ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Ex-Admiral. Sir Roderick MacDonald and John Forgan exhibit their landscapes and seascapes in oils and watercolours. The title refers to the relative positions of the artists‘ homes in Scotland.
I MORAY HOUSE COLLEGE Chessel Gallery. High Street. Mon-fri I0am—5pm. Drawings by Pierre Donnard and Eduard Villard 6—29 Nov. Included in the exhibition are works from the famous Alfred Ayrton collection.
I NAPIER POLYTECHNIC Craiglockhart Campus. 219 Colinton Road. 444 2266. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Buses 4. 27. 45. Bailey NOW 8—28 Nov. Over one hundred black and white images from one ofthe most celebrated names in photography. The collection contrasts his early snaps of the glitzy pop world ofthe Sixties with the compassionate images Baillcy recorded in the Sudan. Ethiopia and of the Boat people. The exhibition has been organised in conjunction with The Creative Forum. I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
How Prints are Made Until 17 Dec. The exhibition traces the development ofthe printing ofartistic images from the 15th century to more modern times. Major works are on loan from the Fitzwilliam. Ilunterian and the British Museum and amongst the artist whose techniques will be scrutinised are Rembrandt. Goya. Picasso. Manet and Matisse.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm; Sun 2pm—5pm.
300 Years 300 Books Until 11 November. An exhibition celebrating the terccntenary ofthe founding ofthe National Library. whose origins go back to the establishment of the Advocates‘ Library in 1689. For each year ofthe library‘s existence there will be a specific exhibit representing a particularly interesting or curious acquisition ofthat year.
I NETHERDOW 43 High Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm and evenings when performances. Cafe.
Here and There Until 28 Oct. Ingebjorg Smith‘s colourful pictorial diary records her travels in Greece. Portugal. Kenya. India. Thailand. Malaysia. Australia and Scotland.
Neil Stewart: Recent Works 3—25 Nov. Linocuts and paintings featuring the Old Town.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—4pm.
Bettina Starke Until 2 Nov. Ebony inlaid with silver is amongst the bold geometric pieces on display.
Rob Fairley: Recent Works Until 2 Nov. Detailed figure studies and landscapes painted in both the Himalayas and the West coast of Scotland.
Feather, Fin and Fur Until 2 Nov. Stuart Beatty Arbs exhibits his wooden sculptures ofanimals.
Jean iiislop’s Florence Until 2 Nov. A scholarship with a view. Jean has recently returned from the Italian city and here presents her woodcuts and linocuts inspired by her stay.
Ann Patrick: Paintings 4—23 Nov.
Christine Smith: Ceramics 4—23 Nov.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY AT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm.
David Williams: IS Ecstasies l-XXIV Until 18 Nov. This new series of work. from the artist who brought us No Man '5 Land. 3 study of St Margaret‘s School for Girls. is more meditative and abstract. On 26 Oct David Williams will give an informal talk about his work in the Gallery. Intermediate Printing Workshop 29 Oct. 11am—5pm. A chance to improve your black and white printingtechnique.
A One Day Introduction to Photography: Beginners' Workshop 11 Nov. 10am-5pm. An intensive workshop for absolute ﬁnners.
Open Eye Gallery. Edinburgh. Ah Florence! The principle centre of Western art lortwo and a hall centuries. The city where perspective was discovered, and scientilic curiosity wedded to the visual arts. A cultural centre rich in its wealth oi artistic history, and a ‘mind-boggling’ experience to Edinburgh artist Jane Hyslop, who has had an incredible time since graduating lrom Edinburgh College at Art with a BA Runs in Painting in June this year. Herlinal year degree show and current exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery were
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great successes, the latter resulting trom a trip to Florence courtesy oi the John Kinross travelling scholarship. After submitting slides oi her work to the RSA, the award was given on the strength oi her final year’s achievement.
This collection ol reliet prints and drawings certainly rellects her loreign experience; albeit in a typically black and white Edinburgh style. Order in her prints is contrasted with colour-created chaos in her drawings. Small linocuts ol lone birds or snails attempt to locus on one small speck ol the city's artistic chaos. She wanted ‘to take tiny, tiny things that were completely lost among these vast paintings, which in turn were lost in enormous architecture and illustrate them.’ Hyslop finds herself attracted to the ‘naive look of medieval prints.’ Her churches and fields are oi the disjointed perspective and line that ancient maps luse together and by playing with spatial two-dimensional possibilities, she ultimately created her own Firenze. (Alison Brown)
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A Vision ol India Until 31 Jan. Fred Bremner was once a highly successful photographer in India. llis prints that are on show here. are modern platinum ones made from Bremncr‘s original glass negatives and feature fakirs. Afghan tribesmen and the Begum of Bhopal in this richly varied selection ofearly photographs of the Jewel in the Crown. Also starting on 10 November The Man Who Shot Garbo. A major retrospective exhibition of the work of Clarence Sinclair Bull one ofthe greatest American film studio portrait photographers. Famed. as the title of the exhibition implies. for his shots of Greta Garbo taken at the height of her career.
I PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Prints From the Edinburgh Printmakers WkaSth Until 31 Oct. Those involved in this exhibition inciude'Sam Ainslie. John Bellany. Bill Gear. Keith McIntyre and Barbara Rae.
New Prints From Edinburgh Printmakers 1 Nov—17 Dec. George Donald. Susan Norrie. Robert Rivers and Carol
Joyce Calms, the recent recipient ol thelirst Morrison Scottish Portrait Award worth 25000, with her picture The Wedding Breakfast. Filly-tour works have been
selected lor the exhibition from around two hundred entries. See Royal Scottish Academy.
Robertson are the printmakers showing. Weekend Workshop 4 & 5 Nov. Workshops in Lithography. screenprinting and etchings are on offer contact the number above for details.
I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. Box Office 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe. Anne Devine Until 30 Oct. An exhibition of the work recently shown in Glasgow. Her paintings in oil. gouache drawings and lithographs blend elements of Indian and Western imagery.
Naturally Fall 30 Oct—25 Nov. Felt images ofexotic birds and ﬂoral settings from Christiana Sargent former member ofthe Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
I RIAS 15 Rutland Square. 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm.
Architecture in Shetland Until 29 Oct. A photographic exhibition of building styles in the far. far north.
SCOIDDIId 30 Oct-10 Nov.
I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 5570707. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
Derek Jannan Until 28 Oct. Over thirty works in a variety of media by the famed cinematographer. The exhibition includes some very special works that he has
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produced annually. on the date he discovered that he had contracted HIV. Michael Peckham Until 28 Oct. Recent paintings by a doctor who has specialised in the treatment of cancer. particularly in young adult patients.
Jewellery by Anya Galuszka Until 28 Oct. The Scotish Society oi Artists on Paper4 Nov—2 Dec. The large annual open exhibition for all Scottish artists.
I ROYAL DOTANIC GARDEN 552 7171. Gardens Mon—Sat 9am—sunset; Sun llam-sunset. Plant houses and exhibitions (mounted in lnverleith House) Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 11am—5pm. Aborigines ot the Amazon: The Yanomani Until 16 Nov. An exhibition ofstunning photographs recording the way of life of the largest group of uncultured lowland Indians in South America. The photographs by Victor Englebert are accompanied by text from the President of Survival International (the group that organised the show). Robin Hanbury-Tension. There will also be a small exhibition of Indian artefacts. some brought over from South America. whilst others have been made by Lothian schoolchildren from authentic materials. Maraca Until 16 Nov. The photographic results of a year-long expedition which involved two hundred experts from the Royal Geographical Society. who travelled to and then dissected a Brazilian rain forest. on an island in a tributary of the Amazon.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Sun 2—6pm.
William McTaggart Until 29 Oct. McTaggart‘s early work was inﬂuenced by the brilliant colour and detail ofthe Pre-Raphaelites. but he soon evolved an expressive and free manner. disregarding criticisms of sketchiness and lack offinish. Like his contemporaries. the French Impressionists. he became interested in the effects of light and movement; his later work dealt only with the ceaseless movement ofthe Atlantic breakers on West Coast beaches and should not be missed.
Morrison’s Scottish Portrait Award Until 14 Nov. Over fifty portraits have been selected to hang in the downstairs gallery. The winner of this prestigious award was Joyce Cairns. who painted Wedding Breakfast.
I SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongate. 556 8136. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Douglas Davies Until 11 Nov. Decorated tiles from Douglas Davies.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
William Littlelohn Until 1Nov. Watercolours of interiors and still lifes on his favorite themes: fish, mirrors and Japanese fans.
Alberto Morrocco Until 1 Nov. This selection of watercolours. pastels and drawings include nudes and interiors with figures. _
Philip Reeves Until 1 Nov. A major influence on the development of modern printmaking in Scotland. his new works reﬂect time spent recently in Turkey and Portugal.
Surtace Riches Until 1 Nov. Pleated silk fabrics and textured precious metalwork form the basis of this exhibition of work by Jane Harris and Alison Bradley.
Guy Taplin: A Scottish Journey Until 1 Nov. Intriguing carvings made from driftwood that the artist collected from Scottish beaches.
Jack Knox: Recent Works 6—29 Nov.
Martin Rayner Constructions 6—29 Nov. Andrew Smith: Paintings 6—29 Nov.
Robin Welch: Ceramics 6—29 Nov. Twenty or so pieces from this leading studio tter.
I SCOTTISH PHOTOGRAPHS WORKS 14a Nelson Street, 556 4017 (phone for appointment). Scottish Photographers A gallery
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