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'on' I 13 October - 1 December 1990 A CAPITAL

COLLECTION Scottish Art Belonging to the City ofEdinburgh

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ZADOK BEN-DAVID Sculpture 1987 - 1990

26 Oct. - 25 Nov. Mon-Fri 10-5, Wed 10-7, Sat 12-4 Lunchtime talk by artist 26 Oct 23 October - 17 November I 12.30 - 1.30pm

1 | University ofStrathclyde, 22 Richmond Street,

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ENVIRONMENT Photography Competition and Works from the C ity's Topographical Collections



- City Art Centre 2 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 IDE Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

For exhibition details, see listings page

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday 10.30550


56‘) Gallery is subsidised by the Scottish Arts (‘ouncil and the (Zity of Edinburgh


District (Iouneil


photographs by PATRICA MACDONALD until 17 NOVEMBER


PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY 3. BOOKSHOP 105 HIGH srnsrr, EDINBURGH, 031 5571140 Tuesday - Saturday 11.00 - 5.30

Patricia MacDonald leads an Aerial Photography Workshop Friday 2 November - Sunday 4 November Fees £75 (£55) Including flight. Contact Stills for details

HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW Mon-Fr19.30-5.00 Sat. 9.30-1.00 (Until 28 October Mon-Sat 9.30-5; Sun 2-5)


6 October 1990-2o January 1991 (Closed 24 December-3 January)

C. R. MA CKINTOSH: ARCHITECTURAL DRA WINGS Until 28 October Tel. 041-330 5431 Admission Free

' The Guiiery's I990 pragrurnine is supported with funds from Glasgow District Council's Festivals Budget

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tuc-Satnoon—5.30pm. Step by Step Until 17 Nov. An intimate study by photographer Sirkka Liisa Konttinen tracing the lives ofmothers and daughters from a Tyncside dancing school over seven years. in which the photographer ‘attempts to put her finger on the troublesome but compelling nucleus of female experience. with both personal and political implications.‘ Part ofthe Photography Workshop‘s 1990 women‘s project.

I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. 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 his talents have long been overlooked.

Photographs from the Riddell Collection Until 28 Oct. The second exhibition drawing exclusively from this extensive collection. gifted in 1986. It includes 19th century views of Edinburgh. scenes of India. photogravures from Glasgow and some striking early views of Rome.

New Scottish Photography 7 Nov- 1 61 an 1991. Bringing together the work of seventeen contemporary photographers. this exhibition aims to display the variety and originality oftheir vision. as well as demonstrating the vital part photography has played in the recent resurgence of Scottish culture. Work ranges from straight black and white shots to an inventive synthesis of painting. sculpture. photography and words. Some exhibits remain within the Scottish tradition of documentary and landscape work. while others reflect the cross-currents and debates of late 20th century art.

Dynasty: The Royal House of Stewart.

Pc rmanent exhibition.

I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. Box Office 6682019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.

The Changing Seasons: Paintings and Prints by Evelyn Pottie Until 27 Oct. From Shetland ponies in the snow to summer days at Kilvarock Castle. Inverness-bascd Pottie presents a portrait of the Scottish weather and landscape in paint and print. Familiar Obiects 28 Oct—25 Nov. Work by Liz McKay. who spends her time rediscovering objects so familiar that most ofthe time we don‘t even see them; portraits ofthe mundane. Usually forgotten odds and ends ofdaily life.

I RICHARD OEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Church. Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 557 (I707. Mon—Sat 1(1am—6pm.

Art in the Open Until 27 Oct. Recent and post-revolutionary work by six Romanian artists.

Four Scottish Artists 2-17 Nov. Paintings. prints. constructions and sculpture from Erland Brown. Lys Hansen. Dawson Murray and Fred Stiven.

I ROYAL DOTANIC GARDEN 552 7171. Gardens Mon—Sat ltlam—sunsct; Sun Ham—sunset. Plant houses and exhibitions (mounted in Inverleith House) Mon—Sat 1(Iam—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Andy Goldsvlorthy: Sculpture 1976—1990 Until 28 ()ct. Goldsworthy has made sculpture from snow. ice. rock. clay. leaves and flowers. This is his first retrospective exhibition and will tour Europe after Edinburgh.

Plant Exhibition Hall Until 4 Nov. Two small exhibitions. expanding on the work of the gardens: Bees And botany a display of the interactions between bees and plants. and John Muir. photographs ofthe work of Scotland‘s greatest environmentalist.

I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND 15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9.3(Iam—5pm.

Vetruvius Scotticus Until 2 Nov. A selection of prints. taken from the original plates of William Adam’s famed book.

will be on view and torsalc. Photographic Exhibition 5- 16 Nov. Pictures of Glasgow working-class life over the last 100 years. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 1()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The Life of a Chair Until 26 Oct. As part of the 'Denmark in Scotland‘ events planned for the autumn. the Danish Design Council has organised an exhibition of46 chairs and drawings designed by 75 year-old llansl. Wegner. The Work 01 Angels Until 10 Feb 1991. Celtic masterpieces from the 6th—9th centuries AD. including medieval secular and ecclesiastical metalwork and casts of several important sculpture stones. drawn front musuems in Ireland. France. Italy and Scandinavia as well as Scotland and England. Pots NotAt The Pans Until 1 Mar 1991. Following a successful showing at the Scottish Mining Museum in Prestongrange. this exhibition ofpottcry from various locations along the Lothian coast transfers to the RMS for the winter. It also illustrates some new evidence from recent archeological investigations. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 1(Iam—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Scotland's Pictures Until 28 Oct. More than 400 years of Scottish art are. forthe first time. squeezed into one gallery. in this exhibition of works from the three National Galleries ofScotland. Works On Paper Until 11 Nov. A display of contemporary works using pastels. watercolours. pen-and—ink and other media. by Academy members. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 1()am-6pm; Sat loam—1pm. James Morrison: Angus and Assan— New Paintings Until 30 ()ct. Morrison‘s recent work depicts landscapes around Montrose and the north-west Scottish coast; dramatic. romantic skies contrast with the stillness of lochs and hills. Masters of Lustre: Alan Caiger-Smith and Sutton Taylor Until 31) Oct. Lustreware isa type of decorated pottery which involves firing metal oxides onto the clay under special conditions to give (as the name suggests) a lustrous finish. A difficultand unpredictable technique. it was widely used in the Middle East and Spain during the Middle Ages. but is now little practised. (‘aiger-Smith has been running a workshop specialising in lustrewarc since 1955'. his traditional designs contrast with the younger Taylor‘s more abstract work. Alice Kettle: Embroidery Until 30 Oct. The rich colours and surfaces of Kcttle's designs and figurative work complement the lustrous quality of the ceramics also on show. Pictures for November 2—27 Nov. A large mixed exhibition of important works by sixteen artists including Eardley. Gillies. Peploe and Redpath. Barbara Rae 2—27 Nov. New Spanish paintings. including award-winning large-scale canvases. I SOLSTICE GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon-Fri 1 1am—5pm: Sat 1(Iam—1pm. Mixed Exhibition Until 31 Get. A variety of work from 2llth century and contemporary Scottish artists. including Scottish Colourists and modern painters such as Redpath. Gillies. MacTaggart and Armour. I STEP GALLERY 39 llowe Street. 556 1613. Mon—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Mixed Exhibition Until 30 Nov. Featuring Brian Kelly. William Littlejohn and Ian Cook. I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Order and Chaos: Views of Gaia Until 17 Nov. New composite pictures by Patricia MacDonald. based on aerial landscapes and ground-based shots. exploring ideas of order and chaos in nature and