ART listings

Head in hand: The late Helen Chadwick’s self portrait is on show in Recent Aquisitions at the National Gallery of Modern Art


Scottish Society Of Architect Artists L'ntil Sat 10 Oct. The 1998 SSAA exhibition.

Hopes And Dreams Of Refugees In Scotland Sat IO—Sat 31 Oct. Mixed media art work by the Scottish Refugee Council Edinburgh Art Group.


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

Maria Hanson Until Wed 28 Oct. Jewellery.

Will Levi Marshall Until Wed 28 Oct. Ceramics.

Gordon Bryce Until Wed 28 Oct. New paintings.


23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Artlink West Sat 10—Sat 31 Oct. A selection of recent work by artists with special needs as a result of two programmes based in West l.othian and Gogarburn Hospital.


University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5 m. Landscape 0f Granite Sp eres Sat 10 Oct—Sat 7 Nov. Sculpture. prints and drawings by Hideo Furuta.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 1 lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Elizabeth Reid Until Sat 17 Oct. New paintings.

Small Landscapes, Large Flowers Until Sat 17 Oct. Recent paintings by Jean Jones Roberton.



I42 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh‘s past and its people.

86 THE LIST 24 Sep—8 Oct 1998


42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

Alphabets Until Sat 31 Oct. A display of ABC books and toys.


163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.


2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (8pm Tue); Stiii noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free.

Art 8: Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to at Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase.

The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints.

Chinese Lacquer Until 28 Mar 1999. A display of Chinese Iacquerware. the earliest of which is more than 2000 years old.

Photographic Display Until 4 J an 1999. Photographs by Niall Hendrie documenting the construction of the Museum of Scotland.

Jewellery Moves Until 4 Jan 1999. An exhibition of innovative contemporary jewellery.

Making Weaves - The Basketmaker Art Until 4 Jan 1999. This exhibition highlights recent innovations in the indigenous Scottish craft of basketmaking.


10 Cambridge Street. 473 3939. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Stiii 2—5pm (during the summer).

The Scottish Telecom World Of Communications This fully interactive. permanent exhibition looks at the history of communication.


Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pin. 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 Until Sat 19 Dec. An exhibition documenting Robert Louis Stevenson's travels in 1878 in southern France. with his donkey Modestine.




10 Glasgow Vennel. 01294 275059. Mon—Sat 10am—5 in (closed Wed & Fri). Animals In Arca y: The Engravings To Aesop Until Sat 10 Oct. Wood engravings and illustrations from The I’rih/t's ()j'At'sn/i by Agnes Miller Parker. The Weld And The Weave Fri 16 Oct—Sat 21 Nov. An exhibition by Ardrossan-based artist and blacksmith Martin Polonis and Largs-based weaver Monica Hardie.



35 High Road. 01698 251000. Mon-Sat 10aiii—5piii; Tlitt 10aiii—7pni; Stiii noon—Spur

Fantasy Football Art League Exhibition Until Sun 22 Nov. This major touring exhibition takes its idea from the popular gatne of fantasy football. in

which a team of UK artISIs have produced works which explore their fantasies about football. Featured artists include Mathew Ensor. Margaret Harrison and Peter Howson.



For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. Open 10am—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: Tue 13 Oct. Tannahill Centre. Ferguslie Park; Wed 14 Oct. Disability Resource Centre. Love Street. Paisley: Thu 15 Oct. Maxwellton Adult Training Centre. Paisley; Fri 16 Oct. Erskine Pool; Sat 17 Oct. Castle Semple Visitors Centre. Clyde Muirshiel Country Park.



01368 850256. Mon—Sun noon—5pm (closed Thu).

Hazel Nagl and Hamish MacDonald Until Wed 14 Oct. Recent paintings. Goudie And Graham Sun 18 Oct—Wed 11 Nov. Paintings by Lachland Goudie on the theme of Breton summers and recent works by Josephine Graham inspired by the landscape of Venice.


lectures & events


Site-Specific Performance Evenings Fri 9 Oct. 7—9.30pm. Intermedia Gallery. Performing artists and musicians show new works.


Courbet As A Landscape Painter Fri 9 Oct. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Michael Clarke gives a lecture on Courbet.

Paintings By Scottish Contemporary Artists Auction Fri 9 Oct. 7pm. Phillips Auctioneers. 65 George Street. 225 2266. An auction of paintings in aid of the charity Friend of Paintings In Hospitals.

Hideo Furuta Sat 10 Oct. 3pm. Talbot Rice Gallery. The artist gives a talk on his current exhibition at the gallery. Black Ground By John Piper Mon 12 Oct. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Victoria Keller talks about John Piper's painting.

Art And Music: Niel Govv By Sir Henry Raebum Wed 14 Oct. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A talk given by Donald Forbes and Andrew Knight.

The Trinity Altarpiece By Hugo Van Der Goes Fri 16 Oct. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Michael Cassin gives a talk.

Robertus Blair And Annae Craig Mon 19 Oct. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Amna Malik discusses Catherine Yass's work.

Alexander Stoddart Tue 20 Oct. 7.30pm. RIAS. Sculptor Alexander Stoddart talks about his recent pro'ects. Architects And The Commerica Development Of Britain's Cultural Heritage Wed 21 Oct. 6pm. Heriot-Watt University. Main Lecture Theatre. School ofArchitecture. Lauriston Place. 4-19 5111. Tickets and further info from RIAS. 229 7545. The first in a series of lectures presented by RIAS Continuing Professional Development Services. John Barber. Managing Director of ADC Archaeology Group talks about Cultural Resource Management.

Art And Poetry: James Hogg: The Poetic Mirror Wed 21 Oct. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Duncan Thomson gives a talk.

Robert Matthew Memorial Lecture Tue 13 Oct. 7.30pm. George Square Theatre. George Square. Enric Miralles delivers the third RMJM lecture. entitled ‘Lettering‘.