recent exhibition at Peebles, this is another chance to see the collection of oils, watercolours and drawings by Peter Angel.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat 1 lam—5pm. Newly refurbished. opens 15 Aug for Duane Michals: Poetry and Tales.
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 — and a very ﬁne cafe.
Allan liamsay1713-1784 Sat 1 Aug—27 Sept. Admission £3(£1.50). The definitive retrospective ofa revolutionary portrait painter whose fame was later eclipsed by Reynolds and Gainsborough. Horace Walpole described him as ‘all delicacy‘.
I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Daily 10am—6pm or later on concert nights.
Three Dimensions of Printmaking starts 17 Aug.
I OUERCUS 16 Howe Street. 2200147. David Colwell: Fumlture Until Mon 11) Aug. The new ranges. plus wall pieces by Jessie Ann Matthews.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sat 9am—sunset; Sun Ham—sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions lOam—Spm.
Peter Randall-Page: Sculpture and Drawings 1980—1992 Until Sun 9 Aug. The first major retrospective of an artist described by the Sunday Times as ‘Britain‘s best-kept sculptural secret‘. Some 90 drawings. maquettes and sculptures. inspired by natural forms.
I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 AthollCrescent.2291109. Daily 11am—4pm.
0n the Side oi the Angels? Sat 8 Aug—6 Sept. A variety ofarchitectural schemes illustrating the part played by the Royal Fine Art Commission for England and Wales in encouraging good contemporary architecture. such as the cable-stayed bridge to Skye. and protecting good old architecture.
I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND 15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. The Architecture of Robert Adam: Lite. Death and Survival Mon 10 Aug—17 Sept. A celebration of the Scottish architect who died 200 years ago. Includes images of Adam buildings long demolished and shows how others have been adapted to meet modern needs.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Museum 01 Scotland Permanent display charting the progress of the controversial new Chambers Street museum, scheduled to open in 1996.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon-Fri 10am—4pm; weekends/holidays noon—5pm. [D]. £1.50 (75p).
Up-to-date information on the Big Bang and everything else you ever wanted to know about the universe.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat lOam—6pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Miro Sculptures Fri 31 J u1—20 Sept. The largest exhibition of the Surrealist‘s sculptures ever in the UK comprises 72 pieces and ﬁfteen large drawings made between 1962 and 1978. his most fertile time sculpturally.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street, 225 5955. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
Exhibitions Until Sat 8 Aug:
Gordon Bryce ARSA RSW: lieu Paintings Brightly coloured still lifes and landscapes including Arisaig and Glencoe.
Sally Fm": Constructions Unusual textile works influenced by the techniques used in sail or kite-making and various Japanese crafts.
Ruth Iiushlry: Enamel Jewellery.
150:}: Anniversary Exhibition starts Fri 14 Aug.
I ST JOHN'S CHURCH Comer of Princes Street and Lothian Road. Daily
West End Brett and Design Fair Thurs 6 Aug—5 Sept. Undoubtedly Scotland‘s design highlight of the year — more than 300 craftworkers and designers take part. The place to pick up quirky. one-off items ofjewellery, clothes, ceramics and food. if food can be quirky.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
A Blemish on the Text Until Sat 1 Aug. Enlarged black and white images of skin are projected onto the gallery walls and blemishes. sounds. even poetry, appear to ‘erupt‘ from the surface.
Addressing the Forbidden: Art Looits at Pornography An international group of painters. photographers and sculptors tackle the oldest and hoariest of chestnuts: where does eroticism end and pornography begin? Why should sexual images be caught up with notions of power. morality and embarrassment? What role does censorship havein the debate? Contributions from Robert Mapplethorpe. Ron O'Donnell and others.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 1(lam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Toon Kuiipers: Pastoral Pictures Until Sat 1 Aug. Landscapes. tending towards abstraction and offering a glimpse of ‘a world of deeply mysterious beauty‘.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Daily. 10am—6pm (later. during performances).
Scotland China Arts Until Wed 12 Aug. Traditional and modern works by Chinese artists. some ofthem making their British debut
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate . 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Alan Kllpatriclt: Landmarks Throughout .lul. Oil paintings on the theme of landscape and culture.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 298 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Elizabeth Reid Until Sat 1 Aug. Paintings inspired by the countryside surrounding the artist‘s home in South Wales.
I WELLSPRING 13 Smith’s Place. Leith.
' Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Cosmic Energies Mon 10—28 Aug. Universal paintings by Gordon Strachan. as well as jewellery by Ann Marie Shillito and pottery by Susan Nuttgens.
I WRAP 17 Stafford Street. 220 2328. Daily 10am—6pm.
The Shining Trail Sat 1 Aug—10 Sept. Selling exhibition of art and jewellery by American Indians of the South West.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES Ayr
I MACLAURIN ART GALLERY Rozelle Park. Monument Road. 0292 45447. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Shocks to the System Until Sun 26 Jul. National touring exhibition exploring the contribution of art to social comment and protest. and vice versa. Feminism and black and gay rights make their mark in the works of Michael Sandie. Susan Hiller. Mona Hatoum and others.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street, 0334 74610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]
Exhibitions until 16 Aug:
Tribal Memory Photographs by Aase Goldsmith.
Scottish Storytellers Photographs by Ian Mackenzie.
31 JULY - 20 SEPTEMBER ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, Edinburgh
Open Monday to Saturday lOam-Spm Sunday 2-5pm Admission £3, concessions £1 Organised by the National Galleries of Scotland
Supported by the European Arts Festival, the Foundation for Sport and the Arts, and the Henry Moore Foundation.
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