I EDINBURGH SCULPTURE WORKSHOP GALLERY Hawthorn Vale. Newhaven. 55l .1490. Mon—Fri I0atn—«lpnt; Sat Ihnn—3pnt

Physical Until 27 Aug. Recent sculpture by John Hunter who explores the significance of everyday objects and Gordon Munro whose work is inspired by the family. See preview.

I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat l0atn—5pm: Sttn 2—5pm..

The Three Graces Until 8 ()ct. Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture arrives in Edinburgh. along with all surviving preparatory material used by the artist. See lectures and events and Frontlines.


I CITYLAB 35 Dundas Street. 556 7822. Mon—Fri 8.30am—5.30pm.

Degree Show Until 18 Nov. An exhibition of photography by final year students at Napier University.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART l-auriston Place. 221 6000. Mort-Sun l0am—5pm. Casablanca Fragments d’imaginaire Until 2 Sept. Using a photograph of the city as a starting point. eleven Moroccan artists have each created an original work of art in an attempt to break down the preconceptions and cliches of ‘The White


I ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Periphanies Until 15 Sept. Photographer Roberto Bossaglia exatnines the idea of the 'spreading city' with an exhibition of photos taken around the peripheries of Rome.

Ovile Until 24 Aug. An exhibition of photographs by Carlo Maria Cattsati. organised in collaboration with the Institute and on show at St Peter‘s. Main Street. Gullane.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91 I. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm. Andres Serrano Sat 12 Aug—23 Sept. Entitled The Morgue turd ()Illt’l‘ Works. this should give you a fair idea of what to expect. The New York photographer is no stranger to controversy and his consistently challenging work makes for stimulating if somewhat disturbing viewing. See lectures and events.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 667 I. Mott—Sat I()am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm.

light From The Dark Room Until IS Oct. A ground-breaking exhibition of Scottish photography comprising over 350 photographs. spanning l50 years. by 60 photographers both past and present. See lectures and events.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat l lam—5pm.

Wolfgang Tillmans Sat 12 Aug—23 Sept. With one foot planted firmly in each of the traditionally divided catnps of fashion and gallery-based photography. and his insistence that the personal and intimate are of public relevance. Tillmans has fast become one of the decades tnost significant photographers. See lectures and events.

I WHALE Venue 35. Walpole Hall. Chester Street. 458 3567. Mott—Sat noon—6an.

Foto Ilia Conale Mon l4—I9 Aug. The International Photography Festival comes to Edinburgh for the first time. and brings together the work of over 25 photographers frotn Italy. Germany. Scotland and the Czech Republic. all working on the theme of ‘Barriers'. See pltolo caption.


and craft in one exhibition. from traditional landscapes to work by young contemporary artists. plus a major selection of ceramics. silver and textiles. I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 79-II. Mon—Fri lOam—3.30pm.

MacKinnon and Gilchrist Until 2 Sept. Drawing influence from their Celtic origins. John MacKinnon and Hamish Gilchrist have produced an exciting exhibition of metal sculptures and sybolist oil paintings.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22] 6000. Mon—Sun lOam—5pm. Bread And Salt Until 2 Sept. Lithuanian sculpture. painting. photography and installation. aiming to reflect the artist's position within society. See preview.

John latham Until 2 Sept. Described as


I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22--28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat l lam—5pm or - by arrangement.

Spencer Finch Until 2 Sept. The first British solo show frotn this New York artist whose conceptually-based minimal work deals with notions of colour. memory and perception.

I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mott—Sun 9.30am till late.

Kiuston Halle Until l5 Sept. Playful installations exploring the nature and accumulation of information. images and the written word within the media. including a structure comprised of 10.000 .S'mtxmun newspapers!

‘the last avant-gardeist'. l.atham is one of Britain's most radical. experimental and iconoclastic artists. with a strong focus on the social significance of art. See lectttres and events. and preview.

Homage To Beuys Art ‘action' with music by Danish artist Henning Christiansen. See preview for details.

Exchange Exhibition Until 2 Sept. Work in a variety of media by nine

contemporary artists from the University

of Vigo in Pontevedra. Spain.

I THE ENGINE SHED 19 St Leonard's Lane. 662 00-10. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

New Location - New Departures Until 2

Sept. Edith Simon’s I995 Festival

Exhibition is an unpredictable and inimitable collection of pictures. sculpture. graphics and video.

; I FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street. 225

I BLUE MOON GALLERY 36 Broughton Street. 557 091 l. Mon—Sun lltX)ll-Iliidltiglll.

Savaged Until 3 Sept. Queersisterhood Productions present a multi-media show by artists and designers Dewar. Grierson. Holden and Manning. all of whom have a long-running relationship with Edinburgh's clttbland.

I C Venue I9. Royal ()ver-Seas House. l00 Princes Street. 225 |50|.Mon—Sun

l lam—8pm.

More Than White Walls Until 2 Sept. A

unique exhibition ofcontemporary arts

' frotn sculpture and ceramics to paintings

and jewellery. including some vibrant still

, life paintings which apparently ‘can‘t be

overlooked‘ and a mind-boggling comic

; sculpture entitled 'Three Willies‘ should

be interesting.

I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Golden Age To The Present Day Sat I2 Aug—30 Sept. Two centuries of Danish art

2 I96. Tue—Fri I lam-5pm; Sat

l lam—4pm; Sun noon—4pm.

The Festival At The Firth Sat 12 Aug—9 Sept. Covering all bases is this mixed- media exhibition featuring the work of

5 artists young and old. renowned and


2 I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sun


: Marina Abramovic Until 9 Sept. An exhibition of sculpture and video pieces.

underpinned by performance art. exploring the ideas of discovery and


I GALLERY 41 4| Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon-Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.

, Festival Exhibition Until () Sept. Paintings. ceramics. sculpture. wood and g prints by over 40 artists. as well as a

i collection of contemporary gold. silver.

brass and steel jeweller


Cornerstone Cafe. Corner of Princes

Street/Lothian Road. Mon—Sun

9.30am—9.30pm. Youth Cafe. Victoria Terrace. Mon—Fri lOam-4pm; Mon/Wed

6- l0.30pm; Fri 6—l Iptn.

Working Under Pressure Sat t2 Aug—2 Sept. World-renowned exponents of the art of spray-painting from Europe and America combine to enlighten and inform people of the legitimacy of this contemporary art fortn through the use of

underlying social. political and

environmental themes.


' GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 l.

Mon—Sat I0atn-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

~ Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists 0t Taste And Fashion Fri I t

Aug—22 ()ct. A remarkable array of treasures from miniatures. jewellery and snuff boxes. to portrait drawings. engravings and oil paintings by. of. or belonging to one of the most fascinating

and glamorous artistic couples from l8th

century Europe.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm and during performances.

1995 Festival Exhibition See Wasps Gallery.

I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hamilton Place. 225 l289.Mon~~Sun noon—6.30pm.

1995 Festival Exhibition 0t Contemporary

Art And Design Sat l2 Align? Sept. Curated in association with Theatre Workshop. this combined exhibition includes the work of over twenty artists and spans both venues with painting. stained glass. jewellery and printmaking all on show.


I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2-179.'l‘ue-<Sat l()am—6pm.

British Etchings From The Turn of the Century Until 2 Sept. A selection of work much of it landscape-based -~ by artists such as D. Y. Cameron arid M uirhead Bone creating a historical context for the wide range ofcontemporary prints being produced by the workshop artists.

I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 5568921. Mon—Sat l()am—-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

French Drawings From The Prat Collection 17th-19th Centuries Thurs l7 Aug—l ()ct. I00 of the best drawings in Louis-Antoine and Veronique Prat‘s collection inclttding works by Lorrain. Degas and Cezanne.

I NETHERBOW ~13~~15 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat Want—4.30pm.

The Magic Stage Until 2 Sept. An

exhibition of illustrations. pictures and constructions depicting the magical fantasy world of the theatre as seen by John Dolan. Sian Rance. Isobel Bathgate and John Bullock.


Row. 552 7l7l. Mon-Sun I0am—5pm.


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