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I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Open Gallery Sunday.
19th and 20th Century French Paintings and Sculpture Fri 12 Aug—3 Sept. Auguste Leroux‘s sensuous nude Blossom is the star of this selection. The Parisien's works graced the Salons at the turn of the century. The exhibition also includes work by Alfred Sisley and examples of bronze animal studies.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2pm—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Michelangelo: An Invitation To The Case Buonarroti Until 21 Sept. From the former Michelangelo family home in Florence come ﬁfteen drawings by the Renaissance master. including sketches for The Sacriﬁce of Isaac and The Last Judgement. This is the ﬁrst Michelangelo exhibition to be staged in Scotland.
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. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French ponrait painter Maurice- Quentin de La Tour is an added attraction. Visions ill The Ottoman Empire Tue 16 Aug—6 Nov. Admission £3 (£1.50). Since the Ottoman Turks took Constantinople in 1453. their empire has fascinated the West. This exhibition focuses on the 19th century preoccupation with the era. from paintings inspired by Byron‘s poems to Delacroix's oil sketch for the Death Of Sardanapalus. Exhibition accompanied by an illustrated book.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Open Gallery Sunday.
20th Century Scottish Watercolours Fri Aug 12—3 Sept. Including Anne Redpath. Gillies. Tom Scott. James Pryde and more. William Wilson RSA RSW 1905-1972 Until 3 Sept. Display of the artist’s watercolours. etchings and stained glass. I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2pm—5pm. Cafe. Free.
The Colourist Legacy Until 21 Sept. Taken from the centre‘s permanent ﬁne art collection. this exhibition dips into the use of colour by 19th and 20th century Scottish painters. from the original Colourists to the Glasgow Boys. It includes work by Adrian Wiszniewski. Joan Eardley and John Maxwell.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun
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Still Liie with Flower Reads (1993) a watercolour by Elizabeth Blackadder is part at the artist‘s first one-person show in Edinburgh for nine years. A large collection at new work
can be seen at the Scottish Gallery.
2—5pm. Festival hours Fri 15 Aug—4 Sept: Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm. The Romantic Spirit in German Art 1790-1990 Until 7 Sept. Admission £3 (£1.50 concessions) forjoint ticket. allowing entry to Parts 1 and 11. Part II of this two-venue exhibition charts post- 1960 German an. including the work of Joseph Beuys. whojump-started Romantic ideas after their debasement by Nazi ideologists. Part 1 can be seen at the Royal Scottish Academy.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Open Gallery Sunday 2—5pm. 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.
Monet to Matisse Until 23 Oct. Admission £4 (£2). 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. revealing the crucial influence of one generation of artists on another. This is a one-off exhibition. not to be missed.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2—5pm. Festival hours Mon 15 Aug—4 Sept: Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun
The Romantic Spirit in German Art 1790-1990 Until 7 Sept. Part 1 of the two- venue exhibition. See entry for the Fruitmarket Gallery.
German Prints And Drawings Until 4 Sept.
I ALTERNATIVE FINE ART 20 Haymarket
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FESTIVAL POSTER EXHIBITION
We are exhibiting the huge variety of posters we distribute during the Festival. Over 200 different posters are on display In one venue. View for yourself the best and the worst of 1994. Prizes to be won if your favourite poster wins our design award. Free.
At the Fringe Club from Monday Aug. 15 to Friday Sept. 2 every day from 11am to 5pm.
Terrace. 346 7050. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm.
; Open Gallery Sunday.
lied Moss Project Part III Mon 15 Aug—10 Sept. An environmentally-led exhibition including work by J. Lorne Inglis. plus paintings and installations by Richard Burton. Peter Fothergill and Colin White.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockbum Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat Ham—5pm. Open Gallery Sunday.
Tin Until 3 Sept. Celebrating its tenth birthday. the gallery dedicated to presenting new art and artists shows its 1994 Festival exhibition — named after the traditional gift for tenth wedding anniversaries.
Gallery III An ever-changing display of small-scale contemporary artwork at affordable prices.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Fri 10atn—3.30pm; Sat noon—4pm.
. Open Gallery Sunday.
A Dinner OI Dreams A selection of work exploring the world of dreams by Cardiff- based artist Nik Morgan. including limited edition prints. poems and word collages. I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Open Gallery Sunday noon—3pm.
Lars llorgaard Fri 12 Aug—16 Sept. An exhibition of the Danish artist's humorous work. challenging traditional views of the world.
I DEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION Old St Mary's School. 3 York Lane. 557 0707. Mon—Sat 10.30am—7pm; Sun
Agongo Sun 14 Aug—3 Sept. Damien Hirst‘s installation for Agnngo the opera — a sneak preview of this tale oftyrannical barbarism and theatrical comedy. Audiences must wait until May 1995 for the world tour and the full story.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. llalph Steadman - Wine And llew Whisky Drawings Sun 14 Aug—3 Sept. The great man behind Oddbins offsales‘ distinctive identity exhibits work from his book on whisky. to be published in October. plus work from his book The Grapes 0f Ralph. About 70 works packed with Steadman's rich humour are displayed.
illne Sculptors In Scotland Sun 14 Aug—3
Sept. Nine of Scotland’s leading sculptors
have combined energies to produce this exhibition in the College‘s Sculpture Court.
j Lifting The Kill Sun 14 Aug—3 Sept. The ? Campaign Against Militarism provides a provocative look at Scotland's (alleged) militaristic and authoritarian climate.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas f Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri llam-5pm; Sat lOam-lpm. , The Edinburgh Art Show Until 3 Sept. Sample work by contributors to the main
23 Union Street. 557 2479 Tue-Sat
t Open Studio Tue 16 Aug—2 Sept. 2—4pm.
look To The West Wed 10 Aug—3 Sept. Just to remind us during the Festival that
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event at The Royal College of Physicians. I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP
Georges llouault Until 10 Sept. A rare chance to see the internationally renowned French artist‘s colour aquatints and woodcuts. created mainly during the 1930s. The exhibition includes examples from the two major Cirrus suites. Plus new work by contemporary Scottish artists.
Visitors can watch Edinburgh printmakers
I EDINBURGH ZOO ORIENTATION CENTRE Scottish National Zoological Park. Corstorphine Road. 334 9171. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm; Sun 9.30am—6pm.
Animals In Sight Until 9 Sept. Artist in residence Carol Barrett exhibits works based on studies both within the zoo's conﬁnes and in the wild. during visits to Zimbabwe and Botswana last autumn.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri Ham—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Open Gallery Sunday.
John Cunningham RG1 Until 2 Sept. The Glasgow artist exhibits 35 new works. mainly still lifes and landscapes of south- west lreland. France. Italy and the west coast of Scotland.
I FRINGE CLUB Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 226 5257/650 4673. Mon—Sun
Festival Poster Exhibition Mon 15 Aug—2 Sept. More than 200 posters on display. highlighting the place of publicity design in the art world.
I THE GRADUATE GALLERY 1 1 Blackfriar‘s Street. 557 4688. Mon—Sat Ham—8pm; Sun 1 1am—5pm.
Scottish Art Graduates Until 8 Sept. Billed as an exhibition of works by the cream of Scottish art graduates. this is an attempt to give them an opportunity to flourish past their graduation ceremonies. I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Open Gallery Sunday. 10th Summer Festival Exhibition Until 3 Sept. A display of paintings. ceramics. silverjewellery and sculpture in stone and wood by more than 50 gallery artists from Scotland and around the globe.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumherland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat Ham—4.30pm. Open Gallery Sunday noon—3pm.
Festival Exhibition Fri 12 Aug—2 Sept. Paintings by Glasgow-born Sheila Macmillan. largely inspired by the patterns and colours in the landscapes of Scotland. France and ltaly. Her work is complemented by the sculptures of Edinburgh-bom Eoghan Bridge. whose work has been commissioned for museums around the world. from Kiev to Genoa.
I LANDINGS GALLERY Over-Seas House. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm.
Joe Fan Until 30 Sept. The Aberdeen- based artist and lecturer kicks off a series of one-person shows. Included is his award-winning oil on paper. The Bellman 0f K issmterga.
I LOOK TO THE WEST 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—4pm.
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78 The List 12-18 August 1994