ART listings ART LISTINGS CONT: EDIN, QUEEN'S HALL
artists. Ian Robertson's work is mainly concerned with the symbolic qualities of colour. and inﬂuenced by his travels abroad. Aberdeen-born artist Philip Duthie uses saturated colour layered and overlapping. using rhythms to reﬂect the inﬂuence of the environment in which they are created.
58 St Stephen Street. 225 5558. Wed—Fri noon—5.30pm; Sat 1 1.30am—5pm.
My Funny Valentine Until 26 Feb. Original format cartoons and caricatures on a relationship theme. including contributions from Private Eye and The Independent.
Mac And Larry Sat 1—26 Mar. An exhibition featuring the beautifully detailed. large scale drawings from award-winning cartoonist Mac (Stan McMurty) of the Daily Mail. and depictions of absurd human behaviour by Larry (Terence Parkes). illustrator and cartoonist for Pullt'll. Private Eye and The Guardian.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
Inverleith House. Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 10am—3.30pm. Photosynthesis Until 16 Mar. Remarkable new Iightworks by Adam Barker-Mill. plus a specially constructed ‘dark space’ in the ground ﬂoor gallery.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon-Sun 10am—6pm.
Stuart Robertson Until I 1 Apr. An exhibition of figurative watercolours capturing the essence of life in India.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY Princes Street. 225 6671. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm. £1.50 (£1). Ro al Scottish Academy Student's Ex ibition Sat 1—12 Mar. The 1997 display of student work.
THE SCOTTISH GALLERY
l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6 m; Sat 10am-4pm.
Works n Paper Until 5 Mar. Drawings. watercolours and prints by D.Y. Cameron. 20th Century Scottish Paintings Until 5 Mar. A selection of paintings featuring work from John Bellany. Eileen Cooper. J.D. Ferguson and Craig Mulholland. Also on show contemporary glass works by Ray Havell and jewellery by Emma Holt.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.
Julie Roberts Until 22 Feb. Following a Scottish Arts Council scholarship at the British School in Rome. rising star Roberts continues to explore the institutions that govern our lives. with a new series of works entitled 'The Rome Paintings‘.
009 days: Whyn Lewis's Flanked can be seen in his Recent Paintings show at the Open Eye Gallery. Edinburgh
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
I42 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 5294142. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
I63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND 2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Sun noon—5 m. Over T e Threshold: 400 Years Of The Scottish Home Until 6 Apr 1997. From huge families forced into two rooms. to modern hi-tech apartments. no area of Scottish home life goes untouched in this major new exhibition. Town and country. rich and poor. it‘s all here in the form of aintings. models. photographs and film. alentines Cards Until 13 Apr. Over 200 examples or romantic. sentimental or satirical cards dating from 1830 to 1960.
THE FRUITMARKET GALLERY
presents a two—part exhibition of sculptures and drawings
Line of Cut & Elements of Drawing
"One of the most significant. albeit non—conformist. artists of our time."
(A11 Monthly. February 1997)
EXHIBITION OPENS 22 February 1997
45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF
T. 0131—225 2383 F. 0131—220 3130
Subsidised by The Scottish Arts COUIICI/
Open Tues—Sat, 10 am—6 pm Sun 12—5 pm. Admission free
SCOTLAND'S LEADING CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY, BOOKSHOP AND CAFE
I()Rlll( ()MING: About vision: New British Painting in the 19905 (opens 12 April '97)
90 TIEIJST 21 Feb-6 Mar 1997
acquired by Shell UK Ltd in the I960s. Domestic Fragments Until 27 Apr. A specially commissioned photography exhibition by artist in resident John Kippin shows an insight into the creation of The Museum of Scotland planned for 1998.
Art and Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to a Charles Rennie Mackintosh bookcase. plus the chance to step back in time and re-live the fashions. music and pastimes of the 1950s. 60s. 70s and 80s.
The Ivy Wu Gallery This new permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. many of which are on show for the first time.
Lady Stair’s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland‘s tnost famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
SMITH ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM Dumbarton Road. 01786 471917. Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Smells Like Seafood Supper Until 13 Apr. Exhibited in the cafe at the gallery. are Ian Thompson‘s still life paintings. The exhibition explores the central place food play in life. notjust significant for its sustenance but as a symbol of wealth. for celebrations or commiserations and as an emotional crutch.
GREENOCK ARTS GUILD
Campbell Street. 01475 723038. Mon—Sat 10am-8.30pm.
Tom Neil Mon 3—30 Mar. Paintings by self-taught artist Tom Neil. Using child- like language in a sophisticated way. he creates bold and colourful paintings. showing symbolist. abstract and figurative works.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE 93 North Street. 01334 474610. Mon-Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2-5pm.
Paintings By Emrys Williams Until to Mar. An exhibition by Wales-based artist. Emrys Williams. He creates a personal world which is both rooted and removed from everyday experience. based on memory and experience.
Stamps For Scotland Until 16 Mar. Imaginary stamp designs by contemporary Scottish artists. toured by the City Art Centre in Edinburgh.
Art Education In Europe Today - Why? Fri 21 Feb. Ilam. Glasgow Film Theatre. Patrick Talbot. Director of the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Nancy. gives a talk about the need for art education. Animal Architecture Tue 4 Mar. 7pm. £3 (£1). CCA. Dr Michael Hansell of the Department of Zoology at Glasgow University. gives an illustrated exploration of the complex structures created by animals and the aesthetic decisions they make. Part of the Animal exhibition.
Exhausted Mon 24 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Ken Hay looks at this work by Gilbert and George. A Different Vision For Landscape Architecture Tue 25 Feb. 7pm. Edinburgh College of Art. Georges Descombes will give the annual David Skinner Memorial Lecture.
Minette. Charles "'5 Favourite Sister Wed 26 Feb. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Rosalind Marshall gives a talk. Christ In The House Of Martha And Mary Fri 28 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Johannes Vermeer's paintin is discussed b Colin Bailey. Christ Delivered To e People Mon 3 Mar. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Stanley Spencer's painting is discussed b Jonathan Mason.
Henry Ere erick. Son Of James V1 And I Wed 5 Mar. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A talk iven by John Coop‘fr. Museums 2005: Dingy Bits Or 1. es Wires? Thurs 6 Mar. 6.30pm. Royal Museum of Scotland. A talk by Professor Peter Vergo. professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex.