Sat 10am-3pm. Group Show Until 19 Dec. See Christmas


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

Ethel Walker Until 22 Dec. Still life and landscape painting in vibrant gouache and pastel. See also Christmas Art.

I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm.

Kathleen Russell Until 17 Dec. Paintings. I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 11am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Sol LeWitt Until 8 Jan. First retrospective of this revered American figure whose structures. seen here from 1962 to the present. were a leading component of the minimal and conceptual art movements. I GALLERY 41 41 [)undas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5pm. See Christmas Art.

I HANOVER FINE ART 22A [)undas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Small Paintings tor Christmas Mon 6-31 Dec. Over 150 works by gallery artists. Also miniature silver sculpture by Alejandro Lopez and Raku pottery by Holstead and Brownlee. See also Christmas Art.

I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat 1 lam—4.30pm.

Christmas Show Fri 3—18 Dec. See Christmas Art.

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

Nina Spallone Until 23 Jan. lnteresting paintings. reliefs and collages.

I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.

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

SUN - Shot Up North Until Fri 10 Dec. An exhibition of work by members of the Association of Photographers in the North of England and Scotland.

I THE MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2324. Mon—Fri 1()am-—4.30pm. Father of Protession 1768-1843 Until 17 Dec. An exhibition by David Hamilton. a Glaswegian architect. which shows his work in and around the city of Glasgow. I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the

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- lmpressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists. Treasures from the Mesdag Collection Until 7 Feb. On loan from the Mesdag Museum of the Hague. an impressive collection of paintings by artists such as Millet. Courbet. Corot and Daumier. Shadow ot the Forest Until 19 Dec. An exhibition of prints of the Barbizon School featuring works by Millet. Daubigny. Rousseau and Corot. The 80 prints come from the British Museum and illustrate the way the artists worked directly from nature an approach known as plein air and went on to influence the French Impressionists and the Dutch Hague School Printmakers. by whom there is also a group of works.

I NETHERDOVI 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).

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 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until 31 Dec. See Christmas Art.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm. Portfolio Selection Until 23 Dec. Owen 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. See also Christmas Art.

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

Norman Adam Until 24 Dec. Recent watercolours of the West Highlands.

I ROYAL DOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure: Hum! [979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation.

The Banksias Until 30 Jan. Celia Rosser‘s highly-acclaimed life-size botanical illustrations of one ofAustralia‘s most exotic flowers.

f Seed of Memory Until 30 Jan. Paintings i by Aboriginal women which show how

they have incorporated Western approaches into their highly individual work.


: Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].

; Design Pure: Purely Danish Fri 10 Dec—ll j Feb. Direct from the Design Centre in

f Copenhagen. an exhibition of Danish

design classics including Lego. Rosendahl. Bom Bonftls and Bang and

Olufson hi-ft.

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.


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 modern astronomy. plus two original telescope towers and the best view of Edinburgh frotn the rooftop terrace and viewing telesco e.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

S.A.A.C. Until 17 Dec. Work from the Scottish Artists and Craftsmen association including the sculpture Paper Tower by Masaji Kashio.

Salvesen Award Winner Until Thurs 16 Dec. Winner. Moira Scott Pane. exhibits work from her travels.

I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 [)undas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

The Twelve Days at Christmas Thurs 2—24

Dec. See Christmas Art.


. 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. The gallery has

recently purchased Alexander Stoddart's larger-than-life bust of Henry Moore.

I 100 Years or Modern Art Until 1 Feb. To

I coincide with the publication of the

i Concise Catalogue. the gallery has been

f hung with works from the permanent

i collection. From 1890 to the present and

I from Picasso to Callum lnnes. the

exhibition unveils a sizeable chunk of the gallery's huge collection.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland’s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The Art or the Daguerreotype Until 29 Jan. 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 1 lam—5.30pm. Free. but there is an admission charge for the castle.

For your Freedom and Durs: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s and this is an exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.

I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1 140. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm.

Second Nature Sat 4 Dec—15 Jan. A fascinating show by Five Finnish photographers who challenge our perception of landscape and environment and comment on the notion of idealised beaut.

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

2—5 m.

Fred Pollock Until Sat 4 Dec. First major show in Scotland for this abstract painter. Using colour as a subject. Pollock's work is bold and seductive.


5 Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm;

9 Sat 10.30am—4pm. See Christmas Art.

I WASPS STUDIO Patn'ot Hall.

Stockbridge. Daily 11am—4pm.

Group Exhibition Sat 1 1—19 Dec. A vast

show of interesting and varied work by

: artists such as Demetra Browning. Henry

Kondracki and Moyna Flannigan.

I WEST GRANTON COMMUNITY WORKSHOP TRUST 1 Granton Mains Avenue. West Granton. 552 0485.

Mon—Fri 10am—9pm.

; Steve Hood First show in brand new

; gallery space. the Prentice Centre. by young local artist. The show includes

some large oil paintings and sketches of the West Granton estate.


; Peebles

I PICTURE GALLERY Tweeddale Museum. Chambers Institute. High Street. ()721

720123. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Steal Softly Through Winter, Steal Softly Through Trees Mon 13—23 Dec. An installation by Angus McIntyre which

comprises of 130 trees. erected at random , to create a forest.

Second Nature

Photo-Finnish 5 Photographers from Finland


()I’IiN 'I'UIiS TO SAT 11 AM 5.30I’M


lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.


Decorative Design Hunterian Art Gallery. Sat 11 Dec. 10am—4.30pm. £10. A varied programme of events including an illustrated lecture. a tour of the Voysey Decorative Design exhibition. a study session on product design with a computer demonstration and an illustrated lecture on textile design by Mackintosh. Decorum and Decoration Fri 10 Dec. 11am. Free. A lecture by Brian Hatton. architect and critic. on the changes in place art has occupied and the effects of the changes on art itself.

James lingwood Glasgow Film Theatre. Fri 3 Dec. 1 1am. Free. A talk on the Artangel public art group which commissions new art in unusual places. Photographic Workshop Street Level Gallery. Sat 4 and Sun 5 Dec. 1—6pm. £40 (£30). Two days of expert teaching and experimentation. '


lsrael: Diversity at the Crossroads Royal Botanic Garden Lecture Theatre. Thurs 16 Dec. 3pm. Free. A talk by Bill Tait on the rich native flora and wide range of cultural plants grown in Israel.

Pure Indulgence Fruitmarket Gallery. Sat 4 Dec. 1 1.30am—5.3()pm. £12 (£6). A workshop held by lllt Barrett inspired by the work of Sol l.e\\’itt. Bring an informative. personal object and explore the relationship between form. structure. meaning and context by reduction and abstract drawing with the possibility of exploratory 3D work. Limited places available.

C.F.A. VOYSEY Decorative Designs


13 November 1993 - 22 January 1994

Monday Saturday

9.30-5.00 Admission Free 041 -330 5431

Extended public access supported with funds from Glasgow District Council

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