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The Atrium, Henry Duncan House, 120 George Street, 558 1200. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art Until Sat 4 Sep. New work by gallery artists.


3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon-4pm. Patrick Ciranna Until Sat 4 Sep. Work by Patrick Ciranna.


4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon-Fri 10am-6 m; Sat 11am-2pm.

Scottis Panorama Until Sat 4 Sep. Nineteenth and 20th century oil paintings and watercolours.


29 Albany Street, 478 7050. Mon-Fri 10am—5 m; Sat lOam-l m.

Exhibition Of Waterco ours Until Sat 4 Sep. Watercolour paintings from the Flowering Of Scotland Book Of Hope.


Department of Architecture, University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2298. Mon-Fri 10am—4pm.

Dialogues Until Fri 3 Sep. A changing programme featuring twenty artists from around the world working in installation, video and performance art.


71 lnverleith Row, 556 9766. Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon-4pm.

Origina Chinese Watercolours A selection of original Chinese watercolours with prices ranging from £22.


35 St Stephen Street, 220 6877. Mon—Sat 10.30am-lpm & 2—5pm; Sun l—4.30pm. Parfum Until Tue 31 Aug. An exhibition of 20th century scent bottles.


1 Morrison Street, 556 5967. Mon-Sat 11am—5pm; Sun l—5pm.

Trivial Pursuits Until Sat 4 Sep. Figurative art by emerging artists Leighton Bruce, Carole Ritchie, Marcus Duran, Ben Richards and Rory Mitchell.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names, including Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Moore, Hockney and Bellan .

Joseph, Beuys: Editions Until Sun 19

Sep. £2.50 (£1.50). On loan from a private collection in Berlin, the first British showing of Joseph Beuys’ editions - prints, objects, photographs, books and postcards - made between 1965 and his death in 1986. A key artist in the post-war period, this conceptual artist and advocate of ‘social sculpture’, Beuys today commands a strategic position in late 20th century art.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 11am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm. An impressive collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, by artists including Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Poussin, Degas, Van Gogh and Monet along with work by 18th and 19th century Scottish artists. Recently returned to display is Titian’s Diana And Callisto. Mastery And Ele ance: French Drawings From t e Collection Of Jeffrey E. Horvitz Until Sun 5 Sep. Free. Over 100 drawings from one of the largest private collections of French drawings in the world, featuring the work of Nicolas Poussin, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Francois Boucher and Jacques- Louis David.

The Ti er And The Thistle: Ti u Sultan And e Scots In India c1? 1800 Until Sun 3 Oct. £3 (£1.50). An exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of the Storming of Seringapatam by the British on 4 May 1799, and the death of Tipu Sultan, ruler of the kingdom of Mysore in South India. Central to the show is a huge canvas of Sir David Wilkie’s Sir David Baird Discovering The Body Of Tipu Sultan, plus portraits, topographical prints, watercolours and Sir David Baird’s presentation sword.

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge, 226 4531. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm; Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.


Churchill: The Evidence Until Sun 31 Oct. On 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 and celebrities plus photographs and possessions.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Monéat 10am—5 m; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe.

0 Calecfonia! Sir Walter Scott And The Creation Of Scotland Until Sun 17 Oct. £4 (£3). The life of one of Scotland’s most influential and best- known figures, Sir Walter Scott is celebrated through paintings, drawings, sculptures and manuscripts.

Murray Johnston's Landscapes Until Sun 5 Sep. Free. A tribute to the late

Murray Johnston featuring twenty of his landscape photographs including works from his 19805 residency at Kielder Forest and his tour of America in 1981-82. Showing alongside this collection, is a display of work by photographers influenced by Johnston, including Calum Colvin, Robin Gillanders and Owen Logan.

Political Contemporaries Until Sun 5 Sep. Free. The centre-piece of this exhibition is the first group photograph of the 129 MSPs assembled for the first sitting of the Scottish Parliament, commissioned by Robin Gillanders and Chris Hall. 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 Grimmond by Patrick Heron, plus sculptures, paintings, photographs and political cartoons.

Aug. Bronze sculptures by Beckerrnan Balken.


43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Mon-Sat 10.30am—5.30 m.

John Stezaker - Ange 5 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.


7 Victoria Terrace, 225 4825. Mon—Sat noon-5pm.

Sacred Common Wealth Until Mon 30 Aug. Contemporary artworks by Quaker artists.


57 Home Street, 221 1141. Mon-Sun 10am-10pm.

Arty In Africa Until Thu 30 Sep. New work by Dundee artist Jane Hall inspired by Ndebele art.


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.


43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. Mon-Sat 10am-4.30pm.

Sheila MacLean Until Thu 9 Sep. Individual silk paintings inspired by the Scottish landscape and floral images by Sheila MacLean, with all works for sale.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily noon—5pm.

Scenes Of The Crime Until Mon 30 Aug. Alex Williamson and Russ Murphy create a new work featuring video and stills projections accompanied by soundscapes, with contributions from illustrator Martin O’Neill.


75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6rm; Sat 10am—4pm. Painting , Paste 5 And Drawings From 1959-1 99 Until Thu 2 Sep. A range of work b Jack Knox RSA RGI.

Malco at Martin Until Thu 2 Sep. New works in wood.

Contemporary Scottish Painting Until Thu 2 Sep. A range of work by artists including Leon Morroco, Peter Howson and John Bellany.

Unsearchable Things Until Thu 23 Sep. Contemporary jewellery by Catherine Currell.


21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Myths, Mantras And Mihrabs Until Sun 5 Sep. A Festival selling exhibition of textiles and religious artefacts.

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(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Daily llam-5 m.

FestivafExhibition Of Contemporary Art 8: Design Until Sat 4 Sep. A range of contemporary art and design by a selection of artists.

Life Drawing Group Thu 9-Wed 22 Sep. Life drawing exhibition featuring work 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.


34 Bread Street, 221 5555. Daily 9am-9pm.

Beckerman Balken Until Mon 30


Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat lOam-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.

Fragments Tue 7 Scp—Fri 1 Oct. An exhibition of paintings by Susan Beasley, a recent graduate of Grays School of Art. Cascades of colour and light are inspired by natural processes such as clouds rolling across the sky and rain trickling down a window.


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.


63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.

About Face Until Sat 11 Sep. New work by Mark l’anson and Shelagh Atkinson.


15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat 10am-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.


lnverleith House, 552 7171. Daily llam—5pm. . 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 87 (she showed work at the gallery in 1974), here exhibited are fourteen works on canvas completed in the last four years. Showing alongside Martin are paintings and prints by John McLaughlin (1898—1976). He is seen