ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
SHAPE AND FORM: SIX SCULP’I‘ORS FROM SCOTLAND New and challenging work from young artists Exhibition continues until 22 October FOUR YEARS ON Patchwork and quilting organised by Thistle Quilters Iixhibition continues until 12 November LYS HANSEN RECENT WORK Large oils and works on paper The artist will be working in the gallery and will give a slide talk from 1-2pm on 17. 18and 1‘) October Iixhibition continues until 5 November THE STRUGGLE FOR HEALTH A history ofthe health service in Lothian for the 4(1th anniversary of the N1 1S
Iixhibition continues until 29 October ADMISSION FREE 2 Market Street, Edinburgh Open Mon-Sat “lam—5pm
THE CITY OF EDINBURGH DISTRICT COUNCIL
IMPROVING SERVICES - CREATING JOBS
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 1(1am-5pm: Sun 2—5pm.
New Forms lrom Finland Until 18()ct. Mainly domestic items. and jewellery by contemporary Finnish designers. Well-displayed but a bit bland.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 59-15. Mon—Sat 1(1am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Admission £1 .20 (511p) Season Tickets £3.
The Society at Scottish Artists L'niil 32 ()ct. Admission £1 (5(1p).The Society of Scottish Artists was founded in 1891 to represent the more adventurous spirits in Scottish art. And so it does still. ln this.its ()Jth year. a further development has been introduced. a performance day on 15 ()ct. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9arn—5.3(lpm; Sat ‘)..‘~()am— 1 pm.
Barbara Rae L‘niil 2 Nov. Paintings by this highly accomplished artist.
William Crozier and Crawturd Adamson L'ntil 2 Nov. Spectacularly colourful new works.
Judy McCaig L'ntil 2 Nov. Printsand jewellery.
Barbara Collins l'ntil 2 Nov. Ceramics.
I SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery. Newtongrange. Midlothian.66_‘s 751‘).'I'ue~-1-‘ri
lllani -4.3l)pm; Sat & Sun noon—-5pm. Devoted to the history of mining in Midlothian. built on a mining site.
I SCOTTISH STONE AND BRASS RUBBING CENTRE Trinity Apse. (‘halmcrs (‘lose. High Street. Iidinburgh. Mon- Sat
Childrens Week Mon 17-Fri 21 Oct: Mon 17 — Make your own stained glass and brass rubbings. lllam ( 1 1.3(lam) 5—8 yrs. 2pm (3.3(1pltt)‘)~ 12yrs. £1 ‘. Tue lb‘ — Make your own coat ofarms. 1()am(11.3llanil5—Syrs. 2pm (3.3(lpm) 9—12yrs. free; Wed 19-- Make your own medieval mask and brass rubbing. lllam ( 1 1 .3llam) 9L 12 yrs. Make a Spider (from the famous Robert the
THE SOCIETY OF SCOTTISH ARTISTS
invites you to an
Afternoon ofPeiformance Art
SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER at 2pm arrhe
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY PRINCES STREET, EDINBURGH Telephone 031 225 5945
Find out what you're missing
Bruce story) 2pm (3.311pm) 5—8 yrs. £1: Thurs 20- Draw or paint medieval knight or lady. Illam ( 1 1 .31lam) 5—8 yrs. 2pm (3.3(1pnil9—12 yrs. free: Fri 21 — Make your own stained glass and brass rubbings. Illam ( 1 1.3(1am) 5« 8 yrs. 2pm (3.311pin) ‘L12yrs.£l.
I STEP GALLERY l low c Street. 556 1613. Paintings 15 ()c1 -_‘~ .‘s'm.
Rosemary Beaton. Oscar Goodall, Peter Randall and David Toner 1.5 ()c1 14 ism. Paintings by these artists plus batiks liom I‘ganda by (iodlt'cy Banadda.
I STILLS GALLERY 1115 l ligh Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Noon 6pm.
Regarding Photography l‘niil S .\'m-. work by forty photographers including David Bailey. lliro Sato. 0. Winston link. Stephen Dalton. Tony Ray Jones. Dorothea Lange and Andy Wiener. which aims to explore the nature and vocabtilary of photography. Organised by the I’l'otogallcry. (‘ardillﬂ
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY ()ld('o11ege l‘niversity of lidinburgh. 667 1111 1 ext 4308. Mon‘ Fri. Illain- 5pm.
Sea Sanctuary by [Elizabeth ()gilvic. l'ntil 5 Nov. An exhibition developing the theme. ideas. and moods expressed by the
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 1 lamilton
viiA’vEs 0F GRAVES ‘
Sea Sanctuary: Elizabeth Oglivie, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh lhadn‘t expected the sea to come in black and white but Elizabeth Ogilvie‘s Sea Santuary makes it a grey. monochrome place. The colour, or ratherthe lack at it, immediately sets up a mood not at life and abundance or boundless energy and infinity, but at something rather old, like a head of grey hair.
This is a very personal vision and in tact the pictures are not so much at the sea, but at things associated with the sea, especialy long, ribbony seaweed. She draws it in single strands, and stretched out on a large scale it looks
like a long, curving human spine, or the
shapes a leather takes when its wet. In the context of this grey, watery show, it looks like a spine washed clean at its llesh.
Perhaps the most striking picture
Work by ethnic minority groups from Theatre Workshop activities.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat lll..‘sllain—-1pm.
AlistairAnderson I“ 2‘i()elobcl'. land and \CII\CIIPL'\.
I 369 GALLERY 211‘) (‘owgatc. 225 31113. Mon —Sat lll.3(lam-- 5.3(1pm.
Ideas and Images t'niil 22 ()ct. New works by Margaret Hunter. a youngUIasgow Art School graduate much inspired by (ierman art. The exhibition passionately explores the theme of human relationships.
Paintings by William Johnstone l 'niiI 32 Oct. 36‘) breaks from its traditionol showing young Scottish artists to show work by the late William .lohnstone.
How ever. Johnstone continued throughout his long lite (he died in 1981 aged S4) to push against tormtila and establishment. Though William .Iolinstonc's mature work is abstract. life and landscape sing close to the surface. Paintings by Marcel O'Connor t'niil 22 ()ct. Abstract paintings by a young artist based at WASPS studios lidinburgh. His work emphasises an interest in theosophy and Byzantine art.
I WILKIE HOUSE (‘oyx gale.
Weekly Lite Drawing Class Iiy cry Tuesday-
at 7.311pm Uﬁllpni.
however is called the Place of the Issuing oi Waves. an attempt to get to the very source of the movement of the sea. The picture is divided in two, from top to bottom, by a huge tangled mass at ribbons, knotted in a spagetti-like mass and on either side are two massive, egg-shaped pebbles. The great surging swell ol the sea could you believe, issue lrom such a place.
Other pictures and some formal tree-standing pieces are a bit more whimsical and theirsuccess wouldl think depend on how much this grey vision accords with your own experience olthe sea. For me, much more interesting than anything she has to say about elemental lorces is her extraordinary. lastidious and wholly admirable technique. ltseemsto be produced from thousand upon thousand ol softly etched lines, drawn in ink and acrylic on handmade paper. (Sally Kinnes)
52 The List 14 — 27 October 1988