Scottish landscapes Fri 25 Mar—9 Apr. The Borders around Biggar and Tinto rendered in vivid colour by Jeff McDonald.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat IOam—6ptn. From the Castle to the Sea Until Thurs 7 Apr. Twelve prints by twelve artists based on the theme of the sea. Also. another opportunity to see the show An Edinburgh Suite.
Shelagh Atkinson Until Tue 29 Mar. Prints on the Members‘ Wall by this local artist.
I FLYING COLOURS 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri l lam—6pm: Sat l0am—Ipm.
James Harrigan and Elspeth llarrigan Wed 30 Mar—4 May. Scottish and Caribbean landscapes attd botanical painting.
I FRENCH INSTITUTE I3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm.
Cennain Eble Until Fri I Apr. Portraits front 1924—41 by this French photographer including a series of images of German ofﬁcers. Eble experimented with settings and staged each picture to disclose something of each subject‘s personality. The inﬂuence of seasons. historical events and of the dead is also explored in these images.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am-5.30pm. Ben Johnston and Stephen McKenna Until Sat 26 Mar. Art exhibition of paintings. models and computer technology. inspired by a painting by Luigi Fitocamo in which a modem ﬁgure shakes hands with a classical figure against a backdrop of classical Italian architecture. Johnston‘s work explores the way we perceive city in terms of space and McKenna‘s is concerned with illusion and idealised land.
Erro Fri 1 Apr—I4 May. Subtitled Art
History — Politics - Science Fiction. this Icelandic artist selects pictorial information relevant to his chosen theme. collages it together and blows it up in scale. The resulting works are huge colourful. cartoon-style paintings in which the perspective is sometimes distorted by computer generated grids. Erro’s frenetic work features a range of popular icons from the different worlds he investigates to comment on the chaos of our times.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22A Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mort-Fri 10.30am—6pm: Sat l0am-4pm.
Elizabeth Sharp Mon 28 Mar—I6 Apr. Landscapes and still lifes in oils and watercolours. Also work by Annie Carmichael.
I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street. 557 5454. Tue—Sat l lam—4.30pm.
Tom Watt and Eoghan Bridge Until 8 Apr. Painting and sculpture by two Scottish artists.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri l()am—4.30pm.
I Architecture and the Spirit of Space: Ciancarlo de Carlo Until l3 Apr. Art exploration of why Carlo is regarded as one of the most penetrating and prophetic architectural thinkers of our time. with a major exhibition of his work.
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 IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.
The home of a ﬁne collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Velazquez. Iil Greet), Rgtttbrantlt. Gainsborough. Degas.
A History of Scottish Art
More than 100 of the finest paintings by Scots over the last 400 years
on show until 4 April
270 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow Open Daily: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Admission: £1.50/ 50p
Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
From leonardo to Manet Until I7 Apr. An exhibition of 50 prints and drawings which the print room of the gallery has acquired 'over the last ten years. The show includes work by Turner. Rembrandt. Parmigianino and David Allan.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mort—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
A Century of Popular Magazines Until 5 Jun. A nostalgic and amusing ﬂick through the last 100 years in print with an exhibition of women’s. photography. motoring and sporting magazines and comics. You cart also leaf through the pages of your chosen read using the facsimile facility.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat l0am—4.30pm. [D]. Cafe. 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).
Puppet Exhibition Mon 28 Mar—l7 Apr. Work by Fiona Gilles.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 I020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat IOam—4pm.
Stephen Bil’d Until Wed 30 Mar. Paintings and constructions. Also. paperwork by Stuart Beaty. paintings by Gordon Mitchell and jewellery by Tricia Button. I OUT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street. 556 5204. Tue—Sat Ham—5pm; Stm 2—5pnt
Recent Works A new concept in galleries — a comfortable space to ponder in — with site installation. photography and painting. by Lee Baker. Tint Curtis and Nichola Waygood.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I9] I. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. John Stathatos Until 26 Sat Mar. Three series of black and white itnages. corresponding to the three elements: ﬁre. water and earth. which explore the
HUNT BRIAN ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW
Italian Renaissance Prints
19 February - 23 April (Closed 1 - 4 April)
Monday - Saturday 9.30am -5.00pm Admission Free 041-330 5431
Extented public access supported by /from funds from
Glasgow City Council
minor RICE GlillEB!
University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL. Tel. 031 650 2211 12 March - 9th April
GWEN HARDIE "Mind in Body"
Recent Paintings and Sculpture
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm Admission Free Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council
connections between rnetnory. change and land. The exhibition also includes quotes from the philosopher. Heraclitus.
I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
Tim Southall Until Tlturs 31 Mar. Witty. nautical screenprints.
iiosaling Forster Fri 1—30 Apr. Lithographs of the Greek island of Spetses.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS 20A lnverleith Row. Arboretum Place. 552 7171. Daily 10am-5pm.
Conservatory Sat 2 Apr—l6 Oct. The Glasshouses. Art installation by German artist. Lothar Baumgarten which involves hanging a series of labels. identical to those used in the Gardens. amongst the plants. Instead of the names of plants. they are texts relating to the cultures of the lands from which the plants have been extracted.
A Sense of Place Until I May. Vibrantly- coloured paintings of gardens frotn Kew to Stourhead by Adrian Berg capturing the shades of the cultivated natural world at different times of the day in every season. lothar Baumgarten Tue 5—30 Apr. See Transmission. Glasgow.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].
Ars Medica — Art, Medicine and the Human Condition Utttil 2‘) May. Prints. drawings and photographs lent by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. relating to medical subjects by artists such as Darer. Rembrandt. Munch and Rauschenberg. The Birth oi Democracy Until I7 Apr. An exhibition which pieces together the history of democracy using discoveries from archaeological digs in Athens. Examples include a pottery chest. coins. decorated pots and artefacts frotn the theatre.
Good as Gold Utttil 4 May. A display of vintage examples of Scottish money including notes arid silver and gold coins.
Real Latin American Folk Crafts
16 Victoria Street 8: 5 The Grassmarket E D I N B U R G H
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