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HOMEs FOR THE FUTURE II The Lighthouse, Glasgow. until Sat 22 Sep 000
l lllllltl neatly into The l ighthouse's brief to showcase architecture. design and tilt: ()it‘, '. this small but iiidepth exhibition looks at proposals submitted by six finalist learns for Homes for the Future II. the follow—up to Glasgow 1999‘s
flagship ‘Year of Architecture project.
A pick it rnix' menu of roof decks. terraces. sustainable energy and (that old chestnut) "integrating wrth the local community' are essential ingredients within .arrerl. interesting designs (check out Zaha Hadid's model. which looks like a riionririrental skate park). But although stated objectives such as ‘putting the 1 ast l nrl hack on the rnap' are well intentioned. the implications are patronising.
/\1l( illier gr ial. 'eHcotlt‘attillt} street life'. seems obsolete — everyone knows there is :;ltt:i:l life aplenty around Saltrnarket. Glasgow Green and London Road — it‘s jllf;l not the sort of street life you want to watch from your roof terrace or glazed
t‘tlllfstil\.’ill()l\, ovei the Sunday papers.
the phrase “architectural innovation' has often been a euphemism for 'tinlwxeahle', while recent reports state that government attempts to 'lure' people back to ll‘.'(? in city centres are failing. Despite this. the success of the original (lent-Ir )[)lll(,‘lll la 30% increase in property prices) and the designs on show here hotie x-rell for lloriies for the Future ll. (Susannah Thompson)
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LlLLlE ART GALLERY
Station Road. \lilngavie. 578 8847.
Tue lr'ri 10am lpm.2 5pm; Sat2 5pm. Margery Clinton t'ritil Sat ll Aug. (‘ei'amics and landscapes in watercolour by \largcry ('linton. marking her 70th year. (‘linton is renowned for the development of lustre gla/etl ceramics.
LLOYD JEROME GALLERY
200 Batli Street. 331 0722. Tue Sat
Stephanie Fawbert l'iiiil Wed 5 Sep. Works on paper inspired by classical music. made in collaboration with musicians.
20 North Street. 287 2999. Mon Thu
9am 8pm; Fri tv Sat 9am 5pm.
The Foulis Academy l'riiil Sat 15 Sep. A unique and priceless collection of books. prints and works of art by students of (ilasgow 's 18th century School of Art and Design. The l5otilis Academy. featuring work by Day itl .Allaii. Robert l’atil aitd .lamcs 'l‘assie gi\ ing a historic panoramic
\ iew of (ilasgow at that time.
EWAN MUNDY FINE ART
Ill West (ieorge Street. 3-18 9755.
.\lon l-‘ri 10am 5.30pm; Sat 10am 2pm. Scottish 20th Century Painting l‘ntil Fri 31 Atig. A selection of paintings by 20th Scottish artists including Hunter. lilttcktttltlcl‘. (‘atlell ttlltl Bellany.
NEW-CONTEMPORARY-ART.COM ()n-line gallery. My w.new-contemporary- art.com
Miniatures One The opening
exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of tip-and- coming artists from (ilasgow and lidinburgh with all works available to buv.
PHOENIX CONTEMPORARY GALLERY
6 Wilson Street. Merchant (‘ity. 552 0702. Tue. Wed & Fri 1 lam--6pm; Thu 1 lam ~7pm: Sat 10am -6pm: Sun
Mixed Exhibition Work by contemporary up-and-coming Scottish- based artists.
(‘entre For Developmental Arts. 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Universal Print Show t’ntil Fri l7 Aug. ()riginal fine art prints from international specialist studios.
RGI KELLY GALLERY
118 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am-5pm; Sat 10.30am—lpm. Margaret Evans Sat l l—Sat 25 Aug. ()ils. watercolours. pastels and acrylics by Margaret livans.
6 Burnlield Road. Giffnock. 638 1200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon-5pm: (‘resswell Lane (off Byres Road). 638 1200. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Scotland's largest selection of affordable original art with an on- line gallery featuring over 1000 paintings.
l'ntil Fri 31 Aug. New works by Peter Nardini.
26 King Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat llltllll~53llplll
No Small Feat l'ntil Sat 11 Aug. Teri (ilasgow artists create specially commissioned lens-based work around themes of parenthood. Working in a \ariety of media including colour. black and white prints. silkscreens. embroideries and video. featured artists include Sam Ainsley. Duncan Campbell. (‘olin (irey. Alison Hayes. (‘alum Angus Mackay. Janie .\'ico11.(iillian Steel. Mhairi Sutherland. lseult Timmermans and Karen \‘auglian. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon Fri 10am» 5pm.
Fusion l'ntil Fri 11) Aug. A solo show of ceramic and glass work by Sian Mather.
www.visionon200l .co.uk. A new internet site dedicated to showcasing the work of three Glasgow-based artists each month. If you have a proposal for the Vision()n website. email karla._black(a‘hotmailcom
James McLardy, Robin Miller and Michael Johnson Until Sun 30 Sep. The work of three more artists goes on-line.
WHERE THE MONKEY SLEEPS 182 West Regent Street. 226 3-106.
Mon- Fri 7am— 1 1pm; Sat Sam—11pm: Stiii 10am~1 1pm.
Painting and Illustration Exhibition Until Fri 24 Aug. Paintings and illustration by some of the best students who graduated from Glasgow School of Art this year.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.
ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE
Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon~Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Stilt 11am—5pm. ('afe. Free.
A Kelvingrove Centenary Until Mon 31 Dec. A commemorative exhibition marking the centenary of the Art Gallery and Mtiseum. Kelvingrove. The well-loved sandstone building houses one of the fittest civic art collections in Europe. featuring works by Botticelli. Rembrandt. Whistler and the (ilasgow Boys and Girls. and was the venue for some of the finest exhibitions seen in Britain including Picasso-Matisse (19-16). Van (iogh ( 1948) and Dali's Art In Jewels ( l973~4).
Herzliche Grusse Until Wed 5 Sep. A multimedia exhibition about the German language featuring sounds. pictures and gadgets. music videos. clip from (ierman films. theatre and TV. Edwardian Summer Until Sun 2 Sep. To complement the Kelvingrove (‘entenary exhibition. a display of photographs documenting the 1901 International Exhibition which took place at the gallery.
AULD KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue~Sat 10am—1pm & 2—5pm.
Oil, Ink And Water Until Sat 22 Sep. A selection of works from the permanent collection featuring Willie Rodger and Ruth Greer.
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun 1 lam—5pm.
Ancient Egypt: Digging For Dreams Until Sun 30 Sep. Over 100 rarely seen treasures from the collection of William Matthew Flinders Petrie.
Jerwood Painting Prize Exhibition Proving that painting is positively booming, the prestigious Jerwood Painting Prize tours to Glasgow for the first time featuring the winning work of Kate Pratt. Basil Beattie. Ian Davenport. Marta Marce. Peter Archer and Tim Renshaw. Gallery Of Modern Art, Glasgow. until Sun 27 Oct. Satoshi Watanabe - Hidden Landscapes Recent paintings by up-and-coming Japanese artist Satoshi Watanabe whose unique and laborious painting process involves sticking hundreds of dots over the image on the canvas. Glasgow School Of Art, Glasgow, until Sat 25 Aug.
Trauma From Tracey Moffat's tragi-comic series of photographs Scarred For Life ll to Maria Lindberg's disturbing drawings.
the experience of trauma is ? explored by twelve international 'c artists. Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, untl/ Sun 2 Sep. fir
described as the ‘Victorian Indiana Jones'. The exhibition includes a look at the origins of the mummy's curse; the idea of alien help in the building of the Pyramids at Giza; and Ancient Egyptian views of the afterlife.
Daumier In The Burrell Collection A new display of a group of oils and wr'atercolours‘ by one of Sir William Burrell's favourite artists, Honors Daumiert 1808—1879).
THE HILL HOUSE
Upper Colquhoun Street. Helensburgh. 01436 673900. Daily l.3()pm—5.30pm. New Perceptions: New Directions 2001 Until Oct 3 I. An exhibition of contemporary furniture. lighting and decorative glass from all over Britain.
Miegakari: Between Seen And Unseen Until Wed 31 ()ct. ‘Miegakari' is the term used in Japanese garden design to create a suggestive atmosphere for a landscape. Japanese glass artist Keiko Mukaide and landscape architect Tokiko Furuuchi have collaborated together to create an installation of glass. light. sound and mist for Hill House which explores this concept of miegakari. See review. Part of Japan 2001.
HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.50).
The New Generation Show Until Fri 31 Aug. In association with the Compass Gallery. a selection of the best of this year's graduates from the four Scottish art colleges.
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