exltibitiott at ()ver-seas House. London last year. tltis award-winning artist transfers to Edinburgh witlt a selection of landscape attd figurative paintings. Through The Looking Glass Tue I Aug-22 Sept. An exhibition of ntirrors by artist Adriatt Davidson. exploring tttytlts attd fairy tales. attd how the images rellected witltitt mirrors catt be embellislted attd defined by objects that surround tltent.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 (‘andlemaker Row. 220 WI 1. Tue Sat ttoott 5.30pm. Olivier Hichon: The Hunt Inn] 2‘) .ItlI. ()livier Richon's large—scale colour photographs borrow conventions from classical painting. exploring themes as

diverse as tttorality. servitude attd tttottrttittg.

I QUEEN’S HALL (‘Iet‘k Street. 66S 3456. Mott-Sat 10am-5pm.

New Art From Kazan t'ntil 2 st-pt. Paintings front a group of six artists wlto attended the Ka/an lliglt Seltool of Fitte Art attd now live itt Ka/att. 'l‘atarstan. part of the former Soviet Union.

I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND Rutlattd Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon Fri ‘)am»-5pttt. 50 Under 50 l'ntil 4 Attg. Designed for the public. attd not professionals. tltis exhibition features 50 bttildittg projects witlt a contract value of under {511.000. and aims to show how arcltttectut‘e can ettltattce smaller projects such as home extensions attd studios.

I ROYAL OBSERVATORY lilackiot'tl Illll. 66S S405. Mon Stttt noon 5.30pm.

It’s Hard To Explain l-i-i 4 Aug—3 Sept. l’rints. etchings and lithographs by Mike Spring. inspired by the cosmos. including everytlting front galaxies attd nebula to life. death attd the world of science.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princess Street. 2256671. Mon-"Sat 10am 5pm; Stttt 2 -5pm.

Light From The Dark Room t’ntil 15 ()ct. A ground-breakittg exhibition of Scottish photography comprising over 350 photographs. spanning 150 years. by 60 photographers botlt past attd present. See photo caption.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 l)uttdas Street. 558 1200. Mon -Fri 10am 6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.

Summer Exhibition or Gallery Artists l'ntil 5 Attg. A seasonal platfornt for gallery artists. plus paintings by Janice Gray attd jewellery by Simone telt llontpel.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mott—Sat l()attt--5pttt'. Stttt 2—‘5pm.

From London Until 5 Sept. Don‘t miss the only UK showing of this powerful exhibition of figurative work by six l.ondon artists - Francis Bacon. l.ueiatt Freud. Michael Andrews. Frank Atterbach. 1.eon Kossolfatttl R. B. Kttai. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 l. Mott—Sat 10am—5pm:Sun2--5pttt.11)]. Cafe. Scotland‘s bottttiest and beastliest

monarchs. politicians. writers attd artists. The recent home-coming of a 1748 portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie by the

leading French portrait painter Maurice-

' Quentin de La Tottr is an added attraction. I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876.

Tue-Sat 11am—5pm.

Bang llntil 5 Attg. View the photographers of tomorrow today. as the very best of Scotland's degree shows is brought together itt one exhibition. See preview.

I STUDIO ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mott-Sat 10am-530pnt.

MIXED Exhibition Until 2‘) Jtll. \Vot'k by

popular artists .latte Pottltott. Melanie lipps attd Daphne Sattdltattt. who ltave made their names as card illustrators.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of lidittburglt. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650221 I. Tue—Sat 10ant-—5pm.

Georges Ferrato Until 2‘) Jul. Paintings attd hanging paper installations by Frenclt artist Georges Ferrato.

John Bellany Tltttrs 10 Aug—10 Sep. A : two-part exhibition showing recent

paintings by the artist attd surveying his remarkable career as a print-maker. See feature.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 2‘)b l)undas Street. 556 6366. Mon Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat IU.5();llll-4plll.

Gillian Goodheir Until 5 Attg. Recent oil paintings ofbotlt Scotland and France to coincide with the anniversary of the Auld Alliance.


George Square. 650 3384. Mon—Fri ‘)ant —-5pm.

A Thing Called Rhetoric Until 1 Sept.

Subtitled ‘liloquettce. literature attd Taste itt lidinburgh 15S3»~l‘)‘)5'. this exhibition of books attd other material front the library recalls the place rltetoric held itt the education attd tltottgltt of past generations.

I WASPS Patriot Hall. llatttiltott Place.

, 225 128‘). Mon Suit ttoott 6.30pm.

lnscape Until 7 Aug. Work on paper.

board and canvas by Jacki Higgs. .latte Murray and Miriam Vickers.

I WEB 13 INTERNET CAFE Bread Street. .\Iolt--Stltl 10ant—10pm. Come AS You Were Front Mon 31 Jill ~12

Attg. Recent oil paintings by Simon Yuill.

inspired by pltotograpltic attd video


I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 52‘) 4143. Mott-Sat 1()attt-6pm.Free. Packed with historical at'tefacts. tltis tttuseunt tells the story of lidinburglt‘s past attd its people.


Newltaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon- Stttt


Firing Sandbags and Gas Masks Until

l)ec. An exhibition documenting the experiences of Newltaven people during

World War 11 botlt on the frottt line and : the ltonte front. through the use of

photographs. memorabilia attd first-hand accounts.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Free.

All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

I PEOPLE’S STORY 163 Canongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free.

Tlte sigltts. sottttds and even smells of lidittbttt'gh folk from the 18th century onwards.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon. Wed-Sat 10attt—5pm; Tue Want—Spin: Stttt ttoon-—5pnt. Free.

A Celebration or Medals Until so Jul. An exltibition of new tttedals by the students of the Royal College of Art. conveying the potential of metallic art itt our lives. Power And Gold Until 12 Nov. A retttat'kable collection ofjewellery attd textiles front lttdottesia. Malaysia attd the Philippines. See preview.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon-Sat ‘).3()ant~5.30pm; Sun Ham—5.30pm. Free. bttt there is an adtttission charge for the castle.

For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Matty Polislt soldiers cattte to Scotlattd iii the 40s. Tlteir ntark is left itt this exhibition of uniforttts. insignia attd equipntent. as well as drawings. prints attd other personal tttaterials.

I WRITERS MUSEUM I.ady Stan‘s Close.

52‘) 4901. Mon-Sat 10atttA6pm. Free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's tttost fatttotts writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns attd Sir Walter Scott.


Swarm Various venues. Utttil 2 Sept. Contact the Scottislt Arts Council at 0131 226 6051 for details. A travelling gallery with work frottt 34 young Scottislt artists. iii a purpose-built exhibition space tttounted on a 32ft bus chassis. The tottr takes itt Attgus. liast Kilbride. Aberdeen. Perth attd Kittross. Dttmft'ies and Galloway. Bearsden attd Milngavie.


I IRONWDRKS GALLERY Sutttttterlee Heritage Trust. West Canal Street. 01236 431261. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm.

25 from 8 Until 13 Aug. An exhibition of landscape itttages front around Britain by award-winning photographic artist Steven S. Macl.eod.


I PITTENCRIEFF HOUSE MUSEUM I’illCltCl'iclT Park. 01383 722935.

1 lam—5pm (closed Thurs).

Fife Connection 5 Until 14 Aug. 'l‘wenty- three artists. all connected itt some way to Fife. ltold their sixth exhibition which includes a variety of styles and media.

East Kilbride

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. 013552 61000. Mon—Sat 10am— 10pm; Sun noon—10pm.

Faces Until 13 Attg. Glasgow-born photographer Harry Benson ltas captured the lives of the rich and famous for over 30 years. Front The Beatles first tour of the US. to the erection attd demolition of the Berlin Wall. Benson ltas photograplted some of the tnost metttorable images of the century. See photo caption.

From Earth to Earth Until 27 Aug. Sculpture by Andrew McClintock and Ian Hantilton.

St Andrews

I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE North Street. 01334 474610

The Ties That Bind Until 20 Aug. Textiles by Marcelle Kelly.

Cast, Carved and Constructed Until 20 Attg. Work by ntembers of the Edinburgh. Glasgow attd Scottish Sculpture Workshops.


Lectures are listed by city, then by date. Glasgow

Ansuya Blom CCA. Sat 5 Aug. 2pm. Free. The artist talks about her work with curator attd writer Angela Kingston.


Bacchus and Ariadne Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 31 .lul. 12.45pm. Free. Michael Cassitt discusses the works by Titian attd Auerbaclt.

A Visitor’s Choice Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 2 Aug. 12.45pm. Free. Stephen Turtter gives a talk.

Somer Hill, Tunbridge National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 4 Aug. 12.45pm. Free. Stephen Turner discusses the work of J.M.W. Turtter.

Francis Bacon Scottish National Gallery of Modern Atx. Mon 7 Aug. 12.45pm Free. A talk on the paitttittgs of Francis Bacon 1944—62.

Marina Abramovic lit-uttnmt-kct Gallery. Sat 2‘) Jul. 2pm. Free. A lecture/ performattce itt three parts. ittclttdittg an introduction to sottte of the artists

earlier work.

Summer School lidittbttrgh College of Art. Mon 7 ~25 Aug. USO—£205 per week. A choice of nine courses. including landscape paitttittg. printntaking and photography. Call 221 611 l for details. Kenneth McMillan, Choreographer Scottislt National Portrait Gallery. Wed ‘) Aug. 12.45pm. Free. Norman Coady gives a talk on the work by Don McCullin.



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