frotn the Renaissance to Post- Itnpressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. Treasures from the Mesdag Collection Sat 20 Nov—7 Feb. On loan from the .‘vlesdag Museum of the Hague. an impressive collection of paintings by
artists such as Millet. Courhet. Corot and
Shadow of the Forest Until 19 Dec. An exhibition of prints of the Barbizon School featuring works by Millet. Daubigny. Rousseau and Corot. The 80 prints cotne frotn the British Museum and illustrate the way the artists worked directly from nature — an approach known as plein uir — and went on to inﬂuence the French Itnpressionists and the Dutch Hague School Printmakers. by whom there is also a group of works.
I NETHERDOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 957‘). Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. [1)]. Cafe. Also admits to the John Knox llottsc. a picturesque 15th century building. reputedly the home of the notorious Scottish church reformer. Admission £ 1.20 (£ I/50p).
Facets Until 24 Dec. Puppeteer Ian Turbitt originally trained as a sculptor. This is a selection of his paintings. puppets and three dimensional work.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri IOam-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Christmas Exhibition Sat 27 Nov—31 Dec. Paintings. crafts. prints and jewellery. Group Show Until Thurs 25 Nov. Paintings. craft. linocuts and jewellery.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 l. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Portfolio Selection Until 23 Dec. ()wen Logan. Jane Brettle. Pat Macdonald and Calum Colvin. among others. are featured in a group show of photographers who have all shown in this award-winning gallery.
I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Daily 10am—6pm and later on performance nights.
Norman Adam Mon 29 Nov—24 Dec. Recent watercolours of the West Highlands.
Six Artists and Six Buildings Until Sat 27 Nov. Group show by artists whose work reveals a love of light on stone.
I RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Urban Allegories - New York City Street Dreams Until Fri 19 Nov. Paintings and drawings by Michael Jessing.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily lOam—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore's Reclining Figure: Hand 1979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation.
. The Banksias Sat 27 Nov—301an. Celia
Rosser's highly~acclaimed life-size illustrations.
Seed of Memory Sat 27 Nov—301an. Paintings by the Aboriginal women of Utopia.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat
‘ Sun 2—5pm. ‘ SAAC. Sat 20 Nov—l7 Dec. Work from
the Scottish Artists and Craftsmen association.
Salvesen Award Winner Fri 26 Nov—16 Dec. Moira Scott Pane exhibits work from her travels.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat
1 0am—4 pm.
Alberto Morrocco Until Sat 27 Nov. New work by this highly acclaimed artist. A retrospective of his work is also being shown by the City Arts Centre. Plus wood carvings of birds by Guy Taplin and caricatures by Hugh Dodd.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe.
The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sat lO.30am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent
I 1; “‘t
Alberto Monocco’s Documentary self portrait in oil is on show at a huge retrospective of the artist’s work at the City Art Centre. New paintings are also on display at the Scottish Gallery.
collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th
. century Scottish artists. The gallery has
recently purchased Alexander Stoddart’s larger-than-Iife bust of Henry Moore. 100 Years of Modern Art Until 1 Feb. To coincide with the publication of the
Concise Catalogue. the gallery has been
hung with works from the permanent collection. From 1890 to the present and from Picasso to Callum Innes. the exhibition unveils a sizeable chunk of the gallery's huge collection.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT
GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland‘s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The Art of the Daguerreotype Until 29 .Ian. Invented by Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre in 1839. the first photographic process involved making a single image on a specially treated copper plate. This exhibition includes British. European and American examples of miniature reflections of the sitter.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun I 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 lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].
The Striped Jar Tapestries Until 6 Feb. Knitwear and needlepoint designer wizard Kaffe Fassett‘s large quartet of tapestries
based on his own paintings of a 19th ; century temple jar.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [1)]. £1.50 (75p).
j 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
1 modern astronomy. plus two original
telescope towers and the best view of
Edinburgh from the rooftop terrace and
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon-Sat iOam—Spm;
' as drawings. prints and other personal material.
; I ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL Palmerston ' Place 225 6293. Dain 8am—6pm.
graduates of Scotland‘s art schools.
? I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh
i 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun
? Coatbridge : West Canal Street. 0236 431261. Daily
‘ Rock: Salt: Water Recent paintings by
Michele David which focus on Scottish ', landscape. exploring its delicate yet
; vulnerable nature.
7 I SMITH Altr GALLERY Dumbarton Road.
i Alien 3. jewellery worn by Quentin Crisp ? in Orlando and the electronically animated head of Asian from the BBC‘s
the 40s and this is an exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well
Agnus 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 1140. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Forum 11 Until Sat 20 Nov. A showcase of new Scottish photography from recent
University Old College. South Bridge.
Fred Pollock Until 4 Dec. First major show in Scotland for this abstract painter. Using colour as a subject. Pollock’s work is bold and seductive.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mort—Fri l 1am~6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
George 8. Johnston Until Sat 20 Nov. Recent paintings.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 3223. Mon—Sat llam—l 1pm; Sun 1 6.30—11pm. 1 Sharon Ouigley Until Sat 20 Nov. Abstract. figurative paintings.
I IRONWORKS Sutntnerlee Heritage Trust.
Stirling. 0786 471917. Tue—Fri noon—5pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Crafts in Performance Until 30 Jan. A multi-media exhibition of pieces used on stage and screen including costumes from
; Chronicle ()fNurniu. I
Workshop 8 Gallery
SATURDAY 27th NOVEMBER 1993 12.00-5.00pm
print raffles at: mince pies at: hot punch 1|: make your own etching printmaking demonstrations print sale * frame sale
at: open studio 21:
PRINTS £50 & UNDER
Good art needn’t be - expensive! Our Christmas show of original prints £50 and under by artists working in Scotland proves how healthy the visual arts are - the ideal choice for a Christmas present with a difference!
27 Nov - 22 Dec 1993
‘THE SEA, THE SEA’
On 27 November Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop is launching a iolio of original prints ‘The Sea. The Sea' made in our studio
GALLERY HOURS: Tues-Sat loam-6pm
Edinburgh Printmakers IS a non profit making company Wltt‘l charitable status No. Ed CR 40554 Edinburgh Printmakch ts supported by Scottish Arts Connctl. Edinburgh District Councrl and Foundation for Sport and the Arts
23 Union Street, (opposite the Playhouse Theatre) Edinburgh EH1 3”? Tel: 031-557 2479
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