ART listings EDINBURGH GALLERIES continued

Wish I Was Here Until Sun 21 Jan. An exhibition of portraits commissioned from six Scottish photographers, of the 25 poets who have contributed to a new pocket book antholo y.

Significant ers Until Sun 7 Jan. Drawn from each of the National Galleries collections, three centuries of portraits of family members by Scottish artists are brought together for this exhibition. Featured works include Allan Ramsay’s portraits of his first and second wives, Alexander Nasmyth’s sketches of his children and John Bellany’s paintings of his family.


43—45 High Street, 556 9579/2647. Mon-Sat 10am-4.3 m.

The Torn Tear And her Stories Until Sun 5 Nov. Prints and multimedia collage by David Traynor as part of the Scottish lntemational Storytelling Festival.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Mon-Sat 11am-6.30pm. Until late on Bongo Club nights.

Sttll Until Sat 11 Nov. A group show of work by students who attended the life drawing class run by Alison Croft.


21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon-4pm.

Christmas In The Nomads Tent Sat 11 Nov-Sat 23 Dec. A selling exhibition of jewellery, papier mache, oriental rugs and kilims.

OPEN EYE GALLERY 75-79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri lOam—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Claire Underwood Until Thu 2 Nov. Jewellery. Jock Maclnnes RGI Until Thu 2 Nov. New paintings. Carlos Van Reigersberg-Versluys Until Thu 2 Nov. Ceramics. Kirsty Wither Until Thu 2 Nov. New


illie Rodger Sat 4-Thu 23 Nov.

Paintings and linocuts. Alan Davie Sat 4-Thu 23 Nov. Screenprints and lithographs. Angels Sat 4—Thu 23 Nov. Ceramic sculpture by Harriet Rowan. Group Show Sat 4—Thu 23 Nov. Jewellery by a group of invited artists.


17-19 Barclay Place, 477 2933. Tue-Sun 10am—7pm.

Mixed Exhibition Edinburgh’s newest gallery features a changing selection of paintings including reproduction art - Van Gogh, Dali, Monet, Kandinsky, Miro - originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Mon-Fri noon—6 m; Sat & Sun noon-4pm. Beyon The Senses: Kirsty O'Connor Sat 4-Thu 16 Nov. Charcoal and pastel drawings by Kirsty O’ Connor.

THE QUEEN'S HALL Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am-5.30pm. Annis Anderson Until Mon 27 Nov (Lothian Room). Watercolour landscapes of the west of Scotland and floral aintings.

aggie Vance Until Mon 27 Nov (Hope Scott Room). Paintings by Glasgow-bom artist Maggie Vance.


63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Tue—Sat 11am-5pm; Sun 2—4pm.

Gillian Wilson Until Thu 2 Nov. Rural landscape paintings and sketches. Christmas Show Thu 16 Nov-Fri 22 Dec. Artists include Mark l’Anson, Jonathan Shearer, Phoebe Dingwall, Colin Black, Michelle Knight, Gill Hodge, Donald Provan and Robert Nelmes.

B2 THE LIST 2-16 Nov 2000


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

Working S aces: Contemporary Office Arc itecture Until Tue 10 Nov. Curated by journalist Penny Lewis, an exhibition of contemporary Scottish office buildings including the BT headquarters, Bennetts Associates and the Red Lemon Offices, Glasgow.

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

Address Until Mon 22 Jan. An Artlink exhibition of photography, writing, digital imaging, painting and drawing by artists and patients at St John’s hospital.


The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Hidden Talent In The National Health Service Until Mon 22 Jan. An exhibition of work by staff of Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust featuring photographs, embroidery and painting.


Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily lOam—6pm.

ROSL Arts Scholars Exhibition 2000 Until Thu 30 Nov. The annual ROSL Scholars exhibition features paintings by Todd Narbey (New Zealand) and Pindaro Cabrera (Canada) and video works by Ming Wong (Singapore).


The Mound, 225 6671. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm.

SSA Contemporary Art Open 2000 Until Sun 5 Nov. £2 (£1). Founded in 1891, The Scottish Society of Artists continues to support the work of both emerging and experimental artists. In this annual exhibition of contemporary art featuring the work of over 200 artists, installation and site specific work sit alongside works in more traditional media.


l6 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

The Scottish Colourists Mon 6—Wed 29 Nov. Paintings and drawings by Peploe, Hunter, Fergusson and Cadell. Group Exhibition Mon 6—Wed 29 Nov. Glazed ceramics.

Anne Finlay Mon 6—Wed 29 Nov. Contemporary jewellery.

John Gardiner Crawford Mon 6—Wed 29 Nov. New paintings.


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, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and design.

Rachel R. Thibbotumunuwe Until Sat 18 Nov (Cafe Odile at Stills). The Aberdeen-based artist creates a site- specific exhibition for the cafe. Spread from floor to ceiling is every available photograph that she has taken since she was two years old.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm.

Philip Braham Until Sat 4 Nov. The Edinburgh-based, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art graduate Philip Braham shows new paintings. Specialising in landscapes, Braham has exhibited widely in Britain and abroad.

Made Space Sat 11 Nov-Sat 16 Dec. A touring exhibition featuring the work of contemporary British anists Charles Avery, Margarita Gluzberg, Claude Heath, Alan Johnston and Margaret Priest, each with different approaches to drawing, show new work.

Lucy Orta: Survival Wear Sat 11 Nov-Sat 16 Dec. British-bom artist Lucy Orta, now based in Paris presents an exhibition of her unique clothing wear.

TORRANCE GALLERY 36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm. Gillian Goodheir and Marieke Sijbrand Until Sat 4 Nov. Recent Raintings.

oberta Merrilees-Horne and Alan Horne Sat ll-Sat 25 Nov. Recent paintings.


For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. Opening times vary.

East Of Eden Until Sat 25 Nov. Scotland’s only mobile art gallery goes on tour with a new exhibition of work by Paul Carter and Kate Gray. Exploring notions of the search for identity and meaning, Gray creates large photographs displayed in light boxes and kinetic video sculptures, and Carter constructs an installation including an extraterrestrial radio-scanner and a camera surveillance of the sky.


Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383. Mon-Wed 10.30am-midnight; Thu-Sat 10.30am-lam; Sun 4pm-midnight. Until Sun 19 Nov. Digital images by Functional Arts Limited taken at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.


59 South Clerk Street, 667 2993. Mon-Sat 10am-10pm; Sun noon-10pm.

Video Work Fri 3—Fri 17 Nov. New work on video by Luca Frei, Duncan Ganley, Alexander Gutke, Karen Loughridge, Mark Lewis, Anna Ling, Billy McCall, Laura Quarmby and Mike Weir.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent atractions. see Edinburgh City Life, page 7??


Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Damaway Street, 225 8444. Mon-Fri 2-5pm. Panoramic Until Wed 8 Nov. New work by Karen Forbes.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am-5pm; Tue-Fri 9am-6pm; Sat 10am-5 m.

New Etfinburgh Landscapes Throughout Nov. New paintings by Michael McCormack and Ian Duncan.


23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat lOam-Spm.

Breda Beban - Still Until Sat 18 Nov. Photographic works and three newly- commissioned video pieces by artist Breda Beban who was born in Novi Sad in the former Yugoslavia.


28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, 243 9365. Mon-Sat lOam-Spm; Sun noon-5pm. Free. Not only the Head Office for the National Trust for Scotland, 28 Charlotte Square also houses a permanent collection of 20th century Scottish paintings featuring work by Peploe, Hunter and Cadell. Displayed in a domestic setting, the works are complemented by a collection of Regency furniture.


142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon-Sat lOam-Spm. Free.

From Castlehill To Holyrood: Artists And The Royal Mile Until Sun 31 Dec. Drawn from the city’s collection, this exhibition of paintings compares and contrasts how artists from different periods viewed Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.


42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Free.

Snowballs And Runny Noses Fri 10 Nov—Sat 27 Jan. This exhibition recreates a child’s view of Christmas, complete with woolly jumpers, frozen toes and Christmas stockings.

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 from the Creative Kids Club.


Royal Mile, 556 1096. Daily 9.30am-4.30pm. £5.50 (£2.70—£4); family ticket £13.50.

Views Of Germany: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert Until Sat 31 Mar. Sixty watercolours selected from the collection at Windsor Castle, illustrating the royal visits to Germany.


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

Food or 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 international collections of natural history, geology, science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Arr & Industry and The Ivy Wu Gallery. Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky’s millennium clock, a kinetic sculpture, measuring nine metres hi h.

The Jackie Stewart Formula Until Sun 30 Sep 2001. Jackie Stewart OBE and the National Museums of Scotland have joined forces for the first time to create this unique recreation of the 1999 Stewart Ford Pit Garage. A must for all Grand Prix fans.

Heaven And Hell And Other Worlds Of The Dead Until Sun 11 Feb. Discover 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.

Today For Tomorrow: Recent Additions To The National Collections Until Sun 22 Oct. A selection of recent additions to the permanent collection of contemporary crafts including a papier mache annlet by Marjorie Schick, a quilted wall hanging by Pauline Burbidge, a ceramic vessel by Jennifer Lee and baskets by Anna Kin and Lizzie Farey.

Black An White - Ageing In Cultural Diversity Until mid Feb. Age Concern Scotland’s photography project was developed to recognise that images of older people in Scotland must reflect the cultural diversity of our society. Photographers Anthony Bayliss, Jon-Paul Davis, Mick Lange and Annie Park spent months with the older people taking snapshots of their daily lives.

Source Sat 4 Nov-Sun 7 Jan. New work by over twenty Scottish applied artists has been created as a response to objects found in Scottish Museums. Ranging from metalwork to ceramics, the exhibition features jewellery by Dorothy Hogg. new glass work by Deborah Fladgatc and costumes by Suzanne Langston Jones.

From Lahore To Lesmahagow: The Story Of A Sikh Laird Sat 4 Nov—Sun 18 Feb. The National Museums has commissioned the Sikh artists and twin sisters Rabindra and Amrit Kaur Singh to create six miniature paintings which will be on display in the Royal Museum.