Art listings

Glasgow Galleries continued


26 Kittg Street. 552 2fo. Tue-Sat l.Qatu—5.30pm.

‘v'A Perfect World At Last: Daniel Reeves Until Sat It) Nov. Born in Washington in I948. Edinburgh-based filmmaker and artist Daniel Reeves has produced videos. multi-media installations and digital paintings which investigate themes of human suffering. ()n show for the first time in Scotland. Reeves‘ titnely work of digital paintings including latnbda prints on glass suspended in (iallery 2. address the topic of war. See llitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


at 6 Firpark Terrace. Dennistoun. 589 0607. Mon Sttn noon- 5pm. For tttore information abottt Switchspace e-mail: info(a‘ or log on to

She made her pitch and John was silent for a long time Wed 7~Sun l8 Nov. (ilasgow‘s artist-run moving gallery Switchspace present the first in a series of exhibitions taking place in residential homes. l-‘irst tip is (ilasgow— based artist lan Balch who will be showing a new body of site-specific work inspired by the work of unknown artist John Pride who lived and worked in London dttring the l970s. NEW SHOW.


at ()ffshore. 3/5 (iibson Street. 34f 0] 10. Mon -l‘ri 9am—-l lpm: Sat (Q Sun

l0am—l Ipm.

Lesley-Anne Clark Fri 2 Sun 25 Nov. Photographs by (ilasgow School of Art graduate l.esley-Anne (‘lark exploring her childhood environment of liast Kilbride. NEW SHOW.


42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. Daily

fl.30am l0pm.

Tea With My Talisman Fri 2 l-‘ri 30 Nov. Paintings by Pumalah liscobar based around the theme of a talisman.


25 Albert Drive. 287 3900. Tue Sat

noon 8pm: Sun noon ~6pm.

Eye Witness Wed 7 Sat to Nov.

Noon 8pm. l()t.' Theatre Company present a dramatic video installation exploring a series of unsettling images where life is suspended. liach of the seemingly unrelated stories involving mortal danger are projected onto the walls. floors and ceiling. depicting a never- ending loop from which there is no escape.


28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue Sat

llattt 5pm.

G.F.M Sat 3 Nov. 8pm. The 'l‘ransmission (iallery hosts a month of book. tiittsic and filtit events and talks for the tnonth of November. kicking off with music in the basement from (i.l"..\’l.

Michael Bracewell and Neil Mulholland Thu 8 Nov. 7.30pm. (‘ttltttral commentator attd author of ling/(1nd Is Mine: Pop Life In Albion l'i'ont ll’ilt/e 'Iit (in/(lie Michael Bracew ell presents his talk ll'lten Sit/flare llits Dept/t. Joining him is Neil Mulholland. a lecturer in Visual (‘ulture Studies at lidinbttrglt (‘ollege of Art. who will give a talk entitled l’u/l 'Iitut'ltt' .Wmm ].(IllII(/l'\'.' ‘I‘ltt' Ambient ('(tt‘t'et‘lt'mt.

Concrete Sum Film Night Wed l4 Nov. 8.30pm. film screenings from ('onct‘ete Sttttt.


63 'l'rongate. 552 4267. Mon noon l0pm; Tue Sat noon midnight; Sttn

I230 10pm.

Seen by Scene Thu I lit 2 Nov.

6 9pm. Taking the gay scene as its theme. lil-(i-les present this mix of. spoken word. photography. video and a live performance at 7.30pm. I’ttrl u/ (i/useuv.’

90 THE LIST l 1?) Nov 2001

Kathleen Little - lookingforthegirl lfntil Sun 4 Nov (Foyer). (‘ommissioned for (ilasgayl. a series of black and white photographic portraits of lesbians in (ilasgow by Kathleen Little. which challenges and subverts lesbian stereotypes.

Patsy McArthur t’ntil Sun 4 Nov (Foyer). An exhibition of drawing dealing with themes of reality and escape. I’m-t of ( 1' 1 uvguy.’

Cubarte Fri 9 Sat 24 Nov. ()riginal prints frotn the Taller serigraphia Rene Portocarrero. a screenprint workshop in Havana. selected by curators from the Taller and (ilasgow Print Studio. Part of St (ii/ml See also f’ringe (iallery. NEW SHOW.


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

Identity Sat 3 Fri 30 Nov (open first Sat frotn noon). A joint exhibition of work frotn the 'l‘rongate Studio members and the Dundee Arts Advocacy project.

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Department Of .»\rchitectttre. l3l Rottenrow. 548 3007. Mon l’ri

9.30am 5.30pm.

Strathclyde Architects Look To Switzerland Thu l 6’; Thu 8 Nov. 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 2 1 st century challenges of space. sustainability and the city. On Thu l Nov (iunther Vogt of Vogt Landscape Architects gives a talk and Annette (iigot of (iigot/(ittyer. Zurich will speak on Thu 8 Nov.

A Matter Of Art, Contemporary Architecture In Switzerland tintil Fri 16 Nov. An exhibition celebrating contemporary Swiss architecture to accompany the series of lectures.

WHERE THE MONKEY SLEEPS 182 West Regent Street. 226 3406. Mon f-‘ri 7am I lpm: Sat 8am I lpm: Sttn l0am llpm.

Fluff Of The Umbilicus t'ntil Sat l0 Nov. The results of Daniel liberhat‘ter‘s unusual project which researched the fluff found in the ttavel. Pictures Of A Wolfman t’ntil Sat 10 Nov. Portraits by (ilasgow's fastest cycle couriers.

Glasgow Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow City Life, page 97.


Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon Thu (S1 Sat l0am 5pm: Fri & Sun

1 lattt 5pm. (‘afe. l-"ree.

A Kelvingrove Centenary t'ntil Spring 2002. A commemorative exhibition marking the centenary of the Art (iallery attd Museum. Kelvingrove. The well- loved sandstone building houses one of the fittest civic art collections in liurope. featuring works by Botticelli. Rembrandt. Whistler and the (ilasgow Boy's attd (iit'ls. and was the venue for some of the fittest exhibitions seen itt Britain including l’ic';tsstt-.‘\l;ttisse t 1946), Van (iogh t I948) attd Dali's Art In Jewels t I973 4). MacMillan Cancer Relief Art Show Mon 5 Sat l7 Nov. An exhibition attd sale of over 1000 paintings by a range of Scottish artists. All proceeds w ill go to the .'\lac.\lillan ('ancer Research. NFW SHOW.

Filiberto Mora - Artist In Residence Fri 9 Sat 24 Nov. ('uban artist l-‘ilibet'to .\lora specialises in the art of papier mache and together w itlt his brother Yanoski. the two began by selling small papier maclte cars at llavana (‘atltetlral's artisans market. With large

commissioned pieces now in private collections. Mora creates an exhibition of small. brightly coloured Santeria saints and orishas for the gallery space. See preview. I’rtrt ()fxf (it/ml NEW SHOW. Filiberto Mora’s Living Studio l‘ri 9 Sun 1 l Nov. A chance to see (‘ttban artist l-‘iliberto Mom at work in his stttdio as he creates his papier—mache sculptures. I’rtt'! ttl'Si (it/MI.


The ('t'oss. Kit'kintilloch. 578 ()I44.

Tue Sat l0am lpttt & 2 5pm. Convergence t‘ntil Sat to Nov. (‘ontemporary stitched textiles and jewellery by the Brttnel Bt‘oidet'ers. a group of eight textile artists based in the South West of lingland.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550.

Mon Thu & Sat l0am 5pm; l'i'i & Sun llam 5pm.

Ancient Egypt: Digging For Dreams t7ntil Stttt 6 Jan. £2 (L'l ): faintly ticket £5. ()ver I00 rarely seen treasures from the collection of Williatn Matthew blinders Petrie. described as the ‘Victorian lttdiana Jones'. The exhibition includes a look at the origins of the mumtny's curse: the idea of alien help in the building of the Pyramids at (ii/a; attd Ancient ligyptian views of the afterlife. Treasures From The Store: 19th Century European Paintings l-‘t'ont Sat 3 Nov until fttrtlter notice. a new selection of oils goes on display highlighting the range of Sir William But'rell’s taste. l‘eatured works include paintings by Bonvin. Ribot and .‘vlillet attd a rarely seen oil by Henri l.e Sidaner.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahottston Park. H) Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily |0am 5pm.

Jo Ganter Wed 7 l‘ri 30 Nov. Recent works by (ilasgow-based line art printmaker Jo (ianter.


Kelvin Hall. I Bttt'nhottse Road. 287 2720. Mon Thu & Sat 10am 5pm: l‘t'i & Stttt llattt 5pm.

Fire! l’ntil .\lon 3| Dec. The history of firefighting iii the west of Scotland is documented itt this exhibition featuring a l.eyland l-irentaster engine gifted to the museum by the Stt'atltclyde l’it‘e Brigade and objects frottt the past and present.


lliglt Street. 889 3l5 l. Tue Sat

10am 5pm; Sun 2 5pm. Free. Lochwinnoch Art Group Annual Exhibition l'ntil Sat 3 Nov. Annual exhibition of work by this local art group attd their guests featttring drawings and paintings. with all works for sale. Margaret Hunter - Holding Together l'ntil Stttt 4 Nov. liat'ly drawings. paitttittgs attd sculptures by

Ay I‘Slttt'e-‘littl'll artist .‘ylargaret Hunter. a

David Oswald explores the world of 705 adult entertainment at the

Glasgow LGBT Centre

prominent figure both on the continettt. in particular. (iermany. See also ('ollins (iallet'y. l..AST CHANCE TO SEE.

Old Friends And New Acquaintances t'ntil Sun l7 Mar. Portraits attd figurative works drawn from the Museum's collection featuring works by Alan Davie. Wendy McMurdo and two new acquisitions by John Byrne. .N'uItunul Hire! and The Stilt/in.

Paisley Artists Annual Exhibition Thu 15 Nov Sat l5 Dec. A pre-(‘hristmas show of works in a variety of media by local artists.


(ilasgow Green. 554 0223. Mott Thu & Sat 10am 5pm; l-‘ri & Sttn llatn 5pm. Old Ways And New Directions l'ntil Autttmn 2002. An exhibition of historic mental health items collected by (ilasgovs Museums since I995.


2 (‘astle Street. 553 2557. Mon Thu & Sat 10am 5pm: Fri & Sttn 1 Iain 5pm. World Religion - Universal Peace Global Ethic l'ntil Sttn 2 Dec. A display of twelve graphic panels produced by the (ilobal lithic l-‘oundation presenting world religions and their significance in present-day society.


Museum Of liducation. 225 Scotland Street. 287 0500. Mon Sat l0am 5pm: Sttn llatn 5pm.

Showcase 2001 t7ntil Tue 8 Jan. After extensive refurbishment. Scotland Street School .\lusettm reopens with an exhibition of fashion. jewellery. ceramics. photographs and graphic design by- students from six of (ilasgow’s colleges.


100 Stobeross Road. 339 063 l. l)aily l0am 5pm. £4.50 (£3.25): accompanied children free.

Five Thousand Days At Sea An exhibition on board the only (‘lydebuilt sailittg sltip still afloat iii the PK. documenting her adventures on the high seas between l897 and NW.

The Story Of Glenlee This new pertttanent exhibition provides an insight into what life w ltat like for sea travellers itt I896 through a cotttbittatiott of graphic panels. audio trails attd reconstructed areas. Story In The Stones tl’umpttouse .‘ylain (iallet‘y ). An exhibition looking at the itttpact of the industrial ages on (ilasgoW harbour.

Morse And More tPttmphouse Lower (iallery' ). A hands-on exhibition. aimed at children. looking at the world of L‘ttlllllltllltetllit)”. You can operate a state-of- tlte—art optical telegraph used in the Napoleonic wars. try ottt the five-needle telegraph and crank up World War ll field telephones.