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N'M- S An exhibition to mark the [Med Kingdom's Presidency of the European Community at the

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50 The List 20 November— 3 December I992

3 and the 1456 Gutenberg Bible.

the first book to be printed in Scotland by a Scot who learned his trade in France; Mary Queen of Scots' last letter, written to her brother-in-Iaw, the King of France ,

I NETHERDOW 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 of the notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1 .20/£1/50p.

Stephen Whitehome: 0n the Land Until Sat 28 Nov. Photographs which seek ‘to address the significance of the Highland wilderness as an antidote to our ‘normal' 20th century existence‘.

The Poet Manque: Works by Douglas Robertson Until Sat 28 Nov. Mixed media works, based on the poetry and lore of Scotland‘s East Coast. Robertson‘s intention is to encourage viewers to ‘read' their environments as they would a book. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm, Sat 10am—4pm.

Japanese Woodbloclts Until Thurs 26 Nov. Plus paintings by Marion McIntosh. ceramics by Lara Scobie and brooches by invited artists.

Christmas Exhibition Sat 28 Nov-23 Dec. Contemporary small-scale Scottish paintings, ceramics, prints and jewellery by Rachel Gogerly.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Next exhibition. [-0 Nationale, starts 5 Dec.

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. ; The Stones of Venice: Photography Thurs 26 Nov—14 Mar.

I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street, 668 3456. Daily 10am—6pm, or later on performance nights.

Isobel Gardner Until Sat 28 Nov. Recent works on the theme of Orkney architecture and seascapes where the Arbroath-bom artist now lives.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row, 552 7171. Mon—Sat 9am—sunset; Sun ] Ham-sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am—4pm. Admission £2 (£1).

Now featuring Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure: Hand I 979, on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation. . Flora Photographlca: Masterpieces of Flower Photography Until Sun 22 Nov. This spectacular touring show from the South Bank Centre wowed audiences down south with its crazy floral creations and ! famous names— Man Ray, Bert Stern, Mapplethorpe and Anna Atkins, the first woman photographer, to name a few.

Don‘t miss it. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND ; Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat

10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. 3

From the Heart of Europe: Art Treasures of Hungary 896-1896 Until 31 Dec. ; £1 .50/75p. Twenty years after the last I British exhibition about Hungary, this . celebration of the country‘s cultural ; history includes metalwork, amour. I jewellery and textiles as well as I photographic archive material. Contact , the Enquiry Desk for details of lectures. l A am With Nature- Watercolour: oittorth l America by Sir Daniel Wilson Until 31 Mar. ' 200 watercolours marking the centenary of the Scottish scholar‘s death, recording his journeys in the wilds of Ontario and northwest USA.

I ROYAL OBSERVATORY Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri 10arrr—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. Telescopes are open every clear week night until 31 Mar. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound,

James Morrison BSA RSW: Recent Scottish

I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.

Society of Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen: Third Annual Exhibition Sat 21 Nov—18 Dec. £1 .50 (75p). Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, silver and glass by artists living and working in Scotland. This year‘s invited artists are Tove Anderberg, Vera Szekeley and Firm Karentius.

Ian Scott: Paintings after a Trip to the USA Until Thurs 26 Nov. The creative output of this year’s winner of the £8000 Alastair Salvesen Art Scholarship— in which a trip abroad is specified.

I SCOTTISH GALLERY 94 George Street. 225 5955. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Exhibitions until Sat 28 Nov.

Landscapes New paintings inspired by Morrison’s native Angus landscape.

Jack Cunningham: New Brooches Fascinating pieces, in a variety of metals. in which the human figure appears as the embodiment of thought, memory and experience.

Scottish Abstraction Including works by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham. Alan Davie, William Johnstone, Lynn McGregor and others.

I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street, 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.

Southern Crossings/ Empty Land Until Sat 21 Nov. Contemporary work from six Australian artists whose response to the recent bicentennial celebrations sheds a different light on ‘Australianness‘.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College, South Bridge, 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Peter Brandes The first British one-man show of this unusual Danish painter. photographer and creator of the largest ever ceramicist vase eight tons. it was displayed outside the Danish Pavilion at Expo ‘92. His work embraces two themes - the legend of Orpheus and the sacrifice of Isaac.

Detail in. Clothe Iclaba's llfltiall by The River

Caroline Hclaim: Moscow Paintings Until Sat 28 Nov. Works completed over the last two years during the artist‘s trips to Moscow, getting their first showing in this country.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 2281404. Mon—Sat lOam—late; Sunday evenings.

Colin D. Duncan: New Paintings-A Neapolitan Ailegory Fri 27 Nov—24 Dec. Series inspired by Duncan‘s research at the Naples aquarium and his snorkelling and diving experiences (research?).