adventurers and children.
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- lmpressionism. including Velazquez. El Greco. Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.
Monet to Matisse Thurs l 1 Aug—23 Oct. Cezanne. Van Gogh. Rousseau. Gaugin and Picasso also feature in this orgy of landscape artists involved in the early years of the Modern Movement in France. This is a one-off exhibition and should not be missed.
I NETHERDOW 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).
Images or Orkney Until Sat 30 Jul. Photographs and paintings illustrating the lure of Orkney.
on The Face or The Earth Until Sat 30 Jul. Exhibition of work by Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop artists Shelagh Aitkinson and Eleanor Symns.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Donald Manson Until 11 Aug. Paintings by Manson. plus ceramics by Phil Rodgers. prints by Willie Wilson and jewellery by Debbie Long. Maria Rivans and Debby Moxon.
I OUT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street. 556 5204. Tue—Sat 11am—5pm. From Thurs 4 Aug opening hours extended for the Festival. Mon—Sun 11am—7pm. Andrew Gifford Thurs 4—20 Aug. Traditional landscape paintings transformed into striking abstract light installations.
Dominic Hyman Thurs 4-20 Aug. Wooden ; sculptures of the human ﬁgure and architectural forms.
Simon Moore and Mark Taibott Thurs 4—20 Aug. The Newcastle-based painters with diverse styles join forces for this exhibition.
Heterogeneity, Abstraction and Virtual Space Until Sun 31 Jul. Recent works by ten New York artists. curated by Leonard Bullock.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. ' Karen linen: The Virtues and the Delights i Until Sat 30 Jul. A celebration of philosophers whose common concern is egalitarianism. with photographs taken in Geneva. France and London.
I OUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Festival Exhibition Fri 5 Aug—5 Sept. Joining forces are two contemporary Russian artists — Alexander Artamonov. specialising in stylised portraits and still lifes. and llgizar Khasanov. whose style is i inﬂuenced by oriental painting and the cubists.
HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY UNIVERSITY ofGLASGOW
C.R. MACKINTOSH - THE CHELSEA YEARS:
1915 - 1923
2 July - 27 August (closed 15 - 18 July incl.)
Mon - Sat 9.30 - 5.00 Admission Free 041-330 5431
Extended public access supported with
funds from Glasgow City Council
Sergei Antonov Until Sat 30 Jul. Realist oil paintings depicting the Soviet Army in Moscow.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN inverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am-8pm; Cafe. [D]. Now featuring Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure: Hand 1979. on loan from the Henry Moore Foundation. Conservatory Until 16 Oct. The Giasshouses. 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 test relating to the cultures of the lands from which the plaan 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. doctor and chemistry teacher John Adamson invented the calotype photographic printing process.
Since then. the city has produced a
number of photographers who have
5 captured something of Scottish life. This show features photography from the last i century by Scottish pioneers such as Hill
and Adamson. plus the work of 20th century photographers such as James Valentine. who built up a postcard
: industry in Dundee. George Cowie and i Robert Moyes Adam. All images are from
St Andrews University’s collection.
I ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITORS CENTRE Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Fri noon—5.30pm; weekends/holidays noon—5.30pm. [D]. £1.50 (75p).
5 light And Dark - The Matter With The 5 Universe Until 4 Sept. Artists Susan Gamble and Michael Wenyon have
created a computer-programmed tartan — yes. tartan — woven from light and
i holograms and animating the architecture
of the observatory’s largest 19th century
3 telescope dome on Edinburgh's Blackford
Hill. The focus of the observatory's
! centenary celebrations.
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 telescop .
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The ; Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; 3 Sun 2pm—5pm.
The Romantic Spirit in German Art
j 1790-1990 Thurs 28 Jul—7 Sept. Part 1 of
the two-venue exhibition. See entry for the Fruitmarket Gallery. German Prints And Drawings Until 4 Sept.
I SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat
: David Mlchie Until Sat 6 Aug. Paintings of the artist's garden. insects. ﬁsh. fruit.
ﬂowers and birds. plus glass by Colin Reed and Chain Reaction. twelve chains by established jewellery designers. including Malcolm Appleby.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. The gallery‘sjustly renowned cafe is open Mon-Sat 10am—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Entry to the permanent collection is free. it features works by Picasso. Matisse. Mondrian and 20th century Scottish artists.
Wagner’s Ring: A Magic lantern Spectacular Fri 29 and Sat 30 Jul. A forerunner to the cinema. the magic lantern has become a largely forgotten art — until now. This magic lantern showing of Wagner's Ring des Nibelungen should resurrect the technique of combining hand-painted slides with breathtaking optical images.
William Gilles: Watercolour: ot Scotland Until 25 Sept. Seventy watercolours of the
Fife coast. the Borders countryside and the west coast's rugged landscape. painted in this artist's highly-developed loose. expressive style.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 i. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland’s bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. Annie Lelhovltz Photographs 1970-1990 Until Sun 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 settin .
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun 1 lam—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. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.
I STILLS GALLERY Stills is on the move to new premises. opening on 13 Aug at 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Watch this space for details of the Festival exhibition opening then.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm. During the Festival Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
John McLean Thurs ll Aug—l3 Sept. Recent works by one of Scotland's leading contemporary abstract painters. Constructs from Common Sense Until Sat 30 Jul. Wood carving and wood constructions plus drawings and prints by Bill Scott.
I STUDENT CENTRE Bristo Square 650 2640. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. Astonish Us: Festival Exhibition 1994 Mon 8 Aug—3 Sept. Decribed as an institution and a festival in herself. Edith Simon exhibits her innovative works and is available for questions and argument. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place 225 7942. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm. Anamnesia Until Sun 7 Aug. An exhibition of paintings and ink works by young Spanish artist Al-Liazid.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri Ham—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Peter Miller and Tom Watt Until Sat 6 Aug. Recent paintings by the artists.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE 10 Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Mon—Thurs
10.30am—l 1pm; Fri—Sat 10.3()am--l 1pm; Sun 6.30—11pm.
light Works Until Sat 30 Jul. A series of paintings by Alan Kilpatrick. inspired by Scottish landscapes.
I WASPS STUDIO GALLERY Patriothall. Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Tue—Sat
WASPS Artists Until Sat 30 Jul. An exhibition of abstract. symbolic paintings and wooden constructions by Ross Flemington. Stuart Gilmour. Alice Shannon and Susan Woods.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I SUMMERLEE HERITAGE TRUST West Canal Street. 0236 431261. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm.
Off The Wall Until 28 Aug. Pottery. animation, cyanotype. slide projections and more from clients of the Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health. includes art workshops for children. adults and community groups. Please telephone for details.
C’mon Get Aft Celebrating 100 years of Glasgow public transport. this tramcar- shaped exhibition traces the evolution of the modern system from the ﬁrst horse- drawn tram service.
I ATHOLL GALLERY 6 Atholl Street. Dunkeld. Penhshire. 0350 728855. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm.
Frances Lav: and Madeleine lland Sat 30 Jul—13 Aug. This combined exhibition. including Law's pastel drawings. oil paintings and prints. ﬁnds answers to the world global crisis in the writings and songs of our Celtic forefathers. They are complemented by Hand‘s delicate ﬁgurative paintings. which display charm and wit.
I NORRIE TOCH STUDIOS St Peters. Main Street. 0620 842039. Thurs—Sat 10am—6pm.
Selected Works Until 10 Sept. Pick of the Edinburgh College Of Art degree show 1994. featuring pn'nts. paintings and tapestry.
I KIRNCALDY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY War Memorial Gardens. 0592 260732. Mon-Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The Sea! The Sea! Until 14 Aug. Twelve invited artists including Robert Maclaurin and Henry Kondracki celebrate the influence of the sea through their print works. Plus an exhibition of works created from recycled material by Kinghorn-based artist Robert Callender. exploring his life-long obsession with maritime matters.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 0334 474610. Mon-Fri lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.
Alexander Gunn and Martin Rayner Until 21 Aug. Art exploration of human involvement with the sea featuring work by Fife—based artists Gunn and Rayner. who use mixed mediums.
Lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by sublect.
Screenprinted CeramicsCranhill Arts Project. 33 Lamlash Crescent. 744 8595. Every Wed. 2—4pm. Workshops in printing glazes on pre-glued tiles. Handbuilt Ceramics Cranhill Arts Gallery. 18 King Street. 552 2540. Ceramic workshops. Contact the gallery for information.
V-Topia Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 422 2023. Sat 30 Jul. 2pm—3am. Discussions. screenings and entertainment.
Friedrich To Rothko: A Postscript Gallery Of Modern Art. Sat 30 Jul. 2.30pm. A talk by professor of ﬁne art at New York University. Robert Rosenblum.
Casper David Friedrich: On The Drink or The lnlinite Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 1 Aug. 12.45pm. A lecture by Roger Cardinal.
Flora MacDonald Portrait Gallery. Wed 3 Aug. A lecture on Richard Wilson's work by Elizabeth Allan.
Pas Meche National Gallery. Fri 5 Aug. Bastien-Lepage's work is discussed by Susan Lamb.
Friedrich To llolder Gallery Of Modern Art. Mon 8 Aug. John Leighton discusses the romantic tradition.
Gathering At 7 london Street, Edinburgh Portrait Gallery. Wed 10 Aug. Christine Farnham lectures on the work by Sir Robin Philipson.
58 The List 29 July—11 August 1994