4240. Mon-sat 10am-5.30pm; Sun noon-5pm. Nancy Smillie Until 17 Jan 1995. Primarily known as a potter. Smillie has also produced watercolours. drawings and oil paintings. This exhibition brings together a range of her work from the last decade. I PEOPLE’S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green, 554 0223. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. [D]. Cafe. 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 THE PRACTICE GALLERY The Dental Practice. 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am—6pm; Thurs 1 1am—8pm; Fri/Sat 9am-6pm. The Winter Exhibition Until 9 Jan 1995. A series of photographs by Colin Usher. influenced by the work of actors. dancers and musicians. plus ceramics by Christine Cunningham and Michelle Young-Hares. I PROJECT ABILITY 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 13 Jan 1995. A group show at this centre for developmental arts. with work by professional artists engaged by Project Ability to lead projects. I PROVAND’S LORDSHIP 3 Castle Street. 552 8819. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. The only surviving medieval house in Glasgow. built in 1471. 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 ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART 2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Free. [D]. A museum of world faith. featuring a zen garden, priceless art works from the world’s six major religions. Dali’s Christ of Saint John of the Cross and the story of religion in Scotland through words and ictures.

0 Life! The Jewish Year in The Art or Dora Holzhandler Until 26 March 1995. Inspired by Jewish mysticism and her childhood in Paris and London. Holzhandler illustrates festivals. holy days and Jewish celebrations in her paintings. I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL MUSEUM 225 Scotland Street. 429 1202. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5 m. Cafe. [D]. Symbols or Common cation Until Sun ll Dec. Work by fourteen Scotland-based artists. exploring links between Scotland and West Africa selected by Ghanaian artist Amu Logotse.

I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Atlas Square. 557 1405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm; Sat loam—4.30pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D].

100 Years oi the Picture Postcard Fri 2 Dec-13 Jan 1995. An exhibition exploring

children a chance to create for themselves.

the compact art of the postcard through the decades.

I STREET LEVEL 279—281 High Street. 552 2151. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.

The renowned phorography workshop and gallery is shortly to move to King Street. Glasgow‘s art quarter. on 17 Dec. Until it opens its doors there with a new show. the High Street shop will remain open.


Street. 552 4813. Tue—Sat Ham-5.30pm. Eugenio Dittbom Tue 6 Dec—21 Jan 1995 (gallery closed 18 Dec—4 Jan).

I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.

Ruth Addinall Until Sat 10 Dec. Recent oil?

paintings by the Nigeria-born artist who spent her childhood years in Yorkshire before moving to Edinburgh in 1980. in her studies of flowers. still-lifes. figures and landscapes. everyday images are transformed into icons.

I CALTON ART GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon-Fri lOam—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

From Fog Into Sunshine Until 23 Dec. A selection of works by artists. including Scottish colourists Samuel John Peploe and John Duncan Fergusson. and sculptor Laurence Dupuy. The beauty of lona is captured by F.C.B. Cadell in his oil Mill Front Iona and summer in Scotland is depicted in works by William Mervyn

3541. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.


I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thurs 10am—8pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.

Open to Print Until Fri 9 Dec. The third national student printmaking competition about 80 prints chosen from a submission of 1400.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm.

George Donald: Nine Translations from the Chinese Until 21 Dec. A suite of screenprints by one of Scotland‘s tttost celebrated contemporary artists. in collaboration with Carol Robertson. Plus a selection of limited edition prints by Workshop members. priced £50 and under


3 Street. 225 6776. Tue—Fri llam-6pm; Sat


The Grand Scottish Finale Until 23 Dec. A final exhibition before the gallery flies south to London following eight years in

; Edinburgh. Featured are works by some of the gallery‘s most prolific exhibitors.

including F. C. B. Cadell. Shona Barr and James Fullarton.


Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat

t 10.30am—5.30pm. Closed 24—31 Dec.


Glass Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert Sat I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529

3 Dec—28 Jan 1995. Charting the

development of an extraordinary painting

The Design Works Experience Until 7 Jan I 1995. Serious fun for all the family. this is a hands-on hive of activity designed for

kids of all ages. An exhibition of

movement over the last twenty years is the Donald Kahn collection of art. which

reflects a bond between the Aboriginal 1 people and the land. See preview.

traditional and hi-tech toy designs. giving

Prague 1891—1941: Architecture and Design Until 7 Jan 1995. Documenting the five decades when Prague chose to open the windows on Europe. this

% exhibition celebrates the burgeoning of

creativity among Czech artists. architects and designers. On display are original plans. designs. architectural models. sculpture. furniture. ceramics. glass and historical photo ra hs.

I COLLECTIVE LLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm. Winter Fri 2—24 Dec. Landscape works by Edinburgh artist Graham Todd.

Stocking Fillers Until 24 Dec. Small scale artworks examining the nature of gifts in relation to the dysfunctional family.

I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. 229 7941. Mon—Fri 10am—3.30pm.

21 Mon 12 Dec—2OJan 1995. Art exhibition charting 21 years of change at Grindlay Court Centre.

I DOLPHIN HOUSE Hunter Square.

? Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. i Architectures Capitales a Paris Until 16

Dec. An exhibition exploring how the French use architectural competitions to achieve high quality public buildings. and the government's role in supporting contemporary architectural and urban

I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 31 Dec. Small

I paintings.jewellery. glass. ceramics and

wood by gallery artists. I THE GRADUATE GALLERY 52 High

Street. 557 9598. Mon—Sat 11am—8pm; , Sun 11am—5pm. I Christmas Show Featuring work by

Sharon Ramsay. Robert lnnes. Esther

Donaldson and others.

I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Open Sun 1 Dec l—5pm. Small Paintings ior Christmas Until 24 Dec. More than 150 works by about 50 gallery artists. including paintings. prints.

l sculpture. tiles. wood. textiles and hand- painted silk scarves. Plus painted

porcelain. ceramics. silverjewellery and wood sculpture.

I INSTITUTE FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon-Fri

9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 10am—1.30pm.

g Livres d’artiste Until 20 Dec. lFE library. 7 Telephone for opening hours. Paris artist

: Andre Breynaert's images of glass.

3 mirrors. fabrics. pine cones etc create their own stories.

' Louise Crawiord and Stephan Gueneau

Fri 2—21 Dec. A film installation by the


HAS BEEN , illiliililiSllll.

Catch the best Art this iortnight.

- 2 : Ind A re‘trospective 0 this influential photographer‘s work including early photo-joumalistic pictures of New York and his later expressionistic pieces. Stills Gallery. Edinburgh.

I Jane Harris Sumptuous, sculptural fabrics inspired by lssey Miyake, Scottish landscape. jazz and classical music. Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow.

I Test Glaswegian photographer Louise Crawford teams up with Stephan Gueneau to create a film installation. French Institute, Edinburgh.

I The Summer Collection Huge show from the USA which belongs to a big wig music exec and includes loads of work by Glaswegian artists. An import of exports. McLellan Galleries, Glasgow,

I Field tor the British Isles Antony Gormley won the Turner Prize. A good enough reason to go and see this piece‘s only showing in Scotland. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Edinburgh.

5 Northumberland Street Lane NW. 557 5454. Tue-Sat Ham—4.30pm.

The Pro-Christmas Show Until 17 Dec. Art exhibition of paintings and sculpture by a range of artists including William Baillie and Gordon Bryce.

I LEITH DUCKS For information contact Edinburgh District Council. 556 1999. Temple at Tyre Until Sun 4 Dec. David Mach's 100ft high sculpture tnade from tyres dominates Leith‘s Victoria Dock.

I THE MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am-8pm. The Napoleonic Survey of Egypt Until 16 Dec. Art exhibition of 50 original engravings from Description t/e L'Egypte. the monumental survey of Egypt commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte. Rooted in the French occupation of 1798. the effort involved 160 scientists. engineers. artists. surveyors. cartographers and men of letters. taking three years to compile and 25 years to publish.

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