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66 Albion Street, 553 4771. Daily noon—midnight.

Get Together Fri 3-Fri 10 Dec. Emporio Armani Fragrances joins forces with arts magazine Creative Review for this photographic exhibition. Inspired by Emporio’s He and She advertising campaign, the show, exhibited in video format, features work by Terry Richardson, Barry Lategan and Sam Haskins. See also Strata.


24-Hour Viewing Window, 264 High Street, 572 0161.

Regardez-Vous Until Fri 3 Dec. New work by Glasgow duo Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan.


10 King Street, 553 0733. Mon—Sat 10.30am—11pm; Sun 1-1 1pm. Shadows Into Light Until Sun 19 Dec. Photographs by Mona Rai.


270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 11am—5pm. Neal Beggs Glasgow-based artist Neal Beggs creates a new installation for the entrance corridor space at the venue, consisting of two large blocks of text on the corridor walls. One wall lists the 284 Scottish Munros (mountains over 3000ft) and on the opposite wall is a list of the 304 multi-storey tower blocks built in Glasgow between the 19505 and the 19703.

Anti-Prophet Fri 3 Dec—Sat 29 Jan. Screening on Tue, Wed & Sun, 2pm & 4pm; Thuéat, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm. This documentary film Anti-PrOphet by Sarah Tripp is the result of a series of interviews she made with five people

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about their beliefs and their lives, whereby each interviewee names the next person to be interviewed. See Lectures & Events.


University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat noon-4pm.

The Plate Show Until Thu 23 Dec. A major international exhibition of artworks on ceramic plates by contemporary artists ceramicists and craftspeople.


221 West George Street, 248 9755. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—2pm. The Autumn Exhibition Until Fri 3 Dec. Paintings by various artists.


18 Castlemilk Arcade, 634 2603. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Dubuffet - Les Murs Sat 4 Dec—Sun 9 Jan. This Hayward Gallery National Touring Exhibition shows fifteen lithographs from French artist Dubuffct’s ‘ Murs’, created in 1945 which document the surfaces and textures of decaying walls. The fifteen plates are among his important graphic works


Queen Street, 229 1996. Mon-Thu & Sat lOam—Spm; Fri & Sun 11am—5pm. Prose And Cons Until Sun 30 Jan. New work by Nicola Hicks, in her first solo exhibition in Scotland. Sculpting in plaster and straw, Hicks creates a menacing world inhabited by half- human, half-animal creatures, inspiring the writer Will Self to pen the short story, ‘The Straw That Broke The Camels Back.’

Entwined - Contemporary Miniatures Until Mon 24 Apr. Twin sisters Amrit and Rabindra Kaur Singh explore family life, religion and politics through richly coloured and patterned Indian paintings fused with Western influences.

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730 Great Western Road, 334 2422. Daily llam-4pm.

Fin De Siecle Until Thu 2 Dec. Botanical illustrations by Claire Dalby, Louise Olley and Emma Tennant, watercolours by Deirdre Borlase, landscapes by Oliver

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Warman and hand-made paper coiled forms by Charmain Pollok.


Cafe Cosmo, 12 Rose Street, 332 8128. From Necropolis To Metropolis Until Fri 31 Dec. Glasgow-based artist/photographer Patricia Gibson documents the last resting places of the influential and famous in Parisian cemeteries in an exhibition of photography, complimented by views of Manhattan and New York.

THE GLASGOW PROJECT ROOM (Formerly Glasgow Independent Studio), Top Floor, 64 Osbourne Street, 552 1472. Alex Frost Sat 4—Sat 11 Dec. New work by Alex Frost.


167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mackintosh & Newbery Gallery open Mon—Thu 9.30am—6pm; Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 10am—noon. Podium Gallery open Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat lOam—Spm. Atrium Gallery open Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm. Break Fri 3—Fri 10 Dec. (Atrium Gallery). MDES graduates exhibit multi- disciplinary work.

First Year At The Mac Fri 3—Thu 16 Dec. (Podium Gallery). A look at the work of first year students at the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Technocraft: Susan Cohn Sat 4—Thu 23 Dec. (Mackintosh Gallery). Jewellery and metalwork by one of Australia’s foremost jewellers, Susan Cohn. Printed And Knitted Textiles Annual Show Mon 6—Fri 17 Dec. (Newbery Gallery). Annual textile departmental show.

Pop Art Mon 13 Dec—Mon 31 Jan. (Atrium Gallery). An exhibition of collaged audio cassette covers handmade by graphic designer Michael Dancer.


3 Park Circus, 332 2555. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri lOam-4pm; Sat lOam—lpm.

The Witch's Conundrum - Goethe's Hexen-Einmal-Eins Until Thu 9 Dec. Thirteen original illustrations by artist Wolf Erlbruch, which present a new interpretation of Goethe’s Hexen-Einmal- Eins a short poem from Faust.


University of Glasgow, University Avenue, 330 5430. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5pm. Home to the University’s collection of art and sculpture and an on- going programme of temporary exhibitions, the Hunterian also features a re-creation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow house which contains ori inal furnishings. Mackintos Sketches Until Sat 12 Feb. Architectural sketches, drawings, watercolours and sketchbooks by architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The works were created during his travels in Italy, England, Scotland and Portugal.


24—26 Wilson Street, 552 5902. Mon—Wed & Fri 10am—6pm; Thu 10am-7pm; Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.

Bye Bye 20c Design Until Fri 31 Dec. As we enter the new millennium, an exhibition of 20th century design featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Philippe Starck and Ettore Sottsass.


18 King Street, 552 2540. Tue-Sat llam-5pm.

Dark Lights Commission 1999 Until Sat 18 Dec. New work by Glasgow-based artists Maria Doyle, Anne Bjerge Hansen and Dominic Hislop, winners of this year’s Tramway Dark Lights Commissions for the Visual Arts. See review.

THE LIGHTHOUSE 11 Mitchell Lane, 221 6362. Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue llam—6pm;

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Dark Lights Three artists Maria Doyle, Anne Bjerge Hansen and Dominic Hislop recent graduates of Glasgow School Of Art show work completed as part of Tramway Dark Lights Commission. The shape of things to come looks good. Glasgow: Intermedia Gallery until 78 Dec.

Magritte The king of Surrealism who gave us raining bowler-batted men and pointed out when a pipe is really a pipe is given major retrospective treatment. See feature page 14. Edinburgh: Dean Gallery, 78 Dec—26 Mar.

Magna Brava Magnum's women photographers Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath and the late Marilyn Silverstone show work. The result is a moving survey of late 20th life around the world. See review. Edinburgh: National Portrait Gallery, until 30 Jan.

Identity Crisis: The 905 Defined Design therapy offered up to tamgotichis buyers and Lara Croft obsessed individuals, in an exhibition that puts the final decade of the 20th century on the couch. See review. Glasgow: The Lighthouse, until 73 Feb.

Christine Borland Moon jelly fish, DNA samples and a vial of the artist's blood. In her first solo show in Scotland since 1994, Borland explores the stuff of life. Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts, until 23 Jan.

Neal Beggs Beggs’ text work records Scotland’s munros (mountains over 3000ft) and the addresses of high- rises in Glasgow. Urban reality and rural fantasy collide head-on. Glasgow: MCL el/an Galleries.

Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm. Converted from Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s first major public building and former offices of The Herald, this new venue is the home of Scotland’s centre for Architecture, Design and the City. Providing two main exhibition galleries and smaller display areas, there are facilities for conferences, education and IT suites, a shop and a cafe. On permanent display, the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre documents the life and work of Glasgow’s most famous architect-designer.

Please Touch Until Sun 9 Jan. Seven contemporary UK artists including Rachel Whiteread, Martin Boyce, Richard Wentworth and Julian Opie design a piece of furniture which in turn has been taken to prototype for the Glasgow Collection by SCP. Part of Glasgow 1999.

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