ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon—Sat 11am-6pm; Sun noon-5pm.

Martin Boyce/Ross Sinclair Until Sat 13 Nov. The first part of Visions For The Future which aims to commission new work from six of Scotland’s most dynamic artists. Glasgow School of Art graduate Martin Boyce has created a large-scale, strip-lighting installation for the ground floor of the gallery space. Ross Sinclair, who last year was awarded a Paul Hamlyn Foundation visual arts award, remembers the island of St Kilda and considers notions of utopia.


57 lnverleith Row, 552 3823. Mon-Sun noon-6pm.

Alice Bett Until Thu 25 Nov. Paintings, drawings and glasswork by Alice Bett.


22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Recent Works By Four Artists Until Sat 13 Nov. Acrylics and watercolours of Scotland and Italy by Susan Hepworth, Scottish landscapes in oils by Ian S. Johnstone, still life and landscapes in oils by Jackie Philip and still life and landscapes in watercolours by Kate Philp.


7 Grassmarket, 229 7884. Mon6at 10am—6 m; Sun noon-5pm.

Inspire Until Sun 16 Jan. Mixed media paintings by Janine Jaques inspired by India and the African landscape.


Edinburgh’s Festival Centre, Castlehill, 473 2067. Daily 9.30am—llpm.

Cultural Until Sat 20 Nov. Commissioned photographs by Kevin Low, taken during Cultural Reflections at this year’s International Festival. Russell Hunter, James MacMillan, Giles Havergal, Lynne Ramsay and David Greig are among the contributors.


15 Jeffrey Street, 557 8184. Mon—Sat noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm.

Sharon Robertson Until Tue 30 Nov. Oil and acrylic paintings by Sharon Robertson inspired by travels to the Highlands and Australia.


6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed—Sat 10am-5pm.

Felim Egan Until Sat 6 Nov. Large abstract works by Irish artist Felim Egan in watercolour and oils, some of which were seen earlier this year at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

Emily Young Wed 17 Nov-Sat 8 Jan. Exhibiting at the gallery earlier in the year, as part of Summer Sculpture, London-based stone sculptor Emily Young presents a solo exhibition of new work.


28 St Stephen Street, 226 5449. Mon-Fri 9.30am—5pm.

Landscapes Until Mon 15 Nov. Photographs by Dave More tracing the route of Edinburgh’s Water of Leith.


13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Mon-Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat 9.30am-1.30pm.

La Bande Dessinee Until Thu 23 Dec. An exhibition looking at the history of ‘Ia bande dessinee’, which is an inheritance of the ‘serials’ of the 19th century, that appeared weekly in major newspapers. Balzac, Dumas and Zola are among the authors who popularised this technique. Balzac. Un Monde A Part: La Comedie Humaine Until Thu 23 Dec. To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Honore de Balzac, this documentary exhibition looks at his monumental work La Comedic Humaine.

88 THE LIST 4-18 Nov 1999

Blurred world: Tennessee artist Elisabeth Motlow shows work at Edinburgh College of Art


82 Nicolson Street, 668 2232. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

I Calcio Storico Fiorentino Until Fri 19 Nov. Photographs by Rossano B. Maniscalchi capturing the game of Florentine or Football In Livrea, which has been played from ancient times to the present day.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. 20th Century Prints Until Thu 25 Nov. Prints by David Hockney, Alan Davie, Andy Warhol and Jim Dine.


5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454. Tue-Sat Ham—4.30pm.

Peter Bourne Until Fri 12 Nov. Richly coloured landscapes.

Mardi Barrie Until Fri 12 Nov. New landscape paintings.

Mixed Exhibition Until Fri 12 Nov. New jewellery by Avril Jacques, twist glass by Mike Hunter, sculpture by William Landles and ceramics by Moray Miller.


49 Bernard Street, beith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri 11am-6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—4.30pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 19 Nov. Contemporary works by local artists.


65 The Shore, 553 5255. Tue—Fri llam-5pm; Sat llam—4pm. Developing Careers Until Sat 6 Nov. Still lifes, seascapes and equestrian paintings by Paul Telford, Scott Waugh and Gregory Rankine.

Friends Of Mine Tue 16—Sat 27 Nov. Figurative paintings by Graham H.D. McKean.


3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Hugh Buchanan and Harry More- Gordon Until Sat 6 Nov. Recent watercolours inspired by architecture by Hugh Buchanan and still life, floral and portrait paintings from the collection of Harry More-Gordon.


4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.

Caroline Sillars Thu 18—Sat 27 Nov. A retrospective exhibition of paintings, plus works from stock.


29 Albany Street, 478 7050. Mon—Sat . 10am-5pm. :. Jack Moncur Until Sat 6 Nov. Recent -S:' . paintings by Edinburgh-based artist Jack Moncur.

MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, 20 Chambers Street, 650 2342. Mon-Fri 10am-8pm; Sat & Sun 10.30am-2.30pm.

Making/'1' hinking: Artists Build - Erwin Heerich Until Sun 28 Nov. Known for his ‘walk-in-sculptures’ at the Hombroich Island Museum, near Dusseldorf, an exhibition of drawings, sculptures and buildings by German artist Erwin Heerich, as part of a series of exhibitions of models by artists who build. See review.


Department of Photography, Film & TV, Marchmont Campus, 61 Marchmont Road, 466 7301. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Meaning And Metamorphosis - Digital Photography Until Fri 5 Nov. Photography by past graduates, staff and invited artists who have been involved with the Photography, Film and Television degree course at Napier University. Featured artists include Owen Logan, Paul Gray, Martin Bence, Roshini Kempadoo, Helen Pugh, Jonathon Greet, Mary Ann Kennedy and Martin Rieser.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat lOam-Spm; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names, including Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and Catherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Moore, Hockney and Bellany.

Robin Philipson 1916-1992

Until Sun 14 Nov. £2.50 (£1.50). The late Robin Philipson was a leading figure of the Edinburgh School. This retrospective exhibition features over 60 works carried out throughout his career, from his expressive paintings of cockfights to World War I and the Crucifixion.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2-5pm. An impressive collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, by artists including Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Poussin, Degas, Van Gogh and Monet along with work by 18th and 19th century Scottish artists. Recently returned to display is Titian’s Diana And Callisto.

Renaissance Master Bronzes From The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: The Fortnum Collection Until Sun 5 Dec. Free. An impressive collection of bronzes, maiolica and other works of art from the collection of C.D.E. Fortnum (1820-1899).


Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am-5 m; Sun 2—5pm. Cafe.

Art An Business Until Sun 23 Jan. The business and commerce industries have created the wealth of Scotland, shaping the country’s towns and cities. This exhibition features contemporary portraits including images of current wealth creators.

Magna Brava: The Magnum Women Photographers Fri 5 Nov—Sun 30 Jan. £2.50 (£1.50). The great women Magnum photographers - Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Mciselas, Inge Morath and the late Marilyn Silverstone show distinctive work from around the globe. Over 180 photographs are on display ranging in subject matter from Arnold’s view of the whole continent to Silverstone’s study of study of social groups in the Gaelic speaking of Tory Island in Ireland. This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Marilyn Silverstone who died in September this year. See preview.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Mon-Sun noon—5pm.

Buber Marnia Until Sun 21 Nov. An exhibition of rubber sculptures and constructions by Ailie Rutherford and Rachel Moffat.


Light Cafe Bar, 7 Clerk Street, 0131 667 0971. Mon-Fri 6—11pm; Sat & Sun 2—11pm.

Light Relief Until Fri 3 Dec. To open the newly refurbished Light Cafe Bar, artists Catriona Bell, Emma J. McCann, Ruth McLeod, Genevieve Waites and Holly Wright present an exhibition of print and photography, using both traditional techniques and digital media.


75-79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Amanda Doughty Until Thu 4 Nov. New jewellery.

Peter Simon Jones Until Thu 4 Nov. Watercolour paintings and drawings of lighthouses in Scotland.

Judith Rowe Until Thu 4 Nov. Ceramic pots, birds and trees by potter Judith Rowe.

Simon Laurie Until Thu 4 Nov. Semi- abstract still life and landscapes paintings by Simon Laurie.

Abigail McLellan Sat 6—_Thu 25 Nov. Recent paintin 5.

Jonathan Gibfis Sat 6—Thu 25 Nov. A retrospective exhibition of wood engravrn 5.

Lara Sco ie Sat 6—Thu 25 Nov. Ceramics.