ART listings

For the one I love: David Stewart's Roses Man is part of the John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery

ART LISTINGS continued

The Science Of The Face Until Sun 2 Aug. An exhibition which examines the face from a number of scientific angles. Part of Edinbur ’II Inter/tulimtal Science Festival. Scottis Music Now Fri 3 Apr—Sun 5 Jul. An exhibition of portraits of some of Scotland's leading musicians and composers including Aly Bain. Jimmy Shand. James MacMillan and Tam White. David Williams: Findings . . . Bitter/Sweet Fri 3 Apr—Sun 3 May. A fourteen minute photo-animation video installation by contemporary photographer. David Williams. Accompanying the piece is a soundtrack written and performed b the artist.

John Kobal Photograp ic Portrait Award Thu 9 Apr—Sun 31 May. A display of the outstanding entries from Britain's leading photographic competition.


43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat 9am—5pm.

Reflections Of Refugees In Asia Until Fri 17 Apr. Paintings by refugees from Thailand. Burma and Bhutan.


75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Boxing Clever Until Thu 2 Apr. Contemporary boxes by twenty British makers.

New Blood Until Thu 2 Apr. New paintings by Michael Agnew. David Constable. Andrew Cranston. Joe Fan and Barry McGlashan.

A European Journey Until Thu 2 Apr. Twentieth century works on paper. Claire Harrigan Sat 4—Thu 23 Apr. New paintings in acrylics and pastels inspired by the artist's recent visit to the Caribbean.

Julie Brooke Sat 4—Thu 23 Apr. Wood crafts.

Keith Bowen Sat 4—Thu 23 Apr. Landscape paintings.

Nicola Becci Sat 4—Thu 23 Apr. Contemporary jewellery.


21 St Leonards Lane. 662 I612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm.

A Garland Of Flowers Until Sun 19 Apr. A major selling exhibition of old tapestry rugs being shown in Scotland for the first time.

PRINTMAKERS' WORKSHOP 23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Prints For The Studio Fri 3—Thu 30 Apr.

A selection of the latest works being produced in the studio.


15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm.

Graham Law - Architect. Artist (1923-1996). Until Fri 3 Apr. A retrospective exhibition looking at the work of Graham Law. Included in the display will be designs for the award-winning theatres at lnvemess and Pitlochry. as well as slides from exhibitions he designed for the Edinburgh Festival.


lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Wed-Sun lOam—5pm.

Paul Keir and Susan Derges Until Sun 26 Apr. A first major solo exhibition in his native Scotland by Paul Keir. Among his monochromatic drawings on a variety of materials. he is creating several wall drawings in sim. Susan Derges shows previous bodies of work including large photograms of the River Taw taken at night using flashlight. See review.


The Link Gallery. Momingside. 229 3555. Kate Gray and Dale Rowe Until Thu 30 Apr. An exhibition of photography. painting. drawing and computer- generated images.

ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH The Pelican Gallery. Lauriston Place. 229 3555.

Transitions Until Thu 30 Apr. A range of work produced by residents of Gogarburn Hospital involved in the ‘Art Of Change' project.


l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Fired Metal Mon 6—Wed 29 Apr. Contemporary jewellery by various artists. Lucy Casson Mon 6—Wed 29 Apr. Metal constructions.

Barbara Rae Mon 6—Wed 29 Apr. New paintings.


23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat lOam—6pm.

Dominique Blain Until Sat 9 May. New work from this French-Canadian artist. who produces installations from found objects and images originating from historical archives. Her work addresses colonialism. war. exploitation. patriotism and persecution.


University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

In Situ Until Sat 18 Apr. An exhibition of site-specific works by six recent graduates of Edinburgh College ofArt.


29b Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Colour And Tone Sat 4—Sat I8 Apr. Recent paintings by Tom Watt and Joyce Borland.



I42 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm. Packed with historic artefacts. this museum tells the story of Edinburgh's past and its people.


42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sun l0am-5pm. All tnanner of archive material and old toys relating to childhood throu h the ages.

The Lovett Do I Collection Fri l0 Apr—Sat 13 Jun. A unique collection of ethnographic dolls illustrating the diverse cultures and traditions across the globe.


163 Canongate. 529 4057. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm. The sights. sounds and even smells of Edinburgh folk frorn the 18th century onwards.


2 Chambers Street. 225 7534. Mon—Sat lOam—5pm (8pm Tue); Sun noon-5pm. £3 (£1.50); children free.

Art 81 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 l950s. 60s, 70s and


The Ivy Wu Gallery This permanent gallery features a superb collection of artworks from China. Japan and Korea. with costumes. ceramics. furniture and prints.

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Until Sun 26 Apr. An exhibition of the winning entries in this annual photography competition.


Howard Bar. Grindlay Street. 229 6997. David Bell Until Sun 3 May. Recent paintings.


Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.

Landscapes Of South Africa Until Tue 26 May. Landscape paintings by South African artist Nigel Mullins.


43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 l. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

Zoo Sat 11 Apr—Sat 16 May. A series of black and white photographs by Britta Jaschinski. which explore the fading world of the 200.

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20 Castle Terrace. 343 2840. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm.

Barry Atherton Fri 3-Fri 17 Apr. An exhibition of paintings by Barry Atherton. running concurrently with Leone Cockburn Contemporary Art.


Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. A treasure-house of items relating to three of Scotland's most famous writers: Robert Louis Stevenson. Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott.




Bathgate Sports Centre. Balbardie Park Of Peace. 0l506 634561. Mon—Sun 9am-10 m.

The Bat gate Face Until Mon ll May. A documentary exhibition following the progress of Lumir Soukup's earth sculpture. Using the measurements of

I216 local Bathgate faces combined in a massive earth-work. the installation forms the largest collective portrait in the world. The sculpture will be permanently sited on the old British Leyland storage yard in Bathgate.



Bank Street. Lochgelly. 01592 418141. Mon—Fri 9am-- 10pm; Sat— Stilt 9am—5pm.

From Art To Design Until Wed 2‘) Apr. A collection of young Scottish design graduate works from Duncan of Jordanstone College. Dundee. The exhibition features drawing. painting. collage. prints and design work.



Upper Colquhoun Street. 0l436 673 900. Daily 1.30—5.30pm.

New Perceptions, New Directions Until Sat 31 Oct. The children's wing of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's domestic masterpiece will be opened to the public for the first time. The rooms have been renovated and restored to their original decorative schemes and will house the work of new designers.

lectures & events


Artists' Talk Sat 4 Apr. 2pm. C(‘.»\. An informal talk with the artists currently exhibiting ill The Home [It The Worn/s exhibition.

Paintings On Railings Sat 1 l & Sun 12 Apr. 9am—5pm. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Queen Margaret Drive. ()pen art fair. Glasgow Art Fair'l‘hu lb—Stm 19 Apr. Thu—Sat l().3()am>-8pitl; Sun noon—7pm. £3 (£2); season ticket £5; family ticket £6. Tickets frotn the Ticket Centre. 227 5511. George Square. This year's 'Art In The Square' has over 40 galleries exhibiting from all over the UK. A diverse range of art from line art and traditional to contemporary. prints and photographs for people to buy or to browse through.


The Entrance Of George IV At Holyroodhouse Wed 1 Apr. l2.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Matthew Wellard discusses David Wilkie's painting.

A Boy Blowing On A Firebrand To Light A Candle Fri 3 Apr. I2.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Michael Cassin talks about Gottfried Schalcken's painting.

Gallery Talk Sat 4 Apr. 2pm. l-‘ruitmarket Gallery. The curator of Transmission Gallery. Cathy Wilkes discusses the work of Yoko Ono.

Science And Metaphor Sat 4—Morl l3 Apr. 6pm. £3 (£1.50) frotn EISF. 473 2070. Playfair Library. Edinburgh University. ()ld College. South Bridge. The Fruitmarket gallery present a series of science festival lectures. featuring talks by Dr Roger Penrose. Miroslav Holub and Professor AG Cairns-Smith. Contact gallery for further information.

Introducing MacTaggart Mon (i Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. A slide lecture with lain Gale.

A Picture Of Dorian Gray Wed 8 Apr. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Nicola Christie presents a conservator's view.

The Raising Of The Cross Fri It) Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Scotland. Susan Edwards talks about Procaccini's work.

MacTaggart's Contemporaries Mon l3 Apr. 12.45pm. National Gallery Of Modern Art. Victoria Keller gives a slide lecture.

The Ageing Of Bonnie Prince Charlie Wed 15 Apr. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. A talk by Michael Cassin.