ART listings EDINBURGH GALLERY LISTINGS continued
many of Scotland's leading contemporary artists. sculptors. printmakers and architects. including Richard Murphy. Professor Gordon Benson (who has designed the new Museum of Scotland) and David Page. designer of Glasgow’s Italian Centre.
THE SCOTTISH GALLERY
I6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon—Fri l0am—6 in; Sat IOam—me.
Janice ray Until 2 Jul. New works on paper using mixed media. mainly of animals.
Deborah Fladgate Until 2 Jul. Contemporary glassware.
Gordon Burnett Until 2 Jul. Timepieces by Gordon Burnett.
refurbished as a home in Edinburgh‘s Old Town of the period.
HUNTLY HOUSE MUSEUM
I42 Canongate. 529 4 I43. Mon—Sat lOam-6pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4H2. Mon -Sun I0am—6pm. All manner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood through the ages.
I63 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat I0am-6pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk frotn the I8th century onwards.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. ()Id College. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Tue—Sat l()am—5pm.
William Johnstone - A Centenary Exhibition Until 6 Jill. Ari exhibition celebrating 100 years since the birth of this seminal Scottish abstract painter. See preview.
2% Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat l0.30am—4pm. Hamish Haswell-Smith Until 21 Jun. Original paintings and drawings which illustrate his book The Scottish Islam/s.
THE GEORGIAN HOUSE
7 Charlotte Square. 225 2160. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun 2—-5pm. Open until 3I Oct. An 18th century house which reconstructs Georgian life in Edinburgh’s elegant New Town.
477b High Street. 226 5856. Mon—Sat I0am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Open until 3] Oct. Completed in I620 and now
A Centenary Celebration 7 June - 6 July 1997
. Talbot Rice Gallery The University of Edinburgh
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
In Association with Duncan R. Millar Fine Art and with the support of the I lope Scott Trust.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat I()am—5pm (Tue until 8pm); Stm noon-5pnt
Art 8: Industry Ali 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-Iive the fashions. music and pastimes of the I950s. 60s. 70s and 80s. The Ivy Wu Gallery This new. permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks frotn China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints. many of which are on show for the first time.
Shibata Zeshin Until I ()ct. In the Ivy Wu Gallery. a collection of rare Japanese Iacquerware by one of the greatest exponents. Shibata Zeshin. This display presents over 70 of his finest works from the collection of Nasser I). Khalili. Beauty And The Banknote Until 29 Jun. An exhibition looking at images of women on paper money. which has become a traditional feature in design across the world since the Bank of England first adopted a small figure of Britannia over 300 years ago. Many of the banknotes are small works of art and this exhibition explores the scope and significance of these on paper money. Scottish Ceramics Today Sat Until I3 Jul. Organised with the Scottish Potters‘ Association. a display of today‘s best ceramic work with thirteen selected artists producing work specially for this show.
Lady Stair's Close. 52‘) 4‘)0l. Mon—Sat IOam—topm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's tnost fatnous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Callendar Park. Falkirk. 0| 324 503770. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.
History In The Making Until 21 Sep. Celebrating Falkirk‘s manulacturing past
includes painting, sculpture, printma
THE ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
171 ST ANNUAL EXHIBITION
April 19 - July 5
Featuring works from many of Scotland's finest
contemporary artists, this hugely popular Exhibition
ing and architecture Open Mon - Sat 7 0AM to 5PM Sunday - 2PM to 5PM Admission £1.50p (Concessions 75p)
Maclay Murray& Spens
The Royal Scottish Academy
THE MOUND EDINBURGH EH2 2EL TEL: 0131 225 6671 FAX: 0131 225 2349
92 THE LIST 13—26 Jun 1997
In the forest: from an exhibition of photographs taken by Bernard Descamps on show at Institut Francais d'Ecosse. Edinburgh
with exhibits drawn from Falkirk Museums collection. including work from the iron foundries. potteries. Grangernouth Soap Works and rare furniture from Christie and Miller. The exhibition marks the centenary of the STUC.
Women In Work Until 21 Jul. To complement this exhibition. art insight itito women working in Falkirk. The show is illustrated with photographs and video interviews of women‘s experiences.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
()3 North Street. St. Andrews. 0l33-l 4746 I0.
Corpus Until 2‘) Jun. A first solo show for sculptor Marion Smith. which includes her new work inspired by an interest in both historical and contemporary ways of looking at the body. Smith uses traditional materials such as stone and timber and creates abstract parts of the body to explore their formal qualities.
May Day May Day I-‘ri l3 Jan. 7pm. Java Iispace. An evening of performances related to the current exhibition at Java. Tommy Mason Fri 20 Jtm. Ipm. Project Ability. A talk by the artist currently exhibiting at the gallery.
Diamonds In Bedlam: The Story Of The French Impresssionists Sat 2t Jtm. 2pm. £5 (£2.50). Includes entry to The Birth ()fI/n/iressirinistn exhibition. McLellan Galleries. A mixed-media event involving music. poetry and
narrative that brings the remarkable story of the Impressionists to life.
Richard Murphy Architects Open Day Sat 14 Jun. I lam—4pm. 34 Blair Street. 2206125. A chance to see ten projects completed by the practice in the last five years.
La Fin D'un Monstre 1937 Mon 16 Jun. I2.-I5pm. Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art. Peter Read talks about this painting by Pablo Picasso.
Student Shows Filmhouse. I.othian Road. Screenings of the final year sludents‘ work are as follows: Stevenson College S/tmt'ree/ Tue l7 Jun. 6pm; lit/inlnnjeh College ()fA/‘I Wed 18 Jun.
; 8.15pm; Thurs I‘) Jun. 6pm; .’ ’upier
l'nii'ersilv Film Show [997 Tue 24 Jun. 6pm; Tel/Uni College S/imt'reel Wed 25 Jun. 6pm.
James Douglas, 13th Earl Of Morton With His Famin Wed I8 Jun. I2.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Jeremiah l)avison's painting is discussed by Lynda Stephens.
Video Screenings Thurs l9 Jun. 12.30pm. City Art Centre. A programme of videos relating to the theme of the current exhibition. Roots: The African Inheritance In Scotland.
Moses With Pharaoh's Crown Fri 30 Jun. I2.~I5pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Lynda Stephens talks about Guido Reni's painting.
Mei Mei Berssenbrugge Sat 21 Jun. noon. Inverleith House. Royal Botanic (iarden. Readings by poet and writer Mei Mei Berssenbrugge.
High-Steppers Mon 23 Jtm. l2.-I5pm. Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art. W. R. Sickert's painting is put under the spotlight by Michael Cassin.
W.E. Henley Wed 25 Jun. l2.45pm. Scottish National Portrait Ciallery. Frances I‘owle talks about the work of Auguste Rodin.