ART listings


Marine Hugonnier Until Sat 16 Dec. Critically acclaimed for her film and video works, Highlights, Moorgate Station and Highlights, London Bridge, Marine llugonnier presents recent film/video projection. Revisiting early film works of the 60s and 70s, her new 16mm looped film Sky Cycle introduces a subjective camera that spies the activities of a boy at night. Part of Iii-re 5a Vic.


19 Blair Street, 220 0125. Daily 10—lam.

She Until Mon 1 Jan. Black and white female portraits by photographer Jannica Honey.


Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay Street Lane, 229 7941. Mon—Thu 10am—4pm; Fri 10am—2pm.

Elements Until Fri 22 Dec. A multi- sensory exploration of our beautiful world by students of Orcadia Creative Learning Centre.


88 Hanover Street, 220 4403. Mon—Sat 10am-10pm; Sun noon—7pm.

Morag Wilson Until Fri 1 Dec. Paintings.


3 Doune Terrace, 225 7189. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Intense Scotland Until Wed 20 Dec. Photographer Christoffer Rigeld documents all aspects of Scottish , ranging from photographs of landscapes to family life.


Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe.

The Scottish Colourists 1900-1930 Until Sun 28 Jan. £3.50 (£3). A major survey of the work of Cadell, Fergusson, Hunter and Peploc, collectively known as the Scottish Colourists. The exhibition, curated by Philip Long, was first shown at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, attracting 80,000 visitors. The most admired of Scottish artists, but often overlooked by art historians, all four were greatly influenced by France, and exposure to post-Impressionism and the early Fauve works of Matisse not only shaped their style but saturated their paintings with tremendous colour. A free audio guide narrated by Tom Conti accompanies the exhibition. See review.


27 Queensferry Street, 220 4150. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm; Sun

noon-4 m.

Warmt In Colour Until Thu 30 Nov. Paintings by three west coast artists: Mary Batchelor, Lin Pattullo and Joyce Borland.

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


36 Brougltton Street, 476 2699. Daily noon-1am.

Liza Brett: Room For Play Until Sat 30 Dec. New work.


6a Dundas Street, 558 9363. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Scottish Art Portfolio Until Sat 2 Dec. Paintings by a group of artists.

EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART Lauriston Place, 221 6000. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 10am—5pm; Sat 10am-2pm.

Matthieu Laurette Thu 7 Dec. 5pm. Notorious for the ironic nature of his work, Paris-based artist Laurette previously loaned his own book collection to a library and in Audio Studio Spycam, he agreed to allow regular intrusion into this studio space.

88 THE LIST 30 Nov—l4 Dec 2000

For livre Su lie. Laurette has agreed to stage a new event for the festival. For details call 0131 221 6042.

Sculpture Exhibition Thu 30 Nov—Thu

18 Jan (Library Corridor). Habitat, Morgan‘s Spiced Gold and the Point Hotel sponsor an exhibition of site- specific, multi-media works by third year sculpture students at Edinburgh College ofArt.


23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

New Publications Sat 2 Dec—Fri 26 Jan. Edinburgh Printmakers’ latest new prints go on show in the gallery space. Featured artists include John Bellany.

_ Calum Colvin, Moyna Flannigan, Keith

Thompson, Elspeth Lamb and Donald Urquhart.


88 Lothian Road, 229 5932. Sun—Thu 10am—11.30pm; Fri & Sat 10am—l2.30am.

Walled Garden Until Fri 1 Dec. Recent work by Liz Tainsh.

Mike McLaughlin Sat 2 Dec—Sat 6 Jan. Photography.


45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon-Sat llam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Andrew Gifford Until Sat 13 Jan. Sheffield-born artist Andrew Gifford shows new and retrospective works. Primarily a landscape painter, Gifford ’s series of works relating to Middlesborough Art Gallery and the surrounding town will be shown alongside landscape and abstract paintings created during a recent residency in the Dordogne. Gifford previously showed a light installation at the gallery as part of their Northern Lights exhibition in 1997.


21 Rutland Square, 221 9377. Fri 9am-4pm. Phone for viewing for the rest of the week.

Waking Dream Until Fri 1 Dec. New paintings by Robert Euman.

David Wilkinson Fri 8—Fri 29 Dec. Images and installation by David Wilkinson.


A.N.M. Photographics, 151 Gilmore Place, 229 7217. Mon—Fri 9.15am~—1.30pm & 2—5.30pm.

Felt The World Until Thu 30 Nov. A selection of pictures in felt by Anna Shepherd.


32 Shandwick Place, 225 9151. Mon, Wed & Fri 9am—5.30pm; Tue 9.30am-5.30pm; Thu 9am—7pm; Sat 9am—6 m; Sun 11.30am—5.30pm. Nicho as Pages Until Mon 15 Jan. A new commission by Nicholas Pages sited in Glasgow and Edinburgh’s branches of Habitat. His creative writing concentrates on the description of everyday life. Part of Vtvre Sa Vie.


Castlehill, Royal Mile, 473 2000. Sun & Mon 9.30am-10pm; Tue—Sat 9.30am—11pm.

John McLean: Works On Paper Until Sun 14 Jan. Recent watercolours and gouaches by one of Scotland’s leading abstract painters, in a collaboration between The Hub and the Ingleby Gallery.


6 Carlton Terrace, 556 4441. Wed—Sat lOam—5pm.

Jeffrey Blondes Until Fri 22 Dec. American-born landscape painter Jeffrey Blondes has lived and worked in France since the early 19805, but in 1998, he made his first trip to lnvernesshire to create new work for the gallery, featuring a series of charcoal drawings. Tarka Kings Until Fri 22 Dec. Dividing her time between London and Angus, Tarka Kings presents an exhibition of

gouache and tempera paintings featuring scenes of Soho by night and the fields of Angus by day.

INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ECOSSE 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366.

9 Mon-Fri 9.30am—6.30pm; Sat i 9.30am—l.30pm.

Koo Jeong-a Until Wed 31 Jan. In her

first exhibition of work in Scotland, Jeong-a works in the medium of

installation. For the gallery space, she will be showing a piece taken from the exhibition Do It where 50 international artists offered instructions for the viewer to make artworks for themselves. Part of lime Su lie.

Plantu Until Mon 18 Dec. A selection of drawings by cartoonist for [.e .llonde, Jean Plantu.


66 Cumberland Street. 558 9872. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4 m. Fragments Of An Oneiric Alpha et Until Sat 23 Dec. Born in 1928. Tilson was a major figure of the British Pop Art Movement. On show in the gallery is Tilson ‘s Oneiric Alphabet (1969—70) which is made up of varying screenprints dedicated to each letter of the alphabet, using the iconic imagery of revolutionaries and philosophers.


4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 11am-2pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Thu 30 Nov. Scottish landscapes and sporting paintings.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe.

Alan Davie Until Sun 14 Jan. Free. Born in Grangemouth in 1920 and a graduate of Edinburgh College ofArt. Alan Davie was one of the most highly regarded European artists of the post- war era. Celebrating his 80th birthday, this exhibition of oils, drawings and prints brings together works from 1939 to the present da . See review.

Shift: New War 5 By Alison Watt Sat 18 Nov—Sun 7 Jan. Greenock-born artist Alison Watt is one of the leading painters to emerge from Scotland in the last decade. Showing a new series of paintings for the first time at the gallery, Watt, renowned for her diptych paintings of a female nude and painted fabric, now turns her attention to the fabric.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun noon-5pm.

A fine collection of works from the Renaissance to Post-Impressionism, including Rembrandt, Degas and Van Gogh.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat IOam—Spm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourselfemphasises 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 most famous faces.

Writers Of Our Time Until Sun 25 Feb. Recently acquired portraits of some of Scotland’s best known writers go on display. Central to the exhibition is Calum Colvin’s photopiece, Kelvingrove Eight, commissioned as a west coast counterpart to Sandy Moffat’s east coast Poet's Pub. Other works include Jennifer McRae’s painting of Robin Jenkins and David Williams’ diptych ofA.L. Kennedy.

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 anthology.

Significant Others 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.

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

Recycled Furniture: A Year Of The Artist Project Until Tue 12 Dec. The culmination of six months work by members of the Bridges Project run by Eliza Gilchrist, Paul Ballingal, Chad McCail and Neil MacArthur, in which participants have produced inventive design responses to the functions of normal domestic items.


75 Bread Street, 477 4524. Daily Ham—6.30pm.

John Stoa: Lady In Black Wed 6—Sun 17 Dec. Landscape and figurative paintings by artist John Stoa. The Dundee-born artist is self-taught, inspired by the work of the Scottish Colourists and Jack Vettriano. Included in the exhibition are scenes of Edinburgh, the Borders, Glencoe and the Isle of Skye.


17—19 Barclay Place, 477 2933. Tue—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

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. Currently on display is a collection of exact copies of the works shown in the Scottish Colourists exhibition at the Dean Gallery.


Weir’s Land, Holyrood Road, 651 6477. Dro in.

PrOJect Work Until Fri 1 Dec. A series of ongoing projects by members of Proto-Academy featuring an installation by Steve Duvall.


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

Urban Myths Mon 4—Fri 22 Dec. A series of abstract screenprints of American skyscrapers by John Mackechnie, which fuse both colour and light.


Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Lynne Roberts Until Thu 4 Jan (Hope Scott and Lothian Room). New paintings celebrating the rich variety of colour, textures and patterns of plants and landscapes.


lnverleith House, 552 7171. Wed—Sun Ham—3.30pm.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2000 Until Sun 14 Jan. The prestigious annual touring exhibition of students and recent graduates selected from Britain’s art colleges comes to lnverleith House. Sponsored by Bloomberg, New Contemporaries was last shown in Scotland in 1997. Selected by British artist, Gavin Turk, Time Out Visual Arts Editor, Sarah Kent, and independent curator Jeremy Millar, the show promises to showcases the work of fresh, emerging talent.

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.