The pre-Fab Four: early pictures of the Beatles are among the fascinating exhibits in Music 100 at Edinburgh's City Art Centre

Mixed Exhibition Until 28 Feb. Mixed tnedia work by gallery artists.

light And Colour Sat I—l9 Mar. New work from artist Brendan Kelly. notably figurative paintings.


29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am-5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm. Line Cut and Elements Of Drawings. Sat 22 Feb—5 April. Two exhibitions curated by the Henry Moore Institute from David Nash. The first is a small group of abstract sculptures made from elm. beech. pine. oak. and ash. The second features drawings in charcoal. graphite. pastel. and earth selected from the Welsh landscape where his studio is situated.


~11 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30pm.

Chasing The Blues Until 5 Mar. An exhibition of new work by selected artists. Also ceramics by Alexandra Johannsen and contemporary jewellery by Leigh Fotheringham. Mary Graham. Sarah Graveson and Caroline Temple.


22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Tue~Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Artists New To The Gallery Until I Mar. A chance for experienced young artists to exhibit at the gallery. Also on show. ceramics. cushions. jewellery. prints and bronze sculptures.


60 High Street. 558 I866. Mon—Sun 9.30am—6pm (Sun 10am).

Natural Selection Fri 28 Feb—I June. An exhibition of paintings. sculpture. wall- hangings. ceramics. jewellery. wood and glass. inspired by the themes of sea. sky and shore.

MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 23-12. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm; Sat—Sun 10.30am—2.30pm.

Themes And Variations Until l4 Mar. The work of the Glasgow firm Gillespie Kidd & Coia is on display. including a number of commissions designed between 1955 and I985. It features a wide range of building types such as churches. schools. housing schemes and university colleges.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892i. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney. 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: Ninetieth

Birthday Display Until 20 Apr. To mark the Dundee-born painter's birthday. the display includes oil paintings. watercolours and prints which date from the early l930s and four paintings based on the theme of the seasons which were very significant early in the artist’s career. Alan Davie Drawings Until 20 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of over 120 drawings by the artist regarded as Scotland‘s greatest post-war painter. See preview.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892 I. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

The home of a fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Retnbrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova‘s beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until 1999. The Gallery has also recently acquired on loan from a private collection a major work by ()razio Gentileschi. 'l'lte Finding (If/Muses. which was painted for Charles I in the early l63()s.

In Grand Style: Large British Drawings And Watercolours Until 20 Mar. An impressive selection of watercolours. large drawings and cartoons. rarely shown at the gallery due to their size and vulnerability to light. The centrepieces of the exhibition are from Iirnest Briggs and George Stratton Ferrier.

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

White World Until 28 Feb. An exhibition chronicling the life and work of Glasgow- born writer Kenneth White. professor of 20th century poetry at the Sorbonne.


Queen Street. 556 892 I. 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 Of The Duke Of Buccleuch Until 23 Feb. An exquisite collection of 75 miniature paintings dating from 1480-1832.

Double Vision: 19th Century Stereoscopic Photography Until 23 Feb. First developed in the I85()s. 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

A Home Of Signs And Wonders - Photographs By Owen Logan Thurs o Mar—I June. ()ne of Scotland's leading contemporary photographers explores the religious culture of the people of Calabar. Southem Nigeria. Logan‘s past work has focused on minority cultures in Britain and in his new work. he examines how indigenous religious beliefs in Nigeria co- exists with the Christianity brought there


Hunterian Museum University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow 2|st February - 23rd March ‘97

9.30am - 5pm

Monday - Saturday

Admission to the exhibition is free.

by missionaries.

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75—79 Cutnberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Recent Paintings Until 5 Mar. New work by Whyn Lewis.

The Society Of Twelve Until 5 Mar. Early 20th century prints from a group of twelve printers. including Sir William Nicholson. Sir David Young Cameron. Francis Dodd and Edward Gordon Craig. Recent Sculptures Until 6 Mar. Ceramic scul tures by Jeremy James.

Designer Jewellery Until 27 Mar. Contemporary jewellery by Nicola Hurst.

Rbhgi Scoit/tish Academy


~13 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91 I. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm.

Steel Fri 28 Feb-5 Apr. Catherine Yass' unique photographic process involves colour transparencies exhibited as large- scale light boxes. Steel is a series of new light box works which explore the environment at British Steel‘s Port Talbot Plant.

Grave Fri 28 Feb-5 Apr. Site-specific light box works created in Edinburgh‘s Greyfriars Churchyard by Catherine Yass.

The exhibition has been commissioned by

Portfolio to accompany Steel. See preview.


23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

9 Translations From The Chinese Until 27 Feb. Screen prints by George Donald. Plus a selection of published prints.


Painting Sculpture Printmaking Architecture

This unique Exhibition shows works from all four Scottish colleges of Art and Architecture Departments at Edinburgh and Strathclyde Universities.

Here is your chance to buy works from young artists on the threshold of their careers.

QUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Robin Baillie Until I Mar. Landscapes of

lidinburgh and further afield by this local painter.

Ian Robertson and Philip Duthie Mon 3—29 Mar. An exhibition featuring two artists. Ian Robertson's work is mainly

MARCH 1 - 12 Opening day 2pm - 5pm Daily 10am - 5pm Sundays 2pm - 5pm


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