John Skelton’s Celtic Alphabet is one at several contributions to the Scottish Gallery's tribute to the art of lettering, which starts on Mon 12 Oct in Edinburgh.

I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge, 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8pm; Sat 9am—1pm. Gifts from Mexico Until Fri 160ct.

I CITIZENS STUDIOS 17—21 Assembly Street, Leith, 554 1649. Tue—Sat 11am-5pm. Susan Woods, Stuart Gilmour, Alice Shannon, Ross Leamlngton Until 27 Oct. Recent works in contrasting styles by four Leith-based painters.

I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. ext 6659/6660/6661. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. At long last one of the city's largest galleries is restored to us, now featuring six gallery floors. artists’ studios, a bistro and even an escalator. . . Spirit at the Ukraine: 500 Years ol Painting, trom 15th Century Icons to the 20th Century Avant-Darde Sat 10 Oct—9 Jan. A bigtitle for a big, inaugural show, drawn from the collections of the State Museum of Ukranian Art in Edinburgh‘s twin town, Kiev, and tracing the development of Ukranian art from lconography to the Socialist Realism smothered by Stalin. The City Collection, Part One: Acquisitions 1979-1992 Sat 10 Oct—21 Nov. Paintings and sculptures purchased. donated or bequesth to the city, including works by Beilany, Joan Eardley, J.D. Fergusson and William Johnstone and a number of young contemporary artists. The City Collection, Part Two: Old Favourites Sat 10 Oct—4 Nov. Major works acquired before 1979 - the core collection was gifted by the Scottish Modern Arts Association in 1963 including work by Walton and Peploe.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm. Robert Varady: The World at Myths Sat 10—31 Oct. The prominent Hungarian artist combines late 20th century symbolism with fragments from other ages, creating a heady. metaphysical artistic language.

I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House, 3 Doune Terrace, 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Recent Danish Poster Design Until 6 Nov. I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Twenty-one worits by Women Until Sat 10 Oct. Folio suite of prints by 21 women— including Nina Pope, Annie Cattrell and Lizzie Hobbs working in a variety of printmaking media.

William Scott Ltthographs1949-1966 Sat 17 Oct—14 Nov. Works by a member ofthe St Ives group of artists.

I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 6776. TuehFri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Jane ilarrlgan Until 28 Oct. New oil paintings, reflecting the changing faces of the Scottish landscape, by the 1990winner of the Laing Art Competition.


Crescent, 225 5366. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1.30 pm. Silver and Gold In the Twilight: Works by Carol Certain Until Thurs 15 Oct. Distinctive works, including mirrors, carvings and fine art inspired by the artist‘s work as a 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 Sat 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 10am—5pm; Sat l0am—5.30pm.

Decorated boxes Until 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 Sun 11 Oct. £3/£1.50. Pryde‘s dramatic oil paintings combine his fascination with Edinburgh‘s Old Town low-life and his love ofthe theatre and theatricality.

The Art at the Photographer: J. Craig Arman. 1864-1946 Until Sun 11 Oct. £3/£1.50. The first comprehensive survey of works by this pioneering Scottish photographer. Surrealist Loans Magritte, Dali, Man Ray, Picasso, Ernst and De Chirico are among the artists represented in this recent loan to the gallery.

I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street, 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Mountains and Remote Places Until Sat 17 Oct. Landscapes by selected Scottish and Scottish-based artists, including Peter Barton and Rodger lnsh. Plus mixed works by gallery artists.

Janet Lawson: Port/Portals Thurs 22 Oct—7 Nov. Drawings and paintings, including a series on churches and tavernas in Portugal.

I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.

I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumbcrland Street Lane, 557 5454. Mon—Sat 10am-4.30pm.

Autumn: ‘Season at Mists and Mellow Fruitiulness' Until 30 Oct. Works by Elspeth Harrigan, James Spence, Moira Ferrier and others.

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 01 lmre Maltovecz Until 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 10am—6pm.

All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

Deutsche Puppen: Porcelain Dolls horn Thuringla. Germany Until 7 Nov. Featuring 33 dolls from the museum's collection, all now‘collector’s items, as well as information panels and a history of doll-making.

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.


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