ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I LEITH SCHOOL OF ART 251 'orthJunction Street. 556 4528 or 554 5761.
A full programme of art classes and courses has begun. School leavers and mature students who wish to build a portfolio for entry into Art College.day and evening classes for beginners and Saturday workshops for children will then be offered. For further information phone the above numbers or write to Mark and Charlotte (‘heverton at 8 Brandon Terrace. ('anonmills. Edinburgh EH3 SEA.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm. Susie Whitcombe 13—22 ()ct.
Fur. Feather and Fin Until 29 Oct. Recent works in oil. watercolour. pencil. bronze and stone by Emma Faull. John Edwards and Laurence Broderick.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
100 Master Drawings from the Permanent Collection Until 23 ()ct. Second batch of master drawings which launch the new gallery devoted to Prints and Drawings. Scottish Landscape Drawings Until 23 ()ct. Genoese Drawings ot the 16th and 17th Centuries from 28 Oct. By-passed by tourists today. (ienoa was once a major attraction for visitors to Italy. Duringthe 16th and 17th century. when the city was ruled by a merchant aristocracy. builders of palaces and wealth. a Genoese school of painting emerged producing Strozzi. Castiglione and Gaulli. the best ofthe bunch. This exhibition includes the big three as well as lesser known names.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm; Sun 2pm-5pm.
Scotland and Australia Until 15 ()ct. Highly detailed. documentary style exhibition packed full of illuminating and quirky facts relating to the Scots in Australia. Rather dense to take in at one go but will repay repeated visits. A new book That Land oflixiles by Eric Richards ( l IMSO £5.95) has been published to coincide with the exhibition. See also HM Register House.
I NETHERDOW 43 High Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat mam—4.30pm and evenings when performances. Cafe.
A Means of Expression: Projects and Environmental Artworks Until 15 Oct. Kenny Munro is an Edinburgh artist who has worked on community projects. poetry ’print collaborations and as a musicianrperformer.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Place. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—4pm.
Paintings by Gordon Wyllie Until 20 ()ct. Animals and Birds Until 20 Oct. An exhibition by Jennifer I lale.
Exhibition of Jewellery Until 20 ()ct. Work by recent graduates.
I THE PEOPLE'S STORY Canongate. Opens later this year. Memorabilia ofall kindsis sought for this new museum. devoted to all aspects of Edinburgh life. Contact Helen Clark or Elaine Finnie at the Social History Section. Huntly House Museum. 142 Canongatc. 225 2424 et 6679 ifyou have anything to offer.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY AT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911.Tue—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
Correct Distance Until 5 Nov. The femme fatale of film noire is the key character in Mitra Tabrizian's staged explorations of fantasy. Also showing is a series of photographs ‘Governmentality‘ which analyses advertising to reveal its ideology. Tabrizian‘s work is now seen internationally and she is based in London.
As its contribution to the nationwide Women‘s Photography Festival the gallery is also running talks and workshops in the last week of October. Contact Portfolio Gallery for details. tickets and bookings.
Pictures of Women Sat 29 ( )ct 9.30am—5pm. Riddles(‘otirt.322 Lawnmarket. Talks and workshops by the following photographers. teachers and writers — Mitra 'I‘abrizian. Roberta McGrath. Brenda Prince and Mary Ann Kennedy.
New Pictures of Women Sun 30 Oct 10am-4pm Napier 1’on technie. Marchmonl Road. One day workshop. L'sing back projection and instant slide film. participants create their own 'image' or film scenario. ()nly basic cameraskills necessary.
TaIItThurs 27 ()ct. 7.30pm. Talk by I-‘ranki Raffles about her photography on the lives ofworking women in Edinburgh.
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am 5pm; Still 2 —5pm. John MuirWood 1805-1892 t‘ntil S .‘s'm. £1 Admission. Wood. a professsional musician. had the true Victorian‘s passion for the science of photography. With painstaking detail he experimented with printing techniques. carefully touching tip negatives to enhance their effect. The prints are remarkable. if a little humourless. Well worth a visit. Photographs by James Cox t'ntil end .\'m-. Forty photographs ranging between the 1870s and 1881 is by a Dundee photographer. His most acclaimed work has been the social portraiture of communities in the fishing villages ofWest Haven and Auchmithie. This is the first exhibition ever devoted to his work and is accompanied by the latest edition to the Scottish Masters series price £2.95.
I PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 L'nion Street. 557 2479. Mon Sat “lam—5.30pm.
ATrio oi Printmakers [mil :9 ()ct. lvan Polley — work from a recent residency in Belfast where he made a seriesof screenprints in the style of posters and based on the history ofthe llarlandand Wolffshipyard. Finlay ('ouper- new work inspired by Indian miniature painting. Robert Rivers - a suite ofetchings based on a short story by Mark Twain "The War I’rayer'. Rivers is Associate Professorat the University of(‘entral Florida.
I OUEEN'S HALL (‘lerk Street Box Office 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe. LightThrough Flowers tintil 30 ()ct. Prints and paintings by John 'l‘hompson and Jane Soeder.
I RIAS 15 Rutland Square. 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm.
See Burrell Collection. Glasgow.
The Architect’s Ideal Home 37 Sept—3 Nov. An exhibition displaying a selection of contemporary architects‘ homes and an account of the earlier Scottish architects. Sir William Kinninmonth. Rowand Anderson and Robert Lorimer.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN 552 7171. Gardens Mon—Sat 9am— sunset; Sun llam—sunset. Plant houses and exhibitions (mounted in lnverleith l louse) Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
Portfolio Gallery (Edinburgh) is showingthis month the work of London-based Mitra Tabrizian who takes a film noire style lookat the psychology of relationships in fantasy. The exhibition is part of their involvement with the national Women's Photography Festival.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 667 1011 ext4308
30 September — 5 November
Elizabeth Ogilvie SEA SANCTUARY
Tues—Sat 10am—5pm Admission Free Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council
BARBARA RAE, ARSA, RSW WILLIAM CROZIER CRAWFURD ADAMSON
Prints and Jewellery
10 October - 2 November
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94 George Street «- u I I- In Mon - Fri Edinburgh , y 7 Li 9am — 5.30pm 031 225 5955 ' Sat 9.30am — 2pm
8 October-20 November
GLEN ON WIN Revenges of Nature
The Fruitmarker (iallery 29 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 ll)li Telephone 031-225 238.3 10-530 Tuesday-Saturday
1.30-5.30 Sunday (.losetl Monday
Subsidised by the SCOIIISh Arts Com:
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