45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon Sat
l lam—6pm; Stm noon 5pm.
0 Nic Hess Sat 29 Sep Sat 24 Nov. With a growing international reputation. Swiss artist Nic Iless creates site-specif- ic. large-scale w all-based collages for the gallery space. ('reated from industrial tape and adhesive vinyl. lless appropri- ates logos and brand names into his work. See preview and llitlist. NEW SHOW.
Gallery Talk Sat 29 Sep. 2pm. Swiss artist Nic lless talks about his work currently on show.
Richard Murphy Sat 29 Sep Sat 24 Nov. The first of a series of exhibition devoted to architecture. l"irst tip is the Richard Murphy. the architect responsible for the refurbishment of the galley in I992. featuring models. drawings and photographs of recent projects. NEW SHOW.
Northern Lights On permanent view. once night falls. is Peter liink's light installation for the gallery inspired by the aurora borealis. (‘omprising a ‘roof (in triangle of light. light detailing on the east and west roof and lift shaft. the colours regularly change. brightening up this dark corner of lidinburgh’s Market Street.
46a Raebttrn Place. 3l5 2603. Mon Sat l0am --5.30pm.
Autumn Collection t'ntil Wed 3| ()ct. Autumn collection ofjewellery featuring designs by Ayala Barr. Julie Lawrence and a collection of facetted amber frotn Lithuania.
(iallery & Shop. 77 I)undas Street. 556 3159. Mon Wed & l-‘ri Sat Illam 6pm; Thu l0am 8pm.
Early Autumn Exhibition t'ntil Wed 26 Sep. l’iguratiye work by painters. printmakers. sculptors and craftmakers featuring Martin ('hurchill. Jeanette Lassen. Stte Bia/otti and Philip lltttton among others.
A New Perspective Fri 28 Sep Wed 24 ()ct. New landscape and still life paintings by various artists including l.i/ McCanhy. l‘reda Waldapfel. Robert Neltnes and liona Murray. NEW SHOW.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2 l S l. Mon-I’ri l().30am-—6pm; Sat 10am 4pm.
Panas Tytenko t‘ntil Sat 29 Sep. A first solo show in Scotland for I'krainian ztttist featuring figurative paintings. cityscapes. still life and floral studies.
('astlehill. Royal Mile. 473 2000. Daily 9.30am- l0pm.
Deirdre Nelson l-‘ri 21 Sep Sun ll Nov. In association with the Scottish (iallery. an exhibition of photographs and textiles by Deirdre Nelson inspired by Ayrshire needlework produced in the 19th century. NEW SHOW.
6 ('arlton 'l'ert‘ace. 556 444 l. Wed Sat 10am-5pm.
Jeffrey Blondes Wed 3 Oct Sun 4 Nov. French and Scottish paintings by Atnerican-born landscape painter Jeffrey Blondes including recent landscapes made earlier this year on the Isle of (‘olonsay off the west coast. NEW SHOW.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph (‘rescenL 225 5366.
Mon - Sat 9.30am l0pm.
A French Garden In The New Town Sat 29 Sep Sat l0 Nov. An exhibition assembled from photographs and sketches taken during last year‘s 'I'emporary (larden l‘estival in Iidinburgh.
66 ('umberland Street. 553 9872.
Mon liri l0am 6pm; Sat l0am 4pm. Craigie Aitchison Sat 22 Sep Thu 4 ()ct. \N'ell-known for his large-scale
paintings of (’rucilixions. an exhibition of prints by the popular lidinburgh-born artist. ('raigie Aitchison. NEW SHOW.
65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue l"ri
l lam 5pm; Sat l lain 4pm.
Scott Waugh l'ntil Sat 22 Sep. New paintings.
Scott Irvine t'ntil Sat 22 Sep. Wood turnings.
Debbie Lone t'ntil Sat 22 Sep. Paintings.
Robert Saunders Sat 29 Sep Sat I3 ()ct. New paintings.
Mixed Exhibition Sat 29 Sep Sat 13 ()ct. A small exhibition of autumnal landscapes and ceramics by lvar Mackay.
THE LEITH GALLERY AT DRUMSHEUGH BATHS
5 Belford Road. 553 5255. Tue Thu
1 l.3()am 2pm & 4.30 9pm; l’ri
l l.3()am 2pm & 4.30 10pm: Sat 9.30am 8.30pm: Sun ll.30am Spin. Festival l'ntil Sat 6 Oct. The l.eith (iallery presents a mixed exhibition of paintings which celebrate the diversity of the lidinburgh l-‘estival. featuring Peter (ioodfellow and Dorothy Bruce.
60 Broughton Street. Wed Sat
1 l.30am 3.30pm.
Moving Through t'ntil Sun 30 Sep. An exhibition of work covering a variety of medium and themes to raise money for the Maggie (‘ancer ('entres.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat
10am 5pm: Sttn noon 5pm. (ale.
0 Rachel Whiteread Sat 29
Sep Sttn 9 Dec. 1.2 (fl ). London-born Rachel Whiteread is one of Britain's leading artists. Making casts of the insides of ordinary objects. her notorious House in which the interior of a derelict Victorian house was cast in concrete. was demolished amid much controversy in I993. She went on to win the Turner Pri/e later that year. Since then. Whiteread has continued to cast objects including the inside of bath tttbs. wardrobes and whole rooms. This major exhibition. co-organised by the Serpentine (iallery in l.ondon shows fottrteen major works including two new works of the upper staircase and terracot- ta floor cast from a former synagogue in Bethnal (ireen. See feature and llitlist. NEW SHOW.
Rachel Whiteread Mon 1 ()ct. l2.45pm. (‘urator of the (iallery of Modern Art. Patrick lilliot. gives a talk on the work of sculptor Rachel Whiteread. Souvenirs: Postcards By Ian Hamilton Finlay t’ntil Sun I I No\. The first I'K showing of one hundred small-scale works by Ian llamilton l‘inlay'. who since the 60s. has produced limited-edition postcards combining text and visual imagery.
Circle Of Friends: Leslie And Sadie Martin And British Modernism From The 19303 l'ntil Sun 28 Oct. The Martins co-edited the seminal publication ('t're/e: Internal/until Surrey ()_/'('onslrtn‘ltt‘e girl. which led to lifelong friendships with leading artists. This small display features works by (iabo. llepworth and Wallis. drawn frottt their collection. along with works from the permanent collection.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
'l'he Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat
l0am 5pm: Sun noon 5pm.
Home to Scotland's finest collection of litiropean paintings and sculpture from the Renaissance to Post—Impressionism. The Letter Of Introduction by Sir David Wilkie I’ri 2t Sep.
l2.45pm. (‘olin (‘ruise from Staffordshire
t'niversity gives a talk on Wilkie's painting.
The National Gallery Of Scotland l’ri 28 Sep. l2.45pm. Architectural historian Ian (low gives a
talk on the impressive National (iallery of
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
(ieorge IV Bridge. 226 453 l. .‘vlon- Sat 10am 5pm: Sun 2 5pm.
The Write Stuff t'ntil Wed 3| ()ct. Scottish writers as seen through the lens of lidinburgh photographer (iordon Wright. featuring llugh MacDiartnid. Norman Mac(‘aig. Ian Rankin and J.K. Rowling.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat
10am 5pm; Sun noon 5pm. (‘afe. I’ree. King Over The Water t'ntil Stm 30 Sep. £3 (£2). An exhibition charting the life of Prince James I’rancis Iidward SteWill’t ( “‘88 I766). known to history as the Old Pretender. Included in the display are rarely-seen icons of the Jacobite cause. a life-size reconstruction of (‘anova's magnificent tomb to the exiled Stewarts and an important new acquisition A line ()[T/ie I’d/(1:30 .thi. the 18th century painting of the Prince's Jacobite Palace in Rome attributed to (iuiseppe Valeriani. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Return To Life: A New Look at The Portrait Bust t'ntil Sun l4 Oct. This exhibition challenges the contemporary viewer to look again at portrait busts and engage in a face-to-face dialogtte with a remarkably skilful and inventive art. The work of well-known sculptors Sir Jacob lipstein. llenri (iaudier-Br/eska and Sir Francis (’hantrey are featured in the show as well as less familiar practitioners including Samuel Joseph and Kathleen Scott.
The Henry Moore Institute: A Legacy Wed 3 ()ct. 12.45pm. Stephen l-‘eeke from the Henry Moore Institute gives a talk.
Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother by Avigdor Arikha Wed 26 Sep. 12.45pm. Freelance lecturer Matthew Wellard gives a talk on Avigor Arikha‘s portrait.
()n-line gallery. www.new-contemporary- art.com
Miniatures One The opening exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of up-and- coming artists from (ilasgow and
Iidinburgh with all works available to buy.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
I4 New Street. 558 7604. Mon - Sat
l lam 6.30pm. t'ntil late on Bongo (‘lub nights.
Neupop Fri 28 Sep—Mon l5 ()ct. A group show featuring the work of 37 locally-based international artists expressing non—elite pop culture.
The Other t'ntil Tue 25 Sep. Following on from her successful l‘estival exhibition. French photographer (‘harlotte Sephton-Brossard asked Scottish couple to pose in their own clothes. then in those of their partners.
55. 6I & 75 Bread Street. 477 4522. Grigoriy Shyshko t'ntil Sun 30 Sep (Gallery 2). Recent paintings by (irigoriy Shyshko marking the tenth anniversary of the Independence of l'kraine.
THE NOMADS TENT
2] St Leonard's" l.ilItC. 662 16l2.
Mon Sat l0am-~5pm; Sun noon 4pm. Sale! t'ntil Sun 23 Sep. [p to 40‘} off selected kilims and 60‘} off selected rugs offering a range of savings on Indian textiles. furniture and attefacts.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75 79 (‘umberland Street. 557 l()2(). Motrl’ri 10am 6pm: Sat 10am 4pm. Jane HysIop Sat 22 Sep Wed It) ()ct. Prints.
Idylic Acrylic Sat 22 Sep Wed to Oct. Mixed jewellery exhibition. Kerry Jameson Sat 22 Sep-Vt'ed to Oct. (‘eramic sculpture.
Bonnie Thompson Sat 22 Sep -Wed l0 ()ct. Recent paintings.
l7 l9 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue Sat 10.30am 6.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art Van (iogh. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off-48 Ilamilton Place. 225 I289. Iidinburgh's unique artists-led gallery space with an exciting programme of exhibitions throughout the year.
Lite Drawing t'ntil Wed 26 Sep (daily noon 6pm). Annual exhibition of paintings and drawings by members of the WASPS life drawing group.
Nick Sargent Sat 29 Sep Sun 7 Oct. (Tue I-‘ri noon 6pm: Sat 2 -6pm: Sun noon» 4pm). New work inspired by the archaeology and architecture of the urban and rural landscape. NEW SHOW.
PLAISIR DU CHOCOLAT
25l -253 (‘anongate. 556 9524. Daily l0am--6pm.
Roger Spencer Jones: The Portraits l'ntil Sun 30 Sep. Photographer Roger Spencer Jones. a graduate frotn Napier t'niversity. presents a selection of published work for the Scottish Press. along with more personal projects.
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29 September—3rd November 'l‘ues‘day—Saturday Ill—5
CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART
and in the Round Room
n new installation by .ltlt't/llt’lfllt' Dunne/tie
(‘hinese exhibition events. Wednesday 3 & 17 October (0‘ 5.15pm. Donachie event. Wednesday 24 October (0‘ 1.00pm
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