HANOVER FINE ARTS
Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically b venue. Please send details to our 0 ice at least ten days before publication. Art Listings compiled by Helen Monaghan. See pages 117-119 for details of Glasgow art.
29 Howe Street. 558 I962. Mott—Fri l0am—5 in; Sat [Dam—4 m.
Vivien lexander, Dei re Edwards and Sam Wade Until Sat 23 Attg. Recent paintings by Vivien Alexander. Deidre Edwards and fountains by Sam Wade.
THE AUGUSTINE UNITED CHURCH George IV Bridge. 226 7246. Mon—Sat lOam-7.30 m.
The Exhibition Until Sat 30 Aug. Paintings. woodcarving. stained glass. stonecarving and ceramics by the Dom artists. a group of artists based in Edinburgh's Old Town.
THE BELLEVUE GALLERY
4 Bellevue Crescent. 557 1663. Daily l-5pm.
Recent Paintings Until Tue 2 Sep. The debut show at this new gallery. sees the work of award-winning artist Henry Kondracki on display. Also work by Lynn Ahrens. Janie .Andrews. lemma Curry. Kelly Foretnan. James Hawkins and Jenny Richardson.
BLUE DOLPHIN GALLERY
30 Montrose Terrace. Abbeyltill. 652 2660. Tue-Sat I lam—6pm.
Venus Rising Until Sat 23 Aug. Painting. sculpture and textiles by various artists exploring mythical images attd passages of transformation in modern life.
THE BLUE MOON CAFE BASEMENT
36 Broughton Street. 557 09l I. Daily noon—5pm.
de-LIBERATE Fri l5--Sat 30 Aug. Drawings and sculpture by contrtwersial artist Neil Manning.
BOURNE FINE ART
6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon— Sat l()am—6pm.
George Houston RSA 1869—1947 Until Sat 30 Aug. Oil paintings and watercolours. William Simson 1800-1847 Until Sat 30 Aug. Figttralive drawings and studies for paintings.
William Plumptre t‘ntil Sat 30 Aug. New ceramics.
THE BRITISH COUNCIL
3 Bntntsfield Crescent. For viewing times call 447 4716 in advance.
Kyrgyzstan In Focus: Heart Of Central Asia Until Fri 29 Aug. An exhibition of photographs. artefacts and artwork.
l0 Royal Terrace. 556 l()l(). Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l(lam- lptn.
Jubilee Until Sat 30 Aug. In celebration of the 50th birthday of the Edinburgh International Festival l947—l997. a display of work by 50 Scottish artists including Margaret Morris. J.I). Fergusson and Sir William h'lac'faggan.
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 794l. Mon—Thu l0am—4pm; Fri l()am—2.30pm; Sat noon—4pm (Sat l6 8: 23 Aug only; Mon l8 Aug — closed).
And Thanks To... Until Thu 28 Aug. An exhibition of work by over 30 Scottish- based artists who provide skills and support for the users of the centre.
THE CUMBERLAND STREET GALLERY 66 Cumberland Street. 558 9872. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat l()am-4pm.
Fifty Painters Until Sat 30 Aug. To celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival. paintings by 50 artists.
38 Home Street. 228 4l4l. Daily
l()am- I am.
'. . . a la Barry Norman Until Sun 7 Sep. In response to the hype surrounding the filtns shown during the International Film Festival. artists Duncan Ganley. Ian Morrison. Sarah Huckle and Gordon Peden and writer Miles Fielder. reclaim their territory by curating each others' work in a mixture of image and text.
Student Centre. Bristo Square. 650 2595. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6pm.
Thesis, Antithesis. Synthesis Until Sun 31 Aug. An exhibition of work by Edith Simon. featuring her unique scalpel- painting. along with sculpture. drawings. installations. video. photos and prints.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat I0atn—6pm. £3 (£2).
Faster. Higher, Stronger Until Sat 4 Oct. The story of the Olympic Games is explored in this show.
A Life Of LorcaUntil Sun 28 Sep. The first showing in Britain of drawings by this wonderful Spanish poet. dramatist. musician and artist who was tragically killed during the Spanish Civil War. See
A Mad God's Dream Until Sat 4 ()ct. An exhibition celebrating Edinburgh's great literary tradition.
Pissarro In Venezuela Until Sat 4 Oct. Drawings attd watercolours from the young
Pissarro s visit to Venezuela in l852—4.
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat I lam~5.30pm.
Stars And Bars Until Sat 30 Aug. New installation by Jacqueline Donachie based
. upon her titne spent in America.
Project Room Until Sat 30 Aug. The
following artists will be showing for one
week slots in the proiect room: Janice McNab. Simon Lew is. Francesca Fuchs. Mary Redmond. Abigail Simmons and Kate Gray.
DINBURGH 3 U N N S
Selected Graphic Worlz
in collaboration with tho Borkoloy Squat. Gallery, london
9 August - 13th September 1997
Tuesday -Saturday 10am - 6pm Studio tours Tuesday - Friday
between 2pm -
Throughout the Festival
DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
3 Doune Terrace. 225 7 l89. Mon—Fri
l 0am—5 pm.
Aqua Until Sat 27 Sep. A selection of contemporary Danish craftwork by sixteen members of the ‘Fynske Kunsthandvaerkere’.
THE DUNDAS STREET GALLERY
6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon—Sat l()am—6pm.
Jack Vettriano Until Sat 23 Aug. Small contemporary paintings and studies.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART
Lauriston Place. 22l 6000. Daily 10am—5pm. Image And Form Until Sat 30 Aug. Prints and sculpture frotu Southem Africa and Nigeria featuring impressive woodcarvings by Jackson Hlungwani.
Reading Room Until Sat 30 Aug. Best known for his pro-left. anti-nuclear photo montages. Peter Kennard's new works. with the use of tnodern iconic images. are a direct assault on the hypocrisy of international politics. See review.
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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH daily 10-5 during Festival, admis’sion free
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13th International Festival Exhibition
Paintings by over 60 Artists from Scotland & Abroad inc. Belgium. Brazil. Canada. China. Germany. India. Romania. Russia. Ukraine & U.S.A.
also ceramics. Indian & wooden boxes. jewellery. sculpture. cushions & prints
“...accessible paintings at accessible prices ..." (Financial Times) 4th - 30th August I997
Mon-Fri 10.30-6; Sat 10-5 22A DUNDAS ST. EDINBURGH EH3 6JN TELEPHONE/FAX: 0131-556 2181
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