Head stone: Patricia Volk’s Portrait Of A Lady on show at Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery from Sat 1 untll Thurs 20 Jun
In Partnership With Design Mon 3 Jun-30 Aug. Work by award-witming freelance commercial photographers Stephen Kearney and Paul Watt. featuring still lifes. portraits and panoramic landscapes. I CENTRAL LIBRARY George lV Bridge. 4-13 0946. Moth-Fri 9am—9pm; Sat 9am-1pm. Auld Reelies Mon 10 Jtm~22 Jul. An exhibition celebrating 100 years of ctnema in Edinburgh. I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—2S’ Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue-Sat Ham—5.30pm. Portable Paradise Sat 1~-22 Jun. Mixed- media installation by '/.oe Walker. Also on show. video and drawing by Su Orierson until 8 Jun. and photography by Angie Clarricoats 12 ~22 Jun. both in the Project Room. I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay (‘ourt Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 0721. Mon—Thurs 10am-4pm; Fri Want—2.30pm. Animal Farm Sat l--27 .lun. An exhibition of animal paintings by Jackie lltggs. Moira McLeod. Pamela Main. William Porter and Pat Wilson. I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Donne Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm. Nina Kleivan Until 15 Juli. Paintings and Contemporary Danish craft by the 1995 ‘Copenhagen Artist of the Year'. Also on show. contemporary ceramics. silver and glass by some of Denmark's finest crafts eo ile. I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—-lpm. The Tender Touch Until 2 Jun. Paintings by four women artists. Josephine Graham. Sheila Arnot. Karen McIntyre and Karen Turnbull. each with their own individual style and inﬂuences. Romantic Visions Mon 10 Jun—2 Jul. An artistic view of romance by three painters: John Cunningham. Andrew Fitzpatrick and Norma McLean.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm.
Stone Imprints Until 22 Jun. Works on a Celtic theme by Scotland-born (but Canada-based) artist Mary Smith McCulloch. including some remarkable images of standing stones. Also on show, lithographs by Elizabeth Hobbs. based on excerpts from Julia Blackburn's book Daisy Bates In The Desert.
I FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 2196. Tue—Fri l lam—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.
Flight Ot Fantasy Until 1 Jun. A solo show of surrealist oil paintings by young Highland artist Michael Forbes.
Andrew Walker Sat 8 Jun~6 Jul. New oil and water paintings by artist Andrew Walker. captun'ng Border landscapes. gardens. still lifes. portraits and interiors. I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 9am«5.30pm: Stilt noon—5pm.
In/Conclusive States Until 8 Jun. Work by three French artists working in the fields of photography. installation. video and performance. using autobiography. photo-documentary. slapstick and burlesque to explore a subjective and objective 'reality‘.
I GALLERY 41 41 [)undas Street. 557 4569. Mon-Fri l()ant--5.30pm; Sat 10am-5pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 12 Jun. A wide range of paintings. ceramics. wood sculpture. contemporary jewellery. glass. silver. and prints by several artists.
I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a [)undas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Sat l--22 Jun. Recent landscape. seascape and ﬂower paintings by East Lothian artists Karen Chapman. Roberta Merrilees. Sheena Phillips. Fiona Stevenson and Patti Turquand. Also on show. bronzes by Valentin '/.noba and marble works by Mike Cairncross.
I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Sun 9.30am till late.
Back From Paris II Until 4 Jul. Continuing the tradition of artist exchanges between Scotland and France. this exhibition features paintings by Duncan of Jordanstone graduates Helen MacAlister and Fred Crayk. both of whom have spent recent years living and working in Paris. I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 545-1. Tue-Sat l lam—4.30pm.
Myer Laconie Until 21 .Jttn. Pastel and oil paintings by artist and traveller Myer Lacome. featuring Jerusalem. Paris. Prague. Venice and Edinburgh.
Sylvia Allen An exhibition of rich. colourful still life and landscape paintings entitled ‘Summer Moods'.
I MAISON HECTOR ~17 Deanhaugh Street. Mon—Fri Ham—midnight (Fri lam); Still l0.30am—midnight.
Catalan Monoprints and Postcards To
ART 11 ST S [PILACEIMHEINWS As part of this Day Centre’s Creative Arts Programme we are offering 3 placements to artists working in the areas of photography, sculpture and printmaking. The successful candidates will lead workshops (4 hours per week over 20 weeks). based and the work will be exhibited in 1997.
Themes will be issue
For more details contact: Fiona MacPherson, Contact Gallery, Grindlay Street Court, Edinburgh, EH3 9AR Tel: 0131 221 0721 or 0131 229 7941 Fax: 0131 221 1190
Closing Date for applications - 13 June 1996 tttzmrirgrmrwm.
Jane Until I 1 Jun. Two groups of work by
Mark Parker; a set of monoprints exploring the relationship between floral images and written text. and a series of cards sent to a friend of the artist.
I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 23-12. Mon—Fri 10.30am—4.30pm.
The Other Burrell Collection Until 14 Jun. An exhibition of projects and buildings undertaken over the past ten years by design-led property developers The Burrell Com any.
I NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am- 5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The home of a fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until I999.
Awash In Colour Until 14 Jul. The first major exhibition of 19th and early 20th century American watereolours to be lteld in Britain. Featuring works by Georgia 0' Keefe. lidward Hopper and Winslow Homer.
I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon-~Sat 10am—5pm; Stilt 2—5pm.
A Nation Divided: Scotland and the ’45 Until 3| Oct. The Jacobite uprising of 1745/46 was one of the tnost momentous (and bloody) events itt Scotland's history. and inevitably. the truth has been somewhat overshadowed by legend. ‘A Nation l)ivided' looks at the real story behind the Jacobites. Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Battle ofCulloden through contemporary writings and illustrations.
I NETHERBOW THEATRE 43 -45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat l()am—~1.3()pm. Hugh Dryden ll-—27 Jun. A highly innovative collection of work in the print genre. including views of Edinburgh‘s Old Town.
I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—-79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.
Donaldson’s Dozen Sttt 1—21 Jun. A tribute to David Donaldson. former Head of Painting at Glasgow School of Art. by a select group of ex-students including Duncan Shanks and John Byrne.
Strange Fruit Until 20 Jun. Colourful and unusual resin jewellery by Kathie S. Murphy. Also on show. recent paintings by Jennifer McRae and sculpture by Patricia Volk.
I PATISSERIE FLORENTIN S St Giles Street. 225 6267. Daily 7am—l lpm (midnight Thurs; 2am Fri/Sat).
Seven Until 3 Jun. Two series of black and white photographs taken on industrial sites by Tom Keene. exploring notions of construction and deconstruction.
I PORTFOLIO GALLERY ~13 Candlemaker Row. 220 I911. Tue-Sat noon-—5.30pm. This Is My Body . . . This Is My Software Sat 1—29 Jtlll. Large-scale cibachrome photographs by French multi- mediii/performance artist ()rlan. exploring the technology of plastic surgery and traditional concepts of beauty and identity. See preview.
I ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House; lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm.
Garden First Until 2 Jun. The work of 50 artists. including Elizabeth Blackadder. Jack Knox and John Houston. who were invited by Scotland‘s Garden Scheme to paint one of the many beautiful gardens around the country which open under the scheme.
biOSCIENCE In Scotland Until 31 Aug. lnteractive's the name of the game at this science and technology exhibition. featuring computer displays. videos. 3-1) models and hands-on exhibits.
I RIAS l5 Rutland Square. 229 75-15. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Out Of The Shadows: Aspects Of
catch the best Art this fortnight.
I Giacometti Celebrating the creator of the bronze walking figures and a great in 20th century am. this show charts Giacometti’s works from his early years to later life. and promises to be a blockbuster of an exhibition. Fresh from Vienna. this is the exhibition‘s only British venue. See feature. Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art. Edinburgh front Sat I Jun until Sun 22 Sept.
I Charles nennie Mackintosh The biggest retrospective to date of Glasgow‘s famed architect and designer son. Without doubt a major innovative force in design, there's more to the man than just tea-rooms. McLe/lan Galleries. Glasgoit' until Mon 30 Sept.
I Jonas Mekas The New York based ﬁlmmaker shows his ‘frozen stills’. a collection ofenlarged film frames of NY life peopled by such icons of the age as Jackie Kennedy. John Lennon and Andy Warhol. Stills Gallery. Edinburgh until Sat 8 Jun.
I Art And Industry Since 1850 A new permanent gallery given over to design and style over the decades. Everything from kitschy coloured glass ornaments. Art Nouveau furniture. and platform shoes to a life- size mini, it‘s a must if you fancy a bit of style reverie. Royal Museum Of Scotland, Edinburgh.
Antipodean Architecture Until 14 Jun. The Royal Incorporation of Architects In Scotland play host to Scotland's first exhibition dedicated to contemporary Australian architecture. See review.
I ROGUES’ GALLERY 58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Tue-Sat llam~6pm. Opening Exhibition Mon 3- 29 Jttn. This all-new gallery specialising in contemporary cartoons opens its doors with a collection of work by some of Britain's top cartoonists.
I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon-Sun 10am—6pm.
Robert White Until 28 Jun. A series of still life paintings featuring frttit. flesh and clothing. designed by the artist to make the viewer 'question the picture‘.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon- Sat 10am-5pm: Stilt 2—5pm. t. l .50 (75p).
170th Annual Exhibition Until () Jul. Paintings. sculpture. prints and architecture by sortie of Scotland's most prominent living artists. on show alongside invited works by young contemporary Scottish artists. See review. I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Mon 3 Jun—4 Jul. A new
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