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■ MANSFIELD PARK GALLERY 5 Hyndland Street, 342 4124. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE New Colourists Sat 6–Sat 27 Feb. A selection of work by seven contemporary artists whose work exemplifies the spirit of The Scottish Colourists of the 1920s.
■ MARY MARY Suite 2/1, 6 Dixon Street, 226 2257. Thu–Sat noon–5pm.
✽✽ Alexis Marguerite Teplin: 5cm higher Sat 6 Feb–Sat 27 Mar. See
preview, page 88.
■ MONO 12 King’s Court, King Street, 553 2400. FREE Art Off! Thu 11 Feb, 8pm. Music-related artworks by former Primal Scream member John Martin.
■ 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. Michael Thomas Jones presents a photographic essay that examines the legacy that modernism has bequeathed to the city. 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 recognises the 1987 bicentenary of the massacre of Glasgow’s Calton weavers.
■ PROJECT ABILITY Centre for the Developmental Arts, Trongate 103, 552 2822. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Myscape Until 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 Until Sun 21 Feb. This collection of artists represents different areas within the genre of character design. ■ SECC Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. Thu & Fri 1pm & 8.30pm; Sat & Sun 2pm & 5pm. £10 (£6). The Wall of Death: A Way of Life Thu 4–Fri 12 Feb. 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 11am–5pm.
✽✽ FREE LOVE ●●●●● Until Fri 19 Feb. Strong exhibition examining
the shared politics and techniques of three artistic partnerships: Joanne Tratham and Tom O’Sullivan, Gilbert and George, Rita Donagh and Richard Hamilton.
■ STREET LEVEL PHOTO WORKS Trongate 103, 552 2151. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm.
✽✽ 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.
■ SWG3 Studio Warehouse, 100 Eastvale Place, 357 7246. £4. Ambush in Wedding Sat 6 Feb, 9pm. Live art performances from Cliff Laine, Laurie Pitt and Shelly Nadashi, accompanied by a catalogue text by Sarah Lowndes. Also includes first UK appearances by two Tel Aviv-based artists, with live music from Zohar Shafir, aka Nico Teen, an experimental musician and performer from Jerusalem, and DJ set by Itamar Weiner.
■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Duncan Campbell Until Sun 14 Mar. New film
documenting the life and times of automobile innovator John DeLorean. FREE Paulina Olowska Until 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 Falke Pisano: Public Speech Until Sat 27 Feb. Berlin-based artist Falke Pisano presents performance-lectures, printed matter, audio recordings and video works.
■ AMBER ARTS 78 Montrose Terrace, Abbeyhill, 661 1167. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat 10am–2.30pm. FREE Paris Dogs, Amsterdam Dogs Until Sat 27 Feb. Exhibition of documentary photography by recent ECA graduate Amy Copeland. ■ ART’S COMPLEX St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, 661 1924. Daily 10am–7pm. FREE Vivienne Edgar: Nature with Nature Within Sat 6–Fri 19 Feb. Images of nature depicted in mixed media, paint and pastel. See picture caption, page 92.
■ COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22–28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue–Sun noon–5pm. FREE Documentalist Sat 13 Feb–Sun 28 Mar. International group show that explores boundaries between fiction and reality through drawing, sculpture and film. Featuring Chris Evans, Deimantas Narkevicius and Suzanne Treister. ■ DEAN GALLERY 73 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. Home to a world-famous selection of works from the Dada and Surrealist movements and a large collection of works by Edinburgh-born sculptor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. FREE ‘Painter’ and the Studio: Paul McCarthy and the Myth of the Artist Until Sun 14 Feb. The American performance artist’s famous and irreverent film Painter satirises the notion of the ‘solitary genius’. FREE BP Portrait Award 2009 ●●●●● Until Sun 21 Feb. The popular and annual exhibition of contemporary portrait painting returns with a typically compelling array of works. FREE Nathan Coley: There Will Be No Miracles Here Until Fri 31 Dec. An illuminated text by the Turner- nominated Scottish artist Nathan Coley stands in the Dean’s garden. FREE The Gallery of Modern Art: A History Until Wed 14 Apr. A display charting the development of the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art from its beginnings in 1908.
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