Art galleries and museums
Franz Ackermann’s Untitled (Mental Map: from Berlin to LA. to Sydney to Canberrra), 1998 on show at Tramway
Glasgow, galleries continued
20 North Street. 287 2999. Sat 17 Mar 9am-2pm; Mon 19 Mar 9am—4pm; Tue 20 Fri 30 Mar 4—6pm; Sat 24 Mar 9am-5pm.
Fortress Europe Sat l7»—Fri 30 Mar. A multimedia interactive exhibition which deals with the issues of asylum seeking. Through tlte stories of refugees. interjected with sound effects. voices of smugglers. immigration officials and tabloid media. the plight of these individuals is uncovered. The show also features photography. art and poetry by refugees iii Glasgow and a graffiti wall created by Glaswegian children. NEW SHOW.
PROJECT ABILITY Centre For Developmental Arts. 18 Albioti Street. 552 2822. Mott—Fri 10am—5pm. Swatches L'ntil Fri 23 Mar. Contemporary textiles from specialist art studios across Europe.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
1 18 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am~5pm; Sat 10.30ain—lpin.
232 Embroidery Group L'ntil Sat 24 Mar. Exhibition of embroidery by members of the group.
RSAMD 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Mon—Fri 9am—430pm.
Maggie Gordon t’ntil Sat 31 Mar. Paintings.
6 Burnfteld Road. Giffnock. 638 1200. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm; Cresswell Lane (off Byres Road). 638 1200. Tue—Sat l lam—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pnt
Emerging Artists Partnership Two new galleries from the Emerging Artists Partnership Ltd. showcasing the work of leading art schools throughout Scotland and the UK. STREET LEVEL 26 King Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat 10atn—5.30pm.
OStreet Level Open L'ntil Sat 24 Mar. The fourth annual open exhibition of photographic works by fifteen artists
86 THE LIST 15—29 Mar 2001
selected by the gallery and guest selectors artist Roderick Buchanan. art critic Moira Jeffrey and curator Patricia Fleming. Featured artists include Virginia Brunnert with her humorous colour prints Drawing Hill) 3 .N'nm/lt's; Stephen llealy's large- scale digital print of egg boxes in Egg Print and self-portrait colour photographs by Kathleen Little. See Hitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. Tue—Sun noon—8pni
OMirror’s Edge l'ntil Sun 15 Apr. Curated by ()kwui linwesor. a major tour- ing exhibition of contemporary art by 26 internationally established artists which looks at how contemporary artists deal with the relationship between image and repre- sentation. Featured artists include the 1999 Turner Prize winner Steve McQueen with his film Dead pun; live chirping crickets form part of Henrik Hakansson's Monsters ()fRUCk 'lbur: photographic works by Thomas Demand; black and white photos by Hiroshi Sugimoto and installations of found objects in cut glass by Carlos Garaicoa. See review and Hitlist. TRANSMISSION GALLERY
28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue~Sat
Dub’I-inTROODer L'ntil Sat 31 Mar. Collaboration is the theme of this group show of work by well-known artist duos from Scotland. London. Austria and the L'SA. Featured artists include the exhibition curators. John Beagles and Graham Ramsay who show their recently acquired studio/industrial unit which comprises a sculpture workshop; Austrian duo Markus Muntean and Adi Rosenblum; there are works by the 70s duo Bob and Bob (now defunct): and David Burrows and Bob and Roberta Smith show documentation of their art school L'Ecole de Burrow et Bob Smith. See review.
70 Ingram Street. 632 6184. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm.
Rita McGurn Sat 24 Mar—Fri 13 Apr. Glasgow artist. sculptor and award- winning production designer. Rita McGurn shows portraits and sculptures in her first official exhibition iii twenty years.
18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon~Fri 10am—5pm.
Voyages L'ntil Fri 23 Mar. Recent works by Trongate Studios member John Jack.
()n-line gallery. www.visionon200l .co.uk Mr Tayto & Mr Tayto, Hayley 8- Sue Tompkins and Katie Exley Until Sat 31 Mar. Set in Glasgow at the start of the year. this new on-line gallery showcases the work of three artists per month. The site‘s first show features the work of these contemporary artists.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow City Life, page 92. ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun
1 lam—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Hubble’s Universe L'ntil Sun 1 Apr. An exhibition of the striking images captured by the Hubble Telescope which has been in orbit over 300 miles above the Earth.
Sebastiao Salgado L'ntil Sun t Apr. Drawn from Glasgow Museums‘ collection. photographs by one of the world's leading photojournalists. Brazilian-born Salgado who made a major impact on the world of images in 1993 with librkcrs. a dramatic documentation of manual labour.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
Lie Of The Land Until Sat 28 Apr. After a major Lottery refurbishment. paintings of local views by various artists. BURRELL COLLECTION
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun
Ancient Egypt: Digging For Dreams Fri 16 Mar—Sun 30 Sep. Over 100 rarely seen treasures from the collection of William Matthew Flinders
Petrie. described as the ‘Victorian Indiana Jones'. The exhibition includes a look at the origins of the mummy 's curse; the idea of alien help it) the building of the Pyramids at Gila; and Ancient Egyptian view s of the afterlife.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dutnbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.50).
Scottish Artists l'ntil Mon 30 Apr. A selection of work by contemporary Scottish artists on loan from Cyril Gerber Fine Art.
l'niversity Avenue. 3304221. Mott-Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Walking With Dinosaurs 1'ntil Sun 29 Apr. An exhibition of the dinosaurs and prehistoric animals models which featured in the BBC TV series of the same name. Along with the models. are genuine dinosaur remains. full-scale reconstructions. a chance to learn about Scotland‘s dinosaur heritage and find otit what the skulls of a TyrannosaurUs Rex looked like Close tip.
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT
Kelvin Hall. I BurnhoUse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am ~5pm; Fri 6’; Sun I lam-5pm. Free.
Canadian National Parks t'ntil Fri 20 Apr. A temporary exhibition on loan from the Canadian High Commission. featuring murals representing scenes froin the provincial and national parks of Canada. The works were commissioned for the famous Canadian Pacific trains by members of the Royal Canadian Academy.
PAISLEY MUSEUM & ART GALLERIES
High Street. 889 3151. Tue~~Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2-~5pm. Free.
Old Friends And New Acquaintances tfntil Mon 16 Apr. A new display introducing recent acquisitions or recently restored works. The show includes donated works from the Charles Saatchi collection and floral paintings by Mary Armour ( 1902—2000). Adesh - Andrew McDermid lintil Sun 18 Mar. Andrew McDermid travelled to retnote areas in Northern India to photograph over twenty portraits of Indian holy men (Sadhus). The results are a stunning collection of black and white and cibachrome prints. offering a rare insight into these mystical gurus. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART
2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun 1 lam—5pm. Free.
Man Walks Among Us Until Sun 22 Apr. To mark the millennium. Kenny Hunter‘s specially commissioned life size sculpture of Jesus goes on display. Hunter won the Jesus 2000 Commission from a shortlist of leading artists.
THE TALL SHIP AT GLASGOW HARBOUR
100 Stobcross Road. 339 0631. Daily 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.95); accompanied children free.
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 11 field telephones.