ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
work returns home the next exhibition at the Gallery will be Architect Artists 16 Sept—4 Oct.
I ST JOHNS CHURCH 3 Lothian Rd. Princes Street Gardens. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm.
The 7th Fringe Craft and Design Fair Until 2 Sept. A large collection of the latest in contemporary craft design work with the 5(lexhibitors changing every Monday and Thursday.
I SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 141) Canongate. 556 8136. Mon-Sat 1(1am—5.3()pm.
Craft Noir Until 2 Sept. Three hundred members of the Scottish Craft Centre have been invited to submit black objects fora tnixed media exhibition of work including ceramics. silk. knitwear and woodwork. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri lllam~6pszal 1(1am— 1 pm.
William Crozier Until 6 Sept. A seriesof brilliantly coloured oil and watercolour landscape paintings. drawings and monotypes. by the former Head of Fine Art at Winchester School ofA rt. Elizabeth Blackadder and John Houston Until 6 Sept. litehings. lithographsand monotypes by two acclaimed Scottish painters. Both artists have also produced their first woodcuts for the exhibition. Picasso Ladies Until 6 Sept. A collection of jewellery by Wendy Ramshaw based on fourteen portraits of women by Picasso. Xingu Until 6 Sept. David Watkins. married to Wendy Ramshaw. produces formal geometric pieces combining different medias.
Major 20th Century Scottish Paintings 1 1 Sept~4 ()ct. Many of the big names in Scottish painting that the Gallery has exhibited in the past go on show. as well as some new acquisitions in the Main Gallery.
Harry More-Gordon: Recent Paintings 11 Sept—4 Oct. Watercolour portraits and still lifes from an artist who has worked as an illustrator and designer but now travels the world undertaking commissioned portraits.
Prints by Tessa Beaver and Inger Lawrance 11 Sept—4 Oct. The two present abstract images in embossed etchings and woodblock prints in the Back Gallery Borders Crafts Association 11 Sept—4 ()et. Ten of the leading grafters at craftwork from the Borders will be exhibitingtheir work.
I SCOTTISH PHOTOGRAPHS WORKS 14a Nelson Street. 556 41117 (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 From No Man's Land and the Raymond Moore photogravure entitled xtyr197‘).
I SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE West Register House. Charlotte Square. 556 6585. Mon—Fri Illam—4pm.
Friends of Liberty Until 22 Sept. Written records dating back to the time ofthe French Revolution record its effectson Scottish society and politics. the display concentrates on the period from 1789 to 18311. a time of great political unrest in this country which had the ruling classes terrified that events here would follow a similar course to those in France.
Strange Revolutions: Scotland 1688—89 Until further notice.
I STEP GALLERY 39 Howe Street. 556 1613. Mon—Fri l lam—5.30pm; Sat 11am—4pm; Sun 12-3pm.
Rosemary Beaton and Mary Maclean: New Works Until 3 Sept. New works from two talented young Scottish artists.
I STILLS GALLERY 111511igh Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat 1 lam-5.30pm.
Anima Mundi Until 2 Sept. The only British date for an exhibition ofphotography produced over the last five years. organised by the ( 'anadian Museum of ('otemporary Photography. The subjects
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are constructed or deliberate abstractions of natural phenomena.
Bodies of Experience 9 Sept—14 Oct. An exhibition that addresses the impact that the AIDS virus has had on society and individuals through the medium of constructed pieces as well as related stories and prints. There is also to be aone day conference on HIV at the Gallery on 26 Sept. for details contact the Gallery. Free guided tours of the exhibition are available.
I TALBOT RICE ART GALLERY ()ld College. University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 667 1011. Mott—Sat lllam—5pm (6pm and Sun 2-6pm during Festival)
Treasures of the University Library Until 1 November. Spanning the entire 2llllyears' since the founding of the ()1d College and its Library the exhibition consists of ancient books. manuscripts and architectural drawings from the dttstiest shelves of the University Library.
Tartan Until 9 Sept. Fresh from a successful showing in New York. this display features 201) years of the wearing of tartan from Bonnie Prince Charlie right tip to the present day. including ofcourse the tnost famous exponents of the garb. the Bay City Rollers.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mort—Sat lllam—5pm and late during performances.
The Puss Until 2 Sept. Billed as the first photographic cabaret to be performed on four walls continuously throughout the fringe. Andy Cannon and Duncan McQueen have used a new technique which projects a 35mm negative through a laser printer. The study of human faces changes every few days to create a different atmosphere.
I 369 GALLERY 233 (‘owgate. 225 31113. Mon~Sat 1(1.3()am-5.3l)pm.
Coldhouse Group Until 2 Sept. So called because their first exhibition was held in an old cold storage building in Chicago. The group have sent three of their number over to show their work which has astrong social political content.
Northern Horizons: New Art From Norway Until 31) Sept. Under the auspices ofthe Norwegian government the Gallery has sent an exhibition to Scandinavia. arid in return three Norwegian painters and one sculptor will be showing here.
Lou Smith and Janette McCallum 9—30 Sept. Paintings depicting the deep sea fantasies of unlikely fish and sea-monsters by Lou Smith. Also landscape based abstract paintings by Janette McCallum as well as her illustrations she has completed for a friend's book on living with a disability. New Talent 9—30 Sept. Arlene lsbister. Alice Hannigan and Julia MeNairn. all recent graduates of Edinburgh Collegeof Art display recently completed paintings and tapesteries.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat ll).3(1am—4pm.
Irene Ralliday Until 2 Sept. Paintingsof Scottish landscapes and flower studies. Fringe of Gold and Other Sea-Towns 1 1—23 Sept. Apparently the title refers to Fife which features heavily in Fiona Dicks' watercolours and etchings.
Highlands and Lowlands 11—23 Sept. Watercolours of Scottish landscapes by Peter Randall. The gallery also offers a picture framing
I WAVERLEY TAYLOR GALLERY 54 Constitution Street. 553 4536. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm. Sat 1 1am—4pm. Art In Leith '89 Until 5 Sept. Reﬂectingthe variety of artistic talent in Leith there are paintings. prints. woven textiles and sculptures by artists like Barbara Rae. Glen ()nwin. Eileen Lawrence and a group from Leith‘s Citizens' Studios. Marcel O'Connel: Recent Work 8—30 Sept. The Northern Irish artist presents some of his abstract work which is influenced by Byzantine art.
I WILKIE HOUSE Cowgate.5531838.
No classes until the end of the summer.
I A Queen is Crowned (Scottish) 1.3ll—3pm. Depending on your view of royalty you‘ll either kick the telly in or stay glued with a box of tissue. but there's no doubtingthe classy effort that went into this film. compiled from documentary footage of the 1953 Coronation. ()Iivier speaks narration supplied by playwright Christopher Fry and Malcolm Sargent conducts the music.
I Beauty and the Beast(Seottish) 7.3(L83tlpm. The hunkiest monsteron American TV is back for another seriesof this popular show.
I Summer Rental (BBCl ) 7.35—9pm. John Candy. who played Steve Martin’s resented companion in Planes. 'I‘mms— and Automobiles. stars in this comedy as an air traffic controller whose holiday in Florida is a predictable disaster.
I The Great Bookie Robbery ( 1313(2) 9—111pm. Part one of a three-part mini-series which dramatises one ofthe most daring crimes iii Australian history. The plan conceived by Mike Power in Parkhttrst was to commit the perfect crime by robbing Melbourne‘s biggest bookmakers without leaving a clue.
I The Oprah Winfrey Show ( (‘4)
111.3(1-1 1.25pm. Tonight. ()prah invokesa heated debate on the death ofsix-year-old Hedda Nussbatttn and the plight ofother children of battered women.
I Edinburgh Nights (1313(2)
11.2llprn—12. 15am. Tonight’s full-length Festival presentation is Martha Clark's Garden of Earthly Delights.
I 'Allo ‘Allo (BBCl ) 7-7.3(lpm. The Beeb's autumn season starts with a bang! And with its usual sensitivity the network celebrates the 5(1th anniversary ofthe start ofthe last war with the japes of Reneand friends. Is it grossly offensive? I stillcan't see past the fact that it's so bloody surreal. ()thcrofferings tonight: new seriesof Russ Abbott (the funniest mart in Western litlrope -- official); Noel Iidmonds(revilcd in Western Europe almost as much as M rs T and Rene from 'xtllo 'A No); illtdxt ll Creatures (ireul and Small (give it a shot of something to put it out of its misery. for Christ's sake).
Woody Allen in Play It Again Sam. sits Sept.
I The Saint (Scottish) 7.25—9. 15pm. The timing is rigltt to bring back The Saint.as he's art obvious role model for
mode rn-day Yuppies-about-town — look closely and you’ll see the slavishly-imitated dullness of Moore and ()gilvy shining ottt from them like a beacon. The new gent is the excitingly suave Simon Dtttton. who takes the lead in two movie-length editions this autumn. the remaining lottr to be seen next year. I Saracen (Scottish) 9. 1511). 15pm. New drama adventure series centred on a private security firm in London. specialising in \'11’ protection. and of course getting into loads of tight scrapes. I Mask ( BBCI ) 9211—] 1.15pm. First showing on BBC for the film that vindicated (‘lier's acting ability and told a weepy tale of a disfigured child's fight to be judged for what he was.
I La Sirene du Mississippi (Mississippi Mermaid) (C4) 93o -l 1.3llpm. Channel4 launches the Francois 'l'ruffaut season which will round off its virtually complete retrospective of his lilms. The first film in the season is a romantic thriller starring Catherine Deneuve. and the subtitled version has been chosen over the version dubbed into linglish.
I The Whitbread Round-the-World Race (C4) 1 1.3(L~midnight. The 25 craft taking part in this gruelling 9-month voyage set off frorn the Solent today . among them the Pepsi-sponsored first Russian entry. Channel 4 will be following them to Urugay and beyond.
I Sands of the Kalihari (Scottish) 1.21%3.3(lam. A plane crash-lands in the desert and the civilised veneer ofthe survivors falls away. Could this be the long-awaited return of cannibalism to the Media page'.’ Made in 1964. with Stanley Baker and Susannah York.
SUNDAY 3 .
I Universe in 3 Pencil ((‘4 ) 2. 1.5-3. 15pm. Ralph Steadtnan — in the running forthe Greatest Living linglishman title — explores the current state of British animation. frotn Superred through The Snowman to Who l‘rumerl Roger RahhiL’. I First of the Summer Wine ( BBCl ) 7.15—7.45pm. Young Compo. Clegg and Sey mottr return in a series set in the months leading up to WW1]. Murdoch was right; when is this infatuation with a time when Britain ‘meant something' goingto be killed off for good'.’
I Howard's Way ( BBCl ) 7.45—8.35pm. Thirteen more ocean-going episodes.
I War and Remembrance (Scottish)
8. 15—9.45pm. The sequel to The ll'inds of ll'urbeginshere. Robert Mitehumand Jane Seymour. among others. come to terms with the war in the days following Pearl Harbour. More tacky marketing. in other words.
I Bomber Harris ( BBC] ) 8.35-1llpm. John Thaw stars as the head of RAF Bomber Command whose strategy was simple: destroy the Nazi war effort by saturating their cities with firepower in ntuch the same way the TV companies are saturating the schedule with war programmes. This one-off play sees Robert Hardy once again playing Churchill. the leader whogradually withdrew his support from the controversial Commander. who climaxed his career by razing Dresden.