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ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND EXHIBITION OF ARCHITECTURE ‘GLASGOW. THE CLYDE AND NEXT YEAR’S GARDEN FESTIVAL’ 8—31 August 10am—4pm
Admission Free 9 Atholl Crescent. Edinburgh Tel. ()31 229 I 109
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57 Cumberland Street. Edinburgh (03 | ) 557 |020
8th — 27 August FESTIVAL EXHIBITION
RECENT PAINTINGS by Ann Patrick RECENT CERAMICS by Alan Caiger-Smith JEWELLERY by Karen McGlashan
Also on View, STUDIO CERAMICS, EARLY 20th CENTURY ETCHINGS AND PRINTS
Mon — Fri IO—6pm, Sat I0—4pm
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antiquity and time give Lamb‘s regally-coloured prints the touch of treasure. Rocket 6-1. A Packet oi Greyhounds Until 2 Sept. A sculpture installation; a bronze edition of six large dogs by the young English artist Nicola Hicks. A bold tail-wagging piece. Raku: Tradition and Innovation Until 2 Sept. Raku is an old and perilously unpredictable technique in which controlled results are very difficult to obtain. The pot is plunged straight from the kiln into water or straw and the result can be very beautiful or a blackened mess! Perfected by the Japanese who favoured raku for tea bowls. this exhibition shows work by two contemporary potters. [Elizabeth Raeburn and Kkeiko Hasegawa. New Silverworlt by Roger Morris. L'ntil 2 Sept. 0 THE SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery. Newtongrange. Midlothian. 603 7519. Tue—Fri mam—4.30pm; Sat Sun Noon—5pm; Thurs late opening 6.30—8pm. Prestongrange (between Prestonpans and Musselburgh ) Tue—Fri 10am—4pm. Sat Sun Noon—5pm. VisitorCentrc. Ilistoric Cornish Beam Iingine and displays showing coal-mining through the ages. 0 SHERATON HOTELI Festival Square. Daily during hotel hours. CIOTS Exhibition L'ntil Sat 29 Aug. The Campaign for an International Opera Theatre in Scotland shows its plans. Irene Muir'l‘hroughout Aug. Artist-in-Residence at the Playhouse Theatre 1980—83. Muir is inspired by things theatrical. She has been workingon paintings based on the Russian Dance season and besides the Sheraton will be exhibiting at Jenners and Austin Reed on Princes Street. 0 STILLS GALLERY 105 Iligh Street. 557 1140. Tues—Sun 11am-6pm. Fay Godwin: The Scottish Photographs L'ntil Sat 5 Sept. A much celebrated British photographer. known for her landscapes. Fay (iodwin's Scottish work is drawn together for the first time. 0 STOCKBRIOGE BOOKSHOP 26 North West Circus Place. Stockbridge. Festival 0i Books L'ntil Sat 29 Aug. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm; Sun 12.30pm—5pm. Books reﬂecting the themes ofthe Festival. include works on Russia. Mary. Queen of Scots and published plays being performed this year. 0 TALBOT RICE ART CENTRE ()ld College. Universityof Edinburgh. 667 101 1 ext 4308. Mon—Sat. ltlam—Spm. Sun 2pm—5pm. Made from Girders L'ntil Sat 12 Sept. Celebrating the grit of Scottish industry in photographs. Jewels oi the Ancients L'ntil I2 Sept. Fabulous gold. silver and precious stone jewellery from 3000 BC to the seventh century. Selected from the Jill Sackler Collection of Ancient Near Eastern Jewellery. 0 TENT7 Princes Street Gardens. Daily ltlam—7pm. Design Exhibition Until Sun 23 Aug. Four large and colourful silk banners by Louise Gibb. specially commissioned by the Tent organisers. Since it started six yearsago. the Tent has become the main venue for design in the Festival. showing high quality work. 0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 79-12. Open all day Mon—Sat. The Castle and the Woods L'ntil Sun 31 Aug. Aerial photography by Patricia MacDonald. Mists around castles and the acid yellow of rape cutting the green of Scottish fields. 0 TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Scottish Landscapes by Tom Shanks. recent work by David Martin and Jewellery by Margot (iardiner Until Sat 29 Aug.
0 359 GALLERY 209 Cowgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat Noon—5.30pm. Moscow: A Private View Until Sat 29 Aug. Mon—Sat Noon—6pm. A major exhibition of contemporary Soviet artists — the first of its kind in Britain. Part ofthe International Festival (whose theme this year is the arts of Russia). Continuing the Tradition: Twenty 20th-Century Scottish Artists Until Sat 26 Sept. Director of the 369 Andrew Brown makes no secret of his admiration for what he sees as the traditional values ofScottish painting. as shown in the work of McTaggart. through Redpath. Eardley and Blackadder to the young Caroline MacNairn. Fiona Carlisle et al. 0 369 I ligh Street. Daily l0am—5pm. Paintings from the Warwick Arts Trust Collection tfntil Sat 29 Aug. Contemporary British Abstract Expressionist painting. 0 TSB 120(ieorge Street. 225 4555. Tue—~Fri Noon—2pm and 5—7pm. ‘See What I Mean' Joint venture between Scottish Poetry Library and Printmakers Workshop. This new TSB I leadquarters opened in July and the atrium will be used throughout the year for public exhibitions. O WARE ON EARTH IS Howe Street. 558 1276. Mon-Sat l0am—6.30pm; Sundays by appointment. . Bronzes and Drawings by Nicola Godden lintil Fri 28 Aug. The I lammersmith Flyover in London can be a dreary and traffic-snarling place. From 30July it will be made a little more interesting when Nicola (iodden's recent commission is unveiled. It is a 9-ioot high. polychrome man. made from fibre-glass and resin and will recline atop ()ueen Caroline I louse. This exhibition shows other work by the artist. 0 W.A.S.P.S. GALLERY I’atriothall. Ilamilton Place (near Theatre Workshop) Daily 2-7pm. Festival Exhibition L'ntil Sat 29 Aug. Artwork and craftwork in this gallery within a honeycomb of artists’ studios. 0 THE WINE EMPORIUM 7 Devon Place. lnfo3-l61113. Mon-Sat IUam—Spm: Sun I lam~5pm. Scottish Contemporary Art LTntil Sat 22 A ug. The Wine Emporium — the only venue where you can buy and taste wine 7 daysa week. shows 300 selected works by young Scottish artists. To be auctioned! Joe Keogh. Sculptor tintil Sat 29 Aug. Joe Keogh is a young (ilasgow sculptor who works in cardboard and copper.
O ANNAN GALLERY 130 West Campbell Street. 221 5087 8. Mon-Fri9am—5pm: Sat 9. 30am—~ 1 2.30pm.
(ieneral selection of mainly Scottiin work. 0 ART GALLERY 8i MUSEUM. KELVINGROVE 3573929. Mon~Sat l0am—5pm; Sun I—Spm. Restaurant. [D] Voluntaryguides- are available free ofcharge toconduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Contact the enquiry desk.
Three Italian Etchers L'ntil Sun 30 Aug. The etchers are Rosa. better know it as a painter. but here showing himself as able with elaborate figure~compositions. his Fall oft/w (iiunls ( I663) being particularly fine; Piranesi. friend oi Robert Adam. and in no small part responsible for the development of neo-classicism; and Rossini who like Piranesi iIIUstrated the huge masses of masonry which comprised ancient Rome. but without his great skill. Incorporation at Glasgow Hammertnen Until Sun 30 Aug. 'I'raditionally made tip of men who worked with a hammer. the Incorporation has been extended to embrace all light and heavyengineering trades like shipbuilding. Imagine metalwork like saddler's ironmongery. eopper pots and pans. pewter communion cups plus metal keys and clock movements and you‘ll get some idea of the range of their skills and many examples ofwork
48 The List 21 Aug— 3 Sept