Linda Mallet Until 5 Jul. New work by Linda Mallet. who takes her inspiration from the land and cultures derived from land. landscape. myth and folklore.
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
45 Market Street. 225 2383. Tue—Sat 10.30am—530pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Bill Viola: Fire. Water, Air Until 26 Jul. Two video/sound installations from one of the leading artists working in this medium. The Messenger is a large-scale projection piece which shows the ﬁgure of a man gradually emerging from the depths of a pool of water. and The (Trusting shows two simultaneous projections of a man walking through a dark space towards the viewer.
41 Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon—Sat 10.30atn—5.30prn.
Paintings Until 2 Jul. An exhibition of paintings by Caroline Bailey. Mary Davidson and Fiona M acintyre.
African Animals Until 2 Jul. New work by Annabel Meikle.
Contemporary Jewellery Until 2 Jul. Jewellery by Leigh Fotltet'ingham. Mary Graham. Sarah Graveson. Valerie Shatwell. Caroline Temple and Natalie Vardey.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a1)undas Street. 556 2181. Tue—Fri 10.30am—6pm: Sat 10am-4pm.
Mixed Exhibition by Gallery Artists Until 21 Jun. Artists from Scotland and abroad exhibit a wide range of subject matter in a variety of mediums.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon-Fri 10am— 6.30pm: Sat 10am~-1..‘~0pm.
L'Esprit De La Foret - Les Pygmees Aka l'ntil 7 Jul. In celebration of the Scotland/Africa 97 season. a series of photographs by Bernard Descamps. taken in Africa between 1993 and 1996.
5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat Ham—4.30pm.
Looking Around Until 20 Jun. Broad and \ ibranl paintings by lirancis Boag. mainly of landscapes.
Still Life And Portraits Until 20 Jun. Pastels and paintings by Anne Anderson. Hamish Gilchrist l'ntil 20 Jun. Striking metal sculptures. mainly of animals. MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY 1'ni\ersity of lidinburgh. Department of .-\rchitecture. 21) (‘hambers Street. 651) 2342. Mon -l“t‘l lilatlt --l.3(lptlt.
Richard Murphy Architects Until 14 Jun. The practice is now established on a national and international stage after winning a succession of projects including the new Dundee Art Centre. This exhibition looks back on their early. aw ard-w inning. domestic commissions. See Lectures & lixents.
Summer Exhibition 0f Students' Work Thurs 26 Jun—ll Jul. An exhibition
of work from the Diploma students.
6| Marchmont Road. 455 2487. Mon—Thurs 10am-6pm: Fri—Sat 10am—4pm.
Degree Show Sat 21—28 Jun. Students from the Department of Photography. Film and Television display their ﬁnal year work. See Lectures & Events.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10atn—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 201h century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney. Bellany. plus a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
Picasso: Works From The Collection And Works On Loan Until 9 Nov. The Gallery’s permanent collection of work by Picasso is on display together with works on loan which include a portrait of Lee Miller created in 1937 and a 1940s portrait of Picasso's mistress Dora Maar not previously exhibited before in Britain.
Contemporary Botanical Painting From The Shirley Sherwood Collection Until 13 Jul. This exhibition will be held in the Gymnasium behind the Gallery. In celebration of the arrival of spring. a collection of over 35 botanical paintings and drawings from the collection of Shirley Sherwood; Rory McEwan. Francesca Anderson and Margaret Mee are among the featured artists.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 8921. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The home of a line collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogb plus Antonio Canova’s beautiful sculpture The Three Graces". in residence at the gallery until 1999.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George 1V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sim 2—5pm.
Captured Shadows Until 28 Sept. An exhibition looking at the work and life of Scots-born photographer John Thomson. who was one of the most important photographic artists of the 19th century.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921 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.
The Face Of Denmark Thurs 19 Jun—31 Aug. £3 (L2). This exhibition runs successively with its Danish counterpart. at which Scottish portraits will be shown in Denmark and Danish portraits will be exhibited in Edinburgh. The works date from 1754 and include masterpieces by Jens .luel and Christen Kobke and sculptor Bertel Thorwaldsen.
THE NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 9am—4.30pm.
Under Spanish Skies Until 28 Jun. An exhibition of watercolours and black and white photographs by brother and sister Paul and Carolyn Burchell. The show explores a shared interest in Spanish history and culture.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75-79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—-4pm. On Home Ground Until 19 Jun. Landscape paintings by William Birnie of Kilbarchan and Renfrewshire. Michael Lythgoe Until 19 Jun. Wooden sculptures.
Lynne Davidson Until 19 Jun. Recent paintings on a floral theme.
Jewellery Until 18 Jun. Contemporary jewellery by Rebecca Halstead. Geoffrey Roper Sat 2t Jun—10 Jul. Impressionist style oil paintings.
Alex Johannsen Sat 2t Jun—10 Jul. Contemporary ceramic sculpture. Shelia Mclnnes Sat 21 Jun—l0 Jul. Gouache paintings with a narrative element.
Philippa Crawford Sat 21 Jun—10 Jul. Contemporary jewellery.
Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Fri noon—5pm: Sat-Sun noon—6pm.
Geoflows Until 18 Jun. New paintings by Ann McCluskey which explore the nature ofcreativity. using images frotn the natural world.
Third Year Tapestry Thurs l9-25 Jun. Work frotn students at Edinburgh College ofArt.
Plan A Thurs 26—Jul 9. A group exhibition of paintings and installations by four artists. Helen McRorie. Jayne Stokes. Cath Fairbairn and Jane Strachan.
43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 l.Tue—Sat noon—5.30 tn.
Interior Light Until 2| Jun. Lynn Silverman's series of photographs — a narrative sequence in which domestic light sources such as desk. floor and studio lamps are photographed in a variety of settings. See preview.
23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Triple X Until 28 Jun. An open submission exhibition for members of the printmakers workshop as it celebrates 30 years as Britain‘s first open access print studio.
Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
Trees Until 28 Jun. Julie Abrahams' drawings. paintings and use of different handmade paper and leaf embossment. explore the rich and varied forms of trees. alongside a general understanding of astrological ideas.
45 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 1DF
telephone: 0131 -225 2383 facsimile:
BILL VIOLA: FIRE, WATER, AIR
fruitmarket The Messenger and The Crossing (ends 26 July 1997)
"Enthra/Iing a piece of pure spirituality” (The Independent, April '97)
the fruitmarket gallery, bookshop and cafeteria opening hours:
Monday - Saturday 10am — 6 pm Sunday 12 — Spm . admission free
forthcoming: Gerhard Richter Editions 1965-97 (opens 2 August)
The Gallery. 15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Dain 9am—5pm.
Alastair Fiddes Watt Mon 16—Fri 20 Jun. Paintings and studio works derived primarily from the study of sea and landscape forms.
58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Wed-Fri noon—5.30pm; Sat 11.30am—5pm. Summer Exhibition Until 31 Jul. Paintings and prints by a group of leading Scottish contemporary artists. and an exhibition of cartoon and caricature by national cartoonists featuring among others. Matt of the Daily Telegraph. Chris Wheeler of The Independent and Martin Rowson anti Steve Bell of The Guardian.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
Inverleith House. Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 10am-5pm.
Grey Walls Work Sat 21 Jun—27 Jul. An exhibition made for the whole of Inverleith House by American conceptual artist. Richard Tuttle. The works have all been made to be exhibited against the pale grey walls and there will be new pieces relating to the garden outside. See preview.
Where Ocre Turns To Violet Caledonian Hall. Daily 11am—5pm. Until 11 Jul. Sculpture by Nicola Schrudde.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Daily 10am-6pm.
Four Kenyan Artists Until to Jul. An exhibition of work by four Kenyan artists. Gakonga J. Gakonga. Stanislaus Makelele. Patrick Mazola and John Ndambo. Part of Scotland/Africa 97
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—-5pm. £1.50 (75p). 171st Annual Exhibition Until 5 Jul. This annual show features the work of
Where Ochre turns to Violet 15 lune - 11 July 1997
Caledonian Hall Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh Mon - Sun, 11am - 5pm, Admission free
Organised by Edinburgh College of Art in collaboration with Angel Row Gallery. Nottingham and Oriel Mostyn Llandudno
13—26 Jun 1997 THE Ll8T91