The Look-out station. Cape Wrath by Donald Hamilton Fraser at Flying Colours Gallery

I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Gallery. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat lOam—l pm.

lta nuilligan Fri 13 Aug—4 Sept. Inspired by Southern France. Ireland and the theatre. this Dublin artist uses paint to create expressive. colourful work.

I ESU GALLERY 23 Atholl Crescent. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.

Scottish Art 1993 Fri 13 Aug—4 Sept. A selection of paintin .

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. David Hockney Sat 14 Aug—l8 Sept. Pn'nts spanning the artists career from the famous swimming pool to the weather series.

I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Donald Hamilton Fraser RA Until 1 Sept. New paintings of the landscapes of Scotland.

I FRASER FINE ART 33 Alva Street. 225 2782. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm.

Zora Buchanan Until 28 Aug. Pastel. watercolour and gouache work of the natural landscape by this Scots Canadian artist.

I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Carlo Guarientl Until 20 Sept. Etchings. aquatian and collage which layer pieces

1 of ancient text with geometric forms to

; create textured expressive work. See

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Northumberland Street. 557 5454. Mon-Sat Ham—4.30pm. William Littleiohn BSA Paintings inspired by Braque and Japanese art.






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I NETHERBOVI ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat loam—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).

L’Amour Fou Until 4 Sept. Six young Scottish illustrators look at lurve in both commercial and personal contexts.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Group Show Sat 14 Aug—2 Sept. Jack Knox. Jeremy James. and Sarah Parker- Eaton.

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

Leonid Grlgorievitch Kunnan Until 4 Sept.

An interesting exhibition of portraits. paintings and landscapes by this Russian artist.

I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/ holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. £1.50 (75p). Painting by Catherine Bain Until 12 Sept. Watercolours by a local artist which are inspired by nebulas. galaxies and cometary globules. Cosmic.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am-5pm. Admission £2 (£1).

Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining F igure: Hum! [979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation.

The Botanic Ash Until 3 Oct. When a huge British ash dating from the early 19th century had to be felled. sculptor Tim Stead was invited to recycle it into pieces for this unique exhibition.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Black and White Room. The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

llo More lieroes Anymore Until 12 Sept. Work by artists including Bill Woodrow. John Keane and Peter Howson. which deal with the themes of war. politics and social unrest.

I SARAJEVO'S GALERIA OBALA St Mary’s School. comer of York Lane and Albany Street. 557 0707. Daily 10am—6pm. Witnesses of Existence Sun 15 Aug-4 Sept. Installations by eight Sarajevan artists from the ruin of their city which has been reconstructed in Edinburgh. Also prints from 22 European art schools. Venetian and Cornish artists. Brian McCann sculpture and work from the Demarco gallery archive. See preview. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921.

Mon—Sat 10am—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.

The Wealth of llations Until 5 Sept. To complement the unveiling of Eduardo Paolozzi‘s sculpture. an exhibition of maquettes. drawings and prints made by the artist in preparation for the piece.

I STUDENT CENTRE Bristo Square. 650 2656. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

The Cutting Edge Tue 17 Aug—4 Sept. Pictures. sculpture. graphics and audio- visual work by Edith Simon.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun

2—5 tn.

Plnoccltio’s Present Until 11 Sept. The first one-man show for three years by Steven Campbell. the Glaswegian artist with an international reputation. Over 40 paintings and collages explore abandonment. vulnerablity and memory in layered images which combine a figurative and narrative approach.

I 369 Gallery 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue-Sat noon—6pm.

Serpent Song Until 4 Sept. Weird and maybe wonderful work by Bavarian artist. Andreas Tschinkl. As well as playing the digeridoo on the High Street. he is also repsonsible for a range of artworks inspired by travels to Australia. America and Scotland.

I THE TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm. Scottish Landscape Watercolours Until 1 Sept. Recent work by Tom H. Shanks and David M. Martin.

I WEST BOW GALLERY The Grassmarket. Graduate Work Sat 14 Aug—2 Sept. Drawing. painting. illustration and jewellery by recent graduates of Edinburgh College of Art.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. 226 5992. Mon—Fri 10.30—midnight; Sat loam—midnight; Sun Ham—midnight. Dazzle Fri 13 Aug—4 Sept. Over 250 jewellery designers with work from £4—£300.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].

The Power or the Mask Until 31 Oct. £2.50 (£1/50p). From Batman to a Samurai warrior. an exploration of the mask in tribal ritual. theatre and culture all over the world.

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 from the 30s and 40s. Schools Poster Exhibition Mon 16 Aug—4 Sept. Two hundred of the most colourful. exciting and inventive entries from the competition.


I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 Atholl Crescent. 229 1109. Critics Creating Until 4 Sept. Daily

1 1am—4pm. Work by past commissioners including stained glass. sculpture. painting and plans for buildings which aim to focus different disciplines of creative work around common issues relating to architecture.


I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.

The Waiting Dream Until 2 Oct. One hundred years of photography 1839—1939 including work by Man Ray. W.H. Fox Talbot and Lewis Carroll. Direct from the Metropolitan Museum in New York. over 250 prints have been drawn from the

Gilman Paper Company's collection to chart the development of photography and show how it has been used to record history as well as becoming an art form in its own right.

I THE FESTIVAL CLUB 9— 1 5 Chambers Street. Open daily.

Illterior Visions Caledonia Until 4 Sept. Photographic images of Scotland. hand and chemically tinted. by Chris Dorman. I THE FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am— 5.30pm.

X, a Game of Words and Pictures Until 17 Sept. Photographs by Thierry Girard and Della Matheson and texts by Janice Galloway. Edwin Morgan and Georges-L. Godeau amongst others.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Requiem tor a Paperweight Sat 14 Aug—18 Sept. Cult New York photographer Arthur Tress explores the destiny of the individual within economic and scientific culture. Admission by catalogue £1 (75p).

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.

Photographing Children Until 3 Oct. More than 50 photographs which explore 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 from sentimental studies to documentary realism.

I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557

1 140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.

Virtual Interventions Until 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 THE DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189.

The Viking Ships Mon 16 Aug—17 Sept. The historical and cultural background. I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/ holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. £1.50 (75p). The Universe Exhibition Up-to-date 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 modem astronomy. plus two original telescope towers and the best view of Edinburgh from the rooftop terrace and viewing telescope.

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74 The List 13—19 August 1993