‘Footy' by Kamrabuslraman (1990). This and many other contemporary and old prints will be tor sale at the annual Stills Photography Fair on Sun 29 Nov which also teatures rare second-hand boolis, old visiting cards and other oddities. Admission only 50p.
En VieIIle Europe: Photographs by Pierre Valet Thurs 26 Nov—16 Sat. A ‘pilgrimage‘ through the continent. Valet photographs are fragments and glimpses of the places he visits rather than cultural investigations.
I FRINGE OFFICE 180 High Street. Daily, 9am-midnight.
Umbrellas Until 6 Dec. Kinetic sculptor Alistair Wallace and filmmaker John Mclnally collaborated on this exuberant video installation which is also an entry in the Fringe Film Festival. Best seen at night.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street, 225 2383. Tue—Sat 11am—6pm. Cafe. Poelsis: Aspects oi the Poetic. Until 19 Dec. Fourteen international artists explore aspects of the poetic in a dynamic show of photography, painting, sculpture, lithography and neon, taking as their starting point the simple definition of poetry as ‘anything supremely harmonious or satisfying’. Ian Hamilton Finlay is an obvious contributor, along with Solt, Nannucci, Fastenaekens and others.
Regular free gallery tours. lntroductionto
exhibition by Alex Finlay, Saturdays at 2pm. Poetry workshop Sat 21, 11.30am—1 .30pm. Artist Thomas Joshua Cooper talks about his Obsessions and Inspirations Sat 28, 3pm. Contact gallery
for further details.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921 . Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; 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.
Post War British Arthom the Collection oi Ken Powell Until 3 Jan. A substantial collection of paintings — many of which have not been shown before — by a generation of artists who saw the ending of the war as a signal for new beginnings in
‘ art. This exhibition includes works by
Constructivists and Abstract artists Kenneth and Mary Martin, Victor Pasmore, Adrian Heath and others, and several artists associated with the St Ives group.
CllIttiTi lnnes Until 3 Jan. A young Edinburgh artist rapidly gaining an international reputation for, lnnes creates curious abstract works — ‘[his] work aspires to a state of anonymity, as if the marks on the canvas were made by Nature herself.‘
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street, 5562181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Small Paintings tor Christmas Until 24 Dec. Also sculpture by Mike Caimcross, decorated mirrors by Jenny Lyons, ceramics, textiles, wooden boxes, prints and cards.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate, 557 2480. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.
‘Yours Sincerely tor Scotland’ -Wendy Wood,1892-1981 Until Sat 5 Dec. Best remembered for her nationalist activities, Wood was also an accomplished artist, illustrator, writer and broadcaster. This centenary exhibition celebrates her diverse interests.
I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Mon-Sat lOam—4.30pm.
Peter Burgess: Paintings Until Fri 27 Nov. The first solo show in Edinburgh for a talented Nottingham-based artist. Also, Rachel Mackie’s jewellery from Spain and a selection of Mexican silver jewellery.
I LUX EUROPAE All over Edinburgh. Daily, until 5 Jan.
More than 30 artists from every EC country took part in this extravaganza to mark Britain’s presidency of the European Community, each of them creating a light-based installation for the city‘s shop windows and alley-ways, castle walls and crags. For more information, or to get a Lux Europae map, ring 557 2500. I MCKIRDY'S RESTAURANT Assemny Street, Leith, 553 6363. Daily 11.30am—midnight.
Franek Boczarslti Until Fri 27 Nov. An Edinburgh-born artist, twice winner of the young sculptor of the year award.
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.
Kari Friedrich Schinkei: Travels In England, Scotland and Wales Until Sat 28 Nov. The motive of Schinkel‘s journey — made in 1826— was to see the new British Museum, then under construction. His daily impressions on the ten-week visit and his drawings and sketches constitute an interesting picture of 19th century urban Britain.
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.
European Childhoods Sat 28 Nov—9 Jan. This clever angle on the European Summit examines the childhoods of the all the European heads of government. The Luxembourg PM sent a picture of himself with a toy dog, taken on the eve of the Occupation. What can we expect of our PM? Trapeze antics or football nostalgia? 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. . Once Upon a Time: Children’s Book ' Illustrations Until 27 Dec. More than 70
watercolours and prints by some of Britain‘s most memorable illustrators—
; Walter Crane, Beatrix Potter, Edward Lear, John Tenniel, E. H. Shepard and
Ralph Steadman, among others. See Kids.
Ecoo Roma: European Artists in the Eternal
CIT! Until 31 Jan. A timely appraisal of European artists’ relationship with the
; city, across the ages.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. Mon-Sat
g 9.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. i I European Treasures: The Shared Inheritance
Until 30 Apr. A sumptuous display of old books, manuscripts and maps from the
library's collection , illustrating the ancient
links between European countries. The
exhibition includes the only known copy of
EDIN BURGH PRINTMAKERS
Workshop 8 Gallery
OPEN DA V
SATURDAY 21st NOVEMBER 1992 12.00-5.00pm
print raffles at: mince pies at: hot punch at: make your own etching printmaking demonstrations print sale :1: frame sale at: open studio at: children’s entertainment
CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION ' PRINTS £50 & UNDER
Good art needn't be expensive! Our Christmas show of original prints £50 and under by artists working in Scotland proves how healthy the visual arts are - the ideal choice tor a Christmas present with a difference!
21 Nov - 23 Dec 1992 0 e O
AN EDINBURGH SUITE
On 21 November Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop is launching a toiio of original prints ‘An Edinburgh Suite' made in our studio to celebrate the Workshop's 25th Anniversary and the Edinburgh Summit.
Print Competition See Competition page
GALLERY HOURS: Tues—Sat loam—6pm
Edinburgh Printmakers is a non prolit making company wrth charitable status No. Ed CR 40554 Edinburgh Printmakers is supported by Scottish Arts Council and Edinburgh District Council
23 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LR Tel: 031-557 2479
in old of King George's Fund for Sailors
75th Anniversary Appeal by five Artists from Skye ond Mul
RODERICK MACDONALD DAVID ROBERTS MARION ROBERTS PAUL ASHURST ANGLE STEWART
in the TRINITY HOUSE, KIRKGATE, LEITH (by kind permision of The Master) WEDNESDAY 2nd DECEMBER AND THURSDAY 3rd DECEMBER 1992 from 10 cm. to 5 pm.
Admission Free KGFS is 0 registered Charity No. 226446
PRINTMAKING IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA: 1900 - 1950
On Loan from the British Museum
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW
24 October 1992 - 9 January 1993 (Closed 24/12/92 - 4/1/93 inclusive)
Monday-Saturday 9.30-5.00 Admission Free 041-330 5431 Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council
Extended public access supported with Funds from Glasgow District Council
sHII amoment othappiness
aspects of the poetic
FOURTEEN EUROPEAN 3 ARTISTS
23 Oct - 19 Dec
11am - 6pm Tues - Sun
The FruitMarket Gallery
29 Market Street Edinburgh tel. 031 225 2383
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