■ CORN EXCHANGE GALLERY Constitution Street, 561 7300. Tue–Fri 11am–4.30pm. FREE Min Angel: Poise Until Thu 16 Dec. Exploring the role of drawing, objects, linguistics and performance in structuring our experience of the world.
■ DEAN GALLERY 73 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. Another World: Dali, Magritte and the Surrealists ●●●●● Until Sun 9 Jan. £7 (£5). Huge collection of surrealist art. ■ DOVECOT STUDIOS 10 Infirmary Street, 550 3660. Opening times vary; please phone to check. FREE Michael Lloyd Until Mon 13 Dec. Works in silver.
■ EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART 74 Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon–Fri 10am–7pm; Sat & Sun 10am–2pm. FREE The Secret Confession Until Wed 8 Dec. Work by alumni including Jo Milne, Euan Gray, Barbara Rae and Katie Paterson. ■ EDINBURGH MUSIC LIBRARY Central Library George IV Bridge, 242 8050. Mon–Thu 10am–8pm; Fri 10am–5pm; Sat 9am–1pm. FREE Michael Robson: Paintings from Chelva Until Tue 30 Nov. Simple colourful renderings of landscape and architecture inspired by the Spanish village of Chelva. Part of the Hispanic Festival.
■ EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE Myths & Legends: from the Ancient to the Modern Until Thu 23 Dec. Prints exploring the theme of myths in their various manifestations. ■ FILMHOUSE 88 Lothian Road, 228 2688. Daily 10am–9pm. FREE Ian Mason: Scottish Wildlife Photography Until Sun 5 Dec. Work by Dr Ian Mason, a stroke survivor and photographer who has captured many of the nation’s fauna on camera. Profits from the sale of artworks will be donated to The Stroke Association.
■ FRUITMARKET GALLERY 45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon–Sat 11am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Childish Things: Fantasy and Ferocity in
Recent Art Sat 20 Nov–Sun 23 Jan. Group show focusing upon the themes of toys and early childhood in art. See preview, page 88.
■ INGLEBY GALLERY 15 Calton Road, 556 4441. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE James Hugonin Until Fri 19 Nov. Subtle and quietly musical compositions in paint. FREE Susan Derges and Garry Fabian Miller: A Little Bit of Magic Realised Fri 26 Nov–Sat 29 Jan. Innovative works by the two experimental photographers. ■ INVERLEITH HOUSE Royal Botanic Garden Arboretum Place/Inverleith Row, 248 2971. Tue–Sun 10am–3.30pm. FREE Marc Camille Chaimowicz Until Sun 6 Feb. The first UK exhibition since 2002 of works by Chaimowicz.
■ JOSEPH PEARCE’S 223 Elm Row, 556 4140. Daily 11am–midnight. FREE The Colour Red Until Sun 30 Jan. Photographs from Gillian Hayes exploring the powerful meanings and connotations of the colour of danger, lust and romance. 92 THE LIST 18 Nov–2 Dec 2010
■ LEITH GALLERY 65 The Shore Leith, 553 5255. Mon–Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 11am–4pm. FREE David Farren Until Fri 19 Nov. Cityscapes in oils. ■ MARCHMONT GALLERY 56 Warrender Park Rd, 228 8228. Tue–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE Christine Clark Until Sat 27 Nov. Vibrant organic abstract works. FREE Winter Show Tue 30 Nov–Fri 24 Dec. A mixed show of art and craft works from regular exhibitors.
■ NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200. Daily 10am- 5pm (Thu until 7pm). FREE Portrait of the Nation ●●●●● Until Sun 4 Sep. A taster of the planned renovation of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. FREE William McTaggart Until Sun 19 Dec. Paintings and watercolours. ■ OPEN EYE GALLERY 34 Abercromby Place, 557 1020. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. FREE Anna Noel: Ceramic Sculpture Mon 29 Nov–Thu 23 Dec. Figurative raku ceramic pieces. FREE Artists’ Choice Mon 29 Nov–Thu 23 Dec. RCA portfolio of 48 printed works. FREE On A Small Scale Mon 29 Nov–Thu 23 Dec. 365 small works by all of the Open Eye Gallery’s artists.
■ OUT OF THE BLUE DRILL HALL 30–36 Dalmeny Street, Leith, 555 7100. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm. FREE Branching Out: Anna Redpath Fri 19 Nov–Thu 25 Nov. Paintings, ceramics, embroidery and cards from Anna Redpath.
■ PATRIOTHALL GALLERY WASPS Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 226 7126. Daily noon–6pm. FREE MFA Students Exhibition Until Wed 1 Dec. Work by students at Edinburgh College of Art.
■ THE QUEEN’S GALLERY Palace of Holyroodhouse, 556 5100. Daily 9.30am–4.30pm. Dutch Landscapes Until Sun 9 Jan. £5.50 (£5; children £3; under 5s free, family ticket £14). Finely detailed landscapes in oils. ■ ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm FREE RSA Open 2010 Until Wed 15 Dec. A selling exhibition of small works sourced by open selection from artists across Scotland. FREE Richard Demarco at 80: A Life in Pictures Until Sun 9 Jan. Paintings, drawings and sketchbooks by Demarco from throughout his career. FREE 10 Dialogues: Richard Demarco, Scotland and the European Avant Garde Sun 28 Nov–Mon 17 Jan. An exhibition addressing a perceived imbalance in the historical consideration of the place of Scottish art in a European context.
■ SCHOP 36 St Mary’s Street, www.schop.org.uk Mon–Fri 9am–5.30pm FREE Skewed Until Tue 21 Dec. Furniture created for an eco-house.
■ SCOTLANDART.COM 2 St Stephen Place, 225 6257. Tue–Fri 10.30–5.30pm; Sat 11am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. FREE New Gallery Artists Until Mon 29 Nov. New original work.
■ THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. ■ STILLS 23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Daily 11am–6pm.
Titanic: Honour & Glory This ongoing exhibition dedicated to the ill-fated luxury liner showcases the largest private collection of Titanic artefacts in Scotland, including rare pieces from the ship itself as well props and costumes from the 1997 blockbuster movie. Items on display include a gold pocket watch belonging to the Titanic’s head waiter Vincenzo Gilardino, who did not survive the disaster, a selection of chinaware, silverware, postcards and letters and a necklace worn by Kate Winslet in the film. Organisers have also recreated a third class cabin as it would have been on board the vessel. ■ The Tall Ship, Glasgow, until Sun 27 Feb.
FREE Towards Balance Until Sat 27 Nov. Exhibition of sculptural glasswork by Richard Jackson. FREE Triumph of Nature Until Sat 27 Nov. Grainne Morton presents her quirky and original jewellery. FREE Richard Demarco: Scotland and Italy in Watercolour Wed 1 Dec–Fri 24 Dec. Retrospective of paintings from the octogenarian artist. ■ 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.
■ SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE 43–45 High Street, 556 9579. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm. FREE The Varona and the Seagull Until Sat 4 Dec. Exhibition of work inspired by Michael Kerins’ story of the same name, created by children at School 139 in Perm, Russia.
■ SIERRA METRO Ground Floor North, 22 West Harbour Road, www.sierrametro.com. Sat & Sun noon–6pm or by appointment.
✽✽ Bobby Niven Until Sun 12 Dec. Two experimental films
documenting attempts to build absurd sculptures.
✽✽ FREE The Ethics of Encounter ●●●●● Until Sun 6 Feb. See review,
■ TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2210. Tue–Sat 10am–5pm.
✽✽ FREE Alasdair Gray: Gray Stuff ●●●●● Until Sat 11 Dec. See
review, page 89. FREE The £40 Art Collection Until Sat 11 Dec. A selection of works taken from the Alexander Collection. ■ UNION GALLERY 45 Broughton Street, 556 7707. Mon-Sat 10.30am—6pm; Sun noon—6pm. FREE Synaesthesia II: Trevor Jones Until Mon 29 Nov. The abstract artist’s exhibition charts his attempts to render music in texture and colour.
OUTSIDE THE CITIESs ■ DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS 152 Nethergate, Dundee, 01382 909900. Tue–Sat 10.30am–5.30pm; Sun noon–5.30pm. FREE Jonathan Horowitz: Minimalist Works from the Holocaust Museum Sat 27 Nov–Sun 20 Feb. Work inspired by an interest in so- called ‘dark tourism’.
■ THE CHANGING ROOM Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, Stirling, 01786 274005. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm. FREE Raydale Dower ●●●●● Until Sat 4 Dec. Mixed-media work from the artist and musician Dower exploring the notion of sound as sculpture.