Dean Gallery. Snapping people. places. fashion and war. the exhibition features portraits of Picasso. Man Ray. Eileen Agar. Horst and metnorabilia from her time as a war correspondent. See Hitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Circle Of Friends: Leslie And Sadie Martin And British Modernism From The 19303 L'ntil Sun 28 Oct. The Martins co-edited the setninal publication ('irt'le: Internun'mta/ Survey ()f(‘mis‘trur‘tivt' Art. which led to lifelong friendships with leading artists. This small display features works by Gabo. Hepworth and Wallis. drawn frotn their collection. along with works from the permanent collection.
Souvenirs: Postcards By Ian Hamilton Finlay t'ntil Sun 1 I Nov. The first L'K showing of l()() small-scale works by Ian Hamilton Finlay. who since the 60s. has produced limited- edition postcards which combine text with visual imagery.
Ian Hamilton Finlay: Postcards .\ion 17 Sep. l2.-l5pm. Artist Robin Gillanders talks about the work of lan Hamilton Finlay.
Mother and Child by Pablo Picasso Mon 10 Sep. l2.-l5pm. Freelance lecturer Helen Terry talks about Picasso's work.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 624 62()() (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat l()am~-5pm: Sun noon ~5pm.
Home to Scotland‘s linest collection of liuropean paintings and sculpture from the Renaissance to Post-lniprcssionism. The Marquess Of Rockingham’s Arabian Stallion Led By A Groom At Cresweli Crags Fri l4 Sep. l2.-l5pm. Helen Smailes talks about this painting by George Stttbbs.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
George l\' Bridge. 226 4531. Mon Sat 10am -5pm; Sun 2- 5pm.
The Write Stuff t'ntil Wed 3| ()ct. Scottish writers as seen through the lens of lidinburgh photographer (iordoti Wright. featuring lltigh .\lacl)iarmid. Norman .\iac(‘aig. lan Rankin and J.K. Rowling.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat
lilam 5pm; Sun noon 5pm. ('afe. Free. King Over The Water t'ntil Sun 30 Sep. £3 (£2). An exhibition charting the life of Prince James Francis lidw ard Stewart l l682-t l766). known to history as the Old Pretender. included in the display are rarely -seen icons of the Jacobite catise. a life-si/e reconstruction of (‘anova's magnificent tomb to the exiled Stew arts and an important new acquisition :1 View ()f The l’u/u::o .lluli. the lSth century painting of the Prince's Jacobite Palace in Rome attributed to (iuiscppe Valeriani.
Return To Life: A New Look at The Portrait Bust l'ntil Still 14 Oct. This exhibition challenges the contemporary viewer to look again at portrait busts and engage ill a face-to- face dialogue with a remarkably skilftil and inventive art. The work of well- known sculptors Sir Jacob lipstein. lienri (iattdicr—Br/eska and Sir Francis (‘hantrey are featured in the show as well as less familiar practitioners including Satnuel .loseph and Kathleen Scott.
Celebrity Culture: James Tassie’s Portrait Medallions Wed I2 Sep. l2.-i5pm. (‘urator of the Portrait Gallery Stephen |.loyd giyes a talk.
Surface Treatment Of Marble Busts Wed 1‘) Sep. 12.45pm. Sculpture conservator ( iraciella Ainsworth explains how to preserve marble busts.
()n-linc gallery. www.new- contemporary-art.com Miniatures One The opening exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of tip-and- coming artists from Glasgow and Edinburgh with all works available to buv.
THE new srnEE‘r—Exmsirion
1-1 New Street. 558 7604. Mon—Sat l lam—6.30pm. L'ntil late on Bongo ('1th nights.
The Other L'ntil Tue 25 Sep. Following on from her successful Festival exhibition. French photographer (‘harlotte Sephton- Brossard asked Scottish couples to pose in their own clothes. then in those of their partners.
THE NOMADS TENT
2| St Leonard's Lane. 662 1612. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Sale! Sat 8-«Sun 23 Sep. L'p to 40% off selected kilims and 60% off selected rugs offering a range of savings on Indian textiles. furniture and artefacts.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 (‘umberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri l()am—6pm: Sat itlam—4pm. Group Show L'ntil Wed l9 Sep. Paintings by Anna Strachan. Jenny Hunter and Sandra Davie.
Jean Paul Landreau L'ntil Wed I‘) Sep. Painted ceramics.
Of Brides And Poets tintil Wed It) Sep. Recent paintings by Dorothy Stirling.
Julia Parkes t'ntil Wed I‘) Sep. .lewellery.
l7 1‘) Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue Sat l(l.3()am»-6.3()pin.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art -- Van (iogh. Dali. .\ionet. Kandinsky. Miro — originals and work by up-and-coming local ttrtists.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (\VASPS) l’atriothall Stttdios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 225 l28‘). Daily noon 6pm.
Common Ground Arts Thu
6 Wed l2 Sep. An exhibition of work by members of the South Queensfert'y- based (‘ommon (iround Arts organisation. which develops innovative arts-based projects and group work. NEW SHOW.
Life Drawing Sat l5 Wed 26 Sep. Annual exhibition of paintings and drawings by members of the WASPS life drawing group. NEW SHOW.
PLAISIR DU CHOCOLAT
25l 253 ('anongate. 556 9524. Daily ltlam 6pm.
Roger Spencer Jones: The Portraits t'ntil Sun 3() Sep. Photographer Roger Spencer Jones. a graduate from Napier l'niversity. presents a selection of published work for the Scottish Press. along with more personal projects.
25 Marchmont ('rescent. 22‘) 2063. .\ion Fri 9am 5.30pm; Sat l()am -2pm. Inaugural Exhibition A photographic gallery and framing workshop featuring a range of framed mounted images with space for local photographers to show their Work.
THE QUEEN’S HALL
('lcrk Street. 667 7776. Mon <Sat lllain 5.30pm.
Angela Bell l'ntil Sun 7 ()ct ll.othian and Hope Scott Rooml. Recent work by Angela Bell reflecting
her interest in colour. pattern and harmony. using a range of media including collage. wax. sand. glitter and ossue.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street. 557 ()480. Tue—Sat
Festival Exhibition L'mil Sun 9 Sep. Paintings by Jonathan Shearer. .‘viichelle Knight. .Angela Martin. Catriona Sheil. Alison Williams. Biddy Nicolson and lidmund (‘oivillez textile design by Louisa 'febbutt. Liza Green and limma Barlow and sculpture by Tom Allan.
Australian Landscapes Sat 8 Sep-Sat 6 ()ct. Views of Australia by Kym Needle and Biddy Nicolson.
l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 75-15. Mon—Fri t)am~-5pm; Sat lllant—me.
Art Works: Projects For Public
Space L'ntil Fri 28 Sep. An exhibition of
artists‘ proposals arranged by Art in Partnership revealing some of the innovative ideas artists have developed in response to briefs. Proposals featured in the exhibition include Aberdeen Beach by Vito Acconci and Sculpture at 'l‘yrebagger by Mark Dion and Simon Beeson.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552
0 Ed Buscha - The Mountains t'ntil Sun l4 ()ct. £3 l£2l linverleith House: The Sun I lain 4.30pm). A lead- ing figure in the ('alifornia Pop Art move- ment. l.os Angeles-based artist lid Ruscha presents an exhibition of recent paintings. inspired by road signs and billboards as he drove through the dramatic landscapes of America‘s west coast. Rtischa's hyper- rcalist paintings of snow -capped mountain ranges are encoded with his trademark cryptic text. See llitlist.
Franz West - Meeting Points Until 14 Oct (Gardens: daily 9.3()am—6pm). Renowned for his interactive art and sculptures. one of liurope's leading contemporary sculptors. Attstrian artist Franz. West. installs four aluminium sculptures within the Gardens. Placing two in water. two on land. West deliberately employs artificial colours in an attempt to clash with the natural environment. Onetree L'ntil Sun 23 Sep (Exhibition Hall: daily ‘).3()am—6pm). A touring exhibition of work by over 7() established artists. designers and craftspeople creating work from a single native oak tree felled at Tatton Park in 1998.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 l5()l. Daily l()am—6pm. Reflected Glories - Adrian Davidson L'ntil Fri 28 Sep. An exhibition of mirrors by Adrian Davidson on the theme of great writers including Dante. Shakespeare. Robert Louis Stevenson. Burns and Joyce.
l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri |()am~—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
The History Of Scottish Landscapes Mon it) Sep~Wed 3 ()ct. A history of the Scottish landscape dating from the 19th century to the present day. featuring works by Sir William (iilles. Sir James Guthrie. Joan liardley. Philip Braham. John Houston aitd Barbara Rae. NEW SHOW.
One Step Beyond Mon ll) Sep—Wed 3 Get. An exhibition of applied arts by makers from Wales and Scotland including tapestry by Sarah Brennan. ceramics by (‘laire (‘urneen and Tony Franks. glass by Alison Kinnaird and textiles by lileri Mills. NEW SHOW.
Scottish writers through the lens of Gordon Wright
I JUNE - 31 OCTOBER 2001
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