Body hair: oiptychon, a work by German hotographer. Thomas Florschuetz. Photographing the body in tract -
limbs, hair and llesh - Florschuetz distorts the familiar to appear alien. Suburbia, a selection or Florschuetz’s work is at Stills Gallery,
lnteractive's the name of the game at this science and techrtology exhibition. featuring computer displays. videos. 3-D rrtodels artd hands-on exhibits.
I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. I()() Princes Street. 225 1501. Mort—Sun 1()arrt-—6pm.
Robert White Until 28 Jtrrt. A series of still life paintings featuring fruit. ﬂesh arid clothing. designed by the artist to rrtake the viewer ‘question the picture’. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mort—Sat 10am—5pm; Stilt 2‘5pm. £1.50 (75p).
170th Annual Exhibition Until 6 Jul. Paintings. sculpture. prints and architecture by some of Scotland’s most prominent living artists. on sltow alongside irtvited works by young contemporary Scottish artists.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat l()am—4pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until 4 Jul. A new collection of paintings by Earl Dawyck Haig DBE. accompanied by decorative and unusual earthenware vessels by Sophie MacCarthy artd jewellery by lidinburgh College of Art graduate Anna Gordon.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belfor'd Road. 556 8921. Mow-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Henry Moore. Hockney and Bellany. plus a recently acquired selection of l)ada artd Surrealist paintings by Salvador Dali. Patrl Devaux and Picasso.
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Until 22 Sept. £3.80 (£2.50). This major exhibition features some 220 works by the otttstandittg Swiss-born artist. including 85 sculptures. 40 paintings and a large selection of drawings.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mott-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to present day. plus the national photography collection.
Speaking Likeness Until 30 Sept. The Portrait Gallery breaths life into some of its most illustrious residents. with this unique exhibition of audio visual paintings. Not only cart you see novelist
Irvine Welsh. Labour leader John Smith or comedian Billy Connolly. but now yoti can hear them as well. including a sourtdbite frorn William Gladstone datirtg back to 1889. See review.
I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876.
» Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat llam~5pm.
Thomas Florschuetz Sat is J tin—2t) Jul. The ﬁrst solo Scottish show by one of Germany's most significant photographers. See preview.
I STUDIO ONE ll) Stafford Street. 226 5812. iv‘lon—Sat l()ant—5.3()prn; Sun noon—4pm.
Christine lieughan Until 29 Jun. Art exhibition of decorative handmade paper by papermaker artd printer Christine Heughan.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. ()ld College. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Mort—Sat 10am—5pm.
Human Circus Until 15 Jun. A retrospective of prints spanning 1973—1995 by ()rkney artist Robert Shaw. inspired by life on the island.
I TELEORD COLLEGE North Campus. Crewe Road North. Mon-—Fri l()atn--8pnt (4pm Mon. Fri).
Art And Design Exhibition Mon 17-21 Jtrrt. Mixed-media work by 300 final year students of the College‘s Art And Design Course.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 225 7942. Mort—Sat 9.3()am—5.3()pm.
Lite In A Kitsch Living Room Until I Jul. The superbly-named Spartgle Sisters present art audio-visual installation looking at the changing face of the modern household from the l95()s to the present day. See review.
I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b l)undas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm: Sat l().3()am—4pm.
Mountains To The Sea Until 15 Jun. Dramatic coastal. seascape and mountain paintings by Kenneth Robertson and Ken Ferguson.
Journeys Mon 24 Jun—6 Jttl. Recent paintings by artist Jackie Philip. inspired by her travels through Asia and the Paciﬁc. including interiors. still lifes artd landscapes.
I WASPS GALLERY Patr‘iothall. off Hamilton Place. 225 l289. Mon—Surt l—Spm.
Edge or The Woods Until 16 Jun. New paintings by artist Lynn Ahrens.
Edinburgh until Sat 27 July.
I GEORGIAN HOUSE 7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. See how the other half lived in this elegant 18th century New Town dwelling. I GLADSTONE’S LAND Lawnrttarket. Royal Mile. 226 5856. Mon—Sat l()am—5pnt; Strn 2—5pm. A superb example of home life in 17th century Old Town lidinburgh. life In The Old Town Tue 18 Jtrrt. 6.3()~8pm. £5. Follow the costumed guides round the house. then step inside the Writers Museum for readings and refreshments. as part of the Old Town Week celebrations.
I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Cartongate. 529 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 Higlt Street. 5294142. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. Free. All rnanrter of archive material arid old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
I PEOPLE’S STORY 163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mort-Sat l()anti—6pm. Free. The sights. sounds arid even stnells of Iidinburglt folk frottt the 18th century onwards.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sttrt noon—5pm.
Art & Design A brand new gallery dedicated to exploring how artd why itetns are made. featuring such wide-ranging exhibits as an lilton John stage suit. a l97()s Afghan coat. at Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase and a modern oil cart transformed into a lamp. There's also the chance to step back lit time artd re-live the fashions. rttttsic and pastimes of the 1950s. 6()s. 7()s and 80s.
Pride & Passion: The National Burns Exhibition Until 15 Sept. The main cultural event it) the calendar of Robert Burns bi-centenary celebrations. featuring manuscripts. paintings. artefacts. imagery and sound.
I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair's Close. 5294901. Mort—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 STABLE GALLERY Back Lane. Town Yetholm. 01573 420742. Tue—Sun 10am—5pm.
Bernat l(lein Until 30 Jun. Floral paintings by Yugoslavian-born artist Bernat Klein. best known for his 1960s textiles. worn by the likes of Coco Chanel and Nina Ricci. Also on show. innovative glass works by Bibi Srnit
I MUSEUM AND ART GALLERIES High Street. 0141 889 3151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Discovering Japan Until 10 Aug. An exciting new hands-on exhibition exploring Japanese society. language. art arid design.
I SMITH ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 01786 471917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Fe: An Exploration or Iron Through The Senses Until 1 Sept. Organised by the British Artists Blacksmiths Association. this major interactive exhibition features work by contemporary artists front around the world.
LECTURES & EVENTS
Lectures are listed by .city;‘then by date.
Earth and Everything Sat 15 Jun/Sat 22 Jun. 2pm. Informal talks from co-curator Roger Palmer ( 15) and anthropologist Jean Cannizzo (22 .
Charles Bennie Mackintosh Wed l9 Jun. 7pm. Hunterian Art Gallery. Tickets £4 (£5 on door) from Hillltead Library. Art historian Pamela Robertson looks at Mackintosh‘s personal arid professional links with Glasgow‘s West End.
John Duncan Sat 22 Jun. 1pm. Street Level Gallery. Ray McKenzie and the artist give an exhibition tour.
Guardi’s Venice Fri t4 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Frances Bor'zello gives a talk.
Jonas Mekas Sat 15 Jun. 2.30pm. Filrrthouse. Lothian Road. Three short films by the Stills Gallery exhibiting artist: ‘Scenes From The Life Of Andy Warhol'. ‘Scenes From The Life Of George Mancunias' and ‘Happy Birthday John Lennon‘.
Getting Up Mon 17 Jun. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Frances Borzello discusses the work of Balthus.
Sir William Davidson With Charles Davidson Wed 19 Jun. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Ailsa Turner gives a talk on the work of Simon Luttichuys. Rodella Purves Wed 19 Jun. 7.30pm. City Art Centre. The artist talks about her botanical paintings. currently on show at the gallery.
Christ Driving The Moneychangers From The Temple Fri 21 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Ailsa Turner looks at this work by J acopo Bassano. Study For A Portrait 1991 Mon 24 Jun. 12.45pm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Philip Lortg gives a talk on Frances Bacon.
Two Battle Portraits Wed 26 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Frank Milner looks at two works by Philip James de Loutherbourg.
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