19th and 20th century watercolourists who sought inspiration in the Lothians- including the East Linton painters ofthe 1880—1920 period — featuring the work of Robert Noble ( 1857-1917) which is felt to deserve wider attention.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am— 1 pm.
Charlie Mackesy Wed 24 Apr—22 Vlay. Drawings and watercolours by Northumberland-born artist fascinated by music.
I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri
9.30am—5.30pm: Sat 9.30am—1 .30 pm.
Tony Valentine: Paintings and Sculptures Until 3 May. An Edinburgh-born artist. Valentine received considerable acclaim
; for his first exhibitions at the Demarco and % MacLellan Galleries. Since 1967 he has
been living and working in France. and this is first Scottish exhibition fortwenty years.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.
Interactive Earth Until Tue 30 Apr. Welcome re-opening of the Fruitmarket.
David M. Martin RSW RGI: Solo Exhibition Wed 24 Apr—l7 May. Mainly landscapes and still lifes from an established West of Scotland artist.
I LADY STAIR'S HOUSE Lady Stair's Close. Lawnmarket. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
A celebration of Scotland's greatest literary figures — Robert Burns. Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
An Artist's Map 01 Scotland Annual topographical exhibition ofScottish landmarks 1800—1940. including 80 watercolours by Samuel Holden.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street.
225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The best days ofyour 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 10am-5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Walercolours by Edward Lear Until Sun 28
albeit temporarily. for an exhibition which _ . RunCIman and were mostly painted by
draws its inspirations from the geological formations of the environment. The three artists involved — Louise Turmine . Susan Porteous and Mary Bourne — explore the environment through pastels. stone carvings and large. abstract paintings. Exploring Science Until Tue 30 Apr. Fantastic ‘hands-on‘ exhibition involving lasers. coloured oils and lots ofgooey sand. Entrance: £1.
Microscapes: The Hidden Art 01 High Technology Until 30 Apr. Science and art mingle in 50 magnified images — including a silicon atom magnified more than a billion times — from the laboratories of AT&T Bell.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford
April. The several thousand landscape paintings and drawings produced by Lear during his lifetime only recently began to receive any recognition. These 42 works are from the collection of Sir Steven
Lear during his extensive journeys in the Eastern Mediterranean. particularly Greece and the Ionian islands.
Sunshine and Shadow: The David Scott Collection of Victorian Paintings Until 2 Jun. A collector with a special affection for high Victorian art. David Scott was one of a rare breed of art lovers who
claimed never to buy a picture as an 3 investment. ‘but solely because I liked it
Road. 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun I
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.
Andre Derain: The Late Work Until 26 May. The French artist Andre Derain (1880—1954) is best known for his pre-1910 brightly-coloured Fauve paintings. But in fact Derain was also a leading exponent of
the move away from the avant-garde work
of the Cubism and Abstraction — a ‘return to order’ which characterised French art
between the wars. This exhibition ofmore than one hundred paintings. drawings and
prints concentrates on this aspect of
Derain‘s work: nudes. still lifes and landscapes in subdued tones which recall
Poussin and Corot.
I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland Street. 556 6020. Tue—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
‘Without Reality. the Crudeness oiArt would be Unbearable' Until Sat 20 Apr. A creative adaptation of what George Bernard Shaw really said. Illustrating the point with works on paper and innovative installations are .Iurgen Albrecht. Sol
‘ Lewitt. Tessa Robins and Craig Wood.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22a Dundas Street.
i 5562181. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
FourTextile Artists Until Mon 29 Apr. Mostly figurative works by four freelance textile artists who graduated from the Glasgow School of Art Embroidered and Woven Textile Department.
ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
: Valero Adami: Works on Paper Until 8 May.
A man with many artistic feathers to his cap. Adami has made films. written books and exhibited at the Pompidou Centre and the Venice Biennale.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Fri 9. 30am—4 .30pm.
and wanted to own it and live with it.This collecion includes works by Millais. Dyce and Sandys. Etchings by D. Y. Cameron Until 3OJun. Highly prolific. though fastidious in his insistence on quality. Cameron produced more than 500 plates between the late 18805 and the early I930s. a period during which etching received a popularity unparalleled in later years. I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge 2264531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. George Mackie Until 2 Jun. One ofthe leading graphic artists of this century. Mackie believes passionately in the importance of good book design. at the same time realising that. the better the design the more ‘invisiblc‘ it becomes to the reader. Here he attempts to explain this ‘invisible art' and the emotional and intellectual considerations underlying it. Book Arts - Art Books: The Book as Art Form L'ntil 2 Jun. Billed as a ‘cheeky‘ juxtaposition with the Mackie exhibition. this is a collection of works examining the frontier where Art means Book. Produced by the French community in Belgium at the turn ofthe century and within the last fiften years. the works include modern poems illustrated by Dali. Ernst and Giacometti. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—4pm. All exhibitions Sat 20 Apr—9 May. William Birnle BSW: From Sablet to Seguret Philomena Pretsell: Going Solo—Ceramics lfthe world were a fairer place. everyone would own at least one of Philomena Pretsell'steapots. . . Jack Cunningham: Jewellery Early 20th Century Woodcuts I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Satnoon—5.30pm. Anna Fox: In Pursuit Until Sat 27 Apr. Large-scale colour photographs focusing on the serious business of leisure: theme parks. marinas. war games. ‘murder‘ weekends — how relaxing is relaxation these davs?
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556
8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Portrait in Focus: ‘DrAlexander Monro' by
ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
Malcolm Innes Gallery
67, George Street Edinburgh EH2 2J G Tel: 031-226-4151
AN ARTIST'S MAP OF
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