Twelve Stars: An Exhibition olworlts Selected lrom the European Parliament’s Collection Until Sat 12 Dec. All EC member states are represented in a show which also includes ten new works, by British artists, bought to celebrate the British Presidency. European Corporate Collections Sat 5 Dec-30 Jan. Art lent from the collections of large Euro-companies - Deutsche Bank, Carisberg,1BM UK, Granada Television and other treasured patrons. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22-28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat l 1am—5pm. ‘ihe CD Show Sat 5—19 Dee. Remember last year’s brilliant Postcard Show? This year hundreds of artists, writers, musicians and celebs picked up the gauntlet, turning empty CD boxes into Artworks, to be auctioned on 19 Dee. Don’t miss. Altemative Art Matt Sat S/Sun 6 Dec and Sat 12/Sun 13 Dec. ‘Another unusual effort to 3 raise a few bob‘ organised by the ever—innovative, ever-energetic gallery : staff. Submissions from artists very ' welcome — contact the gallery for details. Otherwise, just come along and spend lots of money. Spotlit: Night-time installations Five local artists present their work in the gallery windows. Until 11 Dec: Annie Cattrell’s Cognition. 12 Dec—7 Jan: Phil Power’s Sulphur. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 9311. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm; Sat and Sun 10am—2pm. leasterol Design Degree Exhibition ch 16-23 Dec. Work by nine graduating students in animation, graphic design i research, illustration, ceramics, glass, fashion and interior design. Eugene Carolan (1909—1986): Drawings and Paintings Until Fri 18 Dec. I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Christmas Exhibition Fri 27 Nov—24 Dec. Paintings by Biddy Nicholson, Mary Stork, Sheila Amot, Suzanne Kirk and Alasdair Waddell. I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—5 .30pm. All Edinburgh Suite Until 23 Dec. Etchings, lithographs, screenprints and relief prints by nineteen studio artists who were invited to make a print based on a view of the city, in honour of the gallery’s 25th anniversary. I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Tue lOam—noon. The Eighth Special Christmas Watercolour Exhibition Until Sat 12 Dec. I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 6776. Tue-Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—lpm. Shislaine Howard: Oil Paintings Until Fri 18 Dec. I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon—Fri ~; 9.30am—5.30pm;Sat9.30am—1.30pm. 5 En Vieile Europe: Photographs by Pierre Valet Until Sat 16 Jan. A ‘pilgrimage’ through the continent. Valet’s photographs are fragments and glimpses of the places he visits rather than cultural investigations. Geoilrey MacEvran Throughout Dec. Prints, lithographs and etchings based on Messiaen’s Nariviré. I FRINGE OFFICE 180 High Street. Daily, 9am—midnight. Umbrellas Until Sun 6 Dec. Kinetic sculptor Alistair Wallace and filmmaker John Mcinally collaborated on this exuberant video installation which is also an official entry in the Fringe Film Festival. Best seen at night. I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street, 225 2383. Tue—Sat llam—6pm. Cafe. Poiesls: 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
Ron O'Donnel's colour photographs are part
at the H) Nationaie exhibition atthe Porttolio Gallery, Edinburgh
poetry as ‘anything supremely harmonious or satisfying‘. Ian Hamilton Finlay is an obvious contributor, along with Solt, Nannucci, Fastcnaekens and others.
Regular free gallery tours. Introduction to exhibition by Alec Finlay, Saturdays at 2pm. Children’s Saturday Workshop, 19 Dec, 2—5pm. £2. Contact gallery for further details.
I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—Spm. [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 Art irom the Collection at 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 beginningsin 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 grou .
Cailum Innes Until 3 Jan. A young Edinburgh artist rapidly gaining an international reputation for himself, 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, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—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—Spm.
‘Yours Sincerely ior 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 10am—4.30pm.
Christmas Charity Exhibition Mon 7—19 Dec. Mixed exhibition of works by new and established artists, with proceeds going to Save the Children’s Somalia Appeal.
I LUX EUROPAE Allover Edinburgh. Daily, until 5 Jan.
20 November l992 - 28 February 1993
THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollok Country Park, Glasgow (343 iAT Open daily: lOam - 5pm Sunday: i lam - 5pm Closed 25 December and l January Admission Free Wheelchair Access
AN EXHIBITION SPONSORED BY
WHYi‘ii & MACK-W GROUP
THE ROYAL GLASGOW iNSTITUTE
OF THE FINE ARTS
1315i ANNUAL EXHIBATITION
THE MCLELLAN GALLERIES, SAUCHIEHALL STREET GLASGOW 22 NOVEMBER-i3 DECEMBER 1992 Open: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 Admission £1.50 (Adults) 50p (Concessions)
Wheelchair access throughout. The exhibition is sponsored by:
The List 4— l7 Deeember1992“