ART listings



56 High Street, EDINBURGH EH1 1TB. TELEPHONE: 0131 557 9553



...evolution is irreversible - structures and functions, once lost, are not regained...

These new paintings by HELEN MACALISTER

from her time in the Miller studio in Paris extend Dollo’s botanical theory into the realm of words.

And ’ANTHOLOGY" A Morning Star project 21 November - 19 December

Tuesday - Saturday 10~5


CALI. 0131 650 2211


92 THE UST 3~17 Der I998

ART LISTINGS continued


45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat l0am-6pm; Sun noon—5pm. Continental Drift: Europe Approaching The Millennium Part 2 Until 9 Jan I999. The second part of this specially commissioned exhibition for ‘Photo 98‘ featuring Zarina Bhimji's photographs contrasting the Moorish gardens of the Alhambra in Spain with formal gardens of the UK and Norwegian artist Tone Myskja‘s exploration of the Viking links of her homeland with those of Northern England.


6 Carlton Terrace. 556 444| . Wed-Sat

l 0am—6pm.

Andy Goldsworthy Until Sat t9 Dec. Goldsworthy shows a new body of work comprising a site-specific installation for the gallery and a series of new graphite drawings.

Julian Stair Until Sat l9 Dec. Strong tableware in porcelain and red stoneware by Julian Stair.


28 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon—Pri 8am—8pm; Sat l0am-4pm.

The Boxer Until Thu 24 Dec. Linocuts by Adam Larkum.


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

9.30am— l .30pm.

Dollo's Law Until Thu l7 Dec. New Parisian paintings by Helen MacAlister running concurrently with the Talbot Rice Gallery.

ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE - 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon—Fri l0atn—5pm.

The Europe 0f Casanova Until Fri 4 Dec. A multimedia exhibition of prints. photographs. costumes and video illustrating Casanova’s journey through Europe. celebrating Musicttlialia's main theme the city of Venice.

Rome: A Scottish Project Thu l0 Dec—8 Jan I999. An exhibition based on urban mappings from Rome produced by final year students of the Department of Architecture. Edinburgh University.


49 Bernard Street. l.eith. 467 7392. Tue—Fri l lam—6pm: Sat & Sun

I lam—3.30pm.

Contemporary Art Exhibition Until 7 Jan I999. A mixed exhibition of contemporary artwork.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pni. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names. including Damien Hirst. Rachel Whiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists. Currently on loan from a private collection. seven larre prints by Edvard Munch.

10 n Maxwell Until l4 Feb I999. The first major retrospective since the 60s of one of the major figures of the Edinburgh School. featuring around 70 paintings. watercolours and drawings. See review.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 624 62(X). Mon—Sat l0am—6pm: Sun 2—6pm. A collection of works from the Renaissance to Post- lmpressitmism. including Raphael. Rembrandt. Poussin. Degas and Van Gogh. Recently returned to display is Titian's Diana Am/ (.‘alli'sm and Antonio Canova’s famous sculpture The Three Graces.

A Beautiful Dream: Two Visionary Palaces By Karl Friedrich Schinkel Sun 20 Dec. A display of lithographs of the 19th century Gennan architect. Schinkel’s brilliant and extravagant but never realised designs for a palace on the Acropolis in Athens. commissioned in I834. antl for a palace at Orianda in The Crimea. commissioned in l838.


Queen Street. 624 6200. Mon-Sat l0am—5pm; Stiii 2—5pm. Portraits of famous faces from the l6th century to present day. plus the national photography collection. New portraits for the 20th century collection include John Byrne's portrait of Robbie Coltrane.

William Klein: New York Until 5 Jan I999. £2.50 H: l .50). Hard-edged black and white photographs of New York taken by Klein during the l950s. capturing the energetic and chaotic nature of the city.

Glass works: Jane Beebe's Amethyst on show at Glass UK at the City Art Centre

drawing and painting including works by Damien Hirst. Douglas Gordon. Callum lnnes. Rachel Whiteread. Georgina Starr and Simon Starling. See preview.


The Link Gallery. Morningside Place. 229 Poems By Prescription Until 28 Jan I999. For further details contact Anlink. 229 3555. Contemporary Scottish poetry created iii collaboration with graphic design students from lidinburgh College of Art and Glasgow School of Art.


43-45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. Mon—Sat l0ain- 4.30pm.

By The Water’s Edge Until Thu 24 Dec. Landscape paintings by Andrew Gilchrist.


43 Candlemaker Row. 220 |9l I. Tue Sat noon—5.30pm.

Detlef Henrichs: Narben Until Sat l9 Dec. German photographer. Detlef Heinrichs. turned the camera on his own body after a skin graft and went on to photograph people disfigured by accidents. A powerful statement on body politics.


Clerk Street. 667 7776.

Norman Adam Until 3l .lan I999. Watercolour landscape paintings by Norman Adam. RIAS GALLERY l5 Rutland Square. 2297545. Mon l-‘ri 9am—5pm.

Allan Murray Architects Mon 14 in Is Dec. The results of art international architecture competition featuring models and draw ings fora proposed development on Greenside Place.

THE REYNOLDS GALLERY 63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue i‘l'l l0am-5pm; Sat I0am~6pni

Janet Melrose. Diana Hope and Donald Provan Until Thu 24 Dec. This new gallery which specialises in contemporary art. opens with recent paintings by Janet Melrose. Diana Hope and Donald Provan. Also show ing. wood engravings by Heather Wilson.


lnverleith Row. 552 7 l 7 | Tue Stiii l0.30am ‘3 30pm.

Angus Hood and Christine Frew tintil Sun 6 Dec. Iii-gloss personalities and a meditation on the media. iii paintings by two Iidinburgh anists. last being seen as artists to watch.

Family Sun l3 Dec—3| Jan I999. Iiarly works by Britain‘s famed generation of ‘YBA’s' on loan from a private L‘UllCL‘llUll. The show features sound. video. liglil. installation. sculpture. photography.

THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH The Pelican Gallery. I l.auriston Place. 229 3555.

The 4th Annual Staff Exhibition Until I

I-‘eb I999. Painting. photography. tapestry

' and stained glass by staff members at the


ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE landings Gallery. l00 Princes Street. 225 l50l. Daily It);iIiI-6piii.

Christina Sealey Until 9 .Ian 1999. Still life paintings by this young Canadian artist.

ROYAL scomsn ACADEMY The Mound. 225 667l. Mon—Sat llltllll' 5pm: Sun 2 5pm.

Yellowstone: Fireholes And Acid

Springs l'ntil Wed 16 Dec. Recent paintings after her travels in western states of America. by the I998 Alastair Salvescn Art Scholarship winner Michele David. Scottish Artists And Artist Craftsmen Exhibition llntil Sat l9 Dec. The ninth annual mixed exhibition featuring paintings and applied arts by members of the SAAC STILLS 23 (‘ockbtn'n Street. 622 (I200. Tue Sat lliétlll 6pm.

Joachim Schmid: Taking Snapshots l'ntil 9 .lan I999. Berlin-based artist

f Joachim Schmid has collected hundreds of . snapshots taken by amateur photographers

in Germany from I900 to the present day.

, The collection captures the changing

nature of the amateur photographer's



l'niyersity of litlinbtirgh. South Bridge.

650 22| l. Tue Sat l0ain -5pin.

Dollo’s Law l‘ntil Sat l9 Dec. New

. paintings by Helen .‘ylac.'\hster as a result

of her continuing residency at the Cite l)es Arts in Paris. Themes range frotn the theory of evolution to the visual poetry of words. The show runs concurrently with the liistittit I5raiicais D'Iicosse. See

Anthology l'ntil Sat l9 Dec. ()n show in the Round Room. an installation of a book work published by Morning Start I996) under the direction of Alex Finlay. Invited