Art listings


Her Majesty by Merrie Ashton forms part of the Jerwood Drawing Prize at Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow Museums

THE HIDDEN GARDENS Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 0845 330650]. Tue—Sat 10am --4pm'. Sttn noon—4pm.

The Hidden Gardens Scotland's first sanctuary garden dedicated to peace created in collaboration with nva organisation. landscape architects City Design Cooperative. the local comtnunity and a team of artists. 'I‘ransforming a derelict industrial site adjoining Tramway. the (iardens comprise a contemplative garden with dedicated artworks.

HOUSE FOR AN ART LOVER Bellabouston Park. 10 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. Daily 10am -5pm. £3.50 (£2.50).

Leslie Main [Tntil Sttn l l‘eb. New paintings.


(ilasgow (ireen. 554 0223. Mon ~Thu & Sat 10am—5pm; Fri & Sttn l lam~r5pm. Every Walk of Life l-‘ri lo Jan Sttn 4 Apr. An exhibition of 50 black and white photographs portraying people with multiple sclerosis as part of a project to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MS Society.


2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon-Thu 8; Sat l0am 5pm: Fri & Sun I lam-~5pm. Mapping the Unseen - The Art of Ahmed Moustafa l,'ntil Sun 18 Apr. Calligraphy-based artworks by Muslim artist. Ahmed Mottstafa.

78 THE LIST 8—22 Jan 2004

Edinburgh Galleries


Moray House. 37 llolyrood Road. 558 7604.

Roll in the Park L'ntil Thu 5 Feb. Dominic Travers documents the existing skate parks in Scotland in this exhibition of photographs. The images follow on from his show at the Bongo club two years ago and highlight the interaction of the human with the curves of concrete of the skate parks.


() Dundas Street. 557 4050. Mon l't'l 10am 6pm: Sat llam 2pm. Scottish Paintings Mon 5 Sun Ix Jan. Oils and watercolours by Scottish artists dating from l()50 to present day.


38 Home Street. 228 4l4l. Daily

1 l lptn.

Small Wonder l,'ntil Wed 7 Jan. Small abstract works by James l‘raser exploring the symbols we encounter everyday ranging from remote controls to computers.


2 Market Street. 529 3993. Mon Sat l0atn~ 5pm.

Editions Alecto: A Fury for Prints Until Sat l0 Jan. A celebration of two and three-dimensional graphic art in this exhibition which highlights the work of pioneering print publishers. liditions Alecto who produced contemporary artists‘ prints in Britain during the ()()s and 70s. Artists who worked with Alecto include David Hockney. liduardo Paolo/Ii. Patrick Caulfteld. Richard Hamilton and (iillian Ayres. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. The Great Book of Gaelic Until Sat 24 Jan. Contemporary Celtic culture is celebrated in this exhibition about The (ireat Book. a 2 l st century Bunk afKr/ls which brings together the work of more than 200 visual artists. poets and calligraphers from Scotland and Ireland. l‘eatured artists include

John Byrne. Will MacLean. Caltun Colvin and Steven Campbell. Monumental Edinburgh Until Sat 24 Jan. A celebration of lidinburgh's monuments and public sculpture ranging from the Roman Cramond Lioness to the [film Row pigeons on Leith Walk.


22 28 Cockburn Street. 220 I260. Tue Sat noon 5pm.

No-I-Iow Sat l7 Jan Sat l4 l‘eb. Mick Peter and Jonathan ()wen curate this grottp show featuring work by Pattl McDevitt. Nathaniel Mellors. lillen Mttnro. Victoria Skogsberg and Michael Sttttnpf. NEW SHOW. Artists Talk Sat l7 Jan. Selected artists in the No-llow exhibition talk about their work.

Janet McCrorie Sat 17 Jan Sat 14 Feb. Work in the project room from Janet McCrorie.


4] Dundas Street. 557 4569. Mon l-‘ri l0.30am5.30pm: Sat 10.30am 5pm. Mixed Exhibition l7nlil Sat 3] Jan. Mixed festive exhibition encompassing paintings. jewellery. sculpture. glass. wood and bronzes.

DANISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE 3 Doune 'I'errace. 225 7189. Mon Fri l0am 5pm.

Liverpool Photos L'ntil Fri 27 Feb. Black and white photographs from l9o8 by Danish photographer and film director l’reddy 'l‘ornberg depicting a former working class area in Liverpool.


Belford Road. 624 (i200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed 8; Fri» Sttn l0am 5pm; Thu 10am 7pm. Cafe.

Advertising and the Artist: Ashley Havinden’s Designs and Collections tintil Sun 18 Jan. Free. A focus on the work of Ashley llavinden I903 I973. one of the most successful advertising artists and designers working in Britain in the 20th century. Designing for Martini. (iillette. Bird's Custard and Sitnpson of Piccadilly. his more familiar work appeared in the l930s with his ‘Drink Milk’ and ‘Beer is Best’ campaigns. The exhibition features over 200 advertisements. sketches. paintings and textiles. LAST CHANCE TO SEE. Artists Design Textiles t'ntil Sun 29 Feb. A display of the collection of fabrics designed by artists such as William Scott. Victor Vasarely. Ben Nicholson. lilizabeth l-‘rink. Marino Martin and Cecil Collins. produced for Iidinburgh Weavers in the l950s.


l8a Dundas Street. 557 5227. Mon Sat l0am 5.30pm.

Festive Season Show l'ntil Wed 14 Jan. Christmas exhibition featttring paintings by Joyce Borland. (iillian (ioodheit'. lithel Walker. Judith Brigdland and Lin Pattullo. Scottish Wilderness Mon 19 Jan Sat 7 Feb. Recent landscape paintings by John Bathgate and Vivienne Pooley.


()1! Dundas Street. 558 9363. Mon Fri l0am 6pm; Sat l0am 4pm. Marbles Reunited: A Cultural Imperative Mon 5 Mon 19 Jan. Virtual reality images to show how the dismembered Parthenon marbles would look if they were retmited. NEW SHOW.


20a Dundas Street. 557 5002. Mon Fri llatn 5pm; Sat 10am lpm.

Winter Exhibition Mon 5 Sat 31 Jan. A mixed show of paintings by gallery artists.

EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 L'nion Street. 557 2479. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm .

Christmas Exhibition Tue l3-«Sat 3| Jan. A wide selection of prints by around 70 of the workshop's artists and including works by John Bellany. Donald Urquhart and Philip Brahatn plus a new series of etchings by Alan Davie.


88 Lothian Road. 229 5932. Real Red Until Sat 3| Jan. Paintings by Steven Sutterby exploring blood and his personal experience of lighting leukaemia.

FOUNTAINBRIDGE LIBRARY Dundee Street. 529 Soto. Mon 62; Wed 1 8pm: Tue. Thu & l"ri

l0am 5pm; Sat 9am-rlpm.

Cover Story t'ntit Fri 16 Jan. Book jacket photographs by Pattl Turner.


45 Market Street. 225 2383. Mon—Sat l lam optn; Sttn noon—5pm. Balthasar Burkhard l'ntil Sun 8 Feb. The landscape of the Swiss Alps is brottght into the gallery space in this exhibition of photographs by Swiss artist Balthasar Burkbard. His first major exhibition in the lfK. these large-scale black and white images. some three metres in length. depict the vast landscape and were taken from a helicopter and from the ground 3000m tip.


(iallery & Shop. 77 Dundas Street. 556 3l59. Mon “Fri 10am bpm; Sat |0am 5pm.

Christmas Exhibition Until Thu 8 Jan. A mixed Christmas show featuring paintings by Suzanne Whyte. (iillian Kelly and Suzanne Borland and applied arts and jewellery by Susan Weir. l7sha Khosla and Laura Murray. January Figure Exhibition Mon l2 Jan Wed 4 Feb. New figurative paintings by Lynette Low, Jeanette Lassen. Julie lileanor Barns. Margaret Campbell. Caroline Milne and Jan Wighttnan.


22a Dundas Street. 556 2l8 l.

Mon Fri Ilam (rpm: Sat

l0.30am 4pm (closed until l9 Jan). Small Paintings for Christmas Tue 20 Sat 3| Jan. A seasonal selection of small paintings by gallery artists pltts prints. ceramics. jewellery. engraved glass. sculpture. textiles. boxes and Russian craftwork.


34 Abercromby Place. 558 9872. Mon Fri 10am 6pm; Sat l0amr4pm. Jock McFadyen - Canal: Spazo, Spud and Spigot Thu

8 Mon 26 Jan. A series of ten limited edition etchings and lithographs published in l99l by Jock Mcl‘adyen. NEW SHOW.


()5 The Shore. Leith. 553 5255.

Tue l‘ri llatn 5pm; Sat llatn 4pm. Christmas Exhibition l'ntil Sat 24 Jan. A festive selection of paintings. ceramics. glass. jewellery and sculpture by regular gallery artists and new graduates.


87 Brottghton Street. 558 8778.

Wed Sat noon (rpm.

Mixed Show A changing selection of work by 20th century artists. Current stock includes works by David Shearer. littgen Jarych. Kate Downie. Jo (ianter and Alan

Mc( iowan.