ART listings

ART LISTINGS continued


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

Summer Jewellery Until Sat 29 Jul. Contemporary jewellery by a selection of artists.

Philip Eglin Until Sat 29 Jul. Ceramics. Summer Exhibition Until Sat 29 Jul. A summer show of 20th century and contemporary Scottish paintings.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.

Tall Storeys: Shaping The City Of Edinburgh Until Mon 31 Jul. The story of Edinburgh’s Old Town from medieval times until the creation of the New Town in the mid 18th century.


5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tueéat lOam—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring 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.


Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pm. '

Bruce Nauman 5 Tapes Until Fri 14 Jul. Influential American artist Bruce Nauman’s 5 Tapes have never been heard in public before. That is until now. On loan from a private collection, the tapes feature Rolling In The Studio, Walking, Jumping, Violin Tuned D.E.A.D and Get Out. . .. See review.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am-5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat lOam—Spm.

Alison Auldjo Fri 14—Mon 31 Jul. Paintings by Alison Auldjo.


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

Weegee Re-Viewed Until Sat 5 Aug. Curated by Dr David Hopkins from St Andrews University, an insight into the life and work of Ukraine-born 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 1940s and was given access to his own police radio, enabling him to be first on the scene of crime and disasters.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 221 1. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm. Collecting Cities Until 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 Until Sat 15 Jul. Artlink Central organise this exhibition of contemporary art works by Scottish artists and their projects with special needs groups.

Tarpot Until 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. Islands: A Journey From Scotland To Manhattan Until Sat 15 Jul. Recent paintings by John Walling.


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

Caroline Kerr: A Retrospective Until 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.

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Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon-5pm; Tue 10am—8pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free. Listen! A Million Children's Voices In Scotland Until Sun 3 Sep. With over one million children under the age of eighteen, Save The Children have given these young people the opportunity to voice their opinions with an exhibition of written and visual contributions received as part of the ‘Million Children’ campaign.


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.


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.

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 lOam—lpm & 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 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 185 free. A 19th century museum housing international 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 localit on the Isle of Lewis. Views From A ove Until Sun 30 Jul. Part of the Millennium Festival of Flight, this exhibition of aerial photography from the 19203 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 lk- young Kim and robust vessels by Lee Kang-Hyo.

Ian Best Until Sat 8 Jul & Mon l7—Sun 30 Jul. Ian Best, a boat builder from the Fair Isle takes up residency in the museum to create a seven metre traditional wooden Shetland Ness Yoal. Part of the Festival of Traditional Craft Skills.

Celebrating Scotland‘s Crafts Until Mon 31 Jul. A month long festival celebrating Scotland’s indigenous crafts, providing visitors the opportunity to rediscover Scottish crafts like Fair Isle and Sanquhar knitting, Harris Tweed, Orkney Chairs, tartans and kills through workshops and displays.

Heaven And Hell And Other Worlds Of The Dead Sat 15 Jul—Sun 11 Feb. Discover the beliefs and customs from around the world in an exhibition of the afterlife. Exhibits include a Mercedes- Benz coffin, shamans‘ masks, Egyptian grave goods, Mexican festive skeletons and much more.


Albert Square, 01382 432020. Mon$at 10am—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 60s.

Handbag Sat 15 Jul—Sun 3 Sep. Exploring the most feminine of icons, the handbag, 25 designers and artists show their new work.

Men At Work: Photographs By Joe McKenzie Sat 15 Jul—Sun 3 Sep. Exhibition of black and white prints from local photographer Joe McKenzie.


East Ktlbrtde


Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. Mon—Sat 9am—9pm; Sun noon—9pm. Decoration Until Sun 16 Jul. Jason Campbell draws parallels between decoration and painting from the starting point of home improvement conventions.

Dynamic Growth Until Sun 19 Nov. David Cohen creates sculptural works for the Arts Centre Garden.

St Andrews


93 North Street, 01334 474610. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2—5pm. Monumental Miniatures Sat 8 Jul—Sun 27 Aug. Free. A specially commissioned exhibition of contemporary work, including internationally renowned artists, using a small format to express big ideas about the millennium.

Summer Selection Sat 8 Jul—Sun 27 Aug. A mixed exhibition of fine and applied art by a selection of artists including box works by Ruth Beardsworth, glass by Deborah Fladgate and mixed media works by Joanne Kaar.



35 The Stirling Arcade, 01786 479361. Tue—Sat Ham—4.30pm.

No Visible Land Until Sat 29 Jul. New work by Jenny Brownrigg who explores nature and landscape and Leona Johnson highlights the differences between tradition and contemporary life in rural


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Valmik Thapar Sat 8 Jul, 2pm. £5 (£2.50). Burrell Collection. Advance booking advisable on 287 2550. The writer, photographer, documentary filmmaker Valmik Thapar gives a talk on

his tiger conservation work.

Dan Coughlan Tue 11 Jul, 2.30pm. £1. The Lighthouse. Weaver and textile designer Dan Coughlan gives a weaving demonstration at 2.30pm followed by a talk about the process of design work at


Jaspreet Bal Thu 20 Jul, 5.30pm. £1. The Lighthouse. Photographer and filmmaker Jaspreet Bal talks about her work as a stills photographer and camera assistant for films and TV.


Anne Grant Until Sun 9 Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Royal Museum. Anne Grant of the Keith Kilt School will be making kills.

Landscape With Monks By Marco Ricci Fri 7 Jul, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Colin Bailey talks about Marco Ricci’s painting.

Hugh Cheape Mon 10 Jul, 1—1.45pm. Royal Museum. Hugh Cheape gives a lunchtime lecture titled ‘Tartan: Exploring The Tradition’.

Skin Series No 8 Mon 10 Jul, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Mark Boyle’s work is discussed by Bill Hare.

Kathleen Anderson, Ann Eunson and Rosemary Wilkes Mon 10—Fri 14 Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Royal Museum. Kathleen Anderson and Ann Eunson reveals the skills of hand spinning and knitting of Shetland lace and Rosemary Wilkes demonstrates linen spinning (morning only).

Summer School Mon 10 Jul—Fri 18 Aug, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 221 6000. For further information call 221 6111. Edinburgh College ofArt’s summer school celebrates its tenth anniversary with a range of courses in art and design. Stanley Spencer In Port Glasgow Wed 12 Jul, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Duncan Thomson, former keeper of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery puts Spencer’s work under the spotlight.

Niagara Falls From The American Side Fri 14 Jul, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Scotland. Tim Berringer of Yale University talks about Frederic Edwin Church’s work.

Flora Celtica Sat 15 & Sun 16 Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Royal Museum. A display and demonstration of natural dyestuffs by staff from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Joan Eardley Mon 17 Jul, 12.45pm. Free. National Gallery of Modern Art. Fiona Pearson discusses the work of Joan Eardley.

Alison Thomson Mon 17 Jul, 1—1.45pm. Royal Museum. The traditional knitting of Sanquhar is discussed by Alison Thomson.

Joseph Ross Mon 17 & Tue 18 Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Royal Museum. Joseph Ross of Pitlochry demonstrates the craft of violin making.

Two Cultures: Stanley Spencer And The Shipyards Wed 19 Jul, 12.45pm. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Andrew Patrizio of Edinburgh College Art gives a talk on Spencer’s work.

Dane Love Wed 19 & Thu 20 Jul. Demonstrations take place during normal opening hours. Royal Museum. Dane Love of Cumnock, Ayrshire demonstrates the art of crook and stick making.


Colour Me Blind Exhibition Tour Sat 8 Jul, 2—2.45pm and Sun 16 Jul, 2—2.3pm. Free. Dundee Contemporary Arts. A tour of the current exhibition, Colour Me Blind.


John Byrne, Slab ManzThe Giotto Nuovo 0f Ferguslie Park Thu 20 Jul. 12.30pm. Free. Paisley Museum & Art Gallery. Andrea Kusel gives a talk on John Byrne.