PETER POTTER GALLERY
MIXED EXHIBITION UNTIL 16 AUGUST ETCHINGS - CATHY OUTRAM LINOCUTS -
IAN MoclNTYRE TAPESTRY AND PAPERWORKS - RACHEL CHARLTON ; STAINED GLASS - i STUART GILLIES
Tel: 031556 1010 ,- I 0 THE SANDS. HADD/NGTON.
EDINBURGH Andrew and Sarah Whitfield
~DAVIDMURRAYSM1TH RBARWS (1865-1952)
SKETCHES OF LANDSCAPE
Until 3lst August
10am - 6pm Monday to Saturday
10 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5A1] EAST LOTH/AN TEL: 0620 822080
LESBIANS TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS
10 August - 14 September
l’lIO'I’OGRAI’HY GALLERY 8: BOOKSHOP It); I II(;I I SI lx’lll IIIIXHL'RUII (Bl-537 I l-lll ADMISSION 50p TUES-SAT llom - 5.30pm SUN 12 - 4.00pm
A unique opportunity to see an exhibition by one of Japan's Masters of contemporary art, as part of the Japan
10th August-7th September. IOam- 5pm Mon-Sat. 2pm- 5pm Sun.
This exhibition has been generously
supported by twenty Japanese companies
operating in Scotland
and Japan Foundation.
IILBOT RICE GALLERY
sub$,d,sedbyme Scomshnns Come” South Bridge, Edinburgh.
Old College, University of Edinburgh,
; Sunil Gupta: Photographs at Theatre Workshop until 31 Aug.
Although modest in size, the retrospective of Sunil Gupta’s work at
Theatre Workshop will be a valuable opportunity tor people who missed out on the Exiles, Fabled Territories and
Ecstatic Antibodies series to acquaint
l themselves with the man. In preparing ' the show Gupta has taken images from
the various projects he has been involved with, there not being enough room to present a whole project in the space available. ‘I suppose you could say that the theme linking them is that they are all photographs ot men‘, says Gupta, whose Asian roots and homosexuality have so tar inlormed most ot his work. Exiles (1986/87) tocused on the impossibility at open homosexuality in India. Fabled Territories, a collection at photographs taken by British Asian photographers and An Economy at Signs, a touring exhibition ot work by six Indian photographers, were both curated by
x s: 3 0. ~:.‘
3 Gupta along with last year‘s
tremendously successiul Ecstatic Antibodies: Resisting The AIDS Mythology. To a certain extent Gupta‘s earlier work was cathartic, a response to the problems oi displacement and at living in a society where positive
images at the Asian community are law. ‘I got something oft my chest with those projects and I ieel ireer now,’ says Gupta. ‘II I return to that theme
‘ again I would hope to do it in a more
Gupta's immediate plans are to take up a teaching job he has been altered in Hull. He would also like to see photography no longer coniined to Britain’s photographers' galleries, but displayed in mainstream city art
f centres alongside ‘line art'. ‘When I go , to America I suddenly lind I‘m an
‘artist", he says. ‘Here I’m regarded as a photographer—someone who takes
pictures at weddings’. (Miranda : France)
painters known as the Edinburgh School. He exhibited more than 3.000 paintings in his lifetime. This collection isof watcrcolours— Gillies‘ oil paintings are on show at The Scottish Gallery.
I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am-1pm.
David Murray Smith (1855-1952): Sketches OI Landscape Fri 9—31 Aug. Watcrcolours. oils and etchings by an Edinburgh-born artist whose work was inﬂuenced by early Dutch landscape artists and the Barbizon School. Murray was a fashionable and popular artist in the period after World War One.
I CANONGATE TOLBOOTH Royal Mile. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
The People’s Story The museum relates the story of the people of Edinburgh. told in their own words and through photographs and re-created tableaux.
I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY George Square. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Ornithological Illustration Until 31 Aug. Including John James Audubon‘s Birds Of America and the illustrated bird books of John Gould.
I FINE ART SOCIETY 137 George Street, 220 6370. Mon—Fri 9. 30am—5 .30pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Gwen John (1876-1939): Works on Paper Sat 10 Aug—7 Sept. Thirty-five watercolours. drawings and gouaches which continue the critical re-evaluation of this passionate.
Lavery's Bridge at Grez 1883 Sat 10 Aug—7 Sept. An early masterpiece by SirJohn Lavery ( 1856— 1 941 ) of the Glasgow School. lost until recently. gets its first showing in Scotland. where it is hoped that the painting will eventually find a permanent home.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri ] lam—(1pm; Sat lilam-Ipm.
j James Fullarton: Recent Works Until 4 Sept.
A highly acclaimed Scottish Neo-Colourist. Fullarton‘s new works are landscapes and seascapes. often painted on the west coast. in ‘excmplary Colourist tradition'.
I FREEMASON'S HALL 96 George Street. 226 5257. Mon—Sat 9am—(ipm.
The Best ol the Rest Mon 12—31 Aug. Some of the best designs from the 3,370 submissions for this year's Fringe competition. all the work of Scotland‘s artistic school children.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM I42 (‘anongatc, 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
A restored 16th century mansion, andthe city‘s principal museum of local history. Roman Scotland from the Air Until Sat 10 Aug. Archaelogical evidence ofthc Roman occupation.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Fri 9.30am—4.30pm.
“The List 9— 15 August 1991