ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued



l0 Royal Terrace. 556 l()l0. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam— l pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 30 Sep. A wide selection of watercolours. paintings and sculpture by Scottish. British and European artists from I750—l950. including Alexander Naysmith. William MacTa 'gart and JD. Fergusson.


8 Home Street. 228 4l4l. Exhibitions open l5 minutes before first screening of the day until llpm (Sun-Wed); lam (Thu—Sat).

One Minute Wonders Mon 15 Sep—Sun 12 ()ct. Sixteen artists and experimenal filmmakers show one minute video works on the cinema screen together with a curated exhibition. Each work will be screened before performances of Career (Fir/s from Fri l9--l-‘ri 26 Sep.


Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sal I0am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm (until 28 Sep). £3 (£2).

Faster, Higher, Stronger Until Sat 4 Oct. The story of the Olympic Games. from Ancient Greece to Atlanta. is explored in this show.

A Life Of Lorca Until Sun 28 Sep. The first showing in Britain of drawings by the Spanish poet. playwright. musician and artist who was murdered during the Spanish Civil War.

A Mad God's Dream Until Sat 4 ()cl. An exhibition celebrating Edinburgh's great literary tradition.

Pissarro ln Venezuela Until Sat 4 ()ct. Drawings and watercolours from the young Pissarro's visit to Venezuela in 1852—4.

COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22» 28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ilam (5.30pm.

Mary. Exe Until Sat 27 Sep. first solo exhibition of paintings and multi-iitedia work by Edinburgh-based artist. Michael Windle. The title piece is a feature-length film ofthe artist's mother.

James Lumsden Until Sat l3 Sep. A series of paintings exploring light as a tool of seduction. which form a critique on the idea of the utopian. the romantic or the belief that there is an ultimate truth.

A Game Of Unchance Tue l6 Sep--Fri 26 Sep. New work by Stuart Purdy.

Typotex Until Tue 23 Sep. An exhibition of textiles and graphics by Sonia Virdi and Graeme Brusby.


3 Doune Terrace. 225 7l89. Mon—Fri l0am-5pm.

Aqua Until Sat 27 Sep. A selection of contemporary Danish craftwork by sixteen members ofthe ‘Fynske Kunsthandvaerkere‘. The show includes glass. jewellery. ceramics. photography and textiles.


6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon—Fri IOam—6 in; Sat 10am—4pm.

The Slaii Boys Until Sat 20 Sep. Paintings and drawings by John Byrne from his new film production of The Slab Buys.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22I 6000. Mon—l’ri 10am-4pm; Sat 9am—1pm.

The Harmony 0f Contrasts Until Sat 20 Sep. The results of Shigeo Ktibota's three-month residency at the college. in his first one-man show of tapestry art.


18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon—Fri Ham—5pm; Sat l0am— l pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 23 Sep. .A mixed media show featuring ten different Scottish artists.


13a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon-Fri 9am--lpm; 2-‘5pm.

Unexecuted Designs Until Dec ()7. A continuing series of small exhibitions showing plans and drawings of projects for the New Town which. by luck or misfortune. were never executed.


Internet Cafe. 42-4-1 (‘ockburn Street. 226 I505. Mon—Sat l0aiii~10pm; Sun noon—8pm.

Sex, Religion And The Fish Supper Until Fri I2 Sep. Ian Thompson's paintings range thematically through temptation. bad thoughts. sexual innuendo. denial. Christian symbolism. decadence and Puritanism.


52 Dublin Street. 227 2725. Tue—Fri Ham—5.30pm; Sat 12.30—4pm.

Linda Farquharson Until Tue 30 Sep. Lino cuts by this contemporary Scottish printmaker. on the theme ofAesop‘s Fables. the Greek Myths and the circus.

China life: a piece of decorative fabric from the exhibition Precious Cargo at

27 Sep. A new selection of paintings by artists from Scotland and abroad.


28 St Stephen Street. 226 54-19. Mon—Fri 8.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. A new gallery for Stockbridge. showing the talents of young Scottish artists.

West By North West Until Mon 15 Sep. Photography by Dave More. taken of the north of Scotland.

The End Of The Line Fri (9 Sep—Thu 20 Nov. New works on paper by Jon Harker.


Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 79-1 l. Mon-Thu l0aiii—4pm; I‘ri lt)am--2.30pm

Hand Signals Until Fri 26 Sep. Mixed media show by Amanda Thomas.


35 William Street. 225 2 I96. Tue-Fri llam—5pm: Sat—Sun I Iam~2pm. Sun Life Sat I3 Sep—Sat II Oct. Paintings and drawings by Stuart Buchanan.

CYBERIA 88 Hanover Street. 220 4-403. Sun—Tue I lulu-Jpn}; Weil Sal I lam -I()plit.


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45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon-Sat l0aiii—6pm; Sun noon--5pm.

Gerhard Richter: Multiples 1965—1997 Until Sat 27 Sep. A display of work by one of Germany's most outstanding contemporary artists. which includes over l00 editions of objects. photographs. oil paintings. prints and artist's books. See Lectures & livents.


I I7 Corniston Road. 452 8580. Morr- Ii'ri 9.30am —5.30pm.

Tu Fewn Tu Fas Until Fri 26 Sep. A mixed media exhibition by a group of live artists who live and work in Wales. The show includes sculpture. paintings. photographs and 3D constructions.


22a Dundas Street. 556 2 I8 I. Moll-Fri l0.30am—6piii; Sat l0aiii-«Ipm (closed l5 Sep).

Cats And Other Animals Until Sat 27 Sep. Annual mixed exhibition by gallery artists on the theme of the animal kingdom.

Festival Exhibition (Part II) Until Sat


60 Hiin Street. 558 I866. Mon—Sun 9.30am-6pm (Sun l0am).

Scottish Eccentrics Festival Until Wed I ()ct. A selling exhibition of Seottish arts and crafts ranging from the traditional to the eccentric and quirky.

MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of lidinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 23-12. Mow-Hi 9aiti--~l.3()piii.

Ernst Giselbrecht Until Fri I9 Sep. The first British showing of work by the Austrian architect. His work includes border posts in Lower Austria and the Technical Institute for Me:hanical Iingineering.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 556 892 l. Mon—Sat It)aiii--5pm; Sun 2--5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and BeIIany. plus a selection of Dada arid 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 I937 and the first British showing of a |940s portrait of Picasso's mistress. Dora Maat'. Surrealism And After: The Gabrielle Keiller Collection Until Sun 0 Nov.

the Royal Museum of Scotland

Gabrielle Keiller. who died in December I995. left her outstanding collection of tnodern art to the gallery. There are over I36 paintings. sculptures. prints and drawings. including major works by Francis Bacon. Salvador Dali. Max Ernst. Man Ray and Yves Tanguy.

Dalziel And Scullion: Endlessly Until Sun [4 Sep. A video installation by two young Scottish artists. Matthew Dalziel and Louise Scullion. who have been working together since the early l990s.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 556 892i. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. £4 (£2.50). A line collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-lmpressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh plus Antonio Canova‘s sculpture The Three (I‘I'llt't’x. in residence at the gallery until I999.

The Portrait Of A Lady: Sargent And Lady Agnew Until Sun l9 Get. 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 l0am--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 I9th century.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 556 892l Mon—Sat I0aiii—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the l6th century to present day. plus the national photograph ' collection.

Eve Arnol : In Retrospect Fri (2 Sep—Sun I6 Nov. An exhibition of photography by one of the most acclaimed 20th century photographers. which broke all attendance records at The Barbican last year. Subjects in the show