The Chairs: new British furniture on show at Phillips until 27 Aug


or comedian Billy Connolly. but now you can hear them as well. including a soundbite front William Gladstone dating back to 1889.

I EDITH SIMON STUDIO Chaplaincy Centre. Bristo Square. 650 2656. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

Thesis, Antithesis, Synthesis Until I Sept. Simon presents her annual Festival show. featuring paintings. sculpture. graphics and video. backed by the bold proclamation 'You can see what it is. you don‘t have to ask or gttess' go along and judge for yourself.

I ST BRIDE’S Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. Mon—Sun 10am-10pm.

Brian Hartley Until 31 Aug. An exhibition of drawings and paintings inspired by the passion and energy of dance.

Collective ———rnnm

Terry Atkinson


Biographies Collaborations Exhibition 7 - 31 August 1996

The Collective Gallery presents a unique resource for the immediate sale of small-scale fine art work

by contemporary artists.

Also Edinburgh's best selection of art magazines and a wide range of

artists' cards and postcards.

11am - 5.30pm Tues - Sat and 1-4 pm Sun day

22 - 28 C00 kburn St Edinburgh EH1 INY Tel: 0131- 2201260

. festival art

I ST JOHN’S CHURCH Corner of Lothian Road/Princes Street. Info: 661 6600. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm.

Edinburgh Etching Group Until 31 Aug. Original contemporary artwork by six local artists. featuring city views. landscapes and animal studies.

The Great West End Cratt And Design Fair Until 31 Aug. A wide selection of contemporary craftwork. from decorated mirrors to hand-made designer jumpers. with new exhibitors showing each week. I STUDIO ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon-Sat lOam—6pm; Sun 2—5pm. living In Eden Until 7 Sept. Paintings and Raku sculpture inspired by the Eden Valley in Curnbria by artist Lorna Graves. whose work is on permanent display at the Tate. London and Metropolitan. New York.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5an

A Man Tied Up In His Own Composition Until 8 Sept. New paintings and prints by Adrian Wiszniewski. highlighting the recent style developments of this exceptional Glasgow artist.

Artiticial Horizons And Eccentric Ladders Until 8 Sept. A major exhibition of work by influential artist Eduardo Paolozzi. tracing five decades of his collage and printing techniques.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Scottish Watercolours Until 31 Aug. West Highland landscape paintings by Tom Shanks. seascapes by Bill Wright. and still lifes by Norma Hansell. with gold and silverjewellery by Sheana Stephen. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Mon—Sun 10am—midnight. Dazzle Until 3| Aug. Over 1000 pieces of jewellery by 45 major contemporary designers working in everything from gold and silver to paper and wood.

I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall. off Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mort—Sun noon—6pm.

IO Years OI WASPS Until 31 Aug. The Gallery celebrates ten creative years with ajoint exhibition of painting and applied art by artists from all three WASPS venues in Stockbridge. Leith and Dalry. Work from the studios cart also be viewed at Assembly Rooms. George Street and Gilded Balloon. Cowgate.

I ZYW GALLERY 7—9 Bell‘s Brae. Dean Village.l225 3829. Mon—Sun I 1am-6pm. letran Chogoshttlli: Paintings Front Georgia Until 31 Aug. The Zyw‘s hand over their gallery space to someone outside the family for the first time with the arrival of this prestigious Russian artist. whose work captures the nobility and heritage of historical Georgia.


I CAMEO CINEMA Home Street. 228 4141. Mon—Wed 6—1 1.30pm; Thurs 4pm—lam. Sat lpm—lam; Sun

1—1 1.30pm.

The Collective Expression Mon 26 Aug—8 Sept. Photographs by Torn Pietrasik capturing jazz and blues musicians in performance. including Dizzy Gillespie. Courtney Pine and B. B. King.

I CITYLAB 35 Dundas Street. 556 7822. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

In Partnership With Design Until 30 Aug. Work by award-winning freelance commercial photographers Stephen Kearney and Paul Watt. featuring still lifes. portraits and panoramic landscapes. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mort—Sun 10am—5pm. Prayer And Despair Until 31 Aug. One of five Festival exhibitions taking place at ECA this year. the show features new photographic work by Pradip Malde. produced during trips to India. Russia. Honduras and Japan.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 4840. Mon—Sat 10am—8pm.

The Green Light Until 31 Aug. Documentary photography by Susan Richards. capturing life backstage at a theatre. frorn local am-dmm's to professional companies. taken during the final cue before curtain up - the green light. I PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION CENTRE 68 Great King Street. 445 1515. Mon—Sat 10am—8pm; Sun 1—5pm. £1.50 (£1). International Photography Until 31 Aug. The Edinburgh Photographic Society present over 200 works in both black and white and colour. by artists from around the world. illustrating the diversity of styles evident in the photographic medium.

I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—4.30pm. £1.50 (75p).

Stilled lives Until 21 Sept. Photographic and sculptural work by Helen Chadwick. who until her untimely death earlier this year was considered one of the most prominent artists working in the UK. Entitled ‘Cameos' and ‘Unnatural Selection'. the works feature portraits from medical museums and explore the in-vitro fertilisation process.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm. £4 (£2.50).

George Rodger: The Atrican Photographs Until 6 Oct. Complementing the RSA‘s ‘1.ivingstone‘ exhibition. the show features 90 pictures by one of the leading photo-journalists of World War 11. who was sent to Africa by Life magazine to cover the battling Free French. and continued to photograph the continent and its people for many years.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat 1 lam—5pm. Barbara E88 Until 14 Sept. The first Scottish showing of work by this important American photographer. Using a pin-hole camera. Ess creates large-scale photographs which allow a different perspective of everyday objects. people and landscapes.

I THEATRE EAST END St Paul‘s and St George's. York Place. Info: 556 1202. Mon—Sat I 1am- 10pm.

Martin Bence Until 31 Aug. Photographs by Martin Bence exploring the contemporary analogies to be drawn from medieval images of mythical bestiary.


I MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mort—Fri 10.30am—4.30pm.

Dve Amp 1895-1988 Until 20 Sept. A retrospective exhibition celebrating the work of Ove Arup. one of the most important engineers of the 20th century. who worked on such prominent buildings as Coventry Cathedral and Sydney Opera House.

I RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Water In The City - Myth And Technology Until 12 Sept. An exploration of how water has shaped and re-shaped our cities. I ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND 9 Atholl Crescent. 229 1109. Daily 9am—4pm.

011 The Drawing Board Until 31 Aug. A look at the often contentious issue of locating modern architecture in historic settings. with examples from across Scodand.

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 Lawnmarket. Royal Mile. 226 5856. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Suit 2—5pm. A superb example of home life irt 17th century Old Town Edinburgh.

I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh‘s past and its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun IOam—6pm. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

Festival Exhibitions:

Prayer and Despair

New Photographic Work by Pradip Malde

Poetry of Place The Art of William Geissler


Contemporary Painting, Sculpture, Drawing 6 Printmaking

Children’s Fringe Poster Competition

Open 11 - 31 August

The College aims to promote student creativity tn the Arts and the Environment

lOam - 5pm Lauriston Place. Edinburgh EH3 9DF Tel: 0131 221 6032



Postgraduate Painting, Tapestry. Printmaking, SI Sculpture

Festival Cafe open daily

Admission Free


‘Amantiedupinhisowncomposition' New work from ADRIAN WISZNIEWSKI and


‘Artiticial landscapes and eccentric ladders’

A new British Council exhibition 01 Works on Paper (1946-1995) by EDUARDO PAOLOZZI plus maQUettes for his major new commission for the University of Edinburgh

8 August-8 September Mon-Sat IO-S, Sun 2-5 __ qt


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