THE OLD BAKEHOUSE GALLERIES
125 Dalry Road. 623 2233. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Mary Louise Coulouris and Susie Beveridge L'ntil Sun 8 Feb. Landscapes by Mary Louise Coulouris inspired by her recent stays in Spain and Greece and urban landscapes of Edinburgh by Susie Beveridge.
Cindy Sherman Billboard Commission L'ntil Sun 7 Mar. First seen in London. a series of ten large billboards designed by Cindy Shemian as pan of a commission for the Serpentine Gallery and London t'nderground's Platfonn for An programme. The works draw on characters she created between 1983 and 2002. See also National Gallery of Mode An.
OPEN EYE GALLERY
34 Abercromby Place. 557 1020. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—4pm.
Gordon Mitchell L'ntil Wed 18 Feb. New paintings by Gordon Mitchell ARSA. RSW. RGI.
June Redfern tintil Wed 18 Feb. New paintings.
John Dunn L'ntil Wed 18 Feb. Raku fired. crackle glazed vessels.
Laura Baxter L'ntil Wed 18 Feb. Jewellery inspired by botanical forms.
PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (WASPS) Patriothall Studios. off 48 Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Tue—Sun noon—5pm.
Particle Sun 8—Wed 18 Feb. Over ~10 paintings. drawings and prints by Nicola Broadfoot. based on cellular and genetic structures found in living matter. NEW SHOW.
PHOENIX 369 GALLERY
3 Dundas Street. 556 6497. Tue—Sat noon—7pm.
Mixed Show l'ntil Sat 28 Feb. A mixed show of works from stock including paintings and costume designs by Anthony Holland from the 30s and 40s and designs from the 60s by Lindsay Kemp.
THE QUEEN’S GALLERY
Palace Of Holyrmdhouse. 556 5100. Daily
‘).30am—6pm. King of the World: The Padshahnama, an Imperial
New paintings by Stephanie Dees on show at the Scottish Gallery
Moghal Manuscript t'ntil Mon 3 May. £4 (£243). The jewel-like illustrated manuscript known as the Puds/tuhnuma or ('hnmit‘le oft/1e King of the li'nrld. ranks as one of the fittest examples of Mughal an. (liven to King George 111 by the Nawab of ()udh (Lucknow. India) in 1797. it forms an official record of the first ten years of the reign of Shah-jahan (r. 1628—58). fifth Mughal emperor of India and builder of the Taj Mahal.
RED DOOR GALLERY
42 Victoria Street. 477 3255. Mon—Sat l2.30am—-5.30pm; Sun noon-- 5pm. Strange Location L'ntil Thu l‘) Feb. A mixed show of work by established and up-and-coming artists featuring digital works by Tommy Grace.
15 Rutland Square. 22‘) 75-15. Mon-Fri 9am—5pm (except local bank holidays). Surfaces Geologia t'ntil Fri 13 Feb. A solo show of drawings by Patricia (‘ain which reference conceptual architectural drawing and the urban and rural landscape of Scotland.
History, Myth and Identity in the Work of Douglas Strachan Thu 12 Feb. 7pm. Free. Juliette MacDonald talks about the work of Douglas Strachan (1875—1950) which ranged from stained- glass windows and murals to political cartoons.
Royal Institute of British Architects (HIBA) - Architectural Competitions Exhibition Mon 16 Feb—Fri 12 Mar. An exhibition organised by the RIBA competition office. documenting built projects that have been realised through the competitions process in recent years.
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings (iallery. 100 Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm.
ROSL Arts Travel Scholars Exhibition 2003 L'ntil Wed 17 Mar. An exhibition of paintings. prints and installations by winners of the R()Sl. Travel Scholarships 2002 from Australia. Ghana. Jamaica. Sri Lanka and the L'K.
ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY BUILDING
The Mound. 624 6200. .‘vlon~Wed & Fri—Sun I0am~~5pmz Thu 10am--7pm. Degas and the Italians in Paris L'ntil Sun 2‘) Feb (lower galleries). £6.50
(£4.50). The second exhibition devoted to impressionism in the refurbished RSA building is the first to explore the connection between French painter Iidgar Degas and a number of Italian artists in Paris who were greatly inspired by his experimental techniques and his ability to capture modern life. There are over ‘)0 works. 50 of which are by Degas including oils. pastels. drawings and sculpture depicting his famous ballet dancers. nudes. women washing and drying themselves. Tour of Degas and the Italians in Paris Fri 6 Feb. 12.45pm. Free. Richard Thomson from the l'niversity of lidinburgh gives a tour of the Degas exhibition.
16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am -6pm; Sat 10am 4pm. Stephanie Dees - New Paintings Mon ‘) Feb-Wed 3 Mar. .\'ew paintings of urban architecture by Stephanie Dees inspired by her recent travels to Paris. Prague and Italy. NEW SHOW.
Focus x 3 Mon ‘) Feb Wed 3 Mar. Recent work by graduates from Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art's silversmithing and jewellery department including Kaz Robertson. Fiona May. Andrew Lamb. Amy (‘han and Jenny Deans.
On a Plate Mon‘) Feb Wed 3 Mar. A group show featuring artists‘ take on the plate with works by Philip Iilgin. Janice Tchalenko. Stephen Bird. Sara Robertson and Richard Slee.
Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8-1-14. Mon-Fri 2pm 5pm. Cloud Cuckoo-Land t'ntil Fri 27 Feb. An installation for the Sleeper space by William McKeown.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon—Sat 10am~6pm.
Mixed Show l'ntil Sat 28 Feb. Original paintings and prints by various artists.
23 (‘ockburn Street. 622 6200. Daily
0 New Europe and the Balkans L'ntil Sun 14 Mar. Breda Beban curates this touring group show of work by eight contemporary artists from the Balkans (including Bulgaria. (‘roatia and Serbia) who work in photography. performance and video. See review and IIitlist.
Stills Specials Sat 7 Feb. 3pm. Free. Media artist Lala Rascic gives a talk on her multi-disciplinary practice and the current Stills exhibition (3 3.30pm). followed by curator and artist ('hris Byrne (3.30—4pm) who presents Frame by l-‘rume. a retrospective of ('roatian video art. featuring film screenings of work by Lala Rascic and Breda Beban. Artist-in- residence (‘hris Dooks shows his new text and audio work. The Perfection of ll'isdum.
TAG TEAM EXPERIMENT
21 Lismore Crescent. Parsons (ireen. 620 33-1-1.
Karen Loughridge tintil Fri 6 Feb. lidinburgh artist Karen Loughridge shows work from her recent residency in Iceland. Matius Ring Lntil Fri 5 Mar. Matias Ring reworks and re-exhibits a work originally shown at the Signal (ialleri in Maltno. Sweden.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
liniversity of Iidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2210. Tue—Sat 10am 5pm.
Janice McNab t'ntil Sat 21 Feb. Janice McNab follows tip her paintings of cbetnical poisoning victims and the (ireenock Factory Project which was shown at 'l‘ramway in 2002. with a series of new works. Exploring themes of freedom. isolation and closed spaces. the exhibition includes photo-realist studies of abandoned aeroplane chairs and ﬂoatation tanks. l'pstairs is much lighter in tone with her depictions of the set of Ifastlz'mlw's. including the stripy awnings of the market place and the charity box in the Queen Vic. See review.
Louise Hopkins t'mil Sat 21 Feb (round room). .\'ew paintings by Louise llopkins. who transforms pre-existing surfaces ranging from maps. sheet music and lined paper.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon Fri
1 Iam~6pmz Sat 10.30am 6pm .
John Lowrie Morrison tTntil Sat 7 Feb. Recent landscape paintings and lloral studies by Jolomo.
Tom Watt Tue 17 Feb Sat 6 Mar. Recent paintings.
TOTAL KUNST @ FOREST
3 Bristo Place. 220 4538. Daily
Heather Craig - Conversions Fri 6 Sun 2‘) Feb. A solo show of new work by Heather ('raig. who collects and transforms found objects. including a raven made from matchsticks. NEW SHOW.
16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon Sat 11am 11,-15pm: Stilt 12.3011.-l5pm.
A Winter Warmer tintil Sat l4 Feb. Free. Paintings by Sheila Anderson. The Art of Being Human Sun 15 Feb»~Sat 20 Mar. Mixed media works by James Page and Ian Thompson.
Art and Photography Books and Catalogues at bargain prices
Thursday 12, Friday 13 February 12.00 - 5.30 pm and Saturday 14 February 12.00 - 3.00 pm
43 Candlemaker Row Edinburgh 0131 220 1911
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