ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
from Quayside to boat. Made by scul?tor George Wyllie it is a triumph. 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 of a 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. [D] Angermann and Reiter (Niirnberg exhibition) Sat 13 June-Sun 5 July. The work of two Nurnberg artists. Veronica Ryan Until Sun 5 July. Dladele Bamgboye Sat 13 June—Sun 5 July. A small exhibition of photographs in the cafe’.
0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat Noon—6pm.
Chris Taylor Until end June. Paintings.
0 TRON 38 Parnie Street. 552 4267/8. Box office Tues—Sat. Noon—10pm.
0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat l0am—1pm.
Summer Exhibition Until Fri 12 June. Selection ofwork by Scottish artists including Cadell. Alexander Fraser. John Knox and others.
O ASSEMBLY ROOMS54 George Street. Mon—Sat 10am—3.30pm. Forth Dimension Until Sat 13 June. Work by members of the adult Training Centres in Edinburgh and Lothian. Part ofSpring Fling. Scottish Women Scientists Until Sat 13 June. Organised by the Edinburgh Women's Science Forum. this exhibition looks at the contribution ofwomen past and present to science. Part of Spring Fling. O BACKROOM GALLERY Underneath the Arches. 42 London Street. 556 8329. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Six Artists in Cyprus Until 27 June. Attached to the Cyprus College of Art run by artist Stass Paraskos. these six young British artists spent seven months working in and exploring Mediterranean culture. 0 BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. O CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Spring Exhibition Until summer. An exhibition of paintings. watercolours and bronzes (1700-1940) from Britain and Europe. Early 19th century Scottish landscape painters are particularly well represented — including Alexander and Patrick Nasmyth — as are 19th and early 20th century ‘Animalier‘ bronzes. 0 CENTRAL LIBRARY George 1V Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm. Sat 9am—1pm. Poetry Until Sat 13 June. Entries and prizewinners from the Spring Fling Competition. 0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Licensed cafe. [D]
~ The season of degree shows has begun. Careers in architecture, iashion, graphic design and photography will be launched along with those who chose to sidestep commerce and go forward into the less deiinable lifestyle oithe lull-time artist.
At Glasgow School at Art 3 new breed oi graduates show their colours or otherwise in the Mackintosh Gallery, pride of place. Set up live years ago by Thomas Joshua Cooper when the college was under the directorship or Tony Jones, the Fine Art Photography Department otters the only complete, independent course oi its kind in the country. It's theiriirst degree show and all eyes are sure to be on their work.
The rest at the Glasgow shows (12—19
‘167 Renlrew Street' by Stephen Conroy, Glasgow School oi Art. postgraduate.
' June) are displayed throughout the
various college buildings along Rentrew Street.
Edinburgh takes a slightly diherent approach. While painting and drawing is exhibited at the college itseli in
Lauriston Place, the other departments 1 till the tour lloors oi the City Art Centre.
Public proiile guaranteed with this arrangement. Napier College photography students also preter this city centre venue.
See listings for details at opening times at all college shows and don’t miss this opportunity to have a peek at the luture’s practitioners at art.
1987 Design School Degree Show, Edinburgh College at Art Fri 12—Sat 20 June. The four floors of the (‘ity‘s gallery will be taken over once again by the art students of Edinburgh. Graphics. jewellery. ceramics. glass, tapestries. textiles and costume.
The Endeavour Competition Until Sat 30 May. Organised by the Altrusa Club. a group of business women who encourage handicapped children to experience art. Special schools from all around Edinburgh have taken part.
John Muir's High Sierras-A Watercolour Diary by Tony Foster Until Sat 11 July. He‘staken R.L. Stevenson‘s route through the Cevennes and Thoreau‘s wander through England. This time it's John Muir‘s High Sierras. Muir was an environmentalist born in Dunbar who lived in 19th-century America most of his life. The exhibition comprises 30 watercolour assemblages. started on the retaken journey and completed in the studio. Architecture Degree Show Tue 23—Sat 27 June. New trends in architecture from students of Edinburgh College ofArt.
O COLERIDGE GALLERY 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Wide Selection of
contemporary British studio glass shown permanently.
Charles Bray Until Sat 27 June. Exhibition of landscapes and abstracts in glass by this British craftsman.
O COLLECTIVE GALLERY 52—54 High Street 556 2600. Tue—Fri 12.30—530pm; Sat 10am—5pm. (‘losed Sun and Mon.
Keith Grant- Recent Work Until Tue 23 June. First one-man show in four years for this Edinburgh painter.
O CRAIGMILLAR LIBRARY Prestoniield Arts Association Until Sat 13 June. In the largest exhibition ever held in the library, the association brings together art from all over the area.
0 RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 557 0707. Eigg by Eric Ellington Until Fri 26 June. Photographs taken to accompany the book about Eigg by Judy Urquhart published by ('anonggte.
Norwegian Group Exhibition Tue 16 June—Sat 4 July. From its showing at the McLellan Galleries. Glasgow, the Norwegians move across country. Though efficient. their work has a greyness which borders on the dull.
0 EDINBURGH CASTLE
The Story of the Scottish Soldier Museum. Museum Free but admission charge to castle. Phone 225 7534 for information. A New Museum dedicated to that well-known figure in kilt and sporran carrying musket or pipes, opened on Mon 1 June. Twenty-two fully dressed Scottish soldiers have been specially made. lifelike down to every whiskery chin and set in displays dating from the early 17th to early 20th centuries. When you reach the canons at the castle wall, look for two unruly sentries ﬂanking the museum entrance. Just try and make them blink.
Order oi the Thistle Exhibition Until end summer. A temporary exhibition in the new museum celebrates the Most Noble Order of the Thistle, a purely Scottish Order of Chivalry dating back to the 17th century. A magnificent green mantle. showered with golden thistles, was made to honour these knights and takes centre position in this display.
0 EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 931 1. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri lOam—Spm; Sat 10am—noon. Drawing and Painting Degree Shows Sat l3—Sat 20 June. There‘s a week II which to see what’s been going on in the art school for the past year. See City Art Centre for other departments.
0 ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 22 Atholl Crescent. 10am—5pm daily except Tue 10am—noon.
Embroidery by Frank Palmer, Painting by Margaret Kellock, Molly McKendrich, Rosemary McWham, Textiles by Moira Whitefield, and Jewellery. Until Sat 13 June.
0 EILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 6382.
Filmhouse Appeal Art Exhibition Until 4 July. A fundrasing exhibition of work by graduate and post-graduate artists from Edinburgh College of Art. All proceeds to Filmhouse.
O FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street, 556 0305. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat lOam—lpm.
O FLYING COLOURS 35 William Street, 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm, Sat lOam—lpm. General display of Scottish contemporary art.
0 FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366 Mon-Fri 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-5.30pm. Henri Goetz- 50 Years at Painting Until Fri 12 June.
0 FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street, 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Closed Mon. Licensed cafe.
Nancy Spero Until Sun 14 June.
Last chance to see this major retrospective by American Nancy Spero. Moving through the years chronologically, the exhibition clearly shows her development as an artist with deep concerns and an overwhelming desire to knock down barriers to the truth. Though her work leading up to the Eighties presents a grim struggle both for herselfand humanity, the Vitenam war stretched in thin paint and the atrocities of South America in stark
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