6—29 July. Martyn Grccnhalgh's first solo exhibition features his photographs taken in the Garden created by the artist Ian Hamilton Finlay in the Pentland Hills. at a somewhat lower altitude than that of Francois Dolmetch.

A One Day introduction to Photography 1 July. This intensive workshop covers basic camera technique processing and printing all in the course ofa day.

Black and White Printing 16 July. A fine printing workshop taken by Owen Logan. winner ofthe Richard Hough award. Prior booking essential.

I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow Until 7 July. Between 1868 and 1871 Thomas Annan compiled a photographic record of Glasgow's old city around the High Street and Saltmarket. Ile had been specially commissioned to take the photographs before a substantial programme ofslum clearance was put into action. The result is a celebrated collection of imagesof poverty and over-crowding. but also of striking beauty.

I PRIHTMAKERS WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat l(lam—5.3()pm.

Soft Ground Hard Ground 1 July—4 August. An open exhibition for all printmakers working on the theme of town and rural life.

I QUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. Box Office 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe. Roald Jostein Tellnes l(l July—5 August. The Norwegian artist uses pieces ofmetal. wires and woven materials to produce his unique prints.

I RIAS 15 Rutland Square. 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5pm.

The Way We Live Now Until 27 July. The annual exhibition of architectural designs for the houses of the present and the future.

I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 557 0707. Mon—Sat ll).3(lpm—6pm.

Georgii Pusenkov and Neill Slaughterrr Until I Jilly. The former is from the USSR and is showing a series of paintings some of which were done at the Gallery itself. whilst the latter is from the USA and displays paintings of Africa.

4 Artists From the Galleria De Cavallino Until 1 July. A mixed show from oneof the oldest and most respected Italian Galleries.

lnes De Castro 9-26 July. In conjunction

with the Traverse Theatre. who are staging the Portugese tragedy of the same name. the DeMarco Gallery has invited three Portugese figurative painters: Paqu Rego. Helena Almeida and Ruth Rosengarten. to exhibit at the Gallery. Stourbridge College of Art MA Students 8—29 July. Once again the Gallery plays host to student work from the West Midlands. though this time they commissioned small scale work from the Stourbridge students. I ROYAL BOTAHIC GARDEN 552 7171. Gardens Mon—Sat 9am—sunset; Sun llam—sunset. Plant houses and exhibitions (mounted in lnverleith House) Mon—Sat l()am-y5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Due to renovation of lnverleith House.

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The Shed, Glasgow. artists at least, are not showing quite at ‘Sculpture at the sow, Bruce their best. Tracey McKenna’s McLean's selection of new work irom Galvanised ‘Ufllllled' lacks "I8 the mang Sculpture Studios, incisiveness oi her recent work, is presents seventeen works by thirteen over-complex and hence OOCOTGIIVC. artists. They are mostly in familiar Jim 3'10"” "10""!!! IO more imam contemporary idioms centred on materials and seli-deiining iorms, geneyatinn new possibflities [yon] leaves ‘CTOSSIIOW I, IOO CIOSC IO HS round or tabyieated objects, or using industrial referents. Sean Taylor's ‘inaesthetic’ materials (plasterboard aim-DO" lax niece W00"! be 31le or even tea hagsg), rather than on 3 effective piece at street art (compared traditional notion oi expressive torm. 10"“! Will“ 0I M30000” we actually The most interesting works are the have) In “S We elWifOflmefll.

open-interactive and speculative Hamil JaCKSOfl'S “Seeds SOWfl' and pieces which demand an active, Simon Hopkins ‘Untitled’ caged beast

critical engagement oi the viewer. are "Mable. bl" perhaps most

None, maybe, are fully realised works, lfllefeSlinii is 'Descades' 38W by JOIN! out the idea or content which they Clark, a plasterboard structure whose

propose shows wider contemporary presence seems contingent on its own

reierences than the smaller group of “"3939. (Ewan murmur) carved works encompass. Some oi the

Displaying skulls and details oftheir anatomy alongside her works on paper as if they were specimens in a museum.

Ruth Robinson: Jewellery 3 J uly—5 August. Glass beads are incorporated into her woven silver necklaces and earrings.

I SCOTTISH PHOTOGRAPHS WORKS 14a Nelson Street. 556 4017 (phone for appointment).

Scottish Photographers A gallery representing the most exciting contemporary Scottish photographers. There is a permanent print holding giving a varied display. On sale from the gallery is David Williams' book Pictures Front No Man '3 Land and the Raymond Moore photogravure entitled Ayr 1979.

I SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE West Register House. Charlotte Square. Mon—Fri 9am—4 . 30pm.

Strange Revolutions - Scotland 1688-89 Until further notice.

I STEP GALLERY 39 Howe Street. 556 1613. Mon—Fri Ham—5.30pm: Sat

1 1am—4pm.

A mixed show of Scottish artists‘ works taken from the Gallery‘s stock will be on show until 12 July. Then from the I5July. Douglas Phillips‘ oils and watercolours will be exhibited.

I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1141). Tue—Sat l lam—5.30pm.

Owen Logan: Photographs From Morocco Until 29 July. The Edinburgh based photographer has spent a signifigant amount of time in Morocco rCCording his impressions of the landscape and people on film. There will also be a talk by him on I 1 July at 7.30pm.

Free guided tours of the exhibition are available.

I TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY ()ld College. University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 667 101 1. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm

Sea Salvage Until 15 July. The power of the sea is reflected in Robert Callender‘s constructions of decaying maritime structures. Using a variety of raw materials. peat. sawdust. and ashes he recreates the appearance ofsurfaees


there will be no exhibitions at the Botanic Garden until further notice. I ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkeith Road. 667 7221. Mon—Fri 9am—7pm. Sat & Sun 8am—7pm. The Struggle For Health Until 9July. Lothian schoolchildren were invited to submit poems. interviews and ideas on the current. future and past state of the Health Service. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat l()am- 6pm. Sun 2--6 m. 163rd Annual Exhibition Until 15 July. Major display of painting. sculpture and architecture. this year sponsored by the solicitors Maclay. Murray & Spens. 497 exhibits were selected out of a total of 1300 entries to represent the best of contemporary art in Scotland. I SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongate. 5568136. Mon—Sat l()am—5.3()pm. Kathy Cumming 4— 17 July. The artist‘s- brightly coloured hand painted silk scarves go on show. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon— Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Crawiurd Adamson: Recent Paintings 3 July—5 August. The Edinburgh born artist returns with his second solo exhibition at this Gallery. His figurative work involves subjects in crowded situations and explores the psychological tensions inherent in such positions. Nicola Henley: Textiles 3 July—5 August. Observations of birds made from her numerous trips to the far flung corners of the British Isles appear against the background of her abstract landscapes. Karlin Rushbrooke: Glass 3 J uly—5 August. Her brightly coloured glass vessels provide intriguing surfaces for her lively caricatures. Mary Maclean: New Works on Paper 3 J uly—S August. Having gained much attention as a student in both Glasgow and Amsterdam for her vibrant drawings she concentrates in this exhibition on birds.

weathered by time and nature.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 3-1 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm and late during performances.

Blast Until 30 June. A display ofwork from students at the Theatre's photography club determined not to deal in photographic cliches.

American Connexions l—H July. David Hughes pastiches of Americana recently on show at the Netherbow.

I 369 GALLERY 233 (‘owgatc. 225 3013. Mon—Sat l().3(lam—5.3i)pm.

Pictures on Paper 1—22 July. Paintings. drawings and monoprints from regular contributors as well as some new faces. Paintings by Wendy Bibby l—22 July. Having moved from London to Ayrshire 12 years ago her paintings are concerned with the predicament of people enmeshed in and affected by their environment. Catterline Until 22 July. A retrospective exhibition ofpaintings ofthe North Eastern fishing village. mainly featuring Lil Neilson btit also containing work by Annette Stephen and Joan [{ardley.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street.

556 6366. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm; Sat l().3()am—4pm.

From Berra to Portugal Via Scottish Goli Courses 3— 15 July. Watercolours of various famous and infamous fairways are displayed by the ex-doctor who is donating all proceeds to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Iidinburgh.

The gallery also offers a picture framing

I WASPS STUDIOS I’atriothall. Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Mon—Sat 2—5.3(lpm. Patrick Gillies: Paintings 10— l(iJuly. Large paintings on both political and religious themes nearly all in oil from the Edinburgh artist.


Constitution Street. 553 4536. Tue— Fri 1 lam—6pm. Sat I lam—4pm.

A Sense of Space Until 5 July. Pamela Richardson and Moira Bertram are two abstract artists. Both Moira. whoportrays landscapes in watercolour and tissue paper collages and Pamela. who displays some of her paintings and sculptures. address the theme ofspace.

Shades of Black 8—29 July. Large black and white cityscapes from Jo Ganter. a post graduate student at Edinburgh College of Art and recent recipient ofa scholarship to study at the British School in Rome.

I WILKIE HOUSE Cowgate. 553 1838.

No classes until the end of the summer.


A selection of exhibitions outside Glasgow and Edinburgh.


I Peacock Artspace 21 Castle Street. 0224 639539. Mon—Sat 9.3(lam—5pm.

Inside Outside 3 July—2 August. Stuart McKenzie‘s large abstract canvases examine the human condition in Scotland today using images of our ancestors.


I Kildrummy Castle 09755 7 l 331. Mon-Sat 10am—7pm: Sun 2—5pm.

Scottish Sculpture Open 5 l July-24 Sept. Set amidst the ancient ruined castle. this year‘s exhibition comprises four international sculptors who have been hard at work in the liuntly Studios. four native sculptors and one Scot-in-exile living inLondon.


I Seagate Gallery 36—40 Seagate. “382 26331. Mon—Sat Ilium—5.30pm. Paperworks Until 29July. Workson and using paper including a three-quarter siZe replica of a Russian T3484 Tank goon show in this exhibition in which local printmakers were invited to contribute.


56 The List 3(lJune 13 July 1989