ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
O MALCDM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street, 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm. Sat lOam—lpm.
A Change 01 Scenery Fri 25 Apr—Fri 9 May. An exhibition to celebrate the refurbishment ofthe gallery including 19th and 20th century oils and watercolours.
o McDONALD ROAD LIBRARY 2 . McDonald Road, off Leith Walk. ‘Our Place’ Until Sat 19 Apr. An exhibition of maps, photographs. paintings and objects brought together in a community exhibition by the Gayfield Association.
0 MERCURY GALLERY 2/3 North Bank Street, 225 3200. Mon—Fri
10am—5.30pm, Sat 10am—1.00pm. Anne Redpath -Watercolours Thurs 17 Apr—Sat 17 May. See panel.
0 NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm, Sun 2—5pm.
Figure Drawings -The Study of Mankind Until Sun 27 Apr. Mainly preparatory studies for larger compositions, these drawings from the gallery‘s permanent collection span three centuries and show that ever-intriguing subject — our own form — draped. clothed, nude. Sheer elegance.
0 NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
George IV Bridge, 226 4531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm, Sat § 9.30am—1pm.
i me Years On —The Saitire Society
1936-1986 Until Wed 21 May.
é Founded in 1936, this exhibition 3 celebrates the 50th anniversary of
the ‘Scottish’ Society, an organisation aimed at preserving traditions, improving architectural
2 standards and developing literary
5 and musical values. Its influence is
§ also felt in the fields ofeducation, broadcasting and the environment. The display of objects, photographs ; and books gives an overall view of
5 the Saltire‘s work.
; Kari-Erik Forsberg Until Wed 21 May. f An exhibition for all those whose
love of books goes further than the
- contents. In the first major
5 exhibition outside Scandinavia,
' Forsberg‘s illuminated alphabets,
J designs for book jackets, designs for
typefaces and the bookplates and monograms for the Swedish Royal Family are on display.
o NETHERBOW 43 High Street, 5569579
Matrix- Image and Text Until Sat 3
May. Texts and images resulting in a regular exchange between three
; artists on the theme ‘town and
country‘. Poets Lawrence Butler and Gerald Loose combine with artist
Kathleen McGee to create this
' unusual exhibition.
Cityscapes Until Sat 3 May. Oils and watercolours by Martin
Waterhouse, the first showing of his
work in Scotland.
Claire Blackwood Until Sat 3 May. Mixed media. Another first exhibition for a young Edinburgh artist who works in fabric and collage. Drawings of the interior of St Giles‘ Cathedral also included.
0 OPEN EYE GALLERY 57 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm, Sat 10am-4pm. [D] Jack Cunningham and Anne Finlay Sat 19 Apr-Thurs 8 May. Jewellery and construction.
The current upsurge of national (and international) critical interest in Scottish painting has not been won by the new ‘Glasgow Boys' alone, whose success is measured in part by their youth. Lys Hansen, one at the only women to break into this particular limelight, studied at Edinburgh College 01 Art in the sixties and has several years of experience under her belt. Exhibiting with the 369 Gallery since
HANSEN AT THE 369
its inception, Hansen returns to its new location with an exhibition of recent worlt, the result oi her stay in West Berlin last year. Woman and man are her subjects. Figures, ottentoo large tor the canvas, bend to tit uncomlortably. Limbs contort and proportions distort. Woman's dignity is pushed to the limit and sexuality is up iront. A powertul artist using emotive themes.(Alice Bain)
O PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street, 5568921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2-5pm.
Costume in Scottish Portraits Until summer. A small display.
0 PRINTMAKERS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
From Three Sides Until Sat 19 Apr. The work of three Scottish photographers Robin Deas, David Morrison and Owen Logan.
Prints irom Scottish Art Colleges Sat 26 Apr—24 May.
0 OUEEN'S HALL 5 Hope Park Crescent, 668 3456.
From Staten Island to the Battery: drawings and photographs Until Mon 28 Apr. Work from the past eighteen months by Jonathan Brown.
0 RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square, 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Karla Kowlasitl and Michael Szyszkowitz Until Fri 2 May. A husband and wife partnership based in Graz, near Vienna. Their work is described as confident expressionist architecture.
O ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street, 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. About Face For an indefinite period. Make-up and hair ornaments past and present. There‘s a lot in common between the two.
New Acquisition Four rare and previously unknown Benin (Nigerian) figures are now on display in the main hall ofthe museum.
New Gallery Opened The planetarium is now back in place in the gallery of scientific instruments. Since it closed six years ago, new cases have been installed, the collection has been significantly added to and much restoration work has been done.
0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Queen Street, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
“I am come home' Until Wed 30 Apr. Treasures of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
0 ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671.
RSA Summer Show Sat 26 Apr—end June.
0 SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongate, 556 8136. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm. Ceramics, knitwear, pottery, glass and textiles from the craftsmen and women of Scotland.
0 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—1pm. Sights and Insights Until Wed 30 Apr. Recent paintings by Edward Gage. Scottish Paintings Until Wed 30 Apr. Mixed exhibition ofwork by Scottish artists.
0 THE SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery. Newtongrange. Midlothian, 663 7519. Tue—Fri 10am—4.30pm. Sat/Sun Noon—5pm.
A Day in the Life oi a Coal Company Journey back to the early days of the colliery via a series of tableaux using artefacts and costumed models. Prestongrange (between Prestonpans and Musselburgh) Tue—Fri 10am—4pm. Sat/Sun Noon—5pm. Visitor Centre, Historic Cornish Beam Engine and displays illustrating coal-mining through the ages.
0 THE SHORE GALLERY 59 Bernard Street, 225 6753. Details of future exhibitions will be announced in The List.
0 STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tues—Sat 12—6pm.
On the Edge at White Peak Until Sat 19 Apr. Photographs oflimestone quarrying by John Davies. Up-to-Date Sat 26 Apr—Sat 24 May. Photographs by David Hurn. (See
o TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY Old College, University of Edinburgh. 667 1011 ext 4308. Mon—Sat, lOam-Spm.
Turning Points in Scottish Architecture -An Exhibition irom the EMS Collection Until Sat 19 Apr. An informative exhibition based on the collection ofdrawings. plans and artefacts ofthe Royal Incorporation of Architects. Three points of change and approach to architecture slice the display into four sections. Playfair’s elegant drawings, the Scottish vernacular styles ofthe late 19th century, the ﬂat-roofed white houses and entertainment palaces of the thirties, all lead towards the architecture of today. The direction ofthe profession in the eighties is, as yet, under exploration.
0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 225 7942. Mon—Sat 9.30am—late.
Photographs by Andrew Moor Until Wed 30 Apr. Spanish drummers at the Calanda Festival, New York, from a pavement, Mexico from a train and Edinburgh. Contributions from Marion Coutts.
0 TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm, Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Ian Mclnnes Until Sat 26 Apr. Aspects of Orkney in oil and watercolour.
O 369 GALLERY 209 Cowgate, 225 3013. Mon—Sat 12.30—5.30pm. Recent Work by Lys Hansen Sat 19 Apr—Fri 9 May. (See panel).
o TRAVERSE THEATRE 1 12 West Bow,
226 2633. People in Bars Until Sat 26 Apr.
Paintings of pub culture by Robert Crozier.
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