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Tilt“ t'tmtplt'lt‘ St'l of 7.3 sculptures on show in St'otluntltm tltt‘first time


BURRELL COLLECTION Pollok Country Park. Glasgow

Open daily: lOam-Spm Sunday: 11am-5pm Closed 25-26 December

and 1 January

Admission £1.00/‘30p



' MUSEUMS Maclay Murray & Spens

Until 13 March 1994

Fisherman's Song by U Xi 0n. Edinburgh Printmakers are hosting an exhibition which focuses on the art of contemporary printmaking in China. The modern Chinese print first appeared in 1931 after the introduction oi printsiro-Europeandiapan. Awholenew generation or artists combined the rich ituteritance or traditional techniques with the new influences and found their own distinctive styles. This show features prints by a selection or the most exciting.

which employ a range of techniques including work by James Cowie. Joan Eardley, Ken Currie and Kate Downie. Young Contemporaries Until 19 Feb. A selection of large-scale works recently bought from Edinburgh College of Art. Kalighat: Indian Popular Painting 1800—1930 Sat 15 Jan—l9 Feb. Kalighat paintings were made by local artists in the 19th century to sell to pilgrims. The largest collection is now held by British Museums of which this is a selection.

I COCKBURN’S ART GALLERY The Wine Emporium. 7 Devon Place. Haymarket. 229 8391. Daily lOam—6pm.

Christmas Show Until Sun 16 Jan. A group exhibition by young Scottish artists including abstract and landscape paintings. mixed-media work. painted Russian dolls and wooden discs.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22-28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat l 1am-5pm. Sleeping Room Sat 15 Jan—5 Feb. An installation made up of a series of rooms by Scottish artist Mark Haddon. Exploring the real and imaginary. space. fear and exposure. the exhibition promises to be an interesting experience.

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

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Laun'ston Place, 229 9311. Mon—Thurs 10am-8ptn; Fri and Sat 10am—5pm.

BSA Student Design Awards Travelling Exhibition Mon 17—31 Jan. A selection of work in the Andrew Grant Gallery.

I EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am-1pm.

Instant Sunshine Fri 14 J an-5 Feb. Acrylics and watercolours by Richard Akerman. an artist who won the Queen‘s Award for exports. Akerman’s reproduction work on cards and prints sell millions every year all over the world.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm. The Chinese Art Academies Printmaking Exhibition Until 5 Feb. A show which was put together in collaboration with the Xi An Academy of Fine Arts. of woodcuts. screenprints. collagraphs. lithographs and etchings by 52 Chinese artists.

I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Body Language Until Feb 1. An exhibition of photographs and works in mixed-media by Kenny Bean which look at dance and movement.

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

nuatre Fri 21 Jan—26 Feb. The work of four French artists; Favier. Garouste. Blais and Delprat, including reverse painted glass. collage and painting. These artists are part of the new wave in France but have seldom been seen in Britain.

I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. 3+3+3 Tue 25 Jan—l9 Feb. A collaborative cultural exhibition of work by three artists, three poets and three musicians including Ross Sinclair. Edwin Morgan and Sheena Wellington.

I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Artists ilew to the Gallery Sat 15—31 Jan. A selection of work by artists showing for the first time in the gallery including Mary McKay and Graham Gurr.

I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon-Fri lOam—Spm.

ilina Spallone Until Sun 23 Jan. Interesting paintings. reliefs and collages. I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.

I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street, 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—4.30pm.

Tales from Two Cities Until 11 Feb. Work from emerging architects in Edinburgh and Dublin.

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 892i. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5ptn.

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. Turner Watercolour: Until 31 Jan. The annual display of 38 works bequested by Henry Vaughan in 1900. plus a selection of newly acquired paintings.

Treasures irorn the Mesdag Collection Until 7 Feb. On loan from the Mesdag Museum of the Hague. an impressive collection of paintings by artists such as M illet. Courbet. Corot and Daumier.

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

A Room with a View Until 27 Jan. Using the theme of the view. a selection of work by artists such as David Donaldson. Leon Morrocco and Claire Harrigan.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 1. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm. Tony Ray Jones - A Retrospective Fri 14 Jan—12 Feb. A comprehensive re- evalution of the work of one England's foremost documentary photographers.

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

Gwen Fleming Lothian Room. Until 5 Feb. An exploration of the complexities of the natural world.

Susie Wilson Until 5 Feb. Work inspired by archaeological sites and buildings seen on the artist‘s travels to Greece. Spain and

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I RUYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily lOam—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hand I 979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation.

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

Seed of Memory Until 30 Jan. Paintings by Aboriginal women which show how they have incorporated Western approaches into their highly individual work.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Design Pure: Purer Danish Until 11 Feb. Direct from the Design Centre in

52 The List 14—27 January 1994