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.
HANOVER FINE ARTS
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
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
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
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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NATIONAL GALLERY OF
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.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
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
? nexus GALLERIES
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
THE NOMADS TENT
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.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
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.
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.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
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.