Edinburgh Exhibitions  -  2004

CITY ART CENTRE

1.  'From Castle to Palace'

2.  Cecil Beaton

3.  Titanic

Each Exhibition takes up two floors of the City Art Centre

City Art Centre

Market Street, Edinburgh

10 July 2004  to 26 September 2004

10am to 5pm (Mon to Sat)

Noon to 5pm (Sunday)

Admission 5 (concessions 3)

Edinburgh Festival 2003  -  Golden Cycle Man in the Royal Mile

 Peter Stubbs  -    peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

This photograph, taken during the Edinburgh Festival in  2003, is included in  the exhibition:  'From Castle to Palace'    Please click on the picture to enlarge it.

 

1.

'From Castle to Palace'

Artists and the Royal Mile

From Castle to Palace  -  Exhibition at the City Art Centre  -  July to September 2004

John Knox House by John Guthrie Spence Smith

Reproduced with acknowledgement to City Art Centre

This exhibition tells the story of Edinburgh's Royal Mile and Edinburgh's Old Town.  The Royal Mile leads from the Edinburgh Castle down the hill to Holyrood Palace, It is a popular area for street artists and tourists during recent Edinburgh Festivals.

The exhibition traces the history of the Royal Mile over several centuries, covering, trade, religion, murders, fires and royal visits.

It is illustrated with some impressive paintings from the City Art Centre's collection by artists including:

-   John W Ewbank
-   W Turner
-   Alexander Ritchie
-   J Stewart Smith
-   John Guthrie Spence

There are also old engravings, old photographs and a few of my more recent photographs of the Royal Mile.

 

2.

Cecil Beaton

Portraits

The exhibition of 150 portraits by Cecil Beaton has been organised by the National Portrait Gallery, London and is sponsored by Deloitte in association with Sotheby's and Vogue.  This is the exhibition's first showing outside London. 

The exhibition  marks the centenary of Cecil Beaton's birth and includes many of his memorable portraits from the 20th century:

-  Andy Warhol
-  Audrey Hepburn
-  Barbara Streisand
-  Bianca Jagger
-  Cecil Beaton - several self portraits
-  Elizabeth Taylor
-  King Faisal II of Iran
-  Francis Bacon
-  Fred Astaire
-  Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel
-  Gary Cooper
-  Greta Garbo
-  Harold Pinter
-  Ian Fleming
-  Jean Shrimpton
-  Judy Garland
-  Katherine Hepburn
-  Margot Fonteyn
-  Marlene Dietrich
-  Marlon Brando
-  Marilyn Monro
-  Marlene Dietrich
-  Mick Jagger
-  Orson Wells
-  Pablo Picasso

-  Rudolf Nureyev

-  The Queen
-  Quintin Hogg
-  Richard Burton
-  Salvador Dali
-  Sugar Ray Robinson
-  Tennessee Williams
-  Twiggy
-  Yul Brynner
-   and many more.

3.

Titanic

The World Class Connection

The Titanic  -  Exhibition at the City Art Centre  -  July to September 2004

Reproduced with acknowledgement to City Art Centre and Titanic Exhibitions Ltd

The exhibition captures the feeling of life on the Titanic. 
It comes to Edinburgh after having been shown at venues in England.

 

REFERENCE:    Brochure:  Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 8-30 August 2004

 

 

 

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