Christmas tree baubles measuring 3ft created by various artists.
Metacorpus Fri 12-Wed 31 Jan. Edinburgh-based Metacorpus present an installation of costume and ﬁbre art based on the physical and emotional aspects of hearing. Felt, paper, wool and pulp combine to create these unique sculptural costumes.
55, 61 & 75 Bread Street, 477 4524. Daily 11am—6pm (until 6.30pm for Gallery 3). North/South Until Sat 6 Jan (Gallery 2). Paintings and drawings by Richard Demarco and Terry Newman and sculpture by Anja Rockborn and Senada Borcilo. Christmas 2000 Until Sat 6 Jan (Gallery 3). New abstract paintings by Sarah Bowman, Alex Knublcy, Alison McGill and Susan Stewart plus ceramics by Joan Brown.
THE NOMADS TENT
21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am-5 m; Sun noon—4pm.
Sale Ex ibition Sat (y—Sun 28 Jan. January sale including up to 60% off rugs, plus artefacts and old stock.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Pictures At An Exhibition Sat 6—Thu 25 Jan. A thematic exhibition inspired by music and featuring paintings by Christine Woodside, Leon Morrocco, Gordon Mitchell and Marj Bond.
Jewellery Exhibition Sat 6—Thu 25 Jan. Mixed jewellery by invited artists.
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.
THE QUEEN'S HALL
Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon-Sat 10am—5.30 m.
Susan Per inton Wed 3—Mon 29 Jan. Duncan of Jordanstone graduate Susan Perkinton combines textiles, collage and photography with images from her own music.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
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’s visual arts editor, Sarah Kent, and independent curator Jeremy Millar, the exhibition showcases the work of fresh, emerging talent.
Natural Visions Thu 18 Jan-Sun 11 Feb (Exhibition Hall). New work by award- winning photographer Heather Angel featuring 50 wildlife images recorded over the past 25 years.
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 ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH 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.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE
Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm.
Christopher Gilvan-Cartwright Until Fri 12 Jan. Paintings and drawings inspired by
travelling experiences in India and Nepal.
16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.
Sir William Gillies Mon 8—Wed 31 Jan. A selection of works by Sir William Gillies (1898—1973).
John Creed Mon 8—Wed 31 Jan. New metalwork.
Deirdre Edwards Mon 8—Wed 31 Jan. New paintings.
5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.
Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A selection of rugs and textiles by Turkoman, Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of Scottish art and design.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue-Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5 m.
Sale Ex ibition Until Wed 31 Jan. A sale of paintings, pictures and framing.
23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—5 m.
The Arc ibald Campbell and Harley WS Photography Prize Until Sat 27 Jan. An exhibition bringing together the work of Scottish artists shortlisted for the Archibald Campbell and Harley WS Photography Prize, with the overall winning entry going to Graham Fagen. A collaboration between the Scottish Arts Council, Archibald Campbell and Harley WS and Stills, a cash prize of £5,000 will be award annually over the next three years to a Scottish-based photographer. Other ﬁnalists are Paul Gray, llana Halperin, Alison Hayes, Torsten Lauschmann, Tatiana Maria Lund, Alexander & Susan Maris and Scott Myles. Helen Talbot Until Sat 27 Jan (Cafe Odile at Stills). Kitsch portrait paintings by recent Edinburgh School ofArt Graduate, Helen Talbot.
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383. Mon—Wed 10.30am—midnight; Thu—Sat 10.30am—1am; Sun
4 m—midni W.
P otograp y Exhibition Sun 7 Jan—Sun 18 Feb. Ten young photographers currently working in Edinburgh show new work ranging in both style and method.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh City Life, page 84.
THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY
28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, 243 9365. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; 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.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street, 529 4142. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.
Snowballs And Runny Noses Until Sat 27 Jan. This exhibition recreates a child’s view of Christmas, complete with woolly jumpers, frozen toes and Christmas stockings.
PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE Royal Mile, 556 1096. Daily 9.30am—4.30pm. £5.50 (£27044); 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—1pm 8; 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 IV)‘ Wu Gallery. Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard Bersudsky’s millennium clock, a kinetic sculpture, measuring nine metres high. Breaking The Surface Until Sun 7 Jan. An exhibition of contemporary ceramics b ' thirteen Korean potters.
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.
Black And White — Ageing In Cultural Diversity Until Sun 21 Jan. 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 Until 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 Fladgate and costumes by Suzanne Langston Jones.
From Lahore To Lesmahagow: The Story Of A Sikh Laird Until Sun 18 Feb. The National Museums has commissioned Sikh artists and twin sisters Rabindra and Amrit Kaur Singh to create six miniature paintings which chart the life of Baron Sirdar Iqbal Singh. Baron Singh lives in a Scottish castle, owns a Scottish island, created his own Singh tartan and is responsible for the poetry of Robert Burns being translated into Punjabi. See review.
Lady Stair’s House, Lady Stair’s Close, 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free. Inheritance: A Borders Landscape Sat 6 Jan—Sat 31 Mar. Photographs of border life by Gordon Hunter, with poetry by Don Ledingham.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE University of Dundee, 13 Perth Road, 01382 345330. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8.30pm; Sat & Sun 9.30am—4.30pm.
Peoples Of The Coloured Clouds: Images Of Yunnan, China Until Sat 13 Jan (Lamb Gallery). Photographs by Anousk Komslosy taken during a two- year stay in Yunnan Province, China. All proceeds from sales will go towards a tractor for the people in the area.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate, 01382 432000. Tue-Wed, Sat & Sun 10.30am-5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm. Free.
Roderick Buchanan - Players Until Sun 4 Feb. The Glasgow-born artist Roderick Buchanan and recent winner of the Beck’s Futures award, has his ﬁrst major solo exhibition. Bringing together a substantial collection of work featuring audio, video. photography and sculpture, the show offers viewers a unique insight into one of Scotland's ﬁnest contemporary artists.
Applied Arts Until Sun 14 Jan. On show in the craft gallery are hand- crafted gifts by jewellery. ceramic, wood and textile makers in Scotland and the UK. Artists include Sarah Perry, Alison Gautrey, Liam Flynn and Jane Keith.
Diana Greenwood Tue 16 Jan—Sun 11 Mar. Silverjewellery and tableware by Diana Greenwood on show in the craft gallery.
25—26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate, 01382 225982. Thu—Sun 1—6pm. Then There Is No Mountain Then There Is Until Sun 4 Feb. Paul Carter and Kate Gray curate this group show of mixed media works which explore systems of belief. Featured artists include the curators, Alan Currall, Rob Hunter, Chad McCail, Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan and Jessica Voorsanger. See review.
Albert Square, 01382 432084. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 12.30—4pm; Thu 10am—7pm.
Brangwyn's Gift Until Sun 11 Mar. Paintings, prints and drawings by Frank Brangwyn 1867—1956. The show features over 130 works including oils, etchings, lithograpth World War I posters and life drawings.
McIntosh Patrick Remembered Until Sun 11 Mar. A celebration of the work of Dundee-born landscape painter James McIntosh Patrick (1907—1998). Included in the display are three new acquisitions featuring an early oil The Weaving Shed, 01d Glamt's Factory, 1929.
VISUAL RESEARCH CENTRE
Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, 01382 348060. Tue & Wed 10.30am-5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am—8pm; Sat & Sun 12.30-5.30pm.
Pavel Buchler Until Sat 3 Feb (Centre For Artist Books). A retrospective of Czech-born Pavel Buchler’s artist publications. Well-known in Scotland as an artist, teacher, curator and publisher, the exhibition features early works on loan from the Museum of Applied Arts in Prague, recent publications and a new publication co- published by Morning Star and VRC Publishing.
Timothy Emlyn Jones — Elements Of Drawing Until Fri 26 Jan (Centrespace). Charcoal drawings by the deputy director at Glasgow School of Art.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
Bank Street, 01592 418141. Mon—Fri 9am—9.30pm; Sat—Sun 9.30am—4.30pm.
Black Diamonds: Photographs Of Longannet Mine Until Fri 12 Jan. A series of specially commissioned photographs by Colin Cavers documenting the work of miners in Scotland’s last deep-coal-mining complex.
MOTHERWELL HERITAGE CENTRE
1 High Road, 01698 251000. Wed-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. International Contemporary Jewellery Until Mon 15 Jan. A display of contemporary jewellery from around the world.
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