ART listings


INTERMEDIA GALLERY 18 King Street, 552 2540. Tue-Sun ' noon—6pm. Plano XXI: Portuguese Contemporary 5 Art Until Sat 14 Oct. Video installations by Pedro Moitinho and Alexandre Estrela, and other video works by Joao Onofre and Francisco Queiros.


11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue llam—6pm; Thu 10.30am-8pm; Sun noon—5pm. £1 1 (includes entry to all exhibitions). Connecting Cultures Until Sun 22 Oct. A celebration of the contribution of the minority ethnic community to Scottish society and culture. The exhibition is the centrepiece of the Threads in the Tartan Festival which has been designed to explore the importance and meaning of Scottish identity within ethnic communities.

GIA Annual Awards Until Sun 29 Oct. An exhibition celebrating outstanding contributions to architecture in the west of Scotland. plus an exhibition of Student Award projects.

dgp@mm Until Sun 22 Oct. Documentary photographer Steve Gillies captures the vibrancy of the city with an exhibition of Glasgow’s cityscapes and citizens.



Station Road. Milngavie. 578 8847. Tue—Fri 10am—lpm. 2—5pm; Sat 8: Sun 2—5pm.

From The Borders To Brittany Until Thu 5 Oct. Landscapes and seascapes of Scotland and France by Scottish Borders based artist Douglas Davies.

Words As Images Until Fri 6 Oct. The Society of Scribes and llluminators

New paintings by the visually impaired artist, Maureen llerricks.

Redmond, create specially commissioned work as part of 'l‘ramway's Dark Lights Commission.

Colour Me Beckett Sat l4—Sun 2‘) Oct. The first public showing of John Minihan's black and white portraits and colour prints which make up the largest ever Samuel Beckett photographic

- exhibition. capturing Beckett at home and at rehearsals.


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

A British Art Show Sat 7—Sat 21 Oct. celebrates its 80th anniversary with a . Louise Jones curates a mixed show of contemporary exhibition of letter work 1 paintings by various artists.

presented on silk. fine papers, driftwood l -

and ceramics. I ROYAL CONCERT HALL : Glasgow Society Of Women Artists Sat 5 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. Mon—Sun 3 TRANSMISSION GALLERY l4 Oct—Sat 18 Nov. New paintings. 10am—-7 m. 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat

Art Unlimited Until Sun 22 Oct. A mixed show of paintings by members of a Stirling-based arts club.

sculpture. jewellery, prints and textiles by members of the Glasgow Society of 'omen Artists.


Good Luck For You Until 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 Until Sat 7 Oct. Lyndal Jefferies creates a site specific ‘sound

pool’ installation for the gallery‘s

' basement space.

Members Show Sat 14 Oct—Sat 4 Nov. Members of the gallery are invited to submit work for this group show.


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

Central Studios Fri 13 Oct—Wed 22 Nov. An exhibition of fine art. textiles and couture by artists from Central Studios; Scott Riley. Ernesto Vaz. Leslie llepburn, Dryck Walker and Deirdre Murphy.


100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Mon—Fri ‘)am—4.30pm.

Exhibition Of Paintings Until Mon 30 Oct. Paintings by Margaret Duff, Maeve Kinloch and Nancy McHarg.


6 Burnfield Road. Giffnock. 638 1200. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cresswcll Lane (off Bytes Road). 638 1200. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm: Sun noon—5 m.

Emerging Artists Partnership Two new galleries from the [Emerging Artists Partnership Ltd. showcasing the work of leading art schools throughout Scotland and the UK.


71 I-louldsworth Street. Finnieston. 221 479‘). Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

Margot Sandeman Until Sat 28 Oct. Described by Hugh Crawford as ‘a poet who paints‘ and a contemporary of Joan Eardley and Ian Hamilton Findlay, Margot Sandeman's Sonnets series of paintings goes on display.


63 Trongate. 552 4267.

Kumi Yamashita Tue 17 Oct—Sun 5 Nov. Japanese visual artist Kumi Yamashita has created two portraits of Beckett for the Beckett Time Festival. One portrait has been produced through book pages casting a shadow of Beckett‘s face while the other portrait takes Beckett‘s handwriting as its medium. creating a face front his own writing.

i smear LEVEL 26 King Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Plano XXI: Portuguese Contemporary Art Until Sat 14 Oct. On show at Street Level is new works by artists Joao Tabarr and Ines Pais. Both working in the medium of photography, Tabarr creates a large-scale tableau depicting scenes of existence and Pais presents Rei-olutimiury Kit (2000). which challenges spectators and cash point users with the threat of sabotage to their operations.


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

Plano XXI: Portuguese Contemporary Art Until Sat 14 Oct. Artists showing work at Market include Fernando Jose Pereira who creates three digital clocks; Joao Louro has produced a sound installation and Rita Castro Nevcs shows colour photography.

TRONGATE STUDIOS 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm.

; Colour.Eros Until 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 89.


304 Maryhill Road. 3329115. Mon—Fri 10am—3pm.

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


25 Albert Drive. 422 2023. Tue—Sun

noon—8pm. Free.

Reconnaissance: Justin Carter and

t Shaz Kerr Until Sun 8 ()ct. (Project

Room 6‘; Upper Foyer). Up-and-coming artists Justin Carter and Shaz Kerr create

specially commissioned work for the

gallery‘s Project Room.

Red Marauder Fri “(XII-81”) 5 Nov.

Glasgow School ofArt‘s Master of Fine

Art graduates, lan Balch. Neal Beggs.

Kevin Kelly. Alan Michael and Mary

ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 260‘). Mon—Sat l0ani-~5pni‘. Sun 1 Iain—5pm. ('afe. Free.

Annual Art Competition For Young People Until Sun 2‘) Oct. A display of this year's medal winning entries featuring paintings and drawings inspired

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

Maureen Herricks tintil Fri 13 ()ct.

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A celebration of Beckett at Tramway

by the collections at Glasgow Museums.

; Lewis Lyons Bequest Until Mon 20

Nov. An exhibition dedicated to the

5 memory ofJulius Lewis Lyons, a keen art

collector and friend of Glasgow museums from the 1‘)40s until his death last year. Lewis Lyons gave on long term loan to the gallery a variety of items including Scottish silver. Old Master drawings, late medieval wood carvings, Egyptian antiquities and much more.

Helen Keller Award 2000 Tue 10—Mon 23 Oct. The Helen Keller award. organised by the charity Sense Scotland, is made to the best submission on the subject of deatblindness. Open to anyone

1 and in any form. the competition attracts 7 paintings. sculpture, audio and video ; works.

' Ku'ffi'iiinit'iviuseum

The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 5780144. Tue—Sat 10am—lpm ck 2—5pm. Free. Picture Postcards Of The Past Sat 7 Oct—Sat 18 Nov. An exhibition of picture postcards depicting old street scenes of Kirkintilloch and Lenzie.

Child's Play Sat 7 Oct—Sat 18 Nov. A celebration of childhood featuring a selection of toys and board games from the museum‘s collection.

BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550.

Mott—'l'hu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri ck Sun

1 lam—5pm. Free.

' Wild Tigers Of Bandhavgarh L'ntil Sun

1‘) 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 llowson. Nicola Hicks and Hock Aun-Teh.

; Joseph Crawhall: Animal Magic Until Sun 1‘) Nov. Complementing the Wild Tigers Of Bandhavgarh exhibition. a

selection of works by Joseph (.‘rawall (1861—1913). a passionate observer of

animals and birds.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Suit—'l'liti ltlam—4pm: Sat 10am—3pni.£3.50(£2.50).

Susan Eaton limit Mon 30 ()ct. . Figurative paintings.

MUSEUM or mns'p'om ' -—

Kclvin Hall. I Burnhouse Road, 287

. 2720. Mon—'l'hu ck Sat l0am—5pm: Fri &

Sun llani--5pni. Free. Exploring Space Sat 7 Oct—Sat 18 Nov. Free. liverytliing you ever wanted to