Street. 557 1020. Mon-Fri 1(1am—6pm'. Sat 10am—4pm.
New Works Until 18 Apr. A selection of recent paintings by surrealist painter Gordon K. Mitchell.
Voyages Until 17 Apr. Mixed tnedia work by artist Clare Gordon. based on the themes of travelling and journeys.
Storm In A Tea-Cup Until 18 Apr. A collection of distinctive and fun new ceramics by Sylph Baler.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 l‘)11.Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm. Gone To Earth Sat 13 Apr—IS May. Large. colour photographic works by Helen Sear based on childhood ntemories of the countryside and animals. exploring man’s decreasing relationship with all things natural as technology develops.
I ROUTE 66 GALLERY Edinburgh Lesbian.
Gay & Bisexual Centre. 58 Brouglitoti Street. 5560152.
Stanley Reilly: Celebrity Photographs Until 30 Apr. From l.ulu to Liberace. Dick and Betty Burton to Bond guys Roger Moore and Sean Connery. Stanley Reilly has snapped thetn all. Also on show. contemporary photographs highlighting Edinburgh's gay movement over recent years.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mott—Suit 1(1am-5pm.
The British Art Show Until 2s Apr. Damien Ilirst's infatnous formaldehyde offering -'III‘(I\' From The l-‘lm'k is on show here. along with ati equally delightful demonstration of putrefactton in progress by (ilasgtm-bortt Anya Gallaccio. Mal Collishaw 's snowstorm video projection might help settle your stomach after those two. whilc GSA graduate Douglas Gordon presents two video installations 'I‘I'iggr'r Finger and H\'\l<'l'l('(l/. bioSClENCE In Scotland Until 31 Aug. If you thought the world of science and technology was boring. think again. inter- active computer displays. videos. 3-1) models (including a giant midget and hands-on exhibits ttiake for a fascinating exltibition.
I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE landings Gallery. 101) Princes Street. 225 1501. .\lon—-Sun I()am»6pm.
Nick Walker 1111111 17 Apr. Walker draws on the traditional still life genre to create vibrant paintings which explore modern perception and experience.
Stark setting: Restraining Coat (Female 2) by Julie Roberts and tormlng part otthe British Art Show is on display at the Scottish National Gallery at Modern Art, Edinburgh untll Sun 28 Apr
Robert White Wed 17 Apr—28 Jun. A series of still life paintings featuring fruit. flesh and clothing. designed by the artist to make the viewer ‘question the picture‘. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. IVIon—Fri 1(1am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
W. Barns-Graham Until 24 Apr. A new collection of mostly abstract works on paper by one of the UK‘s most important painters. still going strong iii her SOs. Also on show. mixed work by Gallery artists. including paintings. contemporary crafts and metalwork.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belfol'd Road. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. The British Art Show Until 28 Apr. ()ne of seven venues around the city playing host to the fourth British Art Show. The work ofeleven artists is on show here. including Damien llirst's iridescent butterﬂies. Kerry Stewart's stereotypical figure sculptures and an installation by l.ucia Nogueria featuring 6000 pieces of glass chandelier.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2v-5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16lh century to present day. plus the national photography collection.
I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri llani~~6pni: Sat 1 lam-5pm.
The British Art Show (Fruit 28 Apr. Sensual photographic work by Hermione Wiltshire. who enhances images through the use of additional materials such as glass arid plaster. 011 show as part of the fourth British Art Show.
I STUDIO ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon—Sat Illatn-53llptn.
Other Places Until 27 Apr. Photographs exploring notions of presence and facade by recent graduate of lidinburgh College of Art. Fraser Stables.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY I'niversity of lidinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 65(12211..\lon—Sal Ilium—5pm.
The British Art Show L‘nlil 2S Apr. 1.ush colour photographs of the insides of cinemas by Bridget Smith. which capture not just the interiors. but the fantasies created there: ambiguous and intriguing sculptures by Marcus 'l'aylor‘. an installation sculpture by l’erminda Kaur exploring cultural fragmentation. and
work by Gary Hume. one of the few painters evident iii the British Art Show. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Mon—Sat 9.3()am-5.30pm.
Kanu Gandhi’s Mahatma Until 30 Apr. A collection of nearly 100 black and white photographs of Mahatma Gandhi. taken by his nephew Kanu. the only Indian photographer permitted to document an important period in the inspirational leader's life.
I 35 WILLIAM STREET 225 2196. Tue-Fri l lam—5pm; Sat 1 lam—4pm.
Journeys On Paper A contrasting exhibition of large colour woodcuts and previously unseen watercolour studies by Paul Furneaux. inspired by his travels in Scotland. France. Italy. Mexico attd Japan.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat l().3()am-4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 6 Apr. A joint exhibition featuring recent paintings by Pam Carter and Enid Foote Watts. Mixed Exhibition Mon 15—27 Apr. A collection of paintings by Margaret Ballantyne. on show alongside gold and silverjewellery by Sheana Stephen.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 52‘) 4143. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Free. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of lidinburgh's past and its people.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 52‘) 4142. Mon—Sun 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. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 1(1am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon-5pm.
Heavenly Scent Until 21 Apr. A fascinating visual. audio and sensual celebration of the world of perfume. featuring three-dimensional odoramas. computer games. video terminals and lilectronic Fragrance ()rgans which test your recollection of everyday smells. Steinway Grand Piano Newly acquired by the Museum. this unique turn ofthe century instrument was decorated by Scottish artist Phoebe Traquair on the theme of Rossetti sonnet Willmv Wum/ and the Song ofSn/onmn.
I SCOTTISH UNITEO SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat ‘).3()tllii—5.3()ptll; Stilt 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 Poliin soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s. Their mark is left itt this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal materials.
I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair‘s Close. 52‘) 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I OUNFERMLINE DISTRICT MUSEUM Viewfield Terrace. 01383 721814. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm.
Patrick Caultield: The Poems of Latorge Until 13 Apr. A touring exhibition front London‘s Hayward Gallery. featuring prints by the well-known ‘pop artist’. inspired by the work of French poet Jules Laforgue.
I EAST KILBRIOE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. East Mains. 01355 261000. Mon-Fri 10am—10pm; Sat/Sun noon—10pm.
Circumstantial Evidence Until 21 Apr. Sculptural pieces and photographic work by Sibylle Van Halem. inspired by a life- long fascination with archaeology.
LECTURES & EVENTS mimic-
lectures are listed by city, then by date.
live ouides Throughout the British Art Show. guides will be available to offer information and discuss exhibitions at the following times: City Art Centre Sat noon—5pm; Collective Gallery Sat noon—5pm; Fruitmarket Gallery Sat 10.30am—5pm; Royal Botanic Garden Sun noon—5pm; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Sat/Sun 2.30pm; Talbot Rice Fri/Sat l-5pm.
The Deposition Fri 5 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Matthew Wellard looks at the work ofJacopo Tintoretto.
love Is . . . Mon 8 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Jordan Baseman talks about his British Art Show exhibition. which features racks of identical shirts and strands of human hair.
Sir James George Frazer and his Wife Wed 10 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Jeanne Connizzo gives a talk on this work by Lucien Hector Monod.
British Art Show Wed 10 Apr. 1 1.30am. Free. City Art Centre. Guided tour of works by Tacita Dean. Georgina Starr and Jane and Louise Wilson.
Multimedia in Creative Practice Thurs lI/Fri 12 Apr. University of Edinburgh Department of Architecture. Two practical one-day seminars on Multimedia iii art. architecture. design. entertainment and education. Contact Jane Scott on 650 3475 for details.
Velazquez and Seville Fri 12 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Michael Clarke discusses the Spanish painter‘s work.
Tacita Dean Sat 13 Apr. 2pm. Free. City Art Centre. The photographic artist discusses her current British Art Show exhibition.
A Year Of Hell Mon 15 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. British Art Show artist Sam Taylor~Wood gives a talk.
Sam raylor-Wood Tue 16 Apr.
6.30—7. 15pm. Free. Fruitmarket Gallery. Jason E. Bowman in conversation with the Gallery‘s current British Art Show exhibitor.
Allan Ramsay’s Paintings For Hospitals Tue 16 Apr. 7pm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. £7 (tickets from Paintings in Hospitals Scotland. 10 Forth Street. Edinburgh. EH1 3LD. 557 3490). James Holloway. assistant keeper at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery gives an illustrated lecture. Wine and canapés served.
Interpreting faces from the past: the portraits of Sir Colin and lady Juliana Campbell Wed 17 Apr. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Lesley Stevenson gives a talk.
The List 5-18 Apr 1996