0 Art is listed by city tirst then by venue, running in alphabetical order. Please send details to Alice Bain not Iaterthan 10 days betore publication date.
The Edinburgh listings also contain details at the Festival exhibitions.
O ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 5087/8. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm Sat 930—1230. General Exhibition runs conunuoudy. O ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Restaurant [D] Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk. French Prints and Drawings Until Mon 8 Sept. Henri Matisse: Jazz Until Mon 8 Sept. The wonderful colours of Matisse which have inﬂuenced so many artists, fill the unbound pages of this larger than life book. The 20 colour plates and artist‘s script was commissioned c 1942 by the publisher Teriade. This edition is part of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art‘s permament collection and is being toured by the Scottish Arts Council, marking an important collaboration. History ot Shell Collecting Until Sun , 28 Sept. Rare. early shell books 1 dating from the 17th century, 19th
century illustrations by Thomas Gray. collector. and beautiful, prized shells including those brought back by Captain Cook from the South Seas. make up this unusual exhibition from the Natural History Department.
Solt Sculpture Until Mon 29 Sept. Snakes and plants made from the contributions of over 500 people for
the Edinburgh Knittingand Crochet ‘
Guild‘s stand at a Glasgow Sewing and Crochet show. The work was donated to Glasgow last year. English Etchers 1880-1940 Until Sun 2 Nov
Design lor Savings Until Mon 3 Nov. Prizewinners Schoolchildren’s Art Competition Until Thurs 16 Oct.
0 BABBITY BOWSTER 16—18 Blackfriars Street. 552 5055. Daily noon—midnight.
Selection at Watercolours
0 THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road, 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Rest. [D]
Lace trom the Burrell Collection Until end Aug. The delicate art of lacework as collected by Mr Burrell. O COLLINS GALLERY University of
v Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street,
552 4400. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 12—4pm.
Tierra Y Libertad - Photographs of Mexico 1900-1935 Until Sat 23 Aug. 75 years ago Mexico was in revolution. These 150 photographs selected from the vast archive of 40.000 collected by the journalist Augustin Casasola. describe the physical and emotional struggles ofa country torn apart by civil unrest and the society that struggled free through the 1920s.
Three in One Tue 2—Tue 30 Sept (closed 26-29 Sept inc). Three
exhibitions with no linking theme.
The unique shared factor is that three young people have been given the opportunity to organise an exhibition of his or her choice, with a training grant from the EEC. Meg Mitchell has compiled ‘Disturbed
j Ground‘. an exhibition of contemporary photography; Sheena
Macfarlane has conceived an exhibition focusing on contemporary Scottish cartoons entitled ‘Comic Features’; James Gallacher looks at Glasgow‘s hidden architectural decoration in ‘Sculpture Unobserved'.
0 COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
New Generation Artists Until end Aug. Graduates from the four
Scottish art colleges hot from the
degree shows at the end of term.
0 CORNERS GALLERY Gibson Street. 334 6386. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—5pm.
Summer Exhibition Until Sat 30 Aug. Work by gallery artists.
0 CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095.
Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am—12.30pm.
Recent Acquisitions — Scottish 20th Century Paintings Until end Aug.
0 FINE ART SOCIETY 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—lpm. Mary Armour Until 20 Sept. A retrospective exhibition in tribute to a respected artist now in her 85th year. Sixty paintings will trace her development from early student days to her Still Lifes of the 60s and 705. As well as her well-known ﬂowers, a group of landscapes will also be shown. See panel.-
0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Mon—Fri 10am—9pm. Sat and Sun 10—5pm. i Classworit Until Fri 22 Aug. Products i of the Arts Centre‘s busy programme of art classes held throughout the year.
Travels Without My Aunt Mon l—Sat 27 Sept. Photographs by Glasgow photographer David Begg from two trips — one to South East Asia and India and the other to Ecuador. Peru and Bolivia.
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Mary Armour must be weary ot hearing herselt called the doyenne of Scottish
women artists, but there's good reason tor the title. By 1920 she was already a
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student at Glasgow School at Art and now, at 85, she is still hard at work in her Kilbarchan studio. 80 a retrospective exhibition is certainly
overdue. In the event the Fine Art Society has done her proud with two lloors at its Glasgow gallery given over to a large selection at her llower paintings, still-lites and landscapes, done over the past titty years. The earliest items, in portraiture, are lranltly pedestrian and it is clear that Mrs Armour quite rightly decided that her talent lay elsewhere. It is as a painter ot ﬂowers that she is best known, at course, but connoisseurs oi landscape painting will recognise here a genuine response to the Scottish scene - lnlluenced at times by Gillies, but none the worse tor that. But the flowers predominate - big, lull-blown , baroque compositions at one end otthe scale and surprisingly delicate evocations at the other. Best, tor me, is the canvas on which two cyclamen tlowers in a green glass dish glow and glimmer in a dusky, indirect light. (Cordelia Oliver) 1
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