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masterpieces by Titian and Rembrandt, and Scottish works by the Glasgow Boys. FREE Japanese Surimono Prints Until Thu 1 Apr. A selection of eight delicate prints displayed in the Fragile Art Gallery.
■ MARY MARY Suite 2/1, 6 Dixon Street, 226 2257. Thu–Sat noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Alexis Marguerite Teplin: 5cm higher ●●●●●
Until Sat 27 Mar. Colourful, invigorating exhibition of work by American artist Teplin, whose practice combines art historical references with pop culture. ■ MONO 12 King’s Court, King Street, 553 2400. Sun–Thu noon–midnight; Fri–Sat noon–midnight. FREE Grounded Until Sat 17 Apr. Joint exhibition by Project Ability and Mono featuring landscape works by Project Ability artists.
■ PEOPLE’S PALACE & WINTER GARDENS Glasgow Green, 276 0788. Mon–Thu & Sat 10am–5pm; Fri & Sun 11am–5pm. FREE The People’s Palace History Paintings Until Fri 31 Dec. A series of eight paintings by Ken Currie recognise the 1987 bicentenary of the massacre of Glasgow’s Calton weavers, Scotland’s first trade union martyrs.
■ PROJECT ABILITY Centre for the Developmental Arts, Trongate 103, 552 2822, Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Grounded Until Sat 10 Apr. Joint exhibition by Project Ability and Mono featuring landscape works by Project Ability artists.
■ RECOAT 323 North Woodside Road, 341 0069. Tue–Sun noon–6pm. Fun Occult Until Sun 28 Mar. Sprawling wall paintings and imaginative illustrations from creative duo Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell. ■ ROGER BILLCLIFFE GALLERY 134 Blythswood Street, 332 4027. Mon–Fri 9.30am–5.30pm; Sat 10am–1pm. FREE Peter Graham: A Painter’s Odyssey Until Tue 23 Mar. Solo exhibition of works by modern colourist Peter Graham.
■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 1–5pm. FREE Martin Soto Climent Until Fri 2 Apr. Mexican artist Soto Climent uses basic materials, often personal or discarded found objects, which he combines into poetic set-ups.
■ STREET LEVEL PHOTO WORKS Trongate 103, 552 2151. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Steffi Klenz: Nummianus ●●●●● Until Sat 27 Mar. London- based photographer presents a series of photographs of boarded up, terraced houses in the Greater Manchester area. ■ SWG3 Studio Warehouse, 100 Eastvale Place, 357 7246. Wed–Sat noon–6pm. FREE Blind Alchemy Until Sun 28 Mar. New work by Rachel Adams and Ian Giles.
■ TOUCHBASE BUSINESS CENTRE Milnpark Street, Kinning Park (between Portman St & Middlesex St), 429 0294. Mon–Fri 10am–4pm. FREE By Word of Sign Until Wed 14 Apr. Sense Scotland artist John Shankie presents an exhibition of objects, images and videos.
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■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–5pm. FREE Paulina Olowska Until Sun 28 Mar. Polish artist Olowska explores issues of ambiguity around picture making and portraiture. ■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 4813. Tue-Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Laura Aldridge: Cats are not important Until Sat 3 Apr, see review, page 89.
■ ART AMATORIA 10 Bellevue Crescent, 07768 960578. Tue–Sat 2pm–5pm. FREE Impressionism and Realism from Ukraine Until Wed 24 Mar. Work by young Ukrainian artists featuring oil paintings of animals and rural scenes. ■ ART ROCH HOSTEL 2 West Port, Grassmarket, 228 9981. Daily 9am–9pm. FREE Music and Muses Until Tue 30 Mar. Photographs taken by Steve Black of various acts performing at Edinburgh’s Liquid Rooms.
■ ART’S COMPLEX St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, 661 1924. Daily 10am-6pm. 20Ten Group: 20Ten Sat 20–Fri 26 Mar. Ten students in the third year of their Drawing and Painting degree at Edinburgh College of Art exhibit.
✽✽ Lynn Ahrens: I’m Coming, Bluebeard Sat 20 Mar–Fri 2 Apr.
Open Daily 11am–7pm. See preview, page 88.
■ AXOLOTL 35 Dundas Street, 07812 170279. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm & Sun 1pm–5pm. FREE Life, Death and Sex Until Sat 20 Mar. See picture caption, page 89.
■ BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 11am–2pm. FREE John McLean: Sculpture from Painting Until Thu 1 Apr. John McLean’s sculpture can be characterised by the artist’s use of simple shapes and bold, pure colour. ■ COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22–28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue–Sun 11am–5pm. FREE Documentalist Until Sun 28 Mar. Featuring new work by Chris Evans, Deimantas Narkevicius and Suzanne Treister.
■ DEAN GALLERY 73 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. Home to a world-famous selection of works from the Dada and surrealist movements and a large collection of works by Edinburgh-born sculptor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. FREE Nathan Coley: There Will Be No Miracles Here Until Fri 31 Dec. Illuminated text by Turner- nominated Scottish artist. FREE The Gallery of Modern Art: A History Until Wed 14 Apr. Display charting the development of the Gallery from its beginnings in 1908. FREE Strange Encounters Sat 27 Feb–Sun 27 Jun. A display of surreal and surprising works by John Davies, Douglas Gordon, Martin Boyce and Robert Colquhoun.
✽✽ FREE ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus Until Sun 13 Jun.
The first public UK exhibition of the fascinating and powerful images captured by this New York photographer famed for uncovering America’s freakish underbelly. See review, next issue. 18 Mar–1 Apr 2010 THE LIST 91