ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
Gladys Hill Until end ofJune. Abstract paintings. Restaurant exhibition.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Place. 557 1020. Mon—Fri lilam—6pm. Sat “lam—4pm.
The following shows run until 23 June. Summer Exhibition ContemporaryScottish painting. includes work by John Knox. David McClure. Sir Robin Philipson and Adam Zyw.
Sue White-Oaks Bugs. Beetles and Crustacea as copper metal sculpture. Alexandra Coppen Recent jewellery.
I THE PEOPLE'S STORY Canongate. Opens later this year.
Memorabilia ofall kinds is sought forthis new museum. devoted to all aspects of Edinburgh life. Tools. clothes. trade union records. badges. photographsand family stories about the city‘s past are all welcomed. Contact Helen Clark or Elaine Finnie at the Social History Section. liuntly House Museum. 142 (‘anongate. 225 2424 ext 6679 if you have anythingto offer.
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Masterpieces from the Edinburgh Photographic Society Collection Until 11 Sept. A small but illuminatingexhibition ofearly photographs. all the more welcome since the pictures. recently given to the gallery. languished unseen in a bank vault for nearly fifty years. informative. witty. well-chosen and well-labelled. this is just the sort of exhibition the NPG organises superbly.
I PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat Want—5.30pm.
Hidden in Nearness - Robin Bees 1 1 June—9 July. Photographs which look at the blcakness of industrial decay. Most ofthe pictures come from very near home. from Fife and the east coast.
I OUEEN'S HALL (‘lerk Street Box ()ffice 668 2019. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe. Janet Sykes and Louise Annand L'nti119 June. First solo show for Sykes since 1978 ~ colour photographs of people. places. plants and landscapes. Glasgow-based Annand adds watercolours and oils to the exhibition.
I RIAS 15 Rutland Square. 2297205. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pni.
Architecture in Miniature Lintil 14Juiy. Models of buildings by Scottish architects. I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 5570707. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The Newcastle Group Until 2 July. Painting and sculpture by twenty four professional artists living and working in the North East. initiated anti toured by the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN 552 7171. Gardens Mon—Fri 10am-‘1 hour before sunset; Sat and Sun 1 lam—l hour before sunset. Exhibitions are housed in lnverleith House Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
AGarden in the Desert Limit 7 Aug. The plants of Southern ()man and their traditional uses. Specially commissioned for this event. George Wyllie has created a sculpture ‘Oasis' around the pond at lnverleith l louse. On show throughout the exhibition.
Botanical Cabinet Until 31 July. Marks the publication of the definitive history ofthe Garden's library. published by HMSO. Twelve of the most significant volumes are on display and read like a catalogue ofthe changing art of printed illustration. Beautiful woodcuts from a 15th century herbal and engravings by the most famous ﬂower painter of all. Pierre Josef Redoute. are amongst the gems on show. Accompanied by a tape-slide presentation which places the library in its historical context.
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 17—21 June. An Edinburgh College of Art show which will be held in the Old Herbarium at the Royal Botanic
Garden. Open Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. 2-5pm.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.
Aphrodite's Island: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Cyprus Until 4 Sept. An evocative exhibition about this gem ofthe Mediteranean which is almost guaranteed to send you straight to the travel agent. ' New Shop Keeping in line with the major museums of the world. the Royal Museum has opened a much enlarged and professionally run shop with books. jewellery. pottery. toys and T-shirts.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Scotland‘s musuem of antiquities shares premises with the National Portrait Gallery.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm;Sun 2—5pm. Admission £1 .20 (50p) Season Tickets £3
BSA Summer Show 88 Until 13 July. The annual show— now in its l63rd year - isa wide and varied collection with a large display ofsculpture.
New Shop A small but interesting little shop selling limited editions of prints and lithographs by RSA members as well asa range ofgifts. some designed exclusively for the Academy. Worth keeping an eye on as the stock will be continuously expanded.
I SCOTTISH ARTISTS 8 Howard Street. 556 6337. Mon—Sat 1(lam—4pm; Sun 2—4pm. Old Woman Frying Eggs Until end June. An updated and re-interpreted version of Velasquez' famous painting (now in Scotland's National Gallery). by a young Edinburgh artist. Peter McClaren. It'sa curious painting going against the trend. I SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 Canongate. 556 8136. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
House and Garden Until 1(lJune. Domestic Scottish crafts. old and new.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9am—5.3()pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm. Joan Eardley Until 29 June. One ofthe major figures of 20th century Scottish painting is being celebrated in this and several exhibitions in Scottish galleries to mark the 25th anniversay of her death. During the festival. the Talbot Rice Gallery will mount a major retrospective and the Royal Scottish Academy will be showing her work. (See also Gallery of Modern Art above)
Sandy Brown Until 29 June. Ceramics — a Welsh Arts Council touring show. Glasgow Print Studio Selection Until 29 June. includes work by John Houston and his wife Elizabeth Blackadder. who is still fairly new to the print medium. and the trail-blazing Steven Campbell.
Baaiie Pickard Until 29 June. Raku pottery.
I SCOTTISH MINING MUSEUM Lady Victoria Colliery. Newtongrange. Midlothian. 663 7519. Tue—Fri 10am—4.30pm; Sat & Sun noon—5pm.
The history of mining in Midlothian on a mining site.
Steam Rally Sat 18 & Sun 19Junc. noon—5pm. £1 (50p). Not much in the contemporary BR ﬂeet can compete with the magic ofsteam trains. This weekend the museum‘s collection of traction steam engines will come to life again when they are re-stokcd and set in motion. No doubt there will be queues for a ride in the brake van. Family day with exhibitions. competitons. craft stalls. games. children‘s activities and lots more. SCOTTISH SCULPTURE TRUST
Sculpture from Scotland Until 30 June in the Economist‘s Plaza. London. The space outside the Economist building in St James Street is often used for sculpture by young Royal College students. Now for the first time. thanks to the Scottish Sculpture Trust initiative. it is hosting
work by Scottish sculptors. By chance. all six exhibitors chosen are female. though women were in the minority before selection.
I STEP GALLERY Howe Street. 556 1613. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—4pm Summer Show Throughout June. Contemporary artists including Lesley Main.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Noon—6pm.
Behold the Man Until 25 June. Admission 50p (30p). A major. welcome and revealing show on the male nude in photography. The second part ofthe exhibition is now in progress and runs until 25June.
Open Forum Sun 12 June 2pm. Free. Speakers will set the ball rolling on the subject of ‘Behold the Man‘. Andrew Brown (369 Gallery) Alasdair Foster (Curator) Roberta McGrath (Critic) and Halla Beloff (Critic) will take the floor.
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Movies To coincide with this exhibition
Filmhouse are showing the following ﬁlms: ﬂair of Blane 26—27 June. 6.30pm and 8.30pm. Caire Devers‘ ﬁlm about a guache white accountant and a beefy black masseur which won the Camera D‘Or at Cannes. 1986. American Gigolo and Breathless 28—29 June. 6.30pm. Richard Gere double bill. See Film listings for full description. I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Old College. University of Edinburgh. 667 1011 ext 4308. Mon—Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm—5pm. Loose Ends, Close Ties and Other Structures - Scottish Tapestry Now 18 June—30 July. A major showing of Scottish tapestries which. after opening at the Talbot Rice will tour to Toronto, New York and Europe finishing at the V&A London. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Women's Theatre Week Exhibition Until 12 June. An open exhibition by female contributors to accompany the Theatre
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