ART listings ART LISTINGS continued



2—8 West Crosscauseway, 662 8860. Daily 11am—1am.

Retro Active Future Until Mon 31 Jul. Abstract art works by Tamur Ghaznavi including a new series of ‘action resin’ paintings.


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

Paintings by Nick Sargent Until Sat 22 Jul. Edinburgh-based artist and Duncan of Jordanstone graduate, Nick Sargent draws on his extensive textile background in this solo exhibition of new work. Sargent weaves, embroiders and stitches the canvas and then seals them with gesso or paint.


42—44 Cockburn Street, 226 6636. Tue—Sat 10am-6pm; Sun—Mon noon—5pm.

Ian Biggar: Landscapes Until Thu 31 Aug. Black and white photographs by Ian Biggar capturing the landscapes of North America, New Zealand and Britain.


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

New Acquisitions Until Mon 31 Jul. Newly acquired works for the gallery including paintings by D.Y. Cameron, Sam Bough and John Boyd.

Marie R Wed 2—Mon 28 Aug. Different images of Mary Queen of Scots featuring work by John Bellany, Stephen Campbell and John Houston.


29 IIaddington Place, 652 3880. Mon—Fri 7.30am—6pm; Sat 9.30am—5pm.

Retro Active Vessels Until Wed 30 Aug. Ceramic vessels by Tamur Ghaznavi.


10 Royal Terrace, 556 1010. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat by appointment.

Mixed Exhibition Until Mon 31 Jul. Paintings from stock including works by George Houston, J.D. Fergusson, Maclauchlan Milne and P.W. Adam. THE CAULDRON 77 Clerk Street, 622 7236. Mon—Sat noon—1am; Sun 12.30pm—1am.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sun 31 Dec. A changing exhibition of gothic art including sculpture, drawing, photography and paintings by local artists.

CENTRAL LIBRARY George IV Bridge, 225 5584. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat

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Nine Lives 'I‘ue l—Thu 31 Aug. Contemporary artworks by nine local artists.

CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Admission to all three exhibitions: £4 (£2.50); season tickets £7.50; family ticket £9. Photographs By Snowdon: A Retrospective Until Sat 30 Sep. The City Art Centre is the first gallery outside London to stage this major retrospective of photographs by Lord Snowdon. Born Anthony Charles Robert Armstrong- Jones in 1930, he is best known for his portrait photography. Working for Vogue, Vanity Fair and Life, he also produced documentary work for The Sunday Times. Famous faces included in the show include the first 1957 official portrait of the Queen, Francis Bacon, Lucien Freud, David Hockney and John Bellany. Alphonse Mucha - Master Of Art Nouveau Until Sat 30 Sep. A major retrospective of the work of Czech artist Alphonse Mucha (1860—1939) whose work epitomised the Art Nouveau movement. The exhibition includes pastels, oils, drawings, jewellery and

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photography as well as decorative panels and poster art.

Richard Demarco 70/2000: The Road To Meikle Seggie Until Sat 30 Sep. A celebration of the career of Edinburgh- based artist Richard Demarco on his 70th birthday. Ilis career as a gallery director, entrepreneur and philosopher is illustrated with photographs from the Demarco Archive along with the work of over 70 artists including Joseph Beuys, Ian Hamilton Finlay and David Mach. Sea Change Until Sat 30 Sep. Paintings by William McTaggart (1835—1910) and John Bellany (b1942), drawn from the City of Edinburgh’s fine art collection. Both artists, although separated by 100 years, share a fascination of the sea.

COLLECTIVE GALLERY 22-28 Cockburn Street, 220 1260. Wed—Sat Ham-5.30 m; Sun 1—5pm. New Work Scotland) Programme I Until Sun 23 Jul. The first in a series of three exhibitions as part of the New Work Scotland Programme which has been set up to provide a platform for up-and- coming artists. Bryan Davies and David Blyth present new work in Gallery I and |

Eliza Gilchrist and Fiona Robertson Until Sun 23 Jul. New work in the project room from Eliza Gilchrist and Fiona Robertson.

Pixlevision Until Sun 23 Jul. In the gallery’s ‘I,ounge’ area, a touring video screening of work by artists Lucy Brown, David Michael Clarke, Karen Cunningham, Karen Dickson, Katy Dove, Billy McCall, Michelle, Frederick Pederson, Paul Rooney, David Rosetzky and Catherine Whippey.

John, I'm Only Dancing Sat 29 Jul—Sun 3 Sep. Michael Curran, Gillian Wearing, Chad McCail, Jeremy Akerman, Laura Bruce, Andrew Mackenzie, Eliza Gilchrist and Frederik Pedersen are among the international line-up of artists taking part in the gallery’s festival exhibition. Working in a range of media including painting, sculpture, video, sound installation and performance, the show focuses on the term ‘embarrassment’ and how artists respond to this state of being.


I Hanover Street, 226 4814 and 35 Shandwick Place, 221 9306. Mon-Sat 8am—8pm; Sun 10am—6pm.

Kate Millar Until Mon 30 Oct. Drawings and paintings by Kate Millar (Edinburgh College ofArt).


Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Situated opposite the National Gallery of Modern Art, the Dean Gallery is entirely devoted to art of the 20th century. Formerly a 19th century orphanage, it houses a large collection of work by Eduardo Paolozzi, as well as outstanding works drawn from the National Galleries’ Dada and Surrealist collections, plus works by Giacometti, Picabia, Max Ernst and others.

Salvador Dali's Optical Illusions Sat 22 Jul—Sun 1 Oct. £4 (£3). Edinburgh plays host to the only European venue to stage this remarkable exhibition of some 70 major works by the eccentric surrealist Spanish painter, Salvador Dali. Inspired by dreams, hallucinations and other unconscious forces, the exhibition concentrates with the lifelong fascination with illusion, visual perception and distortion, paying particular attention to Dali’s technique of creating ‘double- images’.

THE DI ROLLO GALLERY 27 Queensferry Street, 220 4150. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun noon—4pm.

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

DOLLS AT THE BLUE MOON CAFE 36 Broughton Street, 476 2699. Tue—Thu 3pm—midnight; Fri-Sat 2pm—midnight;

Skeleton from Day of the Dead Festival. 1998 forming part 0 Heaven and Hell at the Royal Museum


88 Lothian Road, 229 5932. Sun—Thu 10am—11.30pm; Fri & Sat 10am—12.30am.

Skintones Until Fri 28 Jul. Photographic works by Vivianne Fayers.

Sun 2—l 1pm. She Until Mon 4 Sep. Photography by Jannica IIoney.


18a Dundas Street, 557 5227. Mon—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Mon 31 Jul. Paintings from stock.

FIRTH GALLERY 35 William Street, 225 2196. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—2pm.

EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS Emerson Mayes Until Sat 29 Jul. 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue-Sat Paintings and drawings featuring West 10am—6pm. Coast landscapes.

100 Years Of Scottish Prints Until Sat 22 Jul. Curated by Bourne Fine Art and the Ingleby Gallery, an exhibition celebrating a century of Scottish printmaking. Featured artists include Muirhead Bone, James McBey, Bruce McLean, James McIntosh Patrick, William Strang, Calum Colvin, Will Maclean and Eduardo Paolozzi.


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. Pyramids 0f Mars Until Sat 29 Jul. Curated by The Modern Institute in association with Lars Bang Larsen and the Danish Contemporary Art Foundation, this exhibition brings together the work of young artists from the USA, UK and Scandinavia who are interested in innovative solutions to social, environmental or economic problems within society. Featured artists include Danish artists group Superflex, Jens Haaning, Jeremy Deller, Henrik Hakansson, Aleksandra Mir, Andrea Zittel and Dan Peterman.

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 Mon 31 Jul. Plans and designs for Edinburgh’s major thoroughfare, Princes Street, which were never executed.


Corstorphine Road, 334 9171. Daily 9am—5pm. £6.80 (£3.80—£4.80); family ticket £19—£23.50.

The Elephants Are Back! Fri 28 J ul—Fri 8 Sep. Life size sculptures of elephants by artist-in-residence Gail Van Heerden. A Moment In Life Fri 28 Jul—Fri 8 Sep. The Zoo’s artist-in-residence, Pascale Rentsch shows new paintings, drawings and prints.


41 Dundas Street, 557 4569. Mon-Fri 10.30am—5.30pm; Sat 10.30am—5pm. Fiona McIntyre Until Mon 24 Jul.