■ HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 330 5431. Mon–Sat 9.30am–5pm. FREE ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys ●●●●● Until Mon 27 Sep. Stand-out exhibition. Not to be missed. Part of GI.
■ 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. ✽✽ Pioneering Painters: The ●●●●● Until Mon 27 Sep. £5 (£3). See review, page 89. Glasgow Boys 1880–1900
■ MANSFIELD PARK GALLERY 5 Hyndland Street, 342 4124. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE June Carey: Angel Whispers Until Sat 22 May. Etchings by Scottish artist. ■ MARY MARY Suite 2/1, 6 Dixon Street, 226 2257. Tue–Sat noon–6pm. FREE Inside Arrangement Until Mon 29 May. Solo exhibition by Gerda Scheepers.
■ MERCHANT GATE GALLERY 111 Saltmarket, 552 5847. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm & Sun 11am–4pm. FREE My Native Land Until Sun 16 May. Glasgow artist Donald MacLeod exhibits. ■ THE MODERN INSTITUTE Suite 6, Floor 1, 73 Robertson Street, 248 3711. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm &Sat noon–5pm. FREE On Publications, Portraits, Public Art and Performance Until Mon 15 May. Daniel Bauman curated group show.
■ THE MODERN INSTITUTE (OSBORNE STREET) 14–20 Osborne Street, Trongate. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm & Sat noon–5pm. FREE Metal Urbain Until Sun 6 Jun. New work by Jim Lambie.
■ 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. ■ PROJECT ABILITY Centre for the Developmental Arts, Trongate 103, 552 2822. Tue–Sun 10am–5pm. FREE New Work from Europe Until Sat 22 May. Joint exhibition by Project Ability and TouchBase.
■ QUEENS PARK 520 Langside Road. Daily 11am–4pm. FREE Art in the Park Fri 21–Sun 23 May. Pop-up exhibition housed within the Victorian Glasshouses supporting both established and emerging Glasgow artists. ■ ROGER BILLCLIFFE GALLERY 134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon–Fri 9.30am–5.30pm; Sat 10am–1pm. FREE Glen Scouller: Paintings at Sixty Until Tue 18 May. An array of work from three subject sources–a recent visit to Puglia, the landscape around his Ayrshire studio and a series of still lifes.
Dutch Landscape The Queen’s Gallery ‘goes Dutch’ for the coming months with this remarkable collection of 42 classic works from the Netherlands, including paintings by Aelbert
Cuyp, Nicolaes Berchem and Meyndert Hobbema. The artists’ attention to detail and ability to depict emotion through their own and the Italian landscapes influenced British painters such as John Constable and JMW Turner. ■ Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sun 9 Jan.
■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Linder: King’s Ransom (Hybrid Tea) ●●●●● Thu 15 Apr–Sat 22 May. First solo exhibition in the gallery by the seminal artist, performer and musician Linder.
■ STREET LEVEL PHOTO WORKS Trongate 103, 552 2151. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Lost and Found Until Sun 30 May. Reconstruction of video installations from the 70s and 80s. ■ THE TALL SHIP AT GLASGOW HARBOUR 100 Stobcross Road, 222 2513. Daily 10am–5pm. FREE Salt Water Until Sun 20 Jun. Group show featuring works by Kristina Bengtsson, Linda de Canha, Helen Edling, Levi Hanes, Conor Kelly, Kendall Koppe, Fiona Short and Emmett Walsh.
■ TOUCHBASE BUSINESS CENTRE Milnpark Street, Kinning Park (between Portman St & Middlesex St), Mon–Fri 9am–5pm. FREE New Work from Europe Until Sat 22 May. See Project Ability.
Man Out Turn Off Lights ■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–5pm. ✽✽ FREE Christoph Buchel: Last ●●●●● Until Sun 18 Jul. Swiss artist Büchel has blown up a defunct aeroplane to set up a fictitious scenario showcasing a futile attempt to put the plane’s pieces back together again – a rousing and challenging work, not to be missed. FREE Four Seasons Until Sun 20 Jun. New film from Keren Cytter.
■ WASPS STUDIOS 77 Hanson Street, Dennistoun, 554 8299. Mon–Fri 10am–5.30pm; Sat & Sun 10am–4pm. FREE Retro Renaissance Until Sat 31 Jul. Works on paper by Leigh Chorlton. Edinburgh
■ ART AMATORIA 10 Bellevue Crescent, 07768 960578. Tue–Sat 2pm–5pm. FREE Botanical Paintings Thu 13–Thu 27 May. Exhibition of original watercolours by Ann Fraser, Anna Knights and Gael Sellwood.
■ ART’S COMPLEX St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, Daily 10am–5pm. FREE Day is Done Sat 15 May–Sat 5 Jun. Large charcoal and pastel figurative drawings by Fiona Michie. ■ BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 11am–2pm. FREE Emily Young: Microcosm Fri 14 May–Sat 12 Jun. Sculptural works – carefully crafted monolithic heads, torsos and discs.
■ COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22–28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue–Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Tessa Lynch: Alexandrite Until Sun 23 May. Work developed whilst on residency at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena. ■ CORN EXCHANGE GALLERY Constitution Street, 561 7300. Wed–Sat 11am–4.30pm. FREE Richard Moat and Arthur Steward ●●●●● Until Thu 13 May. Text paintings, fragile objects and pared- down structures.
FREE Strange Encounters Until Sun 27 Jun. Works by Douglas Gordon, Martin Boyce and Robert Colquhoun. FREE ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus ●●●●● Until Sun 13 Jun. Compelling collection of black and white prints. ■ DOVECOT STUDIOS 10 Infirmary Street, 550 3660. Daily 10.30am–5.30pm. FREE Tapestry Revealed Part Two Until Sat 29 May. The second in a four- part series of exhibitions which reveal the tapestry process.
■ EDINBURGH GALLERY 20a Dundas Street, 557 5002. Mon–Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 10am–1pm. FREE Joe O’Brien Solo Exhibition Until Thu 3 Jun. New, original works by one of Scotland’s rising stars. ■ EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY School of Design and Media Arts, Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, 455 2678. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Edinburgh Napier University Degree Show Thu 13–Sun 23 May. A showcase of work in design, creative advertising and photography.
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■ SCOTLANDART.COM 193 Bath Street, 221 4502. Tue–Fri 10.30am–5pm; Sat 11am–5pm & Sun 12noon–5pm. FREE Coast: Seascapes & Boats Until Wed 30 Jun. Featuring Malcolm John Cheape and Mairi Aitken. ■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 4813. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm & Thu 11am–7pm. FREE United Nations – on the Performative Institution Until Sat 15 May. A fictional institution, with references to the UN.
■ 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.
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