NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The M0und. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm. Cafe (until 1 Sep).
Rubens: Drawing on Italy Until Sun 1 Sep. £3 (522). 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.
Horses for Courses: George Stubbs In Focus Until Sun 29 Sep. A small display of paintings by the English sporting artist George Stubbs (1724—1806) including the gallery's first acquisition. The Marquess of Rockingham 's Arabian Sta/lion Led by a Groom at Creswe/I Crags.
Landseer In the Highlands Fri 23 Aug. 12.45pm. Helen Smailes from the National Gallery of Scotland gives a talk. Diana and Actaeon By Titian Fri 30 Aug. 12.45pm. Art historian Ailsa Turner gives a talk.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
Ge0rge IV Bridge. 226 4531. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
This Book Belongs to Me Until Thu 31 Oct. Explore the exciting and colourful world of children's books from the original 17th century Tom Thumb to the latest Harry Potter blockbuster.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; Sun 11am—6pm. Cafe. Facing the Light: David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson Until Sun 15 Sep. Facing The Light 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 Octavius Hill (1802—1870) and Robert Adamson (1821—1848) 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 MacLeIlan Until Sun 13 Oct. Around 30 works by leading portrait photographer. Donald MacLeIlan. For this exhibition, MacLeIlan has turned his lens on Scottish film stars. snapping Robbie Coltrane. Alan Cumming. Tilda Swinton. Billy Connolly. Robert Carlyle. Dougray Scott and many others.
The Goiiers by Charles Lees Until Sun 13 Oct. The most celebrated image of Scotland's national sport. the recently acquired painting by Charles Lees. goes on display.
Does the Sun Come Up, or the Earth Go Down: the Calotypes of DO Hill and Robert Adamson Wed 28 Aug. 12.45pm. Sara Stevenson gives a talk on the work of DO Hill and Robert Adamson. NDEBELE 57 Home Street. 221 1141. Daily 10am—1 1pm.
Approaching the Light Until Sat 31 Aug. Abstract and impressionist pictures of life. movement and colour by Zimbabwean artist Nkozi Mangena.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. Daily 10—5am.
Overkill Indulgence Until Mon 26 Aug. An exhibition of work by graffiti artist Elph. whose style of characters have adorned the city for the past eleven years. featuring screenprints to wall painting on the subject of Russia. Japan and Mexican wrestlers.
Cool Objects Until Mon 26 Aug. A selection of 2 and 3D objects produced by artists working in the 31 studios above and below and Bongo Club.
55 Bread Street. 477 4522. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6pm.
Suriace Design by Kate Knight Until Sat 31 Aug. New work by Surface designer Kate Knight derived from flowers and natural vegetation.
THE NOMADS TENT 21 St Leonard's Lane. 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. New Ideas and Old Traditions Until Sun 8 Sep. A selling exhibition of furniture from three leading Scottish workshops and from Rajasthan in North West India.
Leith. 555 8888. Daily 10am—rnidnight. Citizens Until Sun 25 Aug. A photographic collection of portraits by Trevor and Faye Yerbury. paying
homage to Edinburgh's unsung heroes.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Under the Sun Until Wed 4 Sep. Abstract paintings by Edinburgh-based artist Chris Bushe. known for his landscapes of Spain and more recently. the Greek Islands. Contemporary Scottish Painting Until Wed 4 Sep. A selection of Scottish painting by contemporary artists.
Malcolm Martin and Gaynor Dowling Until Wed 4 Sep. Vessels. Miranda Sharpe Until Wed 4 Sep. Jewellery. PATRIOTNALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Daily noon—6pm.
Festival Exhibition 2002 Until Wed 28 Aug. A diverse range of work by resident artists and makers featuring established names and new faces in contemporary Scottish art. See review.
PETER MANN GALLERY
25 London Road. 07814 798914. Tue—Sun 11am—6pm.
Edinburgh International Festival Exhibition Until Sat 31 Aug. Recent paintings and prints by Peter Mann and watercolours and botanical studies by Sue Robinson.
60 The Pleasance. 556 6550. Japanese Connection Until Mon 26 Aug. Paintings by Noriko Matsumoto McTavish. paying homage to Matisse, Picasso. Manet and Gauguin.
THE POINT HOTEL
34 Bread Street. 221 5555. Daily 93m—9pm.
School of Sculpture Exhibition Until Mon 26 Aug. The annual selection of work by undergraduate and postgraduate sculpture students from Edinburgh College of Art.
Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Etta Shade: Scene In the City Until Sun 1 Sep. Watercolours of Edinburgh by Etta Shade. RANDOLPH GALLERY
46 Dundas Street. 07971 956212. Mon-Sat 10am—6pm.
Flora Until Wed 4 Sep. A series of new paintings by Scottish artist Moira Maitland.
19 Albert Place. Leith Walk. 477 2102. Tue—Sun 11am—5pm.
Marked Dark Until Sat 31 Aug. New work by Cameron and Sandberg including paintings. drawings. photographs and an installation piece.
86 THE LIST FESTIVAL GUIDE 22 Aug—5 Sep 2002
15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon-Fri gem—5pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Visions In Light: the Architecture of Basil Spence Until Fri 13 Sep. A celebration of the work of British architect BaSII Spence (1907—76) who trained at Edinburgh College of An from 1927.
Spence was influenced by certain painterly
ideas — the use of light as an abstract medium. which can be seen in his buildings which include Coventry
Cathedral and Mononhall Crematorium.
f ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
9 Hill Square. 527 1600. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Sat 10am—1pm.
Surgery Comes Clean - the Life and Work of Joseph Lister (1827-1912)
; Until Sat 31 Aug. An exhibition highlighting
the pioneering work of Joseph Lister
whose discovery of antisepsis dramatically changed 19th century hospital conditions.
ROYAL BOTAHIC GARDEN
lnverleith House. 552 7171. Daily 10am—5.30pm.
Cy Nombly Until Sun 27 Oct (lnverleith House). Free. The first Scottish showmg of works by Cy Twombly including SCUlptures. paintings. collages. drawmgs
; and photographs. The American artist
studied under Motherwell and Kline. and
was influenced by the Abstract
Expressionists. His work combines an and
language and elements of the unconscious. See review.
Plantweave - Modern Stories, Ancient Skills Until Sun 27 Oct (Exhibition Hall: 10am-5pm). An exhibition highlighting the artistic. cultural and ecological significance of basket making in Scotland.
' ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION
Bakehouse Close. 146 Canongate. 556
6699. Tue—Fri noon—3pm.
3 Anatomy oi the House Until Sat 31 Aug. An accessible and interactive touring
show from The Lighthouse which has been designed to develop an understanding of our built enwronment.
An African Morning by Nkozi Mangena on show at Ndebele
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Howard Bar. Grindlay Street. 248 4848. Earth Sea Sky Until Sat 28 Sep. Shirley Marshall captures the natural world in this series of new paintings.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
1 andings Gallery, 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Daily 10am 6pm.
Digital Heads Until Fri 27 Sep. Paintings by Bangladeshi artist Murshida Ar/u Alpana which explores the suppression of human values resulting from society's dependence on technology.
ST GILES’ CATHEDRAL
Royal Mile. 225) 04112. Mon~~Sat
9.30am 5pm: Sun 1 6pm. Resonance 2002 Until Sun 25 Aug. DOM presents an exhibition of sculpture by tent/Vick l awson and Fwavi Allinson. tapestry by Georgs Rarkans and leva Kruniina. paintings by Maria Rud. Geniiadi Mﬂl‘](1(‘,‘.' and Fauna Kren‘ernian and glass by Kent E 'xi'oxold.
SCOTCH MALT WHISKY SOCIETY The Vai.'ts. 81' (‘ii'es Street. ‘ifi/l 3.1131. Mon Wed ‘Oa'n fipnt: Thu Sat
10am 11pm; Sun llani 10pm. Contemporary Fusion Until 8:12 :11 Aug. the l evtl‘ Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings by Scottish artists Georgie Young and Alastair Fiddes Watt.
THE SCOTTISH GALLERY AT 1A YORK PLACE
1a York Place. 558 1200. Mon Fri 10am (Spin; Sat 10am 5pm.
20th Century and Contemporary Scottish Painting and Contemporary Applied Art U'th Sat 211 Aug. the Scottsh C‘izillen. (resent an exhibition of 26"." :te.'\!.n\ zi'xl contempora'y pa Y‘ii'ftltl in Scuff-sh artists. ("Ki(I()l1i(?!‘ll?i"(1'\ .ipu’ied (ill.
16 Dundas Street. 5:58 1200. Mon li~ 10am 6pm; Sat ‘flzt'tt fipin
Archie Forrest lJlli'i Wed ~1 Sop