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I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 5568921 . Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—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. Two important new acquisitions. drawings by the Italian Baroque artists. Bernini and Gaulli. are now on show in Room4. Leonardo da Vinci: The Mystery oi the ‘Madonna oi the Yamwinder' Until 12] ul. Several examples of this painting exist. but which is the real one? For the first timcthe different versions are brought together. giving visitors a glimpse of the business of authenticating art. and a shot at guessing themselves.

I NET HERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. The Preacher and the Goldsmith Admission £1 .20/£1/50p. Permanent exhibition about next-door-neighbour. John Knox‘s House.

First Impressions: Works on Paper by Theresa Kane Until Sat 30 May. Bold. energetic works on paper, penned on-the-spot. journalist or diarist-style.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm. Sat 10am—4pm.

Exhibitions until Thurs 28 May:

Moira Beatty: Paintings.

Julie Brooke: Ceramics.

Linda Parquharson: Prints.

Alison Bailey Smith: Jewellery.

10th Anniversary Exhibition Sat 30 May—25 Jun. Contemporary Scottish paintings and British crafts. with jewellery by Norman Cherry.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Glyn Saherley: The Highland Game Until Sat 23 May. One of Scotland‘s most successful photo-journalists turns his eye to the huntin'. shootin‘ and fishin‘ crowd ofthe Highland estates.

Paparaai Thurs 28 May—6 Jun. Incisive photojournalism. courtesy of Edinburgh‘s community newspapers.

I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.

Scotland’s bonniest and beastliest monarchs, politicians. writers and artists— not to mention the footballers and a very fine cafe to boot.

John Bellany‘s new portrait of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. the composer and conductor. is currently on show.

Portrait oi the Artist Until 21 Jun. A collection of photo-portraits of artists. sometimes shown in their studios and inevitably at their most flamboyant.

I RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY Blackfriars Street. 5570707.

Auction Thurs 28 May. 7pm. Oil paintings to suit all tastes by Russian artists. Proceeds go to the ‘impoverished members‘ of the Union of St Petersburg Artists. Pictures are now on show.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sat 9am-sunset; Sun llam-sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am—5pm.

Walter Hood Fitch: A Celebration Until 21 Jun. A botanical exhibition of watercolours. drawings and prints by one of the most prolific artists associated with Kew Gardens. By the time Fitch 1892. he had published nearly 10.000 plant portraits.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Museum of Scotland Permanent display charting the progress of the controversial new Chambers Street museum, scheduled to open in 1996.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 2-5pm.

166th Annual Exhibition of Painting.

Sculpture and Architecture Until 181 ul. £1.20/50p. Show of oils. mixed media. sculpture and architecture by established artists and recent graduates from all over Scotland.

I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat

10am— 1 pm.

Exhibitions until Wed 3 Jun:

John Byrne: New Works A familiar name to many. thanks to his TV series Tutti Frutti and Your Cheatin‘ Heart. John Byrne makes a welcome return to exhibiting twenty years after his last show. Here . a core group of etchings and monotypes. produced at the Glasgow Print Studio. are complemented by a selection of oils and works on paper from earlier periods. Vincent Rattray: Paintings The first Scottish solo show for an accomplished graduate of Duncan ofJordanstone College of Art. Morrison's Paris Pen and wash studies of the city by James Morrison. best known for his panoramic oils of the Scottish landscape.

Crafts Rugs and collages by Sally Hampson and jewellery from Edinburgh-based Susan Barr.

I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.

Spring Fling Photography Competition Until 19 Jun. Winning entries from the annual open submission comp. including the vibrant photocopy works of first prize-winner Mary Hutchison.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge.650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. lain Robertson: New Works Sat 23 May—20 Jun. A first major solo show for a promising young abstract artist - the first Scot to win the prestigious Polloc-Krasner Foundation Award.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 2265425. Daily. 10am—5pm(later. during performances).

Disability Scotland: Ten Years On Until 23 Jun. A celebration of work done during the last ten years by Disability Scotland and other support groups working in the same field.

I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

Gambit until Sat 23 May. An exhibition of works by members of the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. founded in 1987 to ‘support and pursue excellence in Sculpture'.

Hob McCarthy: New Paintings Sat 30 May—20 Jun.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

San Martin and Studio Table Tops: Paintings by John Brown

I WINES FROM PARIS Giles Street. Leith. Mon—Sat. 10am—6pm.

Persevering Spirit Fri 29 May—12 Jun. Leithers young and old. captured on film by photographer Andrew Keith.


I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street, 0334 74610. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2-5pm.

Exhibitions until Sun 31 May:

Separate Elements Project work for an outdoor sound sculpture. by Charlie Hooker.

Fresh as Paint Works by the S6 studentsof Madras College. St Andrews.

Lindsey Ross: Jewellery The Maris Piper collection.


I SMITH ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 0786 71917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Raymond Moore: The Last Ten Years Until Sun 31 May. An exhibition of black and white photographs from the last ten years of Moore's life. He described his work as ‘the No-Man‘s Land between the real and the fantasy‘.

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