ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
History of the National Savings Bank Sat 20 June—Mon 20 July.
0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 6121. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9am—5pm.
The Young Creators Until Sat 13 June.
The country‘s young designers are given a chance to show their latest ideas. Also. those considering a career in design will be able to find out more about training from information provided.
0 SCOTTISH MUSIC INFORMATION CENTRE 7 Lilybank Gardens 334 6393. Mon—Fri. 10am—5pm. Scottish Scene— Music and Landscape Until Sun 31 May. This exhibition centres on a huge map of Scotland with additions by Alastair Gray. showing the places where the Scottish music originated. Photographs. tapes and scores show just how music past and present relates to the landscape. A joint promotion with ()pen Circle.
0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Glasgow — Locomotive Builder to the World Until Tue 30 June. Just up the road from the derelict railway works and surrounded by industrial and domestic ground now grassed over. Springburn Library houses
Glasgow‘s only community museum.
Between 1865 and 1962 Glasgow exported 18.000 locomotives to over 60 countries in every continent. These impressive statistics are borne out in an exhibition at Springburn on the locomotive industry which once made this area buzz with life. Mainly photographs with lots ofinteresting text. TVSW The latest loco to come alive in Glasgow has been built ofstraw not steel and after a ceremonial parade. was hoisted into the arms of the Finnieston Crane. once the transporter of the real thing from Quayside to boat. Made by scul‘.’tor George Wyllie it is a triumph in stuffed engineering. It will be up for six weeks to remind us. as George said in his launching speech. ‘What about the future. what about energy. exports. the Clyde. ourselves‘." What's next‘.’ Organised by Television South West as part ofa nationwide project. See also Kate Whiteford. Calton Hill. under Fruitmarket Gallery.
0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Tue—Sat 10am— 5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. Cafe. [1)] Margita Titlova Until Sun 7 June. The international focus of Mayfest is reﬂected in Third Eye‘s main exhibition. the work of a young artist from Prague. Her spectacular large-scale abstract drawings will be seen for the first time in the West. continuing the gallery‘s growing connections with Eastern Europe. Joanna Kirk Until Sun 7 June. By contrast. Kirk's drawings depict a middle class gentility in pastel. We are asked not to be taken in by the subject though — things are perhaps not quite what they seem.
David Pratt— Flowers from the Volcano Until Sun 7 June. In photographs and diary extracts. Pratt looks behind the lines in Nicaragua.
Honduras and El Salvador. transmitting a highly personal view of the people. the hopes and the fears.
Angus Blackburn - Gatherings Until Sun 7 June. Photographs taken in the (‘raigmillar district ofEdinburgh. Angermann and Reiter Sat 13 June—Sun 5 July. The work of two Niirnberg artists. More information about ‘Niirnberg in Glasgow" will appear in the next issue of The List. 0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat Noon—6pm.
Desire in Ruins Until Sat 31) May. An exhibition by a group ofartists interested in alternative exhibition strategies. in non-artwork. performance and installation. Stefan Szczelkun. authorof ‘Artists Liberation‘. is organiser of London's Anglo-Polish art group. Ed Baxter makes use ofhair. wood. tin carts and tea and Karen Eliot is writer and publisher omeiIe Magazine. Glyn Banks and Hannah Vowles recently showed at Gimpel Fils in London and regularly contribute to specialist art magazines.
Chris Taylor Sat 6 June—end June. Paintings.
0 TRON 3S Parnie Street. 552 4267’8. Box office Tues—Sat. Noon—10pm. Painting 369 Until Sat 30 May. 369 Gallery. Edinburgh comes through to Mayfest with a selection of works by young artists working in Scotland. The gallery's particular interest in the strong painterly traditions associated with Scottish 20th century artists is reflected in their choice. Among those showing will be Alan Watson from Auchtermuchty who captures fishermen at work: (‘aroline McNairn whose pastels convey the light ofsunnier climes and Fionna (‘arlisle who now lives and works in Crete.
0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 4-1 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat 10am—1pm.
Summer Exhibition Until Fri 12 June. Selection of work by Scottish artists including (‘adell. Alexander Fraser. John Knox and others.
0 ASSEMBLY ROOM854 George Street. Mon—Sat 1()am—3.30pm. Tenement Lite Sat 30 May—Fri 5 June. An exhibition by Gorgie Photo Workshop. Part of Spring Fling. Forth Dimension Sat 6 June—Sat 13 June. Work by members ofthe adult Training Centres in Edinburgh and Lothian. Part ofSpring Fling. Scottish Women Scientists Sat 6—Sat 13 June. See Portobello Swimming Centre. Part ofSpring Fling. Community Video Event Tue 9June. A day of community television during which alternative party political broadcasts are billed as the main attraction. Slick advertising will be given stick and ‘Edi' awards will be given out to the most imaginative. Many other videos concerning all aspects ofcommunity life will be shown and visitors can take part in the ‘instant' animation film which will be assembled at the end of the day. Part of Spring Fling.
U NIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
Richmond Street, Glasgow 61 Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 12 noon—4pm
Until 26 June 1987
PERSPECTIVES Glasgow— A New Look
Commissioned work by Thomas Joshua Cooper, Alan Dimmick Andy Goldsworthy, Stephen Lawson, Ron O’Donnell Glyn Satterley, Ruth Stirling Sponsored by Mayfest, Glasgow Action, Beck's Bier
Subs/(ﬂer by the Scottish Arts CounCII
Crawford Centre for the Arts UNIVERSITY or ST ANDREWS
2‘) May—228 .Iune Ruth Saxon: baroque reflections sculpture by the (Ieutre's artist-in-resideut'e Ilidden in nearness photographs by Robin Deas
SUbSIdlsed by the Scottish Arts Councd
93 North Street. St Andrews (0334) 76161 extension 591
NATIONAL GALLERY ’ OF
The Mound. Edinburgh Telephone 031-556 8921
CONTINENTAL WATERCOLOURS c 1450 - 1900
Admission FREE 9th May-27th July
Open Mon-Sat lOam-Spm Sun 2pm-5pm
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