ART listings ART LISTINGS continued
The Elvis Experience Until Sun 3i Aug. A must for Elvis fans is the pretnier exhibition of the largest collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia outside Graceland. featuring the famous Vince Everett Collection.
ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA
82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon. Wed 8; Fri 9.30am— 1 2.30pm; Tue & Thu 2.30-5pm.
Visions And Emotions Of Italy Until Sat 30 Aug. A group show including paintings by Claudia Petretti. Serena Quartermaine. Roy Wood and photographs by Marialaura Aureli and John Hall.
JUDITH GLUE GALLERY
60 High Street. 558 I866. Mon-Sun 9.30am—6pm (Sun 10am).
Scottish Eccentrics Festival Until Wed 1 ()ct. A selling exhibition of Scottish arts and crafts ranging frorn the traditional to the eccentric and quirky.
KINGFISHER GALLERY 5 Northumberland Street lane. 557 5454. Mon-Sat llatn--4.30pm.
William] L Baillie Until Hi 5 Sep. An exhibition of watercolours.
Anne Bevan Until Fri 5 Sep. Bronze sculpture.
Simon Manby L'nttl Hi 5 Sep. Figurative work in marble and stone. Paul Spence I'ntil Fri 5 Sep. New ceramics in exciting shapes and bold colours.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 4 Dtmdas Street. 558 9544. Morr-I-‘ri l0am-6pm‘. Sat |0.tm lprn.
A Scottish Panorama Until Sat 30 Aug. Annual exhibition of 10th and 20th century Scottish oil paintings and watercolours.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY liniversrty of lidinburgh. l')epartment of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—l-‘rr ‘)am—4.30prn.
Ernst Giselbrecht L‘nlil l-‘ri l‘) Sep. The first British showing of work by the Atrstr'ran architect. His work includes border posts in low er Austria and the Technical Instiltrte for Mechanical Engineering.
MONTRESOR 35 St Stephen Street. 220 6877. Dain I0.3tl.trn--lprn; 2 5pm.
Remember Bakelite? t'nul Sun 31 Aug. An exhibition in aid ofAlzheimer Scotland. looking at bakelite and other early forms of plastic in jewellery and accessories frorn the turn of the century to the 1950s.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Bell‘or'd Road. 556 SUZI. Mott-Sal ltlaitt--5pm; Strn 2- 5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Ilockney and Hellany. plus a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.
Picasso: Works From The Collection And Works On Loan Until Sun 9 Nov. The gallery’s permanent collection of work by Picasso is on display together with works on loan. including a portrait of Lee Miller created in l‘)37 and the first British showing of a l‘)4(ls portrait of Prcasso's mistress. Dora Maar. Surrealism And After: The Gabrielle Keiller Collection Until Sun 9 Nov. (.iabrielle Keiller. who died in December I995. left her outstanding collection of modern art to the gallery. There are over I36 pairrtrngs. sculptures. prints and drawings. including major works by- Francis Bacon. Salvador Dali. Max lirnst. Mari Ray and Yves 'l'anguy.
Dalziel And Scullion: Endlessly Until Sun l4 Sep. A video installation by two young Scottish artists. Matthew Dalziel arid l.ouise Scullion. who have been working together since the early l‘)‘)0s.
nAiio—nAt-EAIETW or SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892 I. Mon—Sat
80 THE LIST 29 Aug —11 Sep 1997
10am—5pm; Sun 2~5prn. £4 (£2.50).
A fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Irnpressionisrn. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova's sculpture The Three Graces. in residence at the gallery until l999.
The Portrait Of A Lady: Sargent And Lady Agnew Until Sun I9 Oct. An exhibition focusing on John Singer Sargent‘s painting of Lady Agnew of
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NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 453 I. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Captured Shadows Until Sun 28 Sep. A look at the work and life of Scots-born photographer John Thomson. who was one of the most important photographic artists of the l‘)th century.
Artists include John Bellany. William Bimie. Willie Rodger. Marj Bond and Peter Howson.
Quartet Until Thu 4 Sep. Contemporary jewellery on a musical theme by various artists.
David Evans, Charles Stiven and James Fairgrieve Sat 6—Thu 25 Sep. Paintings and watercolours.
Frances MacDonald Sat 6—Thu 25 Sep. Recent paintings.
The Craft Movement Sat 6—Thu 25 Sep. A mixed exhibition ofcraft sculpture and jewellery by a selection of artists.
OUT OF THE NOMADS TENT
21 St Leonards Lane. 662 l6l2. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm.
Clarity Of Colour Until Strn 7 Sep. A collection of tribal rugs from southern Iran.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 556 892] Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of farnotrs faces from the |6th century to present day. plus the national hotography collection.
The Face 0 Denmark Until Sun 31 Aug. £3 (£2). Danish portraits from the I7th century to the present day.
THE NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
43—45 High Street. 556 957‘). Dain 9.30am- 9pm.
Peter Arkle News Until Sat 30 Aug. lixtracts from Peter Arkle‘s illustrated. self-published newsletter dedicated to the stories of everyday life. plus drawings and text inspired by time spent living in Brooklyn. New York.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 6— l4 New Street. 556 5204. Daily l--7pm.
Telescopic Until Sun 3| Aug. Ajoint exhibition of work featuring Steven Lee. Alison Croft. Margaret l~'orsyth and Stuart Cargil.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75 7‘) Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—I'ri l0am—6pm; Sat I0am—4pm. Ports Of Call Until Thu 4 Sep. Paintings by Leon Morrocco.
Anna Noel Until Thu 4 Sep. Contemporary ceramic sculpture. Contemporary Scottish Paintings And Recent Acquisitions Until Thu 4 Sep.
Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Mon~Fri noon—5pm; Sat—Sun noon—6pm.
1997 Festival Exhibition Of Contemporary Art And Design Until Sat 30 Aug. Work by over twenty contemporary artists in a variety of different mediums including jewellery. ceramics. painting. printmaking and tapestry.
ls Painting Relevant? . . . I Say Yes! Thu 4-—Wed l7 Sep. New paintings by l.inn Ahrens.
43 Carrdletnaker Row. 220 WI 1. Mon—Sat I0am—5.30pm.
Pseudologica Fantastica L'nnl Sat 20 Sep. New work by Glasgow artist Calum Colvin featuring a series of large-scale. digitally produced colour photographs inspired by the writings of 17th century Jesuit polymath. Athanasius Kircher.
23 Union Street. 557 247‘). Tue— Sat I0am 6pm.
Picasso Until Sat I3 Sep. Selected graphic works by Pablo Picasso. See review.
Clerk Street. 668 3456. Mon -Sat
Carolyn Burchell Tue 2 Sep Hi 3 ()cl. Paintings of Edinburgh. Cornwall and France.
Arthur's Seat: a watercolour by Hugh William Williams. forming part of A Mad God's Dream at the City Art Centre
THE RANDOLPH GALLERY
l0 Randolph Crescent. 558 I200. Mon—Fri I0am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. The Scottish Colourists Until Sat 30 Aug. In association with the Scottish Gallery and Iiwan Mundy Fine Art. a selection of paintings and drawings by S]. PepIoe. PCB. Cadell. J.[). Fergusson and Leslie Hunter.
l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm. (Also Sat l0am 4pm during Festival).
Creative Continuity Until Thu 2 ()cl. Selected architectural projects by James Stirling and Michael Wilford & Partners.
58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Wed—Fri noon-5.30pm; Sat I l.30am--5prn. Ralph Steadman L'nril Sat 30 Aug. Experimental work including collage and photogra ihically manipulated images. Joan Gillespie Until Sat 30 Aug. Mediterranean paintings including still lifes, street scenes and landscapes. Mixed Exhibition Sat 6--Tue 30 Sep (open Sat only ll.30arn-5pm). Cartoons and caricatures by various artists.
ROMANIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
I66 High Street. 226 3477. Mons-Sat l0am-6pnr; Sun 2-5pm. Contemporary Romanian Art Until Sun 5 ()ct. Work by three Romanian artists; llor'ia Hernea. Sorin Dumitrescu and Ion (,iheorghiu.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7l7l. Daily Want 5an
Theories Of The Decorative — Abstraction And Ornament In Contemporary Painting Until Sun 5 Oct. The show features seven major pairtters showing for the first time in Scotland; Philip 'I‘aaffe. Ingo Meller'. Beatriz Milhazees. liabian Marcaccio. Leslie Wayne. Juan llsle and David Reed. liach artist will show in one ol the seven rooms of lnyerleith House. ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND
Hakehouse Close. I46 Canongate. 556 669‘). Daily l0am-4 rm.
Poole Harbour Bri ge Design Competition Until Fri 2*) Aug. In an