I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat lOam—6pm; Sun 2pm—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Michelangelo: An Invitation To The Casa Buonarroti Until 21 Sept. From the former Michelangelo fatnin 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. Go see the great man's illustrated shopping list.
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.
Visions Of The Ottoman Empire Until 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 Surt/urtupalus. Exhibition accompanied by an illustrated book. See review.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat
10am— 1 pm.
20th Century Scottish Watercolours Until 3 Sept. Including Anne Redpath. William Gillies. Torn Scott. James Pryde and tnore. William Wilson RSA RSW 1905-1972 Until 3 Sept. Display ofthe artist‘s watercolours. etchings and stained glass. I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
19th and 20th Century French Paintings And Sculpture Until 3 Sept. Auguste i.eroux‘s sensu0us nude Blossom is the star of this selection.
I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529 3541. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 1—5pm until 18 Sept.
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 201h century Scottish painters. from the original Colourists to the Glasgow Boys.
I FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Festival hours Fri 15 Aug—4 Sept Mon: Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun
The Romantic Spirit In German Art 1790-1990 Until 7 Sept. Part 11 of this two-venue exhibition charts post- 1960 German art. Part 1 cart be seen at the Royal Scottish Academy. Admission £3 (£1.50) forjoint ticket. allowing entry to Parts 1 and 11.
HANOVER OFINEO ARTS
10th Summer Festival Exhibition
PAINTINGS BY OVER 60 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM SCOTLAND & ABROAD INC. CHILE. CHINA. LATVIA & THE UKRAINE
er‘l-l CERAMICS: Caroline Gage SILVER mmlﬁRY: Frederick Harrott SCULPTURE: Alejandro Lopez WOOD SCUU’T‘URE Michael McManue
6th Aug, - 3rd Sept. 1994
Mai-Fri 10.30-6' Set 10-4 22A DUNDAS STREET. EDINBURGH EH} UN
ART . FESTIVAL
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Home ofa 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 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
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2—5pm. Festival hours until 4 Sept: Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm. 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 Terrace. 313 3146. Mon—Sat l lam—5pm. Red Moss Project Part III Until 10 Sept. An environmental exhibition by J. Lorne Inglis. Paintings and an installation (in progress) with Richard Burton. Peter Fothergill and Colin White. Linked to the exhibition. the artist's ﬁrst performance on Sat 3 Sept. 2pm promises to open the ublic's eyes to environmental issues. I COCKBURN’S ART GALLERY The Wine Emporium. 7 Devon Place. 229 8391. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. Nicola Green Sat 27 Aug—15 Oct. The Edinburgh-based artist captures the city's magniﬁcent landscape in this exhibition of drawings. paintings and prints. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockbum Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5pm. Tin Until 3 Sept. Celebrating its tenth birthday. the gallery dedicated to
presenting new art and artists shows its
1994 Festival exhibition.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Fri 10am—3.30pm; Sat noon—4pm. A Dinner OI Dreams Until 3 Sept. A selection of work exploring the world of dreams by Cardiff-based artist Nik
Mor an. -
I D NISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mott—Fri 10am—5pm.
lars llorgaard Until 16 Sept. An exhibition of the Danish artist's humorous work. challenging traditional views of the world.
I OE MARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION Old St Mary's School. 3 York Lane. 557 0707. Mon—Sat 10.30am—7pm; Sun 1 1.30am—5pm. Agongo Until 3 Sept. Damien Hirst’s installation for Agorth the opera — a sneak preview of this tale of tyrannical 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. Ralph Steadman - Wine And New Whisky Drawings Until 3 Sept. The great man behind Oddbins offsales‘ distinctive identity exhibits work front his book on whisky. to be published in October.
lune Sculptors In Scotland Until 3 Sept. Nine of Scotland's leading sculptors have
' combined energies to produce this ' exhibition in the College‘s Sculpture
Court. Littan The Kilt Until 3 Sept. The
Campaign Against Militarism provides a provocative look at Scotland‘s (alleged) militaristic and authoritarian climate.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY Venue 2. 18a
Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri
11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm. The Edinburgh Art Show Until 23 Sept.
Mixed show of work by contributors to the Edinburgh Art Show. previously at
. The Royal College of Physicians. t
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479 Tue—Sat lOam—6pm.
Georges Rouault Until 10 Sept. A rare chance to see the internationally- t
renowned French artist's colour aquatints and woodcuts. created mainly during the 1930s. Plus new work by contemporary Scottish artists.
Open Studio Until 2 Sept 2—4pm. Visitors can watch Edinburgh printmakers at work. I EDINBURGH ZOO ORIENTATION CENTRE Scottish National Zoological Park. Corphine Road. 334 9171. Mon—Sat 9am—6pm; Sttn 9.30am—6pm.
Animals In Sight Until 9 Sept. Artist in residence Carol Barrett exhibits works based on studies both within the 200‘s conﬁnes and in the wild. during visits to Zimbabwe and Botswana.
I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm (10am—2pm from 2 Sept). Charlie Mackesey Wed 7—28 Sept. Drawings ofjazz and beach scenes.
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 Scotland‘s west coast.
I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6pm.
Cross-Eyed Until 3 Sept. Martine Neddam‘s installation. using the gallery's window. computer-manipulated images and text to play on the viewer's emotions. See review.
I FRINGE CLUB Teviot Row, Bristo Square. 226 5257/65() 4673. Mon—Sun
Festival Poster Exhibition Until 2 Sept. More than 200 posters on display. highlighting the place of publicity design in the art world.
I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm; Sun 1—4.30pm.
lngebierg Smith and Nick Hubbard Sat 3—28 Sept. New paintings frotn Smith and jewellery from Hubbard.
Festival Exhibition Until 3t Aug. Arts and crafts by about 40 selected Scottish artists. including watercolours. ceramics and jewellery.
I THE GRADUATE GALLERY 1 l Blackl’riars Street. 557 4688. Mon—Fri Ham—8pm; Sat 9.30am—8pm; Sun 1 lam—5pm. Graduate artists Until 8 Sept. A worthy attempt to give artists fresh front Scotland‘s four art schools a chance to unleash their energies. This exhibition including 60 framed works and 30 glass and sculptural works involves ﬁfteen graduates. See it before the gallery packs up for another year.
I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
10th Summer Festival Exhibition Until 3 Sept. A display of paintings. silver jewellery and sculpture in stone and wood by more than 50 gallery artists frottt Scotland and around the globe.
I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicholson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri. lOam—lpm; 2—5pm. Gratica little Italian Until 9 Sept. italian posters dating from between 1975—1993. charting social information. protest and celebration are displayed in this fascinating exhibition.
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454.
Festival Exhibition Until 2 Sept. Paintings by Glasgow-born Sheila Macmillan.
and the sculptures of Edinburgh-bom Eoghan Bridge. whose work has been commissioned for museums around the world. from Kiev to Genoa.
This portrait of Michelangelo by Marcello Venusti is on show at the City Art Centre in the exhibition: An invitation to Casa Buonarroti. it is part or a collection which is now housed in the painter's nephew's house. a building which was acquired by the City of Florence in 1858.
I LANDINGS GALLERY Over-Seas House. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun l0am—6pm.
Joe Fan Until 30 Sept. The Aberdeen- based artist and lecturer kicks off a series of one-person shows.
I LOOK TO THE WEST 137 George Street. 220 6370. Mon—Sat l()am--6pm; Stilt noon—4pm.
Look To The West Until 3 Sept. Jttst to remind us during the Festival that Glasgow and the rest of the globe exist. Glasgow artists are uniting. Their work includes painting. jewellery and metalwork.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 5569579. Mon—Sat Mam—4.30pm. [1)]. 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).
A Question or The Spiritual Until 3 Sept. An ambitious. challenging exhibition of installation. sculpture and mixed media by Borders-based artist Roger l.ee.
Mike Spring and Grace Guintanilla Until 3 Sept. Paintings and drawings by British artist Spring and Mexico-born Quintanilla — both Edinburgh Printmakers exhibitors. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am- 6pm: Sat 10am~4pm. '
Hazel Nagl RSW, Paul Waters and Moira Maitland Sat 3—22 Sept. New work by painters Nagl and Maitland and wood carver Waters.
Ports OI Call Until 1 Sept. Prints by Paul Hogarth. plus new works by Jennifer McRae. ceramics by Judith (.‘iilmour and Phil Rogers and jewellery by Pamela Rawnsley.
Personae Until 1 Sept. An exhibition of highly decorative portraits by Jennifer McRae.
I OUT OF THE BLUE 25 Blackfriars Street. 556 5204. Festival opening hours Mon—Sun 11am—7pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art Until 7 Sept. Demonstrating the wealth of talent living and working in Scotland.
I OUTPOST 94 Various Edinburgh venues. Outpost 94 Until Fri 2 Sept. An ingenious collection of 25.000 credit card-sized original art works by 250 artists. available for the public to collect free from vending machines at various venues. front Waverly Station to the Royal Botanic Garden. Collectors pay for the artists” signatures at the Traverse. with all proceeds going to Scottish Aids Monitor.
I PROJECTIONS GALLERY 210 Portobello High Street. 657 3727. Mott—Fri 9am—5pm (closed 12.30—l.30pm); Sat lOam—4pm.
Ian Mastin Until 3 Sept. The artist's ﬁrst
solo exhibition — a collection of
illustrative watercolours and acrylics.
ranging from delicate ﬂoral studies to
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