Edinburgh Galleries continued
l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am-6pm: Sat l()am 4pm.
Stephanie Dees - New Paintings L'ntil Wed 3 Mar. New paintings of urban architecture by Stephanie Dees inspired by her recent travels to Paris. Prague and Italy. Focus x 3 L'ntil Wed 3 Mar. Recent work by graduates from lidinburgh (‘oIIege of Art's silversrnithing and jewellery department including Kill. Robertson. Fiona May. Andrew Lamb. Amy (ham and Jenny Deans.
On a Plate L'ntil Wed 3 Mar. A group show featuring artists' takes on the plate with works by Philip Iilgin. Janice Tchalenko. Stephen Bird. Sara Robertson and Richard Slee.
SCOTTISH POETRY LIBRARY
5 ('richton‘s (‘1ose. (‘anongate. 557 2876. Mon—Fri I lam 6pm: Sat noon 74pm. Poetraits L'ntil Sat 28 Feb. Paintings of leading poets by (iraham Kershaw.
Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon Fri 2pm 5pm. Cloud Cuckoo-Land L'ntil Fri 27 Feb. An installation for the Sleeper space by William McKeown.
SMITH AND JOHN GALLERY
15‘) (ireat Junction Street. Leith. 476 7130. Viewing by appointment.
A Wig, a Bag of Blood and a Typewriter L'ntil Wed 31 Mar. A group showing bringing together the work of three Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art graduates: (‘laire Thackcr. Iimily Machin and Gillian IIoodIess.
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon Sat 10am 6pm.
Mixed Show L'ntil Wed 31 Mar. ()riginal paintings and prints by various artists.
23 (‘ockburn Street. 622 6200. Daily
New Europe and the Balkans l7ntil 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. Featured in the show are Alla (ieorgieva's hilarious self portraits Allu's .S'eerets: Igor (iubic‘s stunning photography set Silenee and Brcda Beban's Little Films to ( 'Ijv About.
TAG TEAM EXPERIMENT
2| Lismore Crescent. Parsons (ireen. 620 3344.
Matius Ring L'ntil Fri 5 Mar. Matias Ring reworks and re-exhibits a work originally shown at the Signal (ialleri in Malrno. Sweden.
Philip Lai I'ntil Fri 2 Apr. Recent work.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY
lfniversity of Iidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2210. Tue Sat l()am 5pm.
Janice McNab L'ntil Sat 21 Feb. Janice McNab follows up her paintings of chemical poisoning victims and the (ireenock Factory Project which was shown at 'I‘ramway in 2002. with a series of new works. Iixploring 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 Iius‘tlimlers including the stripy awnings of the market place and the charity box in the Queen Vic. Louise Hopkins L'ntil Sat 21 Feb (round room). New paintings by Louise Ilopkins who transforms pre-existing surfaces ranging from maps. sheet music and lined paper.
TORMNCE GALLERY 3() I)Itntlits Street. 556 (i360. Mon~Fri
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Work by Guido Navaretti features in the Imprint exhibition on show
1 lam-6pm; Sat 10.30am—6pm . Tom Watt Until Sat 6 Mar. Recent paintings.
TOTAL KUNST @ FOREST
3 Bristo Place. 220 4538. Daily
Heather Craig - Conversions [Tritil Sun 2‘) Feb. A solo show of new work by Heather (‘raig who collects and transforms found objects including a raven made from matchsticks.
Various venues. Scotland-wide. For an itinerary call 52‘) 3930/3682.
Ross Sinclair - The Real Life Opera: Volume 1 Until Fri 4 Jtm. (ilasgow artist Ross Sinclair continues his investigation into what constitutes the real in a society in this latest Travelling (iallery exhibition. The exhibition includes sculpture. performance. humour. text and a ('D of songs sung and produced by Sinclair including Amazing (ft-nee and the self-penned Real Life is ('oming Round the Bend. The tour will be stopping off in West Dunbartonshire (until 20 Feb): Falkirk (23 27 Feb) and West Kilbride
(I 5 Mar). See preview and IIitlist. NEW SHOW.
16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. Mon Sat I Iarn 11.45pm; Sun I2.30~11.45pm. The Art of Being Human L'ntil Sat 20 Mar. Mixed media works by James Page and Ian Thompson.
4 Dundas Street. 558 9544/5. Mon Fri l()am -6pm; Sat I lam—4pm.
Mixed Show L'ntil Sat 28 Feb. A selection of Scottish sporting. military and landscape paintings.
This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions. For details of other permanent attractions, see City Life, page 98.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 52‘) 4142. Mon Sat l()ami-5pm.
Children in Focus Sat 2) Feb -Mon 1‘) Apr. ()ver 100 photographs depicting childhood taken between 1860 and 1960. ranging from studio portraits to snapshots.
2 ('hambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon—Sat 10am-—-5prn (Tue 8pm); Sun noon-5pm. Mao: Arts for the Masses 1950-76 Until Sun 4 Apr. The formation of (‘ommunist (‘hina is brought to life through a private collection of masterpieces made between 1950-4976. acquired during and immediately after the (‘ultural Revolution.
at the Edinburgh Printmakers
The Making of a Museum: Photographs by Niall Hendrie I'ntil Sat 28 Feb. Photographs by Niall Ilendrie documenting the creation of the Museum of Scotland.
Cats . . . The Ultimate Predators l'ntiI Sun 30 May. £4 (£2.50 £3): family ticket £12. Iiverything you ever wanted to know about wild cats. front the rusty spotted cat from India and Sri Lanka to the largest of them all. the lion. Aimed particularly at children. the exhibition explores how it feels to be a cat. how cats' claws work and how to identify cat smells. And if that all gets too much. you can rest in a giant's cat's basket in the ('at Nap Zone.
Lady Stair's IIousc. Lady Stair's ('lose. 52‘) 4901. Mon Sat l()am 5pm. Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) L'ntil Sat 26 Jun. A focus on the life and work of author Dorothy Dunnett who penned LyInonil ( 'hmnieles. King Hereafter. The House of.\'ieeolo and the Johnson Johnson detective series.
Visual Research ('entre. Dundee (‘ontemporary Arts. 152 Nethergate. ()1382 348060. Tue “Sun 1 1.30am -7.30pm. Blind Sight l'ntil Fri 27 Feb. Iiddie Surnrnerton and Norman Shaw curate this exhibition which explores the relationship between visual art and sound within the format of the ('1).
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE
L'niversity of Dundee. 1.3 Perth Road. 01382 345330.
Work in Progress l'ntil Fri 20 Feb. Work in progress by third and fourth year textile design students.
Sally Osborn: A Sketch of the Universe l'ntil Fri 5 Mar. The results of Sally ()sborn‘s residency with the exhibitions department taking the l'niversity of Dundee's zoological collection of Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson ( I860 1948) as her starting point.
Beasts Both Small and Great l'ntil Fri 5 Mar. Iixcerpts from letters by Sir D‘Arcy Wentworth Thompson are illustrated by specimens from the collection.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS 152 Nethergate. ()1382 909900. Tue Wed. Sat & Sun 10.30am 5.30pm; Thu & Fri I().30am~8prn.
0 George Shaw: What I Did This Summer I'ntil Sun 21 Mar. The first Scottish showing of paintings by (‘oventry- born artist (ieorge Shaw. l'sing IIumbrol enamel paint (more commonly associated with model airplanes). he paints the mundane from council estate footpaths to
pub carparks. in these rich evocations of place and memory. See review and IIitlist. “no Films: Anna Klamroth and Deimantas Narkevicius L'ntil Sun 28 Mar. A showing of films by Anna KIamroth and Deirnantas Narkevicius which explore lost ideals and harsh reality.
Joanne Thompson L'ntil Sun 7 Mar. Jewellery by this [Edinburgh (‘ollege of Art graduate.
Stephen Bird I'ntiI Sun 7 Mar. Pottery inspired by travels to India. Asia and Atrstralia.
Graham Eatough Thu 26 Feb. 7pm. Artist director of Suspect (‘ulture (iraham Iiatough offers his view on the work of (ieorge Shaw.
2526 Mid Wynd. Mid Wynd Industrial Iistate. ()1382 225982. Thu Sun
Dietmar Lutz, Giles Round, Jakob Anckarsvard and Ben Dembroski Sat 2| Feb -Sun 14 Mar. Two two-persons shows are brought together in an exploration of collaboration featuring London-based Dietmar Lutl. and (iiles Round and (ilasgow-based Jakob Anckarsvard and Ben Dembroski. NEW SHOW.
Albert Square. 0| 382 432084. Mon—Wed & Fri Sat 10.30am»-5pm; Thu
10.30am 7pm: Sun 12.30—4pm.
Young Horizon l'ntil Fri 20 Feb. An exhibition of work by young artists created during the Young Horizons arts project that took place in Braeview. Lawside and Morgan schools last year.
Etching in Dundee l'ntil Sun 29 Feb. A display of 25 etchings from the museum collection juxtaposed with 34 new prints by 17 etches currently working in Dundee.
West Henderson Wynd. ()1382 225282. Mon Sat l()am-4pm; Sun I Iarn 4pm. College Collage t'ntil Sun 2‘) Feb. A display of artworks by former students and staff at Duncan of Jordanstone (‘ollege of Art featuring drawings. paintings. textile art and sculpture.
Outside the Cities
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()Id (‘oach Road. ()1355 261000. Mon -Sat 9am 4 9pm; Sun noon-9pm.
Face to Face L'ntil Sun 14 Mar. Portraits of people in their personal spaces by former graphic designer Linda II ()‘(irady The artist will be on hand throughout the exhibition to draw charcoal pencil portraits.
THE CHANGING ROOM
35 The Stirling Arcade. ()1786 479361. Wed Sat Ilarn~5pm.
Work in Progress lintil Sat 13 Mar. For four weeks. each week. three artists will be using the space to make and present new work or experiment with new ideas. Artists include Tracy Begg. Vicky Ilale. Stephen Murray. Liz Penman. Frances Ryan and (iarry Wilson.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street. 01334 474610. Mon Sat l()am 5pm; Sun 2pm--5pm.
Gayle Calderwood - Self Contained L'ntil Sun 2‘) Feb. New paintings by (iayle (‘alderwood who uses herself as the model.
New Applied Art L'ntil Sun 2‘) Feb. An exhibition of work by five L'K-based makers including jewellery by Naomi (‘am. ceramics by Alison and Steve ()gden and (‘eri White and glassware and ceramics by Sandra (iorrara.
The Order of Things t'ntil Sun 29 Feb. Fred Langford [Edwards explores the variety found within the natural world in this photography exhibition and installation.