January 1986

Articles Written for Glasgow Herald unless otherwise stated.

1 Jan – Arts Review Band Aid, Visual Aid print 

3 January – Women of 1986, Rosemary Watt, June Redfern

4 Jan – Radio Times, 6 Seaside Towns, BBC

6 January             Scottish Crafts, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow, Barbara Davidson, Anne Clare Graham, Bridget Drakeford

8 January                             The  20th Century German Woodcut, Collins, Gallery Glasgow

9 January             Letter from Charles Booth-Clibborn regarding ‘Critical Lines’ exhibition at Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, he later founded Paragon Press

17 January                           Anne Redpath Solo, Mercury Gallery London

20 January                           Peter Wilson Solo, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Glasgow Print Studios

21January                            Critical Lines, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, Charles Booth-Clibborn, Dick Floyd

23 January           Castle Toward Art Exhibition, Bellahouston Palace of Art Glasgow, Neil Fleming, Alison McKendrich, David Lee, Carol Peacock

22 January                           Museum Education Services, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow

28 January           War of  Images, Glasgow School of Art, Transmission Gallery Glasgow, Peter Dunn, Lorraine Leeson, Mark Cardwell, Ian Killen, Peter Seddon

28 January                           Brian McCann Solo, 369 Gallery Edinburgh

28 January           (Feature) New Portrait of Ian Botham by John Bellany, National Portrait Gallery London

31 January                           John Duncan Solo, City Arts Centre Edinburgh

February 1986

February      Hungarian Arts in Glasgow, last Oct  in STUDIO

3 February                          The Riddell Collection of Photographs, Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Woodworks, City Arts Centre Edinburgh, Tim Stead, Doug Cocker

5 February                          Peter Nardini Solo, Compass Gallery Glasgow

Relief Printing, Printmakers Workshop Edinburgh

11 February                        Michael Judge Solo, Glasgow Print Studios

Silver Studio Art Nouveau, Huntarian Gallery Glasgow

12 February                        Ian McCulloch Solo, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh

13 February          Decoration of the Suburban Villa , Collins Gallery Glasgow, Templeton and Stoddarts Carpet

14 February                        Dominic Snyder Solo, Metro Gallery Glasgow

17 February                        Mascaras de Mexico, Mercury Gallery Edinburgh

19 February                        Design Review, Scottish Design Council Glasgow

21 February                        Geoffrey MacEwan Solo, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, 369 Gallery Edinburgh

22 February                        David Hockney Solo, Tate London (for Today Newspaper London)

27 February                        John Bellany Solo, National Portrait Gallery London

28 February                        Helen Lee Solo, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh (including French institute Glasgow)

February         AR Riddell Collection photos; Gillian Raffles Mercury Gallery, IBM Edinbro; silver studio

March 1986

March    Canadian visit at invitation of Canada Council Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec, NY.

4 March          Scottie Wilson book and exhibitions, TODAY newspaper 1st issue.

4 March          Scottie Wilson, Third Eye Glasgow

11 March        Steven Campbell & Adrian Wiszniewski, Arena film BBC, in TODAY

26 March        Ten Scottish Painters, RA London

26 March        Hockney, Tate Gallery, London  in TODAY newspaper.

 26 March                            Ten Scottish Painters, Royal Academy London, David Donaldson, Jack Knox

April 1986

1 April                                   Main Fine Art Glasgow, Phil Braham, Ian Hughes

2 April                                   Ursula Jakob Solo, Glasgow Print Studios

3 April                                   Henryk Gotlib, Cyril Gerber Fine Art Glasgow

4 April                                   Adolf Loos Solo, Third Eye Centre Glasgow

8 April                                   Keith McIntyre Solo, 369 Gallery Edinburgh

9 April                                   Carnival of Animals, Glasgow School of Art

Victoria Crowe Solo, Mercury Gallery Edinburgh

10 April                                                View from Above, Collins Gallery Glasgow

11 April          AR  Letter from Canada.

14 April                                                Neil MacPherson Solo, Compass Gallery Glasgow

15 April           Colonel Blimp & Friends, Glasgow Arts Centre

15 April           Queens Pictures, Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace, in TODAY newspaper

16 April            James Robertso, Washington Gallery, Glasgow.

17 April                                                Glenn Scouller, Fine Art Society  Glasgow

20 April                                                Munch and the Workers , City Art Centre Edinburgh

22 April           David Mach quits Vienna exhibition.

22 april           Arts Review; Vienna, Gerber at GSA; Kate Thomson. 

23 April           Manet at the Courtauld, Gallery, Woburn Sq, London in TODAY newspaper.

23 April                                                Cyril Gerber A Personal Choice, Glasgow School of Art (to mark his 70th Birthday) + Clare Henry’s STV film on Cyril for May 11th. A DVD copy of this at GSA/GWL.

23 April                                                Popularity Services Agency PSA Sculpture Competition, Glasgow School of Art

24 April                               The East Coast Tradition, Fine Art Society Edinburgh, Scottie Wilson, George Donald, John Bellany, John Houston

 Antina Verboom Solo, Main Fine Art Glasgow

28 April                                                Lys Hansen Solo, 369 Glasgow Edinburgh

29 April                                                Royal Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh

May 1986

2 May             British Art 86, Kunsdlerhaus, Vienna.

May                British Art 86, Kunsdlerhaus, Vienna. in ARTLINE Vol 3, No 2.

6 May                                    (Feature) Mayfest, George Wyllie, Glasgow Art Centre, Barras at Cyril Gerber, Bet Low; Doug Cocker Solo, Third Eye Centre Glasgow 

6 May Chinese Painting, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in TODAY newspaper

8 May       William Maclean, National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh

11 May        BBC Studio Alistair Moffat, Cyril Gerber. 

13 May (Feature) MAYFEST, Self Portraits, Main Fine Art Glasgow, Peter Howson, Hock-Ann Teh, Phil Braham, Danny Ferguson

Jimmy Cosgrove, Corners Gallery Glasgow

Metro Gallery Glasgow,

Roland Forbes,  Babitty Bowster

14 May                     Frank Stella Tapestries, National Gallery of Modern Art

15 May                     (Feature) Mayfest, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Huntarian Art Gallery Glasgow

19 May                      Spring 86, Fine Art Society Glasgow, Henry Eyemouth, Barbara Rae

20 May                                 Eadie Gulland, David Gulland,  Scottish Gallery Edinburgh

20 May          Frank Stella, Tapestried at GMA, Edinburgh in TODAY paper

21 May           Scottish Contemporary Art, Clare Hall Cambridge, Keith McIntyre, Eddie Summerton, Joyce Cairns

27 May           Spring Fling Sculpture Show, Princes St Gardens Edinburgh, David Mach, Andrew Miller, Doug Cocker

29 May                                 Paisley Art Institute, Paisley Art Gallery, James Orr, Margaret Robertson

29 May                                 Edinburgh Exhibitions, Mhairi Sutherland Solo, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh

Torrance Gallery Edinburgh, Baajie Pickard Douglas Davies

Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh,  Louise Annand, Gordon Wyllie

30 May      Scottish Contemporary Art, International Art Fair Olympia London, Glasgow Print Studios, Compass Gallery Glasgow, John Taylor, Elizabeth Blackadder, Ian McCulloch

June 1986

2 JUNE        Summer exhibition, RA London in TODAY newspaper.

3 June                                   Henri  Matisse, (book illus) Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow

4 June                                   Summer Exhibition, RA Royal Academy London

5 June                                   Liberty, Terror and Virtue, Smith Gallery Stirling

9 June                                   Eye of the Storm, Smith Gallery Stirling, George Wyllie, Peter Howson

10 June           (Feature interview) Rosemary Watt as new director at the Burrell Collection Glasgow

11 June                                 Impressionist Drawings, Burrell Collection Glasgow

17 June                                 Glasgow School of Art Degree Show

18 June         AR A day in the life of a critic.

19 June                                 Gareth Fisher Solo, Fruitmarket Edinburgh

20 June           Letter from Canada, Toronto. AR

23 June                                 Tamarind Lithographs, Glasgow Print Studios

24 June                                 Aleksander Zyw Solo, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh 

26June                                  Inverclyde Biennial, McLean Art Gallery Greenock, Andrew Brown, George Wyllie

28 june           AR, Ian Huges, G & G, GSA Degree Shows, Edith Simon, Boundary Gallery London

July 1986

1 July                                     Gilbert and George, Fruitmarket Edinburgh

2 July                                     Brian Ballard Solo, Main Fine Art Glasgow

William Baillie Solo, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh

4 July             AR NG Edinburgh, Bruce McLean plates at Scottish Gallery, Tamarind at GPS

7 July                                     New Generation, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Ian Scott, Linda Downie

7 July     Central Region Artists, Smith Art Gallery Stirling, Anne Gordon, Anne Anderson, Anne Mackintosh

7 July                                     Roberto Gonzalez Fernandez Solo, Glasgow Print Studios

14 July  A Monkey Town Besieged by Dogs, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Hogaarth Rowlandson 

15 July                                  (Feature Interview) Andy Warhol, Anthony d’Offay Gallery London

22 July                                  (Feature) Commonwealth Art, Edinburgh College of Art 

23 July  Mirror and the Lamp, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, Gerhard Richter, Helen Chadwick

25 July                                  Scottish Art London, National Gallery London, June Redfern, Neil Macpherson

                                                Boundary Gallery London,  Ian Hughes, Gwen Hardie, Jack Knox

29 July                                  Jack Knox, Scottish National Portrait Gallery

29 July                                  L’Amour Fou Surrealism, Hayward Gallery London

July                                        Johnny McGuinness Solo, Dick Institute Kilmarnoch

August 1986

August                  EDINBURGH FESTIVAL   Artists at Work

1 August    AR  40th Edinburgh Festival, Bellany at GMA.

1 August    AR   Scottish Art Today: Artists at Work 1986 

1 August                                              Impressionism, National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh

4 August                                              (Feature) Eduardo Paolozzi

5 August              Printed Light, Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh, Robert Adamson, D O Hill

8 August              Paving the Way, Edinburgh Festival, Paul Crawforth, Andy Benton, Colin Watt, Paul Roxton

8 August                                              James Tassie Solo, Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh

9 August              (Feature) Scottish Art Today Artists Art Work Edinburgh 12 artists citywide, Festival Guide, Sean Connery + STV.

11 August            The Golden Age Painting Scotland 1707-1843, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, Henry Raeburn, Alexander Nasmyth

14 August                            John Bellany Solo, Printmakers Workshop Edinburgh

18 August                            (Feature) Festival Art on the Fringe, Bruce McLean Plates Solo, Scottish Gallery

Vera Simons, Ariel Crown, National Gallery of Scotland

John Bellany Solo, Printmakers Workshop Edinburgh

Ian McCulloch Solo, Richard Demarco Gallery Blackfriars Street

31 August                            (Feature Obituary) Henry Moore

September 1986

3 September      Three in One, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Tessa Jackson, Sheena Macfarlance, Jane Gallacher, Meg Mitchell

 5 September                     Jan Nimmo Solo, Main Fine Art Glasgow

 Art of Etching,   Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh, Marion McIntosh, DY Cameron, James Strang

10 September        Jack Miller at GPS

September                         (Feature interview) Bridget Riley, MacLaurin Gallery Ayr

11 September                   Art off the Wall, Transmission Gallery Glasgow, Matt Inglis, Lesley Raeside

12September                    Iain Patterson Solo,  Graeme Murray Fine Art Edinburgh

15 September                   (News Feature) David Donaldson paints Mrs Thatcher

16 September                   Three Artists, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Alison Wilding, Jeffrey Dennis, Alan Green

18 September                   Bill Woodrow Solo, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh

23 September   Mackintosh Watercolours, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh, Charles Rennie Mackintosh

25 September                   James McDonald Solo, Main Fine Art Glasgow

                                                Derek Green Solo, Corners Gallery Glasgow

25September    Young Artists in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Metro Gallery Glasgow, Mercury Gallery Edinburgh,  369 Gallery Edinburgh, Julia Campbell, Claire Harrigan, Lorraine Cotterell, David Bird, David Watt, Robert Maclaurin, Dorothy Black

29 September                   Pete Bevan Solo, Compass Gallery Glasgow

30 September                   English Etchers 1880-1940, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow

October 1986

October                                               (Series) That’s My Weakness Now, Bruce McLean 

(Series) That’s My Weakness Now, Steven Campbell

3 October                            Sandy Murphy Solo, Main Fine Art Glasgow

Eye of the Storm, Glasgow Art Centre, Pete Seddon, Keith Ross

5 October                            Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art 125th Year, McLellan Galleries

10 October          (Feature) Identity & Desire, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Roberta Graham, Alexis Hunter, Helen Chadwick (featuring Scottish Arts Council Traineeships)

Three Dutch painters, Richard Demarco Gallery, Fred Stiven, John Kirkwood, Stephen Lawson in Holland.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland St School

Danish Arts & Crafts, Glasgow School of Art

A Look Back to the Future, Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow; % for Art.

17 October                                          William Scott, National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh

Nine Photographers, Glasgow Print Studios,  Thomas Joshua Cooper, Oscar Marzoloi

Calum Colvin Solo, Stills Gallery Edinburgh

24 October                          The Scottish Beastiary, Artspace Aberdeen, Printmakers Workshop Edinburgh

James McDonald Solo, Glasgow Print Studios

(including gallery briefings;  Glasgow Style, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Ronald Rae, Compass Gallery Glasgow,  Colin Lawson, Collective Gallery Edinburgh, James Hawkins, Torrance Gallery Edinburgh Phil Duthie, 369 Gallery Edinburgh

31 October          Friday feature:  Tom McKendrick’s Clydebank, Lillie Art Gallery Milngavie

Sholto Johnstone Douglas, Cyril Gerbr Gallery Glasgow

(including gallery briefings; John Bellany, the Gallery Moffat; Royal Glasgow Institute 125th, Mclellan Galleries Glasgow

31 October          (Guardian briefings) Rodin, Hayward Gallery London, The Boyle Family, Hayward Gallery London, Tom McKendrick’s Clydebank, Lillie Art Gallery Milngavie, Sholto Johnstone Douglas, Cyril Gerber Gallery Glasgow

November 1986

4 November                       (Guardian) The Boyle Family, Hayward Gallery London

4 November                       (Herald) The Boyle Family, Hayward Gallery London

5 November                       Rodin, Hayward Gallery London

7 November                       (Guardian) Nicholas Pope Solo, Waddington Gallery London

The Golden Age of Scottish Painting, Tate Gallery London

Paul  Signac Solo, Marlborough Gallery London

Contemporary Art Society Market

Bernard Dunstan Solo, Agnews Gallery London

David Austen Solo, Anthony Reynolds London (including out of town; Liz Rideal, Jacki Parry, Yorkshire Sculpture Park)

7 November                       (Friday Feature) Joyce Cairns Solo, 369 Gallery Edinburgh

Edward Summton Solo, Compass Gallery Glasgow

Elspeth Lamb Solo, Glasgow Print Studios

(Including gallery briefings; Tartan Castle, Assembly Rooms Edinburgh, Picasso Sketchbooks, Royal Academy London)

14 November                    (Guardian) Serpentine Gallery London, Martin Naylor, Roger Palmer

Elizabeth II, National Portrait Gallery

 Treasures at Fyvie, Agnews Gallery London

Stephen McKenna Soo, Totah Gallery London (including out of town)

14 November                    (Feature) Willie Rodger Solo, Collins Gallery Glasgow

Aberdeen Peacock Printmakers, Talbot Rice Edinburgh

Edward Summton Solo, Compass Gallery Glasgow

Liz Rideal Solo, Assembly Rooms Edinburgh

Picasso Sketchbooks, Royal Academy London

21November                     (Feature) Celtic Vision, Glasgow Arts Centre;

From Two Words, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, Whitechapel Gallery London

November                          (Art Review Letter from Scotland) George Wyllie, Scottish Society of Artists

28 November    Feature: Scottish Society of Artist, National Gallery Edinburgh (gallery briefings; Three Artists, Transmission Gallery Glasgow, Helen Flockhart, Anne Elliot, Alison Stirling, Metro gallery Glasgow, The Barry Rooms, National Gallery of Scotland. News: Scottish Art Today won ABSA  Award: Ass for Business Sponsorship, for best single project. London, prented by Prince Michael of Kent.

December 1986

5 December                       (Feature) Smith Art  Gallery Stirling, Cunningham Graham

Scottish Society of Watercolourists, Royal Scottish Academy (including Mark Jones, Malcolm Appleby)

12 December                     (Guardian) The Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair

Dec                AR   Ken Currie; John Houston of Alex Gibson;

16 December                     Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair and International Contemporary Art Fair London

19 December                     In praise of Youth, Visual Art Studio, Castle Toward, Karen Strang

Dis-Place-Ment, Transmission Gallery Glasgow

Artist in Industry Scheme

Glasgow Print Studios Christmas Exhibitions

Lesley Main Solo, Main Fine Art Glasgow

The Barry Rooms, National Gallery London

December                           Clare Henry Art Oscars 1986

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