Exhibitions are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to email@example.com. Listings compiled by Rosalie Doubal. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry Glasgow
■ BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road, 287 2550. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. A collection of over 9000 works – medieval art, paintings by Degas and Cézanne, sculptures by Rodin and Epstein – gifted to the city by Sir William Burrell, housed in a purpose-built gallery in Pollock Park. FREE Joseph Crawhall: The Hunt Until Sun 14 Feb. A showcase of some of the Glaswegian watercolourist’s finest works, focusing on a small selection of his paintings of the hunt.
■ CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. Tue–Fri 11am–6pm; Sat 10am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE Votive ●●●●● Until Sat 30 Jan. Highly recommended
group show exploring the concept of the object as event, featuring work by this year’s Turner Prize winner, Richard Wright. ■ COLLINS GALLERY 22 Richmond Street, 548 2558. Mon–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat noon–5pm. FREE Myscape Mon 25 Jan–Sat 20 Feb. A collaborative exhibition between Project Ability and Collins Gallery, Myscape features work by 23 artists with autism spectrum conditions and Asperger syndrome.
■ THE COMMON GUILD 21 Woodlands Terrace, 223 0087. Thu–Sat noon–7pm. FREE Mircea Cantor: Which Light Kills You Until Sat 23 Jan. Mixed-media Romanian artist Cantor exhibits.
■ COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon–Fri 9.30am–5.30pm; Sat 10am–5.30pm. FREE The Winter Exhibition 2009 Until Sun 31 Jan. Artists include Jackie Anderson, Peter Bevan and Elizabeth Blackadder.
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■ CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH SOCIETY The Mackintosh Church, Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, 946 6600. St George’s Road Art Group: Self Portraits and Individual Works Until Fri 5 Feb, 10am–5pm. £4 (£2). Established in April 2008, this self- funded community group is a member of a voluntary organisation that supports adults with learning disabilities. ■ CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street, 221 3095. Mon–Sat 9.30am–5.30pm. FREE The Winter Collection Until Sun 31 Jan. Annual Winter exhibition of paintings, drawings, limited edition prints, sculptures and ceramics.
■ THE GALLERY @ MUSSEL INN 157 Hope Street, 572 1405. Mon–Thu & Sun noon–2pm & 5.30pm–10pm; Fri & Sat noon–10pm. FREE Southside Group Show Until Wed 3 Feb. Photographic group show featuring work by Denis Alyshev, Sara Bannerman and Paul Cunningham. ■ GALLERY OF MODERN ART Royal Exchange Square, 287 3050. Mon–Wed & Sat 10am–5pm; Thu 10am–8pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. Housed in an elegant neo-classical building, GoMA displays work by local and international artists and houses the city’s contemporary art collection, displayed via temporary exhibitions. FREE Donated: BBC Scotland Collection Until Sun 27 Jun. BBC Scotland has donated a collection of 125 artworks to Glasgow Museums. FREE Echo and Transcend ●●●●● Until Sun 21 Feb. A wide- ranging selection of abstract art, some of which echoes and some of which transcends reality. FREE A Spot of b)other: LGBTI Deaf and Disabled Cultures Until Sun 21 Feb. Pages from A Spot of b)other, a fanzine about deaf and disabled people in the LGBTI community. FREE Ajamu X: Familiar Strangers Until Sun 21 Feb. A new series of portraits by artist Ajamu X of people who identify as BME (Black and minority ethnic) as well as LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex). FREE Unsettled Objects Until Mon 1 Mar. An exhibition of photography,
video and installation from GoMA’s collection. ■ GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO Trongate 103, 552 0704. Tue–Sat 10am–5.30pm. FREE Three American Artists: Randy Bolton, Michael Krueger & John Schulz Until Sat 27 Feb. The three critically-aware artists in this exhibition dissect and subvert iconic American imagery.
■ GLASGOW SCULPTURE STUDIOS 145 Kelvinhaugh Street, 204 1740. Thu, Fri & Sat noon–5pm. FREE Carla Scott Fullerton: Breadthless Lines Until Sat 30 Jan. Fullerton’s work is shaped by her sensitivity to materials and often references architectonic forms.
✽✽ FREE Siobhàn Hapaska: The Nose that Lost its Dog
●●●●● Until Sat 30 Jan. A trio of monumental sculptural works completed as part of Hapaska’s residency with the Glasgow Sculpture Studios. ■ HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4770. £3.50 (£2.50; family ticket £7). Sam Cartman Until Mon 1 Mar. First solo show for this Glasgow-based painter who frequently turns his brush to the Scottish landscape.
■ KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Argyle Street, 276 9599. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. This fine civic collection of over 8000 pieces famously houses Salvador Dali’s ‘Christ of St John of the Cross’ alongside masterpieces by Titian and Rembrandt, and Scottish works by the Glasgow Boys. FREE Japanese Surimono Prints Until Thu 1 Apr. A selection of eight delicate prints displayed in the Fragile Art Gallery.
■ THE MODERN INSTITUTE Suite 6, Floor 1, 73 Robertson Street, 248 3711. Mon–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Luke Fowler: A Grammar for Listening (Parts
1-3) ●●●●● Until Sat 30 Jan. Fowler creates field recordings that question how to develop new dialogues between looking and listening.
■ THE NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE CENTRE, LIGHTHOUSE BUILDING 11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon & Wed–Sat 10.30am–5pm; Tue 11am–5pm. £4 (£1.50-£2; family ticket £9.50; Free on Sat). Modernista: Gaudi and his Contemporaries in Modern Day Barcelona ●●●●● Until Sun 28 Feb. See review, page 90. Spaces of Labour Until Sun 14 Mar. An exhibition by the postgraduate Architecture department at the University of Strathclyde. ■ PEOPLE’S PALACE & WINTER GARDENS Glasgow Green, 276 0788. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. FREE The People’s Palace History Paintings Until Fri 31 Dec. A series of eight paintings by Ken Currie recognise the 1987 bicentenary of the massacre of Glasgow’s Calton weavers, Scotland’s first trade union martyrs.
■ PROJECT ABILITY Centre for the Developmental Arts, Trongate 103, 552 2822. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Myscape Tue 26 Jan–Sat 20 Feb. A collaborative exhibition between Project Ability and Collins Gallery, contributing artists explore their relationships with architectural landscapes, real or imaginary. ■ RECOAT 323 North Woodside Road, 341 0069. Tue–Sun noon–6pm. FREE New Faces Fri 22 Jan–Sun 21 Feb. This collection of artists represent different areas within the genre of character design. See picture caption, page 92.
■ SECC Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. Thu & Fri 1pm & 8.30pm; Sat & Sun 2pm & 5pm. The Wall of Death: A Way of Life Thu 4–Fri 12 Feb. £10 (£6). Visual artist Stephen Skrynka joins the world-famous Ken Fox Troupe to learn to ride the motorcycle Wall of Death.
■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 1–5pm.
✽✽ LOVE Until Fri 19 Feb, 11am–5pm. See review, page 90.
■ STREET LEVEL PHOTO WORKS Trongate 103, 552 2151. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Colin Gray: In Sickness and in Health
●●●●● Until Sat 23 Jan. The photographer concludes his series The Parents, which chronicles the lives of his mum and dad, with this moving exhibition. FREE Steffi Klenz: Nummianus Sat 30 Jan–Sat 27 Mar. London-based artist presents a series of photographs of boarded up, terraced houses in the Greater Manchester area.
■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Duncan Campbell Fri 22 Jan–Sun 14 Mar. See preview, page
Taking Time: Craft and the Slow Revolution This touring exhibition brings together 19 contemporary practitioners to explore how
craft practice can generate a modern and timely response to current social debates. Award-winning jeweller Esther Knobel and ceramicist Neil Brownsword are among the artists reflecting on ideas around time and process, material and value, site and locality in the exhibition. Meanwhile, Amy Houghton examines the relationship between craft and the internet, creating a web-based socially engaging digital artwork using data from Twitter, called www.tweave.co.uk, to create a virtual woven textile. ■ Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Sat 16 Jan–Wed 10 Mar.
89. FREE Paulina Olowska Fri 22 Jan–Sun 28 Mar. The first solo exhibition in Scotland by Polish artist Paulina Olowska will further explore issues of ambiguity around picture making and portraiture. ■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 4813. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Guest Until Sat 23 Jan. New film and video work by emergent Glasgow artists Carolyn Barrett and Harriet Tritton.
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