ART listings EDINBURGH GALLERIES
Chambers Street. 650 8058. Tue-Fri l0.30am-—9pm; Sat 10.30am—5.30pm. Cancer Research Art Exhibition Tue l7—Sat 2l Nov. Paintings. jewellery and crafts in every style and medium go on sale to raise money for the Cancer Research Campaign. Prices range from a few pounds to several hundred.
BEYOND WORDS BOOKSHOP
42—44 Cockburn Street. 226 6636. Tue—Sat 10am—8pm: Sun & Mon noon—5pm.
Colin Baxter Until Thu 31 Dec. A series of photographs taken from Baxter's forthcoming book France. See Book Events. page 119.
BOURNE FINE ART
6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Eric Robertson Until Sat [4 Nov. Paintings from the early part of this century by Edinburgh artist Iiric Robertson ( l887—l94l ).
l0 Royal Terrace. 556 l0l0. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l0ani— l pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Mott 30 Nov. A wide selection of watercolours. paintings and sculpture by Scottish l9th and 20th century artists.
38 Home Street. 228 414i. Exhibitions open fifteen minutes before first screening of the day until llpm (Sun-Wed); lam (Thu—Sat).
Subway Until Stiti 6 Dec. A series of photographs of New York and Paris by Edinburgh-based photographer Robin MacDonald.
CITY ART CENTRE
Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm.
20th Century Scottish Paintings Until 4 Jan l999. Paintings from the gallery‘s collection including works by the late William McTaggart and the successful contemporary artist. John Bellany. Glass UK Until 4 Jan l999. British contemporary glass from l967 to the present day. See review.
Artscapes Until 4 Jan 1999. Seascapes. landscapes and cityscapes from the gallery's fine art collection.
Alienated St. Petersburg: A City's Social History Sat 7 Nov—4 Jan l999. An exhibition from the Peter 8; Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg focusing on homelessness in the city over various historical eras.
Alice Maher and Tim Davies Sat 14 Nov-4 Jan 1999. New works by two leading artists from Ireland and Wales. Dublin-based Alice M aher explores themes of subversion and transformation and Tim I)avies‘ work looks at dispossessioii and cultural marginalisation.
MAKE AN I'IIBITIDN OF YOURSELF
Acquire a couple of bottles of Rolling Rock beer to get yourself in the mood, then turn
to the clubbing section and prepare to paint the town red.
92 THE LIST 5—19 Nov 1998
22—28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue—Sat Ham—5.30pm (Fri 5pm).
The Modern Babylon Until Sat 7 Nov. An exploration of today's spiritual wasteland and attempts to make a communication link-up with the ‘niaii iii the sky' in the first solo show by Edinburgh College of Art graduate Paul Carter.
lain Patterson Until Sat 7 Nov. Continuing its programme of highlighting the work of emerging artists. lain Patterson shows new work.
They Died So That You Might Live Sat l4 Nov—Sat l2 Dec. New work by Dave Beech. Dave Burrows and Ako Sasao. See preview.
Peter McGoldrick Sat l4—Sat 28 Nov. Recent work.
Grindlay Court Centre. Grindlay Street Court. 229 794 l. Mon—Thu 10am—4pm; Fri l0am—2pm. , Awash Until Mon 23 Nov. The results of recent workshops in printmaking. photography and watercolour painting by users of the centre.
DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE
3 Doune Terrace. 225 7l89. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm.
Making/Thinking: Artists Build Until
Danish artist Per Kirkeby's brick-built public art works. See Matthew Architecture Gallery.
Fri 27 Nov. Drawings and photographs of
DUNDAS STREET GALLERY
6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat l0am- l pm.
Mo Farquharson Wed ll ~Sat 2i Nov. Recent sculpture.
EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place. 22] 6000. Mon—Thu l0aiii~8pm1 I‘ri l0am -.'~pni; Sal l0aiii—2pm.
Six-Ply Until Tue 24 Nov. New work including painting. sculpture and photography from artists' collective Virus.
Royal Overseas League Annual Open Exhibition Tue to <I-iri 27 Nov. The work of young artists is showcased in this exhibition which focuses on paintings and includes works in oil. acrylic. watercolours. drawing and mixed media.
l8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon I'i'i Ham—5pm; Sat l0am -lpiii.
Emotion Recollected Sat 7 —'l‘ue 24 Nov. New paintings by Andrew Fitzpatrick.
23 Union Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat lOaln-(ipili.
Editional Art Until Sat l4 Nov. An exhibition showcasing the work of Dunferiiiline Printmakers featuring artists Marcel 0' Connor. Sonas .‘vlacl.eaii. John Biiiiiiiig arid Sandra Baxter.
FIRTH GALLERY 1 35 William Street. 225 2 l96. Tue—Fri l lam—5pm; Sat Ham—2pm.
Ann McCluskey and Anthony Cawthorne Fri 6—Sat 28 Nov. Recent works.
45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm; Stilt noon—5pm. Continental Drift: Europe Approaching The Millennium Until Stiii 8 Nov. A fast-iiioviiig interrogation of European ‘cultural iioriiis' in the first instalment of ‘Photo 98‘. with Martin Parr's photographs of Brits at leisure. Marie-Jo l.afontaine's startling portraits of the continent‘s youth and Joy (iregory‘s exploration of identity and background.
Continental Drift: Europe Approaching The Millennium Part 2 Sat [4 Nov-9 .laii I999. The second part of this specially commissioned exhibition for ‘I’hoto 98' featuring Zarina Bliimii's photographs contrasting the Moorish gardens of the Alhambra in Spain with formal gardens of the UK. Stanley (‘ireene‘s images of the vast oil pipeline through the Caucasus and Norwegian artist Tone Myskja's exploration of the Viking links of her homeland with those of Northern lingland.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
22a Dtiiidas Street. 556 2l8 1. Mon l'i‘i iI).3(Ittlll-—()plill Sat l0am- 4pm.
Three Highland Artists Sat 7 Sat 21 Nov. Recent paintings by Iconic (iibbs. Hugh Kirkwood and Allan MacDonald plus watercolour landscapes by Regina I‘t‘t’llzllitit‘s and recent works by Scottish and other gallery artists.
6 Carlton Terrace. 556 444 |. Wed Sat 10am 6pm.
Andy Goldsworthy Wed lI Nov Sat l9 Dec. I‘amed for his open-air work where the natural world is i'c-sliaped and photographed to produce stunning iiiiages. (ioldwoi'thy shows a new body of work comprising a site-specific installation for the gallery aiid a series of new graphite drawings. (ioldsworthy has also made a contribution to the new Museum of Scotland which will be unveiled on 30 November.
Julian Stair Wed ll Nov—Sat 19 Dec. Strong tableware in porcelain and red stoneware by Julian Stair.
28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. NIOIi—‘I‘TI 8am—8pm; Sat l0am-4pin.
The Boxer Until Thu 24 Dec. l.inocuts by Adam Larkum.
INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE
l3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30aiii—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am—I.30pm.
Three 20th Century Writers: Bernanos. Aragon, Breton Until Fri 20 Nov. To celebrate the festival l.ire [in Fete. a documentary exhibition featuring three writers of the 20th century.
66 Cumberland Street. 558 9872. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat l0am—4pin. Bruce McLean Until Sat 2t Nov. Recent screeiiprints by contemporary artist Bruce McLean.
5 Northumberland Street Lane. 557 5454. Moti- Sat Ham—4.30pm.
Pulling Their Own Strings Until Fri 6 Nov. Recent works by Jeanette Lassen and Barbara Middleton.
49 Bernard Street. l.eitli. 467 7392.
Tue- liri llatii -6piii; Sat & Stiii Halli-3.30pm.
Contemporary Art Exhibition tFntil Mon 30 Nov. A show featuring landscape paintings by Janet Samson. .laii Coventry and Susan Dawson.
LEITH GALLERY 65 The Shore. 553 5255. .‘vlon—I‘ri l lam -6pm; Sat 11am 4pm.
i Graham McKean, Peter Goodfellow
and Neil Simone Until Sat 28 Nov. Recent paintings,
3 High Street. Musselbtirgli. 653 4432.
i 'l'ue Sat II);llii-.5pltl'. Stilt nooii- 5pm.
A Christmas Exhibition Of Art And
Craft Sat 7 -Sat 2| Nov. Mixed media works including silk rugs from Kliotan and Turkestan. glassware. jewellery from Africa. paintings from France. pottery and cushions.
4 Duiidas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon I'l'i
l0aiii-6piii; Sat l0aiii- lpiii.
; Tapestry Stools And Antiques Wed
18 -Sat 2| Nov. A selection of tapestry stools and antiques.