MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of l-Idinburgh. 20 Chambers Street. 650 23-12. Mon—Fri l0am—8pm: Sat & Suit I().3()ani—2.30pm. Making/Thinking: Drawing And Models Until Stilt 2‘) Nov. Drawings and models by one of Denmark's most acclaimed artists and maker of public art works. Per Kirkcby. See Danish Cultural Instittttc.
METROPOLE COFFEE HOUSE
33 Newington Road. 668 4‘)‘)‘). Daily 9am~ 10pm.
East 8: West Until Wed 1 1 Nov. A diverse collection of paintings by Dundee-born artist Barrie Seabright.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Bell‘ord Road. 624 6200. h’lott—Sat
10am «5pm: Still 2— 5pm. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names. including Damien Hirst. Rachel \‘I'hiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists. including Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany. and currently on loan from a private collection. seven large prints by Iidvard Munch. See Lectures & Iivents.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND 'I‘lie Mound. 624 6200. Mon—Sat I0am—-6pm; Sun 2~-6pm.
A Beautiful Dream: Two Visionary Palaces By Karl Friedrich Schinkel Sun 20 Dec. .-\ display of lithographs of the l‘)th century (ierman architect. Schinkel's brilliant and extravagant btit never realised designs for a palace on the .-\cropolis in Athens. commissioned in 1834. and for a palace at ()rianda ill The Crimea. commissioned in 1838. See review.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 624 6200. Mon-Sat |0am--5pm: Still 2 5pm.
Little Sparta Until Still 2‘) Nov. Photographs by Robin (‘iillanders taken ol' the Scottish garden of internationally- renowned artist Ian Hamilton Finlay. William Klein: New York Until 5 Jan 199‘). £2.50 (£1.50). Hard-edged black attd white photographs oi New York takett by Klein during the I‘)50s. capturing the energetic and chaotic nature oi IIIL' c‘lly.
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
43- 45 Iliin Street. 556 ‘)57‘). Mon—Sat 10am --l.30pm.
Eastern Influences: Studies of Oriental Artefacts Hi (i— Hi 27 Nov. A series ol' \v atercolours by .Iohtt (iordon. taken l'rom ornaments and arlel'acts bequeathed to the artist by his much- tt'a\elled great atttit.
NDEBELE 57 Home Street. 221 1141.1)aily
The Man Who Had Everything But True Love l'ntil Sun 22 Nov. Paintings. prints and sculpture by contemporary Zimbabwean artists.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street. 558 7604. 'l‘uevl‘ri 11am—6pm; Sat & Stilt noon -4pm. Looking Through Glass Until Sat 14 Nov. Internatiotntl contemporary glassvvork by tttetttbet's‘ oI' Ilte l._vb.s'1cl' ‘)6 (irottp.
OPEN EYE GALLERY 7.5 7‘) Cumberland Street. .557 1020. .\Ion I-rt 10am 6 im: Sat 10am -4pm. Valerie Shatwel tfiitil Thu 5 Nov. .lcvvcllcry.
A Taste Of Italy t'ntil 't‘liu 5 Nov. Paintings by twenty Scottiin artists. Harvest l’ntil Thu 5 Nov. Recent sculpture by Hank Pottengcr.
From Kiri's Room l'ntil Thu 5 Nov. New paintings trom India by George Donald.
Laurance Simon Sat 7 't‘liti lo Nov. Ceramics.
Jock Mclnnes Sat 7 Thu 2o Nov. Recent paintings.
MIXEO Exhibition Sat 7 Thu 26 Nov.
Contemporary jewellery by a selection of artists. Gill Tyson Sat 7—Thu 26 Nov. Prints.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. oft'48 Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Open weekends (weekdays by appointment). Three Dimensions Until Wed It Nov. New work by Joyce Gunn-Cairns. Janet Melrose and Jennifer Pettigrew.
43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I91 I. Tue-Sat noon—5.30pm.
Jim Harold: Desert — Between The Lines, At The Limits Until Sat 7 Nov. A new series of work by Glasgow-based photographer. Jim Harold in a project which analyses both the physical and visual qualities of the desert as a ‘landscape at the margins'.
Detlef Henrichs: Narben Sat 14 Nov—Sat 1‘) Dec. Photographs by young German photographer. Detlef Heinrichs. addressing issues ofdisligut'ement and disability.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776.
Ruth Addinall Until Sat 28 Nov. Recent paintings.
15 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Monwliri 9am-5pm.
Ugly Buildings? Until Fri 20 Nov. John Pelan curates this controversial exhibition which explores how buildings previously seen as blots on the landscape can. in the space of a few years. become cultural icons.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Tue-Sun l().3()am—3.30pm.
Angus Hood and Christine Frew Until Sttn 6 Dec. Hi-gloss personalities and a meditation on the media. in paintings by two Edinburgh artists. last being seen as artists to watch.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Howard Bar Gallery. Grindlay Street. 22‘) 9697. Open durittg performance times. Interior Visions Until Sat 21 Nov. Recent paintings by Anne Ford Wilson.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
Charles Williams Until Fri 6 Nov. Portraits and paintings of artists in their studios by Charles Williams.
Christina Sealey Mon 9 Nov—9 .Ian I‘)‘)‘). Still life paintings by this yottttg Canadian artist.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5 in; Stilt 2—5pm.
Transat antic Connections Until Sun 15 Nov. £2 (£1). Twelve contemporary American artists exhibit their work as part of an exchange between Scottish and American artists. organised by the Society ()1' Scottish Artists. The show consists of sculpture. painting. web art. photography. installation and performance art. See review.
l6 Dttndas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat I0am—4pm.
Pin Up Until Wed 25 Nov. Brooches by a selection ol'contemporary artists.
T David Michie Until Wed 25 Nov. New
Roger Millar Until Wed 25 Nov. Silver.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat I()am-6pm.
Joachim Schmid: Taking Snapshots Until ‘) Jan 199‘). Berlin-based artist Joachim Sclttnid has collected hundreds of snapshots taken by amateur photographers in Germany from 1900 to the present day. ('ategorising the photographs according to the subject and aesthetic qualities. the collection captures the changing nature of the amateur photographer's preoccupations.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Tue-Sat lOam—S in. Landscape Of Granite Sp eres Until Sat 7 Nov. With its partitions removed the Talbot Rice is greatly improved space and offers a ﬁne setting for work by the sculptor. Hideo Furuta.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri I 1am—6pm: Sat 10.30am—4ptn.
Jean Donaldson and Kenneth Robertson Until Sat 7 Nov. Recent paintin s.
John Nicholson and Linda Clark Sat I4—Sat 28 Nov. Recent paintings.
This section contains details for museums currently showing temporary exhibitions, for details of other museums, see Edinburgh Life, page 97.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 52‘) 4142. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm.
Thank You For The Food We Eat Sat 14 Nov—l6 Jan I‘)‘)‘). An exhibition looking at the changes in children‘s diets and eating habits over the last 150 years.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mott—Sat 10am—5pm (8pm Tue); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free.
Jewellery Moves Until 4 Jan 1999. An exhibition of innovative contemporary jewellery.
Making Weaves - The Basketmaker Art Until 4 Jan I‘)‘)‘). This exhibition highlights recent innovations iii the indigenous Scottish craft of basketmaking.
Photographic Display Until 4 Jan 1999. Photographs by Niall Hendrie documenting the construction of the Museum of Scotland.
Chinese Lacquer Until 28 Mar 1999. A display of Chinese lacquerware. the earliest of which is more than 2000 years old.
Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon-Sat IOam—Sptn.
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.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
SUMMERLEE HERITAGE PARK Ironworks Gallery. Heritage Way. 01236 431261. Daily 10am—5pm.
Woodland Experiments Until Sun 29 Nov. Mixed-media ‘landscape inventions' by Glasgow School ofAtt graduate. Alasdair Wallace.
Callendar Park. 0 I 324 503770. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
The Chosen Letter Until Sat 2t Nov. This touring exhibition studies the letter as an artform.
Pulp Fiction Sat 7 Nov—16 Jan 1999. Figurative works in papier tnache. ceramics and batique by Jan Miller.
01368 850256. Mon—Sun noon—5pm (Closed Thu).
Goudie And Graham Until 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.
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24 October 1998 - 4 January 1999 Open: Monday - Saturday loam - Spm
ADMISSION FREE City Art Centre 2 Market Street Edinburgh EH1 10E
Closed 25 & 26 December. contact the gallery for details
of New Year opening on 0131 529 3993
'EDINBVRCH' 'l I
A Natlonal Glass Centre touring exhlbltlon
5—19 Nov 1998 THEUSTSS