based artists. takitrg its theme from a range of both global and local concerns loosely connected with the idea of ‘evolution‘. Artists taking part include Beagles & Ramsay. Pattl Carter. Shauna McMullan. Henry VIll‘s Wives. Chad McCail. .Ioanne Tatham & Tom 0’ Sullivan. Clara Ursitti and Zoe Walker.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2 18 l. Mon—Fri I0.30am—6pm; Sat l()am—4 m.
Wendy Wood (1892-1981 Until Sat 22 May. European drawings by Wendy Wood featuring views of Austria. Belgium. France. Scotland and Italy from l9ll to I930.
Spring Exhibition (Part II) Until Sat 22
May. Recent works by gallery artists.
6 Carlton Terrace. 556 444 l. Tue-Sat I()am—6pm.
Jeffrey Blondes Until Sat l5 May. American-born painter Jeffrey Blondes shows landscape paintings of Scotland. Rupert Spira Until Sat l5 May. Stoneware bottles. vases and bowls by Rupert Spira.
Modern Masters I Wed 26 May—Sat I9 Jun. The first in an annual series of exhibitions featuring recent acquisitions of paintings and drawings by 20th century British masters. On display. are works by Augustus John. William Nicholson. Alfred Wallis and Christopher Wood.
28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mort—Fri ‘).3()am—5pni.
Jill Calder Until Mon 3| May. Drawings by Jill Calder. which illustrate the model Honor Fraser‘s musings in the Scotland ()It .S'lIIIt/uv.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm: Sat
9.30am— l .30pm.
Nuits Blanches: Pandora's Boxes Until Fri 4 .Iun. Artists' books by Sylvie Caty. Cut To Pieces Until I‘ri 4 .lun. Paper works by Babsi Danni.
66 Cumberland Street. 558 9872. Mon—Fri l()am—6pm; Sat l()am—4pm. New Vision Until Mon 14 .Iun. Recent work by new Scottish graduates featuring paintings and printmaking.
5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon—Sat l lam~~4.3()pnr.
Walking Through The Valley Until Fri 21 May. Paintings by Andrew Smith and new sculpture by I-Ioghan Bridge.
4‘) Bernard Street. l.eith. 467 7392. Tue—Fri | lam—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—3.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition L'ntil Mon 31 May. Mixed exhibition of contemporary art.
65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue-Fri Ham-5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.
New Glasgow Girls Until Sat l5 May. New work by Glasgow School of Art graduates Elizabeth Cameron. Cherylene Dyer. Michelle Scragg. Lisa Smith and Georgie Young.
Angus McEwan and Robert Saunders Tue 25 May—Sat 12 Jun. Figurative paintings by Angus McEwan and surreal landscapes by Robert Saunders.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm: Sat & Sun l0.30am—2.30pm.
Jonathan Hill - The Illegal Architect Until Fri 28 May. Two projects by the London-based author Jonathan Hill. one entitled Institute Oj'lllegul Al't.‘/lift!(‘f.\‘ and An Original Copy which looks at the history of the Barcelona Pavilion.
7l lnverleith Row. 556 9766. Tue-Sun
Contemporary Chinese Paintings Until Wed 30 Jun. Contemporary Chinese paintings both framed and on scrolls. plus unframed original paintings on Chinese
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names. including Damien Hirst. Rachel Whiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists. including Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany.
O Caledonia! Sir Walter Scott And The Creation Of Scotland Until Sun I? Oct. £4 (£3). The life of one of Scotland’s greatest and best-known historical ﬁgures. Sir Walter Scott is celebrated through paintings. drawings. sculptures and manuscripts.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 l020. Mon~Fri l0am-6pm: Sat l0am—4pm. Geoffrey Roper Until Thu 27 May. Atmospheric paintings featuring cafe interiors and dock scenes.
Anna Noel Until Thu 27 May. Horses and riders ceramics in clay.
Daisy Richardson Until Thu 27 May. Vibrant. abstract paintings by this recent Glasgow School ofArt graduate. Lesley Strickland Until Thu l7 Jtrn. Resin and silver contemporary jewellery based on animal forms.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Daily
Royale Until Thu 27 May. Fiona MacPherson. ans facilitator at Grindlay Court Centre has co-ordinated this project which explores the iconic status of the monarchy. Artists with learning disabilities Anne Robb and Dorothy McLeod worked with professional artist Juliana Capes to produce a selection of paintings.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon—Sat l0atn—5.30pm.
Sheena Russell Until Sat 29 May. Paintings. mainly in oils by Glasgow School ofArt graduate Sheena Russell. influenced by the visual language of cinema. comic books and advertising.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat l0am-6pm; Sun 2-6pm.
The Draughtsman‘s Art Until Sun 13 Jun. This exhibition brings together five centuries of drawings from British. Dutch. Flemish. French. Italian and German artists. displaying over 80 master drawings. with examples from Leonardo da Vinci. Raphael. Rubens. Boucher. Blake. Seurat and Wilkie.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat IOam-Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.
Kenny Hunter Until Sun 30 May. Outsized sculptures by Kenny Hunter. influenced by cartoons and his own collection of plastic figures. Personalities immortalised in plastic include Bill Clinton. Boris Yeltsin and Monica Lewinsky.
Curve: Mark Johnston Until Sun 30 May. Mark Johnston‘s photomontage pictures offering a whole new perspective on seeing. The aerial. 360 degree images feature landscape and architectural form from Scotland and Slovakia and explore a connection between our understanding of the universe and the way we see.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue-Fri I0am—5pm; Sat l()arn—6pm. Alexandra Knubley Until Tue l8 May. Vibrant. textural paintings depicting the light. landscape and architecture of Southern Europe and the Holy Land.
15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
A1: End 2 End Until Fri 2l May. Photographs by Maggie Gregory arid Douglas May which explore the surrounding areas of the Al in both Islington and Edinburgh respectively.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7I7l. Dail I0am—5pm.
Summer xhibition Of Garden. Paintings Until Sun 30 May. An exhibition of over 50 paintings by 30 artists who were invited to paint in gardens across Scotland in aid of Scotland's Gardens Scheme.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery. Morningside Place. 229 3555.
Contemporary Scottish Textiles Until r
Sun 25 Jul. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555. Contemporary textiles ranging from wall hangings to small tapestries. featuring works by Liz Walker. Alison Brough. Jennifer Pitts and Louise Martin.
Fusion Until Mon 26 Jul. (Pelican Gallery). For further information call Artlink on 229 3555. Paintings and multimedia artworks by patients at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. IOO Princes Street. 225 l50l. Daily l0am—6pm.
Todd Narbey Until Fri 21 May. Recent paintings.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat l()am—5 m; Sun 2—5pm.
The 17 rd Annual Exhibition Until Sun I I Jul. £2 (£l). The annual exhibition of painting. sculpture and architecture featuring work by Academy members and selected non- members as well as work by three Academians who died last year; Alberto Morrocco. David McClure and James McIntosh Patrick.
SCOTCH HOUSE GALLERY
Burberry Limited. 39—41 Princes Street. 3rd floor. 556 I252. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Adrian B. McMurchie Until Mon 7 Jun. Watercolours of Edinburgh and other major cities by Glasgow illustrator Adrian B. McMurchie.
I6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Archie Forrest Until Wed 2 Jun. New paintings.
Sutton Taylor Utitil Wed 2 Jun. Ceramics.
The New Stone Age Until Wed 2 Jun. Contemporary jewellery.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat l()am—6pm.
Neville Blaszk. Shauna McMullan and Alexander Hamilton Until Sat 19 Jun. Blaszk works with photo emulsion applied to different surfaces to explore issues ofclass. masculinity and nationality. McMullan transforms street and road maps into delicate skeletal objects and Hamilton creates photograms produced from flowers.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Tue—Sat I()am—5pm. Richard Walker Until Sat 5 Jun. Richard Walker paints commonplace interiors and objects in this new body of work.
Martin Boyce Until Sat 5 Jun. (Round Room). Martin Boyce creates a mural responding directly to the architecture and the history of the gallery space.
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Open 10am - 5pm daily 2pm - 5pm Sundays Admission £2 - £1 (cone) - £4 (season)
173rd ANNUAL EXHIBITION
UNTIL 11th JULY
Works by many of Scotland’s finest painters, sculptors, printmakers and architects make the Royal Scottish Academy’s Annual Exhibition one of the highlights of Scotland’s cultural year.
The exhibition includes works by three distinguished Academicians who died in 1998 James McIntosh Patrick
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13—27 May r999 THE usrn