J aqueline Donachie, Rachel Mimiec and - images of people at work in Scotland, Karen Vaughn. Vivien Alexander: Recent Paintings Until 19 I TRON THEATRE BAR Tron Theatre. 63 ADAPT AN D s U RVWE looks like the empty carapace ot a huge Jan. Brought up on the island of Arran, Trongalc 552 3748- Tue-53‘ WOOIIIOIISB. Alexander now lives and works in noon—midnight. fluman constructions for shelter, Edinburgh. These 30 works are

Lasloy mask: Phomgnphs Um" 613“ defence or obtaining [and are dominated by landscapes and by her

Portraits of Scottish theatre directors. I WASPS 26 King Street. 5520564. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm: Sat 10.30am—5pm. A shop, exhibition space and resource centre with information on work by all WASPS artists, slide library and

examined alongside the ‘structures’ ol fifi’rtraimrc - , othersvecies (‘Fln'i ‘WWZ ‘mthef'l Alan Ranisay Eiire’riilidvi‘tifiingiii? NIIII “‘9 two one" ovenappln‘g - Ham's portrait of former Lord‘I’rovost Drlohn I I‘BSBIIIIJIBS a IISII SkeIeIoni Hams II McKay, opens the door of his studio to

is something between a skeleton and a gallery visitors.

information about how to commission human structure. Pietsch’s generic I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 166 High Street. work. titles- ‘Frame’, ‘Shelter’, ‘Armour’, 2201269ch511" 1230-531le Christmas Exhibition Until 23 Dec. . isnet _ are momselves “summary No exhibitions until Harvey Jackson: Drawings, paintings, sculpture and prlnts lingu‘snc of conceptual smlcmres, Enlightenment. 12 Jan.

from thirteen residents of WASPS East Campbell Street studios. including Elspeth Lamb. Jim Pattison, Val Pragnell

I CRAIGMILLAR LIBRARY Niddrie Marischall Gardens, 669 4095. Mon—Fri 9am—8.30pm: Sat 9am— 1 pm.

interacting with the physical structures oi the works rather than oliering simple

and David Davies. description or explanation. Craigmlllar Portraits by Tim Curtis Until Due to a leaky roof there will be no Other works involve less directly Nov 1991. 130 photographs of local exhibitions until March. physical references, such as ‘The residents, showing five per fortnight.

I WILLIAM HARDIE LTD 141 West Regent Street, 221 6780. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Emma Fordyce Macrac 1887-1974 Until mid January. A Christmas exhibition of

Advance’ in which [ha appafem c|amy I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston 0' the “"8 is imnlcally undemflned by Place, 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm:

. Fri 10am—4pm: Sat/Sun 10am—2pm. "'9 1‘9 1399'“ “390"” ""93' “mm No exhibitions until Master 01 Design

paintings. are in tact advancing in several Deg,“ Show. 11 Jan. - directions at once. A8 in many 0' the I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS wonxsaor EDI N BU RG H works, the regularity ol the pattern is AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. counterpoised by the disorder— Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Gallery closed 22 ITI‘IE ASH GALLERY 156 Canongate,556 splattered 0f dfibbled pigment, rough, Dec—7Jan. Mon—Sat . CIITISImaS DCC. A Not the Christmas Exhibition Until 22 Dec. margins. seasonal show of prints with musical

Works on paper by Helen Kevan. contemporary furniture sculpture by Rob Mullholland and Robert Richmond and

As we" as “Norma the stmcmws we references by members and invited artists.

N t h'b't' Th E' ° erect lordeience and protection, orto st::,8°22}3;_'°" "’9 “'"I’WI‘M'SIS

ceramics by Ian Henderson. I‘I. Dieter Pietsch: Elementary 93'“ pfivacY "0m OIhersi PIeIsch’s I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688.

Next exhibition Up in Art: A New Beginning Structures, Talbot Rice Gallery, work ironically points up the transience Mon—Sat noon—l 1pm; Sun new 1pm.

starts 16 Jan. Edinburgh. or fragility of these structures - pieces Cuban Screen Prints Until 6] an.

I "*5 BACKROOM GALLERY 42 London Much of Pietsch’s work involves an entitled ‘Armour’ or ‘Shelter' made Shad“ 013108 7-27 Jim Rocco!

rlf)::]8372:6’f‘s°ungfagggfm‘530W“i exploration of the basic structures from material as lllmsy as paper, the fhgtoh‘d‘vfilrks haliharri“ #awrcgciafid _‘ _. , 0 .,

Sue Williams: swim" and Drawings Um” humans and other animals employ or use of metal powders to create a ourgcrécgziontf {$31331}? d Jen’s-(gm;

29 Dec. This Americanbom ms, construct in order to survrve. The works surface impression of firmness and in an

explores the relationship between M, and in this exhibition - pigment and metal weight. The illusion of age and decay— . mg Am 50mm 137 Genrgc 5mg,

three-dimensional objects. powder on canvas 0' linen and the works 39988? weathered by time 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9.3(lam—5.3(lpm; sat

I BARNES & FITZGERALD 47b George semi-sculptural pieces made from and elements, dried-out and brittle, lOam—lpm.

Street. 220 1305. Mon-Sat paper pulp - initially appear largely crumbling at the edges - emphasises Christine McAnhur: Recent Work

10.308m-5-30Pm. , abstract, but with resonances of the ultimate it not immediate Throughout January- Paintings. WWI“

cr'l‘lm'flar'I’il'?" UTE" 2.4 IFS: A “‘"gc lamiliar shapes and objects one mutability oi the shelters and defences and Wa‘CTCOIOUFS- y. .

0 532:“: g:wsc‘i'"h°t:a$§mmal resembles an oversized dead Ieai with which we surround ourselves. ' Fume COLOURS GALLERY 35 “"1"”?

figures. ’p pc g crumbling away to its skeleton, another (Sue Wilson) ?:)2°;E12::16776'TUC_FI' “am—6pm; 5‘"

Sale 3—10 Jan. Glass galore. I LA BELLE ANGELE Hasties Close,

Murray and Thorp Until 21 Dec. Still life paintings by Cathy Murray. with painterly

Cowgate (next to 369 Gallery), 225 2774. 10am- 1 pm. Joni Mitchell: Diary of a Decade Until 12 pastels of Edinburgh and environs by Tue-Sat 8am—5pm. Cafe now open during Winter Exhibition Until 22 Dec. Scottish, Jan. For Joni Mitchell, painting is not so Selina Tharp, ' gallery hours. European and marine paintings, much a hobby as ’a passion and a Gallery closed throughout January Mixed Exhibition Until 23 Dec. A variety of watercolours and prints from the 19th and compulsion’, prompting her to design her A new programme 0f exhibitions gram 5 work including watercolours, sculpture, early 20th centuries. A display of 19th own record sleeves as well as address Feb.

oils and photography. century Scottish paintings, including still herselfto contemporary issues. This I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Next exhibition, Scottish Colourists and lifes, watercolours and some sculptures. exhibition of 28 paintings charts her work Crescent. 225 5366. Mon_[:ri

Sculptors, starts 13 Jan. I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge, over the last ten years. 9.30am_5_30pm; Sat 0.30am“; .30 pm

I BLUE MOON CAFE 60 Broughton Street, 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8pm; Sat Victoria's Edinburgh Until 31 Jan. Closed 19 Dcc_5 jam

556 2788. Mon—Sat 12—7pm. 9am— 1 pm. Edinburgh in the Victorian period, Next exhibition, My" Lacomhe; Collages. No exhibition at present. Broadcasting in Scotland Until 31 Dec. depicted through the eyes of starts 17 Jan,

I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street, 557 Scottish Library. contemporary artists, writers, . THE Fflmnufixfl GALLERY Market 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat Christmas Joy: A Celebration Until 31 Dec. craftspeople and photographers, street, 225 2383. Tuc_3m 10am_5_30pm; 10am—1pm. Main Staircase. revealing the contrast between New Town Thurs 10am_7pm; sun nouns-30pm. General exhibition of Scottish paintings, I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 225 opulence and Old Town squalor. Closed 25 and 26 Dec.

13004950 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. Get Knitted Until 19 Jan. ‘A century of Adrian Wimiewsk]: A natfospecfiye

- c‘uou GALLERY 10 Royal Tcnacc‘ 556 Licensed cafe. [D]. The gallery will be knitting‘. Sounds exhausting. 1933.1 990 Um“ 3 Feb. Om. (“Glasgow‘s 1010. Mon—Fri “lam-6pm; Sat Closed 25 and 26 Dec. and 1—3 Jan. Working Lives Until 19 Jan. Contemporary New [magc' painters. Wismicwski's

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