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I QUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 201". Mon—Sat lOatn—5ptn.

Northern Shores Until Sat 25 Feb. Bordering on abstraction btit steeped in the tradition of elemental landscape painting and tinged with the Scottish colourists' heritage is this selection of Douglas Muir’s work.

I ROYAL ROTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. 20a Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon-Sun Ham-3.30pm.

Anna Donstantinou Until 26 Mar. An installation created especially for lnverleith House. the impressive 18th century gallery iii the Royal Botanic Garden. Constantinou's symbolic paintings in black. red. gold and white

explore the theme ofcreation.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 225 7534.

Animal Magic Sat 25 Feb- 11 Juli. An exhibition exploring the use or animals » real and fantastic -~ as decoration and sytnbols.

I ROYAL OVER-SEAS LEAGUE Landings Gallery. ()yer-seas House. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Six Young Scottish Artists Until Sat 28 Feb. The work of six highly individual Scottish artists Michael Agnew. l esley Banks. Colin Duncan. Moyna Flannigan. Alexander Guy and Olivia lrvine.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY lo Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 1();tm—opm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Frank Convery Mon 6 Mar—2‘) Apr. New paintings by Convery. plus ceramics and jewellery.

Vivien Alexander And Daphne Datnegy Until Wed 1 Mar. Paintings by Alexander attd ceramics by Carnegy.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon-Sat l()am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Contemporary British Art In Print Sat 25 Feb—30 Apr. In less than a decade. Paragon Press has provided a platform for the work of some of Britain and Scotland's best artists. from Ken Currie and Peter Howson to Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley. The brainchild of the then Edinburgh University student Charles Booth-Clibbom. it has evolved into a remarkable survey of British printmaking. This exhibition brings around 250 prints by tnore than 40 leading artists together for the first time. See feature.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 1(lam—5pm; Sttn 2—5pm. [1)].

Cafe. Scotland's bonniest attd beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers attd artists. The recent bottle-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French portrait painter Maurice- Qttentin de La Tour is an added attraction. James Gunn Until Sun 26 Feb. For four decades. Sir James Gunn's stylish portraits of the great and glamorous captured the attentions of visitors to the Royal Academy.

Selt Portrait: By Johannah Logan, one of tour graduates from Scottish art schools whose work is teatured in Great Expectations, an

exhibition at the Edinburgh Gallery.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue-Fri 11.30am—6pm; Sat noon—5pm. People And Housing In Scotland Until 18 Mar. Edinburgh artist Hannah Starkey‘s work explores the issues of Scotland's people. their homes and family environments. Plus Home Sweet Hume. a photographic mural of true life abodes snapshot images submitted from across the nation.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Prints From Paragon Press: Four Scottish Sets Fri 24 Feb—24 Mar. White gallery. Complementing the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Att exhibition is this powerful display of four Scottish print sets. Showing are Ken Currie's The Story Or'G/uxgott'. John Bellatty‘s 'I'he 01¢! Mun i’t/ltf 771(' Sea. inspired by Ernest llemmingway's novel. Will Maclean's at Night (it/islands and A Scottish Bestiary by Peter Howson and Steven Campbell. Adrian Wismiewski and more. Great stuff. See feature.

Buildings From Lothian Region Mon 6—17 Mar. Commemorating buildings created by 1.othian Regional Council during its reign and just before its demise.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Catnbridge Street. 228 1404. Tue—Thurs noon—midnight; Fri/Sat noon— 1 atn.

Head On Until Sat 25 Feb. Traverse cafe bar. Prints by Susie Paterson. a member of Edinburgh Printmakers.

I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hatnilton Place. 225 128‘). Phone for opening hours.

Sean Watson And Duncan Ganley Until 1 Mar. Text-based and video installations frotn Watson and Ganley.

I WASPS Patriothall. off Hamilton Place. Wed—Sat noon—5pm.

James Lumsden Sat 4—25 Mar. Oil paintings and charcoal drawings frotn Lumsden. exploring the potentially dehumanising and divisive nature of ideological symbols.

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 Ibbeson.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle, 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm.

For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings, prints and

1 other personal material.



I THE DICK INSTITUTE Elmbank Avenue. 01563 526401. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Message From Bosnia Until Sat 4 Mar. Britain's former war artist in Bosnia. Peter Howson and fellow artist Iain McColI visited the conflict zone together in December 1993. This exhibition brings together their work for the first time images of real and imagined events. portraying the horrors and heroism of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. See In The Frame.


I DRUNTON THEATRE COMPANY Brunton Theatre. 665 2240. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Variable Views Until Sat 4 Mar. Paintings by Glasgow artist Robert McAulay. reflecting his childhood memories. surroundings. moods and journeys. Plus stained glass by Kate Kennedy and glasswork by Anita Pate.


Lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.


Dn Art And Health Out Of The Blue Artspace. Sat 4 Mar. noon—4pm. Exploring the role of art in the healing process is this discussion led by artists Sumano Kurland and Claire Collison. both of whom have ME. Refreshments are available.

Gina Glover Napier University. Department of photography. 61 Marchmont Road. Wed 8 Mar. 6.30pm. 111 connection with Our Bodies Ourselves at Out Of The Blue is this talk by Glover. whose photography focuses on education and health. Photography played a part itt helping her recover front clinical depression.

Publishing Paragon Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art. Mon 27 Feb. 12.45pm. Free. In conjunction with the Contemporary British A rt In Print exhibition. a talk by the man behind Paragon Press. Charles Booth-Clibborn. Printing Paragon Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 6 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Peter Kosowicz gives a talk about Paragon Press.

Admired Duncan Dt Camperdown Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 1 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Stephen Lloyd. A Shephetdess Spied Upon In A Landscape National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 3 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Michael Cassin gives a talk.

John Bellany And Alan Davie Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 8 Mar.

Body talk: Bebecca Swan's photographic image is part or an exhibition putting women's bodies in the context of health and beauty issues, showing at Edinburgh‘s Out Of The Blue artspace.

12.45pm. Christine Farnham discusses Bellany's work.


Piranesi Glasgow University Library. Exhibition Hall. Wed 8 Mar. 5.30—8.30pm. Free. An evening of talks organised by the French and ltalian institutes in Glasgow. beginning with the launch of an exhibition ofengravings by Piranesi. An introduction to Piranesi's Prisons and a talk on poet Pierre Seghers‘s life and work both in French '- are followed by an introduction to Seghers's Pimnese and readings frotn the work in English and French. Refreshments are available and a detailed programme will be provided.




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