Julia Hilton's 20th century lolly, Entrances, has recently been unveiled at Paxton House near
“ .\ ' star-studded exhibition of photographs by
Berwick upon Tweed. The piece was initially built out of 6,000 untired bricks, dismantled, tired then put back together. The two 10H high curving walls were initially inspired by the stages of an
Glasgow. Her work was discovered by neighbour Joe Mulholland in 1969 and a friendship cultivated. This exhibition sheds new light on her work and considerable influence.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon-Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat lOam—2pm. Transition Tue 825 Nov. Photographs by Lawrence Nowosad.
I THE ITAUAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street, 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Ml Pare Iln Secolo Fri 4 Nov-2 Dec. Photographic portraits of 20th century personalities by Paola Agosti and Giovanna Borgese.
I MDRNINGSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY Momingside Road, 447 1180. Mon—Fri lOam—8pm; Sat 9am-1pm.
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I Classic Visions Until Fri 11 Nov. One-off
original prints by Edinburgh photographer Chris Dorman.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Relative Vision Until Sat 5 Nov. Three series of black and white photographs by Catriona Grant, exploring the passage of time through women’s lives. She focuses on the shared memories of her mother in Scotland and her aunt in Germany. Part of the Festival of Women Photographers. Findings Sat 12 Nov—17 Dec. A psychological romp through the photographic eye of David Williams, exploring love, death, youth, hope and self-imprisonment.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street, 225 7534. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun noon—5pm.
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the influential Harcourt studios in Paris. including portraits ofJaenne Moreau. Yves Montand. Brigitte Bardot and Josephine Baker.
I STILLS GALLERY 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri noon—7pm; Sun ' noon—4pm.
Robber Until 3 Dec. Steve Tynan’s work focuses on the eccentric in British society and examines the moral role of the photographer as voyeur.
I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529 3541. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Prague 1891-1941: Architecture and Design Until 7 Jan 1995. Documenting the five decades when Prague chose to open the windows on Europe. this exhibition celebrates the burgeoning of creativity among Czech artists. architects and designers. On display are original plans, designs, architectural models. sculpture, furniture, ceramics, glass and historical hoto raphs. See preview.
I THE MA HE ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, Department of Architecture, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm.
The Napoleonic Survey of Egypt Tue 15
Nov—16 Dec. An exhibition of 50 original engravings from Description dc L'Egvpte. the monumental survey of Egypt. commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte himself. Rooted in the French occupation of 1798, the effort involved 160 scientists. engineers, artists, surveyors. cartographers and men of letters, taking three years to compile and 25 years to publish.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
James Gowan: Architect Until 20 Nov. A survey of the career of Scots-born Gowan, one of Britain’s most respected contemporary architects, from his training
at Glasgow and Kingston schools of art to _
his work in Europe.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University, University Avenue. 339 8855. Mon-Sat 9.30am—5pm.
The bequest of William Hunter, a student of Glasgow University in the 1730s, who left a substantial collection of books. prints and other curiosities to the university.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road, 357 3929. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. A museum crammed with buses, trams, ﬁre-engines. ships and other transportation, devoted to the history of transport.
Bude’s Forgotten Genius: Sir Goldsworthy Gurney Until 2 Dec. More than 50 years before the first successful petrol-driven motor cars, Gurney designed a horseless steam carriage. This touring exhibition marks 200 years since the birth of the Cornish inventor.
I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Once a museum dedicated to the working class, now a repository for all sorts of ephemera connected with Glasgow’s history — from old cigarette packets to suffragettes’ campaigning material.
I PRDVAND’S LDRDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow, built in 1471. Period room displays range from 1500 to 1918.
I DUEEN’S PARK SYNAGDGUE Falloch Road, Battleﬁeld, 632 1743. Open Sun 2-5pm. Worth visiting to see 22 pictorial stained glassﬂwindows by John K. Clark based on the symbolism of Jewish festivals.
I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War 11 and 1960s school days. I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Springburn At War Until 18 Nov. Commemorating the outbreak of World War I, this exhibition explores Springburn war work and life on the Front. I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world’s six major religions. Dali's Christ ufSuint Jnlm (git/1e Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures. I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 422 2023. Wed—Sun noon—6pm. From Lite Until 27 Nov. Christine Borland stretches the bounds of art in a challenging exhibition. focusing on the posthumous reconstruction of a human being. It promises to raise potentially controversial scientific. artistic and legal issues.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street, 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages. The museum‘s newest residents are two young boys in the form of an 8ft fibreglass and wood sculpture by award- winning Graham lbbeson.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Treasure Islands Until 3 Jan 1995. An exhibition bringing to life the romantic legacy of Robert Louis Stevenson and his preoccupation with islands. pirates and the South Seas.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm. Free. but there is an admission charge for the castle.
For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.
TALKS AND‘LEGTIIBES Glasgow
Rites Oi Passage Glasgow Film Theatre. Fri 11 Nov. 11am. Critic, writer and curator Stuart Morgan discusses the planning of Rites Oj‘lkzssugt', an international exhibition opening at London‘s Tate Gallery. Organised by Glasgow School of Art's fine art department.
The Seine At Suresnes National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 4 Nov, 12.45pm. Michael Clarke discusses the work by Alfred Sisley.
Madonna And Child National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 11 Nov, 12.45pm. Verrocchio’s work is discussed by Anabel Thomas.
lst Duke Of Hamilton Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 9 Nov, 12.45pm. Julia Lloyd Williams lectures on the work by Daniel Mytens.
The Morton Family Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 16 Nov, 12.45pm. Susan Lamb talks about the work by Jeremiah Davidson.
14 The-List 447 November 1994