ART & EXHIBITIONS
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Sweat oi the Sun: Gold 01 Peru Until 30$ept. Pizarro and fellow cmtquisrudores invaded the Inca empire in 1532 and stripped it bare of precioUs objects and gold ~- revered as having mystical properties by the Incas who described it as ‘the sweat of the sun'.The Spanish melted down their golden spoils. but thanks to the Incas' burial customs. many gold and silver objects. as well as ceramics and beautiful textiles. survived. hidden away front the plunderers in elaborate tombs. A joint Peruvian-Scottish venture. the exhibition features surviving treasures front all Peru's pre-I lispanic cultures.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 166 I ligh Street. 2201260. Wed-Sun l2.30--5.30pm. Contact TWO L'ntil 7 ()ct. Art bystudcnts from the Adult Training Centre in (irindlay ( 'ourt who have been working with three Iidinburgh artists.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART I .auriston Place. 229 931 1. Daily l0am—5pm. FirstYear Students' Exhibition S—Zo ( )et. Andrew (‘rrant (iallery.
Scottish contemporary Art 5—1 1 Oct. Sculpture ('ourt. Organised by Phillips. Scotland. Ltd: there will be an auction of works shown on 10 Oct at 7.30pm.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 l'nion Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am— 5.30pm.
Two Women Printmakers l'ntil l3()ct. Work by Mary Rose O'Neil and Linda Parquharson.
I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon—Sat noon-l 1pm. St1n6.30 llpm. 24i0108 l—~3l Oct. Black and white shotsby David Howard.
The permanent exhibition of Cuban screen prints continues in the restaurant and bar.
I FINE ART SOCIETY I37 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 10am— I pm.
Sir David Young Cameron 1865—1945 Until 13 Oct. A leading Scottish landscape artist. Cameron started his career as a lawyer and later became Ilis Majesty's Painter and Limner in Scotland.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 2256776. Tue-Fri 1 1am—6pm. Sat l0am—1pm.
A Birthday Show Until 28 Sept. Flying Colours‘ birthday bash celebrates the last five years with a variety of watercolours. pastels and oils.
Rosemary Beaton 4—31 Oct. New work in pastels by the 1984 winner of the National Portrait Award. depicting jazz. musicians and landscapes. with some interiorsand life drawings.
I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat 9.30am— l .30 pm. Glen Scouller: Provencal Light 9—2o October. Glasgow-born Scouller's light. colourful paintings are inspired by the villages of Provence and the Mediterranean coastal landscape.
I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Thurs 10am—7pm. Sun noon—5.30pm. RIAS/Burrell Company Fettes Village Lodge Competition Until 2nd Oct. A display of entries from the competition to design a lodge house for a Burrell Company housing development in Fettes Village.
I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place. 315 2603. Tue—Fri 10.30am—4.30pm. Sat l0am—5pm. Closed Mondays.
The Splendour of India Until 29 Sept. A variety oftextiles. artefacts and furniture on display in this ambitious exhibition of Indian art.
Jewels and Boxes 4 Oct—-3 Nov. Silver. onyx and lapis jewellery frotn India and Thailand. along with large and small boxes frotn Burma. Korea. Indonesia and India. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe.
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The gallery's permanent display includes three new worksofSurrealism by Picabia. Magritte and (iiacomcti.
David Nash: Sculpture 1971-90 29 Sept—4 Nov. Nash. based in North Wales. tlses dead or dying trees to tnakc free-standing sculptures. as well as ‘planting-growing' projects where living trees are trained into geometric shapes. The sculptures explore the relationship between art and nature. revealing our dependence on natural forms and processes.
William McCance l l Oct—~25 Nov. McCancc. once hailed as the leadingartist of the 'Scottish Renaissance' was virtually forgotten by the time ofhis death in 1970. As well as an artist. he was adestgner. printer. publisher. teacher and critic. Ilis work reveals the influence of V'orticism. but conveys a solidity and sculptural volume as well as a powerful sense of movement. The exhibition is a major reappraisal of this little-known artist. covering every aspect of ltis varied output. I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland Street. 556 6020. Tue—Fri 10am—5pm. Sat 10am -- 1 pm.
Poiesis llntil 3 Nov. Mixed works on the theme of ‘I’oesy'. defined by Brewers Dictionary as ‘poetry' collectively. or in the abstract'. I
I HANOVER FINE ART 22a Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10am~5.30pm; Sat lIlam---4pm.
Recent Paintings by James Somerville 29 Sept— 13 Oct.
I THE ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm. Tribute to Santomaso (1907—1990) Until 9 Nov. Late works on paper by art artist whose considerable contribution to recent Italian art was described by lonesco as floating ‘between sound and silence'. Santomaso combines the inﬂuence of previous centuries' Venetian art with contemporary imagery. I KINGFISHER GALLERY Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat 10am—4.30pm. Sat l0am—1pm. Permanent collection of Russian and
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Julia Margaret Cameron: ‘Photographs of Famous Men and Fair Women' Until 31) Sept. Cameron was 50 when she took up photography and. in the words ofher great-niece. Virginia Woolf. ‘all her sensibility was expressed and. what is perhaps more to the purpose. controlled in the new art'. Portraits of Lord Tennyson and Thomas Carlyle are included in the exhibition. as well as Cameron‘s famous ‘religious‘ studies. John Zephaniah Bell Until 28 Oct. Born in Dundee. in 1794. Bell was inﬂuenced by the Nazarenes. a community ofGerman history painters who taught him the technique of fresco painting in Rome. Bell was frustrated in his ambition to be a history painter in fresco. and histalents have long been overlooked. Dynasty: The Royal House of Stewart. Permanent exhibition. I DUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. Box Office 6682019. Mon—Sat l0am--5pm. Cafe. Erika Cruttwell: Recent Work Until 27 Sept. A selection of works front this London-based Scottish painter. The Changing Seasons: Paintings and Prints by Evelyn Pottie 1—27 Oct. From Shetland ponies in the snow to summer days at Kilvarock Castle. lnverness-based Pottie presents a portrait of the Scottish weather and landscape in paitit and print. I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND 15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm. Student Awards Until 5 Oct. work by prize-winning budding architects. Suzanne Kirk and Shaeron Averbuch a- 19 Oct. Kirk’s still-lifes and oils. with Averbuch‘s stencil designs and ceramic tiles. I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 557 0707. Mon~Sat 10am—6pm. Contemporary Spanish Ceramics Until 31) Sept. As part ofthe Edinburgh It‘estivalof Ceramics. an exhibition of work by eight Spanish ceramicists. Art in the Open 10—27 Oct. Recent and post-revolutionary work by six Romanian artists. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN 552 7171. Gardens Mon—Sat l0am—sunset; Sun llam—sunset. Plant houses and exhibitions (mounted in lnverleith l louse) Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 1 lam—5pm. Andy Goldsworthy: Sculpture 1976—1990 Until 28 Oct. Croldsworthy has made sculpture from snow. ice. rock. clay. leaves and ﬂowers. This is his first retrospective exhibition and will tour Europe after Edinburgh. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The LIIB DI a Chair Until 26 Oct. As part of the ‘Denmark in Scotland' events planned for September. the Danish design Council has organised an exhibition of 46 chairs and drawings designed by 75 year-old
French painting and sculpture.
I LAING OF EDINBURGH 29 Frederick Street. 225 4513. Mon—Sat 9am—5.30pm. The Platinum Award Until October I. Twenty witty and inventive designs in platinum jewellery. entered in the 1990 Platinum Award competition.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm: Sat l0am—lpm.
Stalking Days 26 Sept—9 Oct. 19th and 20th century pictures of deer. including contemporary works by Roger McPhaiI. Ian Oates. Brian Rawling and others.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm.
Cézanne and Poussin: The Classical Vision of Landscape Until 21 Oct. Standing at either end of the classical tradition — Poussin (1594— 1665) was the founder ofFrench Classicism attd Cezanne ( 1839— 1906) the master of Post-Impressionism — both artists shared a passionate desire to create order out of nature. Their relationship is explored through a selection ofpaintings. drawings and watercolours from collections all over the world.
Edinburgh: Watercolours from the National Gallery of Scotland Until 21 Oct.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND (ieorge IV Bridge 226 4531 . Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm: Sat 9.30am—5pm; Sun 2--5pm.
The Hebrides Surveyed Until 31 Oct. Scotland‘s islands seen through the eyesof a map-maker; the exhibition is both an exploration of the islands and a celebration of maps. as works of art and scientific tools.
I NETHERBOW 43 i ligh Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat l0am—4.30pm and evenings when performances. Cafe.
Ancestral Images Until 29 Sept. Batik. ceramics and prints by Zelijko Kujundzic. a Yugoslavian artist who helped found Iidinburgh's first contemporary arts centre.
Before the Oil came: Photoworks by Iain Robertson Until 29 Sept. A Stills Gallery touring show of work by this unusual Shetland photographer.
The Exeter Riddles 3—31 Oct. An exhibition of prints by Heather Wilson and Marcia Ley. in association with the Scottish Story-telling Festival.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm.Sat 10am—4pm.
Jacqueline Watt: Recent paintings 29 Sept—l8 Oct.
Norman Stuart Clarke: Glass 29 Sept— 18 Oct.
Lidia Danuta Ferguson: Jewellery 29
Sept— 18 Oct.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91l.Tue—Satnoon—5.30pm. Ideal Home — A Detached Look at Modern Living Until 13 Oct. John R]. Taylor's intimate photographic study of contemporary suburban life: the dog. microwave and video — icons of the 1990s.
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Ian Redmond, founder of Eleiriends, will give an illustrated talk at Royal Botanic Gardens Lecture Theatre 7.30 Wednesday October 3. Admission: £2.00 (£1.00) Tickets available from:
PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY at BOOKSHOP 105 HIGH STREET, EDINBURGH, 031 5571140
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