Wave: Another Country
Irish exile & dispossession
12 Sept to 10 Oct
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FIRST SOLO SHOW
Until 24 September Hours 10-5.30 (Ex. Sun) Sponsored by John Rae
Photography & Audio Vision 8518 Funded
Wﬁ compass gallery
Dutch Art and Scotland ﬂl Reﬂection of‘Iaste
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Until 180ctober NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, Edinburgh
Admission £3.00, concessions £1.50 Mon - Sat 10-5, Sun 2-5
Sponsored by Scottish Equitable
commercial, intellectual and artistic links between Scotland and the Netherlands since the 15th century. when a journey overseas to Holland was no more perilous than one overland to London. This collection includes works by Rembrandt. Cuyp and others that form . or have formed, part of major Scottish collections. Dutch Drawings ofthe 17th Century Until 18 Oct. A selection of 50 drawings from the gallery‘s permanent collection.
Scottish Painters and Holland Until 18 Oct. Works by Raeburn, Wilkie, Guthrie and the Glasgow Boys reveal the diverse ways in which Dutch art has inﬂuenced Scottish painters.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV 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 of the 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 NETHERBOW 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/£l/50p.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm.
Exhibitions until 24 Sept:
Glen Scouller R61: Paintings
Peter Michael: Tale at Two Cities -Prints Plus wood objects by Bruce Frost and jewellery by Jane Dickenson and Angus McFadyen.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Mon-Sat 11am—5pm. Duane Mlchals: Poetry and Tales Until Sat 12 Sept. Photographs by the contemporary New York artist and philosopher.
Miro SVDIIR Tue 22 Sept-10 Oct. One ofthe most exciting photographers working in Czechoslovakia today. Svolik‘s photographs hark back to the oppressive political system of the past and look forward to a better future for his country. or rather, countries.
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street , 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun-5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs, politicians. writers and artists— and a very fine cafe.
Allan Ramsay 1713—1784 Until 27 Sept. £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 ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row, 552 7171. Mon-Sat 9am—sunset; Sun llam-sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am-5pm.
Herman de Vries Until 27 Sept. £2/£l . 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.
I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND 15 Rutland Square, 229 7545.
The Architecture ol Robert Adam: Lite, Death and Survival Until Thurs 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.
From the Heart oi Europe: Art Treasures ol 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.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon-Fri lOam—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 10am—6pm'. Sun
Miro Sculptures Until Sun 20 Sept. £3/£1.50. The largest exhibition ofthe 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 ‘personages‘, painted bright red, yellow and blue.
Scottish Society oi Architect Artists: Annual Exhibition Wed 23 Sept—3 Oct.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat
10am- 1 pm.
Exhibitions until 7 Oct.
Jim Nicholson: Highlands and Islands- New Paintings Evocative sea and landscapes. Christopher Johnson: Recent Paintings
The New Generation Fine art. jewellery and ceramics from Scottish and London colleges.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street , 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Christine D'Leary: Wave/Another Country- Exile and Dispossession Sat 12 Sept—10 Oct. Photoworks addressing the subject of Irish enigration.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge,650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Symbols ol Survival: the Art of Will Maclean Until Sat 12 Sept. A retrospective exhibition celebrating the output of one of Scotland‘s major artists.
Next exhibition, Eugenio Carmi starts 16
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate . 225 3013. Tue-Sat noon—6pm.
Claudia Pilsnltr: New Wort: Until 26 Sept. I WESTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Crew Road South. info: 220 1260. Daily 10am-8pm.
Generation Until 9 Oct. Seven artists present different interpretations ofthe word. Each work is created with a hospital environment in mind.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I ABERDEEN ART GALLERY Schoolhill. 0224 635208. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm;Thurs 10am—8pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Robert Doisneau: A Retrospective Until 26 Sept. Fantastic exhibition of images by one of the century‘s best known photographers, organised by Oxford's Museum of Modern Art.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street, 0334 74610. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]
Highland Myth and Symbol Until 20 Sept. Work by various artists - including Will Maclean, Marianna Lines. Neil McPherson and Shirley Farquhar- explore the mysticism of the Highlands. Does YourTV Carry a Donor Card? Unti120 Sept. Ifso, expect to hear from Alison Bailey Smith. Scottish Young Fashion Designer of the Year, who relies on telly innards to make her hats, corsets and jewellery.
Billy Gaituniu Kaigwa: The Contemporary Warrior A dramatic sculpture, built especially for this space, in which Kaigwa envisages St Andrews University‘s foreign scholars as warriors, returning to their countries armed with education.
52 The Listl 1 — 24 September 1992