Art listings

Glasgow Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see City Life, page 98.


The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue—Sat l()am—lpm & 2—5pm. Heart 8. Matter Until Sat 6 Mar. A display of around 40 original artworks by Geoff Grandfteld which illustrate the novels of Graham Greene and Raymond Chandler.


2060 Pollokshaws Road. 287 2550. Mon—Thu & Sat l()am—5pm; Fri & Sun 1 lam--5pm.

O Turner: The Late Seascapes Sat 21 Feb—Sun 23 May. A rare chance to see over 40 of Turner‘s late seascapes in oil and watercolour created in the later half of his life. The paintings. which have been brottght together frotn collections throughout the UK arid the USA. include Rnr‘kels and Blue Lights (Close a! Hand). ll'hulers' (The Whale Ship) and Sunrise with Sea tWUns‘Iers. See Hitlist. NEW SHOW.

Curator’s Favourites Wed 25 Feb. 12.30pm. Free. Tobias Capwell. curator of arms and armour gives a talk on the Armour of the Emperor Ferdinand 1.

Curator’s Favourites Wed 3 Mar. 12.30pm. Free. Patricia Collins. curator of medieval and renaissance art gives a talk on a tapestry depicting St Anne with the Virgin and Child. between Four Female Saints.

THE HIDDEN GARDENS Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 0845 3306501. Tue—Sat l()am—4pm: Sun noon—4pm.

The Hidden Gardens Scotland‘s first sanctuary garden dedicated to peace created in collaboration with nva organisation. landscape architects City Design Cooperative. the local cotntnunity and a team of artists. A derelict industrial site adjoining Tramway has been transformed into a contemplative garden with dedicated artworks.

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

Ann Kennedy Until Wed 31 Mar. An exhibition of photographic works of Scottish sea and landscapes by Ann Kennedy.

HUNTERIAN MUSEUM University Avenue. 330 4221. Mon—Sat 9.30am---5pm.

Rosengarten Until Sat 17 Apr. Artist Anne Bevan and writer Janice Galloway have collaborated in this research project which pairs the words and sculptures of Rosengarten.


Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Thu & Sat l()am—-5pm: Fri & Sun

1 1am—5pm.

Every Walk of Life Until Sun 4 Apr. An exhibition of 50 black and white photographs portraying people with multiple sclerosis as part of a project to celebrate the 5()th anniversary of the MS Society.


2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Thu & Sat l()am—-5pm; Fri & Stilt l lam—5pm. Mapping the Unseen - The Art of Ahmed Moustata Until Sun 18 Apr. An exhibition of calligraphy- based artworks by Muslim artist. Ahmed Moustafa.

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Edinburgh Galleries BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri l()am—6pm; Sat 1 |am--2pm. Scottish Paintings Until Sat 28 Feb. Oils and watercolours by Scottish artists dating frotn 1650 to present day. CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mott—Sat l()am—Spm.

Keeping the Face: National Identity and Scottish Visual Arts

3 Sat 21 Feb—Sat 17 Apr. An exhibition

exploring the differing paths in the development of Scottish art in the 19th and

2 20th centuries including works by John

Duncan. James Drummtnond. William Gear. Will MacLean and [an Howard. NEW SHOW.

L Nature and Imagination: William Gilles and John Maxwell Sat 21

Feb—Sat 17 Apr. An exhibition cotnparing and contrasting the work of friends and

collaborators William Gillies and John

Maxwell. NEW SHOW.

Raw Talent: 100 Years of Scottish Art Sat 2| Feb—Sat 26 Jun. A

selection of work drawn frotn the city's art collection featuring works by Cadell. Fergusson. Bellany. MacTaggart and Moyna Flannigan. NEW SHOW.


22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue-Sat noon—Spnt

the medium is tedium Sat 21

. Feb—Sat 20 Mar. A group show of work of

mainly three-dimensional works. The exhibition features an exploration between consumerism and mass ornamentation from Jenny Hogarth: Kate ()wen‘s creates a window display resulting from the outcome of a daily routine; Ruth Ewart shows a CD jukebox; Lynn Hand works with discarded objects; Laura Bruce shows two pieces including New Day. a ten- minute monologue. and Estonian collaborative group Proudfoot show a version of A Bird in the House which was first shown at the Tag Team Experiment.

NEW SHOW. L Artists’ Talk Sat 21 Feb. 2pm. Free.

Artists participating in the current show talk about their work.

Lost Boys and Girl Guides Sat 21 Feb—Sat 20 Mar. David Blyth attd Sara Gallic explore their relationship with the natural world and their perception of it in this exhibition in the project room.

coLouns GALLERY 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Fri

l().30am—5.30pm: Sat 10.30am—5pm.

Mixed Show Until Sat 28 Feb. A small

show of paintings by Bill Wright. Frank Colclough. Robert Sitnpson and Jennie Tufts.

mist. CULTURAL. msrrrurE

3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

Liverpool Photos L'ntil Fri 27 Feb. Black and white photographs frotn 1968 by Danish photographer and film director Freddy Tomberg depicting a former

. working class area in Liverpool. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Wed &

Fri—Sun 10am—5pm; Thu |0am--7pm.

Cafe. Artists Design Textiles Until Sun 29 Feb. A display of the collection of fabrics

1 designed by artists such as William Scott.

Victor Vasarely. Ben Nicholson. Elizabeth Frink. Marino Marini and Cecil Collins. produced for Edinburgh Weavers in the 1950s.


18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Sat l()am—5.30pm.

Peter Nardini lintil Fri 26 Mar. Recent landscapes and figurative works by Peter Nardini.

DOGGERFISHER l | Gaytield Square. 558 71 10. Wed—Fri

1 lam—6pm; Sat noon—5pm.

Solar Lunar Until Sat 6 Mar. Six artists based in Edinburgh. Glasgow, London and Base] are brought together for this group show. Moyna Flannigan shows watercolours of fictitious individuals; Melanie Carvalho‘s large oil paintings depict night time gardens; Franziska Furter create delicate abstracts of imagined scenes of the creation of the world; Kerstin Kartscher produces fantastical landscape drawings in pen and ink; Camilla Low creates sculptures which explore space and Rosalind Nashashibi has made collages out of found images. See review.


6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. l()am—6pm. Charles Simpson Sat 28 Feb—Tue 9 Mar. Recent landscape paintings of the Borders. lona and Venice.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART 74 Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thu l()am—8pm; Fri—Sat l()am—2pm.

Brides of March Thu 4 Mar. 4.30—7pm. Free. Artist-run Magnifttat and the Embassy present the fourth in a series of events held at ECA‘s Sculpture Court featuring a presentation by performance artist David Sherry at 4.30pm followed by a selection of video works and live performance.


20a Dundas Street. 557 5002. Mon—Fri 1 lam-5pm; Sat l()am— 1 pm.

Hearts and Flowers Until Tue 2 Mar. An exhibition on a theme of romance. featuring paintings by Lesley Banks. Angela Reilly. Jo Mcintyre and Joan Gillespie.


23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat l()am—6pm .

Imprint: Triennale lnternazionale D’Incisione Until Sat 27 Mar. Jointly presented by Glasgow Print Studio. Edinburgh Printmakers and the Italian Cultural Institute. a major celebration of Italian graphic art featuring contemporary etchings and engraving by 24 of the tnost respected graphic artists working in Italy today.

EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road. 334 9171. Daily 9am—6pm.

3 Deerly Beloved Fri 20 Feb—Sun 7

Mar. The winning entries of the British Deer Society‘s international photography

competition are on display.

EiLiiiilolisE CAFE BAR

88 Lothian Road. 229 5932.

Look Until Sat 28 Feb. Paintings. pastels and prints by Mike Turpie.

John Bellany Sat 28 Feb—Sat 27 Mar. Small paintings and prints by John Bellany.

HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

- Artists New to the Gallery Until

Sat 28 Feb. A variety of styles and subject matter by artists new to the gallery including Elena Kourenkova. Myer Lacome. Noriko McTavish and Jacqueline Turnbull. Also on show, works by gallery artists. limited prints. ceramics. sculpture. jewellery and Russian craftwork.


32—36 Great King Street. 557 3500. Treasures from Venice: Venetian

5 Silk Sttn 29 Feb—Sun 28 Mar. A

selection of Venetian Silk (XVll—XVlll 3 century) frotn the Sartirana Collection.

j Jacqueline Orr Mon l—Sun 28 Mar.

New paintings of Venice.

I2 34 Abercrotnby Place. 558 9872. Mon—Fri l()am—6pm; Sat l()am—4pm.

I Victor Pasmore (1908-1998) Sat

21 Feb—Tue 30 Mar. A selection of etchings. lithographs and screenprints by Victor Pastnore.


6 Carlton Terrace. 556 4441. Tue—Sat l()am—5pm.

O Ellsworth Kelly L'ntil Sat a Mar.

The first ever Scottish show for one of the 3 tnost influential artists of the 20111 century.

Ellsworth Kelly. The American artist came

- into prominence in the 50s with his less

than conventional shaped abstract

canvases and to this day he continues to make art at the grand old age of 80. The

show features around 15 of Kelly’s newest prints. a suite of lithographs published in editions. See llitlist.

C.19th West African Currency

Until Sat 6 Mar. To accompany the Ellsworth Kelly exhibition. a display of 18th and 19th century tribal currency fortns frotn west Africa.


13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366.

: Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat

l()am— 1 .30pm.

Wonderland 2 tintil Wed 25 Feb. An exhibition documenting Lumir Soukup

and Catherine .‘vlelin's transformation of Randolph Crescent gardens during last year's Festival. featuring preparatory sketches and drawings.

ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon wl-‘ri l()am— l ptn & 2pm ---5pm.

Giacomo Soifiantino: Etchings (1962-2003) L'ntil Sat 6 Mar. A mixed show of works exploring aspects of contemporary life by 'l'urin-born artist Giacomo Sofliantino.


4—6 North Bank Street. The Mound. 226 4807. Mon —Sat l()am—6pm: Sttn noon—4pm.

Mixed Show L'ntil Thu 4 Mar. Newly

opened shop and gallery Just Scottish

presents the first of its planned exhibitions with a mixed show of paintings by Mary Louise Cottlottris. Gerald McGowan and

Jacqueline Watt with spun metal bowls by

Rob Mulholland.


65 The Shore. Leith. 553 5255. Tue-Fri l 1am—5pm; Sat 1 lain-4pm.

New Faces 2004 Until Sat 21 Feb. The Leith Gallery‘s annual new faces show featuring paintings. ceramics.

jewellery and glass by new graduates from

the four Scottish art colleges.

TWO Years On Sat 28 Feb- Sat 20 Mar.

The best of last years New Faces

exhibition featuring Jonathan Brown. Ben Davis Jenkins and Helen Kilvington. NEW SHOW.

87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Wed—Sat noon—6pnt

Mixed Show A changing selection of

v work by 20th century artists. Current

stock includes works by David Shearer. Eugen Jarych. Kate Downie. Jo Ganter and Alan McGowan.

MORNINGSIDE LIBRARY Morningside Road. 529 5654. Mon Thu l()am—8pm; Fri l()am—5pm: Sat

9am~ 1 pm.

Cover Story Until Fri 27 Feb. A

selection from over 50 book jacket

photographs by Paul Turner.


Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon --\\'ed & Fri~Sun l()am—5pm; Thu l()am—7pnt. Cafe.

Cindy Sherman t'ntil Sun 7 Mar. £4 (£3): under l2s free. The Serpentine Gallery retrospective travels to Edinburgh

featuring over 50 works by the

inspirational and influential American