Salon Dior: the first showing of Dior's New Look in Paris in 1947 from A New Look at 1947 - Dior and the Edinburgh Festival at
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 Crossing shows two simultaneous projections of a man walking through a dark space towards the viewer.
Gerhard Richter: Multiples 1965-1997 Sat 2 Aug-27 Sep. A display of work by one of Germany‘s most outstanding contemporary artists. which includes over one hundred editions of objects. photographs. oil paintings. prints and artist's books. See Lectures & Events.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2l8l. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am-5pm.
13th International Festival Exhibition Sat 2—30 Aug. Paintings by over 60 contemporary artists from Scotland and abroad. featuring woodcuts from Yunnan. new works from the Ukraine and a tribute to the late Grygoriy Shyshko.
5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat l lam—4.30pm.
Clare Wardman Until Fri 25 Jul. New abstract paintings.
Paintings From France Until Fri 25 Jul. Tom Watt‘s lively. colourful market and country scenes.
William Landles Until Fri 25 Jul. Bronze sculpture featuring figurative and new abstract works.
THE LEITH GALLERY
65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat Ham—4 m.
The Annual Marine Ex ibition Until Sat 2 Aug. A mixed media show featuring the work of around 50 artists. including painting. sculpture. furniture. ceramics and jewellery.
35 St Stephen Street. 220 6877. Daily l().30am-lpm; 2—5ptn.
Remember Bakelite? Thu 31 Jul—3t Aug. An exhibition in aid ofAlzheitner Scotland. at looking retrospectively at the widespread uses of bakelite and other early forms of plastic in jewellery and accessories from the turn to the century to the l950s.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l. 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.
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 l937 and a I940s portrait of Picasso's mistress. Dora Maar. not previously exhibited before in Britain.
Surrealism And After: The Gabrielle Keiller Collection Until 9 Nov. Gabrielle Keiller. who died in December 1995. left her outstanding collection of tnodern art to the gallery. There are over 136 paintings. sculptures. prints and drawings. including major works by Francis Bacon. Salvador Dali. Max l-Zrnst. Man Ra ' and Yves Tanguy.
Daiziel And Scullion: Endlessly Until 14 Sep. A video installation by two young Scottish artists. Matthew Dalziel and Louise Scullion who have been working together since the early l‘)‘)()s. Their work has clear references to the sea and landscapes of north-east Scotland where they live.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892i Mon—Sat l0am—5pm: Sun 2--5pm.
The home of a fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until 1999.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George W Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm.
Captured Shadows Until 28 Sep. A look 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 l()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to present day. plus the national holography collection.
The Face 0 Denmark Until 31 Aug. £3 (£2). This exhibition runs in conjunction with its Danish counterpart. at which Scottish portraits are being shown in Denmark. with Danish portraits exhibited in Edinburgh. The works date from I754 and include masterpieces by Jens Juel. Christen Kobke and sculptor Bertel Thorwaldsen.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75-7‘) Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat l()atn-—4pm. Summer Show Until Thu 7 Aug. Contemporary paintings by 40 invited artists.
Alison Gautrey Until Thu 7 A ug. Contemporary ceramics.
Edinburgh's Talbot Rice Gallery until 21 Sep
Philippa Crawford I'ntil Thu 7 Aug.
Patriothall Studios. off4t< Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Mon -l-'ii noon—A5pm: Sat—Sun noon—6pm.
John Gordon Fri 25 Jul- -\\'ed 6 Aug. An exhibition of new work
43 (‘andlemaker Row. 220 l‘)l l. Tue-Sat noon-5.30pm.
John Goto: The Framer's Collection Until Sat 26 Jul. New series of large-scale digitally constructed photographs
differing in their mediums. styles and contents. The pictures are composed from a range of visual material and incorporate a wide range of historical references.
23 Union Street. 557 247‘). Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Intercity Until Sat 2 Aug. The work of Glasgow Print Studio comes to Edinburgh as part of an exchange programme. to show a selection of their best work.
RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon—Hi 9am‘5pm. (Also Sat l0am—4pm during l‘estiy al).
Creative Continuity Mon 4 Aug~2 ()ct. Selected architectural projects by James Stirling and Michael Wilford 8: Partners. ROGUES' GALLERY 58 St Stephen Street. 225 555K, Wed—Fri noon ~ 5.30pm: Sat ll.3()ani--5pni. Summer Exhibition Until Thu 3! Jul. Paintings and prints by a group of leading Scottish contemporary artists. and cartoons and caricatures by national cartoonists featuring. among others. Matt of the Daily Telegraph. Chris Wheeler of The Independent and Martin Rowson and Steve Bell of The (Juan/tun.
Ralph Steadman Sat 2—3() Aug. lixpetimental work with a variety of media. including collage and photographically manipulated images. in an exhibition of rarely seen prints,
Joan Gillespie Sat :40 Aug. Mediterranean paintings by this established Scottish painter including still life. street scenes and provincial landscapes.
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND
36 St Andrews Square. 556 8555. Mon-Fri (not Wed) 9. l 5am-—4.45pm; Wed l()am—-4.45pm.
Art At The Royal Thu 74-15 Aug. ln
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