pornography begin? Why should sexual images be caught up with notions of power, morality and embarrassment? What role does censorship have in the debate? Contributions from Robert Mapplethorpe, Ron O‘Donnell and others.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 225 7942. Daily lOam—lOpm. Gavin Evans Retrospective Until 5 Sept. A survey show of theatre and stage images by the controversial photographer who snapped Archaos. In showing his pictures. Theatre Workshop has already been accused of ‘homosexual necrophilia'.
I ART MARKET Blackfriars Street, info: 6610890. Daily 10am—5pm.
Romania Project UK: Fundraising Exhibition Until 5 Sept. A gallery space jam-packed with works by local artists — and everything for sale under £100. Halfthe proceeds go to the Romania Project. the other half to the artists concerned. Anyone interested in submitting work should contact the number above.
I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION SCOTLAND 23 Atholl Crescent. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Annual Festival Exhibition Until 5 Sept. Contemporary Scottish art.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Summer Festival Exhibition Until 5 Sept. Mixed show of works by more than 60 artists from Scotland, Europe, and as far aﬁeld as Brazil, China, Russia and Malaysia.
I HOLYROOD ART CLUB St Ann‘s
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
Community Centre. 6 South Gray‘s Close. High Street. Mon-Fri 10am-7.30pm. Cafe Art Exhibition and Sale oi Paintings Until Sat
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Mon—Sat loam—4.30pm.
Edinburgh Festival Exhibition Until 5 Sept. Paintings ofTuscany and still 11sz by Barbara Balmcr ARSA RSW RGI: ceramics by Paul Spence and Mexican silver jewellery.
I WELLSPRING 13 Smith‘s Place. Lcith. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Cosmic Energies Until Fri 28 Aug. Universal paintings by Gordon Strachan. as well as jewellery by Ann Marie Shillito and pottery by Susan Nut.
I WESTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL C rewc Road South, info: 220 1260. Daily 10am—8pm. .
Generation Until 9 Oct. Seven Scotland~based artists interpret the theme for a hospital environment. Show is in the Rheumatology Ward.
AROUND THE WORLD
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsbcrg House, 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
Exhibition of Contemporary Danish Silver Rollowware Until 4 Sept.
Works by Danish Silversmiths, lb Anderson, Claus Bjerring and others.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 9311. Daily 10am-6pm.
Cross Cultural Currents in Latin America Until 5 Sept. Sweeping and colourful overview of contemporary Latin-American art, including works by artists from all parts of the continent. Craits from Zimbabwe Until 5 Sept. Easlem Artifacts Until 5 Sept. Afghan kilims, rugs, cushions and tribal weavings. I 54 High Street. Mon—Sat
10. 30am—5 .30pm.
Ann Higgins: Wearable Art Until 5 Sept. Jumpers to die for.
I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place.315 2603. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat
Ethnic Jewellery Until 19 Sept. Selling show of tribal and traditional pieces from India, Burma and Afghanistan.
Dutch Drawings of the 17th Century Until 18 Oct. A selection of 50 drawings from the gallery‘s permanent collection.
I NEPAL INTERLINK 6 Howe Street, 225 1654. Tue-Sun 11am—6pm.
A Feel of Nepal Until 5 Sept. Textiles, jewellery and carved wood.
I OUT OF THE NOMAD'S TENT 21 St Leonard’s Lane. Daily 10am—5pm.
A Tribute to Tribal Art Until 12 Sept. Indian.
herman de vries
ways to be
I6 aug - 27 sept every day 10 - 5
royal botanic garden
Pakistani and Turkish arts and crafts.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat
10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.
From the Heart of Europe: Art Treasures of Hungary 896-1896 Until 31 Dec. £1.50/75p. Twenty years after the last British exhibition about Hungary, this celebration of the country‘s cultural history includes metalwork. armour. jewellery and textiles as well as photographic archive material.
World in our Hands Evocative exhibition about the environmental perils facingthe planet.
I 75 Henderson Row, 556 8959. Daily. 10am—5pm.
‘ Chinese Watercolour: Until Dec. Paintings
by contemporary artists.
I SOLAS CENTRE Abbeymount, info: 555 3446. Daily 10am—8pm.
AIDS Memorial ODIII Until Sun 30 Aug. This extraordinary tribute to people who have died from AlDS now comprises 16,000 panels — each one remembering a different person from all over the world. I TEX MEX 47 Hanover Street. Daily noon—midnight.
Colores d8 Maya Twenty-one photographs taken by Wilma Custers in Guatemala and Mexico.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate , 225 3013. Mon—Sat noon—5.30pm.
Chicago Latino Until 6 Sept. Festival of Latino art. poetry and music, reﬂecting the diversity of the Hispanic experience in North and South America. See also Gamaliel Ramirez‘s mural, Symbols of Transition, at the llaagen Dazs shop on Princes Street.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 2281404. Daily, llam—Iate.
Exhibition of Russian Art Until 5 Sept. Stunning show of paintings, prints. sculpture and books.
DESIGN & CRAFTS
I ADAM POTTERY 76 Henderson Row, 557 3978. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.
Clay: Exhibition ol New Works Until 5 Sept. Pottery, sculpture and ceramics by Janet Adam, Lorraine Fernie and Lara Scobie. I AND CAN IT BE. . 7 6 Broughton Street. 5561335. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Lorna Watt: Contemporary Ceramics Until 5 Sept. Bright, vibrant pots and vases. moulded to ancient Greek and Peruvian shapes, depicting shells. flowers and other natural forms.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street, 226 2428. Daily Ham—midnight. Sat mam—midnight.
Dazzle Until 5 Sept. Affordable, one-off pieces ofjewellery by top contemporary designers. Prices range from £7 to £500. Alterthe Fall Until 5 Sept. Two resident artists capture the flavour ofthe Fringe in a collection of T-shirt designs.
I BARNES AND FITZGERALD GLASS GALLERY 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.
Adam Aaronson: Free-Blown Glass Until 5 Sept. Plus contemporary jewellery and paintings by local artists.
I INHOUSE 28 Howe Street, 225 2888. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6pm.
An Armchair View Until 5 Sept. Where others see only furniture, Inhousediscerns Art. Famous for their chair exhibitions, this year the design shop homes in on the humble, comfy armchair. though some of the classier exhibits don't look as comfy as all that.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Bearing All Until 5 Sept. Celebrated bears from the museum‘s collection, including Paddington and Rupert.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm,Sat 10am—4pm.
Jane Dickinson and Angus McFadyen: Recent Jewellery Until 3 Sept.
I ST JOHN'S CHURCH Corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road. Daily 11am—6pm. Cafe.
West End Craft and Design Fair Until 5 Sept. Scotland's design highlight of the year— more than 300 craftworkers and designers take part. The place to pick up quirky. one-offitemsofjewellery clothes. ceramics and food, if food can be quirky. I THE TENT Princes Street Gardens, Daily 10am—7pm.
Irina Bunnistrova: avant-garde costume designer at Teanwelve
Tent Twelve Until Sun 23 Aug. £1 .50/80p, children free. Perhaps the most avant-garde of Festival fashion forums— textiles, metal, jewellery, ceramics, glass, wood and fine art by international designers
I TORRANCE GALLRY 29b Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Sat 11am-6pm.
Sheana M. Stephen, DA: Jewellery Until 2 Sept.
I WRAP 17 Stafford Street, 2202328. Daily 10am—6pm.
The Shining Trail Until 10 Sept. Selling exhibition of art and jewellery by American Indians of the South West.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George lV Bridge 226 4531. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Monumental Reputation: Robert Adam and the Emperor's Palace Until 30 Sept. A celebration of the bicentenary ofthe Scottish architect's death, this exhibition focuses on Adam‘s European Grand Tour of 1754—8. during which he formed some of his revolutionary ideas about the interpretation of Classical Antiquity in 18th century architecture.
I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 AthollCresccnt.2291109. Daily 11am—4pm.
0n the Side 01 the Angels? Until 6 Sept. A variety of architectural 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: Life, Death and Survival Until 17 Sept. A celebration of the Scottish architect who died 200 years ago. Includes images ofAdam buildings long demolished and shows how others have been adapted to meet modern needs.
SD The List 28 August - 10 September 1992