I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat lOam—S m. Cafe. Golden Warriors of the pan Until 17 Oct. Treasures from 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 golden artefacts in their wake. Happy Birthday Peter Rabbit Until 25 Sept. Featuring minutely detailed studies of mushrooms. animals and plaan in 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 Conscienca’s Salts - The Inn Yoars’ Conflict and Disruption, 1834-43 The Drummond 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 lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. The home of a ﬁne collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. Holbain and the Court of Henry VIII Until 26 Sept. To mark the 450th anniversary of the death of Hans Holbein. the court portrait painter. this is an exhibition of 28 portrait drawings and five miniatures from the Queen's collection. Subjects include Sir Thomas More. Cardinal Fisher. and
t Henry Howard. I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Scotland First Portrayed Until 30 Oct. A collection of views of Scotland from the 17th century by John Slezer. The exhibition will include Theatrum Scoriae. the ﬁrst ever systematic pictorial survey undertaken in Britain. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. The line of Tradition Until 12 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 Crawhall to lan Hamilton Finlay. this show is lively and diverse.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
David Gould RSA Until Tue 31 Aug. Painting and drawing by a prominent member of the original Glasgow Boys.
I CALTDN GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Flower oi Scotland Until Sat 4 Sept. William Crosbie's giant panels Summer and the Lin Pond and other Scottish 19th and 201h centu ﬂower painting.
I THE FR GALLERY Market Street. 556 1059.
Gerald Laing: A Retrospective Until l8 Sept. Once active in the Pop Art scene with Warhol, Laing has spent the last twenty years working on abstract sculpture and public art commissions. This show includes work from all periods including screen prints of Brigitte Bardot and a bronze of Pavarotti.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16a Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. TIle Elllllml School Until Wed 8 Sept. A vast exhibition of work by graduates of
brightest of local talent. You can meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3—5pm. I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Court Street. 229 7941. Mon—Fri 10am—3.30pm; Sat noon-4pm. First Until Sat 4 Sept. Mixed media show by local artists. I EASTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL Main and Outpatient Corridors. Seaﬁeld Street. Daily 9am—8pm. Landscape Until 1 Oct. Work by six artists. I EDINBURGH CENTRAL LIBRARY George [V Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm; Sat 9am—lpm. Sandra lillgour Until Fri 27 Aug. New aintin s. , I EDINBURGH CMEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 229 9311. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Ion-Baprnanntatlonal Scottish Painting Until Sat 4 Sept. From abstract work in paint to line in pencil on plaster. this show features the work of six artists including Callum lnnes and Alan Johnston. who all use colour. texture and shape. LI! AtkIll Until Sat 4 Sept. 1n the Andrew Grant Gallery. haunting 6ft-square
the Edinburgh College of Art 1909-1990. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. [D]. 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-Barda Until Sun 5 Sept. On loan from provincial Russian museums. an expansive collection of paintings from 1902—25, by Kandinsky. Popova. Malevich and many others. The work reveals an intense period of creativity in the visual arts before years of Stalinist sup ression. £3 (£1.50). I SCOTTISH TIDNAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. [D]. Cafe. Featuring studies of Scotland’s bonniest and beastliest monarchs, liticians. writers and artists.
hoaba Anna Traquair Until 7 Nov. Once Scotland’s leading exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement. Traquair has been recently re-discovered. This show brings together over 150 of her paintings. embroideries, illuminated manuscripts, jewellery and decorative enamelwork to display the versatile talent of this inspired decorative artist. £3 (£1.50). See also Mansfield Place Church. I JOHN STEPHENS FINE ART la St Vincent Street. 557 6474. Mon—Sat Ham-6 m. John MIIna Puma Until Sat 28 Aug. A major retrospective of work by the ex- head of Dundee School of Art which includes paintings of Constantinople. Nonh Africa and portraits.
I ALTERNATIVE FINE ART 20 Haymarket Terrace. 346 7050. Mon—Sat llam—Spm. Toni Davidson Until Tue 31 Aug. Landscape and changing light depicted in lino-cut by this Borders-based artist.
I BELL’S BRAE GALLERY 9 Bell’s Brae. Dean Village, 225 3213. Daily noon-6pm. Tuscan Vlalon Until Sat 28 Aug. Paintings inspired by Tuscany by Michael Zyw. in a gallery picturesquer situated in a 17th century farmer’s cottage.
I CITIZENS STUDIO 17/21 Assembly Street. Leith. 554 1649. Tue—Sat noon-5pm.
Lalth oven 93 Until Mon 6 Sept. Selection of work chosen from open submission
figurative pencil drawings.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Gallery. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
lta DIIIIIIgalI Until Sat 4 Sept. Inspired by Southern France. 1re1and and the theatre. this Dublin artist uses paint to create expressive, colourful work.
I ESU GALLERY 23 Atholl Crescent. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm.
Scottish Art1993 Until Sat 4 Sept. A selection of paintings.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMANERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
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I LEONE CWNBURN 21 Dean Park Mews. 343 2840. Mon—Fri l-5ptn; Sat
Ronald P. Smith Until Fri 27 Aug. Expressive painting of Italy and Sicily.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockbum Street, 220 1260. Tue—Sat Ham—5pm. Counterpointan Until Sat 4 Sept. Work in a variety of media from emerging Scottish artists. Also work by local artists for sale from £20.
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