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■ ROYAL OVER-SEAS LEAGUE 100 Princes Street. Daily 10am–6pm. FREE Waters of Scotland Until Mon 31 Aug. Coastline inspired paintings by Leo du Feu. EFF. ■ ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 22–26 George Street, 240 5000. Wed 9am–8pm; Thu & Fri 9am–5pm. FREE Studies for Raeburn Until Fri 7 Aug. Briony Anderson’s paintings respond to the portraits of Sir Henry Raeburn. EAF.
■ SCHOP 36 St Mary’s Street, 477 4513. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE Nigel Peake: Making Ends Meet Until Sat 29 Aug. Collection of drawings and prints from Irish-born artist Nigel Peake. EAF.
■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART 75 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–6pm. FREE Artist Rooms Until Sun 8 Nov. An outstanding collection of contemporary art. EAF.
■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY 1 Queen Street, 624 6200. Tue & Wed 12pm–5pm, Sun 12pm–8pm. FREE Rough Cut Nation Until Sun 30 Aug. Scottish history presented through street art and graffiti. EAF. ■ SCOTLAND-RUSSIA INSTITUTE 9 South College St, 668 3635. Tue–Fri 11am–4pm; Sat 1.30pm–4pm. FREE Gennadii Gogoliuk: Recent Work Until Sat 5 Sep. Oil paintings by Russian painter Gennadii Gogoliuk. EAF.
■ THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–5pm. FREE James Morrison – New Paintings Until Sat 5 Sep. Exhibition of new work by highly-regarded landscape painter James Morrison. EAF.
■ SIERRA METRO 22 West Harbour Road, 07731 302960. Thu–Sun 1pm–5pm. FREE Aileen M Stackhouse: How long is now? Until Sun 30 Aug. This artist works in the space, allowing visitors to witness the evolution of her installations. EAF. ■ SLEEPER 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon–Fri 2pm–5pm. FREE Roger Ackling Mon 10 Aug–Tue 25 Sep. Ackling focuses sunlight through a hand-held magnifying glass to draw on to pieces of discarded wood or scraps of card. EAF.
■ STILLS 23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. 11am–6pm. FREE REWIND at Stills Until Sat 5 Sep. Seminal works from the formative years of British video art. EAF. FREE Joachim Koester: Poison Protocols and Other Histories Until Sun 25 Oct. Koester plays with the constructs of myth and history. EAF.
■ STUDIO 11 17 William Street, 07779 223580. 11am–4pm. FREE Alexander Hamilton: Blue Flora Celtica Until Sat 22 Aug. Cyanotypes inspired by Alexander Hamilton’s reflections on his relationship to artist Joseph Beuys. EAF. ■ TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2210. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Jane and Louise Wilson Until Sat 26 Sep. Archival photographs, prop-like sculptures and film. EAF. FREE Joseph Kosuth: (An Interpretation of this title: Nietzsche, Darwin and the Paradox of Content) Until Sat 26 Sep. Kosuth creates work in the library where Darwin was inspired to pursue his revolutionary theory. Part of the Edinburgh International Festival.
■ TENT GALLERY Edinburgh College of Art, Evolution House, 221 6154. Mon–Fri 1pm–4pm. FREE Camera Infinita – A Distance Between the World and Home Until Wed 19 Aug. Young artists from Japan and Europe. EAF. ■ TOTAL KUNST The Forest, 3 Bristo Place, 220 4538. Daily 10.30am–midnight. FREE Total Kunst 09 Until Sat 5 Sep. Showcase of work in a wide variety of media and formats. EAF.
■ TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street, 228 1404. Mon–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun 6pm–midnight. FREE Handprints: Paul Rodger Until Sat 12 Sep. Screen prints, hand rolled prints and painted stencil images. ■ WESTON LINK Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Gallery, the Mound, 624 6560. FREE National Galleries of Scotland Art Competition for Schools 2009 Until Mon 31 Aug. Fifty-three prize- winning works from nursery and secondary schools.
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3D/2D PRESENTS EDINBURGH Wes End FAIR 09 Scotland’s largest contemporary, open air ART, CRAFT & DESIGN FAIR 08 - 30 AUGUST 09 Open Every Day 11am - 6pm
1000sof great gift ideas 100fantastic creative stalls 26years of festival history 7hours shopping each day 1great open air venue!
FIND THE WEST END FAIR AT
St John’s, corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road, Edinburgh
Over 100 Makers, Artists and Designers
FREE ADMISSION. EVERYONE WELCOME.
discover more at www.westendfair.co.uk
PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE official residence of the queen
King George IV in Royal Stewart tartan, 1829 Explore Scotland’s rich history with a visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, an essential part of Homecoming Scotland 2009.
Open daily 09:30–18:00 (last admission 17:00)
Enjoy free re-admission for a year if you buy your ticket directly from us. Simply register on your ﬁrst visit.
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13–20 Aug 2009 THE LIST FESTIVAL MAGAZINE 81