Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued PLAISIR DU CHOCOLAT

25 I ~253 (‘anongate. 556 9524. Louis DeCarlo Sat IS Dec~Thu 3t Jan. Louis DeCarlo's black and white photographic portraits of the people of Kashmir and the Zanskar range of mountains in Ladakh. taken between 1992 to l‘)‘)7.


l2 Bristo Place. 226 I715.

rraum03 Until Sat 22 Dec. Non- commercial exhibition space rraum organised in collaboration with exltibitors and artists. began in Frankfurt as an intermittent exhibition space. Artists Meike Behm. Frank Blum. Peter Lutje. (‘laus Richter and Haegue Yang (and her guests) will be in Edinburgh for a series of events and projects. The public cart view the results of their residency during the events (see below) and from Tue | l—Sat 15 Dec and Thu 2()--Sat 22 Dec. 2—(ipm. Individual events are as follows:

Special Presence Thu 13 Dec. ()pm. A chance to meet the six guests invited by Haegue Yang.

Selected Sci-Fi Films Thu 13 Dec. (ipm. Peter Lutje and Steve Duval show a selection of their favourite sci-ft films. Transtruction Fri 14 Dec. 7pm. Frank Blum reconstructs architectural and domestic elements of rraum. Lecture (featuring rraum03) Fri 14 Dec. 8— 10pm. A performance with music and text from artist Claus Richter.


(‘lerk Street. (367 7776. Mott—Sat

[0am -5.3()pm.

Art Unlimited L'ntil Fri 4 Jan (Lothian and Hope Scott Room). A mixed media exhibition featuring works in paint. pastels. charcoal and collage by this grou of artists.

Owen laxton: If Paradise Is Half A Nice . . . Thu 3—Mon 28 Jan. Nature inspired works on paper and small oils by Edinburgh College of Art graduate ()wen Claxton. NEW SHOW.


63 Dublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Sat

l lam~5pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until Sat 22 Dec. A selection of paintings including works by Lorna Fraser. Gilbert McManus. Michelle Knight. Jonathan Shearer. Louisa Tebutt and Janet Melrose.


l5 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm: Sat 10am—4pm.

GIA Annual Awards 2001 Limit Fri 21 Dec. The Glasgow Institute of Architects annual design awards featuring a selection of the shortlisted schemes.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171.

Stella Ross-Craig L'ntil Sun to Mar (lnverleith House: Tue—Sun l().3()am-—3.3()pm). Botanical drawings of British plants by Stella Ross-Craig. Born in 1906 in Aldershot of Scottish parents. Ross-Craig's career as a botanical artist started in 1929. working for the Royal Horticultural Society and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The drawings on display were selected by the artist herself. and none has ever been seen by the public before.


The Link Gallery. 23 Tipperlinn Road. 22‘) 3555.

Men And Beasts L'ntil Thu 28 Feb. A collaboration between poet Valerie Gillies and photographer Rebecca Marr comprising black and white photographs and poetry documenting man‘s relationship to beasts and the land at the turn of the century.

94 THE LIST 13 Dec 2001—3 Jan 2002


The Pelican Gallery. I Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink. 22‘) 3555.

7th Annual Staff Exhibition

Until Thu 3| Jan. Artworks by the staff

of the Lothian lfniversity Hospital NHS Trust featuring painting. drawing. needlework. stained glass and photography.

ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 1()() Princes Street. 225 150]. Daily l()am--(ipm. Scholars Exhibition 2001 Until Sat l‘) Jan. An exhibition of work by winners of the R( )SL Arts travel scholarship awards. given each year to artists from live commonwealth countries. The exhibition features watercolours by Matthew Burrows (UK) and paintings. drawings and prints by Fiona (‘ouldridge (South Africa). Mzukisi Dyaloyi (South Africa). Sarkar Nahid Niazi (Bangladesh) and Savanhdary Vongpoothorn (Australia).

SCOTTISH GALLERY lo Dundas Street. 558 I200. Mon»l‘t‘i ltlain (rpm; Sat 10am 74pm.

Dominic Travers’ photographic celebrat

. "a , .1. #3. ion of Scottish street culture is at the New Street Exhibition Space

Yasuki Hiramatsu tintil Mon 24 Dec. Jewellery and objects by one of Japan‘s widely regarded and senior jewellers and metalsmiths. Professor Yasuki Hiramatsu.

Christmas Exhibition tintil Mon 24 Dec. A huge festive selection of paintings and jewellery featuring works by artists Elizabeth Blackadder. Stephanie Dees. John Houston. Alison McGill. Barbara Rae and liarl Haig and jewellery by Ann Little. Anna Gordon. Catherine Martin. Malcolm Appleby and many more.

(Tripping the) Light Fantastic Until Mon 24 Dec. A Christmas selection of lighting by various makers including fairy lights. chandeliers and table lights. Works by Studio Ball. Tom Kirk. Georgina Dunkley. Black & Blum. Frank ligerton and Lisa Rae llansen are included in the display.


5 Barony Street. 478 74-10. Tue—Sat l()am —(ipm.

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


Reiach and Hall Architects. (i Darnaway Street. 225 84-1-1. Mon Fri 2 5pm. Gertrude Genhart: du kannst am Himmel ein Schiff sehen Mon 17 Dec—--Fri l l Jan. Edinburgh (‘ollege of Art exchange student Gertrude Genhart present two photographic works for Sleeper. Showing one large and one small format print. the watcher in the image views the viewer in the gallery. NEW SHOW.


4-1 High Street. 557 83M). Daily l()am--opm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by predominantly Italian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and figurative. with all works for sale.


58 Ratcliffe 'l‘errace. (io7 tuna. Mon 9am-5pm; 'l‘ue Fri 9am (ipmz Sat

10am 5pm.

Christmas Exhibition t'ntil .\lon 24 Dec. A mixed show of litnited edition prints and original paintings.

Mixed Show Thu 3 Thu 3| Jan. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.


23 (‘ockburn Street. (322 (i200. 'l‘ue Sat l()am 5pm.

Face On t'ntil Sat 22 Dec. (mated by Craig Richardson and Mark Dttrden. this exhibition examines and recontextttalises 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 di(‘orcia. Alexa Wright. Jennifer Bornstcin. Alfredo Jarr and Adam ('hodzko.

Noctivagation t'ntil 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 .\lc('all.

TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of lidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 l. 'I'ue- Sat ltlam ~5pm. OPhilip Reeves At 70 - Retrospective tintil Sat 15 Dec (White Gallery). To coincide with a par- allel retrospective exhibition of prints at Glasgow’s llunterian Gallery. a major exhibition of collages and paintings by the Glasgow-based artist Philip Reeves. The show features in er ()0 works span- ning Reevcs' career since he first arrived in Scotland in l‘)5-l. See also llunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Paul Keir l'ntil Sat 15 Dec (round rootn). Aberdeen-born artist Paul Keir's subtle and engaging wall drawings employ the same brick-red colour of the floor to follow the circular wall of the gallery space. ()n other wall. a few simple straight lines are almost hidden from view. Keir complements these drawings with six red/brown panels painted on



3b Dundas Street. 556 (i366. Mon Fri

l lam»(ipm; Sat lt).3()am 4pm. Christmas Exhibition t'ntil Sat 5 Jan. A selection of work by met‘ 8() artists featttring paintings. sculpture and ceramics.

Sheana Stephen l'ntil Sat 5 Jan. Jewellery.


’l‘raverse 'l'heatre. It) (‘ambridge Street. 228 5383.

Reflex 8. Reflect t'ntil Mon 24 Dec. Paintings by Ria Annand and Ian Webb. MIEONE: Highly Explosive Material Thu 3 Jan Sat ‘) Feb. Words and images from the Aerosol Culture.