ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I HM GENERAL REGISTER HOUSE Princes Street. 556 6585. Mon—Fri 9am-4.3()pm. The Scots in Australia Until end Oct.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumbcrland Street Lane.
Donald Hamilton Fraser Until 21 Apr. Fraser is an artist who works in a realistic. almost photographic light. Boats and ballerinas are popular subjects which he paints with great skill and the impression of speed. producing images with an instinctive eye for composition. This exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue by Christie‘s Contemporary Art.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4 l 5 l. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
An Artist's Map oi Scotland Lintil 23 Apr. A topographical exhibition ofwatercolours and prints of Scottish landscapes.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8‘)21.Mon—-Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 2-5pm.
Turner's Illustrations to the Poetical Works at Thomas Campbell Until 31 May. A setof brilliantly coloured watereolours add to the gallery's already rich collection of watercolours by this English master. They will be exhibited this year in April. but will join the Vaughan Bequest paintings in January for future annual showings. Robert Herdman RSA1829-1888 28 Apr-20 June. An exhibition to mark the centenary ofa l9th century Scottish artist previously overshadowed by his contemporaries. Redecorations and Restrictions L'ntil the end ofJune. the redecoration programme. begun with the red room last year. will continue in the main ground-floor galleries. The idea is to recall the spirit of the period in which the gallery was built and its architect Sir William Playfair.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 2264531. Mon-Fri 9.3(lam—5pm; Sat 9.3(lam—lpm: Sun 2pm—5pm.
Scotland at Play Until 15 May. Sport gets the documentary treatment as the library looks at its history in Scotland from the Middle Ages to today. Researched with characteristic thoroughness. its attention to detail is well-rewarded by the anecdotes it brings to light. Not much hasbeen overlooked. not even as a pen and ink sketch testifies. an 1880 game ofdeek
I NETHERBOW 43 High Street. 556 957‘). Mon—Sat “Jam—4.30pm and evenings when performances. Cafe.
The Magic oi Puppets Until 30 Apr. Puppets lent by the Scottish Puppet Association brighten the Netherbow Foyer.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm;Sat 10am—4pm.
The following exhibitions run Until 21 Apr.
John Kingsley Cook Watercolours and drawings.
Pam Schomberg Recent porcelain ceramics
Rachel Gogerly Recent jewellery.
The following exhibitions run from 23 Apr—12 May
Donald Manson Recent works.
Andrew Broughton-Tompkins Recent Ceramics.
Rachel Gogerly Recent jewellery.
I THE PEOPLE'S STORY
A new museum for Edinburgh. opening in the (‘anongate towards the end ofthe year. is appealing for additions to its collection. Based on the life of the city itself. its industry. political activities and social character, the museum will cover all aspects ofthe history ofIZdinburgh through the stories and belongings ofthe inhabitants. The organisers are looking for all kinds of memorabilia — tools. clothes. trade union records. badges. photographs. Family stories about the city's past are also welcomed. (‘ontact
llelen (‘lark or Elaine Finnie at the Social
History Section. I luntly House Museum. 142 (‘anongate. 225 2424 ext 667‘) ifyou have anything to offer.
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat lilam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Scottish Photography 1938—1988 t'ntil 26 Apr. In January the Portrait (iallery opened their first permanent space devoted to photography. A fine group from photographers working in and from Scotland during the last 5() years have been selected from their collection for the inaugural display. ()sear Marzaroli's portrait of the painter Joan Iiardley looks across to Norman McCaig jauntin holding a cigarette for Jessie Ann Matthew in Bennets Bar. Ron ()‘Donnell's daft
..-. ‘ i .n .. Phil Duthie, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Phil Duthie’s abstract colour mixes into
the tour seasons in marriage with the tour elements. Water ripples, iire crackles and air retracts. it is work made in 10qu spirit, perhaps too easily iollowing the same cell-like pattern, but nevertheless creating an
predomlnently vibrant cloud blue and ‘Golden Bough' in leafy brown, like stained glass in the light oi the Collective's arched windows, have most impact. Trained in Aberdeen, Duthie is currently working at the 369 Studios.
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