Art listings

4 Edinburgh, Galleries


23 L'nion Street. 557 2479. Tue-—Sat 10am—6pm.

Lennox Dunbar L'ntil Sat 10 Mar. An exhibition of two and three dimensional prints that utilise digital technology.

EDINBURGH ZOO Corstorphine Road. 334 9171. Dain 9am—5pm. £7 (Ll—£5): family ticket £20—f.‘24.50.

No Places Until Fri 16 Mar. An exhibition of paintings by Diane Melville organised by Artlink.

FILMHOUSE CAFE BAR 88 Lothian Road. 2295932. Sun—Thu 10am -1 1.30pm; Fri & Sat mam—12.30am. Zoo Until Sat 31 Mar. Paintings by A.J. Young.


35 William Street. 225 2196. Tue—Fri 1 lam—5pm; Sat 1 lam—2pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 31 Mar. A mixed show of Scottish landscapes featuring artists Andrew Walker. Rebecca Collins. Emerson Mayes and ntany others. THE FOUR PLUS ONE GALLERY 2 Warrender Park Road. 667 5152. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Scottish Craft Exhibition A wide variety of crafts and applied ans by up- and-coming craftmakers and designers working itt Scotland.


45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat

l lam—6pm; Sun noon—5pm.

For Once, Then, Something Until Sat 31 Mar. Stories and storytelling is the essence of this exhibition as artists Alexander Braun (Germany). John Chilver (England). Patricia Ellis (Canada) and Hans Waanders (The Netherlands) take part in this group show which fuses drawittg. video. word pattern and painting. See review.

Northern Lights On permanent view. once night falls. is Peter Fink‘s light installation for the gallery inspired by the aurora borealis. Comprising a ‘roof fin‘ triangle of light. light detailing on the east and west roof and lift shaft. the colours regularly change. brightening up this dark corner of Edinburgh's Market Street. GALERIE MIRAGES

46a Raeburn Place. 315 2603. Mon—Sat 10am~5.30pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Sat 31 Mar. A range of textiles from India and Africa and Ayala Bar‘s new spring collection of jewellery.


A.N.M. Photographics. l5l Gilmore Place. 229 7217. Mott—Fri 9.15am—l.30pm & 2—5.30pm.

Neil Davey Until Sun 15 Apr. Scottish landscape photography by Neil Davey.


22a Dundas Street. 556 2181. Mon—Fri 10.30am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.

Art From Ukraine Sat 3—Sat 31 Mar. An exhibition of paintings by established artists from the Ukraine featuring still life. animals. rural and industrial landscapes.

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6 Carlton Terrace. 556 4441. Wed—Sat l0am~5pm.

David Austen L’ntil Sat 31 Mar. David Austen shows new work featuring a series of small abstract black and white paintings and large black and coloured gouaches.


30 St Stephen Street. 226 5449. Mon—Fri 9am—6pm. Sat & Sun by appointment. Ingrid Phillips Until Wed 7 Mar. Hand-blown glass spheres by Uganda- born artist Ingrid Phillips. Phillips completed a Master of Design at Edinburgh College ofArt in 1999. and she will soon be opening a glass studio in Edinburgh's city centre.

13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon—Fri 9.30am—6.30pm: Sat 9.30am—1.30pm.

Recent Works - Philippe Caurant Until Sat 17 Mar. Recent contemporary paintings.

Hector Berlioz Until Fri 30 Mar. A

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documentary exhibition on the life and work of French musician. Hector Berlioz.

82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mott—Fri

l (lam—5 pm. La Donna Nelle Fotografie

i (Women In The Photographs)

Mon 5~Sun 25 Mar. An exhibition of photographs by Basilio Cascella

(1860—1950) taken to capture particular

ideas and scenes before painting them

onto canvas.

I2 66 Cumberland Street. 558 9872.

Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. Peter Blake Pop Art And

Beyond: A Print Retrospective

; Until Thu 29 Mar. A retrospective exhibition of graphic works by Peter

Blake. who has been acclaimed as one of the leaders of British Pop Art.


65 The Shore. 553 5255. Tue—Fri

1 lam—5pm; Sat I lam—4pm.

No Years On Until Sat [0 Mar. An exhibition of work by 1999 graduates

who first showed work in the gallery‘s New Faces exhibition last year.

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

Sigmar Polke: Music Of Unclear Origin Until Sun 18 Mar. A series of 40

gouaches by Sigmar Polke go on display

for the first time in the UK. Emigrating to

West Germany in 1953. he became one of

the country‘s foremost painters. gaining

notoriety in the 60s and 70s for his humorous works similar in style to the

Pop Art being made in Britain and America.

Polke And Contemporary German Art Mon 5 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Sandy Moffat frotn Glasgow School

ofArt gives a talk on Sigmar Polke.

Just Like Daddy: My Recent Work Mon 12 Mar. 12.45pm. Free.

Artist Moyna Flannigan gives a talk on

her work.


Cafe Hub. Castlehill. Royal Mile. 473 2000. Tue—Sat 9.30am—10pm; Sun—Mon 9.30am—6.30pm.

Material Matters Until Sun 4 Mar. Glass artists Keiko Mukaide and Diana Hobson explore environmental issues through the medium of glass. The two recently collaborated together for a major exhibition at the Royal Botanic Garden. Felim Egan Fri 9 Mar—Sun 22 Apr. Abstract prints by Irish-bom printmaker and painter. Felim Egan. inspired by the landscape attd seascape around his home on the edge of Dublin Bay.

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SCOTLAND The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat

10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm.

The Great Turner (1775-1851): A Tribute Until Sun 4 Mar. To mark the

150th anniversary of Turner‘s death. an

exhibition of oil paintings. watercolours

and prints drawn from the gallery‘s

permanent collection. Andrew Geddes (1 783-1844) Painter And Printmaker Until Sun

29 Apr. A major exhibition on loan devoted to the work of Andrew Geddes.

bringing together 40 of his linest works as a portraitist and landscape painter. William Playfair: How To Make A Silk Purse! Fri 2 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Nick Bridgland from Historic Scotland gives a talk.

The Finding Of Moses by G.B. Tiepolo Fri 9 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Richard Verdi from the Barber Institute in Birmingham talks about Tiepolo‘s painting.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free. ONarcissus: Nentieth Century Self-Portraits Until Sun 1 Apr. Drawn front the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery of Modern Art. over 50 self-por- trait paintings. drawings. prints and pho- tographs by some of Scotland's most cel- ebrated artists. Presenting a diverse range of work including traditional paintings by James Guthrie and William Gillies. cott- tetnporary photographic works by Douglas Gordon and Calunt Colvin and

on loan from the Saatchi Collection. is Jenny Saville‘s itnposing nude self-por-

trait. See Hitlist. GJoset Breitenbach Fri 2 Mar—Sun

3 Jun. The first British showing of rarely seen portraits by German-American pho- tographer Josef Breitenbach ( 1896—1984).

As a regular contributor in the United States to magazines Time. I-artune and

Harper's Bazaar. these rare photographs produced before leaving Europe in 1941 ltave remained hidden until his death and

includes images of famous artists and

writers who sat for him in the 1930s. See Hitlist. NEW SHOW.

Thomas Carlyle: A Hero Of His

Time Fri 2 Mar-«Sun 3 Jun. An

exhibition dedicated to the Scottish

historian. social commentator and

essayist. Thomas Carlyle (1795—1881) whose theories about the public‘s need for heroes inspired the establishment of the National Portrait Galleries in London and Edinburgh. NEW SHOW.

Carlyle Centenaries Wed 7 Mar.

12.45pm. Free. Professor Ian Campbell

' front the University of Edinburgh discusses the work of Scottish historian.

social commentator and essayist. Thomas


Whistler’s Portrait Of Carlyle: No Great Masters Wed 14 Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Margaret McDonald from the Centre for Whistler Studies in Glasgow discusses Whistler's painting of the Scottish historian. social commentator

and essayist. Thomas Carlyle.


14 New Street. 558 7604. Mon—Sat

1 lam—6.30pm. Until late on Bongo Club

nights. Zen 8. The Art Of Skateboarding Thu l—Tue 20 Mar. A group show of

work by artists who also skateboard including Raydale Dower. Dougal

Thomson. Sam Griffin. Scott Malcolm. Daryl Smith. Rick Curran and Toby



55 Bread Street. 477 4524. Mon—Sat


Sunlight From The Kiev Hills

Until Sun 11 Mar (Gallery 2). Paintings

by Ukrainian artist Dmytro Dobrovolsky.

‘The grass-Mohicaned Churchill was a

masterpiece. Why do the right people never win the Turner Prize’?’

Banksy on contemporary art, Funct feature, page 24


21 St Leonard's Lane. 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noonAptn. Colour 2 Tue 13 Marv-Thu 12 Apr. .-\ selling exhibition of abstract wall hangings derived from 19th century Turkish fiat weave tent dividers which have been fashioned into these colourful artworks.


75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. .‘vlon-~Fri 10am-6pm: Sat 10am «Ian Keith Bowen l'ntil Thu 8 Mar. Landscape paintings of Provence. Tuscany and Venice.

Kym Needle t'ntil Wed 7 Mar. Recent paintings.

Bernard Irwin l'ntil Thu 8 Mar. Recent ceramics.

Jenny Wild Until Thu 29 Mar. Jewellery.

Time Was Away Sat 10. Thu 29 Mar. New paintings by Geoffrey Roper. Michael Clark Sat 10- «Thu 29 Mar. Watercolours.

Mark Dally Sat 10- Thu 29 Mar. Ceratnics.


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.


Weir‘s Land. St John Street. 651 6477/8.

Daily noon—5pm. Normalia Playground Sat .LSun ll

Mar. Swedish artist Niklas Hansson creates an installation in progress for proto- academy‘s project space.

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Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Kate Mackay Until Mon 2 Apr. Fabric

works by Kate Mackay.


63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Fri

1 lam-5pm; Sat 1 1am—4pm.

Botanical Watercolour

Illustrations Until Thu 15 Mar.

Botanical illustrations in watercolour by various artists.

: Miniature Landscapes Show

Until Thu 15 Mar. Landscape paintings

by various artists.

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

Edinburgh Architectural Association Annual Awards Until

Fri 9 Mar. A cross-section of entries by . Edinburgh-based practices. ' Forestry Commission Mon

12—Fri 30 Mar. Organised by Derek

Nelson. from the Scottish Hardwood Timber Market Development Group. an

exhibition of display products including cladding. flooring and windows made from Scottish grown products.

RIAS Lecture 2001 Thu 1 Mar. 7pm. £3. Professor Richard Weston gives a lecture on the life and work of Jorn

Utzon. architect of the Sydney Opera House.


lnverleith House. lnverleith Row. 552 7171. Tue—Sun 10am—5.30pm.

Stanley Kubrick Still Moving

Pictures 1945-1950 Until Sun 1

Apr. £3 (£2). The first UK showing of photographs by one of the great filmmakers. Stanley Kubrick. Before

directing films. Kubrick started his career

as an apprentice photographer in New

York‘s Look magazine. These photographs not only show his talent for

the medium but touch upon all walks of

life in New York at the time.