Tina Modottl Until 19 Nov. Over 50 years after her death. Modotti is recognised as being one of the great 20th century photographers. Her work includes documentary images of Mexico. portraits and delicate still lifes.

bioSCIENCE in Scotland Until 31 Aug 1996. lfyou thought the world of science and technology was boring. think again. Some 300.000 people are expected to view this collection of inter-active computer displays. videos. 3-D models (including a giant midge) and hands-on exhibits and they can't all be egg-heads. I ROYAL INCORPORATION OF ARCHITECTS IN SCOTLAND Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Scottish Castles Until 24 Nov. Twenty- eight paintings in pen and liquid watercolour by architectural illustrator Sheila MacLean. Designed to accompany her husband Charles’s book A Little Book of‘S‘vu/it’s’lt CUM/(’5‘. the illustrations depict some of Scotland‘s best-loved landmarks from Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye. to the dramatic cliff-edged Tantallon.

I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am--6pm.

Stacy Billups Until 6 Jan 1996. Recent paintings focusing on the relationship between man arid nature. See also Edinburgh College of Art listing.

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

Society or Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition Until 18 Nov. Annual display of SSA artwork.

Alastair Salvesen Scholarship Exhibition Fri 17 Nov—I3 Dec. Work by Claire Banks.

I 6 DARNAWAY STREET 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Pat Law Thurs 23 Nov—l5 Dec. Paintings capturing the ever-changing seascapes of the West Coast of Scotland. and the rollirtg landscapes of the Borders.

I THE SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Victoria Crowe Until 2‘) Nov. New paintings by the highly acclaimed portraitist.

Mixed Exhibition Until 2‘) Nov. Jewellery by Graham Crimrnins. carvings by Gtry Taplin and textiles by Nicola Henley.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 8921. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Stilt 2—5pm. Home to a recently acquired collection of Dada and Surrealist paintings frorn the Penrose Collection. including works by Dali. Picasso and Delvaux.

American Photography 1890-1965 Until 26 Nov. Curated from its usual home in the Museum of Modern Art. New York. this extensive exhibition explores the development of American photography as it struggled for recognition as a genuine art form.

I STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 225 9876. Tue—Sat l lam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Joel-Peter Witken Until 18 Nov. This controversial artist believes the realities of the human condition must be faced in order to live honestly. resulting iit often repulsive and horrific images don‘t go on a ftrll stomach.

The Omega Suites Thurs 23 NOV—O Jan 1996. The latest in an increasingly long line of photographic exhibitions about death. is this formerj‘umfeis show by Lucinda Devlin. Featuring cool. detached shots of death chambers currently in operation in the USA. the exhibition raises some fundamental questions about a society which cortdones capital punishment.

I STUDIO ONE 10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm: Stiti noon—4pm.

Chinese Teapots Until 5 Dec. Traditiona‘ teapots from the Chinese province of Yixing (birthplace of the teapot). which not only look good. but have special

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be brewed at weekends and a selection of oriental paintings will also be on show. I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Coastal Glimpses Until 16 Dec. New landscape paintings. prints and drawings by Frances Walker. including two major works celebrating the natural beauty of the island ofTiree.

I TORRANCE GALLERY 29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mort—Sat 11am—6pm. Mixed Exhibition Until 25 Nov. Recent paintings by Alma Wolfson and Laura Harrison.

I UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH LIBRARY George Square. 650 3384. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

Ex Patria Until 8 Dec. A fascinating photographic study by Rosie Donovan of 40 expatriate Scots all now living in Canada. Fach photograph is accompanied

. by a brief statement by the subject

describing how it felt to leave Scotland and their current sense ofcultural identity. I WASPS Patriothall. Hamilton Place. Stockbridge. 225 128‘).

Open Day Sat 25 Nov. l1am—5pm. Over twenty artists will take part in this annual event. offering the public a rare chance to see what goes on behind the closed doors of an artist's studio. and an insight into their working methods. Held in conjunction with art exhibition and sale of work. there will be an opportunity to view some of the tnany paintings. prints. tapestry. jewellery. ceramics and textiles created at the studio, and snap tip an unusual Christmas present.

I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 52‘) 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Free. Packed with historic artefacls. this museum tells the story of Iitlinburgh's past arid its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High i Street. 52‘) 4142. Mon—Sun 10am—6pni. brewing qualities as well. Chinese tea will 1 Free. All manner of archive material and

old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

Children In Focus Until 25 Nov. A fascinating insight into the changing face of childhood frorn 1860—1960.

I NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon—Sun noon~5pnr

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. 52‘) 4057. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. Free. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk frotn the 18th century onwards.

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

44 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, The World Until 14 Jan. Work by artist Niall

Hendrie who spent the past year involved

in the Royal Museum of Scotland project examining the link between the old and new building and collections.

Lewis Chess Pieces Until 14 Jan. Found buried in a sand durte on the west coast of Lewis. these 12th century chess pieces carved frotn walrus tusks are the largest ol their kind in Europe.

I SCOTTISH UNITED SERVICES MUSEUM Edinburgh Castle. 225 7534. Mort—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm; 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 iii 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 lOam—6pm. Free. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.


I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. East Mains. 013552 61000. Mon—Fri 10am—10pm; Sat/Suit

noon— 10pm.

Tales of the Unexpected Until 3 Dec. Photographs by Carla I-lillinan. exploring the human form iii all its mystery and contradiction.


I LINE GALLERY 222a High Street. 01506 670268. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (not Wed); Sun noon—4pm.

Time Until 30 Nov. Works on paper by Swedish. Finnish. Scottish and linglish artists. plus clocks by Hannah Coates front Wales and Anne Finley of Scotland. Subtitled ‘All these days that came and went. I didn't know it was life‘. the exhibition looks to be of the t‘tll‘ln‘ t/lt‘lll persuasion.


I SMITH ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 01786 47 l‘) l 7. Tue—Sat 10.30ain—5pm; Stilt 2-—5pm.

Poetic land Political Territory Until 10 Dec. An exhibition of contemporary Irish art. featuring painting. sculpture. photography and video from the l 'orth and South of Ireland.


Lectures are listed by city, then by date. Glasgow

Helmut Newton Glasgow Film Theatre. Mon 20 Nov, 10.30am. Free. The internationally acclaimed photographer gives a talk entitled ‘Risks For Art'.

Although the lecture is meant primarin

for GSA students. some tickets will be available to the public on the door —- arrive

1 early! The Persistence of Painting CCA. Sat 18 . Nov. 2pm. Free. Writer and critic Judith

Findlay and artist Graeme Todd give art

exhibition tour.

5 Edinburgh

St Catherine National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 17 Nov. 12.45pm. Free. Rachel Barnes looks at the work of William Dyce.

Head Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 20 Nov. 12.45pm. Free. Jeanne Cannizzo gives a talk on limil Nolde's work.

Lady Honyman and her Family Scottish

National Portrait Gallery. Wed 22 Nov.

12.45pm. Free. Gilly Gretton discusses the work of Alexander 1 'asinyth.

The Untouchables National Gallery of Scotland. Fri 24 Nov. 12.45pm. Free. Donald Forbes gives a talk on paintings which are difficult to restore.

Katharina 0ndulata Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Mon 27 Nov. l2.45pm. Free. Siobhan Dotigherty discusses the work of Max lirnst.

David Roberts Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Wed 2‘) Nov. 12.45pm. Free. Susanna Kerr looks at the work of Robert Scott Lauder.

The Catalogue as Cultural Exchange Fruititiarket Gallery. 'l'hurs 30 Nov. 12.30pm. Free. Lise Brattorr talks about the role of publishing iii the art world.


Dunfennline Outdoor Club Carnegie Hall. Wed 22 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Hamish Brown. the first person to climb all of Scotland's Munros in a single trip. gives a lecture and slide show. Phone 01383 720108 for tickets.

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