ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
0 THE MITCHELL LIBRARY Kent Road. 221 7030. Mon—Fri 9.30am—9pm. Sat 9.30am—5pm. Entrance Hall:
Charles Hamilton Sorley. Scottish Poet olthe First World War Until Sat 5 Dec. An exhibition ofmanuscripts. photographs etc to celebrate the publication ofthe first full-length biography of this young poet who died in the trenches aged only 20. LevelZ:
Glasgow Humanist Society Until end Nov.
0 PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow‘s museum ofworking life.
Building a Better Barrowlield Lintil Sun 30 Nov. The Barrowfield Project is a joint local
government, resident initiative aimed at itnproving a most difficult area in which to live. .lohn L'pton. Community Artist. has photographed Barrow-field over the past five years and has passed on his skills to others in the area. From the thousands taken this is just a sample. 0 POLLOK HOUSE 20601’ollokshaws Road. 632 0274. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings.
0 PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. Mon—Sat 9.30—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Glasgow in the Forties Until 1 March. Watercolours by William Simpson. 0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 6121. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm.
Schools Design Prize 1986 Thurs Until Sat 22 Nov. The winning projects in a competition organised by the Design Council and sponsored by British Aerospace to demonstrate the standard of design education in schools today.
The Green Designer Wed 26 Nov—Sat 27 Dec. An exhibition demonstrating how design is helping to stimulate the growth of industries that are kind to the environment.
0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow's first community museum opened earlier this year.
0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Tue-«Sat 10am-9- 5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. Cafe. [1)] As An Fhearann— From the Land Until Sun 30 Nov. A century of I lighland images. For the first time. images of the Highlands by artists. photographers. cartoonists and film makers are brought together in an exhibition and book (organised and published jointly by Ann Lanntair. Stronoway and Third Eye Centre. Glasgow). showing how visual culture has dealt with Highland themes from the Clearances to the present day. As well as a historical introduction based around the 1886 Crofters‘ Act. there is also a fine selection ofphotographs from George Washington Wilson to the young Murdo Macleod. a group of popular media images and a look at
_ AS AN FHEABANN (FROM THE LAND)
Third Eye Centre, Glasgow This collection of photographs, artelacts and Press reportage marks the 1886 Croiting Act which halted the Highland Clearances. The exhibition with inlormation in both English and Gaelic has been a success at its home gallery of An Lanntair in Stornoway and the Royal Scottish Museum in Edinburgh and it is easy to see why. Photographs taken over the past
the portayal of the people and the history ofthe Highlands in 19th and 20th century art. This is the third stop in a tour which began in Stornoway this summer.
A Gluasad Deas— Moving South Until Sun 30 Nov. Photographs ofthe Outer Hebrides by Murdo Macleod. An intimate portrait ofthe islands — crofting communities co-exist with the game-killing rich. dark-suited elders ofthe Calvinist Kirk hold court in the north. while shy girls dressed in their lacy white communion dresses represent the more relaxed version of religion in the south. Macleod finds many contrasts in his island home. This exhibition is a result of Macleod‘s winning the Harris'l’weed Commission. an award sponsored by Harris Tweed. SAC and Stills Gallery. Edinburgh.
0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13—15 Chisholm Street. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
Exhibition otthree artists Until Sat 29 Nov. Paintings and Drawings by H. Flockhart. A. Stirlingand A. Elliot. 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. Compass Gallery At the Tron Until further notice. Prints and paintings in the bar.
0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
Plerres de réve, reves de plumes Mon
century; irom the sadness 01 a home made gravestone to American jets in Stornoway together with the lined, tired yet resilient leatures oi the highlanders serve to demonstrate the harshness of their way of lite while the historical documentation, lar lrom celebrating the 1886 Act, rather angers at the cruelty and injustice ol the initial clearances. (Graham Caldwell)
24 Nov—Sat 20 Dec. Small paintings on panel by Dominique Moreau Grainger.
Scottish and continental Old Masters will also be on display during this period.
0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 225 3614. Mon—Sat 1(lam—4pm and when evening events are advertised. Closed Sun.
Tartan Castle Until Sat 15 Nov.
Only two days left to come along and have your photograph taken by street artist Liz Rideal. You will then be part of her latest creation — a massive group portrait in colour surrounding Edinburgh Castle. Liz lookes well on the way to snapping, the 600 faces she needs. An earlier portrait. also made of booth pics. is on display.
Three Aspects Until Sat 15 Nov. Photography by the 5.6 Group — Peter Bain. Roland Fortuna and Doug Mackie.
O BACKROOM GALLERY Underneath the Arches. 42 London Street. 556 8329. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3()pm. Photographs — Tales lrom the Great Symphony Until Sat 29 Nov. A first one man show for young photographerJohn Wilson. on the theme of Scottish urban landscape. 0 BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—lpm.
General exhibition of British Art 1800—1950 Until end Nov.
0 CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri IOam—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
General Exhibition at British and European paintings and watercolours Until end Nov.
0 CENTRAL LIBRARY George [V Bridge, 225 5584. Mon—Fri
9am—9pm. Sat 9am—1pm. Careers Until Sat 29 Nov. A display on the Reference Staircase. Animation Workshop Until Sat 29 Nov. A display in the Edinburgh Room Gallery. 0 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] ‘Dazzle lnvites' Until 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 Centre 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 of pounds for some). James Connolly Until Sat 6 Dec. Born in Edinburgh‘s Cowgate 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. Bugs lrom Lauriston Until Sat 6 Dec. An opportunity to see and examine Lauriston's fine collection of Caucasian and Turkish rugs in one room. The Edinburgh Scene Until 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. Charles Gavin Sat 15 Nov-Sat 20 Dec. Originally from Edinburgh. this painter trained in Paris and has since moved to Devon. This will be his first showing in Scotland since the 1972 Edinburgh Festival. 0 COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 High Street 556 2600. Tue—Fri 12.30—5.30pm; Sat 10am—5pm. Closed Sun and Mon. Inside Out Until Wed 26 Nov. First solo show by Edinburgh graduate Christine lronside. Benelit Dance Fri 21 Nov. 8pm—lam. Tickets for the Collective Party can be obtained from the Gallery. £2. 0 RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (just ofingh 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. New York/New York Fri 17 Nov—ch 10 Dec. Photographs by Graham Macindoe.
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26 The List 14 — 27 November