ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
ofthe Forth 10—16 Aug. Portrait of Scotland 17—23 Aug. The artist will present Scotland in a unique way. Joseph Beuys Memorial George Wylie. Scotland‘s west coast sculptor. will install a sculpture at Heriot's in memory ofthe German artist who died earlier this year. Joanna Przybyla - Sculpture 10—28 Aug. Currently Artist in Residence at Traquair House. Peeblesshire,
Festival Group Show Sat 16 Aug-Tue 2 Sept. Members of the Collective combine their talents.
e CRAMDND HERITAGE TRUST The Maltings. Riverside. Cramond.Fringe Venue 151. Daily 2—5pm and Wed evenings 6—8pm. The Story of Cramond Throughout summer. 30p (Child and OAP 10p). Take a trip to one of Edinburgh‘s beauty spots and visit the exhibition.
THE GOLDEN AGE 1707-1843 Sponsored by M bll North Sea Limited FOR THREE WEEKS ONLY Old College,
The University ofEdinburgh 9—30 August, Mon-Sat 10am—6pm,
Dunfermlinc College nearby. environmental sculptures at Heriot‘s Admission £1.50; Student, OAP £1 and Blackfriar's Street. A Te10316671011cxt4308
O RICHARD DEMARCD GALLERY 10 Jeffrey Street. 5570707. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.
Joseph Beuys 7—31 Aug. An exhibition ofwork from the collection ofthe museum Sztuki. Lodz, in collaboration with the Polish Ministry ofCuIture. See also Richard Demarco at Heriot's.
o RICHARD DEMARCD GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (just off High Street), 557 0707 for info.
45 Contemporary Polish Artists 7—31 Aug. An exhibition in collaboration with the Polish Ministry of Culture and Arteon. A special section will be devoted to Edward Dwurnik. one of Poland‘s best-known figurative painters.
Ian McCulloch 7—31 Aug.
Sculpture by Ludwig Redl 7—31 Aug. An exhibition by this Austrian artist in collaboration with the City of Munich.
0 RICHARD DEMARCD AT HERIDT’S Heriot‘s School. Lauriston Place. 557 0707 for info. Fringe venue 22. Mary Sandeman — Celtic Tapestry Two new shows for the Festival. Windings
With the support ofthc Scottish Arts Council
TALBOT RICE GRLLERY
complimentary exhibition will be held at Traquair. } Greenlea 10—28 Aug. Work by the l Greenlea Old People‘s Home. proof 1 that festivals should have no age limit. Craft and artwork.
O EDINBURGH ARTS AND PICTURE FRAMERS 17 West Nicolson Street. Fringe Venue 144. Dain 9.30am—5.30pm.
Two of a Kind Tue l9—Sat 30 Aug. A double exhibition for twin artists Robert and William Lees. Wildlife painting and landscapes ofScotland. o EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Open daily 10am—6pm.
Scottish Art Today— Artists at Work — 1986 Sun lO—Sat 30Aug. Edinburgh International Festival. An opportunity to watch young Scottish sculptors and painters at work. This is the first part ofa project which will be completed next year ( 1987) at the Gallery of Modern Art. where a major exhibition ofcontemporary Scottish art (1980—87) will focus on the energetic, powerful, expressionist ; trend in New Scottish Art.
i T H BUILDING BEAUTIFULLY 2 ‘ E N T E R
Festival in Edinburgh help to explain the architectural mind and the way in which new edifices appear. i ' "”‘ The first is an exhibition by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (15 Rutland Square, I 7 — 29 August) of some recently re- ' discovered drawings by the 19th 3 Century architect William Henry 1 Playfair. More than any other single ? architect, Playfair has made i, Edinburgh as if is today. His large corpus of buildings, including the Royal Scottish Academy, National Gallery of Scotland, New College and g Donaldson’s Hospital all bear witness i to his capaclty to work in a myriad of 5 styles and building types in a way that is both personal and perculiarly ; suited to Edinburgh. The drawings in ' the exhibition span the entire length of his career.
Crawford Centre for the Arts
UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
until 17 August S E A C H A N G E S images of sea and shore
LIZ OGILVIE AND BOB CALLENDER
from 22August I THROUGHOTHEREYESII
Subsidised by the Scottish Arts C aunt‘il
93 North Street, St Andrews (0334) 76161 extension 591
An Exhibition presented by the National Museums of Scotland in the Royal Scottish Academy Princes Street Edinburgh 8th August - 5th October 1986
Mon-Sat roam-8pm and Sun tram -8pm
Architecture, once the most expressive and inspiring of all the arts, now seems only to attract derlsory comments about its aesthetic quality or complalnts about leaking roots. The designers of the ‘monstrous carbuncles’ would seem to have only themselves to blame, although they do have a tendency to gripe about planning restrictions, low budgets and ‘modern functional requirements’ putting paid to any humanity or real loy appearing in the end result. Two exhlbltions taking place during the
Achille Castiglioni, an Italian architect and designer of furniture
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object is represented in an i adventurous exhibition at lnhouse (28 Howe Street, 11 — 30 August). A large number of objects, all extremely useful are shown nonetheless to have a cool and simple beauty which makes what is often merely utilitarian into an art form. Castiglioni creates sculptures out of light fittings and tea-spoons.
15-24 August IOam -7prn
West Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh
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