ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
tragi-comedy first shown at Documenta 8 in Germany last year. It will be shown every hour from 10.45am with a final showing at 6.45pm until 22 May and at 4.45pm from 24 May-5 June. The film lasts 30 mins which seems to whizz by as tires. fire. water and other inanimate
elements take an incredible journey. Free.
John Bonis Until 5 June. Glasgow photographer John Bonis makes the ordinary seem extraordinary in a small cafe exhibition. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 13 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon-Sat Noon—6pm. ivan Unwin—ﬂesidue Septic Activity Performance. 28 May. 7.30pm. Rousing interest by gun-shot glitter. this young performance artist based in London gives the full blast of his exploration ofemotion. A disturbing. but stimulating piece of work. Installation and continual video screenings by Flickering Shadows Film Productions (Unwin‘s own film company) throughout May. I WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon-Fri 10am—lpm;Sat 2-5pm. Festival ol Flower Prints and Watercolours Until end May. An exhibition oforiginal and reproduction ﬂower studies dating from 1597 to 1987. I WASPS 26 King Street. 5520564. Daily 10am—5pm. May is the Crueilest Month Until end May. WASPS are taking up new office premises which will double as gallery space/ resource centre for artists who use WASPS studios. It‘s a welcome step taken by a much needed organisation for ‘artists workspace' in Scotland. And with the Print Studio next door it makes this a lively downtown street to visit. I WOODSIDE LIBRARY 303 St Georges Road. 332 1808. Work by Tutors at Maryhill Arts Centres-12 June. Artists exhibiting include Sam McVeigh (sculpture). Roy Mclnnes and Graham Johnstone (painting) and Sandy Kiehlmann (embroidery).
I ADULT LEARNING PROJECT 184 Dalry Road. Visual Poetry 28 May— 10 June. A poetry poster exhibition featuring the work of Alex Neilson and pop-art by Annie O'Temro. I BACKROOM GALLERY 42 London Street. 5568329. Mon—Sat 9am-5pm. The Fish Supper Until l 1 J une. A Catholic upbringing in Ireland gave rise to the title of this exhibition by Ian Thompson. Self-taught. Ian now lives in Edinburgh painting and bringing up his child full-time. I BLUE PARROT 49 St Stephen Street. For info phone 5570636. This Stockbridge eaterie shows recent work by Penelope Anstice until 29 May. I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street 557 4050. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm. Scottish painting from the 19th and 20th centuries. I BURBERRY SCOTCH HOUSE Third Floor. 39/41 Princes Street. Mon—Sat 9am-5.30pm ; Thurs 9am—6pm. The Scottish Gratis Collection Until July 1988. An exhibition ofcontemporary craftwork from Scotland including jewellery. ceramics. glass. textiles. wood and silversmithing. organised by the Scottish Development Agency. I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace . 556 1010. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm. Spring Exhibition Until end June. A spring mix of paintings from 1700 to 1940. Aisoa selection of paintings. watcrcolours and bronzes by Kate Cameron. I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon-Fri 9am-9pm. Sat 9am-1pm. 369 Classvvorlt Until 27 May. Students from the classes held at 369 Gallery are being shown in the Fine Art Department
of the Central Library. Caroline McNairn. one of the tutors says ‘It is always exciting to see people getting high on art.'Studcnts say. ‘It involves the whole pcrson.‘1fyou are interested in taking classes contact 369 on 225 3013.
Sedan Chairs Until 13 June.
I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm. Licensed cafe. [D]
Gallery closed to dismantle Pharaohs exhibition.
Next exhibitions will be:
School oi Dosing and Crait 10-18 June. The annual Edinburgh College of Art degree show.
Recent Aquisitlons 23 June-23 July.
I COLERIDGE GALLERY‘47b George Street. 220 I305. Mon-Sat loam-5.30pm.
Wide selection of contemporary British glass. Original prints by contemporary artists and jewellery.
Spring Exhibition Until 4 June. The best at Coleridge. a treasure-trove of the best in British glass design.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 166 High Street. 220 1260. Tue-Fri 12.30-5.30pm; Sat 10.30am-5.30pm.
Work by Chris Mcolone. Pete Quinn and Alistair lteddie. 28 May— I 8 June.
I COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkcith Road. Edinburgh. 667 721 1.
To Let You Understand . . .Women's Worltlng Lives in Edinburgh Until 30 May. then at Central Library. George [V Bridge, until 30 June. A moving account of working women. Franki Rafﬂes' stark photographs are accompanied by poignant and sometimes blackly comic remarks from women working in factories. canteens. banks and at home. The exhibition. put together by Edinburgh District Council Women‘s Committee. seems timeless. It is surprising to find that all the material dates from the past six months.
I CRAMONO SCULPTURE CENTRE Moray House College. Cramond Road North. 312 6001 Ex 272.
Opening Exhibition Sept—Dec 1988. Artists resident in Scotland are asked to submit proposals for selection. Any media. any format and any subject. The 10 acre outdoor site has grassland. woodland. pond. historic walled gardens and ruins. Send max of 10 slides or photos with statement and SAE. Further info from number above.
I THE DESIGNER GALLERY 1 I Hasties Close (round corner from 369 Gallery) Cowgate. 225 2774.
Next door to 369 Gallery. this private gallery is attached to a framing shop.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 931 l. Mon-Thurs 10am-8.30pm. Fri Illam-Spm. Sat 10am-4pm.
Schools at Sculpture and Fine Art Degree Show 11-21 June. The current year‘s showing of next year's artists.
School oi Architecture and Landscape Architecture 17-21 June. This show will be held at the Old Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Garden and is open from Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 2—5pm. The Fashion Show will be held in the College on 23 June. Contact School of Craft and Design for details.
I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY George Square. 667 101 i. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Piecing Together the Past Until 30 June. A celebration of 60 years of archaeology in the University of Edinburgh. This exhibition ties in neatly with Aphrodite‘s Island at the Royal Museum as much of the material there was ‘dug up‘ by the Edinburgh teams.
I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 2286382. Mon—Sat 12.30pm-I 1pm; Sun 6.30-11pm Licensed rest.
Pride and Prejudice—The Male Body in the Movies Until mid-June. Photographs selected by Stills Gallery as part ofthe Male Nude exhibition. Related films will also be shown during this time.
Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow
THE BIRTH OF MODERNISM
From Post-Impressionism to Surrealism
30 April — 25 June
Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—lpm Admission Free Tel: 041 330 5431
CYDIL CEDBED FINE ADT mural PAINTINGS lath-20m CENTUDY
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British Paintings and Drawings
including . \ MacTaggart Gillies Redpath Hunter Walton Paul Nash Eardley Charles McCall & Others
Throughout May: Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm
W7? 178 west regent st. glasgow g2 4rl scotIand.041221 6370 HELEN WILSON
4th June - 25th June Mon—Sat 1 Dam-5.30pm
Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow District Council
I f‘ «)7- WA 8 P S "" WORKSHOP & ARTISTS sruoro PROVISION SCOTLAND LIMITED Announcing WASPS First National Touring EXHIBITION HIVE OF ACTIVITY Starting at Collins Gallery 6 June - 1 July
University of Strathelyde, 22 Richmond Street Mon—Fri lOam-Spm; Sat 12-4pm
Continuing the tour: Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee
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