you‘ve been hanging out iii any of Edinburgh’s many coffee and cake-type establishments recently. then you tnight find yourself itnmortalised in one of Richard Klein's lovely oil pastels. All works are framed and cost £50.
I BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Sat l()am-—6pm (Sat lptn ). New Acquisitions Until 24 Dec. Newly acquired paintings by Scottish artists. Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. Oil and watercolour paintings. drawings and etchings ranging from ﬁll-£5000.
I CALTON GALLERY l0 Royal 'l'crrace. 556 l()l0. Mon-l‘ri Ilium-6pm; Sat l0am—lpm.
Christmas Exhibition Until 23 Dec. Scottish. British and littropean paintings by Samuel Bough. John Maclauchlan Milne. Alexander Nasmyth and tnany more. plus a selection of l-tench l‘lth century sculpture.
I CARLYLES North Bridge. 556 7277. Daily l0am—7pm (Thurs *Sat 9pm). David Roberts Until 31 Jan. The coffee shop plays ltost to an enviable collection of hand-coloured lithographs by this fatnous rags-to-riches l'idinburglt son. including scenes of the Holy Land. ligypt. Nubia and Palestine.
I CENTRAL LIBRARY i‘ine Arts Department. King George W Bridge. David Bell Until 27 Dec. Land. sea and townscape paintings by David Bell.
I CITY ART CENTRE Market Street. 52‘) 3993. Mon~Sat l0am-~-5pm.
Hong Kong - City Of Tomorrow Until 4 Jan. A fascinating look at the architecture and living conditions of one of the world's most densely populated cities. Featuring large-scale photographs. architects' models. computer and audio- visual works and a reconstruction of a ‘typical' Hong Kong ﬂat. the exhibition explores the problems faced by designers in a city with a population of over six million.
Peoples OI Edinburgh Until 4 Jan. The result of an eighteen-month long community project. this insightful exhibition looks at the rich diversity of culture in the city of Edinburgh. featuring photographs. videos. live displays and the opportunity to dress tip arid play musical instruments.
Imagined Lands Until 4 .Ian. intricately detailed postage stamps depicting an imaginary world by Donald l—Ivans. on show alongside specially commissioned works by six Scottish artists.
I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22—28 C ockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ham-5.30pm. My Beautiful Beast Until 21 Dec. New multi-media work by people living directly and indirectly with HlV and AIDS. Artists Multiples Until 2t Dec. The gallery's Project Rootn is transformed into an Aladdin's cave full of key rings. candles. T-shirts. toothbrush sets. soup tins (1’). bouncy balls and lots of other nonsense you can‘t possibly live without this Christmas.
I CONTACT GALLERY Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 221 072 l. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm (Fri 2.30pm ). Fused Until l6 Jan. Lively hand-cast paper collages and ink drawings created during a series of workshops at Grindlay Court Centre.
I COWGATE ARTS 233 Cowgate. 225 3013. Tue—Sat l.30—6pm.
Between Breathing Until 2t Dec. New works by one of Scotland's leading living artists. Annette Edgar. See lectures.
I CYBERIA 88 Hanover Street. 220 4403. Daily llam—lOpm (Sun 7pm).
Totem Until l5 Jan. Mixed media abstracts by artist Lucjana Condie. exploring the diverse meaning of symbols.
I DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm; Sat noon-2pm.
Inge Ellegaard Until l4 Dec. Two series of paintings by this esteemed Danish artist. who uses classical myths to
interpret today's society.
I DUNEDIN GALLERY 6 Hillside Street. 557 3753. Tue—Sat Ham—6pm (Sat 4.30pm).
James Gibson Sat l4 Dec—9 Jan. A selection of new paintings by artist James Gibson.
Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. A wide range of oil. acrylic and watercolour paintings priced from £50—£300. and ceramics from £10—£35.
I EDINBURGH CITY YOUTH CAFE Victoria Terrace. Mon/Wed/l-‘ri 6—9.30ptn. Photography Exhibition Until 23 Dec. An exhibition and sale of photographs capturing the contrasting landscapes and cultures of Scotland and Latin America. I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22l 6000. Mon—Thurs l0am—8pm; liri l0am—5pm; Sat 10am—2pm.
Images 21 Until l9 Dec. A showcase of sotne of the best in British illustration. Masters or Design Degree Show Until 17 Dec. Work by I996 graduates. including interior design. theatre costume. glass. furniture. film. photography and graphic design.
Critical Pictures Mon 6—20 Jan. Paintings. prints and drawings by Merlin James.
I THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri Ham—5pm; Sat l()atn—lpm.
Christmas Exhibition Until 30 Dec. Over 150 small paintings and sculptures by 40 gallery artists including Josephine Graham and Albert Cumming. Work by gallery artists will be shown throughout January and February.
I EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat l0am-6pm.
Prints For Presents Until 2l Dec. Unique and original work by Printshop members. all for sale for under £75. plus a selection of recently published prints.
I FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street. 225 2 l96. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm; Sat l0am—2pm.
Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. Gallery artists frotn the past. present and future join forces for the Firth‘s Christmas show. with oil. acrylic. watercolour. ink. pencil and mixed media paintings.
I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat l0am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Northern Lights Until I Feb. The work of eight leading contemporary artists from Britaitt and America. who use light to create challenging and innovative installations. See review.
I GALLERY 41 4| Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon-Sat lO.30am—5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. Small paintings and prints ranging from £35 upwards. plus lots ofceramics. sculpture. automated toys and a selection of contemporary jewellery.
I JUDITH GLUE GALLERY 60 High Street. 558 I866. Mon—Sun 9.30atn-6pm (Sun 10am).
A Gothic Christmas Until 24 Dec. Forget sugarplum fairies. this collection of furniture. mirrors. clocks. paintings. ceramics. glass and jewellery by Scottish artists and craftspeople captures the more mysterious side of Christmas.
I HANOVER FINE ARTS 22a Dundas Street. 556 2l8l. Mon—Fri l0.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Small Paintings For Christmas Until 4 Jan. Over 150 works by 60 gallery artists. including paintings. prints. Mackintosh- style jewellery. sculpture. textiles. resin boxes and cushions.
I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm (Sat Ipm).
Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. Oils. watercolours and sculpture by contemporary artists including Mary Ann Rogers and wildlife painter Jonathan Sainsbury.
I INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECDSSE l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Tue-Sat
"I have an interest in the invisible light, the light perceptible only in the mind... I want to address the light that we see in dreams... ”'
An exhibition of new work in light featuring:
Adam Barker—Mill Patrick Beveridge Richard Ellis Andrew Gifford James Turrell Wenyon & Gamble Ally Wallace
* exhibition ends 1 February 1997
NORTHERN LIGHTS COMMISSION:
Announcing Lottery go—ahead for Peter Fink’s award winning light mast and pavement design commissioned by THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY.
FRUITMARKET FESTIVE EVENTS:
CONTEMPORARY ART BOOKSHOP SALE Sat 28 December to Sun 12 January 1997.
Featuring live music and ambient sound from FELLOW. 1st January, 1—5 pm.
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF T. 0131—225 2383 F. 0131-220 3130
Open Tuesday—Saturday, 10 am—6 pm Sunday 12—5 pm. Admission free.
FESTIVE PERIOD: closed Sun 22 to Fri 27 December inclusive. Sat 28 December to Thurs 2 January, open daily 12—5 pm. Normal opening from Fri 3 January 1997.
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