finest collections of Scottish art in private hands. Spanning 1820—1920. the exhibition includes works by McTaggart. Wilkie. Hunter and Pryde.

French Drawings From The Prat Collection l7th—19th Centuries Until 1 Oct. One hundred of the best drawings in Louis-Antoine and Véronique Prat‘s collection. including works by Lorrain. Degas and Cézanne.

The Three Graces Antonio Canova's beautiful sculpture. along with all surviving preparatory material used by the artist.

I NETHERDOW THEATRE 43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm. On The Move Mon 2—28 Oct. An exhibition of photographs taken by members of the Cowgate Day Centre Photography Project. which capture the reality of homelessness in 90s Edinburgh. I OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 22 Sept. Paintings by Carola Gordon and new ceramics by Lorraine Robson.

George Wyllte Sat 23 Sept—l2 Oct. An exhibition of paintings and sculpture. Prints by Gill Tyson and jewellery by Maxine Black also on show.

I OVER-SEAS HOUSE Royal Over-seas League. Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am-6pm. Through The looking Class Until 22 Sept. An exhibition of mirrors by artist Adrian Davidson exploring myths and fairy tales. I PORTFOLIO GALLERY 43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—4.30pm.

Andres Serrano Until 23 Sept. Entitled The Morgue and Other Works. this should give you a fair idea of what to expect. The New York photographer is no stranger to controversy and his consistently challenging work makes for stimulating. if somewhat. disturbing viewing.

I PRENTICE CENTRE West Granton Road. 552 0485. Mon-Fri 9am-2pm.

From Granton Until 2 Oct. Designed to coincide with the Front ledOIl exhibition. this collection of new drawings and paintings by Steven Hood is influenced strongly by the London School. but set within a Scottish urban context.

I OUEEN’S HALL Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Mapping Until 30 Sept. New paintings. drawings and prints by Edinburgh College of Art graduate Jacqueline F. Kerr. inspired by visual representations of cities. both past and present.

Peter Trust Until 30 Sept. Recent work by this well-established Scottish artist whose work includes book illustrations. designs and portraits.

Suzanne Borland Until 28 Oct. Explorations of colour. texture and pattern through still lifes and floral studies.

I ROYAL ROTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Mon—Sun 10am-5pm. Alan Johnston Until 30 Sept. Meticulous drawings in pencil on stone. plaster. wood and linen dealing with notions of space and the observation of nature.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5 tn.

light From The Dark Room Until 15 Oct. A ground-breaking exhibition of Scottish photography comprising over 350 photographs. spanning 150 years. by 60 photographers both past and present.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Anne Redpath Until 3 Oct. This centenary exhibition celebrates the workof one of Scotland’s most distinguished 20th century painters. .

Neil Gall Until 3 Oct. Sophisticated and subtle new abstract work by young Grays School of Art graduate Neil Gall. Also on show. ‘Connoisseurs Choice‘. applied art selected by twenty collectors and artists.


Sticks and stones . . . Combat ties hints avec Pterres by Maltck Stdtbé at the Fruitmaritet

MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am—5pm. The gallery has recently acquired an impressive selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings front the Penrose Collection. including works by Dali. Picasso and Delvaux.

American Photography 1890-1965 Sat 23 Sept-26 Nov. See jotoj'ct's listings.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun I lam—5pm. Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists or Taste And Fashion Until 22 Oct. A remarkable array of treasures from miniatures. jewellery and snuff boxes. to portrait drawings. engravings and oil paintings by. of. or belonging to one of the most fascinating and glamorous artistic couples from l8th century Europe.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat 1 lam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Wolfgang Tillmans Until 23 Sept. One of the decade's most significant photographers. making use of both fashion and gallery-based photography to turn the personal into public property. Joel-Peter Within Tue 3 Oct-l8 Nov. See [orofeis listings.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cut and [tried Until 30 Sept. Uncluttered and bold collages by Georgina Bown supported by observational sketches.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat l 1am—6pm. Judith I. Bridgland Until 23 Sept. A collection of oil paintings by Glasgow School of Art graduate Judith Bridgland. using rich colours to capture the enormity of the Scottish landscape.

I THE UNDERCROFT St Andrew's and St George's Church. 557 3121. Mon—Fri noon—2 m.

Edinburgh Sitters Tue 26 Sept— 10 Oct. An exhibition of prints and art. some of which have been donated by Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop. being sold to raise money for the Edinburgh Sitters. a voluntary organisation designed to give single parents and carers a break.

I WASPS GALLERY Patriothall. off Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Sun I-7an

Citizens Studios Group Show Until 24

Sept. A lnulti-media show featuring the work ofover twenty artists. including painting. installations. prints and drawings.

I GEORGIAN HOUSE Charlotte Square. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. See how the other half lived in Edinburgh's elegant 18th century New Town. Open until 22 Oct.

I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the


I NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Money Matters: The Bank of Scotland 1595-1995 Until 24 Sept. The story of the Bank of Scotland reflects the fortunes of a country. and the changing ideas and technologies which have become a part of all our lives over the last 300 years.

I NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon—Sun noon-Spnt

Firing Sandbags and Gas Masks Until Dec. An exhibition documenting the experiences of Newhaven people during World War II.

I PEOPLE’S STORY 163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of litliriburgh folk from the 18111 century

' onwards.

I ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon. Wed—Sat 10am-5pm; Tue 10am—8pm; Stilt noon—5pm. Free.

Power And Gold Until l2 Nov. A remarkable collection ofjewellery and textiles from lndonesia. Malaysia and the Philippines.

Kondo Takahiro Until 15 ()ct. Ceramics by one of Japan‘s most original and talented painters and potters. who breathes new life into traditional techniques.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 9.3()am-5.3()pm; Sun 1 lam—5.30pm. Free. but there is an admission charge for the Castle.

For Your Freedom And Ours: Poland, Scotland and the Second World War Many Polish soldiers came to Scotland in the 40s. Their mark is left in this exhibition of uniforms. insignia and equipment. as well as drawings. prints and other personal materials.

I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. Free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's tnost famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.

Ayr I ROZELLE HOUSE GALLERY Rozelle Park. Monument Road. Alloway. Mon—Sat

10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Photogenic: Reviewing The Lens of

' History Mon 2—26 Oct. Featuring the

work of twelve artists challenging the notion of photographic truth. Part of two/m.


I IRONWORNS GALLERY Summerlee Heritage Trust. West Canal Street. Mon—Sun 10am—5pm.

Monklands Memories Until 29 ()ct. An exhibition of archive material and photographs spanning 150 years of life and industry within Monklands District.



Weir’s World Wed 4 Oct. 7.30pm. A slide- show and lecture held by Tom Weir and the Dunferrnline outdoor club.

East Kilbride

I EAST NILDRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. East Mains. 013552 61000. Mon—Fri l()am—l()pm; Sat/Sun noon—10pm.

Fast Friend Les Dawnson Wed 27 Sept—22 Oct. An exhibition of photographs taken by John Duncan around the streets of Belfast during 1993. Part ofjoto/eix.


Lectures are listed by city, then by date.


Two Virgins in Stone National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 22 Sept. 12.45pm. Free. Elizabeth Allen gives a talk.

Collioure Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 25 Sept. 12.45pm. Free. Jane Lee looks at the work of Andre Derain.

Fashion and the Cosways Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Tue 26 Sept. 7.30pm. Free. This special evening lecture held by Dr Aileen Ribeiro. looks at 18th century Europe's most fashionable couple Richard and Maria Cosway.

John Calcutt Collective Gallery. Wed 27 Sept. 5pm. Free. The curator of the Collective‘s current exhibition by Pete Lynch and Billy McCall gives a talk.

W.E. Henley Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 27 Sept. 12.45pm. Free. Michael Cassin discusses the work of Auguste Rodin.

Three Classical Bronzes National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 29 Sept. 12.45pm. Free. Robin Baillie gives a talk.

Desk Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 2 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. Siobhan Dougherty gives a talk on Richard Hamilton's work.

68 The List 22 Sept-5 Oct 1995