Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued

INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE I3 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. Mon Fri 9.30antv6.30pm; Sat l0am I.30pm. French Contemporary Theatre t'ntil Mon 3| Mar. A documentary exhibition of posters on over 30 playwrights front tlte past 20 years of Contemporary French theatre.

Au Coeur des lmaglnaires du Monde l'ntil Wed 30 Apr. Photographer Marie-Noelle Robert documents indigenous performing arts from all over the world in this exhibition of 20 photographs.

ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE 82 Nicolson Street. 668 2232. Mon Fri l0ant Iptit d: 2 -5pm.

Stanze Venezlane t'ntil Mon 31 Mar. ()ver 40 photographs by Kiko Trivellato documenting Venetian palaces attd residettcies.


66 (‘umberlattd Street. 558 9872. Mon Fri l0am-6 in; Sat lilitlli'4plll.

Peter Blake - Alphabet t'ntil Sat 2‘) Mar. A series of 26 screeitprints one for each letter of the alphabet printed in I991 by Peter Blake. a prominent figure iii Britain's coiiteiitporary art scene sitice the 50s.


65 The Shore. Leith. 553 5255. Tue—Fri

I Iam~5pntz Sat I lilltt~4pm.

A Discerning Eye Until Sat 29 Mar. A mixed exhibition of paintings featuring works by Joyce Borland. George Birrell. Davy Brown. Peter Nardini and I)eborah Phillips.


Henry Duncan House. I20 George Street. 558 I200. Daily [0am—6pm

A Wealth of Vision L'ntil Thu 3 Apr. Digital arid photographic work by young people front West Fife (Motiv8). Glasgow (Right Track). Alttess (Pathway to Inclusion) and Galashiels (Borders Production Unit). inspired by the Lloyds TSB Scotland Year of Photography exhibitions at the National Galleries of Scodand.


33 Broughton Place. 557 88-14.

Fine Antiques Wed 26 Mar. 1 lam. A specialist sale of fine antiques including a marble bust of Rear Admiral Sir David Milne and a pair of Regency globes by J&W Cary.


87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Wed—Sat noon—6pm; Sun noon—4pm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of work by 20th century artists including works by Pat Douthwaite. David Hosie. Steven Hood and Geoff Roper. NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART

Belford Road. 624 6200 (recorded infomtation 332 2266). Mon—Sat

10ant—5 m; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Warho to Koons: International Contemporary Art lrom a Private Collection Until Sun 8 Jun. Free. An exhibition of works on long-term loan including Andy Warhol. Ed Ruscha. Jeff Koons. Bill Viola and Gilbert and George. Earl Haig Sat I5 Mar—Sun I Jun. Free. To celebrate the artist‘s 85th birthday. an exhibition of paintings by Earl Haig featuring landscapes in oil and watercolour inspired by his home in the Scottish Borders. Earl Haig served in the Royal Scots Greys during World War II. spending the final years of the war interned in the infamous Colditz prison camp before studying at Camberwell School of An in London. NEW SHOW.

larl Haig Mon 24 Mar. 12.45pm. Douglas Hall. former keeper of the National Gallery of Modem Art discusses the work of Earl Haig.

94 THE LIST 13—27 Mar 2003

Blood Scotland Thu 27 Mar. 6pm. A new series of monthly talks introducing contemporary art to a new audience.


The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun noon 5pm.

The Print in italy 1550-1620 tintil Sun 27 Apr. iingravings. etchings attd woodcuts produced iii Italy during the period I550 to I620 on loan front tlte British Museum's collection. Artists include Fleming (‘ornelis (‘ort (c1533 78). Federico Barocci ( I535» I6l2). the brothers Agostino ( l557—l602) attd (‘arracci attd Francesco Villatttena (I565 I624). See review.

A Tale of No Titians tintil Fri 28 Mar. Titian's Diana and (ill/ism, one the National Gallery of Scotland's best loved paintings goes on display together with an anonymous early copy on loan front the National Trust. The copy is thought to Iiave been painted in the l630s when the original hung in the private apartments of King Philip IV of Spain.

After Hours Thu I3 Mar. 6—7pm. The Gallery's doors stay opeti jUst that little bit later for a programme of talks. music. readings and of course. art.

Colonel Alastair Ronaldson Macdonell of Clengarry by Sir Henry Raeburn Fri l-i Mar. 12.45pm. Curator of the National War Museum of Scotland. Allan Carsewell discusses Raebum's painting.


George IV Bridge. 226 453I. Mott~Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm.

Theatres Du Monde L'ntil Wed 3() Apr. An exhibition of photographs by Marie-Noelle Robert documenting the Maison des Cultures du Monde's Festival de l‘lmaginaire.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Navigating Stevenson: Digital Artworks by Sara Gadd L'ntil Sun 11 May. Free. Nine large-scale digital art works by Sara Gadd marks the first computer-generated exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland. L'sing the latest technology. Gadd has created a series

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Diary of a Journey by Linda Green on show at the Hub

of virtual spaces which recreates tltc celebrated author Robert l.otiis Stevenson's journeys to the South Sea lslaitds in I888

Robert Louis Stevenson l'ntil Sun I I May. Free. Art accompanying small exhibition of paintings. drawings. prints and sculpture celebrating the life of the renowned author. Robert Louis Stevenson. Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Cult of Lord Byron Thu 13 Mar Mon 26 May. Free. Organised by the National Portrait Gallery in London. this exhibition reiitterprets the continuing fascination for the Roitiatttic poet Lord Byron

(I788: I824). Featuring over I00 works including paintings. sculptures attd

miniatures. letters and literary manuscripts.

the show explores how Byron's literary fame attd social notoriety were fuelled by the many representations of the poet. NEW SHOW.

Lord Byron: The First Celebrity

Thu l3 Mar. l2.-I5pnt. Byron‘s biographer.

Fiona Mac(‘artlty discusses the life and work of the Romantic poet.

‘Don‘t Look at him, he is Dangerous to Look At’: Portraits of Byron Wed l‘) Mar. l2.-t5pm. Dr Annette Peach. research editor at the New Dictionary of Natiottal Biography gives a talk.

Portrait Miniatures from the Daphne Foskett Collection Tltu 2t) Mar—Sun l5 Jtiti. The third iii a series of annual exhibitions exploring the world of the miniature painted portrait featuring the collection of Daphne Foskett currently on long-time loan. NEW SHOW.

After Hours Thu 20 Mar. 6~7pm. The Gallery's doors stay open just that little bit later for a programme of talks. music. readings atid of course. art.


I-l New Street. 558 7604. Mon~Sat

I lam—6.30pm. L'ntil late on Bongo (‘Iub nights.

Beware ’lum L'ntil Mon I7 Mar. New work by Barry McLaren and Jamie McNeill exploring memory and nature. Body Conditioning Fri 2) Mar—Tue I Apr. A video installation by Kerry Sontmerville examining self-esteem. NEW SHOW.

THE NOMADS TENT 21 St Leonard's Lane. 662 l6l2. Mon~Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon-4pm.

The Rug Design Competition I'Tl H Mar Sun 6 Apr An exhibition of

w iiiitittg designs created by third attd fourth year textile design students at lidtnburgli (‘ollege of Art. In the competition. organised by the Nomads Tent. students were asked to stibiitit rug designs based on four themes: Red Fort. the Blue Mosque. the 'l'ltar I)esert and the Steppes. Fifteeit oi the best entries have been made tip as either kiliitts or pile rugs. ij‘A’ SHOW


I5a Pennywell ('ourt. 3l5 2I5l.

That Gemmil Coal l'ntil I'Tt (4 Mar Devised by Alec Finlay arid pocketboots. That (iellttltll (ioal presents two participative projects which young people front (‘raigntuir Primary School ltave taken part itt.


75 7‘) (timberland Street. 557 I020. Mon Fri I0am 6pm; Sat l0aiit 4pm. Simon Laurie Sat l5 Mar Wed 2 Apr. Semi-abstract paintings NEW SHOW Bryony Burn Sat I5 Mar Wed 2 Apr. Ceramics.

Diane Rendle Sat )5 Mar Wed 2 Apr Figurative paiittitigs featuring beaclt scenes iii Zanzibar.

Jennifer Wall l'ntil Wed 2 Apr. New jewellery.


l7 l9 Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue Sat

I lam--6pm.

Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction an 7 Van Gogh. Dali. Monet. Kandinsky. Miro ’7 originals arid work by tip-and-coming local artists.


George Street. For more inforittation call 556 7076 or Dlinnldltto - The Other Slide t'ntil

Sat I5 Mar. See Festival Theatre entry.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 I289. Tue-Sun noon—5pm.

Outside: In Sat I5—Wed 26 Mar. An exhibition of vibrant oil paintings by Stella Auchinleck of people and places which have emotional ties to the artist while Fiona Maher presents a series of works on paper. NEW SHOW.