Art listings

Edinburgh Galleries continued


87 Broughton Street. 558 8778. Wed Sat noon 6pm.

Mixed Show :\ changing selection of work by 20th century artists. (’urrerit stock includes works by Day'id Shearer. litigen Jary'ch. Kate Downie. Jo (ianter and Alan McGowan.


Belford Road. 624 6200 trecorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed is

Fri Stiri 10am 5pmz'1'liu 10am 7pm. ('alc.

Curator’s Choice: Matisse 8. R0880 Mon 22 Mar. 12.45pm. l-‘ree. Patrick lilliol discusses works by Malissc and Rosso.


The Mound. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed & 1-‘ri-Sun 10am 5pm; 'l‘hu 10am 7pm. Travels with Edward Lear: Watercolours from the Runciman Collection l'ntil Sun 31 Mar. A display of mm 30 w atercolours by British artist and poet lidwar'd Lear (1812 1888). best known as the author and illustrator of .\'unxt')r.w' li'rsi'x. 'l‘he water'colours of topographical and natural history studies which were gifted to the (ialleries from the listate of Sir Stephen Runciman. LAST CHANCE 10 SEE.

DY Cameron Etchings Hi 26 Mar mid Jun. Drawn from the permanent collection. an exhibition of prints by the best known etcher of the (ilitsgoW School. Sir David Young (‘ameron t 1865 1945). The show features over 30 works including etchings of the towns in Northern l-‘rance

Stitches in Time 6 March ~ 9 May/12004



Mon—Sat. l lam-6pm. Sun IZ—Spm Admission Free

The Fruitmarket Gallery

45 Market Str'cct.Edinburgb. EH1 IDF Phone 01312252383

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Loursc Bomgco-s Untitled. 1996

96 THE LIST 18 Mar ‘. Apr 9004

and Belgium. architectural studies and View s of the Scottish Highlands. NLW SHOW.

The Adoration of the Kings by Jacopo Bassano Hi 1‘) Mar. 12.45pm. Free. Art historian Michael ('assin discusses Bassano's painting. Conservation Live! Thu 25 Mar. 6pm. Free. A unique chance to see how paintings are conserved as Michael (iallagher. director of consery‘atiori and his team embark on conserving the National (ialleries' largest painting. .’l/('.\(ll1(l(’l' III of'St‘nI/(utr/ Rl'S‘f‘lH’d‘fIUHl I/It’ I’ru'y ofu Stay by I/H’ Irirl‘i'pir/rly of ('u/r'n l’r’lr‘eemld by Benjamin West. The Slave Market, Constantinople by Sir William Allan Fri 26 Mar. 12.45pm. l-‘ree. Matthew Wellard giyes a talk.

After Hours llarp l-‘estix'al. Thu 1 .-\pr. 6pm. Free. A programme of after gallery hours eyents featuring highlights from the Harp liestiy'al.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Queen Street. 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon Wed (k

liri Sun 10am 5prn1'1'hu 10am 7pm. ('afe.

Clan: 21 st Century Clans in Focus l'niil Tue )3 Apr. (‘ommissioned by the Highland l-‘estixal it) 2003. a touring photographic exhibition which explores whether the clan systems still has releyance in the Highlands in the 21st century.

Patrick Geddes: The French Connection l'niil Sun I8 Apr. An exhibition exploring through works of art. books. manuscripts. photographs and Videos. the ways in which Patrick (icddes l 1854 1032 ). oitc of Scotland's riiost inspired artists and thinkers. forged artistic links between Scotland and France.

Below Stairs: 400 Years of Servants’ Portraits l'niil Mon 31 May. £4 (£3); under 12s free. .-\nne 1‘rench and (iiles Waterlield curate this exhibition of oycr ()0 paintings. draw irigs and photographs which focuses on the portraiture of seryants from the early 17th century to the present day. first show at the National Portrait (iallery in London to great acclaim. the display

includes Kenneth .\lacl.eay's watercolour

of Queen Victoria’s seryant John Brown. the 4th Duke of Buccleucli's French chef Joseph 1"1orance painted by lidinburgh artist John Ainslie and the Scottiin National (ialler‘y's recent purchase. The [urn/3‘ I'im/ by Richard Wain.

After Hours - Scots in France

Thu 18 Mar. 6pm. Free. :\ programme of after gallery hours eyents featuring a tour

of the Patrick (ieddes exhibition with Frances l'owle.

Cultural and Celtic Revivalism in the Work of Patrick Geddes Wed 31 Mar. 12.45pm. 1‘r'ee. Murdo Macdonald from the l'niy'ersity of Dundee giyes a talk.


21 St Leonard‘s Lane. 662 1612.

Mon Sat 10am 5pm; Sun noon 4pm. Tulu: Modern Designs in Primitive Shagpile 'l‘ue 3t) .\l;ll' Sun 25 Apr. .»\n exhibition of primitiy e long haired rugs which haxe been designed by Maggie Struckmeier' iii collaboration with a workshop in Turkey. inspired by the paintings of abstract expressionist

Mark Rothko.


15a Penriywell ('oui‘l. 315 2151.

Mon Sat 10am 4pm.

Big Art Wee Hands t'niil Hi 16 Jul. An exhibition of Work by prolcssional artists alongside work made by the under liVL‘s who look part in the Big :\rt “cc llttnds project.


125 Dalr'y Road. 623 2233. Mon Sat 10am 6pm.

Mixed Show t'iitil Wed 31 Mar. .\ mixed show of paintings and prints by \ariotis artists.


34 Abercromby Place. 557 1020.

Mon Fri 10am 6pm; Sat 10am 4pm. Matthew Draper: Old Town t'iiiil Wed 31 Mar. .\'ew work in pastel of lidinburgli's ()ld low n by Matthew Draper.

Fiona Thompson t'niil Wed 3! Mar. Hand-built ceramic \essels.


78 ('oiiimercial Quay. l.eit1i. 555 7663. Tue Sun 11am 5pm. Contemporary Scottish Art l‘niil Sun 25 .'\pr. The first in a series of contemporary art shows at Palour'de. featuring new works by (ircgory Rankine. Michael l‘ullertori. Johanna Logan. ('hery lene Dy er and Stuart Macken/ie.

PATRIOTHALL GALLERY (\VASl’Sl Patt'iotliall Sltltlios. off-1S Hamilton Place. 225 128‘). Edinburgh’s Telford College HND Public Art Exhibition Sat 20 Wed 24 Mar (daily noon 6pm). An exhibition of new works by 11.\'D students based on their indiy idual responses to public art.

Lunar Men Sat 27 Mar Mon 5 .-\pr (Mon Sat noon 6pm). Drawings and sculpture by Stephen llunter. Scott Laurie. ('olin Parker arid Patrl Prentice.


3 Dundas Street. 556 6497. Tue Sat ttoon 7pm.

African Rhythms I'ritil lltll 1 .-\pr. Paintings by 1.anar'ksliire-based artist Kirstccn llarris inspired by her tiriie spent in the animal resery es of southern Africa.

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Palace ()f 1lolyroodhouse. 556 5100. Daily 0.30am 4.30pm.

King of the World: The Padshahnama, an Imperial Moghal Manuscript t'ntil Mon 3 May. L4 022 £3). The jewel-like illustrated manuscript known as the Padshahnama or ('hronicle of the King! of the World. ranks as one of the fittest examples of Mughal art. (iiVCll to King (icot'gc 111 by the Nawab of ()udh (Lucknow, lridia) in 1797. it forms an official record of the first ten years of the reign of Shah-jahan tr.l628 58). fifth Mughal emperor of India and builder of the lat Malial.


46 Dundas Street. 556 2228. Mon liri 10.30am 5.30pm; Sat 10am“4pm. Alexander Robb: Venetian Landscapes t'iiiil Wed 31 Mar. \‘enetian landscapes by Alexander Robb. the culmination of three trips riiade to Venice out the past liye years.


42 Victoria Street. 477 3255. Mon Sat 12.30am 5.30pm: Sun noon 5pm. lmania l‘ntil Wed 31 Mar. '\ mixed show of work by tip-arid-coming artists featuring sinister. modern fairytales in aquatint and etch by (icor‘gina Birch and lightboxes by Tony (ir'iflin.


15 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon l-‘ri ()am 5pm texcept local bank holidays). Keppie Design: 150 Years in an Architectural Practice t'iiiil Hi 16 Apr. .-\n insight into the architectural practice. ls'eppie Design. which was founded in (ilasgow in 1854.

John Honeyman - Architect Thu 25 Mar. 7pm. £4. Principal architect of Keppie 1)esigri Day'id Stark talks abotit the founder of the architectural practice John lloneyman.


2 Roxburgh Place. 556 0222. Daily 11am 5pm.

Cornucopia of the Arts t'iiiil Stiii 28 Mar. In conjunction with the Burnside (iallery in Arran. paintings by James (iornian with work in glass. textiles. silks. photography. WL‘thlngs and woodwork by a selection of artists.

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lixliibition llall. lnyerleith Row. 552 7171. Daily 10am 5pm.

Images from the Garden Vl l'ntil Sun 28 Mar. An exhibition of works by students attending the RB(ili adtilt education courses featuring photography. basketry and paper making.

ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE landings Gallery. 101) Princes Street. 225 1501. Mon 1’ri 10am 6pm. Glasgow - Mumbai: Prints from the Link Exchange 2000/2003 l‘r'i 1‘) Mar Fri 14 May. .-\n exhibition of prints resulting froru a exchange between six printmakers in Mumbai and six printmakers in (ilasgow w ho enjoyed Visits to their respecliye cities oy er four years. :\rlisls include Norman .‘ylatliiesori. Raian liulari. Anna Strachan and Anant Nikam. N1 W 81 10W.


l6 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon Fri 10am 6pm; Sat 10am 4pm.

Denise Findlay t‘riiil Wed 3t Mar. New figurative paintings by Denise 15indlay which employ a range of surfaces and techniques including linen. copper. ceramic and stone. Jane Adam l‘iitil Wed 31 Mar. .\'ew jewellery in aluminium.

Anna Lambert t‘iiiil Wed 31 Mar. Quirky domestic ceramics featuring farru and sea birds.