ART listings



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

Afghan Women: lifting The Veil Until Mon 20 Mar. As part of International Women’s Day, Medecins du Monde present this exhibition of sensitive photographs documenting the plight of women in Afghanistan. Photographers include Stephen Dupont, Alain Keler, Sebastian Salgado and Christine Spengler.

French Writers Overseas Sat 18 Mar—Fri 7 Apr. An exhibition of 27 posters outline the story of the great writers from overseas who enrich the French language and literature.


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

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


5 Northumbcrland Street Lane, 557 5454. MonaSat Ham—4.30pm.

Spring Exhibition Fri 17 Mar—Fri 14 Apr. Paintings by Francis Boag, Alastair W. Thompson, sculpture by Hamish Gilchrist and Annette Shepherd, twist glass by Mike Hunter and jewellery by Gilbert McManus.


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

Contemporary Exhibition Kojin is currently exhibiting contemporary work by Heather Butlin, Finlay Kenny, Rose Nimmo, Raina Gustafson, Shona Dougall, Chloe Wolsey, James Fraser and David Blair.


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

To Western Shores Until Sat 18 Mar. Seascapes and coastal paintings by Sheila McLeod Robertson, featuring recent studies in Cornwall.

Iain Faulkner and David Sharashidze Tue 28 Mar—Sat 15 Apr. Figurative style paintings fusing contemporary themes by Glasgow School of Art graduate Iain Faulkner and new paintings by Georgian artist, based in Kiev.


15 Blackfriars Street, 556 6922. Tue—Sat 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—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

An Artist’s Map Of Scotland Until Sat 25 Mar. Topographical paintings of Scodand.

MORNINGSIDE BRAID CHURCH HALL Nile Grove, (off Morningside Road). Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Annual Photography Exhibition Fri 17 & Sat 18 Mar. Annual photography exhibition organised by Morningside Community Council, with works for sale.


5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Suna-I-ri noon—5pm. The Garden Of Earthly Delights Mon 27 Mar—Sun 16 Apr. Ailia Rutherford and Emma Bowen create an installation for the gallery space.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am~5pm; Sun noon~5pm. Cafe. Northern Star Until Sun 9 Apr. The first in a series of displays chosen from the gallery’s permanent collection by invited

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Jewellery for a text age: Kevin Coates' show of gems and text is at the Royal Museum

selectors. Its 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—5 rn.

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 S cenery Of Scotland.


Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon-5pm. Cafe. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. lice. 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 faces.

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. 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 of Armstrong’s friends and former employees.

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

Lewd And Lascivious Until Sun 9 Apr. Nightclub interiors artist Paul Ballingal creates an installation for the gallery space, exploring everyday taboos.


61 Bread Street, 477 4524. Mon Sat 10am—6pm.

Point Of Abstraction Until Wed 5 Apr. Abstract works by various artists including Gerry Dungeon, Jasper Inglis, Andrew Gold, Alexandra Knubley, Sandy McIntosh, Pervaze Mohammed and Douglas Sneddon plus new work by award-winningjewellery designer Diana Porter.


75-79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Nicola Hurst Until Thu 30 Mar. Jewellery.

John Brown RSW Until Thu 30 Mar. Recent aintings.

Diane endle - Images Of Zanzibar Until Thu 30 Mar. Recent paintings. Claire Kalvis Until Thu 30 Mar. Recent ceramics.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Tue—Fri 3—7pm; Sat & Sun noon—5pm.

Waves Tue 21 Mar—Sun 2 Apr. Three artists explore the common element of water. Betty Bastai, whose work was recently seen as an installation set within Granton Lighthouse, creates a new installation entitled ‘Mapping Light’, Alan Shipway shows abstract paintings which were also included in the Absolut Open exhibition at Inverleith House earlier in the year and Robert Gillies has written a specially commissioned sound installation for the gallery space.


43 Candlemaker Row, 220 1911.Tue--Sat 1 1 am—5.30pm.

Residual Property Until Sun 9 Apr. Artists Tom Hunter, Mary Maclean, Jason Oddy and Elisa Sighicelli feature in this group show which looks at ownership of property.


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

Siri France - Invisible Cities Until Mon 27 Mar. A series of real and imaginary landscapes by Siri France, inspired by her travels in Italy and Scotland.

Gennadii Gogoliuk -The Other Side Of The Sun Until Mon 27 Mar. Paintings by Russia artist Gennadii Gogoliuk.

John Dunbar Mon 27 Mar—Tue 25 Apr. Landscape paintings of Edinburgh, Oman and Lebanon by John Dunbar.


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

Dom Hans Van Der Laan Until Sun 19 Mar. 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 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 family of artists Alex, Midge, Kim and Steve Gourlay and Alex Gunn.

THE ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place, 229 3555.

Anne Elliot. Kate Gray and Diana Hendry Until Sun 28 May. New work by contemporary visual artists Kate Gray and Anne Elliot, shown alongside poetry by writer Diana Hendry.


Howard Bar, Grindlay Street, 248 4848. Open during performance times.

Liz Tainsh: Walled Garden Until Fri 5 May. Photography exhibition.


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

FourSight Until Wed 31 May. A selling exhibition of work by four past ROSl. Annual Exhibition exhibitors Anne Desmet, Susanne Kiely, Liam Spencer and Rob White.


The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

The RSA Student Art Exhibition Until Thu 16 Mar. Mixed media works by final year and post-graduate students from all of Scotland‘s art colleges and architet tine sc‘lltitiis.


29b Dundas Street, 467 3937. Mon—Fri 11am-7 m.

The Only Thing That’s Constant ls Change Tue 21 Mar-Wed 5 Apr. A changing exhibition of work by local artists featuring watercolours, oils, sculpture, photography and textiles.


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

David McClure (1926—1998) Until Wed 29 Mar. A memorial exhibition of the artist’s work.

Pierre Cavalan Until Wed 29 Mar. Jewellery.

Gestures Until Wed 29 Mar. Glass work by Alison Kinnaird, Liz Swinburne and Emma Woffenden.


5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art And Design This new gallery and shop features a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by Turkoman, Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes. plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and design.


23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 1()am—6pm.

Become Like Me Until Sat 25 Mar. Rob Hunter curates an exhibition of video work by up-and-coming and established artists. Featured artists include Roderick Buchanan who records the fluctuations in the organic form made by Tour de France cyclists filmed from the air, Paul Carter’s Blood From Stone brings together the ingredients for a miracle and Vito Acconci’s work from the early 19705 features bodily contortions.

Law And Devolution Until Sat 25 Mar. Upstairs@Stills. New work by photography students from Napier University, commissioned by law firm Archibald Campbell and Harley. Through black and white images, the students reveal what devolution means for Scotland and its people.


51—53 West Nicolson Street, 667 8729. Mon 9am—8pm; Tue—Sat 9am—9pm; Sun 12.30—6pm.

Right And Wrong Lose Their Meaning Until Sun 30 Apr. An exhibition of prints inspired by newspaper items and adverts by Stephen Kirby.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Vael: Hope Scott Collection Until Tue 21 Mar. The University of Edinburgh’s Hope Scott collection of 20th century paintings is re-oriented by performance artist Alistair MacLennan.


36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10.30am-4pm.

30th Anniversary Exhibition Sat 25 Mar—Sat 22 Apr. The gallery celebrates its 30th anniversary with a mixed show featuring the work of Alexander Bell, Tom Shanks, Frank Curran and John Lowrie Morrison.


For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. Opening times vary.

On Land Scotland’s only mobile art gallery goes on tour with a new exhibition which looks at how contemporary visual artists explore the traditional theme of landscape. The show features painting, sculpture, photography, installation work, video and sound by artists Margaret Barron, Sam Bell, Anne Bevan. David Michael Clarke, Andrew Mackenzie, Donald Urquhart, Robert Maclaurin and Bryndis Snaebjornsdottir. The gallery is touring Edinburgh schools until Thu 23 Mar, then it stops off at the City Art Centre on Fri 24 Mar, and continues touring schools and venues in

the Holders from Mon 27 Mar—Sat 8 Apr.