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.
Visions For The Future - Part III Until Sat 18 Nov. The third part of the Fruitmarket Gallery’s series of exhibitions highlighting the work of artists living in Scotland. German-born artist Annette Heyer casts a series of geometrical, sculptural forms for the gallery space and Steve Hollingsworth continues his fascination with neon with two video works, a crushed version of his car piece which was first sited at
Ayrshire ’5 Electric Brae, photographs and a neon chair.
46a Raeburn Place, 315 2603. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
From The Palaces And Villages Of India Until Tue 31 Oct. Textiles, wooden artefacts, wall-hangings and candlesticks from India.
Christmas Exhibition Thu 2 Nov—Sun 24 Dec. Yes I know, it‘s only October, but for the those organised Christmas shoppers among us, Galerie Mirages has a selection silver, amber and fresh water pearl jewellery, unusual festive decorations and special gifts from around the globe.
41 Dundas Street, 557 4569. Mon-Fri 10.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm. Alan King Until Thu 26 Oct. Oil paintings.
Marion Drummond Sat 28 Oct—Wed 22 Nov. New paintings.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Lindsay Brydon, Regina Fernandes, Lynn Hanley and Joyce Kelly Until Sat 11 Nov. An exhibition of paintings encompassing a variety of styles and media.
Castlehill, Royal Mile, 473 2000. Material Matters Until Sun 12 Nov. In association with the Scottish Gallery, an exhibition of work by three innovative textile designers: Jane Keith produces hand-printed textiles using silk, wool and velvet, drawn from nature; Jan Milne creates a range of printed textiles used for cushions, curtain fabrics and upholstered chairs and stools; and Frances Stevenson produces fashion and furnishing textiles.
6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed—Sat 10am—5pm.
Garry Fabian Miller Until Sat 11 Nov. One of the leading photographers of his generation, Garry Fabian Miller’s unique ‘camera less’ photographic works go on display. Using the basic principles of early photography, Fabian Miller shows three groups of work: TowardsA Solar Eclipse, a series of luminous circles; The Petworth Window, his response to Petworth House; and Horizons, a new series of abstract images. See review.
28 Howe Street, 225 2888. Mon—Sat 9.30am—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Alessi Tea 8: Coffee Piazzas Thu
19—Sat 28 Oct. A chance to drool over the Alessi Iimted edition tea and coffee piazzas. Only 99 exquisitely sets have been produced, carrying a very high price tag.
30 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon—Fri 8.3()am—6.3()pm; 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—1.30pm.
Architecture En France Until Sat 11 Nov. A documentary exhibition tracing the history of architecture in France since the end of World War II.
France, Face Cachee Until Sat 11 Nov. New work by artists David Forster and Diane Mitchell. Forster creates two pieces comprising 40 equally-sized oil paintings on board and Mitchell shows paintings which capture the landscape and architecture of the Languedoc region of France.
Plantu Wed 1 Nov—Mon 18 Dec. A selection of drawings by cartoonist for Le Monde, Jean Plantu.
66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Ray Richardson Until Sat 28 Oct. New prints.
49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—4.30pm.
Contemporary Exhibition Kojin is currently exhibiting contemporary works by local artists.
65 The Shore, 553 5255. Tue-Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.
Charles Jamieson and Robert Saunders Until Sat 28 Oct. Landscape paintings by Jamieson and figurative works by 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. Louis Decarlo: A Matter Of Time Sat 21 Oct—Sat 11 Nov. Born in Buffalo, New York, Edinburgh-based photographer Louis Decarlo shows an exhibition of landscape and portrait photographs. Taken during 1992—1998, the works document Decarlo photographic assignments in Kashmir, Cuba and Cambodia.
MALCOLM INNES GALLERY
4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 11am-2pm.
Paintings From Mull Until Sat 28 Oct. Landscape paintings by Julia
Wrou hton and Bruce Killeen.
Mixe Exhibition Wed l-Thu 30 Nov. Scottish landscapes and sporting paintings.
5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Mon—Sat 7.30—11pm; Sun 12.30—11pm.
In The Interest Of Hygiene Until Fri 27 Oct. A solo exhibition of work by Edinburgh-based artist Keri McGowan. The show features work in a variety of media including painting, photography and ceramics, based on the theme of vanity and hygiene. See review.
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). Last few days to see 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 career.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon—5pm.
Consta Ie'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 sk .
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 [V Bridge, 226 4531. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm; Sat IOam—Spm; 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 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.
Writers Of Our Time Until Sun 25 Feb. Recently acquired portraits of some of Scotland’s best known writers goes on display. Central to the exhibition is Calum Colvin’s photopiece, Kelvingrove Eight, commissioned as a west coast counterpart to Sandy Moffat’s east coast Poet’s Pub. Other works include
Jennifer McRae’s painting of Robin Jenkins and David Williams’ diptych of A.L. Kennedy.
Wish I Was 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.
Significant Others Sat 21 Oct-Sun 7 Jan. Drawn from each of the National Galleries collections, three centuries of portraits of family members by Scottish artists are brought together for this exhibition. Featured works include Allan Ramsay’s portraits of his first and second wives, Alexander Nasmyth’s sketches of his children and John Bellany’s paintings of his family.
See Artbeat for details of special preview open evening.
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE
43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30 m.
The Tom Tear And ther Stories Until Sun 5 Nov. Prints and multi- media collage by David Traynor as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Mon—Sat llam-6.30pm. Until late on Bongo Club nights.
Chad McCa'iI and Evelyn Muir Until Sat 21 Oct. Recent Beck’s Futures finalist, Chad McCail creates a slide installation allowing visitors to view his most recent works on a grand scale, while Evelyn Muir shows new textile work.
Anna Rocha Mon 23-Sat 28 Oct. Portuguese artist Anna Rocha present a video installation which she is currently developing in Lisbon.
Still Sun 29 Oct—Sat 11 Nov. A group show of work by students who attended
' the life drawing class run by Alison
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TALBOT RICE GALLERY at the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
an exhibition of landscape paintings by Philip Braham
Friday 29 September - Saturday 4 November Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm Public event — Wednesday 25 Oct, 2pm
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