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Catch the best Art this fortnight.
I Positives And Negatives An exhibition of photographs by contemporary Native Americans, demolishing populist sterotypes of their culture. Street Level. Glasgow.
I Off the WaIIThe humorous side of Scottish contemporary art is highlighted in this exhibition by Glasgow cartoonists and Edinburgh printmakers. Arr Exposure Gallery, Glasgow.
I Contemporary British Art In Print Prints from The Paragon Press including work by Antony Gormiey. Ken Currie and John Bellany. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
I Star Trek: The Exhibition The first Star Trek exhibition to appear outwith the US. This is every Trekkie‘s fantasy — sets. costume. props. film, photographs, illustrations and more. City A rt C entre, Edinburgh.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75 —79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am~6pmz Sat 10attt-4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Sat l—20 Apr. Paintings frotn Brenda Lenaghan. sculpture frorn Vincent Butler. prints frotn David Montgomery and jewellery frotn Rebecca Halstead.
4 From 94 Until Thurs 30 Mar. Pick of graduates iii jewellery and silversmithing from Scotland's art colleges. with work by Eileen Gatt. Caroline Temple. Janet Cannon and Stan Puckrin.
Barry Smith Until Wed 2‘) Mar. ink and watercolour images by Barry Smith. some of which reflects tourist culture in Paris and Edinburgh.
I OUT OF THE BLUE ARTSPACE 25 Blackfriars Street. 556 5204. Tue—Sat 11am—6pm: Sun 2—5pm.
. Anna Constantinou Until Sun 26 Mar. Art ' installation created especially for
lnverleith House. the impressive 18th
' Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm;
Mixed Exhibition Until Wed 2‘) Mar. New
: Mott—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. 3 Contemporary British Art In Print Until
Our Bodies Ourselves Until Sat 1 Apr. Raising issues about health and art is this thought-provoking exhibition held in three venues — ()ut OfThe Blue. the Royal infirmary of Edinburgh and Napier University's KJP Gallery. It aims to reach patients. doctors. gallery-goers. students and teachers. tackling contentious health issues rarely acknowledged by the art world. All three venues are open Tue—Sat 1 lam--6pnt and by appointment.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candiernaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon-5.30pm. Dark Light Until Sat 25 Mar. The first British showing of work by David i.evinthai. one of America‘s most significant contemporary photographers. l.evinthal carefully manipulates light and focus to create an artificial. cinematic world. where toy figures recreate lioliywotxl-type scenes of a mythic America.
I UUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 201‘). Mon~Sat 10am—5pm.
Northern Shores Until Stilt 26 Mar. Bordering on abstraction btit steeped in the tradition ofeiernental landscape painting and tinged with the Scottish Coionrists' heritage is this selection of Douglas Muir's work.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. 20a lnverleith Row. 552 7 171.
century gallery iii the Royal Botanic Garden. Constantinou‘s symbolic paintings in black. red. gold and white explore the theme ofcreation.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas
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paintings by Francis Convery and Ann ()ram. plus jewellery by Katy Ilackney. l Angus Suttie Memorial Exhibition Until Wed 29 Mar. Ceramics.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 I.
Sun 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. frotn Ken Currie and Peter Howson to Damien Hirst and Antony Gormiey. The brainchild of Charles Booth-Clibborn. it has evolved into a remarkable survey of British printmaking. This exhibition brings together for the first time about 250 prints by more than 40 leading artists. See Talbot Rice Gallery.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D]. Cafe. Scotland's bonniest and beastiiest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French portrait painter Maurice-
Quentin de La Tour is an added attraction. I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri 1 1.30am—6pm: Sat noon—5pm. Charles Piazzi Smith Sat 25 Mar—2‘) Apr. Scientist. explorer. artist. author and Scotland‘s Astronomer Royal. Pia/Ji Smith led a complex. incongruous life during the 1800s. This exhibition gathers the diverse elements of the man's life. from his fascination with photographing cloud formations and his painting. to his scientific accomplishments aitd controversial beliefs.
I STUDIO ONE GALLERY 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon-Sat Mam—5.30pm. Mixed Exhibition Ulltil Fri 31 Mar. (ilass 1 works by Paul Musgrove. collages by Jtldy Pickering and ceramics by Philip Chan and Cathy Abbott.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 6502211. TuevSat 10am-~5pm.
The Laing Painting Competition Exhibition Fri 31 Marn7 Apr. White Gallery.
Prints From Paragon Press: Four Scottish Sets Until Fri 24 Mar. White gallery. Complementing the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art exhibition is this powerful display of four Scottish print sets by Ken Cttrrie. John Bellany. Ernest Hemingway. Will Maclean and more.
I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Wed-Sat noon—5pm.
James Lumsden Until Sat 25 Mar. ()il paintings and charcoal drawings from I l.umsden. exploring the potentially dehumanising and divisive nature of ideological symbols.
Between the Sunlight and the Shade Mon~Sat 1‘5pm. Sat 1—14 Apr. Painting and installation. New work by Karen Kirkwood and Maggie Hills.
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 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sttrt noon—5pm.
Animal Magic Until 11 Jun. An exhibition exploring the use of animals -v real arid fantastic — as decoration and symbols.
I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon-Sat ().3()am—5.30pm; Sun 11am--5.30pm. Free. but there is art admission charge for the castle.
For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers catne 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 OUNFERMLINE DISTRICT MUSEUM Small Gallery. Viewfield Terrace. 01383 721814. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm. Closed Mon 3 Apr.
Fernand Leger’s Circus Sat 25 M air-22 Apr. ()ne of the 20th century's tttost innovative artists. Leger. who died itt 1955. had a lifelong passion for the circus. This exhibition of 37 Leger lithographs. charts that passion.
I CALLENOER HOUSE Callender Park. 01324 612134. MornSat |0attl~5pmz From Sat | Apr. Sun 2—5pm.
Earth Witness Until 17 Apr. Todd Carter's figurative and landscape ceramic sculpture. influenced by Celtic attd early Christian mythology. A Collins Gallery touring exhibition.
I IRONWORKS GALLERY Summerlee Heritage Trust. West Canal Street. 01236 431261. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. Nostalgia For The Future Until 0 Apr. Work by Scottish artist—photographer David L'rquhart.
Lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.
Janine Antoni CCA (studio). Sat 25 Mar. 2pm. L2 1121 1. To complement Janine Antoni's exhibition. a slide lecture by writer and curator Melissa Feldman. examining the historical precedents for the American artists performance and artistic work.
Positives And Negatives Street Level. Tue 28 Mar. 7.30pm. Free. Curator ofthe Contemporary Native American Pltotography exhibition. Jesse Cooday. gives an illustrated talk.
A Night Of Islands Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 27 Mar. 12.45pm. Free.
Self Portrait Scottiin National Portrait Gallery. Wed 2‘) Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Stephen Turner discusses the work by Robert Henderson Blylh.
Stormy Weather National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 31 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Stephen Turner discusses paintings by William Mac’l‘aggart.
Lecture: Tuesday, 28th March, 7.30pm
25th March - 6th May 1995 Street Level, 26 King St, Glasgow
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