ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon, Wed, Fri 8.: Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue 11am—6pm; Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm. £1 (includes entry to all exhibitions).

Connecting Cultures Until Sun 17 Sep. A celebration of the contribution made by ethnic minorities to Scottish society and culture.

Architecture Challenge Until Sun 10 Sep. Architecture students respond to a challenge design project in this exhibition of the winning entries.

Design In The First Degree Until Sun 1 Oct. An exhibition of the best work by young designers from Scotland’s Art and Design colleges.

GIA Annual Awards Sat 16 Scp—Sun 29 Oct. An exhibition celebrating outstanding contributions to architecture in the West of Scotland, plus an exhibition of Student Award projects.


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

From The Borders To Brittany Sat 9 Sep—Thu 5 Oct. Landscapes and seascapes of Scotland and France by Scottish Borders-based artist Douglas Davies.

Words As Images Sat 9 Sep—Fri 6 Oct. The Society of Scribes and Illuminators celebrate their 80th anniversary with a contemporary exhibition of letter work presented on silk, fine papers, driftwood and ceramics.


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

Deus ex Machina Until Wed 4 Oct. P.M. Laura and Jan Hoogenboom show work in Britain for the first time in an exhibition which addresses themes of mythology, occult science, politics and social issues.


71 IIouIdsworth Street, Finnieston, 221 4799. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

James Lumsden Until Sat 16 Sep. A solo exhibition of new paintings by Edinburgh-based artist James Lumsden following his recent residency at the Aalborg Triennale 2000, Denmark. See review.


322 & 324 Duke Street, 550 1185. Tue—Fri noon—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm; Sun noon—4pm.

Plano XXI: Portuguese Contemporary Art Sat 16 Sep—Sat 14 Oct. See Glasgow School of Art and preview.


304 Maryhill Road, 332 9115. Mon—Fri 10am—3pm.

Create Until Fri 20 Oct. An exhibition of young people’s designs, artworks and sculpture for the Forth é’c Clyde Canal, created during a Scotland's Year of the Artist workshop.


James Moir Hall, North Street, 287 2999. Mon—Thu 9am—8pm; Fri—Sat 9am—5pm. Tom Neil Until Sat 23 Sep. New paintings by Glasgow-based artist, Tom Neil.

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

Maureen Herricks Fri 8 Sep-Fri 13 Oct. New paintings by visually impaired artist, Maureen Ilerricks.

RGI KELLY GALLERY 118 Dottglas Street, 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—1pm. Kate Frame Until Sat 9 Sep. Mixed media works by Kate Frame.

Alastair W. Thomson Sat l6—Sat 30 Sep. A selection of oils.

to THELIST 7—21 Sep 2000

Words as images: The Tarrying Garden by Susan Leiper on show at the

Lillie Art Gallery ROYAL CONCERT HALL TRONGATE STUDIOS 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon—Sun 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—7 m. 10am—5pm.

Art Unlthited Tue 12 Scp—Sun 22 Oct. A mixed show of paintings by members of a Stirling-based arts club.


6 Bumfield Road, Giffnock, 638 1200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm and Cresswell Lane (off Bytes Road), 638 1200. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Emerging Artists Partnership Two new galleries from the Emerging Artists Partnership Ltd, showcasing the work of leading art schools throughout Scotland and the UK.


26 King Street, 552 2151.Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Plano XXI: Portuguese Contemporary Art Sat 16 Sep—Sat 14 Oct. See Glasgow School ofArt and preview.


25 Albert Drive, 422 2023. Tue—Sun noon—8pm. Free.

Fierce -True Until Sat 16 Sep. (Tramway 2). Performances Tue—Sat, 8pm. Advance booking recommended. £8 (£4). This major international commission has been created by five critically acclaimed artists and is the culmination of a two-year development. Kevin Finnan directs, Barcelona-based artist Rosa Sanchez creates the landscapes, Alain Baumann has produced the sound, A.L. Kennedy has written the script and Deborah Pope has created the aerial design. The work examines emotional relationships at their extreme. See review.

Reconnaissance: Justin Carter and Shaz Kerr Fri 8 Sep—Sun 8 Oct. (Project Room & Upper Foyer). Up-and-coming artists Justin Caner and Shaz Kerr create specially commissioned work for the gallery‘s Project Room. See preview.


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

Good Luck For You Sat 9 Sep—Sat 7 Oct. A group show of work by Alex Frost (Glasgow), Julia Schmidt (Leipzig), Liz Craft (California), Peter Wuthrich (Zurich) and Elizabeth Kent (London). Amoebase Sat 9 Sep—Sat 7 Oct. Lyndal Jefferies creates a site specific ‘sound pool’ installation for the gallery’s basement space.

Colour.Eros Fri 8 Sep—Fri 13 Oct. New work by Trongate Studios’ member Stephen Nimmo.

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow City Life, page 75.


Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. Free.

The Hundred Languages Of Children Until Fri 15 Sep. This touring exhibition looks at the Italian district of Reggio Emilia‘s provision for pre-school children which believes that a child learns in many different ways and in particular, through the use of expressive arts.


The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am—1pm & 2—5pm. Free. Kirkintilloch Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition Until Sat 30 Sep. A range of work by members of the Kirkintilloch Embroiderers’ Guild.


2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

Wild Tigers Of Bandhavgarh Until Sun 19 Nov. A major exhibition of paintings, sculpture and installation highlighting the plight of the wild tiger by fifteen international contemporary and wildlife artists including Peter Ilowson, Nicola Ilicks and Hock Aun-Teh.

Joseph Crawhall: Animal Magic Until Sun 19 Nov. Complementing the Wild Tigers Of Bandhavgarh exhibition, a selection of works by Joseph Crawall (1861—1913), a passionate observer of animals and birds.


730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Daily llam—4pm. Free.

On The Wild Side Until Sun 1 Oct. An exhibition presented by the Glasgow Natural History Society looking at the natural history of the Botanic Gardens.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4773. Sun—Thu 10am—4pm; Sat 10am—3pm. £3.50 (£2.50).

Benchmarks Until Sat 30 Sep. The park bench is transformed by some of Scotland’s most creative design teams and sited around the grounds of the house as part of Art Park 2000, co-ordinated by House For An Art Lover. Designers include Page & Park, McGurn Ltd, Pictures on the Wall, VK&C, Jules 0055, Trevor Leat/Alex Rigg, One Foot Taller, Graven Images, Timorous Beasties, Ben Woodeson and Stewart Kerr.


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

Beyond The End Of The Line Until Sun 24 Sep. Photographs by Lynn Patrick and Chris Hogg from the National Railway Museum, documenting railway stations at Saltburn, Wemyss Bay and Holyhead.

PAISLEY MUSEUM 8r ART GALLERIES High Street, 889 3151. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.

John Byrne@60: The Unsolved Artist Until Sun 1 Oct. A major retrospective of the work of one of Paisley’s most famous sons, the artist, designer, writer and director (The Slab Boys, Tutti Frurtt'), John Byme. To coincide with Byme’s 60th birthday, the display features his album cover designs and his portraits of celebrities. A programme of events is also on offer. Check out the website

Golly It's Good! Until Sun 1 Oct. This exhibition charts the history of James Robertson’s Golden Shred marmalade and the story of the Golly mascot.

St Petersburg Artistic Project 2000 Until Sun 15 Oct. St Petersburg was the centre of cultural and artistic life in the 18th and 19th centuries. Showing work for the first time in Scotland, six Russian artists show new work revealing modern interpretations of the city’s art and culture.


Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 616 6410. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. £3.20 (£2.20); family ticket £8.60. Bronzes Until Tue 31 Oct. An exhibition of bronze sculptures drawn from the Stirling Maxwell bequest.


2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Mort—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Free.

The Rainbow Tree Until Sun 17 Sep. The results of a seven-year project set up by former ballerina Susie Rose Alexander, featuring textile collages made by children from Britain, Poland, Russia and India which look at universal themes of hope and friendship.


100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Daily 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); accompanied children free.

Arthur Henry Turner Until Sun 1() Scp. The Tall Ship stages its first exhibition with oils and watercolours by Glasgow- based artist and shipbroker Arthur Henry Turner, created during the 40s, 50s and 60s.

Five Thousand Days At Sea An exhibition on board the only Clydebuilt sailing ship still afloat in the UK, documenting her adventures on the high seas between 1897 and 1919.

Story In The Stones (Pumphouse Main Gallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on Glasgow harbour.

Morse And More (Pumphouse Lower Gallery). A hands-on exhibition, aimed at children, looking at the world of communication. You can operate a state- of-the-art optical telegraph used in the Napoleonic wars, try out the five-needle telegraph and crank up World War II field telephones.