THE AUGUSTINE UNITED CHURCH George 1V Bridge. 226 7246. Mon-Sat 10am—7.3O m.
The Exhibition Until Sat 30 Aug. Paintings. woodcarving. stained glass. stonecarving and ceratnics by the Dom artists. a group based in Edinburgh's Old Town. The show is just one part of The Dom Festival OfArt. Music and Animation running throughout the Festival.
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. Jemma Curry. Kelly Foreman. James Hawkins and Jenny Richardson.
THE BLUE MOON CAFE BASEMENT
36 Broughton Street. 557 0911. Daily noon—5 m.
de-LIBERATE Until Sat 30 Aug. Drawings and sculpture by controversial artist Neil Manning.
BOURNE FINE ART
6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.
George Houston RSA 1869—1947 Until Sat 30 Aug. Oil paintings and watercolours.
William Simson 1800—1847 Until Sat 30 Aug. Figurative drawings and studies for aintin s.
WiIIiam PI'lumptre Until Sat 30 Aug. New ceramics.
Pissarro In Venezuela Until Sat 4 Oct. Drawings and watercolours frotn the young Pissarro‘s visit to Venezuela in 1852—4.
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 1260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm.
Stars And Bars Until Sat 30 Aug. New installation by Jacqueline Donachie based upon her time spent in America. Project Room Until Sat 30 Aug. The following artists will be showing for one week slots in the project room: Janice McNab. Simon Lewis. Francesca Fuchs. Mary Redmond. Abigail Simmons and Kate Gray.
Mary. Exe Sat 6—Tue 30 Sep. First solo exhibition of paintings and multi-media work by Edinburgh based artist. Michael Windle. The title piece is a feature-length film of the artist's mother. See preview. James Lumsden Wed 3—Sat 13 Sep. A series of paintings exploring light as a tool of seduction. which form a critique on the idea of the utopian. the romantic or the belief that there is an ultimate truth.
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 7941. Mon—Thu 10am—4pm; Fri IOam—2.30ptn.
Hand Signals Mon I—Fri 26 Sep. Mixed media show by Amanda Thomas.
Kubota’s three-month residency at the college. in his first one-man show of tapestry art.
THE EDINBURGH GALLERY
l8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri
I lam-5pm; Sat 10am— 1 pm.
Seven Summers Until Sat 30 Aug. Female nude frotn a woman's perspective by Karen McIntyre.
Mixed Exhibition Tue 2—Tue 23 Sep. A mixed media show featuring ten different Scottish artists.
EDINBURGH NEW TOWN CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
13a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am— 1 pm; 2--5pm.
Unexecuted Designs Until Dec 97. A continuing series of small exhibitions showing plans and drawings of projects for the New Town which. by luck or misfortune. were never executed.
Internet Cafe. 42—44 Cockburn Street. 226 1505. Mon—Sat 10am—10pm; Sun noon—8pm. (Festival opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am—tnidnight: Sun noon—8pm).
Sex, Religion And The Fish Supper Until Fri 12 Sep. Ian Thompson‘s paintings range thematically through temptation. bad thoughts. sexual innuendo. denial. Christian symbolism. decadence and Puritanism.
THE CUMBERLAND STREET GALLERY 66 Cumberland Street. 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm. Fifty Painters Until Sat 30 Aug. To celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival. paintings by 50 artists.
THE BRITISH COUNCIL
3 Bruntslield 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.
10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mott-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
Jubilee Until Sat 30 Aug. In celebration of the 50th birthday of the Edinburgh International Festival 1947—1997. a display of work by 50 Scottish artists including Margaret Morris. J.D. Fergusson and Sir William MacTaggart. Mixed Exhibition Mon l-Tue 30 Sep. A wide selection of watercolours. paintings and sculpture by Scottish. British and Iiuropean artists from 1750—1950. including Alexander Naysmith. William MacTaggart and JD. Fergusson.
38 Home Street. 228 4141. Daily
'. . . a la Barry Norman Until Sun 7 Sep. In response to the hype surrounding the films shown during the International Film Festival. artists Duncan Ganley. Ian Morrison. Sarah H uckle 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. 5293993. Mon—Sat 10am--6ptn. £3 (£2).
Faster, Higher, Stronger Until Sat 4 Oct. The story of the Olympic Games. from Ancient Greece to Atlanta. is explored in this show.
A Life Of Lorca L'ntil Stilt 28 Sep. The first showing in Britain of drawings by the Spanish poet. playwright. musician attd artist who was tragically killed during the Spanish Civil War.
A Mad God 5 Dream Until Sat 4 Oct. An exhibition celebrating Edinburgh's great
DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
3 Doune Terrace. 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Aqua Until Sat 27 Sep. A selection of contemporary Danish craftwork by sixteen members ofthe ‘Fynske Kunsthandvaerkere'. The show includes glass. jewellery. ceramics. photography and textiles.
DEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION
St Mary’s School. York Lane. Albany Street. 557 0707. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm. Integration Until Sat 30 Aug. An exhibition of work by over 50 artists.
THE DUNDAS STREET GALLERY
6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon—Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am—6pm.
The Slab Boys Mon 8—Sat 20 Sep. Paintings and drawings by John Byrne from his new film production of T/It’ Sluh Boys.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART I.auriston Place. 221 6000. Dain IOttlliv-Splli. (Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Sat 9am—lpm).
Image And Form Until Sat 30 Aug. Prints and sculpture from Southern Africa and Nigeria featuring impressive woodcarvings by Jackson lllungwani. Part of Scotland Africa 97.
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 modern iconic images. are a direct assault on the hypocrisy of
. international politics.
Mirrorball Until Sat 30 Aug. The Scottish Screen lidinburgh International Film Festival/Mirrorball present a retrospective look at pop promos and stills photography by Stephane Sednaoui. one of the world’s most creative and sought-after video makers.
Alexander Berdysheff Until Sat 30 Aug. New works on paper.
La Tete Until Sat 30 Aug. Photographs by Julianna Free.
Children's Fringe Poster Competition Until Sat 30 Aug A chance to see some of the entries frotn this annual art competition.
The Harmony 0f Contrasts Sat (i—Sat 20 Sep (Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Sat 9am—Ipm). The results of Shigeo
FIFTY TWO DUBLIN STREET
52 Dublin Street. 227 2725. Tue—Fri Ham—5.30pm; Sat 12.30-4pm.
Linda Farquharson Until Tue 30 Sep. Lino cuts by this contemporary Scottish printmaker. on the thetne of Aesop‘s Fables. the Greek Myths and the circus.
45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat IOam-7pm; Sun noon-7pm.
Gerhard Richter: Multiples 1965-1997 Until Sat 27 Sep. A display of work by one of Germany's most outstanding contemporary artists. which includes over 100 editions of objects. photographs. oil paintings. prints and artist's books. See Lectures & Events.
117 Comiston Road. 452 8580. Daily 10am—6pm.
Contemporary Finnish Art Until Sun 31 Aug. The first Scottish exhibition of work by Pasi Kutvonen.
GAY MEN'S HEALTH
10a Union Street. 558 9444. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.
Under The Pink Fringe Until Fri 29 Aug. Mixed tnedia exhibition by gay men. lesbians and bisexuals on the theme of ‘accepting and celebrating alternative Iifestyles‘.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon-Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm (closed 15 Sep).
13th International Festival Exhibition Until Sat 30 Aug. Paintings by over 60 contemporary artists from Scotland and abroad. featuring woodcuts frotn Yunnan. new works from the Ukraine and a tribute to the late Grvgoriy Shyshko.
Cats And Other Animals Sat 6—Sat 27 Sep. Annual tnixed exhibition by gallery artists on the theme of the animal kingdom.
Festival Exhibition (Part 11) Sat 6—Sat 27 Sep. A new selection of paintings by artists frotn Scotland and abroad.
35 William Street. 225 2196. Mon—Fri l lam—6pm; Sat—Sun 11am-4pm. Weathering Depths Until Sat 6 Sep. Paintings by Michele David.
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HOLIDAY INN CROWNE PLAZA Scandinavia Suite. 80 High Street. 226 1661. Tickets: £5 (£4) from Ticketline 220 4349. Fringe Office 226 5138 or on the door. Dain l0am—-8pm.
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