I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. lvion~~Sun 10am—6pm.
Objects To Think With Until 31 Jan. ()il pairttings ofclrildrerr and scertes from the urban landscapes. by Canadian artist Joan Dymiarriw.
Stuart Robertson Mon 3 Feb-l 1 Apr. An exhibition of figurative watercolours capturing the essence of life iii India.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 2256671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Strrr 2--5ptn. £1.50 (£1).
117th Annual Exhibition Dt Watercolour Paintings Until 13 Feb. Over 400 paintings by members of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours. A new feature of this exhibition is the ('ririt'iv Clio/re. a selection of watercolours front Scottish artists including work by John Byrne. \N'ilhelruina Barnes—Graham and Patrick Heron.
I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm: Sat lilitill~~lplii
George Devlin Until 5 Feb. New paintings and pastels depictirtg the landscapes of Tuscany and France. Also on show. A Sense Di Place. contemporary textiles and jewellery by Linda Green and Jack Cunningham.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. .\lon-—Sal 10am-5pm; Strrt 2—5pnt. Art impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney. Bellany. plus a selection of Dada and Strrrealist paintings. Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Until 31 Jan. lileven paintings and drawings by one of Scotland's tnost distinguished living artists. Lucian Freud: Early Works Until 13 Apr. This is the first exhibition in Britain devoted to Freud‘s early work and includes around 30 paintings and drawings created between 1936 and 1945. It also features Freuds first oil painting and his only sculpture. See review. James McIntosh Patrick: Ninetieth Birthday Display Sat l Feb-20 Apr. To mark the Dundee-born painter‘s birthday. the display includes oil paintings.
A time for reflection: a piece by lisa Fleming and Kerrie iield
watercolours and prints which date from the early 19305 and four paintings based on the theme of the seasons which were very signiﬁcant early in the artist‘s career. I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892 l. Mon—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.
Portrait Miniatures From The Collection Di The Duke Di Buccleuch Until 23 Feb. An exquisite collection of 75 miniature paintings dated 1480—1832.
Double Vision: 19th Century Stereoscopic Photography Until 23 Feb. Free. First developed in the 1850s. this extremely popular photographic process led the way until moving pictures took over. Seen through hand-held stereoscopic viewers. the exhibition features over 50 images from the gallery‘s permanent collection. including panoramas. portraits and humorous scenes.
I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm.
Julie Roberts Until 22 Feb. Following a Scottish Arts Council scholarship at the British School in Rome. rising star Roberts continues to explore the institutions that govern our lives. with a new series of works entitled ‘The Rortte Paintings‘.
I TDRRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Sun, Sea And Sand - William Ferguson Until 25 Jan. An exhibition of paintings from this local artist.
Inner lite Mon 3—15 Feb. ()ver 50 new oil and watercolour paintings from Judith 1 Bridgland. including Scottish landscapes and scenes from her travels to Crete. Cyprus and ltaly.
I WASPS GALLERY Patriot Hall. off Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Sun 12- 5pm.
Christine Frew A series of portraits where the artist chooses the subject. reversing the traditional notion of patron commissioned portraiture.
trom the Score exhibition at Cate Cyberia, Edinburgh
I HUHTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this tnuseurn tells the story of Edinburgh’s past arid its people.
I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun lOam--6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages. I PEOPLE’S STDRY 163 Canongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.
I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm): Strn noon—5an
Over The Threshold: 400 Years or The Scottish Home Until 6 Apr 1997. From huge families forced into two rooms. to modertt hi-tech apartments. no area of Scottish home life goes untouched irt this tnajor new exhibition. Town and country. rich and poor. it’s all here in the form of paintings. models. photographs and film. The Ivy Wu Gallery This new permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. many of which are on show for the first time.
Art & Industry An educational arid fun interactive gallery that features everything frotn an Elton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and re-Iive the fashions. music and pastimes of the 50s. 60s. 70s and 80s.
I WRITERS’ MUSEUM Lady Stairs Close. 529-1901. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's rttost famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I EAST KILDRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ld Coach Road. East Mains. 01355 261000. Mon—Fri lOam—lOpm: Sat/Sun noon—lOpnr
Grimm’s Fairy Tales Until 22 Feb. ()ver 30 etchings by David Hockney based on. arid capturing the mood of. six fairy-tales from the Brothers Grimm.
I CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE ()3 North Street. 01334 474610. Mort—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
Fractal Landscapes From The Real World Until 9 Feb. Photography by Bill Hirst. a touring exhibition from the Site Gallery in Sheffield. tackles the traditional subject of landscape from an unusual perspective. Also Grasping The Nettle gives an insight into the work of leading Scottish architectural practice. Nicoll Russell
I MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. 01786 467163. Tue-Sat noon-5pm.
The African Symbols Di Communications Fri 31 Jan—S Mar. A Collection of sculptural paintings. stone sculptures and ink drawings by Koti Gift Amu Logotse.
LECTURES & EVENTS mics-
lectures are listed by city, then by date.
Glasgow The Lost Ark Sat 25 Jan. 3pm. CCA.
Artists (Cornelia llesse-llonnegger and Britta Jaschinskt discuss their work in the Animal exhibition.
Derek Sewers Tue ZS Jart. 1.15pm. Java Internet Cafe. A short talk by the artist who is currently exhibiting installation work.
Finding Things Out Sat 1 Feb. 3pm. Transmission Gallery. Billy Clark talks about his work presented in the current Hung Kong leuml exhibition.
Neil Cadoo Tue 4 Feb. 1.15pm. Java Internet Cafe. Lunchtime talk by one of the installation artists currently on show. The Quick And The Dead: The History And Uses Di Taxidermy Tue 4 Feb. 7pm. CCA. Simon Costitt. one of the exhibiting artists in the Animal t'.\'/il/)lllr)li talks with taxidermist Dick llenry
A Reading or Ovid (Tyros) Mon 27 Jan. 12.45pm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Robin Baillie gives a talk on the work of Percy Wyndham Lewis. Mackintosh As An Artist And Designer Wed 2‘) Jan. 7-Spm. Central Library. John Watson discusses the work ofCharles Rennie Mackintosh.
General George Monck, 1st Duke Di Albemarle Wed 2‘) Jan. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Sir Peter Lely's work is discussed by Michael Cassin. Portrait Dr A Young Man Fri 31 Jan. 12,-i5pnr. National Gallery of Scotland. Julia Lloyd Williams looks at this work by Jan Lievens.
Edouard Vuillard Mon 3 Feb. 12.45pm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Belinda Thotttson looks at the paintings of Vuillard. .
The Duke oi Buccleuch’s Miniatures Wed 5 Feb. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Stephen Lloyd gives a talk on the current exhibition.
7 December 1996—1 February 1997
An exhibition of light— based work featuring:
”/ have an interest in the invisible light, the light perceptible only in
the mind... light that we see in dreams... ”
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY 45 Market Street, Edinburgh eiti 1df T. 0131—225 2383 F. 0131—220 3130 Open Tuesday—Saturday, 10am—6pm Sunday 12—5pm. Admission free
/ want to address the
Adam Barker—Mill Patrick Beveridge Richard Ellis Andrew Gifford
Wenyon & Gamble
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