www.list.co.uk/visualart Exhibitions are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication to firstname.lastname@example.org. Listings compiled by Laura Ennor. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
GLASGOW ■ CAFÉ COSSACHOK 10 King Street/Trongate 103, 553 0733. Tue–Sun 11am–11pm. FREE Gray Until Sun 30 Jan. Paintings on the theme of memory by Cody Smith.
■ CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. Tue–Sat 11am–6pm. ✽✽ FREE Revealing the Invisible: Stansfield/Hooykaas ●●●●● Until Sat 29 Jan. Major retrospective of the seminal Scottish/Dutch video arts duo Elsa Stansfield and Madelon Hooykaas. FREE Kate V Robertson Tue 1–Mon 28 Feb. Ongoing installation artworks from the minimalist artist.
■ COLLINS GALLERY 22 Richmond Street, 548 2558. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat noon–4pm. FREE John Makepeace: Enriching the Language of Furniture Until Sat 5 Mar. A touring show of work by some of Britain’s foremost designers.
■ THE COMMON GUILD 21 Woodlands Terrace, 223 0087. Wed–Fri noon–7pm; Sat noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Tacita Dean ●●●●● Until Sat 5 Feb. The artist’s first
solo exhibition in over a decade explores displaced objects and processes of transformation, growth and demise.
■ COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon–Sat 10am–5.30pm. FREE The Winter Exhibition Until Mon 31 Jan. A selection of work by contemporary British artists and recent graduates from the four main Scottish Art Schools, including paintings, drawings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, textiles, glass and sculpture. ■ THE DUCHY GALLERY 23 Duke Street, 237 8754. Fri & Sat noon–6pm. FREE Michael White: So Miami!!! Until Sat 22 Jan. Witty sculptures from the Glaswegian artist.
■ THE GALLERY @ MUSSEL INN 157 Hope Street, 572 1405. Mon–Fri noon–2.30pm & 5pm–10pm; Sat noon–10pm; Sun 12.30pm–10pm. FREE Doreen Boogert Until Wed 2 Feb. Acrylics, monoprints and etchings with a range of subject matter from seascapes to still lifes. ■ GALLERY OF MODERN ART Royal Exchange Square, 287 3050. Mon–Wed & Sat 10am–5pm; Thursday 10am–8pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Hertie Querty Until Sun 1 May. Deriving its moniker from an old Scots expression meaning ‘merry persons in search of amusement’, this exhibition features new acquisitions from David Shrigley, Roderick Buchanan and Beagles & Ramsay. FREE Unsettled Objects Until Tue 1 Mar. An exhibition of photography, video and installation from GoMA’s collection, highlighting major new purchases made on the Art Fund International scheme.
■ GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO Trongate 103, 552 0704. Tue–Sat 10am–5.30pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Academicians Until Sun 30 Jan. The works of four artists – Eileen Cooper, David Mach, Neil MacPherson and Michael Visocchi – are brought together in this exhibition.
This group exhibition features artists such as Matei Bejenaru, Ross Birrell, Francis Cape, Jens Haaning, David Harding, Ângela Ferreira and Eva Merz, whose work explores aspects of the society they live in – politics, culture, economy, living conditions and social structures. Also included is information from the Orwell Archive, University College of London, relating to the 1937 publication of The Road to Wigan Pier, which documented poverty in the north-east of England prior to World War II. ■ Glasgow School of Art, until Sat 5 Mar.
■ GLASGOW SCULPTURE STUDIOS 145 Kelvinhaugh Street, 204 1740. Thu–Sun noon–5pm. FREE Christine Borland Until Fri 25 Mar. Solo exhibition of new work entitled Cast From Nature, following on from the artist’s period of residency at Glasgow Sculpture Studios. ■ HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, 353 4770. Daily 10am–5pm. FREE Botanical Art Exhibition Until Mon 14 Feb. This exhibition features beautiful traditional renderings of flora from artists including Dianne Sutherland, Fiona Strickland, Jenny Matthews, Lynne Henderson and Mary- Clare Cornwallis.
■ HUNTERIAN MUSEUM & ART GALLERY University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 330 5431. Mon–Sat 9.30am–5pm. FREE Past, Present and Future: Caring for William Hunter’s Prints Until Sat 12 Feb. Prints and paintings from William Hunter’s collection, including works by Michaelangelo and Rembrandt.
FREE Scottish Glass at Kelvingrove Until Sun 1 Jul. This year marks the 400th anniversary of glassmaking in Scotland, and to celebrate Kelvingrove presents a unique long-term exhibition of glass art and artefacts from the 18th century to the present day. FREE The River Runs Through It Until Sun 30 Jan. Works created by a selection of artists in response to the construction of Glasgow’s new Riverside Museum and the industrial heritage of Clydeside. The artworks are all available for purchase and feature pieces by 2010 Aspect Prize winner Patricia Kain along with Peter Howson and Adrian Wiszniewski. ■ THE LIGHTHOUSE 11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon & Wed–Sat 10.30am–7pm; Tue 11am–5pm. FREE V&A at Dundee Tue 1–Fri 18 Feb. The six shortlisted designs for Scotland’s new design centre on Dundee waterfront are all on show. Work on the winning design from Kengo Kuma & Associates is scheduled to start work in 2012, but you can still view the other submissions, which came from architects all over the globe keen to be a part of this high-profile project.
■ KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Argyle Street, 276 9599. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. ■ MACKINTOSH MUSEUM The Glasgow School of Art 167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mon–Fri 10.30am–4.30pm; Sat 10am–2pm.
✽✽ Living Today Until Sat 5 Mar. See picture caption.
■ THE MODERN INSTITUTE 14–20 Osborne Street, 248 3711. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat noon–5pm. FREE Dirk Bell Until Sat 19 Feb. Following on thematically from his Made in Germany exhibition of last year, the Berlin-based artist presents ‘Merkaba,’ a large scale sculpture installation along with other sculptures, drawings and paintings exploring the role of iconography and technology in our lives. ■ SCOTLANDART.COM 193 Bath Street, 221 4502. Tue–Fri 10.30am–5.30pm; Sat 11am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Christmas Exhibition Until Mon 31 Jan. Group exhibition from a range of artists, featuring sculpture, ceramics and figurative and landscape paintings.
■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Sophie Macpherson Until Fri 18 Feb. New sculpture, intriguing drawings and photographs by this Glasgow-based modern artist.
■ 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. Glasgow- based artist Gillian Steel explores mortality through a series of interviews with people whose work involves dealing with death, presented in the form of video and visual art.
■ STUDIO 41 41 West Graham Street, thestudio41.wordpress.com FREE Weeks: Three Until Wed 2 Feb (not Thu), 10am–6pm. Three week- long exhibitions by three pairs of artists from IRONBBRATZ studios, displayed in new gallery space Studio 41, with openings, tea parties and drawing workshops on the side.
■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 4813. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Lucy Clout, Alastair Frazer and Sarah Forrest Until Sat 22 Jan. Exhibition of new work from three artists. ■ TRONGATE 103 Trongate, 276 8380. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Project Ability Group Show Sat 22 Jan–Wed 9 Feb. Mixed-media work created during studio residencies.
EDINBURGH ■ ART’S COMPLEX St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, 661 1924. Daily 11am–7pm. FREE Best Art Vinyl 2010 Until Fri 4 Feb. Showcase of the 50 sleeve designs shortlisted for the title. Previous winners have included Thom Yorke’s The Eraser and Fleet Foxes’ debut album. ■ AXO GALLERY 59 Queen Charlotte Street, 557 1460. FREE Domestic Bliss Fri 21 & Sat 22 Jan, 10am–6pm. The first group show from AXO members is inspired by the notion of domestic bliss.
■ BRASS AND COPPER COFFEE 18 William Street, email@example.com. Mon–Fri 8am–5pm (Thu until 6pm); Sat & Sun 10am–6pm. FREE Liv Jamieson Until Sun 15 May. Black and white photographs from the Edinburgh-based photographer.
20 Jan–3 Feb 2011 THE LIST 83