Until li Aug. To mark the 50th anniversary of her death. an exhibition of watercolours. drawings and microscope drawings of a range of natural subjects including fungi and moss.
'l’he Botanic Ash Until 3 Oct. When a huge British ash dating from the early I9th century had to be felled. sculptor Tim Stead was invited to recycle pieces for this unique exhibition.
I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 Atholl Crescent. 229 I 109. Critic’s Creating Sat 7 Aug-4 Sept. Daily i lam—4pm. Work by past commissioners including stained glass. sculpture. painting and plans for buildings which aim to focus different disciplines ofcreative work around common issues relating to architecture.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2--5pm. Cafe. [D].
20th Century Jewellery Newly re-opened gallery features work from the museum's collection including miniature brooches of the Beatles. paper bangles and early plastic pieces frotn the 30s and 40s. Western Decorative Art: 1850 towards 2000 New permanent exhibition. Cantagaiii tiles.jewels by Picasso and Scottish hand-painted pottery are all included in this exhibition of porcelain. glass. silver. metalwork atnd ceramics frotn the museum‘s collection. Spanning i50 years. the artefacts reveal changes in taste and style with examples of the unique. the mass-produced and work by major artists working with large manufacturers.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [1)].
ii i .50 (75p).
Painting by Catherine Bain Until i2 Sept. Watercolours by a local artist which are inspired by nebulas. galaxies and cometary globules. Cosmic.
The Universe Exhibition Up-to-daie information on the Big Bang and everything else you ever wanted to know about the Universe.
Historical Exhibition Introduction to the work of The Royal Observatory and modern astronomy. plus two original telescope towers and the best view of Edinburgh from the rooftop terrace and viewing telescope.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 667i. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Admission £1.20 (50p).
The line of Tradition Wed 3 Aug—i2 Sept. Works on paper from 1700 to the present day by a breathtaking array of Scottish artists. From Allan Ramsay to Alan Davie and from Joseph Crawhail to Ian Hamilton Finlay. this show should prove to be lively and enjoyable.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY i6 Dundas Street. 558 l200. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Earl liaig Until 7 Aug. New painting by this highly-acclaimed Scottish artist of Venice. the Dordoyne and South Africa. Also contemporary jewellery anti pottery. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
The gaiiery‘sjustiy renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat IO.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. The gallery has recently purchased Alexander Stoddart‘s iarger-than-Iife bust of Henry Moore. Russian Painting of the Avant-Carde Until 5 Sept. On loan from provincial Russian museums. a collection of paintings from i902—25. by Kandinsky. Popova. Malevich and many others whose work reveals an intense period of creativity in the visual arts before years of Stalinist suppression. £3 (£1.50).
The Wealth of Nations Until 5 Sept. To complement the unveiling of Eduardo
Paoiozzi's sculpture. an exhibition of maquettes. drawing and prints made by the artist in preparation for the piece.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 I. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. Phoebe Anna Traquair Fri 6 Aug—7 Nov. Once Scotland's leading exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement. Traquair has been re-discovered from obscurity. This show brings together over 150 of her paintings. embroideries. illuminated manuscripts. jewellery and decorative enamelwork to complete a comprehensive study of this inspired decorative artist. See also Mansﬁeld Place Church. Photographing Children Until 3 ()ct. More than 50 photographs exploring the way children have been caught on film over the last 150 years. The photographs. hung on two levels to encourage the smaller viewer. include pieces from Lewis Carroll to Owen Logan. and range in style frotn sentimental studies to documentary realism.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm; Sun 1 lam—5.30pm. Free but there is an admission charge for the castle.
For your Freedom and Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s and this is an exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.
I ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL Palmerston Place 225 6293. Daily 8am—6pm.
Angus Dei A piece by Michael Jessing
.which draws from Baroque style but puts
it into a contemporary context.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 I 140. Tue—Sat i lam—5.30pm.
Virtual Interventions Sat 3| Jul—4 Sept. Digital and video imaging from Gavin Evans (UK). Man June Paik (Korea). Amy Jenkins (USA) and Alex Vermeulen (Netherlands). £1.50 (50p).
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 22l I. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pnt
Steven Campbell Thurs 12 Aug—Ii Sept. The first one-man show for three years by this Glaswegian artist with an international reputation. ()ver 40 paintings and collages explore abandonment. vulnerablin and memory in layered images which combine a figurative and narrative approach.
I THE TORRANCE GALLERY 2% Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Gillian Coodher Until Sat 31 Jul. Recent work in oil.
I 359 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Themselves Until Thurs 1 Aug. Work by 48 Fine Art students from the University of Northumbria.
I WASPS STUDIOS Patriot Hall. off Hamilton Place. Stockbridge. 225 i289. Mon—Fri Ham—7pm; Sat noon—7pm; Sun 2—7pnt
Paula Garcia Stone Until Fri 6 Aug. Inspired by images from Neolithic. Cycladic and Iberian periods. this Anglo- Hispanic painter uses metallic paint to explore her interest in mythology.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I THE CRAWFORD ART CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 74610.
Journey and Quest Until 22 Aug. Batik work by Alicia Hendrick which takes its inspiration from a recent trip to Indonesia.
I GRACEFIELD ARTS CENTRE 28 Edinburgh Road. 0387 62084.
Drift and Fall Sat 7 Aug—5 Sept. Paintings and prints by Demetra Browning.
24 July - 4 September 1993 Tue - Sat 11am - 6pm
ILYA KABAKOV & ULo SOOSTER
Illustration as a Way to Survive
‘touchingly reﬂects the various mysterious ploys used to retain artistic self respect whilst working under strict censorship in the Soviet Union from the ﬁfties to the seventies.’ - THE GUARDIAN
Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow 041 332 7521
Subsidised by the ScottishArts Councrl and Glasgow District Council
DESIGNER AND - ARCHITECT -
UI‘ITIL 19 SEPTEMBER 1993
ART GALLERY Ai‘iD MUSEUM KELVII‘IGROVE, GLASGOW G5 8AG Tel: 041-557 3929 Admission Free Open Daily: iOam-5pm Sunday: 11am-5pm
With ﬁnancial assistance from the Museums and Galleries Commission
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