ART listings



66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 1(1am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm. Ray Richardson Until Sat 28 Oct. New prints.


49 Bernard Street. Leith. 467 7392. Tue—Fri 1 1am—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.

LEITH GALLERY 65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue—Fri

1 1am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

Angela Reilly and Louis Sinclair McNaIly Until Sat 7 Oct. Reilly's paintings concentrate of the human form while McNaIly is well known for his painting of buildings. using light and shade to achieve a dramatic effect. Charles Jamieson and Robert Saunders Sat l4—Sat 28 Oct. New paintings by Jamieson and Saunders plus a small exhibition of abstract paintings in the rear gallery.


3 High Street. Musselburgh. 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Tom Maclay Until Sat 14 Oct. Photographs by Tom Maclay capturing the people of Nepal and South America and the Clyde Shipyards.


4 Dundas Street. 558 954-155. Mott—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 1 1am—2pm. Paintings From Mull Wed II—Sat 28 Oct. Landscape paintings by Jttlia Wroughton attd Bruce Killeen.


5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club). 229 88-14. Sun—Fri noon—5pm.

In The Interest Of Hygiene Until Fri 27 Oct. A solo exhibition of work by 13dinbttrgh-lxtsed artist Keri McGowan. The show featttres work in a variety of media including painting. photography and ceramics. based on the theme of vanity and hygiene.

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). The only British showing of this outstanding collection of work by Swiss artist Patti Klee (1879—1940). One of the most innovative artists of the 20th century. his small~scale abstract

w atercolours are on show along with over l30oi1s. pett and ink. prints. gouaches and drawings from all stages of his career. Contemporary Scottish Art Acquisitions Since 1850 Until Sun 12 Nov. Free. To celebrate the 150111 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.

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The Mound, 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sttn noon--5ptn. Constable's Clouds Until Suit 29 ()ct. £3.50 (L2). The work ofJohn Constable (1776—1837) ts celebrated in this comprehensive exhibition which brings together ov er 70 of his cloud studies attd lattdscapes which reflect his interest in [he sky.

A Poet In Paradise: Lord Lindsay And Christian Art L'ntil Stttt 1‘) Nov. Free. On show for the Iirst time. one of the fittest [Minute L‘tillcc'lititis OI czttl} llztlltttt paintings. sculpture. illt.::‘.in.tted tnanttsetipts aitd other works. Iottned in the ttttd I‘llh centttrj. by .«\le.\ander \\tIIt:ttttl.indsay11515 lbblll.

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NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Fri 1(1am—5pm; Sat l()am—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.

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 Iburselfemphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung and framed iii the permanent collection in the company of the gallery‘s most famous faces.

Writers Of Our Time Until Sun 25 Feb. Recently acquired portraits of some of Scotland‘s best known writers go on display. Calum (.‘olvin’s commissioned photopiece on Alasdair Gray and Jennifer McRae's painting of Robin Jenkins are included in the display.

Wish lWas Here Until Sun 21 Jan. An exhibition of portraits commissioned from six Scottish photographers. of the 25 poets who have contributed to a new pocket book anthology.

NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43—45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. Mon—Sat mam—4.30pm.

The Tom Tear And Other Stories Until Sttn 5 Nov. Prints and multi- media collage by David Traynor to

' coincide with the Scottish Interttational

Storytelling Festival.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street. 558 760-1. Mon—Sat Ham—6.30pm. Until late on Bongo Clttb nights.

Emma Bowen and Will Andrews Until Sun 8 Oct. New work by two recent Edinburgh graduates.

Chad McCail and Evelyn Muir Sun 8—Sat 21 Oct. Recent Beck‘s Futures finalist. Chad McCaiI creates a slide installation allowing visitors to view his most recent works on a grattd scale. while Iivelyn Muir shows new textile work. OPEN EYE GALLERY

75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mott—Fri 10am—6)m; Sat 10am—4pm. Gordon Mitchel ARSA RSW Until Thu 12 Oct. Paintings.

John Kay Until Thu 12 Oct. Prints. Susan Nuttgens Until Thu 12 Oct. Ceramics.

Claire Underwood Until Thu 2 Nov. Jewellery.

Jock Maclnnes RGI Sat 14 Oct—'I‘hu 2 Nov. New paintings.

Carlos Van Reigersberg—Versluys Sat 14 Oct—Thu 2 Nov. Ceramics.

Kirsty Wither Sat 14 Oct—Thu 2 Nov. New paintings.


17--I9 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue—Sun 10am—7pm.

Mixed Exhibition Iidinburgh‘s newest gallery features a changing selection of paintings including reproduction art \"an (iogh. Dali. Monet. Miro originals and work by tip-and-coming local artists.


(\VASI’S) I’atriothall Studios. off .18 Ilamilton Place. 225 1289. Mon—Fri noon-6pm; Sat ck Stttt noon-4pm.

; Through Time And Tide Sal 7—-\\'ed 18

Oct. Abstract paintings by Alan Kilpatrick.


(‘Icrk Street, ()()7 7776. Mon-Sat

I0am- 5.30pm.

Dreamscapes Natalia Kudriavtseva L'tttil Mon 30 ()et (Iothian and Hope Scott Room). Paintings by Rttssian artist Natalia Kudriay tseva.

Photographs of Indonesia by Keith Grieve and Shahnaz Hussain on show at Traverse


63 Dublin Street, 557 0-181). Tue—Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2—4 m.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 14 Oct. Ceramics and sculpture by various artists. Jonathon Chapman Collections Until Sat 1-1 Oct. Recent still life watercolours and oil paintings by Jonathon Chapman.

Gillian Wilson Thu 19 Oct—Thu 2 Nov. Rural landscape paintings and sketches.


15 Rutland Square. 229 75-15. Mon—Fri 9am—5 m.

Edinburgh On The Rack Until Fri 6 Oct. A re-run of the gallery's popular Festival exhibition which puts Edinburgh’s architecture and urban design of the 90s under the spotlight. The exhibition is designed and curated by Adrian Welch, Richard Murphy Architects with commentary by the filmmaker. Murray

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Career Building Mon 9—Fri 27 Oct. The Royal Commission on the Ancient attd Ilistorical Monuments of Scotland. with

support from RIAS has catalogued a total , of 150,000 drawings. photographs and

business records frotn 25 architectural practices. The collection is representative of how Scotland's architects practiced in

, both rural and urban areas from 1870 to


ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN Ittverleitlt House. Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Lawrence Weiner TIME + PLACE Until Stttt 29 ()ct (Inverleith House). Conceptual artist from New York. Lawrence Weiner creates a site-specific work for the gallery space comprising a series of huge text pieces applied to the walls in charcoal.

Micrographic Artist Beaming Down On Botany Until Mon 3110c! (Iixhibition Hall). Using the seannittg electron microscope. Frieda Christie has taken over 40 images, revealing the delicate strttctttre of plants ttot normally \ isible to the naked eye.

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery, 23 Tipperlinn Road. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Address Thu 5 Oct—Mon 22 Jan. An Artlink exhibition of photography, writing. digital imaging. painting and drawing by artists and patients at St John‘s hospital.


The Pelican Gallery. I Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Hidden Talent In The National Health Service Thu 5 Oct—Mon 22 Jan. An exhibition of work by staff of Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust featuring photographs. embroidery and painting.

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Howard Bar Gallery, Grindlay Street. 248 48-18.

Nicholas Newton Until Mon 9 Oct. (.‘ontemporary works on paper by Nicholas Newton.

ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501.1)ai1y 10am—6pm.

ROSL Arts Scholars Exhibition 2000 Until Thu 30 Nov. The annual ROSI. Scholars exhibition features paintings by Todd Narbey (New Zealand) and Pindaro Cabrera (Canada) and video works by Ming Wong (Singapore).

ROYAL scomsn ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sttn l—5pm.

SSA Contemporary Art Open 2000 Sat

14 Oct—Sun 5 Nov. £2 (£1). Free fatnin open day on Sat 21 Oct. 1 1am—4pm. Founded in 1891. The Scottislt Society of Artists eonlinttes to support the work of

both emerging and experimental artists.

In this annual exhibitiott of contemporary

' art featuring the work of over 200 artists.

installation artd site specific work sit alongside works in more traditional media.