2342. Mott-Fri l()am—~l.3(lpm. Page And Park Until I8 Apr. An insight
itito 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 has won over 40 design awards for their work.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892I Mon—Sat I()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney. Bellany. and a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
Lucian Freud: Early Works Until I3 Apr. This is the first exhibition iii Britain devoted to Freud's early work and includes around 30 paintings and drawings created between 1936 antl I945. 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 frotn the early 1930s and four paintings based on the theme of the seasons. which were very significant early in the artist's
Alan Davie Drawings Until 20 Apr. A retrospective exhibition of over I20 drawings by the artist regarded as Scotland's greatest post-war painter.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892 I. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2~—5pin.
The home of a fine collection of works front the Renaissance to Post- Impressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. ill residence at the gallery until I‘)‘)‘). The Gallery has also recently taken. on loan from a private collection. a major work by ()razio Gentileschi. 'I'/ie Finding Offlluses. which was painted for Charles l in the early 1630s.
Cassiano Dal Pozzo's Paper Museum: Drawings From The Royal Collection Until 8 Inn. A fascinating display of drawings and watercolours. which were assembled iii Rome by collector Cassiano dal I’ozzo ill the first half of the l7th century. The collection reflects the encyclopaedic range of interests of dal Pol/o. 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. 226-1531. Mon-Sat 10am -5pm; Sun 2- 5 int.
Looking In Wonder and Until It May. A selection of some of the best illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. the man behind the Lewis Carroll books. xl/it'e's‘ .’l(/I'(’Illl!l'('.\' In Illi/it/er/um/ and 'I'ltmug/i The Lou/tine (i/uxx.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8‘)2I Mon Sat lt)am~--5pm; Sun 2~5pin. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the Hub century to the present day. plus the national photography collection. A Home Of Signs And Wonders — Photographs By Owen Logan Until I .Iun. ()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 iii Britain. and iii his new work he examines how indigenous religious beliefs in Nigeria co-exist with the Christianity brought there by missionaries.
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1996 Thurs I() Apr—l Jun. A display of the outstanding entries ill Britain‘s leading photographic portrait award. See preview.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75-7‘) Cumberland Street. 557 I020. Mon—I’ri I()am»6pm; Sat l()am—~lpm. Christine Woodside RSW RGI t'iiiil l7
Emerald isle legs: one of Anthony Haughley's photographs whick looks at Irish culture at Portfolio Gallery. Edinburgh from 11 Apr-17 May
Apr. Mixed media exhibition. Ceramics Until I7 Apr. Contemporary ceramics from Lara Scobie and Tim Proud.
Claire Heminsley Until I6 Apr. Paintings. prints and applied art. Jewellery Until 7 May. Contemporary jewellery by Lesley Strickland.
OUT OF THE NOMADS TENT
2] St Leonards Lane. 662 I6l2. Mon Sat l()am—5pni; Stm iititiii—-~1ptii.
Dokra - The Tribal Art Of Bell Metal Sculpture Until I2 Apr. A selling exhibition of tribal sculpture. The ‘dokra‘ figures include animals. humans. gods. and a large selection of incidents from tribal mythology. There will also be a collection of kilitns from 'I’tirkey. Iran and A fghanistan,
43 Candletnaker Row. 220 I‘ll l. Tue Sat noon—25.30pm.
Steel L'ntil 5 Apr. Catherine Yass‘s 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 I'ntil 5 Apr. Site-specific light- box works created in lidinburgh's Greyfriars churchyard by (‘atherine Yass. The exhibition has been commissioned bv Portfolio to accompany Steel.
The Edge Of Europe to t l Apr—l7 May. Anthony Haughley's new large- scale colour photographs portray life experienced both on the western seaboard of Irelatid and in the environment of many of its emigrants in the L'SA. He focuses on the Great Blasket Islatid revealing the changes which visitors are now confronted with as he explores links with the past and vestiges of Irish culture.
23 Union Street. 557 247‘). Tue—Sat I()am—6pni.
Bartlomeu Dos Santos — Reminiscence On Fernando Pessoa Until I8 Apr. Bartlomeu Dos Santos has had a long and distinguished career as an etcher and has recently retired as a professor of printmaking. Ilis fascination with fellow countryman Fernando Pessoa considerably influenced the imagery in his work. and this exhibition consists of around 40 print works. the majority of which involve a combination ofetching and autiatint.
QUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street. 668 2()I‘). Mon—Sat I()am--5pni.
Natures Mortes Et Jolie Fleurs tlntil 26 Apr. A mixed-media exhibition by Ilene Iirskine. of mainly watercolours and inks. ROGUES' GALLERY 58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. \N'ed~~l"ri noon—5.30pm; Sat I I.3()am-5pm. McLachlan Cartoons Until 26 Apr. The work of award-winning cartoonist. writer and illustrator lidward Mcl.achlan is on display. He has illustrated over I()() books and created over 3()() advertising commercials as well as his contributions to many of the national papers.
The Rugby Scrum Limit 26 Apr. A collection of watercolours. cartoons and caricatures created primarily for the First International Festival of Youth Rugby. The display includes four watercolours by Hugh I)odd of the home nation teatns. All work is on sale.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
Inverleith House. Inverleith Row. 552 717]. Mon—Sun Ilam~3pm.
The Flora Of China Sat 5 Apr—25 May. An exhibition of paintings by China's most accomplished botanical artist '/.eng Xiao-
I.ian. Also a collection of early photographs of China by the Scots pioneer collector George Forrest from the turn of the century. ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. I()() Princes Street. 225 l5()l. Mon-Sun ltlam 6pm. Stuart Robertson Until I I Apr. Figurative watercolours capturing the essence of life iii India. THE SCOTTISH GALLERY I6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon l‘l'I Itlam—(ipm; Sat 10am-4pm. James Morrison RSA, RSW, RGI Mon 7 Apr—7 May. New landscape paintings. Sarah Jane Selwood Mon 7 Apr 7 May. New contemporary ceramics. Charmian Pollock Mon 7 :\pl' 7 May. Recent collage work. Sheila McDonald Mon 7 Apr 7 May. linamel jewellery. TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of lidinburgh. ()ld (’ollegc. South Bridge. 65() 221 I. 'I‘ue Sat Illam 5pm. Paintings from the 20th Century Collection Until I2 Apr. A collection of mostly Scottish 20th century paintings taken froin the l'niversity of Iidinburgli's collection. l-‘eaturing work by Redpatli. Bellany. Iiardley atid I’hilipson and also small paintings by littropean masters.
Patriothall. tiff Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Mon—Sun noon—5pm.
On A Long Weekend . . . You Never Know What Might Happen Sat 5 7 Apr. Works ill various media by Angus Hood. Fevin Allen. Christine lirew. Fiona Muir and Carolyn Stark.
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