Art listings

Edinburgh Museums continued THE DRAWING ROOM GALLERY 28 Charlotte Square. lidinburgh. 243 9365. Mon—~Sat l()am—5pm; Sun 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.


42 High Street. 529 41-12. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm.

Hero Worship tintil Sat 28 Sep. Children's heroes from past and present including Davie Crockett. Shirley Temple and Luke Skywalker are celebrated in this exhibition. Come along to take a trip down memory lane. dress tip as your favourite idol or add to the Heroes Wall of Fame.

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (formerly Huntly House). l-t2 Canongate. 529 41-13. Mon—Sat l()am—5pm.

Jubilee! Until Sat () Jul. An exhibition of paintings. photographs and souvenirs depicting the celebrations of royal visits.


Newhaven Harbour. 551 4165. Mon Stilt noon—4.45pm.

They’re Handed Doon t'ntil Tue 3! Dec. An exhibition looking at the history of the Paisley shawl and their adoption by Newhaven tishwives.


53 High Street. Queensferry. 331 5545. Mon. Thu. Fri 8; Sat l()am—1pm & 2.l5—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 l()am—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. Scottish Sports Hall of Fame L'ntil Wed 31 Jul. An exhibition highlighting the [00 nominations for possible introduction into the first Scottish Sports Hall of Fame at the Royal Museum. From now until June next year. visitors will be invited to nominate their own choices which will then be counted and submitted to a judging panel who will choose 50 of the Nation‘s favourite sporting figures for inchision in the first ever permanent hall of fame. You can also vote on-line Adorn, Equip L'ntil Sun l4 Jul. A national touring exhibition examining issues around the design of equipment and accessories used by disabled people. With consultation between artists/makers. designers and disabled people have inspired the production of functional objects that are fashionable. challenging and provocative.

Mediating with Spirits, Shamans in Korea tintil Fri 31 Jan. An exhibition exploring shamanism. an important element of the Altaic culture that came to Korea in the 13th century BC. The show features dioramas and ritual objects Used by shamans. many of which have been donated to the National Museums of Scotland by the Korean government.

Focus on the Forth tintil Sat (4 Sep. An exhibition of photographs taken of the sea bed of the Firth of Forth. The photos show the diversity of living samples and marine biology which exists on the sea floor.

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QForbidden City: Treasures of an Emperor Sat (J Jul Sun )5 Sep. £4 (£3): under l2s free: NMS members free. The Royal Museum is the sole venue worldwide for this landmark exhibition of priceless treasures from the Forbidden City in Beijing. Two thirds of these objects have never before been seen outside China and are drawn from the collections of the Qianlong limperor who ruled China from I730 I795. The objects include a sacred cup decorated with rubies. sap- phires and pearls. an ornate ceremonial suit of armour and a coronation portrait of the limperor by the Italian artist Castiglione. See Hitlist. NEW SHOW. The Forbidden Cashmere Collection Sat (i Jul Sun l5 Sep. Running alongside the forbidden (in exhibition and inspired by. is a display of cashmere garments commissioned by Ballantyne Cashmere by leading contemporary designers.


Blackfot‘d Hill. 668 8—105. Mon Sat l()am 5pm: Sun noon 5pm. £3.50 (£2.50).

World in a Spin tfntil Mon 30 Sep. Iixhibition and activities looking at how the spinning earth creates night. day and the changing seasons.


Lady Stair's House. Lady Stair's Close, 529 4901. Mon Sat l()am 5pm. Free. Men and Beasts tfnnl Sat 27 Jul. A collaboration between poet Valerie (iillies 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.


University of Dundee. 1.3 Perth Road. 01382 345330.

The Fleming Collection t'ntil Sat 7 Sep (Foyer 8.; Lamb (ialleries:

Mon Fri 9.30am 8.30pm: Sat

9.30am 4.30pm). A major exhibition of

paintings on loan from the Fleming Collection in London which includes work by many of Scotland’s prominent artists including James (iuthrie. Leslie Hunter. DY Cameron. Anne Redpath. Peter Howson. Barbara Rae and many others.

Turbulent Head Mon 8 Fri )2 Jul. (Lower Foyer (iallery: Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm). An installation by Michael White. originally designed for the play .tlurning Xmm and Night directed by (ieorge Moustakas. Dundee Print Open Exhibition 2002 Sat (i Jul Fri 23 Aug (Cooper (iallery: Mon Fri 9.30am 4.30pm). A variety of printmaking including photographic. digital. book forms and three-dimensional prints.


I52 Nethergatc. 01382 909900. Tue rWed. Sat & Sun

10.30am 5.30pm: Thu 6’; Fri 10.30am 8pm.

Simon Starling: ‘Djungel’ t'ntil Sun I 1 Aug. The first major Scottish solo show for Simon Starling. For the exhibition. Starling has taken the vivid designs of the Atistrian archi- tect and designer Josef Frank as the starting point. t'sing sixteen wood- block prints made from the timber of a West Indian cedar tree shipped in from 'l‘rinidad Starling has hand- printed a tropical design by Frank onto tom of fabric. The other work in the show is based on a flower kiosk in .\lalmo which was designed in [967. See Hitlist.

Gallery Tour Sat (i Jul. 2pm. Tim Neat. award-winning film director. writer and art historian. leads this informal tour and discussion of Simon Starling’s exhibition.

Paragon Ensemble with an Evening of Order and Disorder Mon 8 Jul. opm & 8.30pm. £8 (£6). Set against Simon Starling‘s installation. a unique programme of mtisic from contemporary composers by the Paragon linsemble including works by Philip (ilass and John Cage.

Photography by Liz Tainsh of San Franciso’s Gay Pride festival is on show at the Traverse Theatre

Gallery Tour Sat 13 Jul. 2pm. .\'ick Dawson. project manager of the Pitlochry Festival Theatre. leads this informal talk and discussion of Simon Starling's exhibition.

Simon Starling: Artist’s Talk Thu 18 Jul. b.30pm. Starling talks about the development of his new works in Djungcl and the sources that inspire him.

Dundee Print Open Exhibition 2002 l'ntil Sun 25 Aug (Print Studio). A variety of printmaking including photographic. digital. book forms and three-dimensional prints. Gunilla Klingberg ‘Spar Loop’ t'ntil Wed 31 Jul (Jute Cafe Bar). The first in a series of video works. featuring Swedish artist (iunilla Klingberg.

0.16 GRANARY PRESS t'ntil Sun ll Aug (Centre for Artists Books), A retrospective of the American independent press. (iranary Books.


Albert Square. 0 l 382 43208—1.

Mon Sat l0.30am 5pm; Sun

l2.30 4pm; Thu 10.30am 7pm.

30- Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition l'ntil Sun 22 Sep. .\'ow in its eighth year. the popular wildlife photography exhibition featuring the winning and commended entries.

To Look on Nature Fri 5 Jul Sun l5 Sep. Drawn from the permanent collection. an exhibition examining the theme of wildlife and wild environments including oils. watercolours. drawings and photography. featuring Keith Brockie. Derek Robertson. Colin (iibson. Horatio McCulloch and Paul Sandby. NEW SHOW.


West Henderson Wynd. 01382 225282. Mon Sat l()am 4pm: Sun llain 4pm. Unknown Treasures: an Introduction to the University of Dundee Museum Collections t'nnl 14 Jul. An exhibition of stunning artworks shown alongside examples from the university ‘s collections of science. natural history. medicine and ethnography.

Outside the Cities



20 “est High Street. (“307 46-1123. Mon Sat l()am 5pm. Photographs by Weegee t'nnl Sat () Jul. The work of the celebrated photojournalist Weegee (aka Arthur Felig) comes to the Meffan. Working throughout the 30s and ~10s. Weegee produced extraordinary photographs o New York and was often first on the scene (ti. car crashes. tires and crime



The Scott (iallery. Wilton Lodge Park. 01-150 373-157. Mon Fri l()am noon & l 5pm; Sat & Sun 2 5pm.

Andy Goldsworthy Fri 5 Jul Fri 3 Aug. Photoworks by land artist Andy (ioldsworthy who creates art works from nature. NE W SHOW.



35 The Stirling Arcade. 0l78b 4793b l. Tue Sat l lam 5pm.

News from Nowhere t'ntil Sat 37 Jul. Sculptural forms and painted stills of classic sci—ti films by Dundee-based Robert ()rchardson in a exploration of in)“ we envisage the future and respond to our changing relationships to technology. nature and faith.