The Scottish Architecture And Design Centre Mon 14—25 Oct. A look at work carried out at the centre over the past twelve months. Part of Manifesto, Edinburgh's festival of architecture and design.

I ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 I501. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm.

Caroline List Until 29 Nov. Work by the winner of the 1995 Royal Over-Seas League Open Exhibition. This year‘s finalists can be seen at Edinburgh College of Art until 18 Oct.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. £4 (£2.50).

David livingstone And The Victorian Encounter With Africa Until 6 Oct. A fascinating insight into the life and work of Scotland‘s most eminent explorer. George Rodger: The Airlcan Photographs Until 6 Oct. Over 90 pictures by one of the leading photo-joumalists of World War II. who was sent to Africa by Life magazine to cover the battling Free French. and continued to photograph the continent and its people for many years. Society or Scottish Architect Artists Annual Exhibition Sat 12—25 Oct. The society stage their annual show in the Academy’s Black and White Room. Part of Manifesto. Edinburgh’s festival of architecture and design.

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

Peter Mclaren Until 30 Oct. Recent oil paintings by this Edinburgh College of Art graduate. now based in Orkney. Also on show. an unusual collection of carved wood sculptures and automata by Frank Egerton. and contemporary table silverware by Rebecca De Quinn.


Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Henry Moore. Hockney and Bellany. plus a recently acquired selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings by Salvador Dali. Paul Devaux and Picasso.

I SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 8921 Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces frotn the 16th century to present day. plus the national photography collection.

David Roberts RA: A Bicentenary Display Until 24 Nov. A fascinating look at the personal. public and artistic life of this rags-to-riclies artist. featuring paintings. engravings. photographs. journals and memorabilia.

look, love And Follow Until I I)ec. Subtitled 'Prints and Medals of the Jacobite Cause'. this exhibition takes a fresh look at the famous historical conflict and asks what part the commemorative medals and published images of the Stewart family played in the Jacobites campaign.

I TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm.

Inner Necessity Until 2 Nov. An exhibition exploring the work of art therapists and their patients in Scotland. featuring paintings. drawings. sculpture and ceramics. some of which date back to 1860. See lectures.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hatnilton Place. 225 7942. Mon—Sat 9.30am-5.30pm.

IOU Until 12 Oct. Sculptures by Richard Wincer and metalworks by Frank Darnley. both of which have served as inspiration for IOU Theatre Company‘s new visual arts performance Another I’uri ()I'Y‘lttr Island. See Theatre listings and Frontlines.



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Paintings from Scotland

"Exclusive/y working from memory, my work explores the defining qualities of land, sea and sky revealed by the

transcience of light.

(Louise Cattrell, 1996)

45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF T. 0131—225 2383 F. 0131—220 3130

Open Tuesday—Saturday, 10 am—6 pm Sunday 12—5 pm. Admission free


5 October to 23 November 1996


Special focus for October/November:

Ecology, land art, environmental issues, landscape architecture as well as usual stock.



Street. 556 6366. Mon-Sat 11am—6pm. Jean Donaldson and Mairi Aititen Until 12 Oct. A selection of recent oil paintings capturing the diverse landscapes of the Highlands and Islands.

I WASPS Patriothall. Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Mon—Sun noon-6pm (9.30am—5pm frotn 9-16 Oct).

Stages Until 6 Oct. New drawings. paintings and works on paper by artists Joyce Gunn Cairns. Jacqueline Higgs and Miriam Vickers. See review.

Scot Thomson and Lynsey Muir wctl 9—16 Oct. Recent paintings by Thomson and photographic work by Muir. both in their final year at Edinburgh College of Art.

I ZYW GALLERY 9 Bell's Brae. Dean Village. 225 3213. Mon—Sun 11am—6pm. Jennifer King Until 31 Oct. A collection of bold. bright and colourful abstract landscape paintings by artist Jennifer King.

I GEORGIAN HOUSE 7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. See how the other half lived in this elegant 18th century New Town dwellin V.

I GLADSTOHE'S LAHD Lawnmarket. Royal Mile. 226 5856. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A superb example of home life in 17th century Old Town Edinburgh.

I HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM 142 Canongate. 52‘) 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh’s past and its people.

I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun 10am-6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

I PEOPLE’S STORY 163 Canongate. 52‘) 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 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—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—Spur

The Ivy Wu Gallery From 10 Oct. This new permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. many of which are on show for the first time.

Art G Industry This educational and fun interactive gallery includes everything from an Elton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the l950s. 60s. 70s and 80s.

Passing Dut Sat 12 Oct—3 Nov. Jewellery. silver and metalwork by talented young graduates from across the UK.

I WRITERS MUSEUM Lady Stair‘s Close. 52‘) 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's tnost famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.

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I PITTENCRIEEF HOUSE MUSEUM Pittencrieff Park. 01383 722935. Mon—Sun (not Tue) 1 lam-5pm.

To See Ourselves As Dthers See Us Until 27 Oct. Joseph McKenzie's photographic documentary of ‘Dunfermline And Its People‘. on show for the first time since 196‘).


I MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. 01786 467163. Tue—Sat

l lam—5pm.

Mirror In The Sea Until 1‘) Oct. Entitled ‘Novia Scolia A Journey Of Discovery'. this exhibition by photographer Michael Hockney captures the many fascinating natural sights of his Canadian home.

I SMITH ART GALLERY 8t MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 01786 471917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Brave Art Until 8 Dec. Contemporary paintings. drawings. prints. sculpture and textiles inspired by William Wallace and his quest for national identity. in this the 700th year since the Battle of Stirling Bridge.


lectures are listed by city, then by date.


Variant Fri 4 Oct. 7.30pm. Free. Java Internet Cafe. 152 Park Road. 337 6727. The cafe hosts the re-launch of Variant. Glasgow‘s arts and media magazine. Spoken Word Fri 4 Oct. 10pm. Free. Java Internet Cafe. 152 Park Road. 337 6727. A new night of performance poetry. featuring eight performers. an open mic and [)Js. continuing on the first Friday of each month.


Christ Driving The Money-Changers From The Temple Fri 4 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Michael Cassin discusses this work by 11 Garofalo. Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Mon 7 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Douglas Hall discusses the artist and her work.

Masks, Faces And Bottoms Wed 9 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Eirwen Nicholson gives a lecture on‘The satirical and rhetorical traditions in Jacobite prints and medals'.

Madonna And Child With St Anne Fri 1 1 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Susan Edwards gives a talk on the work of Ambrosius Benson.

Three Landscapes Mon 14 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Michael Cassin looks at this work by Paul Nash.

William Morris: An Introduction To His Work Tue 15 Oct. 7—8pm. Free. Conference Room. Central Library. George IV Bridge. Annette Carruthers discusses the innovative design work of the pre-Raphaelite craftsman and poet. Inner Necessity Wed 16 Oct. Iptn. Talbot Rice Gallery. Joyce Laing. consultant creator of the gallery's current exhibition. talks about her work as the founder of ‘Art Therapy In Scotland'. A 30-minute introductory talk will also be held on Wed 9 Oct at 1pm.

John Campbell, Marquis Di Dreadalbane Wed 16 Oct. 12.45pm. Free. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Elizabeth Allen discusses the work of Sir Henry Raebum.

TO The List 4-17 Oct 1996