ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued

Drawings and paintings by Wendy Wood (I892-l982).


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri

l lam—6pm; Sat l0.30aitt—4pm. Andrew and Carol Binnie Until Sat 15 May. Recent paintings by father and daughter Andrew and Carol Binnie. Peter McDermott Sat 22 May-Sat 5 Jun. Landscapes iit watercolotirs. mostly of Skye and the west.


For a detailed itinerary call 0l3l 529 3682/3930.

Threshold Sat l5 May—Wed 2| .Itil. The Travelling Gallery's new show features work by Kate Belton. Nathan Coley. Tom Hunter. Stephen Cooper. Gary Perkins and Zoe Walker who explore the home as a domestic environment. a work of architecture and a place of sanctuary. The tour will be at the Assembly Rooms. Sat l5 May ( l—3pm)‘. Scottish Arts Council. Thu 20 May (3—5.30pm); The Royal Lyceum Theatre. Fri 2l—Sun 23 May (l0.30aitt—2.45pm). See also Glasgow Art listings.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums. see Edinburgh Life, page 83.


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

szat! Sat 15 May—Sat 26 Jtiit. Free. With Scotland's participation iii the World Cup this year. this exhibition looks at the story of cricket in Scotland through photographs. memorabilia aiid stories of heroic players and events.


42 High Street. 529 4 I42. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. Free.

Wendy Wood Until Mon 3| May. Free.


NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 551 4 I65. Mon—Sat noon—5pm. Free.

Photographic Memories Until Thu 30 Sep. Photographs by Hill arid Adantson. taken in the l840s aitd contemporary portraits by Miles Ttibb. linking past arid present generations iii Newhaven.


2 Chambers Street. 247 42 I9. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (8pm Tue); Stiti noon—5pm. £3 (£l.50)‘. under l8s free.

80 Jeffares: Reflections Until Sun I6 May. Paintings by Bo .leffares focusing on Japan witlt subjects such as /.eii gardens and cherry blossom trees. fusing her knowledge of botli Japanese aitd Western culture.

Children In Ukiyo-e Lfntil Stilt l6 May Over I64 Japanese woodblock prints of the Edo period focusing on ukiyo-e which portray children. Artists include Hokusai. Hirosltige and Utamaro. Discovering Japan Until Sun 6 Jun. Hands-on ftiii at this interactive exhibition which delves iitio the lifestyles and customs of Japan.

Transistors Until Wed 30 Jun. David Mach. Will Maclean. Dalziel t‘e Scullion. Andy Goldsworthy and Sir Eduardo Paolozzi are among the line-up of leading Scottish sculptors exhibiting small-scale work. Created for the lwate Art Festival in Japan. the works receive their first Edinburgh showing.

New Ways 0f Seeing Until Sun 16 May. (Craft Gallery). Contemporary crafts and applied art front the M usettni's collection.


Lady Stair's House. Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm. Free. IAm Ever Yours Until Sat 3t Jul. A selection of manuscript letters front Robert Burns to various correspondents g spanning the period from I783 to I796.

0 Caledonia!: Sir Frances Leggatt Chantry's marble sculpture of Sir Walter Scott at

the National Portrait Gallery


l52 Nethergate. 01382 432000. Tue—Sun I l .30am—7.30pm.

Ian Davenport: Paintings Sat IS May—Sun 27 Jtiit. Large-scale abstract paintings using household paint by the I99! shortlisted Turner prize nominee. lan Davenport. See preview aitd Frontlines.

Calum Colvin Wed 26 May—Sun I3 Jun. (Centrespace. Visual Research Centre). A chance to view the processes involved in Calunt C‘olviii's 'constructed' photographs. from the technical process of liglttiitg and photographing to the finished print.


East Kilbride


()ld Coach Road. 0 I 355 26I000. Mott—Sat 9am—9pm; Stiit noon—9pm. Edna Oliver: Works On Paper Until Suit l6 May. Watercolours by local artist lidna ()liver.

Amnesty International Art Competition Uiitil Stiii 6 Jtiti. A display

of the entries to the East Kilbride branch - of this art competition organised by

Amnesty International.



Fast Lotliiaii. ()l368 850256. Daily noon—5piii tclosed Thu).

Casting Shadows Mon I7 May—Sat l9 Jutt. Paintings of Catalonia aiid Cornwall by Carolyn Burchell iit acrylic and watercolour.

Emma Jo Webster Mon l7 May—Sat 19 Jun. Small aitd medium tapestries plus associated drawings by Emma Jo



lectures & events


3 North Area Festival Until Mon 31 May.

Various venues from Maryltill Road to Royston Road. For further information

call Glasgow l999 on ()l4l 287 7346.

‘Tnking To Tiie Streets” is the theme of the first of four area festivals as part of Glasgow I999. The highlight is the Festival Day on Sat l5 May. with events taking place in aitd around the new workspaces at Charles Street. The open

cereiitony is at lpitt iii the Square

featuring Kultyer Dance Theatre. plus one-day exhibitions. music. dance. storytelling and a doors open day.

The Tenement Thu I3 May. 9.30aiti—thii. Glasgow Filiit Theatre. (‘all Susan Clark on 0l-ll 353 3354 to book a place. This seminar looks at the background. arcltitectural building science and legal issues stln‘ounditig a tenement.

Hayley and Sue Tompkins Sat IS May. noon. Traiisitiission Gallery. The artists talks about their collaborative piece Suit/ills ()/ (irass currently on show iit the gallery.

Neal Beggs Wed 26 May. 7.30pm. 'l'ranstttission Gallery. Beggs talks about his work ,)(’U(/ l‘ltlf V‘I'Ilt'u/ currently on sltow iii the gallery.

lMuseums Week Sat l5—Stin 23 May. Various museums iii Glasgow. For further details contact your local museum. The largest celebration of museums with

2 educational events and storytelling iii the i Gallery of Modern Art. puppetry in the

Museum of Transport aitd much more.

1 From The City To The Spoon Tltu

27~Sat 29 May. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. For inforttiatioii call RIAS on 0I3l 229 7545. The Architecture and l)esign conference looks at design iii all its forms. Architects. designers. landscapers and other professionals and iioit-professionals from tlte broad range of disciplines will be present and there

will be talks and presentations from Philippe Starck. Richard Rogers. Javier Mariscal. Paul Smith and Enric Miralles.


Electrified Thu l3 May. 2.30-4pm. Free. Royal Museum Of Scotland. Cerainicist Emmanuel Cooper gives a talk.

The Art Of Drawing Fri M May. I2.45—I.15pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Bailey gives a lecture on the art of drawing.

Annual Fashion Show Fri I4 May. 3pm. 7pm & 9pm. Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place. Tickets £4-£6 from 22l 6l22. Students from Fashion and Performance Costume departmean show off their latest designs.

Museums Week Sat l5-Sun 23 May. Various museums iii Edinburgh. For further details contact your local museum. This annual event aims to raise the profile of museums and to promote their services by providing a programme of activities. This year's theme is Food. Travel and Treasures and throughout the week there are talks by the curators. arts and crafts workshops. travellers' tales. guided walks and treasure trails.

The Black Flag Mon I7 May. I2.45—I.l5pin. The Dean Gallery. Robin Baillie talks about Rene Magritte's painting.

Manifesto Architecture Debates Mon 17 May. 7—8pm. Free. Monboddo. Bread Street. For further details call 332 0829. This week‘s debate asks the question Small Practice - A Case F or Business Sn mart."

Prince Charles Edward Stewart Wed I9 May. l2.45-I.l5pm. National Portrait Gallery. Writer and historian Rosalind Marshall talks about Maurice Quentin de la Tour's painting.

Jane Warrilow Thu 20 May. l2.30pm. City Art Centre. Exhibition organiser and selector. Jane Warrilow gives a talk and tour of the current exhibition Locale. French Drawings Fri 2! May. I2.45—I.15pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Frances Fowle gives a talk. Open Weekend Sat 22 & Sun 23 May. noon—5pm. Free. Albion Business Centre. 78 Albion Road. For further information contact Carol Sinclair Ceramics on 0l3l 652 0490. Meet the makers at this open doors day which includes artists from WASPS studios. Unit 3 Studios. Headland Archaeology and Concrete Butterfly. There will also be a programme of events throughout the weekend featuring children‘s art workshop. live music. tile-making. printed-textile demonstrations and the latest archaeological finds from the site of the Scottish Parliament.

Max Ernst Showing A Young Girl The Head Of His Father Mon 24 May. I2.45— I . l5pm. The Dean Gallery. Ken Neil talks about Max Ernst‘s ainting. Manifesto Architecture De ate Mon 24 May. 7-8pm. Free. Monboddo. 34 Bread Street. For further details call 332 0829. This week's debate asks the question Slum/(l An‘hilet'rme Be Pan Of The Sit/rm)! Curriculum ."

David Puttnam Lecture Tue 25 May. 6pm. £8. Royal Museum Of Scotland. Tickets front the secretary to the Scottish Committee of the RSA on CM] 223 2450. Lord Puttnam delivers the RSA‘s inaugural Angus Millar Memorial Lecture. chaired by Sir Claus Moser. with the subject ‘The Creative Producer.‘

Andrew Lang Wed 26 May.

I2.45— l . I5pm. National Portrait Gallery. Sir William Blake Richmond’s painting is discussed by Susanna Kerr.


Ian Davenport: Paintings Sat 15 May.

2—2.30pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary

Arts. (Gallery I). Gallery staff give an

informal talk on the current exhibition of aintings by Ian Davenport.

Ruth Walker Wed l9 May. 2—3.30pm.

McManus Galleries. Albert Square.

0| 382 432020. Ruth Walker gives an oil

painting demonstration as part of

Museums‘ Week.