the print medium are gathered togetherin this delightful exhibition. which includes the work of Roberto Gonzalez Fernandez.
who divides his time between Scotland
1 and Spain. and Carlos Diez Buntos. I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY
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Blackfriars Street. 5570707. Every day 10.30am—7pm.
Contemporary Art From The Netherlands Until Tue 5 Sept. The collection ofwork from nine Dutch artists involves avariety of materials from metal sculpture to cardboard hanging objects and lithographs on corrugated perspex. Although the work is diverse. the quality is inconsistent.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS lnverlieth Row. 552 7171. Until 10 Sept. Mon-Sat l()am—6pm; Sun Ham-6pm.
Sioerd Buisman Until Sun 10 Sept. Buisman‘s work takes a new direction from the works shown at the Fruitmarket in 1979. Huge paper spirals and bronze spires are concerned with an analysis of plant structure and growth aptly exhibited in the Victorian llerbarium situated inthe middle of these luscious gardens.
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Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Sun 2—6pm.
Young Spanish Painters Until Sun 3 Sept. Seven artists from Catalonia. who use such diverse material as coal. plastic and wire mesh in their paintings. feature inthis exhibition organised by the RSA in conjunction with the Spanish Government.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
Coldhouse Group Until Sat 2 Sept. Coldhouse are a group of six artists from Chicago who played host to artists from 369 in May. in an exhibition held at the Soo1.ine Rail Depot. Without a
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permanent base they prefer to adapt neglected urban structures for temporary exhibitions which always have an element of political/social comment. Three of the group. Kim Soren Larsen (photographer/painter). Tim Anderson (painter) and Peter Hurley (painter). have been invited to show at the 369.
Northern Horizons: New Art From Norway Until 30 Sept. Norweigan painters. Kjell Torriset. Hanne Borchgrevink and Bjorn-Sigurd Tufta and sculptor. Kjell Erik Killi Olsen have been selected to illustrate the direction of modern Norwegian art as the first part ofan exchange exhibition with the 369. chll Torriset will also become the ﬁrst artist in residence at the 369 in Aug.
I WINE EMPORIUM 7 Devon Place.346 1113. Mon—Fri 12.30-5.30pm. Sat 10.30—5.30pm.
on The Beaten ‘I’racit Until Sat 2 Sept. An exhibition of paintings by young Canadian artists. See Collective Gallery.
I ANDREW GRANT GALLERY Edinburgh College of Art. 2 Lauriston Place, 229 9311. Mon—Sat lO—Spm. Paintings by Five Colourists of the 30: Until Sat 2 Sept. William Hardy presents work by Majel Davidson, John McNairn. Alexander Graham Monro RSW and Edward Overton-Jones. There is also a retrospective exhibition of Donald MacKenzie‘s etchings. I ARTIS 26 Gayfield Square. 556 7546. Mon—Fri by appointment. Permanent Collection Open throughout the Festival. A selection ofcontemporary Scottish art. I DOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Cadet! to Eardley Until Fri 1 Sept. Covering similar ground to the Gallery of Modern Art. though on a much smaller scale. this exhibition of Scottish paintings spans 50 years. from 1900—1950. including works by Peploe. James Cowie. Eric Robertson. J.D. Fergusson and John Maxwell. I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. Edinburgh and its Story Until Sat 2 Sept. An exhibition of 44 oil paintings and 26 line drawings by the illustrator J. Ayton Symington. who worked between 1890—1908. These book illustrations depict Edinburgh life at the turn ofthe century. I DALTON STUDIOS 24 Calton Road. 556 7066. Every day Ham—4am. Nancy Henderson-New Works On Paper Until Sat 2 Sept. The first major exhibition for an Edinburgh artist who produces abstracted work based on the human form. Henderson combines ink. paint and charcoal to form a dense. well-worked style. I CENTRAL LIBRARY George lV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8.30pm. Sat 9am—1pm. Student work Until 30 Sept. A Display of completed work by students of the 369 Gallery education programme in the Fine Art Department of the Library. I CHAPLAINCY CENTRE Bristo Square. 667 1011 Ext 2590. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. The New Underground Until Sat 2 Sept. An exhibition ofthe work of Edith Simon whose work includes paintings. sculpture. graphics. audio-visual. video and performance art. I CITY CAFE 19 Blair St. 2200125. Mon-Sat noon— lam 6’; Sun noon—l lpnt. Gavin Evans From Sun 27 Aug the cafe will show a permanent collection of20 photographs commissioned from Gavin
Evans whose work is based on Edinburgh people. Amongst other projects Evans has previously worked on Cut and Scotland on Sunday. I CRAMOND SCULPTURE CENTRE Moray House college. Cramond Road North. 312 6001 ext 272. Sun—Sat l()am—nightfall. Buses to Cramond. 41 and 18. Scottish Connection Until 30 Sept. An exhibition of contemporary Scottish sculpture featuring around 22 works including purple terrazzo heads. painted paper horses and huge steel arcs. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART2 Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Every day 10am—5pm. All exhibitions at the college run until Sun 3 Sept unless otherwise stated. Robin Philipson £1 .5t)(£1). Although Philipson‘s work is more suited to an 18th-century audience. this is an important retrospective of his work. Marion Thomson Recent paintings. Carol Taylor Recent wood engravings. Alistair Mack and Friends Paintings by eight artists. Edinburgh Post-Graduate Work A chance to see some of the newest Scottish art. I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. 229 1528. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Scottish Art '89 Until Sat 2 Sept. An exhibition of2()() paintings from 50 contemporary Scottish artists. I FASTFRAME LTD 6A Frederick Street. 225 4848. Mon—Sat 9am—5.30pm. World Images Until 16 Sept. The Burns Agency for Scottish Arts present a collection of Scottish landscapes. museum standard bronzes and nature prints by Wallace. MacMillan and Blais. I FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street. 5560305. Mon—Sat l()am—6pm.Sun 2pm—5pm. The McTaggarts and Other Artistic Families Until Tue 5 Sept. An endearing exhibition of paintings by the McTaggarts and work from 15 other Scottish families whose members grew up with a paintbrush in their hand. including such names as Peploe. Nasmyth. Redpath. Patrick. Lorimcr. Cameron. Bone and Lauder. I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tues—Fri 11am—6pm. Sat 10am— 1 pm. Connie Simmers Until Sat 9 Sept. The artist's first solo exhibition comprising 40 oil paintings — mainly landscapes of Portugal and Scotland. I FREEMASONS' HALL 96 George Street. 226 5257/9. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm. 200 Of The Best Until Sat 2 Sept. An exhibition of the ingenious work ofsomc 200chi|dren who sent in designs forthe 1989 Fringe Poster Competition. selected from a total of 2640 entries. The fresh and original approach of children is all too easily undervalued — this exhibition shows the real talent of young hands. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 5568921. Mon—Sat l()am—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe. The gallery’s justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat l0am—6pm. Sun Ham—6pm. Cream teas will be served 3—4. 15pm. Scottish Art Since 1900 Until Sun 24 Sept. Far more of the national collection ison show titan ever before. with the entire gallery given over to this exhibition which traces the development of Scottish Art through the 20th century. taking as itstwin poles of reference the early Colourists and the aggressively figurative painters ofthe 1980s. Unfortunately the exhibition is unadventurous in its choice of paintersand paintings. and provides little space for three-dimensional work or photography. Also some non-Scottish work would have provided useful reference points. I LYCEUM STUDIOS lleriot Watt. Grindlay St. 229 9697. Mon—Sat 10.30am—l 1.30pm. Annie Crombie Until Sat 2 Sept. Artist in
Residence at Wilkie House. Annie Combie. concentrates on the human form, including a series of paintings ofthe female torso. Much of her work is in watercolour and will be exhibited in the upstairs cafe. I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm. A Scottish Panorama Until Sat 16 Sept. Oils. watercolours and prints by Scottish artists. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm.Sat 10am—4pm. Geoffrey Squire ARSA RSW Rel Until Thurs 31 Aug. Landscape and figure studiesin oils. watercolours. drawings and pastels. Mark Stanczylt Until Thurs 31 Aug. Recent ceramic sculpture. constructions and discovered objects which convey the mysterious overtones of the human form. I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Patrons and Painters Until Sun 8 Oct. Covering the period from the late 17th century through the period ofthe Actof Union to the rising of 1745. a time when the patronage of men of power was as important in the arts world as it was inthe political sphere. Some of the best known Scottish painters of this period join forces with their powerful patrons. who range from the Anglocracy in the South of Scotland to the Grant of Grant. a traditional Highland laird who had his entire court recorded on canvas by Richard Waitt. I OUEENS HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 2—5pm. Vintage '89 Until Tue 5 Sept. An exhibition of work commissioned by Artis from 24 contemporary painters. all women. including Dorothy Black. Kate Downie. Olivia Irvine and Jan Nimmo. The exhibition follows the theme of I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 5570707. Every day 10.30am—7pm. International Postal Art Until Tue 5 Sept. Designs by 12 Scottish artists in communication with artists from all over the world. Some of the best envelopes and letters you'll hope to see. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Sun Ham—6pm. Licensed cafe. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm. William McTaggart Until Sat 29 Oct. McTaggart is the most important Scottish artist since Henry Raeburn and David Wilkie. His early work was influenced by the brilliant colour and detail ofthe Pre-Raphaelites but he soon evolved an expressive and free manner. disregarding criticisms of sketchiness and lack offinish. Like his contemporaries. the French Impressionists. he became interested in the effects of light and movement; his later work dealt only with the ceaseless movement ofthe Atlantic breakers on West Coast beaches should not be missed. I ROYAL SCOTS CLUB Abercromby Place. 556 4270. Every day. Irene Muir Until Sun 3 Sept. An exhibition of paintings by an Edinburgh based artist. I ST MARY'S EPISCOPAL CATHEDRAL Palmerston Place. Every day 9am til late. Stonesong Until Sat 2 Sept. St Mary's festival of the Celtic Spirit is celebrated with an exhibition of Pictish art by Marianna Lines. along with music and other events. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon-Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. All festival exhibitions at the Scottish Gallery run until Wed 6 Sept unless stated otherwise. William Crozler A series ofbrilliantly coloured oil and watercolour landscape
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