I FRASER FINE ART 33 Alva Street. 225 2782. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm: Sat lilam—lpm. Alan Alexander: Recent Paintings Until 28 Aug. Exuberant works in sumptuous colours.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 1 lam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe.
Andy Goldsworthy: Ice and Snow Drawings and The Throws Until 12 Sept. Goldsworthy‘s extraordinary large-scale images are made by letting ice and snow. mixed with natural materials melt onto paper. The Throws are vivid photographs in which the artist juggles with nature and chaos throwing different substances into the air, Australian sand at Ayres Rock. for example.
ﬂaimund Girlie: Paintings Until 12 Sept.
The F ruitMarket Gallery offers a gentler Festival
Immerse yourself in the shimmering whiteness of Raimund Girke's paintings, stay cool with Andy Goldsworthy's delicate ice and snow drawings.
15 August to 12 September, Tuesday to Saturday 1 1am to 6pm, Sunday noon to 5pm
The FruitMarket Gallery 29 Market Street, Edinburgh. Tel: 031-225 2383
Admission free Guided Tours daily at 3pm
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ROBERT ADAM AND THE EMPEROR’S PALACE
‘ 4.7T; A National Library of Scotland Exhibition
Monday - Friday 9.30 - 17.00 (Festival 9.30 - 20.30) Saturday 9.30 ~ 17.00. Sunday 14.00- 17.00
6 November 1992 -28 February 1993
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Works in which white brush strokes work against shades of grey to create a tension which has been described as ‘a drama of stillness'. Raimund Girke will discuss his work at 2pm on Sun 16.
Guided tours every day at 3pm.
Contact gallery for details oftalks. children‘s workshops and the Order.
C haos and Creativity conference.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun
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 I Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th I century Scottish artists.
James Pryde1866-1941 Until I 1 Oct.
£3/£1 .50. The first major retrospective of the Scottish painter‘s oeuvre since a memorial exhibition after his death. Pryde's dramatic oil paintings combine his fascination with Edinburgh‘s Old Town low-life and his love of the theatre and theatricality.
I ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Ernesto Treccani: Drawings and Lithographs Until 25 Sept. Works by the avant-garde Italian artist who was also a writer and leading opponent of Fascism in the 40s and 50s.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm.Sat 10am—4pm.
Sylvia von Hartmann RSW: A Year in the Lite
DI Until 3 Sept. A tribute to a mostoriginal artist — her works are amalgams ofwax and watercolour.
Michael Lythgoe Until 3 Sept. Sculpture on an ornithological theme.
I PELICAN DAR Cowgate. 225 5413. Daily. 7pm—2am.
‘Forest Until 5 Sept. A collaborative installation created by sculptor Peter Linnett. painter Virginia Hunt and composer Paul Nieman.
I OUEEN'S NALL (‘lerk Street. 668 3456. Daily 10am—6pm or later on concert nights.
Three Dimensions of Printmaking Until 5 Sept.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lrtverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon Sat 9am—sunset: Sun Ham—sunset. Cafe. [1)]. Exhibitions 10am—5pm.
Herman de Vries Until 27 Sept. £211 . The first major exhibition of works by the Dutch artist and philosopher whose artworks are created out ofearth. petals and leaves — some of them collected from this very garden. De Vries was a collaborator with Joseph Beuys. and has inspired artists like Andv Goldsworthy.
1 june - 30 September
Also at Kenwood, London
Tel. 031-226 4531
currently showing at the Fruitmarket.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun
Miro Sculptures Until 20 Sept. £3/£1 .50. 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. Small bronze witticisms
and large. surrealist ‘pcrsonagcs‘. painted bright red. yellow and blue.
Jaume Plensa Until 5 Sept. They’re an avant-garde bunch. these Catalans: Plensa‘s first UK show features an eight-foot long aluminium and iron question mark and twenty papercollages. I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge.650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [1)].
Symbols oi Survival: the Art oi Will Maclean Until 12 Sept. A retrospective exhibition celebrating the output of one of Scotland‘s major artists. a painter who draws on the life and history of the Highlands for inspiration. The exhibition is alsothe occasion for the publication ofa book on the artist by Talbot Director Duncan Macmillan.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm.
Irene ilalliday: Paintings lor 1992 Until 2 Sept.
I WASPS STUDIOS Patriothall. off Hamilton Place. info: 220 4721. Daily 10.30am—5.30pm.
Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Design Until 6 Sept. An organisation that provides low cost workspaccs for artists and craftspcople, WASPS has fostered many of Scotland‘s best young artists since it was set up in 1985. This show of works by twenty artists includes puppets. jewellery. marbled paper. tapestries. kites and works on paper.
I WINES FROM PARIS The Vaults. 4 Giles Street. Leith. 554 2652. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.
Christopher Ku: Recent Paintings Until 18 Sept. New works by a talented Hong Kong-born artist. and Citizens Studios tenant.
I DEDLAM THEATRE 2 Forrest Road. 225 9893. Mon-Sat 9am—midnight.
Tir Agus Mur- Land and Sea Until 5 Sept. Prints of Lewis and Harris by Anna Stracban.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat
10am— 1 pm.
Daniel Finch 1789-1868: An English Watercolourist's Journey Through Scotland Until 5 Sept. Plus Paintings ofthe Highlands and Islands by McCulloch . McTaggart, Cadell and others.
I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 1(lam—6pm.
A Cornucopia oi Scottish Art Until 5 Sept. Comprehensive overview of 19th and early 20th century Scottish art. including works by Naysmith. Glasgow Boys and Colourists Peploc and Cadell.
I FORTH GALLERY Forth Street, 31361 10. Mon—Sat 2—6pm.
Edinburgh Vision: the City- Future Choices Until 5 Sept. Exhibitions — and a programme of debates — exploringthe ways in which Edinburgh’s economic.
community and energy policies might be adapted for the better.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm: Sun 2-5pm. [D] Cafe.
James Pryde 1866-1941 Until 110a. £3/£1.50. See entry under Contemporary heading.
I NETHERDOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street, 556 9579. Mon-Sat 10am—4.30pm. [D]. Cafe. Also admits to the John Knox House, a picturesque 15th century building, reputedly the home of the notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1 .20/£1/50p.
Exhibitions until 5 Sept:
ND' JISI Buslters Richard Paul Wemyss’s paintings. inspired by Fringe street performers.
,The Green Room Show Works on dramatic themes by professional actors who paint and professional painters with a theatrical bent.
Fringe Fireworks Contemporary Scottish metalwork by eleven members of the British Association of Artist Blacksmiths. I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street . 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Scotland’s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. celebrities. even footballers. The cafe is exquisite.
Allan Hamuy1713-1784 Until 27 Sept. £3/£1.50. See entry under Pre-20th Century.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
The FIB! 150 Years Until 9 Sept. Scotland’s oldest firm of art dealers has every reason to celebrate — thriving while many others have had to close. This survey show includes works by the gallery’s most important artists, from Glasgow Boys and Colourists to Redpath, Blackadder, Eardley, Bellany, Davie and Howson.
IAND CAN IT BE. . 7 6 BroughtonStrect, 5561335. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Sara Cunningham: Silent Communication Until 5 Sept. Large-scale images depicting the members of Edinburgh’s deaf community communicating in sign language.
I THE FRENCR INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—l .30 pm. Cafe.
Gaetan Gatian de Clerambault, Psychiatrist and Photographer Until 4 Sept. Extraordinary photographs of the veiled women of Morocco taken around 1915 by an influential psychiatrist who worked for the Paris police. Clerambault‘sobscssion with the body and the way in which itcould be hidden or transformed by veils and vestments raises questions about eroticism and voyeurism.
I FRINGE COURTYARD Old Assembly Close. High Street. Daily l0am—7pm. Colin Baxter: Photographs U ntil 5 Sept. Scottish scenes by one of the country‘s most ubiquitous photographers.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. [D] 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.
The Art oi the Photographer: J. Craig Annan, 1854—1946 Until 11 Oct. £3/£l .50. The first comprehensive survey of works by this pioneering Scottish photographer
includes more than 50 photographs. some ofthcm printed in photogravure. a process
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