Venice. ritual from Bali and Java and
tribal from Africa.
I IN-HOUSE 28 Howe Street. 225 2888. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Philippe Starck 15 Aug—5 Sept. A contemporary French designer with a talent for diversity. His furniture. bottles and even pasta will be on display in this special exhibition.
I leA 44a George Street. information 225 6882.
RecentGraduales L'ntil 5 Sept.
Tapestries. sketches and hand-made
paper prints by recent graduatesof Edinburgh College of Art.
I MARTIN AND FROST 83 85 George
Street. 225 2933. Mon—Sat 9am—5.30pm. Bugs 15 Aug—3 Sept. Afghans. Kazaks. Belouch and Turkmen decorate this furniture store. A selling exhibition. . Lectures 18.25 Aug at 6pm. On the subject j of rugs. Apply for ticketsat the exhibition. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Place. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—4pm.
Sarah Honeyman L'ntil 1 Sept. From Glasgow. Honeyman makes figures in ceramics. Sweet and a bit like honey themselves.
Susan Barr L'ntil lSept.Titanium jewellery by a young Edinburgh artist.
I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION 9 Atholl Crescent. 229 1 109. Daily 10am—4pm. The Hole in the Ground 13-30 Aug. An exhibition which looks at the past and future ofone of Edinburgh's most controversial building sites. Opera house. theatre. hotel or office block .. . finally. after thirty years of E deliberation the Hole in the Ground. site of many a fringe event. is to be plugged with a financial centre. adisappointing choice but hardly surprising these days when money comes first.
Festival Craft Tent 19—29 Aug. Eight years
' I “"‘siig"~ i ‘5'); ‘2 . J * I ,‘ﬁ. "‘ i . ' NE POLITAN AIRS Netherbow, until 3 Sept, see listings under Cartoons. ‘The only way to really capture the atmosphere oi Naples would be to set up a hidden camera and just let it run,’ says Simon Gooch, whose exhibition at g effervescent drawings and paintings, ‘Forza Napoli', celebrates that eccentric, naturally theatrical city. ‘Getting to know Naples and its people is simply a case oi sitting on a balcony and watching lite happen on the narrow, intimate slreets,‘ says Gooch, who spent several months becoming acquainted with his subject.
It is a richly historical place: the
; mansions oi the 19th century stand in s splendour and there are sprawling,
lite and light at the city make it a
says Geoch, ‘When people ask them why, they just point at the street.‘
5 Napoli' at the Netherbow is a
I ST JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH 57b
800'” All Allll AUSTRALIA
lnverleith Row. Mon—Sat 10am—7pm: Sun noon-4pm.
A Time to Mourn. A Time to Rejoice 10—24 Aug. Admission 50p. Baptism. marriage and funerals all require a certain dress. This exhibition displays Victorian. Edwardian and thirties-style costume for these occasions.
I STJOHN'S CHURCH 31..othian Road (corner of Princes Street West end). Mon~Sat 11am—6pm.
6th Fringe Cratt and Design Fair 15 Aug—3 Sept Anopen-aircrat't marketselling jewellery . textiles. glass. toys etc. Fifty exhibitors daily.
AN EXHIBITION TO MARK AUSTRALIA’S BICENTENNIAL
Mon-Fri: 9.30am-Spm (Festival 9.30am-8.30pm) Sat: 9.30am-1pm ADMISSION race 5”” (except Oct» 960m
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 15w
Tel. 031-996 4531
to 15 October—
NATIONAL UBRARY Of SCO ND
I SCOTTISH CRAFT CENTRE 140 ('anongate. 556 8136. Mon—Sat “lam—5.30pm.
Making Faces L'nti13 Sept. Crafts-people have been asked to stretch their imaginations and come tip with faces in their particular mediums. Sounds fun and all the work is forsale.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY i)«l George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 9am—530pm; Sat 9.30am— 1 pm.
Peter Hayes and Breon O'Casey 12 Aug—b Sept. The work of these two craftsmen is linked by their interest in early non-Western art. O'Casey's jewellery uses primitive geometries and Hayes‘ ceramic work has developed from a period studying and teaching in Africa. (‘eramic work by young Scottish artists is being show n during the same period.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Old College. I'niversity of Edinburgh. 667 101 1 ext .1308. Mona-Sat. 10am~5pmz Sun
: Angelo Canevari 12 Atlg-IllSCpl. Stage designs.
I TENT Princes Street Gardens (West
End) Daily 10am-7pm.
streets in the centre still lollow the original Sin-century BC grid-plan laid out by the Greek colonists, baronial
ugly modern suburbs. Neapolitans are not the kind to wrap their cultural inheritance in cotton wool, however, and the historical city bounces with
Street shrines with lake ilames, lootball llags and graliili, postcards with 3-D crucilixions: the glorious ragbag at modern Naples is captured in Gooch's witty, energetic pictures. The
showy, accessible place: ‘Many ol the
f Neapolitans who emigrate abroad eventually return to live in Naples,‘
15th August— lst October
FIRST EXHIBITION IN BRITAIN OF WORKS BY THE DISTINGUISHED SPANISH ARTIST
Gallery open Monday — Saturday 10.00am—4.30pm 5 Northumberland Street Lane NW, Edinburgh EH3 611, Telephone 031 557 5454
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a major retrospective exhibition
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Mon—Sat 10")", Sun II-s’
Running in tandem with ‘Forza
retrospective oi the work 01 John Crockett, artist and designer. who died in 1986. This is a rare opportunity to see the work of tis multi-talented man, whose lascinalion with the theatre, and with dance in particular, was an important inspiration for his art.
The theatre emerges in evocative, stylised portraits: oi Harlequin and Columbine in soil, mysterious light, or bi actors waiting in the wings. Turned on his tamin and surroundings, his style becomes soltly naturalistic. (Julie Morricel
GATEWAY GALLERY i
NEW WORKS 7 by Glasgow Artist MATT MCCURDY
OPEN ALL DAY THROL'GHOL'T THE FI‘IS'I‘IVAI. 2—4 Abbeymount. Edinburgh
EH8 8EJ. 031 6610982 |
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