Art listings

Glasgow Galleries continued


870 Garscube Road. 946 6600. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Viva La Difference - Ian Begg Fri 19 Oct. 7pm. Members £6; non-members £7; students £3. Ian Begg gives a talk on the current state of Scotland's architecture. acknowledging that good architecture is being built but it is a rare treat to find it. Proposed Gap Site Conversion Wed 31 Oct. 12.30pm. Members £7.50: non-members £8.50; students £3. Christoph Jordan gives a talk and introduction in connection with the Gap Site feasibility study for Queen's Cross.


1 18 Douglas Street. 248 6386. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 10.30am—lpm.

On The Lip Until Sat 27 Oct. New paintings by Delia Baillie.

ROYAL CONCERT HALL 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. Daily 10am—6pm. Later on concert nights. Dee Fife Until Sat 27 Oct. Recent paintings by Glasgow School ofArt

raduate Dee Fife.

oung Swedish Design Exhibition Until Sun 28 Oct. Set up in 1998 by Svensk Form. the Swedish Design Association. this annual design award showcases the work of young Swedish designers featuring furniture. interior design. glass and ceramics. textiles and graphic design.

ST VINCENT STREET St Vincent Street. 560 8364. October: contemporary art in St Vincent Street Until Wed 31 Oct. This unique public art project organised by Katie Exley and Karla Black in association with the Glasgow Project Room features the work of 31 Glasgow-based artists located in shops. cafes. offices. banks. churches. pavements and walls. During the month. each artist is allocated one day in which to present their work. Artists include Joanne Tatham 8; Tom O‘Sullivan. Hayley and Sue Tompkins. Mick Peter. Justin Carter. Toby Paterson. Sally Osborn. David Shen'y and Ross Birrell. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


6 Burnfteld Road. Giffnock. 638 1200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm; Cresswell Lane (off Byres Road). 638 1200. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm: Sun noon—5pm. Scotland's largest selection of affordable original art with an on-line gallery featuring over 1000 paintings.


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

0A Perfect World At Last: Daniel Reeves Until Sat 10 Nov. Born in Washington in 1948. Edinburgh-based filmmaker and artist Daniel Reeves has produced videos. multimedia installations and digital paintings which investigate themes of human suffering. On show for the first time in Scotland. Reeves' titnely work of digital paintings including lambda prints on glass suspended in Gallery 2. address the topic of war. See review and Hitlist.


at Off Shore. 3/5 Gibson Street. 341 ()l 10. Mon—Fri 9am—l 1pm: Sat & Sun

10am—l lpm. For more information about Switchspace e-mail: info@switchspacecouk

//Slope: In The House Of The

Many Until Fri 26 Oct. 1n the basement of

this W‘st End Cafe. Glasgow‘s artists-run moving gallery Switchspace present a new body of site specific works by Jason Townsend who explores the connection between organic and man-made objects in the digital world. See Artbeat for details of forthcoming Switchspace project.

96 THE LIST ‘18 Oct-l NOV 2001


42 Otago Lane. 357 4524. Daily

1 1.30am—10pm.

Peter Mulhern L'ntil Wed 31 Oct. Paintings inspired by Scotland's environment by Peter Mulhern.


25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. Tue-Sat noon—8pm; Sun noon—6pm.

QTotal Object Complete With Missing Parts L'ntil Sun 28 Oct (Tramway 2). Taking its title front a text by Samuel Beckett. a major exhibition of new and recent work by twelve L'K-based inter- national artists. ln Nedko Solakov‘s A Life (Black and “ham. two painters constantly repaint the walls of the exhibition space in black and white. Mariele Neudecker's model of church windows uses layers of nylon thread to create the rays of light. Angela Bulloch’s The Matrix series of pixel boxes of changing light draws the viewer in. Other artists include Simon Starling. Joao Penalva and Fiona Banner. See Hitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Ilana Halperln L'ntil Sun 28 Oct (Project Room). Awarded a Tramway Dark Lights Commission. new work by New York-born artist llana Halperin featuring sculpture. video. photographs and drawing. Senselessness - lessness L'ntil Sun 28 Oct (Video Room). A show reel of new and recent works in video and film by artists from Glasgow. London. Manchester and Berlin. including Stuart Gurden. Scott Myles. Michelle .\'aismith. Fred Pedersen. Jens Volz/David Sherry and Ella Ziegler. TRANSMISSION GALLERY

28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat

1 lam—5pm.

Members Show L'ntil Sat 27 Oct. A group show of work by members who are each invited to submit one piece of work. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


63 Trongate. 552 4267.

Clare Galloway Lntil Sun 21 ()ct. Recent paintings by Scottish artist and Glasgow School ofArt graduate. Clare Galloway.

Seen by Scene Thu 1 & Fri 2 .\'ov. 6—9pm. Taking the gay scene as its theme. present this mix of spoken word. photography. video and a live performance at 7.30pm. Purl ofGlusguy.’

Kathleen Little - Iookingtorthegirl Fri 26 Oct—Sun 4 .\'ov (Foyer). Commissioned for Glasgayl. a series of black and white photographic portraits of lesbians in Glasgow by Kathleen Little. which challenges and sttbverts lesbian stereotypes. NEW SHOW.

Patsy McArthur Fri 26 Oct—Sun 4 Nov (Foyer). An exhibition of drawing dealing with themes of reality and escape. Part of Glasgay.’


18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Retrospective L'ntil Fri 26 ()ct. Recent work by Trongate Studios artist Alasdair Buchanan.

Identity Thu l—Fri 30 .\'ov. A joint exhibition of work from the Trongate Studio members attd the Dundee Arts Advocacy project.

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Department Of Architecture. 131 Rottenrow. 548 3007. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.3()pnt.

Strathclyde Architects Look To Switzerland Thtt 18 Oct. Thu 25 8; Thu 1 .\'ov. 6pm. Free. A series of lectures delivered by internationally recognised Swiss architects celebrating Switzerland's place as recognised world leader in creating buildings that address 21st century challenges of space. sustainability attd the city. Marcel Meili of Marcel Meili and Markus Peter. Zurich give a talk on Thu 18 ()ct'. Marianne Burkltaltcr and Christian Sttmi of Burkhalter and Sumi. Zurich. well known for a series of timber buildings speak on Thu 25 Get: and on Thu 1 .\'ov. a

talk by Gunther \'ogt of \'ogt Landscape Architects.

A Matter Of Art, Contemporary Architecture In Switzerland t'ntil Fri 16 .\'ov. An exhibition celebrating contemporary Swiss architecture to accompany the series of lectures. Cinema And Architecture Tue 23 Oct & Tue 30 ()ct. 6pm. A series of films looking at Swiss architecture. Berlin ('incmu. 'l'im' Prat-[wire by Samira (iloor- Fladel is screened on Tue 23 ()ct. Films by Beat Kttert (Jean Nam-cl slut-{limits ()f ll'mulcr) and Christoph Schattb (Place. Function and Form The .'II'(‘/lfl(’('llll'(’ ()f (lion ('umittdu and Peter Zunitltm') will be shown on Tue 30 ()ct.


On-line Gallery. A new internet site dedicated to showcasing the work of three Glasgow-based artists each month. If you have a proposal for the VisionOn website. email


James McLardy, Robin Miller and Michael Johnson L'ntil Wed 31 Oct. The work of three more artists goes on-line.

Glasgow Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow City Life, page 103.


Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am-5pm; Fri & Stni

l 1am—5pm. Cafe. Free.

A Kelvingrove Centenary t'ntil Spring 2002. A commemorative exhibition marking the centenary of the Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. The w ell-loved sandstone building houses one of the finest civic art collections in liurope. featuring works by Botticelli. Rentbrandt. Whistler and the Glasgow Boys and Girls. atid was the venue for some of the fittest exhibitions seen in Britain including Picasso-Matisse (1946). Van Gogh ( 1948) and Dali's Art In Jewels ( 1973—4).

Mending The Sacred Hoop: Images Of Native American Indians l'ntil Ttte 30 ()ct. Photographic exhibition by Sarah Penman documenting the lives of the tiative American Indians of the Lakota Nation.


The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am: 1pm & 2 5pm. Convergence l'ntil Sat H) .\‘m. Contemporary stitched textiles and

Work by Simon Laurie forms part of the RGI 140th AnnualEhibition at

the Mclellan Galleries

jewellery by the Brunei Broiderers. a group ol eight textile artists based in the Sottth West of England.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri 8; Sun 1 lam~~5pm.

Ancient Egypt: Digging For Dreams l'ntil Sttn 6 Jan. £2 (£1 )1 family ticket £5. Over 100 rarely seen treasures from the collection of William Matthew lilinders Petrie. described as the ‘\'ictorian 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

\ iew s of the afterlife.

Daumier In The Burrell Collection 1'ntil Sun 28 ()ct. A new display of a group of oils and w atercolours by one of Sir William Burrell's favourite artists. Honore Daumieri1808—1879).

GLASGOW BOTANIC GARDENS 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Mon—Sun 1 1am—4pm.

Passport To Plants L'ntil Sun 21 Oct. The Botanic Gardens staff show their travel snaps.


l‘pper (‘olquhoun Street. Helensburgh. ()1436 673900. Daily l.3()pm—5.30pm. New Perceptions: New Directions 2001 ('ntil Oct 31. An exhibition of contemporary furniture. lighting and decorative glass front all over Britain. Miegakari: Between Seen And Unseen l'ntil Wed 31 ()ct. ‘Miegakari' is the term Used in Japanese garden design to create a suggestive atmosphere for a landscape. Japanese glass artist Kciko Mukaide and landscape architecture Tokiko i'ttl‘utlc‘lli have collaborated together to create an installation ofglass. light. sound and mist for Hill House which explores this concept of miegakari. Purl ofjupun 2001.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily 10am—5pm.

Robert Earl t'ntil Wed 31 ()ct. Photography by this year's honours graduate from Glasgow School of Art. Robert liarl.


l'niversity Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30am—-5pm.

Mark Dion Thu 25 ()ct. lpm. American- based artist Mark Dion offers a personal response to the llunterian Mtiscum's

collection and discusses lhc‘ inspiration

behind his o\\ n sculptures on show at the (CA. See also (‘(‘:\ listing.