ART listings

ART USTINGS continued


2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.

Scottish Craft Exhibition This new gallery showcases the work of up-and- coming craftmakers and designers in Scotland. Permanently on display is a range of crafts and applied arts by a selection of artists.


45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Martin Boyce/Ross Sinclair Sat 25 Sep—Sat 13 Nov. The first part of Visions For The Future which aims to commission new work from six Scottish artists. Glasgow School of Art graduate Martin Boyce has created a large-scale installation for the ground floor of the gallery space. Ross Sinclair, who was recently awarded a Paul Hamlyn Foundation visual arts award, recreates the St Kilda parliament. See preview.


21 Rutland Square, 221 9377. Open Fri 10am—5pm or by appointment. Glimpstng Women In India Sat 25 Sep—Sat 9 Oct. Paintings by Ettie Spencer and photographs by Aliki Sapountzi.


22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm (closed Mon 20 Sep).

15th International Festival Exhibition Until Sat 9 Oct. Paintings by over 40 gallery artists from Scotland, Belgium,

raztl, China, Germany, Russia, Ukraine and the USA. Mountains And Remote Places Until Sat 9 Oct. Oil, watercolour and gouache paintings by selected artists.

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Close encounters: Artist Jim Harold takes classical casts to construct an installation

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49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—4.3 m.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sun 31 Oct. Contemporary works by local artists.


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

Peter raham And Evgeniy PIesoviskik Tue 28 Sep—Sat 16 Oct. A two-person show featuring paintings of Mediterranean scenes and still life by Peter Graham and paintings depicting the Venice Carnival by Russian born artist Evgeny Plesovskik.


3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Sir Robin Philipson Sat 25 Sep—Sat 9 Oct. A small retrospective exhibition of varied works by Sir Robin Philipson.


7 Grassmarket, 229 7884. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Imaginable Perspectives Until Sun 24 Oct. Themed photographic images by Ingrid Alexander.


6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed-Sat 10am—5pm.

Felim Egan Wed 6 Oct—Sat 6 Nov. Large abstract paintings by Irish artist Felim Egan showing alongside an installation of watercolours taken from the 100 Tides series, seen at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam this year.


28 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm.

Landscapes Until Mon 15 Nov. Photographs by Dave More tracing the route of Edinburgh’s Water of Leith.


13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon-Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am-1.30pm.

Photographter L'Objet Sat 25 Sep—Mon 25 Oct. Marc Guillemot asked fifteen artists including Philippe Stark, Andree Putman and Jean-Michel Wilmotte to select an everyday object which he then photographed, resulting in a contemporary portrait of French design.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon-Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am-4pm. Michael Craig- artin Sat 25 Sep—Sat 30 Oct. Screenprints.


5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Tue-Sat Ham-4.30pm.

New Faces Fri 24 Sep-Fn' 15 Oct. Artists new to the gallery featuring painting by George Birrell, Helen Jackson and Leslie M. Somerville, jewellery by Gilbert McManus and sculpture by Tom Allan and Barbara Middleton.

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71 lnverleith Row, 556 9766. Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon—4pm.

Origina Chinese Watercolours A selection of original Chinese watercolours with prices ranging from £22.

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, includin Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and therine Yass together with'a display of works by prominent 201h century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Moore, Hockney and Bellany.

Robin Philipson 1916-1992 Sat 25 Sepéun 14 Nov. £2.50 (£1.50). Robin Philipson was a leading figure of the Edinburgh School. This retrospective exhibition features over 60 works carried out throughout his career, from his expressive paintings of cockft ts to the First World War and the cruci txion.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Monéat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. 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 Titian ’s Diana And Callisto. The Ti er And The Thistle: Ti u Sultan And e Scots In India c1? 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 Ttpu Sultan, ruler of the kingdom of Mysore in South India. Central to the show is Sir David Wilkie’s Sir David Baird Discovering The Body Of Tipu Sultan, plus portraits, topographical rints, watercolours and Sir David gaud' ’s presentation sword.

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


Churchill: The Evidence Until Sun 31 Oct. On show in Scotland for the first time, this exhibition about 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.


Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat lOam-S m; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.

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


57 Home Street, 221 1141. Daily 10am—10pm.

Arty In Africa Until Thu 30 Sep. New work by Dundee artist Jane Hall inspired by Ndebele art.

QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE Leith Campus, Duke Street, 317 3800. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Threshold Until Thu 30 Sep. Work by staff and students on the Art Therapy postgraduate course.


Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Fragments Until Fri 1 Oct. Paintings inspired by natural processes by Grays School of Art raduate, Susan Beasley. Art Unlimit Mon 4—Sat 30 Oct. Art Unlimited, a group of 27 artists of all ages and styles from the Southern Highlands and Central Scotland, exhibit their work.


63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Tue—Fri 11am—5 m; Sat 11am—4 m.

Kirstin dwards Until at 9 Oct. Figurative paintings.


15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Translantic Modernism Until Fri 1 Oct. An exploration of modern aesthetics in contemporary architecture from award- , winning student photographer Matt Laver.


lnverleith House, 552 7171. Wed-Sun 11am—5 m.

Agnes artin And John McLaughlin Until Sun 31 Oct. A two-person show featuring the work of abstract artists Agnes Martin and John McLaughlin. Canadian-born Martin came to prominence in New York in the late 1950s. Famous for her geometric, abstract works and rectilinear patterns, Martin continues to be an influential figure. Still painting at the age of 87 (she showed work at the gallery in 1974) exhibited are fourteen works on canvas completed in the last four years. Showing alongside Martin are paintings and prints by John McLaughlin (1898—1976). He is seen as America’s first great abstract painter although he is not widely known to the public at large, due to his self- imposed detachment from the New York art scene.


75-79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Stephen Mangan Until Thu 23 Sep. Recent paintings.

The Best Days Until Thu 23 Sep. An exhibition celebrating 175 years of the Edinburgh Academy by artists associated with the school both past and present. Featured artists include Sir Robin Philipson, F.C.B. Cadell, Craigie Aitchison and Gordon Bryce.

Guy Routledge Until Thu 23 Sep. Recent glass.

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

Anna S. King Sat 25 Sep—Wed 13 Oct. Tapestries and coiled forms.

Leon Morrocco Sat 25 Sep-Wed 13 Oct. Recent paintings.

Rob Farrley Sat 25 Sep—Wed 13 Oct. Recent aintings.

Aman a Doughty Sat 25 Sep-Wed 13 Oct. New jewellery.


21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Cut 8: Dyed Until Sun 24 Oct. A selling exhibition of woven and . embroidered cloth from all over India, complemented by photographs by Rufus Reade taken during a recent trip to Western Gujarat.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Daily noon—5pm.

Fragments Of The Past Sat 25 Sep—Wed 6 Oct. New paintings and prints by Sigrid Shone and Joyce Gunn Cairns.

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street, 248 4848. Opening hours corres nd to performance times. A Summer ream Until Sat 2 Oct. Howard Bar Gallery). Inspired by hakespeare’s text, Kate Leiper explores the attributes of several well-known Shakespearean characters using birds and other animals.


Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Dail 10am—6pm.

Grace 0' onnor Until Fri 19 Nov. 10am-6pm. Paintings by recent graduate of the Royal Academy Schools in London and previous prize-winner of the ROSL Commonwealth Travel Scholarship.


The Mound, 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m.

Morrison Scottish ortrait Award Sat 2—Sat 23 Oct. The biennial Morrison Scottish Portrait award exhibition featuring over 50 works including the winner and runners-up of this £6,000 competition.


10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. Mon—Sat 10am—5 at

It's A First Sat 25 Sep—Sat 9 Oct. Telford College School of Creative Arts and St Bride s Community Education Centre present an exhibition of works created by artists with and without disabilities.

SCOTTISH GALLERY ' 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am—4pm.

AIexan ra Gardner Until Wed 29 Sep.

New paintings.