Art listings

Burrell Collection continued

Knights 8: Castles L'ntil Sun 5 Jan. This exhibition explores the fascinating world of knights. castles. and medieval life through a variety of objects including tapestries. arms and armour and dress.

Chinese Ceramics Sat 23 Nov. 2.30pm. Jenny Inglis leads a themed tour of the Burrell‘s oriental collection. Embroidery at the Burrell l-‘ri l5 Nov. I 1.15am. Advance booking required. A guided tour of the Burrell‘s embroidery collection.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellahouston Park. l0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily l0am~5pm.

Susan Eaton t'ntil Sat 30 Nov. A series of figurative works and portraits.


L'niversity Avenue. 330 4221. Mon~Sat 9.30am 5pm.

Discovering Antarctica t'ntil Sat

1 l Jan. Drawn from the museum‘s collection. the very first scientific specimens from mainland Antarctica collected by Borchgrevink as well as material frotn Shackleton. Scott and Mavvson.

Discovering Antarctica Tue I9 Nov. l2.45pm. (iraham Durant asks the question: did geology kill (‘aptain Scott‘.’ Discovering Antarctica Tue 26 Nov. l2.45pm. John liaithfull gives a talk on Shackleton's endurance expedition.


Kelvin Ilall. l Burnhouse Road. 287 2720. Mon Thu 8; Sat 10am 5pm: Iiri & Sun 1 1am 5pm.

Fire! t'ntil I’ri 3! Oct 2003. The history of firefighting in the west of Scotland is documented in this exhibition.


High Street. 88‘) 3 l 5 l. 'I‘ue Sat l0am—‘5pm: Stm 2 5pm. Free.

On the Edge I'ntil Sun I Dec. (‘ontemporary textiles by members of Iidge Textile Artists in Scotland and cutting-edge work by students. Philomena Pretsell: Reaching beneath the Surface - the Emergence of Space t'ntil Sun 24 Nov. Italian influenced ceramics from this Scottish Artist.

Reaching beneath the Surface l'ntil Sun 24 Nov. An installation of ceramics by Scottiin artist Philomena Pretsell inspired by her recent visit to Italv.

The Big Flit: Merksworth 1973-2001 I'ntil Sun I Dec. A celebration of the life of Merksworth Iliin School through stories. memories and feelings.

Paisley Artists 90th Annual Exhibition Sun l7 Nov Sat I4 Dec. Annual exhibition with a host of seasonal gift ideas.

Wednesday Talk: Paisley Artists “ed 2() & “ed 27 Nov. 12.30pm. A series of talks by Paisley Artists who will discuss the exhibition and their work.


(ilasgow (ireen. 554 0223. Mon Thu 8; Sat 10am 5pm; l-‘ri & Sun llatn 5pm. Old Ways and New Directions I'ntil Autumn. An exhibition of historic mental health items collected by (ilasgow Museums since l‘)‘)5.

As we Go t'ntil Mon l3 Jan. Paintings. drawings and writing by (ilasgow‘s Daisy Street Art (iroup. a group set up by the (ilasgow Association for Mental Health.


Museum Of Iiducation. 225 Scotland Street. 287 0500. Mon 'I‘hu & Sat 10am 5pm; Fri 8; Sun I lain 5pm. Bairns and Backstreets t'ntil Mon 16 Jun. Photographs of (ilasgow by Iiric Watt. a member of the Queen's ('amera (‘1th since 1058. featuring over

30 digital prints from the 50s to the 80s.


2 (‘astle Street. 55.3 2557. Mon Thu 6’; Sat 10am 5pm; I‘ri & Sun llam 5pm. One Island, Many Faiths t'ntil Sun 27 Apr. Photographer Rachel Morton toured the country to discover the different experiences of faith in Britain today. The result is a series of photographs accompanied by a personal statement from the people involved.


l00 Stobcross Road. 33‘) 063l. Daily 10am 5pm. £4.50 (£3.25): accompanied children free.

Five Thousand Days at Sea An exhibition on board the only ('Iydebuilt sailitig ship still afloat in the I'K. documenting her adventures on the high seas betweeti I807 and WW. Across the Water l'ntil Mon 30 Jun. A new exhibition exploring the history of crossing the ('Iytle its the river grew in both size and importance until the demise of the ferry service in I970.

The Story of Glenlee This new permanent exhibition provides an insight into what life was what like for sea travellers in I896 through a combination of graphic panels. audio trails and reconstructed areas.

Story in the Stones (Pumphouse Main (iallery). An exhibition looking at the impact of the industrial ages on (ilasgow harbour.

Morse and More (Pumphouse Lower (iallery). A hands-on exhibition. aimed at children. looking at the world of communication.


presents a collection of paintings by

Gillian Burrows

"From scenes like these, old Scotia’s

grandeur springs" Robert Burns

Exhibition runs from 29 November—12 December

The George Hotel 19 21 George Street. Edinburgh EH2 2P8

(Open daily 10am 7pm) Tel 07764 19 10 19

90 THE LIST M '28 Nov 200?

Edinburgh Galleries


3| (irassmarket. 300 3456.

Beyond Conflict 2002 Until Sat 30 Nov (Metro Brasserie and Bar). In association with Aid International. an exhibition of peace banners from the Venice Biennale 2001 accompanied by the work of l l Belorussian artists from Vitebsk.


65 (ieorge Street. 225 2266. Mon—Fri 8.30am -5.30pm: Sat 8.30am~noon. Carpets and Rugs Wed 20 Nov. An exhibition and sale of carpets and rugs. Design 1860 to Present Day at the Glasgow School of Art Thu 28 Nov. An exhibition and sale of design from 1860 to the present day.


6 Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon Fri 10am 6pm; Sat llam~2pm.

New Acquisitions t'ntil I-‘ri 22 Nov. The gallery displays its recent acquisitions including works by David Iiarquharson. WI) McKay. Sam Bough. Ii'l‘ (‘rawford and Horatio McCulIoch.

Dreaming and Wakefulness Wed 27 Nov Sat 2| Dec. Recent paintings. NEW SHOW.


l0 Royal Terrace. 556 l0l0. Mon Fri 10am 6pm: Sat by appointment. Mixed Exhibition l'ntil Sat 30 .\'ov. Paintings from stock including works by (ieorge Houston. J.D. I‘ergusson. Maclauchlan Milne and PW. Adam.


38 Home Street. 228 414].

Ruth Beale I'ntiI Sat 23 Nov. Drawings and other works commenting on celebrity. Once . . . Thu 2! Nov Thu 1‘) Dec. A collection of new works in mixed media by Katie Bruce encompassing drawings. text and found objects. NEW SHOW.


l3a/l 3c Dundas Street. 556 8886. Mon—Sat I0ain 6pm.

Opening Mixed Show L'ittil Fri 6 Dec. Iidinburgh's newest gallery. one of the largest commercial galleries in the city. opens with a mixed show of work. Artists include Dave Driscoll. Mary-Louise (‘olouris. Marie Hart. Bo Droga. Katherine I.ubar and Steve Whitehead. The gallery also offers a range of services including art rental. commissions and art consultancy. NEW GALLERY.


2 Market Street. 52‘) 3993. Mon Sat 10am 5pm.

Pasta: Italian Culture on a Plate I'ntil Sat 7 Dec. Pasta. pasta. we can't get enough. And here' s where it all began. An exhibition looking at the history of Italy's national staple and the rather cool packaging that went with it.

Joan Eardley: Paintings and Drawings t nlil Sat 22 I’eb. Paintings and drawings by Joan Iiardley. drawn from the (‘A(“s permanent collection. The selection features her familiar portraits of (ilasgovv children. land and seascapes inspired by the fishing village of ('atterline where she lived in later life.

Toil: Images of Rural and Urban Working Life t'ntil Sat 22 Iieb. An exhibition of works reflecting aspects of the rural way of life and traditional urban industries featuring Robert Mc(iregor. Sir James Wingate. Ken (‘urrie. Peter Howson arid Kate Downic.

Recent Acquisitions t‘ntil Sat 22 I't‘h. The (‘.'\(‘ displays its most recent acquisitions. including paintings by (‘allum Innes. drawings by (‘had Mc('ail. photographs by Nathan (‘oley and a paper cut-out by Jonathan ()wen.

Weaving Stories l'ntil Sat ll Jan. A touring exhibition of contemporary woven forms by ten innovative makers from the I'K. featuring examples of basket-making.

jewellery and three-dimensional structures. To Bear the Bright Tradition Back I'ntil Sat l5 I‘eb. .An exhibition commemorating the arrival of the first students at the Scots (‘ollege in Rome in I602.

Scots Colleges of Catholic Europe, an Overview Thu 14 Nov. l2.30pm. A talk given by Alastair Cherry. fortner assistant keeper at the National Library of Scotland.

Time of Change: the Scots College, Rome in the 20th Century Thu 2f Nov. 12.30pm. Monsignor John McIntyre. rector of the Scots College. Rome 1989 4995 gives a talk.

104 Pairs of Shoes Fri 22‘ I’ri 2‘) Nov. ()rganised by the YWCA Scotland. this poignant touring exhibition highlights the issues of domestic abuse and violence against women featuring l04 pairs of shoes which have been donated by prominent wotnen iti Scotland. representing the number of woman killed in a year. NEW SHOW.


22 28 ('ockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue-Sun llatn 5pm.

New Work Scotland Programme 9 I'ntil Stm 8 Dee. 'I'he (‘ollective (iallery continues its annual showcase of new talent with the work of Maurice Doherty and Mary Ann 'I'uckerman. In Doherty‘s piece. the sound of gas escaping fills the gallery as the viewer is presented with a gas cooker and dangerous-looking candle. 'I‘uckerman meanwhile. shows a series of sculptural and video pieces.

Pat Flynn I'ntil Sun 8 Dec. Large- scale super-real images tnade on a 31) computer package by Pat I’lynn which recreates a retail park in West Manchester.


4l Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mons-Fri l0.30am—5.30pm; Sat l0.30am- 5pm. Christmas Show Sat 16 Nov -Tue 24 Dec. A festive selection of paintings by gallery artists plus sculpture. wood. jewellery. pottery and glass. NEW SHOW.

DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune 'l'errace. 225 7l8‘). Mon—Wed 6’; Fri l0am--5pm; 'I’hu l0am~-7pm. Sense l'ntil I’ri 15 Nov. A two-person show featuring the work of Danish artists IIjordis Haack and Lotte 'I‘auber Lassen. Haack produces flower paintings while Lassen shows close-up photographs of garments and textiles. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.


at Marie ('urie House. 2‘) Albany Street. 478 7050. Mon Sat 10am-~5pm. Moving Energies L'ntil Thu 28 Nov. A collaborative exhibition of work by Barbara Berkowitz and Robert Kenny Smith inspired by movement iii dance and nature.


Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon-Sat

l0atn 5pm: Sun noon -5pm.

A Maverick Eye: the Photography of John Deakin l'ntil Sun 12 Jan. £3 (£2). John Deakin is perhaps not a familiar name in the world of photography. but he is a very important one. Deakin ( 1912- l‘)72) worked for Britiin lbgm' in the late 40s and early 50s photographing celebrities. models and his artist and poet friends in London’s Soho. In his stark portraits. he tnade no concessions to vanity but in his street scenes of ordinary people. he was more sympathetic. This exhibition of portraits. street scenes and images rescued from the floor of Francis Bacon's studio. has been selected by former lbgtu' picture editor. Robin Muir. who has also written two books on the subject. See review.