ART LISTINGS continued
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 624 6200. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. A collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to present day. plus the national photography collection. New portraits for the 20th century collection include John Byrne's portrait of Robbie Coltrane.
Pro hets And Pilgrims: Ruskin, Proust An Northern Gothic Until Sun 7 Mar. An exhibition exploring the inﬂuence of Victorian art critic and theorist John Ruskin ( l8 I9—l900) on some of the most important figures of the late 19th century. in particular the French writer Marcel Proust ( 187l—l922) who spent six years of his life translating Ruskin‘s work into French. The display features examples of Ruskin's drawings and watercolours as well as l9th century photographs of French Gothic cathedrals. See review. Artists By Artists Until Sun 7 Mar. Contemporary portraits in a variety of tnetlia by artists including Calum Colvin. Stephen Conroy and Eduardo Paolozzi.
57 Home Street. 22l ll4l. Mon-Sun IOam— 10pm.
A Sunny Day Until Fri 29 Jan. Prints and sculpture by ()ttilie Hainsworth and Harry Cohen.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 l020. Mon—Fri l0am—6pm; Sat l0am—4pm. Artists' Alphabets Sat 9-Thu 21 Jan. Gallery artists take a letter from the alphabet to create new work in a variety of media including paintings. jewellery and ceramics.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off48
Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Fri & Sat noon—5pm.
Andrew Mackenzie Fri l5 & Sat to Jan. New paintings.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH OLD COLLEGE, SOUTH BRIDGE
GREENAWAY artworks 63—98
16 JANUARY - 20 FEBRUARY 1999 TUES - SAT 10 - 5
Paintings. drawings and photopieces by the celebrated ﬁlm-maker.
Friday 15 January ‘AN AUDIENCE WITH
3.30pm. Edinburgh College of Art. please apply to
IALBQLBLQE for tickets Friday 29 January
Afternoon symposium at Talbot Rice (call 650 2085 for details)
Sunday 24 January A day of Greenaway ﬁlms at The Cameo Cinema
70 THE LIST 7—21 Jan 1999
43 Candlemaker Row. 220 I9] I. Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm.
Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir: Building A Balcony Sat 9 Jan-Sat 6 Feb. New work by Icelandic photographer Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir which documents a ten- day journey across the terrain of Hornstrandir in the north west of Iceland. See preview.
25 Bernard Street. Leith. Mon—Sat l0am-4 tn.
Art Exhibition Mon l l—Fri 22 Jatt. An exhibition in support of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. featuring work by Edinburgh artists Graeme Duncan and Mike Burnett.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776.
Norman Adam Until Sun 3| .lan. Watercolour landscape paintings by Norman Adam.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
()3 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Fri 10am-5pm; Sat IOam-bpm.
Jonathan Shearer and Michelle Knight Thu 21 Jan-Sun l4 Feb. Large- scale contemporary Aberdeenshire landscapes by Jonathan Shearer and abstract seascapes by Michelle Knight.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith Row. 552 7 l 7 l. Tue—Sun l().30am—3.30pm.
Family Until Sun 3l Jan. Early works by Britain's famed generation of ‘YBA's' on loan front a private collection. The show features sotmd. video. light. installation. sculpture. photography. drawing and painting including works by Damien Hirst. Douglas Gordon. Calluni lnnes. Rachel Whitet‘ead. Georgina Starr and Simon Starling.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery. Morningside Place. Poems By Prescription Until Thu 28 Jan. For further details contact Artlink. 229 3555. An exhibition ofcontemporary Scottish poetry created in collaboration with graphic design students from Edinburgh College of Art and Glasgow School ofArt.
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH
The Pelican Gallery. I Lauriston Place. The 4th Annual Staff Exhibition L'ntil Mon l Feb. For further details contact Artlink. 229 3555. Painting. photography. tapestry and stained glass by staff members at the Infirmary.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. l00 Princes Street. 225 l50l. Daily 10am—6pm.
Christina Sealey Until Sat 9 Jan. Still life paintings by this young Canadian artist.
Out Of The Blue Wed I3 Jail—Fri 20 Feb. Paintings by Christopher Gilvan- Cartwright. winner of the I997 Royal Over-Seas League Annual ()pen Travel Scholarship to India and Nepal.
SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon-Fri
l0am-(ipm; Sat 10am-4pm.
June Redfern Mon l l Jan—Wed 3 Feb. New paintings.
Douglas Davies Mon l l Ian—Wed 3 Feb. Ceramics.
Jewellery From The Capital .‘ston I l Jan—Wed 3 Feb. Contemporary jewellery.
23 Cockburn Street. (>22 (i200. Tue—Sat lOam—(ipm.
Joachim Schmid: Taking Snapshots Until Sat 9 Jan. Berlin-based artist Joachim Schmid has collected hundreds of snapshots taken by amateur photographers in Germany from I900 to the present day. Categorising the photographs according to tlte subject and aesthetic qualities. the collection captures
, the changing nature of the amateur I photographer‘s preoccupatiom.
riiféor RICE GALLERY
University of Iidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 22] l. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm.
Peter Greenaway: Artworks 63-98 Sat lo Jan—Sat 20 Feb. This touring exhibition from the Cornerhouse in Manchester is the first major display of artworks by Peter Greenaway. The show comprises paintings. drawings and photo- pieces created between l9o3 and 1998. including a selection of previously unseen works.
3 TORRANCE GALLERY
3b Dundas Street. 556 (3366. Mon—Fri lIaIII-opm; Sat It).30am—-4pm.
West Highlands — East Lothian Mon
ll— Sat 23 Jan. New landscape paintings by Bill I‘t‘lgllSUll.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For
details of other museums, see
Edinburgh Life, page 73
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD 42 High Street. 5294142. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm.
Thank You For The Food We Eat Until
Sat lo Jan. An exhibition looking at the changes in children's diets and eating habits o\ er the last I50 years.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM
New haven Harbour. 55l 4 l(i5. Mon—Sat lltltlll-‘Splll.
Photographic Memories tfntil Thu 30
. Sep. An exhibition of photographs by
Hill and .»\dantson. taken in the l840s
- and contemporary portraits by Miles
'I'ubb. linking past and present
generations in New haven.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 247 42l9. Mon—Sat l0am -5pm t8pm Tue): Sttn noon—5pm. £3 ti l .50); children free.
Chinese Lacquer t'ntil Sun 28 Mar. A display of Chinese lacquerware. the earliest of which is more than 2000 years old.
Lady Starr‘s Close. 529 490l. Mon-Sat ltlani- 5pm.
Naomi Mitchison Sat 9 Jan—Sat 27 Mar. .-\ celebratory exhibition on the life and literary aclIIcs entcnts of writer Naomi Mitchison.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
1 Old Coach Road. 0l355 2bl000.
Mon~Sat l0am —9pm; Sun noon—9pm. Gillian Wearing Sat 9 Ian—Sun 2l Feb. A unique chance to view these large-scale works by the I997 Turner Prize winner. (iilliatt Wearing. Sittv .lli/Iiitt's Silence is \ idco Installation Ill which participants.
' dressed iIt police tInIforIII. were asked to
pose for .1 photographs. remaining still throughout the eyent; and in (Tut/m All ()II lit/m. individuals responded to an advert In Time ()II/ Iiiagazine w hereby in disguise. they confessed all.
French kiss exposed: Toi seule by Agne Thurnauer appearing at
Institut Francais D'Ecosse
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street. ()l334 4746l0. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.
Craft Show Fri 15 Jan—Sun 7 Mar. Contemporary crafts.
John McLean - Paintings And Works On Paper Fri 15 Jan—Sun 7 Mar. A group of major canvases frotn the 90s with a contextual group of works on paper by the celebrated Scottish abstract painter.
lectures & events
Ancient Egypt At The Burrell Tue 12 Jan. 10.30am. Burrell Collection. A themed totir with Jim Fyffe. looking at ancient ligypt.
The Renaissance In Euro e: The Formation Of An Exhibition Wed I3 Jan. 5.45pm. Hunterian Art Gallery. University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. Patricia Collins from Glasgow Museums. give a talk as part of the Institute for Art History's lecture series.
A View From Florence From The North Bank Of The Arno Fri 8 Jan. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Francois-Xavier Fabre's painting is discussed by Michael Clarke.
World War I Prints And Drawings Mon ll Jan. l2.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Robitt Baillie gives a talk. Manifesto Architecture Debates Mon l 1 Jan. 6.30pm. Mondobbo. Bread Street. For more details call 332 0829. This Manifesto Architecture Debate looks at how the profession of architecture relies heavily upon public opinion.
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman Wed 13 Jan. l2.45pnt. National Portrait Gallery. Sir James Guthrie‘s painting is put under the spotlight by David Stafford.
St John The Baptist In The Wilderness
i Fri l5 Jan. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Ailsa Turner talks about Cesare
da Sesto‘s painting. Willem de Koontng Mon IS Jan. l2.45pm. National Gallery of Modern
. Art. Bill Hare gives a talk on the artist. Peter Greenaway Fri IS Jan. 3.30pm. 7 Edinburgh College of Art. Peter
Greenaway talks about his forthcoming exhibition at the Talbot Rice Gallery. Manifesto Architecture Debates Mon l8 Jan. b.30pm. .\londobbo. Bread Street. For more details call 332 0829. This week's debate looks at whether there is a need for professional architectural institutes.
18th Century Glass Engravers In Edinburgh Wed 20 Jan. l2.30pm. Huntly House. I42 Canongate. 529 4 I43. Gordon McFarlan. lecturer on Christie's
- Decorative Art Course. University of
Glasgow. gives a talk. Winffred Rushforth Wed 20 Jan. l2.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Colin
§ Bailey talks about Victoria Crowe's