ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
A HUNGARY LOOK
Catharine Orbach: Mecsek Walks, Hetherbow, Edinburgh
Last year, Catharine Orbach spent nine months In Hungary, near the Mecsek Hills. Originally invited by a printmaking workshop to stay tor a month, she then iound part-time work teaching English and so managed to stay on with time enough tor exploring the region and making prints.
The show is divided into sections oi work in diiierent techniques. The main part is oi colouriui linocuts - a way at working that is devalued in many people’s minds by its associations with school art classes. Orbach used it partly because it suited her subject- iandscape, and in particular, woods and trees - but also ior pragmatic reasons. In common with most oi the eastern European countries, art
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IAN COOK, RI, RSW AFRICAN IMAGES
ADRIAN HOPE NEW METALWORK
MARJORIE LUCAS SILK DRAWINGS
2 - 27 March Mon-Fri 10am—6pnt; Sat loam-1pm
materials have been scarce and expensive. Lino, and a good lino press, were available; but the colour-range oi the inks was limited. However, within those restrictions, she has managed to produce some iine and exciting prints, which I hope will encourage others to value the technique more highly.
My iavourite section oi the exhibition were drawings taken irom sketchbooks kept during her visit, lramed with diary-like writings about the countryside she was exploring. These had an intimacy that was lost in the couple oi larger paintings which worked up some oi the ideas, and were more obviously concerned with Hungarian village Iiie ratherthan European woods and hills. (Hilary Robinson)
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY
THE ART OF THE PRINT Part II: From Blake to H ockney
10 March — 28 April 1990 (Closed 13—16 April inclusive)
Newly Published Prints &- Printrnaking: £2.50 Sponsored by Mitchells Roberton, Solicitors
Hunterlan Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 800 Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm; Sate 9.30am-1 pm. Admission Free Tel: 041 330 5431
Mach and his helpers will build a dozen Doric columns resting on the existing pillars at the venue. Answeringthe question. just what did happen to all those unsold copies of Now magazine? I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. L881 Look Until 31 Mar. Installation work by Susan Brind and Jim Harold. 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. slide library and information about how to commission work. Scottish Landscape Photography Until 5 Apr. Robert Grieves. a former civil engineer. presents his colour photographs of early morning and late evening sunshine which were shot looking into the light. They were taken all over Scotland. particularly in the Clyde Estuary. I WILLIAM HABDIE LTD 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. James Morrison. the Glasgow Paintings 4-27 Apr. Paintings of Glasgow tenements in the Sixties. drawn from private collections.
I BARNES & FITZGERALD 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm. The former Coleridge Gallery are exhibiting decorative glasswork by Margaret Burke, Ed Burke and Louis Thompson. Until 7 Apr.
I LA BELLE ANGELE Hastics Close, Cowgate (next to 369 Gallery). 225 2774. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm. The gallery will have an exhibition of masks from 7-28 Apr.
I BLUE MDDN CAFE 60 Broughton Street, 5562788. Mon—Sat Noon—7pm.
Vision oi Another Continent Until 24 Mar. The cafe is loaning out its walls free of charge to aspiring artists — an exhibition of African images in paper reliefby Eliot Stark.
Debbie Ball 31 Mar—20 Apr. Recent paintings.
I BDUBNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am-lpm.
Mabel Roydes1874-1941 Until 31 Mar. Paintings. drawings and woodcuts. The next exhibition has not yet been organised.
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The List 23 March - 5 April 1990 II