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S'I’lli 1.1151'1 IN BRITAIN ° LA NATURE VIVE EN GRANDE-BRETAGNE Keith Arnatt. Sharon Kivland, Ron O’Donnell, Oladélé Bamgboyé, Mari Mahr, Roger Palmer, Garry F abian-Miller,

Don McAllester, Verdi Yahooda Only U K showing for exciting and innovative photo-work produced in Britain over the past 5 years. ADMISSION 75p (50p) 5 August - 2 September Gallery Event: Open Forum ‘Still Life In Britain' Sunday 6 August at 2pm Admission Free Gallery open seven days [0.30am-5 .30pm 105 High Street. Edinburgh, 03] 5571140


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I 908 GALLERY 12 Otago Street. Kelvinbridgc. 339 3158. Mon—Sat l0am—6pm. Peter Graham: New Paintings Until 28] uly. The young painter. an erstwhile pupil of Glasgow School of Art. holds his first one-man exhibition in his native city. He has recently turned his attention to the shape and colour of plants in Glasgow‘s Botanic Gardens.

Recent Graduates 29 J uly-30 Aug. Sculpture. painting and design from recently graduated students ofScotland‘s Art Schools. In particular the exhibition focuses on work by ex-pupils ofthe Glasgow School of Art. I ONE Princes Square. 226 3032. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm; Sun 11.30am—5pm. Rowan Mace Recent Work Until 15 Aug. A selection of large scale abstract oil paintings recently completed by the Glasgow artist. I PROVANO'S LORDSHIP Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2am—5pm.

No exhibition on at present. though there will be later in the summer. of photographs taken in the 1950s of Glasgow.

I SCOTTISH AMICABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY 150 St Vincent Street. 248 2323. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm.

Roda Mazloomian: Recent Work Until 3 Aug. Paintings completed over the last 4 years by the lugubriously named artist now resident in Newcastle form the main part of this exhibition.

Photography of Scotland 7— 18 Aug. Margaret Finlayson‘s photographic landscapes of home and abroad.

I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sat 10am—4.30pm. Sun 2pm—5pm. Springburn and Stutt Until 31 Aug. Local Painter Joseph Davie was specially commissioned by the museum to record the changing face of Springburn. His large atmospheric paintings are on display alongside a collection ofsculptures by the members of the Elmvale Adult Training Centre.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Sun 2-5.30pm.

Scatter Until 27 Aug. 7 young Scottish artists exhibit their scupturcs. paintings and photographs as an ‘antidote to the usual Scottish artists on show in Glasgow‘. Richard Walker Until 27 Aug. Suburban household interiors feature in these complex oil paintings.

I THE TRAMWAY Old Museum of Transport. Albert Drive. 423 9527. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

Snowballs 28 July—er until they melt. In case we had forgotten what the rigours of summer can be like sculptor Andy Goldsworthy has thoughtfully provided 18 snowballs each 6 ft in diameter to remind us. He wants the public to visit his increasingly puddle-like exhibition on a number of occasions in order that we can gauge the difference each time.

I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.

Paintings and Drawings by Helen Flockhart and Kay McLean Until 29 July.

Recently produced figurative work from the two Glasgow artists.

Reversal of Slogans 1—31 Aug. Anopcn exhibition organised as part of the Festival OI Plagurism artists are invited to submit work that subverts the images normally associated with advertising slogans. The Festival itself runs from 4—11 Aug and is designed to show up blind adoration ofart and what the organisers see as the purely financial interests of many in the art world.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongatc. 552 3748. No exhibition organised for the time being.

I WASPS 26 King Street. 5520564. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

A shop. exhibition space and resource centre with information on work by all

WASPS artists. Slide library and information about how to commission work.

Simon Greer and Grant McTavish Until 28 July. A first showing for these two young figurative painters.

Two German Artists 31 July—25 Aug. Hubertus Hess is known for his 3-dimensional installations which incorporate granite. steel and iron and he is currently searching the Scottish countryside for suitable material. Christian Rothman the other artist on show has recently been amassing prizes for his murals and designs in Germany. here he exhibits some of his abstract screen prints and paintings.


I THE ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Dept of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 667 1011 ext4544. Mon—Fri 9am—8pm; Sat & Sun


An exhibition at the Gallery will be arranged shortly.

I ARTIS 26 Gayfield Square. 5567546. Mon—Fri 2—6pm.

Landforms Until 26 July. The beauty ofthe Scottish landscape has inspired John Bathgate to travel throughout the country to record it on canvas.

I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat

10am— 1pm.

Scottish painting 1800-1950 and decorative arts.

I BYZANTIUM Victoria Street. 225 1768. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3()pm.

Art Student’s Work Until 31 Aug. A display of the highly imaginative work from the Tapestery Department of Edinburgh Art School amongst others.

I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556

1010. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

19th and early 20th century British paintings and watercolours.

I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8.30pm; Sat 9am—1 m.

I Hated it at First But I Love it Now Until27 Aug. Central Library Gallery. The title is taken from a newspaper headline quoting a 16 year old girl alluding to her lifein Milton Keynes which appealed to the 3 members of Grin. a goup of photographers who specialize in capturing performers and performances on film. as a good maxim for life and title forthis display of their photographs.

Student worir l Aug—30 Sept. A Displayof completed work by students ofthe 369 Gallery education programme is on in the Fine Art Department ofthe Library.

I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Licensed cafe. The Gallery will be closed until 29July.

When We Were Young 29 July—9 Sept. An exhibition ofsculpturc. painting and drawinngs taken from public and private collections that examines the portrayal of children and childhood in British art since the 1880s when the Glasgow Boys and the Nelwyn School first emerged.

Munch and Photography and Munch as a Photographer 5 Aug—l6 Sept. The relationship between Edvard Munch's painting and his photography is examined in this exhibition ofoils. drawings. watercolours and ofcourse photographs.

I CITY CAFE 19 Blair St. 2200125. Mon—Sat 12pm—1am; Sun l2—2.30pm& 6.30-1 1pm. The Association at Fashion Advertising and Editorial Photographers 1989 Awards Until 1 Aug. Around 70 photographs from the world of advertising are currently decorating the bar area. The exhibition is put together by Creative Forum who also organise workshops for would-be photographers and designers in Edinburgh (contact Simon Scott 557 6003).

54 The List 28July— 10 August 1989