exhibition on French comics, the second part features portraits of great contemporary authors such as Moebius, Schuiten, Loisel, Aristophane, Goosens and Wasterlain.
Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, by artists including Raphael, Rembrandt, Poussin, Degas, Van Gogh and Monet along with work by 18th and 19th century Scottish artists.
66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Joanne Thompson Until Sat 29 Jul. Contemporary jewellery.
Patrick Caulfield Until Sat 29 Jul. Prints by pop artist Patrick Caulﬁeld, a contemporary of David Hockney, featuring modern still lifes and interiors.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge, 226 4531. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Scotland's Pages Until Sun 29 Oct. A major exhibition tracing almost 1000 years of Scotland’s history through the written word, presenting some of the key documents that have shaped the Scottish nation.
5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Mon—Sat Ham—4.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Fri 14 Jul. Recent paintings by Janet Melrose, Biddy Nicholson, Andrew Gold and Pamela Knight and Robert Kelsey, sculpture by William Landles and Eoghan Bridge, glass by Moray Miller and jewellery by Avril Jaques.
49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—4.30pm.
Contemporary Exhibition Kojin is currently exhibiting contemporary work by Heather Butlin, Finlay Kenny, Rose Nimmo, Raina Gustafson, Shona Dougall, Chloe Wolsey, James Fraser and David Blair.
65 The Shore, 553 5255. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat llam—4pm.
Marine Exhibition Until Sat 22 Jul. The gallery celebrates its fifth birthday with an exhibition of works on a maritime theme. The show features paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery, with works by a selection of artists including Neil McPherson, Stephen Mangan, Louis McNally, Jenny Smith, Jack Morrocco and Jenny Martin.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY
4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
David West RSW (1868—1960) Until Sat 8 Jul. A retrospective exhibition to coincide with the publication of an illustrated monograph on the artist by Duncan Wood.
Victorian Scottish Watercolours Until Sat 8 Jul. Watercolours by Scottish artists.
MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2342. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm. The Summer Exhibition Until Thu 20 Jul. The annual exhibition of work by ﬁnal year architecture students.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourself emphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung and framed in the permanent collection in the company of the gallery’s most famous faces.
Young Entrepreneurs Until Sun 30 Jul. Three young photographers have been commissioned to produce twelve portraits of young entrepreneurs. Portraits include Chris van der Kuyl of VIS interactive plc, Belinda Robertson of Cashmere Ltd and Jamie Byng of Canongate Books.
The Art Of Documentary Until Sun 3 Sep. A look at Scottish involvement with documentary photography over the last 40 years including work by Chick Chalmers, John Charity, Catriona Grant, Tricia Malley, Oscar Marzaroli, Andy Moxon, Joe Rock, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and David Williams.
Men Of The Clyde: Stanley Spencer's Vision At Port Glasgow (1940—1947) Thu 6 Jul—Sun 1 Oct. The Portrait Gallery is the home over the next few months of a major exhibition of work by the painter Sir Stanley Spencer (1891—1959). As Ofﬁcial War Artist, Spencer arrived in Port Glasgow in 1940, commissioned to produce a series of paintings of the shipyard workers at Lithgow’s Yard. He spent the next six years completing the commission, resulting in a series of monumental, frieze-like paintings which capture the labours of the workforce. Showing alongside these works are Spencer‘s ‘Resurrection’ paintings, created at the end of the war, his personal tribute to the people of Glasgow. William MacQuitty’s famous photographs of Spencer at work in the shipyards and a video made by Andy McGregor specially for the exhibition also accompany the show. See preview.
5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon—5pm. Laundry Until Thu 20 Jul. A group show of work on a laundry theme by the gallery’s founders plus open submissions. Presenting a diverse range of work, the show includes dissected clothes pegs, a dress constructed from peg springs, photographs, sculpture, painting and textile-based works.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—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. Two new displays include the work of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891—1915) and Joan Eardley (1921-63).
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. A collection of works from the
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. Mon—Sat mam—4.30 m.
Ruth Stoffregen Paintings 8: Sketches 1986-1993 Until Sat 29 Jul. Gouache paintings, sketches and journal entries illustrating the last creative decade of German artist Ruth Stoffregen.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily Ham—6.30pm.
Prima Materia Until Wed 26 Jul. Figurative and abstract paintings exploring space, architecture and the body by Owen Henderson. Simon Grant, Ross llendrikson and Rory Mitchell.
55 and 61 Bread Street, 477 4524. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Artists Abroad Until Fri 14 Jul. (61 Bread Street). Paintings inspired by travels overseas by a selection of artists including Natasha Kudriavpseva, Mike Bowmont, Gerry Dudgeon, Alex Knubley and Laura Hunter.
Portrait Of A Landscape Fri 7 Jul—Thu 14 Sep. Scottish landscape paintings by a range of artists including Francis Boag, Lynne McGregor, Simon Rivett and Elspeth Garbut.
THE NOMADS TENT
21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon—4pm. Goddess In The arden Until Fri 7 Jul. A selling exhibition of garden ornaments, stone benches and vessels.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Chris Bushe RSW Until Thu 13 Jul. Recent paintings.
Julie Brooke Until Thu 13 Jul. New crystalline ceramics.
Caroline Temple Until Thu 13 Jul. Jewellery in silver and gold.
Claire Harkess Until Thu 13 Jul. Recent paintings.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Tue—Fri 3—7pm; Sat & Sun noon—5pm.
WOOF: The K9 Image Sat 15—Wed 26 Jul. Recent works by Jaqui Higgs and Jane Weatherly.
65 George Street, 225 2266. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—noon. Student Artist's Exhibition Mon 17—Fri 21 Jul. Paintings by eight students from the four art colleges in Scotland.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Suzanne Borland Until Mon 24 Jul. Oil and acrylic paintings by Edinburgh College ofArt graduate Suzanne Borland.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Tue—Fri Ham—5 m; Sat 11am—4pm.
Kennet Le Riche Thu 20 Jul—Wed 2 Aug. Figurative, still life and portrait paintings by Kenneth LeRiche.
Robert Coia Until Mon 31 Jul. Sited beside the Gardens’ 35ft fossilised Craigleith Tree, Scottish sculptor Robert Coia has created a 2.5 metre high wooden sculpture for the environmental campaign Trees Of Time And Place. The campaign aims to encourage everyone to grow at least one tree from seed during their lifetime.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery, 23 Tipperlinn Road. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.
Anne Elliot, Kate Gray and Diana Hendry Until Sun 24 Sep. New work by contemporary visual artists Kate Gray and Anne Elliot, shown alongside poetry by writer Diana Hendry.
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OE EDINBURGH
The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.
Family Tree Until Mon 25 Sep. Paintings, prints, textiles and photography inspired by landscape and nature, created by a family of artists Alex, Midge, Kim and Steve Gourlay and Alex Gunn.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE
Howard Bar Gallery, Grindlay Street, 248 4848. Open during performance times. Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 5 Aug. Staff at the Lyceum show their creative side with an exhibition of mixed media art works.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
The Competition Thu 6 Jul—Fri 22 Sep. Specially commissioned photographs of the 1999 ROSL Annual Music Competition by photo-journalist Richard Smith.
15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
Gareth Hoskins Architects, Glasgow Until Fri 7 Jul. Following their national award as ‘Young Architectural Practice Of The Year’, an exhibition of recently completed buildings, projects and ideas from their first two years in practice.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound, 225 6671. Moanat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m.
RSA’s 174th Annua Exhibition Until Sun 9 Jul. £2 (£1). An exhibition of work by Academy members, invited guests and selected works by non-members featuring painting, sculpture, printmaking and architecture.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House, 552 7171. Wed—Sun 10am—5pm.
Laura Owens: New Work Until Sun 30 Jul. (lnverleith House). LA painter Laura Owens shows new high colour, abstract paintings in her first solo exhibition in Britain. Showing alongside her work is a series of 19th century botanical teaching diagrams by John Hutton Balfour. Elemental Traces Until Mon 18 Sep. (Glasshouse Experience). Internationally acclaimed artists Diana Hobson and Keiko Mukaide create site-speciﬁc glass sculptures which combine sound, natural light and glass for the four houses which make up the Glasshouse Experience.
THE SABLE GALLERY
29b Dundas Street, 467 3937. Mon—Fri 11am—7pm.
The Graduate Until Fri 21 Jul. Mixed media works by graduates from Scotland’s art colleges.
ST PAUL'S 8: ST GEORGE'S CHURCH HALL
Broughton Street, 556 1335. Daily 10am—5pm.
God's Never Been In A Birdcage! Until Thu 20 Jul. New work by Joyce Watt featuring miniature paintings on wood and an installation which plays with light and space inside the church.
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