jewellery.
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mackintosh & Newbery Gallery open Mon—Thu 9.30am-6pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am-noon. Podium Gallery open Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—5pm. Atrium Gallery open Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri lOam—Spm. Ceramics From Hanyang College Until Fri 5 May. (Atrium Gallery). Contemporary ceramics by twelve professors of Hanyang College in Korea and examples of work produced by the Research Institute which aims to replicate the classical wares of Korea. Young Forum 2000 — Finland's New Designers Until Sat 13 May. (Mackintosh Gallery). Young Forum present the work of the latest generation of young Finnish designers, featuring clothing, textiles, furniture, light ﬁttings, lass, jewellery and industrial design. 2nd Year Paintings Exhibition Mon 1—Fri 12 May. (Newbery Gallery). Painting exhibition by 2nd year students.
3 Park Circus, 332 2555. Mon—Thu 10am—7pm; Frinat 10am—1pm. Marlene Dietrich: Photographs Of A Legend Mon 8 May-Fri 23 Jun. On loan from the Filmmuseum Berlin/Marlene Dietrich Collection, a stunning selection of 39 photographs of the legendary diva Marlene Dietrich. Ranging from her childhood to her famous images on ﬁlm and stage, the exhibition features the work of photographers Horst P. Horst, Cecil Beaton and George Hurrell.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 330 5431. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free.
Efforts Of War - The Home Front Until Tue 16 May. An exhibition of lithographs commissioned by the British Ministry of Information in 1918. Featured in the show are work by C.R.W. Nevinson and
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Designs Of Desire Extravagant designs by a host of artists and designers through the ages from Piranesi to Pugin. Edinburgh: National Gallery until Sun 18 Jun.
Scottish Design Awards Eye up the designers of the future in a show that features scarves through to work stations. See review. Glasgow: The Lighthouse until Mon 1 May.
Moment Beat Streuli, Fischli and Weiss and others explore the moment and beyond. A show well worth spending time with. Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts until Mon 29 May.
Primed Minimalism at its most minimal. Paul Keir’s paintings don’t deal in visual frippery and he is one of Scotland's finest artists showing along Andrew Mackenzie, James Lumsden and Raymond Mulligan. See review. Edinburgh: Bel/evue Gallery until Sat 13 May.
The British Art Show 5 With over 50 artists at eight Edinburgh venues, The British Art Show is a mixed bag. ls British art in crisis or did the British Art Show selectors lose their way? Best to catch Martin Creed’s balloon- filled room at Inverleith House and Richard Wright’s wall painting at the Talbot Rice. Edinburgh: City Art Centre, Collective Gallery Fruitmarket Gallery Inver/eith House, Dean Gallery, National Gallery Of Modern Art, Stills Gallery Talbot Rice Gallery unti/ Sun 4 Jun.
The Blue Chamber Six contemporary artists take on the regal surrounds of Duff House, an outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland. Ross Sinclair gets real wearing only a pair of shorts. Kenny Hunter gives us a brilliant ’Dub Monument' and Claire Barclay throws in a couple of pigs’ ears. Banff: Duff House until Sun 30 Apr.
A.S. Hartick, plus contemporary photographs of Clydeside aircraft manufacturers, landgirls and women factory workers.
Artists At Harleys Until Sat 3 Jun. In the late 19503, commercial printers in Edinburgh, Harley Brothers, encouraged young artists to produce and edition colour lithographs. In this exhibition, the work of Michael Ayrton, Elizabeth Blackadder, Robin Philipson and John Piper goes on display.
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