ART listings 'ART LISTINGS continued


AMAT CENTRE 19a Leopold Place, 652 3893. Sat 11am—4pm; Sun—Wed 11am—6pm; Thu


Amiten - Tales At The Edge Sat l-Thu 6 Apr. Meditation and healing paintings by Amiten.


26 St Stephen Street, 225 5865. Tue—Fri 11am—6.30pm; Sat 10am-6.30pm; Sun noon-6 m.

Mixed Exhibition Permanently on display, a wide range of arts and crafts by local artists.


4 Bellevue Crescent, 557 1663. Tue—Sat noon—6pm.

2000 Pots Fri 31 Mar—Sat 15 Apr. A diverse collection of contemporary ceramics by 25 artists including Tim Proud, Judith Gilmour, Moray Miller, Tom Elliot and Kate Thompson.


6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat Ham—2pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Fri 31 Mar. A selection of work by various artists. New Acquisitions Sat 8 Apr—Sat 27 May. Newly acquired works for the gallery featuring paintings by William Wells, D.Y. Cameron, Robert Brough, F.B.C. Cadell, David Gauld and CL. Hunter.


10 Royal Terrace, 556 1010. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-1pm.

Mixed Exhibition Sat 29 Apr. Paintings from stock including works by George Houston, J.D. Fergusson, Maclauchlan Milne and PW. Adam.


2 Market Street, 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Things Until Sat 15 Apr. Curated by Krzyztof Fijalkowski of Norwich Gallery, this exhibition focuses on assemblage, collage and photography in Britain since 1936. Featured artists include Eileen Agar, Clive Barker, Tim Head, Eduardo Paolozzi, Richard Hamilton and Roland Penrose. Artworks: Faces And Things Until Sat 27 May. Aimed primarily at young children, this hands-on exhibition explores themes of portraiture and still life.

Spectrum: Aspects Of The City Of Edinburgh's Fine Art Collection Until Sat 27 May. A range of works drawn from the City Of Edinburgh’s fine art collection including contemporary and historic topographical views of the city and recent acquisitions.

Without Day Sat 8 Apr—Sat 3 Jun. The response of artists to a proposal for an event, work or other artistic intervention for the new Scottish Parliament. British Art Show 5 Sat 8 Apr—Sat 3 Jun. Free. The prestigious British Art Show, held every five years, opens in galleries across Edinburgh before touring to Southampton, Cardiff and Birmingham. Selected by freelance curator Pippa Coles, artist and writer Matthew Higgs and artist Jaqui Poncelet, the show celebrates the vitality of contemporary British art. Artists showing work at the City Art Centre include Hilary Lloyd, Jim Lambie, David Shrigley and Wolfgang Tillmans. See British Art Show supplement.


Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay Street Lane, 229 7941. Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Traffic In The City Mon 10 Apr—Fri 5 May. Photographs by Alex Anderson and Tommy Connolly.


88 Hanover Street, 220 4403. Mon-Sat 10am—10pm; Sun noon-7pm. . Wallpaper For Breakfast Until Fri 31 Mar. An exhibition of 2D work in mixed media by Lisa Pettcrsson. . Metacorpus Fri 7—Fri 28 Apr. An exhibition of costume performance art by Metacorpus featuring installations by Anna Cocciadiferro and Jeanette Sendler and photographs by Joanna Kane.


3 Doune Terrace, 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Pandemonium And Other Cityscapes Fri 7 Apr—Fri 5 May. Drawings and graphic works by Palle Nielsen featuring dreamlike cityscapes, architectural structures and exploding Towers of Babel.


Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. British Art Show 5 Sat 8 Apr—Sun 4 Jun. Conor McFeely, Carol Rhodes, John Stezaker, Michael Raedecker, Laura Ford and Phyllida Barlow are showing work at the Dean Gallery. See British Art Show supplement.


27 Quecnsferry Street, 220 4150. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon—4pm.

Recent Acquisitions A changing display of the gallery’s recent purchases.


35 William Street, 225 2196. Tue-Fri llam—S m; Sat 11am—2pm.

Mixed hibition Until Sun 30 Apr. A mixed show of work by gallery artists.


2 Warrender Park Road, 667 5152. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied arts by up- and-coming craftmakers and designers working in Scotland.


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

British Art Show 5 Sat 8 Apr—Sun 4 Jun. FrEe. Artists on show at the Fruitmarket Gallery include Jonathan Parson, Graham Faggen, Lucy Mackenzie, Lea Andrew, Paul Seawright, Paul Noble and Susan Hiller. See British Art Show supplement.


57 lnverleith Row, 552 3823. Mon-Fri noon—6 m (or b appointment). Misun erstan ings . . . Wow. It's Spring Until Tue 4 Apr. Multi-media exhibition.


22a Dundas Street, 556 2181. Tue—Fri 10.30am—6pm; Sat lOam—Spm.

Art From Ukraine Until Sat 1 Apr. The sixth annual exhibition of paintings by established Ukrainian artists.

Mixed Exhibition 0f Gallery Artists Sat 8—Sat 29 Apr. A sale of selected works by gallery artists.

Natasha Kudrtavtseva: Recent Russian Landscapes Sat 8—Sat 29 Apr. Paintings by Natasha Kudriavtseva inspired by the Russian landscape.


6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—Ipm.

Best Of British Printmaking Sat 8—Sat 29 Apr. Etchings and prints by British printmakers including works by Muirhead Bone, D.Y. Cameron, William Strang, James McBey and Sir Frank Brangwyn.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon—Thu 10am-8pm; Fri lOam—Spm; Sat 10am—2pm.

Giuseppe Penone: Drawings And Photographs 1970—1995 Wed 5 Apr—Sat 13 May. Drawings and photographs by Italian sculptor Giuseppe Penone.


183 Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat lOam—lpm.

Andrew Fitzpatrick and Cara McKinnon Crawford Until Tue 11 Apr. Figurative paintings by Andrew Fitzpatrick and landscapes by Cara McKinnon Crawford.


23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm.

Sara Ogilvie Until Sat 22 Apr. Screenprints and lithographs of Mexico by Sara Ogilvie.

EDINBURGH WORLD HERITAGE TRUST (Formerly New Town Conservation Trust), 13a Dundas Street, 557 5222. Mon-Fri 9am-1pm & 2—5pm.

Princes Street: Unexecuted Designs 1767-1999 Until Fri 28 Apr. Plans and designs for Edinburgh’s major thoroughfare, Princes Street, which were never executed.


22-28 Cockbum Street, 220 1260. Tue-Sat 11am-6pm; Sun 1-5pm. British Art Show 5 Sat 8 Apr—Sun 4 Jun. Free. Artists showing work at the newly refurbished Collective Gallery are Grayson Perry, Wolfgang Tillmans (also at the City Art Centre), Jeremy Deller and Karl Holmqvist. See British Art Show supplement.

I THEUST 30 Mar-13 Apr 2000


Corstorphine Road, 334 9171. Daily 9am—4.30pm.

Creative Juices Until Fri 31 Mar. Paintings and drawings by the staff and volunteers at Edinburgh Zoo.

I Live For Surprises: Goethe The Naturalist Fri 7 Apr—Fri 12 May. Goethe’s scientific study of optics is explored in this exhibition.


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

Ian McKenzie Smith and John Mclean Until Sat 6 May. The gallery’s spring exhibition celebrates the work of two of Scotland’s finest abstract painters. Ian McKenzie Smith shows five new large- scale paintings in a rare exhibition of his work on Scottish soil. A retrospective of small scale works on paper by John Mclean, created over a 30-year period, are displayed in the second gallery. Rupert Spira Until Sat 6 May. Stoneware bowls by Rupert Spira.


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

French Writers Overseas Until Fri 7 Apr. An exhibition of 27 posters outlines the story of the great writers from overseas who enrich the French language and literature.

La Nouvelle Medicine Francaise Sat 8—Tue 18 Apr. A documentary exhibition examining the state of French medicine. Tararaboom Sat 8 Apr—Sun 7 May. New work by Edinburgh College of Art graduates, Karen Loughridge and Anna Ray on the theme of travel and dance.


66 Cumberland Street, 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Urban Myths Sat 1 Apr—Thu 11 May. Screenprints by Glasgow Print Studio director, John MacKechnie.


5 Northumberland Street Lane, 557 5454.

Mon—Sat Ham—4.30pm.

Spring Exhibition Until 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, Lieith, 467 7392. Tue—Fri llam—6pm; Sat & Sun Ham—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 Ham-5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

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


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

Mixed Exhibition Until Mon 15 May. A mixed show of Scottish landscapes, sporting prints and natural history paintings.


5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon—5pm. The Garden Of Eartth Delights Until Sun 16 Apr. Recent graduates Ailie Rutherford and Emma Bowen explore the relationship between reality and fantasy to create a garden installation for the gallery, comprising sculpture, drawings and audio and video work.

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 selectors. Its curator, Adrian Wiszniewski, one of Scotland’s leading artists and designers, presents his personal selection.

ritish Art Show 5 Sat 8 Apr—Sun 4 Jun. Free. Artists on show at the National Gallery of Modern Art are Mike Nelson, Lucy Gunning, Grayson Perry (also at the Collective Gallery), Cathy Pendergast, David Batchelor, Dean Hughes, Simon Starling, Joan Key, Glenn Brown, Cerith Wyn Evans, Padraig Timoney, Michael Landy and Tracey Emin. See British Art Show supplement.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Designs Of Desire Fri 31 Mar—Sun 18 Jun. Architectural and ornamental prints and drawings dating from 1500—1850, featuring over 120 European prints and drawings, shown alongside objects from Glasgow and Edinburgh. Featured artists include Diirer, Boucher, William and Robert Adam, William Chambers, Piranesi and Chippendale.


Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. 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 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 pay 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