Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


13 Randolph ('t'csccnt. 225 5366. Mon Fri 9.30am 5.30pm: Sat 10am 1pm.

Signs l'ntil Wed 31 Jul. A selection of

works by young French graphic designers.


65 The Shore. l.eith. 553 5255. Tue—Fri 1 1am-- 5pm: Sat 1 1am—4pm.

The Pure Landscape L'mil Sat 6 Jul. An exhibition of paintings by Deborah and Douglas Phillips. plus glass by Ti/iana Bendall Brunella. jewellery Katherine Campbell [egg and figurative works by gallery artists. The Magnificent Seven Sat

1.3 Sat 27 Jul. A celebration of seven artists who have been with the gallery for seven years. NEW SHOW.


S7 Broughton Street. 552 8778.

\Vcd Sat noon 6pm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by 20th century artists feature in this relatively new gallery. set up by the former owner of the Bellev ue Gallery. Callum Buchanan.


Belford Road. 62—1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am 5pm. Cafe.

New: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary British Art Sat 6 Jul Sun 17 .\'ov. The gallery shows off its recent acquisitions of contemporary British art which includes Douglas Gordon's [is] offlVumt's. plus works by Callum lnnes. Damien Hirst. David

Shrigley. Christine Borland. Chad McCail. Victoria Morton. Julian ()pie and many more. See preview and Hitlist. NEW SHOW.

New in the Galleries: Curator’s Tour Mon 8 8; Mon 15 Jul. 12.45pm. Alice Dewey gives a tour of the New exhibition. which features recent acquisitions by contemporary artists. NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND

The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe (until 1 Sep). Rosslyn: Country of Painter and Poet L'ntil Sun 7 Jul. £3 (£2). The first ever exhibition devoted to the Midlothian countryside location of Rosslyn. famous for its remarkable 14-16 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. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Rubens: Drawing on Italy t'ntil Sun 1 Sep. £3 (L2). This major exhibition explores the ways in which Rubens studied. copied and adapted the work of the Italian artists and brings together a range of material that the artist produced there.

The Feast of Herod by Peter Paul Rubens Fri 5 Jul. 12.45pm. Rev Jonathan Mason. a rector from the All Saints Iipiscopal Church. St Andrews talks about Rubens’ painting. Collecting Contemporary Art in the 19th Century: Part II Wed 1() Jul. 12.45pm. The second part of a talk looking at collecting art in the 19th century by Frances Fowle. Landmarks of Italy: Mount Vesuvius In Eruption by Jacob

More Fri 12 Jul. 12.45pm. Art historian Patricia Andrew talks about Jacob More's painting.


George [V Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

This Book Belongs to Me L'mil Thu 31 ()ct. Explore the exciting and colourful world of children's books from the original 17th century Tom Thumb to the latest Harry Potter blockbuster.

From Accession to Coronation L'ntil Sat 3 Aug. A small display documenting the events from the Queen's accession on 6 Feb 1952. to the coronation on 2 Jun 1953. through newspapers. books and other materials. NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Cafe.

Facing the Light: David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson 1'ntil Sun 15 Sep. The focal point of a series of exhibitions celebrating the bicentenary of DO Hill. For the Festival. organised by Scottish Society for the History of Photography. Hiring The Ugh! features 200 of Hill and Adamson's most famous images drawn from the Scottish National Photography Collection. held at the Portrait Gallery. The Perth-born artist and illustrator David ()ctavius Hill

( 1802—1870) and Robert Adamson (1821—18-18) were the first to realise the artistic possibilities of photography and the exhibition features a number of original negatives that have been printed for the first time.

Scots in Film: Portraits by Donald MacLellan t'ntil Sun 13

Oct. Around 30 works by leading portrait photographer. Donald MacLellan whose first exhibition Black vaw‘ was shown at the National Portrait Gallery in London in 1998. For this exhibition. MacLellan has turned his lens on Scottish film stars. snapping Robbie Coltrane. Alan Cumming. Tilda Swinton. Billy Connolly. Robert Carlyle. Dougray Scott and many others.

Scots in Film: National and Cultural Identity in Photography Wed l7 Jul. 12.45pm. Glyn Davis from Edinburgh College of Art gives a talk.


14 New Street. 558 7604. Mon—Sat

1 lam—6.30pm. L'ntil late on Bongo Club nights.

Out Now L'ntil Tue 16 Jul. An exhibition of work selected from this year's Edinburgh College of Art degree shows.

THE NOMADS TENT 21 St Leonard’s Lane. 662 1612.

Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—4pm. Inside and Out Mon 8Ju1—Sun 28 Jul. A selling exhibition of garden and conservatory furniture including

circular tree seats and other items from Rajasthan in north west India.

OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm. Alberto Morrocco - a Retrospective Limit Wed 10 Jul. A celebration of Alberto Morrocco‘s

( 1917—1998) works on paper from throughout his career. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Lesley Strickland [Emil Wed It) Jul. Jewellery.

the exhibition of a lifetime

Chambers Street, Edinburgh

Telephone 0131 247 4219, £4/£3

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Forbidden City Treasures of an Emperor 6 July-15 September


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