Stills Gallery, Edinburgh

Paul Trevor's photography exhibition reads like a quick resume ol television broadcasts in Britain from 1976-9. Its more serious purpose is to examine the

highly complex question of how TV has influenced how we process and judge this information.

He uses large black and white photographs made from TV images, juxtaposed and mounted against black and in one a familiar shot of a weather

chart and presenter is shown slipping sideways out of the frame. It is atterall only a contrived image, withoutweight orsubstance. Yet, and this is the point of the exhibition, it is an image which is known, understood, recognised - and believed. (Sally Kinnes)

of young artists. Both Burchell and i Hills have graduated recently while Gibbons is still studying at Edinburgh College of Art.

0 BLUE PARROT 49 St Stephen Street. Tue—Sat 10am—3pm and 7—11pm; Sun llam—3pm.

The Blue Parrot well-known lunch haunt in Stockbridge is now Open in the evenings and has begun exhibiting the work of Edinburgh artists.

Sarah McLaren Until mid-Sept. Work by a young graduate.


This privately run organisation begins term on Mon 21 Sept. Drawing classes are available at all levels and are run on a once-a-week basis in the evenings (apart from beginners drawing held on Monday morning). It is in fact a one-woman show. Nanny Mulder. who trained in Amsterdam and Krakow and has taught both at Edinburgh and Glasgow art colleges teaches all classes. Phone for more details.

0 CALTDN GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Exhibition An exhibition of paintings, watercolours and bronzes (1700—1940) from Britain and Europe.

0 CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm. Sat 9am—lpm. Yugoslavia Then and Now Until Mon 26 Oct. Looking back to 1914 when

Dr Elsie Inglis set up hospitals and nursed the wounded in Serbia to the tourist attractions ofthe country today. this exhibition brings the 20th century workings of Yugoslavia a little closer. Organised by the Scottish Branch of the British Yugoslav Society.

Edinburgh Images Until Tue 6 Oct.

0 CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Licensed cafe. [D] Open Space Community Groups are invited to apply to the City Art Centre for 1988 exhibition space. Contact Herbert Coutts. City Curator, Huntly House Museum. 143 Canongate. if you have a good idea.

Chinese Prints From Sichuan Until Tue 13 Oct. Not old but new. The prints have been selected from The Sichuan Fine Art Institute which was founded in 1940 by the Communists and are mostly black and white woodcuts. Thirty-one prints will be shown ranging from work by a first-year student to a seventy-four year old ex-lecturer.

Leith—Tuming the Tide Sat 19 Sept—Tue 20 Oct. The story of the port of Leith fast turning into a yuppiesville.

100 Years at Women’s Banners Wed 23 Sept—Tue 20 Oct. Banners made by women over the past 100 years from all over Britain. A display by the Co-operative Women‘s Guild in Edinburgh will complement the exhibition.

20th Century Drawings and Watercolours Sat 26 Sept—Sat 24 Oct.

The City displays its collection. which includes well-known painters like Gillies. Philipson and Eardley. The work of younger artists will also be shown.

A Look at the Landscape Sat 26 Sept-Sat 24 Oct. Another selection from the permanent collection will focus on rural landscapes from 18th century to the present.

0 CDLERIDGE GALLERY 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Exhibition Until Sat 26 Sept. New work by Tessa Clegg and Morag Gordon.

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

Catherine Holmes— Recent Paintings

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A Year In the Life Sat 26 Sept—Tue 13 Oct. Painting and sculpture made by Tom Barlow since moving to Edinburgh a year ago.

0 DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—3pm.

Two From Denmark 2—31 Oct. Work by two of the country‘s foremost photographers. Saul Shapiro takes city. land and people into his view West of the Great Belt. Leif Madesen looks at lifeforms. Seminar Sat 10 Oct. 10.30am-6.30pm. £1. Spend a Saturday looking at the work of the two photographers showing at the institute. The seminar includes talks by them. Thomas Joshua Cooper and Rob Powell ofStills.

O RICHARD DEMARCD GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 5570707. Gerard Gasiorowski Until end Sept. Demarco brings this eminent artist to this country for the second time. The first showing was at an earlier Demarco venue during the seventies. Though he died at

the same time as Joseph Beuys. like that artist his work is very much alive.

Joseph Beuys Until end Sept. There is a poignant note to this exhibition as Beuys was going to come to the gallery and make an installation for the new space upstairs. However he died before he was able to do so. It includes two hundred previously unexhibited works from the collection ofCaroline Tidsall. Witches Point: History of the Landscape Until end Sept. Photos by Paul Vlissingen and text by Caroline Tidsall of Witches Point. a remote spot on Loch Maree. Journalist (former Guardian art critic) turned filmmaker. Caroline Tidsall has recently completed a Channel Four film on Beuys.

4th Dimension Arts Group Until Sat 26 Sept.Work from the disabled organised by Mike Grierson.

O EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

0 EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY George Square. 667 1011. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm (but check with venue). An Exhibition of Books Until 18 Dec. An exhibition marking the contribution ofthe retiring Secretary to Edinburgh University Press.



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