The Joy of Yellow

Yellow is the colour of Spring and with daffodils at their peak, let’s look at how modern Scottish artists have introduced the joy of yellow into their work. Dorothy Johnstone (1892-1980) In Black and Yellow… View Post

From Arran to the National Collection

I am delighted that my paper proposal ‘From Arran to the National Collection: Early Twentieth-Century Responses to the Island’s Landscape’ has been selected for inclusion in the Arran Arts Heritage Trail on-line symposium ‘The Isle… View Post

Happy International Women’s Day!

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, I have created an Art UK Curation and am giving a talk celebrating the achievements of Modern Scottish Women Artists. A Dozen Modern Scottish Women Painters… View Post

The Signs of Spring

As the winter of Covid-19 drags on, be cheered by the signs of Spring which are beginning to appear. Four modern Scottish artists draw our attention to the start of this lovely season. The Shoots… View Post

Zoom Inspiration: Catherine Sargeant

It was great to be a Chair and Speaker at the Scottish Society for Art History’s recent ‘Art, Landscape and Space‘ on-line Study Day. I chaired the second session, ‘The Stimulus of Rural, Urban and… View Post