1 January Book review, Oppe Collection watercolours.
2 January Picture of the week) The Visitation by Stanley Spencer, Hunterian Gallery Glasgow
4 January Oscars for 1998: Jenny Saville, Bridget McConnell, Lesley Main, Mark Jones, Lapland.
9 January Picture of the week) Christmas Time in the South of France by JD Fergusson, Fergusson Gallery Perth
16 January Picture of the week) Reading Aloud, by Albert Moore at Kelvingrove.
18 January Chicago: Mary Cassatt, Julia Margaret Cameron, women artists; Clare Henry juror for The New Millenium, Chicago & Washington DC.
23 Jan Herald of Winter by Tomas Millie Dow, Dundee Museum.
25 Jan New York Scots success story
28 January The Thistle and the Rose, The Burrell Collection Glasgow, Liz Arthur
30 January Picture of the week: Head of a Woman by Alexei Jawlensky. Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
January Museum of Scotland opening
No Date, Architecture and Design Bid
1 February Book review, Caravaggio: A Life by Helen Langdon;
6 February Picture of the week) Lady in Black by Cadell, Glasgow Art Gallery
7 Feb SCOTS in New York: Sonnier; Douglas Gordon at Dia; Lesley Raeside, Founder member Transmission, Ian Scott; Eccles, Kilgour, brennan, Leighton, Kinchin, Stirton.
13 February Tongues of Diamond, Glasgow Girls Beaton, Flockhart, Harper, Collins Gallery Glasgow
13 February (Picture of the week) Titian´s First Essay in Colour, by William Dyce, Aberdeen Art Gallery
15 February Robert Adam: The Creative Mind at National Gallery of Scotland
20 February (Picture of the week) The Red Chair by FCB Cadell, Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow
22 February Scots in London, Thomas Joshua Cooper; Gwen Hardie, Wm Gear, Kenny Hunter, Jackie Donachie, Geo Wyllie, Wilson Twins at Lisson; John Taylor, Jacki Parry, Judith Gilmour, Hossack Gallery London; Robert Paul at GPS, Lennox Dunbar at Compass.
26 February (for catalogue) Once Seen, Never Forgotten, Chicago
27 February (Picture of the week) Blackfriars by Derain, Kelvingrove Glasgow
1 March Monet, Royal Academy London
1 March (for Galleries Magazine) Rose Wylie, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London.
1 March Kelvingrove redevelopment, Mark O’Neil.
2 March (for Arts Review) Del Geist Sculpture, Bildhaur Berlin
3 March Television review, Ex-s: A Tale of Two Cities Glasgow and Chicago, BBC, Tony Jones
6 March (Picture of the week) by John Hoyland at Hunterian Glasgow.
8 March Ingres, National Gallery London; Donald Urquhart, Duke Street Glasgow
13 March Anya Gallacio, Old Court House Glasgow, Weekender Mag.
13 March Picture of the week: Two Children by Joan Eardley, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
15 March Ingres, National Gallery Edinburgh
20 March (Picture of the week) La Guitare by Marie Laurencin, Aberdeen Art Gallery.
22 March Dundee, Dundee Contemporary Art Centre, Visual Research Centre opened by Donald Dewar. Prime curated by A Nairn.
27 March Obituary Patrick Heron
27 March Picture of the week) Poplars on the Epte by Monet, National Gallery of Scotlan
24 March The new Dean Centre Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
3 April Picture of the week) Head of a Catalan Peasant by Miró, Dean Centre, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
5 April Buchannan Galleries, George Wyllie, Dawson Murray, John Taylor, Christine McArthur, Glasgow.
10 April (Picture of the week) Lady with Dog by JD Fergusson, Fergusson Gallery Perth
12 April (for Art Newspaper) Three New Galleries for Scotland
12 April Swedish Pineapple, Transmission Gallery Glasgow, John Byrne & John Houston at GPS, Flockhart at Compass. Street Level.
17 April (Picture of the week) Interior at Sizergh by Joseph Nash, Smith Art Gallery Stirling
17 April Berlin Art, Kulturform, Hamburger Bahnhof
18 April Douglas Gordon, New York, Berlin, London
24 April 173rd RSA Annual, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
24 April Threatening Weather by Magritte, Dean Centre Edinburgh
24 April (for catalogue)The Illinois New Millennium show
1 May Picture of the week) John Crighton Stuart Second Marquess of Bute by Raeburn. Mount Stuart Rothsay
3 May Andy Goldsworthy, Storm King Sculpture Park, in America
8 May (Picture of the week) A Glasgow Shopkeeper, The Peoples Palace Glasgow
10 May The Draughtsman´s Art, National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh
15 May (Picture of the week) Modern Italy The Pifferari, 1838 by Turner, Kelvingrove Glasgow
17 May No Noise Samples, Chris Biddlecombe, David Trouton. Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow
18 May (for Galleries Magazine) The Draughtsman´s Art, National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh
18 May (for Contemporary Visual Arts Magazine) Magdalena Abakanowicz, at the Met, New York
20 May (for Interiors Magazine) Denise Findlay
21 May Andreas Slominski, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, for Sculpture Mag, USA Vol 18, no 8.
22 May Picture of the Week, St Sebastien by Van Dyck.
22 May Van Dyck 400 Years, Antwerp & London
24 May Douglas Gordon in New York at Gagosian Gallery & Dia.
29 May (Picture of the week) Lady with a Red Hat by William Strang, Kelvingrove Glasgow
May (for Art News) SMAK New Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent
May (for Art News) Controversial New Scottish Gallery
May Tessa Jackson appointed Director of Scottish Arts Council
5 June Picture of the week) Church at Moret-sur-Loingby Alfred Sisley, Hunterian Gallery Glasgow
7 June Iona Murals, St Mungos Glasgow, Joe Fan, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Ashley Cook, Glasgow Print Studios
7 june Book Review – Jon Schueler by Magda Salvesen.
12 June Picture of the week) Midsummer: East Fife by James McIntosh Partick, RSA Edinburgh
14 June Letter from New York, Magdalena Abakanowicz; Christies, Van Gogh at the Met; Guggenheim;Patrick Hughes.
17 June Speech for Arts and the City Conference, Glasgow Museums: The Way Forward
19 June Picture of the week) Gypsy Life by Sir Alfred Munnings, Aberdeen Art Gallery.
21 June Scotland not at the Venice Biennale; Tony Caro in Venice.
26 June Judith with the Head of Holofernes, Burrell Collection Glasgow
28 June Glasgow School of Art Degree Show
June (for Interiors Magazine) Zodiac Room, Bute Mount Stuart
3 July Picture of the week) Sir Alexander Ferguson by David Mach, Scottish Nation Portrait Gallery Edinburgh
5 July Celebration at Huntarian, George Smith bequest
10 July Picture of the Week: Sir Alexander Morrison by Richard Dadd, SNPG EDinbro.
12 July Rembrandt, National Gallery London
17 July Picture of the week) Pandemonium by John Martin, The Lighthouse Glasgow.
21 July (for catalogue) The Kosovo Auction, Nick Nairns
24 July (Picture of the week) Head of a Young Girl by Henri Matisse, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
31 July (Picture of the week) ?? maybe Manbrino by Stubbs,
2 August Lapland, Glasgow Print Studios, Ashley Cook, Stuart Duffin, Norman Mathison, Ian Ramsey Brown
7 August (Picture of the week) Girl in Fur Cape by Beatrice Whistler, Huntarian Glasgow
9 August Edinburgh Festival, Rob Maclaurin, Talbot Rice; Jack Knox, Open Eye Gallery; Will McLean, Bourne Fine Art, James Morrison, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh, Callum Innes, Ingleby Gallery
12 August Kiki Smith, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, Welcome, Stills Gallery Edinburgh; John Stekazer, Portfolio.
12 August A Formal Agreement, Fly Gallery Glasgow & Patricia Fleming
13 August Edinburgh Festival Woes: Clare vents her anger
14 august Picture of the Week Girl in Fur Cape by Beatrice Whistler, Huntarian Glasgow
16 August Gary Hume, Dean Centre Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh, Boyle Family, Leith
18 August Patrick Heron, Callum Innes, Ingleby Gallery Edinburgh; Hisashi Momose, Ed Printmakers.
18 aug Government cuts & Ed College of Art, Peter Sarkisian, Angus hood, 6 artists from Basel.
21 August (Picture of the week) Loading in Royan Harbour by J D Fergusson, Fergusson Gallery Perth
23 Aug Abstraction in late 20th C / Japanes at RSM; GARY HUME at Dean Centre plus Paul Spence ; caLLUM Innes at Ingleby’ Agnes Martin at Botanics.
23 aug Seona Reid appointed GSA head.
26 August Agnes Martin, John McLaughlin, Inverleith House Edinburgh
27 August Edinburgh College of Art and the Edinburgh Festival
28 August (Picture of the week) Kircudbright by S J Peploe, Kirkcudbright Tolbooth.
30 Aug French drawing at NGS; JOSEPH Beuys at GMA; Printmakers, RSM / Ed Coll of Art – 5 shows.
31 August Mastery and Elegance the Horvitz collection, National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh
August Murray Johnston, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
September (for Modern Painters) Transatlantic Leap, Scots in America
6 September Joseph Beuys, National Gallery of Scotland4 September
11 sept Picture of Week, Manbrino by George Townly Stubbs, Huntarian Gallery Glasgow
18 sept Picture of the Week, Soles by Picasso, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
20 September Arran Ross, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Will Maw, Glasgow Print Studios
25 September (Picture of the week) Regina Cordium, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , Kelvingrove Glasgow; John Creed.
25 September Martin Boyce, Ross Sinclair, Fruitmarket Edinburgh
27 September Sir Robin Philipson, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
29 September (for Art News) Glasgow UK City of Architecture and Design 1999
October (for catalogue) Vicky Crowe, Thackery Gallery London
October (for Art News) Glasgow Museums, Jesus 2000 Commission, Royal Collection Tour
October Andres Slominski, Berlin. Sculpture Mag USA
2 October (Picture of the week) Alexander Reid by Van Gogh, Kelvingrove Glasgow
4 October Martin Boyce, Ross Sinclair, Fruitmarket Edinburgh; Rirkrit tiravanija, Partick, Lucy Skae, Brettle, Swift Public Art, Glasgow
8 October (not Herald) Sensation, Charles Saatchi, New York
9 October (Picture of the week) Evening Pong Patio by Dawson Murray, Billcliffe Fine Art Glasgow
11 October (for Art News) James Ensor, Musee Royal des Beaux Arts Brussels
11 October Frank Cohen Collection, Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow
11 October Royal Glasgow Institute, McLellan Galleries Glasgow
October Jenny Saville for ARTnews NYC
16 October (Picture of the week) Baba and Billy by John Duncan, Kirkcaldy Museum; On the River, John Quinton Pringle, Kelvingrove Glasgow
18 October Monday art, Scott Kilgour, Glasgow School of Art; Felim Egan, Ingleby Gallery Edinburgh
23 October (Picture of the week) In the Car, Roy Lichtenstein, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
25 October Newcastle Sunderland and Northern arts: Alison Wilding, Langlands & Bell; Richard Wilson, AN Newsletter.
30 October (Picture of the week) ??
November (for Interiors Magazine) Lesley Banks
1 November Julie Brooks, Collins Gallery Glasgow, John Mackechnie, Glasgow Print Studios, Sam Ainsley, Lighthouse Glasgow; Eveleen Wright; Philip Reeves.
6 November (Picture of the week) Warning by Lesley Banks, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
8 November James Ensor, Musee Royal des Beaux Arts Brussels
13 November (Picture of the week) Rabbi with Cat by Natalya Goncharova, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
14 November Jenny Saville, Brooklyn Museum New York
15 November Nicola Hicks, GOMA Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow
16 November (ARTnews) Old Master Prints, Philips New York
18 November New Institute of Art History, Glasgow University
22 November Margaret Hunter, Pentagon Centre Glasgow, Stephen Hurrel, Tramway Commission; Macmillian exh; On the Clyde.
29 November Elspeth Lamb, Glasgow Print Studios, Morandi, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
3 December Eveleen Wright, Glasgow Print Studios
6 December Tate Turner Prize, New Tate Modern
11 December Men of Straw, Nicola Hicks, Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow, Reinhard Behrens, Billcliffe Fine Art Glasgow
13 December Eileen Agar, Elizabeth Blackadder, Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
20 December Flowers by 15 artists, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, Lapland; Stills; Plates at Collins Gallery Glasgow
20 December Collaborations: Designs of Desire, the Burrell + Tim Clifford.
27 December Designs of Desire, Burrell Collection Glasgow, Tim Clifford
December (for Sculpture Magazine) Dave Mach