FESTIVAL ART LISTINGS continued
LLOYDS TSB SCOTLAND
Henry Duncan House, 120 George Street, 558 1200. Monéat 10am—6pm. Contemporary Scottish Art Until Sat 2 Sep. The Scottish Gallery and the Stenton Gallery present an exhibition of new work by gallery artists.
3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Kate Philp - A Watercolour Extravaganza Fri l—Sat 23 Sep. Landscape and still life watercolour paintings by Kate Philp inspired by her garden and love of music.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY
4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
A Scottish Panorama Until Sat 9 Sep. The gallery’s annual exhibition of Scottish oils, watercolours and prints.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm. <dis>location of the chair Until Sun 3 Sep. Modern chair design classics have been rescued from daily use by staff and students at the University Library and rounded up for this special Festival exhibition. The collection includes chairs by Arne Jacobsen, Eero Saarinen, Vemer Panton and Harry Bertoia. See review.
35 St Stephen Street, 220 6877. MonaSat 10.30am—1pm & 2—5pm; Sun 1—5pm. Ten Until Sun 3 Sep. Celebrating ten years of Festival exhibiting, a unique display of antique and vintage costume jewellery on loan from an Edinburgh private collection.
5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Daily noon—6pm. Comedy Art Until Mon 28 Aug. Comedians reveal their artistic talents in a Festival show presented by the Stand Comedy Club. Johnny Vegas exhibits ceramics, Allan Miller shows photographs and Reg Anderson displays a selection of props.
2 Howe Street, 229 8844/220 3121. Daily noon—10pm.
Mounted 2 Until Thu 31 Aug. The Mounted Gallery moves to a temporary location during the Festival with an exhibition of mixed media artworks by over twenty artists. You can also follow a trail of artworks in Map Project, which features site-speciﬁc works located in various venues throughout the city.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe.
The Private Klee: Works By Paul Klee From The Btirgi Collection Until Sun 22
Téte de Femme 1953 by Fernard Leger at I2 Gallery.
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Oct. £4 (£3); joint with Dali (£6) (£4.50). The only British showing of this outstanding collection of work by Swiss artist Paul Klee (1879—1940). One of the most innovative artists of the 20th century, his small-scale abstract watercolours are on show along with over 130 oils, pen and ink, prints, gouaches and drawings from all stages of his career. Contemporary Scottish Art Acquisitions ince 1850 Wed 30 Aug—Sun 12 Nov. Free. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the National Gallery of Scotland and the 40th anniversary of the National Gallery of Modern Art, a display of acquisitions of contemporary Scottish art made since 1850.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—6 m; Sun noon—6pm.
Consta le's Clouds Until Sun 29 Oct. £3.50 (£2). The work of John Constable (1776—1837) is celebrated in this comprehensive exhibition which brings together over 70 of his cloud studies and landscapes which reflect his interest in the sky.
A Poet In Paradise: Lord Lindsay And Christian Art Fri 25 Aug$un 19 Nov. Free. On show for the ﬁrst time, one of the ﬁnest private collections of early Italian paintings. See preview.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge, 226 4531. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. Scotland's Pages Until Sun 29 Oct. A major exhibition tracing almost 1000 years of Scotland’s history through the written word, presenting some of the key documents that have shaped the Scottish nation.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—6pm. Cafe. Free. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. 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 most famous faces.
The Art Of Documentary Until Sun 3 Sep. A look at Scottish involvement with documentary photography over the last 40 years including work by Chick Chalmers, John Charity, Catriona Grant, Tricia Malley, Oscar Marzaroli, Andy Moxon, Joe Rock, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and David Williams.
Men Of The Clyde: Stanley Spencer's Vision At Port Glasgow (1940-1 947) Until Sun 1 Oct. A major exhibition of work by the painter Sir Stanley Spencer (1891—1959). As Ofﬁcial War Artist, Spencer arrived in Port Glasgow in 1940, commissioned to produce a series of paintings of the shipyard workers at Lithgow’s Yard. He spent the next six years completing the commission, resulting in a series of monumental, frieze-like paintings which capture the labours of the workforce. Showing alongside these works are Spencer’s ‘Resurrection’ paintings, created at the end of the war, his personal tribute to the people of Glasgow.
17—21 Fountainhall Road, Mon-Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat
Art Ex ibition Until Thu 31 Aug. Mixed media works by members of the Prestonﬁeld Neighbourhood Art Group.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily Ham—6.30pm.
Remix - David Cox Until Fri 8 Sep. David Cox creates unique sculptural constructions in his ﬁrst exhibition in Scotland. Using tin, wood and found
objects, Cox combines magic and modern myth with popular TV, hip hop, skyscrapers and subways. During the Festival, Cox will be leading a number of workshops in automata, mask and sound making for children and adults. Contact the gallery for details.
55 and 61 Bread Street, 477 4524. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Portrait Of A Landscape Until Thu 14 Sep. Scottish landscape paintings by a range of artists including Francis Boag, Lynne McGregor, Simon Rivett and Elspeth Garbut.
The Peugeot Design Awards Until Thu 31 Aug. The gallery hosts the Edinburgh leg of the prestigious London’s Oxo Tower Peugeot Design Awards. Selected by a distinguished panel, including design guru Ron Arad, twelve objects of contemporary design and applied art have been selected as the ﬁnalists for this year’s award.
THE NOMADS TENT
21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Moanat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—4pm. East Of The Caspian Until Sun 10 Sep. A selling exhibition of rugs and carpets from Central Asia.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Marj Bond RSW, RGI Until Thu 31 Aug. Paintings by Mar' Bond. Contemporary cottish Masters Until Thu 31 Aug. Paintings by John Bellany, John Brown, Leon Morrocco and many others.
John Maltby Until Thu 31 Aug. Ceramics. Molly Bulliclt Until 21 Sep. Jewellery. Matthew Draper Sat 2—Thu 21 Sep. Paintings.
Walter Awlson Sat 2—Thu 21 Sep. Ceramic sculpture.
Jonathon Brown Sat 2—Thu 21 Sep. Paintings.
17-19 Barclay Place, 477 2933. TuewSun 10am—7 m.
Mixed hibition Edinburgh’s newest gallery features a changing selection of paintings including reproduction art — Van Gogh, Dali, Monet, Miro — originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Daily noon—6 m.
Festiva Exhibition Of Contemporary Art And Design Until Sat 2 Sep. Phil Braham and Brent Millar curate this Festival exhibition of contemporary art and design by Edinburgh-based artists.
65 George Street, 225 2266. Mon—Sat 9.30am—4.30pm; Sun noon—5pm.
The Scottish Sale: Made In Scotland 1600-2000 Until Thu 24 Aug. A sale and exhibition on loan from the National Museums of Scotland, featuring Scottish furniture, a wide ranging selection of Scottish pictures, rare provincial silver, ceramics, arms and armour and pottery.
THE POINT HOTEL
34 Bread Street, 221 5555. Daily 9am—9pm.
ECA Sculpture Until Sat 2 Sep. The foyer of the Point Hotel becomes the temporary exhibition space for a selection of work by students from the School of Sculpture department at Edinburgh College of Art.
43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Mon—Sat 10.30am-5.30pm. Sharon Kivland: Le Bonheur Des Femmes (The Scent Of A Woman) Until Sat 2 Sep. Portfolio’s Festival
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