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The exhibition runs from lzth August 16th September 1989 Gallery Hours 10.00—5.30pm Monsat, 2.00—5.00pm Sunday (Festival Only)

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I FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street. 5560305. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am-1pm.

The McTaggarts and Other Artistic Families Until 5 Sept. An engaging exhibition of paintings by the McTaggarts and work from fifteen other Scottish families whose members grew up with a paintbrush in their hand. including such names as Peploe. Naismyth. Redpath. Patrick. Lorimer. Cameron. Bone and Lauder. Apart from a permanent colletion of 19th and 20th century paintings. the next exhibition will be the work of]. L. Wingate opening 7 Oct.

I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tues—Fri 11am—6pm. Sat 10am—1pm.

Connie Simmers Until 9 Sept. The artist's first solo exhibition comprises of 40011 paintings mainly landscapes of Portugal and Scotland.

Scottish Contemporary Art 13 Sept—4 Nov. A selection of work including ink drawings by Jane Egerton llelme and pastels by A.B. .Iasinski.

I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am— 1 pm and 2—5.30pm.

Henri Cartier-Bresson in India Until 15 Sept. Photographs taken from the early Fifties to the Eighties by the acknowledged master of 201h century documentary photography. The collection includes a moving record. made in 1948. of the last days of Ghandi‘s life.

Paris the Essential City Until 15 Sept. An exhibition of photographs by Francoise Le Grand.

I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat mam—5.30pm; Sun 1—5.30pm.

Armando Until 23 Sept. The Dutch artist presents large landscapes influenced by his adolescence in wartime Holland. On a lighter note the Gallery will be showing videos of his 1974 cult TV show Gentleman's Sorrow. incidentally Armando claims not to be able to remember his real name.

I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place. 315 2603. Tue—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm. Sun 2—4.3Upm. closed Mondays.

The Horse Until 10 Sept. A delightful collection of antique and modern Indian. South East Asian. African and Middle Eastern representations of the horse in wood carvings. metal work. textilesand paintings.

The next exhibition will be the work of master wood carvers from India. Arghanistan and Pakistan. opening 23 Sept.

I GALLERY 44 44 London Street. 557 8201. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Sun noon—6pm. New Work From 44 Until 2 Sept. Leila Galloway exhibits wire and paper sculpture based on cellular structures and Tony Cooper exhibits a series of large graphic works.

I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 5568921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [1)] Cafe.

The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30-4.20pm. Cream teas will be served front 3—4. 15pm.

Scottish Art Since 1900 Until 24 Sept. Far more of the national collection is on show than ever before. with the entire Gallery given over to this exhibition which traces the development of Scottish Art through the 2()th century. taking as its twin polesof reference the early (‘olourists and the aggressively figurative painters of the 1980s. Unfortunately the exhibition is unadventut'ous in its choice of paintersand paintings. and provides little space for three-dimensional work or photography. I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland Street. 5566020. Tue—Fri 10am~5pm. Sat lilam- 1 pm.

Touching North 2 Sept—28 ()ct. A photographic exhibition of Andy Goldsworthy's idiosyncratic. organic

sculptures. all built out of snow and ice in the North Pole. Goldsworthy capturesthe dramatic effects of northern light in this delightful collection. I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Summer Festival Exhibition Until 5 Sept. An exhibition of gallery artists from Scotland. also featuring works from Spain. USA and West Germany. Over 35 artists will be showing ceramics. sculpture. woodcarving. jewellery and prints. Scottish Artists 1 1-26 Sept. Recent paintings by Elizabeth Sharp. George Thomson and (‘harles Murray. I HILLSIDE GALLERY Hillside St. 556 6440. Tue-Sat 10.30am—6pm. Gaham Ward Until 14 Sept. lntruiging illustration work composed with a vivid imagination which lends a surreal quality to the work. Ward has also illustrated for I ’unt'h and Gentleman '3 Weekly. Artists Abroad will be the next exhibition at the Hillside. starting 19 Sept. I INHOUSE 28 l lowe Street. 225 2888. Mon—Sat 9.30—5.30pm. Spanish Design Until 2 Sept. A surge of innovative designers have recently focused the spotlight on Spain as a centre of design. This worthy exhibition includes work form Spain's top designers: Oscar Tusquets. Jorge Pensi. Javier Mariscal and Estudi Blane. I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon 2-5pm. Tue 9am—5pm. Wed 2—7pm. Thurs 9am—5pm. Fri 9am—2pm. Arte dalla Serenissima Until 8 Sept. In place of the planned exhibition. The Garden of Interactive A rts. cancelled in the wake of Macbeth, the Institute are exhibiting the work at three artists lrom Venice: Alessandro Battistin. Paulo Giordani and Gran Carlo Venuto. I KINGFISHER GALLERY Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. Russian Contemporary Painters Until 2 Sept. Marysia Donaldson 7—30 Sept. Paintings by a comtemporary Scottish artist. I KNEALE AND RUSSEL ARCHITECTS 31 Alva Street. 556 4017. Mon—Sat 10am—4pm. Significant Others Until 2 Sept. An exhibition of photographs by Scottish born Robin Gillanders. concentrating on portraits of friends and seminal influences. I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. A Scottish Panorama Until In Sept. Oils. watercolours and prints by Scottish artists. I MERCHANT HALL 2?. Hanover Street. Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. lntemational Photography Until 2 Sept. The l27th International Exhibition of Pictorial Photography comprises 230 professional and amateur photographs chosen from 3000 sent in from all over the world. I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lilam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. El Greco: Mystery and Illumination Until 24 Sept. Focusing on the series of Fahula paintings. this small exhibition gives usa concentrated comparative analysis of El Greco‘s masterful use of Chiaroscuro and the effects of candelight. Also a great opportunity to see the wonderful Vet'w of Toledo borrowed from New York's Metropolitan Museum. I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND (ieorge IV Bridge. 2264531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am-1pm: Sun 2pm-5pm. 300 Years 300 Books Until 11 November. An exhibition celebrating the tercentenary of the foundation ofthe National Library whose origins go back to the establishment of the Advocates‘ Library in 1689. For each year ofthe Library‘s existence there will be a specific exhibit representing a particularly

GZ'I‘he 1.1.;1 1—14 September 1989