sculptor's work to be held in Britain and these 48 works in wax. plaster and bronze show why he is regarded as one of the precursors of the modern movement. Capturing a subtle sense of movement or a ﬂeeting impression. his studies ripple with light and shadow and his subjects almost seem to dissolve into their surrounding space.
I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Childhood Memories Until 27 Apr. A group show featuring the work of artists such as Jack Knox. Michael Forbes and Brenda Lenaghan.
I HANOVER FINE ART 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Reilections oi Venice Sat 23 Apr—14 May. A mixed exhibition of works on the same theme by gallery artists.
I HOLYROOD GALLERY 1 18 Canongate. Royal Mile. Tue-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm. Capital Visions Thurs 28 Apr-7 May. Photography by Chris Dorman of Edinburgh. Also at The Pancake Place. I JOHN KNOX HOUSE See entry for Netherbow Arts Centre. I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street. 557 5454. Tue-Sat Ham-4.30pm. Jenny Ryrie Fri 22 Apr-13 May. Solo show of recent paintings inspired by the American countryside. I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—4.30pm. The Patltaus: Investigations into the Particular Until 13 May. An exhibition by a young dynamic Canadian practice. 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 ages. The Survival OI the Fittest Until 28 May. An exhibition which looks at childrens' health and hygiene at the turn of the century and features a video and handling table. 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. Raphael: The Pursuit oi Periection Thurs 5 May— 10 Jul. An examination of this artist's immense vision and skill with the hanging of three paintings; Bridgett-titer Madonna. Holv Family with a Palm Tree and Madonna (lt’l Paxscggio. plus twenty preparatory drawings. Recent cleaning supplied information about how the paintings were produced and this exhibition gives a fascinating insight into his creative process. Work by assistants and followers will also shed light on his huge influence.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
A Century oi 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 can also leaf through the pages of your chosen read using the facsimile facility.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High
Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am—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).
Fragments Until Sat 30 Apr. New paintings and prints by Jacqueline F. Kerr. The artist will also be showing at the Italian Institute.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat lOam—4pm.
Olen Scouller Sat 23 Apr-l2 May. Impressions of Edinburgh Zoo. Also ceramics by Laura Scobie. prints by Diana Hope and Annie Rae and jewellery by Julie Sellars.
I OUT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street.
556 5204. Tue-Sat llam-5pm; Sun
Recent WOTR Until 7 May. A show with work by Jane Murray. Holly Murray and Peter Ross. featuring sculpture. 2D work and photography.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 C andlemaker Row. 220 191 1. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Museology Until 7 May. American photographer Richard Ross looks at the role of the museum and the way it displays culture as artefact. He has travelled all over the world over the last ten years and has been commissioned by the Portfolio to produce a series of works based on Scottish museums.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hand I979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation. Conservatory Until 16 Oct. The Glasshouses. An installation by Lothar Baumgarten which involves hanging a series of labels. identical to those used in the Gardens. amongst the plants. Instead of the names of the specimens. the labels are texts relating to the cultures of the lands from which the plants have been extracted. See also Transmission Gallery. Glasgow.
A Sense oi Place Until Sun 1 May. Vibrantly-coloured paintings of gardens from Kew to Stourhead by Adrian Berg capturing the shades of the cultivated natural world at different times of the day in every season.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].
Ars Medica - Art, Medicine and the Human Condition Until 29 May. Prints. drawings and photographs lent by the Philadelphia Museum of An. relating to medical subjects by artists such as Diirer. Rembrandt. Munch and Rauschenberg. Good as Gold Until Wed 4 May. A display of vintage examples of Scottish money including notes and silver and gold coins. I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. 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 ()bservatory and modern astronomy. plus two original telescope towers and the best view of Edinburgh from the rooftop terrace and viewing telescope.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671 Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
168th Annual Exhibition Sat 23 Apr—2 July. £1.20 (50p). A vast show of paintings. drawings. sculpture and architecture by artists including Bill Crozier. Julie McCram and Sandra Blow which have been chosen from an open submission of 1000 works.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat
1 0am—4 pm.
Robbie Bushe Until Mon 2 May. Figurative paintings. Also emotive. abstract landscapes by Janet Pierce and metalwork by John Creed.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; 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 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 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. One little Room . . . An Everywhere Until 15 May. A selection of work by David Williams. the head of photography at Edinburgh College of Art. plus his own pick of the Scottish Photography Archive including prints by Francis Frith and Patricia McDonald.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm; Sun Ham—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 the 40s and this is an exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
The Hope Scott Collection Until 7 May. A mixed show of stunning work by a wide range of well-known artists that was bequeathed to the gallery.
I 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
‘. . . lecture Sat 23 Apr-l4 May. Aerial presents Paul Carter’s installation. an inquiry into Subjective-Collective Morality. It’s hard to tell exactly what this man is on about in the press blurb but the word democratic came in quotes. Sen’ous comment or seriously banal? Go. look and decide.
I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall (off Hamilton Place). Daily 1-5pm. Stephanie Erviel Until Sun 24 Apr. Photographic portraits which capture a shared emotion between sitter and artist.
lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by sublect.
All you need to know about the zone system and how to use it in 30 minutes Street Level. Sat 4 May. 11am-4pm. Free (places limited so book early). Bill Hirst talks about his current show and then reveals all on the zone system with advice on prints and negatives. Bring prints and negatives with you.
Reading Room Symposium Venue to be confirmed. Sat 30 Apr. 10am-5pm. A look at how the import of ideas and of theoretical discourse from literary
criticism to creative practice has affected the production and critical reception of an over the last two decades. Send an A5 SAE to Tramway — Visual Arts for more info.
Artists and Collections: the odyssey oi an art collector Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 25 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. An illustrated slide lecture in the gymnasium by Charles Carpenter.
Community iieon Workshop Assembly Rooms. Fri 29 and Sat 30 Apr. 1 lam-1pm and 2—5pm. Free. Kenny Munro will be creating a neon installation for Spring Fling which reflects the Edinburgh community. Everyone is invited to take part in its creation and the result will be on show at the Assembly Rooms until 7 May.
Erro Fruitmarket. Tuesdays throughout exhibition. 12.45pm. A lunch-time talk by Robin Baillie.
Kablaml Kapoul! Zing! Fruittnarket. Fri 29 and Sat 30 Apr. 10.30am. Free. Cornic- strip artists. Gary Erskine and Dominic Reagan who draw legends such as Judge Dredd and Dom Zombie talk about storytelling. and how they produce 100 comic frames a month. Bring your own comic strip work and most cherished comics plus a packed lunch. Over 14s. Photographer's Choice Portrait Gallery. Wed 4 May. 12.45pm. Free. James Lawson talks on David William‘s work. Rev Thomas Chalmers with his grandson Portrait Gallery. Wed 27 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Susan Lamb on David Octavius Hill's picture.
St Catherine oi Slena National Gallery. Fri 29 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Jonathon Mason on Rosselli‘s painting.
The Vision after the Sermon National Gallery. Fri 22 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Gauguin's work is discussed by Frances Borzello.
HAIVOIIER OF I NE. AR'TS
RECENT WORKS BY OVER 50 ARTISTS WITH Spring Exhibitionﬂ) OF LANDSCAPES, FLOWERS & STILL LIFE SILVER JEWELLERY: Margot Gardlner Mon 25 April - Sat 14 May 1994 (Closed Mon 2 May) Mon-Fri 10.30-6; Sat 10-4
9 April - 7 May 1994 Tues - Sat 12.00 - 5.30
An exhibition of Ross's complex and humounous museological studies, including recently commissioned work created in Scottish galleries
Portfolio Gallery 43 Candlemaker Row Edinburgh (Tel) 031 220 1911
Subsidised by Scottish Arts Council and Edinburgh District Council
The List 22 April-5 May 1994 GT