ART listings


MATTHEW ARCHITECTURE GALLERY [Iniversity of lidinburgh. 20 (‘hambers Street. 650 2342. Mon—Fri l0am-—4pm. The Summer Exhibition Mon 26 Jun-Thu 20 Jill. The atmual exhibition of work by final year architecture students.


5 York Place (above The Stand (‘omedy Club). 22‘) 8844. Sun--l-'ri noon-5pm. Laundry Thu 22 Jun Thu 20 Jul. A group show of work on a laundry theme by the gallery's founders plus open submissions. Presenting a diverse range of work. the show includes dissected clothes pegs. a dress constructed from peg springs. photographs. sculpture. painting and textile based works.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat I0am--—5pm; Sun noon~5an Cafe. A display of recent acquisitions by a line-up of big British names. including Damien l-lirst. Rachel Whiteread and (‘atherine Yass together with a display of works by prominent 20th century artists. including Picasso. Matisse. Moore. llockney and Bellany. Two new displays include the work of Henri (iaudicr-Brzeska

( I81) I -- l‘)l5) and Joan liardley (NHL-63).

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon- Sat I0am-»—-5pm: Sun noon--5pm. A collection of works from the Renaissance to post- lmpressionism. by artists inclttding Raphael. Rembrandt. Poussin. Degas. Van (iogh and Monet along with work by I8th and l9th century Scottish artists.

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND George I\' Bridge. 226 4531. Mott-Fri I0am--5pm; Sat 10am 5pm; Sun 2~5pm. Scotland's Pages L'ntil Sun 29 ()ct. A major exhibition tracing almost I000 years of Scotland's history throuin the written word. presenting sortie of the key documents that have shaped the Scottish nation.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat 10am 5pm; Sun noon ~5pm. Cafe. l‘t'ee. Picture Yourself t'ntil Sun 31 Dec. Marty St James' \ idco project I’it'ltm' Himselfemphasises 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 tnost famous faces. Young Entrepreneurs t'ntil Sun 30 Jul. Three young photographers have been commissioned to produce twelve portraits of young entrepreneurs. Portraits include ('hris van der Kuyl of VIS interactive plc. Belinda Robertson of ('ashmere Ltd and Jamie Byng of ('anongate Books. The Art Of Documentary t‘ntil Stm 3 Sep. A look at Scottish involvement with documentary photography over the last 40 years including work by ('hick (‘halmers. John Charity. (‘atriona (irant. Tricia Malley. ()scar Mar/.aroli. Andy Moxon. Joe Rock. Jeremy Sutton-llibbert and David Williams. See review. Men Of The Clyde: Stanley Spencer's Vision At Port Glasgow (1940—1947) Thu 6 Jul Sun 1 ()ct. The Portrait (iallcry is the home over the next few months of a major exhibition of work by the painter Sir Stanley Spencer (l8‘)l I959). As ()flicial \Vat' Artist. Spencer arrived in Port (ilasgow in l‘)40. commissioned to produce a series of paintings of the shipyard workers at Lithgow's Yard. He spent the next six years completing the commission. resulting in a series of monumental. frieze-like paintings which capture the labours of the workforce. Showing alongside these works are Spencer's ‘Resurrection' paintings. created at the

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end of the war. his personal tribute to the people of Glasgow. William MacQuitty‘s famous photographs of Spencer at work in the shipyards and a video made by Andy McGregor specially for the exhibition also accompany the show.


43-45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. Mon—Sat I()am—-1.30pm

Ruth Stoffregen Paintings 8: Sketches 1986-1993 Until Sat 2‘) Jul. (iouache paintings. sketches and journal entries illustrating the last creative decade of (ierman artist Ruth Stoffregen.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street. 558 7604. Daily

I lam—6.30pm.

Prima Materia Tue 27 Jun—Wed 26 Jul. Figurative and abstract paintings exploring space. architecture attd the body by Owen Henderson. Simon (irant. Ross llendrikson and Rory Mitchell.


55 and 6| Bread Street. 477 4524. Mon-~Sat 10am—6pm.

Artists Abroad Until l~‘ri l4 Jul. (6) Bread Street). Paintings inspired by travels overseas by a selection of artists including Natasha Kudriavpseva. Mike Bowmont. (ierry [)udgeon. Alex Knubley and Lattra llunter.


21 St Leonard’s Lane. 662 l6l 2. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon ~4pm. Goddess In The Garden tintil Fri 7 Jul. A selling exhibition of garden ornaments. stone benches and vessels.


75—«79 (‘umberland Street. 557 I020. Mom-Fri I0am- 6pm; Sat I0am-4pm. Ben Woodcock tintil Thu 22 Jun. (‘ontem )orary jewellery.

Michael Lythgoe L'ntil Thu 22 Jttn. Sculpture.

Sarah Carrington t'ntil Thu 22 Jun. Recent paintings.

Sandy Murphy RSW L'ntil Thu 22 Jun. Paintings.

Chris Bushe RSW Sat 24 Jun Thu l3 Jul. Recent paintings.

Julie Brooke Sat 2-1 Jun- Thu 13 Jul. New crystalline ceramics.

Caroline Temple Sat 24 Jun Thu I3 Jul. Jewellery in silver and gold.

Claire Harkess Sat 24 Jun—Thu I3 Jul. Recent paintings.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 I281). Tue-liri 3--7pm; Sat 62; Sun noon »5pm.

Journey Round The Sun L'ntil Sun 25 Jtm. Oil paintings on canvas and board by Vera (‘oghill accompanied by a selection of poetry.


(‘lerk Street. 667 7776. Mon Sat

10am —5.30pm.

Michael Dawson and Lyn Rigg t'ntil Mon 26 Jun. New work by lidinburgh- based artists Michael Dawson and Lyn Rigg.

Jean Craig and Elizabeth Catley tintil Mon 26 Jun. Acrylic and waterbascd paintings by Jean (‘raig and landscapes in watercolour and mixed media by lilizabeth ('atley.

Suzanne Borland Mon 26 Jtm Mon 24 Jul. ()0 and acrylic paintings by lidinburgh (‘ollcge of Art graduate Suzanne Borlantl.


63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue- I’ri

l lam-5pm; Sat 1 lam -4pm.

Jonathan Shearer tintil Sat 24 Jun. Landscape oil paintings by (iray ‘s School of Art graduate Jonathan Shearer.


I5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon Fri 9am -5pm.

Gareth Hoskins Architects, Glasgow lintil l‘ri 7 Jul. I-‘ollowing their national award as ‘Young Architectural Practice ()f The Year'. an exhibition of recently


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Stripes and Stripes: Hazel Palmer's Siobhan on show at the English Speaking Union

completely buildings. projects and ideas from their first two years in practice.


Inverleith House. 552 7I7l. Wed-Sun I0am~5pm.

Laura Owens: New Work Until Sun 30 Jul. (Inverleith House). LA painter Laura ()wens shows new high colour. abstract paintings in her first solo exhibition in Britain. Showing alongside her work is a series of 19th century botanical teaching diagrams by John llutton Balfour. Elemental Traces Thu 22 Jun Mon )8 Sep. ((ilasshouse lixperience). Internationally acclaimed artists Diana Hohsott and Keiko Mukaide create site- specilic glass sculptures which combine

sound. natural light and glass for the fottr

houses which make up the (ilasshousc lix )erience.

R0 ert Coia [Tntil Mon 31 Jul. Sited beside the (iardens' 35ft fossilised (‘raigleith Tree. Scottiin sculptor Robert (‘oia has created a 2.5 metre high wooden sculpture for the environmental campaign Trans ()fThlIt’ Am! Place. The campaign aims to encourage everyone to grow at least one tree from seed during their lifetime.

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link (iallery. 23 'l‘ipperlinn Road. For fttrther information call Artlink on 22‘) 3555.

Anne Elliot, Kate Gray and Diana Hendry lTntiI Sun 24 Sep. New work by contemporary visual artists Kate (iray and Anne lilliot. shown alongside poetry by writer Diana llendry.

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The Pelican (iallery. l Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 22‘) 3555.

Family Tree L'ntil Mon 25 Sep. Paintings. prints. textiles and photography inspired by landscape and nature. created by a family of artists Alex. Midge. Kim and Steve (iourlay and Alex (iunn.


lloward Bar (iallery. (irindlay Street. 248 4848. Open during performance times. Mixed Exhibition Ifntil Sat 5 Aug. Staff at the Lyceum show their creative side with an exhibition of mixed media art works.


Landings (iallery. I00 Princes Street. 225 l50l. Daily l0am-6pm.

FourSight L'ntil l-‘ri 30 Jun. A selling exhibition of work by fottr past R()SL Annual lixhibition exhibitors Anne Desmet. Susanne Kiely. Liam Spencer and Rob White.

The Competition Thu 6 JuI~- I‘TI 22 Sep. Specially commissioned photographs of the l‘)‘)‘) R()Sl. Annual Music (‘ompetition by photo-journalist Richard Smith.


The Mound. 225 667 I. Mon—Sat

10am -5pm; Sttn 2 --5pm.

RSA’s 174th Annual Exhibition Until Stm ‘) Jul. £2 (L'l ). An exhibition of work by Academy members. invited guests and