_ . K John Rigby’s ‘Rural liealitles' at the Filmhouse, Edinburgh.


Stephen Hunter: Worlt Until 3 Mar. Sculpture and installations which extol labour as ‘the foundation ofhuman freedom‘. a liberating activity which has allowed humans to rise above nature. while simultaneously condemning the dehumanising effects ofcapitalism.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat/Sun 10am-2pm. WASPS Willi CALA '91 Until 1 Mar. More than 200 mixed-media works by 120artists from the WASPS studio. including Dorothy Black. Lesley Burr and Peter Howson. Sponsored by CALA property developers.

Architects and Their Houses 25 Feb—4 Mar. Up in Am 3—22 Mar. Selected works from the Scottish colleges.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Three Edinburgh Artists Until 23 Feb. ‘An oasis of calm in a turbulent world‘ prints. paintings and drawings by Vickie Bernie. Colin Lawson and Jo Milne. artists who work with abstract. geometric forms and share similar influences.

Worlts from the Collection Throughout Mar.

I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon—Sat noon-11pm; Sun 6.30—1 1pm. Rural Realities 4—29 Mar. Photographs by John D. Rigby and writing by Bill Pearson. both of whom live in West Cumbn'a. Pearson writes about the contrasts between industrial West Cumbria and the Lake District. while Rigby photographs children in a public and state school.

I FINE ART SOCIETY 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10am-1pm.

Scottish Paintings: 1800-1950 Throughout Feb.

Edward Lear's watercolours at the National Gallery.

I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. ian Cook and A. e. Jasinsiti Until 7 Mar. Still lifes. landscapes and nudes. I THE FRENCH iNSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1 .30 pm. La Bourgogne en Bouche: Portraits de Cheis Until 15 Mar. Famous French photographer and gastronome. Jean-Marc Tingaud‘s photographs ofsix chefs from Dijon are accompanied by their reflections on their lives and loved ones. His still-lifes celebrate French cuisine as an art and an expression of creativity. I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place,315 2603. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—5.30pm. Chapai: The Art oi Hand Block Printing Until 6 Apr. Hand-printed textiles. mainly from India. I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe. The gallery‘s justly-renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. The permanent display includes works by Dali, Magritte and Picasso. Howard Hodgkin Until 24 Feb. One of Britain‘s foremost artists. Hodgkin is distinguished by the vitality and richness of colour and texture in his work. This exhibition concentrates on his smaller pictures. many ofthcm painted in the 1980s. They will also be shown in Barcelona and Dublin. I HANOVER FINE ART 22a Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Nigel Grounds: Recent Works in Ink and Watercolours Until 25 Feb. John Bathgate 2—18 Mar. Scottish landscapes in watercolours and mixed


I HOLYRDOD HOUSE Canongate. 556 1096. Mon—Sat 9.30am—3.45pm.

Windsor in Watercolour Until 16 Mar. From the Royal Collection. 32 drawings and watercolours by Thomas and Paul Sandby, including many of their finest Windsor watercolours.

I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon-Fri lOam-Spm.

Giancarlo Iacomucoi: Works on Paper Until 2 Mar.

I LADY STAIRS HOUSE Lady Stairs Close , Lawnmarket. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.

A celebration of Scotland’s greatest literary figures— Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street, 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.

The best days of your life? Toys. videos and various kids‘ bits and pieces shed some light on how it was for everyone else.

I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2-5pm.

Watercolours by Edward Lear Until 28 April. There was nothing nonsensical about the several thousand landscape paintings and drawings produced by Lear during his lifetime. which is probably why they only recently began to receive any recognition. The 42 works on show are from the collection of Sir Steven Runciman and were mostly painted by Lear during his extensive journeys in the Eastern Mediterranean. particularly Greece and the Ionian islands.

I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge 226 4531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.

Lairds. Libraries and Lullabies Until 10 Mar. Books. portraits. silver, ceramics. furniture and toys, which reveal the

POISON PEN :A Story of Wrongful Dismissal An exhibition by Jim Miller



23 February - 30 March



Tuesday - Saturday 11.00 - 5.30

fanclub An installation by Ross A Sinclair




94 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DF, Tel 031 225 5955



4 - 27 February Mon - Fri 10 -

6; Sat 10- l


The Fairy Queen - 16 March

16 February

Tuesday - Saturday 12.00 -



43 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh (031) 220 1911


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