including Velazquez. El Greco, Rembrandt. Gainsborough. Degas. Van Gogh and Scottish Colourists.

German Printmaking In The Age Oi Coethe Until 7 May. The celebrated German novelist and poet Johann Wolfgang Goethe 0749—1832) was also an inspiration for his nation‘s artists in a time of extraordinary change. This exhibition. touring from London‘s South Bank Centre. is of 70 prints produced at that time. displaying a great richness and quality of production.

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

Mirror In The Sea Until 30 Apr. Exploring the savage beauty of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia are colour panoramic photographs by Michael Hockney. Plus manuscripts and books from the Library's collection highlighting links between Scotland and Nova Scotia.

I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 20 Apr. Terracotta works by Vincent Butler and watercolours by Brenda Lenaghan.

David Montgomery Until Wed 19 Apr. Watercolours from Montgomery. Bebecca Halstead Until 10 May. Jewellery by Halstead.

I OVERSEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. l00 Princes Street. 225 150l. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm.

Mark Cazalet Until 28 Apr. Paintings and drawings by London-born artist Cazalet. whose work is inspired by his travels.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 l9l l. Tue—Sat noon-5.30pm. Grapevine A photographic

exhibition of work by Susan Lipper the result of five years‘ work reflecting the daily events in a small community in West Virginia‘s mining hills. Lipper lived alongside her subjects and her lens captures their lives in a revealing. often ‘disturbing way. There are no holds barred in this haunting. intimate portrayal of rural life. displayed in Lipper's large black and white photographs.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Caledonian Hall. 552 7l7l. Mon—Sun lOam—Spm. The Science And Art or Landscape And Garden Design Until I May. An exhibition of landscape drawings and models by students of Oatbridge College. West Lothian. demonstrating the practical design and construction skills of landscape gardeners. Explored is the art of landscape design. which today combines traditional skills with modem technology. I ROYAL OVERSEAS LEAGUE Landings Gallery. Overseas House. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am-6pm. Mark Cazalet Until 28 Apr. Paintings and drawings from London-born artist Mark Cazalet.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm;

Blue: a waterc

nlour by Brenda tenaghan. showing at Edinburgh's Open Eye Gallery until 20 April

i Sat 10am—4pm.

3 James Cumming: Memorial Exhibition

'. Until 3 May. A touring exhibition of work by the Scottish artist who died iii l99 l.


i MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l.

5 Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

! Contemporary British Art In Print Until

I Sun 30 Apr. In less than a decade.

I Paragon Press has provided a platform for l the work of some of Britain and

f Scotland‘s best artists. from Ken Currie

2 and Peter Howson to Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley. Tire 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.


é GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921.

; Mon—'Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.‘{D]. Cafe. Scotland's bonniest and beastliest monarchs. politicians. writers and artists. The recent home-coming of a I748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the leading French portrait painter Maurice- Quentin de La Tour is an added attraction. Findlay Court The unsightly gap site beside the Portrait Gallery has been transformed into a garden. with a central design of animals and birds. created in pebbles and coloured stone. The court is named after the gallery’s benefactor. John Ritchie Findlay of Aberlour, proprietor of The Scotsman newspaper. who died in 1898.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri 1 1.30am—6pm; Sat noon—5pm. Charles Plazzi Smyth Until 29 Apr. Scientist. explorer. artist. author and Scotland's Astronomer Royal. Piazzi Smith led a complex. incongruous life during the 1800s. This exhibition gathers

the diverse elements of the man's life. front his fascination with photographing cloud formations and his painting. to his scientific accomplishments and controxersial beliefs.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University t of Fdinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. : 65.0 22l l. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm.

- The Laing Painting Competition

f Exhibition Until Fri 7 Apr. White Gallery. i I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hamilton Place.

225 I289. Mon—Sat 1—5pm.

5 Between The Sunlight And The Shade

1 Until Fri 14 Apr. Paintings and

f installations by Karen Kirkwood and

, Maggie Hills.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. All lilanner 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 ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Animal Magic Until ll Jun. An exhibition exploring the use of animals - real and fantastic as decoration and symbols.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun Ham—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 in the 40s. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal material.



I DUNFERMLINE DISTRICT MUSEUM Small Gallery. Viewfield Terrace. (H383 72l8l4. Mon—Sat Ham—5pm.

Fernand Leger’s Circus Until 22 Apr. ()ne of the 20th century's most innovative artists. Leger. who died ill 1955. had a lifelong passion for the circus. This exhibition of 37 Leger lithographs. charts his interest.

East Kilbride

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. (H3552 6l()()0. Moll~Sat lOam-lOpm: Sun noon—10pm.

Recent Work Until 30 Apr. Paintings. drawings. prints. sculpture andjewellery by artists based at Glasgow‘s WASP studios.


I CALLENDEH HOUSE Callerldct‘ Park. 0132-1 ()l2l3-I. Mon—Sat ltlanl—Sptll; From Sat 1 Apr. Sun 2—5pm.

Earth Witness Until Moll I7 Apr. 'l‘odd Carter‘s figurative and l.:ndscape ceramic sculpture. influenced by Celtic and early Christian mythology. A Collins Gallery touring exhibition.


Lectures are listed by city, then alphabetically by subject.


Thinking The Visual Stills Gallery. Sun 23 Apr. 2pm. Free. Linked to the Stills exhibition on Charles Piazzi Smyth. a talk by artist Naomi Salaman about her investigations into optics and the history of vision.

Hannah And Samuel National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 7 Apr. l2.45pm. Free. Frances Borzello discusses Rembrandt‘s work.

Margritte and Delvaux: Two Belgian Artists Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 10 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. A talk by Siobhan Dougherty.

A Series Ol Self Portraits Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 12 Apr. l2.45pm. Free. Michael Cassin gives a talk.

Triptych With The Deposition National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 14 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Susan Edwards gives a talk.

The Musician’s Table Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 17 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Victoria Keller discusses Picasso‘s work.

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artsbeast 16 - 28 a ril 1995

new sculpture, installation, architecture and applied art

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CO The List 7-20 Apr I995