3 Jan (Picture of week) A Plain Man’s Guide: Loch Katrine by Horatio McCulloch
7 Jan 1997 Art Oscars to Christine Borland, Mach, Raeburn, Page & Park Architects, Tony Jones, GSA; Travesty: Burrell Collection
10 Jan (Picture of week) Penelope and her Suitors by J.W Waterhouse, Aberdeen Art Gallery
15 Jan Frame of Mind, Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh; Vicky Crowe, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
18 Jan (Book review) Scotland’s Stained Glass by Michael Donnelly
31 Jan Hunterian Gallery Glasgow New director Mungo Campbell, Mexican prints from the Rebas Collection.
Jan (for Sculpture Magazine) Prestwick Airport, Carole Gray, The Horn: Dalziel & Scullion
1 Feb (for Interiors Magazine) Victoria Crowe
4 Feb Jennifer McRay profile, winner Hunting Art Prize, RCA
5 Feb Michelangelo, Queens Gallery Buckingham Palace London
12 Feb Elizabeth Blackadder, Glasgow Print Studios; Donald Urquhart, Talbot Rice
15 Feb James M Patrick at 91. Picture of week) Autumn, Kinnordy by James McIntosh Patrick
14 Feb (Book review) Whistler and Holland by Margaret MacDonald
15 Feb Lord Provost’s Prize 1998
17 Feb (Picture of week) Autumn, Kinnordy by James McIntosh Patrick
17 Feb Elizabeth Cope exhibition.
18 Feb Ulay Abramovic, Marina Abramovic, Tramway Glasgow
21 Feb John Byrne profile for Weekender mag.
26 Feb Sir William MacTaggart, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
5 Mar (for Sculpture Magazine) Heavy Horse by Andy Scott, Glasgow Sculpture Studios
5 Mar Picasso 1917-24, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
7 Mar (Obituary) Flora Wood
13 Mar Glasgow shows, Jo Ganter, Glasgow Print Studios, Michael Agnew, Scottie Wilson, Gerber Fine Art Glasgow, David Martin, Billcliffe Fine Art Glasgow
14 Mar (Obituary) Alberto Morrocco
15 Mar Virginia Lofts, Virginia House Glasgow, Stefan King Architecture
16 Mar (Book review) Aubrey Beardsley by Matthew Sturgis
17 Mar (for catalogue) Barbara Rae, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
19 Mar Anthony Caro, National Gallery London & Annely Juda Gallery London
20 Mar Hermione Hammond, & Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Chelsea London Studio.
4 Apr Chris Smith MP Minister of Culture profile
April-May Clare in LA, New Zealand & Australia.
6 May Getty Centre, Los Angeles
14 May Mary Armour profile; Christine McArthur, Billcliffe Fine Art Glasgow.
21 May Glasgow round up, Anna Maria Pacheco, Compass Gallery Glasgow; Transmission; Host, Tramway Glasgow, Janey Buchan, Caledonian University Glasgow, Gerard Morris, Artbank; Paisley
28 May (Obituary) Emilio Coia or ? 29 june
1 Jun (for Sculpture Magazine) Louise Bourgeois by Marie-Laure Bernadac
4 Jun Ian Hamilton Finlay, Serpentine London
7 Jun (for Art Quarterly) Te Papa Museum, New Zealand
7 Jun (Book review) Moving Targets, British Art Now by Louisa Buck
11 Jun Take Five, Auld Kirk Museum Kirkintilloch
10 Jun (for Museums Magazine) Getty Centre, Los Angeles
17 Jun Callum Innes winner NAT West Prize
17 Jun Bernard Moninot, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh
18 Jun Edinburgh College of Art degree show
18 Jun When Worlds Collide, CCA, Tanya Leighton
21 Jun Gilbert Silver, Burrell Collection Glasgow
22 june proof for piece for Lys Hansen book
2 Jul Glasgow School of Art degree show
6 Jul (Book review) Surrealism by Fiona Bradley
9 Jul new Te Papa Museum, New Zealand; British Museum
14 Jul (Book review) Chagall by David Marchesseau and Chagall by Susan Compton
July Virginia Izzo
23 Jul The Winter Queen, Scottish National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh
24 Jul Donald Dewar, Derry Irvine, Dover House Art, London; House of Lords.
30 Jul Tim Stead, Wood; Ancrum, Members Show; Transmission Gallery Glasgow, Maurice Lindsay at 80.
Aug (for Galleries Magazine) New Galleries in Inverness and Wick
2 Aug James Watt & the Clyde; profile at House for Art Lover
6 Aug Edinbro FESTIVAL Sir William Gillies, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
10 Aug (for Interiors Magazine) Dawson Murray
13 Aug Mona Hatoum, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
20 Aug Four new galleries in Edinburgh, MIRACLES Gallery Edinburgh, Rose Frain, Eye Two Gallery, Ingleby Gallery, Howard Hodgkin; Southside Gallery, David Williamson
27 Aug Edinburgh College of Art, Jake Kempsell; Proto Academy; Charles Esche;
3 Sep Jock McFadyen, Talbot Rice Edinburgh, Lapland Collection, Richard Demarco, Carl Andre, Inverleith House Edinbro.
10 Sep Bruges and the Renaissance, Bruges
12 Sep Obituary John Cunningham
14 Sep Book review, Basquiat by Phoebe Hoben
17 Sep Jack Knox, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Norman Mathison, Glasgow Print Studios, John Taylor, Transmission Gallery Glasgow
4 Oct (Book review) On Reflection by Jonathan Miller
8 Oct Bessie MacNicol, Ewan Mundy Fine Art Glasgow, Macmillan cancer show, Scotland Street School; Summer School, Castle Toward
15 Oct Anda Paterson, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Chuck Mitchell, Glasgow School of Art
17 Oct (Picture of week) Penelope and her Suitors by J.W Waterhouse, Aberdeen Art Gallery
22 Oct Wonderwall, GOMA Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow; Slipstream, CCA Glasgow
29 Oct Chris Ofili, Turner Prize
29 Oct Book review, E Frink by Stephen Gardener
31 Oct (Picture of week) Kingfisher by Adrian Wiszniewski, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
1 Nov New Institute of Art History for Glasgow University
6 Nov (for interiors magazine) Alasdair Wallace
7 Nov (Picture of the week) Sunset Gate by Steven Campbell, Smith Stirling
Nov (for Interiors magazine) Cherylene Dyer
9 Nov Scottish Society of Artists Annual, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
14 Nov Dave Mach, Big Heids at Motherwell, on the M8
14 Nov (Pictures of the week) Hudson Fountain by Iona Montgomery, Auld Kirk Museum Kirkintilloch
16 Nov Avril Paton, Gatehouse Gallery Glasgow
16 Nov Mono, Glasgow Print Studios
16 Nov? (Book review) The Peacock Room by Linda Merrill
16 Nov Salvador DALI, the Tate, Liverpool.
17 Nov Angus Hood, Christine Frew, Inverleith House Edinburgh
18 Nov Lys Hansen, Smith Stirling Gallery
20 Nov (Book review) The Artist in his World by Ian McCulloch, Alasdair Gray
20 Nov John Maxwell, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
21 Nov (Picture of the week) Chateau at Medan by Cezanne, Burrell Collection Glasgow
26 Nov John Halliday, Castle Douglas Art Gallery
26 Nov Museum of Scotland opening by HRH Queen Elizabeth, Andy Goldsworthy, Barbara Rae, Kate Whiteford
28 Nov (Picture of the week) Indian Rug by Anne Redpath, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
28 Nov Scottish artists and artist craftsmen, RSA Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
28 Nov Michele David, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
Nov (for Interiors Magazine) Alison Bradley, Galloway.
Dec Best books of the Year.
5 Dec (Picture of the week) Two Strings to Her Bow by John Pettie, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
12 Dec (Picture of the week) Two Schoolgirls by James Cowie, Aberdeen Art Gallery
14 Dec Patrick Hughes profile, Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow
19 Dec (Picture of the week) Virgin & Fountain by Van Orly, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
21 Dec Women from Beith to Fitzrovia & Paris, Abigail McLellan, Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh & Hossack London; Fred Crayk in Paris, Jila Peacock, Denise Findlay, Rose Frain, Norah N Gray, Cistercian Abbey, north France .
26 Dec (Picture of the week) Madonna and Child by Procaccini, Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh