Photographs of interiors designed for clubs. pubs and public buildings in Glasgow. on display in Third Eye's revamped cafe/bar area. There are possibilities for a much larger exhibition here.
o TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13—15 Chisholm Street. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
0 TRANSPORT MUSEUM 25 Albert Drive. 423 8000. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
The Museum will be closing down on Sun 4 Jan to prepare for the move to its new location in the renovated Kelvin Hall in the spring of 1988. Make sure you get a last look at your favourites before Christmas.
0 TRON 38 Parnie Street. 552 4267/8. Box office Tues—Sat. Noon—10pm.
f CompassGalleryAttheTron Until §
further notice. Prints and paintings in the bar.
0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44
3 Washington Street. 221 6780. : Mon—Fri 10am—5pm, Sat
10am— 1 pm. General stock display during October.
O ARCHITECTURE FACULTY 20
: Chambers Street. Daily 10am—5pm.
: Conrad Atkinson — The Enemy Without
5 Street. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm and
Until Fri 30 Oct. An exhibition of paintings by Edinburgh University‘s second artist-in-residence. See Coluanist.
0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street.
when evening events are advertised. Closed Sun. Tartan Castle Until Sat 15 Nov. An unusual audience participation exhibition organised by street artist. Liz Rideal. To join in what will eventually be a massive group portrait. bring along a booth passport photo or even better. have one taken on the premises. Liz needs at least 600 faces to fill in the sky around the centrepiece which is a collage of Edinburgh Castle. An earlier jigsaw ofbooth portraits called ‘ldentity’ will also be on display. Three Aspects Until Sat 15 Nov. | Photography by the 5 .6 Group — Peter Bain. Roland Fortuna and Doug Mackie. i Contemporary Arts and Crafts 01 China ! l | l
Mon3—Sat 8 Nov. This exhibition is part of the Assembly Rooms China Week events.
0 BACKROOM GALLERY Underneath ' the Arches. 42 London Street. 556 8329. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3()pm. 3 Photographs —Tales from the Great Symphony Mon 3 Nov—end Nov. By John J. Wilson.
0 BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
; Allck Riddell Sturrock RSA1885-1953 Until Fri 7 Nov.
0 CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal
Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
General Exhibition of British and European paintings and watercolours Until end Nov. 1 0 CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV ' Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri
9am-9pm. Sat 9am—1pm.
Masks and Puppets Until Sun 30 Nov.
William Scott’s dual nationality has led to this major retrospective exhibition, organised by the Arts Council at Northern Ireland, to be shown at the Gallery oi Modern Art, Edinburgh. Scotland and Ireland, the countries or Scott's parents, are the only stops on this short tour. But that limited showing should not suggest a parochial artist or interest. Forsome time, Scott, now 73, has been recognised as a senior British artist and has been exhibiting internationallyior many years. And, lrom the evidence of a liietime's work, it one influence had to be extracted from his paintings, it would not be that at his home countries, but that of France. The names of Cezanne, Chardin, Bonnard, The Lascaux Caves and France itseli (Scott lived there in the late Thirties) are reiterated by Ronal Alley in the catalogue essay, and together seem to provide the elements of a touchstone lor Scott's painting throughout his career.
The first room of the exhibition shows the young Scott limbering up. ‘Louise’ has the colouring and stature of a Gauguin model. ‘James' gazes naively lrorn oval eyes and a plate of fruit is
O CHESSEL GALLERY Moray House College.
Jankel Adler(1895—1949) Until Fri 14 Nov. Oils and works on paper by this Polish artist.
0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Sun 2—5pm. Licensed cafe. [D]
Tremble Ye Tyrants Until Sat 1 Nov. An exhibition to commemorate the 25th anniversary ofthe founding of the Scottish Labour History Society. charting the history ofworking people over the past 200 years. ‘Dazzle lnvites’ Mon 3 Nov—Sat 6 Dec. The organisers of Dazzle jewellery exhibitions (seen annually at the Assembly Rooms during the Edinburgh Festival) were asked by the City Art Oentre to select a group of designers which would show the range ofwork being produced in Britain in the fields ofjewellery. bodywear and small sculptures. Their choice includes 35ft long paper necklaces. amoebic jewellery and decoration for nipples. Though people like Mick Jagger. Annie Lennox and Salmon Rushdie have bought works from the designers on show. there will be the opportunity to purchase pieces for as little as
£3.50 (rising into thousands for some).
Festival Focus Until Thurs 6 Nov. The Evening News invited readers to submit photographs of the city‘s three week annual burst ofculture. James Connolly Sat 8 Nov—Sat 6 Dec. Born in Edinburgh‘s (‘owgate in 1868. Connolly was executed 48 years later for his part in the Easter Rising in Dublin. This exhibition documents Connolly‘s life and his international associations with the socialist and trade union movements.
Rugs irom Lauriston Thurs 6 Nov—Sat 6 Dec. Aqopportunity to see and examine Lauriston's fine collection
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flattened on the table top. Colour seeps to the edges 01 anonymous backgrounds and shape obliterates
‘ of Caucasian and Turkish rugs in one
The Edinburgh Scene Thus 6 Nov—Sat 6 Dec. Artists were invited to submit work which shows the city of Edinburgh today. Awards will be made including a £2000 prize (sponsored by Scottish and Newcastle Breweries) voted by visitors to the exhibition.
0 COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 High Street 556 2600. Tue. Wed. Fri 12.3(L5.30pm. Thurs 12.30—7pm. Sat 10.30am—5pm. Closed
Sun and Mon.
Colin Lawson Until Wed 5 Nov. Recent work inspired by the urban landscape. Much of the work is restricted by the technique ofplacing little pieces of paint side by side (they look like blobs of plasticine) which renders the image lifeless.
Inside Out Fri 7—Wed 26 Nov. First
solo show by Edinburgh graduate
O DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace (off Moray Place), 225 7189.
Rako Ceramics-Tove Bowyer Until Fri 31 Oct. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
o RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (just off High Street). 557 4339. Details ofexhibitions in Demarco‘s new gallery are to be confirmed.
o EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8.30pm. Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am—noon. Norwegian Wood —The Creative Use of Timber Until Sat 1 Nov. This exhibition is being mounted to coincide with a conference at Prestonfield House about the use of timber in Norwegian architecture. Jointly organised by the RIAS and the Norwegian General Consul as part ofthe ‘Norwegian Autumn in Scotland'.
Tom Eckersley Posters Until Sat 1
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individual character in the sitters. As these pictures predict, Scott becomes absorbed in still lite and by
Nov. 50 years of poster design for London Transport. 0 ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 22 Atholl Crescent. 229 1528. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Kirkland Main Mon 3—Sat 15 Nov. Paintings '85—‘86. O FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street. 5560305. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—1pm. In a double bill David Donaldson and Sir Robin Philipson come for the Fine Art Society. See Glasgow. Fine Art Society for details. 0 FLYING COLOURS 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm. A new gallery showing a colourful selection ofcontemporary paintings from Scotland and Italy. 0 FORREST MCKAY 38 Howe Street. 226 2589. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm. Scottish paintings from 1800 onwards. rugs and porcelain. 0 FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—lpm. 2—5pm. Tony Gonnet— Recent Paintings 1976-1985 Until Fri 31 Oct. Settling in Paris in the Thirties. Gonnet became friendly with the surrealists Tanguy. the Prevert brothers and Andre’ Breton. He started designing engines for planes but shortly before the end of the war he abandoned everything else and took to painting full-time. Prix Air France —Ville de Paris Mon 10 Nov—Fri 19 Dec. A selection from an exhibition of 200 photographs which is the result of 20 young French photographers visiting 10 foreign capitals and 20 foreign photographers visiting Paris. 0 FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Closed Sun & Mon. Licensed cafe. From Two Worlds Sat 8 Nov—8 J an. Artistslrom non—European, _ : The List 31 Oct — 13 Nov 27