ART listings ART LISTINGS continued
Happiest Days Sat 26 Sep—Thu 15 Oct. Recent paintings by Moira Beaty. Catherine Hough Sat 26 Sep—Thu IS Oct. Contemporary glass.
Valerie Shatwell Sat 26 Sep—Thu 15 Oct. Jewellery.
Marian Leven Sat 26 Sep—Thu I5 Oct. Recent paintings.
OUT OF THE NOMADS TENT
2] St Leonard's Lane. 662 I6I2. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun noon—4piii. Harvest Until Sun 4 Oct. A selling exhibition of bags. sacks and carriers from Iran plus bowls. ladles and boxes from the kitchens of Southern India.
Scotland for the first time. creating new works in situ from Scottish materials. The Life 8: Works Of William McNab Until Sun 18 Oct. (Caledonian Hall: daily lOam—4pm). An exhibition looking at the life and works of William McNab. who from 18 IO devoted 38 years of service as Principal Gardener at the Royal Botanic Garden.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery. Morningside Place. 229 3555.
Staff Exhibition And Work Until Mon 26 Oct. An exhibition of artworks including photography. needlework. painting and drawing celebrating 50 years of the NHS.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Wed—Sun noon—Spnt
Footsteps Until Sun 27 Sep. Ari exhibition by nine artists from the Panzerhalle Ateliers. Brandenburg. Berlin. as part of an exhibition exchange programme with nine Scottish artists.
43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91 I. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm
Jim Harold: Desert — Between The Lines, At The Limits Sat 3 ()ct—Sat 7 Nov. A new series of work by British photographer Jim Harold in a project which analyses both the physical and visual qualities of the desert as a “landscape at the margins'.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776.
Over Seas Until Sat 3 Get. A two-person show featuring seascapes and harbour scenes by Caithness artist Sonas Maclean and prints which blend archaeology. geography. form and culture by artist/printmaker Sheila Carnduff. Barbara Hope Steinberg Mon 5—Sat 31 ()ct. A selection of paintings inspired by the landscape.
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH
The Pelican Gallery. I Lauriston Place. 229 3555.
The Western Approach Until Sat 3! Get. An exhibition of work by artists based in West Lothian.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Howard Bar Gallery. Gn'ndlay Street. 22‘) 9697. Open during performance times. Interior Visions Until Sat 21 Nov. Recent paintings by Anne I-‘ord Wilson.
ROYAL OBSERVATORY VISITOR CENTRE
Blackford Hill. 668 8405. Mon -Sat l0am —5pm'. Sun noon—5ptii. Forceworks! Until Wed 21 ()ct. An interactive exhibition featuring ten hands- on. table-top exhibits which help explain the various physical forces at work. ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 l5()I. Daily IOam--6pm.
Mirrors: Adrian Davidson L'ntil t-‘ri 25 Sep. Original framed mirrors by Northern Irish artist Adrian Davidson.
Charles Williams Mon 5 ()et--i-‘ri 6 Nov. Portraits and paintings of artists in their studios by Charles Williams.
l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Essence Of The Land Mon 28 Sep—Fri 9 Oct. Panoramic photographic images of the Scottish landscape by Douglas Murdoch.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith Row. 552 7 I7I.
Glass Until Sun 27 Sep. (Glasshouses: daily 10am—5pm). Site-specific contemporary glass works by twelve international artists. inspired by the glasshouses of the garden.
Carl Andre Until Sun 4 ()ct. (Itiverleith House: Tue—Sun l0am—5ptn). American contemporary sculptor Carl Andre visits
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ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Stm 2—5pm.
William Gillies Centenary Exhibition Until Sun II Oct. £4 (£2). A major exhibition commemorating the centenary of the birth of 20th century artist. Sir William Gillies.
Scottish Society Of Architect Artists Sat 26 Sep—Sat 10 Oct. The I998 SSAA exhibition.
l6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon—Fri
I()am—6pm; Sat l0ani-4pm.
Haig Until Wed 30 Sep. New paintings by Iiarl Haig in celebration of his 80th birthday.
epiece of an exhibition looking at the Romans in Scotland at the City Art Centre
Scottish Master Drawings Until Wed 30 Sep. Drawings by John Bellany. DY. Cameron. Joan liardley. Peter Howson. Anne Redpath and many others. Elizabeth Callinicos Until Wed 30 Sep. Contemporary jewellery.
Nicola Moss Until Wed 30 Sep. Bronze sculpture.
Maria Hanson Mon 5»—Wed 28 ()ct. Jewellery.
Will Levi Marshall Mon 5—Wed 28 ()ct. Ceramics.
Gordon Bryce Mon 5-Wed 2s ()ct. New paintings.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue~Sat 10am—6 m.
Richar Prince Until Sat 26 Sep. A solo show of work by American artist Richard Prince. He incorporates found images and appropriated texts into large two- dimensional works which conjure up a sense of particular eras in America's recent past.
36 [)undas Street. 556 6366. Mon-Hi llam—6pm; Sat l().30atit—4ptii.
Iona And Applecross Until Sat 26 Sep. Recent paintings by Alan R. Anderson. Elizabeth Reid Sat 3—Sat l7 ()ct. New paintings.
Small Landscapes, Large Flowers Sat 3—Sat l7 ()ct. Recent paintings by .Iean
; .loiies Roberton.
' EDINBURGH museums
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
I42 Canongate. 5294143. Mon- Sat I0am~5pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of lidinburgh's past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 Higlt Street. 52‘) 4l42. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to
childhood through the ages. f Alphabets Until Sat 3l (let. A display of
ABC books and toys.
163 Canoiigate. 52‘) 4057. Mon Sat 10am 5pm. The sights. sotitids and even smells of lidinburgh folk from the lSth century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 247 42 l‘). Mon-r Sat l0am~5pin (Rpm Tue); Stiii iioon- 5pm. £3 t£l.50); children free.
Art 8: Industry An educational and ftiii
interactive gallery that features
f everything from an lilton .lolin stage suit
to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase.
The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent
gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. cei‘aiiiics. furniture and prints.
Chinese Lacquer t'nttl 2s .\lai' I999. A display of Chinese lacquei'wat‘c. the earliest of which is more than 2000 years old.
Photographic Display t‘niil 4 Jan 1999. Photographs by Niall lleiidt'ie documenting the construction of the .‘ylusetitii of Scotland.
Furniture Of The Future t'ntil Wed 3t) Sep. A display ofcontemporary furniture by Rod Chisholm arid Helett .\lc(‘oig. Jewellery Moves Until 4 Jan 199‘). An exhibition of innovative contemporary jewellery.
Making Weaves - The Basketmaker Art Until 4 .Ian l‘)‘)‘)~ This exhibition liigltlights recent innovations in the indigenous Scottiin craft of basketmaking.
SALTIRE COURT I0 Cambridge Street. 473 393‘). Tue ~Sat l0am~5pni. Stiii 2—-5piii (during the summer).
The Scottish Telecom World Of Communications This fully interactive. pei‘tiianent exhibition looks at the history ofcotiimunication.
Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 490]. Mon-Sat I()aiii—5pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland‘s most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott. Travels With A Donkey Thu 1 Oct—Sat 1‘) Dec. An exhibition doctiiiienting Robert Louis Stevenson's travels iii 1878 in southern France. with his donkey Modestine.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
MOTHERWELL HERITAGE CENTRE
35 High Road. 01698 25 I000. Mon-Sat l0am--5pni; Thu I()am--7pm; Stiti noon—5pni
Fantasy Football Art League Exhibition Fri 25 Sep—Sun 22 Nov. This major touring exhibition takes its idea from the popular game of fantasy football. iii which a team of UK artists have produced work which explore their fantasies about football. Featured artists include Mathew linsor. Margaret Harrison and Peter Howson.
THE TRAVELLING GALLERY
For a detailed itinerary call 0l3I 52‘) 3930. ()pen l0am~-5pm.
Travelogue Nine contemporary artists explore the exotic and mundane aspects of travel in this mixed media show. The tour will be stopping off at the following venues: Cambuslang Institute. Thu 24 Sep; Stonehouse Cross. Fri 25 Sep; East Kilbride Art Centre. Sat 26 Sep; Carluke
5 District Hall. Thu 1 ()ct; Kirkfieldbank
Hall. Fri 2 Get and Biggar Municipal Hall. Sat 3 ()ct.
LECTURES & EVENTS
Power And The Portrait: The Image Of The Queen In The 17th & 18th Century Thu 24 Sep. l2.45pm. Royal Scottiin Academy. A slide lecture given
by Staiia Neiiadic.
t Madonna and Child, Ferrarese
' School Fri 25 Sep. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. A talk by Alistair
Artists Talks Sat 26 Sep. 2pm. Patriothall Gallery (WASPS). A talk by the artists who are currently exhibiting work at the gallery.
Anne McNeil Sat 26 Sep. 2pm. liruitmarket Gallery. The artistic director of ‘Photo 98' gives a talk.
The Feng Shui Journey Sat 26 Sep. l0am»—4.30piii. £50. Stills. For booking information contact 226 7888. A three- part course on how to create the successful environtiieiit for your home. office or life. led by professional l-‘eng Shui consultant Nicholas l-‘ernee. Hatoum & Contemporary Sculpture Mon 28 Sep. l2.45piii. National Gallery of Modern Art. Aiima .‘ylalik gives a slide lecture.
Gillies: Watercolours Of Scotland Tue 2‘) Sep. l2.45pm. Royal Scottish Academy. Philip Long gives a slide lecture on Gillies.
Ian Hamilton Finlay Wed 30 Sep. l2.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A
talk by .‘ylurdo Macdonald. A Venetian Archer Fri 2 Oct. l2.45ptn.
National Gallery of Scotland. Matthew Wellard gives a talk.
Freaks I5ri 2--~Sat 3 ()ct. Spin. Collective Gallery. Boilerhotise Theatre Cotiipany will be in residence at the gallery
developing ‘l‘t‘ettks' with video artist
Angeline Ferguson and writer Sandie (‘raigie Public samples of the work will be performed in the gallery Trans-Siberian Prose Mon 5 ()ct. l2.45pm. National Gallery of Modern
Art. Siobhan Doughety talks about this
work by Sonia l)elatiiiay with Blaise
Cendrars. Art And History: Lord Seton By An ' Unknown Artist Wed 7 ()ct. 12.45pm.
National Portrait Gallery. Ailsa Turner and Michael Cassiti give a talk.