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EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Significant Uncertainties Until Fri 8 Sep. Realist, figurative prints by the Edinburgh and Madrid-based artist, Roberto Gonzalez Fernandez, using the new Toyobo photo polymer etching process.

Antoni Tapies Until Fri 8 Sep. Abstract prints by this Barcelona-based artist.


Corstorphine Road, 334 9171. Daily 9am—5pm. £6.80 (£3.80—£4.80); family ticket £19—£23.50.

The Elephants Are Back! Until Fri 8 Sep. Life size sculptures of elephants by artist-in-residence Gail Van Heerden.

A Moment In Life Until Fri 8 Sep. The Zoo’s artist-in-residence, Pascale Rentsch shows new paintings, drawings and prints.


67 Northumberland Street, 556 5873. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6pm.

Edith Simon Once Again Until Sat 26 Aug. Regular festival exhibitor Edith Simon presents sculpture, paintings, graphic and audio visual works.


35 William Street, 225 2196. Mon—Sat 11am-5pm.

From Lauderdale To Languedoc Until Sat 2 Sep. New paintings by Andrew Walker.


6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Charlie Mackesy Mon 28 Aug—Sat 2 Sep. A solo exhibition of paintings by Charlie Mackesy including his well- known jazz musicians and singers.

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Red Cocoon by Sam Ainsley and a Study In Vinyl by Adrian Wizsniewski on show at 16-17 Princes Street


2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied arts by up- and-coming craftmakers and designers working in Scotland.


113 Whitehouse Loan, 447 2807. Daily 11am—6pm.

5 Sculptors Until Sun 27 Aug. Carvings in wood by sculptors Ian McPhaiI, Peter Sharratt, Jim Tucker, Stan Wilson and Zigfrids Sapietis.


45 Market Street, 225 2383. MonaSat 11am—8.3 mpm; Sun noon—8.30pm. Shirin Nes at Until Sat 23 Sep. The gallery’s International Festival exhibition showcases the work of Iranian video artist Shirin Neshat. On show is her video installation Turbulent which won a prestigious Golden Lion award at the 1999 Venice Biennale and the UK premier screening of Soliloquy.


Immediacy Until Wed 30 Aug. Not an art gallery as such, but a new website launched by Functional Arts Limited, in which you can experience the Festival without leaving the house. Digital photographs will be taken in every 24- hour period at Festival venues (Fruitmarket Gallery, Assembly Rooms and the Gilded Balloon) and will then be displayed directly onto the website.


46a Raebum Place, 315 2603. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm.

Puppets From The East Until Sat 16 Sep. Unique, original string puppets from China and Orissa in India form part of this selling exhibition.

World Jewellery Until Sat 16 Sep. A selling exhibition of both traditional and modern jewellery from around the globe.


41 Dundas Street, 557 4569. Mon—Fri 10.30am-5.30pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm. Festival Summer Exhibition Until Sat 2 Sep. A mixed show featuring paintings and applied arts by over 70 artists.


87 George Street, 225 4898. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm. Reflections Of Africa Until Sat 2 Sep. Silver African animal sculptures by Zimbabwean sculptor Patrick Mavros.


223 Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am-5pm.

Scottish Landscapes Until Sat 2 Sep. One of the gallery’s most regular exhibitors, Richard Alred, presents a selection of watercolours, oils and pastels of landscapes in the central Highlands and west coast of Scotland.

16th International Festival Exhibition Until Sat 2 Sep. Paintings by over 40 gallery artists from Scotland and abroad, plus prints, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery and miniature painted screens.

collection of paintings by the American abstract painter Jon Schueler, whose work has not been seen in Scotland for over ten years. Spending his lifetime between New York and a cottage in Mallaig, his work was inspired by the changing landscape of the west coast of Scotland.


28 Howe Street, 225 2888. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6pm; Sun noon-5pm (20 & 27 Au only).

Phi ippe Starck - For You From Me Until Mon 4 Sep. Over 30 exhibits of furniture and lighting including rarely seen product prototypes and design studies by Philippe Starck.


30 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon—Fri 8.30am—6.30pm; Sat & Sun by appointment.

Euan Myles - Trap 6 Until Fri 29 Sep. Moving to a larger exhibition space, Stockbridge gallery lnk Tank present a series of six photographs of greyhounds inspired by Stubbs’ paintings by freelance photographer Euan Myles.


7 Grassmarket, 229 7884. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon-5pm.

Makings Until Sun 3 Sep. Jen Hadfield creates collages out of found objects. words and handmade paper.


The Candlish Hall, lst floor, St George ’s West, Shandwick Place, 226 5138. Mon—Sat 10am—6.30pm.

Art Exhibition And Sale Of Paintings Until Fri 25 Aug. A selling exhibition of paintings by members of the Holyrood Art Club.


6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm.

Jon Schueler Until Sat 9 Sep. A


Morrison Street, Adjacent to the ABC Cinema, 120 Lothian Road, 0778 8824503. Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am-5.30pm; Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Invisibllst Until Thu 31 Aug. A show of work by up-and-coming artists featuring drawings by Kieron M. Baroutchi, ceramics by Hannah Milsom and prints by Robin Nisbet.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. The French Connection Until Sat 16 Sep. Prints by a selection of artists including Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Chagall, Signac, Bonnard and Toulouse- Lautrec.

KATE WIGGIN THE LIFE STYLE SHOP 39 St Stephen Street, 225 2606. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Edinburgh Festival Exhibition Until Fri 1 Sep. Ceramics by young designers including Marc Boase, Nicola Tassie, Abigail Simpson and many more.


5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Daily Ham—4.30pm.

Edinburgh Festival Exhibition 2000 Until Sat 2 Sep. The Kingfisher Gallery’s final exhibition before its owners retire features new paintings by Tom Watt and Connie Simmers, sculpture by Simon Manby and Anne Dietrichsen, twist glass by Mike Hunter and silverjewellery from Mexico.


49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham-4.30pm.

Contemporary Exhibition Kojin is currently exhibiting contemporary work by Heather Butlin, Finlay Kenny, Rose Nimmo, Raina Gustafson, Shona Dougall, Chloe Wolsey, James Fraser and David Blair.


65 The Shore, 553 5255. Mon-Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

Evolution Until Sat 26 Aug. The Leith Gallery’s festival show features new still life and figurative paintings by Angus McEwan RSW. Also on show is a selection of figurative work by gallery artists, sculpture by Adrian Franklin and a special exhibition of European ceramics. Aliisa Hyslop and Lisa Smtth Tue 5-Sat 16 Sep. New paintings by Aliisa Hyslop and Lisa Smith, ceramics by Karen James, sculpture by Adrian Franklin and Nick Kidd and a small exhibition of foreign landscapes by gallery artists.

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