■ RECOAT 323 North Woodside Road, 341 0069. Tue–Sun noon–6pm. FREE Chris Macfarlane: A is for Etc Sat 9 Oct–Sun 7 Nov. Working in screen prints, collage and sculpture, Macfarlane has explored the phenomenon of old and obsolete signs and notices.
■ RGI KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street, 248 6386. Mon–Fri 10.30am–5pm; Sat 10.30am–1pm. FREE An Urban Narrative Until Sat 16 Oct. Paul Kennedy displays paintings reflecting Glasgow life. ■ SCOTLANDART.COM 193 Bath Street, 221 4502. Tue–Fri 10.30am–5.30pm; Sat 11am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Mixed Group Exhibition Sat 9–Wed 27 Oct. New works by May Batchelor, Sarah Carrington, Alan Faulds and many more.
■ SMITHY GALLERY 74 Glasgow Road, Blanefield, 01306 770551. Tue–Sun 11am–5pm. FREE George Grant Until Sun 31 Oct. Exhibition of evocative works from the Scottish landscape artist.
■ SORCHA DALLAS 5 St Margaret’s Place, 553 2662. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm.
✽✽ Babette Mangolte Until Fri 29 Oct. See Hitlist.
■ STREET LEVEL PHOTO WORKS Trongate 103, 552 2151. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. Victor Albrow Until Sun 14 Nov. Enigmatic portraits of people frozen in awkward and yet stylised poses.
■ TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Tue–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–5pm. FREE Corin Sworn: The Lens Prism ●●●●● Until Sun 17 Oct. A new film commission shot by Sworn in the main theatre at the Tramway. FREE Subodh Gupta: Take Off Your Shoes and Wash Your Hands Sat 9 Oct–Sun 12 Dec. The artist’s first Scottish solo exhibition combines sculpture and installation to explore the theme of India’s economic transformation. ■ TRANSMISSION GALLERY Trongate 103, 552 4813. Tue–Sat 11am–5pm. FREE Vulpecula Until Sat 16 Oct. Taking its name from an obscure constellation, this exhibition showcases the work of New York-based visual artist and musician Ronnie Bass and Glaswegian outsider-painter Anna Tanner.
■ TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE Ray Richardson – Strange Town Until Sun 17 Oct. Filmic and witty images of familiar but unspecific places. FREE Rosalind Lawless: Open Area Tue 19 Oct–Sun 21 Nov. Abstract works on paper inspired by interior spaces. ■ TRONGATE 103 Trongate, 276 8380. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Segments: Tim Stead Until Sat 30 Oct. An exhibition of wall sculptures by the woodcrafter.
■ URBAN OUTFITTERS 157 Buchanan Street, 248 9203. Mon–Wed, Fri & Sat 9.30am–6.30pm; Thu 9.30am–7.30pm; Sun noon–6pm. FREE The New Nature Movement & The Imaginary Donkey Until Wed 3 Nov. New works by recent GSA graduate Tilde Lerche Engstroem.
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■ ART’S COMPLEX St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, 661 1924. Exhibition opening hours vary, see individual listings. FREE Diane Edwards: Islands in the Sky Sat 9–Sat 23 Oct, daily 11am–6pm. Works in various media depicting imagined landscapes and monuments. FREE Starting Points Sat 9–Sat 23 Oct, Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm. Group exhibition from edge: textiles scotland, which formed out of three groups based at the art schools of Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow, with the aim of promoting textile art in Scotland. FREE Who is Afraid of a Russian Doll Sat 9–Fri 22 Oct, daily 11am–6pm. A collection of 20 paintings combining the aesthetics of the Soviet propaganda poster with those of contemporary Western culture’s sexed-up advertising tropes.
■ AXOLOTL 35 Dundas Street, 07812 170279. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 1pm–5pm. FREE Kenneth Le Riche Until Mon 11 Oct. New works from the figurative oil painter. FREE Freak Show Until Sun 17 Oct. Surreal and carnivalesque exhibition of canvases and shadow boxes from Claire McGee and Jeanie Laub. ■ CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge, 572 0125. Mon–Thu 10am–8pm; Fri 10am–5pm; Sat 9am–1pm. FREE ‘See Me’ Photography Exhibition Until Sun 24 Oct. Annual showcasing of the results of the See Me photography competition. SMHAFF. FREE El Duende/An Coynach – Old Spain and Auld Scotland Until Sun 31 Oct. Photographs by Timothy Neat of the Spain and Scotland of the past.
■ CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 529 3993. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm. Edward Weston: Life Work ●●●●● Until Sun 24 Oct. £8 (£5). Survey exhibition of work by this iconic American photographer. FREE In our Own Image: Representing the Human Form Until Sun 24 Oct. Works from the Art Centre’s collection paying homage to the human figure. William Wegman: Family Combinations ●●●●● Until Sun 24 Oct. £8 (£5). Exhibition exploring the photographic partnership between contemporary artist William Wegman and his beloved family of Weimaraners. ■ COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22–28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Tue–Sun 11am–5pm. FREE New Work Scotland Programme Until Wed 1 Dec. Showcase of work by Jacob Kelly, Shelly Nadashi, Nicholas Party and Catherine Payton. FREE Jacob Kerray/Sherry Nadashi Sat 16 Oct–Sun 28 Nov. Recent fine art and printmaking graduates exhibit their work.
■ DEAN GALLERY 73 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm.The Dean Gallery is home to a world-famous selection of works from the Dada and Surrealist movements and houses a large collection of works by Edinburgh-born sculptor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. Another World: Dali, Magritte and the Surrealists ●●●●● Until Sun 9 Jan. £7 (£5). A mind-melting collection of surrealist art from maestros familiar and arcane. ■ DOVECOT 10 Infirmary Street, 315 3054. Daily 10.30am–5.30pm.
FREE Jerwood Contemporary Makers Until Sat 30 Oct. Work by contemporary British crafters. ■ DUNDAS STREET GALLERY 6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Daily 10am–5pm. FREE Captured Moments Sat 16–Wed 20 Oct. New work from Mag Donald, Doug Prosser, Hazel McAllister and Kathleen Wisely.
■ EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue–Sat 10am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE 3D 2D: Object and Illusion in Print ●●●●● Until
Sat 30 Oct. See Hitlist. ■ FRUITMARKET GALLERY 45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon–Sat 11am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Martin Creed: Down Over Up ●●●●● Until Sun 31 Oct. A playful exercise in keeping order that experiments with ideas of scale, proportion and categorisation.
■ INGLEBY GALLERY 15 Calton Road, 556 4441. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE James Hugonin Until Sat 20 Nov. See review, page 90.
■ INVERARITY ONE TO ONE EDINBURGH Montrose House, 1 Montrose Terrace, 661 8816. Mon–Thu 10am–6pm; Fri 11am–7pm; Sat 10am–2pm. FREE Ronald F Smith: The Inverarity One to One Travel Award Exhibition Until Sat 30 Oct, noon–7pm. Collection of work entitled Champagne: A Personal View, inspired by a two-week retreat to France.
■ KOMACHI 162 Fountainbridge, 07525 414626. Times vary, please call to check. FREE Inside Komachi Mind Until Sat 30 Oct. The final show at Komachi.
■ NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE 15a Pennywell Court, 315 2151. Mon–Sat 10am–4pm. FREE Your New Home Until Fri 15 Oct. The results of a project where local people created a new vision of an Edinburgh cityscape from recycled materials.
■ OUT OF THE BLUE DRILL HALL 30–36 Dalmeny Street, Leith, 572 0125. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Equally Connected Until Thu 14 Oct. Art created by black and minority ethnic groups including an installation created by international students at Heriot-Watt University. SMHAFF. FREE In Dialogue Until Thu 14 Oct. Exhibition of multimedia art produced by students from the Outlook mental health adult education project. SMHAFF. ■ THE QUEEN’S GALLERY Palace of Holyroodhouse, 556 5100. Daily 9.30am–6pm. Dutch Landscapes ●●●●● Until Sun 9 Jan 2011. £5.50 (£5; children £3; under 5s free, family ticket £14). Finely detailed landscapes in oils.
■ JOHN HOPE GATEWAY CENTRE Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Arboretum Place, 552 7171. FREE Woodlanders – New Life in Britain’s Forests Until Sun 31 Oct. Exhibition from a new publication on the resurgence of woodland culture in Britain.
■ ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. Impressionist Gardens ●●●●● Until Sun 17 Oct. £10 (£7). Major international exhibition of around 90
works that is a true florilegium as well as a crowd-pleaser. FREE RSA New Works Until Sun 10 Oct. New works by contemporary Scottish artists. ■ SCHOP 36 St Mary’s Street, 558 7979. Mon–Fri 9am–5.30pm. FREE (hi)STORY: Viewing the Old Town from Hermione’s Window ●●●●● Until Fri 15 Oct. See review, page 90.
■ SCOTLAND-RUSSIA INSTITUTE 9 South College St, 668 3635. Tue–Fri 11am–4pm; Sat 1.30–4pm. FREE The Russian Village Through British Eyes Until Sat 9 Oct. Photographic exhibition by Elizabeth Warner. ■ SCOTLANDART.COM 2 St Stephen Place, 225 6257. Mon–Fri 10.30am–5.30pm; Sat 10am–5.30pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE Aqua Seascapes Until Wed 27 Oct. Group exhibition of works inspired by seascapes.
■ THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. FREE Henry Kondracki Until Sat 30 Oct. New paintings. FREE In View of the Pyrenees Until Sat 30 Oct. Second solo exhibition of paintings by Ivar Mackay. FREE Shifting Ground Until Sat 30 Oct. Paintings, drawings and tapestry by Sarah Brennan and Gordon Brennan. FREE Through Night and Day Until Sat 30 Oct. Prints and jewellery by Judy McCaig. ■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART 75 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. FREE What You See is Where You’re At The third phase of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’s 50th Anniversary re-hang includes work Robert Therrien, Gilbert and George, Peter Liversidge and more.
■ SUNBEAR GALLERY 4 Lorne Street, www.sunbear.org.uk. Thu–Sun 2–6pm. FREE Innocent Closet Until Sun 10 Oct. Group exhibition featuring paintings by album art regular G Lansard, Scrawl Collective member Phil Ashcroft and recent ECA graduate Matt Swan. ■ THE GALLERY ON THE CORNER 34 Northumberland Street, 572 0125. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Open to All Until Sat 16 Oct. Exploration of what mental health means to artists. SMHAFF.
■ TORRANCE GALLERY 36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon–Fri 11am–6pm; Sat 10.30am–4pm. FREE Ronnie Ford Until Sat 9 Oct. Textured landscape paintings depicting Scotland and France.
■ UNIVERSITY OF ABERTAY Foyer Gallery, 01382 308061. Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri 9am–9pm; Wed 9am–5pm; Sat & Sun 10am–5pm.
✽✽ FREE V & A at Dundee: Making it Happen Until Thu 4 Nov. See News, page 7.
■ THE CHANGING ROOM Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, 01786 274005. Tue–Sat 10am–6pm.
✽✽ FREE Raydale Dower Until Sat 4 Dec. See Hitlist.