87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Tue~Sat
Mixed Exhibition This new gallery on Broughton Street. set up by the former owner of the Bellevtte (iallcry. (‘allum
Buchanan. features a changing selection of
paintings by 2(lth century artists.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Belford Road. 62-1 62()() (recorded information 332 2266i. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon 5pm. ('afe. Frank Auerbach t'ntil Sun 12 May. Highlights from the critically acclaimed retrospective by Frank Aucrbach. held recently at the Royal .Academy of Arts in London. featuring fourteen paintings dating from the mid l‘)5()s to recently completed works.
John Bellany At Sixty t'ntil Sun 23 Jun. Scottish artist John Bellany celebrates his 60th birthday later this year. and to mark that occasion. the gallery presents an exhibition of his paintings. spanning his whole career.
Building Brutalism: Henderson And Paolozzi Mon 1 Apr. 12.45pm l(iy mnasiuml. .Art historian Martin Harrison discusses the work of Nigel Henderson and Iiduardo Paolo/Ii.
From Black Holes To Grass Holes Mon 8 .Apr. 12.45pm. Ian Stewart. professor of mathematics at Warwick L'niversity gives a talk.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 624 62()() (recorded information 332 2266). Mon - Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon —5pm.
Rosslyn: Country Of Painter And Poet Thu I I Apr-Sun 7 Jul. £3 (£2). The first ever exhibition devoted to the Midlothian countryside location of Rosslyn. famous for its remarkable 1-146 chapel. castle and glen which has been the inspiration for many artists and literary figures. The show features paintings. prints. drawings and images of the exquisitely carved ‘Apprentice‘s Pillar“. the focus of one of the most enduring Masonic legends of Rosslyn. NEW SHOW. The Medium As A Message II Fri 2‘) Mar. 12.45pm. The second part of writer and lecturer Bill Harc's talk. Monet’s Haystacks, Snow Effect And Science Of Colour As Light l‘ri 5 Apr. l2.-15pm. Art historian Iilectra McKinnon gives a talk.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 62-1 62()() trecorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat l()am—5pm; Sun noon~5pm. l-‘ree ('afe. Great Houses Of Scotland t'nnl Sun 2| Apr. liree. Treasures from seven Scottish hottses Ballindalloch. Blair. Dunrobin. (ilamis. Scone. 'I‘hirlestane and 'I‘raquair ~ are on display. featuring paintings. antiques and family mementoes. Highlights include David Wilkie's The \i/Iugc l’olilii'iuns. letters written by Rob Roy Mac(iregor. l8th century wall embroideries and Jacobite memorabilia. An Exile’s Eye: Photography By Wolfgang Suschitzky t’ntil Sun 1‘) May. liree. ()ver 40 photographs by the Atistrian-born docutnentary filmmaker and photographer Wolfgang Suschit/ky. I‘leeing Atistria in l‘)33 for Britain before travelling first to Holland. Stischit/ky signed up in l‘)37 with Pattl Rotha's Strand film company. Making films for the Ministry of Information. some of his documentary films were shot in Scotland and in later years. he went on to work on a series of feature films including Ring ()_/~ Brig/tr Iliili'r t l‘)6‘)l. little/ruining .llr S/mm t 1970) and (iv! ('urtr'r l l‘)7l I. This exhibition how ev er. concentrates on his documentary photography which captures Britain between the 30s and the early 7()s. See review.
Portrait Miniatures From The Dumas Egerton Collection t'niil Sun l6 Jun. The second in a series of annual exhibitions exploring the world of
the portrait miniature drawn from one of the most comprehensive private collections in the world. ()ver 7() works have been selected from the 5()() strong collection revealing the skill of this delicate artform. Divided into two parts. the first section looks at the different working methods of the artists including painting in body colour on vellum which was prevalent in the 16th and 17th centuries. Part two examines the differing traditions of Scottish. Irish and linglish miniaturists as well as the contributions from I’rance. Switzerland and the Low Countries.
General Sir James Hope Grant Wed 3 Apr. l2.-l5pm. Alan (‘arswell. curator at the Scottish National War Museum. discusses Sir I-‘rancis (irant's painting.
Astronomy In 1 7th Century Scotland Wed l()Apr. l2.-l5pm. .‘ylarianna Clyde. historian at the ['niversity of (ilasgow and Trinity College. Dublin gives a talk.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
l-f New Street. 558 760-1. Mon—Sat
l lam-6.30pm. I'ntil late on Bongo (‘lub nights.
Constraint Thu 28 Mar s'l‘ue ‘) Apr. I-‘igurative paintings by New Street studio artist Patti Mc(ionigal. NEW SHO‘v’t.‘
THE NOMADS TENT
2| St Leonard's Lane. 662 I6I2. Mon Sat 10am ~5pm: Stilt noon 4pm.
Weaving The Future t'ntil Sun 31 Mar. An exhibition bringing together a collection of new carpets from Afghanistan together with traditional rugs. The A-Z Of Rugs Thu 4 Sun 28 Apr. from chemical dyes to the intricate techniques involved. this exhibition unravels the mysteries of carpet making.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75 7‘) ('umberland Street. 557 l()2l). Motel-ii l()am 6pm: Sat 10am 4pm. Claire Harrigan Sat 30 Mar- Wed 17 .Apr. New paintings. NEW SHOW. Claire Banks Sat 30 Mar wea 17 Apr. New paintings.
David White Sat 3() Mar Wed l7 Apr. Porcelain and crackle-glazed ceramics. Helen Smythe Sat 30 Mar Wed 17 Apr. vavellery.
l7- 1‘) Barclay Place. 477 2‘)33. 'I'ue Sat l().3()am 6.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art \‘an (iogh. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPSl Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 l28‘).
Robert Crozier t'mil Sun 31 Mar. ('l‘ue I-‘ri noon 6pm; Sat 8; Sun 2 4pm). Recent paintings and prints.
Four Artists Sat 6 'I‘uc I6 Apr l()pen Sat 6 Apr. 5- ‘)pm then Mon Sat
l()am 6pm: Sun noon 4pm). Work in mixed media by four artists w ho live and work in different countries: 'I'oronto-based Kenneth Raddatz. Helena Wikestam from Malmo and lidinburgh-lxised Shirley- Anne Johnston and (iail Wigley. NEW SHOW.
25 Marchmont ('rescent. 22‘) 2063.
Mon l-‘ri ‘)am 5.30pm; Sat 10am 2pm. Mixed 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 l()am 5.3(lpm.
Murray Neil t'ntil Mon 2‘) Apr. Landscape paintings of Scotland. Italy. Spain and Portugal by Murray Neil.
l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 75-15. Mon-~I‘ri ‘)am—5pm: Sat 10am—4pm. Edinburgh Architectural Association (EAA) Awards 2001 I'ntil Thu 28 Mar. An exhibition highlighting the range of schemes competing for the IiAA awards including new-build. extensions and conversions.
Lochend Butterfly — Design Competition Thu 4 Apr -I"ri 3 May. An exhibition of the winning and commended schemes submitted for the Lochend Butterfly ideas competition for l'rban Sustainability. NEW SHOW.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 717 l.
0 Ruth Vollmer - Drawings And Sculpture t'ntil Sun S May (lnverleith House: Mon & Wed- Sun l().3()am- 5.3(lpml. 'I'he first-ever I'K showing of drawings and sculpture by the late (ierman-born artist Ruth Vollmer. Influenced by mathematical patterns in the natural world. Vollmer inspired the likes of Robert Smithson. Sol LeWitt and liva Hesse. Vollmer was in her late 50s before she had her first one-person exhibition and before her success as a artist. she had worked on murals and window displays for Bloomingdales and 'I‘iffanys. See llitlist.
Images From The Garden IV I'ntil Sun 3] Martlixhibition Halll. An exhibition of work produced over the past year by RB(iIi‘s adult education students featuring botanical illustrations. landscape images. botanical photography. wood engravings and crafts.
Science Seekers - Solutions For ScotLAND Sat 6 Apr-Sun ‘) Jun (Iixhibition Hall). A hands-on interactive exhibition which looks at
how Scottish science can improve our health and that of animals. plants and the environment.
Visions Of Science The ‘)—Sun 28 Apr (lixhibition Hall). A photographic exhibition featuring the winners of the Novartis Daily Telegraph Photographic Awards.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings (iallery. l()(l Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon— Sun l()am—6pm.
Celia Washington L'ntil Fri 12 Apr. New paintings by Madrid-based Scottish artist (‘elia Washington.
l6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l()am-«lpm.
Paul Reid L'ntil Wed 3 Apr. In his second solo show. Paul Reid presents four major oil paintings which interprets a myth inspired by reading ()vid. Breaking The Mould L'ntil Wed 3 Apr. (ilass‘ works by Brian (ilassar. head of glass at (iray's School of Art. Aberdeen.
Barbara Rae Mon 8 Apr-Wed I May. Beach scenes by Barbara Rae. NEW SHOW.
Janna Syvanoja Mon 8 Apr-Wed I May. Jewellery.
Three New Artists Mon 8 Apr—Wed I May. New work by Polly Harvey. Linda Short and Leigh I). Walker.
Wood x 10 Mon 8 Apr—Wed 1 May. Contemporary furniture and sculpture.
5 Barony Street. 478 744i). Tue—Sat l()am- 6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a changing selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles from the 'I‘urkmen. If/bek. Beluch and Aimaq tribes of (‘entral Asia.
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