Visual Art ■ EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE Alfons Bytautas: Lost Time Sat 22 May–Sat 3 Jul. Small-scale black and white intaglio prints. FREE Annie Woodford – Ice: Tracing the Line of Existence Sat 22 May–Sat 3 Jul. Woodford’s practice encompasses object-making, installations, wall works and works on paper.
■ FRUITMARKET GALLERY 45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon–Sat 11am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Johan Grimonprez Sat 22 May–Sun 11 Jul. See preview,
page 88. ■ THE HENDERSON GALLERY 4 Thistle Street Lane NW, 225 7464. Tue–Sat 11am–6pm. FREE Life, Words and Coincidences: Un Journal Intime by Caty Leveque Until Sat 15 May. The visual diaries of this French artist. FREE The Song of the Esk Fri 21 May–Sat 19 Jun. New works by Darren Woodhead.
■ INGLEBY GALLERY 15 Calton Road, 556 4441. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE Sean Scully: Iona Until Sat 19 Jun. Paintings and
photographs by eminent painter.
■ INVERLEITH HOUSE Royal Botanic Garden, Arboretum Place/Inverleith Row, 248 2971. Tue–Sun 10am–5.30pm. FREE Vincent Fecteau / Hugh Cleghorn: Forests and Gardens of South India Sat 15 May–Sun 4 Jul. Simultaneously exhibiting contemporary art and botanical art, Inverleith presents 55 botanical drawings made for the pioneering forest conservator Hugh Cleghorn in the period 1845 to 1859 and a selection of abstract sculptures by Californian artist Vincent Fecteau.
■ LEITH GALLERY 65 The Shore, Leith, 553 5255. Mon–Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 11am–4pm. FREE Journey into the Landscape Until Sat 22 May. Landscapes from gallery artists. ■ NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200. Mon–Wed & Fri–Sun 10am–5pm; Thu 10am–7pm. The place to see a major part of the nation’s collection of fine art, works from the early Renaissance to the end of the 19th century are on display, including paintings by Raphael,Titian, Velázquez, Rembrandt and Rubens. FREE The Printmaker’s Art ●●●●● Until Sun 23 May. The oft- misunderstood art of printmaking is explored.
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Adrian Wiszniewski: This Foreign Land Glasgow School of Art-
trained artist Adrian Wiszniewski is well known for his highly personal figurative paintings and drawings and intriguing landscapes. This exhibition features some 21 paintings and drawings, including a range of large-scale oils and intimate coloured pencil studies created in the past year and focusing on a range of enigmatic topics such as ‘Nature Lovers’ and ‘Sacrificial Fruit’. ■ Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow, until Mon 24 May.
✽✽ FREE Confrontation Until Sun 18 Jul. Lucas Cranach’s 16th
century painting ‘Venus and Cupid’ is paired with Otto Dix’s 1932 ‘Nude Girl on a Fur’. FREE Dance Until Sun 6 Jun. Mixed exhibition exploring approaches to the depiction of dance.
■ OUT OF THE BLUE DRILL HALL 30–36 Dalmeny Street, Leith, 555 7100. Daily 10am–6pm. FREE Candid Mon 17–Fri 21 May. Work by emerging artists Rachel Maclean, Rosalind Thomson, Maximilian Swinton, Denise Torrance, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Jessica Dunleavy and Catriona Gilbert. FREE Out of the Blue Studio Artists Exhibition Thu 27 May–Thu 10 Jun. Work by Out of the Blue Drill Hall and Portobello Powerhouse studio artists. ■ THE QUEEN’S GALLERY Palace of Holyroodhouse, 556 5100. Daily 9.30am-6pm. £5.50 (£5; Children £3; Under 5s free, Family ticket £14). Dutch Landscapes Until Sun 9 Jan. Works by Jacob van Ruisdael, Aelbert Cuyp and Nicolaes Berchem.
■ SCOTLANDART.COM 2 St Stephen Place, 225 6257. Mon–Fri 10.30am–5.30pm; Sat 10am–5.30pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Joe O’Brien Fri 7 May–Wed 2 Jun. Paintings based on the 16th Century Calvinist Reformation. ■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART 75 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. Home to Scotland’s greatest collection of modern and contemporary art, this gallery shows special exhibitions and works from 1900 to the present day. FREE What You See is Where You’re At Until Thu 30 Dec. The second phase of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’s 50th Anniversary celebrations sees new displays of Scottish Colourist and German and Austrian Expressionist work, as well as works by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Callum Innes, Fiona Tan, Douglas Hall and Jacob Bee.
■ STILLS 23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Daily 11am–6pm. FREE The City and the Stars Until Sun 18 Jul. See review, page 89.
■ ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Daily 10am–5pm. An independent institution led by eminent artists and architects. FREE RSA 184th Annual Exhibition Sat 8 May–Wed 23 Jun. Invited selections. ■ TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2210. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer – The Purple Tilt ●●●●● Until Sat 15 May. Interesting and often thought-provoking.
■ THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. FREE Archie Forrest RGI, Danish Silver, Eduardo Paolozzi: Prints and Drawings & Merete Rasmussen Until Sun 30 May. Four exhibitions present silver, sculptures, works in the Scottish Colourist tradition and screen prints by Paolozzi. ■ UNION GALLERY 45 Broughton Street, 556 7707. Tue–Sat 10.30am–6pm & Sun noon–6pm. FREE Jenny Matthews Solo Exhibition Until Thu 3 Jun. Collection of flower paintings.
■ WASPS STUDIOS Patriothall Studios, 48 Hamilton Place, Stockbridge, 225 1289. Daily 1pm–5pm. FREE Drawing Ahead Until Tue 18 May. New work by Joyce Gunn Cairns, Sera James Irvine, Sarah Gittins and Mary Archibald.
■ DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN University of Dundee, 13 Perth Road, 01382 385330. Mon–Fri 9.30am–5pm; Sat 10.30am–4.30pm. FREE Dundee Degree Show 2010 Sat 22–Sun 30 May. Spot the next big thing. ■ DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS 152 Nethergate, 01382 909900. Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat 10.30am–5.30pm; Thu 10.30am–8.30pm; Sun noon–5.30pm. FREE Alex Frost: The Connoisseurs ●●●●● Until Sun 23 May. New series of contradictory mosaic pieces following Alex Frost’s recent Glenfiddich residency.
■ GENERATOR PROJECTS 25–26 Mid Wynd, Mid Wynd Industrial Estate, 01382 225982. Thu–Sun noon–5pm. FREE They Had Four Years Sat 15 May–Sun 6 Jun. The gallery’s annual exhibition of new work from a selection of last year’s graduates featuring Alasdair Smith, Jonathan Long and Rachel Maclean.
Isle of Bute ■ MOUNT STUART HOUSE AND GARDENS Rothesay, 01700 503877. Daily 10am–6pm. FREE Lee Mingwei: Trilogy of Sounds Until Thu 30 Sep. Taiwanese, New York-based artist Lee Mingwei presents a sound installation composed of new work in three separate parts.
■ JUPITER ARTLAND Bonnington House Steadings, Fri–Sun 10am–4pm. £7 (Child £4; Family ticket £18).
✽✽ Jupiter Artland Year Two Fri 14 May–Sun 27 Jun. The
contemporary sculpture garden opens its gates for a second season, featuring commissioned works by many leading artists including Alec Finlay, Laura Ford, Andy Goldsworthy, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Charles Jencks, Anish Kapoor, Peter Liversidge, Cornelia Parker, Marc Quinn and Shane Waltener.
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