From The Madonna To The Moulin Rouge: Crawhall and Melville Fri 11 Jan. 12.45pm. Vivien Hamilton. curator at the Burrell Collection. discusses the work of Crawhall and Melville.
The Vaughan Bequest Of Turner Watercolours L'ntil Thu 31 Jan. The annual airing of Turner‘s magniﬁcent watercolours bequeathed in 1900 by the London art collector Henry Vaughan. The 38 works dating from throughout Turner's career. are only ever shown in the month of January when daylight is at its weakest.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free. The Fine Art Of Photography L'mil Sun 13 Jan. The Scottish National Photography Collection established by the National Galleries of Scotland contains around 25.000 photographs dating from the beginnings of the medium to the present day. This selection of 200 works shows the cream of the collection featuring David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson's Newhaven fishwives; Anne Leibovitz‘s portrait of a nude John Lennon embracing Yoko Ono: Eve Arnold's portrait of Malcolm X in Washington DC: Andreas Gursky"s San Francisco ( 1998); Patricia Macdonald's aerial photographs of Loch Leven and David Shrigley's Black Snmi'man ( 1996). LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Larry Towell: The Mennonites L'ntil Sun 3 Feb. The first L'K showing of work by Canadian Magnum photographer Larry Towell. The 50 photographs on display document the lives of the Mennonites. a non-conformist religious sect based in rural Canadian and Mexican colonies. Towell worked with the community throughout the 1990s. and this photographic essay provides a sympathetic account of this insular society.
A Tribute To Edwin Morgan L'ntil Sun 3 Feb. Scottish artists Ron O‘Donnell and Steven Campbell pay tribute to Glasgow's Poet Laureate Edwin Morgan. A selection of images by each artist including portraits of Morgan. are combined to create an all—round tribute to the writer. his life and his works.
A World Perfect At Last Wed 9 Jan. 12.45pm. Filmmaker and photographer Daniel Reeves talks about his work which was recently on show at Glasgow‘s Street Level gallery.
All Change: The Poetry Of Edwin Morgan Wed 16 Jan. 12.45pm. Robyn Marsack. director of the Scottish Poetry Library discusses the work of Glasgow‘s Poet Laureate. Edwin Morgan.
NEW-CONTEMPORARY-ART.COM On-line gallery. www.new-contemporary- art.com
Miniatures One The opening exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of up-and- coming artists from Glasgow and Edinburgh with all works available to buy.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
1-1 New Street. 558 7604. Mon—Sat
l lam—6.30pm. L'ntil late on Bongo Club nights.
Airtime Agreements L'ntil Tue 8 Jan. Freelance photographer Dominic Travers celebrates Scottish street culture with an exhibition of skateboarding and BMX colour photographs taken in and around Edinburgh. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Survival Thu 10—Mon 21 Jan. Works on paper. mainly black and white charcoal by Jacki Macdonald exploring issues of conﬁnement and vulnerability. NEW SHOW.
THE NOMADS TENT
21 St Leonard‘s Lane. 662 1612. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm: Sun noon—4pm.
January Sale Sat 5—Sun 27 Jan. A sale of goods including 40—60% off lndian textiles and furniture and artefacts.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75—79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm. 21 Years Of The Open Eye Gallery Tue 8—Wed 23 Jan. The ()pen Eye Gallery celebrates its 21st birthday with an exhibition of paintings by invited artists. John Bellany. Willie Rodger. Marj Bond. Jock Macinnes. Christine Woodside. Jack Knox and Charles MacQueen are among the selection. Also on show. sculptural applied crafts including works by Stuart Beattie. George Wylie. Laurance Simon and Eoghan Bridge. NEW SHOW.
17—19 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue—Sat 1().3()am—6.3()pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art — Van Gogh. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro — originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
25 Marchrnont Crescent. 229 2063. Mon—Fri 9am—5.30pm; Sat l()am--2pm. Mixed Exhibition A photographic gallery and fratning workshop featuring a range of framed mounted images with space for local photographers to show their work.
PLAISIR DU CHOCOLAT
251—253 Canongate. 556 9524.
Louis DeCarlo L'ntil Thu 31 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 1997.
THE QUEEN’S HALL
Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon—Sat l()am—5.30pm.
Aft 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 group of artists.
Owen Claxton: If Paradise Is Half A Nice . . . L'ntil Mon 28 Jan. Nature inspired works on paper and small oils by Edinburgh College of Art graduate ()wen Claxton.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY
63 Dublin Street. 557 0-180. Tue~Sat
Mixed Exhibition Tue 15—Tliu 31 Jan. An exhibition of paintings including works by Lorna Fraser. Gilbert McManus. Michelle Knight. Jonathan Shearer. Louisa Tebutt and Janet Melrose. NEV. SHOW.
A Mother’s Love by Howard Davies forms part of Asylum Images on show at the Scottish Parliament Building
RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am-5pm: Sat 10am—4pm.
Essence Of Space Mon 7 Jan-‘Fri 1 Feb. Glasgow -based photographer Daisy Dylan Watson explores architecture. space and the built environment in this exhibition of photographs. NEE/V SHOW.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171. OHellen van Meene - Japan Series Sat 12 Jan—Sun 10 Mar (lnverleith Hotise: Tue—Sun l0.30am—3.30pml. Dutch photographer Hellen van Meene has her first exhibition in Scotland. Winner of the prestigious Charlotte Kohler Prize for the most promising artist in Holland and short- listed for the 2001 Citibank Photography Prize. Hellen van Meene photographs young adolescent girls on the verge of womanhtmd. The exhibition features the Japan smut. portraits of Japanese girls which were shown at this year’s Venice Biennale. See preview and Hitlist. See also Edinburgh College of Art for details of a talk by Van Meene. NE\.'. SHOW
Stella Ross-Craig L'ntil Sun to Mar (lnverleith House). 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. 'l he drawings on display were selected by the artist herself. and none has ey er been seen by the public before.
Ancient Trees Of Estonia l-‘ri 4—Sun 10 Feb (Exhibition Hall: Mon—Fri l()am—3.30pm: Sat & Sun noon—3.30pm). The natural and cultural history of Estonia is documented in an exhibition of work by photographer Hendrick Rely e.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery. 23 Tipperlinn Road. 229
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.
THE ROYAL INFIRMARY
The Pelican Gallery. 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink. 229 3555. 7th Annual Staff Exhibition l‘ntil Thu 31 Jan. Artworks by the staff of the Lothian l'niversity Hospital NHS Trust featuring painting. drawing. needlework. stained glass and photography.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Daily 10am—6pm. Scholars Exhibition 2001 Until Sat 19 Jan. An exhibition of work by winners of the ROSL Arts travel scholarship awards. given each year to artists from live commonwealth countries. The exhibition features watercolours by Matthew Burrows (L'K) and paintings. drawings and prints by Fiona Couldridge (South Africa). Mzukisi Dyaloyi (South Africa). Sarkar Nahid Niazi (Bangladesh) and Savanhdary Vongpoothorn (Australia).
16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.
George Devlin Mon 7—Wed 30 Jan. New paintings by George Devlin inspired by travels over the past two years to France. Scotland. Ireland. Italy. South Africa and India. NEW SHOW. 100% Proof Mon 7—Wed 30 Jan. Dorothy Hogg MBE. head ofthe jewellery course at Edinburgh College of Art curates this exhibition of jewellery and silversmithing by Scotland based artists or artists with a Scottish connection.
Richard Slee Mon 7—Wed 30 Jan. The first Scottish solo show of ceramics by Richard Slee. the 2001 winner of the Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts.
SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT BUILDING
The Mound. 348 5000.
Asylum Images Tue 8—Fri ll Jan. Commissioned by the Scottish Asylum Seekers Consortium. Asylum Images is a poignant photographic portrayal of the journey made by refugees to the L'K to seek asylum. Photographers Howard Davies. Anna Kari and Guilhem Alandry were commissioned to take photographs in Sighthill in Glasgow. as the refugees adjusted to their new life in Scotland. The exhibition will travel to the Art Gallery & Museum. Kelvingrove from Fri 25 Jan.
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. L'zbek. Beluch and Aimaq tribes of Central Asia.
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