Kumi Yamashita's portrait of Beckett on show at the Tron
Nosheen Khwaja, Roddy McDonald and Lucy Trend. Part of Glasgayf.
Centre For Developmental Arts, 18 Albion Street, 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Inspiration Mon 23—Sat 28 Oct. A
mixed exhibition of work by children and
young people from across Glasgow.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—1pm.
A British Art Show Until Sat 21 Oct. Louise Jones curates a mixed show of paintings by various artists.
Sylvia Allen Sat 28 Oct—Sat 11 Nov. Oil paintings.
ROYAL CONCERT HALL
2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. Mon—Sun
Art Unllmited Until Sun 22 Oct. A mixed show of paintings by members of a Stirling-based arts club.
100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—4.30pm.
Exhibition 0f Paintings Until Mon 30 Oct. Paintings by Margaret Duff, Maeve Kinloch and Nancv Mcllarg.
Colour For Health Wed l—Thu 30 Nov. Paintings in oil, watercolour and pastels by Margaret S. Thomson.
6 Burnfield Road, Giffnock, 638 1200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm; Cresswell Lane (off Byres 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.
Pete Faulkner, Stuart Hammond, Euan McCulloch, Derek Reid and Skateboarder. Part of Glasgay.’.
UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Department OfArchitecture, 131 Rottenrow, 548 3007. Mon—Fri 9am—7pm.
House For An Art Lover 2000 Until Fri 27 Oct. An exhibition of the work of student architects who entered the House For An Art Lover competition. Originating and funded by Macdonald Henderson Solicitors, based on the original 1901 competition which Charles Rennie Mackintosh entered designs for.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow City Life, page 89.
ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Annual Art Competition For Young People Until Sun 29 Oct. A display of this year’s medal winning entries featuring paintings and drawings inspired by the collections at Glasgow Museums. Lewis Lyons Bequest Until Mon 20 Nov. An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Julius Lewis Lyons, a keen art collector and friend of Glasgow museums from the 19405 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, Egvptian antiquities and much more. Helen Keller Award 2000 Until Mon 23 Oct. The Helen Keller award, organised by the charity Sense Scotland, is made to the best submission on the subject of deaf blindness. Open to anyone and in any form, the competition attracts paintings, sculpture, audio and video works. Macmillan Cancer Relief Art Show Mon 30 Oct—Sat 11 Nov. Free. Over 900 original paintings and sculptures by professional and amateur Scottish artists, on sale in aid of Cancer Relief. Prices range from £25 to £5000 and this year, artist Robert Kelsey has donated one of his paintings.
25 Albert Drive, 422 2023. Tue—Sun noon—8pm. Free.
Red Marauder Until Sun 5 Nov. Glasgow School of Art’s Master of Fine Art graduates, lan Balch, Neal Beggs, Kevin Kelly, Alan Michael and Mary Redmond, create specially commissioned work as part ofTramway’s Dark Lights Commission. See review.
Colour Me Beckett Until Sun 29 Oct. The first public showing of the largest ever Samuel Beckett photographic
exhibition by John Minihan. These stunning black and white portraits and ‘ colour prints, capture Beckett at home
and at rehearsals.
28 King Street, 552 4813. Tue—Sat llam—5pm.
Members Show Until Sat 4 Nov. Members of the gallery are invited to submit work for this group show.
63 Trongate, 552 4267.
Kumi Yamashita Until 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 from his own writing.
Dialogues Of Flesh And Stone Thu 26 Oct—Sun 5 Nov. A fusion of photography and poetry as part of Glasgay! featuring photographs by Christopher Bowen and Menelas, and poetry by Derek Coyle,
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue—Sat IOam—lpm & 2—5pm. Free. Picture Postcards Of The Past Until Sat 18 Nov. An exhibition of picture postcards depicting old street scenes of Kirkintilloch and Lenzie.
Child's Play Until Sat 18 Nov. A celebration of childhood featuring a selection of toys and board games from the museum’s collection.
2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun Ilam—5pm. Free.
Wild Tigers 0f 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 Howson, Nicola Hicks 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.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbrcck Road, 353 4773. Sun—Thu 10am—4pm; Sat 10am—3pm. £3.50 (£2.50).
Susan Eaton Until Mon 30 Oct. Figurative paintings.
Compass Gallery Wed 1 Nov—Sat 30 Dec. A selection of contemporary works on loan from the Compass Gallery.
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The best exhibitions this fortnight
Invisible Republic - Kenny Hunter Hunter dispenses with the Fisher Price colours of his earlier sculptures of Clinton and Yeltsin, favouring a more classical look. New pure white sculptures from the prominent Scottish sculptor. Glasgow Print Stud/o, Glasgow, until Sat 77 Nov. The Private Klee: Works By Paul Klee From The Burgi Collection Last few days to catch the outstanding collection of work by the Swiss artist Paul Klee, in this, the only UK showing. You have been warned! National Gallery Of Modern Art, Edinburgh, until Sun 22 Oct.
Red Marauder From Neal Beggs’ ruby red sequinned sleeping bag to Kevin Kelly’s mass of monkey memorabilia, Red Marauder is a diverse selection of work by five Master of Fine Art graduates from Glasgow School of Art. Tramway, Glasgow, until Sun 5 Nov. See review
Breda Beban - Still Moving photographic works and video pieces conveying a sense of loss by the former Yugoslavia-born artist Breda Beban. Stills, Edinburgh, until Sat 78 Nov.
Bulkhead Prize 2000 Exhibition And this year's winner is . . . Justin Carter. Picking up a cheque for £3,000, Carter was selected from a shortlist of artists for Waste/and, a suit tailored from a series of site specific paintings documenting Glasgow’s wastelands. Bulkhead and various venues, Glasgow, until Sun 72 Nov. See review.
Philip Braham Enigmatic evocations of nature are found in Braham's stunning landscape paintings. Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sat 4 Nov.
Colour Me Beckett The first ever public showing of John Minihan's stunning photographs of Samuel Beckett which capture the man both at home and at work. Tramway, Glasgow, until Sun 29 Oct.
Garry Fabian Miller Reverting to the early principles of photography, Miller discards his camera to produce these unique, abstract images of light. lng/eby Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sat 77 Nov. See review.
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