somewhat disturbing viewing.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 1 lam—6pm.

light From The Dark Room Until 15 Oct. A ground-breaking exhibition of Scottish photography comprising over 350 photographs. spanning 150 years. by 60 photographers both past and present.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat l lam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Wolfgang Tillmans Until 23 Sept. With one foot planted firmly in each of the traditionally divided camps 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 review.

I WHALE Venue 35. Walpole Hall. Chester Street. 458 3567. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.

Foto Dia Conale Until 19 Aug. The International Photography Festival comes to Edinburgh for the first time. and brings together the work of over 25 photographers from Italy. Germany. Scotland and the Czech Republic. all working on the theme of ‘BatTiers’.


I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat l 1am—6pm: Sun 2—5pm.

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

I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sun 9.30am till late.

Kiuston Halle Until 15 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 Scotsman newspapers. See preview.

I BLUE MOON GALLERY 36 Broughton Street. 557 0911. Mon—Sun noon—midnight.

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 clubland.

I C Venue 19. Royal ()ver-Seas House. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun

1 lam—8pm.

More Than White Walls Until 2 Sept. A unique exhibition ofcontemporary arts from 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‘,

? I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 529

3993. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Golden Age To The Present Day Until 30

Sept. Two centuries of Danish art and craft in one exhibition. from traditional landscapes to work by young contemporary artists. plus a major selection ofceramics. silver and textiles. I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Fri 10am—3.30pm.

. MacKinnon and Gilchrist Until 2 Sept. Drawing influence frotn their Celtic origins. John MacKinnon and Hamish

Gilchrist have produced an exciting

exhibition of metal sculptures and

symbolist oil paintings.


Place. 221 6000. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm.

John Latham Until 2 Sept. Described as

‘the last avant-gardeist'. Latham is one of

Britain‘s tnost radical. experimental and

iconoclastic artists. with a strong focus on

the social significance of art.

Bread And Salt Until 2 Sept. Lithuanian

sculpture. painting. photography and

installation. aiming to reflect the artist‘s position within society.

Homage To Beuys Until 2 Sept. An

‘action‘ with music by Danish artist

Henning Christiansen.

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 0040. Mon~Sat


New location - New Departures Until 2

Sept. Edith Simon‘s 1995 Festival

Exhibition is an unpredictable and

inimitable collection of pictures.

sculpture. graphics and video.

I FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street. 225

2196. Tue—Fri l lam—5pm; Sat

1 lam-4pm; Sun noon—4pm.

The Festival At The Firth Until 9 Sept.

Covering all bases is this mixed-media

exhibition featuring the work of artists

young and old. renowned and unknown.


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 awareness. See

Lectures and photo caption.

I GALLERY 41 41 Dundas Street. 557

4569. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Festival Exhibition Until 6 Sept.

Paintings. ceramics. sculpture. wood and

prints by over 40 artists. as well as a

collection of contemporary gold. silver.

; brass and steel jewellery


Cornerstone Cafe. Corner of Princes

: Street/Lothian Road. Mon—Sun

; 9.30am—9.30pm. Youth Cafe. Victoria

Terrace. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Mort/Wed

; 6-10.30pm; Fri 6-1 lptn.

Working Under Pressure Until 2 Sept.

: World-renowned exponents of the art of spray-painting frotn Europe and America

combine to enlighten and inform people of the legitimacy of this contemporary art form through the use of underlying social. political and environmental themes.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists Dt Taste And Fashion Until 22 Oct. 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 18th century Europe. See review.


Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm and

during performances.

1995 Festival Exhibition See Wasps


I WASPS Patriot Hall. Hamilton Place.

225 1289. Mon—Sun noon— 6.30pm.

1995 Festival Exhibition 0t Contemporary

Art And Design Until 2 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 ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT Fringe Club. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 226 5138. Mon—Sun 11am—5pm. Festival Poster Exhibition Until 1 Sept. Besides being rather attractive to look at. this exhibition of Festival posters promotes not only the importance of publicity design. but the Fringe shows themselves. Go along and pick your favourite and you could win a bottle of vintage champagne.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—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 and M uirhead Bone creating a historical context for the wide range ofcontemporary prints being produced by the workshop artists.


Mound. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm‘. 1 Sun 11am-6pm. , French Drawings From The Prat

Collection 17th—19th Centuries Until 1 Get. One hundred of the best drawings in

; Louis-Antoine and Veronique Prat's - collection including works by Lorrain. Degas and Cezanne. See Lectures.

I NETHERBOW 43—45 High Street. 556

9579. Mon-Sat 10am—-l.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.

I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnvet'leith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sun 10am~5pm. Alan Johnston Until 30 Sept. Meticulous drawings in pencil on stone. plaster. wood and linen dealing with notions of space and the observation of nature.

I ROYAL OBSERVATORY Blackfortl Hill. 668 8405. Mon—Sun noon -5.30pm.

It’s Hard To Explain Until 3 Sept. Prints. etchings and lithographs by Mike Spring. inspired by the cosmos. including everything from galaxies and nebula to life. death and the world of science.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY The University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

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 EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Sun 10am~5pm. 6x6x8x8x2 Until 2 Sept. Subtitled ‘The Travelling Box Show'. the intriguing thing about this exhibition is that everything in it. from tapestry and weaving to soft sculpture. all packs into a single suitcase.

I GALERIE MIRAGES ~16a Raebum Place. 315 2603. Mon—Sat l0am-6ptn.

Atricao Inspiration Until 2 Sept. An exciting collection of masks. sculptures. textiles and musical instruments frotn South Africa. Kenya. Zaire. and Ghana to name btit some.

Jewellery From Antiquity To Modern Times Until 2 Sept. An exploration of the continuity ofjewellery design from 2000BC to present day. including bangles. head ornaments and talismans. All the items in both exhibitions are for sale.

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

Ceramic Sculpture Until 3t Aug. Colourful and fun ceramics by Jeremy James.

The Decorative Cut Until 3t Aug. ()rllitlc silverjewellery and design by Jane Dickinson and Angus McFadyen.

I OVER-SEAS HOUSE Royal ()ver-seas League. Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. Through The looking Glass Until 22 Sept. An exhibition of tnirrors by artist Adrian Davidson. exploring myths and fairy tales. and how the images reflected within mirrors can be embellished and defined by

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