Five Women Painters Until 13 Feb. How does gender affect production and presentation? This show examines the subject through the work of five contemporary Scots. The Great Rubbish Show Sat 23 J an—13 Mar. Spotlight on the many creative uses to which rubbish has been put across the world: sandals made out of rubber tyres in Zambia; Caribbean steel drums; the perennial problem of rubbish disposal and recycling is re-examined and illustrated. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22-28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat 1 1am-5pm. Jeremy Lorne Inglis: lied Moss Until 30Jan. Photo-installation. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 9311. Daily, 10am—5pm. School oi Drawing and Painting: January Exhibition Tue l9—Tue 26 Jan. Temporary Stop Until 29 Jan. Sculpture and painting by Jim Richie, John Brazenal, Jim McGuire and David Moore. I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon-Fri 1 1am—5pm;Sat lOam-lpm. Focus on Portraiture Throughout Jan. Featuring work by contemporary portrait painters, Andrew Fitzpatrick, Charles Harris, Geoffrey Squire, Josephine Graham and others. I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP AND GALLERY 23 Union Street , 557 2479. Tue—Sat lOam—S .30pm. Works by members. I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 6776. Tue-Fri 1 lam-6pm; Sat 10am-1 pm. Gallery closed until 26 Jan for Art 93 fair 'n London (20—24 Jan). I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm; Sat 9.30am-l .30pm. En Illeille Europe: Photographs by Pierre Valet Until Sat 16 Jan. A ‘pilgrimage‘ through the continent. Contemporary Art trom the Collection oi the Basseetlormandie FRAC Sat 23 Jan. Each region of France has a special fund (FRAC) for the purchase of contemporary art. This show conantrates on the photographic collection of Lower Normandy, including works by some of the medium's best known exponents, such as Karen Knorr‘s wry studies of aristocrats. I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon-Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Artists ilewto the Gallery Sat 16 Jan-1 Feb. Recent works by Lorna Boyle, Carolyn Burchell and others. Also sculpture, jewellery, ceramics and wood carvings. I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre. I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street, 557 5454. Mon-Fri10.30am—4.30pm. Penning a Line: Railway Landscapes byJohn Monday Until 5 Feb. Views for all seasons from the Edinburgh to London train. The exhibition was commissioned by British Rail and will travel on to Berwick, Newcastle, Darlington, York and London.
The le Ve, from Jeii McDonald’s ilrst sho oi oils, gouaches and
watercolours at Art Exposure Gallery, ouon
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers
and Sun 10.30am—2.20pm. Contemporary Norwegian Architecture 1985-1990 Until 6 Feb. The wealth gleaned from Norway’s oil industry has been heavily invested in improvingthe country‘s urban fabric. This exhibition particularly concentrates on a ground-breaking development in Oslo, where new cultural centres, squares, alleys and waterfronts create a lively environment for residents
225 2424. Mon—Sat lOam—6pm.
All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 5568921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The home of a ﬁne collection of works, from the Renaissance to
El Greco, Rembrandt, Gainsborough,
Ecco Roma: European Artists in the Eternal City Until 31 Jan. A timely appraisal of European artists‘ relationship with the city, across the ages, includingTurner, Piranesi and Bernini.
Turner Watercolours Until 31 Jan. These rare paintings get their annual outing.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
European Treasures: The Shared Inheritance Until 30 Apr. A sumptuous display of old books, manuscripts and maps from the
links between European countries. The
a Scot who learned his trade in France;
her brother-in-law, the King of France, and the 1456 Gutenberg Bible.
I NETHERBOVI 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.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm,Sat 10am—4pm.
Deieunersurt’ilerbe Until 28Jan. Mixed show of works by Bond , Morrocco, Scouller, Gillespie and others, loosely based on the theme of Manet‘s famous painting, a source of scandal in 1863. Also, contemporary British crafts and jewellery. 'I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Tue—Sat 12—5.30pm.
l-D Nationale Until Sat 16Jan. Photographers and artists from the twelve EC countries probe the cultural aspect of European union: the legacies, sometimes very painful, which each country brings to the new Europe, the importance of religious differences, industry, class, nationalism and capitalism. Some works will be shown at the 369 Gallery.
Aase Goldsmith Sat 23 J an-20 Feb. The
Street, 650 2342. Mon-Fri 10am-8pm; Sat
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street,
Postelmpressionism, including Velazquez,
Degas, Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
library‘s collection. illustrating the ancient
exhibition includes the only known copy of the first book to be printed in Scotland — by
Mary Queen of Scots‘ last letter, written to
Scotland-based Danish photographer recently won a Scottish Arts Council bursary to travel back to Denmark and make works exploring themes of Celtic myth and legend.
I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street, 668 3456. Daily 10am-6pm , or later on performance nights.
Glasgow Group Until 30 Jan. Founded in 1957, the group counts artists Rosemary Beaton, George Wyllie and Dawson Murray among its members.
I ROYAL INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND 15 Rutland Square, 2297545. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm.
Matthew Trapnell: A Summer In Italy Until Fri 22 Jan. Fifty drawings and paintings of ltalian architecture by an Edinburgh University'student, winner of last year’s John Kinross Scholarship.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith Row, 552 7171. Mon—Sat 9am-sunset; Sun llam-sunset. Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am—4pm. Admission £2 (£1).
Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hand 1979, on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation.
A Garden In the Desert Evocative exhibition about the plant life of Dhofar in southern Oman, displayed in an oasis-like setting— including life-size camel.
Eartth Paradise: Illustrated Winter Lectures Exhibitions organiser Paul Nesbitt will talk about Truth and Beauty in the Garden, Thurs 21 Jan, 3pm.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street, 225 7534. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].
The Discovery Room is open, with a variety of ‘hands-on' exhibits for children over six.
Seeds oi Change Until 7 Mar. Murray Grigor organised this exhibition which focuses on Scottish inventors and intellectuals, like Charles Mackintosh, Robert Adam and Mary Sommerville, the molecular and scientist.
A Brush with Nature - Watercolours oi Ilorth 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 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 until 31 March.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 5581200. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Opening Exhibition Until 3 Feb. The city‘s oldest commercial gallery celebrates its relocation to Dundas Street with a wide selection of works by gallery artists, including Blackadder, Byrne, Houston and Rae. Also, subversive new jewellery by Esther Knobel and porcelain pots by
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL 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.
Next exhibition , John Hearrﬁeld, starts 30 Jan.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL 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.
The Stones oi Venice Until 14 Mar. The famous art critic, John Ruskin, explained his belief that the personality of a people could literally be ‘read’ in its architecture in The Stones of Venice, published in 1853. Here some of Ruskin’s text is illustrated by the work of 19th century photographers Carlo Ponti and Carlo Naya.
Scotland Observed: A Decade oi Collecting Until 28 Feb. Works, either by Scottish artists or on Scottish themes, which have been collected by the National Galleries of Scotland over the last ten years, a foretaste of the proposed National Gallery of Scottish Art and History.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street, 557 1140. Tue-Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Aqua Vitae Part 2 Until Sat 16 Jan. Newly commissioned works on the theme of the waterway - ancient source of folklore , food, trade and the foundation of many towns and cities. Six artist-photographers took part in the show, which also includes archive material from the Summerlee Heritage Trust. The project was organised jointly by these two galleries and Street Level Gallery, Glasgow. in this showing- Martin Greenhalgh, Jim Hamlyn, Annette Heyer and archival photographs brought together by David Peace and Carol Haddow.
Aqua Vitae Part1 Sat 23 J an-27 Feb. The other half: Rory Donaldson, Brian Jenkins and Kevin MacLean.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College, South Bridge, 650 2211 . Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. ilope Scott Collection An annual opportunity to see this collection of Scottish and international modern art, bequeathed to the University.
I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate, 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
I-D llatlonale See under Portfolio Gallery. David Date: European Letters Until Sat 16 Jan.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street, 2281404. Mon-Sat 10am-late; Sunday evenings.
Francine Dunltlem Terrains Vagues Until 31 Jan. ‘A journey of exploration from the inner world into the outer world’, using photography, found objects and a poetic French phrase that means ‘waste iand’.
University of Edinburgh, 01d College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL. Tel. 031 650 2211
- 23 January 1993 HOPE scorr COLLECTION ’
30 January - 27 February TERRY SETCH New Work 1989 - 1992
Tues-Sat 1(hm-5pm Admission Free
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