preparatory drawings. Recent cleaning supplied information about how the paintings were produced and this gives a fascinating insight into his creative process. Work by assistants and followers also sheds li ht on his huge inﬂuence.
I NET HERBEW 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). I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Summer Exhibition Until Thurs 30 Jun. A group show featuring work from a huge range of artists such as Jack Knox. Bet Low and June Redfern. I OUT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street. 556 5204. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm. Heterogeneity, Abstraction and Virtual Space Wed 22 Jun—30 Jul. Recent works by ten New York artists. curated by Leonard Bullock. I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 l. Tue—Sat noon-5.30pm. isolate Until Sat 18 Jun. Photographer Calum Angus MacKay is fascinated with animal and fish husbandry and his somewhat raw and uncompromising work captures carcases of animals. fish heads and horse heads in a stark. mysterious but imaginative way. I PROJECTIONS GALLERY 210 Portobello High Street. 657 3727. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Creative Cuts Fri 17 J un—8 Jul. Two and three-dimensional works in recycled paper. lino cuts and plasma cut steel by Georgina Brown. I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Urban Allegories: Symbolic landscapes Until 3 Jul. Figurative paintings and drawings by Michael Jessing which are inspired by 1950s New York and are set in dreamsca s. I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore's Reclining Figure: Hand 1979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation. Treasures of 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 of Japanese plants by Raymond Booth. 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. among the plants. instead of the names of the specimens. the labels carry texts relating to the cultures of the lands from which the plants have been extracted. I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Mood oi the Moment Until 11 Sept. In 1842 in St Andrews, a local doctor and chemistry teacher. John Adamson. invented the calotype photographic printing process. Since then. the city has produced a number of photographers who have all captured something of Scottish life. This show features photography from the last 100 years by Scottish pioneers such as Hill and Adamson. as well as work from the 20th century photographers such as James Valentine who built up a postcard industry in Dundee. George Cowie and Robert Moyes Adam. All images are taken from St Andrews University’s collection. I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITOK 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 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 Jul. £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 l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
John Schueler Until Wed 29 Jun. A memorial exhibition of work by this prominent member of the New York School who lived in Scotland for five years during the 70s. Also ceramics by David Leach. recent paintings by Lorna Robertson and jewellery by Gordon Stewart.
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 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.
Medardo Russo: Impressionist Sculptor Until Sun 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 modem movement. Capturing a subtle sense of movement or a ﬂeeting impression. his studies ripple with light and shadow and his subjects seem almost to dissolve into their surrounding space.
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. Annie lelbovitz Photographs 1910-1990 Fri 17 Jun—31 Jul. Long-awaited show by one of the most established celebrity photographers of our times. From Mick Jagger to John Cleese. Leibovitz never fails to portray her subject in a witty or unusual setting. See feature.
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 ST BRIDES CENTRE 10 Orwell Terrace (off Dairy Road). 229 2310.
Sabor Csol'ba Until Tue 28 Jun. Photography by this Hungarian artist who has settled in Edinburgh.
I STEPPING STONES West Bow. Grassmarket. 10am—6pm. Until 8 July. An exhibition of work from studean at Stevenson College.
I STILLS GALLERY 105 High Street. 557 1140. Tue—Sat Ham-5.30pm.
A sum Pren Sat 18 Jun-2 Jul. Text from his new publication by poet lvor Cutler and illustrations b Katriona Lithgo.
I TALBOT RICE Y Edinburgh University 01d College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Bill Scott Sculpture Fri 24 Jun—22 Jul. 369 GALLERY 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue-Sat noon—6pm.
Caroline McNalrl Until Sat 25 Jun. New paintin s.
I TO E GALLERY 29b Dundas
Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Annie Anderson and Paul Parker Until Sat 25 Jun. Recent work.
I WMPS. STUDIO GALLERY Patriothall. Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Daily 11am-5pm.
Bright White Monotone Sat 18—25 Jun. Recent tapestries and paintings by Jo Barker. Sara Brennan and Demetra Browning.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE OF ART Perth Road. Mon—Fri 9am—9pm; Sat 9am-5pm.
Degree SIIOW Sat 25 Jun—l Jul. According to London dealers. Dundee is where it‘s all happening.
lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.
nedharn Vale National Gallery. Fri 24 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. Stephen Turner and Michael Cassin on John Constable‘s work. or John Adarnson of St Andrews: a pioneer photographer Royal Museum of Scotland. Mon 20 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. To accompany the Mood of the Moment exhibition. this is the ﬁrst in series of lunchtime talks. This one is a lecture by Christine Thompson. the education officer of the museum.
George Cowie - Press Photographer Royal Museum of Scotland. Mon 27 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Bruce Pert of the University of St Andrews.
Edinburgh College of Art
june 18th - monday to thursday 10 - 8 friday to sunday 10 - 5
degree show 1994
exhibition of work by final year
Graduation Films Filmhouse. Thurs 16 Jun. 8.15pm. A selection of graduation ﬁlms and videos by final year students of Edinburgh College of Art including Cloud Cuckoo starring John Pertwee and directed by Daniel Sellars.
James Tessie Portrait Gallery. Wed 29 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. A lecture by James Holloway on David Allan‘s painting. Liquid Crystal Futures Fruitmarket. Tue 21 and 28 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. An introductory talk by artist/publisher Lisa Bratton.
Medardo liosso Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 20 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. A lecture on the current show by Ann Jones.
The Paradise oi Calotype Royal Museum of Scotland. Wed 22 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. William Buchanan. the former Head of Fine Art ofGlasgow School of Art on DD. Hill and Robert Adamson. Scotland tor Sale Royal Museum of Scotland. Wed 29 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. Ray McKenzie of Glasgow School of Art gives a lecture on the commercial aspects of Scottish landscape photography.
Sir Alexander Morrison Portrait Gallery. Wed 22 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Stephen Turner on William Dadd's portrait.
The Three Ages of Man National Gallery. Fri 17 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. Titian‘s painting discussed by James Lawson.
We See More Clearly in Black and White Fruitmarket Gallery and Edinburgh College of Art. Sat l8—Sun 19 Jun. 11am—4pm. £40 (£30). An intensive photography workshop led by Jim Hamlyn which will look at the work in the gallery‘s current exhibition and discuss ideas about contemporary photography. No experience necessary. but bring a 35mm camera.
The Yellow Glove Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 27 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. Richard Calvocoressi on the gallery‘s most recent purchase: a portrait of the artist's second wife by James Cowie.
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