environment and an exhibition which looks at the future of Scotland's woodland.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

SSA TOOUI Annual Exhibition Until 5 Nov. £1 (50p). The Society Of Scottish Artists exhibit work by a visiting group of Berlin artists. plus paintings. sculpture. ceramics and installations from artists Scotland- wide.

John Kinross Scholars Exhibition 1984-1994 Until Sun 30 Oct. 1n the Black and White Room. Admission free.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm'. Sat 10am—4pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 2 Nov. Paintings by James Morrison. ceramics by Sutton Taylor and jewellery by Carol Mather.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Antony Gonnley Tue 1 Nov—15 Jan 1995. The shortlisted artist for the 1994 Tumer Prize has created a mind-boggling exhibition of about 30.000 small clay figures. to occupy the gallery‘s central


I TALBOT RICE GALLERY Edinburgh University Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.

Alain Kirill Until 6 Nov. Abstract. highly expressive and sensual sculpture by the internationally recognised artist. who describes his work as a celebration of life. I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Orkney Paintings Mon 24 Oct—5 Nov. Oils and watercolours by lain Maclnnes.



I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.


I HARLANO AND WOLFF ENGINE SHED The Foyer. Govan Road. Govan. 242 3666. Tue—Sun. Open an hour before performances of The Big Picnic (see Theatre listings).

Battle Of The Somme Until Sun 30 Oct. An exhibition complementing Bill Bryden's theatrical extravaganza The Big Picnic. displaying a series of photographs from the Imperial War Museum and marking the 75th anniversary of one of World War l’s most costly battles.

I STREET LEVEL 279-281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm. Margaret Watkins - Her lite And Photographic Work Until 5 Nov. The Canadian~bom photographer who practised in 1920s New York and exhibited internationally. spent the last 40 years of her life in obscurity. living in Glasgow. Her work was discovered by neighbour Joe Mulholland in 1969 and a friendship cultivated. This exhibition sheds new light on her work and considerable influence.


I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Relative Vision Until 5 Nov. Three series of black and white photographs by Catriona Grant. exploring the passage of time through women's lives. She focuses on the shared memories of her mother in Scotland and her aunt in Germany. Part of the Festival of Women Photographers.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun noon—5pm.

Passport To The Stars Until 27 Nov. A star-studded exhibition of photographs by the influential Harcourt studios in Paris. including portraits ofJeanne Moreau. Yves Montand. Brigitte Bardot and Josephine Baker.

I STILLS GALLERY 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat noon—7pm; Sat/Sun

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Jane Joseph's islands and Posts. low Tides can be seen at Edinburgh Printmakers


What She Wants - Regarding Male Obiects Until Sat 22 Oct. A hard-hitting look at the male body through female photographers' lenses. Including work by more than 60 photographers. this is part of the Signals festival of women photographers.

Susan Lipper and Steve Tynan Until Sat 22 Oct. Lipper’s photographs focus on a small community of trailer homes in the coal mining region of West Virginia and the relationships within it. while Tynan’s work looks at the eccentrics of British society.

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I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529 3541. Mon—Sat 10atn—5pm.

Prague 1891—1 941: Architecture and Design Sat 22 Oct—7 Jan 1995. Documenting the five decades when Prague chose to open the windows on Europe. this exhibition celebrates the burgeoning ofcreativity among Czech artists. architects and designers. On display are original plans. designs. architectural models. sculpture. furniture. ceramics. glass and historical photographs. See review.

I THE MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8ptn. Architecture And Progress Until Fri 28 Oct. An exhibition exploring the relationship between human form and architecture through physical and

com uter models.

I S OTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

James Gowan: Architect Until 20 Nov. A survey of the career of Scots-bom Gowan. one of Britain's most respected contemporary architects. from his training at Glasgow and Kingston schools of art to his work in Europe.


I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM Glasgow University. University Avenue. 339 8855. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.

The bequest of William Hunter. a student of Glasgow University in the 1730s. who left a substantial collection of books. prints and other curiosities to the university.

I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall. Dumbarton Road. 357 3929. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun Ham-5pm. A museum crammed with buses. trams. fire-engines.

ships and other transportation. devoted to the history of transport.

Bude’s Forgotten Genius: Sir Goldsworthy Gurney Until 4 Dec. More than 50 years before the first successful petrol—driven motor cars. Gurney designed a horseless steam carriage. This touring exhibition marks 200 years since the birth of the Cornish inventor.

I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mort—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 11am—5pm. [1)].Cat‘e.

Once a museum dedicated to the working Class. now a repository for all sorts of ephemera connected with Glasgow‘s history from old cigarette packets to suffragettes‘ campaigning material.

I PROVAND’S ionosmpit Castle Street.

552 8819. Mon—Fri 10atn—5pm; Sun

1 1am—5pm.

The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 147 1. Period room displays range from 1500 to 1918.

I OUEEN’S PARK SYNAGOGUE Falloch Road. Battlefield. 632 1743. Open Sun 2-5pm. Worth visiting to see 22 pictorial stained glass windows by John K. Clark based on the symbolism of Jewish festivals.

I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat loam—5pm: Stilt 2—5pm. Cafe. [D]. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education in Scotland from 1872 onwards. Reconstructed classrooms give a flavour of Victorian. Edwardian. World War 11 and 1960s school days.

I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 1405. Mon—Fri l().30am-4.30pm; Stilt 2—5pm. [D].

Springbum At War Until 18 Nov. Commemorating the outbreak of World War 1. this exhibition explores Springbum \var work and life on the From.

I ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. liree. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden. priceless art works from the world‘s six major religions. Dali's ('Iirist nj'Suiii! Jnlm Off/ll! Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and pictures.


I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Pictures 01 The Mind: Robert Louis

, Stevenson 1850—1894 Until Sun 30 Oct.



BT newconiemporaries

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh 3 Oct - 6 Nov 1994

BT Newcontemporaries has a long established tradition of exposing the finest talent within a new generation of young artists to the public eye.

The exhibition has served as a springboard for the most influential and provocative artists of their generation - from David Hockney to Damien Hirst.

“An impressive cross section of the most interesting art happening in Britain today... British artists are inventing the universe they want to inhabit" The [.181

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