Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri ltlttmmfipml Sat |0aln~4pm.

June Redfern L’ntil Wed 25 Apr. A new body of paintings by one of Scotland‘s leading painters. June Redfern. Craig Mitchell Until Wed 25 Apr. Surreal figurative ceramics.

Material: Immaterial L'ntil Wed 25 Apr. A group show of contelttporary jewellery including works by Julie Arkell. Lilt Cheung. Dawn limms. Laura Gates. Angela ()‘Kelly altd Adaltt Paxolt. SHIRAK

5 Barony Street. 478 7440. Tue Sat l0am—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and sltop featuring a changing selection of hand-woven altd embroidered rttgs and textiles frottt the Turkmen. Uzbek. Beluch aitd Aimaq tribes of Central Asia. On display dttrittg Marclt arid April is a collection of early prayer rugs.


Reiaclt and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon-Fri 2—-5pm. Apophasis Until Wed 2 May. A collaboration between David Coitlteartt attd Tint Hodgkittsott comprising an erased drawing and a sound piece created during the making of the drawing.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 I966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat l0altt—5pm.

Mixed Show Until Mon 30 Apr. A wide variety of contemporary prints.


Lttttolt Place. 667 ‘)838. Fri—Sat 10am—6pm; Stilt l lam—2pm. Exhibition And Sale Fri 20—Sun 22 Apr. An exhibition and sale of paintings attd craftwork iit aid of charity Feed the Minds.


at 14 West Castle Road. 22‘) 6507. Molt#Wed & Fri-Stilt noon—5pm.

A Stenton Spring Until Wed 2 May. The Stenton Gallery takes up temporary residence ilt Edinburgh for a mixed exhibition by gallery artists. featuring new ceramics by Ian McWhinne and Alison Stewart.


Fettes College. liast Fettes Avenue. 22‘) 6507. Molt—Sun 2—-5.30pm.

Ethel Walker Sat 2l—Mott 30 Apr. Tlte Stenton Gallery present a special exhibition of paintings by lithel Walker.


2.3 Cockburlt Street. 622 6200. Tue~Sat l0attt—5pltt.

Blue Skies L'ntil Sat 28 Apr. A group show of new commissions highlighting the advances itt digital technology. In [may be some time Colin Andrews creates a single channel video work which uses arcltive film of an arctic mapping expedition made iii the l‘)30s; Catriona Grant's (ienui'ne ()fler ()fl’rlendslil'p presents the viewer with images of people who have been interviewed about their friendships; artist collective eta‘t. share a meal ilt real time with a group of artist ilt the States and Beverley Hood‘s 'l‘mns-Ioeule documents a couple tango dancing. See review. Kenny Bean and Sophie Scott Until Sat 28 Apr. Artists Kenny Bean and Sophie Scott worked with children frottt C raigmuir Primary School to create images inspired by the recent Wendy Ewald exhibition.

TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 22l l. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Alan Davie Small Paintings 1949-2000 Fri 20 Apr—Sat 26 May.

92 THE LIST 12—26 Apr 2001 2001

To celebrate the 80th birthday of the (iraltgemtiuth-born artist. Alan Davie. art exhibition of small paintings front l‘)40--2000. together with ten major new works altd a triptych gifted to the gallery by the artist. NEW SHOW.

OLiz Arnold at the round room Fri 20 Apr—Sat 26 May. To launch the gallery‘s new project altd exhibition space. the round room. small paintings by Liz. Arnold. Shortlisted for last year's Becks Futures award. Arnold sci-ti paintings reveal mysterious worlds inhabited by women scientists altd molt- key-like creatures. See preview and Hitlist. NEW SHOW.


3b l)tmdas Street. 556 6366. Mon -Fri

1 1am -6pm; Sat l0.30am- 4pm. Spring Exhibition t'ntil Sat 5 May. A spriltg collection of paintings by over 60 gallery artists plus jewellery by Sheana Stephen.


Furtlter information attd a detailed itinerary can be obtained by phoning 52‘) 3‘)3()/52‘) 3682.

Wish I Was Here L’lttil Sat 2 Jtllt. First seen at the National Portrait Gallery. the Travelling Gallery goes on totlr with an exhibition of portraits commissioned front six Scottish photographers. of the 25 poets who ltave contributed to a new pocket book anthology. The gallery tours to Dundee (until 13 Apr) followed by Argyll. Mttll and Tiree (23 Apr—4 May).


Traverse Theatre. l0 Cambridge Street. 228 5383. Mott—Wed |0.30altt—lttidnight; Thu-Sat l().30altt—-laltt; Stilt 4pm—midnight.

The Strange Bedfellows Until Sun 2‘) Apr. Art meets science itt this photography exhibition which fuses together poetry aitd physics as scientists at the tiniversity of Stratltclyde hope to increase the public's awareness of the world of physics. The collaboration features photographer Peter Fraser. poet lan McDoltough and physicists Dilto Jaros/yltski and Brian McNeil. Part of the lidinburgh international Science Festival.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh City Life, page 98.

THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY 28 Cltarlotte Square. lidiltburgh. 243 ‘)365. Mon~Sat l0altt~5pmz Suit

noon —5pm. Free. Not only the Head Office for the National Trust for Scotland. 28 Cltarlotte Square also houses a permanent collection of 20th century Scottish paintings featuring work by Peploe. Hunter attd Cadell. Displayed ilt a domestic setting. the works are complemented by a collection of Regency furniture.


42 High Street. 52‘) 4142. Mott—Sat |()altt>—5pltt.

Out To Play Until Sat 2 Jttlt. This exhibition looks at the changing nature of childhood games from the past to the present day. Peever. bools. tig and diablo are just some of the games played before the invention of computer games attd television and there will also be some old reproduction games for children to try out.

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (formerly Huntly House Museum). I42 Canongate. 52‘) 4l43. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Monuments Of Edinburgh Wed 18 Apr. |2.3()pltt. Paul McCauley. assistant keeper of conservation at the

City of lidiltburglt Council gives a lunchtime lecture.

The Home - Tenement Living Wed 25 Apr. |0am~noon. A study workshop led by Helen Clark. keeper of social history at the City of Edinburgh Council.


Newhavelt llarbottr. 55| 4|65. Mott—Stilt noon—5pm.

Hidden Treasures: Volunteer Work Of Newhaven People Past And Present l'ntil Molt 3| Dec. The l’nited Natiolts’ Year of the Volunteer is celebrated ilt this exhibition which looks at the tradition of volunteering itt the New haven community.


53 lliglt Street. Queensferry. 33l 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri & Sat l0am~lpm & 2.15—5pm; Stilt [Hunt-"5pm. Free.

Food For Thought A look at children‘s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.


2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon-Sat l0am-—5pttt (Tue 8pm): Sun ltoolt--5pltt. Free. A l‘)th century museum housing international collections of natural history. geology. science. technology and the decorative arts. plus two permanent exhibitions: Art & Industry altd The Ivy Wu (iullery.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor liduard Bersudsky's millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. The Jackie Stewart Formula Until Stilt 30 Sep 200]. Jackie Stewart ()Bli attd the National Museums of Scotland ltave joined forces for the first time to create this unique recreation of the l‘)‘)‘) Stewart Ford Pit Garage. A must for all Grattd Prix falts.

Fired With Colour Until Stttt 2‘) Apr. An exhibition highlighting past and present British enameliltg. lncluded iii the display are a variety of pieces ranging front jewellery attd vases to display panels and animated figures. Alt enamel plaque by Alexander Fisher on loan front a private collection and ltot seen ilt public since |8‘)‘) and more contemporary pieces by Lisa Rae Hanson and Georgitta Follett feature lit the show.

Silk Roads: Glimpses Of Central Asia Until Stilt l Jul. Recently acquired contelttporary textiles and crafts front Central Asia.

Barley l7lttil Stilt 20 May. Duncan Anderson. ltead of pltotograplty at the National Museums portrays the productiott of barley front its sowing to its end products. ilt this informative pltotograpltic exhibition.

Awesome Insects Until Sun 2 Sep. Known to most as creepy crawlies. this exhibition provides a balanced profile of this rich and diverse group of animals. Tutankhamun’s Wardrobe Until Sun | Jul. Since the early l‘)‘)()s. the Stitclting Textile Research Centre in Leiden with the Egyptian Museum ilt Cairo ltas been carrying out research on the clothing found in Tutankhamun‘s Tomb. ()n show at the Museum. are replica garments including loincloths. turtics. gloves and footwear. based on those found. along with original excavation photographs.

Stone Cut: Wood Cut L'ntil Sun 10 Jun. New work by printmaker Paul Furneaux created during his Year of the Artist residency at the Museunts in January. Furneaux specialises in woodblock pritttittg and this new body of work is inspired the Museum of Scotland building and its collection.

Science And The NMS Mummy Project Until Tue l7 Apr. A display describing the NMS Mummy Project which centres on the conservation of Ancient Egyptian mummies and research into their lives.


Lady Stair's House. lady Stair's Close. 52‘) 4‘)0l. Mon Sat |0altt 5pm. Free. Letters Home t'lttil Sat 30 Jtllt. Poetry attd prose by members of the Bethatty Christian Trust creative w riting group.


152 Netltergate. 0| 382 606220. Tue-Wed. Sat & Stilt l0.30am 5.30pm; Thu & Fri l0.30am 78pm. Free.

Sophy Rickett: New Work Unit Stilt 15 Apr (Gallery 2). New photographic altd video works by Royal College of Art graduate Sophy Rickett which continues her interest ilt lttaking photographs at ltigltt. For Rickett. who has been resident ilt Dundee for four months undertaking the second DCA Fellowship. this is her first solo exhibition ilt a public gallery. lASl CHANCE TO SEE.

Beyond t'ntil Stilt l5 Apr (Gallery | l. A group exltibition bringing togetlter the work of artists front Dundee. Glasgow and London. Working ilt various mediums includittg painting. installation. sculpture altd video. artists include Lolly Batty. Luke Fowler. Robert ()rcltardson. Toby Paterson. Clare Stephenson and Clare Woods. LAST CHANCE TO SEE


25—26 Mid Wyltd industrial listate. 01382 225982. Thu Sun |- 6pm. Primarily Structural l'lttil Stilt 2‘) Apr. Graltattt Domke curates art exhibition of wall drawings. sculpture and video works by Alex Frost. Lucy Harvey. Toby Paterson. Daniel Smerlticki and David Wishart. which addresses the geometric architecture of the exltibition space. See review.


Albert Square. ()l 382 432084. Mon Sat 10am ~5pm; Sun 12.3074pnt; Thu |0altt«7pm.

Coming To Our Senses l'ntil Sun l7 Jtllt. The only Scottish showing of this national crafts-based touring exhibition. New works include magnetic gloves. a wall mounted piece made front leather which explores sound tltrottglt vibration. neon sound sculptures and emotional light fittings that respond to you.

Outside The Cities

East Kilbride

EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ld Coach Road. 0| 355 26l000. Molt-Sat ‘)am- ‘)pm; Stilt noon ‘)pltt. The Musical Hare l'lttil Fri 27 Apr. An installation based on the musically inspired lttelttories of Nicola Atkinson- Griffith.



|() Glasgow Veltnel. ()l 294 27505‘). Molt—Tue & Thu—Sat l0am -lpm & 2—5pnt

Zero Land Fri l3 Apr—Sat 26 May. Abstract paintings by Allistair Monagltan.



lilmbank Avenue. 01563 554343. Mon—Tue & Thu—Fri l0am—8pm; Wed & Sat l0altt—5pm.

Cuba Si! Sat 2| Apr—Sat l6 Jun. Nine of Cuba's greatest photographers show pictures documenting 50 years of Cuba‘s history including Alberto Korda‘s iconic 1960's portrait of Che Guevara. Student Exhibition L'ntil Thu 12 Apr. Work front four special needs schools in East Ayrshire including puppets and masks. sensory boxes. sculpture relief panels and Chinese dragons.