including props. costumes and a

hotographic record of past productions. I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 28 King Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat 11am-5pm. The Balance oi lltopia Until Sat 25 Sept. An installation by Edwin David which questions our perceived notions ofculture and politics.


I THE ART SUPERMARKET 7 Blackfriars Street. Daily noon—8pm. Prints. drawings and paintings by local artists. all for £20 or less.

I BROUGHTON STREET CHURCH Broughton Street. Daily 10am—9pm. Creative Excellence Tue 28 Sept—Fri 1 Oct. An exhibition of national and international winners from this year‘s British Design and Art Directors Awards. plus the award winners from the

Association of Fashion Photographers and . .

a showcase of the best in Scottish advertising and design.

I THE CAMEO CINEMA 38 Home Street. 228 4141. Mon-Wed 4—11pm; Thurs— Sat 4pm—Iam; Sun 11.15am—l 1pm.

False Gods and Indispensable Icons Until Fri 1 Oct. A series of multi-media works by Anna Landucci. designer of this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival Programme.

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

The Waking Dream Until Sat 2 Oct. £3 (£1). One hundred years of photography from 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.

Colden Warriors oi the Steppes Until 17 Oct. Treasures from migratory cultures such as the Viking. 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 Sat 25 Sept. Featuring minutely detailed studies of mushrooms. animals and plants in watercolour and pencil. this exhibition reveals how Beatrix Potter's remarkable illustrations for her children‘s books developed on the page.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm. Contingent Selves Until Sat 2 Oct. Wearable sculpture by Californian artist. Erin Elrich. exploring the way people and animals interact.

Take your Desires tor Reality Until Sat 2 Oct. A vast grid made up of panels taken from sketchbooks. journals and dreams. by Alastair Hogg.

Artist tor a Week Short-term shows by the brightest of local talent. You can meet the artist at the gallery on Saturday afternoons 3—5pm.

Greta Brown’s Untitled (detail) at the Intermedle Gallery, Clesg

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

Images oi Scotland Until Wed 29 Sept.

Landscapes. seascapes and townscapes by I

David Bell.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri and Sat 10am-5pm.

The River Tue 5—30 Oct. An enormous photographic installation by John Harper

static film. Using the camera as a kind of artistic chisel. the installation is the product of an environmental project which explores the substance of the river. I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat lOam—lpm.

Autumn Exhibition Until Sat 25 Sept. A mixed exhibition of painting by five artists.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. Ttvo Chinese Printmakers Sat 25 Sept—23 Oct. First showing in the West of He Kun and Wei Qicong‘s award-winning colour woodcut prints. Front the Yunnan

Province. both exploit traditional

techniques to create lyrical studies of the

Chinese landscape.


Street. 225 6776. Tue-Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat lOam—l m.

Connie Immers Until Wed 29 Sept. Still life painting.

Shona Barr Wed 6—27 Oct.

I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

James IIugonin 1983—1993 Sat 25 Sept—30 Oct. Echoing the way that light travels across the landscape. Hugonin uses a scored grid system which he fills with

small muted coloured marks. These recent

paintings are huge pale shimmering

surfaces reverberating with spatial depth

and shifting boundaries.

Rathalle du Pasquler: Viaggio Tranquillo 1988-1993 Imagined animals and people are enclosed within weird and wonderful landscapes and interiors. in this French

artist’s lyrical oil paintings.

I I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street.

556 2181. Mon-Fri IO.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

; Mountains and Remote Places Until Sat

3 25 Sept. Work by gallery artists including made up of 6000 images which he terms a Kershaw.

Peter Barton. Rodger Irish and Paul

Panoramas and Secret Places Mon 4—16

f Oct. Scottish landscapes in watercolour

and gouache by John Watling. Also a

. mixed exhibition featuring artists from the Yunnan Province. China.

I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for

I Netherbow Arts Centre.

KJP GALLERY Napier University Dept of Photography. Marchmont Crescent. 444 2266. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm.

The Association oi Photographers Until Fri 1 Oct. The tenth awards exhibition.

I MANSFIELD PLACE CHURCH Broughton and East London Street. Daily 11am—7pm. On view for the first time in 35 years.

Phoebe Traquair‘s murals.


GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers

. Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—4.30pm.

The Real Ideal Rome Foyer Competition Until Fri 24 Sept. Twelve shortlisted entries for Britain‘s first Foyer. a transitional centre for young people which

will be built in Birmingham.


Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.

All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the


Children’s Cinema: The Golden Age Sat 2 Oct—20 Nov. An exhibition of toys. magazines. projections and photographs from the l930s—50s. There is also a mini-


A Collaborative Proieci

. Samuel Johnston, Stephen Campbell, Yves Zouval, Claude Thinns, Raymond Jacoby, Robie Kops.

18th September - 16th October.

Street Level Photography Gallery & Workshop, 279 - 281 High Street, Glasgow, G4 008 Open Tues - Sat 11am till 5.30pm

Co-operations has been funded by Glasgow City Council, Strathclyde Regional Council, the Scottish Association for Mental Health and the British Council

j '_ Street Level is subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow City Council

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cinema which will show a short film of people's recollections of the period.

I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

The home of a fine collection of works. from the Renaissance to Post- Impressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. IIolbeIn and the Court oi Ilenry VIII Until Sun 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 from the Queen's collection. Subjects include Sir Thomas More. Cardinal Fisher. and poet Henry Howard.

I NATIONAL lIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV 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 S(‘()ll(le the first ever systematic pictorial survey undertaken in the British Isles.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. [D]. Cafe. Also admits to the John Knox House. a picturesque 151h century building. reputedly the home of the notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £1.20 (£1/50p).

Callery closed

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm. Sat lOam—4pm.

Recent Work Until 13 Oct. Paintings by Sandy Murphy and Alexander Cree and crafts by Bruce Frost. Duncan Hood and

Trevor Forrester.

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

nierdre McCrimmon and Paul Mowap Until Sat 2 Oct. Figurative painting by two recent graduates of Edinburgh College of Art.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I911. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm. Susanna PIeratzIti: The Five Senses Sat 2 Oct—6 Nov. By examining the elderly human body. this photographer evokes five stages of life; birth. sexuality. dependence. death and afterdeath. In a second series. The Parents. she deals with her parents‘ survival of the Holocaust.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Exhibitions 10am—5pm.

Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hand I979. on loan from the

5 Henry Moore Foundation.

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

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

The Povrer oi the Mask Until 31 Oct.

58 The List 24 September-7 October 1993