Edinburgh Galleries continued
The Vaughan Bequest Of Turner Watercolours Until 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. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
Madame Mere by Baron Francois Gerard Fri )8 Jan. 12.45pm. Susan Siegfried. professor of Art History at the [iniversity of Leeds. discusses Baron Francois (‘ierard’s portrait.
Virgins, Venuses And Cold, Cold Stones: Part One Fri 25 Jan. 12.45pm. Lecturer Matthew Wellard gives a talk.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Sat 10am--5pm; Stm noon 5pm. (‘afe. Free.
Larry Towell: The Mennonites I'ntil Sun 3 Feb. The first UK showing of work by (‘anadian Magnum photographer Larry Towell. The 50 photographs on display document the lives of the Mennonites. a non- conformist religious sect based in rural (‘anadian 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 ('ampbell pay tribute to (ilasgow‘s Poet Laureate Iidwin Morgan. A selection of images by each artist including portraits of Morgan. are combined to create an all- rotmd tribute to the writer. his life and his works.
Great Houses Of Scotland Fri 25 Jan Sun 21 Apr. Treasures from seven Scottish houses Ballindalloch. Blair. l)unrobin. (ilamis. Scone. Thirlestanc and 'I‘raquair - are on display. featuring paintings. antiques and family mementoes. Highlights include David Wilkie's The Village I’a/ilieians. letters written by Rob Roy Mac(iregor. I8th century wall embroideries and Jacobite memorabilia. NEW SHOW. Exhibiting The Scottish Disapora Wed 23 Jan. 12.45pm. David Forsyth. curator of the Museum of Scotland gives a talk.
Castle Or Country Seat: The Power Of Snobbery, Nobility, Myopia And Myth Wed 30 Jan. 12.45pm. A talk by (‘harles McKean. Professor of History. l'niversity of l)undee.
()n-line gallery. wwwnew- contemporary-art.com
Miniatures One The opening exhibition for this new on-line gallery which showcases the work of tip—and- coming artists from (ilasgow and Iidinburgh with all works available to buv.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
14 New Street. 558 7604. Mon Sat
1 lam 6.30pm. I'ntil late on Bongo ('1th nights.
Survival Ifntil Mon 2| Jan. Works on paper. mainly black and white charcoal
by Jacki Macdonald exploring issues of
confinement and vulnerability. OArthur’s Seat - Exploring Place Fri 25 Jan Sat 9 Feb. This three-venue exhibition is the culmination of the first ever residency at Arthur‘s Seat which explored how
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people see and experience the place now. (‘urated by Anne-Marie ('ulhane. the show encompasses performance. text. sculpture. poetry. sound work. print. film and painting by local and national artists who responded directly with this site. See preview and Ilitlist.
THE NOMADS TENT
2| St Leonard’s Lane. 662 1612. Mon, Sat 10am 5pm: Sun noon 4pm. January Sale t'niil Sun 27 Jan. A sale of goods including 4() 60‘} off Indian textiles and furniture and artefacts.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
75 79 (‘umberland Street. 557 1020. Mon Fri l()am 6pm; Sat l()amr-lpm. 21 Years Of The Open Eye Gallery I'ntil Wed 2.3 Jan. The ()pen Iiye (iallery celebrates its 21st birthday with an exhibition of paintings by invited artists. John Bellany. Willie Rodger. Marj Bond. Jock Macinnes. ('hristine \‘v'oodside. Jack Knox and (battles MacQueen are among the selection. Also on show. sculptural applied crafts including works by Stuart Beattie. (ieorge Wylie. Laurance Simon and Iioghan Bridge.
Robert Austin Sat 26 Jan Wed 13 Feb. Prints.
Angus McEwan Sat 26 Jan Wed 13 Feb. Paintings.
Mixed Craft Exhibition Sat 26 Jan Wed 13 Feb. A selection of crafts including works by Jeremy Jones and John Maltby.
Gillian Newton Sat 26 Jan Wed 13 Feb. Jewellery.
I7 19 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue Sat 10.30am 6.30pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art Van (inglt. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro originals and work by up-and-coming local artists.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (\VASPS) l’ati‘iothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Reflections From The Floating World Sat 19 Jan Sat 2 Feb. Ten artists of Britiin and Japanese origin who currently live and work in the I'K are brought together for this group show which explores the divides. crossovers and dialogue between the two cultures. Featured artists include Tom Barnett. Lisa Kirton. Satomi Matoba and Makoto .\Iorimura. NEW SHOW.
25 Marclmiont (‘rescenL 229 2063. Mon Fri 9am 5.30pm: Sat l()am 2pm. Mixed Exhibition A photographic gallery and framing workshop featuring a range of framed mounted images with space for local photographers to show their work.
PLAISIR DU CHOCOLAT
251 253 ('anongate. 556 9524. Louis DeCarlo I'ntil Thu 3| Jan. Louis De(‘ar1o's black and white photographic portraits of the people of Kashmir and the Zanskar range of mountains in Ladakli. taken between 1992 to 1997.
THE QUEEN’S HALL
('let'k Street. 667 7776. Mon Sat 10am 5.30pm.
Owen Claxton: If Paradise Is Half A Nice . . . l'ntil Mon 28 Jan. Nature inspired works on paper and small oils by Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art graduate ()wcn ('laxton.
Charlotte Reader Mon 28
Jan Mon 25 Feb. Iimploying a range of materials. wall hangings. pictures and three-dimensional works by ('harlottc Reader. inspired by organic forms.
THE REYNOLDS GALLERY 63 l)ublin Street. 557 0480. Tue—Sat l lam-5pm.
Mixed Exhibition Until Thu 3| Jan.
An exhibition of paintings including works by Lorna Fraser. (iilbert i‘vchanus. Michelle Knight. Jonathan Shearer. Louisa Tebutt and Janet Melrose.
RIAS GALLERY I5 Rutland Square. 2297545. Mon—Fri 9am 5pm: Sat 10am 4pm.
Essence Of Space tintil Fri I Mar.
Glasgow-based photographer Daisy Dylan Watson explores architecture. space and the built environment in this exhibition of photographs. See review.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171.
GHellen van Meene - Japan Series I'ntil Sun 10 Mar (lnverleith House: Tue Stm 10.30am 3.30pm). l)utch photographer Hellen van Meene has her first exhibition in Scotland. Winner of the prestigious (‘harlotte Kohler Prize for the most promising artist in Holland and shortlisted for the 2001 (‘itibank Photography Prize. Hellen van Meene photographs young adolescent girls on the verge of womanhood. The exhibition features the Japan Series. portraits of Japanese girls which were shown at this year's Venice Biennale. See Hitlist.
Stella Ross-Craig t'ntil Sun It) Mar ( lnverleith House). Botanical drawings of British plants by Stella Ross-Craig. Born in 1906 in Aldershot of Scottish parents. Ross-(‘raig's career as a botanical artist started in 1929. working for the Royal Horticultural Society and the Royal Botanic (iardens. Kew. The drawings on display were selected by the artist herself. and none has ever been seen by the public before. Ancient Trees Of Estonia tintil Stilt 10 Feb (Iixhibition Hall: Mon—Fri 10am 3.30pm; Sat & Sun
noon 3.30pm). The natural and cultural history of Iistonia is documented in an exhibition of work by photographer Hendrick Relve.
THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL
The Link (iallery. 23 Tipperlinn Road. 229 3555.
Men And Beasts tintil Thu 28 Feb. A collaboration between poet Valerie (iillics 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 OF EDINBURGH
The Pelican (iallery. l Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink. 229 3555.
7th Annual Staff Exhibition I'ntil Thu 31 Jan. Artworks by the staff of the Lothian I'nivcrsity Ilospilal NIIS Trust featuring painting. drawing. needlework. stained glass and photography.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings (iallery. I00 Princes Street. 225 1501. Dain l()am--~6pm. Scholars Exhibition 2001 tintil Sat 19 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 (I'K) and paintings. drawings and prints by Fiona (‘ouldridge (South Africa). M/ttkisi Dyaloyi (South Africa). Sarkar .\'ahid .\‘ia/,i (Bangladesh) and Savanhdary V'ongpoothorn (Australia). [AST CHANCE TO SEE.
SCOTTISH GALLERY l6 l)undas Street. 558 1200. Mon Fri l()am 6pm: Sat l()am 4pm.
George Devlin Limit 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.
IOO°/o Proof Until Wed 30 Jan. Dorothy Ho 'g MBIi. head of the jewellery course at Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art curates this exhibition of jewellery and silversmithing by Scotland based artists or artists with a Scottish connection.
Richard Slee [Intil Wed 30 Jan. The first Scottish solo show of ceramics by Richard Slee. the 2001 winner of the Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts.
5 Barony Street. 478 7440. Tue—Sat l()am—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. II/bek. Beluch and Aimaq tribes of (‘entral Asia.
THE SOCIETY OF EUROPEAN ARTISTS
44 High Street. 557 8360. Daily 10am-6pm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by predominantly Italian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and figurative. with all works for sale.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY 58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm: Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat l()am—5pm.
Mixed Show L'ntil Thu 31 Jan. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY L'niversity of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 1. Tue—Sat l()am—5 )m. (>me The Saatchi ift L'ntil Sat 9 Feb. In 1999 Charles Saatchi donated 100 works to the Arts (‘otmcil Collection and this gift has become part of the National Touring exhibitions. Assistant curator Pat Fisher has selected works from the collection including artists Kerry Stewart. Richard Billingham. (ilen Brown. Louise Hopkins and Mark Francis. See preview and Hitlist.
Haluk Akakce tintil Sat 9 Feb (round room). New York-based artist Haluk Akakce presents The Measure 0/ All Things. a video installation based on the human desire for freedom.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri I 1am—6pm: Sat 10.30am—4pm. John Lowrie Morrison (Jolomo) I'ntil Sat 2 Feb. Recent landscape paintings by Jolomo.
TRAVERSE BAR CAFE
Traverse Theatre. 10 (‘ambridge Street. 228 5383.
MIEONE: Highly Explosive Material L'ntil Sat 9 Feb. Words and images from the Aerosol Culture.
16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon—Sat 1 lam-1 1.45pm; Sun
Finders Keepers L'ntil Sun 3 Mar. Marc Marnie has photographed some of the world's most influential musicians. In Finders Is'eepers. Marnie turns his attention to Benchtours Productions and the Lemon Tree‘s outreach programme for young people and adults with learning difficulties. photographing various stages in the project.
83 Henderson Street. Leith. 555 5628. Tue—«Fri l |am~5pmz Sat 1 lam—4pm. Mixed Exhibition L'ntil Sat l9 Jan. The Leith (iallery takes tip residency in