VisualArt Exhibitions are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Submit listings at least 16 days before publication to email@example.com. Listings compiled by Laura Ennor and Alex Johnston. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
■ ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN SCOTLAND The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, 225 8350. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE City Vision 1910–2010 Until Sat 26 Nov. Visionary projects developed for Berlin, London, Chicago and Paris in 1910, set alongside new work shaping these cities today. ■ ART FORUM Station Road, Milngavie, 956 6765. Mon–Sat 9.30am–5.30pm. FREE Scottish Fine Art Exhibition Until Sat 1 Oct. An exhibition of local fine art with pieces available to purchase.
■ AULD KIRK MUSEUM Cowgate, Kirkintilloch, 578 0144. Tue–Sat 10am–1pm & 2–5pm. FREE World Cup Photography Until Sat 1 Oct. A chance to see images that have brought the Scottish Photographic Federation success in international competitions. ■ BIG MOUTH COFFEE BAR AND CAFÉ 167 Dumbarton Road, 337 7023. Mon–Thu 8am–7pm; Fri 8am–6pm; Sat 9am–6pm. FREE Caroline Watson: Seeing You There Until Wed 28 Sep. Drawings and mixed media exploring themes of nature and solace as well as cultural memory and attachment.
■ CAFÉ COSSACHOK 10 King Street/Trongate 103, 553 0733. Tue–Sat noon–11pm; Sun 4–11pm. FREE Scenes of Mist and Mellow Fruitfulness Until Fri 30 Sep. An exhibition celebrating the mellow tones and colours of autumn and featuring work by artists from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Armenia.
■ CASTLE GALLERIES Level One, Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, 221 6867. Mon–Sat 9.30am–6pm (Thu until 8pm); Sun noon–5pm. FREE Alex Echo Thu 20 Oct–Fri 23 Dec. Paintings of the sea.
■ CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. Tue–Sat 11am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE Anna Barham & Bea McMahon: Warp and Woof Sat 8 Oct–Sat 19 Nov. New work by English artist Barham and Irish artist McMahon, both of whom are fascinated by systems for the representation of thought and reality.
■ COLLINS GALLERY 22 Richmond Street, 548 2558. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat noon–4pm. FREE From Quilts to Couture in Kyrgyzstan Until Sat 24 Sep. Textile pieces from the Central Asian nation.
■ THE COMMON GUILD 21 Woodlands Terrace, 428 3022. Wed & Sat noon–5pm; Thu & Fri noon–7pm FREE Thea Djordjadze: Lost Promise in a Room Sun 25 Sep–Sun 27 Nov. Berlin-based artist from Georgia who makes objects that appear partially constructed or partially destroyed. ■ COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street, 221 6370. Mon–Sat 9.30am–5.30pm (Thu until 7pm). FREE Jackie Anderson Until Sat 24 Sep. Glasgow-based painter.
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■ THE DUCHY GALLERY 23 Duke Street, 237 8754. Fri–Sat noon–6pm. FREE Neil Clements, Sam Derounian and George Ziffo: Master Slice Sat 1–Sat 22 Oct. An exhibition exploring the ‘linguistics’ between three different painting practices.
■ GALLERY OF MODERN ART Royal Exchange Square, 287 3050. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm (Thu until 8pm); Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Alasdair Gray: City Recorder Until Jun 2012. In 1977 Gray was ‘artist recorder’ for the city of Glasgow, his home town. This exhibition features art from that period, showing how Gray’s work depicted the life of the city at a particular moment.
✽✽ FREE Peace at Last! ●●●●● Until Sun 16 Oct. Work created by Glasgow artist Kate Davis in response to objects from the Glasgow Museums collections. FREE Videonale.13 Until Sun 27 Nov. Video art from Videonale.13, the 13th biennial festival of contemporary video art, held in Bonn. This exhibition has been curated for GoMA by Videonale’s own curator, Georg Elben. FREE You, Me, Something Else Until Mar 2012. Work from Glasgow sculptors, featuring pieces by Claire Barclay, Karla Black, Nick Evans, Alex Frost, Lorna Macintyre, James McLardy, Andrew Miller, Mary Redmond, Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan.
■ GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rouken Glen Road, 620 0235. Mon, Fri & Sun 1.30–5.30pm; Sat 11.30am–5.30pm. FREE Mixed Exhibition: September Until Fri 30 Sep. Group exhibition featuring work by Mary Davidson, Ed Hunter, Helen Turner, Margaret Ballantyne, Ian Elliot, Sheila Fowler, Fiona Wilson, David Martin and others. ■ GLASGOW BUDDHIST CENTRE 329 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0524. Mon–Thu, Sat & Sun noon–5pm. FREE From Darkness to Light Until Sat 15 Oct. Site specific, abstract paintings on canvas by Alistair Dickson, with some Buddhist references.
■ GLASGOW FILM THEATRE 12 Rose Street, 332 6535. Daily noon–10pm (Sat from 11am). FREE Beautiful Glasgow Until Fri 30 Sep. Highlights from French photographer Jean-Marc Millière’s new art book of the same name. ■ GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO Trongate 103, 552 0704. Tue–Sat 10am–5.30pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Northland Until Sun 2 Oct. Members’ exhibition of prints depicting the Scottish highlands. FREE Modern and Contemporary Masters Sat 24 Sep–Sun 23 Oct. Selected works by Josef and Anni Albers, Ian Davenport, Julian Opie, Jim Dine and Michael Craig Martin
■ GLASGOW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Hillhead Street, 330 6704. Mon–Fri 9am–4.55pm; Sat 1–4.55pm. FREE Weathering: An Alastair Reid Retrospective Until Fri 30 Sep. Manuscripts and translations including illuminating works on the poetry of Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges. ■ HUNTERIAN MUSEUM & ART GALLERY University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, 330 5431. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 11am–4pm. FREE Breaking the Renaissance Code ●●●●● Until Tue 4 Oct. Precious emblem books together with prints, drawings and paintings from the
university’s collections. Colour, Rhythm & Form: JD Fergusson and France Until Sun 8 Jan 2012. £5 (£3). Exhibition of work by the late great Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson, marking the 50th anniversary of his death and celebrating in particular his lifelong interest in France. FREE The Art of the Poster Sat 8 Oct–Sun 8 Jan 2012. Classic poster designs from the late 19th century, including works by Mackintosh, the Macdonald sisters, Toulouse-Lautrec, Alphonse Mucha and Jules Cheret. ■ INTERMEDIA GALLERY CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Sophie Mackfall: A torrent of short form thinking Until Fri 30 Sep. Mackfall exhibits paintings influenced by a residency at Cove Park in spring 2011, as well as, for the first time, assembled objects and images, and works in chalk. FREE Keith Allan, Caroline Gallacher and Ric Warren: UNREST Sat 8–Sat 15 Oct. Three artists explore ideas of instability in the context of civic space.
■ KELVINGROVE ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Argyle Street, 276 9599. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Scottish Glass at Kelvingrove Until Jul 2012. Glass art and artefacts from the 18th century to the present day. ■ KENDALL KOPPE GALLERY Suite 1–2, 6 Dixon Street, 07969 403472. Wed–Sat noon–6pm. FREE Ciara Phillips: The only rule is work Sat 24 Sep–Sat 29 Oct. New work following on from a residency at the gallery from the Canadian artist.
■ MACKINTOSH MUSEUM The Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, 353 4500. Mon–Fri 10.30am–4.30pm; Sat 10am–2pm ✽✽ FREE Live Your Questions Now ●●●●● Until Sat 1 Oct. A
unique survey of Scottish, UK and international artists over 60 years old.
■ MARY MARY Suite 2/1, 6 Dixon Street, 226 2257. Tue–Sat noon–6pm. FREE Alan Reid: Boudoir Concrete ●●●●● Until Sat 22 Oct. Solo show from the New York-based artist consisting of caran d’ache works on canvas and arranged furniture. See review, page 113. ■ MITCHELL LIBRARY North Street, 287 2999. Mon-Thu 9am–8pm; Fri & Sat 9am–5pm. FREE Foulis Academy: Glasgow’s 18th Century School of Art & Design Fri 14–Mon 31 Oct. An exhibition illuminating the history of the Foulis Academy through the collection of prints and press relating to the school held at the Mitchell.
■ THE MODERN INSTITUTE 14–20 Osborne Street, 248 3711. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat noon–5pm FREE Victoria Morton: Her Guitars Until Sat 15 Oct. Explorations of representation in painting, plus examples of pattern making, objects, photographs and musical instruments assembled into a ‘sensational narrative in parts’.
■ NEW GLASGOW SOCIETY 1307 Argyle Street, firstname.lastname@example.org Mon–Fri 10am–5pm. FREE Sown Until Wed 5 Oct. A photographic exhibition created in collaboration with Glasgow community gardens.
■ PROJECT ABILITY Centre for the Developmental Arts Trongate 103, 552 2822. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm.
FREE Home Works Until Sat 1 Oct. The results of a collaboration between Project Ability and Sense Scotland where artists were asked to explore notions of home. FREE collected Fri 7 Oct–Sat 19 Nov. An exhibition of works received in response to a call for submissions; the only constraint was that two-dimensional works all had to be the same size (20x20 cm) and three-dimensional works had to have a similar format (20x20x20 cm).
■ RECOAT 323 North Woodside Road, 341 0069. Tue–Sun noon–6pm
✽✽ FREE Ema: Breuckelen Until Sun 9 Oct. French street artist Ema
pays homage to her current home of New York City with an exhibition of drawings, prints and murals titled after the original name of Brooklyn.
■ RGI KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Tue–Fri 10.30am–5pm; Sat 10.30am–3pm. FREE Rosalind Lawless: Abstracted Materials Until Sat 1 Oct. Abstract mixed media works inspired by architecture and space. FREE Calum Mackenzie: Silver bells and . . . Tue 4–Sat 15 Oct. Digitally produced artworks. FREE Tom Allan: (He)Art of Stone Tue 18–Sat 29 Oct. Sculptures in stone and marble, exploring openings, doorways and portals. ■ SCOTLANDART.COM 193 Bath Street, 221 4502. Tue–Fri 10.30am–5.30pm; Sat 11am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Alumni: Glasgow University Until Sun 25 Sep. Scenes from around Glasgow University painted by popular gallery artists. FREE Graham Flack Fri 30 Sep–Sun 23 Oct. Figurative work in oils and charcoal by a Northern Irish artist.
■ SMITHY GALLERY 74 Glasgow Road, Blanefield, 01360 770551. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm; Sun 1–5pm. FREE Sandy Murphy Until Sun 16 Oct. Textured still lifes and landscapes by the Ayrshire painter.
■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Gary Rough: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc . . . ●●●●● Until Fri 7 Oct. Work emerging from a five-week period of residency at the gallery, including a series of ‘failed patterns’. See review, page 113. ■ STREET LEVEL PHOTO WORKS Trongate 103, 552 2151. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Futureproof Until Sat 8 Oct. Annual exhibition profiling rising young artists from Scotland.
■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501.
✽✽ FREE Missing Until Sun 2 Oct. Tue-Sat noon–7.30pm; Sun
noon–6pm. Video installation created to complement the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of Andrew O’Hagan’s play The Missing, which runs at the Tramway for the same period as the exhibition. Both are concerned with people that go missing without a trace. The exhibition is open late on performance nights to allow audiences to view it before seeing the play. See review, page 113. ■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 7141. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Christian Newby: Parlour Apes Until Sat 8 Oct. Glasgow-based American artist with an interest in the idea of theatre and a limited presentation of spatial representation.