MOVE OVER EUROPE British Artists in Europe

a conference for visual artists wishing to exhibit, work 8t live in the EC


13 -T 4 November '92 at The FrultMarket Gallery, Edinburgh

EDUCATION for artists study & symposla. exhibitions 8t exchanges, travel & tax, studios & funding

FEE: €20 & 5-36 special rate for artists & students

Booking: Simon N James, The FruttMarket Gallery, 29 Market St, Edinburgh, EHT TDF 031 346 71 74 l




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David Hiscock was an imaginative choice for Visa Otticial Photographer to the1992

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Olympics: his background in painting and sculpture add an unusual, and initially . disconcerting dimension to his photographs. The images. like this one at Kris Altabusi. are ' aired in thick paint and cracked glaze so that they take on the appearance oi ancientrelics. 1

For most sports photographers the prime concern is how to transmit the impression otspeed i in their pictures. Paradoxically. the heavy treatment Hiscock gives his pictures seemsalmost g to negate the idea oi speed. suspending the athletes in time. His pictures can be seen at the

Porttolio Gallery until Tue 10 Nov. (MF)

starting point the simple definition of poetry as ‘anything supremely harmonious or satisfying'. Ian Hamilton Finlay is an obvious contributor. along with Solt. Nannueci. Fastenaekens and others. Events: Poetry and the Space Beyond An afternoon of European poetry. Sat 7 Nov. 3pm. .Wot‘t’oi't’r [furope a conference for artists 13-- I 4 Nov. Contact Sarah Knox tor details ofother workshops and events. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belfortl Road. 55h8‘)2|. Mon» Sat lllam-Spszun 2-5pm. [1)] ('afe. The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe isopen Mon-Sat Ill.3llam~4.3l)pm; Sun ISO-4.20pm. Iintry to the permanent collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and leth century Scottish artists. Post War British Art trom the Collection of Ken Powell A substantial collection of paintings--- many of which have not been shown before by a generation ofartists who saw the ending of the war as asignal for new beginnings in art. This exhibition includes works by (‘onstructivists and Abstract artists Kenneth and Mary Martin. Victor I’asmore. Adrian Heath and others. and several artists associated with the St Ives group. Callum Innes A young Edinburgh artist rapidly gaining an international reputation for himself. Innes creates curious abstract works ~ ‘|his] work aspires to a state of anonymity. as ifthe marks on the canvas were made by Nature herself.‘ I HANOVER FINE ART 32A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri ll).3()am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Janet Lawson: Port/Portals Until Sat 7 Nov. l Drawings and paintings. including a series

: on churches and tavernas in Portugal.

Small Paintings tor Christmas Sat 14 Nov—24 Dec. Also sculpture by Mike Cairncross. decorated mirrors by Jenny Lyons. ceramics. textiles. wooden boxes. 3 prints and cards.

I HUHTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 (Binongate. 557 2480. Mon —Sat 10am—5pm.

‘Yours SincerelyiorScotland' - Wendy Wood.1892—1981 Ifntil 5 Dee. Best remembered for her nationalist activities. Wood was also an accomplished artist. illustrator. writer and broadcaster. 'I'hrs centenary exhibition celebrates her diverse interests.

I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.

I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat “lam—4.30pm.

Peter Burgess: Paintings Fri 1%27 Nov.

Scotland and Wales Tue ttpzx Nov. The motive of Schinkel‘s journey~ made in

I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh Department of Architecture. 20 (‘hambers Street. (>50 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm; Sat & Sun ll).3(lam—2.3()pm.

Karl Friedrich Schinltel: Travels in England.

1826 was to see the new British Museum.

then under construction. His daily

impressions on the ten-week visit and his drawings and sketches constitute an interesting picture of 19th century urban Britain. 3 I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat Iliam—opm.

All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

Deutsche Puppen: Porcelain Dolls trom Thuringia. Germany Until Sat 7 Nov.