■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Alex Pollard: Collaborations Until Sat 18 Dec. Postmodern sculptures built around the idea of a private argot or mode of communication. ■ ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street, 553 2557. Tue–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Stardust: Some Thoughts on Death Until Thu 30 Jun. Video art exploring encounters with death from Glasgow-based artist Gillian Steel.
■ THE STUDIO FINE ART COMPANY 200 Bath St, 332 3442. Wed–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 12.30pm–5pm. FREE Art for Cash for Kids Until Sat 11 Dec. Original paintings by gallery artists.
■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Tue–Fri noon–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–6pm. ✽✽ FREE Artur Zmijewski: Democracies Until Sun 12
Dec. Short films exploring the idea of democracy. See picture caption. FREE Subodh Gupta: Take off your shoes and wash your hands Until Sun 12 Dec. The artist’s first Scottish solo exhibition.
■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 4813. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Lucy Clout, Alastair Frazer and Sarah Forrest Until Sat 15 Jan. Exhibition of work from three artists.
■ TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE Ashley Cook: You Get More With Sugar Until Sun 16 Jan. New work from the Glasgow artist, illustrating and parodying life’s emotional and spiritual quandaries. ■ WESTERN BATHS CLUB Cranworth Street, 576 0294. FREE The Baths Sat 11 Dec, 10am–6pm & Sun 12 Dec, 12.30–5pm. The culmination of a year’s residency at the Western Baths by artist Sue Biazotti.
EDINBURGH ■ ART AMATORIA 10/2 Bellevue Crescent, 07768 960578. Tue–Sat 2–5pm. FREE Christmas Group Show Sat 4 Dec–Sat 18 Dec. Varied and eclectic paintings from the Ukrainian artists Lana Okiro and Andriy Yalanskyi.
■ ART’S COMPLEX St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, 661 1924. FREE Emotion in Motion Until Sun 5 Dec. Daily 10am–7pm. An exploration of the interstices between emotion and movement. FREE Paul & Ursula Fleming and Euan, Evie & Joe Prescott Daily 10am–7pm. Works in drawing, painting and print reflecting the range of age and experience of the artists. Return to Source Until Wed 12 Jan. Daily 10am–6pm. Rachael Bibby, Anneli Holmstrom and Jessica Kirkpatrick attempt to interrogate the practice of painting. ■ ATTICSALT 50 Thistle Street, North East Lane, 225 2093. FREE A Picture of Health Sat 4 Dec–Sat 11 Dec. Sat 4 Dec 10.30am–4.30pm; Sun 5–Sat 11 Dec 2.30–4.30pm. An exhibition of 16 works donated by the late Edinburgh
painter Marjorie Ina Campbell are the central feature in this show raising funds for Art in Healthcare.
■ AXOLOTL 35 Dundas Street, 07812 170279. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 1–5pm. FREE Sarah Muirhead and Roland Corbin Until Fri 24 Dec. Work inspired by encounters with strangers from Muirhead and bold and colourful studies of birds, animals and geisha-figure hybrids from Corbin. ■ BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 11am–2pm. FREE Katharine Aarrestad Until Sat 15 Jan. Paintings on glass.
■ CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 529 3993. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Ian Hamilton Finlay Until Mon 7 Mar. Including two recently acquired pieces of sculpture and prints from the city’s collection. FREE In Our Own Image: Representing the Human Form Until Sun 9 Jan. Works depicting the human figure. FREE Lizzie Farey: Spirit of Air Until Sun 27 Feb. Willow sculptures and photographs influenced by the Galloway countryside. FREE Uinneag Dhan Àird an Iar: Ath-lorg Ealain na Gàidhealtach Until Sun 6 Mar. Exhibition examining Highland life and culture and the role of the Gaelic language.
■ COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22–28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue–Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Nicolas Party/Catherine Payton Sat 11 Dec–Sun 6 Feb. Recent Glasgow and Edinburgh art graduates.
Now open till end of January 2011
Mon-Sat 10.00-5.30 Thursday late throughout December
An exciting and varied exhibition of hundreds of original works of art, specially selected during our many
studio visits across the country,
178 west regent street, Glasgow, g2 4rl 0141 221 6370
compass gallery is a registered not-for-proﬁ t charity. The commission from sales supports the gallery and its artists. Compass Gallery is supported by
Glasgow City Council.
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