A James McIntosh Patrick Discovery

I was excited to discover a special painting by James McIntosh Patrick (1907-98) recently, in a private Scottish collection. Braemar Castle, Royal Deeside This Spring I was invited to visit the home of a recently…

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John Duncan Fergusson at 150

The Scottish Colourist John Duncan Fergusson was born on this day 150 years ago. To mark this anniversary I have written a ‘Curation‘ for Art UK entitled ‘Beyond the Scottish Colourists: John Duncan Fergusson at…

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Modern Scots in Perth

I enjoyed helping to select the Modern Scots collection display which is now open at Perth Art Gallery. It covers 100 years of Scottish creativity, including Scottish artists’ engagement with European modernism. Read on to…

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Perth Art Gallery: Spoilt for Choice

I am spoilt for choice in helping to select displays for Culture Perth and Kinross’s refreshed Perth Art Gallery. It is a exciting time in the Scottish city with the new Perth Museum opening in…

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The Art Class

Enter the world of the art class, alongside teachers and students, as they work at easels, contemplate still life objects and inspire each other’s creativity. David Macbeth Sutherland David Macbeth Sutherland (1883-1973) was born in…

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