Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued

INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE 13 Randolph ('rescent. 225 5366. Mon-Fri 9.30am 6.30pm: Sat

l()am 1.30pm.

Photos D’Acteurs Sat 15 Thu 27 Nov. Photographs by Nicolas (iuerin.

ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. .\1on~~l‘ri l()am-s 1pm & 2- 5pm.

1950-2000: 50 Years of Italian Graphics lTntil Tue 2 Dec. A colourful exhibition of contemporary Italian art with works by Burri. (‘armi. Dorazio and Melotti atnong others.


65 The Shore. l.eith. 553 5255. 'l'ue~-l"ri l 1am 5pm; Sat 1 1am 4pm.

Mixed Show t'ntil Sat 22 Nov. New paintings by James Somerville. Lisa Smith and Drysdale Scott.


Department of Architecture. l'niversity of lidinburgh. 2(1 (‘hambers Street. 65() 2342. Mon-l’t'i 1(1ant~8pm; Sat & Sun l().3()am 4.3(1pm.

Eero Saarinen: Between Earth and Sky l'ntil Fri 21 Nov. An exhibition documenting the work of Finnish architect liero Saarinen

( 1910 1961 ). best known for his TWA airport terminal buildings in New York. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Wed—Sat noon » 6pm.

Mixed Show t'ntil Sat 29 Nov. A changing selection of work by 2()th century artists including an early piece by Tracey limin. prints by Alan l)avie pltis works by .Mark lanson. l’red Deakin. lain Patterson and Ann ()rtnan.


Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon- Wed & Fri—Sun l()atn 5pm; Thu l()am 7pm. The next show to open at SNUMA is Cindy Sherman on Sat 6 Dec. After Hours - New Compositions Thu 27 Nov. 6pm. A progranune of alter gallery hours events featuring new work by students from St Mary's Music School.


The Mound. 624 62()() (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed & Fri—Sun l()atn 5pm: Thu 1()am~7pm. Drawings by Allan Ramsay tfntil Sun 4 Jan. Pree. Studies for portraits by the Edinburgh-born artist. Allan Ramsay ( 1713 7 84) which span the length of his career and demonstrate the naturalism he achieved in his mature work.

Many Happy Returns: The National Gallery of Scotland Celebrates 100 Years of the Art Fund l'ntil Sun 14 Dec. An exhibition highlighting some of paintings. prints and drawings by Turner. Raphael. Rembrandt. Poussin. Ingres and Bernini which the National (iallery of Scotland has acquired with the help of the Art Fund.

After Hours - Reflections on the Spanish Collection Thu 20 Nov. 12.45pm. A programme of after gallery hours events featuring piano mtisic with St Mary's Music School. Curator’s Tour of Many Happy Returns l'ri 2| Nov. 12.45pm. (‘hristopher Baker gives a tour of the Many llappy Returns exhibition which celebrates 100 years of the Art l-‘und. Print Room Tours Thu 27 & Fri 28 Nov. 3.30 4.30pm. A free tour of the National (iallery’s print rootn which houses a world class collection of liuropean prints and drawings.

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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 62()() (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed &

Fri Sun l()atn 5pm: Thu l()atn 7pm. (‘afe.

Fay Godwin: Landmarks t‘ntil Sun 11 Jan. £4 (£3); under 12s free. first shown at the Barbican in London. a touring retrospective exhibition of the work of one of Britain's leading photographers. l’ay (iodwin. From her early literary portraits of Ted Hughes and Philip Larkin and her famed black and white landscapes. the exhibition also includes her documentary colour photographs of Bradford and her most recent. abstract works. (ilussu-ur/t's. Parallel Lives: Where Past Meets Present l'ntil Sun 4 Jan. l-ree. I’uru/lt’l Lives is the culmination of a six- month partnership between outreach staff at the galleries and a group of 16-25-year- olds from Wester llailes. ('raigmillar and north and south lidinburgh. Working alongside a contemporary artist. the group have developed artworks in response to works in the national collections.

After Hours - Tour of Parallel Lives Exhibition Thu 13 Nov. 12.45pm. A programme of after gallery hours events featuring a tour of the Parallel Lil't’S exhibition with Robin Baillie and Helen Watson.

Terrain: Landscapes of the Great War l7ntil Sun 4 Jan. l'i‘ee. Since 1996. landscape photographer Peter (‘attrell has been photographing the battlefields of World War I. These haunting images of the Somme and other battlefields of the Western Front reveal how the physical scars of war still remain. even after the passing of more than 80 years.

The Union of the Crowns t'ntil Sttn 4 Jan. A display celebrating the 4()()th anniversary of the l'nion of the ('rowns and featuring Adrian Yanson's portrait of James \'1 of Scotland and a portrait miniature by Nicholas llilliard of King James.

The Rembrandt Project and the Collector Tue 25 Nov. 12.45pm. Private art collector Dr Alfred Bader gives a talk.

Duff House and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery Wed 26 Nov. 12.45pm. ('harles Burnett of Duff llouse gives a talk.


57 Home Street. 221 l 141. Mon Sun l()am llpm.

Tribal Traditions t’ntil Sun 30 Nov. Vibrant oils of Africa by Yolande van /.yl.


15a Pennywell (’ourt. 315 2151. Kate Leiper l'ntil Wed 17 Dec. New paintings by Kate Leiper based upon Scottish folklore and fairytales.


125 l)alry Road. 623 2233. Mon-Sat l()am 6pm.

Mixed Exhibition l'ntil Mon 15 Dec. A rolling exhibition of paintings by up-and-coming Scottish artists. Artists who would like to exhibit at the gallery should contact ()131 623 2233.


34 Abet'cromby Place. 557 1020.

Mon l’ri l()am 6pm; Sat l()am 4pm. Ann Ross RSW Sat 15 Nov Wed 3 Dec. New travel-inspired paintings by Ann Ross. NEW SHOW.

Windmills in the Sky Sat 15

Nov Wed 3 Dec. Lithographs and paintings of ()rkney by Jill Tyson. The Brooch Show Sat 15

Nov Wed 3 Dec. Brooches by various makers including Molly Bullick. (iraham ('rimmins and Iimma (Bale. Guy Routledge Sat 15 Nov Wed 3 Dec. (‘eramic sculpture.


The Drill Arts ('entre. Dalmeny Street. I.cith. 556 5204.

The Site N Sound Project Hi 14 Nov. 2 4pm. A mixed media exhibition created by the Bonnington Resource ('entre. ('ommunitics That (are and Leith Sure Start. featuring video and sound installations. drama. photography and documentary footage of l.eitlt.


(\VASI’S) l’titriothall Studios. off 48

Hamilton Place. 225 12S9. Thu Sttn llatn 5pm.

Ronnie Ryan and Brian Frost Sat 15 Wed 26 Nov. New paintings.

One of the entries for the Wood for Good student design competition on show at RIAS


3 Dundas Street. 556 6497. Tue Sat noon 6pm.

Indian Summer t'ntil Sat 2‘) Nov. A collection of summery paintings by various artists including David (‘ook. Andrew Brown and Hunter.


Palace ()f liolyroodhotlsc. 556 5100. Daily 9.30am 6pm.

King of the World: The Padshahnama, an Imperial Moghal Manuscript tTntil Mon 3 May. £4 (£2 £3). The jewel-like illustrated manuscript known as the 'Padshahnama’. or ‘(‘hronicle of the King of the World’. ranks as one of the fittest examples of Mughal art. (iiven to King (ieorge 111 by the Nawab of ()udh (Lucknow. India) in 1797. it forms an official record of the first ten years of the reign of Shah-jahan (111628 58). fifth Mughal emperor of lndia and builder of the Taj Mahal.


('lerk Street. (168 201‘). Mon Sill l()am 5.30pm.

Mike Kinane t'ntil Hi 28 Nov. Recent work.


46 Dundas Street. 556 2228. Mon l‘ri l().3()am 5.30pm: Sat l()atn 4pm. Alison Dunlop t'ntil Sat 29 Nov. A solo show of new portrait. figurative and still life paintings by Alison Dunlop RS“:


42 Victoria Street. 477 3255. Daily 1().3()am 7pm.

Strange Location t'ntil Sun 30 Nov. A mixed show of work by established and tip-and-coming artists featuring works by Maria Robledo. Kevin llalliwell and (iraham l-‘irth.


l5 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon l-‘ri 9am 5pm (except local bank holidays). Stretch City: Fine Artworks By Jill Calder l'ntil Hi 14 Nov. Large— scalc drawings and paintings by illustrator Jill (‘aldcr as a result of her ll'ips to Vegas and the surrounding dcsct‘l.