Dutch Art and Scotland: A Reﬂection otTaste Until Sun 18 Oct. £3/£1 .50. Works by Rembrandt, Cuyp and others that form, or have formed, part of major Scottish collections, tracing links between Scotland
and the Netherlands back to the 15th century.
Dutch Drawings ot the 17th Century Until Sun 18 Oct. A selection of 50drawings from the gallery‘s permanent collection. Scottish Painters and Holland Until Sun 18 Oct. Works by Raeburn, Wilkie, Guthrie and the Glasgow Boys reveal the diverse ways in which Dutch art has inﬂuenced Scottish painters.
I NETHERODW 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.
My Impressions Until Sat 17 Oct. Paintings and still lifes of Edinburgh by young
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JIZO GARDEN by Daniel Reeves
An exciting new exhibition based on the sights and sounds of Japan.
Fridain Oct 2-5pm Outside Aubingy Sports Centre, Haddington
Saturday 17 Oct 10-5pm Outside The Corn Exchange, Haddington
Tuesday 20 Oct 10-5pm Outside The Tourist Information Centre, High Street, Dunbar
Wednesday 21 Oct Slam-i2 noon Outside Longniddry Community Centre
Wed 21 Oct i-Spm Outside Prestonpans Community Centre
Thursday 22 Oct 9.30am- 12.30pm Outside Loch Centre, Tranent
Thursday 22 Oct 2-5pm Outside Trevelyan Hall, Poncaitland
Friday 23 Oct lO-Spm Outside the Police Station, High Street, North Berwick
Saturday 24 Oct 10-5pm Outside Old Town Hall, Musselburgh Admission is FREE
autistic artist Andrew Gilchrist.
Janet Scarte Until Sat 17 Oct. Oil paintings reflecting a new creative departure for a leading theatre designer.
The Carrying Stream Tue 20—31 Oct. A selection from the Archives of the School of Scottish Studies, documenting the life and traditions of crofting and fishing communities as well as the crafts. customs. buildings and story-telling traditions of Highland and Lowland Scotland. In association with the Scottish Story-telling Festival.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm, Sat 10am—4pm.
Until Thurs 15 Oct: Paintings by Donald Manson and Jonathan Gibbs and ceramics by Christine Smith.
Sat 17 Oct-5 Nov: Paintings by Gordon Wyilie HSW and Terence Duinn and ceramics by John Calver. Jewellery by Molly Builick throughout both shows.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Miro Svollk Until Sat 10 Oct. Svolik‘s photographs hark back to the oppressive political system of Czechoslovakia past and look forward to a better future for his country.
David Hiscock: Barcelona Sat 17 Oct—10 Nov. Ambitious new works, combining elements of painting, sculpture and photography, commissioned by Visa. ‘Olympic stars such as Moorhouse. Akabussi and Goodhew undergo a dramatic metamorphosis‘.
I PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
Scotland‘s bonniest and beastliest monarchs, politicians, writers and artists- and a very ﬁne cafe.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverlcith Row, 552 7171. Mon—Sat 9am—sunset; Sun Ham—sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am-4pm. Admission £2 (£1).
Flora Photographica: Masterpieces of Flower Photography Until 22 Nov. This spectacular touring show from the South Bank Centre wowed audiences down south with its crazy ﬂoral creations and famous names- Gilbert and George, Man Ray, Bert Stern, Mapplethorpe and Anna Atkins, to name a few. Don‘t miss it,even ifonly to see Marilyn Monroe usinga couple of oversizcd roses as an avant-garde brassiere.
I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND 15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm.
City 2000 Until Fri 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 oftwo national runners-up. are both from Scotland.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street, 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Now featuring a giant fossilized water scorpion. native of Bathgate. 300 million years old. From the Heart oi Europe: Art Treasures 01 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. 6688405. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; weekends/holidays noon—5pm. [D].
Up-to-date information on the Big Bang and everything else you ever wanted to know about the universe. Telescopes are open every clear weeknight from Fri 9 Oct—31 Mar.
Dr John Davies will present a ‘lavishly illustrated‘ talk on The Role ofMan (and
Woman) in Space at 7.30pm. Fri 9 Oct , £1 .50 (75p). Sounds promising. but why the brackets?.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Society at Scottish Artists: Annual Exhibition Until 31 Oct. Admission £1 (50p). Contemporary art by established artists and recent graduates, including installations. interpretations of the ‘green theme‘ and. on the last day. a seminar,Art and the Environment.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street, 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Exhibitions Mon 12 Oct—4 Nov:
David McClure: New Paintings Spontaneous“, vibrant new works by a contemporary of Elizabeth Blackaddcr and John Houston. ‘1 1e passes the true critical test. in that he modifies our vision ofthe world‘.
Jila Peacock: New Paintings Intriguing works by the official artist to the 1993 40th Anniversary Edmund Hilary Everest Exhibition.
The Art at Lettering Calligraphy and lettcrcutting by ten contemporary craftsmen and women.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street, 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Christine D'Leary: Wave/Another Country- Exiie and Dispossession Until Sat 10 Oct. Photoworks addressing the subject of Irish emigration.
Seven Crossings/Empty Land Sat 17 Oct—21 Nov. Contemporary work from Australia. I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge, 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Eugenio Carmi: Recent Works Sat 17 Oct—14 Nov. ‘Austerely beautiful' abstract works by the Milan-based artist who has collaborated with Umberto Eco on a number of books — and was the subjectof one of Eco's books — and who was one of the first to become involved with the Art in Industry movement.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Mon~Sat 10am—5pm. Frances Anderson Until Wed 14 Oct. We may have seen plenty ofthem by now, but photographs of Romanian orphanages, psychiatric hospitals and theiroccupants 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 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Christie Cameron: Curious Tales Sat 10—31 Oct. Images inspired by natural history, and the land and seascapes of the Clyde. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street, 228 1404. Mon—Sat lilam—late; Sunday evenings.
Poland to Hungary: Works on Paper by Sara Downham Until Sat 24 Oct.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street, 0334 74610. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]
Ken Pook: Ceramics Until 25 Oct. Pook draws on his architectural training in his creations.
Sean Taylor. Twelve Apostles Until 25 Oct. A satirical comment on world politics in which the usual subjects of religious icons are substituted with alternative ‘apostles' Thatcher, Ceacescu, Gadafﬂ, Hussein, Khomeini etc. Good aesthetics and incense almost make up for the facile message.
Steve Dilwortti: Acts 01 Faith Until 25 Oct. A major touring exhibition initiated at the Lanntair Gallery in Stornoway. Large acrylic screens are the base for a range of materials - dried blood, sulphur, wax, fish-hooks etc — suggesting semi-religious, mythical compositions.
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