ART listings ART LISTINGS continued

Recently returned to display is Titian‘s Diuan Arid Callisto and Antonio Canova’s famous sculpture The Three Graces.

Robert Adam: The Creative Mind Until Sun 21 Mar. An exhibition celebrating the work of architect and designer Robert Adam (1728—1792). Adam is best known for his interior at Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. and the show features 67 drawings plus several Scottish commissions. See review.


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

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 (18194900) on some of the most important figures of the late 19th century. in particular the French writer Marcel Proust.( 1871—1922).

Artists By Artists Until Sun 7 Mar. Contemporary portraits in a variety of media by artists including Calum Colvin. Stephen Conroy and Eduardo Paolozzi. Raeburn's Rival: Archibald Skirving INS-1819 Until Mon 5 Apr. The first ever exhibition devoted to Scottish artist Archibald Skirving's life and work. Featuring pastels. miniatures. drawings. oils and prints. the display draws parallels and contrasts with Raebum's career.


14 New Street. 556 5204. Mon—Fri llam—9pm; Sat & Sun noon-4pm. Metamorphoses Mon l—Wed 31 Mar. An exhibition of photography and multi- media featuring work by Duncan Bremner and Kirsty Shanks.

OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri lOam—6pm; Sat 1(lam—4pm.

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The RSA Galleries, The Mound, Edinburgh

6 - 17 March

Painting, sculpture, printmaking and architecture are exhibited by final year and post-graduate students from Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Glasgow School of Art and Edinburgh College of Art as well as the architecture departments of the Scottish Universities.

Open 11am-5pm daily, 2-5pm Saturday 6th and Sundays 7th and 14th March

Admission free

78 THE LIST l8 Feb—4 Mar 1999

Sheila Mclnnes Until Thu 4 Mar. Figurative paintings by this Edinburgh- based artist.

Kim Hall Until Wed 24 Mar. Contemporary jewellery.

John Paul Landreau Until Thu 4 Mar. Figurative ceramics.

Charles MacQueen Until Thu 4 Mar. Semi-abstract landscapes and seascapes in oils.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Daily 10am-5pm.

Mount Etive To Goongera Sat 20 Feb-Wed 3 Mar. Paintings and video presentations by Sharon Robertson.


43 Candlemaker Row. 220 1911. Tue—Sat noon-5.30pm.

Dreamlands Sat 20 Feb-Sat 27 Mar. This group show brings together the work of three artists, Sarah Jones. Hannah Starkey and Frances Kearney. See preview.


Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 27 Feb. Oils and acrylics by John Proctor. Georgie Lamond. Jean Feeney and Linda Owens.

Jennie Speirs Mon I-Sat 27 Mar. Drawings. prints and collaborative works by Jennie Speirs and Ken Grant.


63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue-Fri lOam—Spm; Sat 10am—6pm.

Matthew Draper Thu 25 Feb—Mon 22 Mar. Vibrant. soft-focused cityscapes by this young artist. Matthew Draper.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Tue—Sun lO.30am—3.30pm. Gallery closed for refurbishment.

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery. Momingside Place. 229 3555. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Fusion Until Sun 25 Apr. Paintings and multimedia artworks by patients at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital.


The Pelican Gallery. I Lauriston Place. 229 3555. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Contemporary Scottish Textiles Until Sun 25 Apr. Contemporary textiles ranging from wall hangings to small

tapestries. featuring works by Liz Walker.

Alison Brough. Jennifer Pitts and Louise Martin.


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

Out Of The Blue Until Fri 19 Mar. Paintings by Christopher Gilvan- Cartwright. winner of the 1997 Royal Over-Seas League Annual Open Travel Scholarship to India and Nepal.


The Mound. 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Royal Scottish Society Of Painters In Watercolours Until Thu l8 Feb. £1.50 (£1). The annual exhibition featuring the winning artists who entered the Alexander Graham Munro Travel Award for the best watercolour paintings submitted by an artist under 30. This year's winner is Scottish artist Emma Davis with awards also going to James Robertson. Angus McEwan. William Baillie. Kirkland Main. Dawson Murray. Alasdair Wallace and Caroline Bailey.


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

Northern Lights Until Wed 3 Mar. Paintin s and applied arts.

Gary ood Until Wed 3 Mar. Ceramics.


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

Matter Until Sat 27 Feb. ‘Chaotic' installations created from every day rubbish and dysfunctional gadgetry in this site-specific. room-sized collage by Tomoko Takahashi. who is also currently exhibiting in Charles Saatchi‘s much- hyped Neurotic Realism show in London. Accompanying the show is a photographic project entitled The Pursuit Of F ideliry by 1997 Richard Hough Bursary winners Alexander and Susan Maris.

Photographing The Law Until Sat 27 Feb. (Cafe). An exhibition of photography by 3rd year students at Napier University. Sponsors Archibald Campbell and Harley gave the students a brief which was to produce images illustrating the different areas of law including commercial and residential



University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5 m.

Peter Greenaway: Artwor 63-98 Until Sat 20 Feb. The first major display of artworks by film director Peter Greenaway. The show comprises paintings. drawings and photo-pieces created between 1963 and 1998. including a selection of previously unseen works.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri Ham—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Laura Harrison Sat 20 Feb—Sat 6 Mar. Recent portrait paintings in oils.


Fine Art Department. 9 George Square. 650 4124. Mon-Thu 8.30am—9pm; Fri 8.30am—7 m.

Smells Li e White Spirit Until Fri 5 Mar. Mixed media exhibition of work by final year Fine Art students.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums, see Edinburgh Life, page 82.


142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.

Bolti Tasveerein - Talking Pictures Until Sat 1 May. A photography exhibition looking at the culture and lifestyle of South Asian women in Edinburgh.


42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm. Free.

Seen But Not Heard: The Lives Of Victorian Children Until Sat 24 Apr. An exhibition examining all aspects of life during Victorian times from schooling and working children to entertainment and family life.

NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon—Sat noon—5pm. Free.

Photographic Memories Until Thu 30 Sep. Photographs by Hill and Adamson. taken in the 1840s and contemporary portraits by Miles Tubb. linking past and present generations in Newhaven.


Royal Mile. 556 1096. Daily 9.30am—4.30pm. £5.30 (£2.60); family ticket £13.

Winter Exhibition: Queen Victoria's Family Until Wed 31 Mar. An exhibition bringing together drawings and watercolours portraying Queen Victoria. her husband Prince Albert and members of their family. In addition. there will be a group of watercolours devoted specifically to Scotland.


2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mort—Sat lOam-Spm (8pm Tue); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); children under 18 free. Danish Tapestry Until Sun 21 Mar. Large-

scale tapestries by Denmark's leading textile artists. demonstrating the technical and artistic range of the medium.

Chinese Lacquer Until Sun 28 Mar. A display of Chinese lacquerware. the earliest of which is more than 2000 years old.


Lady Stair’s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.

Naomi Mitchison Until Sat 27 Mar. A celebratory exhibition on the life and literary achievements of the late writer. Naomi Mitchison.




2 Shore Road. 01383 860705. Mon—Fri 10am—5 m; Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Toward}; The Light Until Tue 23 Feb. A mixed exhibition featuring paintings. ceramics. wood. glass and sculpture by a selection of invited artists.


PAISLEY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERIES High Street. 889 3151. Tue—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun 2—5pm.

William Gillies - A Sense Of Place Sat 20 Feb—Sun 21 Mar. The Royal Scottish Academy’s touring exhibition commemorating the centenary of the birth of 20th century artist. Sir William Gillies.

Stanton STENTON GALLERY ()1368 850256. Daily noon~5pm (Closed


Out Of Edinburgh Until Wed 10 Mar. A selection of paintings. drawings. ceramics and glass by recent graduates and students at Edinburgh College ofArt.


lectures & events


Andrew Whitaker and Patrick Jameson Sat 20 Feb. 2pm. Street Level. The artists talk about their work currently on show at the gallery.

Frank Lloyd Wright And The Living City Wed 24 Feb. 6pm. £4.25 (£2) from Glasgow 1999. call 287 7368. Glasgow Caledonian University Health Buidling. Lecture Theatre A005. 70 Cowcaddens Road. David G. De Long. curator of the Lloyd Wright exhibition. discusses the work of this famous architect. Part of Glasgrm' I999.

Cultural Traffic: Scottish Influence On American Photography Wed 3 Mar. 5.45pm. Free. Hunterian Art Gallery. Sara Stevenson from the Scottish National Photography Collection ives a talk.

Lady Stirling Maxwel - A Glasgow Boy 5 Portrait Wed 3 Mar. 12.30pm. £4 includes lunch. Pollok House. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. A talk given by Lesley Martin.


Two Sculptures By Zadkine Mon 22 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. A talk by Siobhan Dougherty. Anne Bayne Wed 24 Feb. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Allan Ramsay's work is discussed by Molly Donachie. The Arts And Crafts Movement In Edinburgh Thu 25 Feb. 12.30pm. Free. Huntly House. A talk from Elizabeth Cumming. lecturer at Edinburgh College OfArt.

Onset Of The Storm Fri 26 Feb. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Bailey talks about Philips Koninck's painting.

Two Paintings 8y Bonnard Mon 1 Mar. 12.45pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Belinda Thomson looks at the work of Bonnard.

Prince James Francis Edward Stewart Wed 3 Mar. 12.45pm. National Portrait Gallery. Art historian Ailsa Turner talks about Nicolas de Largillietre‘s portrait.