Art listings

Glasgow Galleries continued STREET LEVEL

26 King Street. 552 215 1. Tue— Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Translucent Exposures Sat 17 Nov—Sat 22 Dec. Photograms by Annie Halliday which explore the relationship between light and everyday objects. The show features both two and three- dimensional works whereby llalliday returns to the origins of photography to re- examine the potential of the photogratn. NEW SHOW.

Annie Halliday Sat 17 Nov. 3pm. Annie Halliday talks about her exhibition of photograms currently on show. SWITCHSPACE

at 6 Firpark Terrace. Dennistoun. 589 0607. Mon—Sun noon—5pm. For more information about Switchspace e-mail: infoCa‘switchspacecouk or log on to

She made her pitch and John was silent for a long time t'ntil Sun 18 Nov. Glasgow's artist-run moving gallery Switchspacc present the first in a series of exhibitions taking place in residential homes. First up is Glasgow- based artist Ian 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 during the 1970s. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Artist’s Talk Sun 18 Nov. 3pm. Ian Balch talks about his work currently on show in this residential home.


at Offshore. 3/5 Gibson Street. 3-H ()1 l0. Mon—Fri 9am 1 1pm: Sat & Sun

l0am—1 lpm.

Lesley-Anne Clark l'ntil Sun 25 Nov. Photographs by Glasgow School of Art graduate Lesley-Anne ('lark exploring her childhood environment of Fast Kilbride. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Artist Talk Sat 17 Nov. 3pm. Photographer Lesley-Anne (‘lark talks about her work currently on show.


~12 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. Daily

l l.30am—l0pm.

Tea With My Talisman t'ntil Fri 30 Nov. Paintings by Pumalah liscobar based around the theme of a talisman. STRAMWAY

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

HK: Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan Fri 23 Nov-Sun 20 Jan. The first of a season of exhibitions devoted to the work of Glasgow-based artists. First up are Joanne Tatham and Tom ()‘Sullivan who have been commissioned to create a large-scale sculptural installation for Tramway's main space. The result. HK engages with aspects of recent culture. reflecting upon the anti-drugs campaigns of the 80s. See preview and Hitlist. NEW SHOW.

Tatiana Maria Lund and Rachel Mimiec Fri 23 Nov—Sat 22 Dec. New work by Glasgow-based artists Tatiana Maria Lund and Rachel Mimiec. who were both awarded Tramway Dark Lights Commissions in Jun last year. Born in Denmark. I.und’s previous projects involving photography. video and film. have centred on transition and change. Glasgow School of Art graduate Mimiec uses found. natural materials to deal with themes of survival. fear. alienation and escapism. NEW SHOW. TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 ~18I3. Tue—Sat l lam—5pm.

Raydale Dower L'ntil Fri 30 Nov. An installation for the gallery space by Raydale Dower.

Anna Niesterowicz Sun l8—Fri 30 Nov (Basement). Video works by Anna Niesterowicz.

Adam Szymczyk Sun l8 Nov. 7.30pm. Curator of the Foksal Gallery in Warsaw. Adam Szymczyk talks about the history of the gallery. the current art scene in the city and some of his curatorial work outside Foksal. Video works by Anna Niesterowicz follow the talk.

lan Svenonius Fri 23 Nov. 8pm. Voted the ‘sassiest boy in America’ by Sassy magazine in the l990s. former frontman of The Nation ()f lilysses and (The) Make L'p. Ian Svenonius performs his neo- gospel style music with a punky edge.


63 Trongate. 552 4267. Mon noon—l0pm; Tue- Sat noon -midnight: Sun 12.30—10pm. Cubarte l'ntil Sat 24 Nov. ()riginal prints from the Taller serigraphia Rene Portocarrero. a screenprint workshop in Havana. selected by curators from the Taller and Glasgow Print Studio. Part ofSi Cabal. See also Fringe Gallery. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri l0am 5pm.

Identity ['ntil Fri 30 Nov. A joint exhibition of work from the Trongate Studio members and the Dundee Arts Advocacy project.

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Department Of Architecture. 13] Rottenrow. 548 3007. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm.

A Matter Of Art, Contemporary Architecture In Switzerland L'ntil Fri 16 Nov. An exhibition celebrating contemporary Swiss architecture.

WHERE THE MONKEY SLEEPS I82 West Regent Street. 226 3406. Mon—Fri 7am—l lpm: Sat 8am—l 1pm: Sun l0am—l lpm.

Christmas Exhibition Mon 26 Nov—Thu l0 Jan. A mixed show including work by Toby Paterson. product designer Bill Cameron and charcoal drawings by Kevin Murphy.

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This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow City Life, page 95.


Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun

1 lam—5pm. Cafe. Free.

A Kelvingrove Centenary L'ntil Spring 2002. A commemorative exhibition marking the centenary of the Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. The well-loved sandstone building houses one of the finest civic art collections in Europe. featuring works by Botticelli. Rembrandt. Whistler and the Glasgow Boys and Girls. and was the venue for some of the finest exhibitions seen in Britain including Picasso-Matisse (1946). Van Gogh ( 19-18) and Dali's Art In Jewels (1973—4).

MacMillan Cancer Relief Art Show L'ntil Sat 17 Nov. An exhibition and sale of over 1000 works of art including paintings. drawings and sculpture by leading Scottish artists. Proceeds frotn the sale will go towards the New Glasgow Appeal. which will provide new cancer services for the city. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Filiberto Mora - Artist In Residence tintil Sat 24 Nov. Cuban artist Filiberto Mora specialises in the art of papier-mache and together with his brother Yanoski. the two began by selling small papier-mache cars at Havana Cathedral'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. Part of Si Cuba}. UAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Flliberto Mora’s Living Studio Sat 17 & Sun 18 Nov. A chance to see Cuban artist Filiberto Mora at work in his studio as he creates sculptures from papier-mache. Part ofSi ( ‘uhaf.

BG Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Mon 19 Nov—Sun 27 Jan. Now in its seventeenth year. the annual wildlife photography competition organised by BBC Wildlife magazine and the Natural History Museum features entries by both professional and amateur photographers worldwide. The winning entry by Manjo Shah captures the image of a female orang- utan with her young infant. NEW SHOW. AULD KIRK MUSEUM The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 ()l-l-i. Tue—Sat 10am—1pm 8; 2—5pm.

Annual Christmas Art 8: Craft Exhibition Sat l7 Nov—Fri 21 Dec. Arts and crafts by local artists with all works for sale.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sun

I lam—5pm.

Ancient Egypt: Digging For Dreams L'ntil Sun 6 Jan. £2 (£1 ); family ticket £5. Over 100 rarely seen treasures front 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 in the building of the Pyramids at Giza: and Ancient Egyptian views of the afterlife.

Treasures From The Store: 19th Century European Paintings From Sat 3 Nov until further notice. a new selection of oils goes on display highlighting the range of Sir William Burrell‘s taste. Featured works include paintings by Bonvin. Ribot and Millet and a rarely seen oil by Henri Le Sidaner.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily l0am—5pm.

Jo Ganter Wed 7—Fri 30 Nov. Recent works by Glasgow-based line art printmaker Jo Ganter. NEW SHOW.

Glasgow Museums


Kelvin Hall. l Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon—Thu & Sat l0am—5pm; Fri 8; Sun

I lam—5pm.

Fire! L'ntil Mon 3l Dec. The history of firefighting in the west of Scotland is documented in this exhibition featuring a Leyland Firemaster engine gifted to the museum by the Strathclyde Fire Brigade and objects from the past and present. PAISLEY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERIES

High Street. 889 3151. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.

Old Friends And New Acquaintances L'ntil Sun 17 Mar. Portraits and figurative works drawn from the Museum‘s collection featuring works by Alan Davie. Wendy McMurdo and two new acquisitions by John Byrne. National Velvet and The Studio.

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

Look At Our World Mon 19 Nov—Sun 9 Dec. Art and design by children and young people from Renfrewshire.


Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon-Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8; Sun 1 lam—5pm.

Old Ways And New Directions L'ntil Autumn 2002. An exhibition of historic mental health items collected by Glasgow Museums since I995.

Glasgow Green Renewal Fri 23 Nov—Mon 1 Apr. An exhibition highlighting the current project to renew and upgrade this popular Glasgow landmark. NEW SHOW.


2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun 1 lam—5pm.

World Religion - Universal Peace - Global Ethic L'ntil Sun 2 Dec. A display of twelve graphic panels produced by the Global Iithic Foundation presenting world religions and their significance in present-day society.

In The Shade Of The Tree Fri 23 Nov—Sun 28 Apr. Internationally renowned photographer Peter Sanders' photographic insight into the world of Islam. NEW SHOW.


Museum Of Education. 225 Scotland Street. 287 0500. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun I lam—5pm.

Showcase 2001 Until Tue 8 Jan. After extensive refurbishment. Scotland Street School Museum reopens with an exhibition of fashion. jewellery. ceramics. photographs and graphic design by students from six of Glasgow's colleges.


100 Stobcross Road. 339 0631. Daily 10am—5pm. £4.50 (£3.25): accompanied children free.

Flve 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 I919.

The Story Of Glenlee This new permanent exhibition provides an insight into what life what like for sea travellers in I896 through a combination of graphic panels. audio trails and reconstructed areas. Story In The Stones (Pttmphouse 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 otit the live-needle telegraph and crank up World War ll field telephones.