ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


Inverleith House, 552 7171. Tue—Sun Ham—5.30pm.

Laura Owens: New Work Sun 18 Jun—Sun 30 Jul. LA painter Laura Owens shows new high colour, abstract paintings in this, her first solo exhibition in Britain. Showing alongside her work is a series of 19th century botanical teaching diagrams by John Hutton Balfour. See preview. Botanics In Focus! Until Fri 23 Jun. (Caledonian Hall). An exhibition of photographs documenting the diverse work of the Royal Botanic Garden. 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.

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

Anne Elliot, Kate Gray and Diana Hendry Until Sun 24 Sep. New work by contemporary visual artists Kate Gray and Anne Elliot, shown alongside poetry by writer Diana Hendry.

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.

Family Tree Until 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 Until Sat 5 Aug. Staff at the Lyceum show their creative side with an exhibition of mixed media art works.


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

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


Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon-Fri 2—5pm. Hispaniola - Franziska Furter Until Mon 12 Jun. Situated in the New Town office spaces of architectural practice Reiach and Hall, Edinburgh’s newest exhibition space opens with an installation of wall drawings by Swiss artist Franziska Furter, inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.


23 Cockbum Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Weegee Re-Viewed Tue 20 Jun-Sat 5 Aug. Curated by Dr David Hopkins from St Andrews University, an insight into the life and work of photographer, Usher Fellig, otherwise known as ‘weegee’. Emigrating to the States in 1906, he worked as a newspaper photographer in New York in the early 19405 and was given access to his own police radio, enabling him to be first on the scene of crime and disasters. See feature.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm. Collecting Cities Sat 17 Jun—Sat 15 Jul. Geddes’ exhibition of 1911, ‘Cities and Town Planning’, had an enormous impact on cities across the world. This display uses archive plans, drawings and photographs to demonstrate his tremendous vision.

Lip Service Sat 17 Jun—Sat 15 Jul. Artlink Central organise this exhibition of contemporary art works by Scottish artists and their projects with special needs

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Tarpot Sat 17 Jun-Sat 15 Jul. A documentary exhibition looking at the conceptual garden created for the International Festival at Chaumont sur Loire by Frazer McNaughton, Lumir Soukop and Nigel Buchan.


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

Joseph Maxwell-Stuart Sat IO—Sat 24 Jun. Recent paintings.


Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily lOam—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.


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

RSA’s 174th Annua Exhibition Until Sun 9 Jul. £2 (£1). An exhibition of work by Academy members, invited guests and selected works by non-members featuring painting, sculpture, printmaking and architecture.


Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383. Mon-Wed 10.30am—midnight; Thu-Sat 10.30am-1am; Sun 4pm—midnight.

Fast Forward 2000 Until Sat 10 Jun. Photographs by Art and Design students at Telford College.

Caroline Kerr: A Retrospective Sun 11 Jun—Sat 29 Jul. Photography by Caroline Kerr taken over the last eight years, featuring Hidden Kingdoms, Long Time Dead and Replicas, with text by Professor Paul Willemen.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


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

The Graduate Tue 13 Jun—Sat 1 Jul. Mixed media works by graduates from Scotland’s art colleges.


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

Pat Douthwaite Until Wed 28 Jun. Retrospective exhibition of paintings by Pat Douthwaite.

Rupert Spira Until Wed 28 Jun. Stoneware bowls by Rupert Spira. Mark Powell Until Wed 28 Jun. Jewellery.

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Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon—Sat lOam—Spm; Sun noon—5pm; Tue 10am—8pm. £3 (£1508; under 185 free. Listen! A Million Chi dren's Voices In Scotland Thu 15 Jun—Sun 3 Sep. With over one million children under the age of 18, Save the Children have given these young people the opportunity to voice their opinions with an exhibition of over 1400 written and visual contributions received as part of the ‘Million Children’ campaign.

NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Daily noon—5pm. Free.

I Saw A Ship A Sailing Until Mon 20

Nov. Artworks on a maritime theme produced by children of the Creative Kids Club.


53 High Street, 331 5545. Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat 10am—1pm & 2.15-5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free.

Food For Thought A look at children’s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.


2 Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon-Sat lOam—Spm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. A 19th century museum housing inlemational collections of natural history, geology, science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry and The Ivy Wu Gallery.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky’s millennium clock for the museum, a kinetic sculpture, measuring nine metres high.

The Finest Scottish Sapphires Until Sun 3 Sep. This temporary display brings together for the first time the finest crystals and the largest cut stone from the sapphire locality on the Isle of Lewis. Fragments - Pages Stolen From A Book Of Time Until Sun 11 Jun. Jewel- works by Kevin Coates consisting of wearable jewellery which incorporate fragments of historical material set in the context of a larger mixed-media composition.

Passages: Forms And Baskets By Maggie Henton Until Sun 25 Jun. An exhibition of baskets, plus recent works in wood, copper wire, acrylic paints and cotton by Maggie Henton, inspired by her recent trip to the Australian desert.

Views From Above Until Sun 30 Jul. Part of the Millennium Festival of Flight, this exhibition of aerial photography from the 19205 to the present day features work by pioneer pictorialist aerial photographer Alfred Buckham through to specially commissioned new work by Patricia and Angus Macdonald.

Breaking The Surface Until Sun 31 Dec. Over thirteen ceramics artists from Korea present an exhibition of new work, highlighting the use of both traditional and contemporary techniques. Featured are elegant white jars and dishes by Ik- young Kim and robust vessels by Lee Kang-Hyo.


Lady Stair’s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 529 4901. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Free. Eric Linklater 1899-1974: An Old Peasant With A Pen Until Sat 22 Jul. An exhibition on the life and work of Eric Linklater, an important figure in 20th century Scottish literature, who wrote a host of humorous books, short stories, plays, histories, biographies and autobiographies.

DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE University of Dundee, 13 Perth Road, 01382 345330. Mon-Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat 9.30am—4.30 m.

2000 Annual Ex ibition Sat 17—Sat 24 Jun. The annual show of work by final year students featuring animation and electronic media, architecture, ceramics, textiles, drawing and painting, photography, graphic design, illustration, jewellery and sculpture.

Ceramics From Hanyang College Until Tue 27 Jun. Contemporary ceramics by twelve professors of Hanyang College in Korea and examples of work produced by the Research Institute which aims to replicate the classical wares of Korea.


152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue—Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am—5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm.

Colour Me Blind Until Sat 22 Jul. The work of fourteen international artists is brought together for this exhibition of contemporary paintings, which looks at painting in relation to the expansive

range of ‘visual culture’. Featured artists include Paul Morrison, Fiona Rae, Arturo Herrera, Michel Majerus and Gerda Steiner.


Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon—Sat lOam-5pm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm.

Crocks And Pots Until Fri 1 Sep. A display of medieval pottery, discovered during city centre redevelopment in the

To Boldly Sew Until Sun 2 Jul. An exhibition of work by textile artists.




Scottish Borders Campus, The High Mill, Netherdale, 01896 892516. Wed-Fri 10am—7pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Degree Show 2000 Tue 20—Sat 24 Jun. The annual degree show featuring the work of final year textile design students. The course specialises in printed, woven, knitted and fashion knitwear.


MCLEAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 15 Kelly Street, 01475 715624. Mon-Sat 10am—5 m.

Goya: T e Disparates Until Sat 24 Jun. A display of prints of Goya’s last great series of etchings, depicting witchcraft, war and bizarre fantasies.



Howden, 01506 433634. Mon—Fri 10am—4pm; Sat lOam—3pm.

Adored And Explored Until Sat 24 Jun. Abstract paintings by Allistair Monaghan, exploring the artist’s interpretation of society through colour and texture.


lectures & events


Joanne Tatham and Tom O'Sullivan Thu 8 Jun, 7.30pm. Free. Transmission Gallery. The artists talk about their installation currently on show in the gallery.


Scottish Glass 2000 - An Artist's View Thu 8 Jun, 2.30pm. Free. City Art Centre. Adrienne McStay gives an illustrated talk on the current exhibition.

Death Of St Ephraim, Tuscan Triptych Fri 9 Jun, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Matthew Wellard gives a talk. Meet The Artists Sat 10 Jun, 2pm. Free. Fruitmarket Gallery. Artists taking part in the current exhibition, Pyramids OfMars, discuss their work.

Scottish Glass 2000 - A Curator's View Sat 10 Jun, 2.30pm. Free. City Art Centre. Brian Blench talks about the current exhibition.

Black Ground by John Piper Mon 12 Jun, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Michael Gormley puts John Pi er’s work under the s otlight. Princess Elizabeth an Princess Anne Wed 14 Jun. 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Joan McGirk discusses Anthony van Dyck’s work.

Stipple Engraving Thu 15 Jun, 2.30pm. Free. City Art Centre. James Denison- Pender gives an illustrated talk and demonstration on the art of stipple engraving.

Diego Martelli Fri 16 Jun, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Edgar Degas’ painting is discussed by Vivien Hamilton from the Burrell Collection. Kokoschka In The 1930s Mon 19 Jun, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Patrick Elliot gives a talk. Charles II (When Prince of Wales) Wed 21 Jun, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Angela Cox talks about William Dobson’s painting.