post-war abstract art, this exhibition features eleven coloured etchings which Heron completed in March this year.

galleries - museums o lectures & events



28 Howe Street, 225 2888. Mon-Sat 9.30am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm (22 & 29 Aug only).

Bye Bye Until Sat 4 Sep. As we enter the new millennium, an exhibition of 20th century design featuring work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, Philippe Starck and Ettore Sottsass.


28 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon-Fri 9.30am—6pm; Sat & Sun by appointment. Landscapes Until Fri 1 Oct. Photographs by Dave More tracing the route of Edinburgh’s Water of Leith.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am—4pm. Master Printma ing From Europe And America Until Sat 18 Sep. Prints by Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, Picasso, Matisse and Bonnard.


5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Daily 11am—4.30pm.

Margaret Ballantyne Until Fri 3 Sep. Recent paintings of travels to Venice, Portugal, Madeira and the Scottish coast by Margaret Ballantyne.

Caroline Da Talavera Until Fri 3 Sep. Silver jewellery from Mexico.

Simon Manby Until Fri 3 Sep. New work in stone and bronze by sculptor Simon Manby.

Paul Spence Until Fri 3 Sep. Metallic glazed ceramics by Paul Spence.


49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat & Sun 11am—4.30pm.

Contemporary Art Exhibition Until Sat 4 Sep. Mixed exhibition of contemporary art featuring work by Anna Montgomery, Marcelo Jose de Melo and Finlay Kenny.

LACKADAISICAL CONTEMPORARY ART Edinburgh Ski Club, 1 Howe Street, 220 3121. Daily 10am-7pm.

Contemporary Art Until Tue 31 Aug. Painting, installation, photography, graphics and sculpture by graduates from the Royal Academy, Royal College of Art, Goldsmiths in London, the Ruskin in Oxford and Edinburgh College of Art.


65 The Shore, 553 5255. Mon-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

Out Of Africa Until Sat 28 Aug. African landscapes by Alistair Fiddes Watt.

Lucy Poett Until Sat 28 Aug. Sculptures by Lucy Poett in bronze and terracotta.

Scottish Panorama Until Sat 4 Sep. Nineteenth and 20th century oil paintings and watercolours.


29 Albany Street, 478 7050. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-1pm.

Exhibition Of Waterco ours Until Sat 4 Sep. Watercolour paintings from the Flowering Of Scotland Book Of Hope.


Department of Architecture, University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2298. Mon—Fri 10am-4pm.

The Labyrinth Until Fri 20 Aug. A celebration of Joseph Beuys and his works with Edinburgh gallery owner, Richard Demarco.

Dialogues Until Fri 3 Sep. A changing programme featuring twenty artists from around the world working in installation, video and performance art.

George Wyllie Thu 19-Fri 20 Aug. Sculptor George Wyllie collaborates with composer Nigel Osbourne in a performance entitled Kosovo Event.


71 lnverleith Row, 556 9766. Sat 10am-5 m; Sun noon—4pm. OriginaIJ Chinese Watercolours A selection of original Chinese

watercolours with prices ranging from £22.


35 St Stephen Street, 220 6877. Mon—Sat 10.30am—1pm & 2—5pm; Sun 1—4.30pm. Parfum Until Tue 31 Aug. An exhibition of 20th century scent bottles.


1 Morrison Street, 556 5967. Mon—Sat 11am—5pm; Sun l—Spm.

Trivial Pursuits Fri 20 Aug—Sat 4 Sep. Figurative art by emerging artists Leighton Bruce, Carole Ritchie, Marcus Duran, Ben Richards and Rory Mitchell.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—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 Bellan .

Joseph Beuys: Editions Until Sun 19 Sep. £2.50 (£1.50). On loan from a private collection in Berlin, the first British showing of Joseph Beuys’ editions - prints, objects, photographs, books and postcards - made between 1965 and his death in 1986. A key artist in the post-war period, this conceptual artist and advocate of ‘social sculpture’, Beuys today commands a strategic position in late 20th century art.


21 Dean Park Mews, 343 2840. Mon—Fri l-5.30pm; Sat 11am—2pm.

Festival 99 Until Sat 21 Aug. Paintings by James Orr, Lin Pattullo and Helen M. Turner.


The Atrium, Henry Duncan House, 120 George Street, 558 1200. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art Until Sat 4 Sep. New work by gallery artists.


3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Patrick Ciranna Until Sat 4 Sep. Work by Patrick Ciranna.

MALCOLM INNES GALLERY 4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat llam—2pm.

86 THE LIST l9-26 Aug 1999

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun 11am-6pm. An impressive collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, by artists including Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Poussin, Degas, Van Gogh and Monet along with work by 18th and 19th century Scottish artists. Recently returned to display is Trtian’s Diana And Callisto. Mastery And Ele ance: French Drawin s From t e Collection Of Jeffrey . Horvitz Until Sun 5 Sep. Free. Over 100 drawings from one of the largest private collections of French drawings in the world, featuring the work of Nicolas Poussin, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Francois Boucher and Jacques- bouis David.

The Ti er And The Thistle: Tipu Sultan And e Scots In India c1760—1800 Until Sun 3 Oct. £3 (£1.50). An exhibition marking the 200th anniversary

of the Storming of Seringapatam by the British on 4 May 1799, and the death of Tipu Sultan, ruler of the kingdom of Mysore in South India. Central to the show is a huge canvas of Sir David Wilkie’s Sir David Baird Discovering The Body Of 'lipu Sultan, plus portraits, topographical prints, watercolours and Sir David Baird’s presentation sword.

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge, 226 4531. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm; Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free.

Churchill: The Evidence Until Sun 31 Oct. On show in Scotland for the first time, this exhibition on Sir Winston Churchill brings to life the man behind the myth through childhood letters, notes for some of the most famous speeches ever made, correspondence with kings, presidents, soldiers and celebrities plus photographs and possessions.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am-5 m; Sun 11am—5pm. Cafe.

0 Cale onial Sir Walter Scott And The Creation Of Scotland Until Sun 17 Oct. £4 (£3). The life of one of Scotland’s most influential and best- known figures, Sir Walter Scott is celebrated through paintings, drawings, sculptures and manuscripts.

Murray Johnston's Landscapes Until Sun 5 Sep. Free. A tribute to the late Murray Johnston featuring twenty of his landscape photographs including works from his 19805 residency at Kielder Forest and his tour of America in 1981-82. Showing alongside this collection, is a display of work by photographers influenced by Johnston, including Calum Colvin, Robin Gillanders and Owen Lo an.

Political Contemporaries Until Sun 5 Sep. Free. The centre-piece of this exhibition is the first group photograph of the 129 MSPs assembled for the first sitting of the Scottish Parliament, commissioned by Robin Gillanders and Chris Hall. Also featured is Harry More Gordon’s large watercolour group

Sitting pretty: Seatted Putto by Prud'hon on show at Mastery And Elegance at the

National Gallery

painting of the seven surviving Secretaries of State for Scotland, David Steel by John Bratby and Jo Grirnmond by Patrick Heron, plus sculptures, paintings, photographs and political cartoons.


43-45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. Mon-Sat 10am—4.30pm.

Sheila MacLean Until Thu 9 Sep. Individual silk paintings inspired by the Scottish landscape and floral images by Sheila MacLean, with all works for sale.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily noon-5pm.

Scenes Of The Crime Until Mon 30 Aug. Alex Williamson and Russ Murphy create a new work featuring video and stills projections accompanied by soundscapes, with contributions from illustrator Martin O’Neill.


75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am—4pm. Paintings, Paste s And Drawings From 1959-1999 Until Thu 2 Sep. A range of work b Jack Knox RSA RGl.

Malco m Martin Until Thu 2 Sep. New works in wood.

Contemporary Scottish Painting Until Thu 2 Sep. A range of work by artists including Leon Morroco, Peter Howson and John Bellany.

Unsearchable Things Until Thu 23 Sep. Contemporary jewellery by Catherine Currell.


21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon$at 10am—5pm; Sun noon-4pm. Myths. Mantras And Mihrabs Until Sun 5 Sep. A festival selling exhibition of textiles and religious artefacts.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 l289. Daily lam-5pm.

Festival Exhibition Of Contemporary Art 8: Design Until Sat 4 Sep. A range of