and images rescued from the floor of Francis Bacon’s studio. has been selected by former Vogue picture editor. Robin Muir. who has also written two books on the subject.
Marcel Duchamp tintil Sun to Nov. .-\ display highlighting one of the most inﬂuential artists of the 21st century. Marcel Duchamp. featuring his Butte-wi- t-uli'se. a leather case containing 6‘) reproductions of his works.
La Boite-En-Valise: Marcel Duchamp’s Portable Museum Mon 4 Nov. 12.45pm. Ann Simpson gives a talk on Marcel Duchamp's Butte-wi-i'ulist'.
8 Advocate's ('lose. 225 ‘)27l. Daily
1 l.30am 5.30pm (closed Wed).
The New Wave of Primitivism Dom is an arts project established in l‘)‘)6 by a group of international artists working in Scotland. With a constantly changing exhibition of artworks. the gallery houses sculpture. stained glass and paintings by artists who practise primitive art.
DUNDAS STREET GALLERY
6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon Sat l0am 6pm.
Paintings of Iona t'ntil Thu 14 Nov. A selection of paintings of Iona by various artists. presented by the lona (iallery.
20a Dundas Street. 557 5002. Mon Fri l0ain-5pm; Sat l0am- lpm.
Joan Gillespie, Wilma Dunbar and Joe McIntyre t'niit Tue 5 .\'m. l‘igurative and landscape paintings by Joan (iillcspie. Wilma Dunbar and Joe .‘vlclntyre. Hugh McIntyre and Joan Renton Sat ‘) Tue 26 Nov. Recent paintings including still life studies and Italian landscapes. NEW SHOW.
23 L'nion Street. 557 247‘). Tue Sat
5 Incisori Torinesi t’ntil Sat to Nov. (iraphic artists by live artists who work in the Stamperia ‘al Pouo’ in the city of Dogliani in the region of Pieinonte. Italy.
88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. Daily
Moving Shadows t'niil Sat 30 Nov. Brian Hartley and Dominic Travers collaborate in a series of digital images which combine photography with hand- drawn imagery. The works study the body iii motion drawn from contemporary theatre. dance and street sports.
35 William Street. 225 2 l‘)6. Tue— Fri
1 lam» 5pm: Sat 1 lam 2pm.
Ewan Stirrat Thu 3| Oct Sat 23 Nov. Harbour scenes. still life. figurative and lloral studies in oil by liw an Stirrat. NEW SHOW.
‘) West Port. 221 0237. Daily noon 7pm. Myth of Confusion t’ntil Mon l8 Nov. liight lidinburgh (‘ollege of Art students take part in this project which sees artworks installed around the (irassiiiarket. with an accompanying show and tnap in the gallery space.
l24 Morningside Road. 447 7881. Tue Sat ‘).30am~5.30pm.
Abstraction Sat ‘) ‘Wed 27 .\’ov-. Modern abstract paintings by Linda Charles. Jtilia Francis. Quentin King. Kati Saqui and Mark Spain. NEW SHOW.
45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon- Sat
l lain 5.30pm: Stiii noon~5piii. Hammertown t'ntil Hi 22 Nov. Reid Shier curates this group show of work by eight artists from Vancouver. featuring photography. liliii. video works and sculpture. The work was chosen as a way of ‘alluding to the sense of alienation those
from Vancouver and its surrounds feel about their own laiidscape.‘
Interact Art Day Sat 2 Nov. Noon—4pm. In an effort to encourage young people to visit art galleries. a grotip of 16 25-year olds took part iii a media training project. As well as designing publicity material. the group have organised an open day offering a range of activities for young people to get involved in including Polaroid art. sculpture. Djing and competitions.
46a Raeburn Place. 3l5 2603. Mon Sat 10am 5.30pm.
Colours of India t'ntil Sat 2 Nov. The gallery celebrates the colours of lndia with art exhibition of textiles. furniture. gifts and jewellery from India.
Christmas Exhibition w'ed o
Nov Tue 24 Dec. A new autumn/winter collection of jew ellery by international designers. pltis unique (‘hristmas decorations and gifts from around the world.
(iallery and Shop. 77 Dundas Street. 556 315‘). Mon liri 10am 6pm; Sat l0am-5pm.
Autumn Exhibition t‘ntil Hi l .\'m. .-\ mixed show of work featuring (ieorge Logan. Natalia Kudriavtsev a. .'\Ian Thompson. Mike McDonnell atid Kate Kirby.
24 Carat Gold Mon 4 Nov Tue 3 Dec. A group show of Scottish landscape paiiititig. applied arts atid design-led interior products featuring work by Alan MacDonald. Paul \Vebstei' 'l‘hompson. Helen Kennedy. Marion Thompson and litian Mc(iregor. NEW Sl lOW.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dundas Street. 556 2l8l. Mon Hi
I lam» 6pm: Sat 10.30am 4pm. Caroline Coode, Regina Fernandes and Aidaras Merkevicius t'ntil Sat to Nov. A threc~ person show featuring limited edition collagraphs. woodcuts and engravings by ('oode: autumnal impressions of lidinburgh and Venetian facades iii oil and acrylic by l-'ei'iiaiitles and abstract oils of lidinburgh old town views by Merkev icius.
Caistlcliill. Royal Mile. 473 2000. Daily ‘).30am l0pm.
Oliver Marsden t‘ntil Sun 24 Nov. Large-scale abstract paintings by ()liv er Marsden created by a combination of painting techniques tisiiig computer- generated shapes as a starting point.
66 ('umberland Street. 558 ‘)872. Mon l‘ri 10am 6pm; Sat 10am 4pm.
Victor Vasarely (1908-1997): Perspectives l'ntil Wed 27 .\'m. Screenprints by the founder of Optical art. Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely.
6 Carlton Terrace. 556 444 I. \Ved Sat 10am 5pm.
Jon Schueler t‘ntil Sat 2 Nov. To celebrate the publication of Jim Schueler: to I/lt‘ .Vort/i. the first monograph devoted to the life and work of the American Abstract lixpressionist. Jon Schueler. an exhibition of paintings focusing on work produced iii the 70s when he arrived to live atid work in Mallaig. lirom richly textured works in dark muted colours to hold hands of orange. Schueler achieved his aim of painting the sense of the land rather than the actual land.
65 The Shore. Leith. 55.3 5255. Tue l‘ri llam 5pm; Sat l laiii 4pm. Reflections l'ntil Sat 2 .‘s'ov. A collection of new works featuring landscapes of Ayrshire and 'l‘tiscany together with new works by 'l‘racey Johnston. paintings by Paul 'l‘elford and ceramics by Jatie \‘v'oodford.
Neil McPherson and James McDonald Sat ‘) Sat 23 Nov. Two well- established figurative painters exhibit together for the first time. accompanied by a small solo show of work by Blair Miller. NEW SHOW.
87 Brougliton Street. 558 8778. Wed Sat noon 6pm.
Mixed Exhibition t’niil Nov. .-\ changing selection of work by 20th century artists including works by Pat Dotithwaite. David Hosie. Steven Hood. l‘red Deakin. June Redfern. Marcos Martiiiel. Keith Vaughan. Henry Kondracki and (ieoff Roper.
Marchtiiont (iallery. 6] Mai‘climont Road. 455 5203. Mon l-‘ri ‘)ain 5pm.
Eye to the Horizon t’ntil l-‘ri 8 Nov. A group show revealing different approaches to landscape photography by Scottish- based photographers including Robin (iillanders. Patricia Macdonald. Susanne Ramsenthaler. Nina loft and recent Napier graduate Neil Shirreff. lASl CHANCE TO Sf f .
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Bellot‘d Road. 624 6200 trecorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat
l0ain 5pm; Sun noon 5pm. ('afe.
New: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary British Art t'ntil Sun l7 Nov. Free. The gallery shows off its recent acquisitions of contemporary British art which includes Douglas (iordon's List of .Numm. ('hristine Borland‘s beautiful installation of glass vessels. Spirit ('u/li'i‘limi.‘ llf/’/N’('I'tl/('.\. and works by Julian ()pie. Dav id Shrigley. Damien Hirst. Victoria Morton and many more.
Warhol to Koons: International Contemporary Art from a Private Collection l'ntil early 2003. .»\n exhibition of works on long-term loan including Andy Warhol. lid Rtischa. Jeff Kooiis. Bill Viola and (iilbcrt and (ieorge.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. b24 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat
l0am 5pm: Stiii noon 5pm. Home to Scotland’s finest collection of liuroliean paintings and sculpture frotn the Renaissance to post-iiiipressionism including works by Vela/quel. lil (it‘eco. Rembrandt. 'I’urner. Monet. Van (iogh and ('onstable. Recent acquisitions include a still life by the l7tli century still life painter. Jan van Kessel the lilder
Space and Time in Religious Painting Part I l‘ri 8 Nov. l2.45pm. Writer and lecturer Bill Hare gives a talk.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND
(ieorge IV Bridge. 226 453l. Mon Sat 10am 5pm: Stiii 2 5pm.
This Book Belongs to Me t'ntil Thu 3l Oct. lixplore the exciting and colourful world of children's books front the original l7th century Tom Thumb to the latest Harry Potter blockbuster.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 024 ()2le (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat
l0am 5pm; Stiii noon 5pm. ('afe. Calum Colvin - ‘Ossian: Fragments of Ancient Poetry’ l'ntil Sun ‘) l-‘eb. 'l'rained as a sculptor. ('alum ('olv in cotiibiiies two and three dimensional elements in his work. His compositions are part studio-constructed still life. part photographic and part computer manipulated images. For this new body of work. ('olvin investigates themes of history. tiiiie. memory and myth. inspired by James Macpherson's epic poetry The I’ui'mv u/ (Ms/tut (lllt/ lv’t'liili'il H'ur/vs (I765). See review.
My Queen Elizabeth t‘ntil Sun w Jim. Ill :tsstit‘ltlliolt with lilﬂﬂs If/Ht' I’t'lt'l'.
an exhibition highlighting the 50 pri/e- winning entries in their (iolden Jubilee portrait competition for children aged 15 or under.
On Top of the World: Scottish Mountaineers at Home and Abroad L'ntil Sun 1‘) Jan. Drawn from the gallery's collection and other public and private collections. this exhibition of paintings. sculpture. photographs. early instruments and documents. examines the role of Scottish men and women who have explored some of the world's highest peaks.
The Life of Tassie: the James Tassie Miniatures Wed 13 Nm. 12.45pm. The former director of the Natiotial Portrait (iallery. Duncan 'l‘liomson. gives a talk on the James Tassie miniatures.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
14 New Street. 558 7604. Mon Sat
1 latii 6.30pm. l'ntil late on Bongo (‘lub nights.
Dolls Hi 1 Tue l‘) Nov. Life-life ceramic dolls based on real individuals by Jennie Dear. NEW SHOW.
THE NOMADS TENT
2i St Leonard's Lane. 662 lblz. Mon Sat 10am 5pm; Stiii noon 4pm.
The Felt Route l'ntil Stiii 3 Nov. In association with the Scottish branch of the lnternational l-‘eltmakers .-\.ssociation. an exhibition of felt from Scotland. Iran. (ieorgia and many other countries.
NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE
l5a Penny well ('ourt. 315 215]. Hotpics Mon 4 l"ri 2‘) Nov. A group show of work by six Edinburgh-based artists including Patil (‘arteix Kate (Bray. Lyn Lowenstein. (‘had Mc('ail. Billy McCall and Kii'sty \Vhiten. NEW SHOW.
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