19th October—18th November Tuesday—Saturday 1200—530 43 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh



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David Williams will give a talk at the gallery on Thursday 26th October



’One of the wonders of our artistic heritage.’ r H E o B s E R v E R ’A painter of international stature.’ ElNANCtAL TIMES ’I. D. Fergusson wrote”I find it hard to believe that anyone has painted the sea better than McTaggart”. On the evidence of this exhibition one has to agree.’ THESCOTSMAN ’The first exhibition worthy of an international festival for several years McTaggart is, beyond doubt, the most important Scottish artist since Raeburn and Wilkie a big, original talent.’ r H E L l s r ’One of Scotland ’5 best kept secrets is the art of William McTaggart.’ s u N D A v TIM E s ’McTaggart plunges the viewer into a world of sensory delight It’s the kind of escape that refreshes the soul.’ SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY



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I LA BELLE ANGELE Hasties Close. Cowgate (next to 369 Gallery). 225 2774. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm. Original oils and watercolours by local artists followed by Claire Glover3—25 Nov. The artist will be exhibiting landscapes of her native Normandy.

I BOURNE FINE ART 4 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am-1pm.

Jenlter Wood Until 21 Oct. Encompassing her still lifes in oil and gouache from the mid 705 to the present day.

The next exhibition will be on 18 November.

I BRUNTON HALL Musselburgh. 665 3711 ext 244. Mons 1—3.30pm.

Lite Drawing Classes Until 30 Nov. A five week course for beginners and those with some experience aged 16 or over.

I CALTON GALLERY 10 Royal Terrace. 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat

lOam— 1 pm.

Alain Senez: Recent Works Until 28 Oct. Despite being married to a Scot and a frequent visitor to this country. this is the first exhibition that the Parisoborn artist has had here. It features twenty-six paintings mainly landscapes and still lifes.

The next specific exhibition will be The Christmas Exhibition 1—22 Dec.

I CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge. 225 5584. Mon—Fri 9am—8.30pm; Sat 9am—1pm.

Embroidered Pictures Until 1 Dec. Work by Margaret Nelson in the Fine Art Library. I CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 225 2424 ext 6650. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Licensed cafe. [D].

Sue-Jane Taylor 4 Nov—2 Dec. Scotland‘s offshore oil industry as depicted in the paintings. etchings. photographs and journals of SI Taylor. The exhibition shows the results of a commission from the Stirling Shipping Company that the artist received to record their role in the oil industry.

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Raymond Mason: Sculptures and Drawings Until 11 Nov. One ofthe most popular figurative sculptors still working. Mason has an international reputation based on the public monuments that he has undertaken for Paris. Washington and Montreal. His large scale works create dramatic tableaux drawn from ordinary situations.

Wilhelmina Dams-Graham: Retrospective 1940-89 Until 18 Nov. About 1 10 works chosen by the artist and Douglas llall. former Keeper of the National Gallery of Modern Art.

I CITY CAFE 19 Blair Street. 2200125. Mon—Sat noon-1am; Sun noon—2.30pm & 6.30—1 1pm.

Gavin Evans Permanent collection of twenty photographs commissioned from professional photographer. Gavin Evans. based on the theme of Edinburgh people. Amongst other projects Evans has previously worked for C U T and Scotland on Sunday.

I COLERIDGE GALLERY 47b George Street. 220 1305. Mon—Sat 10am—5.3()pm.

Adam Aaronson: New Work Until 28 Oct. New work in glass from this Scottish based artist.

I COLLECTIVE GALLERY 16611igh Street. 2201260. Tue—Sat 12.30—5.30pm. Continual Interference Until 28 Oct. Rory Donaldson. who studied in Belfast. exhibits his photographic-based drawings encompassing themes from the domestic to the universal including some based on his response to Clause 28.

Sculpture by Gill Curran 4—25 Nov. Small-scale sculptures.

I CRAMOND SCULPTURE CENTRE Moray House College. Cramond Road North. 3126001 ext 272. Sun-Sat 10am—nightfall. Buses to Cramond 41 and 18.

The next exhibition will take place on 11 November ifsufficent fundingis forthcomin .

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 229 931 1. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

ISt Year Exhibition Until 31 Oct. Last year‘s new recruits get a chance to show how they have progressed. in the Andrew Grant Gallery.

F.J. Samuely 30 Oct—11 Nov. Photographs and drawings of buildings under construction from a firm ofconsulting engineers.

Classic Chairs 1—16 Nov. A collection of chairs from famous designers. Printed Textiles 1—16 Nov.

I ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION 23 Atholl Crescent. 229 1528. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm.

The gallery will be closed until the Christmas watercolour exhibition opens in December.

I FILMHOUSE Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon—Sat noon—l 1pm; Sun 6.30—11pm. Abstract Photographs Until 18 Nov. Doug Simpson is the featured photographer.

I FINE ART SOCIETY 12 Great King Street. 556 0305. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. Sat lOam—Ipm.

Pictures of Edinburgh Until 28 Oct. From painters and furniture makers based in Edinburgh.

The Nymphenburg Hunt and Other Porcelain Until 28 Oct. Around 1400rnate pieces from Zelli’s Gallery in London.

William Slmson RSA1800-184‘I 4—25 Nov. Scottish landscapes in a very traditional style from this little recognised Dundonian who ‘could have been a major Scottish painter had fate not conspired against him‘. Unlucky.

I FLYING COLOURS GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 6776. Tue-Fri 1 lam-6pm. Sat lOam—lpm.

Charlie Mackesy Until 2 Nov. The widely exhibited artist displays his Jazz pictures. the results of a recent trip to New Orleans as well as his Beach watercolours in this. his second exhibition at the Gallery. Shona Barr 7-23 Nov. Watercolours and drawings.

I FRENCH INSTITUTE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm.

Shadow ot a Dream Until 10 Nov. A mixed Photographic exhibition featuring the work of Sylvain Bieth. Christian Boltanski. Annette Mcssager. Alain Fleischer. Louis Jammes. Philippe Soussan and Philippe Thomas.

I THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat “lam—5.30pm Sun 1-5.3()pm.

Gillian Ayres Until 19 Nov. A comprehensive selection ofcircular paintings from this highly regarded abstract painter who has recently been given a special commendation by the committee responsible for awarding the Turner Prize.

I GALERIE MIRAGES Raeburn Place. 315 2603. Tue—Sat l().3()am—4.30pm. Sun 2—4.3(ipm. closed Mondays. MasterCarvers Until I 1 Nov. Ornate woodcarving. furniture and jewellery from Afghanistan. India and Pakistan.

I GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 5568921. Mon—Sat mam-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. [D] Cafe.

The gallery‘s justly renowned cafe isopcn Mon—Sat 10.3(lam—4.30pm; Sun 2.30—4.20pm. Cream teas will be served from 3—4. 15pm.

After the monster effort ofcxhibiting Scottish Art Since 1900. the permanent exhibition returns with the emphasis. not surprisingly. on non-Scottish artists. Also throughout October and November there will be a small exhibition ofFrances Hodgkins the New Zealand artist.

I GRAEME MURRAY GALLERY 15 Scotland Street. 556 6020. Tue—Fri lllam—Spm. Sat 10am— 1 pm.

Roger Ackling: New Works 3—28 Nov.

I HANOVER FINE ART 22a Dundas Street. 5562181. Mon—Fri “lam—5.30pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Recent Paintings Until 7 Nov. Watercolours and pastels by David Paton and Roberta Merrilees and oils from Ronald Craig.

Pat Beveridge and Kathleen Convoy 1 1—25 Nov. Fife landscapes in watercolours from the former and landscapes in acrylic from the latter.

I HILLSIDE GALLERY Hillside St. 5566440. Tue—Sat 10.30am—6pm.

Station: Planet: Home Until 4 Nov. Large scale abstract drawings from Deryk Thomas.

Young Scottish illustrators 7—27 Nov. 'I‘hc illustrators are Douglas Watson recently returned from New York. John McNaught whose silkscreens depict the story ofthe Tay Whale. Alan McGowan. Deryk Thomas. Gaynor Sheperd. (‘laire Mackie. Alastair Hall and Ingebjorg Smith the itinerant illustrator who has recently been showing at the Netherbbow.

I ITALIAN INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon 2—5pm. Tue 9am—5pm. Wed 2—7pm. Thurs 9am—5pm. Fri 9am—2pm.

The Intricacies of Nature Until 30 Nov. Watercolours and drawings of the Tuscan environment by Michael Zyw. a Scottish artist living in the region.

I KINGFISHER GALLERY Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat 10am—4.3()pm.

Wildlife Paintings Until 28 Oct. Darroch Donald. Derek Robertson. Julian Novorol, Edward Hassel McCosh. John Busby and Keith Brockic are amongst the artists showing. All the Gallery‘s proceeds are to be donated to the Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Lidia Kamber 2—25 Nov. Paintings with an etheral quality to them from this young Yugoslavian artist.

I MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 67 George Street. 226 4151. Mon—Fri 9.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—lpm.

An Autumn Miscellany Until 28 Oct. Emma Carter. Mo Farquharson. Andrew Miller Mundy and Maggie Scott have all produced recent works with the emphasis on Miscellany rather than Autumn. asa theme. The exhibition includes sculptures. watercolours and work in terracotta. Where East Meets West 15—25 Nov.

GB The List 27 October - 9 November 1989