ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. The Need To Draw Until Thu 8 Jul. Work of more than 50 artists from the 18th century to the present day including drawings by JD. Fergusson. D.Y. Cameron. William Strang. Muirhead Bone. William Sickert. Jessie M. King. John Bellany. Peter Howson and Will Maclean.

Catherine Hills Until Thu 5 Aug. Contemporary jewellery.

At The Water's Edge Until Thu 8 Jul. Paintings by William Birnie.

Jennie Hale Until Thu 8 Jul. Ceramic sculpture.

Summer Show Sat 10 Jul-Thu 5 Aug. Annual mixed show by invited gallery artists including the work of Leon Morrocco. Jock Mclnnes and Marj

Bond. David White Sat 10 Jul—Thu 5 Aug.



(WA SPS) Patriotliall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 1289. Daily

1 lam—5pm.

Ten By Ten Until Wed 14 Jul. Ten artists work in different media to create ten new pieces of work within a ten day period. Participating artists include Ann McCluskey. Alan Kilpatrick, Simon Ward. Maxine Greer and Mathew Draper. The finished pieces of work will be on display from 11—14 Jul.

Heeps Stings Wasps Sat l7-Wed 21 Jul.

Painting. sculpture and conceptual products by Ronnie Heeps.


Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 24 Jul. A selection of works by artists who have previously exhibited at the Queen‘s Hall as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations.


63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 1 lam—4pm.

Louise Johnstone Thu 22 Jul—Tue 10 Aug. Louise Johnstone explores the needs and expectations of contemporary women through her figurative paintings of the female form.

70 THE LIST 8—22 Jul 1999


15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm.

Pastels & Paper Until Fri 16 Jul. An exhibition of work by Douglas Mclean Farquharson and Kevin D. Farquharson.


lnverleith House. 552 7171. Wed-Sun 11am-5pm.

Richard Wright and Paul Morrison Until Sun 1 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 situ.

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 further information call Artlink on 229 3555. Paintings and multimedia artworks by patients at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital.


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

Joe Amenechi and Gakonga J. Gakonga Until Fri 10 Sep. Two African artists show new work.


The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2-5pm.

The 173rd Annual Exhibition Until Sun 11 Jul. £2 (£1). 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.

Domestic Landscapes Until Sat 31 Jul. Wood sculptures by Jim Partridge. photographed by Michael Wolchover. Millinery Until Sat 31 Jul. Contemporary hatwear for the 21st century by Jo Gordon. Pip Hackett. Jessie Matthew. Dai Rees and Scott Wilson.

Keiko Mukaide and Steven Newell Until Sat 31 Jul. New work by glass artists Keiko Mukaide and Steven Newell.


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

SuperNATURAL Until Sat 31 Jul. Digitally manipulated portraits of children by photographer Wendy McMurdo and enlarged. photo-realist paintings of supermodels by Japanese' artist Machiko Edmondson.

Janie Nicoll Until Sat 31 Jul. (Cafe space). Exploring ‘domestic non-bliss‘. Nicoll adorns the walls of the space with Sleep Deprivation a series of circular images of the insides of burnt pots and Swarm. small cut-out photographs of a bird taken from a tapestry made by the artist's great aunt.


University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm.

In The Summertime Until Sat 24 Jul. Selected from WASP studio spaces across Scotland. eleven artists including Andrew Mackenzie. Malcolm Brown. Ross Flemington. Abigail McLennan and Keiko Mukaide show work loosely based on the theme of summer.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Joseph Maxwell-Stuart Until Sat 17 Jul. Watercolour paintings by Joseph Maxwell-Stuart.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other museums. see Edinburgh Life, page 74.


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

Summer Exhibition Until Sat 31 Jul. A display of 20th century and contemporary Scottish paintings.


Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm (8pm Tue); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free.

The Parliament Of Scotland Until Wed 1 Sep. This display traces the history and

Plight: Aluminium chairs by Niels Hvass forming part of Octo at the Royal Museum of Scotland

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. 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.


2 Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm (8pm Tue); Sun noon-5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free.

Octo International Sat 17 Jul-Sun 12 Sep. Three weavers. three architect/fumiture makers and two textile printers make up this artists‘ collective from Denmark. Combining their skills. the group create an installation of furnishings which reflect contemporary Danish design today.

Sentimental Journey - A History Of Souvenirs Sat 17 Jul—Sun 9 Jan. From the earliest forms of souvenirs dating from Pilgrim times to the tacky seaside kiss-me-quick hat. this fascinating exhibition traces the history of the souvenir with a display of over 500 objects. See Frontlines.


Lady Stair’s House. Lady Stair‘s Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free. IAm Ever Yours Until Sat 31 Jul. A selection of manuscript letters from Robert Burns to various correspondents spanning the period from 1783 to 1796.


152 Nethergate. 01382 432000. Tue—Sun l 1.30am—7.30pm.

W. Eugene Smith Until Sun 29 Aug. The only British showing of original prints by one of the great photojournalists of the century. Creating passionate images in a highly individual style. the exhibition features his World War 11 photographs. photo text work for Life magazine and his documentation of a small Japanese fishing village caught up in an industrial poisoning disaster. See review.

Frank O. Gehry - The Architect's Studio Until Sun 29 Aug. The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is seen as one of the world renowned architect Frank Gehty‘s most celebrated achievements. Since its opening in October 1997. this impressive building in which vast silver titanium sheets adorn the outside. has attracted over two million visitors. His first UK building project is to be a small cancer caring unit situated beside Ninewells Hospital in Dundee and this exhibition shows his sketches. plans. computer visualisations and models of his recent projects including his Dundee building.




01368 850256. Mon—Sun noon-5pm (closed Thu).

East Of Edinburgh Mon 12 J ul-Wed 25 Aug. A mixed exhibition by gallery artists capturing the coast and countryside of East Lothian. featuring the work of Marie Scott. Robert lnnes. J. Marek. Bill Wright and Annette Edgar.



For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3682/3930.

Threshold Until Wed 21 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. The gallery will be stopping off at the