ART listings EDINBURGH GALLERIES continued Lyndsey Orr Until Sat 14 Mar. A re-

creation of the house at ‘25 Cromwell Street' in model form.


Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 794I. Mon-Thu 10am—4pm; Fri IOam-Z m.

Nature In Epruption Mon 9 Mar—Mon 6 Apr. A collaborative project of work by artists attending St Helen’s Day Centre.


Internet Cafe. 88 Hanover Street. 220 4403. Mon-Sat IOam—IOpm; Sun noon—7pm.

Chin Strokes Fri 6-Fn' 27 Mar. New paintings by Stephen McLaren.


3 Doune Terrace. 225 7I89. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Concrete Art In Serigraphy Until Fri 20 Mar. A collection of works by ten renowned Danish graphic artists.


33 Albany Street. 557 0707. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm.

Balan PilIai Until Fri 6 Mar. Paintings and drawings by Indian artist. Balan PiIIai. The images of his family. villagers and their surroundings. contribute to the celebration of 50 years of Indian independence.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 221 6000. Mon—Thu l0am—8pm: Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am-2pm.

Student Printmaking Until Fri 27 Mar. Printmaking show from students at Birmingham College Of Art.

School Of Sculpture Until Fri 6 Mar. A display of student work.

Evening Class Exhibition Sat 7—Sat l4 Mar. An exhibition of student work.

Rbhgi Scoiiish Academy


Painting Sculpture Printmaking Architecture

THIS unique Exhibition snows works from all four Scottish Colleges of Art and toe AFCIIII‘ECEUIB Departments at Edinburgh and Strathclyde Universnzies.

Here is. the cnance to buy works from young artists on the threshold of their career 9;.

MARCH 7- 18

Opening day 2pm - 5pm Daily lOam - 5pm Sundays 2pm - 5pm ADMISSION FREE

N THE LIST 6—19 Mar 1998

Petrified Garden: photographs by Mark Johnston at the Royal Museum of Scotland

A fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism. including Rembrandt. Degas and Van Gogh.

Discovering The Italian Baroque: The Denis Mahon Collection Until Sun 15 Mar. A major collection of 17th and 18th century Italian paintings belonging to the eminent art historian. Denis Mahon. The exhibition includes masterpieces by Guercino. Guido Reni. Domenichino and Annibale Carracci.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the I6th century to present day. plus the national photo raphy collection. The Science Of The Face Thu 12 Mar-Sun 31 May. Art exhibition which examines the face front a nurttber of scientific angles. See Book Events. Stars Of Stage And Screen Until Sun 29 Mar. Portraits of famous Scottish faces including Sean Connery. Billy Connolly. Lulu and the gallery's recent acquisition. John Byrne‘s painting entitled Self Portrait In A F lmrered Jacket.

Whippet Racing And Other Photographs Until Sun 29 Mar. Recent acquisitions front the Scottish Arts Council Collection.


18a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon-Fri 11am—5pm; Sat IOain—Ipm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sun 15 Mar. A large selection of small paintings.


21 George IV Bridge. 220 5355. Mon—Fri Sam—10pm; Sat & Sun 8am—8pm. Subacqueo Until Sat 14 Mar. An exhibition of recent work by Angel Bowman.


St Leonard's Lane. 662 0040. Mon—Thu lO.30am—3.30pm; Fri IO.30am—2.30pm; Sat & Sun 11am-4pm.

War And Peppers: Photographs 1958-97 Mon I6 Mar—Wed 8 Apr. Photographs by Paul Turner ranging from the battlefield to still life.


45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

The Mag Collection: Image Based Art In The 20th Century Until Sat 7 Mar. A selection of British Art from the last two decades of the 20th century. which looks at the diverse and extensive range of work from the perspective of an individual collector.

Sale 0r Return Thu lZ—Wed 25 Mar. An exhibition of art from the gallery‘s bookshop. with work submitted by invited artists in the form of books. video. CD- Rorn. pamphlets. print werks and object multiples. See Lectures & Events.


22a Dundas Street. 556 2 I81. Tue—Fri 10.30arii~6pin; Sat anm—4 m.

Les Drummond (1920—1 7) Sat 7-Sat 28 Mar. Paintings and sculpture by the late Les Drummond.

Spring Mixed Exhibition (Part I) Sat 7-Sat 28 Mar. A small selectiott of work by gallery artists including paintings. prints. ceramics. jewellery and sculpture.

INK TANK 28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon—Fri 8.30am—o'pm (Sat & Sun by anpoinmient).

e Twelve Labours L‘ntil Mon l6 Mar. New prints by Sara Ogilvie. based on the twelve labours of Heracles.


82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm.

FotoPiano Until Tue 31 Mar. An exhibition of photographs by Gianni Berengo Gardin. focusing on the work of architect Renzo Piano.


5 Northumberland Street NW Lane. 557 5454. Tue—Sat I lam—4.30pm.

Sacred Spaces Until Fri 6 Mar. An exploration of the spirituality of landscape in mixed-media by artists Nonnan Shaw. Sara Downham and Helen Jackson.

Colin Spofforth Until Fri 6 Mar.

Scul ture.

Mexrcan Silver Jewellery Until Fri 6 Mar. Jewellery.


l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat

9.30am- 1 .30pm.

Petits Jardins. Petits Soldats Until Sat 2| Mar. Laurent Tixador continues his investigation of ‘frontiers'. with an exhibition of photographs and objects. See review.


29 Marchmont Crescent. 229 I399. Wed—Sun Ham—7pm.

Fiona Thomson and Robert Johnson Fri 6—Thu I9 Mar. Ceramics.

MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. Department of Architecture. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2306. Mon-Fri 10am—8pm; Sat & Sun lO.30am—2.30 in.

Portable Arc itecture Until Fri I3 Mar. Organised by the RIBA Architecture irt London. this touring exhibition explains why portable architecture is more relevant than ever and demonstrates its application in our present lives.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany. plus a selection of Dada and Surrealist paintings.

William MacTaggart (1903-1981) Until Sun IO May. £2.50 (£l.50). The first full retrospective exhibition of work by lidinburgh~bom artist and grandson of the 19th century landscape painter. William McTaggart. Over 50 of his works are brought together and include paintings. watercolours and drawings. See review.


Morningside Road. 529 5654.

Trains. Trams And Automobiles Until Fri 20 Mar. Local transport pictures by photographer Stuart Sellar and the City Library archives.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 624 6200. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Sun 2-5pm.


43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon-Sat


Reflections 0f Refugees In Asia Mon 9 Mar-Fri 17 Apr. Paintings by refugees from Thailand. Burma and Bhutan.


I4 New Street. 558 7604. Tue—Sat l-ban

Tumblestiltskin Sat I4—Sat 28 Mar. A video production created by seven teenage boys from Wester Hailes. The show combines animation. montage and documentary techniques. Pan of Divided City. See Lectures & Events. Photography Sat l4-Sat 28 Mar. Art exhibition of photography by Isis Women’s Group. Solas. Edinburgh Streetwork Project Snapcorp photography group and Drylaw Women's Group. Parr ufDivir/erl City. See Lectures & Events.


75-79 Cumberland Street. 557 I020. Mon-Fri l0am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. David Schofield Until Thu I2 Mar. Paintings.

Sylph Baier Until Thu l2 Mar. Ceramics.

Anna Miller Until Thu 12 Mar. Paintings.

Annie Ruthvem-Taggart Until Thu 2 Apr. Jewellery.

Northern Lights Sat 14 Mar-Thu 2 Apr. Paintings by Andrew Caxton. David Constable. Joe Fan. Barry McGlashan and Michael Agnew.

Contemporary British Glass Sat I4 Mar-Thu 2 Apr. Glass.

Linda Farquharson Sat 14 Mar-Thu 2 Apr. Linocuts.

Wedding shoes: a painting by Anna Miller at Open Eye