Test IFE Gallery. Until Fri 27 Jan. An installation work by Louise Crawford and Stephan Guéneau in which a film becomes a sculpture — and involving footage of the 1993 implosion of two 1960s Glasgow tower blocks.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm; Sat/Sun lO.3()am—2.30pm.
Allies and Morrison Sat 28 Jan—28 Feb. An exhibition ofcurrent work by Allies and Morrison.
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. The museum‘s newest residents are two young boys in the form of an 8ft fibreglass and wood sculpture by award- winning Graham lbbeson.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 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.
Turner Watercolouis Until Tue 31 Jan. A highlight in the gallery‘s calender. this annual exhibition of watercolours by J. M. W. Turner dates back to 1900. when they were bequeathed by Henry Vaughan. He stated they must be shown iii January. when daylight is at its weakest and least likely to damage the works.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75/79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am~6pmz Sat 10am—4pm.
Variation on a Tidal Theme Sat 28 Jan—16 Feb. Paintings by Neil Dallas Brown. plus an exhibition of print studies from Nice. by Phil Archer.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY ~13 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Sometimes Until 18 Feb. Yve Lomax pursues her technique of montage and . colour conﬁgurations in a series of works exploring the question of ethics. In this exhibition. she argues that still
photographic images can move between times and contexts. See review. i I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019. ' Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. l Northern Shores Mon 30 Jan—25 Feb. Bordering on abstraction biit steeped iii the tradition ofelemental landscape painting and tinged with the Scottish 1 colourists' heritage is this selection of ' Douglas Muir‘s work.
Julius Tabacelt Until Sat 281an.
Exploring the emotions evoked by sunrise are these paintings by Tabacek. i I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am—5pm. Cafe. [D].
Sylva lnverleith House. Mon-Sun Ham—3.30pm. Until Sun 29 Jan. An exhibition of work by Donald Urquart.
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Shining Cliit Woods Until Sun 29 Jan.
Images of forests in oil by Michael Porter.
built up over time with drips and stains to create works of natural beauty.
I ROYAL OVER-SEAS LEAGUE Landings
5 Gallery. Over-seas House. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Fri 9am~5pm. Six Young Scottish Artists Until Tue 31
Jan. The work of six highly individual
Scottish artists — Michael Agnew. Lesley Banks. Colin Duncan. Moyna lilannigan. Alexander Guy and Olivia lrvine.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 2—5pm.
HSA Printmakers L'ntil 16 l-‘eh. Printmaking members of the RSA. including Elizabeth Blackadder. 1€lspetli Lamb and Willie Rodger. exhibit their work.
Royal Scottish Painters in Watercolours Until 16 Feb. The society‘s ll-llll annual exhibition.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 l)untlas Street. 558 1200. hitill-‘I'hll 10aiii-6ptii; Sat 10am---lptii.
Vivien Alexander and Daphne Carnegy Mon 6 Feb—l Mar. Paintings by Alexander and ceramics by (.‘ai'negy Denis Peploe Memorial Exhibition t'ntit Wed 1 lieb. .-\ retrospective show of the late. renowned lidinburgh artist‘s career. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10aiii~-5pni; Sun 2—5ptn. [1)]. Cafe. Scotland's boiiniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading l'i'ench portrait painter Maurice-
Qtientin dc La Tour is all added attraction.
Pauline: A Venetian Souvenir by James Cunn
James Gunn Until 2o l‘eb. t-‘ui- rout decades. Sir James (iimn's stylish portraits of the great and glatiioroiis
_ captured the attentions of visitors to the
Royal Academy. Much less well known
are his oil sketches of beach scenes and contemporary life. This exhibition
combines the artist's informal and
i commissioned work. including the famous
i. . Haiti:
Family on the beach: lrom an exhibition of studies from llice by Philip Archer, at the Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh until 15 February
1950 conversation piece featuring King
a George VI. the Queen and the two
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM
: Edinburgh Castle. 225 75.14. Mon-Sat
9.30am 5.10pm; Sun Haiti—«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 iii 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 23 Cockbtirn Street. 225 9876. Tue lit 1 1.30am --6pm; Sat noon-5pm. People and Housing in Scotland Commission 1995 Sat 4 Feb—IS Mar. Winner of a 1.6000 commission to explore the issues of Scotland's people. housing and family environments. Edinburgh artist Hannah Starkey/s work is exhibited. Aaron Siskind: Retrospective 1932—1978 Until Sat 28 .lan. The first l-inropean retrospective covering 50 years of this
little-known but highly respected
American photographer‘s career. i‘TtHH his : studies of Harlem to intense. abstract
works which predate abstract
expressionism. Siskind's work is powerful yet sensitive.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of lidinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue Sat 10am—5pm.
9 Until 16 Feb. Drawing. painting and sculpture front nine artists. including Annie (‘ttlllc'lL l‘il't'tl (.‘i'ayak. -\lastait‘ Stt‘achan atid Clare \V'ardtiian.
I TUHRAHCE GALLERY 29b Diiitdas
Street. 556 6366. Mon—liri 11am—6pm:
East and West Until Sat 28 Jan. Paintings by William l-‘ergnson. including images of the Isle ofColl.
213t January - 18th February 1995
T I KIRKCALDY MUSEUM AND ART
26 King Street Glasgow G1 SQP Tel: 0141 552 21.51 MOMENTARY VIEWS l
Contemporary Images from the Landscape
Street Level gratefully acknowledges the support of lismee Fairbairn Charitable Trust Street Level is subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow City Council
i portraying the horror“ and heroism of
Street. (11506 b45322. Mott-Sat
LISTINGS ART ﬂ
Kilmarnock i I THE DICK INSTITUTE Elmbank Avenue, (“505 526-101. Mon-Sat ltlatttﬁpm. ‘ Message From Bosnia Sat 2s Jan—4 Mar. Britain's former war artist in Bosnia. Peter Howson and fellow artist lain McColl i visited the conﬂict 7one together in 1 December 1993. This exliibitioi: litings I together their work for the first time ~ images of real and imagined events.
ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances.
I THE LINE GALLERY 222a. the High
l().tiii--6pm; Siiii noon ~~I[‘11| Closed \Ved. Tokens Ot love t'nttl 35 tit-ii. Launching this new applied art and ciat! gallery is an exhibition of prints. _]L‘\\'L‘llc‘l).‘L‘t'iftlillk‘S and textiles by liiiropean a 'tists.
I KIRKCALUY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY War Memorial ( i iTtlL‘llS. 01592 260732. Mon Sat 10.30am 5pm; Sun
GALLERY War .‘xlemoi':.tl (i.11‘il“.'ls 01592 2(i117.i2. .\lo;i-—S.:t it) ill.i.‘.i ‘;-it‘. Suit Z—Spiii.
Dreaming The World: Aborignai Painting. Law and Belief tintit 191«t-l\..»\tt ; exhibition of painting" on .‘aztya- .ii. i ".li'l. exploring the -'\hoi'igitial i‘e‘il'. is of the
inseparable nattiic of life. heiitage. culttzie and land.
lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.
Turner Watercolours Nittttittztl Gallery at Scotland. Fri 27 Jan. 12.~l5--l.15pt:i in conjunction with the gallery's azittiial showing of Turner watercolour. hank l .\lilner gtxes this talk.
City: Cities of Dreams Department ti: .'\l‘cl1llCL‘ltll‘C. L'niversity of l‘.tlllli7i11'_\_'l‘. Sat ZS .lan. 9 30am 1.30pm zlilttﬁ tor sttldcntsl. lixploring urban ambitions. with speakers including the chief inspector of historic buildings for Historic Scotland.
Revealings liriiittiiarket (iallery. Thurs 26—Pri 27 Jan. l(l.3()anr 3.30pm. ()\ er 16s. Sculptor lllt Barrett takes a two-day niulti-tiicdia workshop. exploring the personal and political meanings of dreaming.
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