Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued

Artist Talk Thu 39 Nov. 6.30pm. £4. Textile artist Jilli Blackvvood talks abotit her work.

The Future Of Scotland’s Architecture Fri 30 Nov.

8.45am 4pm. £58.75 (£18). A major conference to discuss the future of Scotland's architecture asking the question: how can this stiiall. newly developed country develop architecturally. respectful of btit not stifled by its heritage‘.’ Speakers include architects Richard Murphy. David Page and Malcolm Fraser: Professor (‘harles McKean: filmmaker Murray (irigor: and Richard limerson. chief inspector of historic builditigs. Historic Scotland.


6 Carlton 'l‘errace. 556 444 l. Wed Sat l()am 5pm.

OCallum Innes Until Sat 22 Dec. New works by the internationally renowned abstract painter. (‘allum lnnes. Born in lidinburgh where he continues to live and work. Innes was shortlisted for both the Turner and Jerwood Pri/es iii 1995. In 1998. he won the Nat\\'est Prize for Painting. limes is widely recognised for the orig- inal contribution he has made to abstract painting. Much of his work employs the technique of removing freshly painted areas of colour using bi'tish strokes or streams of turpentine. This is his second exhibition at the lngleby (iallery. See llitlist.


l3 Randolph Crescent. 335 5366. Mott Sat 9.30am l()pm.

L’Eau tfiitil Fri 3() Nov. An exhibition and screenings of twenty small documentary films highlighting the ecological and economic problems of water.

The Other Side Of The Mirror t'ntil Tue l5 Jati. Duncan of Jordanstone graduate. French artist Beatrice Maleyre presents a series of drawings and sculpture.


66 (‘umberland Street. 558 9873.

Mon Fri l()ams-6pm: Sat l()am-4pm. Ben Nicholson 1894-1982 t'ntil Sat 33 Dec. A suite oforiginal etchings entitled (ireek uml 'Iitrki’sli Forms by the British painter and one of the most distinguished pioneers of abstract art. Ben Nicholson

(189-1 1983).


65 The Shore. l.eith. 553 5355. 'l‘uerr-Fri l lain 5pm; Sat l lam 4pm.

Jack Morrocco Fri 30 NoveSat 19 Jan. New figurative and still life paintings by Jack Morrocco. iii this his second solo exhibition at the gallery.



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87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Tue Sat llam 6pm.

Mixed Exhibition This new gallery on Broughton Street. set tip by the former owner of the Bellevue (iallery. features a range of paintings by 3()th century artists. The selection includes an early painting by Jenny Saville and works by Steven Hood. (ieoffrey Roper. June Redfern. llenry Kondracki. Alexander (ioudie. John Bellaiiy. Kate Dovviiie. Jack Knox atid Brent Miller.


Belford Road. 63-1 63()() ti‘ccoi‘ded information 333 3366). Mon Sat

l()am 5pm; Stiii noon 5pm. (‘afe. ORachel Whiteread t'ntil Sun 9 Dec. £3 til i. London-born Rachel \Vhiteread is one of Britain‘s leading artists. She makes 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 I993. She went on to win the Turner Prize later that year. Since then. Whiteread has continued to cast objects including the inside of bath ttibs. wardrobes and whole rooms. This major exhibition. co-organised by the Serpentine (iallery in London. shows fif- teen major works including two new works of the upper staircase atid terracotta fioor cast from \Vliiteread's new home and stu- dio. a former synagogue iii Bethnal (ireen. See llitlisl. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Hmmm . . . David Shrigley’s Selection From The Permanent Collection t'iitil Sun 24 Feb. .-\i'tist David Shrigley selects his favourite works from the permanent collection which include Marcel Duchamp's Hitler (I! (handy and an early portrait by Scottish (‘olourist S.J. Peploe. The displays includes a selection of Shrigley ‘s own work.

Do Not Bend: My Recent Work Mon 3 Dec. l3.-l5pm ((iymnasiumi. (ilasgow-bascd artist and w riter David Shrigley talks about his work.

The South Bank Show: 25th Season Thu 39 Nov. l3.-l5pm ((iymnasitim i. To celebrate the South Batik Show's 35th series. a free screening of the vintage show. Mailer on Picasso. Conference: Redefining Memory Sat 8 Dec. l lam 4pm. £30 tL'ltli. Aimed at arts professionals. this seminar tliscusses collective memory and identity and the way they are expressed and shaped by artistic and cultural practice.

The Presence Of The Past I: Anselm Kiefer Mon in Dec. 12.45pm ((iyiiinasiumi. The first of two lectures on a similar theme by Debbie l.ewer from the t'niversity of (ilasgow.


The Mound. 63-1 63()() (recorded information 333 3366). Mon Sat

From The Madonna To The Moulin Rouge: Recently Acquired Drawings t'ntil Thu 3| Jan. :\ display of over 4() draw iiigs and watercolours recently acquired by the National (ialleries. ranging from devotional images of the Madonna to spontaneous sketches of the Parisian music hall. the Moulin Rouge. Many of the works have never before been exhibited due to their sensitivity to light. There are drawings by l(itli and l7th century Italian masters Agostino ('arracci. Pietro Testa and Domenico Ricci: a preparatory sketch for the figure of lirminia by (iuercino; view s of lidinburgh and Newhav en by Alexander Nasmyth: an anatomical study by l9th century French draughtsmaii ('harles Francois Sellier and Joseph (‘raw hall‘s watercolour ll'ln'lt' Dru/w.

Lecturer’s Choice Fri 3t) Nov. l3.-l5pm. .-\|exaiider (iarcia Duettmanii from Middlesex l'iiiversity gives a talk. Magic And Dreams: Melancholia by Lucas Cranach tit-i 7 Dec. l3.-l5pm. .\ talk by Louise Milne from Napier l'niversity.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 634 6300 (recorded information 333 3366). Mon Sat

l()am 5pm; Stiii noon 5pm. ('afe. Free. The Fine Art Of Photography t'ntil Stiii l3 Jati. The Scottish National Photography (’ollectioii established by the National (ialleries of Scotland contains around 35.()()() photographs dating from the beginnings of the medium to the present day. This selection of 3()() works show s the cream of the collection featuring Dav id ()ctav itis Hill and Robert Adamson's Newhaven fisliwives; :\nne I.eibov it/‘s portrait of a nude John Lennon embracing Yoko ()no: live Arnold's portrait of Malcolm .\ iii Washington D(’: Andreas (iursky ‘s Sun I'i'utit'ivt‘u ( 1998i: Patricia Macdonald's aerial photographs of Loch l.ev en and David Shrigley 's [flat-k Snow/nun t l996i. Larry Towell: The Mennonites l'ntil Stiti 3 Feb. The first l'ls' showing of work by ('aiiadian Magnum photographer Larry Tow ell. The 50 photographs on display document the lives of the Mennonites. a non-conformist religious sect based in rural (‘anadiaii and Mexican colonies. 'l'owell worked with the community throughout the l99()s. and this photographic essay provides a sympathetic account of this insular society.

A Tribute To Edwin Morgan t'ntil Stiii 3 Feb. Scottish artists Ron O'Donnell and Steven ('ampbell pay tribute to (ilasgow 's Poet Laureate lidwin Morgan. :\ selection of images by each artists. including portraits of Morgan. are combined to create an all-round tribute to the writer. his life and his works.

Sir Ralph Abercromby By Colvin Smith Wed 5 Dec. l3.-l5pm. ('tirator Siisaima Kerr talks about ('olv iii Smith‘s portrait.

Sir Robert Rowand Anderson by James Pittendrich MacGillvary Wed 13 Dec. l3.-15pni. .v\rt historian Louise Borcham gives a talk about this portrait.

NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon Sat l()am 4.30pm.

A Grail Quest t'ntil Sun 3 Dec. .»\n exhibition exploring the myths surrounding the Holy (irail.


l4 New Street. 558 760-1. Mon Sat

l lam 6.30pm. l'iitil late on Bongo ('lub nights.

A Foot Squared: Created In The City l'ntil Tue 4 Dec. An exhibition as part of .l Square l'iml. a week of events showcasing the work of the tenant artists/musicians at (hit of the Blue. ('omprisiiig several components. tenants will be designing and adapting square- foot glass-fronted display cases to show their work. Photographic material is also included as well as artworks created in workshops leading tip to the South Iidinburgli ('omiiiunity (‘arnival [AST CHANCE TO Sit.

A Foot Squared Thu 6 Ttlc 18 Dec. .v\s part of an exchange. (ilasgow independent Sttidios ((ilasgow Project Room) present glass-fronted display c;lscs tti slitiw their work.


l3a Broughton Street Lane. 557 6668. Finger Lickin’ t'niil Mon to Dec. An exhibition of .lem Panusnik’s vibrant cover designs for leading independent breakbeat label. Finger l.ick’iii’ Records.

PATRIOTHALL GALLERY t\\'.-\SPSi Patriotliall Studios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 335 1389. Daily

noon 5pm (closed Thu 6 Dec).

Kat Blockley and Katie Lowery Sat l Tue ll Dec. New work by lidinburgh (‘ollege of .v\rt graduates Kat Blockley atid Katie l.owery whose complementary and contrasting works play with the serious. the comic and the intriguing. NH"! Si lO\.'.’.


3 Picardy Place. 556 4373. Mon Stiii

l l lam.

New Faces/Old Hands t'ntil Fri 7 Dec. Photography exhibition by l.isa Fleming comprising twenty black and white portraits of the new faces and familiar faces of Scotland‘s club scene.


(‘lct'ls' Street. 667 7776. Mon Sat

l()am 5.30pm.

Anne Gilchrist - Natural Portraits l‘ntil Sun 3 Dec tl.ot|iian and Hope Scott Roomi. Paintings and drawings of the natural world by .-\nne (iilchrist. featuring pencil studies of plaiit life in Scotland atid liast :\tl.\ll'ttll;t.

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Dalziel + Scullion


Open Mon—Sat l lam—6pm

Sun |2pm—5pm Admission free

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