comics. You can also leaf through the pages of your chosen read using the facsimile facility.
I NETHERBDW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat loam—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 (fl/50p).
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Group show Until Thurs 2 Jun. Paintings by Mij Bond. ceramics by Helen Hayes as well as rims and jewellery.
I OUT F THE BLUE 25 Blackfn'ars Street. 556 5204. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Ben Johnson, Jackie Mcllamee and Amanda lire Until 11 Jun. Sculpture. photography. drawing and photography by three bright young talents.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Isolate Until 18 Jun. Photographer Calum Angus MacKay is fascinated with animal and ﬁsh husbandry and his somewhat raw and uncompromising work capture carcasses of animals. ﬁsh heads and horses heads in a stark. mysterious but imaginative way.
I OUEENS HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Urban Allegories: Symbolic Landscapes Sun 29 May—3 Jul. Figurative paintings and drawings by Michael Jessing which are inspired by 1950s New York and are set in dreamscapes.
Tim Cockburn Until Still 28 May. Painting and printmaking which reflects the artist's sense of place.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore‘s Reclining Figure: Hum! I 979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation. Treasures ot the Royal Horticultural Society Until 24 Jul. Botanical art from Lindley Library including works by Ehret. William Hooker. Augusta Withers and Claude Aubriet. which span 300 years. Japonica Magnitica Until 24 Jul. Drawings ofJapanese plants by Raymond Booth.
Conservatory Until 16 Oct. The Glasshouses. An installation by l.othar Baumgarten which involves hanging a series of labels. identical to those used in the Gardens. amongst the plants. lilstead of the names of the specimens. the labels are texts relating to the cultures of the lands from which the plants have been extracted.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 753-1. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D].
Ars Medica - Art, Medicine and the human Condition Until Sun 29 May. Prints. drawings and photographs lent by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. relating to medical subjects by artists such as
Adrian \trismievrsld at William Hardie Ballery. Glasgow
Durer. Rembrandt. Munch and Rauschenberg.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [1)]. £1.50 (75p).
The Universe Exhibition Up—to-dzlle 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 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 Until 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 10am—4pm.
R.T. Smith Until Wed 1 Jun. New body of work plus hand—built porcelain vessels by Roma Babuniak and colourful carved animals by Frank ligerton.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belliortl Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2 ~5pm. [1)]. Cafe. The gallery's justly renowned cafe is open Mon—Sal l().3()am~4.3()pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent collection is free. and features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20m
century Scottish artists. The gallery has
recently purchased Alexander Stoddart‘s larger-than-life bust of Henry Moore. Medardo ﬂosso: Impressionist Sculptor Until 26 Jun. £2 (£1). This is the ﬁrst major exhibition of this Italian 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 SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [1)]. Cafe. Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. Next show: Annie liebovitz
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 STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 55'.7 ll~1(1.Tue--Sat Ham—5.30pm.
The Enclosed World Sat 21 May—ll Jun. Photographs of the llutterite community of Montana by Laura Wilson. all American who once worked with Richard Avedon.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pnr
Torvald Moseld Until 11 Jun. An exhibition of Norwegian embroidered tapestry.
359 GALLERY 233 Cowgale. 225 3013. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.
Paul Fumeaux Until Tue 31 May. Lyrical oils and waterColours inspired by a recent trip to Mexico. Doves. slim ﬁgures and skeletal trees are rendered in blistering colours to create atmospheric. haunting works.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 298 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Recent Wool Mon 23 May—4 Jun. Work by Kenneth Robertson and Sandra Maze.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 74610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
File Connection Five Until Sun 29 May. Paintings. sculptures and prints by 27 artists including Dorothy Black. who all have connections with Fife.
lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.
S.C.D.U.T. Cottier Bar. Hyndland Street. Fri 27 May. 3pm. Free. A discussion about the ﬁrst part of an exchange set up between Munich and Glasgow by Breathe. Three artists; Anna Herberger. Patricia London Ante Paris and Sabine Kammeri are involved with setting up temporary structures around the city which aim to explore different aspects of metropolis in places such as Buchanan Street Stamps. a safety deposit box in The Bank of Scotland and on notice boards and A2 posters.
Bronze Casting Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 30 May. 12.45pm. Free. A slide lecture in the gymnasium by Brian Caster. A Craftsman’s Handbook National Gallery. Fri 27 May. A Michael Cassin lecture.
The oarnley Memorial Picture Wed 25 May. 12.45pm. Free. Rosalind Marshall on Lieven de Vogeleer‘s work.
Three Legends of Saint Nicholas National Gallery. Fri 20 May. 12.45pm. Free. The work of Gerad David is discussed by John Dick.
The Virgin of Alsace Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 23 May. 12.45pm. Free. A talk on Emile-Antoine Bourdelle by Patrick Elliott.
Heaven 8: Eart
Claudia Kolgen and Michael Gibbs
May 2] st till July 2nd
Supported by the Mondrian Foundation and the Royal Netherlands Embassy.
Photography Gallery and Workshop 279 - 281 High Street, Glasgow G4 00$ Monday May 23rd, 7 - 9.30pm: Taﬂt and portfolio viewing by the artists. Entrance free. Pre-boolring essential Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow City Councd. Exhibition sponsored by JVC TV. Silicon Graphics Ltd and Capi Image Factory.
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