Critic's Choice (The Observer, The Guardian, The List!

10 August -6 October

lnverleith House Royal Botanic Garden daily 10 - 5 admission free


12th Summer Festival Exhibition

Paintings by over 60 contemporary artists from Scotland & abroad inc. Belgium, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Romania, Russia. Ukraine & the USA with sculptures in bronze, marble & wood, ceramics, jewellery, wooden boxes & prints.

5th-3lst August 1996 Mon-Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm




lintnn Boyle‘s lirst l-‘ringe Sculpture lixhibition in 30 years. In I\\'() sertions, it portrays; “l‘he Streets \\ here I l.i\‘edf and "the \\ar Zone'.

.\ powerful and ('\()t‘illl\ e experience - not to be missed!

August 5 - 3|, IOam - 6pm (not Suns)

at Demarco European Art Foundation, St Mary’s School, 3 York Lane/Albany Street, Edinburgh EHI 3HY

Tel :0l3l 557 0707. Entry free.

festival art


Festival Exhibitions Until 3l Aug. Five diverse shows fill ECA‘s galleries and studios this Festival:

Prayer And liespair (see photography). Poetry or Place: The Art or William Geissler (1894-1963) A retrospective of landscape paintings and drawings by this lesser-known contemporary of Gilles. Networking Contemporary Scottish paintings. sculpture. prints and drawings by eleven accomplished artists including Barbara Rae and Gordon Munro. Children’s Fringe Poster Competition Two hundred of the best entries for this year's competition. won by Edinburgh schoolgirl Dawn Exley.

Postgraduate Students Work Painting. sculpture. tapestry and printmaking front the 1996 Postgraduate degree shows.

I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY l8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon-Fri Ham—5pm; Sat IOam-lpm.

The Edinburgh Show Part II Until 31 Aug. A wide selection ofdiverse paintings by Gallery artists. including Karen Mclntyre. Joyce Cairns, Andrew Fitzpatrick. Geoffrey Squire. Martin Churchill. Hugh Mclntyre and more.

I EDINBURGH PRINTMANERS WDRKSHDP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat


Henry Moore Until 7 Sept. Best known for his sculpture. Moore had other talents. and this exhibition of collographs. lithographs and etchings features some important examples front each stage of his printmaking career. All works are for sale. ranging from a few hundred to several thousand pounds.

I EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY STAFF CLUB Chambers Street. Mon-Sat 9ain-lam. Visions DI Six Until l4 Sept. Paintings and drawings by four women artists, all in their final year at Edinburgh College of Art.

Artists In Chains Until 3| Aug. Woodcuts by Korean artist Hong Song Dam. accompanied by poems by writers who, like Song Dam, have been imprisoned for their beliefs.

I EDINBURGH ZDD Entrance Complex, Corstorphine Road, 334 9l7l. Mon-Sat 9am—6pm; Sun 9.30atn—6pm.

Tall Tales From The Zoo Until 6 Sept. Exuberant and humorous watercolour paintings by artist-in-residence at the zoo. Janice Gray.

I THE ELEPHANT HDUSE 21 George [V Bridge. Info: 0385 790465.

The Blackbird’s Song Until 31 Aug. An exhibition of paintings by artist Carol Carstairs who makes strong use of colour. texture and light.

I ENGLISH SPEANIIE UNIDN 23 Atholl Crescent. 229 l528. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm. Scottish Art 1996 Until 3| Aug. The ESU present a varied selection of paintings by Scottish artists for their I996 Festival exhibition.

I FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 2 I96. Tue—Fri l lam—5pm; Sat

| lam—4pm.

The Festival At The Firth Until 3i Aug. A vibrant collection of oils. watercolours and collages by six women artists.

I FRDNTIERS GALLERY 254 Canongate. Royal Mile, 556 279i. Mon-Sat IOam—6pm; Sun l—6pm.

Scottish Painters Until 9 Sept. An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Jacqueline Power, Nancy McKenzie and Roanne Grixoni.

I THE FRUITMARNET GALLERY 29 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon-Sun l0.30am—7pm.

Reckoning With The Past Until 28 Sept. Contemporary painting by fifteen artists from three centres of Chinese culture - China, Hong Kong and Taiwan - highlighting the diversity of work

produced within different social and political systems.

I GALERIE MIRAGES 46a Raeburn Place. 3l5 2603. Mon-Sat IOam-5.30pm. Festival Exhibition Until 6 Sept. A wide collection of ethnic and designer jewellery made from a variety of materials including amber. pearl and marble. plus textiles, furniture. glass. iron and ceramics inspired by the Taj Mahal and Moghul art.

I GALLERY 41 4l Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon-Sat IOam-5.30pm.

Festival Exhibition Until 4 Sept. Contemporary jewellery, ceramics. glass, wood. automated toys and sculpture by over 50 invited artists.

I GLASGDW PRINT STUDID 29 Castle Street, 0585 2160979. Mort—Sat

IOam—5 .30pm.

Unique And Original Until 3! Aug. The Print Studio moves east for the Festival. with an exhibition of original prints. paintings and jeweller .

I HANDVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 218]. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat IOam—4pm.

12th Summer Festival Exhibition Until 31 Aug. Paintings by over 60 contemporary artists from around the world. including Brazil, China, India. Russia and the USA. as well as work by a wide range of Scottish artists, from recent graduates to experienced artists.

I HAMILTDN 8t INCHES 87 George Street, 225 4898. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm (Sat 9.30am).

The Nation's iletv Silver Until 23 Aug. The first Scottish showing of this major collection of modern silver. commissioned by The Silver Trust for use in government houses such as l0 Downing Street.

I ISTITUTD ITALIAND DI CULTURA 82 Nicolson Street, 668 2232. Mon—Fri IOam-5 pm.

Alighiero E. Boetti Until 30 Aug. The first Scottish showing of work by this significant Italian artist who during the l960s was one of the leaders of the ‘Arte Povera‘ movement.

I JUDITH GLUE GALLERY 60 High Street. 558 1866. Mon—Fri 9.30am—9pm; Sat 9.30am—7pm; Sun IOam—6pm.

Scottish Festival Twist Until 6 Oct. Paintings. prints. glass. ceramics and jewellery. both traditional and contemporary, by a variety of Scottish artists.

I KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon-Sat l lam—4.30pm.

Barbara calmer Until 6 Sept. Contemporary oils and watercolours featuring the landscapes of Spain and Italy, plus a selection of still lifes by accomplished artist Barbara Balmer. Also on show, bronze and stone sculpture by Simon Manby. glass vessels inspired by the sea by Moray Miller and Spanish brooches by Rachel Mackie.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 4840. Mon—Sat IOam—8pm. Underground Theatre Until 31 Aug. Bold. dramatic paintings depicting the London Underground, by The City of Leeds Young Artist of The Year. Angel Bowman.

I METRDPDLE GDFFEE HDUSE 33 Newington Road. 648 4999. Mon-Sat 8.30am-late; Sun IOam—10pm.

Fiona Maealister Until 16 Sept. Landscape-based mixed media paintings by Edinburgh artist Fiona Macalister. inspired by the Meadows and Waverley Station.

I JDHN MUIR TRUST l8l Canongate. Mon-Sat Ham-5pm.

The Towns And cities or Europe Until 30 Aug. An exhibition of drawings. paintings. collages and constructions by former principal of Duncan of

W List 23 Aug-5 Sept I996