How to Read Comlcs-An Exhibition lor Adults Until Sat 28 Feb. Ifyou are a secret comic fan, this is your chance to come clean. This exhibition takes a critical look at the medium normally associated with children in this country and at how it can offer creative and communicative possibilities to a sophisticated audience. Artwork. including specially commissioned strips, will illustrate the case. 0 TRANSPORT MUSEUM 25 Albert Drive, 423 8000. The museum in Albert Drive has closed and will re-open in the spring of 1988 in its new location in the renovated Kelvin Hall. 0 TRON 38 Pamie Street, 552 4267/8. Box office Tues-Sat. Noon—10pm. Compass Gallery At the Tron Until further notice. Prints and paintings in the bar. UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE Architecture Building. 131 Rottenrow. 552 4400 ext 3002. New Museum Buildings in the Federal Republic of Germany Until Fri 21) Feb. From Mies van der Rohe’s controversial New National Gallery in Berlin built in the 703, the exhibition ofphotography, plans and models comes right up to date with the work of Richard Meier‘s Museum of Arts and Crafts in Frankfurt. Compare with our own Burrell Collection and Gallery of Modern Art. 0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street, 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat lOam—lpm. Peter Howson Until Sat 28 Feb. New works. Oils and drawings.


0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street, 225 3614.

Peace Festival Feb 27—1 March. As part ofthe festival three well-known artists will be working with the publit on a banner which will be unveiled at lunchtime. Sunday. On Fri 27 Feb Ian Hughes will take the first workshop at 1pm. Contact number above for details.


the Arches. 42 London Street. 556 8329. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Gallery closed until May. Shop remains open for sale of stationery. second-hand clothes and jewellery. 0 BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.

Frank Brangwin Wed 18-Sat 28 Feb. Paintings.

0 CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace, 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat l0am—lpm. General exhibition ofwatercolours and drawings by over 100 artists 1790—1940.

0 CALTON STUDIO GALLERY 26 Calton Road, 556 7066. Mon—Sat 11am till late. This new exhibition space within a bar/entertainment complex opened in January with Falrweather Friends Until end Feb. The work on show this month is by young Scottish artists.

Derek McGuire Fri 6-end March.

0 CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge, 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm, Sat 9am—1pm.

Lunch at the Library Until 23 Feb. Staircase exhibition to coincide with the recent series oflunchtime talks. The Odyssey Photographs Until Mon 16 Feb. Conference Room Gallery. 0 CHESSEL GALLERY Moray House College, High Street. Mon—Fri lOam-Spm.

Karen Appel Mon 23 Feb—Fri 20 March. Recent works on paper from an exhibition organised by the Amolfini, Bristol. The two-part exhibition shows Appel's illustrations to his own poetry and paintings on themes such as New York street life. natural catastrophe

and landscape.

0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Sun 2—5pm. Licensed cafe. [D]

The City's Pictures Sat 14 Feb—Fri 20 March. Since the Sixties, when an important collection of Scottish art was donated and a sizable sum bequeathed by a Miss Jean Watson. the City of Edinburgh‘s collection of Scottish art has been one ofthe most important in existence. There are 3000 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures in all. spanning art in this country throughout the century. The Glasgow Boys reside here in the east, Peploe. McTaggart, Cadell and the later talents Eardley and Redpath. Contemporary trends too are represented in the work of Pat Douthwaite, June Redfern and John Bellany. At least one third ofthe collection is devoted to recording the city of Edinburgh itself.’l"his ‘archive’ of artists impressions looks at events and personalities ofrecent centuries. The exhibition takes up all four floors of the city galleries and is its most comprehensive showing ever.

0 COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 High Street 556 2600. Tue—Fri 12.30—5.30pm; Sat 10am—5pm. Closed Sun and Mon.

Gordon Brennan - Recent Work Sat 21 Feb—Tue 10 March. First solo show for this artist. Sculpture and drawings built around the theme of power.

0 DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Douncc Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

Lino-Cuts by Dea Trier Morch Fri 13 March. The relationships between men and women are illustrated by this best-selling novelist. ‘Winter‘s Child‘ was recently published in this country.

0 RICHARD OEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church, Blackfriars Street (off High Street), 5570707. Details ofexhibitions in Demarco‘s new gallery are to be confirmed. Demarco will be holding fund-raising auctions throughout the country in Feb/Mar. Contact gallery for details.

0 EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 931 1. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am-noon.

Works on Paper Until Sat 7 March. The teaching staffat the faculty of Fine Art, Belgrade. show their work in Scotland. In Sculpture Court Gallery.

Afghan Rugs Until 27 Feb. An exhibition of Afghan crafts rugs.



Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 ' Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 12 noon—4pm


Exhibition of Japanese Prints 17 February 14 March

Lecture: Thurs 12 March, 1—2pm 'The Japanese Collections at Kelvingrove’ by Antonia Lovelace, Assitant Keeper of Ethnography

Admission Free


University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 667 1011 ext4308 !

7th March —4th April 1987


by John Houston Mon—Sat, 10am—5pm Admission Free

Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council J


An exhibition showing how 18th-century portrait painters Reynolds, Gainsborough, Romney, Blake and others ~ portrayed men and women of genius. 20 February- 12 April

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh Telephone 031- 8921 OPEN : NION—SAT 10.00—12.30 & 1.30-5.00. SI'N 2.00-5.00


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