ART listings



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

Ian Hamilton Finlay Until Sat 18 Mar. An exhibition of prints from the 19605 to the 1990s by Ian Hamilton Finlay. Best known for Little Sparta, a classical garden that he built at Dunsyre in the Pentland Hills, he is seen as one of Seotland's most distinguished artists and thinkers.

Harriet Mena Hill Until Sat 18 Mar. Harriet Mena Hill’s first ever exhibition in Scotland features small scale, oil paintings on prepared gesso. Her work combines architectural precision with abstract pattern making.

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

Bebop Until Sat 4 Mar. Edinburgh College ofArt graduate Jon Harker presents an exhibition of colour paintings using typographic imagery influenced by graffiti.


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

9.30am— 1 .30pm.

Michael Scheffer Until Sat 26 Feb. Black and white photographs by German photographer Michael Scheffer.


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

Catching The Moment Of Eternity Until Mon 6 Mar. Photography exhibition by Tony D’Urso.

I2 66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

Le Corbusier: Petite Confidences Sat 19 Feb—Mon 27 Mar. A suite of ten lithographs by one of the 20th century’s leading architect/designers, Le Corbusier.

KOJIN 49 Bernard Street, Leith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri Ham—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—4.30pm.

Shona Dougall Until Sat 19 Feb. Pastels by Shona Dougall.

Contemporary Exhibition Sun 20 Feb—Thu 16 Mar. An exhibition of contemporary work by local artists.


65 The Shore, 553 5255. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

Two Years On .Until Sat 26 Feb. Recent work by a selection of artists including Elaine Allison, Nicola Davies, Emma S. Davis, Cherylene Dyer and Kenneth Le Riche, all of whom graduated two years


Valentine's Exhibition Until Sat 26 Feb. Regular gallery artists show work on a Valentine’s theme.


15 Blackfriars Street, 556 6922. Tue$at 10am—7pm; Sun noon—6pm.

Edinburgh Artists Until Fri 31 Mar. Paintings and photographs by Raina Gustafson, Elaine Scott and Graeme McKenna.


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

Mixed xhibition Until Tue 29 Feb. Works from stock.


5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon-5pm. Andy Warhol Mounted Until Sun 12 Mar. Original prints and watercolours by Andy Warhol, with all works for sale.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up

78 THE UST 17 Feb—2 Mar 2000

Spring is in the air: Chinese painting from the Shanghai Museum are on display at the Royal Museum

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.

Eileen Agar 1899-1991: A Centenary Exhibition Until Sun 27 Feb. £2.50 (£1.50); joint admission with Magritte £5.50 (£4). British surrealist painter Eileen Agar was the only female artist chosen to exhibit alongside Picasso, Max Ernst and Joan Miro in the 1936 London lntemational Surrealist Exhibition. To celebrate her centenary, an exhibition of over 120 works from private and public collections features oils, acrylics, collages, watercolours, photographs and found objects.

Northern Star Until Sun 9 Apr. Free. The first in a series of displays chosen from the gallery’s permanent collection by invited selectors. The show’s curator, Adrian Wiszniewski, one of Scotland’s leading artists and designers, presents his personal selection.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—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. Turner And Sir Walter Scott Until Sun 19 Mar. Free. To accompany the annual showing of the Gallery’s famous Turner Watercolours from the bequest of Sir Henry Vaughan, two watercolours created for Sir Walter Scott’s commission of 1818 by Turner, which illustrate Scott’s historical publication The Provincial Antiquities And Picturesque Scenery Of Scotland.


Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. A stunning collection of portraits of famous faces from the 16th century to present day, plus the national photography collection.

Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Free. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourself emphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung

and framed in the permanent collection in the company of the gallery’s most famous


The Health Of The Nation Until Sun 14 May. Free. An exhibition celebrating Scottish achievements in medical research from the 18th century to the present day. A Shepherd's Life Until Sun 28 May. Free. An exhibition of over 50 paintings and drawings by Scottish painter Victoria Crowe, which pays tribute to the life and work of Jenny Armstrong, a professional shepherdess who spent her entire life in the Pentland Hills. The display also features photographs and recorded interviews with some ofArmstrong’s friends and former employees.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily Ham—6.30pm.

Studios Exposed Until Sat 26 Feb. Jo Salter’s digitally collaged photographs reveal the workings behind New Street Studios. Comprising 31 studios, musicians, graphic designers and artists working in a variety of media, use the space for developing their skills and producing new work.


61 Bread Street, 477 4525. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Cupid's D'Arts Until Tue 29 Feb. Mixed media works including jewellery, textiles and still life on the theme of love by various artists.


75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Anna Miller 1959-1999 Until Wed 16 Feb. A retrospective exhibition of work by the late Anna Miller.

John Dunn Until Thu 17 Feb. Glassworks by John Dunn.

Peter Bourne Until Thu 17 Feb. Paintings by Peter Bourne RSW.

Jack Firth RSW Sat 19 Feb—Thu 9 Mar. Recent paintings.

Nicola Hurst Sat 19 Feb-Thu 9 Mar. Jewellery.

Rosalind Rosenblatt Sat 19 Feb—Thu 9 Mar. Ceramics.

Bonnie Thompson Sat 19 Feb—Thu 9 Mar. Paintings.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Underfoot Sat 19 Feb—Wed 1 Mar.

Recent drawings, prints and sculptureby Australian artists Richard Grigg and Caroline Love, based on themes of travel and living in a foreign land.


65 George Street, 225 2266. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am—noon. Andrew Brown Tue 22—Tue 29 Feb. Recent watercolours by Andrew Brown.


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

Craig Murray - First Foot Until Mon 28 Feb. Recent work by Edinburgh College of Art graduate and freelance illustrator, Craig Murray.


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

The Draughtsman's Contract Fri 18 Feb—Sat 11 Mar. Architectural watercolours and prints, primarily of Georgian buildings in Edinburgh’s New Town, by Peter Michael, Karin and Neil Macrae, Hilary Hamilton, Lorn McNeil and Jennifer Reynolds.


15 Rutland Square, 229 7205. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

Inigo@RlAS - Digitising Scottish Architects Until Fri 18 Feb. A computer- based exhibition of work by Edinburgh- based web designer Daniel Frydman. who set up Inigo Media which provides web design services to architects in Scodand.


lnverleith House, 552 7171. Wed—Sun Ham—3.30pm.

Dom Hans Van Der Laan

Until Sun 19 Mar. (lnverleith House). An insight into the work of Hans Van Der Laan, the architect, philosopher, mathematician and monk, with a penchant for numbers and collecting pebbles.

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery, 23 Tipperlinn Road, 229 3555.

Family Tree Until Mon 29 May. Paintings, prints, textiles and photography inspired by the landscape and nature, by the family of artists Alex, Midge, Kim and Steve Gourlay, and Alex Gunn.