works drawn from the National Galleries’ Dada and Surrealist collections, plus works by Giacometti, Picabia, Max Ernst and others. The upper galleries are given over to temporary exhibitions.

Rene Magritte Until Sun 26 Mar. £4 (£3); joint admission with Eileen Agar £5.50 (£4). The king of Surrealism who painted bizarre landscapes, fluffy cotton wool clouds and bowler hatted men raining from the sky is celebrated in an exhibition which gets its only UK showing at The Dean Gallery.


27 Queensferry Street, 220 4150. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm; Sun noon—4pm.

Recent Acquisitions A display of the gallery’s recent purchases.


6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Peter Michael Until Fri 24 Dec. Watercolours of Edinburgh by Peter Michael.

Scottish Watercolours Wed S—Mon 31 Jan. Watercolour paintings by a selection of Scottish artists.


18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until Fri 31 Dec. Paintings by gallery artists.

Mixed Exhibition Mon 3—Mon 31 Jan. A mixed exhibition of work by gallery artists.


2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Mon—Sat lOam—6 m.

Christmas Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied arts by up-and-coming craftmakers and designers working in Scotland.


45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon—Sat llam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Flower Show (Forget-Me-Not) Until Sat 15 Jan. This group exhibition brings together the work of thirteen international artists who depict or use flowers in their practice. The show comprises paintings. drawings, photographs, installations and real and mechanical flowers, with works by Anya Gallacio, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Michael Landy, Lisa Milroy and Olaf Nicolai.


46a Raeburn Place, 315 2603. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 1—4.30pm.

Gifts From The East Until Fri 31 Dec. Unusual gifts for Christmas including designerjewellery from British designers Dover & Hall, Annika Rutlin and Sheridan, plus perfume bottles and Thuyna boxes from Morocco.


57 lnverleith Row, 552 3823. Daily noon—6pm. Zahlm Gibor Until Thu 23 Dec. A collection of contemporary modern

artworks spanning fifteen years by Zahlm Gibor.


23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Children's Crusade Until Fri 24 Dec. A suite of prints by Paula Rego.

Members' Christmas Exhibition Until Fri 24 Dec. A festive selling exhibition of l2x12in print works by members of the studio.

EDINBURGH WORLD HERITAGE TRUST (Formerly New Town Conservation Trust), 13a Dundas Street, 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am—1pm & 2—5pm.

Princes Street: Unexecuted Designs 1767-1999 Until Fri 31 Dec. Plans and designs for Edinburgh’s major thoroughfare, Princes Street, which were never executed.


88 Lothian Road, 2295932.

In Oceania Until Sat 8 Jan. Ajourney through the South Seas photographed by Patrick Richardson.

Artlink Photography Exhibition Until Sat 8 Jan. An Artlink photography exhibition which describes the community of four people who live in Edinburgh.


35 William Street, 225 2196. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—2pm. Christmas Exhibition Until Fri 24 Dec. Scottish landscapes by gallery artists.

Big apple: Magritte's The Listening Chamber is on show in retrospective of th


22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.

Small Paintings For Christmas Until Sat 29 Jan. Paintings, limited edition prints, ceramics, sculpture in wood. marble, resin and bronze, jewellery and silk scarves by over 60 artists.


7 Grassmarket, 229 7884. Mon—Sat 10am—6 m; Sun noon—5pm.

Inspire Until Sun 16 Jan. Mixed media paintings by Janine Jaques inspired by India and the African landscape.


6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed—Sat 10am—5pm.

Emily Young Until Sat 8 Jan. Exhibiting at the gallery earlier in the year, as part of Summer Sculpture, London-based stone sculptor Emily Young presents a solo exhibition of new work. See review. Emma Ford Until Sat 8 Jan. Felt wall- hangin s by London-based artist Emma Ford. A Mo el For The Millennium Until Sat 8 Jan. Inspired by A Model Gallery Of Modern Art, a show held in London in 1934 in which leading painters and sculptors displayed small works of art, this exhibition brings together the work of some of Britain’s most celebrated artists. In aid of Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people.

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28 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm.

Bebop Until Sat 4 Mar. Edinburgh College of Art graduate .lon Harker presents an exhibition of colour paintings using typographic imagery influenced by graffiti.


13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm: Sat 9.30am—1.30pm.

La Bande Dessinee Until Thu 23 Dec. An exhibition looking at the history of ‘la bande dessinee’, which is an inheritance of the ‘serials’ of the 19th century, that appeared weekly in major newspapers. Balzac, Dumas and Zola are among the authors who popularised this technique. Balzac, Un Monde A Part: La Comedie Humaine Until Thu 23 Dec. To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Honore de Balzac, this documentary exhibition looks at his monumental work La Comedie Humaine.

Flop Until Sun 30 Jan. This group show of work by four young artists based in France and Scotland features the work of Nathalie de Briey. who through installations and photographs looks at the marks clothes leave on the body; Mark Beever examines the relationship between design and plasticians; Neal Beggs shows preparations for an exhibition which will be displayed in the 200 Gallery, Nantes in the year 2000 and Sharon Kivland centres her work around the Freudian Centre of Research and Analysis.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Passion, Grace And Fire Until Fri 24 Dec. Recent work by three of Scotland’s leading printmakers; Alistair Mack, Lennox Dunbar and Susie Patterson.


5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Tue—Sat Ham—4.30pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until Thu 23 Dec. Mixed works including paintings by gallery artists.


49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 6’: Sun Ham—4.30pm.

Ships Until Fri 24 Dec. Paintings and drawings by Gordon Slater.

Mixed Exhibition 'l‘hu 6—Fri 21 Jan. A continuing exhibition of contemporary work by local artists.


65 The Shore, 553 5255. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

Jack Morrocco Until Sat 15 Jan. New paintings by Jack Morroco, whose main inspiration is colour.

The Little Silver Darlings Until Sat 15 Jan. Small paintings in silver frames, silver sculpture and silver jewellery by gallery artists.


4 Dundas Street, 558 9544 '5. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm. Christmas Exhibition Until Fri 24 Dec. Applied arts by contemporary artists.

Mixed Exhibition Wed 5—Mon 31 Jan. Works from stock.

MOUNTED GALLERY 5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club). 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon—5pm. Square Feet Sun 19 Dec—Sun 16 Jan. A diverse collection of artwork by new artists.


Department of Photography. Film & TV, Marchmont Campus. 61 Marchmont Road, 466 7301. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Prospects Until Fri 14 Jan. Photographs by Roddy Macinnes, a graduate of the Photography, Film and Television BA Degree course at Napier University,

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featuring snapshots of himself, his family and his friends.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—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 Bellany.

Eileen Agar 1899—1991: A Centenary Exhibition Until Sun 27 Feb. £2.50 (£1.50): joint admission with Magritte £5.50 (£4). British Surrealist painter Eileen Agar was the only female artist chosen to exhibit alongside Picasso, Max Ernst and Joan Miro in the 1936 Lottdon International Surrealist Exhibition. To celebrate her centenary. an exhibition of over 120 works from private and public collections featuring oils, acrylics, collages, watercolours. photographs and found ob'ects.

Elizabet Blackadder Until Sun 23 Jan. Free. Art exhibition bringing together twenty oils and works on paper spanning the career of l-‘alkirk-born painter, Elizabeth Blackadder. Included in the show are artists' sketchbooks. drawings and gouaches of the Italian landscape created in the mid 1950s and large-scale floral and still life works.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of works from the Renaissance to post-Impressionism. by artists including Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Poussin, Degas, Van (iogh and Mottet along with work by 18th and 19th century Scottish artists. Recently returned to display is 'l’itian’s Diana A m1 Callisto.

Turner And Sir Walter Scott Fri 17 Dec—Sun 19 Mar. Free. To accompany the annual showing of the Gallery’s famous Turner watercolours from the bequest of Sir Henry Vaughan, two watercolours created for Sir Walter Scott's commission of 1818 by Turner, which illustrate Scott’s historical publication The ProvincialAntiquities A ml Picturesque Scenery Of Scotland. NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5 m; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.

Art An Business Until Sun 23 Jan. The business and commerce industries have created the wealth of Scotland, shaping the country’s towns and cities. This exhibition features contemporary portraits including images of current wealth creators.

Magna Brava: The Magnum Women

Photographers Until Sun 30 Jan. £2.50 (£1.50). The great women Magnum

photographers Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath and the late Marilyn Silverstonc show work

3 from around the globe. Over 180 photographs are on display, which are

both poignant and stunning examples of

, documentary photography. The subject

' matter ranges from Arnold’s view of

China; Franck‘s study of social groups in t the Gaelic speaking Tory Island in

Ireland; Meiselas’ disturbing images of Nicaragua, El Salvador and the Mexican/American border; Morath’s

vision of New York and Silverstone’s

work in India, Pakistan and Tibet. This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Marilyn Silverstone who died in September.

Picture Yourself Sat 1 Jan—Sun 31 Dec. Free. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourself emphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung and framed in the permanent collection in the company of the gallery’s famous paintings.

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