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Artist Talk Sun I I May. 3pm. Iixhibrting artists Alex host and Sally ()sborn talk abotit their work


25 Albert Drive. 0845 330 3501, Tue Sat noon 8pm; Sun noon bpm.

O Salla wkka: Cave l'ntiI Sun 8 Jun. Finnish artist SalIa Tykka has been gaining international recognition for her film and photographic works. Showing her newa completed trilogy of short films which include [Jinn shown to great acclaim at the Venice Biennale in 2001. Thriller and ('ut'e. the works explore the transition from childhood to adtilthood and female subjectivity.

Eye-Level l'ntiI Stiri 18 May. Paintings by Jo'burg-born artist Lara Riviera. derived from a series of photos of her family. Waldgeschichten (Tales from the Woods) l'ntil Sun 18 May. Drawing on the folk and fairytales of Germany as cxernplilied by the work of the Grimm brothers. Simone I.andwehr-Traxler presents a collection of personal memories and folk stories through miniature sculpture and animation.


28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue Sat

1 1am 5pm.

Signal/Transmission Exchange l'ntiI Sat 17 May. An exchange project with Signal. an artist-run space in Malmo in Sweden featuring installation. drawings and sculpture by Johan Svensson. Pcttcr Petersson and Magnus Thierfelder.


18 Albion Street. 552 2822. MonsFri 10am~5pni.

Talking Colours t'ntil Fri 9 May. Paintings by 'I'rorigate Sttidios member Frances IIarkiti.

Fake Fri It) May Fri 27 Jun. A solo installation by Trongate Studios member Louise Maughan.


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rooted l'ntil Stiii 25 May. Artist-run organisation Ii merge I) present a rolling programme of exhibitions housed in this disused shop front on Woodlands Road. Sarah Warden shows work until I I May followed by [Emily Anderson ( I I-—I8 May) and Amanda Faulkner and Amy Sales 1 1825 May).


1 13 West Regent Street. 221 9109. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm.

Spring Show Sun I I May-~-Mon 2 Jun. New and recent paintings by Anthony Armstrong.

Glasgow Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Glasgow Life, page 96.


Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8; Sun I lam—5pm. Cafe. Free.

A Kelvingrove Centenary t'ntil Mon 30 Jun. A cotiimemorative exhibition marking the centenary of the Art Gallery and Museum. Kelvingrove. Endangered Wildlife L'niil Mon 30 Jun. An exhibition highlighting the endangered wildlife in Scotland. Drawings, Studies and Academies Sat 17 May—Mon 30 Jun. Barry Atherton explores classicisni and naturalism through landscapes. portraits and academic draw ings and suggest how they might be interpreted in the beginning of the 21st century. NEW SHOW.

90 THE LIST 8—22 May 2003


The ('ross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144.

Tue Sat 10am» lprii as 2 5pm.

The View from the Box t'niil Sat to May. Paintings of the Scottish landscape by Sue Wilkinson as v iew cd from the inside of telephone boxes around the country.

East Dunbartonshire Photography Competition Sat I7 May Sat 7 Jun. An exhibition showcasing the best in amateur photography.


2060 I’ollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu 8; Sat I0am~~5pmz Fri & Sun

I Iam~5pm.

National Treasures: Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Scotland Sat l7 May- Sun 17 Aug. An exhibition of 12 masterpieces on loan from the NGS featuring Jan Vermecr's ('lirist in the Horne ()f.UtlI'!/ttl and Mary and John Singer Sargent's Lady Agnew" (if/xit'lrrtuiv. NEW SHOW.

GLASGOW BOTANIC GARDENS 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Daily 1 Iain—4pm.

Route l'ntil Wed 21 May tKibee Palace). In the 19th century glass conservatory iti Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Damien Llanibias has created a sound installation which overlays a specially arranged music score with vocal narratives. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

3L8 Art Club Mon 12—-Sun 18 May (Visitor Centre). An exhibition of work on a botanic theme by the 3Ls (Learning in Later Life) Art (‘Iub at Strathclyde L'niversity Senior Sttidies Institute.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Dain 10am—5pm. £3.50 (£2.50).

Mixed Exhibition L'niil Sat 31 May. A mixed show of paintings by various artists including Graham Flack. Gregor Smith and Andrew Walker.

HUNTERIAN MUSEUM University Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Lord Kelvin: A Life in Science Until Wed 31 Dec. An exhibition of the scientific instruments. inventions and patents used by Glasgow‘s famous rofessor of physics, William Thomson. he Fine Art of Porcelain L’ntil Thu 4 Sep. An exhibition of pieces from the Glasgow Pottery owned by J and M Person Bell. whose tea sets were an absolute must-have in their heyday (1841—191 1 ).


High Street. 889 3151. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Pharmacopoeia L'ntil Sun 18 May. An exhibition exploring health and medical issues such as fertility. geriatric medicine and women‘s health. featuring collaborations between artist Susie Freeman. photographer Dave (‘ritchley and GP Dr Liz.

Paisley Art Institute 1 15th Annual Exhibition Sat It) May—Sun 8 Jun. Annual exhibition featuring the inaugural Kennox Prize for emerging painters with the winning receiving a prize of £7000. NEW SHOW,


Museum of Education. 225 Scotland Street. 287 0500. Mon—Thu 8; Sat 10am—5pm; Fri 8; Sun 11am—5pm. Bairns and Backstreets L’ntil Mon 16 Jun. Photographs of Glasgow by Eric Watt. a member of the Queen's Camera Club since 1958 featuring over 30 digital prints from the 50s to the 80s.

We Have Fun L'ntil Sun It) Aug. An exhibition of iIIUstrations for Ladybird books by Harry Wingfield featuring original artwork for Little Red Riding Hood. the adventures of Peter and Jane and the Junior Science books.

The Haunted

Edinburgh Galleries


6 Dundas Street. 557 4050 Mon- Fri

10am (rpm; Sat 11am 2pm.

lmants Vecozols t'niil tn :3 .May. Recent still life paintings by Latvian artist Ittitmts \t‘s‘olols.

lan Strang (1886-1952) that Sat 24

May. Iitchings and drawings.


II) Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon Fri 10am 6pm; Sat by appointment.

Grand Spring Clearance Sale t'ntil Fri 23 May. A spring clearance of paintings frorn stock including works by PW Adam. George Houston. Alexander Jamieson. John Maclauchlan Milne. Peploe and JD Fergusson.


38 Home Street. 228 4141.

Clever People t‘niit Wed 14 May. A collection of paintings by Mary 'I‘rodden depicting talented characters from in and around Iidinbtirgh.

Californian Wildflower Thu l5 May- -Wed I 1 Jtiii. An exhibition of photographs by Lil Tainsh.


I3a/13c Dundas Street. 556 8886. Mon Sat l0am~bpm.

Frances Law t'niil Wed 21 May. A solo show of new work.

Jean Master t‘ntil Wed 21 May. New paintings.

Leon Winter t'niil Wed ll Jun. Sculpture.


2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon- Sat 10am-5pm.

Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition L'ntil Wed 11 Jun. £2 t£l ); season ticket £4. The Royal Scottish Academy's annual show takes tip residency at the (‘ity Art (‘entre featuring a wide range of painting. sculpture. printing and architecture by RSA members and selected works by non-members.

COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 (‘ockburn Street. 220 1260. Wed—Sun noon—5 m. Swing L'ntil Sun It May. Neil Mulholland ctirates this group show featuring work by Alex Pollard. Ronnie Heeps and David Shrigley'. based on Blackpool's Haunted Swing (1954). a swing like structure seating about 20 people at a time. Billy McCall l'ntil Sun I I May. Video and photographic work by Billy McCall which examines the nature of the relationship between consumers and their chosen objects of cultural pleasure. Sean Snyder Sat 17 May—Sun 15 Jun. In association with Afterall. the (‘ollective Gallery presents its first commission of new work by Berlin-based Sean Snyder. The remit of the show is that the work would in some way be ‘distributable' an edition of photographic works inspired by a visit to Menwith Hill. a [S spy station in North Yorkshire will be distributed throughout the show. NEVv’ SHOW. Gallery Talk Sat 17 May. 2pm. Sean Snyder gives a talk on his current exhibition. Daniel Griffiths Sat 17 May-Sun 15 Jun. New work in the Project Rooiri from Daniel Griffiths. Michael Crailt Sat l7 May-Sun 15 Jun. The first in a series of projects highlighting an individual work by a Collective Gallery member. First up is Michael Craik.


41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Fri 10.30am—530pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm. Peter Nardini, Jacqui Orr, Sandra Steele and Bill Wright Sat It) May-Wed 4 Jun. Italian landscape paintings by Peter Nardini and Jacqui 0n and views of the west coast of Scotland by Sandra Steele and Bill Wright. NEW SHOW.


3 Doune Terrace. 225 ~189 Mon Fri 10am 5pm

Places, Patterns and Perspectives t'niil Fri 23 May Paintings by Anette IIarboe I‘Iensburg focusing on the space betweeti the concrete and the suggestive


at Marie (‘iirie House. 29 Albany Street. 4‘8 "050 Mon Sat 10am 5pm

Eric Cruikshank: Paintings for Green Walls I‘ntil Sat 24 May Iidinburgh-Ixised artist Iir‘ic (‘rtiikshank presents a show of new paintings. See photo caption


IiL‘II‘tirtI Road. 024 (i200 tit‘cot'tlctl information 332 22%). Mon Wed is

Fri Sun 10am 5pm; Thu 10am 7pm Mario Testino: Portraits l'niil Sun 15 Jun. £5 (£3.50); under 12s tree The only Scottish showing of this maioi touring exhibition of photographs by one ot fasliion's most sought-after snappers. Mario Testino. Working extensively for lireue and creating adv ertising campaigns for high profile clients such as (iticci and \ersacc. the Peruvian. Londonlxised photographer has snapped a host of celebrities including Kate Moss. Madonna. Gwyneth Paltrow. Robbie Williams and the late Princess Diana. See rev ICW.

Cult of Celebrity ll: Testino Mot) It) May. 12.45pm. (ilyn Davis front Iidinbuigh ('ollcge of Art looks at the work of Iashioit photographer Mario Testino.

The Jorg Schellmann Collection of Joseph Beuys Multiples that summer. A selection of the National (ialleries' recently acquired collection of Beuys' multiples.

From Picasso to Gilbert and George l'ntil Sun (i Jul tKeiIler Library ). A display of the Gallery's Special Books Collection. focusing on books made between 1936 and 1980.

After Hours Thu 22 May. 5.30 7pm The After Hours programme of events continues with a tour of the Mario Testino show with curator Philip Long.


l8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon Sat 10am 5.30pm.

May Exhibition t'niil Sat 24 May. A two person show of paintings by Joyce Borland and Dronrna featuring landscapes,


I I (iayfield Square. 558 71 10. Wed Sat

I Iatii vopm.

Franziska Furter lfntil Sat 31 May A solo show of new work by Franziska Furter which brings together a series of drawings created specifically for the gallery and not previously seen in the 17K. See review.


6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon Stiii 10am 6pm.

Five Artists Fri 9 Sat 17 May. A group show of paintings by live artists including Malcolm (’heape. Robert lnnes. Alan Kilpatrick. Hilary Scott and Gill Wilson. NEW SHOW.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 (>000. Mon ’Ihti 10am-8pm; Fri -Sun 10am 5pm.

My Mouth is Quiet but my Mind is Noisy L'ntil Thu 8 May. An exhibition and accompanying catalogue commemorating the work of the late renowned illustrator. John Watson. Edinburgh-Boston Portfolio l.'ntiI Sun 18 May. An exhibition of prints by students and staff of the printmaking departments of Edinburgh (‘ollege of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston.

0 Edinburgh College of Art’s 2003 Fashion Show Wed 14—Fri It) May. Wed Iprn 86; 3pm; ’Ihu 3pm. 7pm & 9pm: Fri 7pm. £5-£25. Your chance to see the fashion designers of the future at Edinburgh (‘ollege of Art's annual fashion