Gunn. focusing on the traditional life and modern day disintegration of Highland ﬁshing communities.
I ROYAL OOTAHIC GAROEH Inverleith House. InverIeith Row. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 10.30am—3.30pm. Photosynthesis Until 16 Mar. Remarkable new lightworks by Adam Barker-Mill. plus a specially constructed ‘dark space' in the ground floor gallery. See review.
I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon-Sun 10am-6pm.
Sttlart Robertson Until 11 Apr. An exhibition of ﬁgurative watercolours capturing the essence of life in India.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACAOEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £1.50 (£1).
117th Annual Exhibition Di 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 Critic's Choice. which is a selection of watercolours from Scottish artists and includes work by John Byrne. Wilhelmina Barnes-Graham and Patrick Heron.
I'THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Works On Paper Mon 10 Feb—5 Mar. Drawings. watercolours and prints by D.Y. Cameron. Plus 20th Century Scottish Paintings. a selection of paintings featuring work from John Bellany. Eileen Cooper. J.D. Ferguson and Craig Mulholland. Also on show Class by Ray Flavell. contemporary glass works.
I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MOOERH ART Belford Road. 556 8921 Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany. plus a
selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
lucien 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 Freud's ﬁrst oil painting and his only sculpture.
James McIntosh Patrick: ltlnetieth Birthday Display Until 20 Apr. To mark the Dundee-born painter's birthday. the display includes oil paintings. watercolours and prints dating from the early 1930s and four paintings based on the theme of the seasons which were very signiﬁcant early in the artist's career.
Animal life: a drawing by Alan Davie, teaturlng in the iirst retrospective devoted to his drawings at the Scottish National Gallery Di Modern Art, Edlnburgh until Sun 20 Apr
Alan Davie Drawings Sat 8 Feb—20 Apr. A chance to see over 120 drawings by the artist regarded as Scotland‘s greatest post- war ainter.
I OTTISH HATIOHAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921 Mon-Sat 10atn—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 or The Duke DI Buccleuch Until 23 Feb. An exquisite collection of 75 miniature paintings dating from 1480—1832. Double Vision: 19th Century Stereoscopic Photography Until 23 Feb. Free. First developed in the l850s. 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. 650 221 I. Tue-Sat lOam—Spm.
Julie Roberts Until 22 Feb. Following a Scottish Arts Council scholarship at the British School in Rome. rising start Roberts continues to explore the institutions that govern our lives. with a new series of works entitled ‘The Rome Paintings‘.
I TORRAHCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri l 1am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Inner lite Until 15 Feb. Over 50 new oil and watercolour paintings from Judith I. Bridgland. including Scottish landscapes and scenes from her travels to Crete. Cyprus and Italy.
I‘ ' 'jSE MUSEUM 142 Cat 9 4143. Mon—Sat IOan .’acked with historic
artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh’s ast and its eople.
I MUSEUM E CHILOHO O 42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon-Sun 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the
I PEOPLE’S STORY 163 Canongate. 529 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); Sun noon—San
Over The Threshold: 400 Years or The Scottish Home Until 6 Apr 1997. From huge families forced into two rooms. to modern hi-tech apartments. no area of Scottish home life goes untouched in this major new exhibition. Town and country. rich and poor. it‘s all here in the form of paintings. models. photographs and ﬁlm. Domestic Fragments Until 27 Apr. A specially commissioned photography exhibition by artist in resident John Kippin. shows an insight into the creation of The Museum of Scotland planned for 1998.
Valentines Cards Fri 14 Feb—l3 Apr. Over 200 examples or romantic. sentimental or satirical cards dating from 1830 to 1960. acquired by Shell UK Ltd in the 1960s.
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 8: Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the 50s. 60s. 70s and 80s.
I WRITERS’ MUSEUM Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 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 253 PERTH ROAO Contact Andrew Brook for information and viewing times on 01382 665023.
Smooth Operation Until 23 Feb. A private home exhibition featuring artwork from Dundee. Glasgow. London and Barcelona. Artists include Andrew Brook. Jakki Cunningham. Angus Miller and Pervaze Mohammed.
I CALLEHOAR HOUSE MUSEUM Callendar Park. 01324 612134. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm.
Behind The Scenes Until 22 Feb. An exhibition created by the Scottish Film Archive which looks into the history of
cinema in Scotland.
I THE LIIE GALLERY 238 The High Street. 01506 670268. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (closed on Wed); Sun I—4pm. Capturing The Moment Mixed-media exhibition from a selection of Scottish. Swedish and Polish artists exploring the theme of capturing the moment. Includes work by John Taylor and Annabel Crum- Ewing.
I MUSEUM G ART GALLERY High Street. 889 3151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Art In Focus Until 15 Feb. Wildlife photography exhibition by Heather Angel.
LECTURES & EVENTS
ltatural habitats: Biodiversity And The Environment Sat 15 Feb. 3pm. CCA. A talk given by Les Levidow and Ruth McNalIy. relating to the Animal exhibition currently on show.
Glasgow Visual Arts Forum Wed 19 Feb. 7pm. CCA. A public meeting of discussions and presentations to talk about the new Visual Arts policy for Glasgow. Speakers include Julian Spalding and Amanda Catto.
Madonna And Child Enthroned With Tobias And The Angel, St Francis And A Kneeling llun Fri 7 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. The painting by Francesco Botticini is discussed by Anabel Thomas.
to Dougeolr (The Candlestick) Mon 10 Feb. 12.45pm. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. BiII Hare looks at the work of George Braque.
Sir Daniel Wilson Wed 12 Feb. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Michael Cassin talks about the work of Sir George Reid.
Mackintosh’s Architecture Wed 12 Feb. 7-8pm. Central Library. John Watson discusses the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Landscape Fri 14 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Ghislaine Kenyon puts Hubert Robert’s work under the spotlight.
Three Stlll lites Mo 17 Feb. 12.45pm. Scottish National Ga cry of Modern Art. A talk given by Victoria Keller.
David llume Wed 19 Feb. 12.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Peter Jones looks at Allan Ramsay's work.
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Talbot Ric-2e Gallery
University of Edinburgh Old College, South Bridge Full events programme call 0131 650 2211
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