ART listings

ART LlSTlNGS: DUNDEE continued


Albert Square. 01382 432084. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30-4pm; Thu 10am—7pm.

Brangwyn’s Gift Until Sun 11 Mar. Paintings, prints and drawings by Frank Brangwyn 1867-1956. The show features over 130 works including oils, etchings, lithographed World War I posters and life drawings.

McIntosh Patrick Remembered Until Sun 11 Mar. A celebration of the work of Dundee-born landscape painter James McIntosh Patrick (1907—1998). Included in the display are three new acquisitions featuring an early oil The Weaving Shed, Old Ola/Iris Factory, 1929.


Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, 01382 348060. Tue—Wed 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu—Fri 10.30am—8pm; Sat—Sun 12.30—5.30pm. - office Until Fri 15 Dec. This project looks at company structures, corporate identities, organisational theories and its cultural consequences. The gallery will host a temporary office where people from various backgrounds will have the opportunity to share a space to collaborate and work with people from different disciplines.

Pavel Buchler Until Sat 3 Feb (Centre For Artist Books). A retrospective of Czech- born Pavel Buchler’s artist publications. Well-known in Scotland as an artist, teacher, curator and publisher, the exhibition features early works on loan from the Museum of Applied Arts in Prague, recent publications and a new publication co-published by Morning Star and VRC Publishing.




Callendar Park, 01324 503770. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Georgina Follett Until Sat 3 Feb. A touring exhibition ofjewellery by Georgina Follett featuring pins, brooches, earrings and necklaces.



10 Glasgow Vennel, 01294 275059. Mon—Tue & Thu—Sat 10am—1pm & 2—5pm. Blue Until Tue 16 Jan. A group show of works by members of Real Artists Partnerships. Jim Hardie’s paintings are inspired by his life-long fascination with the sky; Teresa Lakey’s is based on blue as a feeling or an emotion; Pam So’s Blue features androgynous Chinese rag dolls; and Mo Shankland uses the royal connotations of blue to create a family of abstract figurative and architectural forms.



35 The Stirling Arcade, 01786 479361. Tue—Sat Ham—4.30pm.

Pop Prints Sat 2 Dec-Sat 6 Jan. A National Touring exhibition from the Hayward Gallery featuring 30 screenprints, lithographs and etchings from the Arts Council collection by American and British artists labelled as ‘pop‘ artists. Included in the show is Andy Warhol’s Jacqueline Kennedy, Richard Hamilton’s My Marilyn, Peter Blake‘s Beach Boys and Roy Lichenstein’s Reverie.


lectures & events



Raymond Carver Documentary Thu 30 Nov, 7—8.15pm. Transmission Gallery. Thomas Hirschhorn’s altar tribute to Raymond Carver has been installed at Stirling Faulds Place. Artist Kevin Hutcheson introduces a screening of a

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: Raymond Carver documentary and a brief f background history of the writer. Part of

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Gallery Talk Wed 6 Dec, 1pm. Free.

Hunterian Art Gallery. Curator Peter Black talks about the work of the Dutch printmaker. Nono Reinhold.

The Photographic Art Of William Henry Fox Talbot Wed 6 Dec, 5.30pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Professor Larry Scaaf, a research fellow at the University of Glasgow, puts William Henry Fox Talbot’s work under the spotlight.

What's That Glasgow: Moving City Wed 6 Dec, 6pm. Free. The Lighthouse. A seminar looking at Glasgow's current transport policy.

Rob Tufnell Thu 7 Dec, 3—4pm. Free. Glasgow School ofArt (Barnes Lecture Theatre for GSA). Assistant curator at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Rob Tufnell gives a talk on Bureau des Videos and the publications poi/ire (l'ironie and Purple. Part of Wire Sa We.

Gallery Talks Wed 13 Dec, 1pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Curator Pamela Roberston talks about the current exhibition, Whistler and Holland.


Lunchtime Talks Thu 30 Nov, 12.30pm. Free. City Art Centre. Alison King, chair person of EDGE and art teacher at St George’s School, Edinburgh, talks about the group EDGE and textile art in Edinburgh.

The Virgin Adoring The Sleeping Christ Child Fri 1 Dec, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Timothy Clifford puts Botticelli’s painting under the spotlight. Annual Open Day Sat 2 Dec, noon—5pm. Free. Edinburgh Printmakers. The Printmakers’ opens its doors with an exhibition of small prints, a raffle, frame sale and festive refreshments.

Vivre Sa Vie Mon 4 Dec, 5.30—6.30pm. Institut Francais d’Ecosse. Assistant curator at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Rob Tufnell discusses the multi-venue exhibition of French contemporary art. Part of Vivre Sa


Shift: New Works By Alison Watt Mon 4 Dec, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Greenock-born artist, Alison Watt, is in conversation with the exhibition’s curator Alice Dewey.

Naomi Mitchison Wed 6 Dec, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Jenni Calder from the Royal Museum of Scotland gives a talk.

The Three Ages Of Man Fri 8 Dec, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Writer and critic Bill Hare discusses this work by Titian.

Matthieu Laurette In Discussion With Proto Academy Fri 8 Dec. Edinburgh College OfArt, 79 The Grassmarket. Paris- based artist Matthiew Laurette discusses the ideas behind his work with Proto Academy. Part of Vtvre 50 We.

I Love Alternative Spaces Sat 9 Dec, 3.30-5.30pm. Collective Gallery. An informal discussion on working practice. Alison Watt Mon 11 Dec, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Joel Edwards discusses the work of Alison Watt. Curator's Choice: The Photography Collection Wed 13 Dec, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Sara Stevenson gives a talk on the National Galleries photography collection.


Gallery Talks Sat 2 Dec, 2pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Artist Scott Myles talks about the Roderick Buchanan retrospective currently on show in the gallery.

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A POPTASTIC TREAT FOR KIDS Mass hysteria at the SECC as the sequinned

kings and queens of the dance routine and the bad boys of the boy band world take to the stage. Goin to see both Steps and Five would set you back a whopping £38.50, so i that seems a bit steep, why not take in the no frills versions playing on the same bill in Mothervvell. Cheap at half

the price.

5ive, Thu 7 Dec, 6pm. £18.50; and Steps, Mon 11-Wed 13 Dec, £20. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. Dream Concerts, Wed 13 Dec, 7pm. £6. Motherwell Concert Hall, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell,

01698 267515.

We welcome submissions for this section, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Kids listings compiled by Maureen Ellis.

Activities And Fun

Children’s Saturday Art Workshops Sat 2 Dec & Sat 9 Dec, 10am-noon & l—3pm. £25 for eight weeks. Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 330 5431. Advance booking necessary. An eight week arts and crafts course for children centred around the Whistler and Holland exhibition. Become Whistler for the day on Sat 2 Dec, and on Sat 9 Dec, you can design your own motif and turn it into a mobile or identity badge.

Saturday Art And Drama Camp Sal 2 Dec & Sat 9 Dec, 2.30—5.30pm. Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street, 341 0024. Ages 5—10. Advance booking necessary. A nine-week course for children in arts, craft and drama. Christmas Card Workshop Sat 2 & Sun 3, Sat 9 & Sun 10 Dec, 11am—1pm. Free. Museum OfTransport, Kelvin Hall, 1 Burnhouse Road, 287 2720. Ages over 8. Julie Baird leads this creative workshop to create unusual and original Christmas cards using a range of materials and some ingenious ideas. Wear old clothes.

The Glenlee's 104th Birthday Party Sat 2 Dec, 10am—5pm. Free. The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Join in the celebrations for the tall ship Glenlee’s 104th birthday. Family Fun Mon 4 Dec & Mon 11 Dec, 6—7.30pm & 8—10pm. £4 (£3); one child free with full-paying adult. George Square, 314 1441. Monday nights at Glasgow On Ice are reserved for families, so children and their parents can skate the night away listening to family-friendly music and enjoying the children’s entertainment. Between The Lines Wed 6 Dec, 1—2.30pm. Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 287 3900. Advance booking required. Ages over 8. Construct poems and writings from magazine clippings and fragments of conversation. Workshops led by Clare Stephenson and Anne- Louise Kieran as part of Wm: Sa Vie.


Tom's Midnight Garden (PG) Sat 2 Dec, 1pm; and The Iron Giant (U) Sat 9 Dec, 1pm. £2.25 (family ticket £9). Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. See Film Index.


Smash Hits Tour 2000 Fri 1 Dec. 7.30pm. £15. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. A pop extravaganza: for the teeny-hoppers with Westlife, A1, Billie Piper and the Dum Dums.

5ive Thu 7 Dec, 6pm. £18.50. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. See photo caption.

Adventures In Music Toy Stories Sun 10 Dec, 3pm. £9 (£4—£5). Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. See photo caption.

Steps Mon 11—Wed 13 Dec, £20. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0870040 4000. See photo caption.

Theatre & Dance

Fit A Socht Sat 2 Dec, 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre, 8—1()Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 33‘) 6185. The title roughly translates to ‘what a sight’ and Coloured Shadow Puppet Company’s show is full of Doric charm.

Peter Pan Thu 7—Sat 9 Dec, Mon 11—Thu 14 Dec, 2pm & 7.30pm; 7 Dec & 11 Dec—13 Dec 103m & 2pm; 14 Dec 10am, 2pm & 7.30pm. £5.50—£10.50. Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. theatrebabel and the Tron Theatre Company present their take on J.M. Barry’s classic tale, incorporating puppetry, masks and live music composed by dance fusion band Celtic Wah Wah. Suitable for children aged 8 and over and adults.

It’s Christmas With The Happy Gang Thu 7—Sun 17 Dec, £6.50; £4.50 schools and groups; £21 family ticket. SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0870040 4000. The Happy Gang get in the Christmas spirit with lots of festive goings-on including presents, tinsel, and strange seasonal characters. Expect all the usual songs, silliness and audience participation.

Santa 5 Magic Aeroplane Sat 9 Dec, Mon ll—Thu 14 Dec, 10.30am & 2pm; Sat 2pm. £4 (£3). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre, 8—10 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 339 6185. Santa whizzes through the air in hisjet propelled sled alongside his trusty reindeer in this seasonal production from the amazing Mr Bones Puppets. Dick Whittington Christmas Pantomime Tue 12—Fri 15 Dec, £6 (£2-£4). The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. Join Dick on a journey as he seeks his fortune in London, with lots of music, colourful characters and corny jokes thrown in along the way.


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