THE LEITH GALLERY AT DRUMSHEUGH BATHS 5 Belford Road. 553 5255. Tue—Thu 1 1.30am—2pm & 4.30—9pm; Fri I l.30am—2pm & 4.30—10pm: Sat 9.30am—8.30pm; Sun I 1.30am—8pm. Festival Until Sat 6 Oct. The Leith Gallery presents a mixed exhibition of paintings which celebrate the diversity of the Edinburgh Festival. featuring Peter Goodfellow and Dorothy Bruce.
Department of Photography. Film & TV. Marchmont Campus. 61 Marchmont Road. 455 5203. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm. Towards lmagopolis Until Fri 16 Nov. An exhibition of ﬁlm and photography by graduates and lecturers from Napier University. centring on how photography and film can explore architecture and the building environment. Featured artists include graduates lan Campbell. Matt Laver and Leonora ()lmi and. David Bellingham. Jim Hatnlyn. Catherine Devlin. Paul Gray and Dan Dubowitz.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-~Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. ORachel Whiteread Until Sun 9 Dec. £2 (£1). 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 demol- ished amid much controversy in 1993. She went on to win the Turner Prize later that year. Since then. Whitercad has continued to cast objects including the inside of bath ttibs. wardrobes and whole rooms. This major exhibition. co- organised by the Serpentine Gallery in London shows fifteen major works including two new works of the upper staircase and terracotta tioor cast from a former synagogue in Bethnal Green. See Hitlist.
Souvenirs: Postcards By Ian Hamilton Finlay [Tntil Sun ll Nov. The first UK showing of one hundred small-scale works by Ian Hamilton Finlay. 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 1930s Until Sun 28 Oct. The Martins co-edited the seminal publication Circle: International Survey Of ( 'nns‘trm'tii't’ Art. which led to lifelong friendships with leading artists. This small display features works by Gabo. Hcpworth and Wallis. drawn from their collection. along with works from the permanent collection.
Pop Art: Works In The Collection Mon 8 ()ct. 12.45pm. Lucy Askew gives a talk on the Gallery‘s Pop Art collection.
Shepherdess Marie Antoinette by Julie Roberts Mon 15 ()ct. 12.45pm. The artist is in conversation with Alice Dewey.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon -Sat l()am-~5pm; Sun noon-5pm.
Home to Scotland‘s lincst collection of liuropean paintings and sculpture frotn the Renaissance to Post-lmpressionism. Artists And Their Families Fri 5 ()ct. 12.45pm. Writer and critic Bill Hare discusses Berthe Morisot‘s painting. A Woman Aml ( 'liiltl In A Garden.
The Holy Family And The Royal Family Fri 12 ()ct. 12.45pm. Writer and critic Bill Hare discusses T/H’ Trinity Altar Piece by Hugo van der Goes and The Virgin and Child with St Anne by Ambrosius Benson.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF
George IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon-Sat 10am--5pm; Sun 2---5pm.
The Write Stuff Until Wed 3l ()ct. Scottish writers as seen through the lens of Edinburgh photographer Gordon Wright. featuring Hugh Macl)iarmid. Norman MacCaig. lan Rankin and J.K. Rowling.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free.
Return To Life: A New Look at The Portrait Bust Until Sun l4 Oct. This exhibition challenges the contemporary viewer to look again at portrait busts and engage in a face-to- face dialogue with a remarkably skilful and inventive art. The work of well- known sculptors Sir Jacob Epstein. ilenri Gaudier-Brzeska and Sir Francis Chantrey are featured in the show as well as less familiar practitioners including Samuel Joseph and Kathleen Scott. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
The Strange Case Of R.L. Stevenson: R.L. Stevenson by Count Nerii Wed 10 ()ct. 12.45pm. Medical doctor Richard Woodhead discusses this work by Count Nerli. Portrait Of Power And Corruption Wed 17 ()ct. l2.45ptn. Writer James Robertson puts Sir Peter Lely‘s ls't Duke ()l'lxuult'rdult' under the spotlight.
()n-line gallery. www.new- contemporary-att.com
Miniatures One The opening exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of up-and- coming artists from Glasgow and iidinburgh with all works available to buv.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
14 New Street. 558 7604. Mon—Sat
1 lam—6.30pm. Until late on Bongo Club nights.
Neupop Until Mon 15 ()ct. A group show featuring the work of 37 locally- based international artists expressing non-elite pop culture.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon-Fri l()am—6pm; Sat 10am~~4pm. Jane Hyslop Until Wed 10()ct. Prints.
Kerry Jameson Until Wed It) ()ct. Ceramic sculpture.
Bonnie Thompson Until Wed 1() ()ct. Recent paintings.
Diana Hope Sat l3—Wed 3] ()ct. Abstract paintings of Tunisia by Diana Hope.
Judith Rowe Sat l3—Wed 31 ()ct. Ceramics.
Christine Woodside Sat I3—Wed 31 ()ct. Recent paintings by Christine Woodside featuring Tunisian cityscapes.
ldylic Acrylic Until Wed 3] ()ct. Mixed jewellery exhibition.
l7--l‘) Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue— Sat l().3()am—6.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art — Van Gogb. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro — originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off-l8 Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). lidinburgh‘s unique artists-led gallery space with an exciting programme of exhibitions throughout the year.
Nick Sargent Until Sun 7 ()ct
(Tue—Fri noon—6pm; Sat 2—6pm; Sun noon—4pm). New work inspired by the
: archaeology and architecture of the , urban and rural landscape.
Hendrick Jonas and Ian Healy Sat l3—Wed 24 ()ct (Tue—Fri noon—6pm; Sat & Sun noon—4pm). Recent work. NEW SHOW.
25 Marchmont Crescent. 229 2063. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—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
Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon-Sat
_ Angela Bell Until Sun 7 ()ct (Lothian
and Hope Scott Room). Recent work by
3 Angela Bell reflecting her interest in
colour. pattern and harmony. using a range of media including collage. wax.
. sand. glitter and tissue.
Diane Barnes: Home And Away Mon 8 ()ct——Sun 4 Nov (Lothian and Hope Scott Room). Paintings of recent travels to Kenya and India as well as works closer to home by Diane Barnes. NEW SHOW.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Sat
Australian Landscapes Until Sat 6 ()ct. Views of Australia by Kym Needle and Biddy Nicolson.
RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Art Works: Projects For Public
Space Until Fri 2 Nov. 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 Tyrebagger by Mark Dion and Simon Beeson.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171.
0 Ed Ruscha - The Mountains Until Stm 14 ()ct. £3 (£2) (lnverleith House: Tue—Sun l lam—4.30pm). A leading ﬁgure in the California Pop Art movement. Los Angeles-based artist lid Ruscha presents an exhibition of recent paintings. Inspired by road signs and billboards as he drove through the dra- matic landscapes of America's west coast. Ruscha's hyper-realist paintings of snow-capped mountain ranges are encoded with his trademark cryptic text. See llitlist. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Franz West - Meeting Points Until 14 ()ct (Gardens: daily 9.30am—6pm). Renowned for his interactive an and sculptures. one of Europe‘s leading contemporary sculptors. Austrian 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. Paper Over The Cracks Until Sun 28 ()ct (lixhibition Hall: Mon—Fri 10am-4.30pm'. Sat & Sun noon—4.30pm). An exhibition revealing the diverse and innovative uses of paper featuring the work of six Scotland-based artists who are members of PaperWeight which include Anna King. Joanne Kaar. Lavinia Hardy. Karin Muhlert. Chrissie Heughan and Jennifer Alexander.
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH
The Pelican Gallery. 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink. 22‘) 3555.
7th Annual Staff Exhibition Thu 4 Oct—Thu 31 Jan. Artworks by the staff of the Lothian University Hospital NHS Trust featuring painting. drawing. needlework. stained glass and
3 photography. ‘ noun. oﬁnlsus HOUSE
Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 150l. Daily 10am—6pm.
: Superhuman Thu 4 Oct—Fri 23
Nov. Recent work by the award- winning South African artist Nigel Mullins. NEW SHOW. SCOTTISH GALLERY
l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Denise Findlay Mon 8 Oct—Sat 3 Nov. New ﬁgurative paintings of females by Denise Findlay. working in mediums of collage. paint. pastel and charcoal.
T Peter Hayes Mon 8 Oct—Sat 3 Nov.
Susan Cross Mon 8 Oct-Sat 3 Nov.
SHIRAK 5 Barony Street. 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
: Contemporary Scottish Art
And Design A gallery and shop featuring a changing selection of hand- woven and embroidered rugs and
textiles from the Turkmen. Uzbek.
Beluch and Aimaq tribes of Central
SLEEPER Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm.
Thomas Lawson Until Fri 5 Oct.
Thomas Lawson‘s installation
. continues his investigation on the life
of the political figure Thomas Muir. On one wall. Lawson has painted a
drawing of a world map and on the
facing wall. a list of dates and co-
ordinates. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. THE semen? oilsunopuu
ARTISTS 44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily 10am—6pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing
selection of paintings by predominantly ltalian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and ﬁgurative. with all works for sale.
: THE sournstoéoALLenv '
58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.
Michael McCormack and
1 Alison Auldjo Until Sat 20 Oct.
New cityscapes by Michael
' McCormack and land and sea works by
E STILLS - 23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat
Face n Until Sat 10 Nov. Curated
by Craig Richardson and Mark Durden. this exhibition examines and recontextualises new and existing photographic and lens-based artworks which involve a social exchange between the artist and their human subjects. Featured artists include Roderick Buchanan. Philip-Lorca diCorcia. Alexa Wright. Jennifer Bornstein. Alfredo Jarr and Adam Chodzko. See review. Collaborative Work Until Sat 6 ()ct (Cafe ()dile). A collaborative digital arts project exploring Scottish native woodland by young people from
V Pilton Youth and Children's Project and
artists Lindsay Perth and Sophie Scott. Noctivagation Fri 12 Oct—Sat l0
: Nov. Digital images produced by six youth workers during a recent Stills ; training programme led by artist
Lindsay Perth with the help of Billy McCall. NEW SHOW.
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