FESTIVAL . ART
Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically by venue.
I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon-Fri 10atn—6pm; Sat
10am— 1 pm.
The Edinburgh School In The 1950s and 60s Until 2 Sept. Oil. watercolour. pencil and chalk works by Gillies. MacTaggart. Philipson and more. Also a collection of recent pottery by William Plumptre.
I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Sat l()am—6pm. Festival Exhibition Until 3 Sept. A collection of French 19th and early 20th century oil paintings and sculpture.
Oil on Canvas Until 31 Aug. A ﬁne selection of marine paintings. ship portraits. coastal views and photographs. I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529 3993. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
A Picture of Edinburgh Until 16 Sept. Assembled for the first time are some of the ﬁnest views of the city both past and present. painted by artists from all over the UK and donated from public and private collections.
I CORRYMELLA SCOTT GALLERY 37 Heriot Row. 225 8197. Mon—Sun 10am-6pm.
A Date With Fate Until 27 Aug. New paintings by Jack Vettriano.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE Carlsberg House. 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Mogens Andersen Until 29 Sept. An exhibition of major works by one of the pioneers of Danish abstract painting.
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm. John latham Until 2 Sept. Described as ‘the last avant-gardeist'. Latham is one of Britain's most radical. experimental and iconoclastic artists. with a strong focus on the social signiﬁcance of art.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227 and Royal College of Physicians. 9 Queen Street. Mon-Sun
The Edinburgh Art Show Until 24 Aug. Eleven self-contained painting exhibitions by sixteen artists. plus work by three sculptors. make this one of the best all- round contemporary art shows in the Festival.
I EDINBURGH ZOO Orientation Centre. Corstorphine Road. 334 9171. Mon—Sun 9am—6pm.
Garden or Eartth Delights Until 8 Sept. An exhibition by artist-in-resident Sara Gibbins who. after six months close observation. has produced a fascinating display of oil paintings and colourful pencil sketches. some of which explore our relationship with animals through myth and exploitation.
I ESU GALLERY 23 Atholl Crescent. 229 1528. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.
Scottish Art 1995 Until 2 Sept. An exhibition of paintings including landscapes and coastal scenes.
I GILDED BALLOON II Stepping Stones Bar. West Bow. 226 4412. Mon—Sun 10am—1ate.
John Hunt Until 2 Sept. Contemporary oil paintings from Orkney and the Borders. all of which are for sale.
I GLASITE MEETING HOUSE 33 Barony Street. 557 5039. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—4pm.
Transitions Until 3 Sept. Born in Edinburgh and exhibited all over the world. Geoffrey MacEwan presean an insight into the creative process of the artist. by documenting the transformation of prints and paintings created over the past ten years.
I THE GRADUATE GALLERY 45 Frederick
Street. 226 1390. Mon-Sat lOam—7pm: Sun 11am-5pm.
The Summer Show Until 2 Sept. Assembled each year for the Festival. this temporary gallery provides an ideal opportunity to snap up some original art. at a reasonable price. by some of the freshest young talent recently graduated from the four Scottish art schools.
? Predominantly painting. the gallery also
has sculpture. ceramics and printing on show.
I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas
Sat 10am—4pm. Eleventh Summer Festival Exhibition
Until 2 Sept. Landscapes. still lifes and
ﬂowers by over 60 contemporary artists
frotn Scotland and abroad. Plus stock
exhibition of sculpture. ceramics.
jewellery. prints and cards;
I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5
Northumberland Street North West Lane. f 557 5454. Mon—Sat Ham—4.30pm.
; Mardi Barrie Until 1 Sept. Teetering on
the edge between reality and abstraction.
Mardi Barrie‘s paintings make subtle use
of colour and sensuous use of paint to
create poetic and dream-like landscapes. , Mixed Exhibition Until 1 Sept. Ceramics by Paul Spence. glassware by Rosie
Simmons and some stunning Mexican
silver jewellery. I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun I 1am—6pm. Hidden Assets Until 24 Sept. One of the
ﬁnest collections of Scottish art in private
hands goes on show to the public this summer. Covering 1820—1920. the exhibition includes works by McTaggart. Wilkie. Hunter and Pryde.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Contemporary Scottish Painting Until 31 Aug. An impressive collection of work by some of Scotland’s ﬁnest painters including William Birnie and John Bellany.
Themes And Variations Until 31 Aug. Oil paintings by artist Geoffrey Roper.
I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
New Art From Kazan Until 2 Sept. Paintings from a group of six artists who attended the Kazan High School of Fine Art and now live in Kazan. Tatarstan. part
of the former Soviet Union.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 1 lam—6pm.
The Jerwood Palntlng Prize This annual art award brings together the best of British contemporary painting and is the biggest of its kind. with the lucky winner scooping a £30.000 prize. This year’s shortlisted artists are Stephen Buckley. Patrick Caulﬁeld. Maggi Hambling. Callum lnnes and Karl Weschke. with the winner announced on 20 Sept.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Barbara Rae Until 6 Sept. Watercolours and coloured etchings from one of Scotland’s ﬁnest contemporary painters. Plus sculpture by Christie Brown and jewellery by Susan Cross.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. From London Until 5 Sept. Don‘t miss the only UK showing of this powerful exhibition of ﬁgurative work by six London artists — Francis Bacon. Lucian Freud. Michael Andrews. Frank Auerbach. Leon Kossof‘f and R. B. Kitaj. See lectures.
I JOHN STEPHENS FINE ART 2a St Vincent Street. 557 6474. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
. Glasgow Girls and Great Women Artists
of Edwardian Scotland Until 2 Sept. Paintings and decorative art by a
; remarkable group of female artists from L the tum of the century. known as The : Glasgow Girls. contrasted with major
works by their contemporaries in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
I STUDIO ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226
5812. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 2—5pm. Paradise And Flowers Until 2 Sept. Bold.
. original and vivid images of tropical ‘ ; rainforests and their wildlife by Borneo- Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm;
bom artist Lulu Wong Taylor.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue-Sat lOam—Spm.
John Bellany Until 10 Sept. A two-part exhibition showing recent paintings by the artist and surveying his remarkable career as a print-maker. See lectures.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat 1 lam—6pm. Mixed Exhibition Until 2 Sept. Recent paintings by Anne Anderson. Anne Gordon. Anne Mackintosh and Connie Simmers.
I EDINBURGH SCULPTURE WORKSHOP GALLERY Hawthorn Vale. Newhaven. 551 4490. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Sat
‘ 1 lam-3pm.
Physical Until 27 Aug. Recent sculpture by John Hunter who explores the signiﬁcance ofeveryday objects. and Gordon Munro whose work is inspired by the family. Also on show is an exhibition
of international artwork. all of which has ' been sent to the gallery by fax!
: I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The
Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 1 1am—6pm.
The Three Graces Until 8 Oct. Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture arrives in Edinburgh. along with all surviving preparatory material used by the artist.
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
I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Sun 10am—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
I ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Periphanies Until 15 Sept. Photographer Roberto Bossaglia examines 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 Causati. organised in collaboration with the Institute and on show at St Peter‘s. Main Street. Gullane.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 1. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—4.30pm.
Andres Serrano Until 23 Sept. Entitled The Morgue and Other ll'brks. 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
festival poster exhibition displayed by
EDINBURGH ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Promoting the importance of publicity design.
View for yourself
the best and worst posters of I995. Prizes to be won if your favourite poster wins our design award.
FRINGE CLUB FROM MONDAY AUGUST 14 - ' FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1. EVERY DAY FROM 11AM - 5PM.
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THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
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