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2424. Mon—Sat lOant-5pm. Cafe. Golden Warriors of the Steppes Sat 14 Aug—17 Oct. Treasures from the migratory cultures such as the Vikings. the Huns and the Mongols. who swept across the Russian plains during the last four centuries and left a wealth of gold artifacts in their wake.

Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit Until 25

; Sept. Featuring minutely detailed studies ' of mushrooms. animals and plants in 5 watercolour and pencil. this exhibition

reveals how Beatrix Potter's remarkable illustrations for her children‘s books

' developed on the page.

I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY George Square. 650 3384. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm.

. For Conscience’s Sake - The Ten Years’

! Conflict and Disruption, 1834-43 The Drumtnond Room. Until 3 Sept. An

exhibition exploring the events which led to the Disruption of the Church of

Scotland 150 years ago. I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The

Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10ant—5pm; Sun 2—5pnt.

The home of a fine collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post- Impressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh artd the Scottish Colourists. llolbein and the Court of Henry VIII Until 26 Sept. On the 450th anniversary of the death of Hans Holbein the court portrait painter. an exhibition of 28 portrait drawings and five miniatures frortt the Queen's collection. Subjects include Sir Thomas More. Cardinal Fisher. and poet Henry Howard.

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I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Scotland First Portrayed Until 30 Oct. A collection of views of Scotland front the 17th century by John Slezer. The exhibition will include T/tt'atrum SCUTJUL’ the first ever systematic pictorial survey undertaken in the British Isles.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mourtd. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10attt-5pm. Sun 2—5pm.

The line oi Tradition Until 12 Sept. Works on paper from 1700 to the present day by a breathtaking array of Scottish artists. From Allan Ramsay to Alart Davie and from Joseph Crawhall to lart Hamilton Finlay. this show is lively and enjoyable.

I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Durtdas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.

David Gauld RSA Until 31 Aug. Painting and drawing by a prominent member of the Glasgow Boys.

I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 10attt—6pnt; Sat 10am— 1 pttt.

Flower of Scotland Thurs 12 Aug—4 Sept. William Crosbie's giant panels Summer and the Pond. and other Scottish 19th and 20th century flower painting.

I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 556 1059. Tue—Sat 1 lam—6pm; Sun (during Festival) noon—5pm.

Gerald laing: A Retrospective Sat 14 Aug—18 Sept. Once active in the Pop Art scerte with Warhol. Laing has spent the last twenty years working on abstract sculpture and public art commissions. This show includes work from all periods

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including screen prints of Brigitte Bardot and a bronze of Pavarotti.

I SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Durtdas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

The Edinburgh School Until 8 Sept. From William Crozier to John Bellany. this show is a celebration of graduates front the Edinburgh College of Art.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pnt. [1)]. Cafe.

The gallery‘sjustly 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.

Russian Painting of the Avant-Garde Until 5 Sept. On loan from provincial Russian museums. a collection of paintings 1902—25. by Kandinsky. Popova. Malevich attd many others. The work reveals art intense period of creativity in the visual arts before years of Stalinist suppression. £3 (£1.50).

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5ptn. 1D]. Cafe. Featuring studies of Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists.

Phoebe Anna Traquair Until 7 Nov. Once Scotland's leading exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement. Traquair has been re-discovered front obscurity. This show brings together over 150 of her paintings. embroideries. illuminated manuscripts. jewellery artd decorative enantelwork to complete a comprehensive study of this inspired decorative artist. £3 (£1.50). See also Mansfield Place Church.

I JOHN STEPHENS FINE ART 1a St Vincent Street. 557 6474. Mott—Sat

l lam—6pm. John Milne Purvis Sat 14—28 Aug. A major retrospective of the ex-head of Dundee School of Art who died in 1961 including paintings of Constantinople. North Africa and portraits.


I ALTERNATIVE FINE ART 20 Haymarket Terrace. 346 7050. Mort—Sat Ham—5pm. Tom Davidson Until 31 Aug. Landscape arid changing light depicted in lino-cut by this Border-based artist.

I CITIZENS STUDIDl7/2l Assembly Street. l.eitlt. 554 1649. Tue—Sat noon—5pm.

leith Open 93 Sat 14 Aug—6 Sept. Selection of work chosen front open submission from artists throughout Britaitt.

I LEONE COCNBURN 21 Dean Park Mews. 343 2840. Mott—Fri l—5pm; Sat Ham—1pm.

Ronald E. Smith Until 27 Aug. Expressive painting of Italy and Sicily.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue-Sat Ham—5pm. Counterpointing Until 4 Sept. Work in a variety of mediums front erttergittg Scottislt artists. Also work by local artists for sale frottt £20.

Artist for a Week Short-term sltows by the brightest of local talent. You cart meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3—5pnt

I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grittdlay Court Street. 229 7941. Mon—Fri Want—3.30pm; Sat noon-4pm. First Mon 16 Aug—4 Sept. Mixed-media sltow by local artists.

I EDINBURGH CENTRAL LIBRARY George 1V Bridge. 225 5584. Mon-Fri 9am—9pm; Sat 9am—1pm.

Sandra Kilgour Ulttil 27 Aug. New paintings.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Molt—Sat 10am—5pnt. lion-Representational Scottish Painting

Mon 16 Aug—4 Sept. The backlash against l

figurative artd the swing back to abstract ltas been spear-headed in Scotland by Callum lrtrtes. This show feautures the work of six artists including lnnes who all use colour. texture and shape.