Sept. Mackintosh furniture from The Chinese Room . The Cloister Room and others. as well as ecstumes from 1890-1915. Traditional afternoon teas served in the cafe 2—4. 15pm. £2.50.
The Box at Delights Thurs 8 Oct-22 Nov. Illustrations for children’s books by 21 contemporary British artists.
European Vision Thur 8 Oct-1 Nov. Selected entries from a Prince’s Trust art competition for 18—25year-olds on the theme of the ‘New Europe‘.
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat 1(lam—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Described as the ﬁrst real community museum in Britain.
I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Sense and Science Sat 26 Sept—Sat 24 Oct. New work by Harry Kerr. exploring modes of landscape photography and the impact of new imaging technology. The exhibition focuses on archeological sites bearing traces of the indigenous population in the south-western states of America. which Kerr visisted as recipient ofthe 1991 Richard Hough Bursary.a £5000 annual award administered by the Scottish Arts Council.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street.
552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. [D]
City Racing Until 27 Sept. The fruit ofan artists‘ exchange between Transmission and a like-minded gallery in London (formerly a betting shop. hence the name).
I BARNES 8: FITZGERALD 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Contemporary glass gallery.
Norwegian Art Glass Until 3 Oct. By Arne Jon Jutrem and three other glass designers from Hadeland Glassverk.
I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8pm: Sat
9am— 1 pm. Kirsten Harris: Exhibition ol Artwork Until 25 Sept.
Gilts from Mexico Until 16 Oct.
I CENTRE 103 Broughton Street.557 0718. Mon—Sat noon—4pm.
George Elston: Paintings Until 3OSept.
I CITIZENS STUDIOS 17—21 Assembly Street. Leith. 554 1649. Tue—Sat
Dilemma: Recent Drawings and Paintings by James Lumsden Until 3 Oct. An investigation into the ‘Janus-faced‘ phenomenon of nationalism — liberating on one hand. reactionary and xenophobic on the other.
Susan Woods. Stuart Gilmour, Alice Shannon. Ross Leamington Tue 6—Tue 27 Oct. Recent works in contrasting styles by four Leith-based Scottish painters.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm. Joan Smith: Genetics Until 3 Oct. Abstract paintings. drawings and prints inspired by basic forms of life — the structure ofDNA. single-celled organisms and simple plant forms.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsbcrg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189.
I Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Recent Danish Poster Design Thurs 8 Oct—6 Nov.
I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Seaﬁeld Street. 554 4444. Daily 10am-8pm.
New Work Until 9 Oct. By Fiona Danksin, Karen Guthrie. Bridget Hill and Nina Pope.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Twenty-one works by Women Until 10 Oct. ; Folio suite of prints by 21 women—
including Nina Pope. Annie Cattrell and Lizzie Hobbs — working in a variety of printmaking media.
_ I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William
I lilam—lpm. .
Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat
Jane Ruthertord: Recent Work Until 30
Jane Harrlgan Wed 7—Wed 28 Oct. New oil paintings. reﬂecting the changing face of the Scottish landscape, by the 1990winner of the Laing Art Competition.
I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm: Sat 9.30am—1.30 pm. Silver and Gold in the Twilight: Works by Carol Carstairs Until 15 Oct. Distinctive works. including mirrors. carvings and ﬁne art inspired by the artist‘s work asa gilder in Britain and around the world.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street, 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe.
Eileen Lawrence: Paintings 1977-92 Until 17 Oct. Works by an artist whose paintings hang in the Tate Gallery and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art — many are infused with a spiritualism witnessed on her many travels abroad.
I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place. 315 2603. Mon—Fri lOam—Spm; Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Decorated Boxes Mon 28 Sept-Sat 31 Oct. Selling exhibition of carved. painted, engraved and otherwise adorned boxes of wood. bronze, papier maché etc from around the world. from pill-boxes to treasure-chests.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; 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.
James Pryde1866-1941 Until 11 Oct. ill/£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.
The Art or the Photographen J. Craig Annan. 1864-1946 Until 11 Oct. £3/£1.50.The ﬁrst comprehensive survey of works by this pioneering Scottish photographer includes more than 50 photographs. some of them printed in photogravure. a process which Annan learnt from its inventor. Karl Klie.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon-Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Ronnie and Val Lecltle: Scottish Landscapes and Still Lites Until 28 Sept. Plus paintings of ﬂowers, landscapes and animals by Sally J. Collins.
Mountains and Remote Places Fri Z—Sat 17 Oct. Works on a landscape theme by selected Scottish and Scottish-based artists, including Peter Barton and Rodger Insh. Plus mixed works by gallery artists. I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri lOam—Spm.
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 40$ and 505.
I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat 10am-4.30pm.
Gallery closed until 9 Oct.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm; Sat/Sun 10.30am—2.30pm.
The Architecture of lmre Makovecz Mon 5—Thur 29 Oct. Display of work by a leading Hungarian architect. presented by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat lOam-6pm.
All manner of archive material and old
toys relating to childhood through the ages,
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
The home of a ﬁne collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco, Rembrandt, Gainsborough. Degas, Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. Dutch Art and Scotland: A Reflection ot Taste Until 18 Oct. £3/£1.50. There have been commercial, intellectual and artistic links between Scotland and the Netherlands since the 15th century, when ajourney 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 oi the 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, 5569579. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. [D]. Cafe. Also admits to the John Knox House, a picturesque 15th century building, reputedly the home ofthe notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1 .20/£1/50p.
My Impressions Until 17 Oct. Paintings and still lifes of Edinburgh by young autistic artist Andrew Gilchrist.
Janet Scarte Until 17 Oct. Oilpaintings reﬂecting a new creative departure for a leading theatre designer.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat l0am—4pm.
Exhibitions Sat 26 Sept—Thur 15 Oct: Donald Hanson: Paintings.
Christine Smith: Ceramics.
Jonathan Gibbs: Paintings.
Molly Dulliclt: Jewellery.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm.
Miro Svolilt Until 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. I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat l0am—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 Ham—sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am—5pm.
Herman de Vries Until 27 Sept. £2/£1 . The ﬁrst major exhibition of works by the Dutch artist and philosopherwhose 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. Mon—Sat 9am-5pm.
City 2000 Until 16 Oct. A display of90 winning entries. reﬂecting personal views of future urban environments. from the
Woolwich National Schools Collage Competition. open to school students aged 11-18. The overall winner. Susan Miller. and Rosy Marshall, one of two national runners-up, are both from Scotland.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—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.
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 10am—6pm; Sun
Scottish Society oi Architect Artists: Annual Exhibition Until 3 Oct.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street, 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
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: “(am Another Country- Exile and Dispossession Until 10 Oct. Photoworks addressing the subject of Irish emigration.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College, South Bridge.650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Next exhibition, Eugenio Carmi starts 16 Oct.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 225 7942. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Frances Anderson Until 14 Oct. We may have seen plenty of them by now. but photographs of Romanian orphanages. psychiatric hospitals and their occupants still retain their shocking potency. These were taken by an ex-fashion/press camerawoman. whose creative priorities were radically shaken up by her visit to the country in 1990.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgatc , 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Veneri Until 3 Oct. New works by Austrian artist Claudia Pilsl. exploring the tension between various ideals of femininity and present-day realities.
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 PICTURE GALLERY Chambers Institution, High Street. 0721 20123. Mon-Fri 10am— 1pm. 2—5pm; Sat/Sun 2—5pm.
Elizabeth Douglas and Jackie Smith Until 13 Oct. Landscape paintings. prints and drawings by two Borders artists.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street, 0334 74610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D] Dilly Galtunlu 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.
56 '1 he List 25 September — 8 October 1992