ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
the little girl in the Gorbals? Third Eye celebrates his work in a comprehensive exhibition. See Feature.
John Bellany-A Selection from Two Exhibitions Both were seen in Edinburgh this year during the Festival. The Scottish Arts Council‘s choice show Bellany‘s latest work — gentle, sunlit watercolours and drawings inspired by the artist’s second honeymoon in the French fishing village of Le Treport. Etchings from 1966—86 come from the Printmakers’ Workshop exhibition and show Bellany‘s versatility and mastership of line.
0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13—15 Chisholm Street. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
Exhibition at three artists Until Sat 29 Nov. Paintings and Drawings by H. Flockhart, A. Stirling and A. Elliot. Dead Ending 4—12 Dec.
0 TRANSPORT MUSEUM 25 Albert Drive, 423 8000. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm. 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.
Images trom Ainca Until Sun 7 Dec. John Gilmour and friends took photographs of the conditions of the African communities in need and in particular Nigeria. This exhibition is part of Dance for Africa. See Dance
0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
Plerres de reve, reves de plumes Until 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 BACKROOM GALLERY Underneath the Arches, 42 London Street. 556 8329. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Photographs-Tales trom 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 l0am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
General exhibition at British Art IBDD—IDSDUntil end Nov.
0 CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. General Exhibition at British and European paintings and watercolours Until end Nov.
Christmas Exhibition Thurs 27 Nov—Tue 23 Dec. 150 years of painting, watercolour and drawing by over 150 British and European artists 1790—1940.
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.
Three Local Artists Wed 3 Dec—7 Jan. A display in the Conference Room Gallery.
0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Sun 2—5pm. Licensed cafe. [D]
‘Dazzle Invites’ 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.
Hugs from Lauriston Until Sat 6 Dec. An opportunity to see and examine Lauriston Castle‘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. It will be interesting to see which picture tells the people of Edinburgh the most oftheir own city, for its is depicted here in every hue, from many sides and many moods.
Charles Gavin Until 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.
Arne Eckland Thurs 18 Dec—31 Jan. An exhibition by this contemporary Norwegian artist.
0 COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 High Street 556 2600. Tue—Fri 12.30—530pm; Sat 10am—5pm.
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Richard Wotherspoon Fri 28 Nov—Wed 17 Dec. Recent paintings with contrasting elements of landscape.
Christmas Auction Sat 13 Dec 2.30pm. A gallery fund-raising auction of work from artists, both members and non-members.
0 RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (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.
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Belford Road, Edinburgh. Telephone 031-556 8.921
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun Z-Spm
6 December- 11 January
An exhibition of paintings, lithographs. woodcuts, etchings and watereolours. by one of Norway’s leading artists.
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