ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
0 Art is listed by city first then by venue, running in alphabetical order. Please send details not iaterthan 10 days before publication date.
O BACKROOM GALLERY Underneath the Arches. 42 London Street. 556 8329. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Clive Wilson Until 16 Nov. Drawings ofbound. distorted figures in rather gloomy geometric settings. by an Ulster artist trained at Edinburgh School of Art in the 60s.
0 CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
British and European Paintings Until 27 Nov. Watercolours and drawings from the 19th century.
0 CENTRAL LIBRARYGeorge IV Bridge. 225 5584.
More Than a Newspaper Mon 4 Nov—Tue 31 Dec. Bob Geldof (featured on the cover ofone issue) is just one of the Sentinel‘s many fans. Celebrating 100 issues. this exhibition traces the development of the paper from a simple A4 sheet to a tabloid newspaper with a professional look. The exhibition will tour various venues around the city.
0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext. 665i). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Closed Sun. Licensed cafe. [D]
Emperor’s Warriors Until Fri 1 Nov. Thurs 10am—6pm. Fri 10am—6pm. Last chance to see what must be the most popular show of the year. The queues marching into the gallery have become a familiar sight stretched along Market Street.
One City a Patron Until Sat 16 Nov. An eclectic choice of 20th century work selected from the collection of the adventurous. forward-looking Southampton Gallery. Artists include Paul Nash. David Hockney. Barry Flannagan and Ben Nicholson. An Arts Council touring exhibition.
South African Freedom Fighters 19 Oct—30 Nov. Subtitled ‘no easy walk to freedom' the organisers describe this as ‘an exhibition about the struggle for justice and equality in South Africa.‘ Intended as an introduction to the current political situation in South Africa the show consists of photographs. text and objects ranging from leg-irons to Zulu spears.
Paintings by Derek Roberts Mon 11 Nov—Wed 11 Dec. The Pentland Hills where Roberts lives and works
l provide a rich environment from which he distils his complex. vibrant paintings.
Something is Happening An exploration ofthe life and work of Dr Winifred Rushforth. Mon 11 Nov-Wed 1 1 Dec. Founderofthe Davidson Clinic in Edinburgh. Dr Rushforth was a firm believer in the creative potential of the unconscious in everyone. She used art therapy to tap the unrealised gifts in people. This exhibition commemorates Dr Rushforth‘s life and work.
0 COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 I ligh Street. Tue. Wed. Fri 12.30—5.30pm. Thurs 12.30—7pm. Sat 10.30am—5pm. Closed Sun and Mon. David Wallace 18 Oct—4 Nov. Set up by a group of young artists determined to give themselves the ‘break‘ which is so hard to make. this gallery gives the newa graduated art student an opportunity to exhibit. New members welcome.
CRAMOND SCULPTURE OPEN 3 Cramond Sculpture Park. Dunfermline College. Cramond Road Nth. 336 6001. Until 25 Feb. ()pened at this year‘s Festival this new sculpture park is host to a biennial exhibition organised jointly
How do you capture the spirit of a theatre production, on film? Chris Hill and Murdo Macleod are both experienced theatre photographers, and while in other parts of the Assembly Rooms (54 George Street, Edinburgh) the live performances
by the Scottish Sculpture Workshop and Dunfermline College. The 17 sculptures by Scottish and foreign artists cover a broad spectrum of 20th century themes and concerns and are built from a variety of materials — wood. bronze. fibreglass
and gravel. This diversity is extended
to the settings in the College grounds; small. intimate architect-designed spaces contrast with the open parkland with views of
the Forth where the larger sculptures
can be found.
0 DEMARCO GALLERY 10Jeffrey Street. 557 0707. Mon-Sat 10am—6.30pm.
Hugh Kyie— Paperworks Mon 11 Nov—begin Dec.
0 EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm. Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am—12 noon. Kalevala Koru Artefacts from Finland: Iron Age to present day. Until 7 Nov. Inspired by Iron Age
excavations. a group ofwomen in the
1930s founded the Kalevala Kuru. a society dedicated to promoting good Finnish design. Jewellery. silverware. pottery and artefacts from the Iron Age trace the history ofdesign in Finland.
Karol 0ndreicka Until 12 Nov. An exhibtion of contemporary prints by one of Czechoslovakia‘s leading young artists.
0 FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street. 556 0305. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
Joseph Farquharson. Laird of Finzean
(1846—1935). drew inspiration from the beautiful wooded estate in Aberdeenshire that was his home. Though most of his time was spent in Scotland. he did travel to France during the 18805 on several occasions. where he became familiar with the Paris Art scene. He took the fashion of plein-air painting back to
Scotland, but the weather demanded
thrive (see Theatre) In the foyer you can see their exhibition; a selection of most current Scottish theatre companies and some visiting companies to this year’s Festival. (7-10 November. NB This is a late entry and not included in the listing).
a more hardy and ingenious approach to the technique. So he equipped himselfwith a studio-on-wheels complete with stove which could be taken to any site he chose, rain or snow (though of course he did paint Finzean in the summer too). 0 FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 10am—1pm. 2—5.3()pm. Sat lOam-lpm. Alexander Goudie, Breton Idyll Until 16 Nov.Another Scot with French connections, Goudie was born in Paisley and studied at the Glasgow School of Art. Brittany is the inspiration for the recent works in this selection. 0 FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue-Sat 10am—5.30pm. Closed Sun & Mon. Licensed cafe. Christopher Le Brun, Paintings 1984—85 and Andrew Walker, Paintings1983—85. Until Sat 16 Nov. British art seems a force to be reckoned with in the 805. These two artists. both exhibiting for the first time in one-man shows. exemplify the contrast possible within the movement. Lebrun‘s work in the downstairs gallery is large and mysterious. Horses and figures (one a drummer-boy) emerge from soft. swirling mists in a quiet but unnerving way. The clear mosaic colours of Andrew Walker's work upstairs is by contrast. strong in design and redolent with religious themes. Modern life and biblical scenes are juxtaposed with subtle humour. 0 GLADSTONE'S LAND GALLERY National Trust for Scotland. 483 Lawnmarket. 226 5856. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. Sun 2—4.30pm. Christmas exhibition Nov/Dee. National Trust Craftsmen and others. 0 HANOVER FINE ARTS 104 Hanover Street, 225 2450. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm, Sat 10am—12.30pm. Group ’81 Nine artists from the west
coast ofScotland. 3—27 Nov.
0 MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street, 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am-—6pm. Sat 10am—lpm.
Mine Eyes to the Hills 8 Nov—19 Nov. An exhibition of watercolours and pastels ofScotland by Moira Ferrier RSW and David Mynett.
O MERCURY GALLERY 2/3 North Bank Street, 225 3200. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm, Sat mam—1.00pm. Elizabeth Adamson Until 16 Nov. Masked faces, madonnas and a modern day ‘fallen angel‘ are some of the subjects in Elizabeth Adamson‘s work. Personal relationships are intimately described with energy and strong. festive colour.
0 NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm. Hetherlandish Drawings Until 30 Dec. 80 works from the gallery’s extensive collection (see panel). The Adoration of the Magi Until 31 Nov. At last a chance to see the painting there’s been so much fuss about. Timothy Clifford, director of the National Galleries, is determined to raise the £8 million-odd sum required to keep
34 The List 1—14 November