EDINBURGH GALLERIES continued
death in l986. A key artist in the post-war period. this conceptual artist and advocate of ‘social sculpture' was a icon for many. See preview.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND. The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sal I0am—6pm: Sun 2—6pm. A collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- Impressionism. by artists including Raphael. Rembrandt. Poussin. Degas. Van Gogh and Monet along with work by 18th and I9th century Scottish artists. Recently returned to display is Titian's Diunu Am/ Cal/ism and Antonio Canova's famous sculpture The Three Gram.
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Two Schoolgirls (c. 1973) by James Cowie 1886—1956 at City Art Centre
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 453 I. Pylon-Fri IOam—Spm; Sat I()am~5pm; Sun 2—Spm. Free.
Churchillzlhe Evidence Uniil Sun 31 ()ct. ()n show in Scotland for the first time. this exhibition on Sir Winston Churchill brings to life the man behind the myth through childhood letters. notes for some of the most famous speeches ever made. correspondence with kings. presidents. soldiers. celebrities and photographs and possessions.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat l0am—5 in; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.
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Open Hon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday 12~5pm ADMISSION FREE
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The Creation Of Scotland Uniil Sun I7 ()ct. £4 (£3). The life of one of Scotland's greatest and best-known historical figures. Sir Walter Scott is celebrated through paintings. drawings. sculptures and manuscripts.
Murray Johnston's Landscapes Until Sun 5 Sep. A tribute to the late Murray Johnston featuring twenty of his landscape photographs including works from his |‘)8()s residency at Kielder Forest and his tour ofAmerica in l98I-82. Showing alongside this collection is a display of work by photographers influenced by Johnston. including Calum Colvin. Robin Gillanders and Owen Logan. See review. Political Contemporaries Until Sun 5 Sep. The centre-piece of this exhibition is
the first group photograph of the I29 MSPs assembled for the first sitting of the Scottish Parliament. Also featured is Harry More Gordon’s large watercolour group painting of the seven surviving Secretaries of State for Scotland. David Steel by John Bratby and Jo (Iri'mmnm/ by Patrick Heron. plus sculptures. paintings. photographs and political cartoons.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE I4 New Street. 558 7604. Daily
Club Land Wed 30 Jun—Sat 3| Jul. Local artist Paul Ballingall's solo exhibition is an exploration of clubbing as a cultural experience. Presented in a dimly-lit space to mirror the ambience of a club. a soundtrack of dance tunes mixed by Edinburgh I)Js accompanies the show.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri l0am-6pm; Sat l0am—4pm. Catherine Hills Uniil Thu 8 Jul. Contemporary jewellery.
Jennie Hale Until Thu 8 Jul. Ceramic sculpture.
At The Water's Edge Unnl Thu 8 Jul. Paintings by William Birnie.
The Need To Draw Uniil Thu 8 Jul. Work of more than 50 artists from the I8th century to the present day including drawings by JD. Fergusson. D.Y. Cameron. William Strang. Muirhead Bone. William Sickert. Jessie M. King. John Bellany. Peter Howson and Will M aclean.
OUT OF THE NOMADS TENT
2| St Leonard's Lane. 662 I6I2. Mon—Sat I0am-5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Far Pavilions Until Sun 4 Jul. A selling exhibition of garden ornaments recently acquired from India.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Daily Ham—5pm.
Ten By Ten Thu I—Wed l4 Jul. Ten artists work in different media to create ten new pieces of work within a ten day period. Participating artists include Ann McCIuskey. Alan Kilpatrick. Simon Ward. Maxine Greer and Mathew Draper. The finished pieces of work will be on display from I I—l4 JuI.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon-Sat Mam-5.30pm.
Frederick Lehman Uniil Wed 30 Jun. Oil paintings.
Sara Quayle Uniil Wed 30 Jun. Paintings in oils. ink and v. "Cl'COlOP'S. Mixed Exhibition Thu l- Sat 24 Jt: . A selection of works by artists who have previously exhibited at the Queen's Hall as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Fri I()am—5pm‘. Sat I0am-6pm. Jeremy Hardie Uniil Wed 30 Jun. Personal photographs by Edinburgh-
DESCRIPTIONS OF A STRUGGLE
Israeli/Palestinian Film Series screenings daily
Funded by the International Ini/ the Arts Council of England and
‘téves Fund of isiting Arts