■ INGLEBY GALLERY 15 Calton Road, 556 4441. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE Sean Scully: Iona Until Sat 19 Jun. See preview, page 96.
■ INSTITUT FRANÇAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon–Wed & Fri 9.30am–5.30pm; Thu noon–5.30pm; Sat 9.30am–2pm. FREE A Sense of France in Scotland Until Mon 31 May. Laureates of the IFE Photographic Competition exhibit their work.
■ 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. See picture caption below. ■ LEITH GALLERY 65 The Shore, Leith, 553 5255. Mon–Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 11am–4pm. FREE New Work from Sophie Mackay Knight and Jack Frame Sat 29 May–Sun 20 Jun. Figurative work from Mackay Knight and stunning studies from Frame.
■ NATIONAL GALLERY COMPLEX 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. 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.
■ NEWINGTON LIBRARY 17–21 Fountainhall Road, 529 5536. Mon–Thu 10am–8pm; Fri 10am–5pm; Sat 9am–1pm. FREE Islands and Cities Mon 31 May–Sat 26 Jun. Paintings of Iona and Orkney by Kevin Connelly and Polaroid Paintings by Rhiannon Connelly. ■ OUT OF THE BLUE DRILL HALL 30–36 Dalmeny Street, Leith, 555 7100. Daily noon–5pm. Out of the Blue Studio Artists Exhibition Fri 28 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 Remarkable collection of 42 classic works from the Netherlands.
■ 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. FREE Frances Walker: Works on Paper Until Wed 30 Jun. Works by one of the country’s foremost landscape painters. Open Mon or by appointment only. ■ SCOTLAND-RUSSIA INSTITUTE 9 South College St, 668 3635. Tue–Fri 11am–4pm. FREE St. Petersburg: Reflections of a Floating Life Tue 1–Sat 26 Jun.
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■ 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. FREE Modern Landscapes Thu 3 Jun–Wed 28 Jul. Group exhibition featuring nine landscape artists, including well known gallery regular Lesley-Anne Derks. ■ 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. 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.
Emma Kay (UK), Rut Blees Luxemburg (Germany) and Craig Mulholland (Scotland). ■ TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2210. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE They Do Things Differently There Sat 5–Sat 19 Jun. Collaborative curatorial project by Edinburgh College of Art students. Exhibiting artists include Omar Zingaro Bhati, Duncan Campbell and Raydale Dower.
■ THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. FREE Becky Collins, Campbell Sandilands, Italian Jewellery, Joseph Harrington & Stephen Bird Wed 2–Wed 30 Jun. Solo exhibit of new paintings from Collins, woodblock prints and mixed media works from Sandilands, a mixed display of Italian pieces, modern studio glass from Harrington and works in the English figure and slipware tradition from Stephen Bird. FREE European Prints Wed 2–Wed 23 Jun. Selected works on paper.
■ SIERRA METRO Ground Floor North, 22 West Harbour Road, Sat & Sun noon–6pm. FREE Johannes Sailer Sun 6 Jun–Sun 11 Jul. Exhibition of new sculptural and film work by this Edinburgh-based artist. ■ TOTAL KUNST @ FOREST 3 Bristo Place, 220 4538. Daily 10am–midnight. FREE Dust and Mud Mon 7–Sat 12 Jun. Award-winning pictures by Polish artist Krzysztof Brudlo.
■ STILLS 23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Daily 11am–6pm. FREE The City and the Stars ●●●●● Until Sun 18 Jul. Successful combination of photography, moving image and sculptural installation from ■ 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 paintings by this highly collected painter of flowers.
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■ 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 Chicks on Speed: Don’t Art, Fashion, Music Sat 5 Jun–Sun
8 Aug. First solo show in the UK by the multidisciplinary art group who apply punk ethics to interrogate artistic boundaries. ■ GENERATOR PROJECTS 25–26 Mid Wynd, Mid Wynd Industrial Estate, 01382 225982. Thu–Sun noon–5pm. FREE They Had Four Years Until Sun 6 Jun. Annual exhibition of new work from a selection of last year’s graduates featuring Alasdair Smith, Jonathan Long and Rachel Maclean.
■ BADDINSGILL HOUSE Baddinsgill, West Linton, Peebleshire. Baddinsgill Garden and Sculpture Exhibition Sun 30 May, 12.30pm–5pm. £3.50 (Child Ticket Free). An outdoor exhibition of sculptures from Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, including internationally established artists, illustrating how art and nature can complement each other. ■ JUPITER ARTLAND Bonnington House Steadings, Fri–Sun 10am–4pm. £7 (Child £4; Family ticket £18). FREE Jupiter Artland Year Two Until Sun 27 Jun. The sculpture garden opens its gates for a second season, featuring commissioned works by leading artists including Alec Finlay, Laura Ford and Andy Goldsworthy.
Vincent Fecteau For his first exhibition in a public gallery in the UK, Californian artist Vincent Fecteau has selected six sculptures created from layers of papier-maché, over which acrylic
paint has been applied. The wall-mounted sculptures are reversible and can thus be displayed facing in either direction. Fecteau’s work is being shown simultaneously with Forests and Gardens of South India – a selection of 55 drawings of Indian plants by Hugh Cleghorn, known as the father of forest conservation in the Subcontinent, whose work is held in the archives of the Royal Botanic Garden. ■ Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, until Fri 4 Jul.