ART listings

0n the cross: Robin Philipson's Crucifixion (detail) is on show in a retrospective of

his work at the National Gallery of Modern Art

ART LISTINGS continued-


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

Peter Graham And Ivar Mackay Until Sat 16 Oct. A two-person show featuring paintings of Mediterranean scenes and still life by Peter Graham and simple white vessels by Ivar Mackay.

prominent 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Moore, Hockney and Bellany.

Robin Philipson 1916-1992 Until Sun 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 cockfights to the First World War and the crucifixion.


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

Hugh Buchanan and Harry More- Gordon Sat 16 Oct-Sat 6 Nov. Recent watercolours inspired by architecture by Hugh Buchanan and still life, floral and portrait paintings from the collection of Harry More-Gordon.

MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—8pm; Sat & Sun 10.30am—2.30pm. Making/Thinking: Artists Build - Erwin Heerich Mon 18 Oct—Sun 28 Nov. Known for his ‘walk-in-sculptures’ at the Hombroich Island Museum, near Dusseldorf, an exhibition of drawings, sculptures and buildings by German artist Erwin Heerich, as part of a series of exhibitions of models by artists who build.


Department of Photography, Film & TV, Marchmont Campus, 61 Marchmont Road, 466 7301. Mon-Fri 9am—5 m.

Meaning And Metamorp osis - Digital Photography Until Fri 5 Nov. An exhibition of photography by past graduates, staff and invited artists who have been involved with the Photography, Film and Television degree course at Napier University. Featured artists include Owen Logan, Paul Gray, Martin Bence, Roshini Kempadoo, Helen Pugh, Jonathon Greet, Mary Ann Kennedy and Martin Rieser.

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

7. THEUST 7-21 Oct 1999

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 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. Renaissance Master Bronzes From The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: The Fortnam Collection Sat 16 Oct—Sun 5 Dec. Free. An impressive collection of bronzes, maiolica and other works of art from the collection of C.D.E. Fortnum

Rob Fairley Until Wed 13 Oct. Recent paintin .

Aman a Doughty Until Thu 4 Nov. New jewellery.

Peter Jones Sat 16 Oct-Thu 4 Nov. Watercolour paintings of lighthouses in Scotland by Peter Jones.

Judith Rowe Sat 16 Oct-Thu 4 Nov. Ceramic pots, birds and trees by potter Judith Rowe.

Simon Laurie Sat 16 Oct-Thu 4 Nov. Semi-abstract still life and landscapes paintings by Simon Laurie.


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. Tue—Sat noon-5pm; Sat noon—4pm. WC, WA. Anna Duffy Fri 8—Wed 20 Oct. New figurative paintings by Anna Duffy.


43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911. Tue—Sat 11am—5.30pm.

Alexa Wright 'I' Sat 16 Oct—Sat 13 Nov. A series of eight large-scale, computed generated, colour photographs by Alexa Wright, which challenges the public’s perception of attitudes towards physical disability. See preview.


Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon-Sat 10am—5.3 m.

Art Unlimited Until Sat 30 Oct. An 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 llam-4pm.

Kirstin dwards Until Sat 9 Oct. Figurative paintings.

Tom Aldridge and Biddy Nicolson Thu 14—Sat 30 Oct. Recent paintings by Tom Aldridge of time spent sketching in George Street’s bars, and oil and watercolours inspired by travels to Australia by Biddy Nicolson.


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

Morrison Scottish ortrait Award Until 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.

Society Of Scottish Artists Sat 9 Oct—Sat 6 Nov. The 105th annual exhibition of works by members of the Society of Scottish Artists.


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

It's A First Until 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.


16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Alberto Morrocco Memorial Exhibition Until Wed 27 Oct. A retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of Alberto Morrocco (1917—1998).

John Maguire Until Wed 27 Oct. Ceramics.

Ian Ferguson Until Wed 27 Oct. Metal works and mokume vessels.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am-5pm; Tue-Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am-5pm.

Ballan PilIai Until Fri 22 Oct. An exhibition of artworks by Ballan Pillai.


23 Cockbum Street, 622 6200. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm.

Postcards 0n Photography Fri 8 Oct—Sat 4 Dec. A major touring exhibition focusing on British, photo-realist painting and sculpture including work by Jason Brooks, Mark Faimington, Andrew Grassie, Alex Hartley, Andrew Holmes, John Salt and Paul Winstanley.

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner . . . Sat 9 Oct—Sat 4 Dec. (Upstairs @ Stills). Participants from Grindlay Court Centre worked with artists Neville Blaszk and Lawrence Nowosad using liquid light photography emulsion to print photographs onto plates for guests they would like to invite to dinner.


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

Exhibition at Bennetts Associates' Work Mon 11-Fri 22 Oct. A look at the work of Bennetts Associates in Scotland and across the UK, featuring the competition-winning scheme for the Loch


George IV Bridge, 226 4531. Mon—Fri Inverleith House, 552 7171. Wed-Sun 10am—8pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. 11am-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). MoHat

10am-5 m; Sun 2-5pm. Cafe.

0 Cal onial 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.

Agnes Martin 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 19505. 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), Martin exhibits 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. Anna S. King Until Wed 13 Oct. Tapestries and coiled forms.

Leon Morrocco Until Wed 13 Oct. Recent paintings. '


Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am-6pm.

Grace O'Connor 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.

TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue-Sat 10am—5 m. Jim Harold - Milight Enc osures Until Sat 30 Oct. Jim Harold creates an installation for the gallery space, using classical casts and photographs which he has taken from the University’s collection. See review. Ideas Are Insects Until Sat 9 Oct. New aintings by Liz Adamson. ate Downie -The Bridge Sat 16—Sat 30 Oct. An installation drawing in the round room by Kate Downie.


36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Gillian Goodheir and Moira M. Muschner Until Sat 16 Oct. Recent paintings.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon-Sat 10am-5 m. Free.

It's No alm Beach Until Sat 13 Nov. An exhibition of prints by Jules George focusing on people of African descent living in Edinburgh.


42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Free.

On The Crest Of A Wave Until Sat 27 Nov. Through memorabilia and musical memories, this exhibition celebrates the 40th Edinburgh Gang Show.