ART listings EDINBURGH GALLERIES continued
Katie Eastaugh Sat 27 Mar—Thu 15 Apr. Natural. earthenware ceramic pieces. Archie Dunbar McIntosh Sat 27 Mar—Thu 15 Apr. Semi-abstract paintings including seascapes.
(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off-l8 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Daily
Forest Traces Sat 20—Wed 31 Mar. New paintings by Linn Abrens.
See review. See also Collective Gallery and Transmission Gallery.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 I. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm. Photographing Michelangelo Until Sat IO Apr. Photographs by Aurelio Amendola taken of the sculptures by Michelangelo in the Cappella Medicea in Florence.
New To The University Until Sat 10 Apr. A display of the University‘s new acquisition of 20th century Scottish paintings.
43 Candlemaker Row. 220 191 I.Tue—Sat noon—5.30pm.
Dreamlands Until Sat 27 Mar. This group show brings together the work of three artists. Sarah Jones. Hannah Starkey and Frances Kearney.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Jennie Speirs Until Sat 27 Mar. Drawings. prints and collaborative works by Jennie Speirs and Ken Grant based on studies from contemporary dance.
Fresh Light On The Familiar Mon 29 Mar—Sat 24 Apr. Gouache paintings by Kathleen Buttfield focusing on the effect of light. whether on landscapes. buildings. flowers. boats or still life.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street. 557 ()480. Tue~Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am—6pm.
Matthew Draper Until Mon 22 Mar. Vibrant. soft-focused cityscapes by this young artist. Matthew Draper.
15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.
EEA Architectural Awards Exhibition Until 19 Mar. A display of this year‘s entries for the EAA awards. for buildings within the Edinburgh area.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House. Inverleith Row. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 11am—5pm.
Graham Fagen At The Botanics Sat 27 Mar—Sat I May. Art exhibition of botanical photographs by Graham Fagen. taken from his library of horticultural and botanical research. The images including a honeysuckle. an orchid and a thistle are presented alongside narrative texts. Accompanying the show is a display of archive botanical teaching instructions dating from the mid 19th century.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
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 ()pen Travel Scholarship to India anti Nepal.
16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Ann Oram Until Wed 7 Apr. New parntrngs.
Scottish Printed Textiles Until Wed 7 Apr. Printed textiles by a selection of Scottish artists featuring work by Jane Keith. Sarah Keith. Jan Milne and Frances Stevenson.
Timepieces Until Wed 7 Apr. A group show of clocks. watches and jewellery by Anne Finlay. Marianne Forrest. Roger Millar and Sam Wade.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
The Queen Is Dead Until Sat 24 Apr. Toby Webster from the Modern Institute in Glasgow curates this group show bringing together artists from Australia and Scotland. With work by Australian artists Kate Beynon. Danitrs Kesminas. Callum Morton and Harry Armanious. the show also features pieces by Scotland-based artists Martin Boyce. Jim Lambie. Victoria Morton. Mary Redmond and Cathy Wilkes.
78 THE LIST l8 Mar—I Apr 1999
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri
I lam—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Celebrating Our First Anniversary Until Sat 3 Apr. The gallery celebrates its first birthday in its new space with a mixed media show featuring work by over 50 gallery artists.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums, see Edinburgh Life, page 81.
- HUNTLY HOUSE
142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
Bolti Tasveerein — Talking Pictures Until Sat I May. A photography exhibition looking at the culture and lifestyle of South Asian women in Edinburgh.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 529 4142. Mon—Sat 10arn—5pm. Free.
Seen But Not Heard: The Lives Of Victorian Children Until Sat 24 Apr. An exhibition examining all aspects of life during Victorian times frotn 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 Adarnson. taken in the 1840s and contemporary portraits by Miles Tubb. linking past and present generations in Newhaven.
PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE
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.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat I()am—5pm (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 Iacquerware. the earliest of which is more than 2000 years old.
Lady Stair’s Close. 5294901. Mort—Sat I()am—5pm. Free.
Naomi Mitchison Until Sat 27 Mar. A celebratory exhibition on the life and literary achievements of the late writer. Naomi Mitchison.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate. 0 I 382 432290. Tue—Sun I 1.30am—7.30pm.
Prime Sat 20 Mar—Sun 9 May. Dundee's new contemporary arts venue opens with Prime. an exhibition celebrating and exploring the power and irrtmediacy of contemporary art. The show features
painting. sculpture. video and installation by an impressive line-up of artists including Anya Gallaccio. Callum lnnes. Catherine Yass. Andy Warhol. Kiki Smith. Tony Cragg. Joseph Beuys and Anish Kapoor. See feature. page 106.
lectures & events
The Works Of Elizabeth Peyton Fri 19 Mar. I lam. Glasgow Film Theatre. Isabelle Graw. lecturer at the Weissensee art school in Berlin gives a talk.
Ryan Exidore Tue 30 Mar. 7.30pm. Street Level. An artist talk by Ryan Exidore currently showing new work at the gallery. Bessie McNicol Wed 31 Mar. 12.30pm. £4 includes lunch. Pollok House. Pollok Country Park. 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 616 6410. Ailsa Turner gives a talk on this popular artist.
Manifesto Guided Architecture Tour: Robert Adam’s Edinburgh Every Tuesday and Thursday. 1 lam. £5. Meet at the front door Of National Gallery Of Scotland. The Mound. Booking essential. call Manifesto on 332 0829. To coincide with the Robert Ada/n exhibition currently on show at the National Gallery of Scotland. this walking tour of architect Robert Adams Edinburgh reveals the full impact on Scotland's capital and offers many insights into his work.
Gilles Clement Thu 18 Mar. 7pm. Edinbtrrgh College of Art. The world- renowrred landscape architect Gilles Clement delivers the ninth annual David Skinner Memorial Lecture. talking out his vision of yardens of the future.
Open Pu Iic Seminar Sat 20 Mar. 11.30am—lpm. Edinburgh Printmakers. 23 Union Street. 557 2479. To coincide with the current Kimj: Portraits In Print And ()I/Ier (Imp/tic War/(x on show in the gallery. speakers Dr Halla Beloff. Sandy Moffat and Timothy Hyman discuss the aritst. R.B. Kita'.
Manifesto Arc itecture Debates Mon 22 Mar. 6.30pm. Monboddo. Bread Street. For further details call 332 ()829. The debate asks the question Is Ciintent/mmer Alt'ltitet‘lure Driven Br I’us'ln'nn ()r
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Nudes by Maillol and Dix Mon 22 Mar. 12.45-1.l5pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Ken Neil gives a talk on the work of Maillol and Dix.
Skirving's Techniques Wed 24 Mar. l2.45-1.15pm. National Portrait Gallery. Mungo Campbell. deputy director at Hunterian Art Gallery gives a talk on Archibald Skirving.
National Identity: A Danish Perspective Wed 24 Mar. 6.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Royal Museum of Scotland. To compliment the Danish tapestry exhibition. a talk by Uffe ()stergard. Professor of European Civilisation and Director of European Studies at the University oanrhus.
Two Heads By Francesco Furini Fri 26 Mar. 1245—1 . 15pm. National Gallery of Scotland. The work of Francesco Furini is discussed by Matthew Wellard.
Still Life By Giorgio Morandi Mon 29 Mar. 12.45—1.15pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Giorgio Morandi's work is discussed by Siobhan Dougherty. Manifesto Architecture Debates Mon 29 Mar. 6.30pm. Monboddo. Bread Street. For further details call 332 0829. This week's debate looks at the topic Du (.‘unrpetilimrx PI'm/ut‘e [fetter xlrt'ltilet'lm‘e."
Anne Knudsen Wed 31 Mar. 6.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Royal Museum of Scotland. To compliment the Danish tapestry exhibition. author and chief editor of a leading Danish newspaper. Anne Knudsen gives a talk. Archibald Skirving - Raeburn's Rival? Wed 31 Mar. I2.45—1.I5pm. National Portrait Gallery. Duncan Thomson looks at the work of both Skirving and Raeburn.
We welcome submissions for this section, but cannot guarantee inclusion. Please send details to our offices at least ten days before publication. Kids listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
Activities And Fun
Easter Children's Activities Mon 29 Mar-Thu 1 Apr. I()am—noon. £1.50. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Kibble Palace. 730 Great Western Road. For details call 0141 287 3836. Activities on an environmental theme including arts and crafts. games and treasure trails.
Children's Classic Concerts Sun 21 Mar. 3pm. £8 (£4--£5); family ticket £22. Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. Ages 4—14. The last in the current series of fun classical concerts for children featuring Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty.
Unbelievable Stories Sat 20 Mar. 2pm. £3 (£2). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Ages 5—8. Storyteller James Campbell spins more incredible yarns.
Beauty And The Beast Sat 27 Mar. 2pm. £3 (£2). Scottish Mask & Puppet Theatre Centre. 8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Ages 4+. llND students from the centre perform their version of this classic tale of magic. love and inner beauty.
Mr Men Storytime Sat 20 Mar. 11am. Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. Roger Hargreaves' popular Mr Men books come to life at this fun storytelling session for kids.
Voices From The Earth Sun 21 Mar. lpnr. 2.30pm & 4pm. Free. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Kibble Palace. 730 Great Western Road. 334 2422. Storytelling sessions with Allan Davies and Kate Ainswotth.
Fairy Storytime Sat 27 Mar. 1 lam. Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. Discover more about our small flying friends.
Activities And Fun
Quickies For Kids Royal Museum Of Scotland. 2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Free entry to museum for visitors aged 18 and under. Ten-minute talks for children held every Saturday at 2.15pm and every Sunday at 3.15pm. Topics for this fortnight include lilep/runrv on Sat 20 Mar. (lune/s on Sun 21 Mar and The Gin/r! ’Ibrloise on Sat 27 Mar.
Children’s Art Workshops: Saturday Classes Until Sat 27 Mar. Every Saturday at 10.30am— 1 2.30pm for 5—8 year olds and 2—4pm for 9—1 2 year olds. £45 for the 5-week course. ()ch St Paul‘s Church Hall. 63 Jeffrey Street. 554 1999. Topics include printmaking. drawing. sculpting and hand-painting.
Pingu Sat 27 Mar. l0am—3pm. Gyle Shopping Centre. Broadway. South Gyle. 539 90(X). TV's popular penguin Pingu will be making a special appearance in Edinburgh as part of his tour of Britain. There'll be colouring-in competitions. giveaways and the chance to meet him in person. Pingu appears at 10am. 11.30am. 1pm & 2.30pm for half art hour each time. Millennium Education Garden Appeal Gorgie City Farm. 51 Gorgie Road. 337 4202. Gorgie City Farm are holding a jumble sale on Sat 27 Mar. 2—4pm to raise funds for an education garden. If you have any trnwanted items and think you can
help. please call 623 7031.