ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I THE TRAMWAY Old Museum of Transport. Albert Drive. 423 9527. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.
There will be no exhibitions in September as theatrical shows are taking centre stage until 30 Sept. when the Tramway is taken over by the Terror'thon for one night only. Glasgow Print Studio are organising this sumptuous audio-visual feast which promises to relive the events of 1789 in Paris. Perhaps. in keeping with the Gallic
theme. there is a strange feeling ofdt‘jti vu '
pervading the idea ofcelebratingthe bicentenary of the Revolution.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon-6pm.
Scrap Shot: Nubenus Hess Until 30 Sept. The Berlin artist presents some ofhis sculptures made from objects collected on his recent travels round Scotland.
I WASPS 26 King Street. 552 0564. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
A shop. exhibition space and resource centre with information on work by all WASPS artists and slide library with information about how to commission work.
Andrea Kuster and Toni Wirthmueller 1f ntil 18 Sept. Andrea will be displaying images from her recent travels around Scotland on the theme ofour landscapes and religious architecture. while Toni‘s prints and paintings involve romantic imagery and abstract landscapes.
Festival WASPS 25 Sept—20 Oct. The pick ofthe Patriothall Festival Exhibition makes the short journey along the MSto the City ofCulture.
I THE ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Dept of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 667 101 1 ext 4544.
An exhibition at the Gallery will be arranged shortly.
I ARTIS 26 Gayficld Square. 556 7546. Mon—Fri 2—6pm.
Scottish art. viewing by appointment.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
Scottish painting 1800-1950 and decorative arts.
The next exhibition will be Jenifer Wood in
Ct. I BYZANTIUM Victoria Street. 225 1768. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30ptn. Contemporary Scottish Artists Until 31 Sept. A collection ofpaintings and prints. I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010..\ton—15ri 10am -6pm‘. Sat 10am—- 1 pm. 19111 and early 201h century British and European paintings and watercolours. I CENTRAL LIBRARY George I\' Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8.30pm; Sat 9am—1pm. Student work Until 30 Sept. A display of work by the students of the 369 Gallery education programme is on in the Fine Art Department.
Women Working Together Until 15 Sept. An 5
exhibition of photographs of women working in co-operative and community enterprises.
I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Licensed cafe. [D].
Munch and Photography and Munch as a PhotographarUntil l6Sept.
This exhibition looks at Munch'sown photography and examines the effect of photography on his work as a painter. though ultimately the exhibition is dominated by his powerful. highly-charged paintings and lithographs. Raymond Mason: Sculptures and Drawlngs 23 Sept—12 Nov. One of the most popular figurative sculptors still working. Mason has an international reputation based on the public monuments that he has undertaken for Paris. Washington and Montreal. Ilis large scale works create dramatic tableaux drawn from ordinary situations.
I CITY CAFE 19 Blair St. 2200125. Mon—Sat noon—lam; Sun noon—2.30pm & 6.301 1pm.
Gavin Evans The City Cafe has recently
installed a permanent collection oftwenty ‘
photographs commissioned front professional photographer. Gavin Evans. based on the theme of Edinburgh people. Amongst other projects. Evans has previously worked for Cut and .S‘t‘otlandon Sunday.
I COLERIOGE GALLERY 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
New Class and Ceramics Until 23 Sept. Work by Tessa Clcgg. Anthony Stern and Berenice Alcock.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 166 High Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat 12.30—5.30pm.
New work by Janice McNab Until 31) Sept. A graduate of Edinburgh Art College. McNab‘s paintings and drawings in oil and charcoal are based on personal imagery. I CRAMONO SCULPTURE CENTRE Moray House College. Cramond Road North. 312 6001 ext 272. Sun—Sat 10am—nightfall. Buses to Cramond 41 and 18.
Scottish Connection Until 31) Sept. An exhibition ofcontemporary Scottish sculpture featuring around 22 works including purple terrazzo heads. painted paper horses and huge steel arcs.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 931 I. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
1st Year Exhibition 25 Sept—31 Oct. Last year's new recruits get a chance toshow how they have progressed. in the Andrew (irant Gallery.
I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY EXHIBITION HALL (ieorge Square. 667
Scottish Bestiary Until 30 Sept. Poems by George Mackay Brown. each accompanied by illustrations from Scottish
. artists includingJohn Bellany. Bruce
MacLean and June Redfcrn. I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. 229 1528. Mon—Sat
The gallery will be closed until the
unteT'En Art Gallery University of Glasgow
A CENTURY OF REVOLUTION Printmaking in France: 1800 — 1900 1 July - 20 October 1989
With the support of the Delegation C ulturelle F ranear'se
(Gallery closed 14—] 7 July inclusive)
Mon-Fri 9.30—5pm; Sat 9.30am-Ipm
Tel: 041 330 5431 Mackintosh House closed 12.30—1 .30pm
(50p charge afternoons and Saturday mornings)
Christmas watercolour exhibition opens in December. I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon-Sat noon-11pm; Sun 6.30-1 1pm. 30 Years 01 Cuban Cinema Until l4Sept. All original screenprints. these powerful posters illustrate the importance of film in Cuba as a medium for fostering pride in the country's achievements. The exhibition marks the 30th anniversary of the revolution and the formation of lCAlC. the government-funded film production and distribution body. Landforms 17 Sept—18 Oct. Kevin Maclean and Edward Scott. premier their prints in the first of a series of exhibitions of photographs called Stills on Tour. Organised by Stills Gallery. the exhibitions will tour small venues throughout Scotland. many of which don‘t normally hold exhibitions. I FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street. 556 0305. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am—1pm. Apart from a permanent collection of 19th and 20th century paintings. the next exhibition will be the work ofJ . L. Wingate opening 7 Oct. I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm, Sat 10am—lpm. Scottish Contemporary Art Until 12 Oct. A selection of work including ink drawings by Jane Egerton Helme and pastels by AB. Jasinski. I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am-lpm and 2—5.30pm. Henri Cartier-oresson in India Until 15 Sept. Photographs taken from the early Fifties to the Eighties by the acknowledged master of 20th century documentary photography. The collection includes a moving record. made in 1948, of the last days of Ghandi‘s life. Paris the Essential City Until 15 Sept. An exhibition of photographs by Francoise Le Grand. The next exhibition will be in mid-Oct. I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat l0am—5.30pm Sun l—5.30pm. Armando Until 23 Sept. The Dutch artist presents large landscapes influenced by his adolescence in wartime Holland. On a lighter note the Gallery will be showing videos of his 1974 cult TV show Gentleman '5 Sorrow. Then the Gallery will be closed whilst they set up forthe nextcxhibition which is. .. Gillian Ayres 7— 19 Oct. A comprehensive selection of her circular paintings from this highly regarded abstract painter. I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place. 315 2603. Tue—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm. Sun 2—4.30pm. closed Mondays. Master Carvers 21 Sept—11 Nov. Ornate woodcarving. furniture and jewellery from Afghanistan. India and Pakistan. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm;Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe. The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open
Mon-Sat 10.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Cream teas will be served 3—4. 15pm.
Scottish Art Slnca1ooo Until 24 Sept. Far more of the national collection is on show than ever before. with the entire Gallery given over to this exhibition which traces the development of Scottish Art through the 20th century. taking as its twin poles of reference the early Colourists and the aggressively figurative painters ofthe 19805. Unfortunately the exhibition is unadventurous in its choice of painters and paintings. and provides little space for three-dimensional work or photography. After this monster effort the permanent exhibition will return with the emphasis. not surprisingly on non Scottish artists.
I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland Street. 556 6020. Tue—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am—1pm.
Touching North Until 27 Oct. A photographic exhibition of Andy Goldsworthy‘s idiosyncratic. organic sculptures. all built out ofsnow and ice in the North Pole. Goldsworthy captures the dramatic effects of northern light in this delightful collection.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon-Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Scottish Artists Until 26 Sept. Recent paintings by Elizabeth Sharp. George Thomson and Charles Murray.
I HILLSIDE GALLERY Hillside St. 556 6440. Tue-Sat 10.30am—6pm.
Graham Ward Until 14 Sept. Intriguing illustration work composed with a vivid imagination which lends a surreal quality to the work. Ward has also illustrated for Punch and Gentleman's Weekly.
Artists Abroad 19 Sept—14 Oct. A group of three illustrators exhibit work based on trips abroad. Alistair Hall has recently returned from Down Under and his work in mixed media is a personal response to the great outdoors. Roland Wallis‘ Moroccan series ‘Looking for Bogart‘ is based on observations of tourists in North Africa whilst lngy Smith‘s work is drawn from her round-thc-world trip.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon 2—5pm. Tue 9am—5pm. Wed 2—7pm. Thurs 9am—5pm. Fri 9am—2pm.
The Intricacies of Nature 20 Sept—20 Oct. Watercolours and drawings of the Tuscan environment by Michael Zyw. a Scottish artist living the region.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm.
Marysia Donaldson Until 30 Sept. Oil paintings. mainly still life. by the wife of the Queen‘s painter.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
A Scottish Panorama Until 16 Sept. Oils. watercolours and prints by Scottish artists. After this date the Gallery returns to its regular display of 19th and 20th Century Scottish landscapes and sporting prints.
THE UGLIEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR
Saturday 30 September; 9pm—4am in the TRAMWAY
7 hours of celebration of the French Revolution with Dancing, Wine, Good Music and a ‘20th Century Media Perspective’ Further details and tickets (£8 each) from Glasgow Print Studio, 22 King Street, Glasgow G1 SLX Tel: 041 552 0704
IT’S A NECESSARY EVIL!
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