paperworks. This exhibition of prints and works on paper celebrates the work he made over the last 25 years. Rupert Spira Until Sat 21 Dec. New black and white ceramics by Shropshire-based potter Rupert Spira including hand thrown bowls and
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE
13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—-Fri 9.30am—6.30pm: Sat 10am—1.30pm.
Portraits of French Cinema Until Sat 30 Nov. Portraits by photographer Lloyd Smith taken of the guests of the French Film Festival over the past ten years. Smith‘s style echoes the shots of the film studio photographers of the 40s and 50s. Focus on Autism Mon 2—Sat 7 Dec. Drawings by Lloyd Allanson. a six-year-old autistic boy which have been developed by his mother into twelve abstract oil paintings.
Autism Conference Mon 2 Dec. 6pm. Colwyn Trevarthen. professor emeritus at the School of Philosophy. Psychology and Language Sciences. chairs this debate on the theme of art therapy. Speakers include two specialist on music therapy. professor Nigel ()sbourne and Dr James Robertson and a specialist of visual art therapy. Simon Willoughby-Booth.
ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—lpm & 2—5pm.
Pietro Annigoni Until Sun 8 Dec. ()ver 40 etchings and engravings by the Florentine artist. Pietro Annigoni.
65 The Shore. Leith. 553 5255. Tue—Fri l 1am—5pm: Sat 1 1am—4pm. Christmas Exhibition Sat 30 Nov-Sat 18 Jan. A mixed exhibition of paintings. ceramics. sculpture. glass and jewellery by regular gallery artists. Featured artists include Peter Nardini. Graham McKean. Annette Edgar and many more. NEW SHOW.
87 Broughton Street. 558 8778.
W *d—Sat noon—6pm; Sun noon—4pm. Andrew Mackenzie Until Sun 8 Dec. New paintings inspired by the landscape by Edinburgh College of Art graduate. Andrew Mackenzie. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Warhol to Koons: International Contemporary Art from a Private Collection Until early 2003. An exhibition of works on long- term loan including Andy Warhol. Ed Rtischa. Jeff Koons. Bill Viola and Gilbert & George.
Collecting Art Series II: Contemporary Art Thu 28 Nov. 6pm. Gill Hedley. director of the Contemporary Art Society and Dr Andrew Patrizio director of Research at lidinburgh College of Art give a talk on collecting contemporary art. Christmas Shopping Evenings Thu 28 Nov. 5—8pm. See Dean Gallery.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.
The Pleasures of Patronage L'ntil Sun 5 Jan. A selection of works tnade with the support of the Patrons of The National Galleries of Scotland since 1989 is on display including works by Piranesi and Rembrandt. Christmas Shopping Evenings Thu 5 Dec. 5--8pm. See Dean Gallery.
Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon By Pompeo Girolamo Batoni Fri 6 Dec. 12.45pm. Duncan Thomson puts Pompeo Girolatno Batoni's painting under the spotlight.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Calum Colvin - ‘Ossian: Fragments of Ancient Poetry’ Until Sun 9 Feb. Trained as a sculptor. Calum Colvin combines 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. Colvin investigates themes of history. time. memory and myth. inspired by James Macpherson‘s epic poetry The Poems of ()ssiun and Related Works ( I 765).
My Queen Elizabeth Until Sun 19 Jan. In association with BBC's Blue Peter. an exhibition highlighting the 50 prize-winning entries in their Golden Jubilee portrait competition for children aged 15 or under.
On Top of the World: Scottish Mountaineers at Home and Abroad Until Sun 19 Jan. Drawn frotn 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.
Christmas Shopping Evenings Thu 5 Dec. 5—8pm. See Dean Gallery. Collecting Art Series III - Commissioning Artists Thu 5 Dec. 6pm. Artist Calum Colvin and curator Julie Lawson talk about how you go about commissioning artists. The Mountainous Sublime Wed 1 l Dec. 12.45pm. Robin Baillie gives a talk.
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 10am—4.30pm.
Maisie Goes Walkabout Until Tue 24 Dec. Aileen Paterson‘s original drawings of Maisie. Edinburgh‘s favourite pussy cat. are on show for the festive season.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street. 558 760-4. Mon—Sat
1 lam—6.30pm. Until late on Bongo Club nights.
Process Until Sun 15 Dec. Grace Maran. Paul Macgee. Craig Coulthard. Mary Trodden. Mikel Krimmins. Heather Craig and Carolan Alexander. the artists involved in Djinniditto. present this experimental exhibition. THE NOMADS TENT 21 St Leonard's Lane. 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5 m; Sun noon—4pm. Thoughts for hristmas . . . Until Mon 23 Dec. A festive selection of gifts for Christmas including silk scarves from Bihar. silver jewellery. candlesticks. boxes. books and wastepaper baskets.
NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE
15a Pennywell Court. 315 2151. l-lotpics Until 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. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. OCEAN TERMINAL Leith. 555 8888. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun noon—6pm.
Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition Until 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.
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OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. On a Small Scale Sat 30 Nov-Tue 24 Dec. An affordable selection of small paintings by invited artists including William Bimie. Marj Bond. Jack Knox. Simon Laurie. Leon Morrocco and Willie Rodger. NEW SHOW.
Craft Exhibition Sat 30 Nov—Tue 24 Dec. Selected crafts including ceramics and sculpture by various anists. Deborah Edwards Sat 30 Nov—Tue 24 Dec. Jewellery.
17—19 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue—Sat 11am—6pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art - Van Gogh. 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—4pm. Drawings for Sculpture Until Wed 4 Dec. Drawings for sculpture including works by Nicola Carrino. Riccardo Cordero. lgino Legnaghi. Paolo Minoli and Marina Sasso.
Developing Artists from Studio 1 1 Sat 7—Wed 1 1 Dec (Sun—Wed noon—4pm). A selection of jewellery. painting. drawing. screenprinting. photography and ceramics by students who study at Studio 11. a unique art and design project for people with mental health problems. NEW SHOW.
PHOTO INTERIORS 25 Marchmont Crescent. 229 2063. Mon—Fri 9am—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.
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