continues its series of shows featuring young artists — this time there are l I looking into the dark and lighter sides ol life.
THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. 455 5203. Mon Sat 9.30am—5pm (Tue 9.3(iarnv 12.30pm). Thyne Scholarship Exhibition L'ntil Sat 17 Jul. Marion Smith presents photographs taken in national parks in the west coast of America and Lil Dew shows y'ibrant textile works.
88 l.othian Road. 228 2688. Daily l()am-- 1 ()pm.
Michael Dawson t'ntil Sat 7 Aug. Paintings.
45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon ~Sat
l lam-6pm; Sun noon ~5pm.
0 Nathan Coley t‘ntil Strn 18 Jul. In his first major solo show in Scotland. ('oley continues his inyestigation into the political and social tension beneath the surface of our btrilt environment. Locker/av. produced as a result of ('oley"s stint as unofficial artist-in-residence at the trail of the two Libyans accused of bombing the Pan Am flight oy'et‘ Lockerbie in 1988. is more darkly ironic. 'I‘he knockout work in the show. how eyer. fills most of the top floor gallery with cardboard ntodels of the 286 places of worship listed in the Edinburgh Yellow Pages. The models haye been painstakingly ctrt otrt. folded and glued to create a pleasing ecclesiastical toy town. It's potent stuff. See Hitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
(ireyfriars Place. 668 201‘).
Cover Story Fri 16 Jul— Fri 13 Aug. A selection from over 5() book coy'cr's featuring photographs by Patrl 'I‘urner.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 218]. Mon Hi
1 lam--6pm: Sat 10.30am -4pm. Mountains and Remote Places L'titil Sat 24 Jtll. l(‘losed Mon 9 Junl. A new selection of paintings by gallery artists featuring landscapes. seascapes. still life and floral studies.
34 Abercrornby Place. 558 9872. Mon Fri l()am—6pm: Sat 10am-4pm.
Paolozzi L'ntil Wed l4 Jtil. To coincide with the major retrospectiye exhibition at the Dean (iallery. an exhibition of prints by Iiduardo Paolo/xi.
6 (‘arlton Terrace. 556 4441. Tue Sat l()am—5pm.
From Here to Eternity t'ntil Sat 24 Jul. (irottp show with works by \‘ija (‘elmins. Richard Long. Strsan Derges. (iarry Fabian Miller and James 'l‘urrell.
4-~6 .\'orth Batik Street. The Mound. 226 4807. Mon -Sat l()am 6pm; Sun noon-~4pm.
Mixed Exhibition t'ntil Sat 24 Jul. A mixed show of work by Scottish painters including I.yn Beckett. Francis Boag. Pionna (‘arlisle and (‘harles Monteith Walker. plus jewellery by Malcolm Appleby. Louise Pringle and Lucy Woodley'. prints by Strsie Reade. photography by Mandy ()wen. glass by Mike Hunter and metalwork by Jonathan liadie.
65 The Shore. l.eith. 553 5255. Tue Hi
I lam—5pm; Sat l lam—4pm.
Buena Vista L'ntil Sat 24 Jul. l’ree. An exhibition of paintings inspired by the Spanish landscape including works by James Someryille. Doug Phillips. lan lilliot. (ieorgie Young. Annette lidgar. plus ceramics by Angus (irant and jewellery by John Kolb.
Yellow Guy by Katherine Ballingall on show at the Bon
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 624 6200. Mon \Ved tk
l-‘ri Sun 10am 5pm1'l‘hu ltlarn 7pm. Festivals, Fireworks, Feasts and Funerals l'ntil Sun 12 Sep. 'l‘wenty- the paintings spanning 300 years frotn 17th to l‘Jth century featuring dramatic. extrayagant celebrations and requiem masses by artists such as Rubens. Robert Adam and Stefano Della Bella. Literature and Patronage l‘ri to Jul. l2.45 l.l5prn. l'ree. Dayid Salter of lidinburgh l'niyersity discusses on Anthony yan Dyck's SI .St'ltrlylirrll.
After Hours: Music of Scotland Thu 22 Jul. 6 6.30pm. l‘ree. l-‘inn Moore. pipernaker and play er. gets the after-work set jigging.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
7.5 Bell‘ttl'tl Road. 624 62M). Mon \Vctl tk l’ri Sun ltlarn 5pm; 'l'lnr l(larn 7pm.
3 Past Things and Present: Jasper Johns Since 1983 Sat lo Jul Sun I‘) Sep. £51L‘35lll; under 12s free. The first major exhibition in Scotland of work by one of the forerunners of Pop Art. Jasper Johns. the show concentrates on the last 20 years of his career and reflects how. since r'eceiying critical acclaim for his paintings of flags. targets and letters in the 50s. he has continued to reinyent himself. NE SHOW See preyiew. page 76 and llitlist. Past Things and Present: Jasper Johns Since 1983 (lecture) Mon l2 Jul. l2.45 |.l5prn. Joan Rothfuss. curator of the Jasper Johns show. giyes this lunchtime lecture on the rnassiyely inlluential American artist.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY l Queen Street. 624 6200. Mon \Ved tk l-"ri Sun l(lam 5pm: 'l'hu ltlarn 7pm. Once Upon our Time: Portrait Miniatures By Moyna Flannigan l'ntil Strn 5 Sep. l‘ree. lidinburgh-based artist Moyna l’lannigan. best known for her fictional portraits. has been cornnnssioned to create 50 new contemporary portrait miniatures painted in watercolour and gouache on yelltnn. The works focus on uniyersal themes of youth and age. rites of passage and dressing tip and. in the accompanying catalogue. writer Dilys Rose has written a short \ ignetle alongside each of l‘lannigan's tiny imagined characters. Portrait Miniatures from the National Galleries of Scotland l'ntil Sun 5 Sep. (her 70 of the National (ialleries' most important portrait miniatures go on display.
My Family l'ntil Strn 2‘) Aug. ()ne hundred w inning entries in a competition
run by family Mediation Scotland to paint
your family and what it means to yotr are display ed as part of l‘MS's 2llllt anniyersar'y and coinciding with l‘arnilies' Day on 2‘) Atrg.
After Hours, Music of Scotland: Duncan Ferguson 'l‘hu l5 Jul.
6 6.50pm. liree. A blend of country. rock and indie music.
Signed Tour of Portrait Miniatures Sun l8 Jul. llarn noon. l‘ree. Mary Kilpatrick. interpreted in Britiin Sign Language by Dayid Sumrnersgill. giyes a lotrr ol' the current exhibition of portrait miniatures. Literature and Patronage Wed 21 Jul. l2.45 l.l5prn. l-‘ree. lan ('arnpbell of lidinburgh l'niyersity discusses the life and works of Thomas (’arly le.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
George [V Bridge. 226 453l. Mon Sat l()am 5pm; Strn 2 5pm.
Read All About It! l'ntil Sun 31 Oct. The story of the news in Scotland is explored in this exhibition which takes you on a journey through 400 years of news.
NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE
l5a Pennywell (‘ourt. 315 2|5I.
Mon Sat l()arn 4pm.
Putting Dads in the Picture l'ntil l‘ri 3() Jul. A series of portraits and yideo works created by a group of dads to celebrate the role of fathers in local families.
'l'he l’orum (iallery'. ()cean Driye. 555 8888. Mon liri l()am 8.30pm: Sat l()arn 7pm: Sun llam 6pm. AbsoluteART.net Summer Exhibition l'ntil l-‘ri 3() Jul. (‘ontemporary paintings by oy‘er' 15 Scottish artists including Max llague. Michael Dawson. Simon White. Paul Moore and many others.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
34 Ahet‘cromby Place. 557 l()2(). Mon l-‘ri 10am 6pm: Sat 10am 4pm. Jock Macinnes and Sandy Murphy t'ntil Wed l4 Jul. Recent
THE QUEEN’S GALLERY Palace ()f llolyroodhouse. 556 5 l()(). 9.30am 4.30pm. £5 (£3 £4): family ticket £13.
Enchanting the Eye: Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age l'ntil Sun 7 Noy'. £5 (£3 £4); family ticket i l 3. A selection of Dutch paintings from the 17th century. with examples by Retnbrandt. Vermeer. (‘uy p de llooch and 'I’er'borch. featuring still life. ey‘eryday scenes. portraiture and landscapes.
46 Duridas Street. 556 0808. Mon Fri l().3()am 5.30pm: Sat l()arn 4pm. The Summer Show 2004 t'ntil Sat 24 Jul. A mixed show of paintings by gallery artists including Barbara Balrner. James liairgreay'e. Alexander Robb and Day'id Sinclair.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lixhibition llall. lny'erleith Row. 552 7l7l. Daily l()am 5pm. l’ree. Botanical Threads Thu 8 Jul Sun J Aug. An exhibition of contemporary textiles by 25 artists taking nature and the surroundings of the gardens as inspiration.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY BUILDING
'l‘he Motrnd. 624 62()(). Mon Sat l()am 5pm; Strn noon 5pm.
124th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour l'ntil Thu 15 Jul. £2 (U l. The annual exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painter's in \Vater‘colours. featuring oy er l()(l works and including two pieces by “R” the Prince of “tiles.
l6 Duridas Street. 558 I200. Mon Fri l()arn 6pm; Sat l()am 4pm.
Paul Reid l'ntil Sat 31 Jul. New series of painting taken from ()y'id‘s classical iconography and transplanted to the Scottish Highlands.
Summer Exhibition t'ntil Sat 31 Jul. Paintings. drawings and prints by Scottish (‘rallery artists including John Byrne. James Morrison and Barbara Rae. See photo caption.
Wendy Ramshaw t'ntil Sat 3i Jul. New work Prospero‘s Table inspired by Shakespeare's 'I'lre 'Ii'm/u’s'r.
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