ceramics and jewellery by Anne Hughes. I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm (closed 1—3pm)
Next exhibition, Paintings by Davide Antolini. starts 13 Dec.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon-Fri 9.30am—4.30pm.
Jeanette Lassen: Paintings Until Sat 30
Nov. Vibrant and imaginative works, 010 and new. Also in the exhibition are wooden sculptures and silver and amber jewellery made by Polish craftsmen.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—lpm
Christmas Exhibition Wed 27 Nov—Mon 23 Dec.
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.
The Land oilhe Fairy Crane Until 7 Dec. An
- I Queen Street ° Edinburgh
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street.
I exhibition which looks at aspects of I Japanese childhood - schooling. toys and I pastimes and. the centrepiece of the show. a pair of spectacular ‘festival tents‘. lent by = the Japanese Embassy.
I NAPIER POLYTECHNIC 219 Colinton 5 Road. 455 4355. Mon—Sat IOam-Spm; Sun
, John Halliday: Retrospective Exhibition Until Fri 29 Nov. More than 80paintings by the Kirkcudbright artist. showing his work in a number ofgenres, from landscape and portrait to mural and Trompe L 'Oet'l panels.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The
' Mound. 5568921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm;
The home of a fine collection ofworks.
from the Renaissance to
Post-Impressionism. including Velazquez. ‘
El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas, Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
,' I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High
Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat l()am—4.30pm. ' Jenny Aston: Without Until Sat 30 Nov. The
Hill & Adamson’s The Fishermen and —l Women of the Firth of Forth
2| November- I9January Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Monday to Saturdale—S ° Sunday 2—5 - Admission Free Supported by the Nancie Massey Charitable Trust
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lDecember - 20 December 7 January - George Wyllie - Scul?ture Jubilee Matisse -
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John Cairns - Turned Wood
93 North Street St Andrews Tel (0334) 74610
60 The List 22 November — 5 December 1991
culmination of a three-year project on homelessness in Edinburgh - not images of cardboard boxes and Special Brew. but the daily grind of living on the streets.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland
j Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm. Sat
Carola Cordon; Anna and Sarah Noel Until Thurs 28 Nov. Paintings and ceramics. as well as a mixed show ofjewcllery. Christmas Exhibition Sat 30 Nov-31 Dec. Contemporary Scottish paintings and British crafts. as well as 20th century jewellery.
I PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE Royal
Mile. Mon—Sat 9.30am—3.45pm. £1 (75p). ' Royal Residences at the Victorian Era Until ; 21 Mar 1992. Twenty-eight magnificently
detailed watercolours from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. commissioned by Queen Victoria. to record interior views of the Royal Family‘s various abodes.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlcmaker
- Row. 220 191 l. Tue—Sat noon-5.30pm.
Michilto Kon: Eat Fri 22 Nov—21 Dec. Surrealist images which emphasize the symbolic importance of food in Japanese life. especially the traditional Sasht'mi (raw fish). Kon creates a hat ofsardinc heads. a shoe of salmon scales, and ‘exquisite fish lingerie'. I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland‘s bonnicst and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists— not to mention the footballers - and avery fine cafe to boot. The Great Newhaven Project Until 18] an. Seventy-plus calotype photographs taken by the internationally renowned photographers Hill and Adamson in 1840s Newhaven. I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (later when a performance is on); Sun noon-late. A Highland Mythology Printed textiles. slates and paintings by Chuck Mitchell. Until Sat 23 Nov. I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Street (off High Street). 557 0707. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm The Artist as Voyager Until mid-Dec. Works by Will McLean and Richard Demarco. Two Bulgarian Artists: Dimitovr Kazakov and Valentin Kovatchetv Until mid-Dec. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon-Sat 9am—sunset: Sun Ham-sunset. Cafe. Living in a Rainiorest Until 13 Dec. A Borneo-style forest house reconstructed in the Botanics‘ Exhibition Hall and Vanishing Paradise - photographs taken in the Venezuelan rainforest by George Bernard and Stephen Dalton. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The place to find out about Scotland‘s new. controversial museum. to see a Japanese mermaid and learn everything you ever wanted to know about ﬁsh. in the new Fish Gallery. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Society of Scottish Artists: centenary exhibition Until Sat 30 Nov. Eclectic collection ranging from the truly great to the truly absurd. Well worth seeing. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Exhibitions until Wed 27 Nov: David Alexander: Scottish Landscapes A well-known landscape artist in his native Canada. Alexander turns his brush on Scotland. with some colourful results. Peter Hovtson: Worts on Paper A retrospective of burly Glaswegian images. from a terribly famous ‘Glasgow School' artist. A selection of new pieces from ceramicist Duncan Ross and jeweller Linda Lewin
are also on display.
Exhibitions Sat 30 Nov-24 Dec:
211/20 Vision: Small Paintings for Christmas Including works by Robbie Bushe. Dorothy Black. Joseph Davie. Joseph Urie and Peter White.
Figuration Contemporary sculpture of human and animal figures in various media. By Shona Kinloch. Kate Robinson and Sophie Ryder.
Plus jewellery by innovative Edinburgh jeweller Susan Cross. and designer ideas for Christmas.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm.
A Feast ot Photography 2.3/24 Nov. 50p. An opportunity to discuss your photography problems with professionals and buy contemporary or historical prints. photographic books and caries de visite.
I SOLSTICE GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 5575227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
Autumn Show: Eight Artists Until Sat 23 Nov. Cameron. Cummings. Da Fano. Joan Gillespie. Wendy Houston. Stirling. Watt and Wills. to be precise.
Christmas Exhibition Thurs 28 Nov-22 Dec. Small paintings by established artists and others new to the gallery. I I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Ken Currie Sat 23 Nov—21 Dec. A major exhibition of Currie‘s new work. and his first exhibition for three years. inspired by an analysis of political events around the world and by what Currie describes as his ‘rational despair about the human condition'.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 2265425. Daily 1 1am—7pm (later during performances). Cafe. [D] Lawrence Nowosad: Decompositions Until 5 Dec. Aliegorical works which use ‘decay as a metaphor to investigate the ageing process‘.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013.
I Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
Alan Shiptvay: Decade Until Sat 23 Nov. Works which rebel against the over-bearing. over-expressive tendency of art in recent times.
Fiona G. Robertson: Dressing up Boxes Sat 30Nov—21 Dec. Paperworks on the themes of masks. make-up and fancy dress.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES Cumbernauid
I CUMBERNAULD AIRPORT Wardpark North.
Kirameki Fri 29 Nov 7—9pm; Sat 30Nov 10am-4pm. The airport gives its hangar over to a major display ofJapanese culture - costumes. lanterns. fireworks and demonstrations of origami. karate and Japanese cooking.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 74610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Olczyna: Wort: by Piotr Bias and Mateusz Fahrenholz Until Sun 1 Dec. Translated as ‘homeland‘. Ojczyna is an exhibition on the theme ofexilc. rooted in the artists' native Poland. but with universal
Arthur Tress: Fish Tank Sonata Until 1 Dec. Bizarre. allegorical series of photographs. depicting a fisherman's journey through Life. each image photographed in a fish tank.
Graham Muir: Glass Until Sun 1 Dec. Designer glass — early Christmas presents? Stirling
I ALLAN PARK GALLERY 23 Allan Park. 0786 71411. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Wed 10am—1pm.
Christmas Exhibition Fri 29 Nov—24 Dec. Ceramics. wooden toys. raku sculptures. silks. glassware. paintings. prints and jewellery.