Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued SHIRAK 5 Barony Street. 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a changing selection of hand- woven and embroidered rugs and textiles from the Turkmen. Uzbek. Beluch and Aimaq tribes of Central Asia.

SLEEPER Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2—5pni

Matt Rogalsky: Ellipsis Until Fri 7 Dec. An installation by Matt Rogalsky’ in which snippets from live radio are processed to reveal the silences between words along with breath and background sounds. which in tttrn are amplified in the gallery space. See review.


44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily 10am—6pm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by predominantly ltalian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and figurative. with all

w orks for sale.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm: Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until Mon 24 Dec. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.


23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—5 )m.

Face :1 Until Sat 22 Dec. Curated by Craig Richardson and Mark Durden. this exhibition examines and recontextualises new and existing photographic and lens-based artworks which involve a social exchange between the artist and their human subjects. Featured artists include Roderick Buchanan. Philip-Lorca diCorcia. Alexa Wright. Jennifer Bornstein. Alfredo Jarr and Adam Chodzko.

Noctivagation Until Sat 22 Dec. Digital images produced by six youth workers during a recent Stills training programme led by artist Lindsay Perth with the help of Billy McCall.

TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Philip Reeves At 70 - Retrospective Until Sat 15 Dec (White Gallery). To coincide with a parallel retrospective exhibition of prints at Glasgow‘s Hunterian Gallery. a major exhibition of collages and paintings by the Glasgow-based artist Philip Reeves. The show features over 60 works spanning Reeves’ career since he first arrived in Scotland in 1954. See also Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow. Lunchtime Talk Wed 28 Nov. 1pm. Curator Pat Fisher gives a talk on the Philip Reeves Retrospective exhibition. Paul Keir Until Sat 15 Dec (round room). Aberdeen-born artist Paul Keir creates new wall drawings in the gallery's round room space.


36 Dttndas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri 1 1am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4 m. Norma Hansell and G Illan Goodheir Until Sat 24 Nov. Recent paintings.


Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383.

Isolated Incidents Until Sat 1 Dec. Photographs by Peter Davies.

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19 Elm Row. 556 6066.

Still Leaves Sat 24 Nov—Sat 5 Jan. Colour pencil drawings by Domenica More Gordon.


16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat l lam—l 1.45pm: Sun

1230—] 1.45pm.

Our Journey: Fred Sims L'ntil Sat 5 Jan. Recent paintings by Fred Sims inspired by the natural world.


(formerly Malcolm lnnes Gallery). 4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 1 1am—1pm.

Mixed Exhibition An ongoing selection of Scottish landscapes. sporting paintings. military oils. watercolours and prints.

Marlon Roberts L'ntil Sat 17 .\'o\-. Watercolour landscape paintings of the Highlands and the Isle of Skye.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh City Life, page 97.

THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY 28 Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. 243 9365. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sttn noon—5pm. Free. .\'ot 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.


Holyrood Road. 550 7800. Daily 10am—6pm.

Building The Universe L'ntil Sun 18 .\'ov. A journey of discovery with six zones to explore including our universe. our body and our earth.

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (Formerly Huntly House). 142 Canongate. 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm.

Thomas Nelson And Sons Spreading The Word L'ntil Sat 19 Jan. An exhibition on the importance of Nelson's Printing Works of the Old Town and Southside of Edinburgh. MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Chambers Street. 247 4219. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm; Tue 10am—8pm.

Relief And Revolution: The St Andrew’s Society Of Philadelphia L'ntil Stm 30 Jtm 2002. This exhibition looks at Scottish immigration to North American and the founding of the St Andrew‘s Society of Philadelphia. set up in 1747 to caie for the sick immigrant Scots. NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM

Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Daily noon—5pm.

Hidden Treasures: Volunteer Work Of Newhaven People Past And Present L'ntil Mon 31 Dec. The United Nations' Year of the Volunteer is celebrated in this exhibition which looks at the tradition of volunteering in the Newhaven community.


53 High Street. Queensferry. 331 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri 8; Sat 10am—1pm & 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. Free.

Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor liduard Bersudsky's millennium clock. a kinetic sculpture. measuring nine metres high. Prehistoric Japan: The Archaeological Collections Of Neil Gordon Munro t'ntil Sun 27 Jan. A collection of prehistoric Japanese artefacts discovered by .\'eil (iol'dotl Munro. a Scottish medical doctor resident in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century.

Gifted: Five Years Of The Inches Carr Scottish Crafts Awards L'ntil Sttn 13 Jan. An exhibition showcasing the work of the winners of the Inches ('arr Trust Award which enables craft makers to concentrate on a particular aspect of their work. Recipients of the award include Peter Chang. Malcolm Appleby. Kciko Mukaide and Alison Kinnaird. Textile Treasures: Caring For A Collection Sat 24 Nov— Mon 6 May. A collection of [European w all hangings and decorative textiles spanning the 17th and 18th centuries. The centrepiece of the exhibition are crew'elwork hangings of 1719 with the monogram of the ()1d Pretender and other key exhibits include a Kinghorne carpet made around 1620 and two embroideries dated 1637 showing scenes from the 1.1/2: oft/1e Virgin made for one of the (‘atholic courtiers at Charles 1 court. NEW SHOW.


Lady Stair's llouse. Lady Stair's Close. 529 4901. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm. Free. A Revolutionary Writer: Lewis Grassic Gibbon 1 901—1 935 L'ntil Sat 13 Apr. A documentary exhibition looking at the life and work of one of Scotland's greatest 20th century writers. Lewis (irassic (iibbon (1901—1935 1. author of the classic Sunset Song.


University of Dundee. 1.3 Perth Road. 01382 345330. Mon— Fri 9.30am—8.30pm: Sat tx Sun 9.30am-—4.30pm.

The Alan Woods Collection t'ntil Sat 17 .\'ov ((‘ooper Gallery ). An exhibition drawn from the Alan Woods Bequest Collection of oycr 265 artworks by contemporary artists including l’idward Sttmmerton. lilainc Schemilt. Callum lnnes. lan llamilton-l‘inlay and many others. Woods was a lecturer in history and theory at the school of line art and the bequest was gifted to the university after his death in March 2000. Also on show are a group of works by \Voods hittlseii'logelhel‘ with selected published writings. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Dundee By Design t'ntil Mon 10 Dec (Matthew (iallery ). An exhibition of design by entrants to the annual Dundee by Design awards which coy ers the categories of product. process. graphic cotnmunication. cny ironinent and interactive digital media.


152 Nethergate. 01382 606220. Tue—Wed. Sat & Sttn 10.30am 5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am 8pm.

Will Maclean: Driftworks Sat 24 Nov—Sun 3 Feb. New and existing works by Will Maclcan. continuing his fascination with museums and the presentation of meaningful objects. Working in a variety of media. the show features previously unseen large-scale installations ('m/ Requiem and (int. Inverness-born Maclean. one of the most respected of his generation of

artists in Scotland. was the recipient of one of the first (’reatiye Scotland Awards in 2000. which enabled him to produce new work for this exhibition. NEW SHOV-J.

A Star Christmas In Dundee Sat 24&Stm 25 Nov. noon 5pm. A sale of prints made by local artists.


Albert Square. 01382 432084. Mon Sat 10am—5pm; Sttn 12.30 4pm: Thu

10am 7pm.

The Colourist Connection Hi In Nov Sun 6 Jan. The Use of bold. \ is id colour was the trait of Scottish painting from the 1860s onwards as demonstrated by the work of the Scottish (’olout'ists 1’eploe.(‘adell. Hunter and l‘ergtisson. This themed exhibition features oy er 40 still lifes. landscapes and portraits by the (‘olourists as well as examples by later artists Alberto Morrocco and John Houston w ho haye continued this tradition. NEW SHO\.\«’.

Ban The Bottle: The Life Of Edwin Scrymgeour iii 16

.\'o\ - Sun 6 Jan. A documentary exhibition looking at the life of lidwin Scry mgeour w ho was the only ey er MP in the history of the l'ls' Parliament lo be elected on a platform of banning alcohol. NEV-fi SHO‘.‘.'.

Connect With Colour Wed 21 .\'oy. Wed 28 .\'o\. 2pm. An informal guided tour of the work of the increasingly popular Scottish (\iiotll‘isls.

A Colourful Evening Thu 22 Nov. 6 7pm. Offer your response to the (‘olottrists' expression of colour on this guided tour.

The Colourist Connection Thu 29 .\'o\. 6 7pm. ('lara Young gives an introduction to the cttrrent Scottish (‘olourists’ exhibition.

The Life Of Edwin Scrymgeour Thu 29 .\'o\. 12.45pm. David Stockdale leads a guided tour of the Ban The Bottleexhibition.


\‘y'Csl Henderson \‘y'y lld. (H332 225232. Mon Sat 10am 4pm: Sun 11am-4pm. The Hidden Attraction t‘ntil Mon 7 Jan. An exhibition of painting. sculpture and photography by Leah Robb

Outside the Cities



('allendar Park. 01324 503770.

Mon Sat 10am 5pm: Sun 2 5pm. Trans Form l’ntil Sun 2 Dec. (ilasgow -based artists ls'atie lixlcy. ('atriona Skinner. Kate Day is and ('laire l’indlay explore their own interpretation of evolution through \ ideo. drawings. models and installation.



61 llorsentarket. 01573 228040.

Mon Sat 10.30am 5pm.

People Places: Time And Faces iii 23 Nov Sat 5.1an.'1'his newly opened art and antique gallery features an exhibition of specially commissioned works by artist (ieol'lrey Roper. The ligtiratiye works included in the show explore the theme of lidwardian elegance.



35 The Stirling Arcade. 01786 479361. Tue Sat 11am 4.30pm. (re)visionLAND Sat 24 .\‘o\ Sat 22 Dec. :\ iil‘sl his solo show for Alejandra Salinas and Acton liergntntan. musicians/artists who liye and work in l.ogt‘ano_ Spain. ('tirated by Stirling- based t‘tliiccllye Diskolit). the t‘\iiii‘iltt)li includes a full—si/e replica of an linglish garden scene with sound. \ ideo works and a traditional Spanish nativity scene. NEH Si'lt‘A'y.