journeying through the Scottish landscape.
EILMHOUSE CAFE BAR
88 Lothian Road, 229 5932. Sun—Thu 10am—l 1.30pm; Fri & Sat 10am-12.30am.
Mike McLaughlin Until Sat 7 Oct. Photography.
Blue Dog by Euan Myles at Ink Tank
Castlehill, Royal Mile, 473 2000.
Jill Watson Mon 2—Sat 14 Oct. Launching a new visual arts initiative, The Hub present the first in a series of three exhibitions. First up is sculptor Jill Watson with an exhibition of recent bronze sculptures and marble sheep carvings.
THE FOUR PLUS ONE GALLERY
2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied arts by up- and-coming craftmakers and designers working in Scotland.
45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Shirin Neshat Until Sat 23 Sep. Last few days to view the work of Iranian video artist Shirin Neshat. On show is her video installation Turbulent which won a prestigious Golden Lion award at the 1999 Venice Biennale and the UK premier screening of Soliloquy. Both works were awarded The Herald Angel Award for visual arts at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.
46a Raeburn Place, 315 2603. Monéat 10am-5.30pm.
From The Palaces And Villages Of India Until Tue 31 Oct. Textiles, wooden artefacts, wall-hangings and candlesticks from India.
30 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon—Fri 8.30am-6.30pm; Sat & Sun by appointment.
Euan Myles -Trap 6 Until Tue 31 Oct. Moving to a larger exhibition space, Stockbridge gallery Ink Tank present new work by freelance photographer Euan Myles. The series of six photographs of greyhounds are inspired by Stubbs’ paintings.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am-l.30pm.
Reflections Until Mon 9 Oct. A retrospective exhibition of sculpture by Perth-born artist Alastair Ross. Architecture En France Sat 30 Sep—Sat 11 Nov. A documentary exhibition tracing the history of architecture in France since the end of World War II.
66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Ray Richardson Sat 23 Sep—Sat 28 Oct. Screenprints.
41 Dundas Street, 557 4569. Mon-Fri 10.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm. Sarah McLaren and Keith Dunkley Until Sat 30 Sep. Watercolours by Sarah McLaren and paintings by Keith Dunkley.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Andriy Yalanskyi Until Sat 7 Oct. A ﬁrst solo exhibition of recent oil paintings by Ukrainian artist Andriy Yalanskyi. Rural landscapes, seascapes, interiors, animals and cityscapes are among his subject matters.
Gallery Artists Until Sat 7 Oct. Paintings by over 30 gallery artists plus prints, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, silk scarves, boxes and miniature screens.
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 11am—4 m.
Angela Reilly and Louis McNally Tue 26 Sep—Sat 7 Oct. Reilly’s paintings concentrate of the human form while McNally is well known for his painting of buildings, using light and shade to achieve a dramatic effect.
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.
Tom Maclay Sat 30 Sep—Sat 14 Oct. Photographs by Tom Maclay capturing the people of Nepal and South America and the Clyde Shipyards.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe.
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 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 ofJohn 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 2‘) 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.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 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.
Writers Of Our Time L'ntil Stit125 Feb. Free. Recently acquired portraits of some of Scotland's best known writers goes on display. Calum Colyin‘s commissioned photopiece centred around Alasdair Gray and Jennifer McRaos painting of Robin Jenkins are included in the display. See review.
Wish IWas Here L‘ntil Sun 21 Jan. Free. An exhibition of portraits commissioned from six Scottish photographers, of the 25 poets who have contributed to a new pocket book anthology.
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TALBOT RICE GALLERY at the UNIVERSITY or: EDINBURGH
an exhibition of landscape paintings by Philip Braham
Friday 2‘) September - Saturday 4 November Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Public event — Wednesday 25 Oct. 2pm
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