ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
8 August — 5 September
TWO PEOPLE PLAYING AT DOGS 8: OTHER THINGS
New Prints & Drawings and
New work produced in the studio by leading contemporary Scottish artists
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FESTIVAL EXHIBITION Faberge, Bakst and William Simpson
James McIntosh Patrick WORKS ON PAPER
5 — 29 August Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat 10am—1pm
8— 31 August Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2—5pm
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7 August— 1 September 1987
Festival exhibition of Recent Watercolours. Oils and Pastels by SHEILA M. ANDERSON, PAT BEVERIDGE and STEVEN PROUDFOOT With Hand Engraved Glass by KENNETH ANNAN D and Jewellery by ALAN BAPTIE
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and as a piece of political comment it isa fascinating collection. It also says much about the (now largely defunct) role ofthe artist in shaping the image of a political figure.
William Carrick L'ntil Sun lSOct. Pre-revolutionary Russia recorded by Scots-born photographer. William Carrick. Part of the International Festival. 0 PRESCOTE GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street. 557 0080.
NB New address. 2pm~6pm.
New Ground: Photoworks by Andy Goldsworthy. Sun 9—Sat 29 Aug. A new angle on nature by this one-time gardener who favours a non-scientific approach to his subject. Ann Ilartree moves tothe New Town from her premises in 369 I ligh Street where she has exhibited for the past year. Northumberland Street is also her home and she hopes the domestic setting will enhance her exhibitions.
O PRINTMAKERS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. plus Sundays 2pm—5pm during Festival only.
Two People Playing at Dogs and DtherThings Sat 8 Aug—Sat 5 Sept. New prints and drawings which take a tongue-in-chcck attitude to human relationships. By Peter Prestell.
Festival Folio Sat 8 Aug—Sat 5 Sept. Specially-made prints at the PMW by leading contemporary Scottish artists. some working in the medium for the first time. Includes Ken Currie. Phil Braham. Gwen llardic. Sandy MoffatJohn Bellany and many others.
0 QUEEN'S HALL ('lerk Street Box Office 668 2019. Exhibition can be viewed Mon-Sat 3—5pm accompanied by live music and home cooking.
Photographs by Sean Hudson Throughout the Festival. Iludson takes a look at the art forms ofjazz. sculpture. theatre and classical music.
0 RIAS 15Rutland Square. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm.
An Introduction to James Miller1860—1947 Mon 10 Aug-Fri 4 Sept. Forty drawings by this Scottish architect from the RIAS collection which have never before been exhibited.
O ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith llouse. Mon—Sat ltlam—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
Lilian Snelling's Rhododendrons Lintil Sun 27 Sept. From 1916—21 Snelling was based at the Garden and drew the impressive collection of I limalayan rhododendrons which today includes over 400species. The 25 watercolour studies show the range of her work — from the detail of astamcn. as furry as a bumble bee. to a branch of leaves and waxy flowers. only partly coloured. leaving her fine line drawing exposed.
Gardens of Scotland Until Sun 27 Sept. In the upstairs gallery of Inverleith l louse. Dr Brinsely Burbidge. formerly ofthe Botanic Garden staff. documents in full—blown colour the great gardensof Scotland. It is an idyllic view with not a tourist in sight. and gives a glossy idea of the beauty and calm ofa 17th-century partcrre or the glory of a Victorian herbaceous border.
0 ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS Symposium llall. llill Square. Daily Ilium-5.30pm.
Tim Pomeroy: Paintings and Drawings Sun 9—Tucs 25 Aug. Landscape forms from human musculature.
O ROYAL COMMONWEALTH POOL Dalkcith Road.
Scottish Sports Photographer oi the Year Fri 7—Fri 28 Aug. This year‘s winner is Craig llalkett who becomes the first photographer to win the award three times. Action-packed pics with legs kicking and arms akimbo.
O ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9AthollCresccnt.2291109. 10am—4pm.
Exhibition of Architecture Sat S—Mon 31 Aug. Glasgow. the Clyde and the forthcoming Glasgow Garden Festival.
0 ROYAL OBSERVATORY Visitors Centre. Blackford Ilill. 667 3321 . 2—29 Aug. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm. Sat 8; Sun noon—5pm. 65p (children/GAP 35p). New discoveries and historical star-gazing equipment plus splendid views of the city. 0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND (‘hambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Tbilisi to Tashkent: Decorative Antrom Soviet Central Asia Sun 9 Aug—Sun 20$ept. Renowned for the richness oftheir costumes and traditions this exhibition gives a ﬂavour of the decorative carpets. metalwork. costumes and jewellery made in this vast. often impregnable continent. Part of the International Festival. MrWood's Fossils L'ntil Sun 16 Aug. Remarkable fossil finds from Scotland by Stan Wood. a former merchant seaman and insurance salesman.
0 Discovery Room Until Sat 9 Aug. Mon—Sat l0am—4pm. Sttn 2pm—4pm. Open to everyone over 5 years (though children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult). The public are invited toinspcct specimens and objects. Microscopes provided. Further information from Mrs Watson. 225 7534 ext 206 or from information desk.
0 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm.
Scotland's antiquities share premises with the Portrait Gallery. See Portrait Gallery for details of Mary. Queen ofScots exhibitions.
0 ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 2256671. Mon—Sat lllam—7pm; Sun l0am—5pm.
Art of ourTime: Leading Works from the Saatchi Collection Sat 8 Aug—Sat 5 Sept. £1.50(£1). Outstanding examples of20th century art collected by the Prime Minister's advertising Consultant. Charles Saatchi and his wife. Doris. Some ofthe work. notably by Auerbach. Kiefferand Warhol has never been seen in Scotland before. Should be a bit of a blockbuster.
0 RUFUS READE GALLERY 40 Pilrig Street 5541078.Daily10am—7pm.
Dutolthe Nomad'sTentTues l l—Sat 29 Aug. A selling exhibition in the home of this Scottish trader in carpets. kelimsand jewellery. Most of the stock comes from Anatolia. Illustrated talks on Wed 12 Aug at 8pm (Afghanistan) and Wed 19 Augat 8pm (Turkey). ‘
0 ST ANN'S COMMUNITY CENTRE South Gray Close. (‘owgate Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
PeterJ. Graham Sat 15-—Sat 29 Aug. Paintings and T-shirts of Graham's recent travels to exotic destinations like Thailand and Scotland.
0 ST JOHN'S CHURCH 3 Lothian Road Mon—Sat l lam-6pm.
Fifth Fringe Craft and Design Fair Mun 10—Sat 29 Aug. A constantlychanging array of individual stands.
0 SALTIRE GALLERY Atholl Crescent. Mon—Sat lilam—Spm.
Edinburgh Sketching Club Exhibition [Intil Sat 15 Aug.
0 THE SCOTTISH ARTISTS SHOPS l loward Street. 5566337. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm. Sun 2~--~lpm.
Young Edinburgh Painters l ‘ntil Sat 29 Aug. 0 SCOTTISH COUNCIL DEVELOPMENTAND INDUSTRY 23 (‘hester Street 225 791 l. Mon-Fri 9.30am~~l.30pm.
Drcadian Eye Mon ill-Fri 21 Aug. Photographs by Michael Hockney look at conservation in ()rkncy past and present. 0 SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongatc. 556 8136. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. _
A permanent showcase for the craftsot Scotland.
0 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am- 1 pm.
Alberto MOI'I'OCCO Fri 7 Aug—Wed 2 Sept. New paintings by this popular and widely-respected artist.
Elspeth Lamb 7 Aug—2 Sept. The imagery of antiquity and time give Lamb's
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