Prints Thurs 7-29 May. New works touching on various themes: childhood. the street, the pub. old age Kondracki presents remembered images. from his Edinburgh youth in the 50s to the present. I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm

Pretty Diverse: Eight Contemporary Printmakers Until 16 May. Georgeson. Outram. Chapman. Pope. Clark. Maclntyrc. Flannigan and Uldall eight young artists under one roof.

I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY George Square, 650 1000. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm.

Dr Joseph Priestley: A Scottish Perspective Fri 1 May—30Jun. A display ofrelevant books and manuscripts from the university‘s archives.

I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

NICK SI'IIBB Until 13 May. Scottish Borders landscapes by an Expressionist artist.

I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1 .30 pm. Next exhibition. Gitanes. starts 12 May. I FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun 2-5pm.

Matthew Inglis, lan Kane. Linda Taylor Until 24 Apr. Sculpture and installations by three Scottish artists.

I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. [DI Cafe.

The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat 10.30am—4.30pm: Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th century Scottish artists.

Otto Dirt: The Dresden Collection 01 Works on Paper Until 10 May. £2 (£1). One halfofa collaborative celebration to mark the centenary of the birth of Otto Dix— Germany‘s best known 20th century realist painter. declared a ‘degenerate‘ under the Nazi regime. While the Tate Gallery in London shows his paintings. the SNGMA concentrates on Dix as draughtsman. with watcrcolours. drawings. gouaches and prints from all phases of his career. Both exhibitions are organised by Keith Hartley. Assistant Keeper at the SNGMA.

Edward Baird 1904—1949 Until 17 May. Selected works by a little-known Scottish painter notable for the almost photographic attention to detail ofhis paintings and for a style that vergeson Surrealism.

I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Closed Mon 20.

Peter Barton: The Mountain Experience Until Mon 27 Apr. Landscapes. some semi-abstract. painted in oils on laminate board. The show also includes wood sculptures by Callum Young and recent works by gallery artists.

I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri lllam—lpm and 3—5pm. Glusy Lazzari: Works on Paper Until 9 May. I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Fri 9. 3()am—4.30pm.

Paintings in Watercolour Until Thurs 30 Apr. Works by Victoria Cassidy.John Forgan. Jenny Matthews and Rosemary Stubbs.

I MOUNTBATTEN BUILDING 31—35 Grassmarket. 225 6465. Daily. 10am—5pm.

Exhibitions until Sat 25 Apr:

The Science and Art at Illusion Pictures that play tricks on the eyes and the mind. by Nicholas Wade.

Fish, Time and (Almost) Everything Cartoons from Kate Charlesworth‘s column in the New Scientist.

Satellite Images A chance to monitor the environment from space - without leaving the safety of the Grassmarket.

Going to the Stars on Horseback The most contemporary in contemporary art science - ‘a universe in a wardrobe oftcxtile design and print technology".

The Modern World at Computer Graphics Predict the weather forecast and get your portrait done by a computer. just like that. Droopy- A Wandering Robot Something

i akin to K9. Droopy has the brain ofa ‘primitive insect' - don‘t be surprised to

find him following you around the building. Mission to the Ocean Depths A display of

; modern ocean exploration technology

i which plays an important role in the

; analysis of the world‘s environmental


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. Science and Toys Until 9 Jun. Hornby trains. Slinkies. pop guns and steam

; engines are among the toys which use

science in their mechanism.

: I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The 1 Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; : Sun 2-5pm.

The home of a fine collection ofworks. from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. including Velazquez. El (ireco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. The gallery has recently bought two Old Master drawings by Parmigianino and I’etro da Cortona. on display in Room 8. until 3 May.

Palaces at Art: Art Galleries in Britain 1790—1990 Until Sun 3 May. A look back at the design and display ofart galleries over the last 200 years.

I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat

Hugh MacDiarmld1892—1978 Until Thurs

30 Apr. In honour ofthe centenary of

MacDiarmid‘s birth. this display of literary papers and photographs will tour places in Scotland associated with the famous writer and republican. including Montrose. where he composed A Drunk Man Looks at Me Thistle.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat mam—4.30pm.

3 The Preacher and the Goldsmith Admission - £1 .20/£115()p. Permanent exhibition about

next-door-neighbour. John Knox‘s


Sculpted Characters: Puppets by Diane

I Jamieson Until Sat 25 Apr.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri lllam—6pm. Sat lllam--4pm.

Alison Bailey Smith: Hats and Jewellery lintil Thurs 7 May. Don‘t missthis opportunity to see (and buy!) Bailey

' Smith‘s eccentric wire fabrications.

Recently graduated from Edinburgh School of Art . she was also voted Scottish Fashion Designer ofthe Year.

Moira Beaty: Paintings Until Thurs 7 May. Linda Farquharson: Prints Until Thurs 7 May.

Plus. ceramics by Julie Brooke.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. 'I‘ue—Satnoon—5.30pm. Glyn Satterley: The Highland Game Sat 25 Apr-23 May. One of Scotland's most successful editorial journalists. Satterley has worked for The Guardian . Scotland on Sunday Magazine and others. Here he turns his photo-documentary eye to Scotland‘s Highland estates. where the huntin'. shootin‘ and fishin' crowd carry on life oblivious to changes going on



The Illustrated Works of Susan Scott

2nd April - 3lst July

Avant-Gorde British Printmaking: 1914-1960 From the British Museum

2 May - 27 June 1992

Mon-Sat 9.30-5.00; Admission Free

Ayr Street, Glasgow

Extended public access supported with funds tel: 041 557 1405

from Glasgow District Councri


s compass gallery



25m APRIL - 2181 MAY 1992 sponsored by m 8818 AWARD MON-SAT 10-S.30

TEL: 041 221 6370 178 WEST REGENT ST GLASGOW oz 4R1.


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The Age of Uncertainty Prints and drawings

2nd - 3lst May 1992 10.00am 5.30pm

subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow District Council

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2 - 23 May Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 5.30

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