ART & EXHIBITIONS
BURNS BEUYS AND BEYOND
PHOTO: ALAN CRUMLISR
The Felt Cottage. George Wyllie.
Burns. Beuys and Beyond, Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh.
The handiul oi works on show in the top staircase at Demarco’s represents the work done elsewhere by the gallery
that links Robert Burns with Joseph Beuys, Beuys’ love oi Scotland, his visits to Rannoch Moor and the work that he did on various sites in the country.
showing of the Society‘s recent work. SirWilliam Gillies Until 21 Feb. One of Scotland‘s leading landscape painters. Gillics‘ work includes scenes from the Borders and the north-west coast. Also in the exhibition are portraits. sketch books and photographs.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Watersong: Paintings by Janet Pierce Until 27 Feb. Pierce paints mostly in watercolour on very thin Japanese rice paper — an interesting method which causes the paper to crease. adding an extra textural dimension. Her paintingsincludc close-up. abstract images offlowers. island landscapes and sea storms and she describes her work as ‘an intuitive response to nature'.
Lois Walpole: Textiles and Baskets Until 27 Feb. Walpole uses traditional techniques and combines brilliantly coloured cane with a variety of other materials. including card and plastic.
I SOLSTICE GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 5575227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
Mixed show of works from stock.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm.
Fabled Territories: New Asian Photography in Britain Until 16 Feb.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
Inquiry Into Annie Cattrell. Tony Cooper. Leila Galloway. Wendy McMurdo and
artefacts. has been reconstructed in the Botanics‘ Exhibition Hall. Several workshops and activities accompany the exhibition: phone for details. Vanishing Paradise Stunning photographs taken in the Venezuelan rainforest by award-winning photographers George Bernard and Stephen Dalton. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The Work at Angels Until 10 Feb. Celtic masterpieces from the 6th—9th centuries AD. including secular and ecclesiastical metalwork and casts ofseveral important sculpture stones. Miss Crowiord Collects Until 28 Feb. In Feb 1990 Miss (‘rowford left to the museum a large collection of costume jewellery and china. glass. plastic and shell decorations. as well as other objects she collected when she retired from her job as a typist and took up travelling. Her legacy. and the meticulous record of her expenditure. now form an important part of the museum's collection of 20th century items. Pots Not at the Pans Until 1 Mar. Following a successful showing at the Scottish Mining Museum in Prestongrange. this exhibition of pottery from various locations along the Lothian coast transfers to the RMS for the winter. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Royal Scottish Society or Painters and Watercolourists Until 20 Feb. The annual
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Abid’s Wedding by Ketakl Sheth. An Economy of Signs. at the Collins Gallery, Glasgow.
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