Home Street. 228 4141. Morn-Wed 6—11.3()pm;Thurs 4pm-lam; Sat lpm——lam: Sun l-l 1.30pm. Languageland Until 6 Apr. Photographer Gair Dunlop's recent work looks at the resonances of politics. identity and romanticism iii the landscape of the Nortlt West Highlands of Scotland. Language/turd is a work in progress show ‘which seeks to illuminate our relationship with landscape as a major bttilding block of cultural iderttity.‘
CENTRAL LIBRARY Fine Art Library. (ieorge 1V Bridg 5584. Mon -l‘ri 9am—9pm: Sat 9am-—lpm.
Street Photographs Wed 2 ~29 Apr. John Kemplay's street photographs taken in Edinburgh. (jlasgow. Paris and Rome.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat Ilium-5pm; Sun noon-5pm (Music 100 only). £3.75 (£2.70).
Music 100 Until 31 May. A unique interactive exhibition which celebrates 100 years of recorded sound and looks at the impact tnusic has had on otir lives. The Bigger The Better Until 12 Apr. Large contemporary works frorn the City's collection. dating from the l96()s to the present day. A starting point for the display is Alan Davie's Serpents BI’t‘tIf/I. which was recently acquired by the gallery.
Changing Perceptions Sat 22 Mar-~11) May. A multi-sensory show presenting sotne of the most interesting work currently being produced iii Scotland. It explores the sense of touch. sound and smell and is therefore accessible to blind. partially sighted and fully-sighted visitors.
22 —28 Cockburn Street. 221) 1261). Tue—Sat Ham-5.30pm.
Paired Land Until 5 Apr. The ﬁrst solo show for Donald Urquhart since his return from a Scottish Arts Council Residency in Artisterdam. featuring two and three-dimensional work.
Wildlife Garden Until 29 Mar. Mini models by Caroline Woodley in the Project Rootii.
Closing Credits The l -5 Apr. New video installation work by Duncan (ianley III the gallerys Project Room. CONTACT GALLERY (iritidlay Court Centre. (jrindlay Street Court. 221 ()721. Mon -l-‘ri l()am 4pm 12.3llpm liri 1.
Of The Elements Until 3 Apr. Lino prints and wall hangings created during a series of workshops led by Ross Cieorgeson. with artists at St Helen's Centre.
88 Hanover Street. 221144113. Daily 1 lam 1(lpm 17pm Sun).
Beautiful Space tintil 25 Mar. An exhibition by freelance fashion photographer lain Bruce. which sets out to capture the most beautiful images ptissiltlt‘. lie explores I\\'() different subjects: fashion photography and scientific documentation and removes tltem from their tisual environments.
DEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION
St Mary’s School. 3 York Lane. 557 (17117. Mon I'll (not Thurs) 11am 5pm: Thurs 2 8pm; Sat- Sun noon 5pm. Equation Sat 22 Mar 6 Apr. A group show complementing the Iidirtbut‘gh International Science l-‘estiyal. lixhtbtting artists include the following: Evidence Ruse l'il'alll's recent installation work looks at the biological artd psychological factors wluclt result in the suppression of ideas.
What The Farmer Does Not Know He Will Not Eat (ierhard Lang's work is the
result of working in German Police headquarters using the it/enrikit technique to create ‘monster images' which superimpose animal features onto the human face.
Circumstance And Red Shift Sculptures by Renny Nisbet exploring the mechanics of natural balance and the sources ofettergy used and generated within a structure. See preview. Manresa Joseph Beuys performed the art work in 1966 and this installation documents the 1966 Manresa show.
THE EDINBURGH GALLERY
18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 10am-1pm.
Margaret Ballantyne Mon 24 Mar—15 Apr. Landscapes and still life studies by Margaret Ballantyne.
John Crawford Mon 24 Mar—l5 Apr. Paintings exploring the sea. harbours. boats and also small abstract compositions.
Alan Connell Connell's work starts with an idea and expands the concept through different levels of thought. The resulting pictorial representation is only an illusion that hides what is under the surface.
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
29 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue-Sat l().3()am—5.3()pm; Stm rioon—5prti. Line Cut and Elements of Drawings. Until 5 Apr. Two exhibitions curated by the Henry Moore lnstittrte 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.
41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Morr-Sat I().3()am-5.3(Ipm.
Ways Of Seeing Until 2 Apr. New figurative paintings by Des Gorman. Also on show. turned wood. ceramics. glass. silver. sculpture and prints by various artists.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Tue- I‘ri ll).3()anr-6pm: Sat l()am—4pm. Realism And Impressionism From Ukraine Until 29 Mar. The third annual exhibition of established contemporary artists. ranging frorn still life to rural and industrial landscapes. Artists include (irygorily Shishko. Tetyana llolimbrevska and livgeniy Volobuey.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mort-Sun 9.30am till late.
Exterieurs NUitS Until 26 Apr. Work by photographers playing with light to evoke night. curated by the (ialerie du Chateau d’liau in Toulouse. Artists include Jean—Claude Belegou. Marie- Jesus Dial. and Bernard Plossu.
JUDITH GLUE GALLERY
61) High Street. 558 1866. Mon—Sun 9.3()am 6pm (Sun lllaml.
Natural Selection tintil 1 Jun. Paintings. sculpture. wall-hangings. ceramics. jewellery. wood and glass. inspired by the themes of sea. sky and shore.
5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue Sat llatn 4.30pm. Images Of Scotland l-‘ri 21 Mar '11 Apr. The many moods of the Scottish landscape are captured in this group show by \arlotts artists. including William Cadenhead. liay Clark. Alison Dunlop and Gay (irossart.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY 1'niversity of lidinburgh. Department of Architecture. 2() Chambers Street. 651) 2342. Mon Fri 1(lam 4.3llpm.
Page And Park Mon 24 .\l;n--- 18 Apr. An insight into the work of architects Page and Park. whose projects include adaptations of existing historical buildings. gallery and museum projects.
new housing projects and historical conservation work. The practice have won over 40 design awards for their work. See preview.
METROPOLE COFFEE HOUSE
22 Newington Road. 668 4999. Mon—Sun l()am—l()pm.
Paintings In Watercolour Until 9 Apr. A collection of florals and landscapes of Scotland by Avril Strong.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921 Mon—Sal 10am—5pm; Sttn 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.
Lucian Freud: Early Works Until 13 Apr. This is the first exhibition in Britain devoted to l-‘reud's early work and includes around 31) 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 l93()s and four paintings based on the tlterne of the seasons which were very significant early in the artist's
Alan Davie Drawings Until 20 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of over 12() drawings by the artist regarded as Scotland's greatest post-war painter.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mott—Sat 1(lam-5pm; Sttti 2~5pm.
The home of a fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Cattova's beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. tn residence at the gallery until 1999. The Gallery has also recently taken. on loan frotn a private collection. a major work by ()ra/io Gentileschi. 'l'lit'
Mitt/mg (Ill/uses. which was painted for
Charles I in the early 1630s.
Cassiano Dal Pozzo's Paper Museum: Drawings From The Royal Collection Tue 1 Apr—8 Jun. A fascinating display of drawings and watercolours. which were assembled in Rome by collector Cassiano dal Pouo iii the first half of the 17111 century. The collection reflects the encyclopaedic range of interests of dal Pozzo. who was at the ‘cutting edge' of scientific and antiquarian studies. On loan from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mort—Sat 1()am- 5pm; Strn 2—5 )m.
Looking In Wonder and Until I I May. A selection of sortie of the best illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. the man behind the Lewis Carroll's books. Alice's .'l(/I'(’IIII(I'('\ In ll'u/tt/t'r/tlnt/ and [Ii/Il'rilltf/I lli/tt' lam/ville (i/tlyty.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 556 8921 Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2~5prn. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces froin the 16th century to present day. plus the national photo vraphy collection. A Home Of Signs An Wonders — Photographs By Owen Logan Until 1 Jun. ()ne of Scotland‘s leading contemporary photographers explores the religious culture of the people of Calabar. Southern 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-exist with the Christianity brought there by
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1021). Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Glen Scoullier RGI Until 27 Mar. Watercolours and oils of landscapes and seascapes in France. Sicily and Cyprus. Contemporary Glass Until 27 Mar. Glass work frotn Catherine Hough. Lharne Tobias Shaw. Svasa Bjorg liinarsdottir. Max Jaquard and Ed and Margaret Burke.
Recent Works, Paintings And Prints Until 27 Mar. Work by Alice Shannon. Caroline Wendling and Arabella Crum- liwing.
Designer Jewellery Until 27 Mar. Contemporary jewellery by Nicola Hurst.
Christine Woodside RSW RGI Sat 29 Mar—17 Apr. Mixed media exhibition. Ceramics Sat 29 Mar—l7 Apr. Contemporary ceramics from Lara Scobie and Tim Proud.
Claire Heminsley Sat 29 Mar—~17 Apr. Paintings. prints and applied art. Jewellery Sat 29 Mar-~17 Apr. Contemporary jewellery by Lesley Strickland.
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PAINTINGS FROM THE 20TH CENTURY COLLECTION
University of Edinburgh
Including Bellany, Cowie, Eardley, Gillies, Johnstone, Peploe, Philipson, Redpath together with small works by
8 March - 12 April Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm Closed 28th & 291h March
Talbot Rice Gallery University of Edinburgh Old College, South Bridge 0131 650 2211
EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS WORKSHOP 23 Union Street EDINBURGH EH1 3LR tel: 0131-557 2479
“Reminiscences on Fernando Pessoa”
15th March - 18th April Prints by
Bartolomeu dos Santos
21 Mar—3 Apr 1997THE UST 85
Gallery Hours: Tue - Sat 10am - 6pm