Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


65 The Shore. l.eith. 553 5255. Tue Fri llam 5pm; Sat llam 4pm.

Unity and Variety l'nnl Sat 23 Nov. Figurative paintings by Neil MacPherson and still life paintings by James McDonald. plus a solo show of work by Blair Millen. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


87 Bronghton Street. 558 8778. Wed Sat noon 6pm; Sun noon 4pm.

Mixed Exhibition l'ntil Wed 20 Nov. A changing selection of work by 20th century artists including works by Pat Douthwaite. David Hosie. Steven Hood and Geoff Roper.

Andrew Mackenzie Fri 22 Nov Sun 8 Dee. New paintings inspired by the landscape by Iidinbnrgh College of Art graduate. Andrew Mackenzie. NEW SHCW.


Bellord Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat

10am 5pm: Sun noon 5pm. Cafe. New: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary British Art t'nnl Sun 17 Nov. Free. The gallery shows off its recent acquisitions of contemporary British art which includes Douglas Gordon's List (il'.\‘unie.v. Christine Borland’s beautiful installation of glass vessels. Spirit (‘u/lu‘limi: Ill/)[)()(‘I‘(I!(’.\'. and works by Julian ()pie. David Shrigley. Damien Hirst. Victoria Morton and many more. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Warhol to Koons: International Contemporary Art from a Private Collection l'ntil early 2003. An exhibition of works on long-term loan including Andy Warhol. lid Ruscha. Jeff Koons. Bill Viola and Gilbert and George.

Under the Influence: John Deakin, Soho and the School of London Mon l8 Nov. l2.-l5pm. The curator of the John Deakin exhibition. former picture editor at l'nglu'. Robin Muir. puts Deakin‘s work under the spotlight.

Collecting Art Series II: Contemporary Art Thu 28 Nov. 6pm. Gill lledley. director of the Contemporary Art Society and Dr Andrew Patrizio director of Research at lidinbnrgh (‘ollege of Art give a talk on collecting contemporary art.


The Mound. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat

l0am 5pm: Sun noon 5pm.

The Pleasures of Patronage Wed 27 Nov Sun 5 Jan. A selection of works made with the support of the Patrons of The National Galleries of Scotland since I989 is on display. including works by Piranesi and Rembrandt. NEW SHOW. Space and Time in Religious Painting II Fri l5 Nov. l2.-l5pni. The second part of Bill Hare’s talk which discusses the significance of pictorial space and time in religions painting. Collecting Art Series I: Creating an Historical Collection Thu 2! Nov. 6pm. Michael Clarke. director of the National Gallery gives a talk on collecting art.

Space and Time in Religious Painting III Fri 22 Nov. l2.~l5pm. The linal part of Bill Ilill'L"\ talk.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded ittl‘ot‘mttlion 332 2266). Mon Sal

|0am 5pm; Sun noon 5pm. Cafe. Calum Colvin - ‘Ossian: Fragments of Ancient Poetry’ lfntil Sun 9 Feb. Trained as a sculptor. ('alum ('olvin combines two and three dimensional elements in his work. His compositions are part studio-constructed

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still life. part photographic and part computer manipulated images. For this new body of work. Colvin investigates themes of history. time. memory and myth. inspired by James Macpherson‘s epic poetry The I’m'ms of‘()ssi(m and Rt’lult't/ llin‘ks ([765).

My Queen Elizabeth lfntil Sun I‘) Jan. In association with BB("s Blue Peter. an exhibition highlighting the 50 prize-winning entries in their Golden Jubilee portrait competition for children aged l5 or under.

On Top of the World: Scottish Mountaineers at Home and Abroad l'ntil Sun 19 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.

Contemporary Climbers and their Environment Wed 27 Nov. 12.45pm. Climber and photographer Rab Anderson gives a talk.


1-1 New Street. 558 760-1. Mon Sat

l lam 6.30pm. l7ntil late on Bongo Club nights.

Doll l’ntil Tue l9 Nov. Life-like ceramic dolls based on real individuals by Jennie Dear. See review.

Process Fri 22 Nov Sun 15 Dec. Grace Maran. Paul Macgee. Craig ('onlthard. Mary Trodden. Mikel Krimmins. Heather Craig and (‘arolan Alexander. the artists involved in Djinniditto. present this experimental exhibition. installing their work on 22 November. they will use the first week to develop the exhibition. NEW SHOW.


21 St Leonard's Lane. 662 l6l2.

Mon Sat l0am 75pm; Sun noon 4pm. Christmas Exhibition Sat 23

Nov Mon 23 Dec. A festive selection of gifts for Christmas including silk scarves from Bihar. silver jewellery. candlesticks. boxes. books and wastepaper baskets.


Self Portrait with Sean Connery forms part of a retrospective on John Bellany at the open Ey


l5a Pennywell Court. 315 215 l. Hotpics L'ntil Fri 29 Nov. A group show of work by six Edinburgh-based

artists including Paul Carter. Kate Gray.

Lyn Lowenstein. Chad McCail. Billy McCall and Kirsty Whiten.


Leith. 555 8888. Mon- Sat 10am—6pm: Sun noon—~6pm.

The New Scots L'ntil Fri 22 Nov. A multicultural photographic exhibition celebrating the role that immigrants have played in Scottish life and history. Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition Sat 23 Nov—Fri 13 Dec. Visual Arts Scotland present this annual open exhibition of two and three dimensional work by some of Scotland‘s leading contemporary visual artists. NEW SHOW.


75-79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri l0am~-6pm: Sat l0am-4pm. John Bellany - 60 Years of Life: a Tribute tintil Wed 27 Nov. Paintings. drawings. watercolours and etchings by John Bellany. including recent works from Italy. See Filmhonse. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Mixed Sculpture l7ntil Wed 27 Nov. A range of sculpture by various artists.

Clare Hillerby Until Wed 27 Nov. Jewellery.


l7- I9 Barclay Place. 477 2933. 'I‘ue—Sat l lam--6pm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art ~ Van (ioglt. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro -‘ originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.

PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Tue Fri noon—6pm; Sat & Sun noon-«lpm. Drawings for Sculpture Thu 14 Nov-—Wed 4 Dec. Drawings for sculpture including works by Nicola


Carrino. Riccardo Cordero. lgino Legnaghi. Paolo Minoli and Marina Sasso. NEW SHOW.


25 Marchmont Crescent. 229 2063. .‘vion—Fri 9am~5.30pm; Sat l0am--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.


Clerk Street. 668 2019. Mon—Sat l0am~5.30pm.

Under a Northern Sky L'nnl Mon 30 Nov. Recent drawings and paintings by Orkney-based artists Isobel Gardner. Doug Muir and Alan S. Watson.


46 Dundas Street. 556 836-1. Tue—Fri l0am—5pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Mixed Exhibition tintil Sat 30 Nov. The newly opened Randolph Gallery presents a mixed show of paintings by gallery artists.


l5 Rntland Square. 229 75-15. Mon-Fri 9am 5pm: Sat 10am—4pm.

Creative Conservation: the Work of Simpson and Brown Architects t'ntil Thu 2| Nov. A retrospective exhibition highlighting the work of Simpson and Brown Architects over the past 25 years.

Terry Farrell and Partners Mon 25 Nov—Tue 2-1 Dec. A survey of the work of Terry Farrell and Partners. carried out in the last ten years in Scotland. Projects include the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. the Sheraton Spa and the Ocean Point development in Leith. NEW SHOW.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7l7l. Tue Sun 10.30am 3.30pm. Kevin Henderson: Zebra l'ntil Sun 22 Dec (lnverleith House). Kevin Henderson is a performance-orientated artist who has contributed to some of the major group shows including Scatter.