ART LISTINGS continued
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am—l.30pm.
Reﬂections Thu 14 Sep—Mon 9 Oct. A retrospective exhibition of sculpture by Perth-born artist Alastair Ross.
ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE
82 Nicolson Street, 668 2232. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
Blood Lines/Vite Allo Specchio Mon ll—Sat 16 Sep. Italian/Scottish photographer Owen Logan captures the Italian immigration to Scotland, showing how the presence of Italians in Britain and indeed Scotland, was not always tolerated. See Frontlines.
Between Nostalgia And Dream, Naked With Passport/Tra nostalgia e sogno. nudi con passaporto Mon 11—Sat 16 Sep. Italian photographer Laura Aureli pays tribute to the contribution of past generations to contem rary Scotland.
Beyon The Water: The Grinders From Rendena Valley/Di la dall'acqua: i Moleti della Val Rendena Mon ll—Sat 16 Sep. Photographs by Danilo Povinelli and Angelo Franchini documenting the depopulation of the Rendena Valley to Britain and Scotland.
Scotland and the 40th anniversary of the National Gallery of Modern Art, a display of acquisitions of contemporary Scottish art made since 1850.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon-5pm.
Consta le’s Clouds Until Sun 29 Oct. £3.50 (£2). The work of John Constable (1776—1837) is celebrated in this comprehensive exhibition which brings together over 70 of his cloud studies and landscapes which reflect his interest in the sky.
A Poet In Paradise: Lord Lindsay And Christian Art Until Sun 19 Nov. Free. On show for the first time, one of the finest private collections of early Italian paintings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts and other works, formed in the mid 19th century by Alexander William Lindsay (1815—1880).
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.
55 and 61 Bread Street, 477 4524. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.
Portrait Of A Landscape Until Thu 14 Sep. (Gallery 1). Scottish landscape paintings by a range of artists including Francis Boag, Lynne McGregor, Simon Rivett and E15 th Garbut.
Mixed Exhibitions Until Sat 30 Sep. (Gallery TWO and Three). Paintings by David Ralph Simpson, Alex Knubley and Lynne Roberts; jewellery by Eleanor Barron and Diana Porter; ceramics by Joan Brown and Emma Grove; textiles by Annette Naudin and Sarah Michael.
THE NOMADS TENT
21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. East Of The Caspian Until Sun 10 Sep. A selling exhibition of rugs and carpets from Central Asia.
a plied to the walls in charcoal.
E emental 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 Butterfly - An Dealan Dhe Until Mon 18 Sep. (Caledonian Hall). Photography inspired by nature by Highlands-based artist Craig Mackay.
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.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Molly Bullick Until 21 Sep. Jewellery. Night Life - Matthew Draper Until Thu 21 Sep. New landscape paintings. Walter Awlson Until Thu 21 Sep. Ceramic sculpture.
Jonathon Brown - Recent Series: Les Fleurs Du Bien, Road Movies, Square Heads Until Thu 21 Sep. Recent paintings.
66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. The French Connection Until Sat 16 Sep. Prints by a selection of artists including Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Chagall, Signac, Bonnard and Toulouse- Lautrec.
49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri Ham—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.
Aliisa Hyslop and Lisa Smith Until Sat 16 Sep. New paintings by Aliisa Hyslop and Lisa Smith, ceramics by Karen James, sculpture by Adrian Franklin and Nick Kidd and a small exhibition of foreign landscapes by gallery artists.
3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Kate Philp — A Watercolour Extravaganza Until Sat 23 Sep. Landscape and still life watercolour paintings by Kate Philp inspired by her garden and love of music.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY
4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—lpm.
A Scottish Panorama Until Sat 9 Sep. The gallery’s annual exhibition of Scottish oils, watercolours and prints.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Café.
The Private Klee: Works By Paul Klee From The Burgi Collection Until Sun 22 Oct. £4 (£3); joint with Dali (£6) (£4.50). The only British showing of this outstanding collection of work by Swiss artist Paul Klee (1879—1940). One of the most innovative artists of the 20th century, his small-scale abstract watercolours are on show along with over 130 oils, pen and ink, prints, gouaches and drawings from all stages of his
Contemporary Scottish Art Acquisitions Since 1850 Until Sun 12 Nov. Free. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the National Gallery of
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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Moanat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourselfemphasises 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.
Men Of The Clyde: Stanley Spencer's Vision At Port Glasgow (1940—1947) Until Sun 1 Oct. 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.
Wish I Was Here Thu 14 Sep—Sun 14 Jan. Free. An exhibition of portraits commissioned from six Scottish photographers, of the 25 poets who have contributed to a new pocket book anthology.
Writers Of Our Time Thu 14 Sep—Sun 14 Jan. Free. Recently acquired portraits of some of Scotland’s best known writers goes on display. Calum Colvin’s commissioned photopiece centred around Alasdair Gray and Jennifer McRae’s painting of Robin Jenkins are included in the display.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Mon—Sat Ham-6.30pm. Till late on Bongo Club nights.
Remix - David Cox Until Fri 8 Sep. David Cox creates unique sculptural constructions in his first exhibition in Scotland. Using tin, wood and found objects, Cox combines magic and modern myth with popular TV, hip hop, skyscrapers and subways. During the Festival, Cox will be leading a number of workshops in automata, mask and sound making for children and adults. Contact the gallery for details.
Into The Blue Mon ll—Sat 23 Sep. Duncan of Jordanstone graduate Simon Fildes creates an interactive installation for the gallery space. Using sound and light, his video projection responds to your movement.
17—19 Barclay Place, 477 2933. TuewSun 10am—7pm.
Mixed Exhibition Edinburgh’s newest gallery features a changing selection of paintings including reproduction art — Van Gogh, Dali, Monet, Miro — originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
Siri France Sat 9—Wed 2() Sep. New paintings and drawings by Siri France.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Marlena Sielewicz - Stanhope Until Mon 2 Oct (Hope Scott Room). New works in mixed media by Polish-born artist Marlena Sielewicz.
Marlena Nizio Until Mon 2 Oct (Lothian Room). New paintings by Marlena Nizio, a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts and the Ministry of Culture and Art in Krakow, Poland.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Tue-Sat Ham—5 m; Sun 2—4pm.
Rebeka Bowman - Travel Documents Thu 7—Sat 23 Sep. A collection of photographs by Napier University graduate Rebekah Bowman taken while working for an American based NGO and a Scottish charity as well as prints for ersonal projects.
Mixed Exhi ition Thu 7 Sep—Sat 14 Oct. A mix of ceramics and sculpture by various artists.
15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon-Fri 9am—5 m.
Copen agen's New Town Until Fri 22 Sep. Danish architectural photographer Jens Lindhe presents an exhibition of photographs of the busy district of Frederiksstaden in Copenhagen, which, like Edinburgh’s New Town, was created in the middle of the 18th century.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
Inverleith Row, 552 7171. Daily 9.30am-7pm.
Lawrence Weiner TIME + PLACE Until Sun 29 Oct. (Inverleith Ilouse, Wed—Sun llam—Spm). Inverleith House’s Festival exhibition showcases the work of conceptual artist from New York, Lawrence Weiner. Dealing with the philosophy of language, Weiner creates a site-speciﬁc work for the gallery comprising a series of huge text pieces
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF 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.
Nicholas Newton Until Mon 9 Oct. Contemporary works on paper by Nicholas Newton.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
The Competition Until Fri 22 Sep. Specially commissioned photographs of the 1999 ROSL Annual Music Competition by photo-journalist Richard Smith.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound, 225 6671. Mon$at 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Connections 2000 Until Sun 24 Sep. RSA members and their guests show work in a range of media including painting, sculpture, printmaking and architecture. Honorary members Craigie Aitchison, John Bellany and Wilhelmina Barns-Graham will also be exhibiting.
THE SABLE GALLERY
29b Dundas Street, 467 3937. Tue—Fri 11am—7pm; Sat llam—2pm.
Unchain My Art Until Sat 30 Sep. Paintings by London artist Katherine Lubar plus works created by guests of Her Majesty’s pleasure.
16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—.4pm.
Young Contemporaries Mon 11 Sep—Wed 4 Oct. New paintings by five figurative painters; Damian Callan, Cherylene Dyer, Benni Esposito, Denise Findlay and Paul Reid.
James Campbell Mon 11 Sep—Wed 4 Oct. Painted earthenware ceramics by James Campbell.
Spoons Mon 11 Sep—Wed 4 Oct. New designs of the humble domestic tool by a selection of artists including Malcolm Appleby, John Creed, Diana Greenwood, Annabet Wyndham and Sue Vernon.
5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by Turkoman, Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and design.
Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. Ragna Robertsdottir Until Thu 14 Sep.