ART listings



88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. Mon—Sun lOam—IO m.

Hidden ilbney Thu 28 May—Tue 30 Jun. Bold. colourful paintings themed on fruit by Juliana Marie Capes.


35 William Street. 225 2196. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am-2pm.

Rebecca Collins Until Sat 30 May. New oil paintings including landscapes and seascapes.

Paintings From Scotland, Paintings From France Fri 5 Jun—Sat 18 Jul. New oil and watercolour landscapes and still life by Andrew Walker.


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

Have You Seen The Horizon Lately? Until Sat 30 May. Yoko Ono was one of the major players in the shaping of New York. London and Tokyo avant-garde during the 60s. In an exhibition which surveys her career. the depth and complexity of her work will be shown. Bernard Moninot Sat 6 Jun—Tue 21 Jul. Conceptual artist Bernard Moninot. explores space. perception and the effects of light and shadow through a variety of different media. in the only UK showing of this touring exhibition from the Galerie Nationale du Jeu dc Paume. Paris. See preview.


22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—4pm.

Grygoriy Shyshito (1923-1994) Until Sat 20 Jun. A retrospective exhibition including oil paintings of Ukrainian rural and industrial landscapes and still life.

INK TANK 28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon—Fri 8.30am—6pm (Sat & Sun by appointment).

The Royal Scottish Academy 17an ANNUAL EXHIBITION RSA (iélll(‘rl(’S. 'I‘lw Mound. Edinburgh

2511) APRIL. - Sill JULY


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2pm-5pm Sundays Admission: £2 (concessions .1; 1)

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Sour And Sweet Until Sat 30 May. An exhibition of mixed-media works by 3rd year illustration students from Edinburgh College of Art.

Yasmin Boyd Fri 5 Jun—Thu 23 Jul. Mixed media photography.


13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am—1.30pm. Sortir De La Nuit Until Fri 19 Jun. Photographs by Corinne Filippi. See review.


5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Mon-Sat Ham-4.30pm.

Anne Wegmuller Fri 29 May—Fri 26 Jun. Bold. abstract landscape paintings. William Littlejohn Fri 29 May—Fri 26 Jun. Bold paintings of fish. dragonflies and birds.

Simon Manby Fri 29 May—Fri 26 Jun. Scul ture in bronze and stone.

Emi lo Cola Fri 29 May—Fri 26 Jun. Caricature drawings by the late Emilio Coia.


49 Bernard Street. Leith. 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham-3.30pm. Mike Blagi Sat 30 May—Fri 26 Jun. Colour photographs taken in Peru and Borneo by Mike Biagi.


65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue—Fri

l lam—6pm; Sat 1 lam—4pm.

Jack Morrocco and Angus McEwan Until Sat 6 Jun. A mixed exhibition by these two gallery artists.


3 High Street. Musselburgh. 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5 m. Bitter Confrontation 0r Holy nion Until Thu I8 Jun. Contemporary works by Colin Black in oil. pastels. printmaking and collage. exploring the visual language of borders or thresholds.


29 Marchmont Crescent. 229 1399. Wed—Sun 11am—7pm.

Mixed Exhibition Thu 28 May—Thu 11 Jun. Over 400 original works by young. local artists including Graeme McKenna. Sharon Auerbach and new work by Wendy Sutherland.

MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. 20 Chambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri lOam—8pm; Sat & Sun 10.30am—2.30pm.

Background Until Fri 29 May. New work by Edward Fellows featuring a video projection entitled ‘This Could Go On Forever'.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200. Mon—Sat lOam-5pm; Sun 2-5pm. An impressive collection of 20th century art. including works by Picasso. Matisse. Moore. Hockney and Bellany.

Sacred And Profane: Calum Colvin Until


H journey of Threads’

large scale tapestries by Norwegian weaver RAGNHILD MONSEN

including the major ‘RAINBOW’ installation

SAT 9 MAY - WED 10 JUNE Tues - Sol 10.(I}5.CD (Gallery closed Tuesday 19 May)

TALBOT RICE GALLERY Umvsasmr or EDINBURGH OLD Course. Scum BRIDGE 0131 650 2211

Sun 28 Jun. (The Gymnasium). Ten specially commissioned ‘constructed‘ photographic pieces by acclaimed Scottish artist Calum Colvin.

Robert Capa: Photographs Sat 30 May-Sun 12 Jul. £2.50 (£1.50). An outstanding retrospective highlighting the work of one of the century‘s greatest photographers. See feature.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 624 6200. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

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


Queen Street. 624 6200. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to present day.

The Science Of The Face Until Sun 2 Aug. An exhibition which examines the face from a number of scientific angles. Scottish Music Now Until Sun 5 Jul. An exhibition of portraits of some of Scotland's leading musicians and composers.

John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award Until Sun 31 May. A display of the outstanding entries from Britain‘s leading hotographic com tition. Edward) Piper: Circles 0 Stone Until Sun 5 Jul. Photographs by Edward Piper. featuring views of stone circles in Scodand.

NEW TOWN CONSERVATION CENTRE l3a Dundas Street. 557 5222. Mon—Fri 9am- 1 pm; 2—5pm.

A Strategy For The First New Town Of Edinburgh Until Sun 31 May. A public exhibition of planning proposals for the new town area of the city.

The Building Stones 0f Edinburgh Mon I—Tue 30 Jun. An exhibition which shows where the building stones came from in constructing the New Town area of Edinburgh.


75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Tom Mabon Until 4 Jun. Paintings of Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside.

Robert Race Until Thu 4 Jun. Kinetic sculptures.

Ann Patrick Until Thu 4 Jun. Colourful oil paintings of flowers. fruits and still life. Sandy Murphy Sat 6-Thu 25 Jun. Abstract oil paintings of landscapes and still life. Fiona Thompson Sat 6—Thu 25 Jun. Ceramics.

Paul Barnes Sat 6—Thu 25 Jun. Oils on shellac along an animal theme.

Linda MacDonald Sat 6—Thu 25 Jun. Contemporary jewellery.


21 St Leonard‘s Lane. 662 1612. Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Sun noon—4pm.

From The Steppes Of Central Asia Until Sun 14 Jun. A selling exhibition of rugs. kilims. bags and tent bands from Central Asia.


(WASPS). Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289.

Life Group Sat 30 May—Wed 10 Jun. Figure drawings.


Inverleith House. Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Tue-Sun lOam—Spm.

Indian Botanical Drawings 17904850 Until Sun 26 Jul. To mark the 50th anniversary of Indian independence. over 70 drawings on show for the first time from the gardens extensive collection.

David Austen Until Sun 7 Jun. New watercolours by one of the most imponant British abstract painters of his generation. Revenge Of The Cereal Killers Until Sun 16 Aug. (Exhibition Hall). A major exhibition which highlights some of the world‘s most devastating plant diseases.


The Link Gallery. Momingside Place. 229 3555.

Fusion Until Tue 28 Jul. The results ofa special arts project run by Kate Gray and Dale Rowe.

THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH The Pelican Gallery. 1 Launston Place. 229 3555.

Poems By Prescription Until Wed 29 Jul. Contemporary Scottish poetry created in collaboration with graphic design students from Edinburgh College of Art and Glasgow School of Art.


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

More Of The Same Until Fri 17 Jul. A group show of work by two Singaporean artists Ming Wong and Tien Wei Woon. Wong creates prints and paintings which are reproduced over and over again and Woon produces electronically-generated faces.


The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat [Oath—5pm; Sun 2-5pm. £2 (£1).

RSA’s Annual Exhibition Until Sun 5 Jul. The l72nd annual exhibition of painting. sculpture. printmaking and architecture. See review.


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

The Scottish Telecom World Of Communications Permanent. This fully interactive exhibition looks at the history of communication. featuring everything from Morse Code to computerised displays.


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

Sir William Gillies Mon 1 Jun—Wed 1 Jul. The Sir William Gillies Centenary touring exhibition. with a selection of over 40 of his landscape paintings.

Edmund De Waal Mon 1 Jun—Wed 1 Jul. Ceramics.

Mizuko Yamada Mon 1 Jun—Wed 1 Jul. Metalwork.

Myles Auchinleck Mon 1 Jun-Wed 1 Jul. Metalwork.

Garden Exhibition Mon 1 Jun—Wed I Jul. Ceramics. furniture and fountains by various artists.


23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm.

Geoff Weston Until Sat 20 Jun. A retrospective of allegorical works by Geoff Weston which address ideas about class and the crisis of masculinity in contemporary Britain.


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

Throug Fire And Water Until Sat 20 Jun. John Davies‘s black and white photographs follows the course of the River Taff. providing a commentary of the changing power of industry and its effects on people. See review.


23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue-Sat 10am—6pm.

Work From The Studio Until Sun 31 May. A range of work by various artists including Sylvia von Hartmann. the late William Gear and Mary Newcomb.


University of Edinburgh. Old College. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat lOam—Spm.

A Journey Of Threads Until Wed 10 Jun. An exhibition of large-scale tapestries by Norwegian weaver Ragnhild Monsen.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Sat

l lam-6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Peter McDermott Until Sat 30 May. Recent paintings.

Kathleen Convoy Sat 6—Sat 20 Jun. A summer collection of paintings. Donald Craig Sat 6—Sat 20 Jun. Recent paintings.