Edinburgh Galleries continued
2 St Stephen Place. 225 6257. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—6pm; Sun noon—5.30pm.
Launch Exhibition Until W id 30 Jun.
Glasgow based scotlandart.com launches a new gallery space in Edinburgh featuring new paintings by Pat Kramek. Elaine Cunningham. Donald Macdonald. Ron Eardley and Victoria Stewart.
16 Dundas Street. 558 1200. Mon~Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.
Duncan Shanks Until Wed 2 Jun. New paintings.
Takahiro Kondo Until Wed 2 Jun. New work by one of Japan’s leading master potters. The works are inspired by nature and combine porcelain and glass. Hiroshi Suzuki Until Wed 2 Jun. Domestic vessels demonstrating ﬂuid hammerwork in an organic Japanese style by Hiroshi Suzuki.
Howard Hodgkin Mon 7—Wed 30 Jun.
Selected prints by one of the L'K's most celebrated painters and printmakers Howard Hodgkin.
Molly Bullick: Fragmented Mon 7—Wed 30 Jun.
Alison McConachie Mon 7—Wetl 30 Jun. New glass.
Ann Oram Mon 7—Wed 30 Jun. New paintings.
Reiach and Hall Architects. 6 Darnaway Street. 225 8444. Mon—Fri 2pm—5pm. Otto Berchem Until Fri 18 Jun. Amsterdam-based artist ()tto Berchem creates an installation for the Sleeper space. Previous works include texts and slide pieces. performances and videos. for which he ‘places himself among his audience and his audience places itself in the centre of his work.‘
THE SOUTHSIDE GALLERY
58 Ratcliffe Terrace. 667 1966. Mon- Sat 10am—6pm.
Mixed Show Until Wed 30 Jun. ()riginal paintings and prints by various artists.
23 Cockburn Street. 622 6200. Daily
Designer Bodies Until Sun 6 Jun. Designer Bodies is a new exhibition exploring the implications of genetic engineering and intervention through the artworks of four Scottish artists: Christine Borland. Gina Czarnecki. Jacqueline Donachie and (iair Dunlop. A season of related talks. workshops and an international symposium accompanies the show. LAST CHANCE TO SEE.
STUDIO ONE GALLERY
10 Stafford Street. 226 5812. Mon—Fri ‘).30am—6pm; Sat ‘).30am—5.30pm; Sun noon--5pm.
Vibrant Fibres Sat 5 Jun- Sun 4 Jul. Felt paintings by Moy Mackay which combine traditional felting techniques with hand and machine embroidery.
TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of lidinburgh. South Bridge. 650 2210. Tue Sat 10am—5pm. Modern Scottish Art from the University of Edinburgh Collection L'ntil Sat 29 May. A display of the University of Edinburgh‘s most important acquisitions over the past live decades including works by Alan Davie. John Bellany. Kenneth Dingwall. William Wilson and Talbert McLean. Art Works in Mental Health Thu 10 Jun- Sat 10 Jul. An exhibition of two and three-dimensional works along with creative writing to provide an insight into personal perceptions of mental illness. There is a free symposium on Wed ‘) Jun. 10.30am «4.30pm exploring art works in mental health. Booking essential. NEW SHOW.
Artesian Arts Thu 10 Jun- Sat 10 Jul. An exhibition of work by the Scottish artist-led charity which promotes outsider and raw arts.
Karen lngham Thu l0Jun Sat l0Jul (round room). A photographic installation by Karen lngham as a result of a collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons. lidinburgh.
36 Dundas Street. 556 6366. Mon—Fri
l 1am-6pm; Sat 10.30am—6pm .
Davy Brown Sat 2‘) May- Sat 12 Jun. Landscapes by Davy Brown capturing the interplay of light and colour peculiar to Scotland.
TOTAL KUNST @ FOREST 3 Bristo Place. 220 4538. Daily noon-- 10pm.
ROSS SINCLAIR'TQl-aE REAL LIFE
96 THE LIST 27 May—10 Jun 2004
CK OPERA VOL 1
Home Again by Kaspar Bonnen on show at the Danish Cultural Institute
Who’s Chewed Ma Pencil? l.'ntil Sun 30 May. Twenty scttlpture students from Edinburgh College of Art present their take on the ‘artist's book‘. featuring audio. video. projection and mixed media works.
Balkan Fest 2004 Fri 4- Fri 1 1 Jun. Free. Artists from the Balkans come together for a festival of art. poetry. readings. lilm. music and theatre. See City Life.
Paula Miklosevic Fri 4 Fri 18 Jun. An exhibition of photographs by Paula Miklosevic as part of Balkan Fest 2004. ()n the opening night (4 Jun. 8pm). there will be an improvisation theatre performance by Miroslav Mitrovae. Port of Balkan Fest 2004.
Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Daily 10am midnight.
Merlin’s, Myths 8: Mayhem t'ntil Sat 3 Jul. An exhibition of Merlin (iurrie‘s weird and wonderful illustrations and artwork as part of the Children's International Theatre Festival.
4 Dundas Street. 558 ‘)544/5. Mon Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 1 lam 4pm.
Mixed Show 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 100.
MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
42 High Street. 52‘) 4142. Mon- Sat 10am 5pm.
The Best Toy Trains in the World L'ntil Sat 4 Sep. A display of llornby (iauge () trains from the collection of 11 Murray MacRae.
2 Chambers Street. 247 421‘). Mon~~Sat 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon 5pm. Cats . . . The Ultimate Predators L'ntil Sun 30 May. £4 (£2.50—L‘3); family ticket £12. [Everything you ever wanted to know about wild cat from the rusty spotted cat from India and Sri 1.anka 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.
Lady Stair‘s House. Lady Stair‘s Close. 52‘) 4901. Mon Sat 10am-5pm. Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) l'ntil Sat 26 Jun. A focus on the life and work of author Dorothy Dunnctt who penned l._vmoml ('ltront'i'les'. King
Hereafter. T/lt’ House ofA’it‘eolo and the Johnson Jnlttts'rm detective series.
Visual Research Centre. Dundee Contemporary Arts. 152 Nethergate. 0| 382 348060. Tue—Sun
Masters Platform 2004 - The Eusa Show lintil Sat 2‘) May. Rebecca (iordon Nesbitt curatcs a selected exhibition of work by students who graduated from the Masters programme encompassing electronic imaging. animation and visualisation. line art and design.
DUNCAN OF JORDANSTONE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN University of Dundee. 13 Perth Road. 01382 345330. Mon~Fri 10am~-6pm; Sat I0am—4.30pm.
Dundee Degree Show 2004 Until Sat 2‘) May. The annual degree show featuring graduate work from the disciplines of architecture. line art. textile design. time-based art. jewellery and metal design. animation and electronic media. graphic design. illustration. interior and environmental design.
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS
152 Nethergate. 01382 ‘)()‘)‘)00.
Tue- Wed. Sat & Sun 10.30am»-5.30pm; Thu & Fri 10.30am“ 8pm.
Richard Wright l'ntil Sun 13 Jun. For over ten years. Glasgow-based artist Richard Wright has painted directly onto the surfaces of the buildings in which he exhibits. .‘vleticulously and precisely rendered. his motifs range from gothic ornamentation to hold stripes of colour. resembling commercial logos. tattoo designs or computer graphics. In this. his first major solo show. Wright has created new. site-specific wall drawings which engage with the DCA's architectural features along with a selection of new and recent works on paper.
Albert Square. 01382 432084. Mon-Wed & Fri Sat 10.30am- 5pm; Thu 10.30am»~7pm; Sun 12.30 4pm. Robert Callender: Plastic Beach Inn] Sun 20 Jun. Robert Callender exhibits his new installation. I’lustie Item-It. made tip of an array of supposedly plastic items which have actually been constructed from cardboard. paper and paint in order to highlight the environmental plight of Scotland‘s beaches.
Robert Callender in Conversation Thu 3 Jun. 5.30—6.30pm. Free. Painter and sculptor Robert Callender discusses his work with gallery director. Tom Clark.
Outside the Cities
Various venues. Scotland-wide. For an itinerary call 52‘) 3930/3682.
Floss Sinclair - The Real Life Flock Opera: Volume 1 Until Fri 4 Jun. (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 CD of songs sung and produced by Sinclair including Animing (iruee and the self- penned Real Life is Coming Round the Bend. The gallery tottrs to (ilasgow School of Art (Fri 28 May. 10am-5pm): (iracelield Arts Centre. Dumfries (Wed 2 Jun. 3 --5pm) and (‘ove Park. Argyll 6'; Bute (Sat 5 Jun. 10.30am 4.30pm) which also includes an open day at Cove Park which provides residencies for artists in the unique accommodation overlooking Loch Long.