ART listings


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28—30 Ferry Road, 529 5517. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 9am—1pm.

Transformations Until Wed 31 May. Local artists with learning disabilities show new work in a range of media including painting and sculpture, created as part ofArlink Art Of Change programme.


3 High Street, Musselburgh, 653 4432. Tue—Sat l()am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Tree Marks Fri 2—Sat 24 Jun. Gouache watercolours by London-based artist Carlotta Cooper, depicting abstracted observations based on trees, lichens and mosses.


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

Elma Northey (1876-1935) Until Fri 2 Jun. A retrospective exhibition of watercolours.


5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club). 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon—5pm. Mary Trodden, Michael Krummins and Heather Craig Until Thu 15 Jun. Mary Trodden. Michael Krummins and Heather Craig 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. British Art Show Information line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Free. Artists on show at the gallery include Grayson Perry who exhibits ceramics pots; Kathy Prendergast shows a series of maps; David Batchelor exhibits I Love King ’5

C mss Am! K ing 's Cross Loves Me; Dean Hughes combines thread and paper in his work; Glasgow-based artist Simon Starling creates a model of a Farman Mosquito airplane from balsa wood; Joan Key shows two diplychs; Glenn Brown exhibits a series of paintings; Cerith Wyn Evans shows his gold-plated crash barrier; Michael Landy constructs a large-scale installation from milk crates; Tracey Emin, shortlisted for the Turner Prize last year shows a selection of drawings and an embroidered wall hanging and Padraig 'l‘imoncy exhibits a painting entitled Fungus Rules The Brazen Cars.

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

Designs Of Desire Until 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 Durer. Boucher, William and Robert Adam. William Chambers, Piranesi and Chippendale.

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George [V Bridge, 226 4531. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat IOam—Spm; Sun 2-5pm. Scotland's Pages Mon 5 Jun—Sun 29 Oct. Free. A major exhibition tracing almost 1000 years of Scotland’s history through the written word, presenting some of the key documents that have shaped the Scottish nation.


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

BU THE UBT 25 May-8 Jun 2000


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.

Young Entrepreneurs Until Sun 30 Jul. Three young photographers have been commissioned to produce twelve portraits of young entrepreneurs. Portraits include Chris van der Kuyl of VlS interactive plc, Belinda Robertson of Cashmere Ltd and Jamie Byng of Canongate Books.

The Art Of Documentary Fri 26 May—Sun 3 Sep. Free. A look at Scottish involvement with documentary photography over the last 40 years including work by Chick Chalmers, John Charity, Catriona Grant, Tricia Malley, Oscar Marzaroli, Andy Moxon, Joe Rock, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and David Williams.

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

NlightN Until Sat 17 Jun. A collective show of inventive, light-based work by a group of artists including Andrew Docherty, Paul Ballingal, Chad McCail, Jo Salter, Alison Croft and Eliza Gilchrist.


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

Stephanie Dees and Alison McGill Until Wed 14 Jun (61 Bread Street). Edinburgh artists Stephanie Dees and Alison McGill show new paintings. Dees paints representations of urban cityscapes and McGill uses oil and wax to create aerial landscapes.

Emma Grove Until Wed 14 Jun (61 Bread Street). New ceramics.

The Artist Abroad Fri 2 Jun—Fri 14 Jul. (55 Bread Street). Paintings inspired by travels abroad, including work by artists Mike Bowmont, Gerry Dugeon. Alex Knubley and Laura Hunter.

OPEN EYE GALLERY 75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Drawn To The Light - Glen ScouIler RSW, RGI Until Thu 1 Jun. Recent aintings and ceramics. eaven To Earth - Colin Black Until Thu 1 Jun. Recent works by Colin Black. Ben Woodcock Until Thu 22 Jun. Contem oraryjewellery. Michaeilythgoe Until Thu 22 Jun. Sculpture. Sarah Carrington Until Thu 22 Jun. Recent paintings. Sandy Murphy RSW Sat 3—Thu 22 Jun. Paintings.


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

Living Proof: The Art Of Making Art Until Tue 30 May. Mixed media works in progress by Joyce Gunn Cairns and Kate Downie.

Cowboys Sat 3—Sun 11 Jun. (Open daily noon—6pm). Paintings of cowboys by Eddie Farrell.


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

Stevenson College - Exposed 2000 Until Mon 29 May. Photography exhibition featuring the work of current HND Photography students at Stevenson College.

Michael Dawson and Lyn Rigg Mon 29 May—Mon 26 Jun. New work by Edinburgh-based artists Michael Dawson and Lyn Rigg.

Jean Craig and Elizabeth Catley Mon 29 May-Mon 26 Jun. Acrylic and waterbased paintings by Jean Craig and landscapes in watercolour and mixed


media by Elizabeth Catley.


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

British Society Of Wood Engravers Until Tue 6 Jun. Landscape-based wood block prints by members of the British Society Of Wood Engravers.


15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

City Narratives: Clarissa Upchurch Until Fri 26 May. A series of drawings and etchings by Clarissa Upchurch.


lnverleith House. 552 7171. Wed—Sun 10am-5pm. British Art Show Information line 529 3795.

British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Free. (lnverleith House). Artists on show at lnverleith House are: Martin Creed who has filled one of the rooms of the gallery with hundreds of balloons: Mike Nelson creates a site-specific installation; Lucy Gunning shows new sculptural work; Martin Boyce paints directly onto the gallery walls; Anna Hunt exhibits tapestry work inspired by 20th century architecture; Kenny Machod presents his video piece Robbie Fraser; Paul Graham shows photographs from his End Onge/Red Eye series; Art and Language exhibit sculptural works; Liam Gillick constructs a multi-coloured ceiling installation; Rachel Lowe shows new video work and Graham Gussin projects text pieces onto the gallery walls. Robert Coia Until Mon 31 Jul. Sited beside the Gardens’ 35ft fossilised Craigleith Tree, Scottish sculptor Robert Coia has created a 2.5 metre high wooden sculpture for the environmental campaign Trees Of Time And Place. The campaign aims to encourage everyone to grow at least one tree from seed during their lifetime.

Botanics In Focus! Until Fri 23 Jun. (Caledonian Hall). An exhibition of photographs documenting the diverse work of the Royal Botanic Garden.

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery, 23 Tipperlinn Road. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

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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.

Anne Elliot, Kate Gray and Diana Hendry Tue 6 Jun—Sun 24 Sep. New work by contemporary visual artists Kate Gray and Anne Elliot, shown alongside poetry by writer Diana Ilendry.

ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION Bakehouse Close, 146 Canongate, 556 6699. Tue—Fri noon—3pm. Architecture In Between Until Fri 16 Jun. Fresh from touring America. an exhibition of the competition-winning architectural projects from Finland 1995—1997.


The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 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 llendry.

Family Tree Wed 7 Jun—Mon 25 Sep. Paintings, prints. textiles and photography inspired by landscape and nature. created by a family of artists Alex, Midge. Kim and Steve Gourlay and Alex Gunn.


Howard Bar Gallery. Grindlay Street. 248 4848. Open during performance times. Mixed Exhibition Wed 7 Jun—Sat 5 Aug. Staff at the Lyceum show their creative side with an exhibition of mixed media art works.


Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily l()am—6pm.

FourSight Until Fri 30 Jun. A selling exhibition of work by four past ROSL Annual Exhibition exhibitors Anne Desmet, Susanne Kiely. Liam Spencer and Rob White.

ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound. 225 6671. Mon—Sal l()am-«Spm: Sun 35an