VISUAL ART EDINBURGH
■ BOURNE FINE ART 6 Dundas Street, 557 4050. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 11am–2pm. NEW Anne Redpath: 10 Pictures Fri 6 Jun–Mon 28 Jul. Images by the late member of the Edinburgh School. ■ CITY ART CENTRE 2 Market Street, 529 3993. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. A Capital View: The Art of Edinburgh Until Sun 6 Jul. The growth and development of Edinburgh, as seen by artists who have represented it over the centuries. A–Z: An Alphabetical Tour of Scottish Art Until Sun 16 Nov. An overview of the breadth and diversity of Scottish art from the 17th century to the present day. NEW Damian Callan Performance Drawing Sat 17 & Sun 18 May, noon– 5pm. Watch as Damian Callan creates a massive charcoal drawing in the gallery, as part of the A Capital View exhibition. Part of Festival of Museums.
■ COLLECTIVE GALLERY City Observatory & Dome, 38 Calton Hill, 556 1264. Tue–Sun 10am–5pm. Camille Henrot: Gross Fatigue Until Mon 16 Jun. Video work by Silver Lion-winning young French artist. ■ DOVECOT STUDIOS 10 Infirmary Street, 550 3660. Mon– Sat 10.30am–5.30pm, but individual exhibitions may vary. LAST CHANCE Leith School of Art Alumni Show Until Sat 31 May. Works by notable alumni of the school, including Toby Paterson, Tommy Grace, Owen Normand, Jane Keith, Pernille Spence and Jamie Stone.
■ DUNDAS STREET GALLERY 6a Dundas Street, 557 4050. Gallery has no set opening hours; individual exhibitions vary. LAST CHANCE Andy McIntosh Fri 16 May, 6–9pm; Sat 17 May, 9am–5pm. Works by Scottish artist. ■ THE EDINBURGH GALLERY 20a Dundas Street, 557 5002. Mon–Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 10am–1pm. LAST CHANCE Pam Carter Until Tue 3 Jun. Scottish landscapes.
■ EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS 23 Union Street, 557 2479. Tue–Sat 10am–6pm. LAST CHANCE Rebecca Gouldson: The Industrial Shift Until Sat 24 May. Etched metal works influenced by historic industrial processes.
✽ NEW Louise Hopkins and Carol Rhodes: Drawings, Paintings
and Prints Sat 7 Jun–Sat 19 Jul. A response by two artists to Below Another Sky, a residency programme for artists from Scotland, Australia, Canada, India and Pakistan. See preview, page 108.
■ FRUITMARKET GALLERY 45 Market Street, 225 2383. Mon–Sat 11am–6pm; Sun noon–5pm. LAST CHANCE Tania Kovats: Oceans Until Sun 25 May. A major exhibition in preparation since 2012, featuring previous work by Kovats as well as a major new work, All the Seas, which consists of bottled samples of water from all the seas of the world.
■ INGLEBY GALLERY 15 Calton Road, 556 4441. Mon–Sat 10am–6pm. Richard Forster: Modern Until Sat 21 Jun. Black and white ‘photocopy- realistic’ drawings, including a new large pencil triptych and selected works from the past five years. See review, page 106. ■ INVERLEITH HOUSE Royal Botanic Garden, Arboretum Place/ Inverleith Row, 248 2971. Tue–Sun
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10am–5.30pm. Corin Sworn Until Sun 29 Jun. Photographs and an installation inspired by natural plant dyes and research into plant specimens. EISF.
■ OPEN EYE GALLERY 34 Abercromby Place, 557 1020. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. NEW Chris Bushe RSW: Where the Sea Meets Land and Sky Mon 19 May–Wed 4 Jun. Landscapes and seascapes of Hebridean beaches, foreshores and headlands. NEW Kirsty Wither: Fields Flowers Fruit Mon 19 May–Wed 4 Jun. Recent still lifes and landscapes.
■ PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE Royal Mile, 556 5100. 9.30am–6pm. Last admission 1h before closing. The Commonwealth: Gifts to the Queen Until Fri 31 Oct. Included in admission. A new display of some of the gifts presented to Queen Elizabeth II during her many voyages around the world. ■ THE QUEEN’S GALLERY Palace of Holyroodhouse, 556 5100. In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion Until Sun 20 Jul. Daily 9.30am–6pm. Included in admission. A look at the ways in which fashion in Tudor and Stuart society conveyed important information about status.
■ ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun noon–5pm. NB certain exhibitions are open Mon 10am–5pm only. Your RSA Paintings: Your Choice Until Mar 2015. Mon 10am–5pm only. Pictures from the RSA collection, some of which have been chosen by the public. Vote by contacting gallery staff, registering your preference on the RSA Facebook page, or picking your favourite on the Academy’s website. ■ THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon–Fri 10am–6pm; Sat 10am–4pm. LAST CHANCE Calum McClure: Reflection – New Paintings, Drawings and Monotypes Until Sat 31 May. New paintings from the emerging artist. LAST CHANCE Earl Haig: Riverbanks – From Bemersyde to Venice Until Sat 31 May. Paintings and works on paper by the late son of the manse. LAST CHANCE Joe Hogan: Woven Wild Until Sat 31 May. Artistic and traditional baskets from the master basketmaker. LAST CHANCE Tales from the North – Contemporary Jewellery Until Sat 31 May. Contemporary jewellery from Scotland, Norway, Finland, Hungary and Holland. NEW Barry McGlashan: The Sunken Dream Wed 4–Sat 28 Jun. Fantastical paintings inspired by literary works, including William Burroughs’ Cities of the Red Night and Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. NEW Chris Keenan: Familial Bonds Wed 4–Sat 28 Jun. Functional ceramics by artist who has had his own studio since 1998. NEW Stacey Bentley, Grace Girvan and Ann Little: Out of the Fire Wed 4–Sat 28 Jun. Enamel jewellery from the three Edinburgh College of Art- trained jewellers. NEW Denis Peploe (1914–1993): Centenary Exhibition Wed 4–Sat 28 Jun. An exhibition to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Edinburgh-born artist, featuring his paintings, drawings and sculptures.
■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY The Mound, 624 6200. Mon–Wed & Fri– Sun 10am–5pm; Thu 10am–7pm. LAST CHANCE Edward Lear in Greece Until Sat 7 Jun. Images of
Greece from the pioneer of Victorian nonsense, who was also a highly talented artist. Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting Until Thu 31 Jul. Two major paintings by Titian in their historical context: Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto. ■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART ONE 75 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. LAST CHANCE Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets Until Sun 18 May. Sculptural work by the great French artist.
■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART TWO 73 Belford Road, 624 6200. Daily 10am–5pm. ’A Red Apple Among the Oranges’: Contemporary responses from the Glasgow School of Art to the JD Fergusson exhibition and the Keiller Library and Archive Until Sun 15 Jun. Work by GSA students, created in dialogue with the JD Fergusson exhibition and archive materials held at the gallery. The Scottish Colourists Series: JD Fergusson Until Sun 15 Jun. £7 (£5). Paintings by the great Scottish Colourist.
■ SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY 1 Queen Street, 624 6200. Mon–Wed & Fri–Sun 10am–5pm; Thu 10am–7pm. Citizens of the World: David Hume & Allan Ramsay Until Dec 2015. Images of the Scottish Enlightenment, focusing on the circle around Hume and Ramsay. Imagining Power: The Visual Culture of the Jacobite Cause Until Dec 2015. An exhibition looking at the way the Jacobites presented themselves in portraiture. Making History Until Sun 28 Sep. Neo-classical sculpture. Playing for Scotland: The Making of Modern Sport Until Wed 31 Dec. Images of the transformation of sport throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Reformation to Revolution Until Dec 2016. Portraits of Scottish people from the turbulent 17th century. Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Until Sat 14 Jun. International photographic works. The Age of Improvement Until Thu 31 Dec. Portraits from Scotland’s great transformation, 1750–1850. LAST CHANCE Tickling Jock: Comedy Greats from Sir Harry Lauder to Billy Connolly Until Sun 25 May. Portraits of Scotland’s funny men and women. NEW John Byrne Sat 7 Jun–Thu 31 Jul. A full-scale overview of Byrne’s long career as one of the best-loved visual artists in the country. ■ STILLS 23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Daily 11am–6pm. A Thousand of Him, Scattered: Relative Newcomers to Diaspora Until Sun 20 Jul. A photographic look at diaspora and how individuals respond to it. Featuring work by seven international artists: Edgar Arceneaux, Yael Bartana, Richard Fung, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Bouchra Khalili, Maud Sulter and Milja Viita.
■ SUMMERHALL 1 Summerhall, 0845 874 3001. Daily 11am–6pm. LAST CHANCE Bigert & Bergström: The Weather War Until Sat 24 May. Swedish artists Lars Bergström and Mats Bigert look at human behaviour and how it interacts with technology. The Weather War is about the effort to track tornadoes, and is a documentary/art film tracking the
duo’s attempt to stop tornadoes using a homemade device called a Tornado Diverter. EISF. LAST CHANCE David Burrows: In outer space there is no painting or sculpture Until Sat 24 May. Work by British multimedia artist, one half of Plastique Fantastique. EISF. LAST CHANCE Helen Storey: Dress of Glass and Flame Until Sat 24 May. Sculptural dress made of glass and flame, originally exhibited at the Venice Biennale. Howard Guest: Manifesto 24 Until Tue 1 Jul. Photographic essays on a series of themes, in this case close-ups of tree bark. LAST CHANCE Jessica Lloyd- Jones: Hidden Energies Until Sat 24 May. Sculptural works reflecting the artist’s interest in natural phenomena, such as particle physics and biological electricity. EISF. LAST CHANCE Michel Paysant: Onlab Until Sat 24 May. French artist who uses biomedical techniques. EISF. LAST CHANCE Norrie Harman, Rebecca Appleby, Dean Kemp and Greg Townend: 26/04/86 Until Sat 24 May. Paint, ceramics and sculpture exploring the lingering legacy of the Chernobyl disaster. EISF. LAST CHANCE Silas Parry: Possibility of Life Until Sat 24 May. Works by Scottish artist concerned with re-imagining artefacts and their place in our lives. EISF. LAST CHANCE The Bone Library Until Sat 24 May. A collaboration between students and staff from Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, who are working on a project that development of 3D models in veterinary education. EISF. NEW Michele Marcoux: Hag- ridden Sat 7 Jun–Fri 11 Jul. Daily 11am–6pm. Explorations of personal identity in a variety of media.
■ SUTTON GALLERY 18a Dundas Street, 07854 972930. Tue– Sat 11am–5pm. LAST CHANCE Alfons Bytautas RSA Until Sat 24 May. New work exploring abstraction and figuration. NEW Martin Hill Sat 7–Sat 28 Jun. Landscape paintings by young artist. ■ TALBOT RICE GALLERY University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2210. Mon–Fri 10am–5pm; Sat & Sun noon–5pm. NEW Hand-Made Cinema Sat 31 May–Sat 5 Jul. A celebration of filmmaker Norman McLaren’s creative process, with screenings alongside the physical materials that made them possible. McLaren 2014.
■ TORRANCE GALLERY 36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon–Fri 11am–6pm; Sat 10.30am–4pm NEW Davy Brown: Renaissance Sat 17–Sat 31 May. Still lifes and landscapes from veteran Galloway-based artist. NEW Stuart Herd: From the Med to the Minch Fri 6–Thu 26 Jun. Landscape paintings reflecting the artist’s travels. OUTSIDE THE CITIES
■ JUPITER ARTLAND Bonnington House Steadings, Wilkieston, 01506 889900. Thu–Sun 10am–5pm.
✽NEW Jupiter Artland Sat 17 May–Sun 28 Sep. £8.50 (children £4.50; family £23.50–£31.50; seniors £6; students £4.50; under 6s & disabled badge holders free). The celebrated outdoor sculpture park opens its doors for the fifth summer season with works on show by Anya Gallacio, Andy Goldsworthy, Henry Castle, Antony Gormley, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Charles Jencks, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker and others. See preview, page 106.