Art listings

Exhibitions are listed alphabetically by venue. Festival Art listings are compiled by Helen Mona han. Please note that many Edinburg galleries and museums will revert back to their normal opening times after the festival.



22 Elgin Terrace. 558 3 I 80. Tue & Wed l()am—6pm: Thu & l‘ri l()am—Bpm; Sat l()am—4 in.

Art Exhibition and Sale Until Sat I-t Aug. Art exhibition and sale in aid of the Honeycomb (‘ommunity Project who work with children. families. elderly and unemployed people.


76 Henderson Row. 557 3978. Mon Sat I (lam-6pm.

Clay 99 Until Sat 4 Sep. A selling exhibition of new work by potters Janet Adatn. Michele Bills and Iimma (irove.


26 St Stephen Street. 225 5865. Mon I‘ri (closed Tue) Ilam 9pm; Sat l()am 7pm: Sun noon~6 mi.

Mixed Exhi ition ()n permanent display. arts and crafts by local artists.


l4 Royal Terrace. 556 7622. Daily 2—7pnr

Sounds Of Colour Sun 22- Mon 30 Atig. An exhibition of paintings and graphics by contemporary Ukrainian artists.


29 Howe Street. 558 I962. Mon I‘ri l()am—5pm; Sat l()am- 4pm.

20th Century Scottish Art Until Sat 2| Aug. The Scottish (iallery present an exhibition of 20th century art including work by the Scottish (‘olourists and previously unexhibited work by Joan Iiardley.


4 Bellevue Crescent. 557 I663. Tue Sun noon—6pnr

Summer Madness Until Sun 22 Aug. Following the success of the (iniiig Places exhibition. the Bellevtte hosts a street art exhibition reflecting club life featuring the work of Harry ()lden. Iillen Deakin and Fred Deakin.


42—44 (‘ockburn Street. 226 6636. Tue-Sat l()am—6pm; Stiii & Mon noon—5 )m. Coastal Rim Until Thu 30 Sep. Large- scale abstract photographs by Sunnifa Hope of New York.


2| Argyle Place. 229 4404. Wed Siiii

I lam—2pm & 6--l().3()pm.

Thomas Aldridge Until Thu 12 Aug. Edinburgh College of Art graduate Thomas Aldridge shows new paintings. Working pritnarily in bars. his work captures the emotions of conversations and relationships within the context of the interior space.


6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon—Pri l()am—6pm; Sat I lam—4pm.

William Plumptre and Nick Caiger- Smith Until Sat 4 Sep. New ceramics. The Smaller Picture Until Sat 4 Sep. Artists John Boyd. Rob Maclaurin. John McLean and Jenny Wood. who are better known for their large—scale paintings. show smaller works.

Landmarks - Seamarks Until Sun 28 Nov. Works on paper and box constructed sculptures by Will Maclean.

20th Century Scottish Still Lifes Wed l—Thu 30 Sep. Still life paintings including works by Peploc. Gillies. Redpath and Philipson.

12 THE LIST Edinburgh Gallery Guide 1999

galleries 0 museums 0 lectures 8. events


Floral tribute: Nina Saunders' homage to surburban decor is on show at Welcome


3 Bruntsfield (‘rescenL ~I~I7 47I6.

Mon I-‘ri 9am 5pm.

Ral Veroni Wed IS Aug I-‘i'i I7 Sep. An exhibition of the Argentinian artist Ral \"c'i'tiiii's book created between I990 I993.


Ill Royal 'I'erracc. 556 Hill). Mon Fri l()am 6pm; Sat l(Iam lpm.

George Denholm-Armour 1864—1949 ITiitiI Sat 4 Sep. Animal paintings and cartoons which appeared in I’llllt’ll by (ieorge l)enholm-Armour.


Bl‘isto Square. 662 8832.

Starving Wife Art Company Until Sun 29 Atig. Daily noon .S’pm (closed Wed). The Starving Wife Art ('ompany present an exhibition of artworks by new and emerging artists.

The Wild Islands t’ntil Sat 2s Aug. Mon- Sat l()ain- 5.30pm. Photographs. paintings and found objects by (iot'don Strachan inspired by the (iari'a Isles between Loch Kishorn and PIockton.


Moray Ilouse (‘ollege. ()ld Playhouse ('oui't. (‘anongate. 558 6509/6206. Mon Sat Illam 5pm.

Bil Dung l’ntil Fri 27 Aug. Work by students from the Ruskin School of Drawing and line Art. ()xford.


2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon Sat l()am 6pm: Sun noon 5pm. £3 (£2): family ticket £7/season ticket £5.50. Scotland's Art t'ntil Sat 2 ()ct. As Scotland enters the new iiiiIlennium. this major exhibition brings together art from both civic and university collections from

all over the country. (‘omprising painting.

sculpture. printmaking and photography. the show features the work of the Scottish (‘olourists. the (ilasgow Boys. Allan Ramsay. IIenry Raeburn among others. to contemporary artists Alan Davie. John Bellany. Iiduardo Paolo/Ii. Iili/abeth Blackadder and Peter llowson. An Infinite Storm Of Beauty t'ntil Sat 2 ()ct. A celebratory exhibition on the life and achievements of Scottish-born conservationist John Muir. who was known as the ‘father of the American National Parks'.

Edinburgh's Collection t'ntil Sat 25 Sep. The broad and diverse range of artworks held in the (‘ity's collection goes on display.

at Stills Gallery


22 2S ('ockburn Street. 220 I260.

Tue Sat llam 5.30pm; Thu Ilam 3pm; Sun 2 «Ipm.

Mike Nelson In Memory Of HP. Lovecraft tintil Sun 26 Sep. Artist Mike Nelson creates a site-specific piece based on a short story by Jorge Luis Borges. in this his first major show iii Scotland.

Everything Must Go! t'ntil Sun 20 Sep. The gallery 's project rooni becomes an art shop during the festival with the chance to purchase all artwork by some of Scotland‘s emerging contemporary artists.


l6 Prince Regent Street. 553 7 I 76. Daily Ilam 6pm.

Boyle Family t’ntil Sat 4 Sep. l-‘anictl for their fibreglass reliefs of randomly selected squares of the surface of the earth. artist collective the Boyle I-‘amily (Mark Boyle. Joan Ilills. Sebastian and (icorgia Boyle) present an exhibition of works in this their first exhibition in Scotland since I987. See review on page s.


(irindlay (‘ourt (‘entre. (irindlay Street Lane. 229 79-II. Mon Thu l()am 4pm: I‘ri 10am 2pm.

Festival Exhibition tintil Mon 30 Aug. An exhibition of Japanese art iii conjunction with The Japanese Iixperience.


(ircat Scottish Hall. St) High Street. 557 9797. Daily I()aiti--Xptii.

Massimo Cruciani Sat I-I-—Sat 2| Aug. (ilass paintings by Massimo Cruciani.


BX Hanover Street. 220-1403. Mon- Sat l(Iam l()pm: Stiii noon -7pm.

Julianna Marie Capes - Paintings 1997-99 Until Fri 3 Sep. (‘anvas paintings of fruit by Julianna (‘apes. For a sneak preview“ of her work. check otit her website


3 Doune 'I‘errace. 225 7I89. h/Ioir—rl‘ri l()ani~5pm.

Free As A Bird Mon l6 Aug-Sat 25 Sep. Paintings exploring nature and organic form by contemporary Danish artist Inge I.ise Westman.


BL‘llVUI'tl Road. 634 620D (recorded information 332 2266). .\Ion Sat

l(lam 5pm; Sun I lam 5pm. ('afe. Situated opposite the National (iallery of Modern Art. the new Dean (iallery is entirely devoted to art of the 20th century A former I‘Itli century orphanage. it houses a large collection of work by liduardo Paolo/It. as well as outstanding works drawn from the National (ialleries' Dada aitd Surrealist collections by (iiacomctti. Picabia. .\Ia\ Iirnst and others. The upper galleries are given o\ er to temporary exhibitions. New Work By Gary Hume t'ntil Sun |7 ()ct. [2.5” l L l .50). I‘amed London-based artist (iary Ilume who exhibited in the much talked about .S't'muri'mi show. and is currently representing Britain at the I999 Venice Biennale. show s new work. t'sing high-gloss paint on panels of aluminium. Ilume's paintings deal in the psychology of colour and deliver pure visual sensation. See feature.


27 Queensferry Street. 220 -I I 50.

Mon Sat 9.30am 5.30pm; Sun

noon —Ipm.

On The Fringes Of Edinburgh t‘nul Mon 3|) Aug. Watei'colours of Iidinburgh and the surrounding area by In ine Russell and marine scenes by Peter Kno\.


3 Advocates (dose. 5.57 High Street. :25 927I. Daily llam 9pm.

Festival Exhibition l'ntil Tue 3| Aug. A group exhibition by artists from Britain and abroad. The venue will also be hosting impromptu quartet recitals throughout the festival.


6a Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon Fri l(Iam 6pm: Sat lIam 4pm.

John Pawle t’ntil Wed 25 Aug. (Portland Gallery at Dundas Street (iallery i. Paintings of the French arid Italian

riy iei‘as and the west coast of Scotland by John Pawle.

Shona Barr l-‘ri 27 Aug Sat 4 Sep. (I-‘Iying (‘olours (iallery at Dundas Street (iallery). New paintings by Shona Barr.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART l.auriston Place. 22I 6000. Daily

l(Iam» 5pm.

Fringe Poster Competition Exhibition t’ntil Sat 28 Aug. Over 250 illustrations selected front this year's entries.

The Nature Of Sweetness t'ntil Sun 29 Aug. A group exhibition of work by six artists from Switzerland. Ilansjorg Marti. Barbarella Maicr. Alex Silber. Mathis Vass. Nives Widaucr and M. Magdalena '/.’(iraggen.

New Photographs Until Sun 29 Aug. Swedish artist Bjorn Sterri looks at childhood memories through a series of enlarged Polaroid photographs.

Angus Hood Until Sun 29 Aug. New work by Angus llood who etills his materials from magazines and works in painting and photography. . The Thirteen Pillars Of Wisdom t'ntil Sun 29 Atig. Photographic installation by Andy Moxon looking at the public's reaction to celebrity deaths. llerc Moxon creates lightboxes each containing transparencies of the thirteen pillars in the Pont D'Alma Tunnel in Paris. the scene of the death of Princess Diana. See review.

Dusted Until Sun 29 Aug. Santa I‘e artist Peter Sarkisian creates a video installation using projections intertwined with three-dimensional surfaces.


I8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon-I’ri

l lam—5 mi; Sat Itlam—- Iprii.

Festiva Exhibition Until Tue l-t Sep. Paintings by artists Brendan Kelly. Josephine (iraham. Joan Renion. Andrew I-‘itzpatrick and others.