NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Belford Road. 62-1 62()() (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed &
l‘ri Sun lllam 5pm;Thu 10am 7pm. ('afe. OCindy Sherman l'ntil Stilt 7 .Mar. £4 (£3); under 12s free. The Serpentine (iallery retrospective travels to lidinburgh featuring over 50 works by the inspirational and inﬂuential American photographer (‘indy Sherman. \Vidcly recognised as one of the leading artists of our time. she lirst caine into prominence in the tnid 70s with her I’IiIiI/m/ l'i'lm Stills in which she photographed herself in different disguises in art attempt to explore and expose the well-defined images and stereotypes of women. The exhibition surveys her work to date and includes the historical portraits. the murder mystery series l 1976). studio portraits and her latest works. the (7mm Series. Ten large billboards originally seen in London which were commissioned by the Serpentine (iallery and London l'nderground's Platform for Art go on view at ()mni from 7 Jan 7 Mar. See review and llitlist.
William Gear t'ntil Sun 2‘) Feb. A displa_v of paintings by File born William (iear who settled in Paris in l‘)-17 and becatne involved in the (‘()BRA movement.
New Acquisitions t‘ntil Sun 7 Mar. The S.\'(iMA displays its latest acquisitions featuring works by the wood engraver Winifred McKenzie
(1905 2t)t)l l and her sister Alison McKen/ie t l‘)t)7 l982l.
Bill Viola l'ntil Sun 7 Mar. A display of three video pieces by the master of the medium Bill \‘iola including ('uI/u'rinv's Ronni. l'imr Hum/s and Surrender which form part of the series Passions which express different states of emotion. Francis Bacon’s Head XI: Art and Existentialism in 1949 Mon l2 Jan. 12.45pm. Free. Martin Hammer from the l'niversity of lidinburgh gives a talk.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND
The Mound. 62-1 6200. Mon Wed &
l‘ri Sun ltlam Spntz'l’hu 10am 7pm. The Vaughan Bequest of Turner Watercolours t'ntil Sat 3| Jan. The annual airing of 'l’urner's magnificent watercolours bequeathed in l‘)()() by the London art collector Henry Vaughan. The exhibition includes works from many periods of Turner‘s career including early topographical wash drawings of the l7‘)l)s and watercolour sketches of continental liurope.
GTravels with Edward Lear: Watercolours from the Runciman Collection l-‘ri t)
Jan Sun 2] Mar. A display of over 3() watercolours by British artist and poet lidward l.ear l lSl2 ISSS). best known as the author and illustrator of .‘v'unst'nst' \i'rs't's'. The watercolours ol- topographical and natural history studies which were gifted to the (ialleries from the listate of Sir Stephen Runciman. See preview and llitlist.
The Dutch Claude: Aelbert Cuyp and his Inﬂuence on Turner Fri 16 Jan. l2.45pm. Free. Art historian Ailsa Turner gives a talk on the work of Aelbert ('uyp.
After Hours - A Poetry Tour Thu 22 Jan. 6pm. Free. A programme of after gallery hours events featuring readings of the theme of travel with ('atherine ()wen from Queen Margaret l'niversity (‘ollege.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed &
l‘ri Sttn lllam 5pm; Thu 10am 7pm. ('al'e.
Fay Godwin: Landmarks t'ntil Sun ll Jan. £4 (£3): under 12s free. l'it’st shown at the Barbican in London. a touring retrospective exhibition of the
Foliate Heads No." by John Piper forms part of Artists Design Textiles at the Dean Gallery
work of one of Britain's leading photographers. l‘ay (iodwin. Prom her early literary portraits of Ted Hughes and Philip l.arkin and her famed black and white landscapes. the exhibition also includes her documentary colour photographs of Bradford and her most recent. abstract works. (£1us.kurks. LAST CHANCE: TO SEE.
Patrick Geddes: The French Connection Sat l7 Jan Sun l8 Apr.
An exhibition exploring through works of
art. books. manuscripts. photographs and videos. the ways in which Patrick (ieddes (1854 1032). one of Scotland’s most inspired artists and thinkers. forged artistic links between Scotland and lirance. NEW SHOW.
After Hours - Travels with the Guitar Thu 15 Jan. 6pm. Free. Mttsic from Malcolm Macfarlane of the Scottish (iuitar Quartet.
Artists on their Work Wed 2l Jan. 12.45pm. l-‘ree. Alison Kinnaird gives a talk on her portrait of Roy Dennis.
TI'IE NOMADS TENT
2| St Leonard's Lane. 662 l6l2.
Mon Sat 10am 5pm; Stilt noon 4pm. January Sale t‘ntil Stm 25 Jan. Annual January sale with huge reductions on rugs. kilims. furniture. textiles and artefacts.
NORTI'I EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE
l5a Pennywell ('ourt. 315 215l. Parallel Lives: Where Past Meets Present t'ntil Sat 3t Jan. I’uru/lel Lit-m is the culmination of a six- tnonth partnership between outreach staff at the (ialleries and a group of l6-25-year olds ft'om Wester Hailes. ('raigmillar and north and south lidinburgh. Working alongside a contemporary artist. the group have developed artworks in response to works in from the ttational collections.
THE OLD BAKEI‘IOUSE GALLERIES
125 Dalry Road. 623 2233. Mon Sat |()am 6pm.
Artists In Scotland [Tntil Sat 3| Jan. Paintings. photography. glassworks. pottery and sculpture by artists who live and work in Scotland including Andrew McKintosh. Helen Miller. Bill McUregor and Pamela Tait plus works by guest
artists (ieorge Wyllie. lililabeth (’ope and (‘olin Reid.
OPEN EYE GALLERY 3-1.-\bercromby Place. 557 l()2().
Mon Fri Illam 6pm; Sat l()am 4pm. The Director’s Chair ll Thu
8 Wed 28 Jan. Directors from private and public galleries nominate a Scottish artist who they feel is of particular interest at the moment. Among the selected artists are Doug (‘ocker. Alan Johnston and Ian Howard. NEW SHOW.
PATRIOTI'IALL GALLERY lWASPSl Patriothall Studios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Tue l‘ri
noon 6pm; Sat & Sun noon 4pm.
Let’s Say it Together . . . I Have Got my Black Shoes On tit-i ‘) Wed 2] Jan. A collaborative exhibition created by Douglas llutcheson and Matias Ring who both share a spontaneous approach to making work. Ring has responded three dimensionally to llutcheson's figurative work and llutcheson has created abstract paintings in collaboration
with Ring. NEW SHOW.
PHOENIX 369 GALLERY 3 Dundas Street. 5566—197. Tue Sat noon 7pm.
Talbot Rice Gallery
Christmas Exhibition tintil Sat 31 Jan. A festive selection of small paintings including works by David (‘ook. Lydon Hayes. Stella Mchtirn and Bob Lynn.
THE QUEEN’S GALLERY
Palace ()f llolyrtmdhouse. 556 5 l()(). Daily 9.30am 6pm.
King of the World: The Padshahnama, an Imperial Moghal Manuscript L'ntil 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 finest examples of Mughal art. (iiven to King (ieorge III by the Nawab of ()udh (Lucknow. India) in I797. it forms an oflicial record of the first ten years of the reign of Shah-jahan (r.l628--58). lifth Mughal emperor of India and builder of the Taj Mahal.
RED DOOR GALLERY
42 Victoria Street. 477 3255. Mon—Sat 12.30am ~5.3()pm; Sun noon-5pm. Strange Location t7ntit Thu 22 Jan. A mixed show of work by established and up-and-coming artists featuring pastels by Benet Haughton. sculptural works by Lindsey Hamilton. oil paintings by Rebecca l’aulding and prints by Stephanie llaigh.
ll". .v i .‘.‘.- wt. Tues-Sat 10-5pm. Free the Univemty at Edinburgh Old College Seuth m. mum. EHIIYL mirljtt.‘ Artist tall Jame;- McNdD not at: in conversation within-rut)... W Ht.
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