ART listings EDiNBURGH ART LISTINGS continued



7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm: Sun 27 5pm. Open until 31 ()ct. An 18th century house showing life in Edinburgh‘s elegant New Town. GLADSTONE'S LAND

4778 High Street 226 5856. Mon—Sat 10am 5pm; Sttn 2 5pm. Open until 31 ()ct. Completed in 1620 and now refurbished as a home in Edinburgh's Old Town of the period.


142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am 96pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museutn tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.


42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon Sun 10am-6pm. All tnanner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.

90 THE LIST 4—17Apr 1997

1 In A Class Of Their Own Until 25 Apr. An exhibition about children's school stories. with books and comics spanning over a century. 'l'ttles range frotn Thomas Hughes‘s 'liim {intuit '\ .St‘IIn/t/tluvr to Grange Hill l-ttr .‘ittlt' by Robert l.ceson. reflecting the changing attitudes to children's education.

collection of artworks frotn China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. many of which are on show for the first time.

Over The Threshold: 400 Years Of The Scottish Home Until 6 Apr 1997. From huge families forced into two rootns. to modern lti-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 paintings. models. photographs and film. Valentine Cards Until 13 Apr. Over 200 examples of romantic. sentimental or satirical cards dating from 1830 to 1960. acquired by Shell UK Ltd in the 1960s. Domestic Fragments Until 27 Apr. A specially commissioned photography exhibition by artist in residence John Kippin.shows the creation ofThe Museum Of Scotland planned for 1998.

PEOPLE'S STORY 163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon Sat 10am 6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk from the 18th century onwards.


2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mott-r-Sat 10am-5pm tTue until 8pm); Suit noon~5pni

Art 81 Industry An educational and fun interactive gallery that features everything from an Elton John stage suit to at 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 S0s. The Ivy Wu Gallery This new.

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Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. A treasure-house of itetns relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.

Fat man on a bicycle: from an exhibition of engravings by Barlomeu Dos Santos at the Edinburgh Printmakers' Workshop until 18 Apr



HOWDEN PARK CENTRE GALLERY Howden Park Centre. Livingston. 01506 433634. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Sat 10atn—-3pm.

Pop Prints Exhibition Sat 12 Apr—8 May. A National Touring exhibition with 30 screenprints. lithographs and etchings showing the different styles of the many famous British and American ‘pop artists‘. Featuring Andy Warhol‘s Jacqueline Kennedy. Richard Hamilton‘s My Murilvn and Peter Blake's Beach Boys. Also works by Patrick Caulfteld. Jim Dine. David Hockney and Eduardo Paolozzi.

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93 North Street. 01334 474610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

A Road From The Past To The Future Until 20 Apr. The Tumer prize-winning artist Richard [.ong‘s work frotn the Haldane Collection. consisting of mostly printed material. book works. posters. editioned prints. catalogues and cards as well as a number of drawings and sculptures. His work is a personal response to the landscape which surrounds him on the walks which he undertakes all over the world. This is the first showing of Long's work from a single private collection with exhibition and catalogue containing previously unpublished work.

Female Perceptions Until 20 Apr. The work of two distinguished Scottish female artists. Dorothy Black and Alison Kinttaird. Black exhibits mixed-media pieces and Kinnaird uses the medium of glass. The exhibition shares a combination of vulnerability and inner strength and is a striking exploration into the portrayal of women.

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The Manufacture Of Mackintosh Tue 8 Apr. 12.30pm (buffet lunch). Queen's Cross Church. The end-of—series conclusions on the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh by David Mullane. Glasgow Art Fair Thurs 17—20 Apr. George Square. 10.30am-8pm. Following the success of the inaugural fair in 1996. this year's has been extended to four days with over 40 galleries exhibiting from all over the UK. A diverse range of art from fine art and traditional to contemporary. prints. and photographs for people to buy orjust take a look.


Erminia Finding The Wounded Tancred Fri 4 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. The gallery's recent acquisition by Guercino is discussed by Norman Coady.

Lucian Freud Mon 7 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Richard Calvocoressi talks about Freud's work currently on display.

Patrick Geddes Wed 9 Apr. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A talk given by Elizabeth Cumming.

Achilles Mourning The Death Of Patroclus Fri 1 1 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Colin Cruise talks about Gavin Hamilton's painting.

Meet The Artists Sat 13 Apr. 2pm. Fruittnarket Gallery. Meet some of the artists currently exhibiting in the About Vision exhibition.

James McIntosh Patrick’s Ninetieth Birthday Display Mon 14 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Victoria Keller talks about the artist whose exhibition is currently on display.

James Hutton Wed 16 Apr. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Sir Henry Raeburn‘s painting is discussed by David Mackie.