galleries 0 museums o lectures 8. events
contemporary art and design by a selection of artists.
65 George Street, 225 2266. Mon—Fri 10am-4pm.
The World Of the Portrait Miniature Until Fri 3 Sep. A collection of over 100 miniatures on display to the public for the ﬁrst time.
15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat lOam—4pm.
Flesh And Stone (Part 1) - Building A Scottish Identity Until Fri 27 Aug. An exhibition focusing on housing projects designed by contemporary Scottish architects, illustrated by models, photographs and drawings.
THE POINT HOTEL
34 Bread Street, 221 5555. Daily 9am-9pm.
Beckerman Balken Until Mon 30 Aug. Bronze sculptures by Beckerman Balken.
43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Mon-Sat 10.30am-5.3 m.
John Stezaker - Ange s Until Sat 4 Sep. John Stezaker’s ﬁrst exhibition in Scotland comprises large-scale computer generated photographs of adults and children which explore issues of good, evil, beauty and gender. In Angels Stezaker manipulates a directory of portraits from a defunct children’s model agency, resulting in a series of disturbing images. See review.
QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
7 Victoria Terrace, 225 4825. Mon—Sat noon—5pm.
Sacred Common Wealth Until Mon 30 Aug. Contemporary artworks by Quaker artists.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House, 552 7171. Daily llam-Spm.
Agnes Martin and John McLaughlin Until Sun 31 Oct. A two person show featuring the work of abstract artists Agnes Martin and John McLaughlin. Canadian-bom Martin came to prominence in New York in the late 19505. Famous for her geometric, abstract works and rectilinear patterns, Martin continues to be an inﬂuential ﬁgure. Still painting at the age of 85 here exhibited (she showed work at the gallery in 1974), are fourteen works on canvas completed in the last four years. Showing alongside Martin, paintings and prints by John McLaughlin (1898-1976). He is seen as America’s ﬁrst great abstract painter although he is not widely known to the public at large, due to his self-imposed detachment from the New York art scene. Art Exhibition Until Thu 26 Aug. (VIsitor Centre, open daily 11am—4pm). Paintings by Jon, Sheila Faber, Allan McAneny and Duncan Brown.
QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE
Leith Campus, Duke Street, 317 3800. Mon-Fri 9am—4pm.
Threshold Until Thu 30 Sep. Work by staff and students on the Art Therapy postgraduate course.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. MonxSat 10am—5.30pm.
Bernard Rooke Until Tue 7 Sep. Paintings inspired by classical and jazz music by Bernard Rooke.
Lynn Hanley Until Tue 7 Sep. Edinburgh cityscapes by Lynn Hanley.
THE RANDOLPH STUDIO
at the Institut Francais d’Ecosse, 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366.
A Scottish Sojourn Until Mon 30 Aug. Daily 11am—11pm. Frantic Redhead Productions present an exhibition of textures and patterns with a Scottish ﬂavour by watercolourist Gayle Garner Roski. Loving Las Vegas Until Mon 30 Aug. Daily 2—11pm. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas presents an exhibition of new work inspired by Las Vegas by a selection of artists. See review.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Mon-Sat mam-Sim.
About ace Until Sat 11 Sep. New work by Mark lanson and Shelagh Atkinson.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
9 Hill Square, 527 1600. Mon-Fri lOam—4pm; Sat lOam—lpm.
Henry Wade 1876-1955 Until Sat 4 Sep. An exhibition celebrating the life and work of Henry Wade, one of Edinburgh’s most famous surgeon/soldiers.
ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION Bakehouse Close, 146 Canongate, 556 6699. Daily 11am—4pm.
Flesh And Stone (Parts 2 & 3) - Building A Scottish Identity Until Sun 29 Aug. The second part of this exhibition focusing on contemporary Scottish architecture, emphasising civic, historical, educational and leisure buildings.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
Joe Amenechi and Gakonga J. Gakonga Until Fri 10 Sep. TWO African artists show new work.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Connections Until Sun 19 Sep. New works by Royal Scottish Academy members and their guests featuring painting, sculpture, printmaking and architecture.
l6 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Giovanni Corvaia and Jacqueline Ryan Until Wed 1 Sep. Contemporary jewellery. Driven 0 Abstraction Until Wed 1 Sep. A selection of vessels by various artists including Ken Eastman, Nicholas Rena, Darren Stokes, Helen Talbot, Simone ten Hompel, John Ward and Rachael Woodman.
James Morrison Until Wed 1 Sep. East and west coast landscape paintings.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon-Fri 9am—6pm; Sat lOam-Spm.
Festival Exhibition Until Sat 28 Aug. A selection of work by contemporary artists.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinbu , South Bridge, 650 2211. Mon-Sat 1 m—Spm; Sun 2-5pm.
Terra Nullius - Rob Madaan Until Sat 11 Sep. Following his travels to Australia and Tasmania, Rob Maclaurin shows a new series of landscape paintings. See review.
THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. Daily 9.30am-9.30pm. Andrew Testa Until Mon 30 Aug. Photographs by award-winning journalist “holographer Andrew Testa.
abil Shaban Until Mon 30 Aug. Computer art by Nabil Shaban, the co- founder of the Graeae Theatre Company, Britain’s ﬁrst professional national theatre for disabled performers.
ST JOHN'S CHURCH
Princes Street, 661 6000. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm.
West End Craft And Design Fair Until Sat 28 Aug. Contemporary arts and crafts, all for sale.
STEEL BELLA VENUE
George IV Bridge, entrance on Victoria Street, 226 5138. Daily 10am—6pm. Can I Kiss You? Until Sat 28 Aug. A talking installation of paintings, robots and plants.
23 Cockbum Street, 622 6200. TuenSat 10am-6pm.
Welcome Until Sat 25 Sep. Work by artists Emily Bates, Nina Saunders and Nicky Hoberrnan, exploring the meaning — and sometimes menace — behind the home and family. Bates crafts outﬁts out of human hair. Saunders distorts the dream of the rural idyll. Hoberrnan paints child on the cusp of adulthood. See review.
The Multiple Store Until Sat 25 Sep. (Cafe and bookshop space). The Multiple Store is a new organisation which commissions and sells limited edition multiples by leading British artists. This, the ﬁrst collection, features multiples by Keith Coventry, Dalziel & Scullion, Grenville Davey, Graham Gussin, Kenny Hunter, Cornelia Parker and Simon Periton.
26 North West Circus Place, 225 5355. Mon—Sat 8.30am—8pm; Sun 11am—8pm. Colin Baxter's Edinburgh Until Mon 30 Aug. Limited edition prints of Colin Baxter’s photographic images of Edinburgh.
STUDIO ONE GALLERY
10 Stafford Street, 226 5812. Mon-Sat 9.30am—6pm; Sun noon—5.30pm. Magic Carpets Until Mon 30 Aug. Carpets and rugs by Lorraine Statham.
36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri llam-6pm; Sat 10.30am—4 m.
Anne Gordon and Joyce orland Until Sat 4 Sep. New paintings.
Sheana M. Stephen Until Sat 4 Sep. New jewellery inspired by classical themes and techniques.
Atrium, Cambridge Street, 228 1404. Daily 10am—midnight.
Dazzle Until Sat 4 Sep. Contemporary jewellery selling exhibition.
24 ROYAL CIRCUS
24 Royal Circus, 226 2769. Mon-Sat 11am-6pm.
Oneness Until Sat 4 Sep. The ﬁrst British showing of work by Russian artist and graduate of the Tbilisi Academy of Art, Guennadi Vassilkov and Chinese/German artist Walter Ding. See review.
THE UNKNOWN GALLERY 15 St Bernard’s Crescent, Stockbridge, 0797 185 5964. Tue-Sun 10am-5 m. Festival Exhibition Until Mon 3 Aug. A rotating, selling exhibition of artwork by emerging artists from Scotland and the north east, featuring painting, drawings, sculpture and ceramics.
104 Gilmore Place, 229 7659. Daily 2—6pm.
The West Clare Experience Until Sat 28 Aug. A series of images inspired by the landscape of West Clare by artists working on the Viewforth Production of Dancing Ar Lughnasa.
WEST PARLIAMENT SQUARE
West Parliament Square, 557 0707. Sat 4.30pm—midnight; Sun—Thu Ham-midnight.
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I 999 Festival Exhibitions at
Edinburgh courses of ART
8 - 29 August I 999
Edinburgh College ul~ Art presents an exeiting variety ()Iik'XilIhil'IUlls as part nt'the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe. All exhibitions are tree and open tn the public. This exciting programme has something fur everyone.
@ GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO FESTIVAL EXHIBITION
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Photography, Installation, Sculpture, Video Installation and Painting 6 August - 4 September I999 Monday - Saturday lOam-bpm
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