Art galleries and museums

Edinburgh galleries continued


The Mound. 624 6200 trecorded information 332 2266i. Mon~Sat

10am 5pm: Sun noon»-5pm.

Andrew Geddes (1 783-1844) Painter And Printmaker t'ntil Sun 29 Apr. A major exhibition on loan devoted to the work of painter. dealer and collector. Andrew (ieddes. bringing together ~11) of his liltesl works as it portraitist and landscape painter.

The Feast Of Herod Hi 30 Mar. 12.45pm. Aisla Turner pttts Peter Paul Rubens‘ painting under the spotlight. Arabs Playing Chess by Eugene Delacroix Fri 6 Apr. 12.45pm. Delacroix's painting is discussed by

\"i\ ien Hamilton from the Burrell ('olleclion in Glasgow.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat

10am 5pm; Sun noonw5pm. ('afe. 1‘ree. Narcissus: Nentieth Century Self-Portraits 1'nti1 Sun 1 Apr. Drawn from the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery of Modern Art. over 50 self-portrait paintings. drawings. prints and photographs by some of Scotland's most celebrated artists. Presenting a diverse range of work inclttding traditional paintings by James Guthrie and William Gillies. contemporary photographic works by Douglas Gordon and (‘alttm (‘olvin and on loan from the Saatchi (‘o11ection. Jenny Saville's imposing nttde self-portrait. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Josef Breitenbach L'ntil Stilt 3 Jun. The first British showing of rarely seen portraits by (ierman-American photographer Josef Breitenbach

( 1896» 1984). As a regular contributor in the l’nited States to magazines 'li'me. l-orliou' and l-lur/n'r's Humor. these rare photographs produced before leaving littrope in 1941 have remained hidden until his death and include images of lainous artists and writers who sat for him in the 1930s.

Thomas Carlyle: A Hero Of His Time l'ntil Sttn 3 Jttn. An exhibition dedicated to the Scottish historian. social commentator and essayist. Thomas (‘arlyle (1795 4881) whose theories about the public's need for heroes inspired the establishment of the National Portrait Galleries in London and lidinburgh.

Portrait Miniatures From The Clarke Collection l'ntil Sun l7 Jun. ()ver 70 portraits frotn this outstanding collection of liuropean miniatures dating from 1580 to 1820. go on display. Highlights include Nicholas Hilliard's copy of Holbein's portrait of Henry V111 and John 11oskins' late miniature of General George Monck. 1st Duke of Albermarle.

James Maxton by Sir John Lavery Wed 4 Apr. 12.45pm. Molly l)onachie gives a talk.

Duchess Of Gordon With The Marquess Of Huntly by George Romney Wed 1 1 Apr. 12.45pm. Hugh Bclsey. curator of Gainsborough House in Suffolk. discusses Romney‘s painting.


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Miniatures One The opening exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of up-and- coming artists front Glasgow and Edinburgh with all works available to buy.



14 New Street. 558 760-1. Mon—Sat

1 lam—6.30pm. L'ntil late on Bongo Club nights.

Locate L'ntil Tue 10 Apr. Site specific

82 THE LIST 29 Mar—12 Apr 2001

‘Although you vulnerable you must try to enjoy the journey’ by Dave Sutton forms part of Kolab 000 at Hectors Bar

works in and around the gallery space by fourteen fine art students from lidinburgh (‘ollege of Art. (‘omprising video. 31) work and painting. the exhibition forms

part of the Ar! A! Work programme run by

15(‘A lecturer Ll]. ()gilvie. which aims to prepare students for life beyond college. See review.


21 St Leonard's Lane. 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Stin noon—4pm. Colour 2 lfntil Thu 12 Apr. A selling exhibition of abstract wall hangings derived from 19th century Turkish flat weave tent dividers which have been fashioned into these colourful artworks. The Rug Odyssey Wed 4 Apr—Sun 13 May. Rugs. kilims. artefacts and photographs collected from the nomadic and tribal people of Iran.

An Archaeologist Quest For The Golden Fleece Wed 1 1 Apr. 7.30pm. Free. As part of the Edinburgh

International Science Festival . illustrator.

field archaeologist and surveyor David (‘onnolly gives a talk on his own experiences in the Middle East.


1 l3 Fountainbridge. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Servicing Your Dreams L'ntil Thu

5 Apr. ()liver Pilcher and Tommy Stuart

have temporarily taken over a run-down

shop on Pottntainbridge. A lightbox sign

with the words ‘Servicing Your Dreams’

welcomes you into the space which will

be the venue for an ongoing performance piece.


75—79 (‘umberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Jenny Wild L'ntil Thu 29 Mar. Jewellery.

Time Was Away L‘ntil Thu 29 Mar. New paintings by Geoffrey Roper. Michael Clark L'ntil Thu 29 Mar. New paintings.

Mark Dally L’ntil Thu 29 Mar. Ceramics.

Simon Laurie, RSW, RGI Sat 31 Mar—Thu 19 Apr. Paintings.

Edgar Holloway Sat 31 Mar—Thu 19 Apr. Prints.

Andrew Wilson Sat 3] Mar~Thu l9 Apr. Ceramics.

Gail Klevan Sat 31 Mar—Thu 19 Apr. Jewellery.


17—19 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue—Sat 1().3()am-6.3()pm. Tue 3—Sat 28 Apr. Internet gallery www.chame1eon- a website for Edinburgh-based artists. go live with an exhibition of mixed media works including graphic design. painting. sculpture. ceramics. textiles. furniture design and silk painting.

PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Daily noon—5.30pm or by appointment.

Ann McCluskey: Interim Project Sat 31 Mar—Wed 1 1 Apr. The results of artist Ann McCluskey‘s Year of the Artist residency in Sighthill featuring photographs. graffiti art and mixed media by participants involved in the project.


(‘lerk Street. 667 7776. Mon—Sat 1(1am—5.30pm.

Etta Shade - A Closer Look At Edinburgh Mon 2—Mon 30 Apr. Watercolours by Etta Shade inspired by the historical closes of Edinburgh‘s High Street.

Michael Kinane: New Horizons Mon 2—Mon 30 Apr. Watercolour paintings of Edinburgh by Michael Kinane.


63 Dublin Street. 557 0-180. Tue—Sat

1 1am—5pm.

Botanical Watercolour Illustrations Until Sat 31 Mar. Botanical illustrations in watercolour by various artists.

Miniature Landscapes Show Until Sat 31 Mar. Landscape paintings by various artists.

Spring Exhibition Thu 5—Sat 28 Apr. New paintings by Angela Martin. Alison Williams. Natalie Kudriewski and

Donald Provan plus a selection of



15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon~15ri 9am—5pm.

Forestry Commission Until Fri 30 Mar. Organised by Derek Nelson. from the Scottish Hardwood Timber Market Development Grottp. an exhibition of display products including cladding. flooring and windows made from Scottish grown products.

Room For A View: New Hotel Projects In Scotland Mon 2—liri 27 Apr. An exhibition of designs for some of Scotland‘s newest hotels including Rick's. The Bonham. The Brunswick and Bewleys.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN 1nver1eith House. Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Tue—Sun 10am~5.3()pm. Stanley Kubrick Still Moving Pictures 1945-1950 Until Sun I Apr. £3 (£2). The first UK showing of photographs by one of the great filmmakers. Stanley Kubrick. Before

directing films. Kubrick started his career

as an apprentice photographer in New York‘s Look magazine. These photographs not only show his talent for the medium but touch upon all walks of life in New York at the time. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

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The Link Gallery. 23 Tipperlinn Road.

229 3555.

3 Vanishing Point Until Fri 25 May.

New work by eleven artists as a result of collaborations between professional artists and patients as part of Fusion a two-year arts programme taking place in hospitals in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

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The Pelican Gallery. 1 Lauriston Place.

For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Address Until Sun 27 May. An Artlink

exhibition of photography. writing.