Art listings

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Children’s Illustrators Exhibition .Mon -1—Sun 31 Mar. An exhibition of work by 3-1 African illustrators of children‘s books.


65 The Shore. Leith. 553 5255. Tue—Fri I lam-5pm; Sat 1 lam—4pm.

2 Years On 2002 l'ntil Sat 2 Mar. An exhibition featuring the best of the Leith Gallery's New Faces exhibition which showcases the work of recent graduates.

Take 3 Sat 9—Sat 23 Mar. Paintings by Alison Auldjo. Dorothy Bruce and Kelly Ann Cairns plus a solo exhibition of drawings by Iain McIntosh RSA. NEW SHOW.


87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Tue—Sat

l lam—6pm.

Mixed Exhibition This new gallery on Broughton Street. set up by the former owner of the Bellevue Gallery. Callum Buchanan. features a changing selection of paintings by 20th century artists.


Belford Road. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Wilhelmina Barns-Graham t'ntil Sun 17 Mar. To coincide with the launch of the first book on the artist. a special display of paintings and drawings by St Andrews-born artist Wilhelmina Barns- Graham.

Wilhemina Barns-Graham: An Artist’s Journey Mon 4 Mar. l2.-15pm. Art historian and critic Lynne Green discusses the work of Wilhemina Barns-Graham.

Frank Auerbach L’ntil Sun 12 May. Highlights from the critically acclaimed retrospective by Frank Auerbach. held recently at the Royal Acadetny of Arts in London. featuring fourteen paintings dating from the mid l950s to recently completed works.

The Curatorial Artwork Mon 1 1 Mar. 12.45pm (Gymnasium). Gavin Wade. curator and editor of Cunning In The 21s! (‘enmry gives a talk.


The Mound. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am--5pm: Sun noon—5pm.

James Ker Of Bughtrigg by Allan Ramsay Fri 1 Mar. l2.-15pm. (‘urator at the Museum of Scotland. George Dalglcish gives a talk on Ramsay's portrait.

Women As Artists: The Breakthrough Years Fri 8 Mar. 12,-15pm. Frances Borzello. author of A World ()_/‘()ur ()wn: Women As Artists gives a talk.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 62-1 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat 10am—5pm: Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Free. Great Houses Of Scotland L'mil Sun 21 Apr. Free. Treasures from seven Scottish houses Ballindalloch. Blair. Dunrobin. Glamis. Scone. Thirlestane and Traquair are on display. featuring paintings. antiques and family mementoes.

OAn Exile’s Eye: Photography By Wolfgang Suschitzky L'ntil Sun 19 May. Free. ()ver -10 photographs by the Austrian-born documentary lilmmak- er and photographer Wolfgang Suschit/ky. Fleeing Austria in 1933 for Britain before travelling first to Holland. Suschitzky signed tip in 1937 with Paul Rotha's Strand Film company. Making films for the Ministry of Information. sortie of his documentary films were shot in Scotland and in later years. he went on to work on a series of feature films including Ring ()t‘lirig/il llt'uler ( 1969).

88 THE LIST Fen—‘4 Mar 2002

[intertwining Mr Sloan ( 1970) and Get (‘urler ( 1971). This exhibition howev- er. concentrates on his documentary photography which captures Britain between the 30s and the early 70s. See Hitlist.

Making Ends Meet Wed 6 Mar. 12.45pm. Catherine Maxwell Stuart of Traquair provides an insider‘s guide to running and conserving an historic house.

General James Grant 1720- 1806: Soldier, Empire-Builder And Gourmand Wed 13 Mar. 12.45pm. A talk by Robert Clyde. an archivist at the Library of Congress Ballindalloch Project. NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43—45 High Street. 556 9579. Mon—Sat l()am——1.30pm.

Capturing The Bass Rock L'ntil Sat 2 Mar. Paintings by artist and writer Christine Crow.


1-1 New Street. 558 760-1. Mon—Sat

l lam—6.30pm. L'ntil late on Bongo Club nights.

Crude Cuts Until Tue 5 Mar. A collection of lino works by Paul Ballingal inspired by the clubbing scene. U\ST CHANCE TO SEE. Behind The Screens Thu 7—Tue 26 Mar. Part curated by Stephen Morrison w ho won a BAFTA Newcomer award for his fantasy film l-‘mg. this exhibition goes behind the scenes of film animation. The show features the animated actors from five films by local Scottish filmmakers illustrating a number of different animation techniques. plus storyboards. out-take still photography and video footage. NEW SHOW.


21 St Leonard‘s Lane. 662 16l2. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Weaving The Future Wed 6—Sun 3| Mar. An exhibition bringing together a collection of new carpets from Afghanistan together with traditional rugs. NEW SHOW.


75-79 Cumberland Street. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l()am—-1pm. George Donald L'ntil Wed 6 Mar. Paintings.

Kirsty Whither L'ntil Wed 6 Mar. Paintings.

Contemporary Glass L'ntil Wed 6 Mar. A show of contemporary British glass.

Gillian Newton L'ntil Wed 6 Mar. Recent jewellery.

David Martin Sat 9—Wed 27 Mar.

Paintings. Donald Provan Sat 9—Wed 27 Mar. Paintings. Helen Smythe Sat 9—Wed 27 Mar. Jewellery.

Alison Weightman Sat 9—Wed 27 Mar. Ceramics.


17—19 Barclay Place. -177 2933. Tue—Sat l().30am—6.30pm.

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.

PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (W'ASPS) Patriothall Studios. off-18 Hamilton Place. 225 I289.

Siri France Sat 2—Wed 6 Mar (open daily noon-6pm). Paintings and drawings by Siri France. NEW SHOW. Three Piece Suite Sat 9—Tue 19 Mar (open Tue—Fri noon—6pm; Sat & Sun noon—~1pm). An exhibition of work by Ingrid Bell. Jane Murray and Jane Weatherlcy resulting from a conversation between the three artists.


25 Marchmont Crescent. 229 2063. Mon—Fri 9am-5.3()pm; Sat 10am—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.


Clerk Street. 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

An Eye For Music L'ntil Mon 25 Mar. Marc Marnie's black and white photographic images of some of the world‘s most influential musicians. Famous faces include Miles Davis. Muddy Waters. James Brown. Gil Scott Heron. Liam Gallagher. Jarvis Cocker and many more. RIAS GALLERY 15 Rutland Square. 229 75-15. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm; Sat lOam—4pm.

Essence Of Space L’ntil Fri 1 Mar. Glasgow—based photographer Daisy Dylan Watson explores architecture. space and the built environment in this exhibition of photographs.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lnverleith Row. 552 7171.

0 Hellen van Meene - Japan Series L'ntil Sun 10 Mar (lnverleith House: Tue—Sun 10.30am—3.30pm). 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 shortlisted for the 2001 Citibank Photography Prize. Hellen van Meene photographs young adoles- cent 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. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.

Stella Ross-Craig L'ntil Sun 1() 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. The drawings on display were selected by the artist herself. and none have ever been seen by the public before. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Images From The Garden IV L'ntil Sun 31 Mar (Exhibition Hall). An exhibition of work produced over the past year by RBGE's adult education students featuring botanical illustrations. landscape images. botanical photography. wood engravings and crafts.

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 248 48-18.

Waves L'ntil Fri 15 Mar. Paintings and installation by Jim Cursiter.

ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings Gallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Sun 10am—6pm.

Celia Washington L'ntil Fri 12 Apr. New paintings by Madrid—based Scottish artist Celia Washington.


l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l()am—-1pm.

Paul Reid Mon -1 Mar—Wed 3 Apr. In his second solo show. Paul Reid presents four major oil paintings which interprets a myth inspired by reading Ovid. NEW SHOW.

Breaking The Mould Mon -t Mar—Wed 3 Apr. Glass works by Brian Glassar. head of glass at Gray's School of Art. Aberdeen.


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

Mixed Show L'ntil Tue 30 Apr. A mixed show of limited edition prints and original paintings.

STILLS 23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

What’s Mine Is Yours Tue l2—Thu 21 Mar. Edinburgh College of Art postgraduate students present a show of work derived from found objects and allocated spaces within the gallery. NEW SHOW.


University of Edinburgh. South Bridge. 650 221 l. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm.

Bodies Of Substance tintil Thu 28 Mar. Three female Berlin-based artists Margaret Hunter. Azade Koker and Ping Qiu show sculpture. photography and installation. Their work focuses on a shared concern for the human figure and how it reflects cultural and social change. Jerwood Sculpture Prize tiniil Thu 28 Mar (round room). The winner of the £2().()()() Jerwood Sculpture Prize Benedict Carpenter along with the seven shortlisted anists show small-scale maquettes in this touring exhibition.

Andrew Guest Wed 6 Mar. 1pm. Andrew Guest. director of the Scottish Sculpture Trust discusses the work of the eight shortlisted artists for the Jerwood Sculpture Prize.

Lunchtime Tour Wed 13 .Mar. 1pm. A lunchtime tour ()1. the Bodies (ffSil/lS’ItUlt‘t' exhibition.


36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri

l lam—6pm; Sat l().30am—-1pm.

The Edinburgh Studio Sat 2—Sat 16 Mar. Recent paintings by Jackie Philip. NEW SHOW.


For further information call 529 3930/3682 fora detailed itinerary. Message Sent L'ntil Tue -1 Jun. The Travelling Gallery‘s latest tour is a group show of work by artists who explore various systems of communication. The gallery will be touring to venues in Glasgow and Aberdeen.


Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 5383.

Journeys L'ntil Sat 16 .Mar. An exhibition of photography and textiles by Eleanor MacLeod.


16 South Fort Street. -178 7810. Mon-«Sat Ham—11.45pm; Sun 1230—] 1.45pm. Finders Keepers tintil Sun 3 .Mar. Marc Marnie has photographed some of the world's most influential masicians. 1n l-‘inders~ Keepers. 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. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. ANTHONY WOODD

(formerly Malcolm 1nnes Gallery). -1 Dundas Street. 558 95-1-1/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 1 lam—1pm.

Mixed Exhibition L'ntil Thu 28 Feb. A selection of Scottish landscapes. sporting paintings. military oils. watercolours and prints.

Spring Exhibition Wed 13 Mar—Sun 1-1 Apr. Scottish Victorian paintings from 18-10—1920 featuring oils. watercolours and prints. NEW SHOW.

Edinburgh Museums

This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see Edinburgh Life, page 93.


Chambers Street. 2-17 -12 19. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon-5pm; Tue l0am—8pm.

Relief And Revolution: The St Andrew’s Society Of Philadelphia