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Divine Facades: detail from a photograph of India today by Ram Rahman on show
at Portfollio Gallery
43 Candlentaker Row. 220 l911.Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm.
Divine Facades: Views 0f Indian Architecture Until Sat 14 Feb. An exhibition of newly commissioned works by artists based itt India. commemorating the 50th anniversary of India's Independence.
23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm.
Prints From The Studio Until Sat 21 Feb. A selection of print work.
15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Between Going And Staying Until Fri 13 Feb. An exhibition of ten architectural attd public art competitions completed over the last tett years by Ken'Taylor Architecture.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lltverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Tue—Sun lOam—3.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50).
In Visible Light Until Sun 1 Mar. A touring exhibition front the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford. which looks at the multiple applications of photography front its earliest days to the present. Artists include Darwin. Mapplethorpe. Jo Spence. Diane Arbus. Cindy Sherman and the 1997 Turner Prize winner. Gillian Wearing. Purl ul'Antbient Light.
The Island Of Rum Until Tue 31 Mar. (Exhibition Hall. Daily 10attt—3.30pm). An insight into the history and magic of this unique Scottish island. curated by the Scottish Natural Heritage.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Dail lOam—6pttt.
Frames 0 Mind Fri 6 Feb—Fri 27 Mar. A ﬁrst solo exhibition of work by Bangladeshi artist. Rakeeb Hassan.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
A Sense Of Space Until Sun 15 Feb. The Sir William Gillies Centenary touring exhibition. with a selection of over 40 of his landscape aintings. The 118th Annual Exhi ition Of Watercolour Paintings Until Thu 19 Feb. The annual showing of over 400 paintings by members of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours. This year's ‘Critic‘s Choice’ is a selection of watercolour paintings by living artists. mostly Scottish.
THE SCOTTISH GALLERY
l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—4pttt.
Pat Douthwaite Mon 9 Feb—Wed 4 Mar. Small works on pa r.
Paintings 0f Edinburg Mon 9 Feb-Wed 4 Mar. Paintings by various gallery artists. ins ired by Edinburgh. Valentine's Exhi ition Mon 9 Feb—Wed 4 Mar. Applied art.
23 Cockbum Street. 622 6200. Tue-Sat 10am—6 m.
Natura Science Until Sat 21 Mar. This new exhibition links three artists from Germany. England and Scotland — Gerhard Lang. Cornelia Parker and Alan Thomson — all of whose work involves exploring the relationship between science. knowledge and the phenomenological.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211.Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.
Grey Weighted Notes Until Sat 22 Feb. New work by Donald Urquhart.
TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat 1 1am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.
Peter MacKenna Until Sat 14 Feb. Recent paintings.
7 Bell‘s Brae. Dean Village. 225 3829. Daily 11am—5pm.
From The Caucasus To Casablanca Until Thu 19 Feb. A selection of paintings. sculpture and photography from Eastern Europe to Morocco. including the work of Madrid artist. Mil Lubroth and Scottish photographer John Reiach.
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh‘s past and its people.
Our Commonwealth Until Tue 3! Mar. A look at how Edinburgh represents a Commonwealth of people with different identities. experiences and histories.
Wha's Like Us? Until Tue 31 Mar. An exhibition looking at Scottish identity.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk front the 18th century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free. Art 8t Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the 1950s. 60s. 70s and 80s. The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks front China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. cerantics. furniture and
he Ainu Bear Festival Until Tue 31 Mar. An insight into the lives of the indigenous people who live in Northern Japan. Featured in the exhibition is a unique collection of Ainu costume and decorative objects used during The Bear Festival. in which a bear would be killed as a means of returning hint to his spiritual home. Petrified Garden Until Sun 29 Mar. A series of photo montages by Mark Johnston focusing on stone circles. cairns and other monuments. See review.
Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland‘s most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
listings ART OUTSIDE THE CITIES
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
Old Coach Road. East Mains 01355 261000. Daily 10am-9pm.
Lightworlts Sat 14 Feb-Sun 15 Mar. Susan Byrson explores movement. colour and transparency. through her creation of sculptural forms comprising electn’c lights and coloured liquid.
Callendar Park, 01324 503770. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Animated Eye Until Sat 7 Mar. Paintings and hands-on moving models by Peter Markey.
THE FOTHERINGHAM GALLERY
78 Henderson Street. Bridge OfAllan. 01786 832861. Mon—Sat 10.30am—5.30 ttt.
Figurative Ex ibition Until Tue 24 Feb. Paintings by Anne Anderson. Susan Easton and Jonathan Robertson. plus sculpture by Chris Martine and Karen James and wood by Fiona Allardyce- Lewis.
The Rape Of Europa Fri 6 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery. Michael Bury discusses the work of Guido Reni.
Catriona Grant Sat 7 Feb. 2pm. Fruitmarket Gallery. One of the artists included in the current show. The Mag Collection talks about her work.
The Painting lesson Mon 9 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Michael Cassin talks about Henri Matisse's ainting.
The First rs Ramsay Wed 11 Feb. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A talk by Lynda Ste hens.
The Cumaean Sihyl With A Putto Fri 13 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery. Lynda Stephens discusses this painting by Guercino.
UKNY Film Screenings Sat 14 & Sun 15 Feb. 3pm. Filmhouse. See Film listings. In The Car Mon 16 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Michael Gormley discusses Roy Lichtenstein‘s painting.
Slide Nights Mon 16 Feb. 6.30pm. Stills. The ﬁrst iii a series of informal talks with artists. in association with the Collective Gallery. This month. Donald Urquhart and Judith Spark will be talking about and showing slides of their work. Kenneth McKenzie. First Earl of Seaforth At Home In Naples Wed l8 Feb. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Stana Nenadic talks about Pietro Fabris's painting.
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29 January | 7 March 1998
the mag collection image-based art in the late 20th century
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a Ferens Art Gallery touring exhibition
6—19 Feb 1998 THE LISTS?