based photographer Jeremy Hardie. Malcolm Cheape Until Wed 30 Jun. Nautical paitrtings in mixed water-based media by Malcolm Cheape.
I5 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm.
First Steps Mon 28 Jun—Fri 2 Jul. Five fine art degree students at Edinburgh University show diverse. new work.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
lnverleith House. 552 7 l7I. Wed-Sun
I lam—5 m.
Richar Wright and Paul Morrison Until Sun I Aug. Glasgow-based artist Richard Wright. winner of last year's prestigious Paul Hamlyn award. paints directly onto the walls of the gallery. producing very delicate patterns in pencil and gouache. London-based painter Paul Morrison shows monochrome landscapes as well as creating one drawing made in .wm.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery. Morningside Place. 229 3555.
Contemporary Scottish Textiles Until Sun 25 Jul. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555. Contemporary textiles ranging from wall hangings to small tapestries. featuring works by Liz Walker. Alison Brough. Jennifer Pitts and Louise Martin.
Fusion Until Mon 26 Jul. (Pelican Gallery). For ftrrther information call Artlink on 229 3555. Paintings attd multimedia artworks by patients at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION Bakehouse Close. I46 Canongate. 556 6699. Mon—Fri I lam—4pm.
Cynulliad - Building An Assembly For Wales Until Fri 2 Jul. This exhibition organised by the Royal Institute of Architects in Wales examines the issues involved in designing a people's assembly for Wales. Examples of the successes and difficulties of Assembly building around the world are also explored including the proposed Scottish Parliament.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery. I00 Princes Street. 225 I5()I. Daily l()am-opm.
Pindaro Cabrera Until Sun 4 Jul. Paintings and lithographs by prize- wirtning Quebecois artist. Pindaro' Cabrera.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY
The Mound. 225 667 l. Mon—Sat l()am-Spm: Strtr 2-5pm.
The 173rd Annual Exhibition Until Sun I I Jtrl. £2 (£ I ). The annual exhibition of painting. sculpture and architecture featuring work by Academy members and selected non-members as well as work by three Academians who died last year: Alberto Morrocco. David McClure and James McIntosh Patrick.
ST COLUMBA’S BY THE CASTLE
I4 Johnston Terrace. Further information from 229 6609. Sat l0am-6pm: Sun 2—6pm.
Art And Design Showcase Sat 26 & Sttrt 27 Jurt. Free. A selling exhibition of work for the home and garden by artists and designers featuring paintings and prints. metal sculpture. contemporary wood and wrought iron furniture. screen printed and felted textiles.
I6 Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon-Fri I0am—6pm: Sat l0am—4pm.
Garden Exhibition Utttil Wed 30 Jun. Artworks for small gardens including sculpture. planters and water features by Jennifer Jones. Kate Mellors. Patricia Volk and Sam Wade.
Christopher Wood Until Wed 30 Jun. Abstract landscape paintings by Christopher Wood.
Jane Adam Until Wed 30 Jun. Contemporar jewellery. Aleksander yw Until Wed 30 Jun.
Landscapes and still life paintings from the I940s and 50s by the late Aleksander Zyw.
Menagerie Until Wed 30 Jun. A group show featuring ceramics. metalwork and paintings on an animal theme.
Summer Exhibition Mon 5-Sat 3| Jul. A display of 20th century and contemporary Scottish paintings.
Jim Partridge Mon 5—Sat 3| Jul. Wood. Millinery Mon 5-Sat 3| Jul. Contemporary hatwear by a selection of artists.
23 Cockbum Street. 622 6200. Tue-Sat IOam-6pm.
SuperNATURAL Tue 22 Jun—Sat 3| Jul. Digitally manipulated portraits of children by ph0tographer Wendy McMurdo and enlarged. photo-realist paintings of supermodels by Japanese artist Machiko Edmondson. See review. Janie Nicoll Tue 22 Jun-Sat 31 Jul. (Cafe). Nicoll explores 'domestic trott- bliss‘ with Sleep Deprivation. a series of circular images of the insides of burnt pots. and Swarm. an installation of small cut-out photographs of a bird taken from a tapestry made by the artist‘s great aunt.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 22] l. Tue—Sat IOam—Spm.
In The Summertime Until Sat 24 Jul. Selected from WASP studio spaces across Scotland. eleven artists including Andrew Mackenzie. Malcolm Brown. Ross Flemington. Abigail McLemtan and Keiko Mukaide show paintings loosely based on the theme of summer.
ROYAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
2 Chambers Street. 247 42I9. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm (8pm Tue); Sutr noon—5pm. £3 (£l.50); under l8s free.
Transistors Until Wed 30 Jtttt. David Mach. Will Maclean. Dalziel & Scullion. Andy Goldsworthy and Sir Eduardo Paolozzi are among the lineup of leading Scottish sculptors exhibiting small-scale work. Created for the lwate Art Festival in Japan. the works receive their first Edinbur h showing.
The Mil ennium Canteen Of Cutlery Until Sun 27 Jtttt. Contemporary silversmiths create unusual cutlery for the millennium.
Lady Stair's House. Lady Stair's Close. 529 490i. Mon—Sat l()am-5pm. Free. IAm Ever Yours Until Sat 3| Jul. A selection of manuscript letters from Robert Burns to various correspondents spanning the period from I783 to I796.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE University of Dundee. l3 Perth Road. ()I382 345330. Mon-Fri 9atrt—9pm: Sat 9am—5pm.
Annual Exhibition 1999 Until Sat 26 Jtrtt. The annual final year exhibitions of over 200 students featuring jewellery and trtetalsmithirtg. textiles. drawing and paintings. sculpture and graphic design. (Also on show at Dundee Contemporary Arts).
PGDip Electronic Imaging 1999 Show Until Sat 26 Jurt. Contemporary electronic art and design by students on the PGDip course.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mort-Fri
I lam—6pm; Sat l0.30am-4pm.
Enid Foote-Watt and Dorothy Bruce Until Sat 3 Jul. Recent paintings. Joseph Maxwell-Stuart Sun 4—Sat l7 Jul. Watercolour paintings by Joseph Maxwell-Stuart.
For a detailed itinerary call 0I3I 529 3682/3930.
Threshold Until Wed 2I Jul. 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.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums. see Edinburgh Life, page 95.
I42 Cartongate. 529 4 I43. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm. Free.
szat! Until Sat 26 Jun. With Scotland‘s participation in the World Ctrp this year. this exhibition looks at the story ofcricket in Scotland through photographs. memorabilia and stories of heroic players and events.
MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
Chambers Street. 247 42 I9. Mort-Sat IOam-Spm (8pm Tue); Sun noon—5pm.. £3 (£I.50); under l8s free.
The Parliament Of Scotland Until Wed I Sep. This display traces the history and origins of parliaments in Scotland including exhibits of the statues of Justice and Mercy and the only known illustration of the former parliament of Scotland in session.
NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour. 55I 4I65. Mon—Sat noon—5pm. Free.
Photographic Memories Until Thu 30 Sep. PhOtographs by Hill and Adamson. taken in the l840s arid contemporary portraits by Miles Tubb. linking past and present generations in Newhaven.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
I52 Nethergate. 0| 382 432000. Tue—Sun I I .30am—7.30pm.
Ian Davenport: Paintings Until Strn 27 Jtrn. Large-scale abstract paintings using household gloss paint by the |99I shortlisted Turner prize nominee. lart Davenport.
W. Eugene Smith Sat 3 Jul—Sun 29 Aug. The only British showing of original prints by one of the great photojournalists of the century. Creating passionate images iii a highly individual style. the exhibition features his World War II photographs. photo text work for Life magazine and his (l()ClIIllCllIilIIUII of a small Japanese fishing village caught tip iii an industrial poisortittg disaster.
VISUAL RESEARCH CENTRE Centrespace. Dundee Contemporary Arts. I52 Nethergate. 0| 382 348060.
Tightle Until Sun l8 Jttl. Artist-in- residertce. Lucy Heyward shows new installations as a result of her fellowship at the centre.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Paisley PAISLEY MUSEUM 8t ART GALLERIES High Street. 889 3 I5 I . Tue—Sat
l0am-5 m; Sttn 2—5 ill
The Uncput Cloth Ulililgu‘il-l ()ct. ()ver I50 South Asian textiles dating from the early l8th century to the present day go on display. illustrating the range and versatility of the single piece garment. their cultural significance and techniques of production.
The Quilters Guild Of The British Isles Scottish National Birthday Exhibition Fri 25 Jun—Sun 25 Jul. A selection of new works from Scottish quilter's.
Traquair. 0|896 83036l. Daily noon-7pnt
Summer Exhibition Mon 28 Jun—Sun 4 Jul. Kirkbride House opens its doors for this annual art exhibition to raise money for charities in the Borders. Artists from the area exhibit iii a variety of media featuring wooden furniture by Tim Stead. paintings. prints and pottery by Liz Douglas. Helen Tabor. Andrew Walker and Rankin Kinsman-Blake.
lectures & events
South Area Festival Until Wed 30 Jun. Various venues. For further information call Glasgow I999 on (ll-ll 287 7346. ‘Putting On The Style' is the theme for the second area festival which looks at style in all its dimensions. The highlight of the festival on Sat 26 Jun. with a fashion show at Braes Shopping Centre. Castlemilk. Torsten Lauschmann and Michael Wilkinson Thu 24 Jurt. 6.30pm. Fly. The artists give a talk on their work. currently on show iii the gallery.
Scotland 1900 Sat 26 Jun. l()am—5pm. £8 members; £ I 2 non-members; concs £3.50. Htmterian Art Gallery. This study day looks at Scottish art. architecture and design at the ttrrrt of the century with speakers Aisla Boyd talking about Scottish interiors. Elizabeth Ctrmming on Rtrskin and Scottish iderttity itt architectural sculpture and Kirsten Simister on H). Fergusson.
Paintings 0n Railings Sat 26 a Sun 27 Jtrtt. l()am—6pm. Glasgow Botanic Garden Railings. ()pen art fair. Part of I/ie Wes-I [furl Fest/ml.
Bus Tour - Greek Thomson On The Southside Sun 27 Jun. 2pm. £ I0. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. The Friends of Glasgow West organise this bus tour to see numerous examples of Alexander Thomson's work iii the Southside of tire ctty. l’url (t/ the West [5nd Festival. Alexander 'Greek' Thomson Tours Until Sat 25 Sep. livery Saturday leaving at l0. l5am from The Lighthouse. II Mitchell Lane. £l0 (£5) front the Lighthouse and Greater Glasgow & Clyde Valley Totrrist Board. ()l4l 204 4400. Half-day tours of Holmwood House and Thomson's commercial. domestic and religious architecture.
Practical Support Systems For Artists Fri 25 Jtrrt. 2—4.3()pm. Talbot Rice Gallery. Pat Fisher. assistant curator art gallery chairs this discussion.
The Holy Trinity Fri 25 Jutt.
|2.45— I . I5pm. National Gallery of Scotland. Simone Cantarini's work is discussed by Colirt Bailey.
1999 School Of Textiles Fashion Show Sat 26 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Heriot-Watt University. James Watt Conference Centre. Riccartort Campus. 45l 3444. Tickets also from Scottish Borders Campus (0|898 75335 I ) arid Edinburgh College of Art (()I3I 22| 6000). The best of second and third year clothing. textiles and design students is showcased itt this annual fashion show featuring over 200 new designs itt eveningwear. clubwear. daywear and creative fashion. Hair and rtrake-up is provided by the Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy department of Borders Collins. Hawick; and Scotland international footballer. John Collins makes a guest appearance.
John Bellany And The Human Figure Mon 28 Jurt. l2.45-l.l5pm. National Gallery of Modern Art Belford. Victoria Keller gives a slide lecture on John Bellan 's work.
Sir Wa ter Scott And The Brontes Wed 30 Jtrn. l2.45—l.l5pm. National Portrait Gallery. Jane Sellars. principal curator at Harewood House in Yorkshire gives a talk. Lunchtime Talks Fri 2 Jul. Ipm. Talbot Rice Gallery. Exhibiting artists talk about their work
Fabula Fri 2 Jul. |2.45—I . l5pm. National Gallery of Scotland. El Greco's painting is discussed by Jane Sellars. principal curator at Harewood House in Yorkshire. Thoughts On John Coplans Mon 5 Jul. |2.45-I.l5pm. National Gallery of Modern Art. Richard Calvocoressi gives a slide lecture on John Coplans. whose work is currently on show at The Dean Galler .
Josepit Grimmond Wed 7 Jul.
|2.45—I. l5pm. National Portrait Gallery. Pat Fisher talks about Patrick Heron’s painting.
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